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Big Show, The, Clostermann, Pierre
1 Clostermann, Pierre Big Show, The
U.K. Penguin Books. 1958 #1284. First Penguin Books Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Fine Minus. 
       $.60 (Canada) is the original price. 251 pages plus Advertising. Tight binding. :Light medium beige paper, darker at the edges. Contains: Black-and-white photos of various German/English Fighters and Bombers.
Front Cover: A price sticker's at the bottom right corner and some indents and a slanted crease's at the right corner which continues to Page thirty-six.
Spine: A manufacturing crease's at the top third.
Story: This is a nicely written book about the Author's various flying missions against the Nazis in World War 2. The black-and-white photos and his writing are different to the other war books I've browsed over the last few years. 004372 
Price: 9.25 USD
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When the Kissing Had to Stop, Fitz Gibbon, Constantine
2 Fitz Gibbon, Constantine When the Kissing Had to Stop
U.K. Pan Giant Books. 1963 #X186. Third Pan Books Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good. 
Three Shillings Six Pence is the original price. 252 pages plus Advertising. Darker beige paper.
In General: Various handling marks on both Covers but the Spine's Fine. A few pages between page forty-five and fifty-three have bends but they're nothing much.
Story: They're not kidding in their Blurb about this book as it's depressing to browse. The Russians, Chinese, crime groups, Nazis and Baddies of the world take over in England and other areas and set up their usual methods of population control with concentration camps and general other "methods". I wish people in the world would wake up to how things are really going. Again. The book's depressing to browse. Maybe it's better you don't buy the book.Seriously. 004956 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Witch Bane, Neill, Robert
3 Neill, Robert Witch Bane
U.K. Arrow Books Ltd. 1968 #113. First Arrow Books Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus. 
Three Shillings six Pence is the original price. 223 pages. Light medium beige paper. Tight binding.
Front Cover: An 1/8" corner crease's at the bottom, right and there's the usual creasing at the Spine side. The first three inches were torn and a previous Owner used that horible yellow Scotch tape to repair it but I removed it and pasted down the edge which is what should have been done.
Spine: The usual crease from book opening plus stains from the Scotch tape I removed.
Back Cover: The Scotch tape residue marks plus little scuffing marks which left some of the Cover's blue colour missing. The book has wear along the edges on all sides but it's nothing much.
In General: The last two pages have a " mark on the left edge and pages at the top corner have a slight indent.
Story: A Novel but based on actual Witchcraft events which took place in Lancashire, England during the Civil War in which Cromwell faught against The Establishment. 005077 
Price: 6.50 USD
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Taranto, Newton, Don Hampshire, A. Cecil
4 Newton, Don Hampshire, A. Cecil Taranto
U.K. New English Library. #450-01992-6. Second New English Library Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Fine Plus. 
       May, 1975. Thirty-five Pence is the original price (U.K.) Tight binding. 173 pages plus a couple of pages of book advertising. Light beige paper, a bit darker from age at the edges. Contains: A nice wrap-around Cover and a map of the harbor where the action took place.
Story: During the early days of World War 2 the Italian fleet was snugly anchored in it's harbour. The British decided to try to cripple the fleet by flying slow World War 1 Biplanes to do a bombing raid despite everyone telling them they were crazy. They weren't. 004323 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Sailor's Odyssey, Viscount Cunninham of Hyndhope, Vice Admiral of the Fleet
5 Viscount Cunninham of Hyndhope, Vice Admiral of the Fleet Sailor's Odyssey
U.K. Grey Arrow Books 1961 #G02. First Grey Arrow Edition. Mass Market Paperback. Good Plus. 
Six Shillings is the original price. 335 pages plus some book Advertising on the inside of the Back Cover. Tight binding. Light beige paper. Contains: A few maps and an Index.
Front Cover: A long crease from book opening's beside the Spine side and another two are beside the missing piece of Cover you'll see on the Cover scan. There are also smaller creases.
Spine: A bit wrinkled and has wear at the edges.
Back Cover: A couple of creases and a couple of slide mark scuffing lines. The top left corner's creased about " - wide. Some slight wear's at the left and right edges.
In General: The pages are quite flexible and his Story's interesting with not much self - patting on his back for this or that the soldiers and sailors deserve credit for doing as usually they do all the heavy lifting everywhere and the "Boss" assumes credit for sitting in his comfy Offices while they get killed fighting. War isn't a pretty thing.
This is Volume two and carries Cunningham's Autobiography from April, 1941 to August, 1945. It's detailed but quite readable. Recommended. 004696 
Price: 15.50 USD
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