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WINGS OVER THE WORLD: THE GOLDEN AGE OF TRAVEL
Written by Tom Quinn.
Stock no. 2134226
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1854109375. A few small knocks along cover edges. Contents are excellent! Wrapper spine is faded.

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CONCORDE THE INSIDE STORY
Written by Brian Trubshaw; Jock Lowe.
Stock no. 2134225
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos throughout. The author provides a rare insight into the trials and tribulations involved in achieving the miracle of Concorde. ISBN: 0750923938. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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IMPERIAL AIRWAYS: THE BIRTH OF THE BRITISH AIRLINE INDUSTRY 1914-1940
Written by Robert Bluffield.
Stock no. 1820753
Published by Classic; Ian Allan. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A lively and detailed history or Britain's aviation heritage. Large format. B/w and colour photos. 224 pages. ISBN: 9781906537074. Bumping to board corners. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly creased at bumped corners.

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TALKING TO THE WORLD FROM PAN AM'S CLIPPERS
Written by Francis Allan Chapman.
Stock no. 1820752
Published by Carstens Publications Inc.. 1st 1999. Fine condition.

Real life memories of the author's worldwide flying adventures aboard Pan American Airways Clippers as a Flight Radio Officer from 1939 to 1949. Pan Am's flying boats opened the world to commercial aviation. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w & colour photos & illustrations. ISBN: 0911868917.

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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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