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WORLD WAR I

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READY FOR ANYTHING THE ROYAL FLEET AUXILIARY 1905-1950
Written by Geoff Puddefoot.
Stock no. 2123248
Published by Seaforth. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A history of the Service including many little-known wartime operations. ISBN: 9781848340741.
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LENIN ON THE TRAIN
Written by Catherine Merridale.
Stock no. 1609325
Published by Allen Lane. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, white title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. In 1917 a small group in the German government had a brilliant idea: why not sow confusion by arranging for Lenin, currently safely bottled up in neutral Switzerland, to go home? This book recreates Lenin's extraordinary journey from harmless exile in Zurich across Germany and to his eventual ecstatic reception at Petrogad's Finland station. ISBN: 9780241011324. Bumping to spine.
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WOMEN AT WAR 1914-1918
Written by Arthur Marwick.
Stock no. 1609305
Published by Fontana. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0006344968.
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WIND, SAND AND STARS
Written by Antoine De Saint-Exupery. Illustrated by Linda Kitson.
Stock no. 1609245
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Striking blue, black and silver decorated cloth. B/w illustrations. The author's experiences as a pilot in the first world war. Creasing to a couple of page corners. Contained in blue slipcase.
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PLANES OF THE GREAT WAR
Written by W.E. Johns; Howard Leigh. Illustrated by Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 1609233
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. c. 1934. Almost very good condition.

Black cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. B/w tipped in plates of the different planes to every other page. Spine faded with small split at base. Covers marked. Scattered foxing. Book has tobacco smell.
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FLYING MEMORIES
Written by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 1609232
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Covers unevenly darkened. Possibly has frontis missing. Endpapers foxed; scattered foxspots to contents. Book has tobacco smell.
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COMMAND AND CONTROL ON THE WESTERN FRONT: THE BRITISH ARMY'S EXPERIENCE 1914-1918
Written by Gary Sheffield; Dan Todman.
Stock no. 1814024
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Examining the practicalities of command at all levels on the Western Front during World War I. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 186227083X. Black pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.
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BRITISH ARMY HANDBOOK 1914-1918
Written by Andrew Rawson.
Stock no. 1813971
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An indispensable guide to Britain's Army in the First World War. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 376 pages including index. ISBN: 0750937459. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased across top edge.
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THE EAST AFRICAN FORCE 1915-1919
Written by C.P. Fendall.
Stock no. 1813967
Published by H.F. & G. Witherby Ltd.. 1st 1921. Almost very good condition.

An unofficial record of its creation and fighting career; together with some account of the civil and military administrative conditions in East Africa before and during that period. With numerous b/w photos and a map. Red cloth baords, gilt title to spine and black vignette of African soldier. 238 pages including index. Spine is faded and frayed at top & tail. Boards marked. Deckle edges. Name in pencil to free front endpaper. Small edge-tear to folding map. All plates present.
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THROUGH THE SERBIAN CAMPAIGN: THE GREAT RETREAT OF THE SERBIAN ARMY
Written by Gordon Gordon-Smith.
Stock no. 1813957
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. 1st 1916. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Bevelled edges. B/w plates folding map to front. Spine & gilt to the title faded, small nick to rear edge of spine. Rear board marked. Erased name to front endpaper. Foxing to text block. Some hinges slightly pulled. All plates present.
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BOMBING COLOURS BRITISH BOMBER CAMOUFLAGE AND MARKINGS 1914-1937
Written by Bruce Robertson.
Stock no. 1813952
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1972. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The development of the bomber as a weapon of war during the First World War and as an instrument for keeping the peace in the years that followed. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0850590930. White pictorial dustwrapper is browned to edges and red title to spine has faded to yellow.
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FLYING MINNOWS
Written by Roger Vee; Vivian Voss.
Stock no. 2123147
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1937. Almost very good condition.

Memoirs of a World War One Fighter Pilot, from training in Canada to the Front Line, 1917-1918. This edition written under pseudonym of Roger Vee. The authors real name was Vivian Voss. Spine is very browned. A few grubby marks to covers. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Book affected by tobacco odour.
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