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ENGLAND EXPECTS.. CLEAR THINKING AND PLAIN SPEAKING IN WAR by The Archer - Hardcover - Signed - c. 1941-42 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and


by The Archer

Condition: Very Good/very good

London: Andrew Dakers Limited, c. 1941-42. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 259 p. 5 x 7 1/2 in. Orange cloth binding, black lettering on spine. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD: light wear to covers and spine, corners bent, spine very lightly faded, edges of text block lightly yellowed, pages clean, binding tight. Condition of the dust jacket is VERY GOOD: light wear to edges, cover was yellow paper now faded to tan, spine darkened. Note: this volume is inscribed in blue ink on ffep. to "Roy W. Barrette with the author's compliments" and then with a long inscription signed possibly by G.S., on the half title in ink: " Written before Hitler attacked Russia, but published after that event. (illegible letters- possible G.S.)", and on the title page is what looks like the signature of "G. Stringer" in the same ink under where it is printed "The Archer".
  • Bookseller: Andre Strong Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2615
  • Author: The Archer
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Andrew Dakers Limited
  • Place: London
  • Date published: c. 1941-42
  • Bookseller catalogs: History;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / Asia / General;


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