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FLYING TO THE LIMIT
Written by Roland Beamont.
Stock no. 2132354
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Reminiscences of Air Combat, Test Flying and the aircraft industry. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 192 pages includes index. ISBN: 1852605537. Barcode label stuck to verso of wrapper rear flap else fine.
SKORZENY'S SPECIAL MISSIONS
Written by Otto Skorzeny.
Stock no. 2132337
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Picked out by Hitler to plan and carry out the most daring and dangerous undertakings, this is Colonel Skorzeny's own story. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 221 pages. Base of spine slightly bumped. Bookplate to front endpaper. Light page browning. Slight damage to lower edge of rear endpapers and last few pages - looks like a binding error. Wrapper is rubbed and creased at edges with some nicks and closed tears, slightly marked on rear panel.
FRIENDS NOT MASTERS
Written by Mohammad Ayub Khan.
Stock no. 2132335
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A Political Autobiography. Written by the President of Pakistan while in office, this is also a description of the major events in the history of Pakistan in which the author has participated. Blue cloth,. green title label to spine with gilt titles. B/w plates and two folding maps. 275 pages includes index. Small mark to top edge of front and rear cover. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and small address label on front pastedown. Light creasing to top corners of pages else contents fine. Price-clipped wrapper rubbed at edges with nicks and a couple of small closed tears.
A LIFE OF PICASSO VOL III THE TRIUMPHANT YEARS 1917-1932
Written by John Richardson.
Stock no. 2132326
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The third volume of the definitive biography, full of original, groundbreaking new insights into Picasso's life and work. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. xiv and 592 pages. ISBN: 9780224031219. Small nick to top of spine else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which is rubbed at top of spine and just slightly scuffed.
DYLAN THOMAS: A CENTENARY CELEBRATION
Written by Hannah Ellis.
Stock no. 1819066
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
A unique collection of specially commissioned essays celebrating the poet's life and work one hundred years after his birth in 1914. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781472903099.
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Written by Ron Chernow.
Stock no. 2132317
Published by Head Of Zeus. 2017. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
The life of perhaps one of the most misunderstood of the great figures of American history. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 1074 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781788541596.
IN AND OUT OF THE FOREST
Written by Winifred Foley.
Stock no. 2132306
Published by Century. 1st 1984. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Autobiography. B/w photos and illustrations. Vividly evokes the vanished world of pre-war Gloucestershire. ISBN: 0712603654. Wrapper has small nick to top edge of rear panel.
WILLIAM RUSSELL SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT OF THE TIMES
Written by Roger Hudson.
Stock no. 1318668
Published by Folio Society. 1995. Fine condition.
Brown elaborately decorated pictorial cloth. B/w photos. Contained in original black slipcase.
NAPOLEON AND JOSEPHINE THE RISE OF THE EMPIRE
Written by William Geer.
Stock no. 1318663
Published by Brentano's. 1st USA 1924. Good condition.
Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignettes. 395 pages, top edge gilt. B/w plates. Spine bumped, faded and browned. Creases in cloth to rear cover. Name in ink to front free-endpaper. Misprint to pages 315/316 where there was an error in the binding process (lower corner of the page was folded over. Some pencil annotations. Small closed edge tear to one page, some pages are unopened.
A LITTLE PRINCESS
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Stock no. 1318652
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. Circa 1946. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.
The Magnet Library series. Blue cloth, black title and decorative borders to front and spine. B/w frontis. The Story of Sara Crewe. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some fading to cover edges. Inscription in ink and name and address to front free-endpaper. Contents browned with some foxing. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss, grubby and rubbed/faded to spine.
FREDDIE DIXON THE MAN WITH THE HEART OF A LION
Written by David Mason.
Stock no. 2132294
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2008. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Freddie, became a master of racing in the 1920s and 1930s, and the only person to win the TT on two, three and four wheels. ISBN: 9781844255405. Small tape pieces to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Wrapper is also edge-creased.
ROLLS-ROYCE - HIVES, THE QUIET TIGER
Written by Alec Harvey-Bailey.
Stock no. 2132241
Published by Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation. 1st 1985. Very good condition.
Ernest Hives of Rolls-Royce fame. Yellow cardwraps. Historical Series 7. 101 pages. B/w photos. Crease to spine.