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THE DOUGLAS DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 THE FIRST SEVENTY YEARS (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by J.M.G. Gradidge.
Stock no. 1819028
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

Two volume set. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0851303323.

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SAILPLANES 1920 - 1945
Written by Martin Simons.
Stock no. 1817933
Published by Equip. 2nd 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Describing and illustrating more than 120 types of sailplane, designed, built and flown in many countries during the quarter century following the first organised gliding competition on the Wasserkuppe in 1920. Large format. B/w pictorial boards. B/w photos and colour diagrams throughout. ISBN: 3980677346. 2nd revised edition. Fading to spine and spine edges.

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LA NAVIGATION AERIENNE L'AVIATION ET LA DIRECTION DES AEROSTATS
Written by Gaston Tissandier.
Stock no. 2131329
Published by Librairie Hachette Et Cie. 1st 1886. Good condition.

L'Aviation et la Direction des Aerostats dans les temps anciens et modernes (the aviation and direction of airships in old and modern times). Blue paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Text in French. Re-bound with a near matching blue card, front and rear paperwrap covers glued to card for strength, original spine missing. Some hinges broken but binding is generally tight. One or two scattered foxspots else contents clean.

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FLYING STORIES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 2105981
Published by John Hamilton. 1st 1936. Almost very good condition.

A collection of stories edited by W.E. Johns, including 4 stories by him. Pictorial boards. 4 b/w plates, 6 colour plates plus other b/w illustrations. 248 pages. Covers are worn, with some chipping and loss of paper; cloth showing through. Some foxing and browning to pages.

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ALI SU VICENZA
Written by Giuseppe Versolato.
Stock no. 1205167
Published by Egida. 1st Italy 1996. Fine condition.

Cronistoria Dell'Aviazione Nel Vicentino Dalle Origini Al 1994. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Lavishly illustrated with colour and b/w photos. 581 pages. Text in Italian. The History Of Aviation In The Vicenza Region. ISBN: 8886585195.

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LA CONQUETE DE L'AIR
Written by L. Sazerac De Forge.
Stock no. 630519
Published by Berger-Levrault. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

Le Probleme de la locomotion aerienne les dirigeables et l'aviation - leurs applications. The conquest of the Air. Text in French. Modern three-quarter brown calf leather binding with gilt title and raised bands to spine, brown cloth boards. Green marbled endpapers. B/w illustrations, plates and fold-out diagram. One tiny mark to boards else binding in beautiful condition. Bookplate to front pastedown. Original paperwraps bound in. A few margin marks and corner creases to contents. A very nice copy. Reduced from £125.

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LE BALLON LIBRE
No author listed.
Stock no. 630520
Published by Librairie Aeronautique. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Theory and practical. Captain du Genie DO. Hot air balloons. Modern three-quarter calf leather binding with gilt title and raised bands to spine, brown cloth boards. Green marbled endpapers. viii and 506 pages plus adverts to rear. B/w illustrations and photos. Binding is beautiful. Bookplate to front pastedown. Light page browning and a few grubby marks. Couple of ink stamps to prelims and top margin of one page. Just a few annotations mostly in pencil to margins.

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SUL MODO DI DIRIGERE I PALLONI AEROSTATICI
Written by Pietro Blaserna.
Stock no. 818620
Published by Ermanno Loescher. 1st 1872. Very good condition.

Modern three-quarter black cloth binding with gilt title to spine and blue marbled paper boards. Original paperwraps bound in. 36 pages. Text in Italian. Modern binding is as new. Original paperwrap front and rear cover are pasted onto a piece of plain paper for strength. Pale foxing to title page else contents are fine. REDUCED from £180.

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VOYAGES AERIENS
Written by J. Glaisher; Camille Flammarion; Wilfrid De Fonvielle; Gaston Tissandier. Illustrated by Eugene Ciceri; Adrien Marie; Albert Tissandier.
Stock no. 818588
Published by Librairie De L. Hachette Et Cie.. 1st 1870. Almost very good condition.

Hot air balloon voyages. Half-leather binding. Black cloth boards, Dark green leather spine with raised bands, gilt titles and vignettes. All edges gilt. 6 tissue-guarded chromoliths. 117 b/w wood engravings plus 15 diagrams or charts. 612 pages. Text in French. Leather spine is nice and bright with small spot of damage to lower half. Covers a little scuffed. Binding is tight. Original paperwraps bound in. Scattered foxing throughout. Pages 277-382 have a light damp stain to lower margin inside edge. Text block gilt lovely and bright. Reduced from £200.

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A COMPENDIUM OF AVIATION AND AEROSTATION
Written by H. Hoernes; J.H. Ledeboer.
Stock no. 809859
Published by Charles Griffin & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Balloons, Dirigibles and Flying-Machines. 54 b/w plates. Small format. Grey cloth, white title to front cover. Scratched inscription on verso of frontis else contents very good. Corners bumped and rubbed. Title to front cover lightly rubbed. REDUCED from £200.

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FLYING ADVENTURES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Stanley Orton Bradshaw; et al..
Stock no. 561097
Published by John Hamilton. 1st 1936. Slightly better than very good condition.

A collection of stories edited by W.E. Johns, including 3 stories by him. Pictorial boards. 4 b/w plates, 6 colour plates plus other b/w illustrations. 248 pages. A lovely bright copy. Very pale foxing to verso of plates and very light browning to page margins.

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FLYING STORIES
Written by W.E. Johns; George E. Rochester; et al. Illustrated by Stanley Orton Bradshaw.
Stock no. 561098
Published by John Hamilton. 1st 1936. Very good condition.

A collection of stories edited by W.E. Johns, including 4 stories by him. Pictorial boards. 4 b/w plates, 6 colour plates plus other b/w illustrations. 248 pages. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Rear cover a little grubby. A few pale foxspots and light browning to page pages. A lovely copy of this scarce title.

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