Browning of DJ spine. Rips with paper loss on DJ top edge, bottom edge of spine, and bottom of back jacket. Overall DJ yellowing. Lightly yellowed pages. ; DJ in protective mylar jacket. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Last Battle The Memoirs of a German ...
Publisher: William Kimber
Publication Date: 1954
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st UK Edition.
Book Description William Kimber, London, 1954. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. 1st Edition. The condition of this book generally good to fair. The dustjacket and cover are much damaged but the content is in good, wearable condition. The dustjacket has many open tears about the extremities and spine. There is wear and some marking. The dustjacket, however, is still serviceable. The red cloth cover has suffered from poor storage and has damp fading and staining. There are storage mark spots. The head of the spine is much worn and discolouredd. The foot of the spine has some shelf wear. The inside front cover has a previous owner inscription. There is general handling marking throughout the book. However, the pages are clear, firm, complete. All illustration plates are present. The binding is secure. fk. Seller Inventory # agwr
Book Description William Kimber, London, 1954. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Good-. First Edition. First Printing of the First Edition. The exciting memoirs of a German fighter pilot during World War 2 who lost both legs in the final months of aerial combat, with much information on the Me-109 fighter aircraft, the various theaters of operations he was flung into, his personal views on Adolf Hitler and National Socialism, his fellow combatants, his views on the enemy he fought, much more. With an introduction by Jules Roy; contains glossy b/w illustrations. Hardcover with dust jacket, 214pp. + period publisher book advertisements. Boards firm and interior pagination mostly very clean, light foxing to pagination ends, d.j. is bright and nicely encased in an acid-free Brodart plastic protector, shows general wear and chipping (including a 2 1/2 inch chip to lower spine and 1/2 inch chip to upper spine end). A very rare World War 2 collectible, especially as jacketed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Former Owner Signature. Seller Inventory # 00005207