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1915. “Whirter Retractor” For Use In Military Sketching. Hints. London.

Regular price $225.00
1915. “Whirter Retractor” For Use In Military Sketching. Hints. London.

The “Whirter Retractor” For Use In Military Sketching, etc. Complete With Sketch Block Book Of Instructions, Pencil, In Strong Khaki Cloth Cover. Gale & Polden, Ltd. (publisher). London, Aldershot and Portsmouth. Hardback. Original elastic straps, with a pencil carrier is attached on the side. 7 x 5-1/16 inches. Including: A Few Hints on Military Sketching with the "Whirter Retractor." Compiled and arranged by Lewis Weirter, R.B.A., Instructor of Field Sketching 2nd/4th London Infantry Brigade, 2nd/2nd London Infantry Division. 1915. 21 pages. Illustrated. Printed wraps. 4-11/16 inches. Including: Sketch Block For Use With The "Whirter Retractor." 48 perforated leaves (96 pages) lightly pre-printed with perspective lines on both sides of each leaf. Sketch block contains blank pages with the image of the retractor in the background, and a ruler printed on the cover. Printed stiff boards inset into back pocket. 6-5/8 inches. Over all a little rough, worn with old insect damage to the front blank end page of the Sketch block. The first two pages of the Sketch Block have original drawings in manuscript pencil. LACKS the “Whirter Retractor.”

3 copies found in Worldcat (one copy mistakenly states the date as 1911 – The title page of “A Few Hints” states: “Copyright under the Act of 1911”)