Vie des Martyrs 1914–1916
Georges Duhamel's novel of the Great War
First edition thus. Hardback, bound in half-leather, with marbled paper covered boards, and with four raised bands and gilt titling to spine. Top edge gilt. 21.5 × 15.5cm, 258pp. French text.
First published in 1917, this was Georges Duhamel's first novel and is based on his experiences as a surgeon with the French army during the Great War. This is the first illustrated edition, with nineteen drawings by Paul Louis Guilbert.
There is some very light wear to the leather binding but otherwise this copy is in very good condition.