First French edition. Paperback. 18.5 × 12cm, 271pp. French language.

Published by Payot et Cie, Paris, 1914.

Quite a scarce first printing of Botrel's collection of soldier songs of the first year of the Great War, illustrated with pen and ink sketches.

Theodore Botrel (in full Jean-Baptiste-Théodore-Marie Botrel, 1868–1925) was a French singer-songwriter, poet and playwright and during World War I he became France's official "Bard of the Armies"

Condition
The covers are rather grubby and creased, with a previous owner's name to the front. The contents are in good condition, with a little corner creasing to the pages but remaining in strong readable condition.

ITEM ID
CB8362
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

Cox and Budge Books

THEODORE BOTREL Les Chants du Bivouac 1914 1st French WW1 songs

£24 GBP
~ $29



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