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A complete history of the pioneer work of Glenn Curtiss and of the subsequent companies which bore his name. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 637 pages. ISBN: 0370100298. Minimal bumping to spine. Contents fine.
Revised edition. 2nd edition. A complete work of reference to all de Havilland military, civil and experimental aircraft from Geoffrey de Havilland's first primitive biplane of 1909 to the last aircraft type to bear the D.H. label - the D.H. 125 executive jet of 1962. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 037030022X. Spine bumped. Some light foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge creased and slightly faded to spine.
In the interwar years, Poland became a leading exponent of all-metal structures, cannon-armed monoplane fighters, V-tailed aeroplanes, high-lift STOL aircraft and ultra-light machines. B/w photos. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. xxii + 760 pages. ISBN: 0370000854. Spine bumped at ends. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher with 'new' price printed above. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine with a small tear at top.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1872017940. SIGNED by the authors to title page (no dedication). Light scuffing to boards. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean. Blue dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
The book contains photographs, 3-view drawings and data of every type of Handley Page aircraft built and flown. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 664 pages. ISBN: 0370000307. Spine and corners bumped. Some light creases to spine. A couple of small marks to covers. Pale page browning. A few small marks to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and creased.
The story of the twelve Schneider seaplane contests. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0370303288. Slight bumping and rubbing to spine ends. Small red mark to textblock. Dustwrapper bright, minimal fading to spine.
Recording in great detail the work, struggles and achievements from 1903 to 1914 of the British aviation pioneers whose foresight produced the weapons of aerial warfare for two major wars and the vehicles to spread air commerce and high-speed communication throughout the world. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 607 pages including index. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.
An important contribution to the early history of British aviation. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0370300505. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge creased and lightly rubbed.
Much has been written about battles in the air, airmen who fought them, and the aeroplanes and airfields involved. Little is known about how those airmen learned their deadly trade and the organisations that tried to make them ready for combat. This book redresses that balance. Yellow pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870384601. Spine lightly faded. Text block lightly browned. Contents clean.
UNITED STATES MILITARY AIRCRAFT SINCE 1909
Written by Gordon Swanborough; Peter M. Bowers.
Stock no. 1822961
Published by Putnam. 1st thus 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
New edition (Third edition). B/w photos. 766 pages including index. ISBN: 085177816X. Text block just slightly grubby else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine, tiny closed tear to base of spine.
Second edition, revised and updated by R.T. Jackson. B/w photos. 511 pages. ISBN: 0851778348. Reprint. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.
ENGLISH ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT AND THEIR PREDECESSORS
Written by Stephen Ransom; Robert Fairclough.
Stock no. 1822959
Published by Putnam. 1st 1987. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
This work records the Phoenix and COW designs and other related types before dealing with those bearing the English Electric designation which began with the Wren of 1923 and continued into recent times with the Canberra and Lightning. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0851778062. Light shelf wear to base of spine. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.