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LONDON LIVES ON
Written by R.G. Burnett.
Stock no. 1820914
Published by Phoenix House. 1st 1948. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A pictorial record of many of the London landmarks that have survived the war. Beige cloth boards, red titles. B/w photos by E.W. Tattersall. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with loss and tape repairs.

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HOMES FIT FOR HEROES: PHOTOGRAPHS BY BILL BRANDT 1939-1943
Written by Peter James; Richard Sadler. Illustrated by Bill Brandt.
Stock no. 1820911
Published by Dewi Lewis Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

These photographs by Bill Brandt are lesser known and illustrate living conditions in the 1930s. Majority of the photographs were taken in Birmingham but also some in London. Matt pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1904587070. Rear board lightly scuffed and small bump to middle.

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CAMERA IN LONDON
Written by Bill Brandt.
Stock no. 2134156
Published by Focal Press. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition.

Very pale pink covers, gilt titles. B/w photos by Brandt. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven browning/fading to covers; some other marks; possible damp marking along bottom edge of front cover.

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BRISTOL IN THE 1850'S
Written by Reece Winstone.
Stock no. 1319534
Published by Reece Winstone. 1968. Very good condition.

Glazed boards. B/w photos. Preface by Sir John Summerson. ISBN: 0900814284. Amendments slip taped into the book at the bottom of the preface page (the tape has browned). Slight bumping and rubbing to spine and corners.

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BRITISH TOURING CAR RACING IN CAMERA
Written by Graham Robson.
Stock no. 2133915
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth covered boards, gilt title to spine. A Photographic Celebration of 50 Years. B/w and colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781844254699. Wrapper has ever so slight edge-creasing.

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THE ELEGANCE OF THE EDWARDIAN RAILWAYS
Written by Geoffrey Williams.
Stock no. 2133843
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

British locomotives portrayed through the camera of James Grimoldby. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860934772. Wrapper is faded to spine and a couple of edges.

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REQUIEM FOR STEAM: THE RAILROAD PHOTOGRAPHS OF DAVID PLOWDEN
Written by David Plowden. Illustrated by David Plowden.
Stock no. 1819545
Published by W.W. Norton & Company Inc.. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780393079081. Top of dustwrapper spine worn, scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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SOUTH WITH ENDURANCE: SHACKLETON'S ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1914-1917
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819539
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. The photographs of Frank Hurley. From the Archives of the Royal Geographical Society, London, The State Library of New South Wales, Sydney & The Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge. B/w photos. 320 pages. Light rubbing to board edges. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear to front spine edge (no loss).

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THE BATTLEFIELDS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE UNSEEN PANORAMAS OF THE WESTERN FRONT
Written by Peter Barton.
Stock no. 1819437
Published by Constable. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The great battlefields of the First World War as you have never seen them before, from the first cavalry skirmishes, through the horrors of the Somme and Passchendaele, to the final weeks of conflict. Panoramic photographs taken by the Royal Engineers and their German counterparts throughout the war for the intelligence purposes. Large oblong format. Red boards, silver title to spine. 376 pages including index. Includes two CD-roms with the full panoramas in interactive, zoomable form and overlay mapping. ISBN: 1841197459. Light rubbing to corners. CDs present but not tested. Contained in publisher's matching pictorial slipcase which is a little faded and is scuffed to rear.

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WALES: LIVING MEMORIES
Written by Peter Thompson.
Stock no. 1819379
Published by The Francis Frith Collection. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Francis Frith's Photographic Memories series. Wales in the mid-twentieth century and the considerable changes it has undergone. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1859374646. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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CHINA: FIFTY YEAR'S INSIDE THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC
Written by Rae Yang.
Stock no. 1819173
Published by Aperture. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A visionary exploration of China's cultural legacy, its recent past, and its modernization, reflecting on photography's power to illuminate a land and its people. Essay by Rae Young. Twenty contemporary photographers. Large format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos throughout. Exhibition spanning 1999-2004. ISBN: 0893818623.

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RED ARROWS IN CAMERA
Written by Keith Wilson.
Stock no. 1819166
Published by Haynes. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A stunning tribute to the world's premier acrobatic display team giving insight into the world of the Reds as author Keith Wilson goes behind the scenes to meet and photograph the pilots and their Hawk aircraft. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780857331540. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded.

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