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HOW THINGS FLY
No author listed.
Stock no. 2140846
Published by Child's Play (International) Ltd.. 1st 1988. Almost very good condition.

A pop-up science book. Introduces the younger children to the world of powered flight. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0859532887. Tab to 'pitch' on controls page missing. Foxing to pages. Pop-ups appear very good.

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HOW THINGS FLY
No author listed.
Stock no. 2140842
Published by Child's Play (International) Ltd.. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

A pop-up science book. Introduces the younger children to the world of powered flight. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0859532887. A few grubby margin marks. Pop-ups and moving pieces are very good.

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TYPHOON TALE
Written by James Kyle.
Stock no. 2140664
Published by Biggar & Co. (publishers) Ltd.. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

In 1941 Jimmy Kyle joined the RAF and qualified as a Pilot. This semi-autobiographical book tells a fast moving and fascinating tale of pilot training and action as a fighter pilot on the fearsome Typhoon in World War Two. B/w photos. ISBN: 0712500588. Bumping to top and tail of spine. A few small marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by William Green; Gerald Pollinger.
Stock no. 2140243
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st thus 1952. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 11. Describing 164 aircraft with 278 illustrations. Fading along cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Browning and some foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; tape glue/old tape to one edge; grubby marks.

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THE AIRLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA 1909-2000 (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Myron J. Smith.
Stock no. 1823973
Published by The Scarecrow Press Inc.. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

Detailed historical and in-depth year-by-year operational and statistical profiles of all the commercial air transport concerns extant worldwide during this 90 year period. Profiles all airlines, including charter passenger planes, cargo airlines (major, commuter, and taxi) as well as such specialized operators as fire-fighters, offshore helicopter services, and pioneering airship operators. Three volumes. Large and heavy set. Black glazed pictorial boads. A few b/w photos. ISBN: 0810837900. Board corners bumped. Boards lightly scuffed. Lower text blocks grubby at open end. Contents clean. A nice set.

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THE STRUGGLE FOR AIRWAYS IN LATIN AMERICA
Written by William A.M. Burden.
Stock no. 2140200
Published by Council On Foreign Relations. 1943. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Some fold-out maps. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks and scuffs to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Some foxing.

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BRITISH AIRWAYS AN AIRLINE AND ITS AIRCRAFT VOLUME 1: 1919-1939 THE IMPERIAL YEARS
Written by R.E.G. Davies.
Stock no. 2140197
Published by Paladwr Press. 1st USA 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Maps to endpapers. Colour illustrations & b/w photos. ISBN: 1888962240.

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PAN AM AN AIRLINE AND ITS AIRCRAFT
Written by R.E.G. Davies. Illustrated by Mike Machat.
Stock no. 2140196
Published by Orion Books. 1st USA 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. An illustrated history of the world's greatest airline and the airplanes that revolutionized air transport from 1927 to the present. B/w photos. ISBN: 0517566397. Wrapper has some light browning and wear.

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DELTA AN AIRLINE AND ITS AIRCRAFT
Written by R.E.G. Davies. Illustrated by Mike Machat.
Stock no. 2140195
Published by Paladwr Press. 1st USA 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. The illustrated history of a major U.S. airline and the people who made it. 112 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0962648302. Some light browning to wrapper.

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AEROFLOT: AN AIRLINE AND ITS AIRCRAFT
Written by R.E.G. Davies. Illustrated by Mike Machat.
Stock no. 2140194
Published by Airlife. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Colour and b/w photos. An illustrated history of the World's largest airline. ISBN: 1853104116. A few small marks to covers. Wrapper is creased with browning; couple of nicks and small tears.

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CHRONIK EINES FLUGZEUGWERKES 1932-1945
Written by Hermann Pohlmann.
Stock no. 2140192
Published by Motorbuch Verlag. Circa 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Blue cloth with silver titles. Text in German. Rough translation of title: Chronicle of an Aircraft Factory 1932-1945. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 387943624X. Page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased with 1" closed tear to rear panel.

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THE NEW ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AIRCRAFT
Written by David Mondey; Michael Taylor.
Stock no. 2140191
Published by Greenwich Editions. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. Revised and updated by Taylor. Fully international guide, listing all of the world's manufacturers of production aircraft, both military and civil from the beginning of powered flight to the present day. ISBN: 0862882680. Light bumping to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.

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