BATTLE OF BRITAIN, ROYAL AIR FORCE PIERCE (MICHAEL), JOHN GOLLEY, and others. So Few, NUMBER 121 of 401 COPIES

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN, ROYAL AIR FORCE
PIERCE (MICHAEL), JOHN GOLLEY, and others. So Few, NUMBER 121 of 401 COPIES

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN, ROYAL AIR FORCE
PIERCE (MICHAEL), JOHN GOLLEY, and others. So Few, NUMBER 121 of 401 COPIES, signed by the editors, 25 colour portrait silhouettes of surviving aircraft crew by Michael Pierce, signed by the sitters and artist in pencil, other illustrations (some colour), the original prospectus and related ephemera inserted in pocket inside box, publisher's blue morocco gilt, upper cover incorporating a pair of King George pattern RAF Wings, g.e., original solander box, folio, Royle, 1990

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  • A lavishly produced volume issued to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Battle of Britain, illustrated with 25 portrait silhouettes of pilots who participated, and finely bound in RAF blue morocco. Sold with a collection of ephemera related to the publication, many inscribed by the collaborators.
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