New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1922. Hardcover. SIGNED by the author. Presentation copy 'To Mr. Thurber, Friend of Light, with the best wishes and gratitude for his pioneer help to the blind...' dated January 1922. This may well have been a gift to James Grover Thurber, well known American cartoonist, writer, humorist, journalist, author of 'The Secret Lives of Walter Mitty', as he was partially blinded as a child.
Sketches and stories of blinded heroes before, during and after W.W.I, plus a handbook for the blind and their friends. 8vo, 419pp, red cloth covers, gilt title on spine and front, author image on frontis. Spine sunned, gilt dull otherwise vgc, latter pages uncut. Very good condition. Item #27451