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Life and Death of the Spanish Republic -Henry Buckley 1st 1940 RARE&sought after
Henry Buckley - Life and Death of the Spanish Republic 1st Print 1940 RARE! Hardcover Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1940 Used and in Good+ condition. First printing. This edition is scarce as the warehouse containing many copies of the book was bombed and it is said only a handful remained. The book is good plus with shelf wear some fraying and tiny tears to the edges of the spine, bumped and rubbed corners and some wear to the binding as inside boards the vally is cracked front and back otherwise strong copy. Green boards with light brown sun discolouration to spine. Please see pictures. No dust jacket. Lost chronicle of Spain's civil war agonies reappears after 60 years - Daily Telegraph 25/11/2004 A highly acclaimed account of the Spanish Civil War written by a distinguished English correspondent was republished yesterday after being "lost" for more than 60 years. The Life and Death of the Spanish Republic, by The Daily Telegraph's Henry Buckley, has obtained mythical status among historians as much for its fate as its contents. Buckley, who was born near Manchester, arrived in Spain six years before the outbreak of the 1936-39 conflict. He knew its protagonists, witnessed more battles than any other journalist and befriended Ernest Hemingway. He left Spain with the remnants of the Republican forces that fled over the Pyrenees after defeat by Franco. Buckley wrote his account on the eve of the Second World War. But in 1940, as stacks of first editions awaited distribution, a bomb destroyed their London warehouse. Only 200 copies survived and until yesterday the boo … [Click Below for Full Description]
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