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WIND, SAND AND STARS
Written by Antoine De Saint-Exupery; Cecil Lewis. Illustrated by Linda Kitson.
Stock no. 2138367
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

Striking blue, black and silver decorated cloth. B/w illustrations. The author's experiences as a pilot in the first world war. Introduced by Cecil Lewis. Top edge blue. Spine is a little browned. Slip case is better than very good - but has scuff marks along bottom edge.

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SIGH FOR A MERLIN TESTING THE SPITFIRE
Written by Alex Henshaw.
Stock no. 2137794
Published by Crecy Publishing Limited. 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of a chief test pilot during the second world war. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780947554835. Light wear to corners.

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75 YEARS OF "BRISTOL" AEROSPACE
Written by Duncan Greenman; John Heaven; Chris Powell.
Stock no. 1823604
Published by The Royal Aeronautical Society. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

The British and Colonial Aeroplane Company Limited; The Bristol Aeroplane Company Limited. White pictorial cardwrap booklet with staple binding. B/w photos and illustrations. 48 pages. Covers a little grubby and lightly browned. Contents slightly browned.

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AIRBORNE ENGINEERS
Written by Fred Gray.
Stock no. 2137715
Published by Gray & Hooper. 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. A History of 9 Independent Airborne/ Parachute Squadron RE 1948-1984. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780957442900. A few light marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE STIRLING FILE
Written by Bryce B. Gomersall.
Stock no. 2137701
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851300723. Browning/fading to spine and front cover. some light corner creasing. Foxing - mostly to outer page edges.

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BATTLE OVER BRITAIN
Written by Francis K. Mason. Illustrated by Michael Roffe.
Stock no. 1823581
Published by Aston Publications. 1st thus 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A history of the German air assaults on Great Britain, 1917-18 and July-December 1940, and of the development of Britain's air defences between the World Wars. This book lists every known loss and attempts to match each loss with the claimant. 539 pages. B/w photos. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0946627150. Top & tail of spine shelf-rubbed. Text block a little grubby and has minor foxing to top. Otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn and faded to spine.

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LUFTWAFFE SECRET PROJECTS GROUND ATTACK & SPECIAL PURPOSE AIRCRAFT
Written by Dieter Herwig.
Stock no. 1322802
Published by Midland Publishing. 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The third volume in the series. Large format. Grey boards, silver title to spine. Colour illustrations. B/w diagrams. B/w photos. ISBN: 1857801504. 2nd impression. Spine and corners slightly rubbed. Dustwrapper is just a little creased at edges and a tiny bit marked.

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MIGHTY EIGHTH WAR DIARY
Written by Roger A. Freeman.
Stock no. 1823575
Published by Jane's Publishing Company. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. The book covers more than a thousand operations in which the Eighth Air Force Units participated between June 1942 and May 1945. Numbers of aircraft despatched, units involved, bomb tonnages, claims and losses plus a wealth of other detail are included for each mission. ISBN: 0710600380. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Text block and endpapers slightly grubby. Name & address in ink to front endpaper. Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at front vertical spine edge and lightly creased.

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ME 262 VOLUME ONE
Written by J. Richard Smith; E.J. Creek; et al.
Stock no. 2137318
Published by Classic Publications. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The first volume of an exhaustive study of the Messerschmitt Me 262, the world's first operational military jet aircraft. Large format. Red boards, silver title to spine, blind title to front. B/w photos and illustrations, colour fold-outs. ISBN: 0952686724. Small knocks along cover edges, with brown stain along bottom edge of front cover. The odd margin mark, else contents are still excellent! Wrapper is edge-creased with grubby mark to rear panel.

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MOSQUITO
Written by C. Martin Sharp; Michael J.F. Bowyer.
Stock no. 1823523
Published by Faber & Faber. 1st thus 1971. Almost very good condition.

Faber paper covered editions. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 498 pages. A penetrating history of the most interesting aircraft of the first half-century of aviation. ISBN: 0571095313. Browning and foxing to covers. Covers are lightly creased. Text block is browned. Some browning to margins.

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GLIDER PILOTS AT ARNHEM
Written by Mike Peters; Luuk Buist.
Stock no. 1322652
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. 356 pages. ISBN: 9781844157631. Minimal scuffing to lower edges of covers. Dustwrapper is slightly rubbed at top of spine.

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AIRBORNE ARMOUR
Written by Keith Flint.
Stock no. 1823481
Published by Helion & Company. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tetrarch, Locust, Hamilcar and the 6th Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment 1938-50. B/w illustrations. 223 pages. ISBN: 187462237X. Light rubbing to horizontal edges of boards. Text block browned and slightly grubby. Contents otherwise fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and lightly rubbed at edges.

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