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Hawker Hunter in Action - Aircraft No. 121, Ashley, Glenn & Joe Sewell & Don Greer
1 Ashley, Glenn & Joe Sewell & Don Greer Hawker Hunter in Action - Aircraft No. 121
Squadron/Signal Publications 1992 089747273X / 9780897472739 1st Edition; 1st Printing Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Joe Sewell 
Oblong magazine in archival sleeve for protection. We ship within 24 hours. Scarce in this condition. See scan of actual book being offered. After WWII there was a need for multi-role aircraft thus the Hawker Hunter was designed. The RAF developed several different types of Hunter. Sweden and the Netherlands looked at the Hunter and models were sold to the Swiss Air Force and the Republic of Singapore, the Jordanian Air Force, Sultan of Oman and Nato were also consumers of this versitle plane. This publication is a must for model builders. There is a center section with color illustations of the various Hunters. "Hawker Aircraft is most famous for its WW2 fighter plane, the Hurricane. After WW2, the British needed something to match the MIG-15. The Hunter was first flown in 1949, but production did not start until 1953 after the Korean War. Just under 2,000 of these multi-role jets were built and served with the Royal Air Force" reviewer. ; Photographs, Drawings; 8.30 X 7.90 X 0.20 inches; 50 pages 
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Journey into Silence (with signed photo of author), Ashley, Jack
2 Ashley, Jack Journey into Silence (with signed photo of author)
The Bodley Head Ltd 1973 0370013840 / 9780370013848 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Has signed photo of author laid in. Clean contents. The first deaf member of Parliment. ; 192 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 11.97 USD
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The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, 3 vol. set, Froude, James Anthony
3 Froude, James Anthony The English in Ireland in the Eighteenth Century, 3 vol. set
New York Scribner, Armstrong, and Co. 1873 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Author inscribed in all three volumes on back of title page the following inscription with his signature. "Charles Scribner & Co. of No 654 Broadway New York have authority from me to publish further all works which I have already written or may hearafter write, J. A. Froude, Author, Jan 29, 1871." Brown cloth cover with gold lettering shows some rubs and wear to top and bottom of spine area. Clean contents and Not X Library. Hinges show some weakness otherwise tight. The first volume says "in two volumes", but author added a third volume which is part of this set. James Anthony Froude (Froude rhymes with rood) (April 23, 1818 October 20, 1894) was an English historian. He was the brother of the Anglo-Catholic polemicist Richard Hurrell Froude and of William Froude, the engineer and naval architect.The son of R. H. Froude, archdeacon of Totnes, he was born at Dartington, Devon. He was educated at Westminster School and Oriel College, Oxford, then the centre of the ecclesiastical revival now called the Oxford Movement. He obtained a second class degree, but won the Chancellor's English essay prize, and was elected a fellow of Exeter College (1842). "So too, in his English in Ireland (1872-1874), which was written to show the futility of attempts to conciliate the Irish, he exaggerates the bad points of the Irish, touches lightly on English atrocities, and emphasizes the influence of Roman Catholicism." was an English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser's Magazine. From his upbringing amidst the Anglo-Catholic Oxford Movement, Froude intended to become a clergyman, but doubts about the doctrines of the Anglican church, published in his scandalous 1849 novel The Nemesis of Faith. (Wiki). Extremely rare work with this inscription. ; Author Signed; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
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The Red Knight of Germany;  The story of Baron von Richthofen, Germany's great war bird (Author Signed), Gibbons, Floyd Phillips
4 Gibbons, Floyd Phillips The Red Knight of Germany; The story of Baron von Richthofen, Germany's great war bird (Author Signed)
Garden City, NY Garden City Pub. Co 1927 Later Printing; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
A special presentation inscription by author to Captain J. M. Patterson (U.S. Army). Inscription reads "To the inspiration that insisted this book, for the instructions that directed in and for the courage that backed it's publication, you must accept full credit. I am grateful to you for the opportunity given me to supply the digging, the leg work and the brick laying in this structure. I like to believe it will be recognized as one of the first tombstones on the grave of post war hatred for a vanquished foe. (signed) Sincerely Floyd Gibbons, Washington D.C., December 1927. Floyd Phillips Gibbons was the war correspondent for the Chicago Tribune during World War I. There is a rubber stamp in the inscription that says Joseph M. Patterson, His book. Joseph Medill Patterson was born on January 6, 1879 into the American family that founded the Chicago Tribune. He served throughout the war (WWI), and received high praise from Douglas MacArthur who called him "the most brilliant soldier that I ever served with." The spine is sunfaded and frayed at top and bottom has been professionally repaired. Contents clean. Rare if not unique. Black cover with red lettering. Rare. ; Photographs; 8.40 X 5.60 X 1.50 inches; 383 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Destroyer Escort England, Ross, Al
5 Ross, Al The Destroyer Escort England
Conway Maritime Press Ltd 1985 0851773257 / 9780851773254 First American Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust has been neatly glued by former owner to prevent loss and minor yellowing to end papers. One of the first of a new class of destroyer escort the England was built as part of the reluctant Roosevelt campaign to help the Royal Navy. This TE (turbo electric) escort was named after Ensign John Charles England was killed on the Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor. The rest is history! Scarce. ; Anatomy of the Ship; Photos, illustrations; 9.92 X 9.53 X 0.63 inches; 96 pages 
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Whitechester, England  a Town At War, Services, British Information
6 Services, British Information Whitechester, England a Town At War
NY British Information Services 1945 First Edition; Various Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
World War II publication about this city in England. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 40 pages 
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Industrial Archaeology of Staffordshire, Sherlock, Robert
7 Sherlock, Robert Industrial Archaeology of Staffordshire
Vermont David & Charles PLC 1976 0715359452 / 9780715359457 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Looks new. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Extensive bibliography and index.; The Industrial archaeology of the British Isles; Photos; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 240 pages 
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The history of the iron, steel, tinplate and ... other trades of Wales With descriptive sketches of the land and the people during the great industrial era under review, Wilkins, Charles
8 Wilkins, Charles The history of the iron, steel, tinplate and ... other trades of Wales With descriptive sketches of the land and the people during the great industrial era under review
Joseph Williams 1903 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brownish gray cover with gold lettering. Shows slight wear otherwise fine condition. NOT a reprint but an original first edition. ; Illustrated; 448 pages 
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