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Montgomery of Alamein , Viscount, Field Marshall
Normandy to the Baltic
London Hutchinson 1946 1st edition no dw. Account of the part
played in World War Two by 
21 Army Group in the Campaign in NW Europe from June 1944 to May
1945. Copies of all 
46 maps and 3 diagrams interleaved in this 1st edition 1946,
privately published in Germany 
for the British Army by the printing and stationary service
British Army of the Rhine.,
 in near fine protected d/j. together with a copy of the first
edition printed for general use.
 This copy has the maps in pockets in the front and back of the
book. (with remnants of the d/j ] 

Accompanied by 2 autograph letters (both signed: Montgomery of
Alamein) addressed to 
Lieut-Col. A F Birch-Jones dated 7 September and 13 September
1957 . 
Montgomery  acknowledges receipt of a letter in which B-J. has
told of a portrait of 
Montgomery's wife he owns and which he has offered to Montgomery.
The fieldmarshall replies that he only owns one photo of his wife
as all his belongings 
were destroyed by enemy bombing in 1941. 
In the 2nd letter Montgomery  thanks B-J. after the portrait has
been collected by his A.D.C. 
and tells him that the portrait will hang in his son's room. 

Both stamped envelopes also preserved and glued to f.e.p. 

Interesting ensemble.

 ALSO INCLUDED : Montgomery's Ten Chapters.Hutchinson., London,
1945. Faux Leather. Good. no dust jacket  First Edition. Small
Landscape. Un-numbered-31pp. Facsimile of Monty's autograph book
with comments from Churchill, Smutts, Fraser, De Gaulle and
others along with signatures of Von Friedeburg, Kinsel, Wagner
and Friedel who all surrendered to him

Together £ 350.00 (postfree) 

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