McVicar, Don A CHANGE OF WINGS - Airlife 1st, 1984; 178pp, sketches in text by L.R.Williams; vg inc d/w
|author's post-war adventures with British West Indian Airways & fur-trading in Canada.|
|McVicar, Don MORE THAN A PILOT -||£13.50|
|Airlife 1st, 1986; 205pp, drgs in text by Williams; fine inc d/w; more post-war flying adventures in Canada & the USA.|
|Mead,Peter SOLDIERS IN THE AIR - the development of army flying.||£14.50|
|Ian Allan 1st, 1967; 224pp, f.illus; near fine inc d/w. Personal memoirs of training & service by the C.O. of 652 Air O.P. Squadron (1951-53), war office Colonel (1958-61) & Brigadier (Army Air Corps) i/c Middle Wallop (1961-64).|
Middleton, Donald TESTS OF CHARACTER - epic flights by legendary test pilots.
|Airlife 1st, 1995; 26 x 20cm, 224pp, f.illus, biblio; fine inc d/w.|
Migeo, Marcel SAINT-EXUPERY - a biography. Macdonald, 1st (UK) 1961 (from French of 1958); 335pp, 27 photos; near fine..
|Biog. of the famous airline pilot & writer, mostly 1930s & WW 2.|
|Miller, Ed Mack MEN OF THE CONTRAIL COUNTRY - Prentice-Hall 1st, 1963; 244pp; near vg inc d/w.||£12.00|
|Stories of American flyers, from WW 1 to SAC & NORAD.|
Miller, Francis Trevelyan LINDBERGH - HIS STORY IN PICTURES - Putnams USA 1st, 1929 ("Anniversary edition"); 320pp, pictorial; vg near (fine int).
|Much scarcer than the matching volume "We" by Lindbergh.|
Milton, Joyce LOSS OF EDEN - a biography of Charles and Anne Lindbergh.
|Harper Collins USA 1st, 1993; 520pp, 36 photos, notes; fine inc d/w. A new "intimate portrait" of the famous couple.|
Mittelholzer, Walter BY AIRPLANE TOWARDS THE NORTH POLE - An account of an expedition to Spitzbergen in the summer of 1923. A & U 1st, 1925; 176pp, 48 illus, map; vg except lacks plain front ep & cloth damp-marked.
|Using Junkers seaplanes for aerial photography, with some superb examples of the results.|
|Mittelholzer, Walter ALPENFLUG -||£15.00|
|Fussli 1st, 1928; 156pp, f.illus; vg int,l acks front endpaper, cloth soiled. Description of alpine flying and a selection of fine photos of the alps taken from the air. Also card cover edn, vg int, covers & spinepaper torn & binding loose; picture f cover partly torn away (but the mountain photos are fine!) - £8.|
Mollison, J.A DEATH COMETH SOON OR LATE - Hutchinson 1st, 1932; 283pp, 16 photos, ep maps; vg.
|Story of author's pioneer flights; v scarce.|
Montague, Lord, of Beaulieu ROLLS OF ROLLS-ROYCE - a biography of the Hon.C.S.Rolls.
|Cassell 1st, 1966; 250pp, 60 photos; fine, sl torn d/w. Covers Rolls' motoring, ballooning & flying activities.|
|Moran, Peter A SPECK IN THE SKY -||£9.50|
|Blandford 1st, 1987; 20 x 16cms, 96pp, sketches in text; fine inc d/w. Description of a parachuting & gliding career - very descriptive writing.|
Mosley, Leonard LINDBERGH - A biography:
|H & S 1976 from 1976 USA 1st; 24 x 16cm, 446pp, photos; fine inc d/w.|
Murray, Jennifer NOW SOLO - One woman's record-breaking flight around the world - Mainstream 1st, 2002; 240pp, 44 col photos, maps; fine inc d/w.
|First woman to make a round-the-world helicopter flight.|
O'Brien P.J. THE LINDBERGHS - story of a distinguished family.
Olley, Capt G.P. A MILLION MILES IN THE AIR - H & S 1st, 1934; 320pp, 17 illus; near fine, ; fair (inract but faded) original d/w
|Describes the early British air transport scene with personal anecdotes.|
|Ormes, Ian & Ralph THE SKY MASTERS -||£14.00|
|Kimber 1st, 1976; large 8vo, 224pp, 20 photos, biblio; fine, nr fine d/w. stories of five aviation personalities, less renowned than some but typical of many great contributors; Donald Clappen, Walter Rogers, Lionel Ashburner, Frederick Rice & Ralph White. Good aircraft photos.|
Pelly-Fry, Gp Capt James HEAVENLY DAYS - recollections of a contented airman. Crecy 1st, 1994; 392pp, 53 photos; fine inc d/w.
|In the RAF from 1935, the author flew Valentias in Egypt, commanded bomber squadrons in WW 2 in Europe, decame equerry to King George VI, with further senior appointments later.|
|Pemberton, Sir Max THE LIFE OF SIR HENRY ROYCE - Hutchinson , 1930s; 18 x 12cm, 280pp,unill;ustrated edn; map of Schneider course; vg.||£15.00|
|Memoirs of the great engineer, including Schneider Trophy .|
|Penrose, Harald I FLEW WITH THE BIRDS - Country Life 1st, 1949; 25 x 19cm, 206pp, 23 illus;; fine inside, sl faded cloth.||£25.00|
|Penrose, Harald AIRYMOUSE -||£16.00
|Vernon & Yates 1st, 1967; 162pp, sketches in text by P. Trevor; fine inc d/w. Story of Penrose's Currie Wot, written in his usual very readable style. Also Airlife 1982 edn, fine inc d/w - £14 Also Wren's Park edn, fine inc d/w £13.50|
|Penrose, Harald CLOUD CUCKOOLAND -||£13.50|
|Airlife 1st, 1981; 155pp, sketches in text by D. Gibbings; owner's plate, o/w fine inc d/w. Memoirs, including his Tipsy and Currie Wot, hang-gliding etc.|
|Phelan, James HOWARD HUGHES - THE HIDDEN YEARS -||£15.00|
|Collins 1st, 1977; 201pp; fine, nr fine d/w.The final years in the life of the eccentric billionaire.|