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NOT MUCH OF AN ENGINEER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Stanley Hooker.
Stock no. 1822173
Published by Airlife. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Biography of a lifelong jet engine engineer. ISBN: 0906393353. Small patch of surface paper from verso of dustwrapper stuck to top front edge of spine. Vertical crease to spine. Newspaper obituary of Sir Stanley Hooker glued to front pastedown. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, faded to spine, verso of spine strengthened with glued down card (not visible from front), edge worn.

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FLIGHT FLY-PAST
No author listed.
Stock no. 2135208
Published by Iliffe & Sons Limited. Almost very good condition.

A Portfolio of Aircraft Photographs by 'Flight' Cameramen. Large oblong format. Card wraps. B/w photos. Some marks to covers; chipping to couple of edges. Contents are still very good!

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AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION AND THE FIRST JAMES CLAYTON LECTURE
Written by Frank Whittle; et al.
Stock no. 2135207
Almost very good condition.

Large format. Black boards, with NO titles to covers or spine. Privately bound copies of 'Aircraft Recognition Magazine - Contains February, March and May through to August 1944 and January through September (inclusive) 1945 editions. Bound into the front is The First James Clayton Lecture - 'The Early History of The Whittle Jet Propulsion Gas Turbine' by Whittle. The lecture was delivered on Friday 5th October 1945. Spine is browned with chips to top. Covers are marked. Name in ink to top of 'lecture' first page. Other marks to magazines - some stickers to covers, foxing etc.

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PRACTICAL LIGHTPLANE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION FOR THE AMATEUR
Written by W.J. Fike.
Stock no. 2135205
Published by W.J. Fike. 2nd 1965. Very good condition.

2nd edition. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. Some marks to covers. Page browning.

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CLERGET PATENT AERO ENGINES: INSTRUCTIONS AND LIST OF PARTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2135200
Published by Camden Miniature Steam Services. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

Republication of the 1917 edition published by Gwynnes Ltd. Looks at 9B - 130-Horse and 9BF - 15-Horse. ISBN: 0953652319.

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FLIGHT HANDBOOK A GUIDE TO AERONAUTICS
Written by W.O. Manning; et al.
Stock no. 2135199
Published by Flight Publishing Co. Ltd. 1st 1938. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Pale cloth with red titles and vignette. Fold-out illustration to front. B/w diagrams and photos. Foxing to spine and cover edges. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn in half at rear spine join, so is in two pieces, with loss; surface paper damage also.

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WINGS OF FAME VOLUME 14
No author listed.
Stock no. 2135120
Published by Aerospace. Circa 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Journal of Classic Combat Aircraft. Large format. Beige spine with gold title, red illustrated boards. Contents include: Martin XB-51; USAF Search & Rescue Part 2; Blackburn Buccaneer; Luftwaffe Machtflieger Part 1; Gloster Meteor Variants Part 1; Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne. ISBN: 1861840306. A few small knocks along cover edges.

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WINGS OF FAME VOLUME 13
No author listed.
Stock no. 2135119
Published by Aerospace. Circa 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Journal of Classic Combat Aircraft. Large format. Beige spine with gold title, red illustrated boards. Contents include: Air Force Search & Rescue Part 1; Hawker P.1127 & Kestrel; Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger; No. 105 Squadron IDF/AF; Lockheed F-94 Variants; Bulgarian Air Force 1940-49. ISBN: 1861840268. Knocks/small dents to a couple of corners.

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WINGS OF FAME VOLUME 10
No author listed.
Stock no. 2135118
Published by Aerospace. Circa 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Journal of Classic Combat Aircraft. Large format. Beige spine with gold title, red illustrated boards. Contents include: Air War over the Desert; Sud-Ouest Trident; North American F-86 Sabre; Vietnam FACs; Bell P-39/63 variant briefing; P-39s in the USSR; Supermarine Seagull. ISBN: 1861840144.

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WINGS OF FAME VOLUME 5
No author listed.
Stock no. 2135117
Published by Aerospace. Circa 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

The Journal of Classic Combat Aircraft. Large format. Beige spine with gold title, red illustrated boards. Contents include: Skoshi Tiger; On Ice - Antarctic Operations; Vought F-8 Crusader; Spitfire Spyplanes; German Jet VTOL; FMA I.Ae.30 Namcu; A-4 Skyhawk variants Part 2; RAF Fighters 1920-1929. ISBN: 1874023913.

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GLOSTER METEOR
Written by Tony Buttler.
Stock no. 2135116
Published by Hall Park Books Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Paperwraps. Warpaint Series No. 22. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. Corner tips are creased.

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DE HAVILLAND MOSQUITO
Written by Alan W. Hall; Richard J. Caruana. Illustrated by Richard J. Caruana.
Stock no. 2135113
Published by Warpaint Books Ltd.. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glossy cardwraps. B/w and colour illustrations and photos. Warpaint Special No. 3.

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