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SERRAILLIER, Ian.

The Silver Sword.

Jonathan Cape, London , 1956 Stock Code: 137799
£575.00
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Notes

First edition, first impression, of the children's classic. Set in wartime Poland, and partly based on eyewitness accounts from Jan Stranksy's East Wind Over Prague, it featured in the Imperial War Museum's exhibition Once Upon A Wartime: Classic War Stories for Children in 2011. It was published in the US under the title Escape from Warsaw.

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Description

Octavo. Original orange boards, title and vignette to spine in black. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

Colour frontispiece and illustrations to text by C. Walter Hodges.

Condition

Edges and endpapers lightly foxed, otherwise unmarked, a square, tight copy in the original dust jacket, slightly toned but still bright, with minor chips to spine ends and tips, not price-clipped.

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