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Tokunaga K. & Andy Stewart   THE RED ARROWS -  W.H.Smith 1st, 1991; 33 x 25cm, 128pp, pictorial (all col); fine inc d/w.

£16.00
Fine photography by a master of the art.  
BN: 30183  
Treadwell, Terry C. THE IRONWORKS - Grumman's fighting aeroplanes. £16.00
Airlife 1st, 1990; 30 x 22cm, 192pp, f.illus (photos, 3-view line drgs, cut-aways), glossary, biblio; fine inc d/w. Well illustrated company history.  
BN: 26223  
Treadwell, Terry C. SUBMARINES WITH WINGS - The past, present & future of aircraft-carrying submarines. £18.00

Conway 1985; 25 x 19cm, 121pp, f.illus (photos, 3-view drgs); fine inc d/w; AUTHOR'S SIGNED dedication.

 
BN: 23552  

Turner, Major C.C.  BRITAIN'S AIR PERIL -  The danger of neglect & considerations on the Role of an Air Force. 

£45.00
Author emphasises importance of air power and analyses the options for Britain. SEE ALSO OTHER BOOKS ON AIR POWER in my separate section.  
BN: 21120  
Turner, Michael THE AVIATION ART OF MICHAEL TURNER - £27.50
D & C 1st, 1994; 32 x 30cm l'scape; 98pp, lengthy intro & paintings, with captions; fine inc d/w. Excellent record of the author's fine work.  
BN: 28089  

Turner P. St John  HANDBOOK OF THE VICKERS VISCOUNT -  

£15.00
Ian Allan 1st, 1968; 170pp, photos & references to all variants; fine inc d/w.
BN: 22698

Turner P.St John  THE VICKERS VIMY -  PSL 1st, 1969; 128pp, many photos, 3-view line drgs; vg inc d/w. 

14.00
History of the original aircraft & a description of the construction of the 1969 replica; photos include the Vimy Commercial & Vernon.  
BN: 22699  

USAF Colonels  AIR WAR VIETNAM -  A & A.P. 1978 from Arno 1st; 361pp, photos & diags in text; fine inc d/w. 

12.00
This book elaborates on the detailed air operations rather than the politics.  
BN: 29035  

van der Linden  THE BOEING 247 - the first modern airliner.    Nat. Air & Space Nuseum USA 1st, 1991; 254pp, many photos, line drgs, notes; fine inc d/w.

17.50
Good type history.  
BN: 26538  
von Braun, Dr Werner  SPACE FLIGHT PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE  (Fifth Wings Club "sight" lecture)  24 x 16cm, 27pp, 19 figs (photos) fine. 18.00
Lecture presented at the Wings Club on May 15, 1968, New York City  
BN: 34225  

von Langsdorff (ed'r)  HANDBUCH DER LUFTFAHRT -  Jahrgang 1939  

£65.00
Lehmanns Verlag, 1939 edition of the German annual (on the lines of Jane's AWA) formerly von Langsdorff's "Taschenbuch der Luftflotten"; 31 x 22cm, 596pp plus adverts; vg int, bb'g broken & taped; I can arrange repair if necessary (cost added)  The German reference to the World's Aircraft for the interesting year of 1939.
BN: 29817

Vorderman, Don THE GREAT AIR RACES  -  Doubleday USA 1st, 1969; 288pp, f.illus; vg except cloth sl damp-marked, good d/w. 

24.00
Covers mostly USA racing but including the Schneider Trophy  
BN: 1621  
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Wagner,Ray THE NORTH AMERICAN SABRE - £14.00
Macdonald Monograph 1st, 1963; 25 x 19cm, 162pp, f.illus; vg (corner bumped;, torn d/w. One of the four original Macdonald monographs, with their renowned paper & photo quality.  
BN: 22702

Wansborough-White, Gordon  NAMES WITH WINGS -  The names & naming systems of aircraft & engines flown by the British armed forces, 1878-1994.   Airlife 1st, 1995; 30 x 21cm, 206pp, f.illus, large index, biblio;near fine inc d/w

18.00
Reasons for naming, with considerable history of the selected examples;inc a 73-page index.
BN; 32087

Ward, Richard L.  PHANTOM SQUADRONS OF THE RAF AND FLEET AIR ARM -  Linewrights 1st, 1988; 30 x 22cm, 68pp, mainly pictorial (some col), col picture boards; fine.

10.00
BN: 23943
Ward, Cdr Sharkey SEA HARRIER OVER THE FALKLANDS - A Maverick at war. £14.00
BCA version of Cooper 1st, 1992; 299pp, maps, photos, combat diags; nr fine, vg d/w.
BN: 25468

Ward Lock (pub'r)  THE WONDER BOOK OF AIRCRAFT -  1st, c 1918; 25 x 20cm, 264pp, f.illus; sl grubby & worn but complete and still capable of giving amusement.

20.00
The pre-war edns, although intended as juvenile books, are gloriously "period" - with the famous Maybank cartoons on front & rear covers ("before & after the accident" drawings).  
25314
 Ward Lock (pub'r)  THE WONDER BOOK OF AIRCRAFT  £14.00
6th, c1929: 25 x 20cm, 256pp, f.illus; (Argosy cover) vg int, spine torn.
The pre-war edns, although intended as juvenile books, are gloriously "period" - with the famous Maybank cartoons on front & rear covers ("before & after the accident" drawings).  Also 4th edn, c1924? good but with 1 col plate missing and one replaced by photocopy - 8  Also 7th edn (Argosy picture), vg int, covers sl worn - 16;  Also 8th edn, c1934 (Atlanta picture); vg, fair (Rare!) d/w - 16   Also - "Entirely New Edn" (early 1950s) vg - 12  
BN: 25314

Warne,Fred'k (pub'r)  THE BOOK ABOUT AIRCRAFT -  Warne 1st, 1933, ; 28 x 21cm; 96pp, 12 col plates, 134 text illus; vg.

£16.00
More period illustrations in a basically elementary review of current aviation; some very nice colour plates; an attractive "period" work.  
BN: 22703

Warner, Graham  SPIRIT OF BRITAIN FIRST -  PSL 1st, 1996; 24 x 17cm, 204pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w; SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

22.00
The story of the second Blenhiem IV rebuild , led by the author.
BN: 31426

Weston, Richard & Ronald Hurst  ZAGREB ONE FOUR - CLEARED TO COLLIDE? - Granada1st, 1982; 198pp, 6 photos, diags; vg, good d/w 

9.50
The air collision over the Zagred beacon in September 1976, the reasons and the conclusions reached.
BN: 32020
 
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