2 volume set. Vol.1 third printing, Vol.2 first printing. Plates and maps. xiv,332; xiii,332pp 8vo boards. Some light foxing (mainly spotting on edges of textblock of Vol.2), spine of vol.1 a little canted (slanted), but a very good sound set in fairly good dust wrappers (some internal taping to the d/j of vol.2). Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Titel: ASSIGNMENT TO CATASTROPHE: Volume I: PRELUDE...
Verlag: William Heinemann
Buchbeschreibung A.A. Wyn, New York, 1955. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. First edition. Two volumes, presumed first editions, 1954 and 1955, hardcovers with cloth boards in dust jackets, octavos, 332pp. and 333pp., illustrated in b&w. Books VG with mild wear to spine ends and corners, rubbing, bindings just tender, previous owner's signatures to front flyleaves, otherwise texts clean and unmarked with some toning throughout. DJs good with edgewear that includes some tears and creases, rubbing, toning, in protective mylar wraps. Buchnummer des Verkäufers B27831
Buchbeschreibung Heinemann 1955-54, 1955. 2 vols 332+333p frontispieces, 24 plates, and 4 maps end-paper maps dws Volume I is a reprint of the 1954 first edition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 10633
Buchbeschreibung William Heinemann, London, 1954. Hardcover. First Edition; Second Printing. Book condition is Very Good- in boards. Owner bookplate and address stamp inside front cover of each volume. Frontispiece is partially detached in Vol. I. Lean to spine of each volume, some foxing and toning. Text is clean and unmarked, illustrated. Vol. I is a Second Printing, Vol. II is a First Printing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9396
Buchbeschreibung William Heinemann, London, 1954. Red Cloth Boards. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Jackets. This very detailed story begins in Volume I with the author's account of lunch with the Churchills at Chartwell on August 1st, 1939 and ends in Volume II with the fall of France and the welcome of General de Gaulle to Number 10 by Winston Churchill. Volume I, signed and dated ( July ' 54 ) by the author on the title page, 332 pp, including 9 b/w illustrations and 3 maps all in good condition. Front and back endpapers in both volumes take the form of general maps of France and Belgium . The binding of Vol. I is cracked but not broken inside the front endpaper, while Vol. II is tight. Volume II, 333 pp, including 19 b/w illustrations all in good condition. Both volumes are rubbed at the extremities and have some scuffing to the cut edges.The gilt lettering is very bright on Vol. I and still legible on Vol. II. Apart from some lightly pencilled lines in a few margins the pages and actual text are very clean. May incur higher postal rate. Size: 5 1/2" x 8 3/4". Signed and dated by author. Hardcover 2 volumes. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 005925