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AIRBORNE ARMOUR
Written by Keith Flint.
Stock no. 1608142
Published by Helion & Company. 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tetrarch, Locust, Hamilcar and the 6th Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment 1938-50. B/w illustrations. 223 pages. ISBN: 187462237X.
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ELSTREE AERODROME THE PAST IN PICTURES
Written by Richard Riding; Grant Peerless.
Stock no. 1208601
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

The events and personalities that have been part of the history of Elstree Aerodrome spanning 70 years. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 191 pages. ISBN: 0750934123. Very slight rubbing to cover corners but still a fine copy.
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WINGS A BOOK OF FLYING ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns; et al. Illustrated by W.E. Johns; et al..
Stock no. 1405428
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Fair condition.

Blue boards with black title to spine. Colour frontis by Johns and 4 other b/w plates. Includes "The Days' Work" and "The Spy Flyer" by Johns. 255 pages and 1 page booklist to rear. Backstrip of spine removed. Corners bumped and rubbed. Covers marked. Covers still firmly attached to book. Couple of hinges cracked. Endpapers browned. Foxing throughout plus some grubby marks. A reading copy.
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FIGHTING PLANES AND ACES
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1405411
Published by John Hamilton. 1932. Slightly better than good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles and vignette to front. B/w plates. 90 pages plus publication list to rear. Spine and corners bumped. Spine edges rubbed. Spine is browned. Uneven fading to covers. Couple of marks to rear board. Endpapers, half title page and last page of book list are browned. Some foxing mostly to page edges. Couple of marks to side edge of text block. Plate opposite page 12 partially detached. Plate opposite page 72 completely detached and is grubby at edges.
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FALLING UPWARDS HOW WE TOOK TO THE AIR
Written by Richard Holmes.
Stock no. 2121157
Published by William Collins. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

In this heart-lifting book, the author floats across the world following the pioneer generation of balloon aeronauts, the enigmatic group of men and women who first risked their lives to take to the air... B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780007386925. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.
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HALIFAX CREW: THE STORY OF A WARTIME BOMBER CREW
Written by Arthur C. Smith.
Stock no. 2121086
Published by Carlton Publications. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

The story of a Halifax bomber crew, who flew a tour of operations over Western Europe from R.A.F. Melbourne, Yorkshire with 10 Squadron during the latter part of 1944. Cardwraps. Stapled binding. B/w photos. 60 pages. ISBN: 0950854603. SIGNED by author to title page. Spine is browned with some wear. Light creasing to cover corners. Surface paper damage to rear cover.
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THE JOLLY ROGERS HISTORY OF THE 90TH BOMB GROUP DURING WORLD WAR II
Written by John S. Alcorn.
Stock no. 2121077
Published by Historical Aviation Album. 1st USA 1981. Very good condition.

Large format. Black boards, silver titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0911852891. A few marks to covers. Wrinkling to front endpaper and first few pages. A little foxing.
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ACTION STATIONS 3 MILITARY AIRFIELDS OF WALES AND THE NORTH-WEST
Written by David J. Smith.
Stock no. 1208575
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 217 pages includes index. ISBN: 0850594855. Very slight bump at top of spine. Wrapper slightly scuffed.
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METAL CANVAS CANADIANS AND WORLD WAR II AIRCRAFT NOSE ART
Written by Stephen M. Fochuk.
Stock no. 1812255
Published by Vanwell Publishing Limited. 1st 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The first exclusively Canadian collection of Second World War aircraft nose art. Large format. Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and a few in colour. 191 pages including index. ISBN: 1551250136. Light fading to dustwrapper spine else a fine copy.
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FAMOUS AIRCRAFT: THE B-17 FLYING FORTRESS
Written by Steve Birdsall. Illustrated by Richard Groh.
Stock no. 1812254
Published by Arco Publishing. Very good condition.

Large format. Arco Library Reinforced Binding. Matt red boards. B/w photos and illustrations. Ninth printing. Corners lightly rubbed. Neat name and date in ink to free front endpaper. Contents clean.
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AVRO VULCAN
Written by Kev Darling.
Stock no. 1812249
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Crowood Aviation Series. B/w and colour photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 1861267711. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.
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DE HAVILLAND VAMPIRE THE COMPLETE HISTORY
Written by David Watkins.
Stock no. 1812242
Published by Budding Books. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The second of the RAF's first-generation post-Second World War jet fighters to enter service. Glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1840150238. Foxing to top edge of text block else a fine copy in a fine dustwrapper.
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