- Book condition: Stamped "Colonial Edition" on half title page and jacket spine. Tiny early owner's signature dated April 1936 on h
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London: George Newnes, Limited,. . original red cloth, spine panel stamped in gold.. Stamped "Colonial Edition" on half title page and jacket spine. Tiny. early owner's signature dated April 1936 on half title page. A fine. copy in very good pictorial dust jacket (designed by J. M. Pollock). with some wear and shallow chipping at head and tail of spine panel. and corner tips, several closed tears along folds with internal tape. mends (one with a bit of show though on rear panel), and some light. dust soiling, mainly to rear panel. An attractive example of the rare. jacket with striking illustration on front panel intact and bright.. (#149809). First edition. Published later in the U.S. as THE WAR OF 1938 (1936). The first book of a future war trilogy, followed by FOUR DAYS WAR (1936) and MEGIDDO'S RIDGE (1937). PRELUDE IN PRAGUE begins prophetically with the proposition that Germany would embark on the road to war by manufacturing an excuse to invade Czechoslovakia in order to reclaim ... Read more
Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.
(New York, United States)