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War Letters of Edmond Genet
The First American Aviator Killed Flying the Stars and Stripes
Publishers: Charles Scribner's Sons (June 1918)
and the original New York World newspaper clipping
from 1917 "The Spartan Sacrifice of Widow Genet" by Rowland Thomas
Price
$130


With this book, I will include an 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 article contains a bit of the history of the Genet Family
and the interview of the widowed mother of Edmond Genet.  This is a one of a kind collectable!
You get the book and the original New York World newspaper clipping from 1917. Very Rare!
 

War Letters of Edmond Genet The First American Aviator Killed Flying the Stars and Stripes - Publishers - Charles Scribner's Sons (June 1918)

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.


War Letters of Edmond Genet The First American Aviator Killed Flying the Stars and Stripes - Publishers - Charles Scribner's Sons (June 1918)

War Letters of Edmond Genet The First American Aviator Killed Flying the Stars and Stripes - Publishers - Charles Scribner's Sons (June 1918)

War Letters of Edmond Genet The First American Aviator Killed Flying the Stars and Stripes - Publishers - Charles Scribner's Sons (June 1918)

War Letters of Edmond Genet The First American Aviator Killed Flying the Stars and Stripes - Publishers - Charles Scribner's Sons (June 1918)

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.

With this book, I will include this 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 article contains a bit of the history of the Genet Family and the interview of the widowed mother of Edmond Genet.  This is a one of a kind collectable.  You get the book and the original New York World newspaper clipping from 1917.  Very Rare.

War Letters of Edmond Genet The First American Aviator Killed Flying the Stars and Stripes - Publishers - Charles Scribner's Sons (June 1918)


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