Into the Valley A Skirmish of the Marines


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First Edition. Red cloth stamped with black lettering in original dust jacket. Jacket lacking several pieces from back-strip and is edge-worn, but complete. A presentation dust jacket, so printed across front panel and carrying the following script at lower extremity: “Into the Valley” is the second book to be judged imperative by the Council on Books in Wartime –formed by the book publishers of America to sponsor books which make ‘important contributions to the war.’ (The only other book to receive the Imperative label as W.L. White’s “They Were Expendable.”)” Presentation copy book plate on front end-paper, with the compliments of Time Magazine [for whom Hersey worked]. William Worsley’s copy. A stirring account of the Marines’ battle for Guadalcanal in 1942. A very good copy in poor dust-jacket

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Book Author

Hersey, John


Alfred A. Knopf

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New York


12mo – over 6¾" – 7¾" tall

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