VEALE, F. J. P.

Advance to Barbarism.

How the Reversion to Barbarism in Warfare and War-Trials Menaces our Future. Foreword by the Very Rev. William Ralph Inge, Dean of St. Pauls.

Appleton, WI: C. C. Nelson Publishing Company, 1953 Stock Code: 102453
£175.00

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Second, expanded edition. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the half-title, "To R. T. Paget, Q.C., with the acknowledgements of the author for inspiration and encouragement. F. J. P. Veale. Nov. 4. 1953". Together with a typed letter signed from Veale to Paget, dated Brighton, 4 November 1953, discussing the case of Dr Josef Kreuzer, an SS-Standartenführer who commanded Einsatzgruppe G in Romania, Hungary, and Ukraine, and referring to his war crime case as "the most fantastic" i.e. far-fetched. An interesting association copy: Paget was defence counsel for Field Marshal Manstein at Nuremberg. There are letters in the National Archives at Kew relating to Paget and the case of Kreuzer. Frederick Veale had been a well-known member of the British Union of Fascists before the war. Advance to Barbarism, Veale's attack on the conduct of the Nuremberg trials, was first published in 1948.

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Description

Octavo. Original red cloth, gilt lettered spine and front cover.

Illustrations

7 monochrome plates from photographs, illustrated endpapers.

Condition

Spine rolled, top and fore edges foxed, endpapers ragged at edges (from insect activity).

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