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THE PAN AM CLIPPER: THE HISTORY OF PAN AMERICAN'S FLYING-BOATS 1931-1946
Written by Roy Allen.
Stock no. 1820751
Published by David & Charles. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A tribute to a technical wonder that continues to fascinate and captivate today and which, in its time, was the toast of international air travel. Large format. Black glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715311026. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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DOUGLAS PROPLINERS DC-1 TO DC-7
Written by Arthur Pearcy.
Stock no. 1820750
Published by Airlife. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive volume covering the legendary Douglas Propliners. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 185310261X. Light rubbing to board edges. Faint mottling to boards. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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VICKERS VISCOUNT AND VANGUARD (CROWOOD AVIATION SERIES)
Written by Malcolm L. Hill.
Stock no. 1820749
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The World's first turboprop-powered airliner, and the most successful British airliner of all time. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 1861266693. 'This book was slightly damaged in transit and is now being sold at a special bargain price' stamped in red ink to title page. Bumping to top of spine and corners. Minor grubby mark to front endpaper. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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VICKERS VC10 (CROWOOD AVIATION SERIES)
Written by Lance Cole.
Stock no. 1820747
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The design, development and operational use of the VC10. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1861262310.

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SKYLEADERS DC-1 THROUGH DC-7: THE DOUGLAS PROPLINERS
Written by Rene J. Francillon.
Stock no. 1820746
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Douglas aviation activity leading up to July 1933 which was a groundbreaking moment for commercial aviation, and examining the development of transport aircraft through to the present day, concluding with the ongoing manufacture of the C-17 military cargo under the Boeing label. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780857331571.

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THE CONQUEST OF THE AIR
Written by Frank Howard; Bill Gunston.
Stock no. 1820745
Published by Paul Elek. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of aviation. Large format. Blue cloth boards with blue titles. B/w illustrations & photos, a few colour photos. ISBN: 0236154443. Light vertical crease to prelims. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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BALLOONS TO BUCCANEERS: YORKSHIRE'S ROLE IN AVIATION SINCE 1785
Written by Brian Catchpole.
Stock no. 1820744
Published by Maxiprint. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Ever since the first aeronauts reached for the skies Yorkshire's role in the history of aviation has been of supreme importance, although too often overlooked. This book redresses this and places the role squarely in the national context of aviation. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 187112512X. Grubby mark to page xiv bleeding through to page xiii and also slightly to page 1. Small amount of surface paper loss to grubby mark.

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THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PROPELLER AIRLINERS
Written by Bill Gunston.
Stock no. 1820743
Published by Windward. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. 256 pages + index. Colour and b/w photos. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0711200629. Name & date in ink, some pencil erasure to front endpaper. Text block browned. Slight fading to front spine edge of dustwrapper and light creasing.

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DE HAVILLAND COMET (CROWOOD AVIATION SERIES)
Written by Kev Darling.
Stock no. 1820741
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The design and operation of the first jet airliner. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and some colour. 208 pages including index. ISBN: 1861267339. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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FADED GLORY: AIRLINE COLOUR SCHEMES OF THE PAST
Written by John K. Morton.
Stock no. 1820740
Published by Airlife. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blue pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1853100889. Covers scuffed. Contents fine.

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BOEING 707, DOUGLAS DC-8 & VICKERS VC10 (LEGENDS OF THE AIR 6)
Written by Stewart Wilson. Illustrated by Juanita Franzi; Dennis Newton.
Stock no. 1820738
Published by Aerospace Publications Pty Limited. 1st 1998. Fine condition.

The Story of the Three Pioneer Jetliners of the Modern Era. Large format. Blue pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1875671366.

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JETLINER GENERATION: CLASSIC EARLY AIRLINERS, 1958-1979
Written by Martin W. Bowman.
Stock no. 1820737
Published by Airlife. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1840371641. Spine very slightly faded.

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