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THE FIFTH ARMY IN MARCH 1918
Written by Walter Shaw Sparrow; Hubert Gough.
Stock no. 1819528
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1921. Good condition.

White cloth boards, black title to spine. Introduction by Gough. Folding maps. White cloth boards browned and grubby. Bookplate to front pastedown and name in ink below. First section splitting from binding to top 2". Endpapers browned. Some pencil annotation relevant to text present and also newspaper cuttings. A few scattered foxspots. Closed tear to one map.

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THE AMERICANS IN THE GREAT WAR (3 VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819527
Published by Michelin & Cie. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition.

Illustrated Michelin Guides to the Battle-Fields (1914-1918). Volume 1: The Second Battle of the Marne; Volume 2: The Battle of Saint Mihiel.; Volume 3: Meuse-Argonne Battle. Beige cloth boards with Beige titles. Slim format. B/w photos and maps. Ex-library with a few rubber stamps in ink to contents. Covers a little grubby. Endpapers heavily browned. One or two grubby marks to contents.

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MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES
Written by F.E. Weatherly.
Stock no. 1318965
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1893. Very good condition.

Large format. 13 x 10 inches. Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. 8 chromolitho moveable pictures. Pull the tab and the picture changes. B/w illustrations. Text in verse. Spine bumped and some light rubbing to cover edges. A few light spots to front edge of spine and some light scuffing to rear cover. Generally covers bright. Joints are cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. The second moveable image is not working - could possibly be repaired. Otherwise, all others in excellent working order. Some light foxing and page browning and the pull-tabs are just a little grubby from fingering. Overall a super copy of a scarce moveable book.

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THE LOVE AFFAIRS OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
Written by Martin Hume.
Stock no. 1819526
Published by Eveleigh Nash. 1st 1906. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt titles. Spine browned, boards grubby and stained. Several inscriptions in ink to free front endpaper. Front joint is starting to split. Browning and foxing to text block and endpapers.

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THE WORLD CRISIS 1911-1918 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Winston S. Churchill.
Stock no. 1819525
Published by Odhams Press. 1st thus 1938. Very good condition.

New Edition (originally published in four large volumes). Red cloth boards, gilt titles to spine, blind stamp to front. Marbled endpapers. Boards a little grubby/browned. Name in ink to free front endpaper. Text block browned, top edge of text block dusty. Slight musty odour present. Front hinge of volume II starting to crack but binding tight.

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WONDERMENT: THE LISBETH ZWERGER COLLECTION
Written by Theodor Storm; E.T.A. Hoffmann; Oscar Wilde; O. Henry; E. Nesbit; Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger.
Stock no. 1318963
Published by North South Books. 1st 2014. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Six of the world's beloved children's stories: Little Hobbin, The Nutcracker, The Canterville Ghost, The Gift of the Magi, The Deliverers of Their Country, How the Camel Got His Hump. Foreword by Peter Sis. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 170 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780735841871. SIGNED by artist to title-page. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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THE DOUGLAS DC-3 AND ITS PREDECESSORS
Written by J.M.G. Gradidge; J.M. Davis; J.A. Whittle.
Stock no. 1819524
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 672 pages. ISBN: 0851301193. Vertical crease to spine and small damp stain to base of spine. Name in ink (twice) and initials to front endpapers. Top edge of text block foxed. A few instances of neat annotation in biro. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is creased at edges and small closed tear (no loss) to top rear edge of rear flap.

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THE DOUGLAS DC-3 AND ITS PREDECESSORS UPDATE 2 & WORLD SURVEY
Written by J.M.G. Gradidge.
Stock no. 1819523
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0851302130. Name in ink to title page. A couple of instances of small, neat, annotation.

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REBECCA'S WORLD
Written by Terry Nation. Illustrated by Larry Learmonth.
Stock no. 1318962
Published by G. Whizzard Publications Ltd.; Andre Deutsch. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Rebecca is mysteriously transported to a distant planet as she looks at it through her father's astral telescope... Pink boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 107 pages. 10 x 7.5". ISBN: 0903387069. Spine and corners bumped. A few light marks to front cover. Name plate stuck to verso of front free-endpaper. Contents fine. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn and has a barcode label stuck to rear panel.

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THE DOUGLAS DC-3 AND ITS PREDECESSORS UPDATE 1
Written by J.M.G. Gradidge.
Stock no. 1819522
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 1987. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0851301479. Light creasing to covers. Name in ink and initials in ink to title page. One or two annotations in ink. Light creasing to top corners (margins only).

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THE RESISTANCE VERSUS VICHY: THE PURGE OF COLLABORATORS IN LIBERATED FRANCE
Written by Peter Novick.
Stock no. 1819521
Published by Chatto & Windus. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0701113456. Neat name in ink to front endpaper. Top edge of text block foxed. Dustwrapper is browned at edges and spine.

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THE GALLEON
Written by Ronald Welch. Illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
Stock no. 1318961
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1971. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

An exciting story set in the Elizabethan period, Robert's ships foil a Papist plot to free Mary Queen of Scots from imprisonment in Wales. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0192713248. Ex-lib with labels, stamps and other library marks to preliminary pages. Spine and corners bumped, small faded patch at top of spine. Light tape mark to lower edge of front cover. Some brown marks (splash marks?) to front endpapers, also half-title. Textblock is just a little grubby. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight loss at top of spine which is also faded and also have a patch of surface paper damage to base. Old tape to edges on verso has yellowed causing discolouration on front edges. Barcode label to rear panel of wrapper.

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