The Wooden Boxes :: Derek Kinne

The Wooden Boxes :: Derek Kinne soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Frederick Muller, 1955, Hardback in dust wrapper.

From the cover: Last year the name of a new British hero was added to those on the military roll: Fusilier Derek Godfrey Kinne of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers whose services in North Korea were recognized by the award of the George Cross.

Kinnes experiences are now recorded in autobiographical form: the story of a young prisoner-of-war in Korea. Yet this is not just another book about Korea not a repetition of Cry, Korea! with an accent on the fighting, nor of Captive in Korea as an account of captivity, nor yet another Edge of the Sword which tells of both. For th…

Good in Poor Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper has been taped to the boards at the flaps, now freed and wrapped in a removable protective sleeve. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. Tape remnants to the pastedowns. Pages lightly age-tanned.

Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 190 pages. 8″ x 5¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I lure you to view a further assortment that features in my Biography catalogue?

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