THE VALLEY OF BONES
1st edition hardback, 1964
William Heinemann Ltd, London
The Valley of Bones is the seventh novel in a
series of twelve novels comprising Anthony Powell's masterpiece, A
Dance to the Music of Time. The Valley of Bones is the first of the
war trilogy, set during World War II, in various backwater posts in
Ireland and Wales. The story line is narrated by Nicholas Jenkins, a
second lieutenant in the Welsh Infantry, and features the grim details
of Army life as well as many comic moments and eccentricities.
Light edge wear/browning to dust jacket. Red cloth boards have slight wear. Name/date inscription to inner front boards, mostly covered by jacket inner. Some spotting to outer pages otherwise all clean and tight to spine.
Also includes a note from publishers to original owner and some press clippings of the book.
A nice, rare copy.
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