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The Champagne Campaign The Spectacular Airborne Invasion That Turned the Tide of Battle in France in 1944

By: Adleman, Robert H. & Colonel George Walton

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Leslie Frewin: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110688


Green boards that have No titling or publisher's details. (? ) Odd but as the Map endpapers are securely in place and bright and clean, it doesn't look rebound. (? ) . The Pictorial Dustjacket is not price-clipped. Otherwise No Inscriptions or Marks. (xiv) + 298 pp. Illustrated with b/w photos and map endpapers. Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index. Overall, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. " This gives a remarkable account of the highly succ... View more info

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GIANT PRESSOUT and BUILD CONCORDE Build Yourself an 86 Cm Model of Concorde. NO Glue Required. Press out and Build.

By: Alcraft Rob

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk,, Top That! Publishing PLC: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 114435


HUGE BOOK - Pictorial stiff card covers - some very light edgewear, and a bottom corner crease only, to the covers from storage, but Unused, Uncut. Internally FINE. A completely intact press-out model of CONCORDE. Model & Instructions by Custard Fish. Ready to assemble, no glue or scissors needed. FIRST EDITION, FIRST Impression with the correct Printer's Key - 0 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1. 32 pp = The first 8 pages text = Details about / History of Concorde, and with full colour... View more info

The Wonder Book of Aircraft

By: Anon

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock and Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 106658


no date (c 1952-1953) An entirely new edition. This series produced various editions providing a fascinating glimpse of historic aircraft. NOT PRICE CLIPPED, some chips with loss, red cloth spine with black titling, colour illustrated paper covered boards, corners and head/tail of spine bumped, illustrated endpapers. A near fine copy protected by a good+ dustwrap. Illustrated with 8 full page colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations (300) Very good, c... View more info

Victory in the Air The Winning Years. a 50th Anniversary Souvenir

By: Baker, David

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, IPC Magazines Limited: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110467


Glossy illustrated card covers. No dustjacket as issued. A slight crease line to the rear cover o/w an Excellent copy. No Inscriptions or Marks. 114pp. Illustrated in b/w and colour with b/w maps and plans. Chronology. A 50th Anniversary Souvenir. This is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. " This is the story of the RAF, the Fleet Air Arm and the British Commonwealth air forces in the winning years of the Second World War. Above all else, it is... View more info

Modell Magazin, War Album (Volume 3) Rare Naval, Military, and Aviation Photographs for Modellers and Enthusiasts, from the Files of ' Model Magazin' of Germany

By: Birkholz, Heinz

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Herts., Model & Allied Publications: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110511


Matt pictorial card covers with black and blue titling to the spine. No dustjacket as issued. The covers have some very minor smudging to the back which is hardly noticeable and some light foxing on the front near the spine. Otherwise No Inscriptions or Marks. 95pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w. The text is written in both German and English. This is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Fine' copy. "This facinating pictorial album represents a fine collection... View more info

The Debt We Owe . The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, 1919-1969 (A Signed 'Association' Copy)

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111028


Signed Presentation Copy by Air Marshal Sir William Coles, (signed '......... Bill Coles') who took over as controller of the RAF Benevolent Fund in 1968. Blue boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's lettered dustjacket which is not price-clipped but does have some curling/ light edge-wear to the extremities. There are light foxing (brown) spots to the top page fore-edge, Otherwise there are NO other Inscriptions or Marks. (xii) +... View more info

Airman at the Helm A Wartime look at a Special Branch of Air-Sea Rescue. Eric Blackman's story of Training and Action that spilled over into Deep Sea Yachting.

By: Blackman, Eric

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hampshire, UK, Kenneth Mason: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110088


Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. The book has a very slight 'lean' due to storage, and the very top and bottom edges have a thin line of fading but overall are VG. In the Original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is NOT price clipped. The page fore-edges are VERY slightly foxed. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 116 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Overall, apart from the minor faults mentioned above, this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Nea... View more info

Knights of the Air

By: Bowen, Ezra

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Virginia, Time-Life Books: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition USA; First Printing

Seller ID: 110566


Dark Blue boards with a 'paste on' illustration to the front cover and bright silver gilt titling to both the spine and front cover. No Dustjacket. There is some minor rubbing around the edges of the boards. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other marks. 192pp. Illustrated in b/w and colour. Appendix; Acknowledgments; Bibliography; Picture credits; Index. Apart from the minor rubbing, as mentioned above, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near 'As New' copy. &... View more info

Aircraft of the Royal Air Force in Service Since 1918 . Paintings by Michael Turner P GAvA

By: Boyer, Chaz; Michael Turner

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Gloucester, Air Tattoo Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111571


Laminated pictorial card covers. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There are very light smudge/scratch marks to the card covers - negligible - otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 212 pp. Illustrated with b/w and colour drawings by Michael Turner P GAvA. Overall, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, 'Fine' copy. "Aeroplanes come closer to being alive than any other machines. In this collection Michael Turner has ensured the immortality ... View more info

Carrier Operations in World War II Volume 1. The Royal Navy

By: Brown, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109938


Dark Blue boards with bright silver-gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. A little very light, fairly negligible, shelfwear to the d/j and the dustjacket is Not price-clipped. The page fore-edges are slightly browned/foxed. No Inscriptions or Marks. 192 pp. Illustrated in b/w; 14 Appendices; Abbreviations. Index. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near Fine copy. " Volume 1 of a Two volume work by the Royal Navy's... View more info

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FLIGHT. The Aircraft Engineer and Airships. Official Organ of the Royal Aero Club (5 Magazines - 5 Issues COMPLETE for the Month DECEMBER 1938) First Aero Weekly in the World

By: C. M. Poulsen (editor) and Various

Price: £49.00

Publisher: London, Flight Publishing Company, Limited: 1938

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114325


5 issues - The Complete Month for December 1938. Numbers 1562-1566. Various thicknesses, some much slimmer than the 'Special' numbers. Filled with masses of illustrated and unillustrated Aero related adverts of the period including = Imperial Airways; Rolls Royce Aero Engines; Carbodies; Northern Aircraft & Engineering products; Avro; Short Bros; The Albatross 210mph Transcontinental Liner; Reynolds Tube Co Ltd; SLG Sparking Plugs; Uniforms for RAF Officers; Callender Ai... View more info

The Last Dogfight

By: Caidin, Martin

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicholson: 1974

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: 109918


Sky Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price clipped but there is some negligible edgewear to the top edge. The page fore-edges are VERY slightly browned/foxed but mainly to the top edge. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 281 pp. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near Fine copy. " Captain Mitch Ross is an enigma to his men. An ace fighter pilot with fourteen kills to his c... View more info

The Zeppelin The History of German Airships from 1900 to 1937

By: Chant, Christopher

Price: £12.50

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2000

Edition: 1st US Edition (Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition)

Seller ID: 109899


In the original publisher's Fine glossy pictorial laminated boards. In the original publisher's identical pictorial dustjacket - with a Barnes and Noble small circular sticker on it stating "Barnes and Noble Exclusive Edition" and giving the original price in dollars. Dustjacket is Not price-clipped and is Fine barring a little scuffing on the tips of the corners. No Inscriptions or Marks. 112 pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w. Appendix; Index. "Charting the ... View more info

P-38 Lightning At War

By: Christy, Joe & Ethell, Jeff

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110471


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. The back-cover has a small white mark. Otherwise, No other Inscriptions or Marks. 143pp. Illustrated in b/w and colour with b/w plans. Apart from the small white marks, as noted above, this is an Excellent, Clean, Tight and Bright 'AS NEW' copy. " This account tells the story of the unique and innovative aeroplane "The P-38 Ligh... View more info

Survival in the Sky

By: Coombs, Charles

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Limited: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition UK

Seller ID: 111165


Dark blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket has edge-wear and chipping to the extremities. The page fore-edges have foxing (brown) spots, the paper is cream and the front endpaper is sunned. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 124 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Index. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Very Clean, Tight and Brig... View more info

Fighter A History of Fighter Aircraft

By: Cooper, Bryan & John Batchelor

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110569


Black boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. Dustjacket is not price-clipped. The covers have a couple of small marks, old thin lines of sellotape glue only, (these may be able to be removed? ). The top page-edge has some light foxing. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other marks. 156pp. Illustrated in b/w and colour with some b/w plans of aircraft. Bibliography; Index. Apart from the minor glue marks, etc, as mentioned above, This is an Excellent, Very Clean, ... View more info

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The Pacific War 1941-1945

By: Costello, John

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1981

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 110841


Quarter bound with a black cloth spine and light blue paper covered boards. Bright silver-gilt titling to the spine. The spine is slightly concave due to the extreme thickness of the book (circa 2 and a half inches) and has a sliver of fading to the very edges of the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is very slightly faded to the spine, but is not price-clipped. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and ... View more info

With the First in the Field

By: Cowton, Albert E.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Norwich, Mrs A. E. Cowton: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109773


In pale (faded? ) blue cloth boards with Gilt title to spine. Gilt aeroplane motif on front cover. A previous owner has coloured in parts of the boards to try to match the colour where it has been faded/sunned/marked. Spine and boards sound and look OK, but discoloured and the covers are marked. Head/tail of spine bumped. The book is now protected in a clear book plastic cover, and looks quite good. Light blue endpapers with the edges 'browned'. All Page fore edges brown... View more info

The Decline and Fall of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan A Pictorial History of the Final Days of World War II

By: Dollinger, Hans

Price: £7.50

Publisher: New York, Gramercy Books: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 110788


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket which is not price clipped. There is a former owner's small b/w name and address sticker on the top corner of the front free endpaper, otherwise there are no Inscriptions or other Marks. (xii) + 432 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs, maps and plans. Index; Sources quoted in the text; Photographs and documents reproduced in this book; Selected Bibliography. Translated fro... View more info

The Luftwaffe Album Fighters and Bombers of the German Air Force, 1933-1945

By: Dressel, Joachim & Manfred Griehl (Translated by M. J. Shields)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Brockhampton Press (Part of the Hodder Headline Group): 1999

Edition: 1st Thus (Omnibus Edition)

Seller ID: 110572


In the original publisher's glossy pictorial card covers. No dustjacket, presumably as issued. The covers have a few small light creases and a few smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light - all fairly negligible. The whole book has a slight 'lean', but not affecting condition or text. Clean white page fore-edges. No Inscriptions or Marks. 356 pp but paginated as the original 2 books = 164 pp + 192 pp. Numerous B/W illustrations throughout. This 'Omni... View more info