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PERCIVAL AND HUNTING AIRCRAFT
Written by R. John Silvester.
Stock no. 1820214
Published by Nelson And Saunders. 1st 1987. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. 204 Pages. ISBN: 0951338609. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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SCALE MODEL AIRCRAFT THAT FLY
Written by H.J. Towner; Howard Boys.
Stock no. 1820208
Published by The Harborough Publishing Co. Ltd.. 1st 1942. Good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps, staple binding. Magazine format. B/w photos and diagrams. 96 pages. Covers detahed, cup ring stain to front, lower rear corner torn away (approx 2" x 2"). Backstrip worn with loss at position of staples. Staples rusty, center pages detached as a result. Browning to contents.

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ALIANTI SOARERS PLANEURS SEGELFLUGZEUGE
Written by Ferdinando Gale.
Stock no. 1820206
Published by Nucleo Applicazioni Sperimentali Aeromodellistiche. 1st 1978. Almost very good condition.

A digest for aeromodellers. Spiral bound pictorial cardwraps. Oblong format. B/w photos and drawings. 52 pages. Italian, English, French and German text. Spiral binding is cracked and starting to detach from lower edge (first four holes). Name in ink to inside front cover. Browning to page edges.

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WINGS: COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN PAINTINGS
Written by Charles J. Thompson. Illustrated by Charles J. Thompson.
Stock no. 1820204
Published by Pan Books. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Over 50 of the artist's paintings that vividly bring to life this fascinating period of aviation history. Oblong format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0330315137.

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BIRDS AND FOOLS FLY
Written by John Urmston.
Stock no. 1820199
Published by Vernon & Yates. 1st 1969. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Private flying is often viewed as a hobby suitable only for the very rich or the very eccentric. This book completely disproves that view. The author is a busy, practicing doctor in Southern England. How he found time to learn to fly and continue to fly frequently and also to build his own airplane and fly in that. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis and drawing of airplane to rear. Endpapers and text block lightly browned. Dustwrapper is slightly browned and a little grubby.

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GREAT AIRCRAFT OF WWII
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820198
Published by Abbeydale Press. 1st thus 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Pocket Encyclopedia. Includes: The Supermarine Spitfire, The Avro Lancaster, The Messerschmitt 109, The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. Small format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos throughout. Cutaway Diagrams. 192 pages. ISBN: 9781861473004.

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AIRBORNE
Written by Neil Williams. Illustrated by L.R. Williams.
Stock no. 2133528
Published by Airlife. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A book of true flying stories covering the experiences of the author. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 095045432X. Bumping to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; some browning.

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MILES AIRCRAFT THE EARLY YEARS: THE STORY OF F.G. MILES AND HIS AEROPLANES 1925-1939
Written by Peter Amos.
Stock no. 2133527
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1ST 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780851304106. A few small knocks along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips/tears; faded to spine.

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CLASSIC FIGHTERS AND BOMBERS OF WORLD WAR II
Written by Peter G. Cooksley; et al.
Stock no. 1820142
Published by Aerodata International. 1st thus 1981. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book brings together the first twelve titles in Vintage Aviation Publications' widely acclaimed Aerodata International series of aircraft monographs. Large format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 090546916X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and a little scuffed.

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BOMBERS OF WORLD WAR II VOLUME 1
Written by Philip J.R. Moyes; et al.
Stock no. 1820141
Published by Aerodata International. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

An Aerodata International Monograph. Half a dozen classic bombers of World War Two. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0905469119. Spine faded. Contents clean.

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FIGHTERS OF WORLD WAR II VOLUME 1
Written by Peter G. Cooksley; et al.
Stock no. 1820140
Published by Aerodata International. 1st 1981. Very good condition.

An Aerodata International monograph. Some famous single-seat fighter aircraft of World War Two. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0905469062. Fading to spine. Rear cover a little grubby. Text block grubby. Contents clean.

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SPORTING AND HOMEBUILT AIRCRAFT (THE ILLUSTRATED INTERNATIONAL AIRCRAFT GUIDE)
Written by Michael F. Jerram.
Stock no. 1820139
Published by Macdonald Phoebus Limited. Slightly better than very good condition.

Aircraft which have been built to coincide with Formula Air Racing Regulations, and those which were merely built for fun racing. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. 64 pages. Covers lightly browned and lightly rubbed at corners.

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