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Anthony Smith Books

General stock but specialities include library sets, illustrated books, architecture, biography, history and literature.  Small stock, £10 - £10,000. Private premises, with regular pop-up shops in central London. Visitors welcome by appointment. Very flexible. Catalogues issued occasionally. Pop-up shops held at John Murray's former offices at 50 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BD.

The Sword of Honour Trilogy. Comprising ‘Men at Arms’, ‘Officers and Gentlemen’, and ‘Unconditional Surrender’


8vo. 3 volumes, set. First editions. Original navy cloth, gilt. Top edges stained blue. Jackets designed by Biro. Men at Arms: Small Foyle’s label on rear pastedown. Price-clipped d/w is a bit faded on the spine with small loss to the tips and spine ends, a couple of closed tears and a tiny hole about halfway along the spine. Officers and Gentlemen: Neat ink presentation inscription dated Christmas 1955 on fly. D/w rubbed and toned with a faint stain to the back panel, some creasing and internal repairs to the head of the spine. Unconditional Surrender: Small Bowes & Bowes label to the front pastedown. D/w very slightly faded at the spine and back panel a little toned. Near fine in very good dust-wrappers.