The first English edition (first printing). 8vo. xxxvi, 572pp. Black cloth lettered in gold at the spine. Illustrated with one map. Head of the backstrip gently bruised and with just a touch of marking to the boards. A very bright copy in price-clipped dust wrapper, chipped at the head of the spine panel and at two or three other extremities. A 50th Anniversary Armistice memorial volume, with over forty original essays. Contributors include Robert Graves ('The Kaiser's War: A British Point of View'), Edmund Blunden ('Infantry Passes By'), Vera Brittain ('War Service in Perspective'), L.P.Hartley ('Three Wars'), Gerald Brenan ('A Survivor's Story'), Charles Carrington ('Some Soldiers'), R.C.Sherriff ('The English Public Schools of the War'), Correlli Barnett ('The Illogical Promise'), B.H.Liddell Hart, R.H.Mottram, Frederick Pottle, Geoffrey Keynes, Cyril Falls, Alec Waugh, L.Wyn Griffith, Sir Compton Mackenzie &c. Bookseller Inventory # 16164
Title: Promise of Greatness. The War of 1914-1918. ...
Publisher: Cassell, London
Publication Date: 1968
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
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