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Adams A.R.  GOOD COMPANY -   B.A.C. 1st, 1976; 220pp, 58 photos, sketches; fine inc d/w.

The story of the Guided Weapons Division of the British Aircraft Corporation.  
BN: 27853  
Aerospace (publishers) THE DEFENDERS - A comprehensive guide to the warplanes of the USA in service around the world. £12.00
1st, 1988; 29 x 22cm, 160pp, photos (col), side view drgs, silhouettes; fine, vg d/w.  
BN: 25466  
Aerospace Pub'rs AMERICA'S TOP GUNS - £13.50
Oriole, 1990; 29 x 22cm, 144pp, col photos & side views, 3-view line drgs, cut-aways, cockpit & other details inc markings; nr fine inc d/w.  
BN: 27468  

Alison, Tom & Dana Bell (Ed'rs)  AT THE CONTROLS -  The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum Book of Cockpits.  Airlife 1st, 2001; 31 x 24cm, 144pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w  

Super photography , as one would expect from the senior photographers of the Smithsonian, Eric Long & Mark Avino.  
BN: 31022
Allan, Peter THE 91 BEFORE LINDBERGH - £12.00
Airlife 1st, 1984; 25 x 19cm, 182pp, f.illus, biblio, ep maps; fine inc d/w. The challenge of the Atlantic & the story of the early attempts & successes.  
BN: 24645  

Allen,John E & Joan Bruce   THE FUTURE OF AERONAUTICS  Hutchinson 1st, 1970; 552pp,; nr fine, sl ragged d/w; author's signed inscription.

 based on the "Second Century Papers" of the R.Ae.S.543pp, photos, diags; a thorough survey of all aspects; useful biblio. References  
BN: 28022  

Allen, Roy  MAJOR AIRPORTS OF THE WORLD - Ian Allen 1983 2nd edn (from 1979 1st); 124pp, f.illus; fine, near fine d/w.

BN: 30899
Ward Lock 1st, 1970; 18 x 12cm landscape, 169pp, photos; fine inc d/w. Rather like an enlarged "Observer's Book" covering all periods.  
BN: 28902  
Allward, Maurice INSIDE A JET AIRLINER - £4.50
Ian Allan "Inside Stories" series, 1964; 64pp, diags; fine .Mainly Viscount & Trident.  
BN: 27125  
Almond, Peter  AVIATION -  The Early Years (The Hulton Getty Picture Collection)   Koenemann, 1997; 30 x 27cm l'scape, 352pp, pictorial; fine inc d/w. 35.00
Extracted from the enormous H G collection, the photos are mostly full-page, well reproduced on fine paper. They cover the period from the beginning of the century to the early 1930s. A fine production.  
BN: 28617  
Almond, Peter  FLIEGEN -  Dumont Monte, 2003 (trans from English 'A Century of Flight' of 2002; 20 x 15cm, 444pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w  10.00
More images from the Getty Collection.  
BN: 42022  
Anderson, Wg Cdr E.W. MAN THE AVIATOR - £6.00
Priory Press 2nd Imp 1977, from 1975 1st; 26 x 20cm, 96pp, f.illus (photos, drgs); fine, vg d/w .Brief pictorial history of aviation, useful as an introduction to the subject; interesting selection of photos.  
BN: 28618  
Anderton, David A. THE HISTORY OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE - £14.00
BCA version of Hamlyn 1st, 1981; 31 x 24cm, 255pp, f.illus (photos, some col., 3-view col.drgs); near fine inc d/w. The best type of "coffee-table" book with excellent illustrations.  
BN: 21603  
Anderton,David A. JET FIGHTERS & BOMBERS - £8.50
Phoebus hard-back, 1976, from Purnell's "World War Specials" series; 31 x 23cm,127pp, f.illus (some col) inc drgs by John Batchelor; fine, vg d/w.  
BN: 21397  

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