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The Dancing Bear - Frances Faviell

Rupert Hart-Davis, 1954, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ - in Good+ DJ. Unlaminated DJ a little edgeworn and faded. Leans. Frontis rippled, outward from binding. Text bright and tight.

The author, the wife of a British official, arrived in Berlin in 1946, after the first madness of Russian looting and raping, but before the Iron Curtain had isolated the eastern zone. During the next three years she came to know many German families intimately-especially the Altmanns, whose dramatic story forms the core of this book. Illustrated / decorative end papers.

Size: 8¼" x 5¼". 234 pages.

This one has already found a new owner.