Basic French Handbook ("Secret")

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Published by Western Central District Office, London, 1944
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Original hardcover tan cloth boards with blue cloth spine and string binding through three punch holes. First edition, from 1944, marked "Secret" at top right corner, from time of publication. Light soiling to boards but otherwise crisp and clean. One of a series of handbooks dealing with enemy countries and countries in enemy occupation. Book covers the administrative system, political organizations, economic features, and national characteristics. Many folding maps of France bound in. Part I deals with Pre-Armistice Background. There is no Part II. Part III (revised) deals with France Since June 1940, Part IV deals with Radio, Films, Press, and the last section is a discrete Map Section. Sections not marked consecutively. Narrow Folio. Heavy--more than four pounds; will require additional postage if shipped outside the U.S. Bookseller Inventory # 86252

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Title: Basic French Handbook ("Secret")

Publisher: Western Central District Office, London

Publication Date: 1944

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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