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Gibson, Mary WARNEFORD, V.C. - £14.50
Fleet Air Arm Museum 1st, 1979; 128pp, illus.; near fine inc d/w (2 alternative versions of dust-wrapper with different pictures)  Biography of Flight Sub-Lt R.A.J.Warneford VC R.N.A.S. & story of his destruction of Zeppelin LZ37.  
BN: 25336

Grahame-White,Claude & Harry Harper  AIRCRAFT IN THE GREAT WAR -  a record & study    Fisher Unwin 1st, 1915; 346pp, frontis photo; vg (v slight foxing to pge edges) o/w vg+;

£40.00
One of the scarcer Grahame-White books.
BN: 20986
Grinnell-Milne,Duncan  WIND IN THE WIRES -  Aviation Book Club, from J Hamilton 1st,1930's; 288pp, , 5 illus; nr-fine,torn remains of original d/w 18.00
The author served in 16 Sqdn (BE2cs), spent 3 years in captivity, then retrained on SE 5s to be CO of 56 Sqdn..
BN: 22168
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Hadingham, Evan  THE FIGHTING TRIPLANES -  H.Hamilton 1st, 1968; 28 x 21cm, 240pp, f.illus (photos & figs); nr fine inc d/w 

25.00  
Well-illustrated survey of the WW 1 triplanes of Britain, France, Germany, Italy & the USA.    
BN: 4869    
Hall,Lt Bert & John J.Niles ONE MAN'S WAR - the story of the Lafayette Escadrille. £30.00
Hamilton 2nd printing of 1st, 1929; 352pp, 23 illus (photos & Bridgman drgs inc some colour); preface by E.W.Springs; vg, front of original dustwrapper tipped-in at front; rear of wrapper stuck to rear endpaper.  Hall's career in the French Air Service, following adventures with the Turks & Bulgarians; the book includes his "mission to Russia" of 1917 and other adventures - with Mata Hari!. Also - Popular edition, 1934 384pp, same illus; vg int, cloth sl soiled - 20  
BN: 21648  
Harris, John Norman KNIGHTS OF THE AIR - Canadian Aces of WW 1. £14.00
Macmillan, Toronto, 1958 ("Great Stories of Canada" series); 160pp, drawings by Wheeler (inc aircraft types); vg, sl worn d/w.  
BN: 27762  

Hart, Peter  ACES FALLING -  War above the trenches, 1918.  Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007; 386pp, 32 photos, 3 maps; as new (New price was 25)

16.00
The evolution of the war, the rapid developments in air fighting, the stress on pilots - adding up to the "tragic story of 1918"  
BN: 31546  

Hartney, Lt Col Harold E.  UP AND AT 'EM -  Cassell 1st UK, 1940; 318pp, 8 photos; fair (cloth marked). 

7.50
Later published as "Wings over France"  
BN: 24868  
Hartney,Lt Col Harold (USAF) WINGS OVER FRANCE - £16.00
Bailey & Swinfen, 1974; edited by Ulanoff, 360pp, 29 illus; fine inc d/w. Revision of author's "Up and At'Em" of 1940. Includes lists of U.S wartime aircraft, stations, 1st Pursuit Group victories etc.  
BN: 22169  
Hearn, Peter FLYING REBEL - the story of Louis Strange. £16.00
HMSO 1st, 1994; 25 x 16cm, 183pp, 34 photos; fine inc d/w. Flying career; one of the first group of pilots to fly to France to begin the air war, Strange finished WW 1 as wing commander; (see "Recollections of an airman"); he had another adventurous war in WW 2.   
BN: 27335  
Heydemarck, Haupt  FLYING SECTION 17 -  Ace Pub cvo, c1935; 224pp,, sketches in text; good-vg, photo-copied d/w  14.00
Trans by Sykes  
BN: 33787  

Howcroft, Jimmie  THE SONGS OF A BROKEN AIRMAN -  H & S nd (c1922?); 42pp, photo; cloth sl faded & soiled, o/w vg.

£16.00
Poems written after paralysis from a broken spine terminated career as RFC observer in 1916; vg.  
BN: 21965  

 

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