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    Tom Lea. Peleliu Landing - Signed Limited Edition. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1945. Deluxe edition, limited to 500 numbered copies (this being number 354), signed by Lea. 4to. 34 pp. Illustrations. Green cloth over boards. Black lettering to front board. Photo endpapers by the author. Near fine.

    During WWII, Tom Lea was a LIFE war artist. The ten drawings and harrowing essay are Lea's impressions of landing on Peleliu Island on September 15, 1944, with the 7th Marine Regiment. "Here, the author's original battle sketches and accompanying narrative are presented in one of Hertzog's great achievements" (Lowman).

    Reference:
    Lowman Printer at the Pass 29.


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