Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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Excellent signed book, "The Fighter Pilots", by Edward H. Sims (London: Cassell & Company Ltd.), 1968, 294pp. 8vo., a comparative study of the RAF, Luftwaffe, and USAAF in Europe and North Africa during World War II. The book is signed by no less than twenty-eight American fighter aces of the conflict, spread across the front pastedown and flyleaf, the half-title, title, and "other works" pages. These include: CHARLES "CHUCK" YEAGER, ROBERT S. JOHNSON, HUBERT "HUB" ZEMKE, BILLY EDENS, CLARENCE "BUD" ANDERSON, WILLIAM HARDY, FREDERICK J. CHRISTENSEN, RALPH H. WANDREY, JAMES B. MOREHEAD, ROBIN OLDS, SANFORD K. MOATS, WINTON "BONES" MARSHALL, JAMES "LOU" LUMA, CLAYTON K. GROSS, MARVIN J. FRANGER, KENNETH H. DAHLBERG, RUSSELL C. HAWORTH, WARREN S. EMERSON, GERALD BROWN, DAVE THWAITES, HARLEY L. BROWN, JAMES A. TYLER, JOHN B. LAWLER, WILLIAM R. BEYER, THOMAS HAYES, CLYDE B. EAST, ROBERT P. WINKS, ROBERT J. RANKIN, URBAN L. DREW, JAMES H. HOWARD, WILLIAM J. HOVDE, JOHN B. ENGLAND, CARROLL "RED" MCCOLPIN, and one unidentified. The book shows minor bumps and wear to the covers, with minor wear to the original dust jacket, else very good.
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Minimum Bid: $140.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $286.00
Estimate: $300 - $400
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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