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BLOODY ALBUERA: THE 1811 CAMPAIGN IN THE PENINSULA
Written by Ian Fletcher. Illustrated by Gerry Embleton.
Stock no. 1820042
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Setting Albuera in the context of the whole 1811 campaign. Large format. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 1861263724. Previous owner's label to front pastedown. Content otherwise clean. Silver pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.
THE LAST CHARGE: THE 21ST LANCERS AND THE BATTLE OF OMDURMAN 2 SEPTEMBER 1898
Written by Terry Brighton. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1820027
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. The last true regimental cavalry charge against a standing enemy by which 2800 of the Mahdist forces were driven out of the path of General Kitchener's advance. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 1861261896. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. Silver grey pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed with minor score marks to rear panel.
Large format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. 175 pages. B/w photos, with a few pages of colour photos at centre of book. ISBN: 1861261446. Crinkling to contents but no staining. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
The book tells the story of the world's first operational swing-wing bomber, the General Dynamics F-111. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1861260792. Yellow residue (not sticky) to front flap of dustwrapper. Dustwrapper also lightly scuffed and slightly faded to spine.
The full story of the design, development and operational life of the F-14 and of the political gamplay that surrounded its beginnings. Large format. B/w & colour photos. Crowood Aviation Series. ISBN: 1861260946. Light bumping to lower edges of boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has a yellow mark left by an old label to inside rear flap.
The full story of the Canberra, starting with the design and covering its legendary Farnborough airshow appearances, record breaking flights and incredible service life that now sees some Canberras that are almost twice as old as their pilots. Colour and b/w photos. Crowood Aviation Series. ISBN: 1861262558.
Crowood Aviation Series. The complete story of the development, operational use and post-war career of this fine aeroplane in this comprehensive history. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 1861263945. Wrapper is edge-creased.
CELEBRATION OF SAIL: THE MARINE ART OF ROY CROSS
Written by Roy Cross. Illustrated by Roy Cross.
Stock no. 1819494
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1861267150. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.
The developments that led to the front-line guns of the period and of those guns that remained in service. Hand-gunds, rifles and machine-guns of each of the Central Powers nations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 208 pages includes index. ISBN: 1861261241. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Else a fine copy in wrapper which has mark from removed label on verso and some light indentations.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. The design and development of the quirky little car that divides opinion perhaps more than any other car. ISBN: 1861266197. Wrapper very slightly rubbed at edges.
MG T-SERIES THE COMPLETE STORY
Written by Graham Robson.
Stock no. 2132725
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 1861261799. Spotting to covers. Contents are still excellent!
Larger format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 1861267614. Sticky tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps.