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TO SEE THE DAWN BREAKING
Written by W.R. Chorley.
Stock no. 2140058
Published by W.R. Chorley. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. 76 Squadron Operations. ISBN: 0950746703. Fading to spine and a few edges. Some corner creasing. Foxing and browning to outer page edges.

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WINGS OVER THE SOMME 1916-1918
Written by G.H. Lewis.
Stock no. 2140052
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Gwilym Lewis was sent to the Somme in 1916 as a boy of eighteen only just out of school. During his service he wrote long letters to his family who preserved them. These letters have been edited by Chaz Bowyer and illustrated with b/w photos from private albums. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0718303245. Spine and a couple of cover edges are faded. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; browned.

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THE RED BARON'S LAST FLIGHT: A MYSTERY INVESTIGATED
Written by Norman Franks; Alan Bennett.
Stock no. 2140046
Published by Grub Street. 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Red boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1898697752. Spine is a bit cocked. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine.

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A CHEPSTOW NOTEBOOK
Written by Ivor Waters. Illustrated by Mercedes Waters; Bryan Woodfield.
Stock no. 2140000
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Limited to 100 copies. Black cloth. B/w illustrations. Street plans by Woodfield. ISBN: 0906134072. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded and foxed to spine and edges; some creasing; a few small nicks.

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THE BOOK OF MARGERY KEMPE
Written by Margery Kempe; B.A. Windeatt; Alice Thomas Ellis. Illustrated by Chris Daunt.
Stock no. 1823913
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Very good condition.

A Woman's Life In The Middle Ages. Imitation vellum binding with bright colour decoration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Book is in fine condition. Publisher's slipcase is lightly scuffed, has a slightly sticky mark left to one side by a label, fading to one open edge.

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THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN
Written by Christopher Hill.
Stock no. 1823912
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Slightly better than very good condition.

Radical Ideas during the English Revolution. Studies the beliefs of different groups of the time along with the social and emotional impulses that gave rise to them. Black cloth boards, red title to spine. Book in fine condition. Publisher's slipcase is lightly scuffed.

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SAINT JOAN OF ARC
Written by Vita Sackville-West. Illustrated by Chris Daunt.
Stock no. 1823911
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine and sword vignette to front. Blue maps to endpapers. Colour frontis. Woodcuts as chapter headers. Fourth printing. Book is in fine condition. Publisher's slipcase is grubby and rubbed.

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A HISTORY OF THE AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX VOLUME 1 1928-1939
Written by John B. Blanden.
Stock no. 1823910
Published by Museum Publishing Co.. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Australian Grand prix is the second oldest Grand Prix still being regularly conducted. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0959467130. SIGNED by the author (best wishes) to title page. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE 1912-1918
Written by Brad King.
Stock no. 1823904
Published by Hikoki Publications. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tracing the development of the men and machines of the Royal Navy, from the first uncertain beginnings with airships until the service was unwillingly absorbed by the newly-formed Royal Air Force in April 1918. Large format. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour illustrations of camouflage and markings. ISBN: 0951989952. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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HIGH IN THE EMPTY BLUE: THE HISTORY OF 56 SQUADRON, RFC/RAF 1916 TO 1920
Written by Alex Revell.
Stock no. 1823901
Published by Flying Machine Press. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

56 Squadron RFC/RAF, the first squadron equipped with the SE5 fighter, was the most famous and highest-scoring British fighter squadron of World War One. This definitive history was written from official squadron records, interview with squadron members, logbooks, diaries, and letters home. Large format. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour illustrations of the colours and markings of the aircraft. ISBN: 0963711032. A nice, clean copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and rear panel spine edge.

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THE SOPWITH PUP
Written by J.M. Bruce; Gordon Page; Ray Sturtivant.
Stock no. 1823900
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

The Sopwith Pup was a highly regarded and well-loved fighter which entered service with both the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service in late 1916. Large format. Blue pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851303102. Boards lightly scuffed. Contents fine.

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ENGLISH MYTHS AND TRADITIONS
Written by Henry Bett. Illustrated by Michael Ayrton.
Stock no. 1323076
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A sequel to English Legends. B/w illustrations. 148 pages. Spine slightly bumped. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed and foxed, small piece missing to top edge of front panel.

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