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GERMAN AIRCRAFT OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Written by Peter Gray; Owen Thetford.
Stock no. 2132893
Published by Putnam. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second revised edition with new photographs and textual amendments. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0851778097. Some small knocks along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine; scuff hole to front panel.

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THE JASTA WAR CHRONOLOGY
Written by Norman Franks; Frank Bailey; Rick Duiven.
Stock no. 1819253
Published by Grub Street. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A complete listing of claims and losses, August 1916-November 1918. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1898697841. Neat name in ink to front endpaper.

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THE BATTLE OF VERDUN (1914-1918)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819249
Published by Michelin. 1st 1919. Very good condition.

Light brown boards. B/w photos. Double page two tone map. Illustrated Michelin guide to the battlefields. A few grubby marks to front board. Name & address label to front pastedown. Name in ink to front endpaper. Ex-lib... belonged to a Ladies Club and has the Club name stamped to a few pages and verso of map. Margins a little browned.

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MILITARY OPERATIONS FRANCE AND BELGIUM 1914 (2 VOLUMES)
Written by James E. Edmonds.
Stock no. 1819237
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 2nd 1926. Very good condition.

Second Edition. History of The Great War Military Operations based on official documents. Mons, The Retreat to the Seine, The Marne and the Aisne, August-October 1914. Red cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Volume I has a number of maps (sketches) bound in to the volume. Volume II is a red cloth box of 40 maps. Reprint. Spines faded. Volume I: Bookplate to front pastedown and name in ink to front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and text block. Volume II (box of maps) cloth is mottled and a little frayed, name in ink to top of contents. All maps present. One map slightly creased else all others in excellent condition.

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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE 20TH BATTALION KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS (B.E.L. PIONEERS) 1915-1919
Written by A.S. Turberville.
Stock no. 1819230
Published by Goddard, Walker & Brown, Ltd.. 1st 1923. Good condition.

The special interest and importance of pioneer work in relation to the operations of the great division to which the 20th for most of its career belonged. Green cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. Spine and front board water stained. Foxing mainly to prelims and text block. Pencil erasure to blank page facing title page.

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BULLETS AND BILLETS
Written by Bruce Bairnsfather. Illustrated by Bruce Bairnsfather.
Stock no. 1819225
Published by Grant Richards. 1916. Almost very good condition.

A record of the authors times of his first six months in France, in the Valley of the Somme during World War I. Red pictorial cloth. Humourous b/w plates. Reprint in same year of first publication. Spine browned, boards grubby. Spine cocked. Name & inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing throughout and a few grubby marks to contents. Hinges pulled.

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GERMANY AND THE NEXT WAR
Written by Friedrich Von Bernhardi.
Stock no. 1819223
Published by Edward Arnold. 1914. Almost very good condition.

Popular Edition. Orange decorated cloth. Thirteenth impression. Spine browned, boards grubby. Names to front endpapers. Foxing throughout, mainly to vertical edge of text block.

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OSTEND AND ZEEBRUGGE
Written by Roger Keyes; Charles Sanford Terry.
Stock no. 2132808
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1919. Very good condition.

The Dispatches of Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes April 23:May 10,1918. An authentic record of what has been described as the finest feat of arms in the naval history of all times and all countries. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 224 pages includes index. All plates present. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Small dent to front and rear cover. Newspaper clipping from 1919 referring to the unveiling of a Zeebrugge memorial at Canterbury fixed to front pastedown. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small envelope with postmark dated May 1918 containing handwritten letter fixed to rear pastedown.

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CORONEL AND THE FALKLANDS
Written by Geoffrey Bennett.
Stock no. 2132794
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 1st 1962. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A perceptive and often controversial analysis of two engagements of the first world war. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 192 pages includes index. Top and tail of spine and corners slightly rubbed. Pages lightly browned. Pictorial wrapper rubbed at edges with one small closed tear.

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CENTRAL POWERS SMALL ARMS OF WORLD WAR ONE
Written by John Walter.
Stock no. 2132792
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The developments that led to the front-line guns of the period and of those guns that remained in service. Hand-gunds, rifles and machine-guns of each of the Central Powers nations. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 208 pages includes index. ISBN: 1861261241. Ex-libris sticker of Ian H. Stockley on front pastedown. Else a fine copy in wrapper which has mark from removed label on verso and some light indentations.

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THE BATTLEFIELDS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE UNSEEN PANORAMAS OF THE WESTERN FRONT
Written by Peter Barton.
Stock no. 1819161
Published by Constable. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The great battlefields of the First World War as you have never seen them before, from the first cavalry skirmishes, through the horrors of the Somme and Passchendaele, to the final weeks of conflict. Panoramic photographs taken by the Royal Engineers and their German counterparts throughout the war for the intelligence purposes. Large oblong format. Red boards, silver title to spine. 392 pages including index. Includes CD-rom with the full panoramas in interactive, zoomable form and overlay mapping. ISBN: 9781472111920. DVD present. Pictorial slipcase is faded at edges, paper spine to same is edge-worn, rear board is lightly scuffed.

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FAR FROM A DONKEY THE LIFE OF GENERAL SIR IVOR MAXSE
Written by John Baynes.
Stock no. 2132653
Published by Brassey's. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 185753185X. Knocks to a couple of corner. A few marks to endpapers. Wrapper is edge-creased; a few light marks.

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