Mathieson, William D.
Title MY GRANDFATHER'S WAR: CANADIANS REMEMBER THE FIRST WORLD WAR, 1914-1918.
Publisher Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1981.
Seller ID 17488
338 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0771595387 Map endpapers, sepiatone photographs. "....(Bill Mathieson embarked) on a three-year odyssey, which took him over twenty-thousand miles, across Canada and to Europe. He met hundreds of veterans, taped their stories, borrowed their letters, diaries, and journals, and browsed through their photo albums. In his spare time he combed archives and public libraries. The result is a moving oral history....reinforc e d w i t h t h e best materials from printed sources, and the resulting blend brings vividly to the reader the ideals, the hopes, the fears, and the agonies of the men and women who lived through the Great War...." Small business label on front pa st e do wn , ti n y fa int mark on fore-edge of textblock, slight bump at bottom of rear hinge and at one corner, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear - a few tiny chips, moderate edge wrinkling, several edge t ear s - o ne wit h old t ap e a nd two archivally taped, liquid stain at top of spine, light rubbing. VG/G