Speaking from the Desert: A Record of the Eighth Army in Africa

Talbot, Godfrey

Published by Hutchinson, 1945
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Undated, but WWII era. Ownership name in ink on half-title, cloth slightly soiled along edges, corners slightly bumped, paper tanning as expected, else vg+ in fair dj with a large tear repaired on rear panel on the outside with cellotape. Also a quarter size chip out at top of spine, and shallow edge-chipping elsewear. Price-clipped and with some soiling and other wear and tear. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Speaking from the Desert: A Record of the ...
Publisher: Hutchinson
Publication Date: 1945
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fair
Edition: First Edition

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Book Description Hutchinson, London. Cloth. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Godfrey Talbot was the BBC war correspondent from the summer of 1942. 153 pages with 16 b/w plates. Scruffy cover with Boots library sticker. Internal hinges cracked. 215x145mm. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 8658

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Book Description Hutchinson, London. Cloth. Book Condition: Good. n.d. Dedication Dated 1944. Bound in turquoise cloth, no dw, map endpapers, the Mediterranean Sea, b/w frontis photograph, " January 23rd. 1943. Broadcasting on the scene in Tripoli's main square soon after the Army's entry ", 15 b/w photographs, 153pp. Bookseller Inventory # 6545

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Book Description Hutchinson, London. Cloth. Book Condition: G to Vg. Professionally rebound in ssnd coloured cloth and hand-made marble paper comb design in different shades of brown, yellow/brown and red/brown, gives the impression od sand dunes), hand tooled brown leather label, map front end paper,frontis, soldiers of the 51st Highland Division at an open air broadcast after the capture of Tripoli. 15 b/w photographic illustrations, 153pp. Condition of bindind is "new", cohdition of text and illustrations is g to vg. Some cockling to front endpaper. Bookseller Inventory # 4176

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Book Description Hutchinson, London, 1944. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 153pp. Hardback. Illustrated. Author's inscription dated 1979 on the first leaf. [ca 1944]. Covers slightly worn; otherwise very good. Bookseller Inventory # 36894

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Book Description Hutchinson, London. pp. 153, b/w plates, e.p. maps, hinges weak, or. bds, rubbed, no d.j. Bookseller Inventory # ABE69828

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Book Description Hutchinson, London. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st UK Edition. Eyewitness account from BBC radio reporter of the campaign in North Africa, and particularly of the Battle of El Alamein." But this book is more than a war correspondent's log of a campaign. It is a distinguished observer's account of his and the soldiers' personal experiences in the desert, written in that intimate style which Godfrey Talbot gives to his broadcasts." (no date c. 1943-44?) HC. 153p. Photos. (B & W) Condition : Good (no dj) (Spine slightly scuffed and faded). Bookseller Inventory # 18293

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Book Description Hutchinson, [1944], 1944. 8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece, 15 plates on 13 and endpaper maps, endpapers lightly spotted; original green cloth, gilt back, a good, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly age-soiled and with minor loss (just affecting lettering) at head and tail of backstrip. Concise personal account by the well-known war correspondent. SCARCE IN THE DUSTWRAPPER. Enser, p.297. Bookseller Inventory # 32356

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