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WORLD WAR TWO / WWII MILITARY AVIATION / BATTLE OF BRITAIN LITERATURE / VOLUMES, LOT OF 30, including Philip Kaplan/Rex Alan Smith, "One Last Look", 1983, Artabras Publishers; Richard Trench, "London Before the Blitz", 1989, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, first edition; Cyril Demarne, "The London Blitz: A Fireman's Tale", 1980, Parent's Centre; Negley Farson, "Bomber's Moon", 1941, Victor Gollancz Ltd.; and "The Battle of Britain, August-October 1940", 1941, H.M. Stationary Office, issued by the Ministry of Information on behalf of the Air Ministry, first edition. Hardcover, most with dust jackets, and soft cover. Together with two examples of a fold-out map "Devastated London", by Cecil Brown. Thirty-two (32) pieces total.
Excellent condition overall, some with expected minor wear to covers or dust jackets, Negley Farson example with bumped corners and wear to boards, front board beginning to separate at binding, some minimal toning to interior, Air Ministry "Battle of Britain" example with creases to wraps, and some toning throughout, remainder with interiors generally very clean.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

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Excellent condition overall, some with expected minor wear to covers or dust jackets, Negley Farson example with bumped corners and wear to boards, front board beginning to separate at binding, some minimal toning to interior, Air Ministry "Battle of Britain" example with creases to wraps, and some toning throughout, remainder with interiors generally very clean.

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WORLD WAR TWO / WWII MILITARY AVIATION / BATTLE OF

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