The Silken Canopy (Signed copy)
Signed by Major Victor Dover, MC, including Sicily, North Africa and Arnhem
First edition, first printing, hardback in dustwrapper. 22.5 × 14.5cm, 189pp.
This copy has been signed and dedicated by Major Dover to the ffep.
The memoirs of Major Victor Dover, who's service in the Second World War took in Dunkirk, West Africa, North Africa (Operation Torch), Sicily (Operation Husky), and the Battle of Arnhem where he served under Lt.-Col. John Frost with the 1st Airborne Division. He was eventually taken prisoner after a valiant battle and spent the rest of the war in Oflag 79. The book is illustrated with photographs and drawings by the author.
Both book and dustwrapper are in very good condition but was owned by a smoker and there is a tobacco odour (which should recede in time).
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