Rotundo, Louis INTO THE UNKNOWN - The X-1 story.
|Airlife 1st, 1994; 324pp, 42 photos; notes; fine inc d/w. A rather biased account of the development of jet and supersonic flight in the USA, (with no mention of Whittle or the Miles M 52!).|
|Rowe, Percy THE GREAT ATLANTIC AIR RACE - Angus & Robertson 1977; 224pp, 46 illus, biblio; vg except one corner worn.||£8.00|
|The dream of cross-Atlantic flight, the attempts and the conquests. Also - Canadian edn, McClelland & Stewart, 1977; fine, vg d/w - £14|
Royal Aero Club (C.G.Burge) - THE AIRMAN'S YEAR BOOK & LIGHT AEROPLANE MANUAL -1934/5 - Pitman, 1935; 142pp, records etc; loosely inserted map of Great Britain; vg.
|Includes navigation & legal information, awards etc. . Also - Year Book 1927-8-9-30; card covers, vg - £25|
S.B.A.C. (pub'r) THE BRITISH AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY, 1948 - 8vo, 279pp, vg (pages browned).
|Lists & details of member companies & their products.|
|S.B.A.C. BRITAIN IN AEROSPACE -||£9.50|
|SBAC, c1984; 31 x 21cm, 144pp, f.illus; col boards; fine. Pictorial directory of British aerospace products & manufacturers.|
|Saab-Scania THE SAAB-SCANIA STORY -||£15.00|
|Streiffert, Sweden 1987; 28 x 22cm, 168pp, f.illus (some col); fine, near fine d/w. Attractive Company history covering cars and aircraft; English language.|
|Sanders C.J. and A.H. Rawson THE BOOK OF THE C-19 AUTOGIRO - Pitman 1st, 1931; 19 x 13cms, 112pp plus 23pp of book lists, drgs, some photos; near fine.||£38.00|
|Scarce work about the autogiro; theory of operation, flying, engine installation, airframe, running & maintenance.|
|Sargent, Eric & E.C.Talbot-Booth FIGHTING PLANES OF THE WORLD -||£15.00|
|Sampson Low "dumpy book"; 1st, 1938; 14 x 11cm, 613pp; ; vg .Photos & data; chapters on RAF history, organisation, ranks, squadrons etc. Also 2nd, bd'g loose& cloth sl worn, o/w vg - £7.50|
|Sargent, Eric (Ed'r) AIRCRAFT AND THE AIR -||£12.00|
|Sampson Low 3rd, c1941; 14 x 11cms, 733pp, photos; bd'g loose, o/w vg.;The 1st version of this "dumpy" book contained the pen & ink drgs, (replaced in the later edns by photos). Covers aircraft and airships, manufacturers, airlines, aviation and RAF history. The 3rd & 4th edns have the photos. Also - 4th edn (767pp, photos - bdg sl loose, o/w vg, poor d/w - £16.|
|Schieldrop, Prof Edgar B. THE AIR -||£8.00|
|Hutchinson "Conquest of Space & Time" series No 4; 1st, 1940; 327pp; f.illus (photos, drgs, maps etc);vg. Good picture of the current "state of the art" and some earlier history. Also 2nd, 1957, updated - 256pp - vg, torn remains of d/w - £7.50|
Schmitt, Guenter HUGO JUNKERS AND HIS AIRCRAFT - Transpress 1st, 1988; 28 x 24cm, 224pp, f.illus; photos, full-page col drgs, biblio; fine, near fine d/w.
|Excellent English language company history.|
Scott, Stewart A ENGLISH ELECTRIC LIGHTNING - Vol 2. GMS Enterprises, 2004; 28 x 21cm, 692ppf.illus (mainly monochrome but some col plates at rear; fine int, covers shop-marked; (no d/w)
|Both volumes of this massively researched work now scarce. The projected Vol 3 was never completed.|
|Scutts, Jerry HOT JETS - Supersonic fighters of USAF.||£5.00|
|Hamlyn 1st, 1989; 22 x 16cm landscape; 80pp, col photos, col drgs; fine.|
|Seelmann, Dieter ILLUSTRIERTE GESCHICHTE DER FLIEGEREI -||£12.00|
|Pawlak 1st, 1973; 31 x 22cm, 200pp, f.illus (photos, 3-viewaircraft type drgs, diags; near fine inc d/w. (owner's bookplate). An aviation encyclopedia NOT written by Bill Gunston! A few unusual photos amongst the common ones.|
Seo, Hiroshi MILITARY AIRCRAFT OF THE WORLD - Jane's 1st, 1985; 26 x 19cms landscape, 96pp, pictorial with excellent photos; col boards; near fine.
|Also - card cover Japanese language version, 1979; fine - £4.50.|
|Seo, Hiroshi MILITARY AIRCRAFT IN COLOUR -||£5.00|
|Jane's 1st, 1985; 26 x 19cm, landscape; 79pp, pictorial; col boards; nr fine. Superb colour photography.|
|Seo, Hiroshi CIVIL AIRCRAFT IN COLOUR -||£5.00|
|Janes 1st UK, 1985; 79pp, 26 x 19cms landscape, pictorial with excellent (all colour) photos; col. boards; fine.|
|BN: 22668 Also card covers "Airliners of the world" 1980; 96pp, pictorial; (all col); nr fine - £5|