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The Guns of Normandy: A Soldier's Eye View, France 1944 by  George G Blackburn - Signed First Edition - from West of Eden Books and

The Guns of Normandy: A Soldier's Eye View, France 1944

by Blackburn, George G

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1995, hardcover, xxiii-511 pp, First Edition, First Printing by numberline, Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. Association copy, signed and inscribed by the author to Ruth Saunders daughter of General William 'Buck' Saunders who appears in the book, also signed and inscribed by General Saunders to his daughter. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, small patch of white-out on inscription page, small stain to top edge of textblock, slight spine end bumps. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, slight spine end bumps, light wrinkle to laminate on front panel, in new Brodart sleeve. Illustrated with 16 pages of black-&-white plates and three maps. Appended: One of Four Allied Armies in Normandy, Record Rates of Shell Consumption, A Comparison of Tanks and Their Performance, Index. Mapped endpapers


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