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RECOGNITION JOURNAL 1951 , SEPTEMBER , Vol 6, No 9 , Joint Services

By: --------.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, AIR Technical Publications / Air Ministry: 1951

Edition: Ist Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120243

Condition: Poor+


Larger Slim P/b.nos.pages.194 - 215.Frontis;- Commencement Bay class escort carrier USS Badoeng Strait [CV 116] hoisting in Corsairs for Korea. Produced monthly by the Air Ministry.[ elementary spotting / study of the Twin-Jet Russian Bomber/ silhouettes / transport type Tutor/ Tank test / carriers / dragonflies etc] Magazine complete & clean however the staples have rusted through so cover adrift & middle page threatening.Pnno inscsp. no annotaion. Please see our actual image of the magazine offered for sale. View more info

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RECOGNITION JOURNAL 1951 , NOVEMBER , Vol 6, No 11 , Joint Services

By: --------.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, AIR Technical Publications / Air Ministry / Joint Services: 1951

Edition: Ist Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120721

Condition: Poor+


Larger Slim P/b.nos.pages 219 - 239. Produced monthly by the Air Ministry.[ Farnborough facts / Venom / Vickers Valient / Submariner's shots / Ilyushintwin jet SAF Bomber / Tank test etc. ] The Magazine is complete. no inscsp.no annotaion. however staples rusted & one pulled away.Loosely laid-in 12 pages obviously from some prior edition. light handling. Please see our actual image of the magazine offered for sale. View more info

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RECOGNITION JOURNAL 1951 , OCTOBER , Vol 6, No 10 , Joint Services

By: --------.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, AIR Technical Publications / Air Ministry / Joint Services: 1951

Edition: Ist Edition Thus

Seller ID: 121250

Condition: Poor+


Larger Slim P/b.nos.pages 242 - 263. Produced monthly by the Air Ministry.[ the Valliant / Hints for Instructors /the Canberra / S.B.A.C.[1951]Sidleines / advanced spotting/ Dido Class Cruisers / the Dido's / the T34-85 Tanketc] ] The Magazine is complete. no inscsp.no annotaion. however staples rusted & one pulled away.[ internal VG] light handling.slight nick-tear to front cover side. Please see our actual image of the magazine offered for sale. View more info

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PLANES Book One , Orbit Books

By: .--------

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London & Glasgow, Collins / Orbit Books:

Seller ID: 118095

Condition: VG


Vol 1 , Planes ,Small Square H/b+jacket VG/VG, Collins ORBIT BOOKS series, Undated circa 1950/60'.28pp. colour illustrated. no inscsps , alternate page full colour illustration / text , for child and adult alike [ Title page "Provost Jet trainers of Royal Air Force" [ Vuklcan / Helicopter / Thunderchief / SAAB / Gnat etc ] internal - sound , no inscsp , clean throughout, tiny nick top rear 1mm - a stapled hardback] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 1/-, minor edgwear fox browning , no tears or nicks, no creases. PLS See our image. View more info

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THE AIR BATTLE of MALTA The Official Account of the RAF in Malta , June 1940 to November 1942

By: .-----------.........

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124482

Condition: VG


Paper Back 95pp.1944 1st Edition. HMSO.b/w photos to end papers. well illustrated b/w photographs+ maps Italians / luck / onslaught on Convoys / etc.Luftwaffe- Germans - Germany] The staples have been removed and a cloth back strip applied and book block sewn to produce a more robust binding.No inscsp.Covers 1/- ,a little rubbed but no notable soiling.Please see our images of the actual booklet offered for sale. View more info

THE FIGHT OF THE "FIRE CREST" The Record of the Lone-Hand Cruise from East to West Across the Atlanric With Plans & Map

By: ALAIN GERBAULT

Price: £8.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 123259

Condition: Very Good


Paper Back Cerise and White with black titles, 180 x 110 mm approx. First Penguin Printing January 1939 Travel and Adventure No 183 n series in dust jacket. High no to rear panel of jacket January 1939 190 Death of my Aunt. 183 pp + 9 of publisher's and trade adverts.List of Penguin books published per list in adverts includes the March 39 offerings ending with no 200 Back to Methuselah. First-hand account of a solitary cruise of 101 days from the Mediterranean to New York. VG/VG (Book- No notable wear or soiling to covers but 20mm approx split to upper hinge at head- binding otherwise sound. ... View more info

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THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN, THE FEW

By: ARTHUR BRYANT [ Sir Arthur Bryant CH CBE LLD FRSL FR Hist S ] & EDWARD SHANKS

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE DAILY SKETCH: 1948

Seller ID: 122598

Condition: Near Fine


Airforce Blue Buckram Cloth Boards with gilt titles to upper panel. 225 x 150 mm approx. 32pp. Printed on hand made paper and with uncut edges to book block in a limited edition of 300 copies produced to raise funds for the Daily Sketch War Relief Fund. The copy offered by us is Nos 124. Originally published by the Daily Sketch 25,27 and 28th September 1944.with the war poet Edward Shank's poem "The Few" which was subsequently adopted for the Battle of Britain Memorial. Undated but variously attributed elsewhere as 1948. Near Fine (Book- negligible shelf wear soiling to cloth. No previ... View more info

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DER ADLER von TRIEST der Letzte Maria-Theresein-Rittersein Leben

By: BANFIELD , Baron Gottfried von

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Germany, Verlag Styria: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119807

ISBN: 3222115303

Condition: Fine


illustrated b/w plates, reproductions & Maps. Foreword [vorwort] Rudolf Henz. German text.Book is laid out under 7 headings; - EineAdriatische welt von Gestern / An bord und bei den Aviatikern / Kampf um Triest / Fortitudini / Letze Feurprobe / Aktionen auf den Weltmeeren / Epilogue - der Alte Herr und Seine Stadt] a Fine copy , no inscsp. dust jacket not clipped. Please see our image. View more info

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I SPY CIVIL AIRCRAFT

By: BIG CHIEF I SPY

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, The DICKENS PRESS: 1970

Seller ID: 11343

Condition: VG


Small VG P/b.Undated 1/- .48 pps. illus stapled wraps , The Dickens Press I Spy series. No inscsp , rear merit page blank & clean - pages clean ,not fox tanned. cover card bright & clean. Clean staples ,Nno erased entries , tight bindings, initial page price clipped. light edgewear col.rub/loss to spine- boys / girls - teaching learning is also fun - observation. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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HAMPSHIRE AIRFIELDS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

By: BROOKS , ROBIN J

Price: £4.00

Publisher: NEWBURY, COUNTRYSIDE BOOKS: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7177

ISBN: 1853064149

Condition: VG+


VG+ Laminated P/b.1st ed.192pp. Biblio , Gloss , Appendices.Illust B/w photo-plates. [ RAF and FAA Squadrons / WW2 / USAAF / Luftwaffe / German ranks / Portsmouth / Middle Wallop / Gosport / Farnham / Andover etc ] No inscsp , small crease line to rear- o/w Fine as new NB. cover colours are darker - camera has lightende. The Spine is Pale Blue [not white] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

KENT AIRFIELDS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR

By: BROOKS , ROBIN J

Price: £6.00

Publisher: NEWBURY, COUNTRYSIDE BOOKS: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124811

ISBN: 1853065234

Condition: Near Fine


Near FINE Laminated P/b. No inscsp , no notable defect.Biblio , Gloss , Appendices , illust. B/w photo-plates plates. Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE MOUNTAIN OF MIST Faction Novel [ many events actually happened ] SIGNED COPY

By: COULCHER , Patrick , Fighter Pilot

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Lewes, Sussex, The Book GuildL Ltd: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 124650

ISBN: 1857763114

Condition: VG+


VG+ H/b in VG+ D/j.1st ed.1998. " A fascinating book .. " Air Chief Marshall Sir Neil Wheeler. Test Pilot who flew in the Bermuda Triangle - has a similar experience again. " .. he realised he had just witnessed an event of great beauty, whose meaning was not frightening in itself, just awesome within the context of the real world. Now he could accept & believe in the truth of an alien force.."illus.Area line Map & 9 Colour plates [ navy blue cloth gilt titles, small nick to front base, all else Fine, No inscsp] Dust Jacket not price clipped, no spine fade, light handling, no l... View more info

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SHOT DOWN ! When his bomber exploded over Nazi-occupied France , only John survived & found a new Life

By: CURNOW , John M , " a dedicated POW Escaper"

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Canada, Pacific Press Publishing Assoc.: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 119507

ISBN: 0816321094

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED Copy.VG Laminated P/b.Ist ed.Dedicated to the Memory of His Crew.Preface, Ackns;Epilogue; 28 chpts. set in 3 parts [The royal Air Force. RAF] " it is said that in a POW camp only 25 % of prisoners are interested in escape - only 5 % are "Dedicated escapers" John Curnow was one of the 5% [ book Signed & Inscribed by JM Curnow, with futher inscsp. from a traveller who met the author whilst travellingi to India o/w internally Fine] covers vg with light corner edgewear.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE GLASS COCKPIT

By: DAVIES , Robert P , Experienced Pilot , Aircraft Designer & Aviation Author

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, ROBERT HALE Ltd: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 3545

ISBN: 0709048335

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in FINE D/j.1st UK.ed. Black Boards with silver lettering to spine. Aviation Fiction Triller , the first of its kind , as the author conceptually designed the Trent 270 that appears in this novel. His previous works include "The Pilot" now a Classic of Aviation Literature [ made into a major motion picture ] he has flown STOL & heavy aircraft. ( book as new , no inscsp/ Dust Jacket as new , not price clipped. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BATTLE OF BRITAIN , FACTUAL

By: DEIGHTON , LEN

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, JONATHAN CAPE: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123970

ISBN: 0224018264

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in VG+ D/j.1st ed.1st print.Large. Factual. Well illustrated. The Pilot's War - WW2. Foreword , Ackns; Index , 22 headings :- From Strategic Air Power 1918 -to - the Battle of Britain Airfields of today. 224pp 255x190mm [ navy cloth+ silver titles , no inscsp. book Fine] Dust Jacket not clipped, mild spine fade ,no loss, no creasing , minor edge-wear, exceptionally bright clean copy. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE AIR BATTLE for MALTA The Diaries of a Fighter Pilot

By: DOUGLAS-HAMILTON , Lord James , MP

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 124059

ISBN: 0906391202

Condition: Very Good


VG H/b in VG D/j.An ex-library copy, clean throughout. An intriguing and realistic account based mainly on the Diaries of Lord David Douglas-Hamilton , the author's Uncle.The outcome of the Battle for Malta held the key to success in the Mediterranean, North Africa and the Middle East.13 chpts set in 3 parts.Intro;- by PB [Laddie] Lucas CBE DSO DFC. [ Hitler / Churchill / Operation Hercules / Luftwaffe ]illustrated 30 b/w photo-plates [ brown cloth gilt titles, small ink cross to rear blank end paper rrep, sound binding, discarded stamp to initial blank page fep.; with a further rubber discard... View more info

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MAGNIFICENT MEN AND WOMEN IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES A Pictorial History of Aviation at Shoreham-by Sea

By: EDWARD AND ALICE COLQUHOUN

Price: £12.00

Publisher: SHOREHAM, Privately Published: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 124496

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated Laminate card covers (paperback) 140 x 200 mm approx. landscape format. [iv] + 98 pp. Collection of b/w photos with accompanying text centered on Shoreham and it's aviation associations with excursions into aviation generally almost exclusively Sussex related. Undated - the most recent publication in the bibliography at end is 2014. The copy offered is signed in ink to the half title by Edward Colquhoun with no other name or inscription Near Fine (Covers negligible shelf wear. Contents clean and binding sound). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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HURRICANE

By: EDWARD BISHOP a Director of De Havilland Museum Trust

Price: £7.50

Publisher: SHREWSBURY, AIRLIFE PUBLISHING: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121789

ISBN: 0906393620

Condition: Near Fine


Blue boards with gilt titles to spine. 245 x 190 mm approx. 156 pp. Many unspecified black and white photographic illustrations. Overshadowed by the Spitfire in popular appeal the Hawker Hurricane in fact played a more significant part in the ultimate victory in WWII. The book follows it's conception, design, building and theatres of operation including Norway, the Artic in defence of Russia, Malta, the Western Desert, Iraq, Singapore, Sumatra, Java and Ceylon as well as the vital role as Catfighters or Hurricats in defence of Russia bound convoys involving being catapulted from CAM Ships (Cat... View more info

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ROYAL AIR FORCE WOODVALE The First Fifty Years 1941 - 1991

By: FERGUSON , Aldon P , A Founder Member 1430 [ Formby ] Squadron

Price: £8.95

Publisher: Wargrave , Berks, AIRFIELD Publications: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122520

ISBN: 0951111329

Condition: VG+


Near FINE Large Slim P/b. No inscsp.1st ed. A Temporary RAF STation during the war years [ WW2 ] , protecting Merseyside against German aircraft & U-Boats. current day Woodvale supplies training etc. Profusely illus. b/w plates with maps, plans, squadrons , reconnaissance ariel photo's, airfields , graves, accidents etc. Note on Author.100pp.[ Laminated p/b. real minor edgewear col.rub/loss , no spine fade.Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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