New York: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1919. First Edition, First Printing. A Very Good Hardcover.
First American Edition with "Recuiting" typo on page 78
Ribbed tan cloth spine to light green paper with paste-on titles. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with hand-soiling and darkened spine with a chip to the spine label. 12mo; 7.5 inches tall; 101 pages.
Very Good / No Dust Jacket. Item #014795
Four short works of fiction written as correspondence between different Indian soldiers and their families as they served on the Western Front of the first World War.
Two fictionalized letters are from the perspective of wounded Indian soldiers.
Another is from an Afghan family responding to a letter from their son and the final from an unwounded Muslin soldier in France to his mother.