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A slight tan to the page edges. Good reading copy. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
Near Fine in Very Good+ jacket. First edition, hardcover, touch of soiling to page edges, remainder stamp to top edge, bump to top edge of front board, light bumps to spine ends, otherwise a VG+ copy in like dustjacket.
Good in vg jacket, in fresh mylar cover; lite bumping to board corners, small spot of soiling on top of pageblock, remainder stamp on bottom of pageblock, small chips/tears to jacket edges else a tight square unmarked copy in unclipped dust jacket.
Fine in Very Good jacket. 8vo. 313pp, bw ills. Or black cloth in jacket. Jacket price clipped with minor edge wear. Tells the story of one of the most extraordinary adventures to emerge from WWII. Stage magician Jasper Maskelyne and a hand picked group of men known as the magic group used the technique of stage magic to confound Rommel and his Afrika Corp with the most incredible array of illusions and special effects ever produced on a battle field. They hid the Suez Canal. They moved the Alexandria Harbour. They turned tanks into trucks and created an entire army out of shadow. Launched a phantom fleet of submarines and a 700 foot battleship. Maskelyne also devised escape kits for POWs, created a mini-submarine that sank a cargo ship bringing heavy water to Nazi A-bomb laboratories and perfected a fire repellant paste that saved the lives of hundreds of aviators. A truly extraordinary biography.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 0698111400. The book is almost Like New, tight clean and crisp. With a touch of light shelf wear to dustjacket with minor chipping to top of spine, otherwise an excellent First Printing of the First Edition now protected in a new Mylar cover. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not price clipped. Not ex-library. Almost Like New.; 9 X 6 X 1.60 inches; 315 pages.
G+/No Jacket. 0425062953 The Incredible True Story of Jasper Maskelyne and His Magic Gang. Wraps scuffed and creased and worn; reading creases; corner creases/curls; bottom of spine taped. 380 pages. Documented with 8 pages of photographs. ((38))
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