IT WAS LIKE THIS: TWO STORIES OF THE GREAT WAR. New York, Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart Incorporated, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. With a ten-page introduction by the author, written in November 1939, just as the Second World War was beginning. Two longish stories, or novellas, which convey persuasively the shock of battle. A bright, nearly fine copy in good dust jacket with shelf wear at edges and internal offsetting from old tape mends with ghosting on outer surface at several corners. (#116297).