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Title:the Riddle of MacArthur -- Japan, Korea and the Far East
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$11.90)
Item ID:SB00-0221504
Quantity:1
Publisher:Hamish Hamilton, London, 1951
Edition:First
Binding:Hardcover
Condition:Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Hamish Hamilton, 1951, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First

450 g; XII, 220 pages, indexed. In original illustrated dust jacket. Slight darkening of the edges of the text block, and the previous owner has written a note relating to MacArthur on the front end page. The dust jacket is chipped at the lower right-hand corner of the front panel, and has a 1 inch tear at the top right of the same, and chipped with minor loss at the bottom of the spine section. There is a rubber stamp the numbers 0551 at the bottom of the rear panel of the jacket, probably relating to May 1951. "Here, with his usual wealth of excitingly vivid detail, he shows us what the Japanese of the day think about Americans, about communists and about the future; he so analyses MacArthur as to make him a comprehensible, if not an altogether sympathetic, figure and finally examines the effect of recent events upon the Far East situation as a whole." -- front fold over blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Biography -- Military; Biography & Autobiography. Inventory No: 0221504.
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