[Cleveland, Ohio: The Edwards & Franklin Company, 1921]. Illustrated With Photographs. Limited Edition of 300 numbered copies, of which this is #252. Another 100 supplemental copies were later published and also numbered up to 400. Signed presentation from Butler on the limitation page: “Presented to Mr. James H. Grose, Compliments of Henry A. Butler. March 22/21.” A journal of Butler’s experiences with the American Red Cross in France from Oct. 21, 1918 to July 20, 1919. He arrived in Britain just before the Armistice was signed, but he was dispatched to France anyway to serve the Red Cross. James H. Gross lived in Homestead, Pennsylvania and he and his wife, Sadie, employed Katheryne Joyce [1884-1918] as a servant when she was 16 years old and she lived with the family. Joyce went on to become a nurse during World War One and listed Mrs. Grose as her “next of kin” in military records. She died on Sept 27, 1918 and is recognized as one of the many nurses who died overseas during the war. 8vo., dark-red cloth, stamped in gilt141 pages. Item #57510
Very Good (bright with minor wear; contents clean & tight with few extremely tiny dings to first couple of pages).