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

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


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 actua... View more info

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RECOGNITION JOURNAL 1952 , January/February , Vol 7, No 1 , Joint Services

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

Price: £3.00

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

Edition: Ist Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120284


Larger Slim P/b.nos.pages.3 - 23. Front Cover DH 110. Produced monthly by the Air Ministry.[ HMS Eagle/ silhouettes / Lockhead / new naval fighters / Russian cruisers etc] Magazine complete & clean ,tight binding, no inscsp.no annotaion, clean staples , m. colour fade- dusting , small tear to base corner.[ internal VG] Please see our actual image of the magazine offered for sale. View more info

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

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


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


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: 0

Seller ID: 118095


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 edgwea... 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: £3.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120778


Stapled 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] rusty staples but bindings good ,No inscsp. clean throughout, small base front tear-line. [ external some creases & small light stain bottom area front cover.Please see our actual image, NB. Camera flsh has lightened. View more info

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NORTH TO THE ORIENT

By: ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH

Price: £15.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1938

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 122926


Cerise and White card covers (sewn paperback).180 x 110 mm approx. 216pp + 8 of adverts. First published in 1935 the copy offered by us is a first printing of the Penguin Paperback edition 1938 being No 161 and being a record of the flight by Colonel Lindbergh and his wife (as radio operator) from New York to Nankin in 1931.VG/Poor+ (Book- covers - no notable shelf wear or soiling . Paper of book block quite tanned. No previous owner name or insc. Binding sound. Dust Ja... View more info

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THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN, THE FEW

By: ARTHUR BRYANT & EDWARD SHANKS

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, THE DAILY SKETCH: 1948

Seller ID: 122598


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 Me... View more info

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

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


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


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

Image for I SPY AIRCRAFT  no 15

I SPY AIRCRAFT no 15

By: BIG CHIEF I SPY

Price: £1.00

Publisher: London, NEWS CHRONICLE: 1955

Seller ID: 118669


Poor+ small P/b.Early rep.1950's.Red Arrow plane to front.48pp.The News Chronicle I Spy series no 15 , 6d, paper med fox browned ,70 headings - 4 ink entries , tight staples tight binding, boys / girls - teaching learning is also fun - observation , covers show rust mark lines around border to rear, some stain marks , general grubby - or weary in appearance. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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BATTLE OVER SUSSEX 1940

By: BURGESS , Pat , SAUNDERS , Andy ,

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Midhurst, Middleton Press / MP: 1995

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 119979


H/b FINE as new.no inscsp.1995 MP.Sky-blue Laminated.Boundary Map. 93 Headings . Photographic History with text. 4 further Area Maps of Chichester, Brighton, Eastbourne & Wadehurst. Table of Aircraft down in Sussex. set out a-z order from Arundel / Battle - to - Uckfield / Worthing. light fading. Please see our image of the actual 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


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 / Nur... View more info

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

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


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 co... View more info

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SEVEN DECADES OF PROGRESS A HERITAGE OF AIRCRAFT TURBINE TECHNOLOGY

By: DALQUEST, L.A. FALK, R.E. HASKELL, R.W. ETC( EDITORS)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: FALLBROOK CALIFORNIA, AERO PUBLISHERS FOR GENERAL ELECTRIC: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: SIGNED BY SUBJECT

Seller ID: 118420


SIGNED Copy in Slip-Case.Black rexine leather effect cloth with white titles to spine and silver to front board in slip case with dust jacket. 295x235mm approx. Account of progress in powered flight since 1903 with particular emphasis on the contribution made by General Electric in aircraft turbine technology, research for the writing of which led to the establishment of an archive in conjunction with the General Electric Jet Engine Museum at the Evendale, Ohio Plant. Th... 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


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... 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


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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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT

By: GREEN , WILLIAM , Punnet , Dennis

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, FREDERICK WARNE: 1979

Seller ID: 5359


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 . PLS See our image View more info

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WINGED VICTORY The Story of AMY JOHNSON

By: GREY , Elizabeth ,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Constable Young Books Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120917


h/b+D/j VG/VG.1st ed.Famous Solo Female Pilot Amy Johnson biography by biographer E Grey.Set in 2 parts;- The Steep Ascent & The Far Horizon. May 1930 27 yr old Amy set off in her Tiger Moth Bi-plane, in an open cockpit. Nineteen and a half days later she was in Australia, During the 30's she went on to beak record after record... [ black cloth gilt titles No inscsp. tight binding, fox tan 1st few pages & foredge] illus Dust Jacket not price clipped, 15 s, & slighter era... View more info

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SPITFIRE INTO BATTLE

By: GROUP CAPTAIN W.G.G.DUNCAN-SMITH DSO DFC RAF [Ret]

Price: £10.00

Publisher: LONDON, JOHN MURRAY: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121865


Red Boards with gilt titles to spine, 225 x 145 mm approx. Illustrated end papers, [xvi] + 236pp. Portrait frontis + 35 b/w photos + 2 maps as called for. The fighting memoirs of a great Spitfire leader who flew ahead of his pilots into battle over England,France, Malta, Sicily and Italy through 4 years of war and made significant contribution to improving tactics in aerial operations. Near Fine/VG (Book- no previous owner name or insc. No notable faults. Dust Jacket- l... View more info