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THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN PORTRAITS OF THE FEW
Written by Christopher Yeoman; David Pritchard.
Stock no. 1822908
Published by Fighting High Ltd. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A tribute to the small group of legendary pilots that served with the Royal Air Force through one of the most critical periods of the Second World War. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour portraits. ISBN: 9780956269645. SIGNED by the authors (no dedication) to title page. Previous owner's name in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is very slightly grubby to rear panel.

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THE SAGA OF THE TRANSVAAL SCOTTISH REGIMENT 1932-1950
Written by Carel Birkby.
Stock no. 2135410
Published by Howard Timmins; Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1950. Almost very good condition.

Blue leather spine and corners. Blue cloth, gilt motif to front cover. B/w frontis. 2 colour plates. B/w photos and maps. Some white and other marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Crease to foreword.

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LIVING WITH HEROES: THE STORY OF THE DAM BUSTERS
Written by Harry Humphries.
Stock no. 1822264
Published by Erskine Press. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

By the Founder Adjutant 617 Squadron. In March 1943 the 617 Squadron was formed at RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire as a heavy bomber unit specifically for the operations planned against the Ruhr dams. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852970812. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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GERMAN ERSATZ BAYONETS. 1
Written by Anthony Carter.
Stock no. 2135065
Published by The Lyon Press. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Concise Illustrated History of the Emergency All-Metal Designs, 1914-1918. Large format. Red cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0904256103. Knocks to top and tail of spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is edge-creased and foxed with closed tear to top of rear panel.

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THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE: AN EPISODE OF FRONTIER WAR
Written by Winston S. Churchill.
Stock no. 2134640
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st thus 1899. Almost very good condition.

New edition. Churchill's first book. With maps, plans etc. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine and border to front cover. Spine is faded. Scuff/mottle marks to covers. Browning to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plans/maps etc. are present.

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REMINISCENCES OF BERLIN DURING THE FRANCO-GERMAN WAR OF 1870-71
Written by Shephard Thomas Taylor.
Stock no. 1320183
Published by Griffith, Farran, Okeden & Welsh. 1st 1885. Very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and black vignettes. 335 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, some fading to spine. Some foxing to contents.

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SOLDIERS AND UNIFORMS OF NAPOLEONIC WARS
Written by Francois-Guy Hourtoulle. Illustrated by Jack Girbal; Patrice Courcelle.
Stock no. 1820643
Published by Histoire & Collections. 1st 2004. Very good condition.

A colourful panorama of the most heroic facts and the most beautiful uniforms of the First E.mpire. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 291390355X. Text block browned. Cigarette odour present.

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THE INVASION OF 1910 WITH A FULL ACCOUNT OF THE SIEGE OF LONDON
Written by William Le Queux.
Stock no. 2134006
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1906. Fair condition.

Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w maps and plans. Ex-lib. with many markings. Covers are heavily worn and marked. Library labels stuck to front endpaper and pastedown; edge/corner of endpaper is torn off. Page edge browning. Text is still in good, reading condition.

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IN LONDON DURING THE GREAT WAR: THE DIARY OF A JOURNALIST
Written by Michael Macdonagh.
Stock no. 2134002
Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode. 1935. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photographic frontis. Reprint. Scarce! Spine is browned; some other uneven browning and marks to covers. Corners and spine are bumped. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins.

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REMINISCENT SKETCHES 1914 TO 1919
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820343
Published by John Bale, Sons & Danielsson Ltd.. 1st 1922. Very good condition.

Reminiscent sketches written by members of the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service, and those connected iwth the Military nursing Service during the Great War, 1914 to 1918, conveying some idea of the work of the Army nurse in connection with the Expeditionary Forces Overseas. Blue/grey cloth boards, red vignette to front. vi and 80 pages. Covers a little marked. Scattered foxing to text block and margins.

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THE TRAFALGAR COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin. Illustrated by Clive Farmer.
Stock no. 1819496
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A guide to history's most famous sea battle and the life of Admiral Lord Nelson. Large format. Colour illustrations. 560 pages. ISBN: 1845130189. Small previous owner's white name label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly creased at top edge and possibly slightly faded to spine.

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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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