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EISENHOWER, Dwight D.

Crusade in Europe.

Availability: In stock

Published: Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1948

Stock Code: 131538

£2,500
signed
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

First edition, first printing, trade issue. Presentation copy, inscribed by Eisenhower on the half-title "For Miss Marguerite Nelson with best wishes Dwight D. Eisenhower", along with Eisenhower's personal 5-star compliments slip, inscribed "For Miss Marguerite Nelson with best wishes and a very Merry Christmas. Dwight D. Eisenhower". Marguerite Nelson (1919-2009) worked with Eisenhower at SHAEF during WWII, and subsequently at SHAPE in Paris and Belgium. Correspondence between the two is preserved in Eisenhower's library in Kansas.

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Description

Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt on black ground, facsimile signature in black to front cover, fore edge untrimmed, map endpapers. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

With black and white 16 plates, 4 double-page maps, 38 full-page maps to the text.

Condition

Light white marking to spine. A very good copy in the chipped jacket.

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