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AGAINST THE ODDS : ESCAPES AND EVASIONS BY ALLIED AIRMEN, WORLD WAR II Published by the Executive Committee of the Royal Air Forces Escaping Society, Australia Branch

By: Adams, Murray (Ed)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Canberra, Air Power Development Centre: 1995

Seller ID: 30912


Mostly first person accounts of evasions or escapes, often behind enemy lines, mainly Australian airmen. Brief profiles of authors. 500gms weight; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 170 pages View more info

Running from Safety : an Adventure of the Spirit

By: Bach, Richard

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12071


274 pages, By the author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Illusions, The Bridge across Forever and One. 600gms weight; 8vo View more info

THE DEC SCHNEIDER TROPHY RACE

By: Baldry, Dennis and Jerram, Mike

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18275


Plenty of colour photos to capture the atmosphere of so many small planes and pilots racing. 480gms weight ; Osprey Colour Series; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 128 pages View more info

MY GOD! IT'S A WOMAN The Inspiring Story of One Woman's Courage and Determination to Fly

By: Bird, Nancy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sydney, Harpercollins: 2002

Seller ID: 14055


Crease to bottom corner of front cover, none to spine, yellowed paper ; 216p, b/wphotos. Pioneer aviator's own story, map of routes flown in the outback solo pilot.480gms weight. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo View more info

KIDS' PAPER AIR PLANE BOOK Written by Ken Blackburn. Planes Engineered by Ken Blackburn and Jeff Lammers

By: Blackburn, Ken and Lammers, Jeff

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Workman Publishing: 1996

Seller ID: 19450


Crease to back cover bottom corner; Fold and fly 16 models of paper planes, patterns included in the book on specially printed pages. 500gms weight; Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pages View more info

THE SMITHSONIAN BOOK OF FLIGHT

By: Boyne, Walter J

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Sydney, Bantam Books: 1988

Seller ID: 28084


Small remainder stamp to base. Gift inscription rear of ffep. ; Index, well illustrated history of flight produced by former director of the National Air and Space Museum. ; Remainder; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 288 pages View more info

NOT SO SILENT SAM A Biography of Stephen 'sam' Calder Obe, Dfc, Jp. Northern Territory Pilot, Pastoralist, Politician

By: Buchanan, Bobbie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Rockhampton, Qld, Central Queensland University Press: 2000

Seller ID: 30682


Index, San Calder flew typhoons in WW2, Chief pilot for Connellan Airways outback mail runs, cattle station manager then a Federal politician for 14 years representing the Northern Territory. 400gms weight; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 150 pages View more info

An Illustrated Data Guide to Modern Reconnaissance Aircraft (Illustrated Data Guides Ser. )

By: Chant, Christopher (Ed)

Price: $9.93

Publisher: Twickenham, United Kingdom, Tiger Books International PLC: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9299


78p, illustrated. Excellent condition, narrow book under 5inches wide.; 8vo View more info

ACES HIGH

By: Cunningham, Robert E; Penix, Wanda P (Ed)

Price: $13.50

Publisher: St Louis, General Dynamics: 1977

Seller ID: 31266


Stapled book featuring fighter pilots and their aircraft from WW1 to Vietnam, includes German, Japanese, Italian British Aces. Bibliography. 250gms weight ; Color Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 44 pages View more info

And I Alone Survived

By: Elder, Lauren; Streshinsky, Shirley

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Dutton/Plume: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6764


188p. Faint foxing to side edge.; 8vo View more info

Australia's Greatest Air Race : England - Australia 1919

By: Eustis, Nelson

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Adelaide, Seal Books: 1977

Seller ID: 3777


188p, index, illustrated Complete account of the air race which made history. Almsot new looks unread. ; 12mo View more info

The First and the Last. the German Fighter Force in World War II

By: Ga; ; Amd, Adolf

Price: $26.50

Publisher: UK, Eyre Methuen: 1973

Seller ID: 5265


368 pages, index, b/w photos. Base edge of book has shelfwear, faint foxing to top edge.718g. ; 12mo View more info

Winged Victory : the Story of Amy Johnson

By: Grey, Elizabeth

Price: $10.50

Publisher: London, Constable Young Books Ltd: 1966

Seller ID: 2717


162p, bibliography, aimed for young readers a biography of Amy Johnson. Foxing to page edge, light spare foxing to first few pages. ; 8vo View more info

The Target is Destroyed" - What Really Happened to Flight 007

By: Hersh, Seymour

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1800


280p, sunned at margins. The results of two years investigation into Flight 007 are presented here - deliberate deception, blind prejudice - how to prevent a repetition? ; 8vo View more info

THE LAST ENEMY

By: Hillary, Richard

Price: $11.00

Publisher: MacMillan:

Seller ID: 27114


Rubbing to edges of jacket ; 1970 reprint. Memoir of Battle of Britain; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages View more info

THEIR FINEST HOUR ; THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

By: Holland, Lawrence

Price: $16.50

Publisher: San Rafael, Ca, U. S. A., Lucasfilm Games: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18387


Crease top corner of cover ; Spiral bound softcover, fold-out map of battles, bibliography, . A World War II air combat simulation game manual with a wealth of historical background information, aircraft details flight controls, pilots' personal recollections, flight fundamentals and tactics. 340gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages View more info

KANGAROO ROUTE The Development of Commercial Flight between England and Australia

By: Hooper, Meredith

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson: 1985

Seller ID: 27182


No creases; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages View more info

THE RAF IN ACTION From Flanders to the Falklands

By: Jackson, Robert

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom, Blandford Press: 1985

Seller ID: 22366


Index. Lists of Order of Battle for both WW1 and WW2. Historic photos. 800gms weight ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages View more info

The Aviators

By: Joy, William

Price: $17.33

Publisher: Sydney, Golden Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2914


212, index, illustrated history of pioneer aviation in Australia - Hinkler, Kingsford Smith, Ulm and others. Almost new looking book. ; Library of Australian Classics; 8vo View more info

MECHANICS OF FLIGHT

By: Kermode, A. C.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1962

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 16133


Owner's name top edge of first page, darkened edges of paper, owners stamp top edge ; Covered in clear plastic, 1965 reprint ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info