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    Limited Edition, Signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower

    Dwight D. Eisenhower. Crusade in Europe. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1948. First edition of a limited edition of 1,426 hand-numbered copies (this copy number 484) signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower on a facsimile of the order of the day for the D-Day invasion inserted in front. Octavo. [4], xiv, [2], 559, [1, blank] pages. Sixteen plates (from photographs selected by Edward Steichen), six double-page color maps (including front and back endpapers), and thirty-eight maps in the text, and double-page color chart of "The Allied Air-Ground Team for the Final Offensive." Publisher's original tan buckram over beveled boards. Titles stamped in gilt against a black spine label. Facsimile Eisenhower signature on the front board. Map endpapers. Top edge gilt. Pages untrimmed. Transparent mylar cover with a short tear on the front panel, but lacking the slipcase originally issued. A generally very good copy with some modest shelf wear, mainly on the corners and spine ends. Spine a bit toned and the binding ever-so-slightly shaken.

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