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Witness by  Whittaker Chambers - Hardcover - Later Printing - 1952 - from Bookworks and Biblio.com

Witness

by Chambers, Whittaker

Condition: Very Good/Good


New York: Random House, 1952. Chambers' denunciation of Communism. Stated fifth printing. Stout hardcover, full black cloth, gilt & white titling. Light general wear, faint stains; price-clipped jacket rubbed & edgeworn with light chipping, short tear, spine badly faded. Text clean; [8], 808 pages; index.. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Octavo.


  • Bookseller: Bookworks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: r0179
  • Title: Witness
  • Author: Chambers, Whittaker
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: Later Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Random House
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1952
  • Keywords: Espionage, Autobiography, Cold War, Communism
  • Size: Octavo


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spine
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