Lot 478: Poland. A presentation photograph album concerning the establishment of the Second Polish Republic after the First World War and the Polish Soviet War of 1919-21, containing 108 black and white photographs, circa 1920-30, many concerning a parade in Krakow with images of veterans, various delegations, government, General Rydz Smigty, a funeral, etc., mostly 12.5 x 17cm and mounted four to a page with versos blank, sporadic neat white captions in English to mounts, tissue guards throughout, original cloth with spine stubs, regimental logo (1 JP Br) to upper cover and embossed presentation inscription lettered in silver to lower left of upper cover, 'To Colonel Emilius Clayton after many years friendship as a proof of gratitude and highest esteem, Dunin-Wasowicz', a little rubbed, large oblong folio Colonel Emilius Clayton was Britain's first military attache to Poland after the First World War. (1)
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