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HIGH RISK THE POLITICS OF THE AIR
Written by Adam Thomson.
Stock no. 1319603
Published by Sidgwick & Jackson. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The autobiography of Adam Thomson, the founder of British Caledonian. B/w photos. 590 pages. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0283999845. Spine and corners sligthtly bumped and rubbed. Erased pencil markings to front free-endpaper. Textblock is a little grubby. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and faded to spine.

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ANTOINE DE SAINT-EXUPERY HIS LIFE AND TIMES
Written by Curtis Cate.
Stock no. 1319600
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first full-length biography of Saint-Exupery written in English. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 608 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 043411040X. Spine bumped, slight rubbing to corners. Dustwrapper is sunned to spine and a little edge rubbed.

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SKY FEVER
Written by Geoffrey De Havilland.
Stock no. 1319599
Published by Wrens Park Publishing. 1st thus 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Autobiography of one of the world's true pioneers of powered flight. 240 pages. B/w photos. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0905778405. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Top edge of textblock slightly foxed. Contents fine. Dustwrpper is just a little edge rubbed and has a small barcode sticker on rear panel.

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANCIS PLACE (1771-1854)
Written by Mary Thale.
Stock no. 2134031
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1972. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark brown cloth with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0521083990. Ex-lib. with some markings to prelims/book information pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with stain and small hole of loss to rear panel.

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WAVELL: SOLDIER & STATESMAN
Written by Victoria Schofield.
Stock no. 2134023
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 2010. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781848843202. Some neat pencil annotation to front endpaper. A few marks to outer page edges.

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THE INCREDIBLE KAISER: A PORTRAIT OF WILLIAM II
Written by Lawrence Wilson.
Stock no. 2134016
Published by Robert Hale Limited. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards with silver title to spine. B/w photos. Fading and bumping to top and tail of spine. Some corners are bumped. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with edge-creasing and chipping; but minimal loss.

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IAN WALKER RACING: THE MAN AND HIS CARS
Written by Julian Balme.
Stock no. 1820439
Published by Coterie Press Limited. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ian Walker embraced all aspects of post-war motorsport, from rallying to racing, driver to team manager, car manufacturer to car dealer. In just ten years he had done the lot. Large square format. Black cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w photos throughout. This is a limited edition. ISBN: 9781902351476. Lower corners of boards and dustwrapper are rubbed. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine, lightly creased and scuffed. Contained in publisher's green cloth slipcase in VG condition - some slight fading to edges, lower edge affected by damp and worn at corner.

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HOCKNEY: THE BIOGRAPHY VOLUME 1 1937-1975
Written by Christopher Simon Sykes. Illustrated by David Hockney.
Stock no. 2134000
Published by Century. 1st 2011. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Rake's Progress. White cloth, black title to spine. ISBN: 9781846057083. Grubby marks along bottom edge of front cover.

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BURTON: A BIOGRAPHY OF SIR RICHARD FRANCIS BURTON
Written by Byron Farwell.
Stock no. 2133999
Published by Longmans. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Traveller, Poet, Soldier, Diplomat - no man can be all things and once, but no man tried harder than Richard Francis Burton. Spotting/foxing to covers, endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears/chips at corners and a little loss.

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HOCKNEY: THE BIOGRAPHY VOLUME2 1975-2012
Written by Christopher Simon Sykes. Illustrated by David Hockney.
Stock no. 2133998
Published by Century. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Pilgrim's Progress. White cloth, grey title to spine. ISBN: 9781780890074.

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SIR RICHARD BURTON: A BIOGRAPHY
Written by Michael Hastings.
Stock no. 2133996
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Dark red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0340218525. Some grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine; edge-creased with large tear to top of front panel.

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MY MOTORING REMINISCENCES
Written by S.F. Edge.
Stock no. 2133954
Published by G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and signature to front cover. B/w photos. Includes an account of the Gordon-Bennett Races of 1900-1902. Spine is faded. Light bumping to cover edges. Small inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing, to outer page edges and internal pages.

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