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The author introduces the dynamic personalities involved in the creation, life and demise of the China Clipper and the other flying boats of her time. B/w photos. ISBN: 0870212095. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks. 2nd printing.
Large format. Red/brown cloth with silver title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 087021070X. Some browning to endpapers and front joint. Page edges are also browned. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips - browned to spine and edges.
American edition. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. This work covers nearly 400 types of Japanese aircraft. ISBN: 1557505632. A few knocks to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.
JAPANESE AIRCRAFT OF THE PACIFIC WAR
Written by Rene J. Francillon. Illustrated by J.B. Roberts.
Stock no. 2136191
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A comprehensive analysis of the Japanese aircraft industry and their products between the late thirties and the dawn of the nuclear age. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. American edition. ISBN: 087021313X. Bumping to spine. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
Slightly oblong format. Anatomy of the Ship Series. Contains superbly executed line drawings - the conventional 3-view type of plan as well as explanatory perspective views with fully descriptive keys. ISBN: 0870211781. Light bumping to corners. Contents are excellent. Some fading to wrapper spine.
American Edition. The absorbing story of a great Yorkshire enterprise, beginning in 1908 when young Robert Blackburn, inspired by the exploits of famous French aviators, designed his first aeroplane in Paris. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0870210246. Top edge slightly browned.
Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0870211153. SIGNED by Publisher, with a dedication to a previous owner on title page. Bumping to corners; small chip to cloth; small fray along bottom edge of front cover. Wrapper is edge-creased with 1" closed tear to top of spine.
THE U.S. NAVY AGAINST THE AXIS: SURFACE COMBAT 1941-1945
Written by Vincent P. O'Hara.
Stock no. 1815163
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Naval historian Vincent O'Hara recounts the dramatic story of the U.S. Navy's surface fleet in World War II, especially its ship-to-ship combat. Mustard paper spine with gilt title, brown paper boards. xvi and 364 pages including index. ISBN: 9781591146506. Second printing. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
FIGHTING FOR MACARTHUR: THE NAVY AND MARINE CORPS DESPERATE DEFENSE OF THE PHILIPPINES
Written by John Gordon.
Stock no. 1814889
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Filled with original details about the early fighting in the Philippines during World War II. Black paper spine with silver title, light blue paper boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781612510576. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.
VICTORY IN DEFEAT THE WAKE ISLAND DEFENDERS IN CAPTIVITY 1941-1945
Written by Gregory J.W. Urwin.
Stock no. 2123292
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Brown spine, blue boards. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9781591148999. 2nd impression.
German-Japanese Naval Relations in World War II. ISBN: 1557504652.
Allied and Japanese Plans, Preparations, and Execution. Blue cloth with gilt titles. ISBN: 1557508852.