Lot 44: Far East WWII Military History Signed HC W/ DJ
Antique & Collectible Books-Art-Paper Civil War, Antique Reference, Outsider & Harper's Weekly Art, etc
December 1, 2016
Edgewater, FL, USA
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Description: Bidders will note that lot(s) with very low Staring Bids, i. e. $1-$5, should in no way see the Starting Bid of $1-$5 as the Book Barnâs judgment on the value of the item(s) contained in the lot(s). We have been in the Used/OP book business for 30+ years & have a LOT of inventory, with more piling up weekly. (Sometimes it seems to us that books breed at night, so there are always more of them over time!) There is NO reserve on these lots. These low Starting Bid lot(s) are meant to lower our inventory by providing bidders the opportunity to buy material at a low pricesâwe call it the "Eek" price; as in "Eek! Thatâs all it sold for?" Our lack of storage is your opportunity to buy material at a low price. Collectible Signed WWII Far East Hardcover Military History Book. "Line of Lost Lives" by J. S. Cosford. SIGNED HARDCOVER 1993 Gryphon Books First Edition Stated 3rd Printing w/ "Third Printing 1993" on copyright page. Exactly as shown in scan(s). Collectible SIGNED hardcover IN DUST JACKET. "The author went into battle as a junior non-commissioned officer in the 1st Battalion The Cambridgeshire Regiment, part of the newly arrived 18th East Anglian Division, during the last days of The Malayan Campaign and The Siege of Singapore. This is his story of the fighting for, and the fall of Singapore, and of the following long and arduous years as a Prisoner of War of the Japanese. He commemorated in print the vicious fighting & even more vicious POW life under the Japanese & the men who lost their lives all around him." Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior: all lettering/decoration bright. SIGNED "HOWARD RUBIN/LOVE FROM LARRY AND DEBBIE /AND BEST WISHES FROM ME/JOHN/SEPTEMBER 1993" ON TITLE PAGE. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. 9.95 (Pounds/Shillings) UNCLIPPED DJ. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: We do all our own shipping. We will combine shipping on multiple items, where possible to save the wining bidder on shipping costs. Shipping will be added to winning bidder's invoice for item(s) won. Media Mail postage from USPS will be used for shipping in the United States for those items allowed. Lowest alternative cost shipping will be billed for items not allowed by USPS to be shipped by Media Mail. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are available at added expense at the bidders request. You also agree to pay any applicable taxes and/or customs/import duties. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
Condition Report: Very Good Condition