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WAR PLANES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR: BOMBERS AND RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT VOLUME TEN
Written by William Green. Illustrated by Dennis Punnett.
Stock no. 1815112
Published by MacDonald. 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fourth in a series of volumes to be devoted to land-based aircraft employed during the Second World War for bombing, reconnaissance or army co-operation, irrespective of age or importance, as well as those aircraft that were being actively developed for such tasks by the various combatants during 1939-1945. Small oblong format. Silver titles. B/w photos and diagrams. 189 pages. ISBN: 0356014436. Second impression. Tape marks to endpapers. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine with a couple of tiny nicks to top front edge.

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WAR PLANES OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR: BOMBERS AND RECONNAISSANCE AIRCRAFT VOLUME NINE
Written by William Green. Illustrated by Dennis Punnett.
Stock no. 1815111
Published by MacDonald. 1970. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The third in a series of volumes to be devoted to land-based aircraft employed during the Second World War for bombing, reconnaissance or army co-operation, irrespective of age or importance, as well as those aircraft that were being actively developed for such tasks by the various combatants during 1939-1945. Small oblong format. Silver titles. B/w photos and diagrams. 191 pages. ISBN: 0356014916. Third impression. Tape marks to endpapers. Minor foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly browned.

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WORLD WAR TWO MILITARY VEHICLES: TRANSPORT & HALFTRACKS
Written by Pat Ware.
Stock no. 1815110
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Summarising the multiplicity of logistical military vehicles used by the major players during the long years of war. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour. 208 pages ISBN: 9780711031937.

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ART OF THE PERSIAN COURTS
Written by Abolala Soudavar.
Stock no. 1815109
Published by Rizzoli. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An extensive survey of the Art and History Trust collection emphasizing the historical circumstances of artistic production from Anatolia to India, where Persian art and culture prevailed. Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 423 pages including index. ISBN: 0847816605. A few marks to endpapers and half-title page. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel and a little grubby.

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THE NABIS: BONNARD, VUILLARD AND THEIR CIRCLE
Written by Claire Freches-Thory; Antoine Terrasse.
Stock no. 1815108
Published by Flammarion. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Inspired by contemporary Symbolist theory and the art of Paul Gauguin, the Nabis set out to revolutionize traditional aesthetics, turning their talents to painting, printmaking, posters, book illustration, textiles, furniture and theatre design. Large format. Green cloth boards, blind title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 2080135031. A few light marks to boards. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and edge-creased, rear flap is marked at edges.

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ESPRIT DE CORPS: THE ART OF PARISIAN AVANT-GARDE AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1914-1925
Written by Kenneth E. Silver.
Stock no. 1815107
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A powerful study demonstrating how deeply involved the members of the Parisian avant-garde were in French society and its dominant values and relationships. Examining fully a crucial episode in the story of modern art. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. xxiv and 504 pages including index. ISBN: 0500235678. Dustwrapper just a little grubby.

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FUNK & WAGNALLS STANDARD DICTIONARY OF FOLKLORE MYTHOLOGY AND LEGEND
Written by Maria Leach.
Stock no. 1815106
Published by New English Library. 1st UK 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

First British edition in one volume. Encompassing much of the folk heritage of the world. A superb work of reference: a wealth of plots, characters, general folklore, and legendary material for the writer and artist: a storehouse of fascinating material for the curious reader. Black boards, gilt title to spine. xv and 1236 pages including index. ISBN: 0450024415. Text block browned and a little grubby. Creasing to prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at spine. Contained in publisher's matching slipcase which is in very good condition, sunned to spine and rubbed at corners.

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THE NEW CAMBRIDGE MODERN HISTORY VOLUME VII
Written by J.O. Lindsay.
Stock no. 1815105
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Old Regime 1713-63. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Blue dustwrapper is browned.

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THE BRISTOL BLENHEIM A COMPLETE HISTORY
Written by Graham Warner.
Stock no. 1815104
Published by Crecy. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

This book puts the impact of the Blenheim on aircraft development into perspective, and provides a very human insight into the courageous crews who flew the Blenheims into battle. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and colour illustrations of the camouflage markings. 639 pages including index. ISBN: 0947554920.

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BEHIND THE PICTURE: ART AND EVIDENCE IN THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE
Written by Martin Kemp.
Stock no. 1815103
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The role of the artist and the function of works of art in relation to their various kinds of audience. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. x and 314 pages including index. ISBN: 0300071957. Light fading to horizontal edges of boards, light rubbing to corners. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT: DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION & OPERATIONS
Written by Brian Lavery.
Stock no. 1815102
Published by Seaforth Publishing. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A look at this humble but essential craft, one of the unsung heroes of the Second World War. Examining the design history before the War, when amphibious operations were deeply unfashionable, describing its inception and construction. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 128 pages including index. ISBN: 9781848320505. Slight fading to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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THE HANDLEY PAGE VICTOR VOLUME ONE: THE HISTORY & DEVELOPMENT OF A CLASSIC JET
Written by Roger R. Brooks.
Stock no. 1815101
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The HP80 Prototype & The Mark I. B/w & colour photos and b/w diagrams. ISBN: 9781844154111. Uneven fading to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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