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Dixon,Ronald (Ed'r) ECHOES IN THE SKY - an anthology of aviation verse from two world wars. £7.00
Blandford 1st, 1982; 19x13cm, 128pp; fine inc d/w.A good reference to the "cleaned-up" versions !.  
BN: 22505  

Gower, Pauline  PIFFLING POEMS FOR PILOTS -  Recent reprint of contents of the original "Piffling Poems" and "More piffling poems" in a single soft-back volume republished by Michael Fahie, Pauline's son, whose book on his mother's life is also recommended. 

5.00
Humorous poetry by a wonderful character - the "Hiawatha" poem one of my favourite bits of aviation writing; highly recommended if you like this kind of thing. (The originals are v scarce).  
BN: 25559  

Herbert A.P.  A.T.I. -  "there is no need for alarm"  Ornum Press London, 1944; 19 x 13cm, 32pp, sketches in text; near fine, good d/w.   Poetry by APH, sketches by John Nicolson. (A.T.I. was a flag signal meaning "No need for alarm", shown when France fell in 1940!).   Also another, vg without d/w - £6.

£8.50
BN: 28964

Kemp, W.A.G.  MEN LIKE THESE -  Sonnets.  

£9.00
Chapman & Hall, 1st, 1946; 80pp, fine. good d/w.  Foreword by Lord Dowding. Memorial to those who came s\fely through the Battle of Britain.
BN: 29901

Miles, Jasper  BOMBER'S BOMBERS -  their story in verse.  Author-pub, c1994; card covers, 42pp, sketches; picture cover; fine,

4.00
BN: 29774  

Mogg R.P.L.  FOR THIS ALONE -  and other poems.  

£20.00
Blackwell 1st, 1944; printed in facsimile from 1943 original produced in German p.o.w. camp in 1943; illus by fellow-prisoner Sgt J.W,Lambert; 25 x 18cm, 18pp; 2 col plates plus col cover; near fine, good d/w. Scarce.
BN: 29772

Pudney, John  TEN SUMMERS -  Poems, 1933-1943.  

£7.50
1945 reprint of Lane 1st of 1944; 112pp, fine, good d/w.  
BN: 29902

Pudney, John  BEYOND THIS DISREGARD -  poems.  

£7.50
J Lane 1st, 1943; 32pp; fine, vg d/w.
BN: 29771

Pudney, John & Henry Preece  AIR FORCE POETRY -  Lane 1st, 1944; 90pp; vg. 

7.50
Mostly WW 2 poems.  
BN: 26227  

Pudney, John  DISPERSAL POINT -  and other air poems.  J. Lane reprinted 1st, 1944; 32pp; good-vg, good d/w;

7.50
Mostly WW 2 poems.  
BN: 29770  

Richardson, Anthony  BECAUSE OF THESE -  verses of the Royal Air Force.  

£9.00
H & S 1942 1st; 19 x 13cm, 62pp, vg, good d/w.  Also soft-cover edn, vg - £4.50
BN: 26502

Richardson, Anthony  THESE - OUR CHILDREN -  More verses of the R.A.F.  

£9.00
Harrap 1st, (reprinted) 1943; 19 x 13cm, 62pp; nr fine, vg d/w.
BN: 26955

Richardson, Anthony  FULL CYCLE -  

£10.00
H & S 1st, 1946; 19 x 13cm, 64pp; fine inc d/w.  Wartime poetry.  Also another without d/w - £5.
BN: 26954

Roberts, Flt Sgt Noel Vernon   POETRY -  a family memorial  Privately published Dec 1945; card covers, 19 x 15cm, 32pp; vg.

28.00
Produced for private circulation within the family and friends of the author, who wrote th poems aged 17 to 20; he was lost on ooperations in December 1944 while flying as navigator in a Beaufighter in Burma, Enclosed is a typed poem on 4 pages entitled "The Poet Vagrant".  
BN: 31485  

Roberts, Flt Lt Peter  TAKE OFF AT DUSK -  

£35.00
Muller, 1944; hard covers, 34pp; fine, vg d/w.  Scarce.
BN: 30117

Supf, Peter  LIEDER AUS DEN LUEFTEN -  

£20.00
Diederichs, 1919; 68pp, picture cover; vg (owner's plate).   "Songs from the skies"   
BN: 29925

Weir, F/O. A.C.N.  VERSES OF A FIGHTER PILOT -  

£6.00
Faber 1941 (2nd Imp); 19 x 13cm, 78pp; fine, vg d/w.  Author was Battle of Britain pilot, killed Nov 1940, aged 21.
BN: 24619

White, Thomas  SKY SAGA -  A story of Empire Airmen.  

£7.00
Hutchinson nd; 19 x 13cm, card covers, 60pp, glossary; fine.  Narrative poems on various aspects of the RAF in WW 2.  Also hard-bound 1st edn, 1943; vg, good d/w -; £8.
BN: 25427

Wright, John  AIRMAN SINGING -  Poems.  

£9.00
S & J 1944; sodt covers, 50pp; good-vg.  
BN: 30115


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