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Raiders of the Reich - Air Battle Western Europe: 1942-45. Martin W.; Boiten, Theo Bowman, Airlife, 1997. Reprint. ISBN: 1853107468. 224 pages, 650g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w with slight crease to rear top edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Many unique experiences are recounted from both the night and day bombing raids.
£4.00
£2.95

Reaching for the Skies - Based on the 12 Part T.V. Series.. Rendall, Ivan, Orion Books, 1989. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0517573148. 288 pages. 980g. Brown cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Fully illustrated with colour and b/w photographs throughout. A history of aviation from its earliest beginnings up to modern times.
£8.00
£3.50

A Restless Spirit. Robertson, Don, Cross Publishing, 1994. First edition. ISBN: 1873295405. 159 pages. 510g. Gray Cloth boards, FINE in a FINE d/w with small nick to top of rear. This book covers the inspiration that made the Hovercraft what it is today, including the Island and Solent companies involved.
£3.50
£2.95

Revolution in the Sky - the Lockheeds of Aviation's Golden Age. Allen, Richard, Sanders., Orion Books, 1988. Revised. ISBN: 0517566788. 255 pages 1.08kg. Gray boards with blue cloth spine, Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and line drawings, plus route map of famous flights by early Lockheed airplanes to end-papers. Tells the story of the design and construction of the Lockheed Vega and the men and women that flew it.
£9.00
£3.50

The Role of the Fighter in Air Warfare. Halley, James J., Barrie and Jenkins, 1979. . ISBN: 0214206017. 152 pages. 650g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a Very Good edge-rubbed d/w. Illustrated with 150 b/w photographs and 16 pages of colour drawings. Deals with the evolution and fighters and their equipment.
£3.00
£2.95

Royal Air Force -The Aircraft In Service Since 1918.. Bowyer. Chaz Ilustrated by Michael Turner., Hamlyn Publishing, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0600349330. 208 pages. 1.17Kg. Blue cloth boards FINE in a Very Good edge-rubbed d/w with slightly sunned spine, in clear removable wrap. Fully illustrated in colour and b/w with the paintings of Michael Turner, with an accompaying text by Chaz Bowyer. Artist has written name in capital letters to title page, dated Setp ,81.
£7.00
£3.50

Royal Air Force at War.. Foxley-Norris, Christopher (Editor), Ian Allan LTD, 1983. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711013284. 144 pages, 850g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a Very Good slightly edge-rubbed d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A look at the experiences of airmen through both World Wars and the development of ariel Warfare.
£6.00
£3.25

Royal Air Force Handbook 1939-1945. Chaz Bowyer, Ian Allan, 1984. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711013187. 128pp. 540g. Black cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. The author examins every aspect of the RAF organisation during the period of WWII.
£6.00
£2.95

Royal Air Force Yearbook 1975 . William Green , Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, 1975. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 72 pages, 205g. Stapled paper covers in magazine format. FINE. Illustrated with b/w and some colour photographs and drawings.
£5.00
£2.00

Royal Air Force Yearbook 1978: Diamond Jubilee 1918 - 1978 . William Green , Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, 1978. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 96 pages, 235g. Stapled paper covers in magazine format. FINE. Illustrated with b/w and some colour photographs and drawings.
£5.00
£2.00

Royal Air Force Yearbook 1979. William Green (Editor), Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, 1979. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 66 pages, 185g. Stapled paper covers in magazine format. Near FINE. Illustrated with b/w and some colour photographs and drawings, with 3d cut-aways and aircraft liveries.
£5.00
£2.00

Royal Air Force Yearbook 1980. William Green (Editor), Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, 1980. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 72 pages, 185g. Stapled paper covers in magazine format. FINE. Illustrated with b/w and some colour photographs and drawings, with 3d cut-aways and aircraft liveries.
£5.00
£2.00

Royal Air Force Yearbook 1981. William Green (Editor), Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 72 pages, 185g. Stapled paper covers in magazine format. FINE. Illustrated with b/w and some colour photographs and drawings, with 3d cut-aways and aircraft liveries.
£5.00
£2.00

Royal Air Force Yearbook 1982 . William Green (Editor), Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, 1982. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 72 pages, 185g. Stapled paper covers in magazine format. FINE. Illustrated with b/w and some colour photographs and drawings, with 3d cut-aways and aircraft liveries.
£5.00
£2.00

Royal Air Force Yearbook 1985 . William Green & Gordon Swanborough (Editors), Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund, 1985. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 72 pages, 175g. Stapled paper covers in magazine format. FINE. Illustrated with b/w and some colour photographs and drawings, with 3d cut-aways and aircraft liveries.
£5.00
£2.00

Russian Airliners Outside Russia. Komissarov, Dmitiry & Gordon, Yefim., Midland Publishing, 2007. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1857802527. 160 pages. 660g. Pictorial card covers MINT. Illustrated with some 400 colour photographs, this is a comprehensive guide to the changing usage of these Russian airliners in the post-Soviet era.
£10.00
£3.25

Saga of the Superfortress - The Dramatic Story of the B-29 and the Twentieth Air Force. Birdsall, Steve ., Sidgwick And Jackson, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0283987863. 346 pages. 1.14kg. FINE In V.G. d/w slightly chipped to top and bottom of spine and with repaired tear to bottom rear edge. Fully illustrated with over 220 b/w photographs. The dramatic story of the B-29 and the Twentieth Air Force.
£8.00
£3.50

Saunders & Saro Aircraft Since 1917 (Putnam's British Aircraft). Peter. London, Putnam , 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0851778143. 350 pages, 675g. Blue cloth boards Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£45.00
£3.25

Schweinfurt-regensburg Mission. Martin Middlebrook, Allen Lane, 1983. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0713915226. 363 pages, 600g. Blue cloth boards Near FINE in a Very Good d/w with sun darkened spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs. On August 17th, 1943, for the first time, the entire American bomber force based in Britain struck deep in Germany. They targeted the Messerschmitt aircraft factory at Regensburg and the ball-bearing factories at Schweinfurt...with disastrous results. One in six bombers failed to return and the U.S. Air Force suffered its worst defeat of World War Two.
£5.00
£2.95

The Scottish international aviation meeting, Lanark, 6-13 August 1910: A philatelic monograph. Malcolm, Donald., Published by the author, 1975. Limited Edition. ISBN: . 23 pages, 95g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with post marks and cards. A limited edition of 600 copies.
£5.00
£2.00

Sea, Sky AND Stars - An Illustrated History of Grumman Aircraft.. Hardy, M. J., Arms & Armour, 1987. 1st Edition. ISBN: 085368832X. 160 pages, 625g. Maroon cloth boards Near MINT in a FINE price-clipped d/w with crease to top of spine. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

seaplanes and flying boats. Casey, S, Louis and John Batchelor, Phoebus Publishing., . 1st Edition. ISBN: . 64 pages. 245g. Soft card covers a little marked to covers, Near FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and colour drawings, some previously unpublished.
£5.50
£2.95

The Search for Amelia Earhart. Goerner. Fred., The Bodley Head., 1966. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 286 pages. 520g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a Very Good edge rubbed d/w in clear removeable wrap. Illustrated with b/w photographs. The author presents the case for believing that the famous flier was not `lost at sea' but on a spying mission for the U.S. Government and captured by the Japanese.
£9.00
£2.95

Secret Projects : Military Space Technology (Secret Projects). Rose, Bill, Midland Pub Ltd, 2008. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9781857802962. 192 pages. 1.06Kg. Gray cloth boards MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with over 300 colour and b/w photographs, many previously unpublished, plus 130 line drawings. A study of the development of space technology for military purposes, from its beginnings in W.W.II.
£18.00
£3.50

The Ship Busters - The Story of the RAF Torpedo-Bombers.. Barker, Ralph., Book Club Assiciates, 1957. Book Club. ISBN: . 272 pages, 405g. Cream cloth boards with some age toning to free end-papers only, Very Good in a GOOD only d/w rather worn and rubbed to all edges. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

A Short History of Air Power. Stokesbury, James L., Robert Hale, 1986. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0709028164. 313 pages. 670g. 8vo. A complete account of the use of the aeroplane in warfare from the Italian conquest of Libya in 1911 to the Falklands campaign. A review copy with a compliment slip to that effect loosely inserted. Blue cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w.
£3.00
£2.95

Shot Down and on the Run - True Stories of Raf and Commonwealth Aircrews of WWII. Pitchfork, Graham , The National Archives, 2007. 1st Paperback Edition. ISBN: 9781905615063. 288 pages, 350g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

Shoulder the Sky - The Biography of a Fighter Pilot. . Thomas, Gil., Arthur Barker Ltd, 1959. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 192 pages, 380g. Turquoise cloth boards a little marked and faded to spine with age browning to free end-papers, Very Good. No d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. The Biography of a Fighter Pilot during World War Two.
£3.00
£2.95

Shuttleworth The Historic Aeroplanes. David Ogilvy, Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1989. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1853100838. 144 pages, 525g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with colour photographs throughout.
£3.00
£2.95

The Silken Canopy - A History of the Parachute. Lucas, John, Airlife Publishing, 1997. Revised. ISBN: 1853108553. 173 pages. 650g. Illustrated with b/w plates. Blue cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. The complete history, from Leonardo Da Vinci's drawing to a look at the 1997 space probe.
£3.50
£2.95

Silvered Wings A Commemorative Brochure. Amy Johnson Festival. , Kingston Upon Hull City Council, . 1st Edition. ISBN: . 28 pages, 105g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with sepia coloured photographs and line drawings. Published for the Amy Johnson Festival of 3rd - 24th May 1980.
£5.00
£2.00

The sky masters. Ian Ormes, Kimber, 1976. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0718302842. 224 pages, 500g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a Very Good d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. The story of 5 airmen, who between them covered the whole span of aviation in the 1st decade of the twentieth century.
£4.00
£2.95

The Sky Pirates.. Arey. James, A., Ian Allan LTD, 1973 . First UK edition. ISBN: 0711004511. 418 pages. 850g. Blue cloth boards with a little browning to pages but contents tight and clean. Very Good in a Very Good slightly edge-rubbed d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A comprehensive account of the 246 successful highjackings in the air, which occurred between 1930 and 1962.
£3.00
£3.25

Sky Warriors: Classic Air War Battles. Price, Alfred, Arms and Armour Press, 1994. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1854091921. 176 pages. 550g. Blue cloth boards Near FINE in a Very Good slightly edge-rubbed d/w. Illustrated with b/w plates.
£4.00
£2.95

'Sound Barrier': The Story of High Speed Flight. Duke, Neville; Lanchbery, Edward, Cassell and Company , 1953. 1st Edition. ISBN: . 117 pages, 270g. Black cloth boards with silver lettering, previous owners details to top of front end-paper, and sporadic foxing to page block edges, Very Good in a Very Good d/w with small repaired tear to top rear edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£4.00
£2.95

A Source Book of Aircraft. Allward, M (Compiler), Ward Lock, 1979. Revised and Reprinted . ISBN: 0706358449. 128 pages, 230g. Small (32mo) blue cloth boards, with a little foxing to prelims, Good in a Very Good d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs.
£3.50
£2.95

Soviet X-planes. Yefim, Gordon & Gunston, Bill, Midland Publishing, 2000. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1857800990. 240 pages. 1.2 Kg. Black cloth boards. FINE in a FINE d/w with a slight crease to bottom front edge. Around 150 different aircraft types described in detail with specifications and performance data, and illustrated with 350 b/w and 50 colour photographs, plus line and 3-view drawings.
£16.00
£3.50

The Special Air Service. Philip Warner, William Kimber, 1980. Reprint. ISBN: 0718301722. 285 pages, 610g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Written with the full co-operation of the regiment and undoubtedly bears out the adage that 'truth is stranger than fiction', Five per cent of those who apply for the regiment are eventually accepted and it is even harder to stay in, for performance is the sole arbiter.
£4.00
£2.95

Spitfire - A Complete Fighting History. Price. Alfred., Grange Books , 1999. . ISBN: 1840133015. 301 pages. 4to. 1.5Kg. Pictorial laminated boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w with light crease along top edge. Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs. This edition combines two books, "Spitfire at War" & "Spitfire at War No. 2" Published 1974 & 85 respectfully. Heavy Book!.
£5.00
£3.50

Spitfire - The History. Morgan, Eric B.; Shacklady, Edward, Key Publishing, 1987. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0946219109. 634 pages, 2.15kg. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs, line drawings and colour markings. The most detailed reference work yet representing 25 years of research covering 71 related type numbers and encodifying information on more than 22,500 aircraft.
£50.00
£6.60

Spitfire : The Combat History. Jackson, Robert, Airlife Publishing, 1995. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1853105147. 194 pages. 900g. Blue cloth boards Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs. Charts the Spitfire's combat history from its earliest skirmishes with the Luftwaffe over the North Sea, to its final actions against the Japanese in Burma.
£4.50
£3.25

Spitfire at War. Price, Alfred, Ian Allan LTD, 1976. . ISBN: 0711005605. 160 pages. 900g. 4to. Red cloth boards with internally slight browning to page edges o/w FINE in a Near FINE d/w with light marks and now in removable clear sleeve. An objective analysis of the Spitfire legend.
£3.00
£3.25

Spy Plane - The Secret World of Aerial Intelligence-gathering. Donald, David, Temple Press, 1987. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0600552799. 127 pages. 800g. 4to. Dark Blue cloth boards slightly rubbed o/w FINE in a Very Good price-clipped d/w. Illustrated in colour and b/w. An insight into the undeclared air war that has raged since 1985.
£4.00
£3.25

Stealth Aircraft - Secrets of Future Airpower. Bill Sweetman, Airlife Publishing Limited, 1986. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0906393639. 96 pages, 445g. Pictorial laminated boards FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings.
£4.00
£2.95

Still Flying. Cornwell, E L, Ian Allan LTD, 1979. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0711009058. 80 pages. 380g. Pictorial laminated Boards Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A brief history of some of the over 600 'Old' aircraft maintained in flying order.
£5.00
£2.95

The Story of Air Fighting. Air Vice Marshal J E Johnnie', Johnson, Hutchinson, 1985. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0091598206. 306 pages. 670g. Blue cloth boards a Little faded to edges, Near FINE in a Very Good d/w. Illustrated with b/w plates. A revised and enlarged edition of 'Full Circle', published in 1964.
£3.00
£3.25

The Strangest Aircraft of All Time. Keith Ray, The History Press, 2016. Reprint. ISBN: 0750960973. 168 pages, 355g. Small format (16mo) soft card covers MINT. Illustrated in b/w and colour photographs. A great read.
£3.00
£2.95

Strike - US Naval Strike Warfare Center. Joss, John., Arms And Armour Press, 1989. 1st Edition. ISBN: 085368975X. 134 pages, 380g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. How the US Navy and Marine Corps deal with every possible mission and threat.
£3.00
£2.95

Stuka at War. Smith, Peter C, Ian Allan LTD, 1980. Reprint. ISBN: 071101017X. 128 pages. 830g. Maroon cloth boards. FINE in Near FINE d/w with sunning to the edges and spine. The story of the plane the Germans proudly called "The conqueror of continents". New revised edition with over 200 b/w photographs.
£4.00
£2.95

Sun 'n' Fun: Florida's Aviation Extravaganza. Norman Pealing, Osprey Pub Co, 1990. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0850459680. 128 pages, 425g. Soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with colour photographs throughout.
£3.00
£2.95
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