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NOT MUCH OF AN ENGINEER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Stanley Hooker.
Stock no. 1822173
Published by Airlife. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Biography of a lifelong jet engine engineer. ISBN: 0906393353. Small patch of surface paper from verso of dustwrapper stuck to top front edge of spine. Vertical crease to spine. Newspaper obituary of Sir Stanley Hooker glued to front pastedown. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, faded to spine, verso of spine strengthened with glued down card (not visible from front), edge worn.

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MASTER AIRMAN
Written by Alan Bramson.
Stock no. 1320219
Published by Airlife. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A biography of Air Vice-Marshal Donald Bennett. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 166 pages. A few b/w photos. ISBN: 0906393450. Minimal bumping to spine. Slight evidence of pencil erasure to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper has a light crease to front panel and is faded to spine with light creasing at top and tail.

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JOHN CAT'S-EYES CUNNINGHAM THE AVIATION LEGEND
Written by John Golley.
Stock no. 1320214
Published by Airlife. 2nd 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Aviation legend. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1840370599. Spine bumped, affecting book and dustwrapper.

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BOEING 707/720 (AIRLIFE'S CLASSIC AIRLINERS)
Written by Jim Winchester.
Stock no. 1821012
Published by Airlife. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 128 pages. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 1840373113.

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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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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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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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PROPLINER RENAISSANCE
Written by Graham Robson.
Stock no. 1820736
Published by Airlife. 1st 2002. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. This book celebrates those remaining classic airliners that have been lovingly restored in order that the joy of early air travel can be recreated and celebrated once more. ISBN: 1840372745. Spine lightly faded and lightly rubbed top & tail. Barcode tag and scuffing to rear cover.

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FERRY COMMAND
Written by Don McVicar. Illustrated by L.R. Williams.
Stock no. 2134088
Published by Airlife. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Royal Air Force Ferry Command which during world war two delivered 10,000 aircraft from the United States to the UK via Greenland and Iceland. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906393124. Couple of knocks to spine. Wrapper is faded to spine with a few nicks to corners; pale damp edge marking to verso.

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ADVENTUROUS EMPIRES
Written by Phillip E. Sims.
Stock no. 1319615
Published by Airlife. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the Short Empire Flying-Boats. Large format. Turquoise boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 256 pages. ISBN: 1840371307. Minimal bumping to spine. Dustwrapper is sunned to spine.

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BUILDING & DETAILING SCALE MODEL SHIPS
Written by Mike Ashey.
Stock no. 1820416
Published by Airlife. Very good condition.

The complete guide to building, detailing, scratchbuilding, and modifying scale model ships. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and a few colour. 111 pages including index. ISBN: 1853108316. Covers creased and rubbed at edges. Contents clean.

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SUKHOI SU-27 FLANKER AIR SUPERIORITY FIGHTER
Written by Yefim Gordon.
Stock no. 2133812
Published by Airlife. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1840370297. Bump to bottom of spine. Contents are fine! Wrapper is edge-creased with small tear to base of spine.

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