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Pure Luck - The Authorized Biography of Sir Thomas Sopwith, 1888-1989

By: Bramson, Alan

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Wellingborough, Patrick Stephens: 1990

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5702


Hardback, 8vo light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 288pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is not new, and has been read, but no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has been handled, some faint line indentations. With a foreword by the Prince of Wales, this is the remarkable story of the engineer and industrialist most famed as the aircraft designer whose planes contributed to British war success over seventy years. Catalo... View more info

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One-Armed Mac - The Story of Squadron Leader James MacLachlan, DSO, DFC and 2 bars, Czech War Cross based upon his diaries and letters

By: Cull, Brian ; Symons, Roland

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Grub Street: 2003

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5704


Hardback, 223mm x 140mm light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 192pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Top front corner of board bumped, no other imperfections. Book may be unread. Dustwrapper front top corner bumped, else near fine. Biography of a British ace of World War Two. Catalogue: Aircraft. Keywords: RAF, Hurricane, amputation, captivity View more info

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The Billy Mitchell Story

By: Davis, Burke

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Philadelphia / Ontario, Chilton / Thomas Nelson: 1969

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5182


Hardback, 8vo light blue cloth boards, blue titles, first edition, 149pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been read. Spine bumped. Small staining to front endpaper. Dustwrapper has bumped ends of spine and single small tear to top of rear. "The dazzling story of Billy Mitchell, the apostle of air power who sacrificed his career to preapre America for modern warfare." Catalogue: Aircraft. Keywords: America, Mitchell, air, wa... View more info

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Spirit of the Yukon

By: Lunny, June Cruickshank

Price: £18.00

Publisher: British Columbia, Caitlin Press: 1992

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1374


Hardback, 250mm x 217mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 151pp. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by author. Base of spine bumped, no other obvious imperfections. Tight and clean throughout. Dustwrapper has been handled only occasionally, minimal edge wear. Clean and bright. Memories of the achievements of Canadian bush pilot Andrew David Cruickshank, written by his daughter. Catalogue: Aircraft. Keywords: Bush, Canada, aviation, pr... View more info

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Airliners from 1919 to the present day

By: Munson, Kenneth

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Peerage Books: 1982

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 5705


Hardback, 215mm x 140mm red cloth boards, white titles, first thus, 352pp. plus index, Colour illustrations.Good +++/Good +++. Book is lovely and clean, with plates notably bright. Some darkening of block edges. Spine and boards clean but just a little bumped. Dustwrapper has been handled and has just a little bumping but basically bright and clean. Front flap clipped. Handy illustrated guide for the airliner enthusiast. Catalogue: Aircraft. Keywords: Airliner, Boeing,... View more info