Good. Item #5116
New York: George U. Harvey, Inc., 1917. 24mo (5.75” x 4.25”); 156pp +3pp index, 3pp ads. Diagrams and illustrations throughout. Olive cloth-covered boards with black lettering and illustration.
Front board cracked vertically down center with a crease to front and crack down endpapers inside. Corner and spine ends bumped, with some general smudging to cloth and a small inkspot on back. Front hinge cracked with book opening flatly to between gatherings with mesh exposed, but binding is still holding. Some pencil bracketing and underlining in latter half.
World War I instructional manual “based on the practical experience of the writer while on service with his battalion in France and from his knowledge as an instructor on Bombing and Trench Warfare.” Includes diagrams on proper grenade-throwing technique, trench diagrams, and other discussions and instructions. Dion was a Captain in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF).