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THE GETTYSBURG COMPANION THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO AMERICA'S MOST FAMOUS BATTLE
Written by Mark Adkin.
Stock no. 2133486
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2008. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive guide to the armies, their weapons, equipment and tactics, the plans and problems of the rival commanders, not only during the three-day battle but before and afterwards, and a detailed study of the ground over which the battle was fought. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781845133412. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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THE TRAFALGAR COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin. Illustrated by Clive Farmer.
Stock no. 1819496
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A guide to history's most famous sea battle and the life of Admiral Lord Nelson. Large format. Colour illustrations. 560 pages. ISBN: 1845130189. Small previous owner's white name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly creased at top edge and possibly slightly faded to spine.

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THE WATERLOO COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin.
Stock no. 1819495
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour illustrations. The complete guide to history's most famous land battle. ISBN: 185410764X. Small previous owner's name label to front pastedown else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is possibly slightly faded to spine.

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GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY: A HISTORY
Written by Andrew Roden.
Stock no. 1819418
Published by Aurum Press. 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive history of this remarkable railway company, whose well-engineered network survives not only into the privatised era but also in numerous lovingly restored steam railways from the Dart Valley to the Welsh Coast, and brings the tale up to date. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781845135805. Reprint. Top of spine bumped, crease to top of spine of dustwrapper.

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COUNTRY HOUSES OF THE COTSWOLDS
Written by Nicholas Mander.
Stock no. 1819148
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

From the Archives of Country Life. The astonishing legacy of one of England's remarkably unspoiled regions. Large format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781845133313. Top of spine bumped. 2" tear to surface paper at vertical edge of half-title page. Otherwise a fine copy. Top corners of dustwrapper slightly rubbed.

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GLORIOUS CATS
Written by Lesley Anne Ivory. Illustrated by Lesley Anne Ivory.
Stock no. 2127448
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 1989. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt titles. 11.25" x 7.75". The Paintings of Lesley Anne Ivory. Ivory explains why she paints cats while accompanying the magnificent paintings with selections of prose and poetry in praise of cats. Full page colour illustrations. ISBN: 1854100793. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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FORMULA 1 THE PURSUIT OF SPEED
Written by Maurice Hamilton.
Stock no. 2126995
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Photography by Paul-Henri and Bernard Cahier. Foreword by Jackie Stewart. Updated Edition ISBN: 9781781317280. Light wear to spine and corners. Name in ink to front endpaper, else contents are excellent. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.

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BRITAIN'S LOST BREWERIES AND BEERS
Written by Chris Arnot.
Stock no. 1602761
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Thirty famous homes of beer that have brewed their last pint. ISBN: 9781781310021. Corners and spine rubbed. Contents fine.

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BOMBERS
Written by Philip Kaplan.
Stock no. 1802758
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Aircrew Experience. The aircrew of the Lancasters, Halifaxes, Mosquitoes, the Fortresses, Liberators and Maurauders as well as others, had some of the most thankless and dangerous jobs of all those who fought in the Second World War. This book is an account of what these men experienced. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. 240 pages including index. ISBN: 1854106805. A fine copy in a pictorial wrapper which is lightly scuffed else fine.

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