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1 Delve, Ken, ed. FLYPAST. NO. 188. MARCH 1997. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1997. 
82 pp, 11 5/8" H, soft cover (magazine format - stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Contents: News; Tempest Trouble (RAF Tempest force-lands in Russian sector of occupied Berlin, 1947); The X Factor (X-planes, including review of surviving airframes); Flying the Hurricane (BBMF's Hawker Hurricane); Night Fighter Ace - Nat Addison; Evaluating the Enemy (testing captured Luftwaffe equipment); The Snaring of Dora Nordpol (Dornier Do 217); Restoration of a Do ve (Canadian de Havilland classic); British Airliners; Israeli Ace (Ran Ronen from Spitfires to F-15s), etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor browning to edges of textblock, f a i n t s m a l l ghost sticker mark on front cover with slight glue residue. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
FIGHTERS OF WORLD WAR II., Donald, David, editor.
2 Donald, David, editor. FIGHTERS OF WORLD WAR II.
Brown, London, 1998. 
192 pp, 12" H, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1897884346 "(C)ontains 24 of the most famous fighter aircraft to take part in World War II. This highly illustrated and comprehensive book includes the most important aircraft that fought on the Alli ed side, such as the Spitfire, Hurricane, Meteor and Thunderbolt, and the fighters that fought for the Axis, such as the Focke-Wulf 190, Messerschmitt 109 and Mitsubishi Ki-46. Each aircraft and its variants is examined in fascinating detail. ( T h e book) contains more than 100 black and white photographs, dozens of genuine wartime colour photographs and more than 100 colour artworks. The authoritative text examines each aircraft's history of development and its service record. Complem en ti ng the text are charts that list details of all the variants produced, plus a full specifications table that provides information on powerplants, performance, weights, dimensions and weapons load. Each aircraft is shown in all its manifestat ion s, inc luding the liveries of its squadrons and any markings of foreign air forces. Each entry is accompanied by a fully annotated cutaway line artwork detailing the internal layout and working parts of each fighter." Dust jacket has minor edg e wr ink ling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
3 Ehrman, Vlastimil. GRUMMAN WILDCAT.
Praha, Czech Republic MODELPRES 8090132871 / 9788090132870 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
32 pp, 11 3/8" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, drawings, diagrams, profiles. MAIN TEXT IS IN CZECH, WITH ADDITIONAL ILLUSTRATION CAPTIONS IN ENGLISH AND GERMAN. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very slight darkening to spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
4 Green, William. FAMOUS FIGHTERS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR. SECOND SERIES.
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
 
 
HANDGUN DIGEST., Grennell, Dean A.  (Wiley Clapp, J.D. Jones, Chuck Karwan, Tom Ferguson, Claud S. Hamilton, Jack Mitchell, Dave Corbin, Roger Combs, William F. Vanderpool, Joe Wright.)
5 Grennell, Dean A. (Wiley Clapp, J.D. Jones, Chuck Karwan, Tom Ferguson, Claud S. Hamilton, Jack Mitchell, Dave Corbin, Roger Combs, William F. Vanderpool, Joe Wright.) HANDGUN DIGEST.
DBI, Northbrook, IL, 1987. 
256 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover. ISBN 0873490134 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Contents: Handguns - An Overview; Handgun Safety; Handguns in Competition; Handgun Big Game Hunting; Handgun Collecting; Handguns for Law Enforcement; Ance stry and Development of the Detective Special; The Glaser's a Hell-Raiser; Birth of a Wildcat (.45 Special); Handgun Cartridges; Homebrewed Handgun Ballistics; Basic Handgun Care and Maintenance; Handgun Bulletmaking; Reloading Handgun Ammuni t i o n ; H andgun Holsters; FBI Firearms Training; The Handgun Hunter's Contender; The Last ASP; Instructing Beginning Handgunners; Test-Firing Techniques and Equipment; I Can't Collect Handguns; Manufacturers Directory. Interior - slight brownin g to p ag es , o therwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, two small soft edge creases. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
LORD BROCKTREE:  A TALE OF REDWALL., Jacques, Brian.  Illustrated by Fangorn.
6 Jacques, Brian. Illustrated by Fangorn. LORD BROCKTREE: A TALE OF REDWALL.
Hutchinson, London, 2000, 2nd printing. 
370 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0091768772 B&w map, drawings. "Salamandastron, ancestral home of the Badger Lords, is under threat from an enemy whose power would seem to be absolute and whose evil knows no bounds. Ungatt Trunn can make the stars fall from the sky, the very earth shake underfoot, and with a horde of vermin as numerous as the leaves in autumn, the wildcat appears unstoppable. The mountain's defences are weak. Who can save it now?....Brian J a c q u e s ' masterful storytelling spins a web of high adventure that will entral the readers from the first page to the last." One page with tiny corner crease, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny dint on top edge of rear board. Dus t ja ck et h as v er y light edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing. Very good+/Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
WILDCATS OVER CASABLANCA.  NOVEMBER 1942 - OPERATION TORCH., Lambert, John W.  Illustrations by John C. Valo.
7 Lambert, John W. Illustrations by John C. Valo. WILDCATS OVER CASABLANCA. NOVEMBER 1942 - OPERATION TORCH.
Phalanx, St. Paul, MN, 1992. 
40 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs, maps, color profiles. Contents: Preface and Acknowledgements; Publisher's Note; The Prelude; Dawn, November 8, 1942; Mid-Morning, November 8, 1942; Elsewhere, November 8, 1942; P.M. Nov ember 8, 1942; November 9, 1942; November 10, 1942; Post Mortem, November 11, 1942; Appendices: U.S Navy Aerial Order of Battle; French Aerial Order of Battle in Morocco; U.S. Navy Aerial Combat Claims; French Aerial Combat Claims; U.S. Navy Com b a t Casualties; French Fighter Pilot Casualties; U.S. Navy Aircraft Losses All Causes; Bibliography; Footnotes. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor corner wear, light wear on spine. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
F4F WILDCAT IN ACTION.  SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NUMBER 84., Linn, Don.
8 Linn, Don. F4F WILDCAT IN ACTION. SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NUMBER 84.
Carrollton, Texas Squadron/Signal 1988 0897472004 / 9780897472005 First Edition Stapled in Wraps Very Good Perry Manley. Color by Don Greer. 
50 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/4" H x 11" D). Profusely illustrated with vintage b&w photographs, b&w diagrams, technical drawings, color profiles, insignia. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny crease on bottom edge of rear cover, small soft crease on front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
F4F WILDCAT IN ACTION.  SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NUMBER 84., Linn, Don.
9 Linn, Don. F4F WILDCAT IN ACTION. SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NUMBER 84.
Carrollton, Texas Squadron/Signal 1988 0897472004 / 9780897472005 First Edition Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ Perry Manley. Color by Don Greer. 
50 pp, oblong 8vo (8 1/4" H x 11" D). Profusely illustrated with vintage b&w photographs, b&w diagrams, technical drawings, color profiles, insignia. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny bump at bottom of spine, minor wear on spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
COCKPIT:  AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II AIRCRAFT INTERIORS., Nijboer, Donald.  Introduction by Air Vice-Marshal Ron Dick, RAF (Ret.).
10 Nijboer, Donald. Introduction by Air Vice-Marshal Ron Dick, RAF (Ret.). COCKPIT: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II AIRCRAFT INTERIORS.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills 2001 1550463748 / 9781550463743 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Dan Patterson, photography. 
176 pp, 4to (12 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. "(T)he first book to take us inside so many of the most revered and feared fighters and bombers of the War, including rare shots of Japanese and German aircraft interiors. The Second World War represented a classic period in the development and perfection of propeller-driven aircraft. Built during the crisis of war, the cockpits and aircraft featured in this book were marvels of technology and ingenuity. An insightful and candid 'pilot's perspective' accompanies the story of each plane. (A)n unprecedented insider's view of these extraordinary airplanes and the men who flew them.' 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
COCKPIT:  AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II AIRCRAFT INTERIORS., Nijboer, Donald.  Introduction by Air Vice-Marshal Ron Dick, RAF (Ret.).
11 Nijboer, Donald. Introduction by Air Vice-Marshal Ron Dick, RAF (Ret.). COCKPIT: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WORLD WAR II AIRCRAFT INTERIORS.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills 2001 1550463748 / 9781550463743 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Dan Patterson, photography. 
176 pp, 4to (12 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. "(T)he first book to take us inside so many of the most revered and feared fighters and bombers of the War, including rare shots of Japanese and German aircraft interiors. The Second World War represented a classic period in the development and perfection of propeller-driven aircraft. Built during the crisis of war, the cockpits and aircraft featured in this book were marvels of technology and ingenuity. An insightful and candid 'pilot's perspective' accompanies the story of each plane. (A)n unprecedented insider's view of these extraordinary airplanes and the men who flew them.' Minor wear to bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling - mainly a top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
AIRWING ENTERPRISE., O'Leary, Michael and Schulzinger, Eric.
12 O'Leary, Michael and Schulzinger, Eric. AIRWING ENTERPRISE.
Osprey, London, 1991. 
160 pp, 4to (12 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1855532170X "Perhaps the most famous vessel in the US Navy's 15-strong carrier fleet is the USS Enterprise (CVN-65), known as either the 'Big E' or 'Starship' to its 5000-man crew. Proud ow ner of the longest flight deck currently in service, the Enterprise adorns its 'roof' with the crack units of Carrier Air Wing II; VF-114 'Aardvarks' and VF-213 'Black Lions' with their F-14 Tomcats; VA-22 'Fighting Redcocks' and VA-94 'Mighty S h r i k es equipped with A-7E Corsair IIs; the formidable A-6E Intruders of VA-95 'Green Lizards'; the EA-6B Prowlers of VAQ-135 'Black Ravens'; the all-seeing E-2C Hawkeyes of VAW-117 'Wallbangers'; and the whispering S-3A Vikings of VS-21 'Fightin g Re dt ai ls'. This volume takes you aboard ship and places you in amongst the scorching, high pressure world of flightdeck ops, Enterprise-style. Illustrated with over 150 sharp action photographs taken on, or above, the 'Big E', and accompanied b y a th oro ughly exhaustive text, (this) is US naval aviation today at its finest." Light edge wear to boards. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has areas of very light wrinkling at top edge, very light wear at top of flap-folds, light rubbi ng. Ve ry G ood/ Very Good 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
US NAVY CARRIER AIRCRAFT COLOURS: UNITS, COLOURS AND MARKINGS OF US NAVY CARRIER-BORNE AIRCRAFT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR., Thomas, Geoff.
13 Thomas, Geoff. US NAVY CARRIER AIRCRAFT COLOURS: UNITS, COLOURS AND MARKINGS OF US NAVY CARRIER-BORNE AIRCRAFT DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Air Research, New Malden, 1989, first edition. 
96 pp, 9 7/16" H, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1871187036 B&w photographs, profiles, etc. "Whilst the actual US Navy carrier operations have been well recorded, it is surprising that little has yet been written on the colours and markings worn by the aircraft. Geoff Thomas has used his vast knowledge of aircraft marking systems to compile a concise guide to these remarkable and colourful systems. Anyone who has an interest in the operations of aircraft during wartime will inevitabl y w i sh to know to what unit a machine seen in photograph, or on film, belong. This book will enable the historian or modeller to decipher the symbols used by units of the US Navy, to identify units, aircraft carriers and even the actual battles be i ng f ought when the photographs were being taken. This comprehensive book, apart from covering markings, colours and organisation, provides a concise history of the US Navy's air war at sea and also includes details of the Task Forces in the Pac if ic. " Wrinkles down front pastedown near hinge. Dust jacket has one edge tear archivally taped, very light browning at top edge of flaps, minor rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE MARIANAS TURKEY SHOOT JUNE 19-20, 1944.  CARRIER BATTLE IN THE PHILIPPINE SEA., Tillman, Barrett.  Illustrations by John C. Valo.
14 Tillman, Barrett. Illustrations by John C. Valo. THE MARIANAS TURKEY SHOOT JUNE 19-20, 1944. CARRIER BATTLE IN THE PHILIPPINE SEA.
Phalanx, St. Paul, MN, 1994. 
48 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs, map, color profiles. Contents: Glossaries, Preface; Opponents; 19 June 1944 - The Clash; 20 June 1944 - The Pursuit; Epilogue; USN Order of Battle; Japanese Order of Battle; Key Japanes e Fighter Pilot Losses; US Pilot Scores; Task Force 58 Losses; Bibliography. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - two tiny scuffs on rear cover, very light wear on spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
FLYPAST.  NO. 40.  NOVEMBER 1984.  (FLY PAST.), Ward, Frank, ed.  (Ken Wixey, Ken Ellis, Jeremy Collins, Peter Moran, Bob Ogden, Philip Chinnery, Stuart Howe, Peter Arnold.)
15 Ward, Frank, ed. (Ken Wixey, Ken Ellis, Jeremy Collins, Peter Moran, Bob Ogden, Philip Chinnery, Stuart Howe, Peter Arnold.) FLYPAST. NO. 40. NOVEMBER 1984. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1984. 
68 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (magazine format, stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, 4 pages color. Contents: Between the Wars Bombers (Avro Aldershot and Fairey Fawn); Enforcer Rejected (cancellation of Piper Enforcer p rogramme); Preservation Project (Lancaster); YAF's Last Stand (sole surviving wing of Yesterday's Air Force in America); Air Weapons of the RAF (recoilless Davis Gun); The Collectair (aeronautica); Aviation Archaeology (recovery of Wildcat f r o m I r i s h lough); Preservation News; The Professionals (Lincs Aerial Spraying Co); Airshow '84; Disposal (Convair/Consolidated B-36 Peacemaker); Operation Taxable (617 Squadron flew their Lancasters to simulate an 8 knots invasion fleet on D- Da y) ; T yp e Re po rt (Mosquitoes and Spitfires). Interior - minor browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear/wrinkling to covers, light wear on spine, very light rubbing and dat e st amp on r ea r c ov er, li ght browning to edges of textblock. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 


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