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Image for The conquest of the air: the romance of aerial navigation

The conquest of the air: the romance of aerial navigation

By: Alexander, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: S. W. Partridge & Company: 1902

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 61827


Hardback bound in blue cloth with gilt titles and white & black pictorial decoration, cloth worn at corners & edges, pages age-toned, inked inscription on front endpaper, otherwise internally unmarked. 160 pages, foreword by Hiram Maxim, text illustrations View more info

World aircraft: volumes 1, 3, 4, 5 & 6. Origins - World War I; World War II - Part 1; World War II - Part II; Commercial aircraft 1935-1960 & Combat aircraft 1935-1960

By: Angelucci, Enzo and Matricardi, Paolo

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 56237


5 clean & tightly bound hardback books with no inscriptions, in bright unclipped dustjackets which are rubbed and tanned at the edges, page edges tanned. 320 pages, illustrations in the text, bibliography, index. Nos. 3 & 4 were published in 1978, no. 5 in 1979 and no. 6 in 1980 View more info

The wonder book of aircraft

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 54032


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with gift inscription dated 1959 on the front pastedown, in an unclipped dustjacket which has minor loss at the top edge and is chipped and creased. 224 pages, photos on plates and in the text. Undated but list of notable flights finishes at 1954 therefore assume 1955 View more info

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Valiant book of conquest of the air

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: IPC Magazines Ltd.: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 62680


Very clean, large format, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in glossy pictorial boards which are rubbed at the edges and laminate chipped at corners, presumably issued without a dustjacket. 70 pages, many illustrations in the text and on endpapers. Undated but priced at 12/6 therefore pre 1971 and has a code 68-6 so assuming 1968 View more info

The Aeroplane pictorial review, no. 4

By: Anon.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Temple Press Limited: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55950


Very clean & tightly bound landscape format hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket which is lightly chipped at the corners. 128 pages, more than 230 b/w photos, index View more info

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Pioneer Pilot

By: Armstrong, William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62424


Clean & tightly bound hardback book, boards bowed, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is torn and creased with rear foldover reattached and loss at the edges. 268 pages, photos on plates View more info

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Memories of land and sky

By: Bacon, Gertrude

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62461


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, spine sunned, cloth rubbing at edges, no inscriptions. 244 pages + 8 pages of publisher's adverts, photos on plates, index View more info

Image for Come north with me: an autobiography

Come north with me: an autobiography

By: Balchen, Bernt

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 1959

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 62117


Clean hardback tightly bound in faded blue cloth with dulled gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, name/place on front endpaper otherwise no inscriptions. 318 pages, illustrations on plates, notes, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Verdict on a lost flyer: the story of Bill Lancaster

Verdict on a lost flyer: the story of Bill Lancaster

By: Barker, Ralph

Price: £7.00

Publisher: George G.Harrap & Co Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 61811


Clean hardback tightly bound in beige cloth with gilt titles on a brown spine panel, no inscriptions. 238 pages, illustrations on plates & in the text, maps on endpapers View more info

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My life

By: Batten, Jean

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aviation Book Club: 1939

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 62464


Clean hardback tightly bound in red cloth with black titles, spine sunned, cloth rubbing at edges, name, address & date on front endpaper. 304 pages, photos on plates, View more info

Image for The boy's story of Lindbergh the Lone Eagle

The boy's story of Lindbergh the Lone Eagle

By: Beamish, Richard J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: U.S.A, The John C. Winston Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62321


Clean hardback bound in green cloth with gilt titles and cloth is rubbed at edges, binding pulled, repaired split at front board/spine no inscriptions. 288 pages, photos on plates View more info

Testing early jets: compressibility and the supersonic era

By: Beamont, Roland

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 54061


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright price clipped dustjacket which is a little rubbed at the edges. Appears little used. vi +144 pages, photos in the text, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Aeronautical engeering: a practical guide for everyone connected with the aircraft industry

Aeronautical engeering: a practical guide for everyone connected with the aircraft industry

By: Beaumont, R. A. (ed)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Odhams Press Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31533


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles and blindstamped decoration, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 512 pages, hundreds of illustrations in the text, index View more info

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Amelia Earhart

By: Bell, Nevin

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Heron Books: 1970

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 62459


Clean hardback tightly bound in imitation leather with gilt titles & decoration, no inscriptions. xii + 308 pages, photos on plates, appendix, glossary View more info

Image for Born to fly

Born to fly

By: Bird, Nancy

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 62142


Reading copy, an ex library hardback with the usual stamps & stickers, bound in publisher's blue cloth with silver-gilt titles. x + 190 pages, photos on plates View more info