Very Good + in Very Good- jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Book is clean, square & tight with marked out name on ffep. Jacket is clean & bright with moderate edge, shelf & corner wear, small edge tears, creased worn area on lower front. Book includes a letter from the publisher stating that this is one 500 of the first of the first editon for C.W.A. C members who had preordered and waited over 6 months. In new archival mylar protective cover.
Signed and inscribed by the author. Octavo, brown cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 397 pp. Neat former-owner bookplate; otherwise, Fine (As New), in a Very Good+ dust jacket with light rubbing. From dust jacket: Athene is a history, but ist's also a love story, an unexpected unveiling of the first days of women's liberation in Canada, and a retrospective look at how more than 21, 000 Canadian women convinced a federal government, a reluctant army and a doubting Canadian public that they not only had the right to serve their country in time of war, but could be of valuable assistance as well. THe research into Athene disclosed that the surviving Corps veterans still have an on-going love affair with their old unit. While many of them have achieved striking careers since World War II, they look back on those days between 1941-46 as the "happiest of our lives! " It was a time of accomplishment and making of life-long friendships. They struggled, these courageous women, to break down walls which changed Canadian society in post-war years...
Very good. 1st edition. 397 pp. Brown cloth boards with gilt titles on spine and front board in a Very good laminated dust jacket. Octavo with black and white illustrations in text. Neat ink inscription inside front end paper. very good Athene the "Goddess of War" Ahistory of the Canadian Women's Army Corps from 1941 to 1946.
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