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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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NAVAL OPERATIONS VOL. III (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Julian S. Corbett.
Stock no. 1820022
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1923. Good condition.

xiv and 470 pages including index. History of the Great War based on official documents by direction of the historical section of the committee of imperial defence. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. One volume is text, the other volume contains folding maps (46) in publisher's map box. Boards badly marked. Spines nice and bright. Text block browned. Previous owner's name label to front pastedown. A few scattered foxspots. All maps present in map box which is fraying to base of spine.

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MOTORING MEMORIES IN PEACE AND WAR
Written by Tindall Harris.
Stock no. 2133442
Published by St. Catherine Press. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

Memories of the author who in October 1914 joined a Red Cross convoy for France as a volunteer driver. Small format. Red cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine. 5 b/w plates. 91 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Spine very slightly browned. Name and address in pencil on front pastedown. Contents bright and clean. Address label to rear pastedown. A very nice copy of this rare Great War account.

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ZEPPELIN NIGHTS
Written by Jerry White.
Stock no. 2133430
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

London In The First World War. A magnificent panorama of a struggling yet flourishing city. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 356 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781847921659.

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FROM MUD TO MUFTI
Written by Bruce Bairnsfather. Illustrated by Bruce Bairsnfather.
Stock no. 2133363
Published by Grant Richards Ltd.. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth. B/w illustrations. Spine is browned with a few pin holes; a little fraying to cloth. Corners are bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. Page browning.

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THE RUSSIAN FLEET 1914-1917
Written by Rene Greger; Jill Gearing.
Stock no. 1819899
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Translated from the German by Jill Gearing. Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 071100255X. Text block lightly browned, faint finger marks to free front endpaper. Red pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly worn to corners.

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UNDER FIRE
Written by Henri Barbusse; Robin Buss; Hew Strachan.
Stock no. 1319133
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2018. Fine condition.

Translated by Buss and Introduced by Strachen. Black decorated cloth. B/w photos. The text of this edition follows the 2003 Penguin Books edition with minor emendations. A super copy in original slipcase.

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THE BRITISH BOMBER SINCE 1914
Written by Francis K. Mason.
Stock no. 1819834
Published by Putnam Aeronautical Books. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A type by type survey of more than 350 types of bomber. B/w photos. 416 pages. Large format. ISBN: 0851778615. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN INFANTRY 1914-1918
Written by J.S. Lucas.
Stock no. 1819767
Published by Almark Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A detailed guide to the uniforms, equipment and organisation of one of the major, although little known, participants of the Great War. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations & photos. 112 pages. ISBN: 0855240962. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to spine, grubby and has a small chip to top rear edge.

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WAR PLANES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR FIGHTERS VOLUME FIVE: FRANCE
Written by J.M. Bruce.
Stock no. 1819727
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Small oblong format. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0356037797. Browning to text block. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at edges.

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ARMY UNIFORMS OF WORLD WAR I (BLANDFORD COLOUR SERIES)
Written by Andrew Mollo. Illustrated by Pierre Turner.
Stock no. 1819716
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1977. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

European and United States Armies and Aviation Services. Peace-time and field uniforms of the metropolitan armies and aviation services, which fought in Europe at the heart of the struggle in World War I. Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0713708212. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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PASSCHENDAELE
Written by Peter Barton.
Stock no. 1819542
Published by Constable. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Unseen panoramas of the third battle of Ypres. Oblong format. Silver title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9781845294229. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine edges.

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