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Allen, R.C.Stafford THEORY OF FLIGHT FOR GLIDER PILOTS - £8.00
Oliver & Boyd, 1962; 109pp, 24 figs; vg inc d/w. Also - card covers, 2nd edn 1969, picture covers, vg - £6  
Douglas A.C.(later Anne Welch) GLIDING AND ADVANCED SOARING - £16.00
Murray 1st, 1947; 316pp, 94 figs inc photos, 3-view line drgs, maps, cloud photos, lists of records etc. vg , torn d/w A rather scarce book, mainly describing the pre-war scene - well illustrated.  
BN: 22850  
Geen, Fox THE ABC OF GLIDING £14.00
A & U 1st, 1952; 102pp, 54 figs in text; nr fine , sl chipped d/w. Basic principles, clearly explained.  
BN: 25843  
Gotch. A.F PLAYGROUND IN THE SKY - The art and joys of gliding. 28.00
 Hutchinson 1st, 1955; 22x14cm, 151pp, 34 photos, 25 drgs; near fine, ragged d/w; author-signed dedication to Raymond Baxter.      
  Also - 1st, fine int, spinecloth faded/stained - 13.50    Also paperback proof copy; complete but without covers; vg - 4.50  
BN: 24717   
Grosser, Morton GOSSAMER ODYSSEY - The triumph of Human-powered Flight. £14.00
Joseph 1st, 1981; 298pp, 31 photos, 12 figs in text; fine, vg d/w. Mainly an account of the attempts in recent years but with some earlier history.  
BN: 25069  
Hadley,Dustan AIR MEDICAL NOTES FOR HANG GLIDER PILOTS - £4.50
Airlife 1st, 1981; 92pp, diags; fineMuch on gliding techniques as well as possible medical considerations.  
BN: 22852  
Haining, Peter  THE COMPLEAT BIRDMAN -  An illustrated history of man-powered flight.  Hale 1st, 1976; 154pp, photos, diags; nr fine inc d/w. 12.00
Author covers early mythology, the designs of Leonardo da Vinci, the ballooning period through to modern ornithopter & man-powered flight designs.  
BN: 25068  
Horsley,Terence  SOARING FLIGHT -  Eyre & Spottiswoode 1st, 1944; 303pp, 41 illus; vg int, cloth sl faded & worn. 16.00
Enjoyable reading; one of the subject's classics.  
BN: 22853  
Howard-Flanders L. & C.F.Carr  GLIDING AND MOTORLESS FLIGHT -  Pitman 1st, 1930; 114pp, 24 plates, 12 figs in text; vg..  25.00
Good period review, illustrating early sailplanes  
BN: 25846  

 Needham C.H.Latimer  SAILPLANES - their design, construction & pilotage. Chapman & Hall 1st, 1932; 268pp, f.illus (photos, diags); legible but rather poor condition - inscriptions inside front & covers worn.

8.00
A serious study including construction details of some period types.  
BN: 21738  

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