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London: E F Spanner, 1928. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Very informative book on aeroplanes and airships, 458 pages in bright clean condition just some very light faint foxing to first and last couple of pages and very light browning to outer edges of pages. Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbed to edges with very slight fade to spine and some very slight marking. A nice example of this scarce book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006908)
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London: Granadapublishing Limited, 1982. Second Edition. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 6 Inches 0246113006 Inscribed By Author Hardcover Very informative book on aerodynamics, 205 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text> INSCRIBED by AUTHOR on front endpaper, To John W...t with best wishes from the authorJohn E Allen Kingston 17-9-1982. Dustwrapper is bright and clean, not price clipped, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006842)
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London: New Cavendish Books, 1989. First Edition. Pictorial Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 12 x 8 Inches 0 904568 63 6 Hardcover The complete history of the model aircraft, the plastic kits and the firm that made them.271 pp crammed with information accompanied by a mountain of colour and B/w photographs.Book and wrapper in very bright clean condition just light rubbing to bottom of boards and light rubbing to top edges of wrapper. A very nice example SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 000284)
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USA: Phalanx Publishing Co Ltd, 1995. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 9 x 6 Inches 188380907X Signed by Authors Hardcover Very informative book on the flying history of the authors in military operations and combat missions,207 pages in bright clean condition just some light brown marks to rear endpaper and outer edges of pages, INCRIBED by WALLY SCHIRA to Su....... and An..... also SIGNED by all three authors beside their names on the title page, also loosley inserted is a printed folded sheet re the signing and in it a hand written note from a nephew to his aunt and uncle saying how he got the book signed for them., Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006597)
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London: Sampson Low and Marston and Co Ltd. Boards. Good Plus/No Jacket. 9 x 6 Inches Hardcover Very informative book on the history of aviation and early planes, not dated but looks late 1920s or 30s. 374 pages in overall bright clean condition just some light foxing to first and last couple of pages and occasional small spots inside.. Many B/w photographs of the old planes and aviators, all present as listed, plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a couple of very light marks and some browning to spine, a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006543)
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New York: Dime Publications Inc, 1931. First Edition. Half Leather/ Binder. Very Good/No Jacket. 11 x 8 Inches Hardcover Eleven issues of this magazine on gliding, professionally bound in a half leather , corners and spine, hard cover, the magazines are bound in with their very attractive illustrated colour covers, the magazines are very bright and clean, previous owners address stamp on front blank endpaper. Each magazine has many old photographs and illustrations, outer boards are a little rubbed and worn on edges. The issues are Volume 2 numbers 2 to 6 and volume 3 number 1 to 6 March 1931 to January 1932.VERY HEAVY BOOK 2.5 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Very bright clean magazines SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006298)
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New York: Dime Publications Inc, 1930. First Edition. Half Leather/ Binder. Very Good/No Jacket. 11 x 8 Inches Hardcover Seven issues of this magazine on gliding, professionally bound in a half leather , corners and spine, hard cover, the magazines are bound in with their very attractive illustrated colour covers, the magazines are very bright and clean, previous owners address stamp on front blank endpaper. Each magazine has many old photographs and illustrations, outer boards are a little rubbed and worn on edges. The issues are Volume 1 numbers 1 to 6 and volume 2number 1August 1930 to February 1931.HEAVY BOOK 1.5 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Very bright clean magazines SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006297)
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Horsham UK: Paul Hamlin, 1996. First Edition First Printing. Illustrated Card Covers. Very Good/No Jacket. 11 x 8 Inches 0952796805 Signed by Author and Others Card Covers Excellent book on this fighter station and the people there. SIGNED on title page by Paul Hamlin plus Wing Commander 222 Squadron David Cox and a signature that looks like ??? Dickson Ex F/Lt 129(Mysore) Sqdn also signed by Corporal Michael Tanner-Garbarz under his photograph on page 43 150 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, a very nice copy especially with signatures SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006203)
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London: Grant Hughes Limited. Illustrated Boards. Good/No Jacket. 9 x 7 Inches Hardcover Excellent book on aeroplanes for the younger reader, 32 pages in bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Not dated looks late 1940s or 1950s. NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are rubbed and worn on edges and some light marks to covers.Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 006160)
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London: Sampson Low Marston and Co Ltd, 1934. First Edition. Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Excellent book on the aircraft of this period, 152 pages in bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Rear endpaper has had a small split in the paper which has been neatly pasted back down, binding is sound and strong but with the slightest of up and down movement, previous owners name on front endpaper. NO dustwrapper, outer boards have some light marking and gold lettering on spine is worn and dulled just readable.Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005790)
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London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1957. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Excellent book on the Japanese Air Force in the Second World War. 364 pages in bright clean condition just some light foxing spots to outer edges of pages not inside,endpapers lightly browned. Many B/w photographs, illustrations and pull out map plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards bright just slightly faded on spine. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005787)
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London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd, 1952. First Edition, First Printing. Boards. Good Plus/Good. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Detailed book on gliding, 102 pages in clean condition, many B/w illustrations plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is bright and clean with some creasing and small tears to top edges,light wear to edges and small loss to top of wrapper spine. Though not perfect a still pleasing copy of an interesting book on gliding SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005745)
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London: Sampson Low Marston and Co Ltd. Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 7 x 5 Inches Signed by Author Hardcover Excellent book on aeroplanes, not dated but appears to be early 1930s, signed by G Gibbard Jackson on title page , yours sincerely G G Jackson. 192 pages plus32 pages of book adverts, some light browning to endpapers and first and last pagesplus light foxing to outer edges of pages not inside. several period B/w photographs plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards faded on spine and a few light marks, a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005719)
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London: Quiller Press, 1991. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 10 x 7 Inches 1870948564 Hardcover Account of Wimpy a Wellington Bomber aircraft that went missing over Loch Ness in 1940. 190 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005674)
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London: William Kimber, 1972. First Edition First Printing. Boards. Very Good/Good. 9 x 6 Inches 0718303628 Inscribed By Author Hardcover Excellent book on the planes, guns and gun crew of the Royal Air Force in the Second World War. 221 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also bright and clean with small losses and couple of small tears, INSCRIBED on inside of front board With compliments G F Wallace. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005673)
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London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1913. Reprint. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8 x 5 Inches Hardcover Third edition, the popular edition of this splendid book on early aviation. 278 pages in bright clean condition with just light foxing to outer edges of pages not inside, previous owners name on blank rear of frontispiece. 32 pages of adverts 14 pullout plans and tables, many old photographs. Outer boards are bright with a few tiny marks and very light wear to edges. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005641)
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London: The Aeronautical Society of Great Britain, 1910. Reprint. Illustrated Card Covers. Good Plus/No Jacket. 7 x 4 Inches Card Covers 1910 reprint in the Aeronautical Classics series No. 5. Book has 40 pages plus 3 pages of adverts, several old photographs and drawings plus very informative text. in clean condition. Bookplate of Cadet College Royal Air Force Cranwell pasted on inside front cover and stamps for cadet college library on half title page, title page and rear inside cover. Two small holes along spine which were probably used for hanging the book for easy reference. Outer card covers are little browned along edges and light wear to spine. Overall a pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005591)
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London: The Aeronautical Society of Great Britain, 1910. Reprint. Illustrated Card Covers. Good Plus/No Jacket. 7 x 4 Inches Card Covers 1910 reprint in the Aeronautical Classics series No. 3. Book has 40 pages plus 3 pages of adverts, several drawings plus very informative text. in clean condition. Bookplate of Cadet College Royal Air Force Cranwell pasted on inside front cover and stamps for cadet college library on half title page, title page and rear inside cover. There are small holes top and bottom of pages and two along spine, these are probably where string was put through to hang book up for reference. Outer card covers are little browned along edges. Overall a pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005590)
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London: W and R Chambers Ltd, 1937. Illustrated by H Coble and A R Payne. First Edition. Boards. Very Good/Good Plus. 8 x 6 Inches Hardcover Excellent book on famous aircraft, 160 pages in overall, bright clean condition just light foxing spots on outer edges of pages and occasional tiny spots inside, several full page colour and B/w illustrations by the authors plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is overall bright with a few light marks small losses and small tears on edges.Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting book, now in clear protective non adhesive sleeve. SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST (Book ref. 005571)
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London: John Hamilton Ltd, 1933. Illustrated by James Hay Stevens. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 10 x 7 Inches Hardcover Very bright copy of this book on how to make model aircraft, 96 pages plus 4 pages of adverts in very bright clean condition, many B/w illustrations and colour frontispiece plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are very brightjust lightest of rubbing to edges, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. (Book ref. 005487)