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Children of the Ashes; The Story of a Rebirth
Jungk, Robert,
William Heinemann, London, 1961. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. acknowledgements, bibliography and list of persons. The text is illustrated with four pages of black and white photographs between 144 and 145, a foldout map of Hiroshima between pages 160 and 161 and a table of radioactivity illness. Beige coloured cloth covered boards with black insert to the backstrip and within that insert gilt coloured titles. Based on diaries, reminiscences and verbal statements of the people of Hiroshima 1945. Translated by Constantine Fitzgibbon. Personal reminiscences of the people who survived the Hiroshima atomic blast and the Phoenix like rising of the city after such profound devastation. The period of time detailed in the book is from 1945 through to 1957. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and rubbing to the lower book edges. Banks are fading to the backstrip and to the top edges of the book. Browning to the textblock edges and to the pages. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower left-hand corner of the free front end paper and previous owners name is to the top left-hand corner of the same page. A previous owner has made occasional marks in the margin of the text. Between pages 50 and 51 is is the residual remnants of a dead insect. This is the first edition in the English language. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (4), V -- VI, (6), 13-317, (3), pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Military & Warfare; Hiroshima; Japan; Sociology & Culture. Inventory No: 0114581. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0114581  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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