WWI "The Battle of Chatillon: A Graphic History of the 2nd Corps Aeronautical School. AEF, France"

WWI "The Battle of Chatillon: A Graphic History of the 2nd Corps Aeronautical School. AEF, France"

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ARTIFACT: This is a scarce World War I hardcover copy of "The Battle of Chatillon: A Graphic History of the Second Corps Aeronautical School, American Expeditionary Forces, France". Built from scratch amidst the French countryside beginning in February 1918, the Second Corps Aeronautical School was up and running by mid-May for artillery and infantry training with flights taking place before even then. The book has lots of photographs, a history of the School and some nice Deco graphics, as wellas rosters and advertising in the back. The book was published by Dean-Hicks of Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1919.

VINTAGE: Circa World War I (1919).

SIZE: 136 pages with black and white photographs; approximately 10-5/8" in height and 8" in width and 9/16" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Embossed cloth-bound cover, glossy paper.

ATTACHMENT: Glued binding.

MARKINGS: GRAND RAPIDS PUBLIC LIBRARY stamped inside front cover, on title page, one other page and along page edges when shut.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a United States Army Air Forces collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAEX5/08 LAGEX4/13 SAEJX07/19

CONDITION: 6+ (Fine-Very Fine): The cover shows heavy wear along the edges, corners and spine; some pages have partial seam separation; front endpaper has a worn spot where maybe a label had been before.

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