The Far Shore, by E Ellsberg

The Far Shore
Commander Edward Ellsberg
First edition

A critical appraisal of the D-Day operations.

Hardback. No dust jacket. Spine worn at both ends. Ex library copy – cataloguing number printed on spine. Front endpaper torn at bottom edge where a library sleeve has been removed from the opposite side. Other side of front endpaper stamped with library lending dates. Half title page stamped ‘Discards’.

Pencilled notes on half title page: ‘Very scarce. Ellsberg’s last book? D-Day invasion after being Eisenhower’s principal salvage officer in North Africa. Awarded British CBE and America’s Legion of Merit (twice) for this work. Believed to be only 1 printing of this book’. Title page stamped with library stamp and ‘discards’.

381 pages
Some line drawings inserted in text
145 mm x217 mm (approx. 5.75 in x 8.5 in)
1960, Dodd, Mead & Co, NY



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Additional information

Weight .9 kg
Dimensions 30 × 20 × 5 cm