THE GREAT WAR. 5 volume set
Philadelphia: Geroge Barrie's Sons (1915-1921). Five volume set, tall thick octavos, blue cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others rough trimmed. Spines a little darkened with gilt lettering dulled, creases at spine ends; ink owner name in each volume; in all, VG externally, internally fine. Frontispiece portraits, numerous plates, colour folding maps, chronological table, index. Volume I: The Causes and Motives for the Great War. Volume II: The Mobilization of the Moral and Physical Forces. Volume III: The Original German Plan and Its Culmination. Volume IV: The Wavering Balance of Forces. Volume V: The Triumph of Democracy. Volume III has a tipped in order form where you could order a supplement containing details of German atrocities deemed too disturbing for the general reader. Over 2000 pages in total. Note: heavy set, extra postage will be required.