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THE SECRET YEARS: FLIGHT TESTING AT BOSCOMBE DOWN 1939-1945
Written by Tim Mason.
Stock no. 1824619
Published by Hikoki Publications. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the highly-classified work of the A&AEE (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment) as Boscombe Down and the intense, ever-expanding business of testing aircraft and their varied armaments in wartime. Large format. B/w photos. Colour illustrations. 320 pages. ISBN: 0951989995. Pencil erasure marks and a small grubby mark to top margin of front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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WAFFEN SS AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Adrian Gilbert.
Stock no. 1824612
Published by Guild Publishing. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The full story behind the creation and wartime activities of the Third Reich's most feared combat force, from its debut in the campaign against Poland in 1939 to the final battles in the ruins of Berlin. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 192 pages. A few minor marks to boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and scored to rear panel.

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NORMANDIE ALBUM MEMORIAL 6 JUIN - 22 AOUT 1944 INVASION JOURNAL PICTORIAL 6TH JUNE - 22ND AUGUST, 1944
Written by Jean-Pierre Benamou; Georges Bernage; R. Grenneville; Philippe Jutras.
Stock no. 1824605
Published by Editions Heimdal. 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dual language: French and English (American). Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos of the Normandy Campaign of the Second World War. Boards nice and clean. Pale foxspots mainly to prelims and last few pages. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at edges, repaired to top of spine with clear tape, scuffed to rear panel. Musty odour present.

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LONDON BUSES AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Written by Ken Glazier.
Stock no. 1824601
Published by Capital Transport. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The period between the outbreak of the Second World War and the end of the following decade was one of the most eventful and lacerating times in the affairs of London's passenger road services. This book covers the events of the period up to 1950, when the back had been broken of the task of vehicle renewal and London Transport had recovered sufficiently to re-start the tram replacement programme. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0904711773. Foxing to endpapers else contents clean. Matching pictoria dustwrapper has a few minor marks to rear panel.

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UNIFORMS AND INSIGNIA OF THE LUFTWAFFE VOLUME 1: 1933-1940
Written by Brian L. Davis.
Stock no. 1824585
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first volume of a two-part work that provides a comprehensive and authoritative study yet published of the badges, insignia, uniforms and accoutrements of Germany's air force during the era of the Third Reich. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1854091069. Reprint. A few score marks to rear board. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is chipped to lower edge of rear panel and repaired with clear tape, rear panel also has a closed tear in the middle which has also been repaired with clear tape.

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BLOOD AND RUINS: THE GREAT IMPERIAL WAR, 1931-1945
Written by Richard Overy.
Stock no. 1824575
Published by Allen Lane. Circa 2021. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The author sets out to recast the way in which we view the Second World War and its origins and aftermath. Green boards, black title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 9780713995626. Top of spine of book and dustwrapper lightly creased. Contents fine. Rear panel of dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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FAIREY SWORDFISH AND ALBACORE (CROWOOD AVIATION)
Written by W.A. Harrison.
Stock no. 1824568
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of Fairey and of British naval aviation, and describing the design, evolution and operational use of the Swordfish and the Albacore. Crowood Aviation Series. Incorrect ISBN published inside book (1861265133). Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 1861265123. A fine copy in dustwrapper which is lightly faded at spine.

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PANZER COLOURS III: CAMOUFLAGE AND MARKINGS OF THE GERMAN PANZER FORCES, 1939-45
Written by Bruce Culver. Illustrated by Don Greer.
Stock no. 1824543
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Explains and describes the camouflage and markings of the German panzer forces. With over 230 photographs, plus 40 full-colour paintings. Large format. ISBN: 0853686815. Light crease on the diagonal to front board (minor). Top & tail of spine lightly worn. Contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper has a 1.5" closed tear to top front spine edge with very slight loss to top of spine, corners worn.

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AIR ARSENAL NORTH AMERICA: AIRCRAFT FOR THE ALLIES 1938-1945 PURCHASES AND LEND-LEASE
Written by Phil Butler; Dan Hagedorn.
Stock no. 1824539
Published by Midland Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illustrated survey of American and Canadian aircraft production for the Allies. Large format. Grey cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1857801636. Minor green crayon marks to vertical edge of text block. Contents clean.

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PANZER COLOURS II: MARKINGS OF THE GERMAN PANZER FORCES, 1939-45
Written by Bruce Culver. Illustrated by Don Greer.
Stock no. 1824538
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The markings of the German panzer forces in World War Two. With over 280 illustrations, including 89 in full colour. Large format. ISBN: 0853684022. Small knock to lower edges of boards. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners.

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PANZER COLOURS: CAMOUFLAGE OF THE GERMAN PANZER FORCES 1939-45
Written by Bruce Culver; Bill Murphy. Illustrated by Don Greer.
Stock no. 1824534
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of German camouflage practices in World War Two. With 69 full-colour plates and over 170 monochrome illustrations. Large format. ISBN: 0853684502. Reprint. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at top & tail of spine and has a few minor marks.

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MANX AVIATION IN WAR & PEACE
Written by Gordon N. Kniveton.
Stock no. 1324175
Published by The Manx Experience. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

Large format. Ronaldsway Aerodrome; Hall Caine; R.A.F. Jurby; R.A.F. Andreas; H.M.S. Urley; Ronaldsway Airport. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 104 pages. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Contents clean.

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