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FROM THE DREADNOUGHT TO SCAPA FLOW VOLUME V
Written by Arthur J. Marder.
Stock no. 1318389
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Royal Navy in the Fisher era 1904-1919. Victory and Aftermath (January 1918-June 1919). B/w photos. Folding charts. Blue cloth, gilt title. ISBN: 0192151878. Some light spotting to covers. Small booksellers sticker to front pastedown. Light mark to lower edge of textblock. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher with 'new' price sticker above. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.
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THE FALL OF MUSSOLINI: ITALY, THE ITALIANS, AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Written by Philip Morgan.
Stock no. 1818251
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A new perspective on why it happened and its dramatic consequences. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780192802477. Rear panel of dustwrapper is scuffed.
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ROYALS AND THE REICH: THE PRINCES VON HESSEN IN NAZI GERMANY
Written by Jonathan Petropoulos.
Stock no. 1818249
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The author uses unprecedented access to royal archives to tell the fascinating story of the Princes of Hesse and the important role they played in the Nazi regime. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0195161335. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
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THE SCHOOL IN THE WOODS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by G.M. Anson.
Stock no. 1318321
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Cream cloth, blue title and vignette to spine and blue vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plate plus 5 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers are discoloured. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper and name and address in green crayon below. Rear joint and one joint cracked. Some light foxing and fingering to contents.
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TOBY AT TIBBS CROSS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Margaret Horder.
Stock no. 1318096
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1944. Very good condition.

Cream cloth with green title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 192 pages. An exciting story with a background of farm life in wartime. Spine and corners bumped with a small nick to top of spine. A few light marks to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Pale foxing and some light page edge browning.
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THE SCHOOL IN THE WOODS
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by G.M. Anson.
Stock no. 1318081
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1940. Good condition.

Cream cloth, blue title and vignette to spine and blue vignette to front cover. Colour frontis plate plus 5 b/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Spine browned. Front free-endpaper has been removed. Light foxing to contents. A couple of hinges are cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis.
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DIMSIE GOES BACK
Written by Dorita Fairlie Bruce. Illustrated by Mary Strange Reeve.
Stock no. 1318078
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1st 1927. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Beige cloth with gilt titles and brown vignettes to spine and front cover. 277 pages. Colour frontis plus 4 b/w plates. Spine bumped. Erased pencil writing to front pastedown. Name in pencil to front free-endpaper. Foxspots to page margins and textblock. Scarce dustwrapper is grubby and worn with loss, large section of loss to lower front panel.
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RORKE'S DRIFT AND ISANDLWANA
Written by Ian F.W. Beckett.
Stock no. 2131427
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 2019. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Cream boards with green title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780198794127. 2nd impression. Damp to first few pages of book - some transfer from green endpaper to page edges of a few pages. Marks to a few pages. Wrinkling from damp. Wrapper also has damp mark to front panel; wrinkled.
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THE NEW BLUE BOOK FOR GIRLS
Written by Mrs. Herbert Strang; Anne Page; Angela Brazil; et al. Illustrated by M.D. Johnston; K.W. Coales; et al..
Stock no. 2131181
Published by Oxford University Press. 1935. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards showing girl hanging from rigging of yacht. 4 colour plates. B/w illustrations. First story 'The Wallflowers' by Page. Bumping and wear to edges, corners and spine. A few marks to covers; scuffing. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Contents are still very good.
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BIGGLES FLIES NORTH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Will Narraway.
Stock no. 2131063
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1939. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Light brown/orange cloth with brown titles and compass logo to front cover. Title and fir tree to spine (NO author name). Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. 2nd Issue. A little bumping and wear to corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears and nicks; a little loss to top of spine. Last Biggles title to rear of wrapper is 'Biggles, Secret Agent' - making it a 2nd issue.
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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
Written by Kathleen Lines. Illustrated by Harold Jones.
Stock no. 2131035
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book of Nursery Stories. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON
Written by Jim Corbett; Maurice Hallett; Lord Linlithgow.
Stock no. 2131025
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red/orange cloth, black title to spine and tiger vignette to front cover. The true account of Major Corbett's experiences with man-eating tigers in the jungles of the United Provinces. B/w photos. American edition. With an Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett and a Preface by Lord Linlithgow. Sixth printing. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; only a little loss.
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