1915 RARE With The Russian Army WWI RUSSIA Illustrated

With The Russian Army

Being the Experiences of a National Guardsman

By Robert R. McCormick

Major First cavalry, Illinois National Guards

With Maps, Charts, and 24 Full Page Illustrations

NEW YORK . THE MACMILLAN COMPANY. September, 1915. 1 st Edition

5 ¼ x 7 ½ inches. Hardcover. xiv + [19] (plates) + [3] (maps) + [3] (charts) + 306 + [4] (ads) pp. Frontispiece. 19 plates with b/w photographs (lacks 4 plates out of 23). 3 folding maps/charts. 3 plates with maps.

Fair/good ex-library copy bound in dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Cocked. Library plates to pastedown/endpapers; number to spine; blind stamp to first page. Light soiling/foxing throughout. Lacks three plates. All other plates in very good shape. All three folding charts are present and in a good shape (one has tear at a fold). Tight. Unmarked. Minor tears and creases to several pages. Overall, very acceptable copy.

Very rare 1 st edition!

Fascinating account of the Russian Army’s action in WWI by Robert R . McCormick , a member of the McCormick family of Chicago who became owner and publisher of the Chicago Tribune newspaper.

McCormick went to Europe as a war correspondent for the Tribune in February 1915, early in World War I, interviewing Tsar Nicholas , Prime Minister
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