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They Called it “Purple Heart Valley”. A Combat Chronicle of the War in Italy.
  • 104262

BOURKE-WHITE, Margaret.

They Called it “Purple Heart Valley”. A Combat Chronicle of the War in Italy.

Published: New York: Simon and Schuster, 1944

Stock code: 104262

Price: £125

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First edition, first printing. One of Bourke-White’s best books, a little masterpiece of reportage. Not published in the UK.

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.

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