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Author Surname & Category Pages Beginning G.

Authors, Surnames beginning G. Category Pages Beginning G.
Galsworthy, John. 'The Plays of John Galsworthy', published in 1929 in Great Britain by Duckworth, 1150pp, no author or editor details. Price: £5.40, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overaseas customers) 1944 Hardback anthology of 3 mystery stories:Erle Stanley Gardner's Black-Eyed Blonde;Agatha Christie's Death Comes As the End and Rex Stout's Not Quite Dead Enough. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon Scott, Roger (ed.). 'David Gascoyne: Selected Prose 1934-1996', published in 1998 in Great Britain in hardback with dustjacket, 462pp, ISBN 1900564017. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access a prebuilt search for this title on Amazon UK Gettins, J. H. Some  Chapters on Writing English. Longmans, Green & Co., 1929, Hardcover. 212pp. SORRY SOLD OUT, BUT CLICK IMAGE TO ACCESS PREBUILT SEARCH FOR THIS TITLE ON ABEBOOKS Goldman, R.L. 'The Snatch' published by Merit Books, undated, hardcover with dustjacket, 160pp. Condition: good, clean copy with unclipped dustjacket. DJ has some tiny rips & crinkles to the top and bottom edges. Good, clean overall condition. Price: £10.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers) Grey, Clifford; and Edmunds, Robert. '"Troops! Laugh!" Sketches for Service Shows.'  (as broadcast by George Formby). Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon
Galsworthy, John. The Plays of John Galsworthy, Duckworth, 1929, 1150 pages, hardcover. No editor listed. No dustjacket.

Condition: Good condition, but vintage.

Category: Theatre Plays: Anthologies

Price: £5.40, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

This basic compilation of John Galsworthy's plays includes: The Silver Box; Joy; Strife: A Drama; The Eldest Son; The Little Dream; Justice: A Tragedy; The Fugitive; The Pigeon; the Mob; A Bit o' Love; The Foundations; The Skin Game; A Family Man; Loyalties; Windows; The Forest; Old English; The Show; The First and the Last: A Drama; The Little Man: A Facical Morality; Hall-Marked: A Satiric Trifle; Defeat: A Tiny Drama; The Sun: A Scene; Punch and Go: A Little Comedy; Escape; Exiled; The Roof

Detective Book Club
1944
Hardback anthology of 3 detective stories, published in New York. Includes the fabulous stories: Erle Stanley Gardner's Black-Eyed Blonde (featuring Perry Mason & Della Street); Agatha Christie's 'Death Comes as the End', a whodunit set on the banks of the Nile in Ancient Egypt and finally Rex Stout's wartime (WW2) effort, 'Not Quite Dead Enough'

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Scott, Roger (ed.). 'David Gascoyne: Selected Prose 1934-1996', published in 1998 in Great Britain in hardback with dustjacket, 462pp, ISBN 1900564017

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Gettins, J.H. 'Some Chapters on Writing English'. Green cloth hardcover, 1929, published by Longmans, Green and Co., London. 212pp.

The author was in the Army Educational Corps, and the book itself is stamped as coming from 'The Army School of Education and Depot'.

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Goldman, R. L. 'The Snatch', undated, published by Merit Books, 160pp, hardcover, with dustjacket. 1st Edition

Condition: Good, clean copy, with dustjacket (not price-clipped). DJ has tiny rips & crimpling to top and bottom edges)

Category: R. L Goldman

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Price: £10.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)

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Grey, Clifford; and Edmunds, Robert. '"Troops, Laugh!" French's Acting Edition No. 202,Sketches for Service Shows'. As broadcast by George Formby. Published in 1939 by Samuel French.
Condition: good, clean condition, although the cover of course has slight tanning & a slight dusty-dirtiness to it from age.

Category: Theatre Plays

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Gunston, Bill & Batchelor, John, 'Helicopters At War', 64 page partwork magazine published by Phoebus Publishing in 1977. Colour and b&w illustrated, with diagrams and packed full of details. Sorry, sold out, but click image to access prebuilt search for this title on Amazon          
Gunston, Bill & Batchelor, John, 'Helicopters At War', 64 page partwork magazine published by Phoebus Publishing in 1977. Colour and b&w illustrated, with diagrams and packed full of details.
Category:Military & War
Contents:
The Turboshaft Revolution: Smaller Engines, Bigger Payloads
Big Lifters: Giant Helicopters
The Huey Story: Bell UH-1 Developments
America's Front Line:Other US Helicopters
Helicopter Armament: Birth of the Gunship
The Aerial Battlefield: Helicopters in Land Warfare
Submarine Hunters: Helicopters in Sea Warfare
Europe Keeps Pace: European Helicopters
Civil Helicopters: The 'Biz-Copters'
The Future: Blueprints for Peace and War

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