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LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI
Written by Mark Twain.
Stock no. 2121915
Published by Folio Society. 2006. Fine condition.

The river and its history. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt map of the river and its tributaries to front board. Blue endpapers. B/w and colour illustrations. Contained in better than very good slip case, which is pictorial to one side; some light scuffing.

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LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI
Written by Mark Twain.
Stock no. 1812598
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

The river and its history. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, gilt map of the river and its tributaries to front board. Blue endpapers. B/w and colour illustrations. A fine copy in a blue pictorial slipcase in fine condition.

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BLUE STREAK INSIDE JETBLUE, THE UPSTART THAT ROCKED AN INDUSTRY
Written by Barbara S. Peterson.
Stock no. 2121716
Published by Portfolio. 1st USA 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. The definitive behind-the-scenes story of the most innovative and beloved airline in America. B/w photos. ISBN: 1591840589. Bump to base of spine. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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THE FIRST COLONISTS
Written by Richard Hakluyt; A.L. Rowse.
Stock no. 1811956
Published by Folio Society. 1987. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tan buckram, compass rose vignette. Hakluyt's voyages to North America. Second printing. Contents fine. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is grubby.

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ROLLS-ROYCE IN AMERICA
Written by John Webb De Campi.
Stock no. 1811907
Published by Dalton Watson. 1st 1975. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Nearly every different design of coachwork that was ever mounted in America on a Rolls-Royce chassis. B/w photos. 256 pages. ISBN: 0901564141. SIGNED by the author 'with best wishes' to half-title page. Top & tail of spine lightly bumped. Contents fine. Last page (illustration index) almost detached from binding - rear hinge split at top. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and worn at top of spine.

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MIGHTY EIGHTH WAR DIARY
Written by Roger A. Freeman.
Stock no. 1811706
Published by Jane's Publishing Company. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. The book covers more than a thousand operations in which the Eighth Air Force Units participated between June 1942 and May 1945. Numbers of aircraft despatched, units involved, bomb tonnages, claims and losses plus a wealth of other detail are included for each mission. ISBN: 0710600380. Edges of boards lightly rubbed. Text block slightly grubby. Contents fine. Dustwrapper covered in clear laminate and stuck to boards at top and bottom of flaps, spine faded.

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UNION PACIFIC WEST FROM LEAVENWORTH
Written by I.E. Quastler.
Stock no. 2119695
Published by South Platte Press. 1st USA 1999. Very good condition.

A History of the Leavenworth, Kansas & Western Railway. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0942035534. Creasing to edge of front cover.

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F-111 AARDVARK
Written by Peter E. Davies; Anthony M. Thornborough.
Stock no. 1607760
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The book tells the story of the world's first operational swing-wing bomber, the General Dynamics F-111. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1861260792. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine.

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THE TALLULAH FALLS RAILROAD A PHOTOGRAPHIC REMEMBRANCE
Written by Brian A. Boyd.
Stock no. 2119156
Published by Fern Creek Press. 1998. Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Card wraps. 1898 - 1961. B/w photos. Some scuffing and wear along cover edges and to spine.

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RAILROAD SHUTTERBUG
Written by Jim Fredrickson.
Stock no. 1607621
Published by Washington State University Press. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large, oblong format. Jim Fredrickson's Northern Pacific. B/w photos, colour illustrations. Beautiful photographs depicting the last great glories of the steam era into the 1940s and 1950s. ISBN: 0874221951.

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THE SPIRIT OF STEAM
Written by William L. Withuhn.
Stock no. 1607619
Published by Salamander Books Ltd. 1st thus 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Golden Age of North American Steam. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 1840651032. Faint damp staining to pastedowns hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Slight creasing to edge of wrapper.

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CROMMELIN'S THUNDERBIRDS AIR GROUP 12 STRIKES THE HEART OF JAPAN
Written by Roy W. Bruce; Charles R. Leonard. Illustrated by Roy W. Bruce.
Stock no. 2118443
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 1994. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Black cloth spine, with silver title. Red boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1557505098.

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