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AIRMEN AND AIRCRAFT
Written by Henry H. Arnold.
Stock no. 2132180
Published by The Ronald Press Company. Circa 1926. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. An Introduction to Aeronautics. Ronald Aeronautic Library Series. Ex-lib with ink stamps and other markings; small insert pasted to front pastedown. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven browning to covers. Page edge browning; some foxing.q

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GIANTS IN THE SKY: A HISTORY OF THE RIGID AIRSHIP
Written by Douglas H. Robinson.
Stock no. 1819006
Published by G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 376 Pages. ISBN: 0854291458. A review copy. Text block a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned.

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BARNES WALLIS A BIOGRAPHY
Written by J.E. Morpurgo.
Stock no. 2132127
Published by Ian Allan Ltd.. 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Updated Edition. Biography of Barnes Wallis who has been at the forefront of progress in aviation. From airships to bombers and the famous bouncing bomb. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711011192. Name and address label stuck to front patedown. Wrapper is unevenly browned with edge-creasing; a few chips and nicks.

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LA NAVIGATION AERIENNE L'AVIATION ET LA DIRECTION DES AEROSTATS
Written by Gaston Tissandier.
Stock no. 2131329
Published by Librairie Hachette Et Cie. 1st 1886. Good condition.

L'Aviation et la Direction des Aerostats dans les temps anciens et modernes (the aviation and direction of airships in old and modern times). Blue paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Text in French. Re-bound with a near matching blue card, front and rear paperwrap covers glued to card for strength, original spine missing. Some hinges broken but binding is generally tight. One or two scattered foxspots else contents clean.

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BRITISH MILITARY AIRFIELD ARCHITECTURE FROM AIRSHIPS TO THE JET AGE
Written by Paul Francis.
Stock no. 2125284
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 185260462X. Bumps to top and tail of spine. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.

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THE AIRSHIP VC THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM LEEFE ROBINSON
Written by Raymond Laurence Rimell.
Stock no. 2124809
Published by Aston Publications. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0946627533. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to spine.

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AERIAL NAVIGATION
Written by Frederick Walker.
Stock no. 1609462
Published by Crosby Lockwood and Son. 1st 1902. Almost very good condition.

Brown boards, gilt titles and illustrated panel to front. A practical handbook on the construction of dirigible balloons, aerostats, aeroplanes, and aeromotors. With about 100 illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn; covers scuffed and marked. Front joint partially cracked. Name in ink to half-title page.

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BATTLEBAGS
Written by Ces Mowthorpe.
Stock no. 2115263
Published by Wrens Park Publishing. 1998. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

British airships of the first world war. An illustrated history. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0905778138. Dark stain (Coffee or tea?) to outer page edges and to a few page margins. Wrapper has 2" tear to one edge and a few small stains at edges.

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WORLD AIRCRAFT 1918-1935
Written by Enzo Angelucci; Paolo Matricardi.
Stock no. 1205074
Published by Book Club Associates. 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

180 aeroplanes and dirigibles. Colour illustrations. Book: name in ink to front endpaper.

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LA CONQUETE DE L'AIR
Written by L. Sazerac De Forge.
Stock no. 630519
Published by Berger-Levrault. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

Le Probleme de la locomotion aerienne les dirigeables et l'aviation - leurs applications. The conquest of the Air. Text in French. Modern three-quarter brown calf leather binding with gilt title and raised bands to spine, brown cloth boards. Green marbled endpapers. B/w illustrations, plates and fold-out diagram. One tiny mark to boards else binding in beautiful condition. Bookplate to front pastedown. Original paperwraps bound in. A few margin marks and corner creases to contents. A very nice copy. Reduced from £125.

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LES ZEPPELINS
Written by Georges Besancon.
Stock no. 818897
Published by Bloud Et Gay. 1915. Slightly better than very good condition.

No. 24 "Pages actuelles" 1914-1915. Zeppelins. Text in French. Small paperwraps format. B/w illustrations. 43 pages. A few marks and light creasing to covers. Light page browning else contents fine.

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LES ZEPPELINS AU COMBAT
Written by H. Von Buttlar.
Stock no. 818627
Published by Payot. 1st 1932. Slightly better than good condition.

Collection of memories, studies and documents during World War I. Grey paperwraps, blue titles. 10 b/w photos. Text in French. Spine browned, covers a little grubby. Small split to top front edge of spine. Front joint broken and backstrip becoming unglued. Contents clean.

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