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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT no 11

By: GREEN , WILLIAM , Punnet , Dennis

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE: 1979

Seller ID: 5359

ISBN: 072321591x

Condition: VG-


Laminated H/b.Includes a variety of New Miltary Aircraft. 28th edition , no 11. code 0079 1178 [ 57 4425 ] The Aircraft Series. 254pp.VG- ( end papers have a slight residue of glue presumably after removal of sticky card .No previous owner name or insc. Red title to spine quite bright. spine slightly cocked , William Green an author of authority , illustrated with silhouettes by D Punnett describing 139 aircraft with 245 illustrations . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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WINGED VICTORY The Story of AMY JOHNSON

By: GREY , Elizabeth ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Constable Young Books Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120917

Condition: Very Good


h/b+D/j VG/VG.1st ed.Famous Solo Female Pilot Amy Johnson biography by biographer E Grey.Set in 2 parts;- The Steep Ascent & The Far Horizon. May 1930 27 yr old Amy set off in her Tiger Moth Bi-plane, in an open cockpit. Nineteen and a half days later she was in Australia, During the 30's she went on to beak record after record. [ black cloth gilt titles No inscsp. tight binding, fox tan 1st few pages & foredge] illus Dust Jacket not price clipped, 15 s, & slighter erased price to base of inner D/j flap.light edgewear, handling, markings & tan. No loss, no tear-lines or crease.Please see our i... View more info

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FLYING BOMBS OVER ENGLAND

By: H.E.BATES ( BOB OGLEY- Editor)

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Westerham , Kent, FROGLETS Publications Ltd: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 123505

ISBN: 187233718X

Condition: VG+


VG+ P/b.Interanl FINE.Large Laminated.Slim 160pp.260 x 210mm. Illust. b/w photo - plates & document reproductions. Following the success of his war time booklet ,commissioned by the British Government recording the Battle of Britain, under the alias Flying Officer X, Bates was commissioned by the Air Ministry to write a history of the V I and VII Flying Bomb terror weapons for publication, before VE day in 1945. However fear that he had revealed too much of British loss & anxieties about the 3rd secret weapon the V 3 , led to the manuscript being suppressed under the 30 year rule and it only c... View more info

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AIR PICTORIAL and Air Reserve Gazette , Vol XV11 no 11 , 1955 November Magazine

By: HILLIER , Frank , Editor

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, ROLLS HOUSE Publishing Co Ltd: 1955

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 119955

Condition: Good


The International Aviation enthusiasts' magazine - November 1955 issue. Editor F Hillier.Vol XV11 no 11., 1/6 , 160 Fairchild C-123B Avitric assault/ cargo transporter on front cover.[ military serials / 30 passenger Helicopter / Hypersonic / some silhouettes / Italian aircraft 1939-45 etc] no inscsp, no annotaion , tight binding , clean staples, light edgewear & crease. PLS See our image View more info

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AIR PICTORIAL and Air Reserve Gazette , Vol X1V no 10 , 1952 October Magazine

By: HILLIER , Frank , Editor

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, ROLLS HOUSE Publishing Co Ltd: 1952

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 120052

Condition: Good -


The International Aviation enthusiasts' magazine - October 1952 issue. Editor F Hillier.Vol X1V, 1/-.The Avro 698 cover photo.[Farnborough / SAAB-29 / air cargo / recognition / phot-review / naval day at Ford etc] No inscsp, no annotaion , tight binding , clean staples,p 295. shows "paintbrush staining", small loss to the edge the margins of rear 3 pages. light crease. PLS See our actual image of book on offer View more info

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AIR PICTORIAL and Air Reserve Gazette , Vol XV11 no 7 , 1955 July , Magazine

By: HILLIER , Frank , Editor

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, ROLLS HOUSE Publishing Co Ltd: 1955

Edition: 1st Ediition Thus

Seller ID: 120124

Condition: VG


The International Aviation enthusiasts' magazine - July 1955 issue. Editor F Hillier.Vol XV11, 1/-.Cover photo - Douglas A4d. attack Bomber.[ Italian Aircraft 1939-45 / Armstrong Whitworth FK3 / Bristol Britannia MK 100 on Double-page spread etc] No inscsp, no annotaion , tight binding stapled p/b. minor nick top front & light crease. PLS See our actual image of book on offer View more info

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TO STROKE A CHEETAH The Extraordinary Story of a Very Extraordinary Person [ Autobiography by Captain D B Hopkins ]

By: HOPKINS , Captain D P ,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Lancaster, Scotforth Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 122139

ISBN: 1904244076

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED Copy.H/b as new but with prior owner's small typed owner sticker to initial blank page[ ffep][near Fine] Dust Jacket also as new apart from wrinkling to front top edge [near fine].Signed by the Author in Name only tp first page.243pp.Captain DP Hopkins describes himself as a very ordinary person: a skilled car mechanic, An Aviator , a gardener , a builder , a Diplomat .High Lieutenant / Royal Air Force Retired Commendation from the Queen . illustrated b/w plates[ black cloth gilt titles , not price clipped] Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. View more info

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OPERATION DIVER YEOMAN ON SPECIAL MISSIONS

By: JACKSON , ROBERT , Retired Pilot / mem. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, ARTHER BARKER Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5240

ISBN: 021316793x

Condition: VG


Aviation & Military History Specialist , retired pilot & Mem. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, R Jackson. 149no. pp. George Yeoman of 380 Squadron battles against the V1's and the Nazi's secret laboratories. VG/VG (Purple boards with gilt lettering.book - slight damage to front paste down from removal of a previous owner address sticker. Page no. 5 has a small coffee? stain 7x5mm approx. D/J- p/c with a couple of 1mm approx scuffs to laminate near the top of the front foredge flap. No other notable defects to book or jacket. In proprietary protective wrapper).Please see our image of the actu... View more info

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MALTA VICTORY Yeoman on the George Cross Island

By: JACKSON , Robert , Retired Pilot / mem. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Aurthur Barker: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6223

ISBN: 0213167484

Condition: VG


Aviation & Military History Specialist , retired pilot & Mem. Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, R Jackson.172pp. 4th Book in the Yeoman Series set on the George Cross Island of Malta during WW2. VG/VG (Light blue Boards with gilt titles to spine.Book - Damage to front paste down from the removal of a previous owner name and address label. No other notable defects to book. D/J- price clipped . 1mm approx. laminate peal to top front corner. Rear bottom panel a little rubbed with 2mm approx closed tear. Rear panel also has some uneven yellowing to margins. Now in proprietary protective wrapper).... View more info

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TWENTY-SIX FLYING STORIES

By: JACKSON, G.GIBBARD

Price: £18.50

Publisher: LONDON, The Boy's Own Paper:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11993

Condition: VG


Bed Cloth boards with gilt titles to spine, 225x150mm Approx.254pp, Colour frontis + 4 other b/w photo. plates as called for . Early aviation stories published by The Boy's Own Paper Office in their "Twenty-Six Library Series. Undated circa 1932. VG/Poor+ (Book- Boards clean with no significant shelf wear. Ink gift insc. to ffep dated Sept 1934 and previous owner name to reverse of ffep in crayon. Sporadic light to moderate foxing to prelims and rear few pages and to edges of book block. Dust Jacket- Significant ragged tears and associated line creases with some loss of paper to corners an... View more info

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GERMAN JET ACES OF WORLD WAR 2 (Aircraft Of the Aces: Men and Legends)

By: LAKE, JON

Price: £5.00

Publisher: MADRID, DEL PRADO OSPREY AVIATION: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 12006

ISBN: 8483724901

Condition: Fine


Laminated paperback, 250x180mm approx.64pp. Illustrated with b/w photos, 12pp of colour plates and with scale plans. No. 31 in Osprey's Aircraft of the Aces, Men and Legends Series. Fine (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE RED ARROWS STORY [ PRM Aviation Collection - photographs]

By: MARCH , Peter R ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Stroud, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119482

ISBN: 0750944463

Condition: Fine


Small Oblong laminated H/b FINE - book as new [ no inscsp. no spine fade] 1st ed. Colour Photographic history mainly from PR March / PRM Aviation Collection.The famed Red Arrows Team of Pilots who fly in Formation.[ the beginning / Yellowjacks / Kemble years / Red/s pilot's / Blues / technicians / RAFAT in winter/ Springhawk etc] 114pp. PLS see our image View more info

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THE FIELDS OF HUMAN CONFLICT Memories of Life in Kent During the Battle of Britain , Wings Over Kent

By: MILLARD , Louise, County Museum Officer

Price: £5.00

Publisher: KENT, Kent County Council: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12052

ISBN: 0905155998

Condition: Good +


Square P/b Good+.38 Eye Witness Stories [memories of Life in Kent During the Battle of Britain - WW2] Wings Over Kent.[ Hops, Stokers, Local Defence Volunteers, Tunbridge Wells, Wrens, German Pilot, etc] Intro; by L Millard, County Museum Officer.clean stapled P/b internal - vg, No inscsp, tight binding, cleam throughout.[ external covers little bgrubby to rear, edgwear fading . PLS See our image View more info

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AIRWORTHY! Flying Vintage Craft

By: MULELLY , Ian S , Mechanical Engineer, SMALLWOOD , Hugh R, Artist B.A.Honours

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Poole , Dorset, Blandford Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122341

ISBN: 0713709669

Condition: Fine


Fine-H/b in VG+ D/j.1st ed.Airworthy Aircraft Planes , Aircraft Collections , Aero Engines , Restoration etc. by IS Mulelly a Mechanical Engineer etc. , illustrated diagrams by R Smallwood, B.A.Honours Artist etc.; & both Colour & b/w photographic plates 'nigh all pages.[ black cloth gilt titles, No inscsp.no notable defect] Dust Jacket not price clipped, very minor shelf-wear, no notable defct, no tears, no crease. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE MESSERSCHMITT 109 FAMOUS GERMAN FIGHTER

By: NOWARRA , Heinz J , Luft-Archiv, Berlin. HEPWORTH , W F , MSIA .

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London / USA, HARLEYFORD Publications Ltd / Aero Publishers inc.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123802

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b in VG D/j.Large.1st UK ed.Produced by DA Russel MI Mech.E. A Story not only of the famous fighter aircraft, it is also a story of of a great aircraft designer Willy Messerschmitt.To some considerable extent it is also a history of the German fighter force of WW2. Artist ,WF Hepworth's Tone paintings based on original drawings by FA Yeoman,[ Listed headings;- Contents,Text, illus,Colour plates, Pictorial Features, Sectionalized Drawings & Tables. Gloss & index.184pp.285x225mm.[ inc Germany's Top Aces of 1939-45 war & Fighter Unit Markings] clean apple-green cloth, gilt titles, tight bind... View more info

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FLAT TOP The Story of an ESCORT CARRIER

By: OMMANNEY, F D ,

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, LONGMANS GREEN & Co Ltd: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123795

Condition: Good


Good H/b.Small.Slim.Blue cloth with gilt lettering 64pp. .Frontis + 10 other b/w photo-plates. Authentic&d absorbing account of escort duty on Russian supply convoys during the Second World War, written by the author of South Latitude - who served on a flat top as Meteorological Officer. ( small ink swiggle & pasted-in fat-top photo [ pos. from a cover] No inscsp.tight binding ] minor handling & fade shades to cover. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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CHANNEL DASH HEROES Revised 2nd ed. 60th Anniversary edition for Kent Fleet Air Arm Assoc.

By: POWELL , Ted ,

Price: £8.95

Publisher: England, John Hodges / J & JH Publishing: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 119236

Condition: Fine


FINE Revised Slim Laminated P/b.2002. 60th Anniversary edition for the Kent Fleet Air Arm Association by Ted Powell. illustrated Colour & b/w plates.Story of 18 young men of Fleet Air Arm - taking 6 Fairy Swordfish torpedo bombers ; canvass covered biplanes with low top speed of 150mph. - attacking 3 powerful German warships. A Battle of the Straits to be proud of.; only 5 were rescued all injured bar the young observer Sub-Liet.Edgar Lee.[ Foreword by Vice Ad.Sir Roy Halliday KBE DSC.] book covers show small b/w photo German warships with Scharnhorst to front.64pp. [ book as new, no inscsp]. ... View more info

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HORNCHURCH EAGLES The Life Stories of the Airfield's Distinguished WWII Fighter Pilots,

By: RICHARD C. SMITH

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, GRUB STREET: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124063

ISBN: 1904010008

Condition: Fine


Blue Boards with gilt titles to spine, 240 x 160 mm approx. 224 pp. 80 b/w photo. illustrations on 20pp of glossy paper plates. The book features the lives and flying careers of eitht of the most noteworthy pilots who flew from Hornchurch Essex during WWII namely:- Harry Broadhurst A.F.C., William Crawford-Compton, Dave Glaser, Eric Lock, Tex Ash, Peter Brown A.F.C., Iain Hutchinson and Eric Barwell. Fine/ Fine No defects to book or jacket. The former- no previous owner name or insc. The later non price clipped- cover £17.99). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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AIRCRAFT OF THE ACES: MEN AND LEGENDS JAPANESE ARMY AIR FORCE ON THE ATTACK

By: SAKAIDA, HENRY

Price: £4.00

Publisher: MADRID, DELPRADO OSPREY AVIATION: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11414

ISBN: 8483723484

Condition: Fine


Illustrated Laminated card covers, 64pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and 12 pages of colour plates the later providing squadron and officer markings. Profiles, Scale drawings and figure artwork of particular interest to model makers as well as aviation historians this is No 20 from the Osprey Aviation series. Fine (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable defects) Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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DE HAVILLAND CANADA DHC-6 , DHC-7 , DHC-8 ; Air 6 Portfolios

By: SMITH , Paul R ,

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, JANE'S Publishing Co.Ltd / JANE'S Transport Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119415

ISBN: 0710604734

Condition: VG+


VG+Laminated Oblong H/b.1st ed.Air 6 Portfolios.P R Smith.64pp. Flight History - Photographic history with text & Intro'. Colour plates. Henson Airlines to front cover [ book fade to spine area not effecting titles , all else as new, Fine. No inscsp. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info