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THE TAXIS OF THE MARNE by  Jean Dutourd - First Edition; First Printing - 1957 - from Ravenswood Books and


by Dutourd, Jean

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

London: Secker & Warburg. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1957. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. B002STXSDC . Secker & Warburg 1957, first printing. Very good condition. Translated from the French by Harold King. Hardcover is clean, has light edge/corner wear, interior clean and tight, first blank flyleaf missing, light soiling outer edge of pages. Jacket has light edgewear and a few small tears/chips, age tanning of edges. 192 pages. The "handbook of patriotism, " both passionately acclaimed and furiously denounced in France; story of Jean Dutourd, soldier in World War II and novelist. "On June 25, 1940, at the age of twenty years and six months, after having been a soldier for fourteen days, I was taken prisoner. " And so begins this memoir of a celebrated journalist regarding his experiences during World War II. (400) ; 8vo .


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