Sword and Pen For George Washington.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. "This fascinating book is about the widely varied young men who volunteered their sword and their pen in the service of George Wahsington. It is told against the background of the Reevolution and the early days of the United States of America. Mrs. Desmond is a serious historian, who weaves her wealth of authentic Revolutionary knowledge into an entertaining story." (from jacket) Warmly inscribed by author and her husband to a noted Harvard scientist.). Very Good. No DJ. Light shelf wear, light foxing at the top of the text block, spine lightly sunned, incribed on the ffep, else tight, bright and unmarred. Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering. 8vo. 291pp plus 2pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index. Item #2842