SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF MONTGOMERY'S ACCOUNT OF WORLD WAR II, ONE OF ONLY 265 COPIES SIGNED BY MONTGOMERY, VERY FINELY BOUND IN FULL MOROCCO BY ZAEHNSDORF
MONTGOMERY, (Bernard Law), Field-Marshal the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. El Alamein to the River Sangro, Normandy to the Baltic. London: Arcadia, 1971. Quarto, original full black morocco gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, original slipcase. $2400.
Signed limited edition, number 146 of only 265 copies signed by Montgomery on the title page, in beautiful publisher's deluxe binding by Zaehnsdorf, a fine copy in the original slipcase.
Published to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein. Richly illustrated with dozens of maps, many printed in color, numerous photographic plates and frontispiece portrait printed in color. Originally published in 1946.
A fine signed copy.