Robert Taylor Air Combat Paintings Volume III - Limited Collectors Edition with Sigh Of The Merlin

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ROBERT TAYLOR - AIR COMBAT PAINTINGS VOLUME III

COLLECTORS LIMITED EDITION with Print 'SIGH OF THE MERLIN'

When Robert's third Volume of Paintings was released back in 1996 it proved to be immediately popular with collectors. The Limited Collectors Edition comprised a First Edition Copy of the Book with a Matching numbered companion print 'Sigh of the Merlin'.

The Volume III Book comes in a Lavish cloth slipcase with gold-blocked signature and is signed and numbered by Robert Taylor. It contains 75 colour plates and over 100 drawings documenting Robert's then most current works.

'SIGH OF THE MERLIN' - Matching Print

As the companion Print subject Robert chose the peerless Spitfire and depicts two Spitfire 1a's of 610 Squadron based at RAF Biggin Hill flying high in the evening sunlight above London during the Summer of 1940.

The Print is Signed by Artist Robert Taylor and TWO famous pilots forever associated with the Spitfire:-

Wing Commander Bob DOE - 234 Squadron Battle of Britain

Chief Test Pilot Alex HENSHAW - Chief Test Pilot for Vickers flew 2360 Spitfires or Seafires!

The Print measures 27.5 x 24 Inches

This Edition has been TOTALLY SOLD OUT for many years and is now Secondary Market only.

This example is in MINT Condition - both the Book and Print having been stored away carefully.

The Set comes with its Certificate of Authenticity.