First edition of The Path To Leadership by Field Marshall Montgomery of Alamein, signed on the title page.
Octavo, 256pp. Maroon cloth, gilt title on spine. Light soiling along top edge of text block, but otherwise clean text. Publisher’s dust jacket, near fine, with “21s. net” on front flap, small splash mark to verso, no impact to text block or cloth.
Signed by Field-Marshal Montgomery on the title page.
Sir Bernard Montgomery, more commonly known by his title Field Marshall Montgomery of Alamein, was the commander of the British Eighth Army in Africa and head of ground forces during Operation Overlord (Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Invasion). After the conclusion of WWII, he took command of the British Army of the Rhine in Germany.