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WARPATHS: TRAVELS OF A MILITARY HISTORIAN IN NORTH AMERICA
Written by John Keegan.
Stock no. 1605145
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Part military history, part travel book. Spine bumped. Bookplate to verson of front endpaper.

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THE FRIENDS
Written by Nigel West.
Stock no. 1605144
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Britain's post-war secret intelligence operations. B/w photos. Bookplate to front pastedown. Page browning.

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THE PRICE OF ADMIRALTY
Written by John Keegan.
Stock no. 1605143
Published by Hutchinson. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine. War at sea, from man of war to submarine. B/w photos. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper.

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QUARTERED SAFE OUT HERE A RECOLLECTION OF THE WAR IN BURMA
Written by George Macdonald Fraser.
Stock no. 1605142
Published by Harvill. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Describing life and death in Nine Section, a small group of hard-bitten and (to modern eyes) possibly eccentric Cumbrian borderers with whom the author, then nineteen, served in the last great land capaign of World War II. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Bookplate to front pastedown. Stain mark to textblock.

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MOLEHUNT
Written by Nigel West.
Stock no. 1605141
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The full story of the Soviet spy in MI5. B/w photos. Bookplate to front pastedown. Pages browned.

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FIVE GET INTO A FIX
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1401820
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 4th 1964. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Seventeenth Famous Five adventure. Red boards with black titles and vignette of five to front. B/w illustrations and endpapers. 182 pages. Spine and corners a little bumped. Numbers in ink and date stamp to front endpaper. A little foxing. Dustwrapper is edge worn with chips. Name and address in pencil to front flap. Couple of pen marks to front panel. Foxing and browning.

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FIVE ON FINNISTON FARM
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1401819
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1969. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

In this exciting adventure, the Five spend a holiday at Finniston Farm and discover the long-hidden secret of Finniston Castle. The 18th Famous Five book. Red boards, black lettering. Black & white endpapers. B/w illustrations throughout. 183 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Small bump to top of rear spine. Inscription in pencil to half title page. Blind stamp to one page. A little foxing to page edges. Small nick to some page edges. Dustwrapper is creased and edge worn with a few chips and tears. also scuffed. A little browning to verso. Pencil marks to book list on rear flap.

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FIVE ON A HIKE TOGETHER
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1401818
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 7th 1958. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, blue pictorial endpapers. Two-tone and b/w illustrations. Spine and corners a little bumped. A little fading to top of front board. Endpapers browned. Foxing to page edges. Small date stamp to one page. Mark to top corner of textblock. Dustwrapper is edgeworn with loss to top and bottom of spine. Front flap is torn from front panel at top and bottom. Closed tear to front panel near spine. Wrapper is grubby. Browning and some foxing to verso.

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FIVE ARE TOGETHER AGAIN
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Eileen Soper.
Stock no. 1401817
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The five share in their 21st Adventure, at the circus with their friend Tinker and his monkey, Mischief. Red boards, black lettering. B/w endpapers and illustrations. 182 pages. Spine bumped. Browning to endpapers. Foxing to page edges. Dustwrapper is creased with chips and a small hole to edge of spine. A little grubby with little foxing to verso.

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES (6 VOLUME SET)
Written by James R. Holton; Judith A. Curry; John A. Pyle.
Stock no. 2111775
Published by Academic Press. 2002. Fine condition.

Large format. Blue covers with black titles. Edited by Holton, Curry and Pyle. Contains many diagrams and tables.

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF OCEAN SCIENCES (6 VOLUMES)
Written by John H. Steele; Karl K. Turekian; Steve A. Thorpe.
Stock no. 2111774
Published by Academic Press. 1st 2001. Fine condition.

Diagrams and maps. Large format. Edited by Steele.

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SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION IN TWO VOLUMES
Written by Robert Falcon Scott.
Stock no. 2111773
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1st 1913. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Volume I - Being the Journals of Captain Scott. Volume II - Being the reports of the journeys & the scientific work undertaken by Dr. E.A. Wilson and the surviving members of the expedition. Arranged by Leonard Huxley. With a preface by Sir Claments R. Markham. Photogravure frontispieces, 6 original sketches in photogravure by Dr. E.A. Wilson, 18 coloured plates (16 from drawings by Dr. Wilson), 260 full-page and smaller illustrations from photographs taken by Herbert G. Ponting and other members of the Expedition; Panoramas and Maps. Bumping and wear to corners and spine. Heavy wear, with splitting to spine on one volume; fraying to cloth. Bookplates to front pastedowns. Foxing and page browning throughout.

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