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THE STAFFORDS 1881 - 1978 BADGES AND UNIFORMS
Written by Guido Rosignoli; C.J. Whitehouse.
Stock no. 1817166
Published by Rosignoli. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition.

Yellow card wraps. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. SIGNED by the author, Rosignoli, to title page (no dedication). Uneven fading to covers mainly to spine edges. Contents clean.
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HUNT THE ALTMARK
Written by Richard Wiggan.
Stock no. 1817165
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Separating the truth from the myth of this headline-making event of the early days of the Second World War. Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0709197373. SIGNED in ink to front endpaper by a prisoner of 4 months on the Altmark. Faint odour present. Blue dustwrapper is unevenly faded, browned to rear panel and a faint damp stain to lower spine edge.
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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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SLEDGEHAMMERS FOR TINTACKS
Written by Steve Darlow.
Stock no. 1817163
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Bomber Command Combats The V-1 Menace, 1943-1944. B/w photos. ISBN: 1902304969. SIGNED by Fred Whitfield D.F.M. to his dear friend, Dave, in pencil on title page. Fred Whitfield was involved in the attack on the Tirpitz and is mentioned in the book. Also b/w photo in the book is of Whitfield and is signed by himself.
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LANCASTER: THE SECOND WORLD WAR'S GREATEST BOMBER
Written by Leo McKinstry.
Stock no. 1817162
Published by John Murray. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The full history including some personal narratives. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780719523533. SIGNED in pencil by two Lancashire vets to title page.
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DOUGLAS DC-3 SURVIVORS VOLUME ONE
Written by Arthur Pearcy.
Stock no. 1817161
Published by Aston Publications. 1st 1987. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A catalogue of all known surviving DC-3 and C-47 transports built at Santa Monica and Long Beach,whether they are flying, in museums or stand derelict. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Foreword by Sir Peter Masefield. B/w photographs. ISBN: 09466271314. SIGNED by the author (best wishes) to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly browned.
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THESIGER IN ARABIA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Wilfred Thesiger.
Stock no. 1817160
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition.

Arabian Sands and The Marsh Arabs. Brown cloth, gilt title to spines. Brown pictorial boards. B/w photos. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few marks.
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JUST SO STORIES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 1817159
Published by Folio Society. 2011. Fine condition.

Red cloth boards, cream titles and illustration of elephant having its trunk pulled by a crocodile to front. B/w illustrations. Fifth printing. Contained in publisher's red slipcase in slightly better than very good condition having a few marks and scuffs.
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THE SELFISH GIANT AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Oscar Wilde. Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith.
Stock no. 1817158
Published by Folio Society. As new condition.

Introduced by Jeanette Winterson. Blue cloth spine with silver titles, pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE APOCRYPHA
Written by David Daniell.
Stock no. 1817156
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

Translated out of the Greek and Latin Tongues Being the Version Set Forth AD 1611 Compared with the Most Ancient Authorities and Revised AD 1894. Introduction by David Daniell 2006. Large format. Brown leather spine with gilt title, light brown silk moire boards. Colour plates. Top edge deep brown. Light, minor signs of rubbing to base of leather spine. Contained in publisher's slipcase with printed onlay to one side in almost fine condition having a few scuff marks.
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THE ADVENTURES OF THE FIVE CHILDREN (3 VOLUMES)
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by H.R. Millar.
Stock no. 1817155
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2009. Fine condition.

Three volume set containing: Five Children and It, The Story of the Amulet, The Phoenix and the Carpet. Red cloth spines with gilt titles, cream pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE ADVENTURES OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1817154
Published by Folio Society. Circa 1993. Fine condition.

A dark green slipcase containing three classic books by Nesbit: 'New Treasure Seekers', 'The Story of the Treasure Seekers', and 'The Wouldbegoods'. Each book is bound in green cloth with gilt titles to the spines and cream pictorial boards. Each book has numerous b/w illustrations and is beautifully presented. A lovely collection! Still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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