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Quair Books

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Canada (The British Commonwealth in Pictures) [Signed Copy]


First edition. Signed by author to ffep: 'Susan Tweedsmuir' plus dedication slip and facsimile signature from P. J. Montague, Major-General Senior Officer, thanking friends at the Universities of Oxford and London on 'behalf of the Canadian Army Overseas' (Sept. 1942). Bookplate of Helena Clara Deneke to front pastedown. Large 8vo, pp. [48] + colour plates and b/w illustrations. Illustrated paper boards. Spine cocked, wear and nicks to head of spine, bruising to spine ends and bottom corners. Some spotting to boards, edges and plates, else, text block bright and clean. Spine cracked at pp.24-25 and pp.40-41, but binding holding firm. In frayed original DJ - tanned, worn, particularly front panel, with two patches of offsetting from an external text source.