FINDING THEMSELVES.; The Letters of an American Army Chief Nurse in a British Hospital in France.

FINDING THEMSELVES.; The Letters of an American Army Chief Nurse in a British Hospital in France.

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1918. 1st Edition. viii, [2], 231, [15] pp. 5 pages of publisher adverts follow text. Frontispiece of the author, in her nurse's uniform, from her 1917 passport photograph. 8vo. 7-3/4" x 5-1/8". Original publisher's green cloth binding with black & gilt stamping. Square & tight. Gilt bright. Hint of foxing to eps, with name blacked out to the front paste-down. Withal, a VG+ copy of an uncommon WWI nursing title. Item #45468

"These letters were written as the daily record of the work of a Unit of Red Cross nurses who were sent to France in May, 1917, in response to the request of the British authorities. ... these letters have become of especial value as the record of first impressions and experiences which for these concerned were startlingly new. ... the events recorded here have not lost their interest..." [Prefatory Note, p. vii].

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