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Cool 1943 "What's That Plane - How to Identify American and 'Jap' Planes" A Penguin Special
ARTIFACT: Cool 1943 What's That Plane: How to Identify American and Jap Airplanes by Walter Pitkin, Jr., a Penguin Book printed for the Infantry Journal. The soft cover of the Second Edition printing shows a group of Republic "Thunderbolts" (P-47's) in flight. The book contains dozens of images of aircraft combined with spotting tips and identification points. The front cover reads: "AN INFANTRY JOURNAL ??? PENGUIN SPECIAL WHAT'S THAT PLANE HOW TO IDENTIFY AMERICAN AND JAP AIRPLANES ENLARGED SECOND EDITION NEW YORK WASHINGTON"
VINTAGE: Circa March 1, 1943
SIZE: Approximately 7" x 4-1/4"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Sewn binding, soft cover, ink, paper
ATTACHMENT: Sewn binding
MARKINGS: "S201", "COPYRIGHT 1942 BY PENGUIN BOOKS INC.", "PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, BY ROBERT TELLER SONS & DORNER, NEW YORK"
ITEM NOTES: This is from a book collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAX02 LBHX1/16
CONDITION: 7 (Very Fine): The journal shows moderate age/storage wear and discoloration, pages seem to be fully intact with no rips or tears.