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GALLATIN, Count (Editor). A Great Peace Maker [.] The Diary of James Gallatin Secretary to Albert Gallatin U.S. Envoy to France and England 1813-1827 and Negotiator of the Treaty of Ghent. 10 plates (including frontispiece). PROVENANCE: ‘CLIVE 18.X.34’. Clive refers to Mervyn Horatio Herbert, 17th Baron Darcy de Knayth, styled Viscount Clive (1904 – 1943) British peer and Royal Air Force Officer, who died tragically in 1943, leaving behind his wife Vida, who later married Brigadier Derek Schreiber- Chief of Staff to the Governor-General of Australia. 8vo. London: William Heinemann, 1914.
Scarce, early paper-back edition. An amazing survivor! CRANE, Stephen (1871-1900). The Red Badge of Courage. Early soft-cover edition. (Pages age-toned, some minor tearing without loss to text). Publisher’s cream pictorial wrapper (lacking lower wrapper, spine chipped with loss, upper wrapper detached with first few pages, some chipping and tearing, please note the last pages of this book are the two pages of adverts). London: William Heinemann, 1900.