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York Modern Books

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SASSOON, Siegfried: Illustrated by Barnett Freedman- Memoirs of an Infantry Officer.


First illustrated edition, limited to 320 numbered copies, printed on hand-made paper. Signed by Sassoon and Freedman, this is number 144. 8vo; original pictorial vellum, top edges gilt, others uncut, original pictorial dust jacket and slipcase. This is a beautiful book, with 15 coloured plates and numerous black and white illustrations. A near fine copy with the parchment lightly clouded as is common, in a fine dust jacket which has a little wear to the head of the spine. The slipcase has minor wear to extremities.