The Colditz Story with The Latter Days

REID, P.R. The Colditz Story with The Latter Days.

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REID, P.R. The Colditz Story with The Latter Days. London, Hodder and Stoughton, [1952 and 1953].

Two volumes, 8vo. Original cloth with illustrated dust-wrappers (price-clipped), The Latter Days with map endpapers; pp. 278. [8, tables of dramatis personae); 288, [12, tables of dramatis personae], illustrations in the text; a near-sine set with ownership inscriptions to both volumes, dated 1953 to fly-leaves.
Fourth impression of the first volume, first of the second. Volume one flat-signed by ther author on title-page. Probaly the most famous true escape story in th English speaking world, written by one of the few to escape from Colditz, reaching neutral Switzerland in 1942. The second volume deals with th fate of the Escape Committee who remained at Colditz, including the French Tunnel and the Colditz Glider. - Each volume with loosely inserted adverisement slips for the title.