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The Observer's Book of Airplanes

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The Observer's Book of Airplanes

by Joseph Lawrence

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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London: Frederick Warne & Co Ltd, 1942. Hardcover. Very Good. pp 192 The scarce first edition from 1942, published during World War II in order to help the general public spot enemy aircraft. The book describes 108 types of planes with 321 black and white illustrations. Very good in publisher's blue cloth with dark blue titles, spine sunned, verso of half title has been torn and repaired with glue, no marks or inscriptions. A very nice copy. Very Good 1942

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Bookseller
Modern First Editions Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
6871
Title
The Observer's Book of Airplanes
Author
Joseph Lawrence
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Frederick Warne & Co Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1942

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