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ENEMY COAST AHEAD - UNCENSORED
Written by Guy Gibson.
Stock no. 1817755
Published by Crecy Publishing Limited. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The real Guy Gibson. Previously cut by wartime censors, Gibson's original story now reveals his true view of the course of the war, of the wartime population, of his fellow pilots and crews and of Bomber Command tactics. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 094755498X. SIGNED by Barnes Wallis (name only) to front endpaper, son of Barnes Neville Wallis, inventor of the bouncing bomb used in the Dambusters raid.
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GORING A BIOGRAPHY
Written by David Irving.
Stock no. 1817747
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

573 pages. B/w photos. An extraordinary and controversial study of the Nazi warlord. ISBN: 0333341775.
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KILVERTS DIARY (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Francis Kilvert.
Stock no. 1817726
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Selections from the Diary of the Rev. Francis Kilvert, chosen, edited and introduced by William Plomer. Green cloth spines, cream paperboards. Endpapers are maps. ISBN: 0224603736. Light fading to top & tail of spines. Text blocks browned with foxing to top. Buff pictorial dustwrappers are browned at spines, some damp-staining present, worn at corners.
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HASSELBLAD
Written by Evald Karlsten.
Stock no. 1817723
Published by Gullers International Ab. 1st 1981. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The fascinating story of the man whose creative genius and determination earned him an honored place in the history of photography. Includes the complete and exciting history of the Hasselblad camera. Large format. White cloth boards, blue titles. Colour & b/w photos. 120 pages. ISBN: 9185228613.
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COLIN CHAPMAN THE MAN AND HIS CARS
Written by Gerard Crombac.
Stock no. 1817705
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of the man at the head of Lotus cars. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850597331. Spine slightly cocked. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed, more so on rear panel.
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WILLIAM COOKWORTHY 1705-1780
Written by John Penderill-Church.
Stock no. 1817696
Published by Bradford Barton. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A study of the pioneer of true porcelain manufacture in England. Grey & white mottled boards. B/w illustrations. Boards browned at edges. Minor foxing to endpapers. Price-cut dustwrapper has a small closed tear to top edge of front panel.
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P J CROOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Pamela J. Crook.
Stock no. 1817691
Published by Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museums. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition.

Published in connection with the exhibition PJ Crook: A Retrospective 1980-1995. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. 60 pages. Text in French and English. ISBN: 0905157222. Text block a little grubby.
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CHRISTINA ROSSETTI: POETRY IN ART
Written by Susan Owens; Nicholas Tromans.
Stock no. 1817689
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

One of the greatest of English Victorian poets. This engaging book explores the full artistic context of Rossetti's life and poetry; her own complex attitude to pictures, the many portraits of her by artists including her brother, John Brett and Lewis Carroll, her own intriguing and virtually unknown drawings, and the wealth of visual images inspired by her words. Navy blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780300234862.
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ISAMU NOGUCHI (MODERN MASTERS)
Written by Alan Altshuler. Illustrated by Isamu Noguchi.
Stock no. 1817687
Published by Abbeville Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Isamu Noguchi's career spanned more than sixty years, during which he often worked simultaneously on many different endeavors: carving sculpture of wood and stone, creating stage sets for dancer Martha Graham and others, designing lamps and other furniture, and producing sculptural environments in cities around the world. This is his story. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 1558597557.
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LADY DEATH THE MEMOIRS OF STALIN'S SNIPER
Written by Lyudmila Pavlichenko.
Stock no. 2131029
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2018. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Maroon boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781784382704. Damp mark and bump to base of spine. Contents are still excellent.
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ONCE UPON A TIME THE FAIRY-TALE WORLD OF ARTHUR RACKHAM
Written by Margery Darrell. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2130988
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Fairy-Tale World of Arthur Rackham. Selections include Alice in Wonderland, Rip Van Winkle, Aesop's Fables etc. Absolutely packed with colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Cloth backed boards (gold boards, black cloth spine). Illustrated endpapers. 247 pages. ISBN: 0434174351. Small brown mark at top of front endpapers. A little light foxing to top of page edges. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a few small tears. Spine is browned. Front panel is a marked and slightly browned.
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SICKERT PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS
Written by Wendy Baron. Illustrated by Walter Richard Sickert.
Stock no. 2130947
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 2006. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Heavy volume! Dark orange cloth with black title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0300111290. Bookplate to title page (used to be a copy in an exhibition library). A few page margin marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small tears/nicks; repaired to verso with sticky tape.
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