I Have No Regrets: The Strange Life of a Diplomat-Vagrant. Memoirs of Lieutenant Hans Ormund Bringolf 1932 Autobiography of Swiss Adventurer

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Title: I Have No Regrets: The Strange Life of a Diplomat-Vagrant. Being the Memoirs of Lieutenant Bringolf

Author: Lieutenant [Hans Ormund] Bringolf. Edited by Blaise Cendrars.
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Description: Stated First Edition. Green cloth stamped in black. Bottom of spine softened; top lip of spine faded; speckling on top edge of text block. Interior is bright and clean, pages crisp. Dust jacket has cellophane tape along top and bottom of spine and at corners; soiling on rear panel; in a clear archival sleeve. 286 pages. 8.6 x 5.75 inches.

The autobiography of Hans Ormund Bringolf (1876-1951), a Swiss adventurer who had a very checkered life story. From the dust jacket front flap: ''Here is a picaresque tale, all the more amazing for its truth, the story of an actual Jekyll-Hyde personality, who cast aside a good name, an honorable marriage, and a career for--vallainy! Embassy attache, patrron of pawn-brokers, courtier and lover of princesses in Europe and dishwasher in the Argentine: such were the contradictory ups and downs in the career of this amazing adventurer. One day he had handcuffs on his wrists, the next day he had the Legion of Honor decoration on his coat. His courage in the Great War was the bright side of his sinister shield.'' These are the ''candid confessions of a soldier of fortune and gentleman crook.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: E. P. Dutton & Co.
Place: New York
Year: 1932

Keywords: Hans Ormund Bringolf, autobiography, biography, Swiss, adventurer,

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