The Best Books of the War A List of Books Published Between 1939-1945 - ANON.W H Smith & Son, 1947, Hardback.
Condition: Very Good. Boards a little rubbed at extremities, somewhat faded and soiled. Previous owners inscription to ffep, not for sale in biro to upper board.
Red cloth with gilt titling (now faded) to spine, embossed border to upper board. It is a common experience for those who earn their living in the book trade or who work in a large library to find that a month's absence from work puts them out of touch with the stream of current literature so completely that it takes many weeks before the normal familiarity is restored. The flow of new books from the press is never-ceasing and compelling. What then does it feel like to return to the world of publishing and the book trade after an absence of years? For many there has been a gap of as much as six years between the time of departure in uniform and the return to the life of a civilian. 99pp. Index. Size: 8vo Crown (7½" x 5")