John Pendlebury in Crete
A rare memorial volume for the British archaeologist, killed in World War II in Crete
First edition, second impression. Hardback, limited to 100 copies. Quarter brown cloth with gilt titling to spine, green paper covered boards. 19 × 12.5cm, 68pp.
Dedicated in pencil by John Pendlebury's widow to the ffep, "M H Slater from Mrs Pendlebury, 14.11.62"
A rare memorial volume to archaeologist John Pendlebury who worked for British intelligence during World War II. He was captured and executed by German troops during the Battle of Crete. The book comprises Pendlebury's Travelling Hints and his First Trip to Crete (1928), followed by an account of his last days in Crete and his execution in 1941.
A very good copy. Light sunning to the top of the rear board and some very light rubbing to the spine ends. The contents clean and the binding strong.