ROBERT BACON. Life and Letters. Introduction by the Honourable Elihu…

ROBERT BACON. Life and Letters. Introduction by the Honourable Elihu Root. Foreword by Field Marshal The Right Honourable Earl Haig...

Edition: First Edition

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page, 1923. Tall octavo, blue cloth gilt, top edge gilt. (xxii), 459 pp + frontispiece portrait and 17 double-sided photo. Spine slightly age-darkened, slightly rubbed; cracked inner hinges neatly repaired with clear archival paper tape; foxing to half title and title leaves; VG clean, tight and unworn copy otherwise. Bacon served first as Assistant Secretary and then Secretary of State under Theodore Roosevelt and as US ambassador to France as well as seeing service in World War I. Material on the peace of the Marblehead, US intervention in Cuba in 1906, the Dominican loan, and the Panama affair. About half the book pertains to WWl. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

Book ID: 9968
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