The Big Show; Some Experiences of a French Fighter Pilot in the R.A.F by Pierre Clostermann
1951. Third Impression. 256 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth. Translated by Oliver Berthound. Contains black and white photographic plates. Pages and plates remain bright and clear with minimal tanning and foxing. Occasional thumb-marking present. Light scuffing to front pastedown and free endpaper. Light scuffing to text-block edges. Binding is shaky. Boards have moderate edge wear with bumping to corners and darkened rubbing to surfaces. Soft crushing to spine ends with minor splits. Notable tanning to spine and edges. Scuffing and darker marking overall. Water staining to all surfaces. Book is slightly bowed and forward leaning.