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AVIATION: ITS PRINCIPLES ITS PRESENT AND FUTURE
Written by Sydney F. Walker.
Stock no. 1819529
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Circa 1912. Almost very good condition.

'The People's Books'. An endeavour to give an accurate description of the construction and working of balloons and aeroplanes in simple language. Small format. Green cloth boards, dark green titles. B/w diagrams. Spine browned, couple of small marks to front board. Name in ink to free front endpaper. Text block browned.

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THE ABC OF GLIDING
Written by Fox Geen.
Stock no. 2131880
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w diagrams. Pale blue boards, black title to spine. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; some loss; grubby in places.

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SAILPLANES 1920 - 1945
Written by Martin Simons.
Stock no. 1817933
Published by Equip. 2nd 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Describing and illustrating more than 120 types of sailplane, designed, built and flown in many countries during the quarter century following the first organised gliding competition on the Wasserkuppe in 1920. Large format. B/w pictorial boards. B/w photos and colour diagrams throughout. ISBN: 3980677346. 2nd revised edition. Fading to spine and spine edges.

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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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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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