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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

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 , No inscsp , small crease line to rear all else fine as new. Biblio , Gloss , Appendices , illust. b/w plates. [ RAF and FAA Squadrons / WW2 / USAAF / Luftwaffe / German ranks / Portsmouth / Middle Wallop / Gosport / Farnham / Andover etc . ] cover colours are darker & Spine is pale blue not white. 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

ISBN: 0906520797

Condition: Near Fine


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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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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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

ISBN: 0816883556

Condition: Very Good


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. The copy offered for sale is signed and dated by Sir Frank Whittle to the front end paper on the occasion of a dinner held in h... 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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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

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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

Condition: Very Good


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 erased price to base of inner D/j flap.light edgewear, handling, markings & tan. No loss, no tear-lines or crease.Please see our i... 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