1926; George H. Doran Company publishers; hardbound with blue boards and gilt lettering and decoration on cover; book in good conditon with minor binding issues; no dust jacket.
Opening lines -
"September 20th, 1917. Aboard R.M.S. Carmania in the harbor of Halifax. Well, here I am aboard ship and three days out of New York, waiting for a convoy at Halifax. This seems to be a fitting place to start a diary. I am leaving my continent as well as my country and am going forth in search of adventure, which I hope to find in Italy, for that is where we are headed..."