WHARTON, Edith. Fighting France From Dunkerque To Belfort. (FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED TO HER CHAUFFEUR - 1915)



TITLE: Fighting France From Dunkerque To Belfort.

PUBLISHER: London: Macmillan & Co., Ltd., 1915.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED TO HER CHAUFFEUR. 1 vol., illustrated, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To Charles Cook who drove me along the lines, safely & well from Dunkerque to Belfort. E. Wharton Paris. Dec. 18th 1915.,  publisher's original gilt lettered red cloth.

CONDITION: Minor toning to title-page otherwise internally clean and bright, inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: When Edith and Teddy (her husband) acquired a car and driver (Charles Cook) in 1904.  After Teddies death, in 1913, Cook continued as Wharton’s driver in France including visits to battle fields where she did relief work. In 1921 he suffered a stroke and returned to the States with a pension from Wharton. Typically, she was most generous to her servants.