New York, N.Y. Claude Kendall, Inc., 1936. Zella De Milhau. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Item #027541
253 pages; signed by the author on the front endpaper; with a frontispiece etching by Zella De Milhau, which the artist signed in pencil beneath; De Milhau was also the book's dedicatee. Foreword by Ida M. Tarbell, who explains some of the adventures of her friend the woman adventurer "Bunty" in World War I as an ambulance driver in France and tireless worker to help governments and peoples touched by the disaster and her later travels "on the road" in the U.S.A. The book is a slightly disguised biography of De Milhau (1870-1954) American artist and long-time resident of Southampton, Long Island NY; who was recognized by the French government for her work as a WWI ambulance driver among other achievements. "First Edition" stated on the copyright page. Approx. 5" x 7 3/4" size; bound in light gray-blue cloth with an embossed silver gilt "Pan" portrait on the cover and gilt spine titles; with a purple silk page-marker; no dustjacket. A little fading and wear to the cloth; in very good condition.