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ON SILVER WINGS
Written by Alec Lumsden; Owen Thetford; Jeffrey Quill.
Stock no. 1819041
Published by Osprey Aerospace. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

RAF Biplane Fighters Between the Wars. B/w photos. Colour illustrations. Foreword by Quill. ISBN: 1855323745. Name in ink and previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Remains of price-label to front flap of dustwrapper.

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THE K FILE: THE ROYAL AIR FORCE OF THE 1930S
Written by James J. Halley.
Stock no. 1819024
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851302246. Lower corners bumped. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper else contents fine.

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THE ROYAL AIR FORCE AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE INTER-WAR YEARS VOLUME I
Written by Ian M. Philpott.
Stock no. 2132224
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Trenchard Years' 1918 to 1929. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1844151549.

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ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Denis Richards; Hilary St. George Saunders.
Stock no. 2132223
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Volume I: The Fight at Odds. Volume II: The fight Avails. Volume III: The Fight is Won. Published between 1953 & 1954. Some fold out maps. B/w photos. Browning to parts of spines. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrappers are edge-torn and creased, but with minimal loss; some marks.

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AERIAL REFUELLING AT FARNBOROUGH
Written by Brian Gardner.
Stock no. 2132215
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 1999. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0851302882. Some light corner creasing.

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SO MANY A FOLIO DEDICATED TO ALL WHO SERVED WITH RAF BOMBER COMMAND 1939-45
No author listed.
Stock no. 2132207
Published by Whsmith. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth covered boards with silver titles. B/w and colour photos. Silhouettes. Includes information on Wt Off G. Avery, MRAF Sir Michael Beetham and many, many more. ISBN: 1857570219. Small bumps to top and tail of spine. A couple of small marks to wrapper.

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ROYAL AIR FORCE MANUAL FLYING VOL. 2 AIRCRAFT OPERATION
No author listed.
Stock no. 2132185
Published by Air Ministry. 6th 1955. Almost very good condition.

A.P. 129 (6th edition). Prepared by The Air Ministry in Collaboration With the Ministry of Supply. Covers are hardback, but spine is heavy card cover over cloth. Binding is held together with two screw style objects going through top and tail of spine and through pages throughout the book. This book has 4 parts, sectioned off with a binder style look. Part 1 - The Human Element, 2 - Airmanship and Applied Flying, 3 - Range and Endurance, 4 - Emergencies. Heavy wear and chipping with some loss along cover edges. Name in ink to top of front cover. Some marks to covers. Contents are very good.

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THE OTHER BATTLE: LUFTWAFFE NIGHT ACES VERSUS BOMBER COMMAND
Written by Peter Hinchliffe.
Stock no. 1819010
Published by Airlife. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Tracing the parallel development of night bombing within the RAF and that of the Luftwaffe's Night Fighter Force, culminating in the strategic bombing offensive and the German aerial defence against that offensive. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1840373032. Name in ink to half-title page.

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SON OF HALTON BOOK I: THE MEMOIRS OF AN EX-BRAT
Written by Charles T. Kimber.
Stock no. 1819008
1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of the RAF training school and its system. B/w photos. 376 pages. All edges red. ISBN: 0950568503. Blue dustwrapper is heavily edge-creased and rubbed.

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RAF EVADERS
Written by Oliver Clutton-Brock.
Stock no. 1819004
Published by Bounty Books. 1st thus 2012. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The comprehensive story of thousands of escapers and their escape lines, Western Europe, 1940-1945. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780753722794. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and rubbed at top of spine.

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THE RAF PATHFINDERS: BOMBER COMMAND'S ELITE SQUADRONS
Written by Martyn Chorlton.
Stock no. 1819001
Published by Countryside Books. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 1942-1945 Operations. ISBN: 9781846742019.

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DE HAVILLAND VAMPIRE THE COMPLETE HISTORY
Written by David Watkins.
Stock no. 2132176
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second of the RAF's first-generation post-Second World War jet fighters to enter service. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and drawings. ISBN: 0750912502. Bumping to spine. Some white marks to covers.

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