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An account of the life of the organizer of guerrilla resistance and radio intelligence network in Burma during the Second World War. Previous owner rather interesting wax seal on the front endpaper, as well as a pencilled not about Segrim. Otherwise a clean copy in the publisher's dustjacket, which is now protected with a new mylar cover. Very Good binding / Very Good dust jacket. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : GRANDFATHER LONGLEGS: THE LIFE AND GALLANT ...
Éditeur : Faber and Faber Ltd
Date d'édition : 1947
Reliure : Hard Cover
Etat du livre : Very Good binding
Edition : First Edition.
Description du livre Faber & Faber., 1947. État : Good. First. Hard Cover. Book- VG, missing front endpaper. Dj- Good, spine sunned, edgewear & chips, protective covered. 8x5. 239pp. Frontis, 22 b/w plates. 'Grandfather Longlegs' is the name which Seagrim was given by the Karen people, the community in Burma amongst whom his great deeds were done. Remaining behind the Japanese lines, Seagrim organized guerrilla resistance and a radio intelligence network, which eluded the Japanese until March 1944, when he gave himself up to prevent the Karens suffering more on his behalf. N° de réf. du libraire 1896947
Description du livre Faber and Faber, 1947. État : Good. First Edition. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. N° de réf. du libraire GRP92523869
Description du livre Faber, , 1947. 8vo., First Edition, with portrait frontispiece and plates, some light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; original green cloth, gilt back, a very good, bright , clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter with large loss at upper edge of front panel and smaller chips at corners and tail of backstrip. One of the few contemporary eye-witness accounts of service with the Karen levies in Burma. The Karen rising of 1945 was the biggest irregular operation in South-East Asia Command. VERY SCARCE. Cole & Graham H22; Enser, p.90. N° de réf. du libraire 29905