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Ex-libris Hardwicke Knight, with his bookplate on the front endpaper and blind name stamp on the title page. Some dampstains to front board and front panel of dustjacket. Large pieces missing from dustjacket, including loss of a few words from the tail of the blurb on the rear panel of the dustjacket. Dustjacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; [xii], 348 pages + frontispiece + 11 illustrations on 4 plate leaves. Blue cloth boards. Page dimensions: 215 x 137mm. Autobiography. Rendel had a long career in the British Foreign Service in the mid 20th century. "He served on several special missions in America, Geneva, Rome, Vienna, and elsewhere, and, in the course of his duties, travelled across Arabia and through Central Africa and visited South-East Asia and South America. He was closely concerned with the reform of the Foreign Service in 1942 and with the creation of the International Refugee Organization in 1947" - from dustjacket blurb. [Seller ref: Knightcol]; 8vo. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The Sword and the Olive: Recollections of ...
Editorial: John Murray (1957)
Año de publicación: 1957
Condición del libro: Very Good-
Edición: First Edition.
Descripción John Murray, London, 1957 First Edition. Hardback. No Dustjacket., 1957. 8vo. pp [xii], 348. Frontis portrait and 11 plates. Signed presentation from the author: 'To E. W. Bentley/ with all good wishes/ from the author/ George Rendel/ Christmas 1965.' Very good indeed. Nº de ref. de la librería A42970