Nor Iron Bars a Cage: The Adventures of Three British Prisoners of War 1940-1942 :: W. H. Aston soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Macmillan & Co., 1946, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author, without dedication, on the half-title page without provenance. Contains: Maps to the endpapers and blanks;
From the cover: The literature of true escape has a unique fascination for the imaginative reader, especially when it deals with escape in time of war. Ones sympathy for ones fellow-countryman making his devious and painful way out of enemy clutches, his patient cunning and his quiet courage, the description of the conditions of another country in war-time, the hairbreadth element of the story all these add their own par…
Introduction by: Captain G. F. Collie
Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper somewhat frayed, heavily reinforced with paper to the verso. Leans. Pages deeply tanned by age. Previous owners’ name to the half-title page.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [VII] 217 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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