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CLASSIC FIGHTERS AND BOMBERS OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Peter G. Cooksley; et al.
Stock no. 1820142
Published by Aerodata International. 1st thus 1981. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book brings together the first twelve titles in Vintage Aviation Publications' widely acclaimed Aerodata International series of aircraft monographs. Large format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 090546916X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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BOMBERS OF WORLD WAR II VOLUME 1
Written by Philip J.R. Moyes; et al.
Stock no. 1820141
Published by Aerodata International. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

An Aerodata International Monograph. Half a dozen classic bombers of World War Two. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0905469119. Spine faded. Contents clean.

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FIGHTERS OF WORLD WAR II VOLUME 1
Written by Peter G. Cooksley; et al.
Stock no. 1820140
Published by Aerodata International. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

An Aerodata International monograph. Some famous single-seat fighter aircraft of World War Two. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0905469062. Fading to spine. Rear cover a little grubby. Text block grubby. Contents clean.

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UNITED STATES NAVY AND MARINE CORPS FIGHTERS 1918-1962
Written by Paul R. Matt; Bruce Robertson; et al. Illustrated by W.F. Hepworth; et al..
Stock no. 1820034
Published by Harleyford Publications Limited; Aero Publishers. 1st UK 1962. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. 248 pages. Light rubbing to board corners. Light browning to text block and page margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with some loss, grubby and marked to rear panel.

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SOME OLD LOVE SONGS
Written by Thomas Lodge; George Wither; et al. Illustrated by Alice Havers.
Stock no. 1319267
Published by Hildesheimer & Faulkner. Circa 1895. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title and decoration to front cover. Lovely chromolithograph and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Light page browning, foxing to front endpapers. Some hinges are cracked causing contents to be a little loose.

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THE HULL & BARNSLEY RAILWAY (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Ken Hoole; B. Hinchliffe; et al.
Stock no. 1819687
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1972. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. Edited by Hoole & Hinchliffe. Colour frontis, b/w photos. Volume One is first edition 1972, Volume 2 is first edition 1980. Volume One dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine. Volume 2 dustwrapper is price-cut and lightly scuffed.

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THE JOURNAL OF THE ANGLO ZULU WAR HISTORICAL SOCIETY (16 VOLUMES)
Written by Adrian Greaves; et al.
Stock no. 2133297
Published by Anglo Zulu War Historical Society. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Published between 1997 and 2004. Different articles by many different contributors. Some wear along cover edges; creasing to corners. Contents are still very good.

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CASSELL'S CHILDREN'S ANNUAL 1923
Written by Enid Blyton; Marjorie Seymour; Walter Copeland; Agnes M. Miall; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Cowham; Florence Mary Anderson; E. Dorothy Rees; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Harry Rountree; Anne Anderson; et al..
Stock no. 2133269
Published by Cassell & Company Limited. 1923. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine with dark titles and vignette. Front cover shows three children in a canoe. First story Tom's Pigs by Marjorie Seymour. Illustrated endpapers by Anne Anderson. Colour plates, colour and b/w illustrations. 200 pages. Spine and corners worn. Small tear in cloth at base of spine. Edges of boards exposed on rear cover where pictorial onlay has worn away. Endpapers browned. Minor worm damage to top corner of frontis. Clear tape repair to gutter of pages 154 and 155 where pages have pulled from stitching. Binding sound. Occasional foxspots but contents generally clean.

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A HISTORY OF ENGLAND (12 VOLUMES)
Written by Asa Briggs; Felipe Fernandez-Armesto; et al.
Stock no. 2133209
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth with gilt borders to front and title to spine. Published between 1999 - 2001. A few small knocks to a few bases of spines. Contents are fine!! Slip cases are very good - varying degrees of marks to a few, a little bumping at corners.

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WITH SCOTT TO THE POLE: THE TERRA NOVA EXPEDITION 1910-1913
Written by Ranulph Fiennes; et al.
Stock no. 1819540
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Photographs of Herbert Ponting. From the archives of the Royal Geographical Society and the Scott Polar Research Institute. Foreword by Fiennes. Large oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0747576505. Lower corners of boards heavily bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded to rear panel.

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GERMAN NAVAL HISTORY: THE U-BOAT WAR IN THE ATLANTIC 1939 - 1945
Written by Lt. Commander Andrew J. Withers; et al.
Stock no. 1819537
Published by HMSO. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Facsimile Edition with introduction by Withers. ISBN: 0117726036. Bumping to top corners. Tiny imperfection to rear pastedown vertical edge. Top corners of contents lightly creased due to bump to top rear corner. Contained in a very good slip-case with bumping to top of spine. Also included in slipcase is a folder with five sheets incorporating 32 diagrams from the original volumes.

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BOARD TRACK GUTS, GOLD & GLORY
Written by Dick Wallen; et al.
Stock no. 1819517
Published by Dick Wallen. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

Large oblong format. Black cloth, gilt titles. Colour pictorial onlay to front cover. B/w photos. ISBN: 1499174462. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to free front endpaper. Minor scuff marks to boards. Contained in publisher's matching slipcase in excellent condition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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