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CLAUDE MONET: LIFE AND ART
Written by Paul Hayes Tucker. Illustrated by Claude Monet.
Stock no. 1815082
Published by Yale University Press. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

Striking new perspectives based on a close examination of individual paintings, Monet's biography, and the multiple forces that shaped his aesthetic. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ix and 250 pages including index. ISBN: 0300062982. Light browning to covers and page edges.

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AMERICAN FLYING BOATS AND AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by E.R. Johnson.
Stock no. 1815081
Published by McFarland & Company, Inc.. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

A comprehensive, heavily illustrated history of the many flying boats and amphibious aircraft designed and built in the United States. Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and drawings. 376 pages including index. ISBN: 9780786439744.

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THE IMMORTAL BEAVER: THE WORLD'S GREATEST BUSH PLANE
Written by Sean Rossiter.
Stock no. 1815080
Published by Midland Publishing. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The colourful story of the bush plane designed and built in Canada that has served around the world, and is still in demand fifty years after it first flew. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos.v and 186 pages including index. ISBN: 1857800591.

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SABRE: THE CANADAIR SABRE IN RAF SERVICE
Written by Duncan Curtis.
Stock no. 1815079
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Full coverage of the Sabre in service, with each of the twelve RAF squadrons that flew the aircraft, including first-hand accounts by Sabre personnel and full details of aircraft colour schemes used by each squadron. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour. 276 pages including index. ISBN: 0750942363.

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THE BATTLE OF THE NARROW SEAS
Written by Peter Scott. Illustrated by Peter Scott.
Stock no. 1815078
Published by Seaforth Publishing. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A History of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea 1939-1945. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848320352. Bumping to top corners.

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THE GARDENER'S LABYRINTH
Written by Thomas Hill; Richard Mabey.
Stock no. 1815077
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st thus 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Gardener's Labyrinth was the first popular gardening book to appear in the English language, first published in 1577. Mabey has written an introduction and provided a comprehensive glossary. Colour & b/w illustrations. 217 pages not including index. ISBN: 019217763X. Lengthy gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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FIRST VICTORY: BRITAIN'S FORGOTTEN STRUGGLE IN THE MIDDLE EAST, 1941
Written by Robert Lyman.
Stock no. 1815076
Published by Constable. 1st 2006. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A gripping narrative of a series of vital victories that heralded the real turning point in Britain's fortunes. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. xiii and 336 pages including index. ISBN: 9781845291082. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine.

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ASSAULT DIVISION
Written by Norman Scarfe.
Stock no. 1815075
Published by Spellmount Ltd.. 1st thus 2004. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A History of the 3rd Division from the Invasion of Normandy to the Surrender of Germany. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 288 pages including index. ISBN: 1862272565.

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BRAQUE: STILL LIFES AND INTERIORS
No author listed. Illustrated by Georges Braque.
Stock no. 1815073
Published by South Bank Centre. 1st 1990. Very good condition.

Accompanies the exhibition running from September-December 1990. White pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. 71 pages. ISBN: 1853320609.

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THE LEYLAND BUSES OF PLYMOUTH CITY TRANSPORT (LEYLAND FLEET SERIES)
Written by Ron Phillips.
Stock no. 1815072
Published by The Leyland Society. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

Red pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Includes summary of fleet list. 48 pages. ISBN: 0954521668.

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MELBOURNE'S TRAMWAYS IN 1974
Written by David R. Keenan.
Stock no. 1815071
Published by Transit Press. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition.

The operations of the well-maintained network operated by Melbourne (Australia) and Metropolitan Tramways Board that carried over 104 million passengers in the 1972/73 financial year. Pictorial cardwraps with green title to front. B/w photos. 48 pages plus fold-out track map.

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LEICESTER IN COLOUR (RETURN JOURNEY)
Written by Philip Lamb.
Stock no. 1815070
Published by Presbus Publishing. 1st 2013. Fine condition.

A look back to the early 1960s, when many buses delivered to Leicester City Transport in the postwar era were still in service, to begin a journey which ends in the late 1980s, when the former municipal undertaking had become an arm's length company. Pictorial cardwraps. Oblong format. Colour photos throughout. 80 pages. ISBN: 9780956506160.

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