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London: Country Life, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good. pp104 A most attractive volume inscribed by the author to Geoffrey Harmsworth who was a colleague in the RAF Intelligence Corps. The book is beautifully illustrated with 10 full page black and white plates by C F Tunnicliffe, along with other vignettes within the text. Very good, bound in its original green cloth; the text is fresh and crisp. In a very good dust jacket which has a closed tear along the front flap hinge and small chips to the lower panel. Laid in: 5 pen and ink drawings and one watercolour of shooting scenes by B Martin. A very pleasing copy. Very Good 1943
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