Shirer, William L.
The Collapse of the Third Republic: An Inquiry into the Fall of France in 1940
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
New York, New York
Simon and Schuster
0671203371 / 9780671203375
; 1082 pages with index, heavy-oversize book; No specific edition indicated but is an early printing; Book block is tight with date of January 1970 written on front-free endpaper; Two small stamps blacked out on front paste-down/front-free endpaper, no additional marginalia; Top of textblock is red as published; Navy blue cloth-covered boards with title in gold on front board & spine; Gently age-tanned pictorial dust-jacket with tiny pieces missing from top/bottom edge of jacket (small nicks, six 1/2" close-tears)-else modest shelfwear; We have placed the dust-jacket in a protective, removable, clear mylar cover; .....(In six weeks in the spring and summer of 1940, a single battle brought down one of the world's great powers -it's second largest empire when it happened, and was the older highly civilized democracy which Thomas Jefferson said was "every man's second country". The world watched Hitler's defeat of the French Army with dismay and bewilderment, and here is the story of how France fell, told against the background which explains it. This book is considered an important work of modern history.)
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