Book Description

The First UK printing published by The Mandrake Press, London in 1929. The BOOK is in Very Good++ or better condition. free from inscriptions and erasures. Some offsetting to the blank end-papers and spotting to the prelims. Light dustiness to the upper text-block with some light spotting to the text-block edges. The WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. Light edge-wear with a few nicks to the edges and spine ends. One closed tear to the upper front panel repaired to the verso with a small piece of archival tape. Light toning and dustiness to the spine. The wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable brodart archival cover. 'Nine men go Over the Top in mud and rain and darkness, urged on by an Authority invisible and remorseless somewhere behind the lines, to seek a Foe they are destined never to encounter. ....Liam O'Flaherty served as a private in the Irish Guards and was wounded at Passchendaele, and he knows what he is writing about......This is a man's book for all time: or for as long as men shall die together in comradeship, bravely and blindly' (Wrapper blurb). A very sharp copy of a key WW1 title
Author O’Flaherty, Liam
Date 1929
Binding Hardcover
Publisher The Mandrake Press, London
Condition Very Good++

Price: £325.00

Offered by Ashton Rare Books

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