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The Cretan Runner [inscribed]

 
The Cretan Runner [inscribed] by PSYCHOUNDAKIS, George; Patrick Leigh Fermor (1993)

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Author: PSYCHOUNDAKIS, George; Patrick Leigh Fermor
Title: The Cretan Runner [inscribed]
 
Year: 1993
Publisher: Efstathiadis Group
Place: Greece
Dust Jacket: No
Signed: Yes
 
Price: £95
 
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Inscribed by its war-hero author to the founders of Barter Books: 'To Stuart & Mary Manley... Γ Ψυχοντάκης [G Pyschoundakis] 14.10.1944' One of the couple has noted the correct date above the inscription on the half title - 'Nr Starros the Akrotiri Peninsula October 1994'. Inside the lower cover there is further annotation transliterating names of the figures in the book and an explanatory note from the Manleys: 'Chryssa knew the author - took this book to him'. Otherwise this paperback Greek edition is in very good condition. Psychoundakis was a Greek Resistance fighter on Crete during the Second World War who worked closely with Patrick Leigh Fermor who subsequently translated these memoirs. His signature is uncommon.
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