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THE BLUE ARENA , Squadron Leader Fighter Pilot WW2

By: SPURDLE , Bob , DFC and Bar ,

Price: £45.00

Publisher: UK, Crecy Books Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition Thus,

Seller ID: 120138

ISBN: 0947554580

Condition: Fine


H/b D/j both FINE.Profusely illustrated with 48 b/w. illustrated b/w photographic plates, 3 facsimiles & in line. WW2 War Fighter Pilot Dive Bomber Squadron Leader B Spurdle DFC and Bar.[ Spitfire pilot,Sailor Malan's Tigers, he was still in action in 1945 - 74 & 91 Squadrons - Merchant Ship Fighter Unit - Flight commander 80 Squadron] Intro; acks; Foreword,Biblio; Gloss; 4 Appendices.16 chpts.book no inscsp, dust jacket not price clipped,now in clear easily Removable pr... View more info

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SDB DAUNTLESS UNITS Of WORLD WAR 2 AIRCRAFT OF THE ACES Men and Legends

By: TILLMAN, Barret

Price: £4.00

Publisher: MADRID, DELPRADO OSPREY AVIATION: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 117802

ISBN: 8483724928

Condition: Fine


FINE P/b.Illustrated Laminated card covers, 64pp. Illus. b/w photos & 12 pages of Colour plates; combatant aircraft. This is No 33 from the Osprey Aviation series, Men & Legends.[ Scout Bombing Mission/ early combat / Coral Sea / Guadalcanal / Central Pacific & Philippines / Banshees . ] book Fine as new.No inscsp. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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AMERICAN ACES IN THE PHILIPPINES

By: TILLMAN,BARRETT & STANAWAY, JOHN

Price: £5.00

Publisher: MADRID, DEL PRADO OSPREY AVIATION: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 12018

ISBN: 8483724537

Condition: Fine


Illustrated laminated paperback, 64pp, Illustrated in colour and black and white this is the story of the Curtiss Helldiver and Gruman Hellcat Dive bombers and the aces who flew them in the Philippines during WWII. No 29 in Osprey's Aircraft of the Aces Series Men & Legends. Fine (Book- no notable defects- no previous owner name or insc or signs of use). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE JET AGE Background to the News no 8

By: WALKER, RONALD , Air Correspondent

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE NEWS CHRONICLE: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 118288

Condition: G+


Staples illustrated card covers, 215x140 mm approx, 40pp, Numerous b/w photos and world map. Number 8 in the "Background to the News " series no 8 and written by a former war correspondent with the RAF - Air Correspondent R Walker. This issue extols the lead made by Britain in the launch of the de Havilland Comet jet passenger aircraft in 1952.Good+ (Booklet- staples rusty, Ink private ex lib name stamp to reverse of front cover. No other notable defects). Please... View more info

FIRST OVER

By: WESTERMAN , Percy F , ELLIS , Silas ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Limited: 1948

Seller ID: 8740

Condition: Good +


H/b , D/j Good+/Poor. Percy F Westerman [ 1876 - 1959 ] served RAF WW1: the most popular boy's author of the 1930's. Undated ;-- ink inscsp.of 1949. illustrated by Silas Ellis 4 b/w plates , 224pps. Prolific boy's adventure author. An older boy's story around 2 Demobilized Airmen . [ blue cloth+navy titles to spine /front, sound binding, ink inscsp, war economy paper a little tanned, partial mug ring outline to rear ] illus Dust Jacket not price clipped , 5/- ,The en... View more info

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THE FIGHTERS A Panoramic Novel about the Fighter War in the West 1939 - 1945

By: WILLOCK , Colin ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan London Ltd: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121173

ISBN: 0333147324

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG+ jacket.Thick format 511pp.A novel 1939 - 1945. R.A.F. Fighter Pilots.Gripping on many levels ; - technical strengths & weaknesses of opposing aircraft that show in dogfights - horrors of firestorms - stubborn German pilot fighters ; the insanity . in the main the fate of the German Air Force in the West.[ book mid-blue cloth silver titles, fine No inscsp.] Dust Jacket not price clipped.very minor edgwear col/rub/loss.Please see our image of the actual boo... View more info

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DAYS ON THE WING being the war memoirs of Major the Chevalier Willy Coppens de Houthulst. DSO MC etc.

By: WILLY COPENS (TRANSLATOR - A.J.INSTALL)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: LONDON, AVIATION BOOK CLUB: 1934

Seller ID: 123513

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards with red titles to spine, 220 x 145 mm approx. Top edge of book block stained green. xvi + 292 pp. Portrait frontis + 7 other illustrations by Leonard Bridgman as called for. Translated from the French by A. J. Insall and with a foreword by Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John M. Salmond the book recalls the exploits of the Begian Flying Ace who specialised in destroying enemy observation balloons on the Western Front during the Great War. This bro... View more info

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HISTORY OF AVIATION , Brooke Bond Picture Cards

By: WILSON , Michael , BSc C Eng.FBIS AFR AeS ,Technical Editor Flight International CROSS , Roy , S Av A, ALGAR , Robin M ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Reading, BROOKE BOND OXO / Brooke Bond Tea Album: 1960

Seller ID: 5779

Condition: VG+


c.1960's.VG+ P/b.Small Oblonbg.Brooke Bond Picture Cards [ Brooke Bond Tea Album " Offered in the interests of Education " ]Intro. by Brian Trubshaw CBE MVO FRAeS FSETP[ USA].]Text by M Wilson , illus. Roy Cross & Robin Algar..Colour. undated From Balloons to Hypersonic Transport [ Clean Staples, 5p , no inscsp ] Complete 50 cards neatly stuck. No inscsp.110x184mm.] smalll col rub/loss top front spine area. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info