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Spitfire: Portrait of a Legend

by McKinstry, Leo

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


London: John Murray, 2007. N.B. Previous owners address inscribed to front paste down. Light rubbing to edges of D/J. . First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


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