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Les Terribles by  R.N  Sylvia - First printing - 1967 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 00004728)

Les Terribles

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Les Terribles

by Paikowski, Edward F.; Scharmach, Sylvia, R.N

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  • First
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New York: Pageant Press, Inc. [1967], 1967. First printing. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Very Good+. Slim 8vo. [8], ix-xiv, [3], 86, [5] pp. Grey cloth with black lettering on the spine. Price of $4.00 on front flap of jacket. Illustrated by a few maps and black and white photographs. Not in Enser; Engel 1249. The diary of Edward F. Paikowski, a private with Ambulance Company 125 of the 32nd Division during World War I. Scharmach was Paikowski's niece and graduated from the Marquette University College of Nursing. After working as a nurse in Milwaukee for a few years, Scharmach volunteered for active duty in the Army Nurse Corps and was commissioned a first lieutenant. During the Korean war she was stationed in Germany for three years. Scharmach earned several honors and awards during her nursing career in the Cold War Era. WorldCat shows 7 copies held by institutions, no records in ABPC (as of July 24 2017). A scarce personal account of action by a medic in World War I. Two small tape ghosts on reverse of jacket, traces of rubbing to front panel.


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Evening Star Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
Les Terribles
Paikowski, Edward F.; Scharmach, Sylvia, R.N
Book condition
second hand - Very near Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good+
Quantity available
First printing
Pageant Press, Inc. [1967]
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published

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About Evening Star Books

We buy and sell rare and fine books in many fields. Our interests include philosophy, modern first editions, and works of historical or intellectual interest. In addition to bookselling, we regularly do valuations and appraisals for non-IRS purposes. Evening Star Books is a Limited Liability Company.


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