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Headgear of Hitler's Germany. 1. Heer, Luftwaffe - Halcomb, Jill, Wilhelm P. B. - 1989. 
San Jose, James Bender, 1989-2012.. Five volumes. Royal octavo. Pp. 350; 336; 592; 512; 512. Profusely illustrated throughout. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's pictorial boards. In fine condition. Excellent copy. ~ First edition. A Collector's Set, each volume numbered and signed by the Author. Volume 1: Signed and dedicated, May 1990. Volume 2: Dedicated on title-page and with a letter from Saris loosely inserted. Volume 3: Copy number 149 of 500 collector's copies; Volume 4: Copy number 26 of 500 collector's copies, further inscribed by the Author, July 2006. Volume 5: Copy number 139 of 250 collector's copies, further inscribed by the Author, June 2012. This particular set comes from the bequest of the dedicatee, renowned uniform historian and researcher Dr. Pieter Roelse who has collaborated as advisor with Saris on numerous projects. It includes, loosely inserted, a large number of rare newspaper and magazine photographs related to the book's subject. The clippings are often additionally captioned in neat hand, and source and date are often given. Rare period material is often included as well as occasional actual original gelatin silver photograph. Many of these clippings correspond directly to illustrations in the book and enhance image and word, providing extra, useful reference. It should be noted that this material, the result of a lifelong research, study, and collection is provided herewith strictly as-is, gratuitous, and subject to what is physically present in the books.
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