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Biography of a lifelong jet engine engineer. ISBN: 0906393353. Small patch of surface paper from verso of dustwrapper stuck to top front edge of spine. Vertical crease to spine. Newspaper obituary of Sir Stanley Hooker glued to front pastedown. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, faded to spine, verso of spine strengthened with glued down card (not visible from front), edge worn.
A Portfolio of Aircraft Photographs by 'Flight' Cameramen. Large oblong format. Card wraps. B/w photos. Some marks to covers; chipping to couple of edges. Contents are still very good!
AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION AND THE FIRST JAMES CLAYTON LECTURE
Written by Frank Whittle; et al.
Stock no. 2135207
Almost very good condition.
Large format. Black boards, with NO titles to covers or spine. Privately bound copies of 'Aircraft Recognition Magazine - Contains February, March and May through to August 1944 and January through September (inclusive) 1945 editions. Bound into the front is The First James Clayton Lecture - 'The Early History of The Whittle Jet Propulsion Gas Turbine' by Whittle. The lecture was delivered on Friday 5th October 1945. Spine is browned with chips to top. Covers are marked. Name in ink to top of 'lecture' first page. Other marks to magazines - some stickers to covers, foxing etc.
PRACTICAL LIGHTPLANE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION FOR THE AMATEUR
Written by W.J. Fike.
Stock no. 2135205
Published by W.J. Fike. 2nd 1965. Very good condition.
2nd edition. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. Some marks to covers. Page browning.
CLERGET PATENT AERO ENGINES: INSTRUCTIONS AND LIST OF PARTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2135200
Published by Camden Miniature Steam Services. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
Republication of the 1917 edition published by Gwynnes Ltd. Looks at 9B - 130-Horse and 9BF - 15-Horse. ISBN: 0953652319.
Pale cloth with red titles and vignette. Fold-out illustration to front. B/w diagrams and photos. Foxing to spine and cover edges. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is torn in half at rear spine join, so is in two pieces, with loss; surface paper damage also.
The Journal of Classic Combat Aircraft. Large format. Beige spine with gold title, red illustrated boards. Contents include: Martin XB-51; USAF Search & Rescue Part 2; Blackburn Buccaneer; Luftwaffe Machtflieger Part 1; Gloster Meteor Variants Part 1; Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne. ISBN: 1861840306. A few small knocks along cover edges.
The Journal of Classic Combat Aircraft. Large format. Beige spine with gold title, red illustrated boards. Contents include: Air Force Search & Rescue Part 1; Hawker P.1127 & Kestrel; Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger; No. 105 Squadron IDF/AF; Lockheed F-94 Variants; Bulgarian Air Force 1940-49. ISBN: 1861840268. Knocks/small dents to a couple of corners.
The Journal of Classic Combat Aircraft. Large format. Beige spine with gold title, red illustrated boards. Contents include: Air War over the Desert; Sud-Ouest Trident; North American F-86 Sabre; Vietnam FACs; Bell P-39/63 variant briefing; P-39s in the USSR; Supermarine Seagull. ISBN: 1861840144.
The Journal of Classic Combat Aircraft. Large format. Beige spine with gold title, red illustrated boards. Contents include: Skoshi Tiger; On Ice - Antarctic Operations; Vought F-8 Crusader; Spitfire Spyplanes; German Jet VTOL; FMA I.Ae.30 Namcu; A-4 Skyhawk variants Part 2; RAF Fighters 1920-1929. ISBN: 1874023913.
Large format. Paperwraps. Warpaint Series No. 22. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. Corner tips are creased.
Large format. Glossy cardwraps. B/w and colour illustrations and photos. Warpaint Special No. 3.