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Title: Air Raid Precautions, 1-50. A Series of Cigarette Cards. (W. D. & H. O. Wills). [COMPLETE SET OF 50 UNUSED CARDS].
Description: N.p., Wills, N.d. Complete series of 50 colour cigarette cards. Each is captioned, numbered, and with extended explanatory text on verso. Placed in pockets in 5 clear plastic sheets. In mint condition. ¶ ~ First edition of this lovely series. While books with the cards glued onto them beyond recovery are rather common, complete series of unused cards which are preserved entirely in the original state, so much so in such fine condition, are rather scarce. Beautifully illustrated cards, published by W. D. & H. O. Wills, branch of the Imperial Tobacco Company of Great Britain and Ireland. With instruction of how to choose, prepare and equip a Refuge Room; how to control, cool-down and extinct an incendiary bomb; fire fighting; large chapter on chemical gas warfare which includes the various shelters, respirators and their handling, protective gear, training, etc.; air defence, including fighter planes, balloon barrage, anti-aircraft searchlight and sound locator units, guns, etc.

Keywords: 2nd World War Second WWII 2 militaria history military operations campaigns armed forces battles battlefields army navy Fascism Nazism National Socialism Third Reich 3rd Krieg Kriege Kriegszüge Feldzüge Militär militaire Guerre histoire Geschichte Ciga

Price: EUR 85.00 = appr. US$ 92.38 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 9999_02527

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