The Grenadier Guards in the War 1939-1945 (Gale and Polden, 1949) Two Volumes
The Grenadier Guards in the War of 1939-1945
Volume One: The Campaigns in North-West Europe
Volume Two: The Mediterranean Campaign
Patrick Forbes and Nigel Nicolson
Gale & Polden Limited, 1st edition 1949.
A comprehensive regimental history.
Hardback – publisher’s cloth with titles and decoration in gilt, in dustwrappers. pp. xvi, -256, xix (index); xi, -582, xix (index); plus b/w plates and fold-out maps. 10 x 6.5 in. approx. (250mm x 162mm).
Dustwrappers worn and marked, with some loss to volume one at head of spine and upper front corner. Cloth covers slightly spotted; endpapers foxed; heavy foxing/spotting to page edges; occasional foxing to pages throughout otherwise clean.
Nonetheless, showing wear commensurate with age and poor storage but otherwise in reasonably nice condition.