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Civil Life in Wartime Germany: The Story of the Home Front

by Max Seydewitz

Condition: Good/Acceptable


New York: The Viking Press, 1945. First Edition is Good in full red cloth over boards; title blocks have gilt on black on front board & spine. Mind bumping to fron board's tail; spine ends creased. Herad of text-block dust-darkened. Fmr owner's bookplate on front pastedown; fmr bookseller's price & "1st Ed" pencilled on FFEP. Bump to head corner of text-block has folded pp 38-58, corrected; other faint soil to fore-edge of text-block. Interior ow clean, unmarked. DJ only Acceptable in red, black, white; the protective mylar sleeve was used only after the corners were tattered away, the front of DJ heavily rubbed, chipping along extremities, short blind tears, rear DJ misfolded, multiple creases & blind tears across rear DJ's head and price-clipped. "A onetime member of the Reichstag, writing from exile in Sweden, synthesizes the many reports of conditions in Germany which he has gathered since 1939."--Foreign Affairs. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Acceptable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Used.

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