A History of Warfare.London: The Arcadia Press, 1969 Stock Code: 144651
"A classic commentary on the history of warfare"Signed limited issue, number 83 of 265 copies signed by the author on the limitation lea, and specially bound by Zaehnsdorf from the sheets of the first US edition, first printing.
"Lord Montgomery's stimulating book must surely take its place as a classic commentary on the history of warfare It is the fruit of a lifetime spent in the study and practice of war and it bears the authority of one who will without doubt be numbered among the great commanders. Its greatest merit springs from the author's understanding of the human factor in war. That it is permeated with his particular and well-remembered idiosyncrasies, the freshness and vigour of his approach to any subject will only enhance its undoubted value as a deeply interesting, often inspiring and intensely instructive book" (TLS).
Quarto. Publisher's black morocco by Zaehnsdorf, titles in gilt to spine, gilt motif of a cannon in red and orange morocco onlays to front cover, turn-ins richly gilt, peacock marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Housed in the original plush-lined linen solander box (spine sunned).
Numerous monochrome and colour-printed illustrations.
The binding sharp and vibrant, internally crisp and without marks; a fine, attractive copy.
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