John Hamilton Ltd.
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Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis and 4 b/w plates. The Ace Series. Includes glossary of terms to rear and 8 pages of aircraft manouvres. Spine bumped. Rubbing to cover edges. Foxing throughout.
WINGS OF WAR: AN AIRMAN'S DIARY OF THE LAST YEAR OF WORLD WAR ONE
Written by Rudolf Stark.
Stock no. 1823953
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. 1st 1933. Almost very good condition.
A classic aviation memoir of the First World War - as seen from the German viewpoint, and therefore presenting a totally different and little-appreciated story. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Spine browned and marked, shelf-worn at top and tail. Corners of boards lightly worn. Spine is cocked. Text block browned. Prize plate to front pastedown. A few foxspots and margin marks present.
Although the author has obviously given this Jagdstaffel a fictitious number and changed the names of the pilots composing it, the incidents related in this book have a genuine ring and will be recognised as facts by anyone who has had experience of flying on the western front. Orange cloth boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. Corners bumped, top & tail of spine slightly discoloured. Text block and page browning. Some foxing to contents. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, rear panel is grubby.
AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHT DAYS: THE FLIGHT OF THE WINNIE MAE
Written by Wiley Post; Harold Gatty.
Stock no. 1319650
Published by The Aviation Book Club; John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1932. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A complete and intimate account of the authors' adventures around the world in eight days in the 'Winnie Mae'. Green boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. Spine and corners slightly bumped, cover edges lightly rubbed. Name in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.
THE FLYING BEETLE
Written by George E. Rochester. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2132014
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Circa 1935. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, black title to spine. 4 B/w plates, including frontis. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading/mottling to covers. Some foxing throughout; heaviest to prelims and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with some large tears and chips; loss to bottom corner of front panel, top and tail of spine; other smaller loss along edges.
Orange/brown boards, black title label to spine. 4 b/w illustrations including frontis. Part of The Ace Series. Spine browned, boards grubby. Text block browned. Name & address in ink to front pastedown. Some foxing present. All plates correct.
The "Ace" Series. Blue boards, dark blue title to spine. 4 b/w plates including frontis. 0.5" split to top of spine affecting the title. Spine slightly cocked. Corners bumped. Small marks to front cover. Contents browned.
Blue cloth, black titles. 8 colour plates. 504 pages. Larger format. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some browning to spine. Some red pencil crayon scribble to endpapers and pastedowns - also to flaps of wrappers and a couple of other pages to rear. All plates present. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins. Wrapper is grubby, creased and torn with some loss.
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THE COCKPIT FLYING ADVENTURES FOR YOUNG PILOTS
Written by W.E. Johns; Arch Whitehouse; Rudolf Stark; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw; Howard Leigh.
Stock no. 2125672
Published by John Hamilton Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Flying Adventures For Young Pilots. Large format. Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vigette of a plane to front cover. Eight coloured plates by Bradshaw, other illustrations by Leigh. Johns story is "The Ace of Spades". Spine is bumped and faded with browning. Front cover is a bit bowed, with fading to edges. Rear cover also has fading to edges. Page browning.
Large format. Blue cloth. B/w illustrations. Covers unevenly darkened. Possibly has frontis missing. Endpapers foxed; scattered foxspots to contents. Book has tobacco smell.
The Ace Series. Blue boards, black title to spine. 222 pages. 4 b/w plates. The Ace Series title list to two pages at rear. Spine is faded and marked. Uneven fading to cover edges. Corners are bumped. Some marks to endpapers. Foxing and browning to pages. Book affected by tobacco odour.
Blue boards, colour frontis and 4 b/w plates. The Ace Series. 3-4" split to rear of spine, which is also faded. Uneven fading to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Book affected by tobacco odour.