Collectable Books On the Shelf

Ice Cold in Alex

Author Christopher Landon

Publisher Heinemann (this edition Pan Books)

Year 1957 (this edition 1959)

ISBN 9780304366255 (2003 edition)

Language English

Binding Paperback

Pages 192

Size 110x176mm (4.25x7in)

Price £2 (online)

In the 1950s numerous books about the, then, recent conflict were published. In the non-fiction category, many were military history tomes about campaigns but many more were individuals’ accounts of wartime experiences. There was also a range of novels and while, these books’ first editions were often hardback, there were also booming sales of the paperback editions. The illustrated covers from that era have a distinct charm and hint at what is inside.

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