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THE TIRPITZ
Written by David Woodward.
Stock no. 1817164
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The story, including the destruction, of the Scharnhorst, of the campaigns against the German battleship Tirpitz. SIGNED in pencil to title page by members of squadrons who fought against the Tirpits including Dambusters. Slight discolouration to top & tail of spine. Contents lightly browned. A few foxspots to text block. Slight tobacco odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn with a few small chips and tears, scuffed and grubby to rear panel.
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JOCHEN RINDT THE STORY OF A WORLD CHAMPION
Written by Heinz Pruller.
Stock no. 1610571
Published by William Kimber. 2nd 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The biography of the motor racing driver. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718301625. Spine bumped. Rear endpaper creased. Wrapper is rubbed at edges.
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STELLA AND THE FIRESHIPS
Written by Showell Styles.
Stock no. 1815764
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A masterly tale of fast-moving action around naval exploits at the time of Nelson. Red boards with gilt title to spine. 190 pages. ISBN: 0718305817. Small mark to rear board. Page browning. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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LIONS RAMPANT THE STORY OF No. 602 SPITFIRE SQUADRON
Written by Douglas McRoberts.
Stock no. 1610228
Published by William Kimber. 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 238 Pages. ISBN: 0718305728. Small red sticker to front endpaper. Pages browned. Price-cut wrapper has a couple of grubby marks.
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THE WELLINGTON BOMBER
Written by Chaz Bowyer.
Stock no. 1610185
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A highly detailed, well illustrated tribute to one of the RAF's most successful operational aircraft of all time. Black covers with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718306198.
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I CHOSE THE SKY
Written by Leonard H. Rochford.
Stock no. 1815671
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating, insightful and, at times, nail-biting account by the World War One veteran, Leonard H. Rochford. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718300858. Text block grubby and front endpaper a little grubby. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and slightly grubby to rear panel.
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FLIGHT PATH: MY FIFTY YEARS OF AVIATION
Written by Frank T. Courtney.
Stock no. 1815642
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Frank Courtney, a legend in the annals of aviation, writes about his flying life from 1913 to 1953. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718304829. Minor foxing to text block.
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A TOY FOR THE LION
Written by T.R. Nicholson.
Stock no. 1815440
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1965. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The amazing story of Bede Bentley who heard that the Emperor of Ethiopia wanted a new car. He satisfied that wish by driving 3000 miles to provide it in 1907. Text block browned. Some scattered foxing. Overall look of contents is grubby to endpapers and outer page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is worn, scuffed, and has a few edge tears.
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AVENGER FROM THE SKY
Written by Donald Judd.
Stock no. 1610085
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. The experiences of a Fleet Air Arm bomber pilot during World War II. ISBN: 071830568X. Wrapper spine faded.
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TERROR BY NIGHT A BOMBER PILOT'S STORY
Written by Michael Renaut.
Stock no. 2123878
Published by William Kimber. 1ST 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0718301390. Bumping to top and tail of spine.
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A TURN AT THE WHEEL
Written by Stirling Moss.
Stock no. 1608509
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The author's life in motor racing. Corners bumped. Light browning to endpapers, some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and has a few marks and some light edge wear / small closed tears.
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BOMBER SQUADRON: THE MEN WHO FLEW WITH XV
Written by Martyn R. Ford-Jones.
Stock no. 1811786
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1987. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Collected experiences of some of those who flew with the famous XV Squadron, based at RAF Mildenhall, and the fascinating story of their wartime adventures chiefly through first person accounts. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718306597. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.
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