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Caidin, Martin THE SILKEN ANGELS - a history of parachuting. 5.00
Lippincott (USA) 1st, 1963; 264pp, many photos in text; fair (ex-lib with some stamps & marks) but readable!  
BN: 30231  
Dixon, Charles PARACHUTING - £5.00
Sampson Low, c1930; 216pp, 34 photos; vg int (slight foxing), torn spinecloth. Good picture of pre-war parachuting by ex RNAS Observer.  
BN: 21657  
Everett, Nicholas J. THE FALCONS - £10.00
Hale 1st, 1978; 172pp, 40 photos; fine inc d/w. The RAF fre-fall parachute display team.  
BN: 26335  
Hearn, Peter PARACHUTIST - £9.50
Hale 1st, 1976; 191pp, 29 illus, biblio; fine, near fine d/w. Story of a professional career in parachute jumping inc. instructing airborne Also - ex-lib copy without fep & minimal stamps - £5.  
BN: 21586  
Hearn,Peter SKY HIGH IRVIN - the story of a parachute pioneer: £15.00
Hale 1st, 1983; 206pp, 36 illus; fine inc d/w. Douglas Bader foreword; origins, development & manufacture of parachutes.  
BN: 21551  

Hearn, Peter  THE SKY PEOPLE -  a history of parachuting.  Airlife 1st, 1990; 27 x 22cm, 167pp, f.illus (some col); fine inc d/w.

12.00
Covers sport, display, escape & military parachuting. Well illustrated.  
BN: 26247  
Hilton, Frank THE PARAS - £14.00
BCA (for BBC) 1st, 1983; 25 x 18cm, 248pp, f.illus; fine inc d/w. Military parachuting.  
BN: 28862  
Low, Prof.A.M. PARACHUTES IN PEACE & WAR - £8.00
Scientific Book Club 1st, 1942; 228pp, vg.. Covers the invention, development & uses of the parachute.  
BN: 22854  
Lucas,John THE BIG UMBRELLA - the history of the parachute from Da Vinci to Apollo. £9.00
Elm Tree 1st, 1973; 159pp, 23 illus, biblio, foreword by Sir Douglas Bader; near fine, vg d/w.  
BN: 22855  
Reilly, Mike ALONE IN THE SKY - £15.00
Hale 1st, 1963; 208pp, 24 photos, 17 drgs; fine, nr fine d/w. History and current practice of Sport Parachuting.  

Tranum, John  NINE LIVES -  the story of the parachutist.  Hamilton 1st, c1936 256pp plus publisher's 1936 booklist, 16 photos; vg. 

18.00
the stunt aviator who "defied death to entertain" in the 1930s.  
BN: 30571  

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