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THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION
Written by Douglas Porch.
Stock no. 1819302
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Complete History. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0333434277. Shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Text block and page margins browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has a small label to front flap.

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A TASTE FOR TRAVEL
Written by John Julius Norwich.
Stock no. 1819058
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An anthology of travel writing. Edited by Norwich. 420 pages. ISBN: 0333384342. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to title page. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Text block a little grubby/marked. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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INDIA, PAKISTAN, AND THE KASHMIR DISPUTE ON REGIONAL CONFLICT AND ITS RESOLUTION
Written by Robert G. Wirsing.
Stock no. 1818628
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A response to mounting international concern about Kashmir with specific, step-by-step recommendations for breaking the existing diplomatic stale-mate between India and Pakistan. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0333638182. Top & tail of spine bumped. Mark to front board. White label to front pastedown. Yellow dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly edge-rubbed and scuffed.

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THE ASSASSINATION OF THE ARCHDUKE
Written by Greg King; Sue Woolmans.
Stock no. 1818461
Published by MacMillan. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Sarajevo 1914 and the Murder that Changed the World. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781447245216.

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THE HISTORY OF FOXHUNTING
Written by Roger Longrigg.
Stock no. 2131174
Published by MacMillan. 1ST 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0333181344. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some fading to spine.

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MAKE YOUR OWN SAILS
Written by R.M. Bowker; S.A. Budd.
Stock no. 1817142
Published by MacMillan. 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. A handbook for those who desire to make their own sails. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0333010507. Top & tail of spine & corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean. Slight musty odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and slightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE ISLES A HISTORY
Written by Norman Davies.
Stock no. 2127432
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A radical history of the 'British Isles' including Ireland. Examining their history less from the standpoint of an insider than that of an outsider looking in. Navy boards, silver title to spine. A fat volume. xlii and 1222 pages including index. Colour & b/w plates, b/w maps. ISBN: 033376370X. SIGNED by author to title page. Some page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE KAMIKAZE HUNTERS: FIGHTING FOR THE PACIFIC 1945
Written by Will Iredale.
Stock no. 1816346
Published by MacMillan. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A gripping account of how a few brave young men helped to ensure lasting peace. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780230768192.

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THE BOY FROM STINK ALLEY
Written by Roger Pilkington. Illustrated by Douglas Bissett.
Stock no. 1814772
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story about the Mayflower, an absorbing reconstruction seen through the eyes of a boy who took part in the great adventure. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Top & tail of spine slightly shelf worn. 'Horncastle Library' written in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few minor chips.

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THE GRAND PRIX TYRRELLS: THE JACKIE STEWART CARS 1970-1973
Written by Doug Nye.
Stock no. 1814521
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Two Drivers' World Championships, one World Constructors' Championship, sixteen Grand Prix wins-this is the fantastic record of ELF Team-Tyrrell over only three seasons, a story of gritty determination and driving skill, backed up by tremendous team loyalty. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0333172868. Dustwrapper lightly browned.

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CAT O' NINE TALES
Written by Jeffrey Archer. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1506689
Published by MacMillan. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The fifth collection of short stories from the master storyteller. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 254 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781405032575. A nice copy.

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CAT O' NINE TALES
Written by Jeffrey Archer. Illustrated by Ronald Searle.
Stock no. 1316282
Published by MacMillan. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The fifth collection of short stories from the master storyteller. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 262 pages. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780230014930. A couple of tiny indentations to cover edges and a tiny white mark to top corner of front cover else a fine copy. White pictorial wrapper is just a little grubby.

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