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ANDRIEUX, COLONEL JACQUES: Le Ciel et L'Enfer - France Libre 1940-1945. Inscribed.

Item No. 16783

Paris: Presses de la Cite, 1965. First edition. Inscribed, signed & dated by the author on dedication page. Photographic illustrations. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 251-pages. Original pale yellow cloth; excellent in good unclipped dust jacket which does however have a tear at the headband (no loss).

£15.00

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BAU, P. LO: A History of British Airways Helicopters and its Predecessors since 1947.

Item No. 14978

Tonbridge: Air-Britain, 1985. First edition. Illustrations. Folio, (11 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches), 56-pages. Softback. Original blue pictorial glazed wrappers. Upper fore-corner bumped else very good.

£22.00

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BURGE, SQUADRON LEADER C.G. [Editor]: The Air Annual of the British Empire, 1929. (Tenth Year of Publication).

London: Gale & Polden, 1939. First edition. Numerous illustrations in the text. Large 8vo (10 x 6 1/2 inches), 480-pages plus advertisements. Original blue cloth. Headbands bruised, extremities rubbed, repaired tear to backstrip otherwise very sound.

£50.00

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CHAMIER, J.A: The Birth of the Royal Air Force. The Early History and Experiences of the Flying Services.

London: Pitman, 1943. First edition. Plates, maps. 8vo (10 x 6 1/4 inches), 199-pages, original blue cloth. Headbands a little bruised, corners bumped. Short corner crease to prelims. Some dust marking to the binding. Contemporary inscription on front free endpaper.

£18.00

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COBHAM, SIR ALAN: Twenty Thousand Miles in a Flying Boat. My Flight Round Africa.

London: Harrap, 1931. First reprint. Plates, folding map. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches), 250-pages. Original blue cloth; heaband bruised, some rubbing, generally very sound. School prize label on front free-endpaper and arms in gilt on upper cover.

£10.00

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DEEDMAN, SID: Ringwood Papers No. 5. R.A.F. Ibsley 1941-1947. Part 2. The Operations of a Wartime Airfield.

Ringwood, Hants: A. E. Baker, 1997. First edition. Plates. 8vo, pp.68, softcover; a very good copy.

£16.00

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DONNE, MICHAEL (Editor): The Society of British Aerospace Companies. A Lifetime of Aviation 1916-1986.

Item No. 16699

Item No. 16699

Item No. 16699

London: The Society of British Aerospace Companies & Ducimus Books, 1986. Limited numbered edition. Profusely illustrated with coloured plates after paintings by Michael Turner, Frank Wooton, Terence Cuneo, David Shepherd & others. Oblong folio (12 x 8 3/4 inches), 140-pages, original blue cloth, top edge gilt; excellent in very good, very slightly edge worn dust jacket in the original very good slipcase.

£20.00

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EVES, EDWARD: The Schneider Trophy Story.

Item No. 14100

Shrewsbury: Airlife, 2001. First edition. Profusely illustrated. 4to (11 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches), 253-pages. Original cloth; fine in like dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable plastic sleeve.

£50.00

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FRANCILLON, RENE J: McDonnell Douglas Aircraft since 1920.

Item No. 14766

London: Putnam, 1979. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 721-pages. Original cloth; good in good dustwrapper which has sunning to the spine and some light curling at headbands.

£28.00

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GREY, C.G. (Editor): The Aeroplane. Vol. III [ 3 ], Nos. 1 - 26, July to December 1912.

Item No. 16948

London: The Aeroplane and General Publishing Company, 1912. 26 issues. Illustrations and illustrated advertisements throughout. 4to (10 3/4 x 81/2 inches), 648-pages, contemporary red binder's cloth.

£90.00

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GWILT, C.F: Memories of Royal Air Force Bridgnorth, Shropshire. Signed.

Item No. 16786

Bridgnorth: C.F. Gwilt, 1998. First edition. Photographic illustrations, double-page plan. 8vo (8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 28-pages. Softback. Original pictorial wrappers. Fine. With inscribed and signed compliments slip from the author loosely inserted.

£10.00

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HIRSCH, ROBERT S: Schneider Trophy Racers. History of the Schneider Trophy International Speed Contests 1913 - 1931.

Item No. 14091

Osceola, WI: Motorbooks International, 1992. First edition. Profusely illustrated. 4to (10 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches), 192-pages. Original cloth, fine in like dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable plastic sleeve.

£45.00

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HUBBARD, T. O'B; LEDEBOER, J.H; and TURNER, C.C: The Aeroplane, an Elementary Text-Book of the Principles of Dynamic Flight.

London: Longmans, 1911. First edition. Plates and diagrams. 8vo, pp. x:127, original red cloth, no dustwrapper; binding unevenly faded, some light foxing. With prospectus for W. E. Dommett's "Aeroplanes and Airships" 1915 loosely inserted.

£18.00

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HYDE, H. MONTGOMERY: British Air Policy Between the Wars 1918-1939.

London: Heinemann, 1976. First edition. Plates. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 539-pages. Original black cloth; very slightly rubbed at joints else very good. Signature on front free endpaper. Cut panels of dust jacket loosely inserted at end.

£60.00

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JAMES, DEREK N: Schneider Trophy Aircraft 1913 - 1931.

Item No. 14759

London: Putnam, 1981. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 305-pages. Original cloth; very good in very good dustwrapper which does however have fading to the spine.

£45.00

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LAKER AIRWAYS: When your flight is over you can still fly Laker. Build this souvenir model of a Laker Airways DC10 to fly or display.

Item No. 14344

Laker Airways, circa 1976. A folded card with push-out components to make the "Skytrain" aircraft; unused; excellent. 12 x 8 1/2 inches folded.

£10.00

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LEWIS, PETER: British Racing and Record-Breaking Aircraft.

Item No. 14757

London: Putnam, 1971. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 496-pages. Original cloth; very slight foxing to prelims. else very good in slightly edge rubbed very good dustwrapper which has slight fading to the spine.

£38.00

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McCUE, PAUL M: Dunsfold. Surrey's Most Secret Airfield 1942-1992. Inscribed.

Item No. 16780

New Malden: Air Research Publications, 1992. First edition. Inscribed and signed by author on title: ".... With happy memories of comradeship at Dunsfold and in memory of fallen comrades...."

Illustrations. 8vo (8 x 5 1/2 inches), 297-pages. Softback. Original glazed pictorial wrappers; good.

£21.00

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MASON, FRANCIS K: The Hawker Typhoon and Tempest.

Item No. 16790

Bourne End: Aston Publications, 1988. First edition. Photographic illustrations. 4to (11 x 8 inches), 240-pages. Original vinyl; fine in a very good dust jacket which does however have fading to the backstrip and bruised headband.

£28.00

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MILLER, R.E: A Bridge Yesterday. The Story of Royal Air Force Gatow in Berlin. Inscribed.

Item No. 16784

Designed & printed by No 2 Gp PRU, 1994. First edition.Inscribed and signed by the author on title and with signed compliments slip stapled to title. Photographic illustrations. Softback. Folio (11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches), 48-pages. Original coloured pictorial wrappers, sticker (?) removed from upper wrapper causing a patch of loss of surface, else good.

£25.00

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NESBITT-DUFORT, WING COMMANDER JOHN: Black Lysander.

Item No. 14984

London: Jarrolds, 1973. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 184-pages. Original cloth; very good indeed in like dustwrapper.

£40.00

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OPDYCKE, LEONARD E: French Aeroplanes before the Great War.

Item No. 14089

Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1999. First edition. Profusely illustrated. 4to (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches), 288-pages. Original cloth, fine in like dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable plastic sleeve. Extremely heavy, extra postage charges will be requested.

£50.00

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PUGH, STEVENSON: The Bleriot Anniversary Race Organized by the Daily Mail, London, July 13-23, 1959.

Item No. 16781

London: Daily Mail, 1959. Photographic illustrations. Small 4to (9 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches), 80-pages. Original cloth; very good in very good slightly edge creased unclipped dust jacket.

£10.00

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RAMSEY, WINSTON G. (Editor): The Battle of Britain Then and Now.

Item No. 15001

London: Battle of Britain International, 1982. First revised edition. Profusely illustrated. Folio (12 x 8 1/2 inches), 816-pages. Original cloth; very good in good dustwrapper which has creasing at headband. Very heavy, extra postage will be requested.

£20.00

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SILVESTER, JOHN: Percival & Hunting Aircraft.

Item No. 13995

Luton: R. J. Sylvester, 1987. First edition. Illustrations. 8vo (10 x 7 1/2 inches), 204-pages. Original cloth; very good in like dustwrapper.

£25.00

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STROUD, JOHN: Annals of British and Commonwealth Air Transport 1919 - 1960.

Item No. 14755

London: Putnam, 1962. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 675-pages. Original cloth; some fading at head of spine where dustwrapper incomplete else good, the wrapper edge chipped, edge creased

£42.00

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SWEETING DFC, DENIS: Wings of Chance. Inscribed.

Singapore: Asian Business Press, 1990. First edition. Inscribed, signed & dated by the author on title. Photographic illustrations. 8vo (8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 166-pages, original coloured pictorial laminated boards; very good.

£30.00

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TAPPER, OLIVER: Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft since 1913.

Item No. 14771

London: Putnam, 1973. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 390-pages. Original cloth; a little light foxing to prelims. else very good in good price-clipped dustwrapper.

£35.00

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TAYLOR, MICHAEL J.H. [Editor]: Jane's Aviation Review 1983-84. Third Year of Issue.

London: Jane's Publishing, 1983. First edition. Black & white photographic illustrations. 4to, pp.176, original glazed boards; spine slightly faded and with a small puncture to rear cover at spine edge; page-edges spotted; faint spotted marks to half-title; slight warp to binding.

£10.00

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THOMAS, CHRIS & SHORES, CHRISTOPHER: The Typhoon & Tempest Story. Inscribed.

Item No. 16785

London: Arms & Armour Press, 1988. First edition. Signed, dated, and inscribed, "Ken many thanks for your help" by Chris Thomas. Ken identified in ink in one of the group photographs. Photographic illustrations throughout. 4to (11 x 9 inches), 224-pages. Original blue cloth; good in edge creased dust-jacket. Remains of name & address sticker on front free endpaper.

£48.00

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WEBSTER, C. & FRANKLAND, N: The Stragtegic Air Offensive against Germany 1939-1945. 4 volumes (complete). In the History of the Second World War, United Kingdom Military Series.

Item No. 15983

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1961. First editions. Plates, folding maps. 4 volumes 8vo (10 x 6 1/2 inches), pages: 522; 322; 332; & 530. Original green cloth with black/gilt lettering pieces. Good, no dust jackets. Signature on front free endpapers. Heavy, extra overseas postage will be requested.

£160.00

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WOOTON, FRANK: Frank Wooton 50 Years of Aviation Art.

Item No. 15871

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1992. First edition. Coloured plates. Oblong 4to (13 x 11 1/2 inches), 96-pages. Original cloth; excellent in like dust jacket.

£20.00

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WYNN, KENNETH G: Men of the Battle of Britain. A Who was Who of the Pilots and Aircrew, British, Commonwealth and Allied who flew with Royal Air Force Fighter Command July 10 to October 31, 1940.

Item No. 17030

Norwich: Gliddon Books, 1989. First edition. Profusely illustrated with portraits throughout. 4to (11 x 8 1/2 inches), 470-pages. Original cloth. Excellent in good dust jacket which has fading to the backstrip. Upper inner hinge pulled. With, loosely inserted, various ephemera, newscuttings and letters. The letters addressed to the Squadron Leader former owner of this volume, one from Paddy Barthropp "...at least you have the satisfaction that you saved your country in time of need & as things have turned out what a bloody waste of time & effort that was..."

£40.00

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