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Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation Vols 1 - 5
1 Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation Vols 1 - 5
Grolier Educational Corporation 1980 Connecticut, USA 0710607105 / 9780710607102 Hard Cover Very Good Slip Case - Fair 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Blue-cloth covers, edge-wear, some rubbing, light marks. Long note to ex-owner on front fly-leaf of volume 1, otherwise pages clean & straight. Strong, intact binding. Blue slip case, fading, rubbing, edge-wear, whole & intact. 12 000865 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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2 Airliners in Australian Service; Vol 2
Allen, Eric Aerospace Publications Pty Ltd 1996 ACT, Australia First Edition 1875671226 / 9781875671229 Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
178 pages, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Illustrated card cover, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "The aircraft that made Australia's airlines what they are today . features the operational histories of eighteen of the famous airliners . covered in detail are the histories of each type, their entry into service and Australian operating history. Included are tables of each type's service record and relevant technical specifications." - 237 000557 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Introduction to Flight - Fifth Edition, Anderson, John D.
3 Introduction to Flight - Fifth Edition
Anderson, John D. McGraw Hill 2005 New York 0072825693 / 9780072825695 Hard Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
814 pages. Illustrated boards, very light pushing to spine ends. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". offers the most readable and up-to-date overivew of aeronautical and aeropsace engineering for students and other readers . blends history and biography with discussions of engineering oncepts, and shows the developent of flight through this perspective. The essentials of aerodynamics,stablity and control, propulsion, and other major topics are presented in an easily accessible manner, with numerous practical examples, summaries,and chapter problems. - 5 005300 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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Fundamentals of Aerodynamics - Fourth Edition, Anderson, John D. Jr
4 Fundamentals of Aerodynamics - Fourth Edition
Anderson, John D. Jr McGraw Hill 2007 New York 978072950465 Hard Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
1008 pages. Illustrated boards, very minor pushing to spine ends. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. - 587 005219 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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Lindbergh, Berg, A. Scott
5 Lindbergh
Berg, A. Scott Macmillan 1998 London, England First Thus 0333735781 / 9780333735787 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
628 pages, b/w photos. Black-cloth cover, very slight pushing to spine bottom. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "From one of America's most acclaimed biographers, here at last is the definitive life of one of the most legendary, controversial and enigmatic figures in American history - Charles A. Lindbergh, the first solo pilot to cross the Atlantic non-stop from New York to paris, in 1927." 15 000903 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Second Front, Botting, Douglas
6 The Second Front
Botting, Douglas Time-Life Books Inc. 1978 Virginia, USA First Edition 0809425009 / 9780809425006 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
208 pages, b/w photos thr/out. Illustrated cover, minor edge-wear. Some small spots on rear fly-leaf otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. World War II - chapters include; 'Rehearsals for Invasion', 'American Landings', 'British Beachheads', 'The Fighting Inland', 'Aftermath of a Tragic Raid', 'The Invasion Armada'. 135 000598 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Smithsonian Book of Flight, Boyne, Walter J.
7 The Smithsonian Book of Flight
Boyne, Walter J. Bantam & Corgi Books 1988 NSW Australia First Thus Hard Cover Fine Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
288 pages, b/w & colour illustrated. Green-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". chronicles the rapid evolution of aviation technology, from the Wright Flier of 1903 to Paul MacCready's Gossamer Condor, from the first balloons and gliders to the Concorde, and most of all focuses on the meaning of flight for the human spirit - the inventiveness, the craftsmanship, the daring achievements, the adventure." 135 000569 
Price: 33.00 AUD
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Aces and Aircraft of World War I, Campbell, Christopher
8 Aces and Aircraft of World War I
Campbell, Christopher Blandford Press 1981 Dorset, UK First Edition 0713709545 / 9780713709544 Hard Cover Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
144 page, b/w & colour illustrated. Blue-cloth cover, 3 white rubbing marks to back, dent and small split to bottom edge, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, 2" closed tear to top edge, small chipping to bottom spine edge, minor edge-wear. Very slight discolouring to bottom edge of half-title and last few pages, otherwise pages clean and straight. Strong, intact binding. "Vividly evoking the flavour, excitement and harshness of open cockpit warfare . a profusely illustrated history of the careers of 29 of the most remarkable of the fighting pilots of World War I. Full details of their aircraft are given, each one illustrated with a full colour profile." 154 000374 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Vulcan: Last of the V-bombers, Cubitt, Duncan & Ellis, Ken
9 Vulcan: Last of the V-bombers
Cubitt, Duncan & Ellis, Ken 1997 1851529683 / 9781851529681 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 533 005364 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Fire Magic; Hijack at Mogadishu, Davies, Barry BEM
10 Fire Magic; Hijack at Mogadishu
Davies, Barry BEM Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 1994 London, England First Edition 0747519218 / 9780747519218 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
173 pages. Red-cloth cover, minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear, very slight creasing. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "The former SAS Sergeant who was sent on the mercy mission to Mogadishu in October 1977 tells the full, inside story of how the lives of over ninety passengers and crew were saved. The Boeing 737 had been hijacked by terrorists, and the story was to dominate world news for five days." 13 000875 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Beneath Southern Skies; Celebrating 100 Years of Australian Aviation, Davison, Jon; Allibone, Tom
11 Beneath Southern Skies; Celebrating 100 Years of Australian Aviation
Davison, Jon; Allibone, Tom Thomas C. Lothian Pty Ltd. 2003 Melbourne, Australia First Edition 0734405731 / 9780734405739 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good in Unifold Pro 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
272 page, b/w & colour photographs. Blue-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "During the course of just one hundred years, aviation has become such an essential part of our everyday lives that today most of us would find it virtually impossible to imagine life without it . collective images and recollections presented here help tell the story of Australian aviation." 162 000515 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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Spyplane; The Secret World of Aerial Intelligence-gathering, Donald, David
12 Spyplane; The Secret World of Aerial Intelligence-gathering
Donald, David Aerospace Publishing Ltd 1987 London, England First Edition 0600552799 / 9780600552796 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
127 pages, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Blue-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". charts the development of one of the most fascinating facets of military aviation history, strategic reconnaissance. From early beginnings during World War II, the clandestine operations have mushroomed into a major tasking with the air arms of many nations. Rare photographs and colour artworks throughout bring the names and designations of these aircraft alive, providing a complete insight to the undeclared air war that has raged since 1985." 135 000578 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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13 The Rescue Season: The Heroic Story of parajumpers on the Edge of the World
Drury, Bob Simon & Schuster 2001 New York First Edition 0684864797 / 9780684864792 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
SHOP STOCK IN STORAGE - PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAILS - 641 004828 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Prelude to War, Eisler, William; Smith, Bernard
14 Prelude to War
Eisler, William; Smith, Bernard Time-Life Books Inc. 1976 New York, USA First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
216 pages, b/w photos & line drawings thr/out. Illustrated cover, minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. World War II - chapters include; 'The Soviet Spectre', 'A New Breed of Caesars', 'Downfall of a Feeble League', 'One Minute to Midnight', 'Killing Ground in Russia', 'The Theatrics of Power', 'Samurai Slash at China', 'The First Big Take-Over'. 135 000600 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men, Fitzsimons, Peter
15 Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men
Fitzsimons, Peter Harper Collins Publishers 2009 NSW Australia First Edition 0732284872 / 9780732284879 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
679 pages, b/w photos. White-cloth board, very minor pushing to edges. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor stretching to edges. Pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. "With typical flair, FitzSimons . tells the story of the several breakthroughs, some of which were discovered in Australia, which laid the foundation for the Wright brothers' success in 1903; the first flight across the Channel in 1908; Germany's Red Baron terrorising the Allies in 1917-18, before being shot down by an Australian; Ross and Keith Smith's breakthrough first flight from England to Australia in 1919; the formation of Qantas in 1921; Lindbergh's stunning vault between America and Europe in 1927; the Great Centenary Air Race, the loss of the 'Southern Cloud'; the saga of Bert Hinkler and much, much, more..." 118S 001670 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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16 Australia's Military Aircraft
Gillett, Ross Aerospace Publications Pty Ltd 1987 ACT, Australia First Edition 073160363X / 9780731603633 Soft Cover Very Good Issued Without Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
227 pages, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Illustrated card cover, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. ". this specially produced publication is the first ever reference work detailing every aircrat that has served through the decades with the RAAF, RAN Fleet Air Arm and with Army Aviation." - 237 000558 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Fight of the Few, Hough, Peter
17 The Fight of the Few
Hough, Peter Cassell Ltd 1979 London, England First Edition 0304303127 / 9780304303120 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
237 pages. Blue-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, very minor edge-wear. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". the gripping story of those hectic months as seen through the experiences of 140 Squadron, stationed at Savile farm. The dogfights in which not only human lives but the future of civilization are at stake; the celebrations, the no-bloody-reason parties and the terrifyingly short live-for-the moment leaves; the Hurricanes and the Spitfires, and the technical details of flying skills and armaments; all these are drawn with effortless authenticity." 1 000719 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Military Aircraft of Australia 1909-1918, Isaacs, Keith
18 Military Aircraft of Australia 1909-1918
Isaacs, Keith Australian War Memorial 1971 Canberra, ACT, Australia First American Edition 0642993742 / 9780642993748 Hard Cover Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
190 pages, b/w & colour illustrated. Blue-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear, slight sun fading to top edge, very small white dot on back cover. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, some edge-wear, several closed tears, shelf rubbing, otherwise whole and intact. Pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". the first complete account of the history of military aviation in Australia . detailed appendixes provide data for the technically minded; aircraft specifications are given in the Imperial and new Metric systems . an important treatise on the heritage of Australia." 161 000624 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The World's Classic Aircraft; from Canvas to Concorde, Jerram, Mike
19 The World's Classic Aircraft; from Canvas to Concorde
Jerram, Mike Frederick Muller Limited 1981 London, England First Edition 0584970765 / 9780584970760 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
189 pages, b/w & colour photos thr/out. Blue-cloth cover, very minor edge-wear, slight pushing to spine bottom. Illustrated, unclipped jacket, minor edge-wear. Ex-owner stamps to front end page and fly-leaf and lightly on jacket flap, otherwise pages clean, straight & unmarked. Strong, intact binding. ". gives an account of the origins and history of each aircraft, as well as the people involved in its development . goes on to describe its flying characteristics, often from first hand experience . learn of the aircraft's quirks and peculiarities, its strengths and weaknesses, the feel of the controls and its response to them, and many other impressions gained from the pilot's seat." 18 000930 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Air Disaster; Volume 2, Job, MacArthur
20 Air Disaster; Volume 2
Job, MacArthur Aerospace Publications Pty Ltd 1996 Canberra, ACT, Australia First Edition 1875671196 / 9781875671199 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
218 pages, b/w photos thr/out. Illustrated card cover, very minor rubbing, minor edge-wear. Light waving to top of several pages in middle of text body, otherwise pages are clean, straight & unmarked. Tight binding. "The fascinating story of how international passenger jet flying developed through repeated failure and tragedy to become safer than walking down the street!" 590 003294 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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