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'The People's Books'. An endeavour to give an accurate description of the construction and working of balloons and aeroplanes in simple language. Small format. Green cloth boards, dark green titles. B/w diagrams. Spine browned, couple of small marks to front board. Name in ink to free front endpaper. Text block browned.
B/w diagrams. Pale blue boards, black title to spine. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; some loss; grubby in places.
Describing and illustrating more than 120 types of sailplane, designed, built and flown in many countries during the quarter century following the first organised gliding competition on the Wasserkuppe in 1920. Large format. B/w pictorial boards. B/w photos and colour diagrams throughout. ISBN: 3980677346. 2nd revised edition. Fading to spine and spine edges.
The history of the development of the glider as a weapon of war by the combatant countries of the Second World War. B/w maps and photos. ISBN: 1852602759. Dustrapper spine is lightly faded.
Originally aimed at giving gliding instructors a general feel of how gliders work, this book is not a technical manual in the usual sense and veers off into areas not directly relevant to the basic theory. Which makes for interesting reading! Glazed pictorial boards. 308 pages.packed with b/w diagrams. ISBN: 0713659475.
Blue cloth. Gilt titles. B/w diagrams. B/w plates. Spine faded. Corners bumped. All plates present. Some foxing.