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1 Abbott, Peter and Thomas, Nigel. Color plates by Mike Chappell. GERMANY'S EASTERN FRONT ALLIES 1941-45. OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES NO. 131.
Osprey, London, (1982). 
40 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, reproductions and 8 color plates of uniform studies. Contents: Introduction; Finland; Hungary; Rumania; Slovakia; Other Allies. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight yellowing to covers, tiny bump to top/bottom corners of book, tiny light stain on top of textblock. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE EXTRAORDINARY EDUCATION OF JOHNNY LONGFOOT IN HIS SEARCH FOR THE MAGIC HAT., Besterman, Catherine.   Illustrated by Warren Chappell.
2 Besterman, Catherine. Illustrated by Warren Chappell. THE EXTRAORDINARY EDUCATION OF JOHNNY LONGFOOT IN HIS SEARCH FOR THE MAGIC HAT.
Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis, 1949, first edition. 
158 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "Johnny (Longfoot, son of Peter the Shoe King) must learn many things other boys didn't know. (His family) must find him a most unusual tutor who could teach him arithmetic, algebra, Egyptian, Greek and modern history, and several foreign languages, including Chinese. But where could they ever find a teacher who knew so many things? Finally it was decided that the only one with so much knowledge was - a cat!....(Thoug h Barnac, Squire of Catnap,) was willing to teach the boy, he insisted that Johnny must also learn to think for himself. And so one morning, when a drop of water splashed on Johnny's book, he soon reasoned where it came from - the ceiling . A n d t h e splash of water was a tear. This tear, though Johnny did not at first realize it, was the beginning of another exciting quest. For Phoebe the Spider was crying because he had lost a treasure, the Magic Hat. And Johnny, at Barnac' s s ug ge st i on , de cided to find it. The search would put all his new knowledge and keener wits to a splendid test...." Minor bump at three corners, very light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wea r/ wr i nkl ing , s ev era l sma ll tears - one with some surface paper loss, light to moderate rubbing and soiling, very small closed tear on each hinge, light browning to spine and flap-folds. Very Good/Good 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
3 Brayley, Martin. Series editor, Martin Windrow. THE BRITISH ARMY 1939-45 (1) NORTH-WEST EUROPE. OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 354. (I)
Oxford Osprey 2001 1841760528 / 9781841760520 First Edition Very Good Colour Plates By Mike Chappell. 
48 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, drawings, diagrams, map. 8 pages of colour uniform studies. "The Second World War was Britain's last as a world power; it was a citizen's war, in which most British men and women were mobilised. For a year it saw Britain standing alone aginst the fascist dictatorships; and winning it cost the sacrifice of the entire national wealth. This first title of three describes and explains the uniforms developed for European service. It traces the appearance of the 'Tommy' from pre-war mobilisation, through the years of defeat and endurance, to the final return to Europe on D-Day and the long fighting advance to northern Germany by the spring of 1945. Uniform information is supported by a campaign summary, infantry organisation tables, lists of arms and services, and basic specifications of a number of heavy weapons." Interior - small ghost sticker mark at top inside corner of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - crease down front cover near spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WELLINGTON WINGS:  AN RAF INTELLIGENCE OFFICER IN THE WESTERN DESERT., Chappell, F.R.  Foreword by Air Commodore C.J. Mount.
4 Chappell, F.R. Foreword by Air Commodore C.J. Mount. WELLINGTON WINGS: AN RAF INTELLIGENCE OFFICER IN THE WESTERN DESERT.
Somerton, Somerset Crecy 1992 0947554270 / 9780947554279 Fine Very Good+ 
282 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, maps. "The author was a squadron and wing intelligence officer and kept long and detailed diaries of the day to day life in the Desert Group, and on these the book is largely based. The result is a vivid and realistic picture of the Desert atmosphere; he communicates the tenseness during the nights when the Wellingtons were away on missions, the crashes, the accidents, the debriefings, and the dreaded sandstorms. He recaptures the excitement of the perilous operations, some of which he flew on himself, as well as the lighter moments during stand downs and leave periods. This is an outstanding contribution to aviation history, conveying as it does not only individual heroisms but the corporateness of a squadron in wartime." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing, one or two minor shallow dents on rear panel. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
WELLINGTON WINGS:  AN RAF INTELLIGENCE OFFICER IN THE WESTERN DESERT., Chappell, F.R.  Foreword by Air Commodore C.J. Mount.
5 Chappell, F.R. Foreword by Air Commodore C.J. Mount. WELLINGTON WINGS: AN RAF INTELLIGENCE OFFICER IN THE WESTERN DESERT.
Somerton, Somerset Crecy 1992 0947554270 / 9780947554279 Fine Near Fine 
282 pp, lg 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs, maps. "The author was a squadron and wing intelligence officer and kept long and detailed diaries of the day to day life in the Desert Group, and on these the book is largely based. The result is a vivid and realistic picture of the Desert atmosphere; he communicates the tenseness during the nights when the Wellingtons were away on missions, the crashes, the accidents, the debriefings, and the dreaded sandstorms. He recaptures the excitement of the perilous operations, some of which he flew on himself, as well as the lighter moments during stand downs and leave periods. This is an outstanding contribution to aviation history, conveying as it does not only individual heroisms but the corporateness of a squadron in wartime." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
ARMY COMMANDOS 1940-1945.  OSPREY MILITARY ELITE SERIES 64., Chappell, Mike, text and colour plates by.  Series editor, Lee Johnson.
6 Chappell, Mike, text and colour plates by. Series editor, Lee Johnson. ARMY COMMANDOS 1940-1945. OSPREY MILITARY ELITE SERIES 64.
(Osprey, London, 1996), Ist edition. 
64 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), soft cover. B&w photos, orders of battle, 12 plates of uniform studies/insignia in full color. Contents: Introduction; Raiding - 1941; 1942 - Year of the Great Raids; 1943-1945; Appendix. Interior - slight cigarette odor, very light yellowing to page edges, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light yellowing, very light soiling on bottom of textblock. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE GUARDS DIVISIONS 1914-45.  OSPREY MILITARY ELITE SERIES 61., Chappell, Mike, text and colour plates by.  Series editor, Lee Johnson.
7 Chappell, Mike, text and colour plates by. Series editor, Lee Johnson. THE GUARDS DIVISIONS 1914-45. OSPREY MILITARY ELITE SERIES 61.
(Osprey, London, 1995), Ist edition. 
64 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), soft cover. B&w photos, 12 plates of uniform studies/insignia in full color. Contents: Introduction; The Guards Regiments 1914-15; Battles and Engagements of the Guards Division 1915-18; Between the Wars; The Second World War; Uniform. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light yellowing, very light soiling on bottom of textblock. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN THE 20TH CENTURY.  VOLUME 6. TROPICAL UNIFORMS., Chappell, Mike, written and illustrated by.
8 Chappell, Mike, written and illustrated by. THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN THE 20TH CENTURY. VOLUME 6. TROPICAL UNIFORMS.
Hatherleigh, Devon Wessex Military 1988 1870498054 / 9781870498050 Very Good Mike Chappell. 
24 pp, 11 5/8" H. Volume 6 of "A series of lavishly-illustrated handbooks portraying the men of the British Army in the wars and campaigns of the present, troubled century (20th). Each title sets out to tell the complete story of its subject with the emphasis on illustration - full-colour paintings, photographs, drawings and technical illustrations. All researched, written and illustrated by Mike Chappell with an Regimental Sergeant Major's eye for detail! " Interior - previous owner's small stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light rubbing on rear cover, very light wear on spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
9 Chappell, Mike. Editor: Martin Windrow. THE CANADIAN ARMY AT WAR. OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 164.
Osprey, London, (1988), reprint. 
48 pp, 9 3/4" H, soft cover. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, 8 pages of color uniform studies. Contents: Introduction; Canada and her Army; 1900-14: The Growing Commitment; 1914-18: Attrition; 1939-45: The Global War; 1950-53: United Nations Involvement. Interior - light browning to margins of pages and inside of covers, light cigarette odor. Exterior - light browning to covers and to edges of textblock, slight soiling on bottom of textblock, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. VG- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
10 Chappell, Mike. Series editor, Martin Windrow. BRITISH BATTLE INSIGNIA (I), 1914-18. OSPREY MILITARY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 182.
London Osprey 1986 0850457270 / 9780850457278 Very Good Mike Chappell. 
48 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photos, reproductions, 8 plates of insignias/uniform studies in full color. Contents: Introduction; Identification in Battle; British Army Divisions, 1914-18; The Plates. Interior - previous owner's ink name stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - tiny soft crease at bottom corner of rear cover - migrates slightly into adjacent pages, minor bump at bottom of front hinge. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
11 Fowler, William. Colour plates by Michael Chappell. Editor: Martin Windrow. BATTLE FOR THE FALKLANDS (1) LAND FORCES. OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 133.
Osprey, London, (1982). 
40 pp + 8 pp plates, 9 3/4" H, soft cover. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, map, 8 pages of color uniform studies. Contents: Introduction; Chronology; The Invasion; The Task Force and its Opponents; South Georgia and Pebble Island; San Carlos and After; Conclusion. Interior - light browning to margins of pages and inside of covers, light cigarette odor, minor edge wear. Exterior - light to moderate browning to covers, moderate browning to edges of textblock, soiling on bottom of textblock, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
12 Jewell, Brian. Series editor, Martin Windrow. BRITISH BATTLEDRESS 1937-61. OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 112.
London Osprey 1981 0850453879 / 9780850453874 Very Good - Colour Plates By Mike Chappell. 
40 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, diagrams. 8 pages of colour uniform studies. Contents: Introduction; The Arrival of Battledress; Evolution in Design; Materials and Sizes; Departures from Basic; Applied Insignia; The Plates. Interior - previous owner's ink name stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very small bump/crease at top corner of covers and text block, small scuff/indent line at top of fore-edge of text block, tiny crease at bottom corner of front cover - migrates into some adjacent pages, very light browning to spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
13 Pegler, Martin. Series editor, Lee Johnson. BRITISH TOMMY 1914-18. OSPREY MILITARY WARRIOR SERIES 16.
London Osprey 1996 1855325411 / 9781855325418 First Edition Very Good+ Colour Plates By Mike Chappell. 
64 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photos, 12 pages of color plates showing uniform studies, weapons, equipment. Contents: Introduction; Historical Background; Chronology; Enlistment; Training; Uniform and Equipment; Weapons; Active Service; Food; Relaxation and Leave; Discipline; Combat and Tactics; Casualties; On Campaign; Visiting the Battlefield. "The definitive source of information on the weapons, armour, tactics and motiviation of history's fighting men. Each 'Warrior' title combines an analysis of the soldier's skills with details of the equipment he carried into battle. The text is complemented by 12 colour plates. Highly detailed cutaways and exploded artwork of the weaponry and armour, combined with scenes showing the tactics used in action. 'Warrior' gives the reader a unique insight into the life of the soldier." Interior - previous owner's ink name stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very soft small crease at top corner of front cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
BROADWAY GALA.  VOLUME I:  1927-1942.  (VOLUME 1.), Schiff, Ronny S., editor.  Graphics by Cindy Rucker.
14 Schiff, Ronny S., editor. Graphics by Cindy Rucker. BROADWAY GALA. VOLUME I: 1927-1942. (VOLUME 1.)
Chappell, New York, n.d. 
279 pp, 11 13/16" H, soft cover. ISBN 0115576123 The words and music to 60 Broadway hits, including: You're the Cream in My Coffee; The Varsity Drag; Summertime; The Thrill is Gone; My Heart Belongs to Daddy; My Funny Valentine; The Lady is a Tram p; It's De-Lovely; I Love You Porgy; Falling In Love With Love; Button Up Your Overcoat; Bewitched; The Best Things in Life are Free; Mad About the Boy; Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries; A Room With a View; September Song; I Didn't Know What T i m e I t Was; Have You Met Miss Jones?; Buckle Down, Winsocki, etc., etc. Interior - minor browning on inside of covers, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, minor rubbing on covers, small g h os t st ic k er m a rk on front cover, small soft corner crease on rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
15 Smith, Digby. Illustrated by Michael Chappell. ARMY UNIFORMS SINCE 1945.
Blandford, Poole, Dorset, (1980). 
165 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" high), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w showing uniforms, arms, equipment. "...features 48 pages of colour plates which show the uniforms of the armies and irregular forces engaged in actual fighting throughout the world and also the uniforms of the forces of N.A.T.O. and Warsaw Pact countries which are constantly engaged in the 'cold war'. Considerable detail has also been given on equipment and weapons as well as 'buttons and bows' so that a broader and deeper appreciation can be gained of the forces covered. The campaign histories included are necessarily brief but should provide a factual basis so that those who wish to research further will at least have the correct date of operations involved and t he locations over which they were conducted..." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light browning to edge of front cover, corner crease to paper at top corner of front cover, small area of soiling on bottom of textblock, faint crease on spine. VG- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
EDWARD BURRA: TWENTIETH-CENTURY EYE, Stevenson, Jane
16 Stevenson, Jane EDWARD BURRA: TWENTIETH-CENTURY EYE
London Jonathan Cape 2007 0224078755 / 9780224078757 First Edition Very Good Very Good- 
496 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w plates. "The first full-scale biography of one of Britain's most important twentieth-century painters. Edward Burra never followed fashion: in the thirties, when modern art was dominated by abstraction and landscape, he painted people; in the sixites, when landscape was completely out of fashion, he started to find it interesting. His life was an unusual one: profoundly disabled, he lived with his parents, and was in constant pain. Only when he was painting could he forget his body. At the same time he was a man with a rich and full life. He was a letter-writer of genius, writing every afternoon to a wide circle of friends. His letters are camp, witty, full of the energy and delight in life which he could not express physically. Inventive, entertaining, and extraordinarily original, his writing expresses a man who combined profound personal loyalty with distaste for any kind of emotional grandstanding." Very small bump to top corner of both boards, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small shallow bump on rear board. Dust jacket has wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor edge wear, small shallow bump on rear panel. 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
THE EASTERN BUDDHIST:  AN UNSECTARIAN JOURNAL DEVOTED TO AN OPEN AND CRITICAL STUDY OF MAHAYANA BUDDHISM IN ALL OF ITS ASPECTS.  NEW SERIES.  Vol. XVII No. 2.  AUTUMN 1984., Suzuki Daisetz; Nishida Kitaro; Francis H. Cook; Ueda Yoshifumi; Graham Parkes; Hisamatsu Shin'ichi; Norman Waddell; James H. Sanford; Thomas P. Kasulis; Paul Swanson; Thomas Kirchner.
17 Suzuki Daisetz; Nishida Kitaro; Francis H. Cook; Ueda Yoshifumi; Graham Parkes; Hisamatsu Shin'ichi; Norman Waddell; James H. Sanford; Thomas P. Kasulis; Paul Swanson; Thomas Kirchner. THE EASTERN BUDDHIST: AN UNSECTARIAN JOURNAL DEVOTED TO AN OPEN AND CRITICAL STUDY OF MAHAYANA BUDDHISM IN ALL OF ITS ASPECTS. NEW SERIES. Vol. XVII No. 2. AUTUMN 1984.
Kyoto The Eastern Buddhist Society, Otani University 1984 Very Good- Ike Taiga, frontispiece. 
152 pp, 9 1/4" H. Contents: The Old Tea Seller (frontispiece); Articles (Transmigration / On the Doubt in the Heart / The Dialogue Between Hua-yen and Process Thought / The Mahayana Structure of Shinran's Thought II / Nietzsche and Nishitani on the Self through Time / On the 'Record of Rinzai' V); Translation - The Old Tea Seller: The Life and Poetry of Baisao; Views and Reviews - Paradigms and Poems: A Review of LaFleur's 'The Karma of Words; Review Article - Buddhist Existentialism; Book Reviews (David W. Chappell, ed., 'T'ien-t'ai Buddhism: An Outline of the Fourfold Teachings / Robert Aiken, 'Taking the Path of Zen'); Notes. Interior - small sticker residue mark on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor soiling on edges of text block - includes a tiny light stain on top, light fading to spine and hinge colour, two light rub marks and two light soiling marks on rear cover, small bump at top of front hinge/spine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
18 Westlake, Ray. Series editor, Martin Windrow. BRITISH TERRITORIAL UNITS 1914-18. OSPREY MILITARY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 245.
London Osprey 1991 1855321688 / 9781855321687 Very Good+ Colour Plates By Mike Chappell. 
48 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, 8 pages of uniform studies in full-color. Contents: The Birth of the Territorials; Organisation in 1914; Badges and Uniforms; Organisation 1914-1918; War Service. Interior - previous owner's ink name stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION 1872-1914.  OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 461., Windrow, Martin.
19 Windrow, Martin. THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION 1872-1914. OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 461.
Oxford Osprey 2010 1849083266 / 9781849083263 First Edition Fine Mike Chappell, colour plates. 
48 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, drawings, maps, 8 pages of colour uniform studies. "Following the Franco-Prussian War, the Foreign Legion was the strongest and the only all-volunteer white infantry regiment in the French Army. With Algeria pacified by the early 1880s, it provided expeditionary units for France's campaigns of colonial expansion in Vietnam and Africa in the 1880s-1900s, and these hard-bitten mercenaries earned such a reputation for edurance that the Legion was steadily tripled in size to 12 large battalions. This book describes the organization, campaigns and uniforms of the Legion's 'golden age', illustrated with many rare images and meticulously detailed colour plates of uniforms and equipment." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and tight. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
20 Windrow, Martin. Series editor, Lee Johnson. THE ALGERIAN WAR 1954-62. OSPREY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 312.
London Osprey 1997 1855326582 / 9781855326583 First Edition Near Fine Colour Plates By Mike Chappell. 
48 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, drawings, map. 8 pages of colour uniform studies. Contents: The Background; Summary of Main Events; The Army of National Liberation; The French Army in Algeria; Select Bibliography; The Plates. Interior - previous owner's small ink name stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 


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