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Title:Battle Hymn
Price:AUD$19.80 (about USD$14.60)
Item ID:SB00-0108660
Publisher:Peter Davies, London, 1957
Dust Jacket:Good
Peter Davies, 1957, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic

XII, 13-264 pages, last page blank, list of illustrations. At the beginning of the text there is a double page map showing the journeys of the author. The text is illustrated with eight pages of black-and-white photography between page 128 and 129. Dark purple coloured cloth boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. There is self embossed illustration of a plane on the front book panel. Bumping to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Flecking to the lower edge of the front dustwrapper panel, along the front spine gutter edge, lower edge of the backstrip and to the top right-hand corner of the backstrip. Rubbing to the book panels and browning and foxing to the text block edge. Light browning to the internal text. Photographic dustwrapper with white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the rear dustwrapper panel. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges and there is a 0.5 "tear to the top edge of the rear dustwrapper panel. Clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, lower right-hand corner. The biography of the author who became a American fighter pilot during World War II and the Korean war. What makes the author different is that he was an ordained Minister before he became a fighter pilot and that during the Korean War saw that the war orphans of Seoul were at risk and so organised " Operation Kiddy Car ". This operation took hundreds of orphans from war-torn Seoul to an institution on Cheju Island. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Religion -- Christianity; Military History -- World War II; Biography -- Military; Military History -- Aviation. Inventory No: 0108660.
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