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Image for RAF Ground Support Equipment Since 1918

RAF Ground Support Equipment Since 1918

By: Adkin, FJ

Price: £32.40

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021927

ISBN: 1853105627

Condition: Very Good


191pp, index, black and white photographs and illustrations. Blue boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in (slightest spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Belgian Civil Aircraft Since 1920: An Illustrated Register Survey

Belgian Civil Aircraft Since 1920: An Illustrated Register Survey

By: Appleton, John / Thys, Armand

Price: £10.80

Publisher: Leicestershire, Midland Counties Publications: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030556

ISBN: 0904597261

Condition: Near Very Good


128pp, 5 appendices, black and white photographs. Card covers, small label mark with small surface loss to rear cover otherwise light reading wear, a near VG copy. View more info

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Pioneer Pilot

By: Armstrong, William

Price: £11.25

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030624

Condition: Good+


267pp, 19 black and white photographs. Blue boards, slight spine fading, spotting to edges and early pages, gift inscription to front endpaper, overall a Good+ copy in similar (slight edge chipping, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919 - 1999

The British Civil Aircraft Registers 1919 - 1999

By: Austin, Michael (Compiler) / in Collaboration with Kevin Evans and Malcolm P Fillmore

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Tonbridge, Air Britain Historians Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030471

ISBN: 0851302815

Condition: Very Good


912pp, aircraft registrations. Laminated pictorial boards, a huge book, slight bumping to corners, rub to one corner, overall a VG copy. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

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Shorts Aircraft Since 1900

By: Barnes, C.H.(Revised By Derek N James)

Price: £27.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1989

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 030497

ISBN: 0851778194

Condition: Very Good


xi + 560pp, indexes, 10 appendices, black and white photographs and drawings throughout. This is the 1989 revised edition which has been updated and the 330, Sherpa and 360 have been added to the aircraft coverage, as well as the forthcoming Tucano. Blue boards, a VG copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Tiger Club (3 Volume Set). Volume I: A Tribute 1957 - 1966; Volume II: The Exuberant Years 1967 - 1976; Volume III: The Redhill Saga 1977 - 1989

Tiger Club (3 Volume Set). Volume I: A Tribute 1957 - 1966; Volume II: The Exuberant Years 1967 - 1976; Volume III: The Redhill Saga 1977 - 1989

By: Benjamin, Lewis / Jones, Michael / (Volume II - With a Foreword By HRH The Duke of Edinburgh)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Dorset, Cirrus Associates: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030547

ISBN: 1902807154

Condition: Near Very Good


3 volume set. Volume I: 2003 new edition. 248pp, index, black and white photographs. Card covers, creasing to covers, contents VG, a near VG copy. Volume II: 1999 1st edition. 304pp, indexes, 3 appendices, black and white photographs. Card covers, colour fading to spine, light reading wear, a VG copy. Volume III: 2002 1st edition. 288pp, index, 4 appendices, black and white photographs. Card covers, light reading wear, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Brackles: Memoirs of a Pioneer of Civil Aviation

Brackles: Memoirs of a Pioneer of Civil Aviation

By: Brackley, Frida H (Compiler) / with a Foreword By Admiral The Lord Mountevans

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Norfolk, FH Brackley: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030617

Condition: Good+


xv + 695pp, endpaper maps, maps, illustrations. Blue cloth boards, gilt design to front, spine faded, slight edge rubbing/fading, light bumps to corners. General light ageing to contents, overall a Good+ copy, no dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author to title page. View more info

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The Tiger Moth Story

By: Bramson, Alan E. / Foreword By Sir Alan J Cobham

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Manchester, Crecy Publishing: 2005

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 021381

ISBN: 0859791033

Condition: Very Good


272pp, index, 5 appendices, photographs, some in colour, camouflage and markings schemes, drawings. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG copy. Comprehensive monograph from design and development to handling ability and performance through the eyes of the pilots. Revised and enlarged fifth edition. View more info

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Miles Aircraft since 1925

By: Brown, Don Lambert

Price: £112.50

Publisher: London, Putnam & Co: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019120

ISBN: 0370001273

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Combat Over Spain: Memoirs of a Nationalist Fighter Pilot 1936 - 1939

Combat Over Spain: Memoirs of a Nationalist Fighter Pilot 1936 - 1939

By: Captain José Larios, Marquis of Larios, Duke of Lerma

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, Neville Spearman: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019225

ISBN: 0854353836

Condition: Very Good


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). View more info

Image for Flight Fantastic: The Illustrated History of Aerobatics (F490)

Flight Fantastic: The Illustrated History of Aerobatics (F490)

By: Carson, Annette

Price: £10.80

Publisher: Yeovil, Haynes / Foulis: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030594

ISBN: 0854294902

Condition: Very Good


320pp, index, bibliography, 3 appendices, photographs and illustrations, some in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, light ageing, a VG copy in (small edge rub, slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Rivals in the North: The Story of Two of Scotland's Greatest Aviation Pioneers, Capt. Ernest Edmund Fresson, OBE, and Eric Gandar Dower, and the Competitive War Raged Between Their Companies in Inverness, Aberdeen and the Northern Isles in the 1930s.

Rivals in the North: The Story of Two of Scotland's Greatest Aviation Pioneers, Capt. Ernest Edmund Fresson, OBE, and Eric Gandar Dower, and the Competitive War Raged Between Their Companies in Inverness, Aberdeen and the Northern Isles in the 1930s.

By: Clegg, Peter V

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Surrey, Peter V Clegg: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030494

Condition: Very Good


224pp, appendix, map, illustrations, drawings, black and white photographs. Softback, light reading wear, small scuffs from old label to rear cover, overall a VG copy. Uncommon. View more info

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A Time to Fly

By: Cobham, Sir Alan J / Edited By Christopher Derrick / Preface By H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Shepheard-Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 030613

ISBN: 0856830372

Condition: Very Good


x + 214pp, 5 appendices, 24 plates. Maroon boards, light browning to pages, a VG copy in (edge crease to front flyleaf, closed edge corner tear) dustwrapper. Lovely inscription from Michael Cobham, to the front endpaper, 'To Stanley, an old and valued friend of Alan Cobham...'. View more info

Image for Luftschiff Voraus! Arbeit und Erleben am Werke Zeppelins.

Luftschiff Voraus! Arbeit und Erleben am Werke Zeppelins.

By: Colsman, Alfred

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Germany, Hubert Zuerl Aero: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019210

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Gravesend Airport in Photographs

Gravesend Airport in Photographs

By: Connolly, Philip / Munday, Ray / Neudegg, Ron

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Gravesend, Frank R Turner: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022767

Condition: Very Good


x + 90pp, captioned black and white photographs. Softback, a VG copy. September 1997 reprint. View more info

Image for SPAD Fighters in Action - Aircraft No. 93

SPAD Fighters in Action - Aircraft No. 93

By: Connors, John F

Price: £9.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Squadron/Signal Publications: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019928

ISBN: 0897472179

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for 100 Years of Advertising in British Aviation

100 Years of Advertising in British Aviation

By: Cruddas, Colin

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Stroud, The History Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017438

ISBN: 0752445278

Condition: New


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 p... View more info

Sky Fever: The Autobiography of Sir Geoffrey de Havilland

By: De Havilland, Geoffrey

Price: £10.80

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 030638

ISBN: 0906393027

Condition: Very Good


240pp, index, appendix, 12pp plates. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for SBC Helldiver in Action. Aircraft No. 151

SBC Helldiver in Action. Aircraft No. 151

By: Doll, Thomas E

Price: £9.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Squadron/Signal Publications: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022909

ISBN: 0897473310

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Navy Air Colors (Colours): United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Volume 2, 1945 - 1985

Navy Air Colors (Colours): United States Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Volume 2, 1945 - 1985

By: Doll, Thomas E / Jackson, Berkley R / Riley, William A

Price: £10.80

Publisher: U.S.A., Squadron/Signal Publications: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019958

ISBN: 0897471679

Condition: Near Very Good


96pp, photographs, some in colour, markings, colour camouflage schemes. Large softback, slight edge rubbing to covers, slight ageing to contents, a near VG copy. View more info

Image for British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952

British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952

By: Duval, GR

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Putnam & Co: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018664

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952

British Flying-Boats and Amphibians 1909 - 1952

By: Duval, GR

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Putnam & Co: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019201

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Piston Engine Airliner Production List

Piston Engine Airliner Production List

By: Eastwood, AB / Roach, J

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Middlesex, The Aviation Hobby Shop: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030477

ISBN: 0907178375

Condition: Very Good


300pp, index, black and white photographs. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Flying Matilda: Early Days in Australian Aviation

By: Ellison, Norman

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Angus and Robertson: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 030648

Condition: Good


xii + 348pp, endpaper maps, index, black and white plates. Blue boards, slight foxing, spine slightly browned, general foxing to contents, overall a Good copy without dustwrapper. Interesting personalised dedication from the author, signed and dated, to 1/2 title page. View more info

Image for The Silent Wing: A Simple Explanation of the Sport of Gliding and Soaring Flight

The Silent Wing: A Simple Explanation of the Sport of Gliding and Soaring Flight

By: Espin, Charles

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Birmingham, The Monk Press Ltd: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R23296

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Igor Sikorsky: The Russian Years

Igor Sikorsky: The Russian Years

By: Finne, KN / Edited By Carl J Bobrow and Von Hardesty / Translated and Adapted By Von Hardesty / Epilogue By Sergei Sikorsky

Price: £12.60

Publisher: USA, Smithsonian Institution Press: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 030622

ISBN: 0874742749

Condition: Very Good


223pp, index, bibliography, 6 appendices, drawings, black and white photographs. Brown boards, a VG copy in (slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Air Road to the Isles: The Memoirs of Captain EE Fresson OBE

Air Road to the Isles: The Memoirs of Captain EE Fresson OBE

By: Fresson, Captain EE / Foreword By Eric Linklater

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, David Rendel Ltd: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030596

Condition: Very Good


x + 278pp, index, endpaper maps, black and white plates, illustrations. Green cloth boards, slight foxing mainly to page edges, overall a VG copy in a Good+ (edge rubs. minor loss) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for I Took Chances: From Windjammer to Comet Jet: The Autobiography of Percy Norman Furber

I Took Chances: From Windjammer to Comet Jet: The Autobiography of Percy Norman Furber

By: Furber, Percy Norman

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Leicester, Edgar Backus: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017974

Condition: Very Good


xii + 301pp, index, 64 illustrations. Gilt on green boards, some foxing mainly to edges and endpapers otherwise 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. View more info

Image for Data Plan No.2: The Bristol Bulldog

Data Plan No.2: The Bristol Bulldog

By: Granger, Alfred

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford, TAurus Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018888

ISBN: 090345602X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Sea-Flyers

By: Grey, CG

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030642

Condition: Very Good


256pp, black and white photographs. Grey cloth boards, general browning to contents, light wear, a VG copy in a Good (internally reinforced, small corner/edge losses, spine faded, browning to edges, to be supplied in a removable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The De Havilland Dragon / Rapide Family

The De Havilland Dragon / Rapide Family

By: Hamlin, John F

Price: £67.50

Publisher: Tonbridge, Air Britain Historians Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030472

ISBN: 0851303447

Condition: Very Good


240pp, bibliography, tables, photographs and illustrations, some in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Warpaint Series No.12: Fairey Swordfish

Warpaint Series No.12: Fairey Swordfish

By: Harrison, WA

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Bedfordshire, Warpaint Books Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018546

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for The Amazing Hiram Maxim: An Intimate Biography

The Amazing Hiram Maxim: An Intimate Biography

By: Hawkey, Arthur

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Kent, Spellmount Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022069

ISBN: 1862271410

Condition: Very Good


174pp, index, sources, 21 illustrations. Black boards, light ageing and wear, a VG copy in (slightest colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. Biography of the prolific inventor, amongst whose inventions was the first truly automatic machine gun. View more info

Image for Britain's Imperial Air Routes 1918 to 1939: The Story of Britain's Overseas Airlines

Britain's Imperial Air Routes 1918 to 1939: The Story of Britain's Overseas Airlines

By: Higham, Robin / Foreword By Lord Brabazon of Tara

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, GT Foulis & Co Ltd: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030618

Condition: Very Good


407pp, index, bibliography, 8 appendices, drawings, 10 maps, black and white plates. Black boards, owner's name to front endpaper, general light ageing, a VG copy in a Good (loss to top edge of front panel, edge chipping with smaller loss) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Air Mail: An Illustrated History, 1793 - 1981

Air Mail: An Illustrated History, 1793 - 1981

By: Holmes, Donald B.

Price: £13.50

Publisher: New York, Crown Publications: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021149

ISBN: 0517541467

Condition: Very Good


ix + 226pp, index, references, bibliography, 250 illustrations, some in colour. Blue boards, light wear only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication signed and dated by the author on verso of page preceding title page. View more info

Image for Images of England: Croydon Airport

Images of England: Croydon Airport

By: Hooks, Mike

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Stroud, The History Press: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 020227

ISBN: 0752407449

Condition: Very Good


128pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Softback, an excellent clean tight copy. View more info

Image for Gliding and Motorless Flight (Second Edition)

Gliding and Motorless Flight (Second Edition)

By: Howard-Flanders, L / Carr, CF

Price: £13.50

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1932

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: R23413

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for No Specific Gravity

No Specific Gravity

By: Hurren, BJ ('Fougueux' of 'The Aeroplane')

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Temple Press Books: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018361

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Blackburn Aircraft Since 1909

Blackburn Aircraft Since 1909

By: Jackson, AJ

Price: £21.60

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1989

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 030498

ISBN: 0851778305

Condition: Very Good


xii + 571pp, indexes, 7 appendices, black and white photographs and drawings throughout. Blue boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Revised from the 1968 1st edition, updating the story of the Beverley and Buccaneer. View more info

Image for Schneider Trophy Aircraft, 1913 - 1931

Schneider Trophy Aircraft, 1913 - 1931

By: James, Derek N.

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Putnam & Co: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018454

ISBN: 0370303288

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for Fairoaks Airport: An Illustrated History: The First Seventy-Five Years

Fairoaks Airport: An Illustrated History: The First Seventy-Five Years

By: Jones, Michael G

Price: £31.50

Publisher: Woking, Michael G. Jones: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030447

ISBN: 0957697007

Condition: Very Good


264pp, sources, 3 appendices, extensively illustrated, a few in colour. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Les Avions Stampe (Stampe Aircraft)

Les Avions Stampe (Stampe Aircraft)

By: Jouhaud, Reginald

Price: £40.50

Publisher: Amsterdam, Wimpel: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 030538

ISBN: 9072003071

Condition: Very Good


384pp, appendix, drawings, black and white photographs. Softback, light reading wear, a VG copy. This is the second edition, updated. French text only, with dual French/English captions. View more info

Image for The Boeing 247: The First Modern Airliner

The Boeing 247: The First Modern Airliner

By: Linden, F. Robert van Der

Price: £13.50

Publisher: USA, University of Washington Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020184

ISBN: 0295970944

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

The Log of a Merchant Airman

By: Lock, Capt. John H / Creasey, John

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul & Co:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030647

Condition: Very Good


228pp, index, 6 appendices, 36 illustrations. Blue cloth boards, minor rubs/fading to spine, owner's details to verso of front endpaper (Sgt Burnett, 210 Squadron RAF, 20-8-43), general ageing to contents, a VG copy without dustwrapper. Undated but circa 1941. Captain Lock was killed in an air crash just before publication. Scarce. View more info

Image for Aircraft of the Aces No. 106: Spanish Republican Aces

Aircraft of the Aces No. 106: Spanish Republican Aces

By: López, Rafael A Permuy

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Oxford, Osprey Publishing: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030349

ISBN: 1849086680

Condition: Very Good


96pp, index, bibliography, 24 colour plates, appendices, black and white photographs. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Amy Johnson: Enigma in the Sky. An Official Biography

Amy Johnson: Enigma in the Sky. An Official Biography

By: Luff, David

Price: £11.25

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030597

ISBN: 1840373199

Condition: Very Good


368pp, index, source notes, bibliography, black and white photographs and illustrations. Green boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for On Silver Wings: RAF Biplane Fighters Between the Wars (Osprey Classic Aircraft)

On Silver Wings: RAF Biplane Fighters Between the Wars (Osprey Classic Aircraft)

By: Lumsden, Alec / Thetford, Owen (Foreword By Jeffrey Quill AFC, OBE)

Price: £40.50

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021544

ISBN: 1855323745

Condition: Very Good


224pp, index, drawings, photographs, 16pp colour plates showing colour schemes and markings. Blue boards, slight bumping to extremes, a VG copy in a (slight edge creasing/rubbing, closed edge tear to fore-edge, price-clipped) dustwrapper. Detailed chapters on 10 aircraft, including technical data, drawings and narrative. Aircraft featured are: Sopwith Snipe; Gloster Grebe; Armstrong Whitworth Siskin; Hawker Woodcock; Gloster Gamecock; Bristol Bulldog; Hawker Fury; Hawker Demon; Gloster Gauntlet; Gloster Gladiator. Excellent reference for the aviation modeller. View more info

Image for Sir Sefton Brancker

Sir Sefton Brancker

By: Macmillan, Norman

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030599

Condition: Good+


xxv + 491pp, index, 6 appendices, 2 portraits. Blue cloth boards, bevelled edges, gilt spine titling, spine dulled and slightly browned, light edge rubs, contemporary gift inscription to front pastedown, general foxing, overall a Good+ copy without dustwrapper. Biography of Air Vice-Marshal Sir William Sefton Brancker, March 22 1877 - October 5 1930. View more info

Image for The British Aircraft Specifications File: British Military and Commercial Aircraft Specifications 1920 - 1949

The British Aircraft Specifications File: British Military and Commercial Aircraft Specifications 1920 - 1949

By: Meekcoms, K.J. / Morgan, Eric B

Price: £16.20

Publisher: Kent, Air Britain Historians Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017591

ISBN: 0851302203

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Image for HU-16 Albatross in Action. Aircraft No. 161

HU-16 Albatross in Action. Aircraft No. 161

By: Migliardi, Robert D

Price: £9.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Squadron/Signal Publications: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019454

ISBN: 089747354X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info