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Image for THE HAWK The Journal of the Royal Air Force Staff Colleges.

THE HAWK The Journal of the Royal Air Force Staff Colleges.

By: ( JOURNAL )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: (1952):

Seller ID: 55222


Tall 8vo. Soft blue paper covers with coat of arms in silver on front cover. Small tear in spine . Short note written in ink on front cover. Else very good Many photo. ills.; 84 pp./ adverts. 23 pp. View more info

Image for Hindenburg. An Illustrated History. Paintings by Ken Marschall.

Hindenburg. An Illustrated History. Paintings by Ken Marschall.

By: ARCHBOLD, RICK:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1994 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71780


Size 12.0 x 11.25 inches. In black cloth covers with silver to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 229pp. With b/w photographs, diagrams and maps. Colour illustrations, some double page. Chronicles the complete story of the great dirigibles from the pioneering efforts of Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin to the brief career of the Hindenburg`... View more info

Image for Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft 1953-54.

Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft 1953-54.

By: BRIDGMAN, Leonard (ed):

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston and Co. 1953:

Seller ID: 76109


Size 13x8 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Advertisements to front endpapers. Fixed cloth bookmark to contents. In very good condition. No dustwrapper. Minor rubbing ends of spine. Pages clean and tight. A very clean and tight copy. Approx 400pp. index +99pp adverts. With b&w photographs and diagrams. View more info

Image for By Air With an introduction by the Most Hon. The Marquess of Londonderry, Secretary of state for Air. With 88 Illustrations. SIGNED.

By Air With an introduction by the Most Hon. The Marquess of Londonderry, Secretary of state for Air. With 88 Illustrations. SIGNED.

By: BRITTAIN, SIR HARRY:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co., 1933 (1st.ed.):

Seller ID: 79354


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing and handling to cloth. Author’s dedicatory inscription to front endpaper “To Archie Weigall, and Prince of Chairmen, - and just as good a friend - with the Author’s very real regards. Dec. ‘33.” Some darkening to half-title page, mild foxing to pages throughout. Else a very good copy. Illustrated with 88 b&W photo plates.... View more info

Image for The Pilot's Book of Everest. Preface byThe Lord Tweedsmuir, (John Buchan).

The Pilot's Book of Everest. Preface byThe Lord Tweedsmuir, (John Buchan).

By: BUCHAN (preface) / MARQUESS OF DOUGLAS & CLYDESDAL / M’INTYRE, D. F. :

Price: £20.00

Publisher: William Hodge & Co. 1936 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 75521


Tall 8vo. (approx 9x6 ins.) Light blue cloth with gilt to spine and vignette to front. In very good condition. Corners bumped with some minor rubbing and darkening to cloth. Bookplate to fornt endpaper. Inside pages clean and tight throughout. 53 photo. B&W photo plates and folding maps. 207 pp. Members of the Houston-Mount Everest Expedition flew over Everest’s summit on April 3rd., 1933. In this book the Pilots unfold their story of this great achievement as ... View more info

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Airshipwreck.

By: DEIGHTON, LEN / SCHWARTZMAN, ARNOLD:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape. 1978 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 74095


Size 10.5 x 8.5 inches. In black cloth covers with silver to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; handling marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 73pp. With b/w photographs illustrations and maps. The author describes the development of the airship as a mode of transport, its popularity and its demise, including the many airships which crashed. View more info

Image for No Longer An Island. Britain & the Wright Brothers 1902-1909.

No Longer An Island. Britain & the Wright Brothers 1902-1909.

By: GOLLIN, ALFRED:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Heinemann.. 1984 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 62114


Tall 8vo. In grey cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along top edge. Price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 478pp. This massive work of research presents new information and a new analysis of the way in which the British people reacted to the first appearance of machines that could fly successfully in the air. Fear of an air attack of the British Isles occupied the minds o... View more info

Image for The Romance of Ballooning. The Story of the Early Aeronauts.

The Romance of Ballooning. The Story of the Early Aeronauts.

By: JOBE, J.(ed):

Price: £41.00

Publisher: Viking Press. 1971 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71778


Size 10.25 x 12.25 inches. In light orange cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Gilt vignette of ballooon to front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Slightly rubbed and creased along edges. Handling marks. Not price clipped). Inscription to front endpaper blacked out.. Else a very clean and tight copy. 205pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations, maps inc one fold out and colour pictures ti... View more info

Image for Dorset Flight. The Complete History.

Dorset Flight. The Complete History.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company. 2001 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 68452


Size 8.5 x 12.0 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 144pp. With b/w photographs and colour illustrations. The history of flight in Dorset with alphabetical references and photographs. People, places and events. View more info

Image for Pictorial History of BOAC and Imperial Airways

Pictorial History of BOAC and Imperial Airways

By: MUNSON, KENNETH:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allen, 1970 1st:

Seller ID: 79029


Hardback, 9.5 x 6 inches. Blue cloth in illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrap( In protective sleeve.) Else a very clean and tight copy. 96pp + 146 plates (B&W photo illustrations to both sides.) View more info

Image for Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft 1969-70.

Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft 1969-70.

By: TAYLOR, JOHN (ed):

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston and Co. 1969:

Seller ID: 76106


Size 13x8 inches. In blue cloth covers with white lettering to spine and front. Advertisements to front endpapers. In very good condition. No dustwrapper. Some light rubbing to corners and edges. Pages clean and tight. A very clean and tight copy. Approx 800+pp. index +adverts. With b&w photographs and diagrams. View more info

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Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft 1963-64. Fifty-Fourth Year.

By: TAYLOR, JOHN W.R. (ed):

Price: £26.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston and Co. 1963:

Seller ID: 76054


Size 13x8 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Advertisements to front endpapers. In original dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW in protective sleeve, tears to corners, edges rubbed, loss to ends of spine.) Pages clean and tight. A very clean and tight copy. 509pp. xxv index +77pp adverts. With b&w photographs and diagrams. In five parts; Aircraft, Drones, Sailplanes, Air Cushion Vehicles, Guided m... View more info

Image for Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft 1964-65. Fifty-fifth Year.

Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft 1964-65. Fifty-fifth Year.

By: TAYLOR, JOHN W.R. (ed):

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston and Co. 1964:

Seller ID: 76056


Size 13x8 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Advertisements to front endpapers. In original dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW in protective sleeve, tears to corners, loss to spine, edges rubbed.) Pages clean and tight. A very clean and tight copy. 527pp. xxv index +74pp adverts. With b&w photographs and diagrams. In five parts; Aircraft, Drones, Sailplanes, Air Cushion Vehicles, Guided missiles ... View more info

Image for Red Sea Caravan. The Aden Airways Story.

Red Sea Caravan. The Aden Airways Story.

By: WATSON, DACRE:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Air Britain. 2008 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 68485


Size 8.5 x 11.75 inches. In pictorial hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Slightly creased along front fore edge. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 216pp. With b/w and colour photographs and illustrations with maps. The story of Aden Airways from 1947 to 1967. The author tells of the founding of the Airline and the planes and people. View more info

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50 Years of Aviation Art

By: WOOTTON, Frank;

Price: £25.00

Publisher: David & Charles 1992 1st edition:

Seller ID: 76090


Large, oblong, 11.5 x 13 inches. Hardback in blue cloth covers withgilt to spine. In original glossy illustrated dust wrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW faded at spine and along bottom edge.) Else an excellent copy. Full of full-page colour plates. Stunning collection of aircraft paintings by popular aviation artist. View more info