METHUEN, Lord. Normandy Diary. Being a Record of Survivals and Losses of Historical Monuments in North-Western France, Together With Those in the Island of Walcheren…

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METHUEN, Lord. Normandy Diary. Being a Record of Survivals and Losses of Historical Monuments in North-Western France, Together With Those in the Island of Walcheren and in That Part of Belgium Traversed By 21st Army Group in 1944-45 … Introduction by Sir Charles Leonard Woolley. London, Robert Hale, [1952].

4to. Original light blue cloth, spine lettered in dark blue; pp. xxv, 263, colour-printed frontispiece, plates after photographs, illustrations in the text after drawings, large colour-printed folding map; spine faded, minimally spotted initially; a good copy.
First edition of an unusual work. Beautifully produced, this volume assesses the damage done after D-day, with a preface by the eminent archaeologist and collaborator of T. E. Lawrence.

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