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HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF AVIATION: FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT DAY
Written by David Wragg.
Stock no. 1820504
Published by The History Press. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A definitive reference work on the history of aviation. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780750945271. Light fading to rear spine edge of dustwrapper.

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A DICTIONARY OF MILITARY UNIFORM
Written by W.Y. Carman.
Stock no. 1819854
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Includes much fascinating background information on the origin and evolution of various pieces of uniform, how they were made and worn, and with what variation according to rank and nationality. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and a few colour. ISBN: 0713401915. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby, faded to spine. Musty odour present.

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ARROWSMITH'S DICTIONARY OF BRISTOL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819650
Published by J.W. Arrowsmith. 2nd 1906. Almost very good condition.

2nd edition. 447 pages. 54 b/w plates. Three-quarter dark blue leather binding, green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 4 raised bands to spine. Marbled endpapers. Boards marked, leather binding worn and scuffed, spine faded to brown. Joints repaired with matching green cloth. Very few grubby marks to contents. All plates present, one plate marked, others may have light page browning and light foxing. Pages 213 to 218 have a tiny ink stain to corner.

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THE PEACOCK LINCOLNSHIRE WORD BOOKS 1884-1920
Written by Max Peacock; Peacock Mabel; E. Adrian Woodruffe-Peacock; Eileen Elder.
Stock no. 2132761
Published by Scunthorpe Museum Society. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

With Additions Dating From the 18th and Earlier 19th Centuries. Conjuring up a portrait of the county's people through their spoken word. A chronicle of life and language in the historic county of Lincolnshire. Compiled by the Peacock family. Introduced, transcribed and edited by Eileen Elder. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. 242 pages. ISBN: 0907098045. Cover corners rubbed. Name and address in ink on half-title page. Very faint page-edge browning else contents fine.

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A DICTIONARY OF THE THIRD REICH
Written by James Taylor; Warren Shaw.
Stock no. 1818465
Published by Grafton Books. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A chronology of the Third Reich from the birth of Adolf Hitler to the Nuremberg trials, including the rise of the Nazi Party to power and the formation of the Gleichschaltung laws. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0246131780.

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A DICTIONARY OF BATTLES 1715-1815
Written by Michael Clavert; Peter Young.
Stock no. 1817889
Published by New English Library. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second volume in a series which will eventually cover all the significant battles which have been fought on land, sea and in the air since ancient times. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0450032264. Page browning throughout. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has fading to spine and front panel.

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A DICTIONARY OF BATTLES 1816-1976
Written by Peter Young; Michael Calvert.
Stock no. 1817888
Published by New English Library. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The first volume in a series which will eventually cover all the significant battles which have been fought on land, sea and in the air since ancient times. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0450028429. Page browning throughout. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and scuffed.

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THE PORTRAIT IN BRITAIN AND AMERICA
Written by Robin Simon.
Stock no. 1317544
Published by Phaidon; Oxford. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With a Biographical Dictionary of Portrait Painters 1680-1914. Large format. Colour and b/w reproductions of paintings. 255 pages includes index. ISBN: 0714823864. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Dustwrapper a little scuffed.

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THE HELM DICTIONARY OF SCIENTIFIC BIRD NAMES: FROM AALGE TO ZUSII
Written by James A. Jobling.
Stock no. 1815193
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A work of reference listing the generic, specific and subspecific names of every form of bird in the world - some 20,00 entries in total - and provides their meanings and derivations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781408125014. Spine cocked. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges.

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A TO Z GIS: AN ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Written by Tasha Wade; Shelly Sommer.
Stock no. 1814744
Published by Esri Press. Circa 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Second Edition. An indispensable guide and companion for anyone involved in the expanding field of geographic information systems technology. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781589481404. 4th printing of the Second Edition.

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THE HELM DICTIONARY OF SCIENTIFIC BIRD NAMES: FROM AALGE TO ZUSII
Written by James A. Jobling.
Stock no. 1814435
Published by Christopher Helm. 2011. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A work of reference listing the generic, specific and subspecific names of every form of bird in the world - some 20,00 entries in total - and provides their meanings and derivations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781408125014. Reprinted with corrections.

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RUSSIAN-ENGLISH MATHEMATICAL VOCABULARY
Written by J. Burlak; K. Brooke.
Stock no. 2120357
Published by Oliver and Boyd. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

With a short grammatical sketch. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and wrapper, which is also unevenly faded.

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