COLLECTION "PATRIE" World War I. Literature, Frederic - Series Rouff.
COLLECTION "PATRIE".
COLLECTION "PATRIE".

COLLECTION "PATRIE".

[Paris]: 1917 - 1920. 1st printing. 71 issues [of 154]. 24 or 32 pages each. Text in French. Illustrated. 8vo. Color printed pictorial paper wrappers. Many with original wax paper protective wrapper. Minor wear. Text paper beginning to yellow, as usual. Some issues with ink annotations. Overall, Very Good. Item #41100

Approximately half of a series of short, ro- manticized French World War I novels un- der the editorship of Frédéric Rouff, and heavily influenced by war-time propaganda. Each fascicle is devoted to a battle, event, or military unit during the Great War, written by a number of journalists and novelists, most heavily represented here by Georges-Gus- tave Toudouze, Maxime Vuillaume, Georges Spitzmuller, Leon Groc, and Henry Frichet.

Notable accounts include Léon Groc's La Reprise du Fort de Douaumont (no. 2); Miss Cavell: Héroïne et Martyre (no. 3); Georges-G. Toudouze's Combat Naval du Jutland (no. 12); Groc's Les Vitriers à Bezonvaux (no. 14); his Les Héros de Notre-Dame-de-Lorette (no. 41); his Les Brancardiers du Bois le Prêtre (no. 94); his La victoire de la Piave (no. 97); Henry de Chazel's Les Pontonniers sur la Marne (no. 101); Jean Petithu- guenin's Verdun (no. 104); Georges Spitzmuller's Soissons Reconquis (no. 106); Spitzmuller's Chateau-Thi- erry Délivré (no. 114); Spitzmuller's La Victoire de Saint-Mihiel (no. 117); Joseph Mongis's Le 18 Juil- let 1918 (no. 130); and Spitzmuller's La Bataille pour Cambrai (no. 132). Approximately half of a series of short, ro- manticized French World War I novels un- der the editorship of Frédéric Rouff, and heavily influenced by war-time propaganda. Each fascicle is devoted to a battle, event, or military unit during the Great War, written by a number of journalists and novelists, most heavily represented here by Georges-Gus- tave Toudouze, Maxime Vuillaume, Georges Spitzmuller, Leon Groc, and Henry Frichet.

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