The Great War (2 Books), Joe Sacco, 2013, Fine w/Slipcase & SIGNED Bookplate

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Sacco, Joe, and Adam Hochschild. The Great War; July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme; An Illustrated Panorama (and) On the Great War (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2013).
English, with SIGNED bookplate, First Edition, two Fine books in a Near Fine slipcase, Fine overall, No Binding (The Great War) and SC (On the Great War), 8vo, 8 1/4" x 11 1/4" (two books), 8 1/2" x 11 1/2" (slipcase), unpaginated, 24 plates (The Great War) + 16 pp. (On the Great War), including illustrations.
ISBN: 9780393088809

Two books in a slipcase. With SIGNED bookplate, First Edition. The Great War: Fine green paper-covered boards with accordion-fold paper, white and yellow lettering on front. On the Great War: black, white, and blue paper wrappers with staple binding, white and yellow lettering on front, no lettering to spine. Covers of both books have mild wear to edges and tips, else pristine and intact. Pages of both books pristine and intact. Principally black-and-white illustrations. Two ephemera laid in On the Great War: promotional sheet or broadside briefly describing Joe Sacco's The Great War and an envelope containing a white sticker bookplate SIGNED in black ink by both Joe Sacco and Adam Hochschild. Near Fine multicolored pictorial paper-covered slipcase, white, yellow, and black lettering on green slipcase spine. Slipcase has a dent on front panel and slight wear to extremities, else pristine and intact. A beautiful set containing a slipcase and two books, The Great War and On the Great WarThe Great War is the feature book on accordion-fold paper by Joe Sacco (b. 1960), a Maltese-American cartoonist and journalist. It has limited text and is 24 feet in length, on 24 plates, and shows the horrific calamity of the first day of the infamous Battle of the Somme during World War I. It is currently credited as one of the deadliest battles in human history. On the Great War is a two-part supplement to Sacco's illustrated tableaux. It contains a brief essay by Adam Hochschild as well as a pictorial annotated guide to The Great War with annotations by Sacco himself.