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THE SOURCE BOOK OF THE R.A.F.
Written by Ken Delve.
Stock no. 1327222
Published by Airlife. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dealing comprehensively with all abbreviations used in primary sources and giving an in-depth guide to the RAF Order of Battle. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 308 pages. ISBN: 1853104515. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Covers are very slightly dusty. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased and slightly faded to spine.

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TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT: ONE MAN'S CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE TERMINAL KIND
Written by Neil Armstrong; Eric Brown. Illustrated by Michael Turner.
Stock no. 1327214
Published by Blacker. 1st 2015. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Based on a list of the Brown's recorded near misses, compiled by Neil Armstrong, his great friend, astronaut and fellow naval test pilot. Large oblong format. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w and colour photos and also colour artwork by Turner. ISBN: 9781897739969. SIGNED by Eric Brown to title-page. Spine and corners bumped. Damage to rear edge of spine of book and wrapper (probably caused by the book being dropped?). Newspaper clipped taped to front pastedown to do with Eric Brown. Dustwrapper is edge creased.

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THE NORTH AMERICAN AVIATION P-51 MUSTANG A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE: PART 2 MERLIN POWERED
Written by Malcolm V. Lowe.
Stock no. 1327210
Published by Sam Publications. 1st 2014. Very good condition.

Invaluable information to historians, enthusiasts and modellers. Large format. Cardwraps. 224 pages. B/w photos throughout and some colour photos. B/w fold-out diagrams at the back of the book. ISBN: 9781906959043. Covers edge rubbed with a couple of small creases and a tiny nick to edge of rear cover. Top page corner tips are very slightly curled.

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CHIPMUNKS AROUND THE WORLD: A ROYAL AIR FORCE EXPEDITIONARY FLIGHT
Written by Tony Cowan; Ced Hughes; Bill Purchase.
Stock no. 1327137
Published by Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund Enterprises. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. The cicumnavigation of the northeren hemisphere across Russia, North America and the North Atlantic. Colour photos. Limited to 1000 numbered casebound copies. ISBN: 1899808310. SIGNED by Cowan, Hughes and Purchase on book plate to front free-endpaper. This is copy no. 94. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased and faded.

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GAS TURBINE ENGINES FOR MODEL AIRCRAFT
Written by Kurt Schreckling.
Stock no. 1327132
Published by Traplet Publications. 1996. Very good condition.

The Modeller's World Series. Build your own 'Turbo-Jet'! The author describes how a 'gas-turbine' motor works, the basic theory behind it, the construction and operating sequence for construction of the FD3/64 motor. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0951058916. Slight grubbiness to cardwraps and slight wear to corners. Contents clean.

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HOWARD HUGHES AND THE SPRUCE GOOSE
Written by Graham M. Simons.
Stock no. 1827637
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the HK-1 Hercules. Black cloth baords, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781783831555. A lovely copy.

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FAIREY AIRCRAFT SINCE 1915
Written by H.A. Taylor.
Stock no. 1326743
Published by Putnam. 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 450 pages. ISBN: 037000065X. Spine very slightly bumped. Textblock and some page margins and lightly foxed and a little grubby. Dustwrapper is very slightly rubbed at edges.

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BRITISH SECRET PROJECTS: FIGHTERS & BOMBERS 1935-1950
Written by Tony Buttler.
Stock no. 1326716
Published by Midland Publishing. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Emphasis on unbuilt designs that competed with those that flew, and the aircraft influenced by World War Two - projects that were prepared from the mid-1930s in the knowledge that war was coming through to some which appeared after the war was over. Large format. Grey boards, silver title to spine. Mainly b/w photos & illustrations with a few colour photos. 240 pages including index. ISBN: 1857801792. Spine bumped at base. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased, small mark to top edge of rear panel.

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STEARMAN A PICTORIAL HISTORY
Written by Jim Avis; Martin Bowman.
Stock no. 1326664
Published by Airlife Publishing Ltd. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. The history of the American aircraft manufacture. ISBN: 1853108588. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Dustwrapper is edge creased.

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WIND IN THE WIRES A GOLDEN ERA OF FLIGHT 1909-1939
Written by Mike Vines.
Stock no. 1326662
Published by Airlife Publishing Ltd. 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine.Colour photos. ISBN: 1853102296. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.

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LOCKHEED C-130 HERCULES
Written by Peter C. Smith.
Stock no. 1326661
Published by Airlife Publishing Ltd. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The world's favourite military transport. The Hercules and its numerous variants in all its roles around the globe. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1840371978. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge creased.

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A-4 SKYHAWK 'HEINEMANN'S HOT ROD'
Written by Jim Winchester.
Stock no. 1326660
Published by Pen & Sword Books. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An in-depth look at the design, production, evolution, operation and performance of the aircraft. Includes first-hand accounts of flying the Skyhawk in action. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & bw photos and illustrations. 304 pages. ISBN: 1844150852. Spine bumped, corners rubbed. Contents fine. Slight creasing to wrapper (particularly visible on verso).

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