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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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CARS IN PROFILE NO2: 4 1/2 LITRE LAGO-TALBOT
Written by Cyril Posthumus.
Stock no. 1820203
Published by Profile Publications. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps with staple binding. B/w photos and colour centre-spread. 48 pages. Name in ink to front cover. Some foxing present.

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FROM THE COCKPIT
Written by Bruce Mclaren.
Stock no. 1820202
Published by Frederick Muller Limited. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The New Zaaland author's story as a motor racing driver. Light wear to top & tail of spine. Text block browned. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, foxing to verso and light creasing, slightly grubby.

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MORE MORGAN
Written by Gregory Houston Bowden.
Stock no. 1820201
Published by Gentry Books. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A pictorial history of the Morgan sports car. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0856140597. Second impression. Slight surface damage to front board (minor). Text block lightly browned, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned, rubbed to top of spine.

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DICK SEAMAN RACING MOTORIST
Written by Chula Chakrabongse.
Stock no. 1820200
Published by Floyd Clymer. 1st USA 1948. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Biography of the racing motorist. USA Edition. Spine browned. Text block browned. Slight corner crease to prelims.

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BIRDS AND FOOLS FLY
Written by John Urmston.
Stock no. 1820199
Published by Vernon & Yates. 1st 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Private flying is often viewed as a hobby suitable only for the very rich or the very eccentric. This book completely disproves that view. The author is a busy, practicing doctor in Southern England. How he found time to learn to fly and continue to fly frequently and also to build his own airplane and fly in that. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis and drawing of airplane to rear. Endpapers and text block lightly browned. Dustwrapper is slightly browned and a little grubby.

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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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AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF MIDLAND WAGONS VOLUME ONE
Written by R.J. Essery.
Stock no. 1820197
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos & drawings. ISBN: 0860930408. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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LMS ENGINE SHEDS THEIR HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT VOLUME TWO THE MIDLAND RAILWAY
Written by Chris Hawkins; George Reeve.
Stock no. 1820196
Published by Wild Swan Publications. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Includes a detailed account of each of the ex-MR depots still operating in 1947 and brief notes on sites closed prior to that date. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 258 pages. ISBN: 0906867053. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine, slightly scuffed/grubby and has a small closed tear to lower front edge with slight surface paper and laminate damage.

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A PICTORIAL RECORD OF LNER WAGONS
Written by Peter Tatlow.
Stock no. 1820195
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. B/w scale diagrams. ISBN: 0902888927. Light browning to text block. Pencil erasure to top of front endpaper. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is grubby.

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LMS ENGINE SHEDS THEIR HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT VOLUME FOUR THE SMALLER ENGLISH CONSTITUENTS
Written by Chris Hawkins; George Reeve.
Stock no. 1820194
Published by Wild Swan Publications. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and track diagrams. The Furness Railway, The London Tilbury & Southend Railway, The North Staffordshire Railway, The Stratford-Upon-Avon & Midland Junction Railway and The Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway. ISBN: 0906867207. Very faint foxspots to prelims and text block. Light browning to pastedowns. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF GREAT WESTERN ENGINE SHEDS 1947
Written by E.T. Lyons.
Stock no. 1820193
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. B/w photos and track diagrams. ISBN: 0902888161. Light browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scored to rear panel and lightly edge-creased.

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