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    [General James Doolittle]. Captain Ted W. Lawson. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo. Random House, [1943]. First edition, book club issue. Signed by Doolittle and 13 others. From a private collection in North Carolina.

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    Signed on the half-title by fourteen pilots and crewmembers who participated in the April 18, 1942 bombing raid over Tokyo, including Doolittle himself. Octavo. [x], 221, [1, blank] pages. With frontispiece and eight leaves of photographic illustrations inserted. Publisher's full beige cloth, front board and spine stamped in dark brown, dust jacket. Jacket spine sunned, jacket chipped, with several tears, some rubbing, soiling to binding. Still, a good copy. The book club issue was published simultaneously with the Random House first trade edition.



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