25 cm, 413, illus. (some in color) The victory of the Battle of Britain ranks with Marathon and the Marne as a decisive turning point in history. Bookseller Inventory # 20441
Synopsis: Fifty years after the historic air battle between Germany and Great Britain, two historians collaborate to bring the battle to life again in an account of the turning point of World War II
About the Author: Richard Hough, a noted naval historian and author, lives in England.
Title: The Battle of Britain: The Greatest Air ...
Publication Date: 1989
Book Condition: very good, very good
Edition: First American Edition. First? Printing.
Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, 1989. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First American Edition. BN6 - DJ has wrinkling, chipping, crease and tiny tears on some edges and corners, light wrinkling and crease on the back and spine, crease on some sides, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has some rubbing on the cover edges, lightly bent, light discoloration, and shelf wear otherwise very good. The book has many illustrations in color and black and white, including reproductions of paintings by distinguished war artists, which catch the spirit of the time, and is well documented with maps, charts, details of formations, and a day-by-day chronology. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # EC7955BB
Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1989. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First American Edition. BX6 - A hard cover first American edition book in very good condition with a dust jacket in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in textured navy paper covered boards with gold lettering and graphics on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus a very light bump to the back top right corner plus some very light soiling of the top outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very light edge wear to the top and bottom edges plus some light creasing along the top edge of the front plus there are two closed tears (about 0.25") on the front top edge. A book about one of the most decisive points in 20th century history. By the end of June 1940 Western Europe was overrun by the Germans and Nazi leaders tried to destroy the RAF Fighter Command in preparation to invade England. The Germans began the air battle with superior forces but four months later the Battle of Britain was over and England remained free. this book provides vivid descriptions of air combat and explains how both sides developed their air forces before the war and then deployed them during it. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Source references, indexed, 413p. Size: 6.5"x9.5". Seller Inventory # SCW03876
Book Description W W Norton & Co Inc, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1989. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. First Edition. 1st printing. Unclipped DJ has no tears. Seller Inventory # 006503
Book Description W W Norton & Co Inc, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition / First Printing Stated with "1" in the Full Number Line. Seller Inventory # mon0001333249
Book Description W.W. Norton, New York, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Hardcover with blue paper over boards and blue quarter-cloth, in blue and white glossy jakcet, 8vo. 1st U.S. edition. xvii +413pp. Index, references, appendices including chains of command, chronology, orders, etc. 4 sections b/w plates on paper, 1 section glossy color plates. Fine/Fine. Book has mild foxing to pages edges, somewhat more pronounced but still light on fore edges. Book and jacket are otherwise as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Jacket in Brodart. Neither ex-lib nor remainder. Seller Inventory # 012928
Book Description W W Norton & Co Inc, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 039302766X Minor browning to pages, name and date to half-title page, underlining, else tight and clean. Dj shows minor rubbing. Seller Inventory # 210435
Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1989. Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Photos (illustrator). First American Edition. This is a magnificent 413 page INDEXED account of the greatest air battle in history, and which saved England during the Second World War. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or requests for pictures. Size: 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Seller Inventory # 000314
Book Description W W Norton & Co Inc, New York, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Prior owner's name on the first free end paper. Seller Inventory # 004348
Book Description W.W. Norton 1st printing, NY, 1989. xviii, 413 p., photos, maps, appendices, biblio, illus endpapers, index, 8vo; VG/VG dust jacket, dust jacket spine sunned. Seller Inventory # 66851
Book Description W. W. Norton & Company / Combined Books, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 2 individual vols. 1: Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xvii + 413 pages, blue quarter-cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white, with some foxing at the bottom fore-edges. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with light edge wear with original price. / 2: 'Great Campaigns' series. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 408 pages; b&w photographs and maps. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition BUT front endpaper has been removed; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket with price clipped. A terrific reading copy as is. Seller Inventory # 4050