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3486. : Air Reserve Gazette.

Vol 1 no 5. Oct. 1946. 25 by 18.5 cms. 35 pp. illustrations, paper covers, in good condition. 10.00


4904. : Cadets Manual

Stanmore, Middlesex: Air Training Corps, 1941 c60pp, 24.5 x 15 cms. ATCP 60, 1st edition. Various instruction sheets tied into card covers, in good condition. Issued to Cadet Alfred Montgomery of Belfast, 30.01.43. 10.00


3489. : R.A.F. Parade - A War Record of Achievement.

London and Watford: The Sun Engraving Co. Ltd, c1940. 64pp, 21 x 13.5. cms. "Over 100 photographic illustrations." Paper covers, good. 5.00


5463. Bowyer, Chaz: Coastal Command at War.

London: Ian Allan 1979. 30 by 22 cms. 159 pp. illustrated with contemporary photographs, very good in dustwrapper. A bright fresh copy. 15.00


17361. Chorlton, Martyn: Cumbria Airfields in the Second World War including the Isle of Man.

Newbury: Countryside Books, 2006. 256 pp. 21x15 cm. Profusely illustrated, in b&w. Pictorial glazed card covers. Some light vertical creasing to front cover, otherwise good. 8.00


15331. Crosley, Commander R. "Mike": They Gave Me a Seafire.

England: Airlife, 1986. 271 pp. 23.5 x 15 cm. Forty-one plates. Bibliography, Appendices, and Index. Errata slip loosely inserted. Gold-stamped blue boards, in a good dustwrapper. 9.50


17506. Hewitt, John: Flight Lieutenant John Sinclair Dickson A.E. M.I.D. Royal Air Force Reserve.Service no. 90845. Pilot. 505 (Ulster) Squadron Royal Auxiliary Airforce & 86 Squadrons.

Belfast: Flight Lieutenant Dickson, 2005 Written by John Hewitt on behalf of Flight Lieutenant Dickson. 72 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. Eighteen illustrations. Map. Pictorial matt card covers, in transparent covers, in a black metal binding strip, as issued. These are Flight Lieutenant Dickson's wartime memoirs, and when written up he was the last surviving member of these wartime squadrons. A valuable memoir. 32.00


16975. Humphreys, Roy, editor: Kent Aviation A Century of Flight.

Stroud: The History Press, 2009. 192 pp. 24.5 x 17 cm. c318 illustrations. Map. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


14797. Johnston, Captain Rev. J.W.: Completed Poems of a Parachute Padre.

Belfast: The Belfast Newsletter, 1952. Fifth edition. 96 pp. 22 x 14.5 cm. Gold-blocked red textured boards. Mark on ffep, o/w in very good condition. 20.00


12790. McAllister, J.S.V.: Ulster's Flyers.

Ulster Airmail June 1992. An offprint from Ulster Airmail Vol 24 No6 June 1992. 11pp, paper covers stapled, in very good condition. Part of a series on men and women from Ulster who served in the RAF. Jim McAllister joined up in 1940, and this is his highly readable service record. 6.00


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


14351. Philpott, Bryan: German Bombers over the Med.

Cambridge: Patrick Stephens 1980. World War 2 Photo Album Number 13. A selection of German wartime photographs from the Bundesarchiv, Koblenz. 24.5 by 17.5 cms. 95 pp. illustrated, map, hardback, in a very good, priceclipped, dustwrapper, in very good condition. 12.00


14350. Philpott, Bryan: German Fighters over the Med.

Cambridge: Patrick Stephens 1979. World War 2 Photo Album Number 6. A selection of German wartime photographs from the Bundesarchiv, Koblenz. 24.5 by 17.5 cms. 95 pp. illustrated, map, hardback, in a very good, priceclipped, dustwrapper, in very good condition. 12.00


14713. Philpott, Bryan: German Maritime Aircraft.

Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, 1981. World War 2 Photo Album Number 18. 94 + ii pp. 24.5 x 17 cm. Photographs from the Bundesarchiv. Appendices. Gold-blocked black boards, in price-clipped dw. Slight shelf wear, o/w good condition. 12.00


14702. Poppel, Martin: Heaven & Hell The War Diary of a German Paratrooper.

Staplehurst: Spellmount, 1996. 256 pp. 24 x 16 cm. Translated from the German by Dr Louise Willmot, and first published in the UK in 1988. The career of a German Paratrooper from training, through Holland, Crete, Russia, Sicily, Normandy, and captivity in England. Profusely illustrated. Glossary of military ranks. Gold-blocked blue boards, in very good dw. Very slight wear to dw, o/w near mint. 13.50


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


11975. R.A.A.F. Directorate of Public Relations.: RAAF Saga.

Canberra: The Royal Australian Air Force Australian War Memorial Canberra 1944. 28 by 21.5 cms. 200 pp. illustrated, hardback, no dustwrapper, in very good condition with excellent illustrations. Contains Honour Roll. 30.00


4905. Reid, John P Milford: A Short History of The Battle of Britain to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary

Liverpool?: 1960? 24pp, 13 x 20.5 cms in coloured paper covers. Some staining. 44 illustrations. 5.00


9665. Royal Air Force: Portrait Album.

Royal Air Force A collection of twenty photographic prints, mounted in a much older photographic album. The portraits are 20 x 16.5 cm, unless stated, and are mostly of airmen standing with one foot on the wing and one foot on the jet cowling of identifiable jet aircraft. One print (21 x 29 cm) is of twenty or so jets lined up side by side on an airstrip. Readily-identifiable numbers include 51, 50, 42, 56, 7, 16, 4, 58, 2 and 12. The following print (16 x 21) is of a formal group of fourteen airmen. The following portraits are: Pete, 'Jacko' Jackson 110 Sqn, Changi (standing on 58); Tony Cook 57 Sqn, Marham (standing on 10); Alan Webb 139 Sqn, Wittering (standing on 49); Angus Morris (standing on 50); 'Sig' Stevenson (standing on 61); Paul Martin (standing on 12); Mick Cockrill (standing on 49); Mike Barnes (standing on 10); Dave Hodgkinson 210 Sqn (standing on 56); Trevor Jackson (standing on 50); Jimmy Uprichard (standing on 58); Steve Harvey (standing on 12); Stoo Waring (standing on 12); Rick Peacock-Edwards (standing on 58); Keith Poulter (standing on 12); Bill Lee (standing on 50); Ed Viney (standing on 12); and (14 x 9 cm) Dai James (standing on 12). This last airman's helmet is numbered K83. There is slight discolouration to some of the prints. The album is 30 x 24 cm, half-leather, and the pages have been painted sky-blue. 150.00

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