Memoirs of an Infantry Officer - SASSOON, SiegfriedThe Folio Society, 1976, Hardback.
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good Slipcase. Slipcase very lightly rubbed at the extremities otherwise pleasant. 4cm graze to cloth of upper board.
The first Folio edition of the original Faber & Faber. Memoirs of an Infantry Officer is a classic of WW1 fiction. Largely based on Sassoon's real-life experiences, it is a detailed account of one soldier's life in the trenches of France. It recounts, in the guise of Sassoon's alter-ego, George Sherston, Sassoon's transition from the eagerly patriotic happy warrior"to the angry anti-war poet. 244pp. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½") Illustrated by Lynton Lamb.