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PERCIVAL AND HUNTING AIRCRAFT
Written by R. John Silvester.
Stock no. 1820214
Published by Nelson And Saunders. 1st 1987. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 204 Pages. ISBN: 0951338609. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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WINGS: COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN PAINTINGS
Written by Charles J. Thompson. Illustrated by Charles J. Thompson.
Stock no. 1820204
Published by Pan Books. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Over 50 of the artist's paintings that vividly bring to life this fascinating period of aviation history. Oblong format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0330315137.

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GREAT AIRCRAFT OF WWII
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820198
Published by Abbeydale Press. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Pocket Encyclopedia. Includes: The Supermarine Spitfire, The Avro Lancaster, The Messerschmitt 109, The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. Small format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos throughout. Cutaway Diagrams. 192 pages. ISBN: 9781861473004.

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CLASSIC FIGHTERS AND BOMBERS OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Peter G. Cooksley; et al.
Stock no. 1820142
Published by Aerodata International. 1st thus 1981. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book brings together the first twelve titles in Vintage Aviation Publications' widely acclaimed Aerodata International series of aircraft monographs. Large format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 090546916X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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BOMBERS OF WORLD WAR II VOLUME 1
Written by Philip J.R. Moyes; et al.
Stock no. 1820141
Published by Aerodata International. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

An Aerodata International Monograph. Half a dozen classic bombers of World War Two. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0905469119. Spine faded. Contents clean.

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FIGHTERS OF WORLD WAR II VOLUME 1
Written by Peter G. Cooksley; et al.
Stock no. 1820140
Published by Aerodata International. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

An Aerodata International monograph. Some famous single-seat fighter aircraft of World War Two. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0905469062. Fading to spine. Rear cover a little grubby. Text block grubby. Contents clean.

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THE HAMLYN CONCISE GUIDE TO BRITISH AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II
Written by David Mondey.
Stock no. 1820129
Published by Chancellor Press. 1995. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illustrated guide to British warplanes of World War II: 113 major aircraft; 86 diagrams; 204 colour drawings; 126 Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1851526684. Foxing to text block. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper has a light crease to inside front flap.

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A MOST DESPERATE UNDERTAKING: THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE CRIMEA, 1854-56
Written by Alastair Massie.
Stock no. 1820101
Published by National Army Museum. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Published to coincide with the Special Exhibition of the same name, this book draws upon the unrivalled Collections of the National Army Museum to tell the story of the British Army's participation in the Crimean War. Large oblong format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. ISBN: 0901721387. Spine lightly bumped. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges and a little scuffed.

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THE WORLD CRISIS: THE EASTERN FRONT
Written by Winston S. Churchill.
Stock no. 1820099
Published by Thornton Butterworth Ltd.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition.

6th volume of the World Crisis. Navy blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blind title to lower front corner of board. B/w plates and maps. 368 pages including index. Boards rubbed at corners, top & tail of spine lightly worn. Boards lightly scuffed. 'Boots Chemist' green label to lower edge of front board has surface paper loss from a removal attempt. Text block and page edges browned, half-title heavily browned. Some foxing to text block and margins. All pages and maps present. Remains of a red label to rear endpaper. Pencil inscription to front pastedown.

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THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE: AN EPISODE OF FRONTIER WAR
Written by Winston S. Churchill.
Stock no. 1820097
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1916. Very good condition.

Cheap Edition. Small format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Folding maps. B/w frontis. Spine lightly browned. Endpapers and text block browned. Front hinge pulled but binding tight. All maps present.

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NATO TIGERS: FIFTY YEARS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820087
Published by Nato Tiger Association. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Some surprising revelations of how the NATO Tiger Association got started through never-before-compiled histories of each of the annual Tiger Meets and some of their famous mini-meets. Updated profiles of all tiger squadrons; stories from crew members who were there; reminiscences of the founding leaders and Tiger Generals. Large format. Matt black boards, yellow and white titles. Colour photos throughout. Rear board scuffed. Contents fine.

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CONVAIR B-36: A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF AMERICA'S "BIG STICK"
Written by Meyers K. Jacobsen.
Stock no. 1820086
Published by Schiffer Military History; Schiffer Aviation History. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collaborative effort edited and co-authored by Meyers Jacobsen exploring the history of one of SAC's air giants, the six-engine Convair B-36. Large format. Beige cloth boards, black titles. Marbled endpapers. B/w photos throughout. 400 pages. ISBN: 0764305301. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with a couple of minor closed tears.

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