DEVIL AT MY HEELS: The record of a journey through Europe from the Arctic Ocean to the Black Sea in the aftermath of War.

First edition, first printing. Signed by the author. Publisher's original blue cloth with titles in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. Colour map endpapers. A very good copy, the binding square and firm with a little bumping to the corners. The contents with one page a the rear slightly roughly opened, a very minor crease to the last few pages and a tiny scorch mark to the blank margin of pp.86-90 are otherwise in very good order and clean throughout. Complete with the very good dustwrapper which has some toning to the spine and a few small nicks to the extremities. Not price-clipped (12/6 net to the front flap).

Signed and inscribed by R. W. Thompson in blue ink on the title page "R.W. Thompson / For Frank Owen / with all good wishes / Nov. 47". An account of a journey through Europe from Tromso in North Norway to the Black Sea in the aftermath of the Second World War by the journalist Reginald William Thompson (1904-1977), who had previously served with the the Intelligence Corps as well as working as a war correspondent.

Stock code: 21102


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London: Macdonald & Co Ltd.


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