Dunkirk - 1940
Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1970. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. x, 214.8vo,,Very good to near fine condition in lightly-worn dust jacket,This copy inscribed in ink by the author to Wynne and Gordon McLintock, to whom the printed dedictaion is also made out. The author has signed, and dated, the inscription in the year of publication. Laid in loose is a folded typed letter from the author, to the McLintocks in which he says 'I should like to dedicate my forthcoming Dunkirk history to you two, because most simply, for the spirit you have instilled in the men of the service I so highly respect and in which I have served in war and in peace'. The letter is dated May 28th, 1968, two years before publication of the book to which it refers. Vice Admiral Gordon McLintock was the Superintendant of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (also known as King's Point) from 1948 to 1970. Carse also served in the American Merchant Marine, and was the author of five novels and ten works of non-fiction. Altogether, a unique presentation copy. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. 'The rescue that saved a nation - and the courage that saved the world'.
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N° du livre: 9900044042
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Mots-clés: World War Two;World War II;;;;;;; black-and-white photographs