Title THE CRUCIBLE OF WAR: Volume 1: Western Desert 1941; Volume 2: Year of Alamein 1942
Book Condition Minor fore-edge page stain and slight creasing to the spine ends to the first volume (Western...), else a nearly fine set; in wraparound illustrated dust jackets that reproduce a painting by the author.
Edition First edition, first printings. Two-volume set. Matching brown boards with spine titles on a orange colored panel, map endpapers.
Publisher London: Jonathan Cape, (1980-1982).
0224017713 / 9780224017718
Seller ID 43561.00
Royal octavo. 506 pages; 478 pages; appendices, notes, and an index. A detailed and highly acclaimed reconstruction of the North Africa campaign, complete in two volumes. The definitive history illustrated with photos, maps, and drawings.
Africa. Military History. World War II.