They Called it “Purple Heart Valley”. A Combat Chronicle of the War in Italy.
First edition, first printing. One of Bourke-White’s best books, a little masterpiece of reportage. Not published in the UK.
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Quarto. Original cream cloth, titles to spine in purple and black, with the photographic dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs throughout by Bourke-White. Spine bumped, dust jacket nicked to edges with a small chip to head of spine just touching the title, light staining to head of verso.