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Image for Air Aces With Biographical Notes by John Macadam.

Air Aces With Biographical Notes by John Macadam.

By: ANTHONY, GORDON:

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Home & Van Thal Ltd. 1944 1st Edition:

Seller ID: 80186


Hardback, 9.5 x 7 inches. Light blue cloth with gilt to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW edges rubbed, chip to top of spine. In protective sleeve.) Some fading to top and bottom edges of cloth. Some heavy foxing to first few pages else a clean and tight copy. 40pp + 32 B&W photo plates. View more info

Image for Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft. 1943-44. (Issued August 1944). Thirty-Third Year of Issue. Compiled and Edited by Leonard Bridgman.

Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft. 1943-44. (Issued August 1944). Thirty-Third Year of Issue. Compiled and Edited by Leonard Bridgman.

By: BRIDGMAN, LEONARD (ed):

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston and Company Ltd. 1944:

Seller ID: 71595


Size 8.5 x 12.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed title to front. In good condition. Spine slightly faded and bumped at top end with small hole. Small indentations to top edges of boards. Small stamp on front endpaper. Contents page. Else a clean and tight copy. 4 sections, each individually paginated. With b/w photographs and diagrams. In four sections. Part A, The World’s Aeronautical Progress, Historical (Service Aviation); Part B, Historical (Civil Aviation); Part C, All the World’s Aeroplanes; Part D, All the World’s Aero-Engines. ... View more info

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Air Defence of Great Britain.

By: BUSHBY, John R.;

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ian Allen. London. 1973 1st:

Seller ID: 75264


Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. With original pictorial dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (dw rubbing to edges, minor crease to bottom edge.) Inside pages clean and tight throughout. No marks or inscriptions. 207pp. With b&w photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Baltic Skies (With Additional Illustrations by V. J. Sheppard.) Translated by R. Daglish. Designed by A. Livanov.

Baltic Skies (With Additional Illustrations by V. J. Sheppard.) Translated by R. Daglish. Designed by A. Livanov.

By: CHUKOVSKY, Nikolai:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House, ca1953 1st:

Seller ID: 81335


Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. Grey cloth with black and red lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW edges rubbed.) Cloth clean and bright. Neat incription to front endpaper “V. Sheppard,” (covered). 8 hand drawn pen & ink illustrations by V. Sheppard dated 1964-65. Else a very clean and tight copy. 632pp. Illustrated with B&W chapter vignettes. Plus additional hand-drawn ‘pen & ink’ drawings to endpapers, p.72, 371, 483, 518, 559, & 596. (very good, highly detailed.) View more info

Image for The Golden Eagles. Air Heroes of Two World Wars. SIGNED.

The Golden Eagles. Air Heroes of Two World Wars. SIGNED.

By: FIRKINS, Peter;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: St George Books. 1980 1st:

Seller ID: 75520


Approx 9x6 ins. In brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and original glossy dustwrapper. In near fine condition. Minor rubbing to front endpaper. Authors inscription and signature to title page. 242pp. Illustrations of aircraft to front and map to rear endpapers. B&W photos. View more info

Image for War in the Desert. An R.A.F. Frontier Campaign.

War in the Desert. An R.A.F. Frontier Campaign.

By: GLUBB, Lt. SIR JOHN BAGOT:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1960 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 81769


Hardback, approx 9.5 x 6 inches. Black cloth with gilt to spine and front. In illustrated dustwrapper. Plain endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine, has been laminate covered and stuck to inside edges of front boards. Not price clipped.) Cloth clean. No penned inscriptions, endpapers and inside pages all clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 352pp. Illustrated with 8 full-page B&W photo plates and 19 maps. View more info

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Air War Over Korea

By: JACKSON, Robert;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ian Allen, London. 1973 1st:

Seller ID: 75265


Size 6.5 x 9.5 inches. In maroon cloth with silver lettering to spine. With original pictorial dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (dw loose in clear plastic sleeve.) Some light tape marks to endpapers. Inside pages clean and tight throughout. No marks or inscriptions. 175pp. With b&w photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Battle of Britain Dorset. SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

Battle of Britain Dorset. SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Dorset Publishing Company. 1995 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 81388


Size 10 x 7 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped, some minor rubbing to edges). SSigned on title page by author “With the author’s best wishes, Rodney Legg - signed in the pilot’s bar of RAF Warmwell at the Frampton Arms. 1995.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 160pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs, diagrams and maps and plans. The events over Dorset during 1940 with daily reports for the period of the Battle of Britain. The book focuss... View more info

Image for The Eye in The Air A History of Air Observation and Reconnaissance for the Army 1785 - 1945. Signed.

The Eye in The Air A History of Air Observation and Reconnaissance for the Army 1785 - 1945. Signed.

By: MEAD, PETER:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, HMSO, 1983 1st:

Seller ID: 78923


Hardback, 10 x 6 ins. Blue cloth with illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW minor rubbing to edges, small nick at top of spine. NOT clipped.) Inscribed by the Author opposite main title page “Barbara Pasham, from the Author, Jan 1983.” Some minor handling marks else a very clean and tight copy. 274pp. Illustrated with 81 B&W photographs and 12 maps + Maps to endpapers. View more info

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Reward for the Baron.

By: MORTON, Anthony;

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London. n.d. ca1946 1st ed:

Seller ID: 75522


7.5 x 5 inches. In black cloth with red lettering to spine. In original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW in protective sleeve, spine darkened with minor chips to ends/corners.) Inside overall very clean and tight throughout. 218pp. View more info

Image for Pilot; A Tale of High Adventure SIGNED + A.L.S.

Pilot; A Tale of High Adventure SIGNED + A.L.S.

By: PATIENT, Joe:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Leo Cooper 1997 1st:

Seller ID: 80272


Hardback, 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. (DW not price clipped.) Signed by author on front endpaper “To Geoff, with best wishes Joe Patient.” with signed letter loose in front. 248pp. With B&W photo illustrations. View more info

Image for The Dakota A History of the Douglas Dakota in RAF and RCAF Service.

The Dakota A History of the Douglas Dakota in RAF and RCAF Service.

By: PEARCY, Arthur, Jnr.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allen, 1972 1st:

Seller ID: 81481


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Red cloth with white lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW spine slightly faded, some minor handling marks, not price clipped.) Pages all clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 320pp. Illustrated with a B&W diagram and B&W photo plates at rear. View more info

Image for AIRCRAFT CAMOUFLAGE AND MARKINGS 1907-1954. Colour Plates.

AIRCRAFT CAMOUFLAGE AND MARKINGS 1907-1954. Colour Plates.

By: ROBERTSON, Bruce;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Harleyford 1956 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 75075


Large format book in navy blue cloth boards, Size 11 x 8.9 inches. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges, one small nick head of spine. Spine lightly sunned. Small name inscription front endpaper. Inside generally clean & tight. With loose clear plastic cover / dw. 212 pp. Illustrated with photos and numerous coloured profiles. Superbly illustrated with some very attractive colour plates. This book is the first to show how aircraft types and their variants may be distinguished by their markings and it explains their significance. Markings are all indicative: a serial number r... View more info

Image for Pictorial History of the Mediterranean Air War. Volume 1: RAF 1940-43 AND Volume 2: RAF 1943-45. Two Volumes.

Pictorial History of the Mediterranean Air War. Volume 1: RAF 1940-43 AND Volume 2: RAF 1943-45. Two Volumes.

By: SHORES, Christopher F.;

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Ian Allen, London. 1972/73 1st editions:

Seller ID: 75087


Size approx 6 x 9 inches. In red/terracotta wove paper covers with original illustrated dustwrappers. In very good near fine conditions. dustwrappers excellent, each in protective sleeve. Inside pages clean adn tight throughout. Lovely bright copies. Maps to endpapers. 95 & 110pp. 197 & 200+ b&w illustrations. View more info

Image for The World's Great Stealth and Reconnaissance Aircraft.

The World's Great Stealth and Reconnaissance Aircraft.

By: SMITH, W.H.;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oriole Publishing 1991 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77174


Large hardback, blue cloth with gilt to spine in illustrated dustwrapper. 11.5 x 9 inches. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper. 200pp. Profusely illustrated with colour illustrations and photographs. With fold-out four-page illustrations/diagrams. View more info

Image for Spies in the Sky.

Spies in the Sky.

By: TAYLOR, John W.R.: MONDEY, David:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan, 1972 1st ed.:

Seller ID: 78244


Hardback, 9.5 x 6 inches. In blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. In pictorial dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrap.(DW slight fading to spine and slight rubbing to edges.) Minor rubbing to cloth else a very clean and tight copy. 128pp. Illustrated with b&w photographs. View more info

Image for Life's Too Short to Cry The Compelling Memoir of a Battle of Britain Ace.

Life's Too Short to Cry The Compelling Memoir of a Battle of Britain Ace.

By: VIGORS, Tim:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Grub Street, 2006 1st:

Seller ID: 80270


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. In glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper (DW some minor rubbing to edges, not price clipped.) Neat inscription to front endpaper else a very clean and tight copy. 265pp. With B&W photo illustrations. View more info