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So Few by John Golley (£52.00)Publisher: W. H. Smith — 1992Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0906782929]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled at the top edge otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Originally produced in a limited edition, this is the reprint. It comprises the individual thoughts and feelings of 25 surviving Battle of Britain aircrew and includes a silhouette portrait of each man as he is today, together with, where possible, a photograph of him taken in 1940, a handwritten reminiscence bringing those hectic days powerfully to life, and a photograph of personal memorabilia telling its own story.Notes: Foreword or introduction by H. R. H. The Duke of Kent. Size: 13" x 9½". 273 pages. Tags: RAF battle britain luftwaffe spitfire me109 hurricane big wing bader the few pilots
P&P: UK 1st £8.25. UK 2nd £9.24. EU Surface £12.96. EU Air £12.85. ROW Surface £12.96. ROW Air £24.22

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Solid Scale Model Aircraft by J. H. Elwell (£23.00)Publisher: Leicester: The Harborough Publishing Company — 1941Binding: Paperback Condition: Poor. Spine heavily worn, with tape repairs holding the rather grubby covers together and the staples near pulled out. Text block remains tight and clean. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Diagrams; Plans;Notes: Size: 11" x 8½". 88 pages. Tags: methods finishing fuselage wings tail surfaces assembly fillets struts undercarriages painting rigging boulton-paul defiant hawker hurricane supermarine spitfire heinkel model aircraft building aero-modeller
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22

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Finest Hour by Phil Craig; Tim Clayton; (£19.00)Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton — 1999Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Signed by the Author.[ISBN: 0340750413]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper.Description: Signed by both authors on the title page - unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium but the book carries promotional sticker to the upper panel. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Facsimiles; Maps [1];

From the cover: “Sixty years ago, Europe lay at Hitler’s feet. Britain faced its darkest hour — outnumbered and friendless as the German army continued its advance. Defeat or capitulation seemed inevitable. But instead a legend was bom.

Taking its readers on a breath-taking journey from open lifeboats in Atlantic gales to the cockpits of burning fighter-planes, and through cities devastated by the Blitz, Finest Hour recreates the terror, the tragedy and the triumph of the Battle of Britain.

This powerful account of the events of 1940, is told through the voices, diaries, letters and memoirs of the men and women who lived, loved, fought and died during this terrible yet inspiring year. These searing personal testimonies, taken from over a hundred original interviews, are combined with a fresh and often controversial account of the elaborate political intrigues and betrayals of the period — the Royal Navy assault on the French fleet and America’s secret plans to cope with Britain’s defeat.

Finest Hour blends original historical research with the experiences of ordinary people in desperate times. Cutting through the nostalgic haze, this book enables readers to experience something of a time — still within common living memory — when a nation’s darkest hour became its finest.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 418 pages. Tags: armourers hurricane no. squadron seclin airfield lain nethercott two-pounder pom-pom hms keith emie leggett 4th royal tank regiment bob burroughs mark light tanks marrin mclane hitler the blitz royal navy america’s secret plans david low 234 squadron spitfire for doe’ ground crew german reconnaissance plane 501 squadron hawkinge
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72
Spitfire by Alan Price (£16.00)Publisher: Promotional Reprint — 1994Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1856480151]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ has a slightly rippled effect to the both panels - possibly caused by damp. Light scuffs to the upper board. Text bright and tight.Description: This edition combines two earlier books by the author, "Spitfire at War" and "Spitfire at War 2". The author offers an objective analysis of the Spitfire legend resulting in a unique account that casts new light on the Spitfire itself and the very nature of air combat during World War 2. Illustrated with B&W photographs. 304pp. Size: 4to Medium (11½" x 9" approx.) Introduction / preface by R R Standford-Tuck, DSO DFC.Tags: spitfire over dunkirk pilot spitfires battle britain squadrons fighter tactics spitfeuer dieppe dogfight flying bombs raf young pilots german sorties rotated squadron defiants biggin hill radar-equipped coastal airfields radar chain home stations 109s hurricanes john nicolson 249 command stukas bomber unopposed night raid gruppe goering geschwader operation sealion aircraft production
P&P: UK 1st £6.00. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £9.06. EU Air £9.10. ROW Surface £9.06. ROW Air £16.72

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The Rise and Fall of Imperial Japan, 1894-1945 by Edited by S. L. Mayer (£16.00)Publisher: Bison Books — 1985Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0861241428]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little rubbed at the edges, short closed and tape-reinforced to the spine ends. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Reprint. [First: 1984 thus, previously published as ‘The Japanese War Machine’ in 1976] Maps to the endpapers. Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white. From the cover: “In 1868, Japan emerged from feudalism and civil conflict as a comparatively undeveloped industrial state in an age of European imperialism in East Asia. Within a generation, Japan had risen to the ranks of the foremost industrial and military powers in the Western Pacific. A generation later, Japan had become the paramount power in East Asia, and her naval and air forces spread Japanese power across the Pacific. The formidable weapon built in the name of the Emperor swept across China and Manchuria; her air forces pummelled Pearl Harbor and Darwin; her armies marched to Singapore and the gates of India. Her navies seized some Aleutian islands and strafed the California coast. By 1942 the world had come to know the power of the most devastating force in the Pacific — the Japanese War Machine.

The force and power of the Japanese War Machine is told here by some of the world’s leading experts in guns, tanks, planes, and ships of World War II. The drama of Japan’s seizure of Manchuria, the take-over of the State by the Army, the invasion of China, the simultaneous attack on Malaya, Hawaii, the Philippines and the oil-rich Dutch East Indies is told in all the horror and shock the Japanese invader placed before Western eyes. The fall of Singapore and Hong Kong, the conquest of Burma and Indo-China took place within a hundred days. The flag of the Rising Sun ruled a maritime empire from the Russian border to the gates of Australia, from Burma to Midway.

But the strength of the Japanese War Machine depended on Japanese industrial power, which in the end, was no match for the United States and its Allies. The Japanese soldier, infused with the warrior code of Bushido fought hard and long in New Guinea’s jungles; as the struggle was brought closer to Japan’s home islands, the Japanese soldier fought on tenaciously in the Philippines and on Iwo Jima and Okinawa. The air forces began suicide missions, thekamikaze, which drove into Allied aircraft, heroically and fanatically.. .but all too little, too late. The nuclear holocaust, which ended World War II, left a ruined Japan and a wrecked Japanese War Machine.

THE RISE AND FALL OF IMPERIAL JAPAN is the tragic and noble history of a gallant people led into a misguided war. The millions who suffered in Asia and the Pacific in the wake of the Japanese War Machine bear silent tribute to its folly.”
Notes: Size: 12" x 8½". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 255 pages. Tags: accord admiral agreement aircraft airfield aizaka akagi akatsuki akitsuki alamein aleutian alliance amagi ambassador amphibious anglo-japanese anti-comintern araki archipelago arima arisaka aritomo armada arsenal auchinleck aung baldwin baltic batavia battlecruisers battles battleships bernardino biak bilateral bismarck blarney blenheim bmw bose bougainville brooke-popham burma-siam camp cape carriers chandra changi changkufeng changsha chennault
P&P: UK 1st £6.00. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £9.06. EU Air £9.10. ROW Surface £9.06. ROW Air £16.72

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The Epic of Malta: A Pictorial Survey Of Malta During The Second World War by Anon. (£15.50)Publisher: Melitensia Editions — 1993Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 9990958076]Condition: Very Good. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wraps. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: 2nd edition. [First Edition Thus: 1990] Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the introduction: “The Epic of Malta was published in London by Odhams Press during the Second World War ‘as a small token of admiration and gratitude’. The entire proceeds of its sale, which must have been speedy and steady, were devoted to the Malta Relief Fund — a contribution to the general war effort. The book does not bear a date, but the content clearly indicates that it was published shortly after the George Cross — awarded to Malta in April 1942 — had been formally presented in an official public ceremony in September of that year. A copy of the book at the University of Malta Library, obtained originally from the Malta Garrison Officers' Library, is stamped by the colony's Information Office and bears the date 28 May 1943.”Notes: Foreword or introduction by Professor Henry Frendo. Size: 9¾" x 6¾". 128 pages. Tags: mediterranean illustratious malta-based operations controlled remarkable submarines qualities buildings 1940-1943 destroyed pictorial 1939-1945 cottonera operation suffering pedestal spitfire shipping war-time aircraft harbours carriers cospicua valletta island’s central malta’s valetta history lorgozo harbour senglea captain ritchie maltese aerial battle allied chapel famous social forces waters lewis malta bones works grand world life qali luqa fate were ta’ the war
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

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Reaching for the Skies by Ivan Rendall (£12.50)Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation [B.B.C./BBC] — 1988Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0563206802]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled at the edges. Top edges of text block dusty.Description: 2nd Printing. Illustrated with colour and B&W photographs. From the cover: “This is the dramatic and entertaining story of many of this century’s most colourful adventurers. It shows how, thanks to the dreams, courage and inspiration ofa few hundred people, the aero- plane has developed from a Heath Robinson contraption of wooden struts and fabric into a machine of steel and aluminium that can circle the Earth in 100 minutes or reach out into space. War inevitably plays an important part, as do luck and vision, as one technological breakthrough gives way to another. This book, which includes material from over 200 interviews with pioneering aviators, is fully illustrated with stunning colour and black and white photographs.”Notes: Size: 10" x 7¾". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 288 pages. Tags: agello francesco air mail act aircraft carriers alcock altitude records amundsen roald flying fortress superfortress ball albert bendix trophy beaufighter biard henry blanchard jean pierre bleriot louis blitzkreig boeing william boelke oswald bonnet florentin boothman john boxkite brabazon britannia brown arthur whitten busemann adolph hercules saetta castoldi mario chanute octave chinook
P&P: UK 1st £5.25. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £7.76. EU Air £7.85. ROW Surface £7.76. ROW Air £14.22

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Reaching for the Skies by Ivan Rendall (£12.50)Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation [B.B.C./BBC] — 1988Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0563206802]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled at the edges. Top edges of text block dusty.Description: Illustrated with colour and B&W photographs. From the cover: “This is the dramatic and entertaining story of many of this century’s most colourful adventurers. It shows how, thanks to the dreams, courage and inspiration ofa few hundred people, the aero- plane has developed from a Heath Robinson contraption of wooden struts and fabric into a machine of steel and aluminium that can circle the Earth in 100 minutes or reach out into space. :. War inevitably plays an important part, as do luck and vision, as one technological breakthrough gives way to another. This book, which includes material from over 200 interviews with pioneering aviators, is fully illustrated with stunning colour and black and white photographs.” Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine.Notes: Size: 10" x 7¾". 288 pages. Tags: agello francesco air mail act aircraft carriers alcock altitude records amundsen roald flying fortress superfortress ball albert bendix trophy beaufighter biard henry blanchard jean pierre bleriot louis blitzkreig boeing william boelke oswald bonnet florentin boothman john boxkite brabazon britannia brown arthur whitten busemann adolph hercules saetta castoldi mario chanute octave chinook
P&P: UK 1st £5.25. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £7.76. EU Air £7.85. ROW Surface £7.76. ROW Air £14.22

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Aircraft Illustrated Annual 1987 by Edited by Peter R March (£11.50)Publisher: Ian Allan — 1986Binding: Hardback First Edition. [ISBN: 0711016321]Condition: Very Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Light scratch to the upper board. Pages very gently age-tanned.Description: Illustrated with black and white & colour photographs.Notes: Size: 9½" x 7". Pictorial boards. 128 pages. Tags: mirage schneider provosts meteor coast guard nasa’s er-2 a310-221 airbus swissair tiger squadron lightning 120 av-sas raf gr1 nieuport spad-herbemont bournemo a300 airbus aircraft concorde whittaker mw2b excallibur turbojet ducted fan turbofan wing aspect ratio british airways sukhoi su-27 sepecat jaguar spitfire american light aircraft piper cub piper cherokee cessna
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

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Antiques of the Air by Michael F. Jerram (£11.50)Publisher: N.E.L. — 1980Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0450048136]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled at the edges, rubbed at the tips.Description: From the cover: “This book recalls the glorious flying machines of the past, from the turn of the century to the end of World War II. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this is an informative and masterful addition to the catalogues, pamphlets and maintenance manuals provided by museums, exhibitions and live flying displays the world over.”Notes: Size: 11¼" x 8¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 192 pages. Tags: havilland tiger moth fairey swordfish fairey flycatcher hawker sea fury avro lancaster supermarine spitfire iia supermarine spitfire xix westland lysander mauboussin morane-sauinier nieuport stearman bucker abraham iris caudron luciole curtiss pusher dewoitine f4u-id corsair fighter p-51d heinkel iii fieseler storch royal air force hawker hart captain edgar percival gee bee havilland tiger moth cessna t-50s staggerwing eddie rickenbacker spad naval air service western front royal flying corps 1916 sopwith triplane sinister rnas black flight fokker dreidecker 1915 fokker barnstormers bristol fighter bristol boxkite
P&P: UK 1st £5.25. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £7.76. EU Air £7.85. ROW Surface £7.76. ROW Air £14.22

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Reaching For The Skies: The Adventure of Flight by Ivan Rendall (£11.50)Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation [B.B.C./BBC] — 1989Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0563206802]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly ruffled at the edges, faded at the top 3" of the leading edge of both panels but inoffensive. Top corner of the the first blank clipped. Text bright and tight but slightly musty.Description: 2nd Printing. Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “This is the dramatic and entertaining story of many of this century’s most colourful adventurers. It shows how, thanks to the dreams, courage and inspiration ofa few hundred people, the aero- plane has developed from a Heath Robinson contraption of wooden struts and fabric into a machine of steel and aluminium that can circle the Earth in 100 minutes or reach out into space. War inevitably plays an important part, as do luck and vision, as one technological breakthrough gives way to another. This book, which includes material from over 200 interviews with pioneering aviators, is fully illustrated with stunning colour and black and white photographs.”Notes: Size: 10" x 7¾". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 288 pages. Tags: agello francesco air mail act aircraft carriers alcock altitude records amundsen roald flying fortress superfortress ball albert bendix trophy beaufighter biard henry blanchard jean pierre bleriot louis blitzkreig boeing william boelke oswald bonnet florentin boothman john boxkite brabazon britannia brown arthur whitten busemann adolph hercules saetta castoldi mario chanute octave chinook
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72

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Supermarine Spitfire by Charles Bowyer (£11.50)Publisher: Bison — 1985Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 9780861241408]Condition: Good+ - in Poor DJ. DJ nicked at the head of the spine with a 2" closed tear to the top corner of the upper panel, lightly spotted at the edges of the reverse. Slight spotting ot the extremities of the boards.Description: The Spitfire was developed during the late 1930s and first saw action in the fight to defend France in 1940. After 1940 the Spitfires were used in every theatre of command, from Burma to the Baltic, in the Western Desert and over Europe. Numerous variations on this aircraft were used not only by the British, but by the Free French, the Australians, Canadians and other Commonwealth Allies. They also served as Seafires on aircraft carriers. The story of the Spitfire and all the technical changes and developments of this great aircraft are told by one of Britain’s leading aviation historians. Richly illustrated with colour and monochrome photographs as well as line drawings and a full colour cutaway by Mike Badrocke, this book will be a valuable addition to the library of every aviation enthusiast.Notes: Size: 11¼" x 8¾". 64 pages. Tags: Bowyer spitfire seafire world war fighters bader the few battle britain me109 spitfire over dunkirk pilot spitfires battle britain squadrons fighter tactics spitfeuer dieppe dogfight flying bombs raf young pilots german sorties rotated squadron defiants biggin hill radar-equipped coastal airfields radar chain home stations 109s hurricanes john nicolson 249 command stukas bomber unopposed night raid gruppe goering geschwader operation sealion aircraft production
P&P: UK 1st £3.38. UK 2nd £2.92. EU Surface £5.16. EU Air £5.35. ROW Surface £5.16. ROW Air £9.22

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Aircraft For the Many: A Detailed Survey of the RAF's Aircraft in 1944 by Michael J.F. Bowyer (£10.50)Publisher: Patrick Stephens — 1995Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1852604271]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Jacket illustration: RAF ground crew rapidly refuelling and rearming a spitfire in Normandy. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Maps; Tables;

From the cover: “That confident prediction came from General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander Allied Forces, on the eve of the D-Day landings in Normandy. He had every right to sound confident. If Operation Neptune was to succeed, air superiority was crucial, and a massive operation was under way. In the 24 hours of 6 June 1944 some 14,600 sorties were flown by Allied aircraft, involving around 40,000 aircrew, and the RAF were at the forefront of the action.

Operation Neptune was by far the most extensively and skilfully planned military operation in history, and involved unprecedented inter-service and international co-operation. But while many books have been written about the events of D-Day as a whole, Aircraft for the Many is the first to focus specifically on the RAF’s awesome contribution to the day’s events, the success of which launched the run-in to victory in Europe.

The result of years of meticulous research by the author, the book provides a squadron by squadron, aircraft by aircraft breakdown of the RAF’s operational involvement during the liberation of northern Europe. Every aspect is covered, from the mighty aerial armadas of bombers attacking coastal gun batteries to the lone Air-Sea Rescue Walrus amphibian plucking ditched airmen from the English Channel. Aircraft types are presented in their respective categories, their development and activities recorded in immense detail.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 320 pages. Tags: great britain royal air force fighter planes history bombers military aircraft the handley page halifax havilland mosquito bomber armstrong whitworth albemarle gliders horsa and hamilcar fighters hawker hurricane north ame american mustang iii reconnaissance mustangs vickers supermarine spitfire coastal command photographic spitfires operational types
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Classic Fighters and Bombers of World War II by Various (£10.50)Publisher: Kidlington: Aerodata International Publications — 1981Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 090546916X]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Plates; Plans;Notes: Size: 11½" x 8¾". Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 240 pages. Tags: focke-wulfe 190a supermarine spitfire north american p-51d mustang messershmitt 109e hawker hurricane republic p-47d thunderbolt handiey page halifax mertin-engined boeing b-17g flying fortress junkers ju88a avro lancaster consolidated b-24 liberator heinkel 111p
P&P: UK 1st £5.25. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £7.76. EU Air £7.85. ROW Surface £7.76. ROW Air £14.22

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Fighter! A Pictorial History of International Fighter Aircraft by Bill Gunston (£10.50)Publisher: Parragon — 1998Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0752526081]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. Previous owner’s inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with photographs, in colour & black and white.

From the cover: “FIGHTERS ARE the thoroughbreds of the aviation world — they are agile, fast, lethally armed killers designed to seek out and challenge enemy aircraft and to win superiority of the skies. These are machines that are created to be deadly.

The first fighters appeared in World War I. In those days they looked very different: they were often biplanes, or even triplanes, and their flimsy structures were crafted out of wood, steel tube, bracing wires and fabric. Armed with machine-guns, they took part in the first aerial combats in the skies high above the trenches of France.

By World War II the technology had changed. These new fighters were streamlined monoplanes usually made of aluminium alloy. Engines of 150 horsepower had given way to power plants of ten times that power, and machine-guns were replaced by heavy shell-firing cannon. This conflict gave rise to some of the greats of fighter history — Spitfire, Mustang, Bf 109, Zero…

At the end of the war the jet engine swept away previous limitations on speed, opening the way for the design of new, aerodynamic fighter aircraft capable of flying faster than sound, while the development of guided-missile technology armed the fighter with a new generation of weapons.

Today’s fighters are packed with incredible electronic systems, and can fire lethal missiles at hostile aircraft beyond the horizon 200km (125 miles) away. Top-secret ‘stealth’ technology is now being developed to make the fighters of tomorrow virtually undetectable to enemy radar. This vividly-illustrated book traces the history of the world’s greatest fighters from World War I to the present day and provides a colourful and informative tribute to these fantastic aircraft..”
Notes: Size: 11¾" x 9¼". Pictorial boards. 96 pages. Tags: 9780752526089 fighter planes morane-saulnier guided-missile messerschmitt shell-firing sud-aviation machine-guns sukhoisu-27 aerodynamic streamlined eurofighter beaufighter supermarine polikarpov technology focke-wulf mitsubishi flycatcher monoplanes lightning aira kingcobra hurricane airacobra aerospace havilland triplanes dewoitine armstrong gladiator whitworth dassault etendard blenheim lockheed kawasaki electric mosquito fighters westland aircraft nakajima triplane greatest albatros spitfire republic missiles biplanes
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72

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The Spitfire Grave and Other Stories by John F. Gordon (£9.50)Publisher: Kestrel Books — 1979Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0722656181]Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with the expected associated chafing to the dust wrapper. Price Clipped. Previous owners' inscription to the half-title page. Description: From the cover: “Why does old Len Cooper keep pestering Bill with scraps of metal from the buried wreckage of the Spitfire which came down during the Second World War? What was so special about the pilot that Bill should find himself haunted by Len’s persistent memories of the man? After all, it happened years ago. And what is the secret his parents are keeping from him? Bill finds the past resolutely catching up with the future in ways he could never have imagined, and more is unearthed in all their lives than merely the wreckage of an aeroplane and its reckless pilot.

The Spitfire Grave is one of nine stories by this master of chilling and eerie tales, in which apparently ordinary people — a small child, an industrious clerk, and a newly married couple, for instance — find themselves inextricably caught up in events and situations both terrifying and uncanny. But John Gordon’s skilful presentation of everyday reality gives the stories unnerving credibility, whether they are set in time past, present or future, so that this collection remains vividly in the reader’s imagination long after the book is put down..”
Notes: Jacket designed by Allan Curless. Size: 8¾" x 5½". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 144 pages. Tags: and both children chilling eerie english events fiction for juvenile short situations stories tales terrifying texts uncanny
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

 
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