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WORLD WAR II

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QUARTERED SAFE OUT HERE A RECOLLECTION OF THE WAR IN BURMA
Written by George Macdonald Fraser.
Stock no. 2127036
Published by Harvill. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Describing life and death in Nine Section, a small group of hard-bitten and (to modern eyes) possibly eccentric Cumbrian borderers with whom the author, then nineteen, served in the last great land capaign of World War II. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0002726602.

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THE BOMBING OF BRISTOL
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127014
Published by F.G. Warne Limited. 1ST 1943. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Title on front cover is Bristol Bombed. Over 170 raid pictures. 1" tears to top and tail of spine. Some creasing to covers, with browning. Name in ink to title page.

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BRISTOL BLITZED
Written by Reece Winstone.
Stock no. 2126945
Published by Reece Winstone. 1st 1973. Very good condition.

Red glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900814438. Spine is faded with bumping. Some chipping and a little loss to laminate on covers. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning.

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JANE'S POCKET GUIDE FIGHTERS OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Tony Holmes.
Stock no. 2126850
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Small oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0004722213.

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THE KAMIKAZE HUNTERS: FIGHTING FOR THE PACIFIC 1945
Written by Will Iredale.
Stock no. 1816346
Published by MacMillan. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A gripping account of how a few brave young men helped to ensure lasting peace. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780230768192.

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THE GREMLINS
Written by Roald Dahl; Leonard Maltin. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 2126222
Published by Dark Horse Books. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition.

The lost Walt Disney production, the lost masterpiece by Roald Dahl. The story of the mischievous 'little people' who tamper with the RAF's aeroplanes and cause all the breakdowns, faults and crashes that the enemy are usually blamed for. Disney Studios provided the illustrations and began to make the film of the book but it was never finished. Introduction by Leonard Maltin 'How Walt Disney and Roald Dahl didn't get to make a movie together'. Red cloth spine, red pictorial boards. Yellow and red pictorial endpapers. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 1593074964. A couple of corners have tiny chips of loss; so loss of colour. A few small bumps along cover edges. Contents are excellent!

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UNBROKEN: AN EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY OF COURAGE AND SURVIVAL
Written by Laura Hillenbrand.
Stock no. 2126202
Published by Fourth Estate. 1ST 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A World War Two airman, Louis Zamperini, embarks on a journey that led to a doomed flight, a tiny raft, and thousands of miles of open ocean. Brown boards, red foil title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780007378012. Some light bumping along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased.

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SPITFIRE THE STORY OF A FAMOUS FIGHTER
Written by Bruce Robertson. Illustrated by W.F. Hepworth.
Stock no. 2126127
Published by Harleyford Publications Limited. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth. B/w photos. SIGNED by author, illustrator and others involved in the production of this book. Signatures are on a bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Serial number: A-382. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; unevenly faded.

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LANCASTER THE STORY OF A FAMOUS BOMBER
Written by Bruce Robertson. Illustrated by W.F. Hepworth.
Stock no. 2126123
Published by Harleyford Publications Limited. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour frontis and b/w photos. The Lancaster story. SIGNED by author, painter, original illustrator and producer of the book to bookplate stuck to front endpaper. Serial number 398. Spotting to covers; spine is faded. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.

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THE FOCKE-WULF 190 A FAMOUS GERMAN FIGHTER
Written by Heinz J. Nowarra. Illustrated by W.F. Hepworth.
Stock no. 2126116
Published by Harleyford Publications Limited. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour frontis. B/w photos. Spine is faded. A few spots to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased and chipped, with a few tears; minimal loss. Some grubby marks to wrapper.

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ALLIED ARTILLERY OF WORLD WAR TWO
Written by Ian V. Hogg.
Stock no. 2126083
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The book covers field artillery, medium and heavy artillery, anti-aircraft guns and the coastal and railway weapons. B/w photos. ISBN: 1861261659. Wrapper a little edge-creased.

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JAPANESE AIRCRAFT OF THE PACIFIC WAR
Written by Rene J. Francillon. Illustrated by J.B. Roberts.
Stock no. 1816311
Published by Putnam. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive analysis of the Japanese aircraft industry and their products between the late thirties and the dawn of the nuclear age. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0370000331. Text block slightly browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned with slightly peeling laminate covering.

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