Lot 217The Dardanelles by Norman Wilkinson 1916 Book...

Auction Date: 17/10/2017 at 10:30 am

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The Dardanelles by Norman Wilkinson 1916 Book - First Edition. An attractive book with 36 very finely done Colour sketches by the author, plus a number of drawings, diagram and map. Plus 60 pages of text. Published just months after Allied Forces withdrew from Gallipoli. In cloth board cover with gold tooling, size 7¼” × 9¼”. Also with printed label stating this book was property of Wing-Commander Maxwell H. Coote. (1893-1981). He flew with McCudden in 56 squadron RFC in 1917, later home defence against bombers in 1918

Hammer Price: £70.00

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