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Price in £

5.99

Pages

7

ISBN

Our Book Number

31729

Published

1929

Edition

Aircraft Circulars . National Advisory Committee For Aeronautics., Number 99. THE PARNALL PIPIT ( BRITISH) A SINGLE -SEAT SHIP'S FIGHTER.
STAPLED BOOKLET. PAGES A BIT TANNED BUT OTHERWISE GOOD TO VG FOR THEIR AGE. INSIDE FRONT COVER IS A POCKET WITH TWO LIBRARY TYPE TICKETS. THE COVERS ARE BROWNED. STAPLES HAVE RUSTED, AND LEFT A FEW RUSTY MARKS ON THE COVERS. STAMP ON TOP LEFT OF FRONT COVER, UNDERNEATH THAT IT SAYS TO TECHNICAL DATA BRANCH". ON THE BOTTOM OF THE FRONT COVER IS STAMPED " FILE COPY- RETURN TO TEHNICAL DATA BRANCH

Binding

SOFT COVERS.

Condition

Fair

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITT

Where Published

WASHINGTON

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Price in £

45.00

Pages

544

ISBN

9.78192E+12

Our Book Number

31956

Published

2010

Edition

SECOND EDITION.
RHODESIA. LAST OUTPOST OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE. 1890-1980
BAXTER. P
A NEW BOOK, WITH A COUPLE OF LIGHT FINGERPRINT MARKS ON TOP/EDGE OF BLOCK. THE PAGE EDGES ARE VERY SLIGHTLY TANNED. IT WOULD NOT BE NOTICEABLE EXCEPT THAT THE PHOTOGRAPHIC PAGES ARE PRISTINE WHITE.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

GALAGO BOOKS

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Price in £

45.00

Pages

184

ISBN

Our Book Number

29095

Published

1988

Edition

Discovering The Fortifications Of The Order Of St. John In Malta
SPITERI. S. C.
1988. SOFT COVERS.LIGHT RUBBING TO EDGES OF SOFT COVERS.LIGHT DUST STAINING TO TOP EDGE OF BOOK. WHITE CARD COVERS HAVE YELLOWED A LITTLE , SMALL STAIN ON REAR COVER. SMALL BLACK MARK ON OUTER SIDE EDGE. TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS VERY GOOD WITH NICE BRIGHT PAGES,THE DETAILED DIAGRAMS & PLANS OF THE FORTIFICATIONS ARE EXCELLENT. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP..

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

STEPHEN SPITERI

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MALTA

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Price in £

19.50

Pages

239

ISBN

2906238643

Our Book Number

31476

Published

1998

Edition

L'ARMEE FRANCAISE DE 39 A 41 OU LE CONFLIT DEUX ANS TROP TOT
BORSARELLO. J
THE FRENCH ARMY 1939-40, OR, THE CONFLICT THAT WAS TWO YEARS TOO EARLY. THIS IS A SOFTCOVER VERSION BUT SEEMS TO SHARE AN ISBN WITH THE HARDBACK VERSION. THIS ONE HAS LAMINATED PICTORIAL FLEXIBLE CARD COVERS. TEXT IN FRENCH. PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED IN BLACK AND WHITE. COVERS UNIFORMS, EQUIPMENT, INSIGNIA, TANKS, VEHICLES, AIRCRAFT. SHIPS. INTERNALLY VERY GOOD. THE CARD COVERS HAVE SOME EDGE AND CORNER WEAR. LIGHT SURFACE CREASES IN THE LAMINATE LAYER ON THE COVERS. SPINE FADED.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

GOOD +

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

JEROME DO BENTZINGER

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Price in £

34.99

Pages

376

ISBN

9.78099E+12

Our Book Number

30914

Published

2013

Edition

THE PITH HELMET. JAUNTY HAT. BRITISH INIDAN EMPIRE MAGIC IN A HAT. VOLUME 1
C. P. MILLS
A WELL ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE PITH HELMET AS WORN IN THE BRITISH INDIAN EMPIRE. THE PITH HELMET CONTINUED IN USE IN THE COLONIES INTO WORLD WAR ONE AND BEYOND. NEW BOOK IN DUSTWRAPPER. VERY HEAVY TO SEND ABROAD.

Binding

Hardback

Condition

NEW

Jacket Condition

NEW

Publisher

MILITARY ORPHAN PRESS

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Price in £

25.00

Pages

384

ISBN

851301657

Our Book Number

31001

Published

1990

Edition

ROYAL NAVY SHIPBOARD AIRCRAFT DEVELOPMENTS 1912-1931
CRONIN. D.
THE TITLE PAGE IS MISSING BUT WHAT IS THERE INTERNALLY IS GOOD TO VERY GOOD, THE LAST PAGE IS CREASED ON THE EDGE FOR ABOUT ONE AND A HALF INCHES. LIGHT MARKING ON EDGE OF BLOCK. UNFORTUNATELY THE LAMINATED BOARDS ARE WORN AND DENTED. THERE IS A DENT IN THE FRONT COVER UNDER THE TITLE- APPROXIMATELY THE SIZE OF A 5 P PIECE. BOTTOM FRONT AND REAR CORNER BADLY BUMPED. SLIGHT BUMP IN TOP EDGE OF FRONT COVER. SMALL SCUFF ON LEADING EDGE OF FRONT COVER. TOP AND BOTTOM OF SPINE BUMPED/SCUFFED. TOP CORNERS OF REAR COVER SCUFFED. LEADING EDGE OF REAR COVER A BIT DENTED. SPINE A LITTLE FADED. HEAVY BOOK TO SEND ABROAD. PLEASE CHECK POSTAGE WITH US. NOTE THAT THE SCAN DOESN'T SHOW THE EDGES OF THE BOOK. PLEASE ASK FOR MORE SCANS

Binding

Hardback

Condition

Fair

Jacket Condition

No D/W.

Publisher

AIR-BRITAIN PUBLICATION

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Price in £

49.99

Pages

128

ISBN

760303630

Our Book Number

31328

Published

1998

Edition

MOTO GUZZI BIG TWINS. MOTORCYCLE COLOR HISTORY
FIELD.G
GOOD+. FIRST FEW PAGES HAVE A SLIGHT BEND ON TOP AND BOTTOM CORNER. LIGHT SHELFWEAR ON THE CARD COVERS, PLUS A SMALL SCUFF ON BOTTOM FRONT CORNER. PRICE STICKER ON REAR IN DOLLARS.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Good +

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

MOTOR BOOKS INTERNATIONAL

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Price in £

16.00

Pages

76

ISBN

Our Book Number

28999

Published

2002

Edition

COLOURED FIELD SERVICE CAPS, INFANTRY
GLOVER D G
2002..SOFT COVERS. A GOOD TO VERY GOOD COPY WITH YELLOWING TO OUTER EDGES OF COVERS AND PAGE ENDS, TOP OUTER EDGE OF COVER LIGHTLY RUBBED ON SPINE, TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS VERY GOOD. PREVIOUS OWNERS NAME ON INSIDE OF COVER. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Good +

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

MILITARY HISTORICAL SOCIE

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UK

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Price in £

12.35

Pages

160

ISBN

193203322X

Our Book Number

30414

Published

0

Edition

OKINAWA 1945
HUBER. T . M
A VERY GOOD BOOK IN A GOOD DUSTWRAPPER. THE D/W IS CREASED ON TOP EDGE AND HAS A SMALL SCUFFED AREA ON THE FRONT WHERE A PRICE STICKER HAS BEEN REMOVED. DATE OF PUBLICATION NOT STATED BUT BELIEVED TO BE 2004

Binding

Hardback

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

Good

Publisher

CASEMATE

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Price in £

160.00

Pages

391

ISBN

9.78194E+12

Our Book Number

28328

Published

2010

Edition

NAPOLEON'S ARMY 1790-1815
L. Rousselot
2010. HARDBACK. LIGHT SHELF RUBBING TO OUTER EDGES OF THE JACKET. SMALL SCRATCH ON LOWER FRONT OF JACKET. LIGHT DUST MARK TO LOWER FRONT CORNER OF PAGE BLOCK, PREVIOUS OWNERS NAME ON FRONT BLANK END PAPER.TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS VERY GOOD.WITH NICE BRIGHT PAGES.POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP. HEAVY BOOK TO SEND OVERSEAS

Binding

Hard Back

Condition

GOOD TO VERY GOOD.

Jacket Condition

Good +

Publisher

CASEMATE

Where Published

UK

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Price in £

19.00

Pages

56

ISBN

Our Book Number

24475

Published

1969

Edition

RUSSIAN MILITARY SWORDS 1801-1917
MOLLO. E
1969. SOFT COVERS WITH A DUST JACKET. A VERY GOOD BOOK IN A GOOD JACKET.THE JACKET IS SLIGHTLY SCUFFED ON THE FRONT SIDE EDGE AND A LITTLE SHELF WORN ON THE TOP AND BOTTOM EDGES. THE DUST JACKET IS PRICE CLIPPED. THE BOOK ITSELF IS VERY GOOD WITH NICE BRIGHT PAGES. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

Good

Publisher

HISTORICAL RESEARCH UNIT

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Price in £

23.95

Pages

360

ISBN

Our Book Number

31631

Published

1966

Edition

SMITH AND WESSON 1857-1945. A HANDBOOK FOR COLLECTORS.
NEAL. R. J. AND JINKS. R. G
A FAIR BOOK IN A BROWNED AND WORN DUSTWRAPPER. THE EDGE OF THE BLOCK IS NOTICEABLY FOXED, BUT THE OPEN PAGES ARE TIDY, WITH LITTLE EVIDENCE OF FOXING EXCEPT ON THE END PAPERS. TOP OF BLOCK IS DUST STAINED. THE FRONT END PAPER HAS A PREVIOUS OWNER'S SIGNATURE IN INK , AND THE GHOST OF AN OLD PENCILLED PRICE. THE CLOTH ON THE REAR BOARD IS BUBBLED AND LOOSE OVER ABOUT HALF OF ITS SURFACE, AS THOUGH IT HAS BEEN DAMP AT SOME STAGE. THERE IS A VERY FAINT OUTLINE OF A DAMP MARK ON THE INSIDE OF THE REAR OF THE DUSTWRAPPER. THE DUSTWRAPPER IS WORN, SCUFFED AND TORN ON THE TOP OF THE SPINE. RAGGED TEAR WITH CREASE ON TOP EDGE OF FRONT COVER. TEAR ON BOTTOM REAR OF SPINE. SCUFFED ON CORNERS. GENERAL EDGE AND CORNER WEAR. THE D/W IS BROWNED.

Binding

Hardback

Condition

FAIR

Jacket Condition

FAIR

Publisher

BARNES

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Price in £

22.99

Pages

200

ISBN

1-85409-309-6

Our Book Number

30838

Published

1995

Edition

UNIFORMS OF NAPOLEON'S RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN
P. HAYTHORNTHWAITE. AND M. CHAPPELL.
1995. SOFT COVERS.. A GOOD TO VERY GOOD BOOK WITH LIGHT SHELF WEAR, OUTER EDGES OF BOOK FOXED AND DUST MARKED. TEXT AND ILLUSTRATIONS VERY GOOD WITH TIDY OPEN PAGES. POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS IN A PROTECTIVE CARD WRAP.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

ARMS AND ARMOUR

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Price in £

20.00

Pages

93

ISBN

Our Book Number

30927

Published

2002

Edition

NAPOLEONIC PRINCIPLES OF WAR
PENN T
2002.. SOFT COVERS . WARGAMES RULES. A VERY GOOD BOOK WITH LIGHT SHELF WEAR. . POSTED FROM THE UK IN 1-2 WORKING DAYS.

Binding

SOFT COVERS

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

T M PENN

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UK

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Price in £

16.80

Pages

208

ISBN

Our Book Number

31792

Published

1962

Edition

FLYING BOAT. The Story of The Sunderland
POOLMAN . K
TOP AND EDGE OF BLOCK ARE A LITTLE DUSTY. OPEN PAGES ARE VERY GOOD. SLIGHT DISCOLOURATION OF THE EDGES OF HARD COVERS AND CORNERS ARE SLIGHTLY TURNED IN. THE D/W LOOKS VERY TIDY AT THE FRONT BUT IS A BIT BROWNED AND GRUBBY ON THE REAR.

Binding

Hardback

Condition

Good+

Jacket Condition

Good

Publisher

WILLIAM KIMBER

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Price in £

125.00

Pages

76

ISBN

Our Book Number

29029

Published

1888

Edition

A CONTINUATION OF THE HISTORICAL RECORDS OF THE 6TH ( SIXTH) DRAGOON GUARDS, THE CARABINIERS.
SPROT. A
A SMALL FORMAT HARDBACK BOOK. TOP OF BLOCK DUSTY . PAGES TANNED AND DARKER ROUND THE EDGES.. PAGES ARE OTHERWISE TIDY FOR AGE. ON THE FRONT END PAPER IS PASTED A FOLDED ADVERTISMENT SHEET FOR FORSTER GROOM, MILITARY AND NAVAL BOOKSELLERS. THERE IS ALSO A STAMP OF FORSTER GROOM BELOW THE PUBLISHER'S NAME ON THE TITLE PAGE. HINGES CRACKED INTERNALLY. THE BLUE COVERS ARE WORN ON EDGES AND CORNERS. TOP AND BOTTOM OF SPINE SCUFED. A BIT GRUBBY AND AGE DARKENED- (THE SCANNER LIGHT HAS MADE THE COVER LOOK BRIGHTER THAN IT REALLY IS.). A SCARCE TITLE BUT NOT IN COLLECTIBLE CONDITION. MORE SCANS AVAILABLE.

Binding

Hardback

Condition

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

GALE AND POLDEN

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Price in £

15.99

Pages

0

ISBN

Our Book Number

29018

Published

0

Edition

MILITARIA MAGAZINE ALBUM 14. ISSUES FROM NUMBER 79 TO NUMBER 84. FEBRUARY 1992 TO JULY 1992
VARIOUS
ISSUES FROM FEBRUARY 1992 TO JULY 1992 BOUND AS A HARDBACK VOLUME. LAMINATED BOARDS. NO D/W ( AS ISSUED). OVER 300 PAGES. IN FRENCH. FULL OF COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS- UNIFORMS, BADGES, INSIGNIA, MILITARY VEHICLES ETC.. . OLD PRICE STICKER ON FRONT COVER. A COUPLE OF SMALL DENTS IN BOTTOM EDGE OF BOARDS. HEAVY- OVER 1KG. MIGHT INCUR EXCESS POSTAGE ABROAD.

Binding

Hardback

Condition

Very Good

Jacket Condition

No D/W

Publisher

HISTOIRE & COLLECTION

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