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Jack Frere of the Paratroops by Major J T Gorman - Presumed First Edition - from Washburn Books and Biblio.com

Jack Frere of the Paratroops

by Major J T Gorman

Condition: Good/Fair


London & Glasgow: Blackie & Son Ltd World War II adventure story. Undated edition. 206pp illustrated with black and white drawings to frontis. Yellow boards with thistle pattern, top edges tinted. Edges age-toned, light damp mark to lower corners and short inscription to pastedown, otherwise good copy. DJ is price-clipped, has some edgewear and minor loss to spine and corners.. Presumed First Edition. Decorated Yellow Cloth Boards. Good/Fair. Illus. by M B Critchlow. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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