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Gunston, Bill, Capt E.Chemel & others. CHRONICLE OF AVIATION - £20.00
J.L.Publishing, 1st 1992; 30 x 24cm, 984pp, f.illus (photos, many col; poster pictures, maps, drgs); fine inc d/w.  A "year-by-year" review of world aviation history. First published in France: this English edn is a completely revised version; should replace all the aviation encyclopedias you have ever owned!  Throughly researched and superbly presented.  
BN: 26357  
Ian Allan 1st, 1974; 271pp, 11 photos; near fine inc d/w. Types inc the Buccaneer, Harrier, TSR 2, Jaguar, F 111, Skyhawk, Corsair & A 10.  
BN: 21066  

Gunston, B MODERN COMBAT AIRCRAFT ill -  from fighters to battlefield helicopters.   Octopus 1st, 1983; 31 x 25cm, 80pp, f.illus (all col); fine.

Mostly recent types but some WW 1 & WW 2.  
BN: 26984  

Gunston. Bill.  A CENTURY OF FLIGHT -  Trodd 1st, 1988; 31x24cm, 256pp, f.illus, some colour; fine, vg d/w.

Well illustrated review.  
BN: 24676  
 Gunston, Bill  FIGHTER! - a pictorial history of international fighter aircraft.  £8.00
 Parragon 1998 reprint (from 1997 1st); 30 x 24cm, 96pp, pictorial; near fine inc d/w.  
 BN: 30555  
Gurney, Gene FIVE DOWN AND GLORY - A history of the American air ace. £12.00
Putnams 1st, 1958; 302pp, 45 photos, lists of aces, combat victories etc, biblio; nr fine. Appendices giving potted histories of the "Congressional Medal of Honour Aces".  
BN: 24286  

Gurney, Col. Gene  VIETNAM: THE WAR IN THE AIR -  A Pictorial History of the U.S. Air Forces in the Vietnam War:  S & J 1st, 1985; 27 x 21cm, 277pp, f.illus (photos and maps, some colour), fine inc d/w.

BN: 24287  

Guttery, Wg Cdr T.E  THE SHUTTLEWORTH COLLECTION -  Shuttleworth Collection 3rd 1969;, 158pp, f.illus (photos); glossary; fine inc d/w. 

A good picture of how the famous collection was in the 1970s.  
BN: 23919  
Gwynn- Jones, Terry THE AIR RACERS - Aviation's golden era 1909-1936. 15.00
Pelham Books 1984; 32x23cm, 224pp, f.illus; near fine inc d/w. Includes some of the long-distance record flights and Schneider Trophy races.  
BN: 22547  

Hadar,Moshe & Major Yehuda Ofer  HEYL HA'AVIR - THE ISRAEL AIR FORCE -  Ministry of Defence, Israel c1970; 30x26cm, f.illus (some col) English translations of captions & text; fine, torn d/w.

BN: 22548    
Haddon, Harvey, & Wolff.  THE MODERN WORLD BOOK OF FLYING -  Sampson Low, c1950; 27 x 22cm, 125pp, f.illus; vg, good d/w 5.00  
Hadley, Dunstan ONLY SECONDS TO LIVE - Pilots' tales of the Stall and the Spin. £7.50
Airlife 1st, 1997; 208pp, 33 photos, many diags; damp-marks to base of cloth & inside dw, o/w near fine. .An assembly of accounts by many writers and testers of the problems with different aircraft in these aspects.  
BN: 29428  
Jenkins 1st, 1978; 25 x 19cm, 152pp, f.illus (some col 3-view drgs, photos); near fine, good d/w .Covers period WW 1 to date.  
BN: 21944  -
Hallion, Richard P.  STRIKE FROM THE SKY -  the history of battlefield air attack, 1911-1845.  Airlife 1st, 1989; 323pp, 94 photos, extensive notes & biblio; fine inc d/w. 16.00
A serious but readable study.  
BN: 28071  

Halpenny, Bruce B.  ENGLISH ELECTRIC CANBERRA -  The History & Development of a Classic Jet.  Pen & Sword 1st, 2005; 216pp, f.illus inc col side views; fine inc d/w 

Good type history.  
BN: 32013  

Hamilton-Paterson, James   EMPIRE OF THE CLOUDS -  Whwn Britain's Aircraft ruled the World.  Faber 1st, 2010; 288pp, 25 photos, notes & biblio; fine inc d/w

British aeronautical products in the 10 years after the end of WW 2 and through the 1950s - and how the lead was lost.
BN: 31903

Handley Page Ltd  FORTY YEARS ON 1909-1949 -  HP Ltd 1949; 28x22cm landscape; 96pp, f.illus; vg.

Shows H P aircraft from beginning to date of publication.
BN: 22551
Hanna, Ray RED ARROWS - £8.00
Balfour, nd; 31 x 23cm, 175pp, near-pictorial (much col); vg, v torn d/w. Brief description of earlier formation aerobatic teams plus the Gnat Arrows.  
BN: 24668  
 Harding, Stephen  U.S. ARMY AIRCRAFT SINCE 1947 -  An illustrated directory.    £12.00
 Airlife 1st, 1990; 273pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w  
 BN 30642  
Hardy M.J. SEA, SKY AND STARS - An illustrated history of Grumman Aircraft. £15.00
A & A.P. 1st, 1987; 25 x 20cm, 160pp, f.illus, type data list; fine inc d/w.  
BN: 23885  
Harker, Ronald W.  ROLLS-ROYCE FROM THE WINGS -  Military Aviation 1925-71.   Oxford 1st, 1976; 25 x 17cm, 168pp, f.illus; fine, vg d/w. 12.00
Good picture of the involvement of R-R in support of the aircraft industry & the RAF, especially in WW 2.  
BN: 26734  

Harkins, Hugh TORNADO  - Air Defence variant protecting Britain's skies

Pentland Press 1st, 1995; 184pp, many photos, individual aircraft histories; fine inc d/w  
BN: 30803  
Harper, Harry  SKY-RIDERS - A BOOK OF FAMOUS FLYERS  Collins, 1943; 27 x 20cm, 176pp, f.illus; vg 15.00
BN: 42762  
Harper,Harry MAN'S CONQUEST OF THE AIR - £6.50
Gifford 1st, 1942; 19 x 13cm, 206pp, 6 illus; near fine. Brief history of flying from beginning to WW 2.  
BN: 21452  
Hastings, Stephen  THE MURDER OF TSR-2 -  Macdonald 1st, 1966; 206pp, 20 plates; fine, vg d/w. 65.00
The original book giving the sad story of the development and cancellation. Now v scarce!.  
BN: 24992  

Hawks, Ellison  BRITISH SEAPLANES TRIUMPH IN THE INTERNATIONAL SCHNEIDER TROPHY CONTESTS -  Real Photographs, 1945; 80pp, f.illus;  vg, sl torn d/w. 

An account of the Schneider series, mainly describing the 1929 & 1931 events won by the Supermarine seaplanes.   -  BOOK OF FAMOUS FLYERSAlso card-cover edn, vg - 18.  
BN: 23959  

Hayes, David  THE LOST SQUADRON -  a fleet of warplanes locked in ice for 50 years - can they be freed to fly again  Bloomsbury/Madison 1st 1994; 28 x 22cm, 224pp, f.illus (mostly col); fine inc d/w.

Two B-17s and six Lockheed Lightnings were crash-landed in a blizzard in 1942 and lay abandoned until they were located, 260 feet down in the ice in 1988. This is the story of the eventual rescue of one of the P-38s., with excellent colour illustrations.  
BN: 31882  

Heatley, Michael  FIGHTERS -  Magna Books, 1988; 33 x 25cm, 126pp, pictorial (all col); vg, sl ragged d/w.

BN: 25441  

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