Clark | Mark W.

From the Danube to the Yalu

First Edition | First Printing

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First edition of From the Danube to the Yalu by Gen. Mark W. Clark, inscribed to the Mayor of Chicago, Martin H. Kennelly.

Octavo, viii, 369pp. Blue cloth, title stamped in gilt on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. Clean text throughout, light dust along top edge of text block. Sunning to spine and edge of text block. Includes the fold-out map of the Korean peninsula. In the publisher’s dust jacket, $5.00 on front flap, wear along top edge, short closed tears across top, bright illustrations.

Inscribed: “To: My good friend, Mayor Martin H. Kennelly / With the admiration of the author, Mark W. Clark.”

General Mark W. Clark (1896-1984) was the youngest four-star General during World War II and commander of the Fifth Army during the Allied invasion of Italy. He famously captured Rome in June 1944, as the Allies were landing in Normandy. Clark was close friends with Gen. Eisenhower, who considered him a “brilliant staff officer.” In retirement, he served as President of The Citadel.

Additional information

Location Published

New York

Publisher

Harper & Brothers

Edition

First Edition, First Printing

Date Published

1954

Binding

Cloth

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

Very Good

Author

Clark | Mark W.

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Mark W. Clark