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Title:The Curtain Rises
Price:AUD$14.90 (about USD$11.60)
Item ID:SB00-0113645
Publisher:Random House, New York, 1944
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Poor
Random House, 1944, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First

Green coloured cloth covered boards with black coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper with red, yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. Sepia toned photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. Twelve months in a war correspondents life during World War II; within the book you'll read about his impressions of Russia after two years of war, what the Americans are doing in Iran, Palestine in 1943, the aftermath of the North African campaign, the conquest of Sicily and 'D-Day' at Salerno. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and bumping to the book corners. Browning of the textblock edges and to the internal pages. Gift inscription to the free front endpaper. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. The front fold over panel is detached from the rest of the dustwrapper – now protected in library sleeving. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and browning is also present. There is a triangular tear to the top right-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. A few nicks and rubs to the dustwrapper edges. This is the first Australian edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (6), 7-291, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Diary; Britain/UK; Military & Warfare. Inventory No: 0113645.
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