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NASEBY 1645: THE CAMPAIGN AND THE BATTLE
Written by Peter Young.
Stock no. 1807619
Published by Century Publishing. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A complete account of the course of the Civil War battle of Naseby and of the campaign which preceded it. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Text block a little grubby. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is scuffed and sunned to spine.

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A SAILOR'S ODYSSEY
Written by Andrew Browne Hyndhope.
Stock no. 1807618
Published by Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. 1st 1951. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Autobiography of the Admiral of the Fleet. A few marks to boards. Bookplate to front pastedown. Contents clean.

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MUSSOLINI
Written by Denis Mack Smith.
Stock no. 1807617
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A classic account of Mussolini's life. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Bookplate to front pastedown, Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Top edge of text block dusty. Pictorial wrapper is a little browned.

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FAIRFAX GENERAL OF PARLIAMENT'S FORCES IN THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR
Written by John Wilson.
Stock no. 1807616
Published by John Murray. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Life of Thomas, Lord Fairfax, Captain-General of all the Parliament's Forces in the English Civil War, Creator & Commander of the New Model Army. B/w illustrations. Bookplate to front pastedown. Top edge of text block a little dusty. Contents clean. Pictorial wrapper is faded at spine and a little grubby.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT OBERLANDER
No author listed.
Stock no. 1807615
Published by The Committee For German Unity. 1st 1960. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Brown Book on the criminal fascist past of Adenauer's minister. Brown cloth, white title to front. 223 pages. Damp stain to lower spine edge of boards. Bookplate to front pastedown. Contents browned but clean. Dustwrapper is rubbed at corners and faded at spine.

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PARIS AFTER THE LIBERATION 1944-1949
Written by Antony Beevor; Artemis Cooper.
Stock no. 1807614
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A social, political and cultural history. Against a fascinating and dangerous political background, every aspect of life is portrayed in relief - the atmosphere of the street, of cafes, restaurants and night-clubs, fashion houses and salons and painters' studios. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w plates. Bookplate to front pastedown. Top edge a little dusty. Contents clean. Wrapper a little grubby.

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FROM SEA TO AIR: THE HERITAGE OF SAM SAUNDERS
Written by A.E. Tagg; R.L. Wheeler.
Stock no. 1807613
Published by Crossprint. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

Large format. B/w photos and diagrams. A few marks to front cover, top corner cloth nicked. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper (possibly signed by R.Wheeler). Contents clean.

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ADVENTURES AT HAMPTON COURT
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Will Nickless.
Stock no. 1310873
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Neat gilt school stamp to centre of front cover. Spine and corners bumped. Endpapers partly browned/foxed. Foxing to textblock. Prize plate to half-title along with a name in ink below. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with slight loss.

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A SAVAGE WAR OF PEACE: ALGERIA 1954-1962
Written by Alistair Horne.
Stock no. 1807612
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The course of the Algerian War in all its military and political aspects. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Bookplate to front pastedown. Top edge of text block a little dusty. Contents clean. Green dustwrapper is slightly faded at spine.

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THE EMERALD CROWN
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Anne Bullen.
Stock no. 1310872
Published by Collins. 2nd 1944. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A stirring tale of a boy and girl in the Kingdom of Flavonia. Green cloth, black title to spine. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, some fading at cover edges. Some foxing. Inscription in ink to white paper which has been stuck onto endpaper, another small piece of white paper stuck below. Dustwrapper is edge chipped, torn and creased with some slight fading to spine.

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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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