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6700. : Aircraft

A.L., 1948 - 1955. 76 large cards, c 8.5 x 11 cm, black and white, of civilian and military aircraft, "Issued with A.L....", some printed "Restricted". Some annotations. 75.00

11010. Birch, Lionel: Air Guide to Europe.

London: Newman Neame 1953. 192 pp. illustrated maps, card covers, the first edition. The days of BEA, long before budget airlines. 10.00

9032. Burge, Squadron-Leader C.G. editor.: Complete Book of Aviation.

London: Pitman & Sons. Daily Mail Edition 1935. 24.5 by 19 cms. 642 pp. illustrated, embossed blue boards, dusty a little wear but otherwise very good. This is an excellent study of all aspects of aviation in this pre-war period. 12.00

18689. Cobham, Sir Alan: Sir Alan Cobham's Air Display National Aviation Day Campaign.

London: National Aviation Displays Ltd, 1935. 32 pp. 25 x 15.5 cm. 25 illustrations. Pictorial matt card covers. There is some foxing to the covers but internally tight, clean and unmarked. Great photos. A nice item. Cobham started National Aviation Day in 1932, and these displays continued to 1935. This would be the last programme produced for them. in the UK. 75.00

11978. Douglas and Clydesdale, Squadron Leader The Marquess of. and McIntyre, Flight Lieutenant D.F.: The Pilots' Book of Everest.

Edinburgh London Glasgow: William Hodge and Company April 1936. xvi+209 pp. illustrated, maps. With a preface by Lt-Col. The Rt. Hon. The Lord Tweedsmuir Governor General of Canada. In very good condition bright clean and fresh but in a rather worn dustwrapper. The Houston-Everest Expedition flew over the summit on 3rd Apr. 1933. 10.00

14676. Green, William: Famous Fighters of the Second World War.

London: Macdonald and Jane's Publishers Limited, 1978. Second edition revised. 276 pp. 25.5 x 19 cm. Twenty-eight fighters of the various combatants of WWII. Copiously illustrated, and eight cut-a-way drawings. Silver-blocked blue boards. Slight shelf-wear, and small scuff to back of dw, o/w in very good condition. 12.00

5014. Hawks, Captain Ellison: The War in the Air: Bombers of the Present War.

Southport, Real Photographs Co. Ltd, 1944. 104 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Profusely illustrated with photographs and diagrams. Covers 25 British American and German bombers. Minor wear otherwise good. 15.00

17635. McKay, Stuart: de Havilland Tiger Moth Legendary Biplane Trainer.

Leicester: Midland Publishing, 1999. 304 pp. 28.5 x 22 cm. 170 illustrations: 120 in colour and 50 in monochrome. Silver-blocked grey boards, in very good condition, with a slightly-worn dustwrapper. Half-inch tear closed with peelable tape. Signed and inscribed by the author on the half title. An exhaustive and beautifully-illustrated book. Unpackaged weight 1,500g. 24.00

10851. Montrose Air Station Museum Trust: Montrose Airfield from 1913 A History in Words and Pictures.

Montrose Air Station Museum Trust n.d. c. 1990's. 29.5 by 21 cms. 146 pp. illustrated, softcover, in very good condition. Montrose was the first operational airbase in the UK, and now has a fine museum. this book gives an excellent history of a base which will celebrate its centenary in a few years. The photographs are quite superb utterly absorbing, local history at its best. 20.00

14731. Prest, Robert: F4 Phantom A Pilot's Story.

London: Book Club Associates, 1979. vi + 209 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Flying a high-performance jet fighter. Sixteen Plates. Glossary. Silver-blocked blue boards, in slightly worn dw. 10.00

18752. The Royal Aero Club: Flight The Aircraft Engineer and Airships

London: The Royal Aero Club, 1935. No 1375 Vol. XXVII May 2nd 1935. First Aeronautical Weekly in the World. Official Organ of the Royal Aero Club. 4 + pages 460-490. 30.5 x 21 cm. Great illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial card covers. In very good condition. Articles include: The Royal Family and Aviation; Controllable-Pitch Airscrews; The Royal Air Force service notes and news; Air Ministry announcements; For H.R.H. The Prince of Wales; A New Blackburn G.P.; Commercial Aviation; Airlines; Airports; and others. 12.00

17211. Warner, Guy: Airships over the North Channel Royal Naval Air Service Airships in Ulster during the First World War.

Newtownards: Colourpoint, 2012. 63 pp. 21 x 21 cm. Hidden aviation history. Airships from the mooring-out station at Bentra, Whitehead, flew dozens of missions in support of naval forces based in Larne. 51 great photographs, 3 diagrams, and 1 map. Pictorial semi-matt card covers. In very good condition, almost as new. 10.00

14118. Warner, Guy: Flying from Malone Belfast's First Civil Aerodrome.

Newtownards: Colourpoint 2012. 21 by 21 cms. 63 pp. illustrated, soft covers, in very good condition, almost as new. Hidden aviation history. The Aerodrome at Malone was the U.K.'s first municipal airfield. It is now a public housing estate. Great photographs! 8.00

15120. Warner, Guy: Shorts The Foreman Years.

Belfast: Ulster Avaiation Society, 2008. 22 by 28.5 cms. 80 pp. Covers the years 1967-83. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w, from company archives. Pictorial glazed boards. No dw. In very good condition. 15.00

11087. Warner, Guy & Woods, Jack: In the Heart of the City The History of Belfast's City Airport 1938-1998.

Belfast: The Ulster Aviation Society 1998. 64 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. 6.00

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