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An exciting and informed account of the roles played by the CAM and the MAC ships, which played a vital part in our war at sea. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718300521. Top corner cut diagonally from front endpaper. Some foxing present. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and worn iwth a few closed tears. a little grubby.
The story of the six weeks of fierce combat, of soldiers hanging on grimly to the holes in the ground that they managed to win and hold. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. 223 pages including index. ISBN: 071830540X. Top of spine lightly shelf worn. Minor grubby marks to text block and vertical edge of front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and is lightly edge-creased, tiny nick to top of spine.
TORPEDO AIRMEN: MISSIONS WITH BRISTOL BEAUFORTS 1940-42
Written by Roy Conyers Nesbit.
Stock no. 1825975
Published by William Kimber. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The vivid stories of a suicidal attack on the Schamorst, a night-time torpedo attack on Cherbourg, the winning of a Victoria Cross, a dramatic episode in the 'Channel Dash', the strange events that followed the death of a Commanding Officer, the sinking of an Italian Cruiser, the sky-jacking of an enemy aircraft and a forced landing in the middle of a battle in North Africa. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718303695. Minor foxing to text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear to lower edge of front flap fold and is scuffed to rear panel.
The Moon Squadrons and the part they played in the secret war during the years 1942 to 1945, flying SOE and SIS agents to their all-important missions in occupied France, and the even more hazardous pick-up operations. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718300386. Boards clean, spine cocked. Text block lightly browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn with a couple of closed tears (no loss).
Gwilym Lewis was sent to the Somme in 1916 as a boy of eighteen only just out of school. During his service he wrote long letters to his family who preserved them. These letters have been edited by Chaz Bowyer and illustrated with b/w photos from private albums. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0718303245. Spine and a couple of cover edges are faded. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; browned.
Based on the heroic age of motor racing from 1903 to 1937, the author has woven a fascinating composition, much more than a mere technical or historical book. B/w photos. Light bumping to top and tail of spine. A few marks to covers. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with browning and some grubby marks.
Frank Courtney, a legend in the annals of aviation, writes about his flying life from 1913 to 1953. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718304829. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing.
Gerald and Michael Constable Maxwell. Fighter Pilots in both World Wars. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718303857. Contents browned. Slight musty odour. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned, faded to spine with a few grubby marks.
The typical experiences of RAF pilots in France in 1918, serving with No.24 Squadron. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 071830442X. Spine heavily faded, front board slightly bowed. Text block lightly browned, contents clean.
Grey boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718304608. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a faded spine.
A fascinating, insightful and, at times, nail-biting account by the World War One veteran, Leonard H. Rochford. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718300858. A few grubby marks and some browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a few edges.
The Atlantic alone in a home-made boat. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 208 pages. ISBN: 071830392X. Spine bumped. Light browning to endpapers and some foxing to textblock. White dustwrapper is grubby, browned to spine and edge rubbed.