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KENZIE THE WILD-GOOSE MAN
Written by Colin Willock. Illustrated by Mackenzie Thorpe; John Lathey.
Stock no. 1816582
Published by The Country Book Club. 1st thus 1972. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

'Kenzie' Thorpe, not only one of the most successful lone-wolf poachers of all time, but also a superb practical naturalist and supreme authority on the packs of pinkfoot geese that visit the wash each winter. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w chapter headers. Foxing to text block. White pictorial dustwrapper is browned and grubby.

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FIGHTER GENERAL: THE LIFE OF ADOLF GALLAND THE OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY
Written by Raymond F. Toliver; Trevor J. Constable.
Stock no. 1816564
Published by Schiffer Military History. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Recounting the career of an outstanding combat leader torn from the fighter cockpit to defend his country - and sometimes his own pilots - in the bizarre bureaucracy of the Luftwaffe High Command. Large format. Beige cloth boards with black titles. Marbled endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0764306782. Light browning to margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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WILLIAM MORRIS HIS ART HIS WRITINGS AND HIS PUBLIC LIFE
Written by Aymer Vallance.
Stock no. 2127922
Published by Studio Editions. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Facsimile of the 1897 edition. A record. ISBN: 1851700692. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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GAUGUIN
Written by Rene Huyghe. Illustrated by Paul Gauguin.
Stock no. 2127896
Published by Bonfini Press. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream cloth with dark red titles to spine and front cover. Bumping along a couple of cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with a few marks and edge-creased.

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COROT
Written by Yvon Taillandier. Illustrated by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot.
Stock no. 2127895
Published by Bonfini Press. 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream cloth, dark red titles to spine and front cover. Corot was the foremost landscape artist of his time. Some light foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with edge-creasing.

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HENRI ROUSSEAU
Written by Dora Vallier.
Stock no. 2127894
Published by Bonfini Press. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream cloth, green titles. Colour & b/w illustrations. Light page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning; marks to spine.

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BLACK FOKKER LEADER CARL DEGELOW - THE FIRST WORLD WAR'S LAST AIRFIGHTER KNIGHT
Written by Peter Kilduff.
Stock no. 2127878
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Yellow boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781906502287. Light wear to cover edges. Some page browning. Wrapper a bit edge-creased.

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HOUSMAN COUNTRY INTO THE HEART OF ENGLAND
Written by Peter Parker.
Stock no. 2127866
Published by Little, Brown. 1st 2016. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author investigates the lives of A.E. Housman and his most famous book, A Shropshire Lad. ISBN: 9781408706138. Some light bumping to spine and along cover edges. Wrapper is creased with a few edge nicks.

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ELEPHANT BILL
Written by J.H. Williams.
Stock no. 2127861
Published by Rupert Hart-Davis. 1950. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. The variety of animals and birds used in the XIVth Army in war-torn Burma included pigeons, dogs, ponies, mules, horses, bullocks, buffaloes and elephants. It was the elephant that held a special place in the soldiers' esteem. This is the story of James Howard Williams, famous as 'Elephant Bill'. B/w photos and illustrations throughout. 319 pages. Spine is browned, with a few chips to top. Corners are bumped. Some uneven fading and marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Fold-out map has a few inch tear.

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EAGLE'S WINGS
Written by Hajo Herrmann.
Stock no. 1816557
Published by Airlife. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Autobiography of a luftwaffe pilot. Translated from German by Peter Hinchliffe. B/w photos. ISBN: 1853101613.

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HERMANN GORING - FIGHTER ACE
Written by Peter Kilduff.
Stock no. 1816553
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A tour de force of the early combat career of one of the Twentieth Century's most infamous military figures. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781906502669. Top of spine bumped.

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BOSCH
Written by Robert L. Delevoy. Illustrated by Hieronymus Bosch.
Stock no. 1816523
Published by Skira. 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Taste of Our Time series. White cloth baords, red title to spine and publisher logo to front board. Tipped in colour plates throughout. 141 pages. Small format. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small nick to top edge. Contained in a thin card blue slipcase faded at edges. Musty odour present.

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