Grey-blue cloth boards with bright gilt titling on a blue blocking to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The d/j is complete but is edgeworn with some surface loss and is discoloured on the edges in places. Top edge is a slightly faded pink and a little foxed. Bottom and front page fore-edges are foxed slightly and a little grubby. No Inscriptions or Marks. 559 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Maps and Sketches including a fold-out map. BIbliography; Index. Overall a Clean, Tight and Bright Near VG copy. ". A prominent Vichy figure's remarkably objective reconstruction of events. ". ". ". ".; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Sixty Days That Shook the West (60 Days That...
Editorial: Jonathan Cape
Año de publicación: 1963
Ilustrador: Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski (dustjacket design)
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: 1st UK Edition
Descripción Jonathan Cape, London, 1963. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Very Good. Maps Ilustrador. First Edition. Translated by Peter Wiles. Edited and with a preface by Cyril Falls. The protective laminate that covers the dust jacket has started to lift either side of the spine section and there is a small piece of tape at the top of the front panel holding together a short tear. Top edge of the text block was tinted purple, but has faded in the area nearest the spine. There is no writing, no underlining within the book. Illustrated with a number of maps and sketches, one of which folds out. (The offensive opens - map 1). "This remarkable study of the fall of France in 1940, by far the best yet compiled. It has been Houde for its profound research, its clarity, and its unique documentation." - Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 560 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Maps. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; France; WW II; Politics & Government. Inventory No: 0271987. Nº de ref. de la librería 0271987