Turner, Barry,: ... and the Policeman Smiled
Book Number: 0121672
Bloomsbury, London, 1990. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. acknowledgements, bibliography and index. Between pages 150 and 151 there are 16 pages of black-and-white photographs. Red coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Colourised photographic dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the back strip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear fold over. In the 10 months before the official outbreak of World War II there was an organised movement of mainly Jewish children from Europe to England.When the children arrived in England, with no friends or family and, very often, not speaking English, their first memory was "... 'the policeman smiled', a telling witness to the authoritarian regime no escaping from." – from the from front panel blurb. These are memories these children, organisers of the transport, the families who took them in, and, the often painful adjustment needed. Softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners. Light age toning to the text block edges and previous owner's ex libris plate to the free front endpaper. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , VI - VII, , 292,  pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Judaica; Holocaust; Britain/UK; 1930s; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0747506205. ISBN/EAN: 9780747506201. Inventory No: 0121672.