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The Mile End Miurder.

by Sinclair McKay.

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Jef Kay
Published
2017.
Condition
Very Good.
Edition
2nd impression.
ISBN
9781781316436
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$7.05

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2nd impression. The story of the murder of Mary Emsley in 1860, for which the wrong man may have been executed. Arthur Conan Doyle believed that this was the case, but was never able to find the real killer. Very good condition in a very good unclipped dustwrapper.
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We reach the Moon.

by John Noble Wilford.

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Jef Kay
Published
1969.
Condition
Very Good.
Edition
1st edition.
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$9.87

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1st edition. This book must have been the very first one to cover the first Moon landing, as it was published less than 72 hours after the splashdown. It is extremely comprehensive, in 332 pages, plus a large section of colour photographs taken from NASA.s archives. Paperback in very good condition.
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Sputnik into Space.

by M. Vassiliev & V.V. Dobronravov.

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Jef Kay
Published
1958.
Condition
Very Good.
Edition
1st UK edition.
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$14.11

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1st UK edition. Vassiliev gives the first authoritative Russian viewpoint of man's efforts to conquer Space. Very good condition in an unclipped dustwrapper, rather worn round the edges.
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Sputniks and after.

by Karl Gilzin.

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Jef Kay
Published
1959.
Condition
Very Good.
Edition
1st UK edition.
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$21.16

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1st UK edition. Translated from the Russian by Pauline Rose. It provides for the general reader the Soviet account of space exploration. Includes the story behind the Sputniks, and the history of rockets which led to the launching of the cosmic probe Planet 111. Very good condition in an unclipped dustwrapper, rather worn round the edges.
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The Silent world.

by Jacques Ives Cousteau.

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Jef Kay
Published
1953.
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780446518543
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$14.11

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Captain Cousteau was the co-inventor of the aqualung and went on to appear in many television programmes showing undersea exploration. The book includes 83 black-and-white photographs and 20 in colour. Very good condition in a very good unclipped dustwrapper.
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Gin: a global history.

by Lesley Jacobs Solmonson.

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Jef Kay
Published
2012.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition.
ISBN
9781861899248
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$7.05

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1st edition. The Edible Series. Very good condition in a very good unclipped dustwrapper.
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The Modern Ariel Motor Cycle

by Anon.

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Jef Kay
Published
c. 1929.
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$5.64

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Ariel Motor Cycle 1929 owners' guide. Small paperback, soiled.
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National Defence Note Book.

by P. V. Harris.

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Jef Kay
Published
c. 1940.
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$5.64

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A pocket book for all engaged on National Defence, whether in Navy, Army, Air Force, the Home Guard or civilian services.Includes recognition pictures and descriptions of British and German armoured cars, tanks, aircraft, weapons and ships. Small booklet in good condition.
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Aircraft recognition

by The Recognition Journal.

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Jef Kay
Published
1944.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Vol. 3 no. 1, September 1944.
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$7.05

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A 22-page journal to aid the recognition of aircraft during the Second World War. Includes drawings and photographs of 112 Allied and enemy types of aeroplanes, with descriptions of The big bombers and Japanese air power. Paperback in very good condition.
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$7.05
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John F. Kennedy: portrait of a president.

by Hugh Sidey.

Seller
Jef Kay
Published
1964.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st UK edition.
Item Price
$28.21

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1st edition. Very good condition in a very good unclipped dustwrapper.
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$28.21
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700,000 kilometres through Space: notes by Soviet Cosmonaut No. 2.

by Herman Titov.

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Jef Kay
Published
No date.
Condition
Good.
Edition
1st UK edition.
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$14.11

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1st UK edition. As told to S. Borzenko, N. Denisov, Pravda Special Correspondents, and F. Vazhin, M. Golishev, I. Shipilov, Air Force Herald Correspondents. Edited by N. Kamanin, Lieutenant-General of the Soviet Air Force. Translated from the Russian by R. Daglish.Includes stills (some in colour) from the film taken by Titov in Space and from the documentary "Again to the… Read more
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Starman: the truth and legend of Yuri Gagarin.

by Jamie Doran & Piers Bizony.

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Jef Kay
Published
1998.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition.
ISBN
9780747536888
Item Price
$21.16

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1st edition. Covers the whole life of the first man in Space from birth to death, including his disillusionment with public life and his great change of fortune after Brezhnev deposed Khruschev. Includes many interviews with Gagarin's relatives, friends, colleagues, KGB minders and rivals, a bibliography, and chapter references and notes. Jamie Doran has made a 52-minute documentary film of… Read more
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Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin: first man in Space.

by Wilfred Burchett & Anthony Purdy.

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Jef Kay
Published
1961.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition.
Item Price
$35.26

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1st edition. Covers the whole of the Russian Space programme up to the first manned Space flight by Gagarin, with a 6-page biography of Konstantin Tsiolkovsky,a chapter on Science fiction in Russia, and the authors' interview with Gagarin. Very good condition in a very good unclipped dustwrapper.
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Road to the stars.

by Yuri Gagarin.

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Jef Kay
Published
1962.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition.
Item Price
$70.53

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1st edition. A personal account by the first man in Space, as told to N. Denisov and S. Borzenko, Pravda Special Correspondents. Edited by N. Kamanin, Lieutenant-General of the Soviet Air Force. Translated from the Russian by G. Hanna and D. Myshne. A very detailed autobiography outlining Gagarin's childhood, education, training and career up to his pioneering Space flight on… Read more
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The Gladiator.

by Alan Baker.

Seller
Jef Kay
Published
2000.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st edition.
ISBN
9780091878801
Item Price
$7.05

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1st edition. Very good condition in a very good unclipped dustwrapper.
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Greetings from Old Cheshire.

by Catherine Rothwell & Cliff Hayes.

Seller
Jef Kay
Published
1992.
Condition
Very good.
Edition
1st edition.
Item Price
$8.46

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1st edition. Signed by author and publisher Cliff Hayes, dedicated "To Jeff". Paperback in very good condition.
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Oberammergau.

by

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Jef Kay
Published
1955.
Condition
Very good.
Edition
1st edition.
Item Price
$4.23

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1st edition. A small booklet giving the history of the Passion Play with many illustrations. Paperback in very good condition.
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The Observer's Book of Flowering trees & shrubs for gardens.

by Stanley B. Whitehead.

Seller
Jef Kay
Published
1972.
Condition
Very good.
ISBN
9780723215066
Item Price
$5.64

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1st edition 1972. Small hardback in a very good but priceclipped dustwrapper.
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Ian Fleming's Commandos.

by Nichola Rankin.

Seller
Jef Kay
Published
2011.
Condition
Very good.
ISBN
9780571250622
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$7.05

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1st edition 2011. Very good condition in a very good unclipped dustwrapper.
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The World we left behind.

by Robert Kee.

Seller
Jef Kay
Published
1984..
Condition
Very good.
ISBN
9780297782872
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$7.05

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1st edition. Traces the world events of 1939 as they happened from day to day. A large and very heavy hardback. There is a neat inscription by a donor on the half-title page. Very good condition in a very good but priceclipped dustwrapper.
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