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They Flew from the Forest

By: Brown, Alan

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Hampshire, Alan Brown (printed by Eon Graphics): 1996

Seller ID: 006517

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. The book is currently in a clear easily removable plastic sleeve. Condition: Very good, with just a hint of shelfwear. 156pp. Many b/w illustrations and line drawings. This book follows on from a previously published book by the same author entitled "Twelve Airfields" - that book gave simple statements of the units that used the airfields in the New Forest area. This book attempts to record what happened on those airfields during World War II, the activities of the squadrons and a selection of the stories of the men and women involved. The airfields mentioned include Beaulie... View more info

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Osman Digna

By: Jackson, H.C.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004447

Condition: Fair


Terracotta cloth with title in gilt on spine and blindstamped on front cover. Condition: Fair, covers have general light shelfwear. Inscription to previous owner dated 1927 on front endpaper. Browning to endpapers, foxing to title page and textblock edges. General light foxing to text throughout. Binding cracked in a couple of places, otherwise sound. 232pp. B/w fronitspiece portrait of Osman Digna together with a folding map and genealogical table. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Desert and the Green

By: Lytton, The Earl of

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macondald: 1957

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006480

Condition: Good


Dark green hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Light browning to endpapers. Signed by the Earl of Lytton in blue biro on the half-title. Dustjacket condition: Fair to good, generally lightly shelfworn with some soiling to rear of jacket and a couple of repaired tears. 350pp. 21 b/w illustrations (inc.frontispiece) . This is the autobiography of the 4th Earl of Lytton (1900-85), the great grandson of Bulwer Lytton and grandson of a Viceroy of India, who spent much of his early working life in Kenya with the King's African Rifles. View more info

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To the Kwai - and Back: War Drawings 1939-1945

By: Searle, Ronald

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Collins in Association With the Imperial War Museum: 1986

Seller ID: 004650

ISBN: 0002174367

Condition: Good


Black hardcover with title in gilt on spine. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with general light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 192pp. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Ronald Searle. Published here for the first time, together with Ronald Searle's own account of his captivity as a Japanese prisoner of war on the Burma Railway and Changi Gaol in Singapore, these drawings are a remarkable record of one man's war, what Searle called "the graffiti of a condemned man, intending to leave a rough witness of his pass... View more info