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There Shall be Wings: The RAF from 1918 to the Present, Arthur, Max
1 Arthur, Max
There Shall be Wings: The RAF from 1918 to the Present
London Hodder & Stoughton Ltd 1993 034058761X / 9780340587614 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xviii + 412pp, index, appendix, 8pp black and white plates. Blue boards, light ageing to contents, small mark to bottom edge of pages, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Personalised dated gift inscription from the author to title page. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Handley Page Aircraft Since 1907, Barnes, CH
2 Barnes, CH
Handley Page Aircraft Since 1907
London Putnam 1976 0370000307 / 9780370000305 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall viii + 664pp, indexes, 3 appendices, photographs, three-view drawings and data of every type of Handley Page aircraft built and flown as well as many historic project drawings not previously published. Includes much information on the Halifax and Hampden. Blue boards, light wear only, overall a VG copy in (slightest spine fading, price-clipped, but publisher's price label present) dustwrapper. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Airfields of Lincolnshire Since 1912, Blake, Ron / Hodgson, Mike / Taylor, Bill
3 Blake, Ron / Hodgson, Mike / Taylor, Bill
The Airfields of Lincolnshire Since 1912
Leicester Midland Counties Publications 1984 0904597326 / 9780904597325 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 296pp, 15 appendices, plans, black and white photographs throughout. Blue boards, light ageing only, an excellent clean tight copy in price-clipped dustwrapper.Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Grusse Aus Der Luft: 100 Jahre Luftfahrt Auf Alten Postkarten, Blumenthal, Stefan
4 Blumenthal, Stefan
Grusse Aus Der Luft: 100 Jahre Luftfahrt Auf Alten Postkarten
Germany Motorbuch Verlag 1991 3613013363 / 9783613013360 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Laminated Boards) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 222pp, extensively illustrated, some in colour. German text. 100 years of aviation postcards. Very slight edge bumping to boards otherwise a VG clean tight copy in laminated pictorial boards. Uncommon. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Curtiss Navy Hawks in Action - Aircraft No. 156, Bowers, Peter / Greer, Don (Color) / Sewell, Joe (Illustrations)
5 Bowers, Peter / Greer, Don (Color) / Sewell, Joe (Illustrations)
Curtiss Navy Hawks in Action - Aircraft No. 156
U.S.A. Squadron/Signal Publications 1996 0897473426 / 9780897473422 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 50pp, fully illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, plus 2pp colour centrefold showing markings. Landscape format softback, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Miles Aircraft since 1925, Brown, Don Lambert
6 Brown, Don Lambert
Miles Aircraft since 1925
London Putnam & Co 1970 0370001273 / 9780370001272 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall ix + 420pp, illustrated. Blue boards, browning to pages edges, from a smoker's collection so slight aroma, overall a VG clean tight copy in (slight colour fading to spine and adjacent edges, price-clipped) dustwrapper. Comprehensive monograph on the aircraft company started by two brothers in 1925. One of the scarcest titles in the Putnam's series. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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The RAF and Trade Defence 1919 - 1945: Constant Endeavour, Buckley, John
7 Buckley, John
The RAF and Trade Defence 1919 - 1945: Constant Endeavour
Staffordshire Keele University Press 1995 1853310697 / 9781853310690 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 255pp, index, bibliography, chapter notes, illustrations. Blue boards, light wear only, from a smoker's collection so slight aroma, slight browning to edges, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. This book examines why the RAF failed to defend British trade links and convoys during WW2 and shows how the problems weren't conquered until mid-1943. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Combat Over Spain: Memoirs of a Nationalist Fighter Pilot 1936 - 1939, Captain José Larios, Marquis of Larios, Duke of Lerma
8 Captain José Larios, Marquis of Larios, Duke of Lerma
Combat Over Spain: Memoirs of a Nationalist Fighter Pilot 1936 - 1939
London Neville Spearman 1968 0854353836 / 9780854353835 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall x + 314pp, index, 6pp maps, 18pp plates plus frontispiece. Blue boards, light ageing, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Undated but assumed to be 1968 1st edition (ref British Library). 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Fairey: Company Profile 1915 - 1960, Chorlton, Martyn (Editor)
9 Chorlton, Martyn (Editor)
Fairey: Company Profile 1915 - 1960
Kent Kelsey Publishing Group 2012 1907426604 / 9781907426605 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 130pp, fully illustrated, many in colour, detailed aircraft histories. Large softback, from a smoker's home, otherwise a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Luftschiff Voraus! Arbeit und Erleben am Werke Zeppelins., Colsman, Alfred
10 Colsman, Alfred
Luftschiff Voraus! Arbeit und Erleben am Werke Zeppelins.
Germany Hubert Zuerl Aero 1983 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 248pp, 34 illustrations plus frontispiece. Blue boards, slight bumping to 1 corner, overall a VG clean tight copy in (slightly edge rubbed) dustwrapper. German text, a reprint of the original 1933 publication. Colsman was the founder of the Zeppelin company. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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SPAD Fighters in Action - Aircraft No. 93, Connors, John F
11 Connors, John F
SPAD Fighters in Action - Aircraft No. 93
U.S.A. Squadron/Signal Publications 1989 0897472179 / 9780897472173 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Greer, Don / Manley, Perry 50pp, fully illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, plus 2pp colour centrefold showing markings. Landscape format softback, light wear only, a VG tight copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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100 Years of Advertising in British Aviation, Cruddas, Colin
12 Cruddas, Colin
100 Years of Advertising in British Aviation
Stroud The History Press 2008 0752445278 / 9780752445274 First Edition Hard Cover New New 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 192pp, index, fully illustrated, much in colour. Black boards, a new copy in dustwrapper. This beautifully illustrated book brings together for the first time the myriad artworks used by aviation organisations, flying schools and manufacturers to promote their products over the past century. Though simple in style and produced In black and white at the onset of flying in this country, some of the nation's top artists were soon commissioned to provide more sophisticated advertisements that were visually striking and highly innovative. This book traces the development of this art form from its pre-First World War beginning up to the present day and provides a nostalgic look back across the twentieth century. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. 
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Polish Aircraft, 1893 - 1939, Cynk, Jerzy B.
13 Cynk, Jerzy B.
Polish Aircraft, 1893 - 1939
London Putnam & Co. 1971 0370000854 / 9780370000855 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xxii + 760pp, index, bibliography. Blue boards, browning to page edges, from a smoker's collection so slight aroma, Xmas inscription to rear pastedown (hidden by rear dustwrapper flyleaf), otherwise a VG clean tight copy in (slight colour fading to spine, price-clipped) dustwrapper. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Douglas DC-3 - 60 Years and Counting. A Look at the Douglas DC-3 More Than 60 Years After Its First Flight and Its Varied Roles in Today's World, Davies, Ed / Thompson, Scott A / Veronico, Nicholas A
14 Davies, Ed / Thompson, Scott A / Veronico, Nicholas A
Douglas DC-3 - 60 Years and Counting. A Look at the Douglas DC-3 More Than 60 Years After Its First Flight and Its Varied Roles in Today's World
USA Aero Vintage Books 1995 0963754343 / 9780963754349 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 160pp, 5 appendices, photographs throughout, some in colour. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Airlines of Asia Since 1920, Davies, REG
15 Davies, REG
Airlines of Asia Since 1920
USA Paladwr Press 1997 188896202X / 9781888962024 First USA Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiii + 572pp, index, maps, charts, photographs, bibliography. Gilt on blue boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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P-12/F4B in Action. Aircraft No. 141, Davis, Larry
16 Davis, Larry
P-12/F4B in Action. Aircraft No. 141
U.S.A. Squadron/Signal Publications 1993 0897473094 / 9780897473095 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Greer, Don / Sewell, Joe 50pp, fully illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, plus 2pp colour centrefold showing markings. Landscape format softback, light wear only, a VG tight copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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SBC Helldiver in Action. Aircraft No. 151, Doll, Thomas E
17 Doll, Thomas E
SBC Helldiver in Action. Aircraft No. 151
U.S.A. Squadron/Signal Publications 1995 0897473310 / 9780897473316 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Greer, Don / Tullis, Tom / Sewell, Joe 50pp, fully illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, plus 2pp colour centrefold showing markings. Landscape format softback, light wear only, a VG tight copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Navy Air Colors (Colours): United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Volume 2, 1945 - 1985, Doll, Thomas E / Jackson, Berkley R / Riley, William A
18 Doll, Thomas E / Jackson, Berkley R / Riley, William A
Navy Air Colors (Colours): United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Volume 2, 1945 - 1985
U.S.A. Squadron/Signal Publications 1985 0897471679 / 9780897471671 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Greer, Don 96pp, photographs, some in colour, markings, colour camouflage schemes. Large softback,reading wear to covers, a VG copy. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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Navy Air Colors (Colours): United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Volume 2, 1945 - 1985, Doll, Thomas E / Jackson, Berkley R / Riley, William A
19 Doll, Thomas E / Jackson, Berkley R / Riley, William A
Navy Air Colors (Colours): United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Volume 2, 1945 - 1985
U.S.A. Squadron/Signal Publications 1985 0897471679 / 9780897471671 First Edition Soft Cover Near Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Greer, Don 96pp, photographs, some in colour, markings, colour camouflage schemes. Large softback, slight edge rubbing to covers, slight ageing to contents, a near VG copy. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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American Flying Boats: A Pictorial Survey, Duval, GR
20 Duval, GR
American Flying Boats: A Pictorial Survey
Truro D Bradford Barton Ltd 1974 0851531849 / 9780851531847 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 96pp, standard format of captioned black and white photographs throughout. Grey-flecked cloth boards, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in (slightly edge browned) dustwrapper. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952, Duval, GR
21 Duval, GR
British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952
London Putnam & Co 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 268pp, index, 2 appendices, drawings and black and white photographs throughout. Blue boards, light ageing to contents, a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952, Duval, GR
22 Duval, GR
British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952
London Putnam & Co 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 268pp, index, 2 appendices, drawings and black and white photographs throughout. Blue boards, light ageing to contents, a VG clean tight copy in (very slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Silent Wing: A Simple Explanation of the Sport of Gliding and Soaring Flight, Espin, Charles
23 Espin, Charles
The Silent Wing: A Simple Explanation of the Sport of Gliding and Soaring Flight
Birmingham The Monk Press Ltd 1934 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 24pp, 34 b+w photographs, fascinating period guide to the basics of gliding. Photographs show machines of the day, including shots at Dunstable and also one of a glider over Berlin. Period advert to verso of rear cover. Illustrated green/white card covers, small spilt to base of spine, small edge tear to fore-edge of front cover, dated owners name neatly to front cover otherwise VG clean tight copy. Scarce. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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I Took Chances: From Windjammer to Comet Jet: The Autobiography of Percy Norman Furber, Furber, Percy Norman
24 Furber, Percy Norman
I Took Chances: From Windjammer to Comet Jet: The Autobiography of Percy Norman Furber
Leicester Edgar Backus 1954 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xii + 301pp, index, 64 illustrations. Gilt on green boards, some foxing mainly to edges and endpapers otheriwse a VG clean tight copy in a Good (edge chipped, loss mainly to spine head, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed compliments plate from the author to front pastedown. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Data Plan No.2: The Bristol Bulldog, Granger, Alfred
25 Granger, Alfred
Data Plan No.2: The Bristol Bulldog
Oxford Taurus Press 1973 090345602X First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 16pp, black and white photographs, colour illustration showing markings, scale drawings (1/72 and 1/36 scale). Large softback, card covers, general light reading wear/edge rubbing, a VG copy. Useful reference for the aircraft modeller. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Data Plan No.2: The Bristol Bulldog, Granger, Alfred
26 Granger, Alfred
Data Plan No.2: The Bristol Bulldog
Oxford Taurus Press 1973 090345602X First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 16pp, black and white photographs, colour illustration showing markings, scale drawings (1/72 and 1/36 scale). Large softback, card covers, general light reading wear/edge rubbing, a VG copy. Useful reference for the aircraft modeller. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Crowood Aviation Series : Aeroplanes of the Royal Aircraft Factory, Hare, Paul R
27 Hare, Paul R
Crowood Aviation Series : Aeroplanes of the Royal Aircraft Factory
Wiltshire The Crowood Press Ltd 1999 1861262094 / 9781861262097 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 144pp, index, black and white photographs. Specific chapters cover the B.E.2 / R.E.8 / F.E.2 Series / F.E.8 / S.E.5. Black boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Warpaint Series No.12: Fairey Swordfish, Harrison, WA
28 Harrison, WA
Warpaint Series No.12: Fairey Swordfish
Bedfordshire Warpaint Books Ltd 2000 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 32pp, black and white photographs, scale drawings (1/72 scale), colour illustrations showing markings and camouflage. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Schneider Trophy Racers: History of the Schneider Trophy International Speed Contests, 1913 - 1931, Hirsch, Robert S
29 Hirsch, Robert S
Schneider Trophy Racers: History of the Schneider Trophy International Speed Contests, 1913 - 1931
U.S.A. Motorbooks International 1993 0879386169 / 9780879386160 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 192pp, index, bibliography, over 180 rare photographs of the pilots and their planes, over 80 diagrams by the author og the great race planes, the courses and the technical innovations. Brown boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Images of England: Croydon Airport, Hooks, Mike
30 Hooks, Mike
Images of England: Croydon Airport
Stroud The History Press 2012 0752407449 / 9780752407449 Reprint Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 128pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Mini in Action No. 7: Grumman JF Duck, Hosek, Timothy
31 Hosek, Timothy
Mini in Action No. 7: Grumman JF Duck
U.S.A. Squadron/Signal Publications 1996 0897473663 / 9780897473668 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 50pp, black and white photographs throughout plus drawings and 2pp colour markings. Small softback, a VG clean tight copy. Useful reference for the aviation modeller. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Gliding and Motorless Flight (Second Edition), Howard-Flanders, L / Carr, CF
32 Howard-Flanders, L / Carr, CF
Gliding and Motorless Flight (Second Edition)
London Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd 1932 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiii, 145pp, 24pp adverts. Gilt on lightly rubbed blue boards. 29 b+w plates, 22 illustrations in text. Light foxing, a super tight clean copy. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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No Specific Gravity, Hurren, BJ ('Fougueux' of 'The Aeroplane')
33 Hurren, BJ ('Fougueux' of 'The Aeroplane')
No Specific Gravity
London Temple Press Books 1944 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 140pp, not illustrated. Blue boards, light wear only, some foxing mainly to endpapers, light ageing otherwise, overall a VG tight copy in a Good+ (general browning, small edge losses, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Scarce in dustwrapper. Wartime exploits in the air, including flying the Fairey Swordfish. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Blackburn Aircraft Since 1909, Jackson, AJ
34 Jackson, AJ
Blackburn Aircraft Since 1909
London Putnam 1968 0370000536 / 9780370000534 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xii + 555pp, indexes, 4 appendices, black and white photographs and drawings throughout. Blue boards, top edge of pages blue, a VG clean tight copy in (colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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The Sky Tramps. The Story of Air Charter, Jackson, Peter
35 Jackson, Peter
The Sky Tramps. The Story of Air Charter
London Souvenir Press 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 231pp, 12pp plates. Maroon boards, 2 small rubs, light foxing only, a VG copy in (closed edge tear, slight edge rubbing, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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The 'Bristol' Aeroplane Company, James, Derek N
36 James, Derek N
The 'Bristol' Aeroplane Company
Stroud Tempus Publishing Ltd 2001 0752417541 / 9780752417547 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 223pp, 3 appendices, 31 colour plate section plus numerous black and white photographs throughout. Softback, light wear only, overall a VG clean tight copy. Comprehensive history of aircraft design and manufacture at Filton, Bristol. 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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Schneider Trophy Aircraft, 1913 - 1931, James, Derek N.
37 James, Derek N.
Schneider Trophy Aircraft, 1913 - 1931
London Putnam & Co 1981 0370303288 / 9780370303284 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiv + 305pp, index, bibliography, 6 appendices, illustrated with photographs and drawings. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in (colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. Dated gift dedication from the author to title page, to (Wing Commander) Ron Mason. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Sopwith Aircraft, 1912 - 1920, King, Horace Frederick
38 King, Horace Frederick
Sopwith Aircraft, 1912 - 1920
London Putnam & Co. 1981 0370300505 / 9780370300504 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 323pp, index, extensively illustrated with black and white photographs. Blue boards, browning to pages edges, from a smoker's collection so slight aroma, overall a VG clean tight copy in (slightest colour fading to spine, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. This monograph covers all types and classes of Sopwith aircraft, not just the fighters of WW1. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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Die Deutsche Luftahrt 9: Typenhandbuch der deutschen Luftfahrttechnik: Ein Nachschlagewerk über die Deutschen Motorflugzeuge, Luftschiffe, Flugmotoren, Turbo- und Rakententriebwerke, Flugkörper, Luftschrauben, Bordinstrumente, Bordfunkanlagen, Lange, Bruno
39 Lange, Bruno
Die Deutsche Luftahrt 9: Typenhandbuch der deutschen Luftfahrttechnik: Ein Nachschlagewerk über die Deutschen Motorflugzeuge, Luftschiffe, Flugmotoren, Turbo- und Rakententriebwerke, Flugkörper, Luftschrauben, Bordinstrumente, Bordfunkanlagen
Germany Bernard & Graefe Verlag 1986 3763752846 / 9783763752843 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Full title is:- Die Deutsche Luftahrt 9: Typenhandbuch der deutschen Luftfahrttechnik: Ein Nachschlagewerk über die Deutschen Motorflugzeuge, Luftschiffe, Flugmotoren, Turbo- und Rakententriebwerke, Flugkörper, Luftschrauben, Bordinstrumente, Bordfunkanlagen und Bordwaff. 416pp, index, black and white photographs. Blue boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in (slight colour fading to spine edge of front panel) dustwrapper. German text only. Maunal on German Aaviation covering aircraft, engines, airships, missiles, propellors, and instrumentation. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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U.S. Marine Corps Aircraft, 1914 - 1959, Larkins, Willaim T
40 Larkins, Willaim T
U.S. Marine Corps Aircraft, 1914 - 1959
U.S.A. Aviation History Publications 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 203pp, index, 490 black and white photographs, arranged by year. Green boards, light wear only, owner's name to front endpaper otherwise light ageing only, a VG copy in a Good+ (slightly edge chipped/rubbed) dustwrapper. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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British Racing and Record-breaking Aircraft, Lewis, Peter / Francis, Alf (Foreword By Stirling Moss to Whom Alf Was Chief Mechanic)
41 Lewis, Peter / Francis, Alf (Foreword By Stirling Moss to Whom Alf Was Chief Mechanic)
British Racing and Record-breaking Aircraft
London Putnam & Co. 1971 0370000676 / 9780370000671 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 496pp, index, 470 photographs. Blue boards, from a smoker's collection so slight aroma, slight browning to edges, overall a VG tight copy in (very slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Boeing 247: The First Modern Airliner, Linden, F.Robert van Der
42 Linden, F.Robert van Der
The Boeing 247: The First Modern Airliner
USA University of Washington Press 1991 0295970944 / 9780295970943 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Seely, Victor J xiii + 254pp, index, bibliography, notes, drawings, 6 appendices, photographs. Red cloth boards, a VG copy in a Good (creases to each flyleaf) dustwrapper. The story of the Boeing 247 which set new standards when introduced in 1933. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The British Aircraft Specifications File: British Military and Commercial Aircraft Specifications 1920 - 1949, Meekoms, K.J. / Morgan, Eric B
43 Meekoms, K.J. / Morgan, Eric B
The British Aircraft Specifications File: British Military and Commercial Aircraft Specifications 1920 - 1949
Kent Air Britain Historians Ltd 1994 0851302203 / 9780851302201 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 411pp, glossary, illustrated. Large hardback, pictorial laminated boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Includes specifications from the 'top 12' companies:- Vickers Armstrongs Ltd; Bristol Aeroplane Co; Hawker Aircraft Ltd; Blackburn Aircraft Ltd; Vickers Supermarine Aviation Works Ltd; Avro; Handley Page Ltd; de Havilland Aircraft Company Ltd; Fairey Aviation Company Ltd; Gloster Aircraft Ltd; Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Ltd; Westland Aircraft Ltd. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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HU-16 Albatross in Action. Aircraft No. 161, Migliardi, Robert D
44 Migliardi, Robert D
HU-16 Albatross in Action. Aircraft No. 161
U.S.A. Squadron/Signal Publications 1996 089747354X / 9780897473545 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Greer, Don / Sewell, Joe / Cumpian, Ernesto 50pp, fully illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings, plus 4pp colour centrefold showing markings. Landscape format softback, light wear only, a VG tight copy. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Elements of Practical Flying: A Detailed Survey for Students and Air Pilots, Mills, PWF
45 Mills, PWF
The Elements of Practical Flying: A Detailed Survey for Students and Air Pilots
London The Technical Press Ltd 1935 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 136pp, index, 6 diagrams. Contents cover First Principles; Stability and Control; The Speed Element; General Performance; Taking-Off; Turning; Landing; The Personal Element. Blue boards, small cloth tear at spine head, general light rubbing, slight sunning to spine, owners name to front endpaper, light foxing mainly to endpapers, overall a good tight copy of a scarce title. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Canadian Aircraft Since 1909, Molson, K.M. / Taylor, H.A.
46 Molson, K.M. / Taylor, H.A.
Canadian Aircraft Since 1909
London Putnam 1982 0370300955 / 9780370300955 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall xiii + 530pp, addendum, 9 appendices, black and white photographs. Blue boards, top edge of pages dyed blue (has run into the top of the occasional page), from a smoker's collection so slight aroma, slight browning to page edges, a VG copy in (very slight colour fade to spine, price-clipped) dustwrapper. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Flying Boats and Seaplanes: A History from 1905, Nicolaou, Stephane
47 Nicolaou, Stephane
Flying Boats and Seaplanes: A History from 1905
USA MBI Publishing Co 1998 0760306214 / 9780760306215 First USA Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 192pp, index, over 310 photographs in colour and black and white plus narrative. Black boards, a VG clean tight copy. 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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Junkers Grossflugzeuge: Geschichte und Technik, Nowarra, Heinz J
48 Nowarra, Heinz J
Junkers Grossflugzeuge: Geschichte und Technik
Germany Motorbuch Verlag 1988 3613012243 / 9783613012240 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket (Pictorial Boards) 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 160pp, black and white photographs and drawings throughout. Laminated pictorial boards, small area of surface loss to front pastedown (probably a label) otherwise a VG clean tight copy. German text, includes technical data, a useful reference for the aviation modeller. Includes the JU 89, 90 and 290. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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British Aviation: Widening Horizons, 1930 - 1934, Penrose, Harald
49 Penrose, Harald
British Aviation: Widening Horizons, 1930 - 1934
London HMSO 1979 0112902979 / 9780112902973 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall viii + 338pp, indexes, 32pp plates. Black boards, slight foxing mainly to edges, neat dated owner's name to front endpaper, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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British Aviation: Widening Horizons, 1930 - 1934, Penrose, Harald
50 Penrose, Harald
British Aviation: Widening Horizons, 1930 - 1934
London HMSO 1979 0112902979 / 9780112902973 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall viii + 338pp, indexes, 32pp plates. Black boards, 2 line neat dated owner's notes to front endpaper, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. 
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