Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

843 records found. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get in touch and we'll let you know just as soon as it comes in.

SUPERMARINE AIRCRAFT SINCE 1914
Written by C.F. Andrews; E.B. Morgan.
Stock no. 2132894
Published by Putnam. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

New edition. The story of one of the great names in aviation. B/w photos. 400 pages. ISBN: 0851778003. Page edge browning.

Buy now for £24.00 Enquire about this book

GERMAN AIRCRAFT OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
Written by Peter Gray; Owen Thetford.
Stock no. 2132893
Published by Putnam. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second revised edition with new photographs and textual amendments. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0851778097. Some small knocks along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine; scuff hole to front panel.

Buy now for £25.00 Enquire about this book

SIR GEORGE CAYLEY'S AERONAUTICS 1796-1855
Written by Charles H. Gibbs-Smith.
Stock no. 1819252
Published by HMSO. 1st 1962. Very good condition.

The book presents Cayley's aeronautics. By 1849 Cayley had constructed and flown a full-size triplane glider which carried a boy for brief distances and in 1853 Cayley despatched his unwilling coachman across a dale near Scarborough in a glider. B/w illustrations. A few light scuffs to boards, minor fading to spine and top edge of boards. Foxing to prelims and text block.

Buy now for £16.00 Enquire about this book

THE LIGHTNING BOYS
Written by Richard Pike.
Stock no. 2132801
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2011. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

True tales from pilots of the English Electric Lightning. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. 190 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781908117151. SIGNED by author and three pilots on half-title page. Spine bumped at base else a fine copy in fine pictorial wrapper.

Buy now for £28.00 Enquire about this book

LUFTWAFFE FIGHTERS AND FIGHTER-BOMBERS OVER THE FAR NORTH
Written by Andreas Brekken; Kjetil Akra.
Stock no. 2132762
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Units, Camouflage, Markings 1940-1945. An exhaustive study focusing on camouflage and markings but also examining the structure and organisation of the force, losses and accidents, unit commanders and junior officers. Large format. Grey boards, silver titles. Packed with colour and b/w photos. 160 pages. ISBN: 9781903223901. Spine slightly bumped. Dustwrapper is rubbed at top edge and slightly marked on rear panel.

Buy now for £48.00 Enquire about this book

FIFTY YEARS OF BROOKLANDS
Written by Charles Gardner.
Stock no. 2132724
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. History of the Brooklands motor racing circuit and its use as an aerodrome. Foxing; heaviest to outer page edges, endpapers and prelims. Some also to margins. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few tears and nicks; some tape repairs to verso; faded to spine.

Buy now for £34.00 Enquire about this book

RED ARROWS IN CAMERA
Written by Keith Wilson.
Stock no. 1819166
Published by Haynes. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A stunning tribute to the world's premier acrobatic display team giving insight into the world of the Reds as author Keith Wilson goes behind the scenes to meet and photograph the pilots and their Hawk aircraft. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780857331540. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded.

Buy now for £12.00 Enquire about this book

THE LAST OF THE LIGHTNINGS
Written by Ian Black; Bill Gunston.
Stock no. 1819160
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A nostalgic farewell to the RAF's favourite supersonic fighter. Colour photos. ISBN: 1852605413. Corners of boards rubbed.

Buy now for £24.00 Enquire about this book

FIGHTER COUNTRY: THE F-14 TOMCATS OF NAS OCEANA
Written by Dave Parsons; Derek Nelson.
Stock no. 1819159
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A grand tribute to NAS OCeana, Virginia, and its Tomcats. Includes the history of Oceana and of each of the fleet fighter squadrons stationed there... Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0879384425.

Buy now for £25.00 Enquire about this book

THE LOCKHEED CONSTELLATION (VOLUME 1)
Written by Peter J. Marson.
Stock no. 1819152
Published by Air-Britain. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

Fully revised and extended. Sections 1-11. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851303668.

Buy now for £60.00 Enquire about this book

THE DE HAVILLAND DRAGON / RAPIDE FAMILY
Written by John F. Hamlin.
Stock no. 1819151
Published by Air-Britain. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Background histories and fleet lists of the UK operators of these types, together with a registration/serial to constructor's number index and other appendices. Large format. Green glazed pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos & illustrations. ISBN: 0851303447. Small chip to top of spine. Name in ink to front endpaper. Else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper has a 2" closed tear from top of front spine edge (no loss).

Buy now for £70.00 Enquire about this book

THE CAMEL FILE
Written by Ray Sturtivant; Gordon Page.
Stock no. 1819150
Published by Air-Britain. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0851302122. Small previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Boards lightly scuffed.

Buy now for £80.00 Enquire about this book