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Image for History of the U.S. Air Force, The

History of the U.S. Air Force, The

By: Anderton, David A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000014

ISBN: 0600349853

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover, blue boards, DJ, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall, 255pp incl. index, hundreds of b&w/colour photographs. This book chronicles the events of the U.S. Air Force from its earliest days as a balloon unit during the Civil War to its current tenuous foothold on the doorstep of space. World War I, World War II, Korea, the Cold War, Cuba and Vietnam are all featured. This is a very good solid copy, binding is tight, pages are unmarked, DJ has one tiny tear and some shelf wear at edges. View more info

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Flying Machines: From Icarus to Starwars

By: Boyer, Peter (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAIR12

ISBN: 0724066047

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 250gms, no page numbers. Looking back at these creations they stand alongside any product of mankind as symbolic reminders that in our imagination nothing is impossible. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Aviation: An Illustrated History

By: Chant, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, Orbis Publishing Limited: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 000016

ISBN: 0856135194

Condition: Very Good


Second/Revised Edition, Hardcover, DJ with blue boards, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall, 352pp incl. index, heavy weight, 150 colour/330 b&w illustrations plus 25 drawings. Contents includes: The Wrights brother's achievement; The early machines; 1909: The year of Rheims; Higher and Faster; World War 1; Postwar retrenchment; New technology; The Schneider trophy; The distance flights; Birth of the airliner; Preparations for war; World War II; The jet age; The helicopter; The civil aviation boom; The future; and Index to aircraft.This is a very good tight copy, DJ is in great condition with o... View more info

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Croydon Airport and the Battle for Britain 1939-1940

By: Cluett, Douglas; Bogle, Joanna; and Learmonth, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Surrey, England, London Borough of Sutton Libraries and Arts Services: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARAIR54

ISBN: 090733511X

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 338gms, 166 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Milestones of Aviation: Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum

By: Greenwood, John T. (ed)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000836

ISBN: 0883635895

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, Over 2.5kgs in weight, 310 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book provides authoritative text on the history of aviation plau more than 400 illustrations, including 149 in colour. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Century of Flight, A

By: Gunston, Bill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Brian Trodd Publishing House Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000015

ISBN: 1853610011

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover, DJ with Royal Blue Boards, hundreds of b&w/colour photographs, 253pp excl. index, weighs 1.6kg. Contents includes: Introduction; The Visionaries; The Pioneers; The Knights Take to the Air; The Trail Blazers; A Gathering of Eagles; The War Machines; Come Fly with Me; The Executive Jet Set; Tails of Yesteryear; Full Circle; and Index. This is an excellent copy, good tight binding, DJ in next to new condition with only very very minor shelf wear, pages unmarked with only faint age spotting on edges. View more info

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Incredible Flying Machines: An Anthology of Eccentric Aircraft

By: Jerram, Michael F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Marshall Cavendish Books Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000010

ISBN: 0896730727

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, 1980, dj, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, Hard Cover, blue boards. Incredible Flying Machines takes a light-hearted but carefully researched look at Man's attempts to imitate the birds - from the legendary Icarus to the present day. 152pp including index, 27 photographs in colour, 85 b&w photographs, 4 b&w illustrations, first and end papers. Dust jacket in very good condition with only a very faint removed sticker mark, tight binding, pages unmarked, overall a very good tight copy with only minor shelf wear. View more info

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Illustrated History of Aircraft, An

By: Mondey, David

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Gladesville, Australia, Golden Press Pty Ltd: 1981

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 000011

ISBN: 0855588659

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover, No DJ, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall, 61 pp, color and B&W illustrations. Contents includes: The History of Flight; Man Becomes Airborne; Pioneers of Powered Flight; The First War in the Air; The Conquest of the Globe; The New Airborne Armies; World War in the Air; Keeping the Balance of Power; and Universal Transport. Very good tight copy with unmarked pages, minor shelf wear and a tight binding. View more info

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International Encyclopedia of Aviation, The

By: Mondey, David

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, England, Octopus Books Limited: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000017

ISBN: 0706406036

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, Pictorial DJ with decorated red boards, Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall, heavy weight, 480pp incl. index, over 1,200 illustrations in colour/b&w. This is the complete book of flight and rocketry. Contents includes: Origins and Development; Military Aviation; Civil & Maritime Aviation; Lighter than Air; Specialised Aircraft; Rocketry and Space Exploration; and Facts, Feats & Records. This is a tight sound copy, DJ is in good condition with only minor shelf wear and scuffing, pages are unmarked, binding unharmed. View more info

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Bombers: Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft 1914-1919 (The Pocket Encyclopaedia of World Aircraft in Colour)

By: Munson, Kenneth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Blandford Press: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARAIR55

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 288gms, 180 pages, blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket has been price clipped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Pictorial History of Military Aircraft

By: Pimlott, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Bison Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000012

ISBN: 0861243897

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover with black boards and DJ, hundreds of colour & b&w photographs, large and awkward shaped book that may require additional postage. Traces the history of military flying from the fragile grace of the early biplanes to the awesome power and stunning capabilities of today's jet warplanes. This is a very good tight copy, DJ jas two very small tears but is otherwise as new, some page spotting on first double page, but otherwise no page markings, plus some general shelf wear to boards. View more info

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Aircraft 2000: The Future of Aerospace Technology

By: Sweetman, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gladesville, Australia, Golden Press Pty Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000018

ISBN: 0855586605

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover, DJ with Pictorial Boards, 158pp incl. index, approx. 100 colour/b&w photographs. This unique book is a survey of what is happening in our skys today and the likely applications in two decades when we shall see some dramatic new shapes in the sky. This is a good tight copy, DJ in good condition with minor shelf wear and scuffing, pages are unmarked, binding is tight. View more info