Charles Scribner's Sons, New York:, 1918.
Hardcover First Edition
octavo, blue cloth. (xxvi), 330pp. Edited, with an introduction
by Grace Ellery Channing. Prefatory note by John Jay Chapman.
With a frontispiece portrait and photographic plates. Edmond
Genet was born in Ossining, New York. He joined the Foreign
Legion (Infantry) in February, 1915 and joined French Aviation
on May 24, 1916. He attended aviation schools from June 5, 1916,
to January 18, 1917, at Buc, Pau, Cazeaux, G.D.E. He was
brevetted on September 3, 1916, and went to the Front with the
Escadrille Lafayette on January 19 where he was killed in the
line of duty on April 16, 1917 while flying in Escadrille N. 124
on patrol between St. Quentin and LaFere. Genet was awarded the
Croix de Guerre, with two palms.
Stamping on spine slightly
dull. A very good, clean and tight copy.
Below: Partial view of the original
newspaper clipping from the now defunct New York World newspaper.
The article is entitled , "The Spartan Sacrifice of Widow Genet" by
Rowland Thomas, Sunday June 17th, 1917.
The full clipping is included with this book. I'm also including
another clipping from The New York Times
from April, 6th 1920 entitled, "Helene Harper Weds Count De St. Phalle.
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