Escape to Captivity :: Peter Hartley

Escape to Captivity :: Peter Hartley soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1952, Hardback in dust wrapper.

3rd impression, first edition the same year. Includes: Frontispiece portrait;

From the cover: The first edition of this book was sold out very shortly after publication, although at a first glance it might have appeared to be just another story of the horrors and privations of the prisoners in Japanese hands. But, unlike his predecessors in this field of war literature, the author is not primarily concerned with the objective side of the ordeal, but with the answers to the questions which so many thousands of friends and relatives have asked their returning men and so few have been able to put i…

Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Plain paper dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with slight loss to the spine ends and corners, tanned on the verso, now wrapped in a removable protective sleeve.

Orange boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (ix) 210 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my Biography catalogue?


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