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ZULU VANQUISHED: THE DESTRUCTION OF THE ZULU KINGDOM
Written by Ron Lock; Peter Quantrill.
Stock no. 1815536
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A detailed study of the wider Anglo-Zulu War of 1879. Twenty-four pages of plates with colour & b/w photos and nine maps. 304 pages including index. ISBN: 1853676608.

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CAEN CONTROVERSY: THE BATTLE FOR SWORD BEACH 1944
Written by Andrew Stewart.
Stock no. 1815535
Published by Helion & Company. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The significant element of the wider D-Day operation and a narrative account of the operations conducted by 3 British Infantry Division. Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos, colour maps. ISBN: 9781909982123.

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CHALLENGE OF BATTLE: THE REAL STORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY IN 1914
Written by Adrian Gilbert.
Stock no. 1815534
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An authoritative and well-paced campaign narrative, re-evaluating the Army's leadership, organization and tactics. The problems faced by commanders, grappling with the brutal realities of 20th century warfare, and how the British infantry's famed marksmanship has to be set against the inexperience and tactical shortcomings of the BEF as a whole. Black cloth boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. 304 pages including index. ISBN: 9781849088596.

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U-BOATS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN 1941-1944
Written by Lawrence Paterson.
Stock no. 1815533
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A unique account of a unique campaign, shedding new light on a neglected aspect of the U-boat war. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781861762900.

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THE DANDY BOOK 1960
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124255
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1960. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards. Front cover shows Korky using a padlocked letterbox to keep his food safe from the mice. 125 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Couple of chips to corners. Names in pencil/ink to belongs to box.

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THE DANDY BOOK 1961
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124254
Published by D.C. Thomson & Co Ltd.. 1961. Very good condition.

Black pictorial boards showing 3 sets of Korky balancing an egg on his nose. Top and bottom 1" of spine; laminate is chipping/peeling. NOT inscribed. Page edge browning.

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GIRL ANNUAL No. 6
Written by Marcus Morris.
Stock no. 2124253
Published by Hulton Press Ltd.. 1958. Very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth spine, red pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. 173 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping along cover edges. Inscription in ink to belongs to page. Foxing to outer page edges.

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EAGLE ANNUAL No. 3
Written by Marcus Morris; W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 2124252
Published by Hulton Press Ltd.. 1955. Good condition.

Green cloth spine, red boards. Includes a Biggles story "The Flying Crusaders". Pencil outlining to title on front cover. Scuffing and wear to covers. Chipping along cover edges. Inscription in ink and ink lines to front endpaper, which is also foxed. One hinge is badly pulled; weakening the binding. A reading copy.

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EAGLE ANNUAL No. 7
Written by Marcus Morris.
Stock no. 2124251
Published by Hulton Press. 1959. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine. Red pictorial boards. Colour and b/w pictures. 173 pages. Some grubby marks to spine. Wear along cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is torn and chipped with a few pieces of loss.

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EAGLE ANNUAL No. 10
Written by Clifford Makins.
Stock no. 2124250
Published by Longacre Press. 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth spine, red, yellow and black decorated covers. Endpapers by Thelwell. Colour and b/w illustrations. 173 pages. Wear along cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Crossword is clean. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks, but minimal loss.

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THE LONG GRASS WHISPERS
Written by Geraldine Elliot. Illustrated by Sheila Hawkins.
Stock no. 2124248
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1939. Good condition.

Beige cloth with dark brown/red title to spine and vignette of elephant to front cover. Many beautiful b/w illustrations throughout. Some grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Colouring to some b/w illustrations internally.

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ON THE FARM
Written by James Gardner. Illustrated by James Gardner.
Stock no. 2124247
Published by Penguin. 3rd 1945. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial paperwraps. Puffin Picture Book no. 4. Colour and b/w lithographed illustrations. Printed by W.S. Cowell. A superb historical picture of farming in the 1940's. Factually accurate. Grubby marks to covers and page margins. Couple of tear holes along spine. Staples have rusted.

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