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Aim straight; a biography of Admiral Sir Percy Scott

Aim straight; a biography of Admiral Sir Percy Scott

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Aim straight; a biography of Admiral Sir Percy Scott

by Peter Padfield

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1966. hardcover. Very Good. 0x0x0. Hodder and Stoughton; London, 1966. Hardcover. A Very Good, mint green cloth binding with navy blue lettering on spine, binding intact, heavy discoloration/oxidation top front board buckram and left side of board also partially on spine, bit biblichor, some rubbing to board and spine edges, slightly cocked, small moisture stain top text block edge, bit of scattered foxing to text block edges and front/back matters, some age toning to pages, previous owner info sticker top front pastedown and previous owner embossed stamp bottom half title page, in a Very Good, some handling/rub marks to panels, bit of edge/corner wear, sunned flaps, Mylar protected, Dust wrapper. A nice and clean copy. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9], 317pp., appendix, indexed, b&w illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily w/delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire.


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Aim straight; a biography of Admiral Sir Percy Scott
Peter Padfield
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