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DAVID STIRLING
Written by Alan Hoe.
Stock no. 1605167
Published by Little, Brown and Company. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The authorised biography of the founder of the SAS. B/w photos. 507 pages including Index. Spine bumped. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper.

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THE FEATHER MEN
Written by Ranulph Fiennes.
Stock no. 1605166
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Over a period of 14 years, from 1977 to 1990, a group of hired killers known as the Clinic tracked down and killed four former British soldiers, one at a time. Gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Bookplate to front pastedown.

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SECRET WAR
Written by Nigel West.
Stock no. 1605165
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of SOE, Britain's wartime sabotage organisation. Bookplate to front pastedown. Top edges dusty.

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ALBERT SPEER HIS BATTLE WITH TRUTH
Written by Gitta Sereny.
Stock no. 1605164
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Albert Speer was Hitler's architect before the Second World War. An inveterate schemer and brilliant planner, selfishly pragmatic and ruthless user of others. How Spper came to terms with his own acts and failures to act, his progress from moral extinction to moral self-education and the question of his real culpability in Nazi crimes are elemental, titanic battles that dominate this story. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photographic endpapers. B/w photos. SIGNED by author (without dedication) on title page. Price-cut wrapper.

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THE MARCH OF FOLLY
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman.
Stock no. 1605163
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From Troy to Vietnam. B/w photos. Bookplate to front pastedown, inscription in ink to front endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is faded to spine.

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NURSE AT THE FRONT
Written by Florence Farmborough.
Stock no. 1605162
Published by Constable. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A diary 1914-18. With 48 b/w photographs by the author. Bookplate to front pastedown. Price-cut wrapper.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS A POP-UP BOOK
Written by Kenneth Grahame. Illustrated by Babette Cole.
Stock no. 1401829
Published by Holt Rinehart & Winston. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. An enchanting pop-up book to introduce children to the adventures of Toad, Rat, Badger, Mole, and all wonderful creatures who live on the river bank. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Contents are clean. Pop-ups and moveables in very good working order.

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ALL KINDS OF CATS
Written by Arnold Shapiro. Illustrated by Larry Moore.
Stock no. 1401828
Published by Price, Stern, Sloan. Very good condition.

A pss Pop-up Book. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Designed by John Strejan. Paper engineering by Tor Lokvig. US edition. Spine and corners a little bumped. Price sticker to front cover. Page browning. Pop-ups and moveables in good working order.

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THE PETER RABBIT POP-UP BOOK
Written by Beatrix Potter. Illustrated by Beatrix Potter; Colin Twinn.
Stock no. 1401827
Published by Frederick Warne. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. From 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit' by Potter. 6 pop-up pages. Paper engineering by Keith Moseley. Uneven browning to covers. Pop-ups and moveables in good working order.

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RUPERT ANNUAL 1936 - THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT
Written by Alfred Bestall. Illustrated by Alfred Bestall.
Stock no. 1401826
Published by Daily Express. 1936. Good condition.

The very first Rupert annual and the first Rupert book to be illustrated by Alfred Bestall. Red cloth with illustration of Rupert sitting reading on front cover. Black, red and white illustrations. The first time Rupert appeared wearing his now famous red jumper. (Tourtel's Rupert was dressed in blue). 124 pages. First story is Rupert and the Wonderful Kite. Spine and corners bumped, a few small dents to cover edges. Covers faded and a bit grubby, a few light spots to spine. Book leans to one side a little. Name in belongs to box. Some hinges are cracked. Top of rear joint cracked. A few small margin tears. A little light foxing to endpapers and some grubby marks to the contents but generally they are clean.

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FIVE HAVE PLENTY OF FUN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1401825
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 4th 1959. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The 14th Famous Five adventure. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Red boards. 183 pages. Blue & black pictorial endpapers. Spine and corners are bumped. Name in ink to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpapers and blue pen marks to half title page. Ticks in ink to book titles. Foxing mainly to page edges. Price - cut dustwrapper is edge creased and edge worn with tears. Small piece missing from top of the spine. Edges of flaps are folded over. Wrapper is grubby and a little foxed to verso.

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MISFIRE
Written by William H. Hallahan.
Stock no. 1605161
Published by Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey paperboards with grey cloth spine. Sub-title reads "The History of How America's Small Arms have failed our Military." This is an in-depth expose of failure in adequate arming of American militia. An historical study from the American Revolution, through to the Civil War, the two 20th Century World Wars and through to Vietnam. B/w photographic illustrations with accompanying text. Spine bumped. Bookplate to front pastedown. Wrapper spine a little faded.

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