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AFTER THE BATTLE.  NUMBER 12: THE VOLKSWAGEN STORY., Ramsey, Winston G., editor.  (Jim Beedle, Wilf Nicoll, Peter Corbell, Peter Halliday, Robin J. Brooks, Group Captain H.T. Sutton, Roy Humphreys, Ray Munday, F.O. W. Fraser, Bill Gent, Peter Norris, Keith Braybrooke, Alister Ruby, Michael Payne et al
181 Ramsey, Winston G., editor. (Jim Beedle, Wilf Nicoll, Peter Corbell, Peter Halliday, Robin J. Brooks, Group Captain H.T. Sutton, Roy Humphreys, Ray Munday, F.O. W. Fraser, Bill Gent, Peter Norris, Keith Braybrooke, Alister Ruby, Michael Payne et al AFTER THE BATTLE. NUMBER 12: THE VOLKSWAGEN STORY.
London Battle of Britain Prints International 1976 0306154X Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
53 pp, 11 11/16" H (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, maps, plans. Contents: The Volkswagen Story; Personality: Lieutenant-Commander Peter Scott; Preservation: America's Preserved Warships; Wreck Recovery: Wreckology in Holland; United Kingdom: The Secret Underground Railway Executive H.Q.; War Film: It Happened Here; It Happened Here: The Battle of Takrouna. Interior - very small soft bump to top corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - some very light edge wrinkling on covers, one tiny edge tear (archivally taped) with crease on front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AFTER THE BATTLE.  NUMBER 19: GUIDE TO HITLER'S HEADQUARTERS. / THE FUHRERHAUPT QUARTIERE., Ramsey, Winston G., editor.  (Jim Beedle, Wilf Nicoll, Peter Corbell, Peter Halliday, Robin J. Brooks, Group Captain H.T. Sutton, Roy Humphreys, Ray Munday, F.O. W. Fraser, Bill Gent, Peter Norris, Keith Braybrooke, Alister Ruby, Michael Payne et al
182 Ramsey, Winston G., editor. (Jim Beedle, Wilf Nicoll, Peter Corbell, Peter Halliday, Robin J. Brooks, Group Captain H.T. Sutton, Roy Humphreys, Ray Munday, F.O. W. Fraser, Bill Gent, Peter Norris, Keith Braybrooke, Alister Ruby, Michael Payne et al AFTER THE BATTLE. NUMBER 19: GUIDE TO HITLER'S HEADQUARTERS. / THE FUHRERHAUPT QUARTIERE.
London Battle of Britain Prints International 1977 0306154X Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
53 pp, 11 5/8" H (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, maps. Contents: The Fuhrerhauptquartiere: FHQu 'Felsennest' / 'Felsennest' today / FHQu 'Wolfsschlucht' / 'Wolfsschlucht' today / FHQu 'Tannenberg' / 'Tannenberg' today / FHQu 'Frulingssturm' / By rail to Monichkirchen / FHQu 'Wolfsschanze' / The Assassination attempt - July 20, 1944 / 'Wolfsschanze' today / The other Eastern Fuhrerhauptquartiere / FHQu 'Wolfsschlucht 2' / 'Wolfsschlucht 2' today / FHQu 'Adlerhorst' / 'Adlerhorst' today / Fate of the Fuhrersonderzug. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny edge tear (archivally taped) with crease on rear cover, small soft corner crease and small old price sticker on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
AFTER THE BATTLE.  NUMBER 44: THE OTHER D-DAYS., Ramsey, Winston G., editor.  (Jim Beedle, Wilf Nicoll, Peter Corbell, Peter Halliday, Robin J. Brooks, Group Captain H.T. Sutton, Roy Humphreys, Ray Munday, F.O. W. Fraser, Bill Gent, Peter Norris, Keith Braybrooke, Alister Ruby, Michael Payne et al
183 Ramsey, Winston G., editor. (Jim Beedle, Wilf Nicoll, Peter Corbell, Peter Halliday, Robin J. Brooks, Group Captain H.T. Sutton, Roy Humphreys, Ray Munday, F.O. W. Fraser, Bill Gent, Peter Norris, Keith Braybrooke, Alister Ruby, Michael Payne et al AFTER THE BATTLE. NUMBER 44: THE OTHER D-DAYS.
London Battle of Britain Prints International 1984 0306154X Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
53 pp, 11 11/16" H (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, maps, diagrams. Contents: The Other D-Days: The Slapton Sands Assault Training Area; Wreck Recovery: A Relic of the Long Range Desert Group; Norway: Batterie Austrat; It Happened Here: Hermann Goring - his Capture; Readers' Investigation: Hermann Goring - his Suicide; Preservation: Hermann Goring - his Military Memorabilia. Interior - wrinkles at bottom edge of approx. first 15 pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, wrinkles at bottom edge of front cover, tiny crease at bottom corner of front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AFTER THE BATTLE.  NUMBER 63:  COLDITZ., Ramsey, Winston G., editor.  (Jim Beedle, Wilf Nicoll, Peter Corbell, Peter Halliday, Robin J. Brooks, Group Captain H.T. Sutton, Roy Humphreys, Ray Munday, F.O. W. Fraser, Bill Gent, Peter Norris, Keith Braybrooke, Alister Ruby, Michael Payne et al
184 Ramsey, Winston G., editor. (Jim Beedle, Wilf Nicoll, Peter Corbell, Peter Halliday, Robin J. Brooks, Group Captain H.T. Sutton, Roy Humphreys, Ray Munday, F.O. W. Fraser, Bill Gent, Peter Norris, Keith Braybrooke, Alister Ruby, Michael Payne et al AFTER THE BATTLE. NUMBER 63: COLDITZ.
London Battle of Britain Prints International 1989 0306154X Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
53 pp, 11 11/16" H (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, maps, plans. Contents: Colditz; John Gillespie Magee (High Flight). Interior - bump at top corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, two tiny edge tears with creases (archivally taped) on front cover, very small corner creases on covers, small old price sticker on front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AFTER THE BATTLE.  NUMBER 70:  'GOMORRAH' - THE HAMBURG FIRESTORM., Ramsey, Winston G., editor.  (Jim Beedle, Wilf Nicoll, Peter Corbell, Peter Halliday, Robin J. Brooks, Group Captain H.T. Sutton, Roy Humphreys, Ray Munday, F.O. W. Fraser, Bill Gent, Peter Norris, Keith Braybrooke, Alister Ruby, Michael Payne et al
185 Ramsey, Winston G., editor. (Jim Beedle, Wilf Nicoll, Peter Corbell, Peter Halliday, Robin J. Brooks, Group Captain H.T. Sutton, Roy Humphreys, Ray Munday, F.O. W. Fraser, Bill Gent, Peter Norris, Keith Braybrooke, Alister Ruby, Michael Payne et al AFTER THE BATTLE. NUMBER 70: 'GOMORRAH' - THE HAMBURG FIRESTORM.
London Battle of Britain Prints International 1990 0306154X Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
53 pp, 11 11/16" H (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, maps, plans. Contents: 'Gomorrah' - The Hamburg Firestorm; It Happened Here: Unification Day, Berlin 1990; 50 Years Ago: Luftwaffe Hospital, Woolwich; United Kingdom: The Combined Services Interrogation Centre. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, a few minor creases at fore-edge of rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
186 Rana, Margo. COLLECTIBLY YOURS BARBIE DOLL. 1980-1990 IDENTIFICATION & PRICE GUIDE.
Grantsville, MD Hobby House 1998 087588511X / 9780875885117 Hard Cover Very Good+ 
160 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in glazed pictorial boards - no dust jacket (as issued). Profusely illustrated with color photographs showing dolls, clothing and packaging. "A must for all fans of 11 1/2-inch fashion dolls, this newest book by Margo Rana is an identification and price guide to all of the varieties of BARBIE play and collectors dolls which were manufactured by Mattel in the decade of the 1980s - the favorite period of the 'pink box collectors'. Also included are version of Ken, P.J., Whitney, Midge, Christie, Skipper, and other Mattel favorites, including the trendy dolls that were 'the Rockers'. The 80s were also a prime period for wonderful Black, Hispanic and Asian version of the BARBIE family. The costuming ranges from beach wear to wedding gowns. In almost every case, the different variations of each type of doll is shown and described - from Magic Curl to Super Star dolls, from Beach Blast to the Astronaut group, every collector will find a favorite in these (450) smashing colorful photographs. Slight waviness to edges of textblock, slight curl to front board, minor rubbing on boards - small scratch on rear board. 
Price: 29.95 USD
 
 
187 Rapoport, Yakov. THE DOCTORS' PLOT OF 1953: A SURVIVOR'S MEMOIR OF STALIN'S LAST ACT OF TERROR AGAINST JEWS AND SCIENCE.
Cambridge, Massachusetts Harvard University Press 1991 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
281 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w frontispiece. "On January 13, 1953, the official press agency Tass announced the arrest of a group of 'killer doctors' who were systematically doing away with prominent public figures in the Soviet Union. Nine doctors, six of them Jews, were cited, and in the next few weeks many more were carted off to the dread prisons of Lubyanka and Lefortovo. Among them was Yakov Lvovich Rapoport, a distinguished pathologist; this book is a firsthand memoir of his imprisonment, revealling not only the suffering caused by a fabricated 'plot' but also the devastating climate of antisemitism and the appalling disarray of medicine and science in the Stalinist era." Previous owners name inked out on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling/rubbing, is price-clipped, has light fading to spine color, a 1/2"closed tear with tiny chip at bottom of front hinge. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
188 Rashley, R.E. POETRY IN CANADA: THE FIRST THREE STEPS
Ryerson, Toronto, (1958), Ist edition. 
166 pp, small 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. "The object of this book is to provide a usable tool whereby readers who do not have a general knowlege of (pre-1960s) Canadian poetry may easily acquire some understanding of it..." Discusses the work of Bliss Carman, Oliver Goldsmith, Ralph Gustafson, Joseph Howe, Archibald Lampman, P.K. Page, E.J. Pratt, A.J.M. Smith, Duncan Campbell Scott, Charles Sangster, Raymond Knister and others under the headings - Immigrant Poetry, Its Natu r e a n d S i g n i ficance; Pioneer Poetry, the Beginning of Indigenous Verse; The Significance of Pioneer Poetry; Extensions of Pioneer Poetry; The Sixties Group, the Second Step; The Significance of the Sixties Poetry; Modification and Transiti on ; T he T hi r ti es G ro up , the Third Step; The Significance of the Thirties Poetry; Notes. Tiny spec on top edge of rear board. Dust jacket has minor edgewear/rubbing, light soiling, light fading to spine and edges, 1/2" cut to front panel ne ar s pin e, tin y clo sed te ar to bottom of rear flap fold. NF/VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
ENSIGN 2 - DIDO CLASS CRUISERS., Raven, Alan and Lenton, H. Trevor.
189 Raven, Alan and Lenton, H. Trevor. ENSIGN 2 - DIDO CLASS CRUISERS.
Bivouac, n.p., 1973. 
Unpaginated (approx. 58 pp.), 10" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings/diagrams, double-page fold-out colour section showing camouflage patterns. Contents; Design background, Construction; First T rials; Armament on completion; Radar; Wartime armament modifications; Modifications to second group; Armament modification; Gun and blast trials; General; War service; Camouflage; Post-war modifications; Transfers and disposals; Other desig n s ; A c t i o n damage. Interior - small museaum sticker on first page, small area of waviness at fore-edge of first half of pages. Exterior - 3" dia. light stain with tiny areas of surface paper loss on rear cover, a few small soft wrinkles on c ov er s , ve ry l ig ht rubbing, minor edge wear - mainly on rear cover, two tiny corner creases. Good 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
WALKS IN WAZIRISTAN., Reed, Graham F.
190 Reed, Graham F. WALKS IN WAZIRISTAN.
Belsten, Concord, Ontario, 1990. 
134 pp, small 4to (10" H), soft cover. ISBN 091938711X B&w photographs, map. Graham Reed spent a year with the Royal Signal Corps "on the North West Frontier of India at the close of World War II." In this book he provides "(s)ome humorous memor ies of a year in Razmak, a fort on the North West Frontier of India, just prior to Independence and the cessation of a particular way of life under the British Raj....The work consists of a number of sketches, arranged chronologically and c o n c e r n i n g the same group of characters and the ongoing misadventures of the writer....They revolve around some constant themes - the unusual way of life (mountain warfare with a mounted unit of the regular Indian Army), the writer's misun de rs ta nd in gs , cr os s- cultural differences, the Indian Army's concept of regimental honour, etc." Interior - first 26 pages have soft crease down page near spine, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very sof t c rea se at top co rn er of fro nt cover, light line indentation across bottom of textblock. Very Good+ 
Price: 38.00 USD
 
 
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE GROUP OF SEVEN., Reid, Dennis.
191 Reid, Dennis. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE GROUP OF SEVEN.
Ottawa National Gallery of Canada 1971 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good - 
89 pp, oblong (8 1/2" H x 12" D). Divided into two sections - Bibliography and Exhibitions - with the following divisions under each: The Group of Seven: General / Franklin Carmichael / Alfred Joseph Casson / Lawren Stewart Harris / Edwin Headley Holgate / Alexander Young Jackson / Francis Hans (Franz) Johnston / Arthur Lismer / James Edward Hervey MacDonald / Thomas John Thomson / Frederick Horsman Varley. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight fading of color on spine and hinges, small corner crease on front cover, small light soiling mark on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A CONCISE HISTORY OF CANADIAN PAINTING.  SECOND (EXPANDED) EDITION., Reid, Dennis.
192 Reid, Dennis. A CONCISE HISTORY OF CANADIAN PAINTING. SECOND (EXPANDED) EDITION.
Toronto Oxford University Press 1988 0195406648 / 9780195406641 Second (expanded) Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
418 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w and colour illustrations. "This Second Edition covers painting to 1980. A long final chapter treats a crucial fifteen years when there developed in Canada a tremendous interest in other art forms and an apparent falling off of interest in painting. In fact the cry was hear - throughout the western world - that painting was dead. It turned out, however, that this was far from true. Dennis Reid discusses the work of established artists who produced steadily in the period - including Jack Bush, Jack Chambers, Greg Curnoe, Gershon Iskowitz, John Meredith, Guido Molinari, Jack Shadbolt, and Claude Tousignant - as well as new arrivals on the scene who have since joined the ranks of leading Canadian artists. Among the more recent painters discussed are David Bolduc, John Boyle, David Craven, Paterson Ewen, Ivan Eyre, Yves Gaucher, John Hall, Ron Martin, Michael Morris, Norval Morrisseau, Christopher Pratt, Shirley Wiitasalo, and Tim Zuck. Enriched by this overview, and by many additions to the original text, (this) is the widest-ranging and most authoritiative handbook available. Lucid, interesting, and informative, it is still a pleasure to read from first to last." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small bump on bottom edge of both boards. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
193 Reid, Ed. MAFIA.
New York Random House 1952 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Good 
238 pp, 8vo (8 1/4" H). "Popularly know as The Black Hand, the Mafia, which began in medieval Sicily as a patriotic group, has been and still is in control of organized crime in the United States. It has achieved this dubious distinction by the systematic liquidation of rival, non-Sicilian gangs. The mere itemization of this long and bloody reign of underworld terror will give every responsible citizen pause for thought - after he has stopped shivering! This book contains much new material derived from secret sources. Perhaps the most sensational of its revelations links key Mafia figures with the Allied Military Government in Italy. How one of the most powerful Mafia heads, under indictment for murder in this country, turned up as an aide to AMG, received letters of recommendation from United States Army officers, and at the same time conducted huge blackmarket operations in American supplies, is one of the monstrous disclosures. Why this same notorious criminal, following his arrest, was not returned to the U.S. until after the strange death of the key witness against him, is another part of the riddle that hints at the enormous secret strength of Mafia terrorism. (The author) courageously digs deep into the muck of vice and crime to throw light upon a ruthless gang of killers and racketeers whose influence is as evil as it is widespread." Small initials in pen on free rear endpaper. Dust jacket has light edge wear, creases at top edge with color loss - mainly at top of spine and flap-folds, one very small edge tear, minor browning. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE MORNING STAR.  (THE SILVER SWAN / ON FLOWER WREATH HILL / THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO.), Rexroth, Kenneth.  (Fujiwara No Teika, Yosano Akiko, Gunnar Ekelof, Marichiko.)
194 Rexroth, Kenneth. (Fujiwara No Teika, Yosano Akiko, Gunnar Ekelof, Marichiko.) THE MORNING STAR. (THE SILVER SWAN / ON FLOWER WREATH HILL / THE LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO.)
New York New Directions 1979 0811207390 / 9780811207393 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
90 pp, 8 1/4" H. "The transcendent, unchanging beauty of nature, the evanescent, mutable lives and loves of man are the twin themes of Kenneth Rexroth's newest collection of poems and translations, 'The Morning Star'. The first section, 'The Silver Swan - Poems and Translations Written in Kyoto 1974-78', contains a new group of Rexroth's own crystalline glimpses of the natural world as well as translations of Fujiwara no Teika, Yosano Akiko, and the Swedish poet Gunnar Ekelof. Inspired by a tumulus of a 'long dead princess' near the 700-year-old farmhouse in which Rexroth and his wife, Carol Tinker, lived during their stay in Kyoto, the second section of this volume, 'On Flower Wreath Hill', is a meditation on mortality and eternity, for Flower Wreath Hill is a Chinese and Japanese euphemism for a cemetery. Having given his readers glimpses of the deeply sensuous Marichiko in previous books, Rexroth concludes 'The Morning Star' with his translations of an entire sequence of this young woman of Kyoto, 'The Love Poems of Marichiko', the series forming, in Rexroth's words, 'a sort of little novel'." Previous owner's bookplate and chop mark (stamp) on free front endpaper, tiny foxing marks on top of text block. Dust jacket has been price clipped, has light wear and wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny editing mark on front flap. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A GUIDE TO ITEMS RELATING TO EDUCATION IN PAPERS OF THE PRIME MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT (RECORDS GROUP 3) IN THE ONTARIO ARCHIVES., Reynolds, Roy.  Inscribed.
195 Reynolds, Roy. Inscribed. A GUIDE TO ITEMS RELATING TO EDUCATION IN PAPERS OF THE PRIME MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT (RECORDS GROUP 3) IN THE ONTARIO ARCHIVES.
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, 1974. 
121 pp, 11" H, soft cover. A guide to the papers of Ontario Premiers which related to education, now held in the Ontario Archives. Some of the subjects noted include: Rural Schools; Upper Canada College; University of Toronto; Text Books; Mining Education; Agricultural Instruction; Technical Education; University of Western Ontario; Queen's University; Bilingual Question; Inspectors; Normal Schools; Courses, Examinations; Separate Schools; Vocational Training; Grants; Medical Research; Ontario Agricultural College; Barrie Collegiate; Frontier College; Teachers; High Schools; Kindergarten, Royal Ontario Museum; Domestic Science; etc., etc. Arranged under each Premier: Sir George W. Ross (Term of Office 1899-1905); Sir James P. Whitney (1905-1914); Sir William Hearst (1914-1919); Hon. E.C. Drury (1919-1923); Hon. G. Howard Ferguson (1923-1930); Hon. George S. Henry (1930-1934); Hon. M.F. Hepburn (1934-1942). Interior - gift inscription on first page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light browning on spine and hinges, book very slightly cocked. Very Good 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE HANDPRINTED BOOKS OF LEONARD AND VIRGINIA WOOLF AT THE HOGARTH PRESS, 1917-1932., Rhein, Donna E.
196 Rhein, Donna E. THE HANDPRINTED BOOKS OF LEONARD AND VIRGINIA WOOLF AT THE HOGARTH PRESS, 1917-1932.
Ann Arbor, Michigan UMI Research Press 1985 0835716945 / 9780835716949 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ 
166 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w reproductions. "The purpose of this study is to give an annotated bibliography of the books and discuss the authors whose words were handprinted by the Woolfs. It has proved easiest to investigate the books and understand how their authors came to be connected with the Press by considering them in groups based on their relationship with the Woolfs. Of course the Woolfs printed their own works and that of their friends. They also printed work by people they admired and wanted to encourage in their endeavor to reach the public eye. Since most of these people developed careers of some note, it is possible to give an indication of their relationships to the Woolfs and what these particular books meant to them at the time of publication." From the Introduction. Contents: List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction; The Press in the Lives of the Woolfs; Books by the Woolfs; Books by Friends; Books by Acquaintances; Books by Worthy Unknown; The Woolfs and the Book Arts Tradition; Illustrations of the Books in Order of Publication; Appendix A: List of Handprinted Books in Order of Publication; Appendix B: List of Handprinted Books in Order by Author; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Very small bump at bottom corner of front board. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
A CHOICE OF ENEMIES., Richler, Mordecai.
197 Richler, Mordecai. A CHOICE OF ENEMIES.
London Andre Deutsch 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good- Heather Standring, jacket design. 
256 pp, 7 1/2" H. Richler's third novel. Set in mid-20th century London, England, it portrays a group of expatriate Canadian and American film writers/directors who have left Hollywood during the McCarthy era and their interactions with Ernst, who has escaped from East Germany. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has slight darkening to spine and flap-folds, small piece missing at top of front panel at hinge, very light edge wear/wrinkling at spine ans flap-folds. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
RAF FIGHTER SQUADRONS IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN., Robinson, Anthony.
198 Robinson, Anthony. RAF FIGHTER SQUADRONS IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN.
London Brockhampton Press 1999 1860199070 / 9781860199073 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
287 pp, 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. "Squadrons were the basic combat units in RAF Fighter Command; their combat effectiveness was a factor of crucial importance - transcending even the abilities of the brilliant individual pilots within the squadrons and the tactical and strategic skills of the senior commanders who deployed them. That the Battle of Britain was not won by courage alone emerges from the pages of this book, which examines the problems of tactics and leadership encountered by the RAF's fighter force when thrown into a battle for which it was less than adequately prepared. In an opening, wide-ranging chapter, the author considers the general course of the battle and the organization, tactics and equipment with which the RAF went to war. Thereafter he concen-trates on the operations and experiences of eight squadrons heavily engaged in the battle, describing and analysing the events, decisions and circumstances of the daily encounters with German intruders. Meticulously researched from official documents and by consultation with many of the survivors of 'the few', (this book) provides an illuminating new perspective on the greatest air battle of the Second World War." Tiny bump at top of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
199 Robinson, Derek. PIECE OF CAKE.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1984 0394532929 / 9780394532929 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
569 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H). "(T)he powerful, quietly savage, funny and heart-piercing story of a group of young R.A.F. pilots, mere boys of 19 and 20, during the year from September 1939 (the beginning of the so-called Phony War, when fighting men were filled with chivalric fantasies of honor and derring-do, and life in uniform was a luxurious escapade), to September 1940: the deadly realities of the Battle of Britain and the huge Luftwaffe raid on London that was the culmination of Hitler's airborne Blitzkrieg." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight discoloration at top/bottom edges of boards, small bump at top corner of front and rear board, previous owner's small notation, name and date on free front endpaper, very soft crease down free rear endpaper and adjacent pages. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top of spine, flap-folds and flaps - minor edge wrinkling elsewhere, very light rubbing, light wear at top of front hinge, sharp crease down rear flap. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
PIECE OF CAKE., Robinson, Derek.
200 Robinson, Derek. PIECE OF CAKE.
New York Alfred A. Knopf Canada 1984 0394532929 / 9780394532929 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
569 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H). "(T)he powerful, quietly savage, funny and heart-piercing story of a group of young R.A.F. pilots, mere boys of 19 and 20, during the year from September 1939 (the beginning of the so-called Phony War, when fighting men were filled with chivalric fantasies of honor and derring-do, and life in uniform was a luxurious escapade), to September 1940: the deadly realities of the Battle of Britain and the huge Luftwaffe raid on London that was the culmination of Hitler's airborne Blitzkrieg." Light browning to fore-edge of text block, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light wear on bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, minor browning, light wrinkling at top of rear flap-fold. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
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