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RENEGADES
Written by Adrian Weale.
Stock no. 1807611
Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Hitler's Englishmen. The course of treason in the Second World War from its roots in Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists, through the war and subsequent investigations by MI5, up to the trial, imprisonment and in some cases execution of the traitors. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Top edge of text block dusty. Bookplate to front pastedown. Dustwrapper slightly grubby.

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THE HORN OF MERLYNS
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Stock no. 1310871
Published by Collins. 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black title to spine. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pale page browning to endpapers, endpapers foxed and very heavy foxing to textblock/page edges. Dustwrapper is foxed on rear panel, is slightly edge chipped and has tape repairs on verso.

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THESE MEN ARE DANGEROUS: THE SPECIAL AIR SERVICE AT WAR
Written by D.I. Harrison.
Stock no. 1807610
Published by Cassell & Company Ltd. 2nd 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plate. Text block a little grubby. Bookplate to front endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a small chip, browned to rear panel.

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ADVENTURES AT WINDSOR CASTLE
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by David Walsh.
Stock no. 1310870
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1957. Almost very good condition.

A boy living in the shadow of Windsor Castle discovers its history by taking part in it. Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to spine and cover edges. Small mark to top edge of front cover. Endpapers and outer page edges foxed.

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THE HOUSEHOLD CAVALRY REGIMENT
Written by Roy Manser.
Stock no. 1807609
Published by Almark Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Bookplate to front pastedown. Top edge of text block dusty. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-worn.

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RICHARD AND THE GOLDEN HORSE SHOE
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Stock no. 1310869
Published by Collins. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition.

Green boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. Ex-lib with the usual labels, stamps etc. Spine and corners bumped and worn, fading to spine. Faint embossed library stamp to rear cover. Joints are cracked but binding still tight. Heavy foxing to textblock. Some grubby marks to contents.

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GALLIPOLI
Written by Robert Rhodes James.
Stock no. 1807608
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is edge-rubbed.

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THE SECRET OF THE WHITE PEACOCK
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Stock no. 1310868
Published by Collins. 1st 1956. Good condition.

Blue boards, silver title to spine. 192 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to spine and faint splash(?) marks to front cover. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. Heavy foxing to textblock and page margins, light foxing to endpapers. Rear joint is cracked causing last text page to be creased.

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HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON?
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Stock no. 1310867
Published by Collins. 1st 1953. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 191 pages. B/w illustrations. Minimal bumping to top of spine and title to spine very slightly discoloured. Foxing to textblock and to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slighty browned to spine and a bit grubby/foxed to rear panel. There is a tiny nick to the top of the spine.

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THE ARROW WAR: AN ANGLO-CHINESE CONFUSION 1856-1860
Written by Douglas Hurd.
Stock no. 1807607
Published by Collins. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Britain's war with China. Green boards, gilt title on black title block to spine. B/w plates. Bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean. Wrapper edge-creased.

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THE STORMY PETREL
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Stock no. 1310866
Published by Collins. 3rd 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with dark title to spine. B/w text illustrations. 318 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Tiny piece torn from edge of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is browned and faded to spine, edge worn with a few small tears, tear and crease to lower edge of rear panel.

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PANDORA OF PARRHAM ROYAL
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Joyce Bruce.
Stock no. 1310865
Published by Collins. 1st 1951. Fair condition.

Library binding make use of the books original dustwrapper. 286 pages. B/w text illustrations. Badly ex-lib, a reading copy only sold with all faults. Spine and corners worn, covers grubby. Damage to front cover (part of title missing). Name and address to front fly-leaf. Front free-endpaper torn out. Library labels and stamps throughout. Textblock and page margins grubby. Cannot list all faults, this is a reading copy only.

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