The Longest Summer<br> BOOK/PRINT PACKAGE  <br>NEW RELEASE  By Anthony Saunders<br>$30/125
The Longest Summer
BOOK/PRINT PACKAGE
NEW RELEASE By Anthony Saunders
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The Longest Summer<br> BOOK/PRINT PACKAGE  <br>NEW RELEASE  By Anthony Saunders<br>$30/125
THE LONGEST SUMMER" by ANTHONY SAUNDERS
NEW REEASE - Available as Book Only - and Book and Print Package


Harvesting is briefly interrupted as Mk.I Spitfires of 609 Squadron pass low overhead. The young pilots return to 10 Group Sector Station at Middle Wallop after successfully engaging Luftwaffe raiders attacking naval facilities on the south coast, August 1940.

This prestigious signed limited edition portfolio, specially issued to commemorate 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain, includes an individually numbered limited first edition copy of the book Their Finest Hour, presented in its own luxury embossed slipcase. Each book is accompanied by a matching-numbered copy of the limited edition print Longest Summer by Anthony Saunders. Every copy of this stirring and evocative print is signed by the artist along with a highly respected Battle of Britain Hurricane Pilot:

Wing Commander JOHN ‘TIM’ ELKINGTON
Hurricane Pilot with 1 Sqn / 1 victory


THE LIMITED EDITION
325 Limited Edition $150

Overall print size: 30½" wide x 23" high
THE ARTIST PROOFS with five signatures
25 Artist Proofs $250

Issued with a signed copy of the print Longest Summer, each book includes a highly collectible library bookplate, personally signed by a further four Battle of Britain veterans:

Flight Lieutenant TERRY CLARK DFM AE
WOp/AG on Blenheims with 219 Sqn / 6 victories
Wing Commander TERENCE KANE
Spitfire Pilot with 234 Sqn / 1 victory
Chief Technician JOE RODDIS
Ground Crew, Chief Fitter with 234 Sqn on Spitfires
Flying Officer KEN WILKINSON
Spitfire Pilot with 616 & 19 Sqns
THE ARTIST PROOFS with five signatures
25 Artist Proofs $250



THE 75th ANNIVERSARY EDITION with TEN signatures: $365
With all the components of the Artist Proofs each print is personally signed by a further five Aircrew who flew in combat during the Battle of Britain. This very special TEN signature edition is a living historical account of one of the most crucial periods of British history and an exclusive collector’s item: Wing Commander TOM NEIL DFC* AFC
Hurricane Pilot with 249 Sqn / 14 victories
Squadron Leader TONY PICKERING AFC
Hurricane Pilot with 32 & 501 Sqns / 1 victory
Flight Lieutenant ARCHIBALD McINNES
Hurricane Pilot with 601 & 238 Sqns
Flight Lieutenant WILLIAM ‘BOB’ HUGHES DFC AFC
WOp/AG on Blenheims with 23 Sqn
Wing Commander RICHARD ‘DICKIE’ SUMMERS OBE AFM
Observer on Blenheims with 219 Sqn


THE 75th ANNIVERSARY REMARQUES with ten signatures
25 Remarques $595
10 Double Remarques $935



The Anniversary Edition is further enhanced by the inclusion of two remarque editions, each containing an original pencil drawing, beautifully crafted to order by artist Anthony Saunders in the lower margin of the print Longest Summer. Each drawing is unique and will be themed to the Battle of Britain. The DOUBLE remarques are twice the size of a single Remarque and even more elaborate in detail – personal requests for drawings can be made at the time of ordering. (Please call us for examples of Anthony's Original Remarque Drawings:)
With the growing demand for Anthony’s outstanding remarques we urge collectors to order as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

THE GICLEE STUDIO PROOFS : $595
Overall Canvas SIZE: 20" high x 30" wide

Using the very latest high-definition giclée technology Anthony Saunders’ fabulous painting Longest Summer is faithfully replicated on canvas as part of this exciting Portfolio. Issued pre-stretched, each Giclée Studio Proof is numbered and signed by the artist and issued with an individually numbered limited first edition copy of the book Their Finest Hour, presented in its own luxury embossed slipcase. Each book includes a highly collectible library bookplate, personally signed by FIVE Battle of Britain veterans:

Wg Cdr JOHN ‘TIM’ ELKINGTON
Flt Lt TERRY CLARK DFM AE Chief Tech JOE RODDIS
Fg Off KEN WILKINSON














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