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Angelucci, Enzo THE WORLD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MILITARY AIRCRAFT - £15.00
Guild, 1985, from Jane's 1st of 1981; 32 x 27cm, 546pp, f.illus (col views, 3-view line drgs, photos, markings); massive, detailed work; f. cover sl loose, good d/w  
BN: 23198  

Apostolo G. & Bignozzi G  PROFILI DI AEREI MILITARI DAL 1919 AL 1939 -  (Storia dell' Aviazione)  Fabri, Milano 1st, 1974; 29 x 25cm, 240pp, side & 3-view col profiles, photos, vg inc d/w (ex-Owen Thetford coll with a few small, neat labels attached showing aircraft names, squadrons etc)

15.00
BN: 31894  
Also abbreviated French language version by Hahctte; card covers,128pp; nr fine - 8  
Apostolo,Giorgio WORLD ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF CIVIL & MILITARY HELICOPTERS - £16.00
Collins 1st English edn, 1984; 32 x 27cm, 140pp, 3-view drgs etc; fine, vg d/w.  good historical section inc. autogiros & earliest rotary-wing developments.  
BN: 23240  
Arey,James A. THE SKY PIRATES - £7.50
Ian Allan 1st (UK) 1973; 418pp, 23 photos; vg, good d/w.The complete authoritative story of aerial hyjacking, describing what has happened and why.  
BN: 21961  
 Arnold. Brig Gen. H.H & Major Ira Eaker  THIS FLYING GAME -  Funk & Wagnalls 1st, 1936; 24x16cm, 275pp, illus; vg (near fine int).  £18.00
 Good survey of contemporary US aviation & history; some good illus.  
BN: 24700  
Austin, Alan & A.Dicks GREAT FIGHTING PLANES - WW 1 to the present day. £10.00
Octopus Books 1st, 1985; 29 x 22cm, 208pp, 3-view line drgs, full-page col drgs with notes; near fine inc d/w. Details, 3-view line drgs & large colour paintings of "all-time most successful" aircraft types from all periods.  
BN: 27440  

Avis, Jim & Martin Bowman  STEARMAN - A PICTORIAL HISTORY -  Airlife 1st, 1997; 27 x 22cm, 152pp, pictorial (much col), lists of construction/reg. numbers; fine inc d/w.

18.00
Well produced & illustrated history of company & planes.  
BN: 30294  
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Balch, Adrian M. AEROBATIC TEAMS OF THE WORLD - £12.00
Airlife 1st, 1986; 31 x 22cm, 147pp, f.illus (photos, diags, badges etc); fine, near fine d/w .Illustrates teams from over 30 countries.  
BN: 26718
Baldwin, Sherman IRONCLAW - A navy pilot's war experience. £16.00
Morrow, USA 1st, 1996; 265pp, 16 photos, map; fine inc d/w. Describes flying Prowler attack aircraft in the Gulf War.  
BN: 29860

Balfour, Christopher  SPITHEAD EXPRESS -  the pre-war Island Air Ferry and post-war plans.  Magna Press, 1999; 27 x 21cm, picture boards, 96pp, f.illus; near fine.

20.00
1930s flying in and from the Isle of Wight, the Portsmouth, Southsea & the I.o.W. Aviation Company. Apparently author-signed.  
BN: 31451

Barker, Ralph  GREAT MYSTERIES OF THE AIR -  

£13.50
Chatto 1st, 1966; 20 x 14cm, 211pp, 16 photos, 8 maps; fine, vg d/w.  Classic stories of disappearances.  
BN: 29036
Barnett-Jones, Frank  TSR-2 - PHOENIX OR FOLLY?  GMS 1st, 1994; 256pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w 65.00
Now scarce
BN: 38377
Barry, Jim FLYING THE NORTH ATLANTIC - A history in photographs. £14.50
Batsford 1st, 1987; 25x20cm, 144pp, fully illus; fine inc d/w Near-pictorial history of the route & the types of aircraft flown over it, (mostly in airline service).  
BN: 21558
Batchelor,John & Chris Chant FIGHTER - from wood & canvas to supersonic flight. £6.50
D & C 1988; 29 x 22cm, 160pp, f.illus (photos, col drgs, cut-aways, a few cockpit layouts & painting reproductions); nr fine, vg d/w  Well-illustrated book including colour schemes & markings as well as cut-away & line drgs.  
BN: 23233

Baxter, Raymond  RAYMOND BAXTER'S FARNBOROUGH COMMENTARY -  Stephens 1980; 25x21cm 112pp, fully illus; fine inc d/w; AUTHOR-SIGNED.

15.00
Early Farnborough history + the shows from 1950.
BN: 21562

Beattie, John  DRAMA IN THE AIR -  extraordinary true stories of daring & courage.  Guild edn, 1989 from Robson 1st; 223pp, 17 photos; fine inc d/w.

8.50
Narrow escapes & disasters. (Military & civil).
BN: 27237

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