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GIBBS, PHILIP - The Amazing Summer, a Novel

Title: The Amazing Summer, a Novel
Description: Doubleday, Doran and Company, inc, 1941. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Signed by author on endpaper. Endpapers yellowing due to age and wartime paper. Clean book. Sir Philip Gibbs (May 1, 1877 March 10, 1962) was an English journalist and novelist who served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War. he outbreak of the Second World War in 1939 brought Gibbs a renewed appointment as a wartime correspondent, this time for the Daily Sketch. This proved a brief stint however and he spent part of the war employed by the British Ministry of Information. Gibbs gratefully accepted a proffered knighthood at the close of the war WWI). His post-war career continued to be as varied as ever. Embarking shortly after the war upon a lecture tour of the U.S. he also secured the first journalistic interview with a Pope. Gibbs was Catholic. Rare. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; 3 pages; Signed by Author. Very Good in Good dust jacket .

Keywords: England World War I World War Ii Fiction Great Britain Battle of Britain

Price: US$ 14.97 Seller: A Book Legacy
- Book number: 59628

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