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    A Handsome Hertzog

    Tom Lea. Peleliu Landing. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1945. Edition limited to 500 copies, hand-numbered and signed by the author on introduction page bound in front. Quarto. 34 pages. Illustrated with ten of the author's original battle sketches. Eight-page Life magazine color insert laid-in as called for. Bound in olive green herringbone twill cloth, the same material as Marine Corps combat dungarees, with titles printed in black on the front board. Tom Lea combat photograph used as endpapers. Page edges untrimmed. Modest shelf wear to the edges of the boards. Lower corners bumped. Toning to the edges of the pages. .5" tear at the bottom edge of the front hinge, else very good condition.

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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