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WHEN EAST MEETS WEST
Written by Percy F. Westerman. Illustrated by C.M. Padday.
Stock no. 1320554
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1913. Good condition.

A story of the Yellow Peril. Olive green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Grey endpapers. 6 b/w plates. 292 pages, all edges olivine. Spine and corners bumped and worn with small splits at top and tail of spine. Rear cover is slightly grubby. Name plate to front free-endpaper. Joints cracked. Some foxing to textblock and page margins. 1 plate is missing (opposite page 211).

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GRANDPA'S GREAT ESCAPE
Written by David Walliams. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 2133545
Published by Harper Collins Childrens Books. 1st 2015. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

In his old age Grandpa has become confused. He believes he is back in World War II when he was an RAF Spitfire pilot. Only one person can understand him: his grandson Jack. Together they embark on the adventure of their lives. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780007494019. A few small nicks to page edges.

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GRANDPA'S GREAT ESCAPE
Written by David Walliams. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1819947
Published by Harper Collins Childrens Books. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In his old age Grandpa has become confused. He believes he is back in World War II when he was an RAF Spitfire pilot. Only one person can understand him: his grandson Jack. Together they embark on the adventure of their lives. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780007494019. Pictorial dustwrapper has a faint circular mark to front cover and is scuffed to rear panel.

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DREADNOUGHTS OF THE DOGGER
Written by Robert Leighton.
Stock no. 1818774
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Limited. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Story of the War on the North Sea. Red cloth with blocked design to front and spine. Colour frontis. Spine lightly faded, mottling to rear board and spine. Foxing and browning mainly to prelims and text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn with a couple of small closed tears.

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WINGED VICTORY
Written by V.M. Yeates.
Stock no. 2131885
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st thus 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reissue, with new preface and a tribute by Henry Williamson. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine, with some foxing; nicks to corners.

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THE BLUE MAX
Written by Jack D. Hunter.
Stock no. 1818660
Published by Frederick Muller Limited. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Novel of the German Air Force in World War I. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Browning to top and tail of spine. Endpapers and text block browned. A few margin marks. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and browned to rear panel.

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WINGED VICTORY
Written by V.M. Yeates.
Stock no. 1818566
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reissue, with new preface and a tribute by Henry Williamson. Reprint. Text block lightly browned and foxed. Faint pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapepr is browned to spine, has foxing and is lightly worn at corners.

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THE LITTLE JEEP
Written by Paul Corey. Illustrated by Jack Zander.
Stock no. 1318014
Published by The World Publishing Company. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

A Rainbow Book. 'The war was over and Joey, the little jeep, wanted to go home...' The story of a World War II jeep. Matt pictorial boards. Two-tone & colour illustrations throughout. Lower cover edges are worn. Some slight corner creases and fingering else contents clean. Dustwrapper is very worn with some loss to spine and corners, grubby to rear panel and has a large tear to front fold.

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OSCAR DANBY, V.C.
Written by Rowland Walker. Illustrated by Ernest Prater.
Stock no. 1317896
Published by S.W. Partridge & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

A tale of the Great European War. Red pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 255 pages. 4 b/w plates. Spine bumped. Slight fading to spine. Heavy foxing to contents and some light browning to endpapers.

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THE KINGFISHERS SEE IT THROUGH
Written by Catherine Christian. Illustrated by E. Spring-Smith.
Stock no. 1817517
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A war-time story of a few girls who determine, in spite of all sorts of difficulties, to keep the Guides going. Blue cloth, black titles. 4 b/w plates. 223 pages. A Girl Guide story. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block. Front hinge pulled but tight. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and scuffed to rear panel.

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A PLANTATION PRINTER THE ADVENTURES OF A GEORGIA BOY DURING THE WAR
Written by Joel Chandler Harris.
Stock no. 2126691
Published by James R. Osgood, Mcilvaine & Co.. 1st 1892. Very good condition.

Olive green cloth, brown titles. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. A few margin marks. Many pages have uncut edges (published like this).

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JIM BRENT
Written by Sapper.
Stock no. 2123226
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1939. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Red Cloth with black title to spine. Wrapper is badly torn and chipped, with pieces of loss.

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