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The U-2 Affair

£24.99

Product description

First Edition, published in 1962 by Random House.

The U-2 Affair, by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross. The book is dedicated and signed by David Wise on the front free endpaper, "With the very warm regards of the co-author" and is dated February 1968.

From the blurb: "Here, told for the first time, is the remarkable story behind the most explosive espionage case of the twentieth century - a startling book which describes in detail what was actually said at the ill-fated summit conference, reveals the incredible chain of decisions made in Washington after Francis Gary Powers crashed in Russia, and give a full account of the conception, development, and use of the secret U-2 airplane."

Very good condition hardback on navy blue cloth boards, with gilt titles to the spine and a pale blue emblem to the front boards. The boards show only the smallest signs of wear and bumping to the corners. The top edge of the block is coloured a very pale green. The front, and to a lesser extent, the bottom edges of the block are both slightly roughly cut. Internally the book is clean and unmarked save for the aforementioned signature and dedication to the front free endpaper. The original dust jacket is in good to fair condition, displaying signs of fading to the spine, general ageing, wear and tear, and has a large chip taken out of the bottom end of the spine.

Item details

Added value:
First Edition, Original dust jacket, Signed by the Author.
Author(s):
Wise, David and Ross, Thomas B.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
5¾" x 8½"
Edition:
First Edition (1962)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
269
Publisher:
Random House
Title:
The U-2 Affair

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About this item

First Edition, published in 1962 by Random House.

The U-2 Affair, by David Wise and Thomas B. Ross. The book is dedicated and signed by David Wise on the front free endpaper, "With the very warm regards of the co-author" and is dated February 1968.

From the blurb: "Here, told for the first time, is the remarkable story behind the most explosive espionage case of the twentieth century - a startling book which describes in detail what was actually said at the ill-fated summit conference, reveals the incredible chain of decisions made in Washington after Francis Gary Powers crashed in Russia, and give a full account of the conception, development, and use of the secret U-2 airplane."

Very good condition hardback on navy blue cloth boards, with gilt titles to the spine and a pale blue emblem to the front boards. The boards show only the smallest signs of wear and bumping to the corners. The top edge of the block is coloured a very pale green. The front, and to a lesser extent, the bottom edges of the block are both slightly roughly cut. Internally the book is clean and unmarked save for the aforementioned signature and dedication to the front free endpaper. The original dust jacket is in good to fair condition, displaying signs of fading to the spine, general ageing, wear and tear, and has a large chip taken out of the bottom end of the spine.

Added value:
First Edition, Original dust jacket, Signed by the Author.
Author(s):
Wise, David and Ross, Thomas B.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
5¾" x 8½"
Edition:
First Edition (1962)
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
269
Publisher:
Random House
Title:
The U-2 Affair

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