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Price:AUD$12.60 (about USD$8.40)
Item ID:SB00-0107175
Publisher:Collins, London, 1954
Dust Jacket:Good
Collins, 1954, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint, Illustrated By: Photographic

IV, 288 pages, acknowledgements, foreword by Field-Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck, two appendices and index. Map illustrated endpapers, both different, front end paper -- showing a map of France, the rear end paper showing a map of north Africa. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of Field-Marshal Rommel. The text is illustrated with 10 sepia toned photographs throughout the book and the occasional map. Blue coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Minor bumping to the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners. Browning to the text block edges and age toning to the internal text. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Faint foxing and offset tanning to the half title page and rear endpapers. There is a small abrasion mark to the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. Illustrated dustwrapper, of Rommel, with white titles to the front panel and black-and-white titles to the backstrip. Rubbing to the fold over edges, dustwrapper edges and backstrip edges. Chipping to the top backstrip edge. The rear dustwrapper panel has become yellow, slightly foxed and shows handling marks. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. Browning and slight foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper. The biography of the North African Fox -- Field-Marshal Rommel. He was the scourge of the English Eighth Army. Despite being starved of all support and supplies he fought the English to a standstill until the lack of supplies made his North Africa campaign a losing proposition. He then went back to Germany, where loyalty to his country, rather than the High Command ie., Hitler, caused him to attempt to assassinate Hitler. He was summarily executed. But his legend still lives. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Military & Warfare; Biography -- Military; Military History -- World War II; Inventory No: 0107175.
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