Object details

Category
books
Related period
Pre-1914 (content), First World War (content), Second World War (content)
Creator
WIART, ADRIAN CARTON DE (SIR) (Author)
Jonathan Cape (Publisher)
Production date
1950
Place made
London
Dimensions

whole: Dimensions: 21cm., Pagination: 287p. frontis.

Catalogue number
LBY 26284

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