Very Good / Very Good. Item #7721
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973. First Edition. Octavo; xix + 921pp, including appendices (commanders; matériel; command documents and orders; staff hierarchy) and index. Forty-three diagrams and tipped-in maps; maps are six-color, fold-out. Forty-six B&W documentary photographs. Dust jacket in flecked pale sage green fiber stock with black and hunter green lettering. Binding in hunter green linen with gilt spine lettering against black panel.
Jacket spine is slightly faded; two tiny closed tears at crown. Binding and textblock as new, unmarred and unmarked.
A Near Fine copy of a superbly published volume from the U.K.'s authoritative series on the Second World War. "The fifth of six volumes which cover the campaigns on land, at sea, and in the air . . . .; like its predecessors it tries to present war in three elements as a unity."