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The Stonebreakers

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  • Author: Philip HOOK
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • Published: 1994
  • Description: Hardback, Very Good
  • Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: Second
  • Ref: 2675
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This is a second impression with a 2 to 10 number sequence.   Age tanning to pages.  The clean and tidy dust jacket is complete and still shows the price.

SYNOPSIS:  “February 1945. An art historian leads a convoy of valuable pictures towards Dresden; cold, peevish and afraid, he dreams of a world where culture and reason might find a refuge unthreatened by war. Nearly 50 years later art dealer Oswald Ginn is sent a photograph of a nineteenth-century masterpiece presumed destroyed in Dresden’s bombings…”