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THE MIGHTY EIGHTH (A HISTORY OF THE UNITS, MEN AND MACHINES OF THE US 8TH AIR FORCE)
Written by Roger A. Freeman. Illustrated by John B. Rabbets.
Stock no. 2121956
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1854090356. Light bumping and wear along cover edges. A few foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and a couple of small nicks to corners.
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LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI
Written by Mark Twain.
Stock no. 2121915
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

The river and its history. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt map of the river and its tributaries to front board. Blue endpapers. B/w and colour illustrations. Contained in better than very good slip case, which is pictorial to one side; some light scuffing.
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EMPIRES COLLIDE: THE FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR 1754-63
Written by Ruth Sheppard.
Stock no. 1608277
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. B/w maps. 272 pages. The warfare of the French-Indian War was diverse, ranging from savage warfare in the forests and plains of the North American frontier to city sieges and open battles. The British Army struggled with the terrain and the tactics of the opposing American Indians. ISBN: 1846030897.
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LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI
Written by Mark Twain.
Stock no. 1812598
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

The river and its history. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt map of the river and its tributaries to front board. Blue endpapers. B/w and colour illustrations. A fine copy in a blue pictorial slipcase in fine condition.
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BLUE STREAK INSIDE JETBLUE, THE UPSTART THAT ROCKED AN INDUSTRY
Written by Barbara S. Peterson.
Stock no. 2121716
Published by Portfolio. 1st USA 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. The definitive behind-the-scenes story of the most innovative and beloved airline in America. B/w photos. ISBN: 1591840589. Bump to base of spine. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.
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LUMBERING AND WOOD-WORKING INDUSTRIES IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA VOLUME III - MANUFACTURE, RESEARCH AND WATER HYACINTH
Written by F.A. Leete.
Stock no. 2121685
1919. Good condition.

Together with notes on British practice and suggestions for India, Based on a tour of North America in 1918. Large format. Cloth spine. B/w photos. VOLUME 3 ONLY! Ex-lib. with heavy wear to spine and covers; marks. A reading copy only.
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LUMBERING AND WOOD-WORKING INDUSTRIES IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA VOLUME I - LOGGING
Written by F.A. Leete.
Stock no. 2121684
1919. Good condition.

Together with notes on British practice and suggestions for India, Based on a tour of North America in 1918. Large format. Cloth spine. B/w photos. Part of spine is MISSING. Some fraying to cloth. Ex-lib. with some markings. This is a READING copy only! Bookplate to inside front cover.
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DIVE BOMBER
Written by Robert A. Winston. Illustrated by Walter I. Dothard.
Stock no. 2121574
Published by George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.. 1940. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The first complete account of the training and life of the aviators of the U.S. Navy - the 'eyes of the fleet'. A first-hand account. B/w illustrations. Reprint. Browning to base of spine. Bumping to corners and spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has 1-2" loss to base of spine; edge-creasing and chipping, with other smaller pieces of loss; some browning and foxing.
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U.BOATS
Written by Greg McDonnell.
Stock no. 1812217
Published by Stoddart; The Boston Mills Press. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

U-boat locomotives that put General Electric on the road to becoming the largest locomotive builder in North America. Very large oblong format. White cloth boards, blue titles. Colour photos. 192 pages. ISBN: 1550461125. Lower edges of boards and text block a little grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.
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UNION PACIFIC SALT LAKE ROUTE
Written by Mark. W. Hemphill.
Stock no. 1812216
Published by The Boston Mills Press. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Colour photos. ISBN: 1550461389. Lower edge of spine rubbed. Small grubby mark to lower corner of text block. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and fading continues to rear panel. Overall still a nice copy.
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MIGHTY EIGHTH WAR MANUAL
Written by Roger A. Freeman. Illustrated by Norman Ottaway.
Stock no. 1812068
Published by Jane's Publishing Company. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. In terms of men and machines, the United States Eighth Air Force was the largest air striking force ever committed to battle. The complexities of putting two thousand bombers and fighters in a day over Hitler's Reich were extraordinary and might involve, directly and indirectly, one hundred and fifty thousand men and women. The daily logistical requirements could be enormous: some three million gallons of fuel, four thousand tons of bombs and four and a half million rounds of ammunition, to give just the major items. And such efforts were often repeated for several days in succession. This book tells how and with what it was done. ISBN: 0710603258. Tape marks to free endpapers else a fine copy in a pictorial dustwrapper which is lightly edge-creased and has a small previous seller's label to front flap.
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HELLBIRDS: THE STORY OF THE B-29'S IN COMBAT
Written by Wilbur H. Morrison.
Stock no. 1812050
Published by Duell, Sloan And Pearce. 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An eyewitness record of the Superforts in action. Red cloth boards, black titles. 181 pages. Tape marks to endpapers else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge-worn and scuffed.
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