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"John Riley and the St. Patrick's Battalion 1846-48. The controversial true story of the U.S. Army deserters - the majority of them Irish immigrants - who fought valiantly as a Mexican Army unit during the Mexican War of 1846-48. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 345 pages. ISBN: 1574881450.
Large format, card wraps. 72 pages. B/w and colour photos. A detailed history of the class of locomotives. ISBN: 0954485939.
HISTORY OF BENTWATERS & WOODBRIDGE: TWIN BASES REMEMBERED
Written by Norman Rose.
Stock no. 2136210
Published by Mr. Norman Rose. Circa 2004. Very good condition.
Card wraps. B/w and colour photos. Memories of the author's life, from his schooling days, continuing through to his working life at the Twin Bases spanning 40 years. The United States Air Force operated out of the Twin Bases from 1951 to 1993. SIGNED by author to title page. Some fading to spine.
Yellow cloth spine with silver/grey title. Silver boards with yellow title and blue vignette. Introduced by William Dalrymple. Still in original shrinkwrap, slipcase has a couple of small marks to one side. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
The American War with Japan. Foreword by Paul Kennedy. Pictorial boards, gilt title to spine and front board. Still in original shrinkwrap with tiny hole to spine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
GURNEY'S EAGLES: THE EXCITING STORY OF THE AAR RACING CARS
Written by Karl Ludvigsen.
Stock no. 1822584
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1992. Very good condition.
Originally published in 1976, this edition is a facsimile of the original 1976 edition with updated corrections and revisions added. The amazing, intimate story of the only modern American racing cars to be victorious both in Grand Prix racing and in the classic Indianapolis 500. Oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0879386517. Slight discolouration to colophon and foreword page from newspaper clipping present. Some pages have been gently prised apart which may have resulted in minor surface paper loss or discolouration. All text is fine.
THE KATY RAILROAD AND THE LAST FRONTIER
Written by V.V. Masterson.
Stock no. 1822485
Published by University of Oklahoma Press. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Tracing the history of the Katy from its earliest beginnings to the present. Yellow cloth boards, brown & black title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0806102551. Fourth printing. Boards clean. Text block lightly browned. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly scuffed, rear panel is a little grubby. Talcum powder type odour present.
New edition. Yellow/orange boards with black title labels to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0806103639. 6th printing. Knocks along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has top corner of front flap cut off; spine is faded with scuffing and surface paper wear; some browning/foxing.
THE COMANCHES LORDS OF THE SOUTH PLAINS
Written by Ernest Wallace; E. Adamson Hoebel.
Stock no. 2135262
Published by University of Oklahoma Press. 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Beige/brown cloth with vignettes and title block to spine. B/w photos. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Some page corner creases. Wrapper has top corner of front flap cut off; creasing and chipping, with some small areas of loss.
Dark orange/brown and red cloth with gilt title and decoration. Part of the Classic Short Stories Series. Third printing. Minimal bumping to top of spine. Minimal scuffing to slipcase.
AMERICAN SPORTS CAR RACING IN THE 1950S
Written by Michael T. Lynch; William Edgar; Ron Parravano; Carroll Shelby.
Stock no. 2134648
Published by Mbi Publishing. 1st USA 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Slightly oblong format. Red boards, white title to spine. B/w and colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0760303673. Bumping to spine and corners. Crossed out old price in ink to front endpaper. A few small knocks/nicks to wrapper edges; a few marks.
Yellow cloth spine with silver/grey title. Silver boards with yellow title and blue vignette. Introduced by William Dalrymple. Contained in fine yellow slipcase.