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PLAYGROUND IN THE SKY
Written by Bill Gotch.
Stock no. 2124805
Published by Hutchinson. 1st 1955. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The Art and Joys of Gliding. Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. Fading/damp marks to edges of front cover. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is creased with some tears and chips; some loss; tape repairs to edge of wrapper.

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HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S GLIDER FORCES
Written by Alan C. Wood.
Stock no. 1815890
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of the development of the glider as a weapon of war by the combatant countries of the Second World War. B/w maps and photos. ISBN: 1852602759. Dustrapper spine is lightly faded.

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COMBAT AND COMPETITION
Written by David Ince.
Stock no. 1815650
Published by Newton. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Follows the career of a wartime gunner officer turned Typhoon pilot who went on to work in the aircraft industry, took up gliding and became a top competitor. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1872308236.

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OPERATION TONGA THE GLIDER ASSAULT 6 JUNE 1944
Written by Kevin Shannon; Steven Wright.
Stock no. 1208733
Published by Fonthill. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

B/w photos. An account of the glider pilot regiment's role in the first stage of the Normandy Landings in World War II. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 160 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781781552490.

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GLIDER PILOTS IN SICILY
Written by Mike Peters; Luuk Buist.
Stock no. 1208723
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Lifting the veil on the first large scale British use of Gliders in action which occurred in 1943 as a key part of Operation HUSKY. B/w photos and maps. 305 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781848846838.

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THE ABC OF GLIDING
Written by Fox Geen.
Stock no. 2120824
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w diagrams. Pale blue boards, black title to spine. Uneven fading to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped, with a little loss; some creasing and grubby marks.

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GLIDING THE BRITISH GLIDING ASSOCIATION MANUAL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1208189
Published by A. & C. Black. 1st 2002. Fine condition.

Originally aimed at giving gliding instructors a general feel of how gliders work, this book is not a technical manual in the usual sense and veers off into areas not directly relevant to the basic theory. Which makes for interesting reading! Glazed pictorial boards. 308 pages.packed with b/w diagrams. ISBN: 0713659475.

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MOTORLESS FLIGHT
Written by J.R. Ashwell-Cooke.
Stock no. 1702931
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1935. Very good condition.

Blue cloth. Gilt titles. B/w diagrams. B/w plates. Spine faded. Corners bumped. All plates present. Some foxing.

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