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THE TRAFALGAR COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin. Illustrated by Clive Farmer.
Stock no. 1824213
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A guide to history's most famous sea battle and the life of Admiral Lord Nelson. Large format. Colour illustrations. 560 pages. ISBN: 1845130189. Minor scuff to front board. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Else a lovely, clean copy. Dustwrapper has a small closed tear to lower rear edge.

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THE SEVEN YEARS WAR
Written by Julian S. Corbett; Jeremy Black.
Stock no. 1824185
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Study in British Combined Strategy. Introduction by Jeremy Black. Blue pictorial cloth boards with black title label to spine with gilt title. Blue endpapers depict map of North-Western Europe. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Minor fading to blue dye at top edge of text block. Else a fine coyp contained in publisher's slipcase with a few minor scuffs.

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OPERATION PEDESTAL: THE FLEET THAT BATTLED TO MALTA 1942
Written by Max Hastings.
Stock no. 1824165
Published by William Collins. 1st 2021. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Operation Pedestal - one of the bloodiest sea battles of Britain's war, ordered by Churchill to save Malta. Limited Signed Edition. Navy boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780008364946. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel and has a 'signed by the author' sticker to front panel.

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ROYAL NAVY AIRCRAFT SERIALS AND UNITS 1911-1919
Written by Ray Sturtivant; Gordon Page.
Stock no. 1823968
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 1992. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. 480 pages. ISBN: 0851301916. Boards lightly scuffed. Corners lightly rubbed. Pencil ticks and crosses to lists throughout. Text block browned.

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FIGHTS AND FLIGHTS
Written by Charles Rumney Samson.
Stock no. 1823930
Published by The Battery Press. 1st thus 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Memoir of the Royal Naval Air Service in World War I. Originally published in 1930. Blue cloth boards with red title blocks and silver titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0898391512. Top rear edge of spine bumped, very faint fading to rear board. Very faint foxing to text block. Contents clean.

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THE RFC/RNAS HANDBOOK 1914-18
Written by Peter G. Cooksley.
Stock no. 2140047
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air Service in World War I. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750921692. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing and a few marks.

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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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THE CUXHAVEN RAID
Written by R.D. Layman.
Stock no. 2139867
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The world's first carrier air strike. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851773273. Some browning and marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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DIE K.U.K. SEEFLIEGER: CHRONIK UND DOKUMENTATION DER OSTERREICHISCH-UNGARISCHEN MARINELUFTWAFFE 1911-1918
Written by Peter Schupita.
Stock no. 1823811
Published by Bernard & Graefe Verlag. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Chronicle and Documentation of the Austrian-Hungarian Navy Air Force 1911-1918. Text in German. Red cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 3763754261. Foxing to text block else contents clean. Red pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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CURTISS'S "THE RELUCTANT DRAGON", THE SO3C SEAGULL/SEAMEW
Written by Steve Ginter.
Stock no. 1823786
1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Naval Fighters Number Forty-Seven. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Staple binding. 57 pages including rear inside cover. ISBN: 0942612477. Small mark to rear cover left by old price label else a nice, clean copy.

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THE CONVAIR XF2Y-1 AND YF2Y-1 SEADART EXPERIMENTAL SUPERSONIC SEAPLANE INTERCEPTORS
Written by B.J. Long.
Stock no. 1823784
1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Naval Fighters Number Twenty Three. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Staple binding. B/w photos and diagrams. 73 pages. ISBN: 094261223X. Covers lightly browned and small mark to rear cover where old price label was. Contents clean.

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AMPHIBIAN: THE STORY OF THE LOENING BIPLANE
Written by Grover Loening.
Stock no. 1823754
Published by New York Graphic Society Publishers. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The history of one of the most useful and versatile aircraft of its day: the Loening Amphibian biplane. Large format. Matt silver boards with blue titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0821204742. Corners rubbed and bumped, spine creased vertically. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased with a few closed edge tears, strengthened on verso of spine with tape.

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