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A comprehensive look at the principal driving forces and innovations that have sculpted the airliner as we know it today. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Full of b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9781861268709. "This book was slightly damaged in transit and now being sold at a special bargain price" red ink stamp to front free-endpaper. However, apart from minimal bumping at corners I cannot see any evidence of damage. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.
Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1861261977. Bumping along a couple of cover edges and to spine. Wrapper is faded to spine with a bit of edge-creasing.
VICKERS VISCOUNT AND VANGUARD (CROWOOD AVIATION SERIES)
Written by Malcolm L. Hill.
Stock no. 1820749
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The World's first turboprop-powered airliner, and the most successful British airliner of all time. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 1861266693. 'This book was slightly damaged in transit and is now being sold at a special bargain price' stamped in red ink to title page. Bumping to top of spine and corners. Minor grubby mark to front endpaper. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
The design, development and operational use of the VC10. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1861262310.
The design and operation of the first jet airliner. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and some colour. 208 pages including index. ISBN: 1861267339. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
The story of this British short- and medium-haul jet from its origins in a Hunting Aircraft proposal of the mid-1950s, through its introduction into service in 1965 to its licence production in Romania and its years as the workhorse of many small airlines. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour. 198 pages. ISBN: 1861262191. Dustwrapper spine very slightly faded.
Charting the evolution and history of one of Britain's finest airliners and one of its greatest disappointments. Large format. B/w and colour photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 1861265158. Dustwrapper lightly scuffed. Dustwrapper also has a previous seller's tag to verso (not visible to front).
Crowood Aviation Series. Malcolm Hill charts the rise of Boeing's best-selling product, examining the interwoven history of the aircraft company and its airline customers and how they came to the 737. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, with set of colour photos to centre pages. ISBN: 1861264046. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at spine and corners and a little sunned to spine.
Crowood Autoclassics sereis. The history of one of the greatest and most collectable classic sports cars in the world. Cardwraps. B/w photos and a few colour. 207 pages. ISBN: 1861260113.
PETLYAKOV PE-2 'PESHKA'
Written by Peter C. Smith.
Stock no. 2133882
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Crowood Aviation Series. ISBN: 1861265883. Wrapper has a few small knocks along edges.
A skillful review including a wealth of technical detail, model history and superb colour photographs showing all the major variations. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 1861264704.
BLOODY ALBUERA: THE 1811 CAMPAIGN IN THE PENINSULA
Written by Ian Fletcher. Illustrated by Gerry Embleton.
Stock no. 1820042
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Setting Albuera in the context of the whole 1811 campaign. Large format. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 1861263724. Previous owner's label to front pastedown. Content otherwise clean. Silver pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.