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Flight First Aero Weekly in the World
1 Flight First Aero Weekly in the World
London, Royal Aero Clubof the United Kingdom 1911 First Editions Boards Good Plus No Jacket Bound Magazine 12 x 8 Inches 
19 vintage flying magazines bound with original covers in a hardcover binding. The magazines are from number 111 (no 6 Vol III) to number 148 (no 43 VolIII) February 11 1911 to October 28 1911 the missing numbers are 119, 121 to 135, 145, 146 and 147. The magazines are in overall nice condition with usual browning to edges of pages due to quality of paper used, some pages have small losses to blank margins not affecting text or illustrations, a few have neat repairs to margins with clear tape, these are very few. Outer boards are a little worn on edges and sides of spine at top with 3 inch split to top front of spine, the binding is still sound. Many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, HEAVY BOOK 2.5 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.Overall a pleasing set of magazines SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 98.00 GBP
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2 Alec mcKinty The Father of British Airships
London William Kimber 1972 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 24 X 16 Cms 
A fascinating biography of Ernest Thompson Willows, Britain's foremost airship pioneer. A detailed accont of the trials and tribulations encountered in the building of his airships. 160 pp with 31 period photographs plus line drawings. Both wrapper and book are very bright and clean. 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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A History of the King's Flight and the Queen's Flight 1936-1995, Edited By Brian Sowerby
3 Edited By Brian Sowerby A History of the King's Flight and the Queen's Flight 1936-1995
Bognor Regis Woodfield Publishing 2003 1903953324 / 9781903953327 First Edition Illustrated Card Covers Very Good No Jacket Card Covers 11 x 8 Inches Inscribed by Ken Hicks
A celebration of Royal flying with the King's flight and the Queen's flight, 224 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs of personell and aircraft. Details of pilots, crew and technicians. Pasted in piece of paper on front endpaper signed by Ken Hicks who was an airframe fitter for the flight 1951-1959 and previously worked on Spitfires. INSCRIBED From Ken Hicks to Joe Crawshaw with compliments. Book is very bright and clean a really nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Out of the Blue, Flight Lieutenant
4 Flight Lieutenant Out of the Blue
London The Ace Publishing Company Illustrated Boards Cloth Spine Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 9 x 7 Inches 
A series of short stories concerning aviation and air battles, not dated but around the 1930s early 1940s. Stories by W E Johns. Geo. E Rochester, Rolf Marben, Vigilant and others. 4 full page colour illustrations, 3 B/w full page illustrations and a full page photograph. Book is overall clean with usual browning to paper due to quality used at the time of publication, neat former owners name on front endpaper dated Xmas 1941. Outer covers are rubbed and worn on corners and edges, cloth spine has four tiny areas where it has been caught and has tiny tears. A sound pleasing copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The ABC of Gliding, Fox Green
5 Fox Green The ABC of Gliding
London George Allen and Unwin Ltd 1952 First Edition, First Printing Boards Good Plus Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Detailed book on gliding, 102 pages in clean condition, many B/w illustrations plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is bright and clean with some creasing and small tears to top edges,light wear to edges and small loss to top of wrapper spine. Though not perfect a still pleasing copy of an interesting book on gliding SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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6 Gunston, Bill Diamond Flight: The Story of British Midland
London Henry Melland 1988 0907929184 / 9780907929185 First Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 25 Cms X 19 Cms 
This is the history of British Midland 1938-1988 Starting as a flying school it took on a few passengers and cargo called itself Derby Airways and then went on to grow into a large airline company. This is ther story of the ups and downs along the way. 116 pp packed with information plus many colour and B/w photographs DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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The Flight Testing of Production Aircraft, J A Crosby Warren
7 J A Crosby Warren The Flight Testing of Production Aircraft
London Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons Ltd 1943 First Edition Boards Good Plus Good Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Very informative book on flight testing aircraft, 132 pages in overall bright clean condition just some very light foxing to first and last couple of pages. Several B/w photographs and illustrations, including fold out charts,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is a little marked with a couple of stamps from British Overseas Airways on front and rear, worn on edges,not price clipped, a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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My Airway Home England-Ceylon Solo Flight, J P Obeyesekere SIGNED
8 J P Obeyesekere SIGNED My Airway Home England-Ceylon Solo Flight
First Edition Illustrated Card Covers Very Good No Jacket Card Covers 11 x 8 Inches Signed by Author
Slendid account of the author's solo flight in 1946 in a Auster VP-CAO aircraft, 94 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs illustrations plus very informative text. SIGNED by JAMES OBEYESEKERE on title page dated 13.11.96 no date or publisher but printed by Aitken Spence Ltd. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 220.00 GBP
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The Secret Years : Flight Testing at Boscombe Down, 1939-1945, Mason, Tim
9 Mason, Tim The Secret Years : Flight Testing at Boscombe Down, 1939-1945
Aldershot UK Hikoki Publications 1998 0951989995 / 9780951989999 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 12 x 8 Inches 
Excellent book on the highly classified work of the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment at Boscombe Down. 320 pages in very bright clean condition, many period B/w photographs and colour illustrations. HEAVY BOOK 1-8 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.Dustwrapper is very bright and clean a really nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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