by Lloyd Carpenter Griscom
Publisher: Literary Guild of America 1940
Number of pages: 498
Mr. Griscom's life story reads like something out of one of Davis' own adventure tales. At 20 he found himself in London as Secretary to Mr. Bayard, our first full Ambassador to the Court of St. James's. Then came Constantinople, a veritable nest of spies, assassins and international intrigue.
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