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    CLARENCE DOORE (American, 20th Century)
    The Spitfires (Whirlwind in Petticoats), paperback cover, 1953
    Oil on board
    30.5 x 13 in.
    Signed lower left

    This illustration appeared on the cover of Beril Becker's novel, The Spitfires (Whirlwind in Petticoats), Pyramid Books #G-86, 1953.

    "The story of two sisters who believed in free love"

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2010
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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