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A HISTORY OF THE RAF SERVICING COMMANDOS
Written by J. Davies; J.P. Kellett.
Stock no. 1823308
Published by Airlife. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Meticulously documented, tracing the service of these Servicing Units from France and Italy to North Africa and the Far East. A unique story and a valuable reference for World War II historians, in particular historians of the Royal Air Force. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 185310051X. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and slight fading to spine edge of rear panel.

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R.A.F. SQUADRONS
Written by C.G. Jefford.
Stock no. 1823302
Published by Airlife. 2nd 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive record of the movement and equipment of all RAF squadrons and their antecedents since 1912. Large format. 2nd edition. B/w photos. ISBN: 1840371412. Base of spine lightly rubbed. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at lower edge.

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THE HANDBOOK OF GLIDER AEROBATICS
Written by Peter Mallinson; Mike Woollard.
Stock no. 1322303
Published by Airlife. 1st 1999. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1840371102. Spine bumped (small split to base), corners edge rubbed. Evidence of removal of a small label to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper.

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FUNDAMENTALS OF FIGHTER DESIGN
Written by Ray Whitford.
Stock no. 2136358
Published by Airlife. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 1840371129. Bumping to spine and corners. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of closed tears to top of spine.

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SLINGSBY SAILPLANES A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF ALL DESIGNS
Written by Martin Simons.
Stock no. 2136250
Published by Airlife. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. This book describes Slingsby sailplanes and gliders from the British Falcon of 1931 to the last motorless aircraft produced, the Vega. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1853107328. Bumping to spine, corners and cover edges. A few grubby margin marks. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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MASTER AIRMAN
Written by Alan Bramson.
Stock no. 1320219
Published by Airlife. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A biography of Air Vice-Marshal Donald Bennett. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 166 pages. A few b/w photos. ISBN: 0906393450. Minimal bumping to spine. Slight evidence of pencil erasure to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper has a light crease to front panel and is faded to spine with light creasing at top and tail.

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DOUGLAS PROPLINERS DC-1 TO DC-7
Written by Arthur Pearcy.
Stock no. 1820750
Published by Airlife. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive volume covering the legendary Douglas Propliners. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 185310261X. Light rubbing to board edges. Faint mottling to boards. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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FADED GLORY: AIRLINE COLOUR SCHEMES OF THE PAST
Written by John K. Morton.
Stock no. 1820740
Published by Airlife. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1853100889. Covers scuffed. Contents fine.

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JETLINER GENERATION: CLASSIC EARLY AIRLINERS, 1958-1979
Written by Martin W. Bowman.
Stock no. 1820737
Published by Airlife. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1840371641. Spine very slightly faded.

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FERRY COMMAND
Written by Don McVicar. Illustrated by L.R. Williams.
Stock no. 2134088
Published by Airlife. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Royal Air Force Ferry Command which during world war two delivered 10,000 aircraft from the United States to the UK via Greenland and Iceland. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906393124. Couple of knocks to spine. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few nicks to corners; pale damp edge marking to verso.

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ADVENTUROUS EMPIRES
Written by Phillip E. Sims.
Stock no. 1319615
Published by Airlife. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the Short Empire Flying-Boats. Large format. Turquoise boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 256 pages. ISBN: 1840371307. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is sunned to spine.

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BUILDING & DETAILING SCALE MODEL SHIPS
Written by Mike Ashey.
Stock no. 1820416
Published by Airlife. Very good condition.

The complete guide to building, detailing, scratchbuilding, and modifying scale model ships. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and a few colour. 111 pages including index. ISBN: 1853108316. Covers creased and rubbed at edges. Contents clean.

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