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PERCIVAL AND HUNTING AIRCRAFT
Written by R. John Silvester.
Stock no. 1820214
Published by Nelson And Saunders. 1st 1987. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 204 Pages. ISBN: 0951338609. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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WINGS: COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN PAINTINGS
Written by Charles J. Thompson. Illustrated by Charles J. Thompson.
Stock no. 1820204
Published by Pan Books. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Over 50 of the artist's paintings that vividly bring to life this fascinating period of aviation history. Oblong format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0330315137.

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CLASSIC FIGHTERS AND BOMBERS OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Peter G. Cooksley; et al.
Stock no. 1820142
Published by Aerodata International. 1st thus 1981. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book brings together the first twelve titles in Vintage Aviation Publications' widely acclaimed Aerodata International series of aircraft monographs. Large format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 090546916X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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THE HAMLYN CONCISE GUIDE TO BRITISH AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II
Written by David Mondey.
Stock no. 1820129
Published by Chancellor Press. 1995. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An illustrated guide to British warplanes of World War II: 113 major aircraft; 86 diagrams; 204 colour drawings; 126 Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1851526684. Foxing to text block. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper has a light crease to inside front flap.

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NATO TIGERS: FIFTY YEARS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820087
Published by Nato Tiger Association. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Some surprising revelations of how the NATO Tiger Association got started through never-before-compiled histories of each of the annual Tiger Meets and some of their famous mini-meets. Updated profiles of all tiger squadrons; stories from crew members who were there; reminiscences of the founding leaders and Tiger Generals. Large format. Matt black boards, yellow and white titles. Colour photos throughout. Rear board scuffed. Contents fine.

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F-117 NIGHTHAWK
Written by Paul F. Crickmore; Alison J. Crickmore.
Stock no. 1820085
Published by Mbi Publishing. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The complete story of this remarkable aircraft. From secret origins in the classified Have Blue and Senior Trend programs, to the technical marvels it uses to mask its radar signature, to its combat performance in Panama and Desert Storm. Blue boards, white title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0760305854. SIGNED by both authors and pilot with personal dedication. Horizontal edges of boards rubbed. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little a little grubby and has a small nick to top rear edge of spine.

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ACC BOMBER TRIAD: THE B-52S, B-1 S AND B-2S OF AIR COMBAT COMMAND
Written by Don Logan.
Stock no. 1820081
Published by Schiffer Military History. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A roll call of ACC's bombers with photographs and history of all 208 bombers since joining ACC in June 1992. Beige cloth boards, black title to spine and vignette to front of Air Combat Command crest. Marbled endpapers. Colour photos. ISBN: 0764306804. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.

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THE SECRET YEARS: FLIGHT TESTING AT BOSCOMBE DOWN 1939-1945
Written by Tim Mason.
Stock no. 1820075
Published by Hikoki Publications. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The story of the highly-classified work of the A&AEE (Aeroplane & Armament Experimental Establishment) as Boscombe Down and the intense, ever-expanding business of testing aircraft and their varied armaments in wartime. Large format. B/w photos. Colour illustrations. 320 pages. ISBN: 0951989995. Lengthy inscription in ink to front endpaper. Light browning to text block. Price-cut dustwrapper is scuffed.

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DAMBUSTERS IN FOCUS
Written by Mark Postlethwaite; Jim Shortland.
Stock no. 1820038
Published by Red Kite. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. A Photographic Album of 617 'Dambuster' Squadron at War 1943 - 1945. ISBN: 9780954620189. SIGNED by Geroge (Johnny) Johnson; member of 617 Squadron to title page. Scuffing to rear cover.

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THE KING'S THUNDERBOLTS: NO 44 (RHODESIA) SQUADRON ROYAL AIR FORCE
Written by Alan White.
Stock no. 1820037
Published by Tucann. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

An Operational Record and Roll of Honour 1917-1982. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781873257852. SIGNED by a couple of members of the Squadron including loosely inserted signed compliment slip and signed postcard.

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UNITED STATES NAVY AND MARINE CORPS FIGHTERS 1918-1962
Written by Paul R. Matt; Bruce Robertson; et al. Illustrated by W.F. Hepworth; et al..
Stock no. 1820034
Published by Harleyford Publications Limited; Aero Publishers. 1st UK 1962. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. 248 pages. Light rubbing to board corners. Light browning to text block and page margins. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with some loss, grubby and marked to rear panel.

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SPITFIRE
Written by Bill Sweetman. Illustrated by Rikyu Watanabe.
Stock no. 1819983
Published by Jane's Publishing Company. 1st 1980. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and colour illustrations, including fold-outs. ISBN: 0710600356. Light fading to spine. Text block lightly browned.

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