The Military Philosophers

POWELL, Anthony. The Military Philosophers.

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POWELL, Anthony The Military Philosophers. London: Heinemann, 1968.

8vo. Publisher's red cloth, black label to spine, lettered and ruled in silver; in the original dust-wrapper; pp. [viii], 244; slight rubbing to extremities of boards; light sunning to spine of wrapper, with a small portion missing at tail of spine; internally bright and clean; a very good copy.
First edition. Wrapper design by Broom-Lynne. 'The ninth volume of Anthony Powell's great novel A Dance to the Music of Time - last of the war trilogy […] Nicholas Jenkins, the narrator, has been posted to a War Office Section in liasion with the Allied armies. The 'military philosophers' - a favourite 18th century phrase for those intellectually preoccupied with the art of war - is here used with several meanings' (front flap).