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WIND, SAND AND STARS
Written by Antoine De Saint-Exupery; Cecil Lewis. Illustrated by Linda Kitson.
Stock no. 1824472
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1990. Very good condition.

Striking blue, black and silver decorated cloth. B/w illustrations. The author's experiences as a pilot in the first world war. Introduced by Cecil Lewis. Top edge blue. Neat date in ink to top of front endpaper. Contents otherwise fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase which has a white mark (label remains?) to one side and is a little browned and scuffed overall.

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THE AEROPLANES OF THE ROYAL FLYING CORPS: MILITARY WING
Written by J.M. Bruce.
Stock no. 1824463
Published by Putnam. 2nd 1992. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The aircraft which took part in the military trials held August 1912 and every type of aircraft used by or designed for the RFC. B/w photos. 642 pages. Second revised edition. ISBN: 0851778542. Text block slightly grubby, contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased and lightly faded to spine.

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MILITARY OPERATIONS FRANCE AND BELGIUM 1915 (4 VOLUMES)
Written by James E. Edmonds; G.C. Wynne. Illustrated by A.F. Becke.
Stock no. 1824306
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1927. Fair condition.

Second Edition. History of The Great War Military Operations based on official documents. Volume I Winter 1914-15: Battle of Neuve Chapelle: Battles of Ypres. Volume II Battles of Abuers Ridge, Festubert, and Loos. Red cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Colour maps (sketches). Volumes I & II red cloth box of 13 and 11 maps plus 1 diagram. Ex-library. Two text volumes boards are faded, stained and worn, library sticker to spine. Text block grubby, top edge of text block of all four volumes has library details written in ink. Library labels to endpapers. Some foxing mainly to text block. Front hinge pulled to volume I. Two map boxes are worn and stained (especially volume II) but all maps present and in very good condition (not torn). One or two instances of snail damage to margins. Sold with all faults. A good working set.

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THE QUEEN'S OWN ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT - 1914-1919
Written by C.T. Atkinson.
Stock no. 1824305
Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1924. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w photo frontis. many fold-out plans/maps. Lower corners of boards worn and an amateurish attempt to re-colour the cloth to match has been made. Small nick to top of spine. A few marks to rear board. Text block browned. Scattered foxing throughout. All maps present.

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THE THIRTY-FOURTH DIVISION 1915-1919
Written by Lt Col. Shakespear.
Stock no. 1824304
Published by H. F. & G. Witherby. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, chequer board vignette to spine and front board. B/w photos and folding maps. Boards lightly unevenly faed with a few light marks. Neat name in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. A few scattered foxspots.

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THE 18TH DIVISION IN THE GREAT WAR
Written by G.H.F. Nichols.
Stock no. 1824301
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1922. Good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. xvi + 485 pages including index. B/w photos. B/w maps in text, folding maps in pockets inside covers. Rear board a little scuffed, spine a little faded, rubbed at edges. Text block browned. Maps in front and rear pockets present. Snail damage to endpapers and two maps in rear pocket. Joints pulled. Snail damage to front pocket and top of front pastedown. Heavy foxspots mainly to prelims.

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THE HISTORY OF THE 9TH (SCOTTISH) DIVISION 1914-1919
Written by John Ewing; Lord Plumer.
Stock no. 1824300
Published by John Murray. 1st 1921. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Gilt thistle vignette to front cover. Colour & b/w illustrations. xviii + 435 pages. 11 b/w folding maps at rear. Light scuffing to boards, top and tail of spine lightly worn. Corners of boards lightly worn. Text block browned with some foxing. Front hinge pulled but binding tight. All maps present.

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SMITH-DORRIEN
Written by Colin R. Ballard.
Stock no. 1824299
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1931. Very good condition.

The service of General Sir Horace Lockwood Smith-Dorrien. Blue cloth boards, navy blue title to spine. Frontis & b/w maps. Spine faded and mottled, light mottling to boards. Text block lightly browned and a little dusty. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean.

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"INVICTA" WITH THE FIRST BATTALION THE QUEEN'S OWN ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT IN THE GREAT WAR
Written by C.V. Molony.
Stock no. 1824297
Published by Nisbet & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1923. Very good condition.

Compiled from the war diary and accounts of eye-witnesses, by Major C.V. Molony, a former Officer of the 1st Battalion The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment, and is intended to chronicle as much detail as possble of the 1st Battalion during the war of 1914-1918. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w illustratons and maps. Folding colour map of Western Front to rear. Boards scuffed and a little faded. Endpapers browned. Hinges pulled but binding tight. Contents clean.

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THE HISTORY OF THE 19TH DIVISION 1914-1918
Written by Everard Wyrall.
Stock no. 1824296
Published by Edward Arnold & Co.; Lund, Humphries & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt titles and butterfly vignette to front board. B/w photos. Folding maps. Boards damp mottled, mainly to rear board. Spine browned. Hinges pulled. Scattered foxing throughout. Binding tight.

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HAIG (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Duff Cooper.
Stock no. 1824295
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1935. Very good condition.

Two volumes. Black cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Maps and b/w photos. Volume I is first 1935, volume II is first 1936. Inscription in ink to front endpapers (both volumes). Volume I has a worn appearance to front board. Light browning to contents. Volume II is worn at top of spine. Slight odour present.

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TWENTY YEARS AFTER (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Ernest Swinton.
Stock no. 1824293
Published by George Newnes Limited. Almost very good condition.

Three volume set (volumes I, II and supplement). Large format. Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. The Battlefields of 1914-18 Then and Now. A heavy set. Volume two and supplementary volume covers are worn and marked, supplementary volume faring worse with fraying to base of spine. Boards to volume One have small damp stain to lower front cover (minor), small knock to top and tail of rear board, half-title page has surface paper damage. Endpapers in volume II and supplementary volume are creased, some foxing and browning present in these two volumes. Binding is tight throughout.

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