MAKES THE PERFECT GIFT FOR ANY FAN OF MILITARY HISTORY. Mahalo for taking the time to look at our listing. We always do our BEST to give you the most accurate description of these beautiful books. DESCRIPTION: Easton Press matching 2-VOLUME full-leather binding long out of print and HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE set.The First World War is SIGNED (with COA and notecard) by John Keegan while The Second World War is not signed. THIS IS A VINTAGE HEIRLOOM SET WITH LAVISH GILT IMPRESSIONS TO THE BOARDS AND SPINE with BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHS. IT IS ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT-AFTER EASTON PRESS SETS.
THIS SET WILL ONLY INCREASE IN VALUE OVER TIME AS KEEGAN SADLY PASSED AWAY IN 2012. The First World War created the modern world. Of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the twentieth century as mechanized warfare and mass death. In The Second World War. Keegan examines each theater of the war, focusing on five crucial battles and offering new insights into the distinctive methods and motivations of modern warfare.In eloquent, perceptive analyses of the airborne battle of Crete, the carrier battle of Midway, the tank battle of Falaise, the city battle of Berlin, and the amphibious battle of Okinawa, Keegan illuminates the strategic dilemmas faced by the leaders and the consequences of their decisions on the fighting men and the course of the war as a whole. Will be required reading for generations to come. CONDITION: Books are in FANTASTIC condition for their age. They were just removed from the original shrinkwrap to verify signature. The First World War has some minor rubs and age spotting to the gilt page ends and a few minor fades to the gilt on the front board. The Second World War has a couple of minor fades to the back board, minor age spotting to the gilt page ends, and a small imperfection to the spine (SEE PICS FOR FURTHER DETAILS). NO ATTACHED BOOKPLATES, WRITING FROM PREVIOUS OWNER, ETC. It is a SPECTACULAR SET. Please check out our other listings of Easton Press, Franklin Library, Limited Editions Club, First Edition Library, Folio Society, International Collectors Library, and Heritage Press editions. Mahalo for looking at our listings! The item "2V SIGNED Easton Press FIRST SECOND WORLD WAR I II Keegan Collectors Edition OOP" is in sale since Thursday, May 20, 2021.
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