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BRITISH CIVIL AIRCRAFT 1919-59 VOLUME TWO
Written by A.J. Jackson.
Stock no. 1816309
Published by Putnam. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams throughout. 595 pages plus publisher adverts. Top edge blue. Light tape marks to endpapers. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed with a few small edge-chips, top & tail of spine have a small grease stain.

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HAWKER AIRCRAFT SINCE 1920
Written by Francis K. Mason.
Stock no. 1816308
Published by Putnam. 1st 1961. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of the company's development, and each distinct Hawker aircraft type, with b/w photos and three-view drawings. Small tape marks to front endpaper else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners, two corners strengthened to verso with a small piece of tape.

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SHORTS AIRCRAFT SINCE 19OO
Written by C.H. Barnes.
Stock no. 1816307
Published by Putnam. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tracing the Short brothers' progress as engineers to the Aero Club till Wilbur Wright's arrival in France in 1908 and their consequent change-over from balloons to aeroplanes. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. 532 pages including index. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine with wear to base of spine, laminate covering of dustwrapper is starting to peel.

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AVRO AIRCRAFT SINCE 1908
Written by A.J. Jackson.
Stock no. 1816306
Published by Putnam. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. B/w illustrations. 470 pages. Top edge blue. Light browning to text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine with a few small closed tears to top & tail of spine.

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DE HAVILLAND AIRCRAFT SINCE 1915
Written by A.J. Jackson.
Stock no. 1816305
Published by Putnam. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story of pioneer aircraft and pilots of classic First World War machines, of fascinating civil and military prototypes between the wars, of the Moth and the birth of the light aeroplane movement, and of historic long distance flights. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 491 pages. B/w photos. Gilt school crest embossed to front board (Wallasey Grammar School). Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and lightly rubbed at corners.

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BRITISH NAVAL AIRCRAFT SINCE 1912
Written by Owen G. Thetford.
Stock no. 1816304
Published by Putnam. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first complete reference book to all the aircraft ever flown in regular service by the Naval Wing of the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval air Service and the Fleet Air Arm. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Text block slightly browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and laminate cover starting to chip.

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FARMING AND WILDLIFE (NN 67)
Written by Kenneth Mellanby.
Stock no. 1816303
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Changes in farming practice and their environmental effects. New Naturalist series. Green cloth. B/w photos. ISBN: 000219239X. Foxing to text block (mostly the top edge) else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF WALES (NN 66)
Written by William M. Condry.
Stock no. 1816302
Published by Collins. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Corries, crags and summits, moorlands, mires and conifers, rivers, lakes and marshes, native woodlands, limestone flora, farmlands, villages and estates, the industrial scene and the coast. New Naturalist No. 66. B/w photos. Green cloth boards. ISBN: 0002195682. Slight foxing to top edge of text block else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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WADERS (NN 65)
Written by W.G. Hale.
Stock no. 1816301
Published by Collins. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Habitats, distribution, variation, breeding biology, migration, wintering, roosting, moulting, feeding, evolution and conservation. New Naturalist series. Green boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0002197278. Foxing to top edge of text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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BRITISH THRUSHES (NN 63)
Written by Eric Simms. Illustrated by Robert Gillmor.
Stock no. 1816300
Published by Collins. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine. 24 b/w plates. Maps, diagrams and text figures. A detailed research into the six true species of thrush breeding in the British Isles; including a chapter of Britain's vagrant thrushes and a further substantial chapter on the seven species of small chat-like thrushes of the British Isles, including the Nightingale and the Robin. ISBN: 0002196700. Heavy foxing to top edge of text block but contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and has clear laminate attached causing slight bleeding of text and image.

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BRITISH TITS (NN 62)
Written by Christopher M. Perrins.
Stock no. 1816299
Published by Collins. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Green cloth boards. A study dealing with seven species of tit, including their social lives, intelligence, adaptiveness as well as the general behaviour and biology of these most popular of British birds. 16 b/w photos plus numerous diagrams. 304 pages includes index. ISBN: 0002195372. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little grubby to rear panel, light wear to lower edge.

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BRITISH BIRDS OF PREY (NN 60)
Written by Leslie H. Brown.
Stock no. 1816298
Published by Collins. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A 'New Naturalist' publication. Green cloth. A study of Britain's 24 diurnal raptors.16 b/w plates, with 15 plates including at least 2 photographic studies. This book contains a wealth of scientific information on 15 resident, 7 vagrant and 2 migrant species of eagles, falcons, hawks and vultures in Britain. The detailed tables, maps, figures and bibliography indicate the depth of research in this study. ISBN: 0002194058. Foxing to text block and a few spots to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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