Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1922. 1st Edition. Hardcover. THE AUTOGRAPH EDITION, ONE OF 500 SETS PRINTED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Buchan signed the first volume of the set on a special page. This is copy #478 of 500 sets. Original blue cloth and paper-covered boards. Fine condition with only a few touches of shelf wear. A handsome set. Item #1232989
Nice collectible set of one of Buchan's major historical works, being a comprehensive history of the First World War. Buchan is best-known for his mystery/adventure fiction including the classic suspense tale THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS. He also served as Governor-General of Canada during World War Two.