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Limited Edition Books with Prints

Their Finest Hour with the print Longest Summer

Longest Summer by Anthony Saunders

Author: Military Gallery
Edition: 325
Subject: The Battle of Britain
Publisher: Griffon International

New Copy
Book size: 12 x 9.5 inches
Print size: 30 x 20 inches
Voucher value: 20

A deluxe copy of the book 'Their Finest Hour - The Battle of Britain 1940' with a matching-numbered copy of the Limited Edition print Longest Summer.

The story of the Battle of Britain told through art. Released by the Military Gallery to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the historic events of 1940.

Their Finest Hour Limited Edition Book

Taking place from July to October 1940 the Battle of Britain is arguably the most significant military action in our nation’s history. This book tells the story of that summer through the eyes of some of the world’s best aviation artists.

This beautifully illustrated collection of paintings and drawings - many of which have been specially commissioned for this book - have been carefully selected from the archives of the Military Gallery to commemorate the Battle of Britain.


The book is divided into two parts: the first tells the story of the battle chronologically. The second part gives a detailed breakdown of the various aircraft involved and their part in the battle. The text is all new and is liberally supported by maps, diagrams and of course plenty of artwork. The art pieces included are a mix of older releases from the Military Gallery archives and new works commissioned specifically for the book.

Pages: 128

Their Finest Hour - LE Book

The book is presented in a superb luxury embossed slipcase and is signed and numbered inside by the artist.

Longest Summer:

Harvesting is briefly interrupted as Mk.I Spitfires of 609 Squadron pass low overhead. The young pilots return to 10 Group Sector Station at Middle Wallop after successfully engaging Luftwaffe raiders attacking naval facilities on the south coast, August 1940.

Each copy of the limited edition print and book set is individually signed and numbered by the artist and Hurricane Battle of Britain pilot Wing Commander JOHN ‘TIM’ ELKINGTON of No. 1 Squadron.
 

Their Finest Hour Book and Print Set

100.00

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