Item #102383 The Colditz Story. P. R. REID.
The Colditz Story.
The Colditz Story.

The Colditz Story.

Hodder & Stoughton, 1952.

First edition, first printings. 8vo. Blue boards with gilt titles. Blue topedge [as issued]. Pictorial dustwrapper by John Watton. A near fine copy with clean boards. Internally clean with no inscriptions. No marks to textblock edges. The very good+ dustwrapper has edgewear to extremities & usual toning to spine. Light graze (small drawing pin size) to back panel. Original price of 15/-net to front flap. Uncommon title.

Colditz - the last resort for escaping pow's - an impregnable fortress; but, over four years 300 escaped with 31 home runs. Maps created, keys cuts, passes forged, gliders made - there was no end to the prisoners ingenuity - this is the account of the castle and its comings & goings from the most famous home runner of all.

Item #102383

Price: £150.00

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