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ESCAPE OF THE 'AMETHYST'. [GREAT PAN Illustrated G142.]

by PHILLIPS, C. E. LUCAS:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG+.
Edition
UK,12mo p/back,1st edn.
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$12.73

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UK,12mo p/back,illustrated,1st edn.[Originally,first published as UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,by Wm. Heinemann,(London)1957.This first UK, unabridged,PAN p/back issue from the 'G' series No's 101 - 349, published between 1958/9.] VG+.No owner inscrptn and no price removal (2/6) from card cover.Bright,crisp,clean.sharp-cornered, glossy,colour pictorial artwork (non-credited),illustrated front cover with black lettering; a flat red spine with glue shrinkage/wrinkling but without any reading creases and miniscule… Read more
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LION BY THE TAIL: The story of the Italian-Ethiopian War.

by COFFEY, THOMAS M:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
Near FINE.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780241024355
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$25.50

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UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,1st edn.[Ex-public library book with some usual library notation and a laminated but,cropped dw/dj - inner flaps removed - front flap pasted to reverse of front free endpaper,rear flap removed and discarded - remainder of dw/dj glued to sharp-cornered, publisher's original plain black cloth boards.Couple of serial numerations,in handwritten black ink and a black inked library stamp+ date,i.e… Read more
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SECRETS OF GERMAN ESPIONAGE.

by NEWMAN, BERNARD

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
VG.
Edition
UK,large 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn thus.
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$17.00

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UK,8vo HB minus,1st edn thus.[Originally first published Hale,GB 1940, this simultaneous issue by THE RIGHT BOOK CLUB,so 1st edn thus.] VG.Owner ink name to front pastedown,along with a more modern brown+white floral basket decorated,Ex-Libris bookplate pasted centrally, to same pastedown.Publisher's original RAF blue cloth boards with corresponding cloth colour letters within what was once,gilt panels - but now are completely… Read more
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SOLITARY CONFINEMENT - foreword by Christopher Fry.

by BURNEY, CHRISTOPHER:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
Near FINE.
Edition
UK,slim 8vo HB minus dw/dj,1st edn.
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$21.23

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UK,slim 8vo HB minus dw/dj,1st edn.NFINE.Owner ink surname ,top right-hand corner of front free endpaper.Bright clean,sharp-cornered, publisher's original,very pale green-greyish cloth boards with very slight dulling but no oxidisation - to the stamped gilt letters of spine/ backstrip,plain white endpapers with light off-set foxing from both pastedowns to opposing sides of both free endpapers.Top edges lightly aged/toned with out foxing/spotting,fore-edge… Read more
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Britain's Greatest Awards for Gallantry in the First World War.

by BINNS, STEWART - with foreword by Sir Geoffrey Pattie:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
Near MINT.
Edition
UK,slim,small 8vo softback Original,1st edn.
ISBN
9789781644032
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$28.31

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UK,slim,small 8vo softback Original,1st edn.[Paperback/softback original denotes the first format and its first appearance in print of the book/title. Paperbacks usually follow on from the HB edn,but can be published at the same time as the HB edn,but p/back,s/back originals are published prior to any other format.] Near MINT.Wrapped and protected from day of issue/purchase,so no owner… Read more
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MYTHS & LEGENDS of the First World War.

by HAYWARD, JAMES:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,ex-public library,1st edn.
ISBN
9780750928656
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$17.00

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UK,8vo HB+protected dw/dj,ex-public library,1st edn.VG++/FINE.An ex-public library book,so no owner inscrptn,and no price-clip (£18.99) to protected dw/dj.Front free endpaper has a 'WITHDRAWN FROM PLYMOUTH LIBRARY SERVICES' red inked library stamp and to the recto of title page,towards it's middle,a black-inked public library stamp and black biro ink numerical notation,and also black-inked public library stamp to all edges - e.g. top,fore-edges… Read more
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WAR OVER THE WEST.**

by WALFORD**,EDDIE - Edited by KEN SHELDON:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE.
Edition
UK,slim 8vo wraps,softback,1st edn.
ISBN
9781872416007
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$11.26

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UK,slim 8vo wraps,softback,1st edn.FINE.No owner inscrptn,no dw/dj, as issued - no reading creases to spine/backstrip.Bright,crisp,clean, glossy laminated,colour pictorial illustrated wraps; with negligible shelf-wear to edges and corners,publisher's "perfect binding" - signatures glued to spine/backstrip.Top+fore-edges bright and clean; contents near pristine.UK,slim 8vo wraps,softback,1st edn,5-128pp [paginated] includes introduction,3 sections: The People,The Air Raids,The Stations (RAF),profuse contemporary b/w photographs throughout the text and… Read more
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FORMER NAVAL PERSON: CHURCHILL and the Wars at Sea.

by HOUGH**, RICHARD:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE+.
ISBN
9780297787068
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$21.25

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE+/FINE.No owner inscrptn,and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated, contemporary b/w photographic illustrated dw/dj; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Both head+foot of spine/backstrip minimally bumped with reciprocal creasing.Top+fore-edges bright and clean; contents bright,tight and near pristine - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners - an unread copy? Bright,clean,sharp-cornered,publisher's… Read more
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SBS - THE INSIDE STORY OF THE SPECIAL BOAT SERVICE.

by PARKER**, JOHN:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,4th imp.
ISBN
9780747219767
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$12.04

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,4th imp.[Complete number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4.So 1st edn,4th imp.]FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip (£16.99) to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,monochrome illustrated background with unit badge+motto centrally placed to upper panel of dw/dj; rear panel illustrated with a colour photograph,gilt,red+ white lettering; with some minimal shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - a couple of… Read more
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OUT OF HARM'S WAY: The Wartime Evacuation of Children from Britain.

by MANN, JESSICA:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780755311385
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$28.33

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.[Complete number line 10-1.] FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj. Bright, crisp,clean,matt,contemporary b/w photographic illustrated dw/dj panels,with mauve,blue and white lettering; with negligible shelf- wear and creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Top+fore-edges generally bright and clean a tiny spot/ blemish towards spine's edge; otherwise contents bright,tight, clean - pristine - no… Read more
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EMPIRE OF THE CLOUDS: When Britain's Aircraft Ruled the World.

by HAMILTON-PATERSON, JAMES:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE+.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780571247943
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$19.83

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE+/FINE.No owner inscrptn,and no price-clip (£20.00) to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,matt,wrap-around colour pictorial artwork by Bruce Emmett,illustrated dw/dj,with blue,brown and b/w lettering; with negligible shelf- wear and creasing to edges and corners - a small nick/tear towards top of front spine/backstrip's gutter's edge,without affecting the boards beneath.Top+fore-edges imperceptibly aged but generally bright and clean; contents bright,tight and clean - no intentional… Read more
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MY FATHER'S SON: THE MEMOIRS OF MAJOR THE EARL HAIG,OBE,DL,ARSA.

by HAIG, DAWYCK, MAJOR,THE EARL HAIG,OBE,DL,ARSA :

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE+.
Edition
UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780850527087
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$28.26

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UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE+/FINE+.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy,contemporary monochrome montage photographic illustrated dw/dj panels,separate red or black outlined white letters to front,red outlined white letters to spine/ backstrip,rear panel with white lettered captions to photographs; with negligible shelf-wear, creasing or bumping to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Top+fore-edges unblemished,bright and clean; contents bright,tight,clean,solid and… Read more
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PRINCE LEOPOLD: The Untold Story of Queen Victoria's Youngest Son.

by ZEEPVAT, CHARLOTTE:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
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FINE+.
Edition
UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780750913089
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$28.33

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UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE+/FINE+.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj.Laid in loose,Daily Telegraph (July 11,1998) newspaper cutting of arts & books precis/review of the (then) forthcoming book,along with a faded,contemporary Waterstones receipt for book's purchase.Bright,crisp,clean,matt,subject colour portrait illustration with brown+black lettering,rear panel with montage of sepia+monochrome contemporary familial photographs; with negligible shelf-wear,bumping or creasing to edges and corners -… Read more
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Invergordon Scapegoat: The Betrayal of Admiral Tomkinson.

by COLES, ALAN:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE.
Edition
UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780750902335
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$21.25

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UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE.Owner inked name to front free endpaper (ffe) but no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,subject's b/w portrait photograph with sepia newspaper article reproduction illustrated dw/dj with white lettering to front panel; with negligible shelf-wear,bumping or creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Top+fore-edges bright and clean; contents bright, tight,clean,solid and sound - no dog-ear reading… Read more
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RED MUTINY: MUTINY,REVOLUTION AND REVENGE ON THE BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN.

by BASCOMB, NEAL:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780297846482
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$28.33

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.[Complete number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2.] FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp, clean,red+black illustrated wrap-around dw/dj,with red,white and orange lettering to front and spine/backstrip,orange+white Lenin quote and orange+white lettered critics' reviews to rear panel; with negligible shelf-wear,bumping or creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Top+fore-edges… Read more
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SECRET SOLDIER.

by rja25807

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780648416838
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$35.41

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn,and no price- clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy,laminated colour subject portrait illustrated dw/dj; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges - no nicks or tears present.Top+fore-edges bright and clean; contents bright,tight and near pristine.Bright,clean,unblemished,black cloth boards with bright,crisp,stamped gilt letters to spine/backstrip and immaculate plain white eps.UK,8voHB+dw/dj,1st edn,viiipp+2-360pp [paginated] includes half-title pages,contents list/table,28 chapters+ epilogue,8pp contemporary b/w photographs… Read more
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ENGAGE THE ENEMY MORE CLOSELY: The Royal Navy in the Second World War.

by BARNETT, CORELLI:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE+.
Edition
UK,thick 8vo HB+dw/dj, reprint with corrections,1st edn thus.
ISBN
9780340339015
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$35.41

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UK,thick 8vo HB+dw/dj,reprint with corrections,1st edn thus.[Originally and first published in UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,the preceding year,1991.This edition reprinted but with corrections,so 1st edn thus.] FINE+/FINE.No owner inscrptn,AND no price- clip to dw/dj - absence of publisher's price - usually indicates an export edition,and generally believed to precede UK trade issue/distribution.Bright,crisp, clean,glossy laminated,colour pictorial illustrated front panel of dw/dj with red+white and… Read more
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The Defeat of James Stuart's Armada 1692.

by AUBREY, PHILIP:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE+.
Edition
UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9780718511685
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$21.25

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UK,slim 8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE+/FINE.No owner inscrptn,but price-clip to dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,yellow+black pictorial illustrated dw/dj (detail of 'Fireships at La Hogue,by Adriaan van Dienst - National Maritime Museum, London.) and white lettering; with negligible shelf-wear and creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Spine/backstrip of dw/dj is inevitably,lightly sunned/ faded.Top edges coloured green,fore-edges crisp,bright,white and clean; contents bright,tight,clean,solid and sound… Read more
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WAR MEMORIAL: THE STORY OF ONE VILLAGE'S SACRIFICE FROM 1914 TO 2003.** [Author SIGNED copy.**]

by ASLET**, CLIVE:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE+.
Edition
UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,SIGNED,1st edn.
ISBN
9780670921539
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$35.41

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UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,SIGNED,1st edn.[Complete number line 001.] FINE+/FINE+.No owner inscrptn but an unused brown+white illustrated bookplate,by John Sutcliffe - exclusively for the National Trust - pasted to top,right-hand corner of ffe,and author's black ink felt tip signature - without dedication - to the title page just below his own printed name and price-clipped dw/dj.Bright,crisp,clean,matt, monochrome photographic illustrated dw/dj with red and… Read more
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THE ROYAL AIR FORCE - An Illustrated History.

by ARMITAGE, MICHAEL:

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R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY.
Condition
FINE.
Edition
UK,Qrto HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
ISBN
9781854091239
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$35.41

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UK,Qrto HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj - absence of publisher's price - generally believed to be an export copy,which usually precedes the UK trade edn issues and distribution.Bright,crisp,clean,glossy laminated,colour+b/w photographic illustrated dw/dj panels,with silver+b/w lettering; with negligible shelf-wear or creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Top+fore-edges… Read more
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