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ROYAL AIR FORCE STRADISHALL 1938-1970
Written by Spencer Adams; Jock Whitehouse.
Stock no. 1823006
Published by Square One Publications. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1872017940. SIGNED by the authors to title page (no dedication). Light scuffing to boards. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Blue dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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COMBAT READY!
Written by Alastair Goodrum.
Stock no. 1823003
Published by GMS Enterprises. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Much has been written about battles in the air, airmen who fought them, and the aeroplanes and airfields involved. Little is known about how those airmen learned their deadly trade and the organisations that tried to make them ready for combat. This book redresses that balance. Yellow pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870384601. Spine lightly faded. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean.

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AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE SINCE 1918
Written by Owen G. Thetford.
Stock no. 1321923
Published by Guild Publishing; Book Club Associates. 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Eighth Edition, revised and expanded. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 685 pages including index. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Contents fine. Minimal rubbing to dustwrapper edges, minimal fading to spine and slightly creasing of glossy covering to spine.

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THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN PORTRAITS OF THE FEW
Written by Christopher Yeoman; David Pritchard.
Stock no. 1822908
Published by Fighting High Ltd. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A tribute to the small group of legendary pilots that served with the Royal Air Force through one of the most critical periods of the Second World War. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour portraits. ISBN: 9780956269645. SIGNED by the authors (no dedication) to title page. Previous owner's name in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is very slightly grubby to rear panel.

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WINGS IN THE SUN: A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN 1945-1986
Written by David Lee.
Stock no. 1822863
Published by HMSO. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Wings in the Sun was the motto of the men and women of the RAF in the Mediterranean theatre. This is their story... Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Maps & b/w photos. ISBN: 0117726206. Text block dusty. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and has a very large price sticker stuck to the verso of the front flap (not visible unless the dustwrapper is turned over).

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THE GREEN FIELDS AND THE SKY: THE HISTORY OF RAF COTTESMORE
Written by Norman J. Roberson; Jack G. Talliss.
Stock no. 1822826
Published by GMS Enterprises. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

From it's early beginnings just before World War Two as a grass airfield equipped with Fairey Battles, Royal Air Force Cottesmore has been almost unique in its cosmopolitan nature. The years of conflict saw airmen of many nations stationed there and this multi-national approach was carried through the early jet era into the years of the Tri-National Tornado Training Establishment. This is the in-depth story of a unique airfield, it's Staff, Structure, Operations and Equipment as told by the Authors, both serving RAF Officers. Title to spine is The Green Fields and the Sky, blue boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870384091. Spine slightly cocked, contents clean. White pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.

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M-MOTHER: DAMBUSTER FLIGHT LIEUTENANT JOHN 'HOPPY' HOPGOOD
Written by Jenny Elmes.
Stock no. 1822816
Published by The History Press. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

John 'Hoppy' Hopgood, pilot and second in command in the May 1943 Dambusters raid, died a hero at just 21 years old. Wounded by flak and with his Lancaster M-Mother ablaze, Hoppy had no hope of escape yet managed to gain height for two of his crew to parachute to safety. The plane crashed moments later. This is his story. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780750961844. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to title page. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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ABOVE ALL UNSEEN: THE ROYAL AIR FORCE'S PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE UNITS 1939-1945
Written by Edward Leaf.
Stock no. 1822809
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The full story of the RAF's PRUs from their birth, amidst inter-departmental wrangling, as the Secret Intelligence Service Flight in November 1938, right up to 1945. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852605286. Blue dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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LIVING WITH HEROES: THE STORY OF THE DAM BUSTERS
Written by Harry Humphries.
Stock no. 1822264
Published by Erskine Press. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

By the Founder Adjutant 617 Squadron. In March 1943 the 617 Squadron was formed at RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire as a heavy bomber unit specifically for the operations planned against the Ruhr dams. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852970812. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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THE GHOSTS OF BIGGIN HILL
Written by Bob Ogley.
Stock no. 1822056
Published by Froglets Publications. 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Biggin Hill's historic role in the ongoing theatre of war. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 1872337465. Reprint. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to free front endpaper. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly scuffed.

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THEIR FINEST HOUR THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940
Written by Michael Craig.
Stock no. 1822052
Published by Griffon International. Circa 2015. Fine condition.

The Paintings of the Military gallery. Large oblong format. Commemorative Collection. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780954997052. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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CAN ANYONE SEE BERMUDA? MEMORIES OF AN AIRLINE PILOT (1941-1976)
Written by Archie Jackson.
Stock no. 1820539
Published by Cirrus Associates. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951559850. Pale foxing to text block else contents clean.

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