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THE GREAT WHITE WHALE GOES TO WAR
Written by J.L. Muxworthy.
Stock no. 2131460
Published by The Peninsula And Oriental Steam Navigation Company. 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Green boards, gilt titles. Limited edition to 1000 copies. B/w and colour photos. The story of the cruise liner Canberra that went to the Falklands War after three days' preparation. SIGNED by Captain DJ Scott Masson - Captain, SS CANBERRA and Captain CPO Burne, CBE Royal Navy, Senior Naval Officer Naval Party 1710 SS CANBERRA. This is Copy No. 151. Light wear to corners and top and tail of spine.
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THE CHIEFS OF NAVAL OPERATIONS
Written by Robert William Love.
Stock no. 2131459
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0870211153. SIGNED by Publisher, with a dedication to a previous owner on title page. Bumping to corners; small chip to cloth; small fray along bottom edge of front cover. Wrapper is edge-creased with 1" closed tear to top of spine.
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A TRADITION OF INTEGRITY
Written by Bruce Leonard.
Stock no. 2131458
Published by University Of New South Wales Press. 1st AUSTRALIA 1994. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. The Story of Qantas Engineering & Maintenance. ISBN: 0868401102. SIGNED by author on half-title page. Knock to top of spine; light creasing to corners.
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LETTING OFF STEAM THE RAILWAY PAINTINGS OF DAVID WESTON
Written by David Weston. Illustrated by David Weston.
Stock no. 2131457
Published by Halstar. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Colour paintings and photos. ISBN: 9781906690083. SIGNED by artist to title page. Wrapper has 1" closed tear to one corner.
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SOUTH EAST OF LEICESTER INCLUDING EVINGTON, STOUGHTON AND BEYOND
Written by Helen Boynton.
Stock no. 2131456
Published by Helen Boynton. 1st 2004. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0954632044. SIGNED by author to title page. Some cover corner creasing. Spine is faded.
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HOME WATERS MTBS & MGBS AT WAR 1939-1945
Written by Leonard C. Reynolds.
Stock no. 2131455
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750925183. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner on half-title page. Wrapper is price-cut.
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HOWARD HODGKIN
Written by Andrew Graham-Dixon. Illustrated by Howard Hodgkin.
Stock no. 2131453
Published by Thames and Hudson. 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The works of Sir Gordon Howard Eliott Hodgkin, painter and printmaker. Colour illustrations throughout. Revised and expanded edition. ISBN: 0500092982. SIGNED by author to title page.
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PATRIOT OR TRAITOR THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SIR WALTER RALEGH
Written by Anna Beer.
Stock no. 2131452
Published by Oneworld. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards with copper title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781786074348. SIGNED by author to half-title page.
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THE ADVENTURES OF MAUD WEST, LADY DETECTIVE
Written by Susannah Stapleton.
Stock no. 2131451
Published by Picador. 1st 2019. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Secrets and Lies in the Golden Age of Crime. A Remarkable True Story. ISBN: 9781509867295. SIGNED by author to title page.
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CHASTISE THE DAMBUSTERS STORY 1943
Written by Max Hastings.
Stock no. 2131450
Published by William Collins. 1st 2019. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780008280529. SIGNED by author to half-title page.
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WILLIAM-THE BAD
Written by Richmal Crompton. Illustrated by Thomas Henry.
Stock no. 2131400
Published by George Newnes Ltd.. 1st thus 1930. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Red cloth, black lettering to front cover and spine. This is the Cheap Edition originally published in same year as first. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. SIGNED by Richmal Asbee (author's niece) on dedication page. Sticky tape marks to cover edges; some other black marks to covers. Bookplate to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is badly torn to front panel, with tape and other repairs; some to verso. Wrapper is creased with grubby marks; small nicks of loss.
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FOR THE LOVE OF ART
Written by David Weston. Illustrated by David Weston.
Stock no. 2131384
Published by David Weston Publications. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Green leatherette with gilt titles. B/w sketches by the artist throughout. ISBN: 0952619490. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner. Couple of tiny nicks to corners of wrapper.
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