|Kopenhagen W & Dr R.Neustadt DAS GROSSE FLUGZEUGTYPENBUCH -||£35.00|
|Motorbuch 1st, 1977; 34 x 24cm, 553pp, f.illus (photos - som col - 3-view line drgs, data; fine, vg d/w in sl torn slipcase.. Massive German language reference book to world aircraft types.|
Lambermont, Paul & A.Pirie HELICOPTERS & AUTOGIROS OF THE WORLD - Cassell 1st ,1958; 255pp, f.illus; ex-lib with unobtrusive stamps, cloth sl marked, o/w vg.
|Details of types, arranged by country & maker.|
Langdon,David (Ed'r) PUNCH WITH WINGS - A cartoon history of the RAF. Barker 1st, c1961; 25 x 19cm, 128pp, pictorial (cartoons); vg.
|Langewiesche, William INSIDE THE SKY - a meditation on flight.||£11.00|
|Pantheon Books, New York 1st, 1998; 240pp, 1 diag; fine inc d/w. Written by the son of Wolfgang L., author of "Stick & Rudder" and other books on air travel etc.|
|Larkins, William T. THE FORD STORY - a pictorial history of the Ford Tri-motor 1927-1957 Longo (USA) 1st, 1957; Card covers, 28 x 22cm, 178pp plus fold-out detailed plans; f.illus; vg.||£18.00|
Law, Major Bernard FIGHTING PLANES OF THE WORLD - Random House.New York new & revised edn, 1942 (from 1940 original); 29 x 22cm, 72pp, many colour & monochrome drgs, some full-page. Illus by Barry Bart. Fine int, corners sl splitting, attracti e f. cover painting; ragged d/w.
|Scarce early U.S. WW 2 picture book.|
Lawson, Robert L. THE HISTORY OF U.S. NAVAL AIR POWER - From 1911 to the present day. Temple Press 1985; 31 x 23cm, 256pp, f.illus (photos & drgs, mostly col); vg inc d/w except relavant picture cuttings added to endpapers & other front pages by previous owner Owen Thetford - with his bookplate.
|Comprehensive, well produced & illustrated review, over half dealing with Vietnam & more recent period; also covers the Battle of the Atlantic, the Pacific War, Korea, & the Mid-East.|
|Lee,Asher THE SOVIET AIR FORCE -||£8.00|
|Duckworth 1st, 1950; 19 x 13cm, 227pp, 12 illus; fine, good d/w. Largely WW 2 history. Also John Day USA, 1962; 288pp, 14 photos, nr fine inc d/w - £7.50|
Lerma, Duke of (Capt Jose Larios) COMBAT OVER SPAIN - Memoirs of a Nationalist Fighter Pilot 1936-1939. Macmillan USA 1st, 1966; ; 308pp, 28 photos, ep maps; fine inc d/w.
|The Nationalist point of view; author completed 278 missions flying mainly Fiat fighters. Scarce example of the American 1sr edn with pleasant sepia tinted photos.|
|Longyard, William H. WHO'S WHO IN AVIATION HISTORY - 500 biographies. Airlife 1st, 1994; 25 x 19cm, 203pp, portrait photos; fine inc d/w.||£15.00|
|Lucas, Laddie OUT OF THE BLUE - The role of luck in Air Warfare, 1917-1966.||£15.00|
|Hutchinson 1st, 1985; 24 x 16cm, 308pp; fine inc d/w.|
Luff, David BULLDOG - The Bristol Bulldog Fighter. Airlife 1st, 1987; 25 x 19cm, 188pp, f.illus (photos, col views for markings); near fine inc d/w.
|Appendices contain details on squadrons, serials etc. Also similar but with signed dedication to Raymond Baxter - £40|
Lukins A.H. THE BOOK OF MILES AIRCRAFT - Harborough 1st, 1945; 29 x 23cm, 88pp inc advts; 1/72nd scale plans, photos; vg, torn but mostly complete d/w
|Now rather scarce especially with d/w.|
|BN: 25239 Also another, near fine without d/w - £30 ALSO - the rare 2nd edn with green cloth and 5 extra aeroplanes included; nr fine - £45|
|Lukins, A.H. THE BOOK OF WESTLAND AIRCRAFT -||£25.00|
|Harborough 1st, 1944; 28 x 22cms, 92pp, photos, data, plans of 39 basic types; near fine, good d/w.. Another good company history with illustrations and 1/72 plans of all types.|
Lukins, A.H. THE BOOK OF BRISTOL AIRCRAFT - Harborough, 1946; 28 x 22cms, 141pp, photos, data, plans of 56 basic types, list of type numbers, company history; near fine rather ragged d/w.
|Scarce company history with the usual 1/72 scale Harborough plans.|
McCaffery, Dan BUSH PLANES AND BUSH PILOTS - Lorimer, Toronto, 2002; 24 x 22cm, 96pp, f.illus; (mostly colour); fine inc d/w.
|Well illustrates the Canadian bush flying from early times to date.|
McDaniel. William H. BEECHCRAFT - The History of Beech. McCormick-Armstrong, 1971; 336pp, f.illus; near fine, with presentation plate signed by Olive Beech, Charrman of the Board.
|A thorough and well-illustrated company history with a nice provenance. .|
McDonough, Kenneth ATLANTIC WINGS, 1919-1939 - Model Aeronautical Press 1st, 1966; 29 x 22cm, 132pp, photos, col plates, diags & data tables; nr fine, vg d/w.
|Attractive account of the early Atlantic flights; inc double-page col drgs of the aircraft as well as other sketches, maps & photos.|
McKay, Stuart THE TIGER MOTH - a tribute. Airlife 1st, 1987; 28 x 22cm., 159pp, pictorial; fine, sl torn d/w.
|Excellent photography inc much col.|
|Macmillan, Capt Norman AN HOUR OF AVIATION - Lippincott USA, 1930; 19 x 11cm, 158pp, vg.||£10.00|
|Rather basic review.|
Macmillan, Capt Norman THE ART OF FLYING - Duckworth 3rd, 1930; 19 x 13cm, 176pp, 24 photos, 11 diags; nr fine.
|The author's first book inc some good period pictures (eg WW 1 & Schneider aircraft, HP slots on a Bristol Fighter)..|
Macmillan,Capt Norman BEST FLYING STORIES - Faber 1941 (from 1940 1st); 494pp; vg.
|Contains 21 extracts from books by Fokker, Tredrey, Snowdon-Gamble, Vigilant ("A Taube in China") & others.|