SHOW ME DEATH ! by DENT, W. Redvers, (Raymond Knister)

SHOW ME DEATH ! by DENT, W. Redvers, (Raymond Knister) < >


Edition: First Canadian issue

Toronto: Macmillan, 1930. Original red cloth with gilt panels to spine and front cover, pale grey patterned endpapers, green top page edges. pp (viii), 375. Some rubbing to the gilt panels; lightly darkened spine; a few small damp spots to covers; some fading & rubbing to the green top edges; Nov, 1930, ink name inside front cover; one inch abrasion to top edge of front cover; VG otherwise. The book was ghost-written by noted but minor Canadian author Raymond Knister. Fairly autobiographical. Walter Redvers Dent (1900-63) enlisted at age 16 and saw action on the Somme, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, and Siberia. He was wounded on the Somme and again in Siberia. Re re-upped in the RCAF during WWII. Watters p. 275. Made from sheets of the NY: Harper, 1930, first edition. Uncommon in any condition.

Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

Book ID: 48487
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