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The U-2 Affair by  David and Thomas B. Ross Wise - First Edition - 1963 - from Little Stour Books PBFA and Biblio.com

The U-2 Affair

by Wise, David and Thomas B. Ross

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Published by The Cresset Press, 11 Fitzroy Square, London First Edition 1963. London 1963., 1963. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original crimson paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 276 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs to the centre. Just a little wear to the edges, tan age spots to the end papers. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with a little sun fading to the red of the spine, shallow runs to the spine tips and corners, price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.


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