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CHALLENGING HORIZONS: QANTAS 1939-1954
Written by John Gunn.
Stock no. 1815819
Published by University Of Queensland Press. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The second volume in the history of Qantas. The dramatic story of the Qantas wartime operations and the airline through the chaotic postwar decade. Red boards, white titles. Colour pictorial endpapers. B/w photos. 434 pages including index. ISBN: 0702220175. Light rubbing to board corners and base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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ENGLISH ELECTRIC CANBERRA: THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF A CLASSIC JET
Written by Bruce Barrymore Halpenny.
Stock no. 1815818
Published by Pen & Sword Aviation. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

This amazing aeroplane first flew in 1949, and as at 2005, was still in front-line service with the RAF. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 1844152421. Large mark to rear board not affecting contents.

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THE TIGER MOTH STORY
Written by Alan Bramson.
Stock no. 1815816
Published by Crecy Publishing Limited. 1st thus 2005. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Fully updated and expanded The Tiger Moth Story will bring back many happy memories to those thousands of pilots throughout the world who first learned to fly in this much beloved biplane. B/w photos and a few colour. 272 pages including index. ISBN: 0859791033.

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QUEEN MARY AND THE CRUISER: THE CURACOA DISASTER
Written by David A. Thomas; Patrick Holmes.
Stock no. 1815809
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The tragic sinking of HM cruiser Curacoa off Bloody Foreland in 1942 was a disaster of stunning proportions. The Cunard liner Queen Mary sliced through the cruiser in broad daylight and 338 men died, most of them within minutes, all of them victims of a series of errors... Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850525489. SIGNED by the author with personal dedication to title page. A few minor marks to boards and corners lightly bumped. Text block slightly grubby.

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THE SEVERN TUNNEL ITS CONSTRUCTION AND DIFFICULTIES 1872-1887
Written by Thomas A. Walker.
Stock no. 1815789
Published by Kingsmead Reprints. Circa 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Facsimile of 1891 edition. B/w illustrations. Gilt title to spine. Spine slightly cocked.

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JEAN BATTEN THE GARBO OF THE SKIES
Written by Ian Mackersey.
Stock no. 1610243
Published by MacDonald. c. 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jean Batten was one of the great aviation megastars of the 1930s but who disappeared mysteriously in 1982. B/w photos. 465 pages. ISBN: 0356195732. Foxing to textblock. Wrapper is edge creased, with some marks and scratch to rear panel.

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THE WYE VALLEY RAILWAY AND THE COLEFORD BRANCH
Written by Brian M. Handley; R. Dingwall.
Stock no. 2124610
Published by The Oakwood Press. 2nd 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 2nd enlarged edition. ISBN: 0853615306. Light wear to corners. Previous owners name and address label to title page.

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VINTAGE BUSES & TRAMS IN SOUTH WALES
Written by Stewart Williams.
Stock no. 2124604
Published by Stewart Williams. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

200 vintage b/w photos from early horse buses to motor vehicles. ISBN: 0900807172. Some browning to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a couple of edges.

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AIRLIFE'S WORLD AIRCRAFT
Written by Rod Simpson.
Stock no. 2124602
Published by Airlife. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos, 624 pages. The complete reference to civil, military and light aircraft. ISBN: 1840371153. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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BRITISH FLIGHT TESTING: MARTLESHAM HEATH 1920-1939
Written by T. Mason; T. Heffernan.
Stock no. 2124599
Published by Putnam. 1ST 1993. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Tracing the development of landplane testing during the whole period between the two World Wars. B/w photos. 256 Pages. Large format. ISBN: 0851778577. A little page edge browning. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.

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C-123 PROVIDER IN ACTION
Written by Al Adcock. Illustrated by Tom Tullis.
Stock no. 2124597
Published by Squadron Signal Publications. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Aircraft Number 124. Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and plans plus colour illustrations. 49 pages. ISBN: 0897472764. Light creasing and light rubbing to spine.

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HARRY BAUGHAN: A LIFE OF MOTOR CYCLING
Written by Kenneth J. Chandler.
Stock no. 1815750
Published by Walls Quarry Press. 1st 2010. Fine condition.

Greater insight of a tiny company that consisted of just one man at its outset, Harry Baughan. Cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780956253309. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to title page.

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