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(1975), 'Drawings by Phil May’, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, England, UK (catalogue).
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May, Phil (1903), 'Phil May’s Sketch-Book’, Chatto & Windus, London, England, UK.
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(1948), 'Phil May’, Art & Technics, London, England, UK.
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