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Image for No Longer an Island: Britain and the Wright Brothers 1902-1909

No Longer an Island: Britain and the Wright Brothers 1902-1909

By: Gollin, Alfred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd.: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID11000


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 478 pages This massive work of research presents new information and a new analysis of the way in which the British people reacted to the first appearance of machines that could fly successfully in the air. View more info

The Airport Book. From Landing Field to Modern Terminal

By: Greif, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Mayflower Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID255727


Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 192 pages View more info

Image for I Remember Lindbergh

I Remember Lindbergh

By: Grierson, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID7010


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 192 pages. View more info

Image for THE DEFEAT OF DISTANCE QANTAS 1919-1939

THE DEFEAT OF DISTANCE QANTAS 1919-1939

By: Gunn, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID245914


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. This is a new book purchased from the printers. Some mild age-toning to page edges only flaw. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 438 pages View more info

Image for Challenging Horizons Qantas 1939 - 1954

Challenging Horizons Qantas 1939 - 1954

By: Gunn, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: St Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID167369


Octavo Size. A Near Fine copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Some tanning to inside cover [ age related] otherwise excellent. Were purchased directly from printer and have never been read. 479 pages View more info

Image for The Defeat of Distance. Qantas 1919-1939

The Defeat of Distance. Qantas 1919-1939

By: Gunn, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Lucia, University of Queensland Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID290828


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 400 pages A detailed and definitive history of the pioneering years of Qantas from 1919 to 1939. View more info

Image for The Jimmy Melrose Story Australia's Youngest Air Ace

The Jimmy Melrose Story Australia's Youngest Air Ace

By: Gunton, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Published by Author: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID11419


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards - but with the top edge of the last few pages "rippled". Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 128 pages Charles James (Jimmy) Melrose was an Australian aviator who held a number of flying records, was the youngest and only solo flier to finish the Melbourne (Macrobertson) Centenary Air Race in 1934. He flew a DH80A Puss Moth named 'My Hildergarde' to England just... View more info

Image for Aviation's Magnificent Gamblers

Aviation's Magnificent Gamblers

By: Gwynn-Jones, Terry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Lansdowne Press Pty Ltd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID246363


Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made, removable plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 126pages. View more info

Image for Wings Across the Pacific. The Courageous Aviators Who Challenged and Conquered the Greatest Ocean

Wings Across the Pacific. The Courageous Aviators Who Challenged and Conquered the Greatest Ocean

By: Gwynn-Jones, Terry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292878


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 256 pages View more info

Image for Flying High. The Story of Hudson Fysh, Qantas and the Trail blazing Days of Early Aviation

Flying High. The Story of Hudson Fysh, Qantas and the Trail blazing Days of Early Aviation

By: Hall, Timothy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Methuen: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID240726


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Maps to endpapers. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. 265 pages View more info

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Riders of the Sky

By: Harper, Harry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID264678


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Light wear to edges and corners. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages [twice]. A couple of faint marks to fore edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 255 pages Includes a ' Portrait Gallery of the Air from Earliest Times to the Present Day' at the rear. A history of aviators from the hot air balloonists of the 18th century. View more info

Image for Mastering the Sky A History of Aviation from Ancient Times to the Present

Mastering the Sky A History of Aviation from Ancient Times to the Present

By: Harrison, James P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Sarpedon: 2000

Edition: Revised and Updated Edition

Seller ID: ID270978


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Some light shelf soiling to lower edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 351 pages View more info

Image for Operation Morning Light: Terror in our Skies - The True Story of Cosmos 954

Operation Morning Light: Terror in our Skies - The True Story of Cosmos 954

By: Heaps, Leo

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Paddington Press Ltd: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID1943


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 208pages View more info

The Illustrated History of Helicopters

By: Heatley, Michael

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Bison Books Ltd.: 1985

Seller ID: ID214570


Quarto Size. VERY GOOD in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected in Mylar cover. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 112 pages View more info

Image for The Race for the Moon

The Race for the Moon

By: Holmes, Jay

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287486


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Red cloth boards with gilt to spine. Black & white illustrations. 272 pages View more info

Image for The Conquest of the Air

The Conquest of the Air

By: Howard, Frank & Gunston, Bill

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1972

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: ID154991


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 264 pages View more info

Image for DIAMONDS IN THE SKY A Social History of Air Travel

DIAMONDS IN THE SKY A Social History of Air Travel

By: Hudson, Kenneth and Pettifer, Julian

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, The Bodley Head: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID261832


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 240 pages View more info

Ultimate Aircraft

By: Jarrett, Philip

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, DK Publishing: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID278445


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Laminated pictorial boards. Illustrated with colour and black and white photgraphs as well as drawings.Gift inscription to front free endpaper. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 176 pages The ultimate guide to the world's most exciting air... View more info

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The Flying Omnibus

By: Jensen, Paul [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1953

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: ID12253


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 338pages. View more info

Image for Tiger Moth (Super Profile)

Tiger Moth (Super Profile)

By: Jerram, Michael F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yeovil, Somerset, Haynes Publishing Group: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID268147


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs from the author's own collection. 56 pages View more info