One Man's Initiation - 1917
DOS PASSOS, JOHN
London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd, (1920). First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Bound in original blue cloth, lettered in black. In a complete with just some minor restoration. Author's first book. First edition, second state, with the type on page 35 now clean and perfect. The brief jacket blurb says it very well - "A vivid impressionist picture of what one man saw and felt in the War." Dos Passos served as an Ambulance Driver in France during World War I and this novel recounts some of those experiences. The jacket does not have the price on the spine leading me to believe this was destined for export. Bruccoli & Clark, p.99.