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    • [PRIVATELY PRINTED], [2006]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with coloured and monochrome photographs, illustrations and maps throughout; pictorial wrappers, a near fine copy. continua a leggere
    • MURRAY & CO., 1907
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, half-title and title very lightly spotted, contemporary inscription on half-title; strongly bound in twentieth century dark green buckram, backstrip with leather label lettered in gilt, ORIGINAL WRAPPERS PRESERVED, a near fine copy. Crisp, clean copy of the 'NCO/Other Ranks' edition, issued without the maps present in the 'Officers' cloth edition. This copy was presented to Malcolm Otter-Barry (1885-1922) 'by 'one of the Royal Haddocks'. INEVITABLY THIS VERSION IS BY FAR THE SCARCEST AND IN THIS CONDITION RARE. Hackett, p.143; Sutcliffe, p.219; White p.89. continua a leggere
    • FOLIO SOCIETY, 2017
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition thus, text in black and colours; blue cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in gilt and colours, orange silk marker, a near fine copy in publisher's board slip-case. continua a leggere
    • MACMILLAN, 1926
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., Fifth Impression, with frontispiece, very numerous illustrations in the text and folding map, neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper; original series binding of blue cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in gilt, gilt top, blue top, a very good, bright, clean copy. First published in 1905. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. continua a leggere
    • COLLINS, 1941
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to., First Edition, with 12 coloured plates and 25 monochrome illustrations in the text, some mild offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; original series binding of pictorial boards, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly sunned at backstrip. Published in Collins' well-known 'Britain in Pictures' series. UNCOMMON IN THIS CONDITION. Carney 11. continua a leggere
    • COLLINS, 1944
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to., First Edition, with 4 coloured plates, 8 plates in sepia and 10 monochrome illustrations in the text; original series binding of pictorial boards, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly chafed at backstrip. Published in Collins' well-known 'Britain in Pictures' series. UNCOMMON IN THIS CONDITION. Carney 74. continua a leggere
    • COLLINS, 1941
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to., First Edition, with 12 coloured plates and 19 monochrome illustrations in the text; original series binding of pictorial boards, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Published in Collins' well-known 'Britain in Pictures' series. UNCOMMON IN THIS CONDITION. Carney 14. continua a leggere
    • COLLINS, 1950
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 4to., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece, 3 coloured plates and 33 monochrome illustrations in the text; original series binding of pictorial boards, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Published in Collins' well-known 'Britain in Pictures' series. UNCOMMON IN THIS CONDITION. Carney 132 continua a leggere
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    • HODDER & STOUGHTON, [1955]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with coloured frontispiece, 70 plates on 32, numerous line illustrations (a number full-page) and several full-page maps in the text, some light offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers, small contemporary signature on front free endpaper; blue cloth, gilt back,a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped, lightly browned dustwrapper. Hillary's climbing autobiography with Everest 1953 as its climax. Increasingly elusive in anything like this condition. Neate 369 continua a leggere
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    • MICHAEL JOSEPH, [1958]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, some moderate offsetting from fold-ins to free endpapers; blue cloth, gilt back, backstrip faded (but all gilt just leigible), a good working copy in unclipped dustwrapper, the latter lightly rubbed at extremities. Dustwrapper artwork by Biro. With bookplate on front paste-down. continua a leggere
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    • ALLEN LANE, [1999]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with numerous coloured photographs (many full-page) and maps in the text; black cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in silver, blue endpapers, blue silk marker, a near fine copy in dustwrapper. continua a leggere
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    • HUTCHINSON, [1980]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo. First Edition with plates; black cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in dustwrapper. Fascinating account of Wheatley's work with the War Cabinet in WWII. SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Enser p.129. continua a leggere
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    • FABER, [1961]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition thus, with title-vignette and 45 illustrations by Tunnicliffe; red cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in silver, blue top, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Nice copy of the new edition of the second text. The type is re-set, retaining the illustrations of the 1948 edition save for one tailpiece, the salmon device at the end and the endpaper decorations. SCARCE, ESPECIALLY IN THIS CONDITION. Matthews, p.99. continua a leggere
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    • SR BOOKS, WILMINGTON DE, [1991]
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., Second Impression, with maps in the text; black cloth, upper board and backstrip lettered in gilt, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. continua a leggere
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    • HARBOROUGH PUBLISHING, LEICESTER, 1945
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    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with 80 plates; original blue cloth boards, gilt back, backstrip lightly sunned (but all gilt wholly legible), a very good, bright, clean copy. A wide-ranging account of the famous fighter covering design, production, personnel, pilots and wartime service. The many plates are surprisingly good for a book produced under the early post-wartime restrictions. Not recorded by Enser. continua a leggere
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    • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN, BOSTON MA, 1949
    • Libreria: antiquarian bookshop Island Books (Regno Unito)
    • Note Bibliografiche: 8vo., First Edition, with endpaper maps; blue cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in yellow, uncut, a very good, bright, clean copy. continua a leggere
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