Parsons, Iain, editor. (Christopher Chant, Richard Humble, John F. Davis, Donald Macintyre, Bill Gunston.)
Title THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AIR WARFARE.
Publisher Leisure, (London, 1977).
Seller ID 16180
256 pp, 4to (12" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photographs, maps, graphs, drawings, profiles. "...covers the entire history of a mode of fighting that in less than 70 years has totally revolutionised warfare. This book deals with the development of warplanes from the first inevitably primitive machines of World War I to the very latest complex and sophisticated aircraft of today. This extensive volume contains 320 technically perfect full colour profile drawings displaying most major aircraft in their combat markings; many original maps and diagrams; a host of detailed charts of specifications and statistics; more than 300 powerful pictures, many in full colour; and over 100,000 words compiled into 31 chapters...the most dynamic and comprehensive history of war in the air." Minor browning to edges of textblock, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light browning, light edge wrinkling, small scuff on rear panel, light rubbing. VG+/VG