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B-17 Fortress at War--1st Edition 2nd Printing,1979

Freeman, Roger A.

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ISBN 10: 0711006865 / ISBN 13: 9780711006867
Published by United Kingdom: Allan, 1979
Condition: As New Hardcover
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RARE Collectible 1st UK Edition,Stated 2nd Printing,1979 in gift quality condition. AS NEW HARDCOVER in NEAR FINE+ DUSTJACKET. Only buy from sellers who fully describe their books and avoid undisclosed surprises.Not A REPRINT,remainder,bookclub edition or x-library copy. Pictorial ,unfaded DJ has original price intact on front flap. DJ has NO shelfwear of any kind other than tiny repaired cut at top end of spine. Dj is otherwise Immaculate and Flawless . DJ is now in complimentary, clear archival jacket ( easily removable, if desired). Book is fresh, immaculate and completely unmarked; there are no remainder marks, stickers; bookplates ,P O signatures,inscriptions, notes, underlining; soiling; torn ,missing or damaged pages. Beautiful, unfaded orange cloth coverboards; gilt ;titles,spine,corners, and endpapers are in Perfect condition. Spine is straight and unbroken with no leaning or “cocking” and is unworn. There are no humping or fraying at ends. Pages are crisp,white,fresh and ,tightly bound . This is a lavishly illustrated history of the B-17, the “Flying Fortress”, in war time as it was seen by those flying it and those maintaining it.The author focuses on the B-17’s combat attributes and deficiencies and shows why it became a legend. ”Several veterans have contributed first-hand accounts, there is one for every crew station on the Flying Fortress, telling what it was like to fly and fight in that position” [quote from front DJ flap]. A unique and remarkable book that should be part of any World War II collection. Over 250 photographs. In stock. Ships immediately, carefully packaged and shipped in special protective container by an experienced book dealer. Expedited shipping is available for both US and international orders. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-12885313506

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Title: B-17 Fortress at War--1st Edition 2nd ...

Publisher: United Kingdom: Allan

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Book by Freeman, Roger A.

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