New York: George H Doran, 1919.
First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. Item #12293
Pages xiii/xiv and xv/xvi have fore-edge tear due to unopened jointure, tone, endpapers and edges light foxing, otherwise light wear; Dust Jacket chipped spine head and tail, tone, edges rubbed, wear. Solid hardcover. ; Memoir of the American Minister in Denmark covering the period before and during World War One, outlining examples of German aggression, starting with the earlier German annexation of Schleswig-Holstein. Egan was also responsible for the US purchase of the Danish Antilles, now the US Virgin Islands. An interesting diplomatic memoir, with much on the origins of World War One, uncommon in dust jacket. ; 364 pages.