Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1962. Photos. First Edition. Cloth. SIGNED by the Author on a tipped-in front endpaper, thick small quarto (9 1/2" x 6 2/8"), gray cloth with black label & gold lettering on spine and "Mainstream of America" with tiny stars on front cover, ilustrated with 32 B&W photographs from the period & map endpapers, archival mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) depicting President Wilson waving from a parade car as drawn by Hugh Baker, 2 colored map endpapers: The War in Europe & Western Front, viii + 517 pages. 2 lbs. 1 oz. Fine / Very Good +. Item #5930
John Dos Passos (1896 - 1970) was a major American novelist of the post-World War I “Lost Generation.” His writings are often characterized by social criticism of American life. He best known for his trilogy U.S.A.
In MR. WILSON'S WAR, Dos Passos passes in brilliant critical review the 20-year period from the assissination of President McKinley to the defeat of the League of Nations. He places special emphasis on shy, academic Woodrow Wilson. During this time the Great War was won; the Great Hoped-for Peace lost.
SUPERIOR COPY: tight, bright, clean with light uniform age-toning. No internal marks, annotations, or remainder marks. Printing not indicated.
Bright unclipped dust jacket with a 1-inch V at the top of the rear panel and slight wear at its edges (most evident at the foot of the dj's spine.