AIRBORNE TO THE MOUNTAINS

First edition, first printing. Inscribed presentation copy. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Top edge red. Map endpapers. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, with a minor bump to the bottom edge of the lower board, the contents clean throughout. Complete with the rubbed and creased dustwrapper which has a tiny closed tear to the head of the faded spine. Not price clipped (25/- net to the bottom of the front flap).

Inscribed by the author in blue ink to the page facing the title page "To: / General Desmond Gordon / with best wishes / from / Jimmy Mills [underlined] / November. 1961. [underlined]". The recipient is Major-General Desmond Spencer Gordon, a British Army officer who commanded the 4th Division, and the author's Brigade Commander (Mills describes proposing the expedition plans to him on page 18). A detailed recollection of an expedition to the Alaskan mountaintops undertaken by four British officers. (Neate M109).

Stock code: 21612

£125

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Author:

MILLS, James

Published:

London: Herbert Jenkins.
1961

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