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FOKKER - THE MAN AND THE AIRCRAFT
Written by Henri Hegener. Illustrated by W.F. Hepworth.
Stock no. 2126129
Published by Harleyford Publications Limited. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This book is split into three parts. Part one the biography, part two comprises 49 3-view drawings, part three gives a by-type review. Large format. SIGNED by author, editor and others involved in the production of this book. Signatures are on a bookplate that is stuck to front pastedown. Serial number: 205. Spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped, with score mark across front panel.

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VON RICHTHOFEN AND THE FLYING CIRCUS
Written by Heinz J. Nowarra; Kimbrough S. Brown.
Stock no. 2126118
Published by Harleyford Publications Limited. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. The life and death of Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen and the history of the Richthofen Jagdeschwader. Bumping to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; tape repair to top of spine.

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TERENCE CUNEO RAILWAY PAINTER OF THE CENTURY
Written by Narisa Chakra. Illustrated by Terence Cuneo.
Stock no. 2126075
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Superb colour illustrations. ISBN: 0904568741. Light page edge browning. Wrapper has some scuff and indentation marks, especially to rear panel.

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LIVES OF THE ARTISTS (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Giorgio Vasari; George Bull.
Stock no. 1816329
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Brown cloth with gilt and dark brown decoration, gilt titles. Three volumes. A selection translated by George Bull. Contained in brown cloth slipcase with title in gilt to one side, marked on bottom side and a little dusty in appearance.

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THE TRUCE
Written by Primo Levi. Illustrated by Jane Joseph.
Stock no. 2126046
Published by Folio Society. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

A Survivor's Journey Home from Auschwitz. Translated by Stuart Woolf, Introduction by David Mendel. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine, silver design. Pale blue endpapers. B/w etchings. Spine is browned. Slip case is better than very good; small mark to one corner; light marks.

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ARTHUR RANSOME MASTER STORYTELLER
Written by Roger Wardale.
Stock no. 2126033
Published by Great Northern Books. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Writing the Swallows and Amazons Books. Forewords by A.N. Wilson and Adam Hart-Davis. Large format. Blue boards. Colour and b/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9781905080816. Light wear to top and tail of spine and a couple of corners. Browning to outer page edges. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few grubby marks; small sticker to base of spine. Remains of sticky label to rear panel of wrapper.

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BILL HOOLE ENGINEMAN EXTRAORDINARY
Written by Peter W.B. Semmens.
Stock no. 2126012
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w Plates. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small nicks.

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BB A CELEBRATION
Written by BB; Tom Quinn. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 2126000
Published by Wharncliffe Publishing Limited. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A unique collection of BB's country and field sports writings. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photographic plates plus numerous b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1871647169. Wrapper is price-cut with a little edge-creasing and a few marks.

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FRANCIS BEART - A SINGLE PURPOSE
Written by Jeff Clew.
Stock no. 2125932
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Full Story of the man, the machines and the riders. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854292365. Bump to top of spine and along a couple of cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a few edges.

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CEZANNE: A LIFE
Written by Alex Danchev.
Stock no. 1816275
Published by Profile Books. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A fascinating insight into the days and years of one of the world's most influential painters. Navy blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781846681653. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page.

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REMBRANDT'S HOUSE
Written by Anthony Bailey.
Stock no. 1816273
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

No. 4 Breestraat, Amsterdam, is at first sight an ordinary enough dwelling but for twenty years it was the home of one of the world's greatest painters, Rembrandt. This is a book about that house, about the world Rembrandt observed in and around it and about the special universe he created in his studio there. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460120425.

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JOE, THE SLAVE WHO BECAME AN ALAMO LEGEND
Written by Ron J. Jackson; Lee Spencer White.
Stock no. 1816272
Published by University of Oklahoma Press. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Texas Revolution era. Joe Lee, the commanding officer's slave who witnessed the final assault on the Alamo and survived. Burgundy cloth spine with gilt title, cream paper boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780806147031.

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