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WINGS: COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN PAINTINGS
Written by Charles J. Thompson. Illustrated by Charles J. Thompson.
Stock no. 1820204
Published by Pan Books. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Over 50 of the artist's paintings that vividly bring to life this fascinating period of aviation history. Oblong format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0330315137.

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GREAT AIRCRAFT OF WWII
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820198
Published by Abbeydale Press. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Pocket Encyclopedia. Includes: The Supermarine Spitfire, The Avro Lancaster, The Messerschmitt 109, The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. Small format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos throughout. Cutaway Diagrams. 192 pages. ISBN: 9781861473004.

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BERLIN THE DOWNFALL 1945
Written by Antony Beevor.
Stock no. 2133593
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2017. Nearly fine condition.

Reconstructing the experiences of those millions caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich's final collapse. A terrible story of pride, stupidity, fanaticism, revenge and savagery, yet it is also one of astonishing endurance, self-sacrifice and survival against all odds. Black decorated cloth with b/w photos. Small knock to top of spine. Slip case is better than very good - some light wear.

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GRANDPA'S GREAT ESCAPE
Written by David Walliams. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 2133545
Published by Harper Collins Childrens Books. 1st 2015. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

In his old age Grandpa has become confused. He believes he is back in World War II when he was an RAF Spitfire pilot. Only one person can understand him: his grandson Jack. Together they embark on the adventure of their lives. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780007494019. A few small nicks to page edges.

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CLASSIC FIGHTERS AND BOMBERS OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Peter G. Cooksley; et al.
Stock no. 1820142
Published by Aerodata International. 1st thus 1981. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book brings together the first twelve titles in Vintage Aviation Publications' widely acclaimed Aerodata International series of aircraft monographs. Large format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 090546916X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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BOMBERS OF WORLD WAR II VOLUME 1
Written by Philip J.R. Moyes; et al.
Stock no. 1820141
Published by Aerodata International. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

An Aerodata International Monograph. Half a dozen classic bombers of World War Two. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0905469119. Spine faded. Contents clean.

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FIGHTERS OF WORLD WAR II VOLUME 1
Written by Peter G. Cooksley; et al.
Stock no. 1820140
Published by Aerodata International. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

An Aerodata International monograph. Some famous single-seat fighter aircraft of World War Two. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0905469062. Fading to spine. Rear cover a little grubby. Text block grubby. Contents clean.

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THE HAMLYN CONCISE GUIDE TO BRITISH AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II
Written by David Mondey.
Stock no. 1820129
Published by Chancellor Press. 1995. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illustrated guide to British warplanes of World War II: 113 major aircraft; 86 diagrams; 204 colour drawings; 126 Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1851526684. Foxing to text block. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper has a light crease to inside front flap.

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THE SECRET YEARS: FLIGHT TESTING AT BOSCOMBE DOWN 1939-1945
Written by Tim Mason.
Stock no. 1820075
Published by Hikoki Publications. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The story of the highly-classified work of the A&AEE (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment) as Boscombe Down and the intense, ever-expanding business of testing aircraft and their varied armaments in wartime. Large format. B/w photos. Colour illustrations. 320 pages. ISBN: 0951989995. Lengthy inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light browning to text block. Price-cut dustwrapper is scuffed.

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THE MIGHTY EIGHTH IN ART
Written by Roger A. Freeman.
Stock no. 1820060
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collection of art chosen to reflect not only the diversity of aircraft used by 'the Eighth' but the range of interpretive styles of the artists, who include some of the most celebrated aviation painters and even some who were serving at the time. Oblong format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1854093126. Black pictorial dustwrapper is creased.

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THE BRITISH TOMMY IN NORTH WEST EUROPE 1944-1945 VOLUME 1
Written by Jean Bouchery.
Stock no. 1820055
Published by Histoire & Collections. 1st 1998. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. From D-Day to VE-Day. Volume 1: Uniforms, Insignia and Equipment. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 782908182446.

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DAMBUSTERS IN FOCUS
Written by Mark Postlethwaite; Jim Shortland.
Stock no. 1820038
Published by Red Kite. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. A Photographic Album of 617 'Dambuster' Squadron at War 1943 - 1945. ISBN: 9780954620189. SIGNED by Geroge (Johnny) Johnson; member of 617 Squadron to title page. Scuffing to rear cover.

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