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by W.E. Johns

Illustrated by Andrew Skilleter; W.E. Johns

Published by Norman Wright. 1st thus. 2010

Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Limited to 300 overall copies, this edition is further Limited to 50 copies that contain a hand-drawn and coloured illustration to front endpaper by Skilleter. The 17 stories that made up 'The Camels are Coming' originally appeared in Popular Flying Magazine, first published together in one volume in 1932 by John Hamilton. This special edition follows the fuller text of the John Hamilton First edition, it includes cover artwork by Skilleter and Frontis and other illustrations by Johns.

SIGNED by illustrator (Skilleter) and Publisher (Wright) to title page. This is Copy No. 16. Hand drawn and coloured illustration protected by loose tissue-guard; lovely and bright. Browning to frontis. Small bump to top of spine. A few small knocks to edges of wrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

Stock no. 2138306


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