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A TERRIBLE BEAUTY THE ART OF CANADA AT WAR
Written by Heather Robertson.
Stock no. 2128108
Published by James Lorimer & Company. 1st CANADA 1977. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Beige cloth with brown title to spine. Canadian art from the First and Second World Wars. 104 works are selected for this book. ISBN: 0888621442. A few marks to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with chips and tears, but minimal loss.

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BOMBER COUNTY
Written by Daniel Swift.
Stock no. 2128105
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

The Lost Airmen of World War Two. Cream boards, black titles and vignette. The author researches the life of his grandfather and looks at the connections between war air and poetry. ISBN: 9780241144176. Bump to base of spine. Contents are fine. Wrap around band/wrapper is still present and in excellent condition.

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THE MANNER OF MEN
Written by Stuart Tootal.
Stock no. 1317563
Published by John Murray. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In June 1944 an elite unit of British paratroopers was sent on a daring and highly risky mission deemed vital to the success of D-Day. An epic account of courage beyond the limits of human endurance where paratroopers prevailed despite intelligence failures and higher command blunders. Black cloth, silver titles. Maps and b/w photos. 367 pages pages includes index. ISBN: 9781848546776. SIGNED by author. Spine bumped. Pictorial wrapper rubbed at edges with a few nicks at top edge.

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THE LIGHTNING BOYS
Written by Richard Pike.
Stock no. 1317557
Published by Grub Street. 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

True tales from pilots of the English Electric Lightning. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. 190 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781908117151.

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THE MONKS OF WAR
Written by Desmond Seward.
Stock no. 1816744
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Fine condition.

The Military Orders. Vivid red, black and gilt front cover, gilt title to spine. Orange decorative endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Second printing. Contained in publisher's black slipcase in fine condition.

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THE SOMME AN EYEWITNESS HISTORY
Written by Robert T. Foley; Helen McCartney.
Stock no. 1816743
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

Edited and introduced by Foley and McCartney. Colour pictorial boards. B/w photos. Contained in publisher's brown slipcase which is slightly scuffed else fine.

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SWAN HUNTER BUILT WARSHIPS
Written by Ian Buxton.
Stock no. 1816723
Published by Maritime Books. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Swan Hunter shipyards, one of the main builders of British naval vessels for over 100 years, having completed over 200 such ships. Oblong format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781904459293.

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THE ROYAL NAVY AT DEVONPORT SINCE 1900
Written by Ben Warlow.
Stock no. 1816722
Published by Maritime Books. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1904459137.

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WARSHIP BUILDING ON THE CLYDE
Written by Hugh Peebles.
Stock no. 1816714
Published by John Donald Publishers Ltd.. 1st thus 2000. Fine condition.

Naval Orders and the Prosperity of the Clyde Shipbuilding Industry 1889-1939. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 085976530X.

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K BOAT CATASTROPHE: EIGHT SHIPS AND FIVE COLLISIONS
Written by N.S. Nash.
Stock no. 1816705
Published by Pen & Sword Maritime. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Full Story of the 'Battle' of the Isle of May. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781844159840.

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FOR THE KING'S SERVICE RAILWAY SHIPS AT WAR
Written by A.J. Mullay.
Stock no. 1816697
Published by Pendragon Publishing. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

In two World Wars nearly 200 railway-owned ships were converted to operate as troop carriers, hospital ships, minesweepers and seaplane-carriers, while others carried on normal sailings in a world suddenly more dangerous than before. Railway ships took part in many battle, one in three of them failed to return. This book tells their story. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. 127 pages. ISBN: 9781899816163.

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HOME OF THE FLEET: A CENTURY OF PORTSMOUTH ROYAL DOCKYARD IN PHOTOGRAPHS
Written by Stephen Courtney; Brian Patterson.
Stock no. 1816641
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The changes that have occurred in the old Royal Dockyard at Portsmouth over the last hundred years. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 172 pages including index. ISBN: 0750922850.

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