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BOMBER COUNTY
Written by Daniel Swift.
Stock no. 2128105
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

The Lost Airmen of World War Two. Cream boards, black titles and vignette. The author researches the life of his grandfather and looks at the connections between war air and poetry. ISBN: 9780241144176. Bump to base of spine. Contents are fine. Wrap around band/wrapper is still present and in excellent condition.
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BATTLE OVER THE REICH: THE STRATEGIC AIR OFFENSIVE OVER GERMANY VOLUME ONE 1939-1943
Written by Alfred Price.
Stock no. 1816576
Published by Classic. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Detailing the first phase of the offensive including the early British raids by Wellingtons, Halifaxes, Hampdens, Stirlings and Manchesters of Bomber Command, the development of the sophisticated German night fighter, flak and radar defence systems and the entrance of the USAAF into the daylight bomber campaign. Also included is the story of the famous RAF Lancaster raid against the German dams in May 1943. Large format. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and colour illustrations. ISBN: 1903223474. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned at horizontal edges and creased to lower rear edge.
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THE BEVERLEY IN SERVICE
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127807
Published by Blackburn Aircraft Limited. Circa 1961. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. B/w photos. Title to front cover is 'No other aircraft...'. Staples to spine have rusted; a few nicks to spine. Page browning; a few foxspots.
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OBSERVERS AND NAVIGATORS AND OTHER NON-PILOT AIRCREW IN THE RFC, RNAS AND RAF
Written by C.G. Jefford.
Stock no. 2127795
Published by Airlife. 1ST 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A tribute to the thousands of non-pilot aircrew, the often unsung heroes of two World Wars and the years between and since. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. xiii and 274 pages including index. ISBN: 1840372753. Some bumping to corners and spine. Raised name and address to title page. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and faded spine.
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GREEN HEARTS FIRST IN COMBAT WITH THE DORA 9
Written by Axel Urbanke.
Stock no. 2127773
Published by Eagle Editions. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The men of III./JG 54 and JG 26 united in defense of their homeland 1944-1945. Large format. Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos. Fold-out pages of colour illustrations of aircraft. ISBN: 0966070607. Very slight odour to book. Small bump to base of spine. Page edge browning. Wrapper is ever so slightly browned to spine, with edge-creasing.
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FORGED IN WAR
Written by Humphrey Wynn.
Stock no. 2127578
Published by The Stationery Office. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A History of Royal Air Force Transport Command 1943-1967. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps and photos. ISBN: 0117727563. Some pale foxing to outer page edges. A couple of light marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with some marks.
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AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE SINCE 1918
Written by Owen G. Thetford.
Stock no. 2127514
Published by Putnam. 9th 1995. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Ninth Edition, revised and enlarged. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 414 pages including index. ISBN: 0851778658. Rubber ink stamp of aircraft and 'Angus Page 3' below in red ink to front pastedown - very neat. Some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
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RAF BOMBER COMMAND 1936-1968
Written by Chris Ashworth.
Stock no. 2127270
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Command from its inception with biplanes through the wartime days of Halifaxes, Wellingtons and Lancasters to the post-war V-bombers and its disbandment in 1968. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1852603089. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.
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AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE SINCE 1918
Written by Owen G. Thetford.
Stock no. 2127255
Published by Guild Publishing; Book Club Associates. 8th 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Eighth Edition, revised and expanded. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 685 pages including index.
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AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE SINCE 1918
Written by Owen G. Thetford.
Stock no. 1816407
Published by Putnam & Company. 5th 1971. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Fifth Edition. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 624 pages including index. ISBN: 0370101014.
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FIFTY YEARS OF FLYING FUN: FROM THE HUNTER TO THE SPITFIRE AND BACK AGAIN
Written by Rod Dean.
Stock no. 1816358
Published by Grub Street. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Over fifty continuous years of flying through the memoir of a man who lived through it all. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w and colour photos. 220 pages including index. ISBN: 9781909808270.
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AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1918-58
Written by Owen Thetford.
Stock no. 2126112
Published by Putnam. 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An encyclopaedia of all the aircraft which have served with the Royal Air Force up until 1958. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 533 pages including index. Revised edition. Appears to be an school ex-lib. copy - gilt crest to front cover and prize bookplate to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine with edge-tears and chips with some yellowing tape repairs.
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