Lot 309 of 319:
Smith Last Train from Berlin  

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Title:
Last Train from Berlin

Author:
Smith, Howard K.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf

Date:
1943

Description:

359 pp. (8vo) original black cloth. Thirteenth printing.

Inscribed by Smith to the American historian Arnold Krammer, with one-page letter from Smith to Krammer loosely inserted, typed and signed in ink on ABC News printed letterhead, in which Smith describes his recent decision to quit ABC News. Smith was one of the last American reporters to leave Germany before American joined WW2. This is a record of his observations of the country at that time and became a best-seller.

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Considerably worn along the top edge of the boards, clean within, in the original price-clipped dust-jacket, rubbed and worn with some loss to the head of the backstrip.

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Item number:
310919
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