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QUEEN BREEDING FOR AMATEURS

By: ABBOTT, C.P.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Bee Keepers' Association: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10612

Condition: VG


Stapled Paper covered card boards, 48pp. 14 b/w photos. Short treatis on Queen Breeding for Bee Keepers by the then Chair of the Ealing and District Bee Keepers' Association. VG no d/j (Book- Insc and signed by the author : To ---- as a memo on the importance of a drone. With the author's compliments and kind regards, signed and dated Nov 1947. Staples a little rusty, paper tanned, moderate general shelf soiling to covers, 2/6 ,no other previous owner name and binding sound). See our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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DIE SCOTLAND YARD STORY The Scotland Yard Story FACTUAL German Text

By: BARR , Robert

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Germany, Bertelsmann Sachbuchverlag: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2146

Condition: Fine


SIGNED Copy H/b+Jacket FINE/NearFINE.1st ed.239pp illustrated 9 B/w photographic plates. Dedicated & Signed by the Author Robert Barr on the title page " To my dear friend Percy Fearley without whose expert help & advise this book could not have been written " German Text, 17 chpts.Factual account.German Text [book - no other inscsp. tight binding] shiney b/w photo illus Dust Jacket not clipped, no notable defects, no tears or creases. PLS SEE our image. View more info

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UNDER SIEGE

By: COONTS , Stephen , Career Pilot & Holder of the Distinguished Flying Cross

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2638

ISBN: 0002238071

Condition: Fine


FINE H/b in FINE D/j. 1st UK ed.Author's books have mastery of technical detail & psychological depth. Here is a heart-stopping suspense thriller, full of political intrigue, compelling characters and unexpected twists.His " Flight of the Intruder" was made into a major Film. 442pp.240x160mm [ blue cloth gilt titles, book as new] Dust Jacket not clipped, no fade. bright & clean fine. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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BRITISH AIR FORCES 1914 - 18 [ 2 ] Men -at-Arms 351

By: CORMACK , Andrew , Specialist British Army 18th Century & Mem.Council of the Soc.Army Historical Research etc. CORMACK . Peter , FSA

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Osprey Military / Osprey Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121076

ISBN: 1841760021

Condition: Fine


Laminated P/b.1st ed.FINE .Text by A Cormack Specialist British Army 18th Century & Mem.Council of the Soc.Army Historical Research etc: Researched from the collections of the Royal Air Force Museum at Hendon; Britain's National Museum of Aviation. .Colour & b/w illustrated by Artist P Cormack FSA.[ His work appearing in Military illustrated etc] 48pp. No inscsp. [ Osprey Military] colour cover[ RFC Uniforms / History / Service Dress / Tropical Dress / Womens' RAF / Nurses / Flying / goggles / oxygen / electrically heated clothing / etc] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale... View more info

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HAWK-MOTHS OF THE BRITISH ISLES Shire Natural History series

By: EASTERBROOK , Michael , MSc

Price: £2.00

Publisher: RISBOROUGH, SHIRE Publications Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120017

ISBN: 0747803307

Condition: VG


P/b 1st ed.Michael Easterbrook MSc in Applied Entomology , Imperial College, London. - researcher - scientific papers - runs nature Watch Group for children etc. Shire Natural History series. 24pp, Profusely illustrated in Colour & b/w.plates and in line.Intro; Resident , Migrant , studying.[Internal fine , no inscsp.] covers just starting to fox tan]. PLS See our image 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

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WINE WATER AND SONG

By: G.K.CHESTERTON

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN & CO: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122339

Condition: Very Good


Orange Card Wraps with flap folds over Orange card covers and orange end papers. Black titles and decs. 170 x 115 mm approx. First Edition thus. Collection of poems in rhyming verse taken from "The Flying Inn" (1914) with the exception of two poems previously published in "The New Witness". VG (Light general shelf wear and soiling to wraps. Ink gift insc to free end paper and date Christmas 1915. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BUTTERFLIES of the SHEFFIELD AREA Sorby Record Special series No 5

By: GARLAND , Steven P, WHITELEY , Derek , Ed.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: SHEFFIELD, SORBY NATURAL HISTORY Society: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121438

ISBN: 0950039667

Condition: Very Good


Laminate P/b.Internal contents Fine throughout; covers starting to fox tan. INCLUDES a Perspex map overlay slide. S P Garland of The Sheffield City Museum. b/w illustrated in line. [ Entomology] 40pp.tight binding a sound copy with rusting taples.Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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The MOTHS of SHEFFIELD Sorby Record Special series No 1

By: GARLAND , Steven P, WHITELEY , Derek , Ed.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: SHEFFIELD, SORBY NATURAL HISTORY Society: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121436

Condition: Good


Laminate P/b.Internal contents Fine throughout; covers splash markings. S P Garland of The Sheffield City Museum. b/w illustrated in line.Habitat & Distribution Maps & District.[ Entomology]tight binding, clean staples. 48pp.Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. View more info

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THE TAXONOMY , DISTRIBUTION AND HOST PREFERENCES OF AFRICAN PARASITIC WASPS OF THE SUBFAMILY OPHIONINAE

By: GAULD , I D , MITCHELL , P A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Commonwealth Institute of Entomology: 1978

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: 9184

Condition: Fine


FINE P/b. large format. 1st ed. CAB Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux , 287pps , line illustrated , Synopsis , Intro , Historical notes , nomenclatural summary , zoogeography , material , format , terminology , species , biology , subfamily Ophioninae - 11 genus , ackns , refs , index to Hosts & Ophioninae [ book - tight bindings , no inscsp / annotations , no notable defects] 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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PRACTICAL FLY-TYING

By: HENN , T R , CBE [Mil] MA Hon.Litt.D.Hon.LLD

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, A & C BLACK Ltd / Adam & Charles Black: 1966

Seller ID: 119487

ISBN: 0713423633

Condition: VG


H/b Dust Jacket VG/Good.127pp. 1966." a First rate book - he has succeeded - book on tye-flying which avoids being dogmatic - not afraid of mild heresies - thoroughly instructive and Clear" Diagram illustrated in text.Frontis; Shows the hand as a Vice in 3 photographic plates. Foreword ,Interchapter - the Components of a Fly.Postscript, Epilogue.Biblio; 8 chpts [ Recipes / misc/ Patters / mechanics / disasters , salmon / variations on a theme etc] blue cloth gilt titles to book small ink name, tight binding , few marks to foredge.clean throughout] D/j not price clipped, 15s, has been c... 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

RAIL 300 THE WORLD HIGH SPEED TRAIN RACE

By: HUGHES, MURRAY

Price: £5.50

Publisher: NEWTON ABBOTT: DAVID & CHARLES 1988:

Seller ID: 1648


220x140mm approx. Black boards with gilt lettering to spine. 192pp. 32 b/w photos. 9 figs in text. Appendix of noteable speed records at 100mph or more. The story of the quest for higher rail speeds from its beginings to the launch of the world's first regular train services at 300 km/h in 1989. F/VG+ View more info

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SIMPLE RADIO CONTROL Model Planes

By: HUNDLEBY , H G ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Watford, Model Aeronautical Press Ltd / MAP: 1959

Seller ID: 121588

Condition: Good


1959 P/b.94pp.Practical books well illustrated in line & b/w plates.HG Hundleby.Covers both the radio and mechanical side of the equipment necessary and describes in detail a number of practical examples of the application of radio control. colour Code , Socket Daigrams etc.( no inscsp.book throughout clean with tight binding; however end papers are marked] covers show a lot of handling with creasing & col.rub/loss. 5/- . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE JET AGE True Tales of the Air Since 1945

By: JACKSON , ROBERT, [ Retired RAF Volunteer Reserve]

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, ARTHUR BARKER: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11260

ISBN: 0213167786

Condition: VG+


1st. 157pp. R Jackson Retired RAF reserve volunteer - extensively travelled - speaks 5 languages. Staring with the combat in in Korea including history's 1st jet- versus -jet air battles over the Yalu River. [ Aviation war heroes] 13 chpts beginning with The blinded pilot . vg+ no notable defects to red book+gilt lettering, no inscsp.[ illus d/j not clipped, 20mm closed line tear to top/rear - now in clear propriatry protective cover. PLS see our image 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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THE THURBER CARNIVAL Limited Edition

By: JAMES THURBER

Price: £25.00

Publisher: PENNSYLVANIA, THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY: 1978

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 121804

Condition: Fine


Full Brown LEATHER boards with Gilt titles and decs. Five raised bands. 225 x 160 mm approx. Applied head and tail bands, silk marker. All edges of book block gilt. Moire silk made end papers.xxii + 404 pp. Many unspecified cartoon illustrations by the author. Collection of extracts from this celebrated American humourist's pen including The Lady on 142 and other stories, my world and welcome to it, Let your mind alone, The Middle aged man onthe Flying Trapeze, My Life and Hard Times, Fables for our time and Famous Poems Illustrated, The Owl in the Attic, The Seal in the Bedroom and Men, Women... View more info

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FLYING STORIES

By: JOHNS , W E , Captain , " Flight- Lieutenant" & others

Price: £150.00

Publisher: LONDON, JOHN HAMILTON: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4479

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated Paper covered boards. 248pp. All Colour and black & white plates as expected. Contains 4 W.E.Johns stories. VG (no d/j) book - gift insc and date - Christmas 1937 to ffep. An exceptionally clean copy. Negligible wear to extremities. Very slight bump to top front corner.Large H/b Thick format. 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