GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON JR.’S PERSONAL COPY OF TWO VOLUMES OF THE CAMPAIGN IN MESOPOTAMIA, EACH ANNOTATED AND THRICE SIGNED BY HIM
(PATTON, Jr., George S.) MOBERLY, F.J. The Campaign in Mesopotamia, 1914-1918. London, 1923-27. Four volumes.
First editions of this four-volume official history of the Mesopotamia Campaign of World War I, with Volumes I and III coming from General Patton's library, each signed in ink on the front board, the spine and the front free endpaper by General Patton, Volume I with a dozen passages interestingly annotated by him in the margins, and Volume III with Patton's annotations on 31 pages, demonstrating that Patton read and studied these volumes carefully. (The set is completed with Volumes II and IV from another set.). $22,000.