Genseric Vandals First Prussian Kaiser Bigelow Signed [Hardcover]

By: Poultney Bigelow

Price: $150.00

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Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Signed by Author. A lengthy inscription from the author to R. S. Binkerd the front free endpaper. Inscription reads, "To R. S. Binkerd let me join in thanking you for your glorious tribute to Mayor Mitchel-short stinging and in real English--In this I too have done my little best on pp. 118 seq. - pray accept Genseric as a mark of the high esteem felt for your public activity by Poultney Bigelow, Yale '19." Also, laid in note with Poultney Bigelow, Malden-o-Hudson embossed letterhead. Note reads, "should be most happy to have you run in for a night or so and a chat for I am a hermit---Mrs Binkerd will be equally welcome if you promise to bring no clothes, can live on war food and share the same big bed." Endpaper also has RSB stamp and Jul 18, 1918 date. Mr. Poultney Bigelow passed some years of his boyhood in Prussia, and in later years he made various sojourns in Germany. At the time of his school experience, his father, the late John Bigelow, was Minister in Paris. The father had friends among the Court officials in Berlin, and young Bigelow had the opportunity, during his school work, of associating as a playmate with the present Emperor William. His boyish impressions were corrected or confirmed through the knowledge secured in his later visits.

Title: Genseric Vandals First Prussian Kaiser Bigelow Signed [Hardcover]

Author Name: Poultney Bigelow

Categories: Signed, Limited Editions, First Editions, Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: G P Putnam's Sons: 1918-01-01

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 982

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