New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. Early reprint. Illustrated by the author. Cloth hardcover. Octavo. xxvii, 249 pages. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Bound in green cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine and upper board lettering, black illustration of a Marine at lower fore corner of upper board. Prior owner name penned on front free endpaper (dated 1936). Jacket has minor edge wear.
A remarkable narrative of the U.S. Marines in World War I. Captain John W. Thomason was a gifted artist in two fields--writing and sketching--and the volume is generously illustrated with his drawings.
"These men...live in his pages as soldiers never lived before. He has given them a splendid immortality."
- James Norman Hall, in the Atlantic Monthly.