New / New. Item #7722
London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1970. First Edition. Octavo; xxvii + 773pp, including 22 appendices (memoranda, strategy papers; Casablanca report; conference summaries; Italian armistice terms; fold-out chronological table; staff hierarchy; etc.) and index. Seventeen diagrams and tipped-in maps; maps are six-color, fold-out. Photographic frontispiece. Dust jacket in flecked pale sage green fiber stock with black and hunter green lettering. Binding in hunter green coated canvas with gilt spine lettering against crimson panel.
Volume is New, a Rip Van Winkle find untouched and in its original protective shipping sleeve, opened solely to verify the perfect condition of the volume within.
A superbly published volume from the U.K.'s authoritative series on the Second World War. "This volume in the 'Grand Strategy' series of the United Kingdom Military Histories of the Second World War takes up the tale in the summer of 1942 . . . . The story is now told for the first itme from the official records of the British Government."