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HOGGSON (Noble Foster) Just Behind the Front in France. Ist Ed., 171pp., frontis., 31 photos, map. NY: John Lane. 1918  #60839
[HLMainPic] Author was a member of The American Industrial Mission to France. At the conclusion of the Mission's four weeks' work in late 1916 the members "were invited to make a six days' visit along the battle-front, from Belfort to Rheims." The author records this tour under the guidance of French officers. Orig. paper covd. boards with cloth backstrip, labels to sp. & front, VG with presentation inscrip. from the author & bookplate of the recipient, Arthur S. Bent. Hoggson was an architect who specialised in building & planning banks in NYC & partner in Hoggson Brothers; Arth S. Bent was another big-scale industrialist & a partner in Bent Bros.. general contractors of Southern California. See illustration on our website.   £25


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