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Cobham, Sir Alan  "TWINTIG DUISAND MIJLEN IN EEN vLIEGEBOOT"

15.00
Dutch language edn of "Twenty thousand miles in a flying boat" (24 x 17cm, 255pp, photos, maps; sl foxing, o/w vg -  
BN: 24900
Cobham,Sir Alan MY FLIGHT TO THE CAPE AND BACK - 16.00
Black, 1st,1926; 70pp, 44 sepia photos, 1 map, diag of DH 50; good (ragged spinepaper)    .Account of the Nov 1925 to March 1926 flight by DH 50.   (less good copies also sometimes available)  
BN: 21534

Collier,Basil  HEAVENLY ADVENTURER -  Sefton Brancker and the dawn of British Aviation.  Secker & Warburg 1st, 1959; 242pp, 9 illus; vg , good d/w.

12.00
Biography of one of the leading figures in the formative years of British aviation.
BN: 21997

Coonts, Stephen  THE CANNIBAL QUEEN -  an aerial odyssey across America.  Century 1992; 344pp, 10 col photos; fine inc d/w. 

15.00
Pilot's true story of three months of pleasure flying around the USA in his 1942 Stearman biplane.
BN: 27814

Coupar, Anne Robertson  THE SMIRNOFF STORY -  Jarrolds 1st, 1960; 272pp, 23 photos; near fine, good (sl torn) d/w 

£15.00
WW 1 & the early days of KLM.
BN: 21964

Courtenay, William  AIRMAN FRIDAY -  Hutchinson 1st (4th Imp)1937; 416pp, 69 illus; nr fine, AUTHOR_SIGNED dedication.. 

38.00
Personal reminiscences (inc early air tours with Amy Johnson c1930) covering all the main aviation developments of the 1930's  Also another SIGNED example but with damaged spine-top - 16
BN: 21536

Cranston, Claudia  SKY GIPSY -  Harrap 1st, 1936; 281pp, 28 photos, 3 maps; vg. 

17.50
"Twenty-five thousand miles by flying clipper-ships over South America, Central America, Mexico & the Caribbean" Includes some nice illustrations of pre-WW 2 airliners.
BN: 26910

Critchley, Brig. Gen A.C.  CRITCH! -  the memoirs of Brig. Gen A.C.Critchley.  Hutchinson 1st, 1961(2nd Imp); 256pp, 16 photos; near fine, chipped d/w. 

15.00
author was a Brig. General at age 27, i/c RFC & RAF initial training in 2 world wars & later director general of BOAC.
BN: 23431
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Davenport, William Wyatt  GYRO!  The Life & Times of Lawrence Sperry   Scribners, New York, 1978; 348pp, 37 photos, patent details; nr fine inc d/w2 15.00  
BN: 42780    

Davis, Pedr CHARLES KINGSFORD SMITH - Smithy, the world's greatest aviator.

£30.00
Summit Books 1st,(50th Anniversary) 1977; 29 x 21cms, 161pp, f.illus inc col cutaway; fine inc d/w. Well-illustrated biography, uncommon in UK, especially the 1st edn.  
BN: 28340
De Goutiere, Justin JUSTIN DE GOUTIERE - PILOT - self-portrait of a brave man. £12.00
Foulis 1st, 1968; 205pp, 21 photos; nr fine, chipped d/w. Story of flying in British Columbia and a personal battle with paralysis.  
BN: 30483  

Desmond, Kevin  RICHARD SHUTTLEWORTH -  An illustrated biography.  Jane's 1st, 1982; 28 x 23cm, 192pp, f.illus; fine, nr fine d/w.  well-illus biog., largely a picture of his motor racing & flying career with good illus of Old Warden.   Also Remembrance Trust edn; fine (no d/w) 22

25.00
BN: 23222  
   

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