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MACCHI MC 205 VELTRO., Di Terlizzi, Maurizio.  Illustrated by Mauro Ferri.
1 Di Terlizzi, Maurizio. Illustrated by Mauro Ferri. MACCHI MC 205 VELTRO.
Rome IBN 1997 8886815557 / 9788886815550 Soft Cover Very Good 
64 pp, 9 7/16" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, profiles, scale and other drawings. ***Bilingual text - Italian/English*** Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - one tiny soft corner crease, spine slightly twisted. 
Price: 15.00 USD
London Macdonald 1962 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Peter Endsleigh Castle. 
132 pp, 10" H. "(Describes) the deveopment and careers of the last of the fighting biplanes, the little Gloster Gladiator, which carried something of the First World War into that second epic struggle; that indomitable trio of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps fighters, the Wildcat, Hellcat and Corsair, which destroyed the myth of Japanese aerial invincibility founded by the Zero-Sen; the fighter versions of the Junkers Ju 88 whose nocturnal depredations in the R.A.F.'s bomber stream over the Third Reich were so impressive at one period of the War that the abandoning of large-scale night attacks on German targets was seriously considered; the highly manoeuvrable Macchi C.202 Folgore with its beautifully co-ordianted controls - a pilot's aeroplane in every respect; the Japanese Army's equivalent of the Zero-Sen, the Nakamima Ki.43 Hayabusa, and its successor, the Ki.84 Hayate which could out-climb and out-manoeuvre the most advanced versions of the Mustang and Thunderbolt; Heinkel's superlative He 219 night fighter which, but for ministerial muddle and confusion, would have provided the Allies with some serious headaches. These and many other fighters, both successful and unsuccessful, but all 'famous', are surveyed with hundreds of rare photographs, highly detailed full-page tone drawings by Peter Endsleigh Castle, and comparative side views of the many variants of each aircraft by Dennis I. Punnett." Very small bump at top of spine, very small dent/tear on spine near rear hinge, areas of minor browning on endpapers. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small area of delamination at top of front hinge, one small edge tear archivally taped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
MACCHI C.202 FOLGORE.  SERIA "POD LUPA" 7., Skulski, Przemyslaw.
3 Skulski, Przemyslaw. MACCHI C.202 FOLGORE. SERIA "POD LUPA" 7.
Wroclaw Ace 1997 8386153555 / 9788386153558 Soft Cover Near Fine 
31 pp, 11 11/16" H, (stapled in wraps). Illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, drawings, profiles. ***The main text in in Polish***, but there is an English summary which includes descriptions of the colour drawings on the covers and on pages 16-18. Several of the picture captions are bilingual, especially in the scale drawing section. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - a few tiny fiant dints on front cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD

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