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Nothing Like Steam! : Footplate Work on Southern Region
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Nothing Like Steam! : Footplate Work on Southern Region

By Aynsley, B. W.

Truro: Bradford Barton, 1980. 112 pages, 185g. Soft card covers a little rubbed to edges, Near FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs.. 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$10.96

From Shedmaster to the Railway Inspectorate
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From Shedmaster to the Railway Inspectorate

By Christian H. Hewison

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1981. 176 pages, 435g. Brown cloth boards with very light age toning to free end-papers, FINE in a Very Good d/w with some foxing to return flaps. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$8.98

Bulleid: Last Giant of Steam
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Bulleid: Last Giant of Steam

By Sean Day-Lewis

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1982. 303 pages, 565g. Black cloth boards with slight foxing to page block edge, Near FINE in a Near FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. This book covers the development of steam engines from Bulleid's apprenticeship under H. A. Ivatt on the Great Northern, his fruitful partnership with Sir Nigel Gresley on the LNER, and his exciting years on the Southern Railway until the bitter pill of nationalization. . 2nd Edition Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$19.23

Airymouse
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Airymouse

By Harald Penrose

Wrens Park Publishing, 2000. 162 pages, 330g. Black cloth boards Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with b/w drawings by Philip Trevor. This book describes flights around England in "Airymouse", his own small single seater airplane, purchased after he retired. . 1st Thus. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Near MINT. Illus. by Philip Trevor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$11.54

The Fall of Fortresses: A Personal Account of the Most Daring, and Deadly, American Air Battles of World War II
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The Fall of Fortresses: A Personal Account of the Most Daring, and Deadly, American Air Battles of World War II

By Elmer Bendiner

New York: Putnam Pub Group, 1980. 258 pages, 490g. Black cloth boards Near FINE in a Very Good d/w in clear removable wrap. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near FINE/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$15.39

T. E. Lawrence By His Friends
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T. E. Lawrence By His Friends

By A.W. Lawrence

London: Jonathan Cape, 1938. 595 pages, Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering, internally previous owners name to free front end-paper, FINE. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$25.64

A Train Is for Life
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A Train Is for Life

By Pete Waterman

Hersham: Ian Allan Ltd, 2008. 160 pages, 975g. Green cloth boards with vertical crease to front free end-paper, NEar FINE in a Near FINE d/w. This is a marvellous book to own and dip into for anyone who has an interest in the railways; particularly all ardent railway modellers; more general readers will also be fascinated by the art and skill of model making in miniature.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near FINE/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$15.39

A Flying Visit To The Middle East
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A Flying Visit To The Middle East

By Hoare, Samual.

London: Cambridge University Press, 1925. 88 pages, 200g. Paper covered boards a little rubbed to extremities, with slightly sun darkened spine. Very Good with the contents tight and clean. SIGNED by Samual Hoare to title page. Maps to end-papers and b/w plates. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.

$89.75

Son of Halton, Book 1: The Memoirs of an Ex-Brat
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Son of Halton, Book 1: The Memoirs of an Ex-Brat

By Charles T. Kimber

London: Thorley Publications, 1977. 373 pages, + appendix. 900g. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and design, with a little dirt spotting to top of page block, Very Good in a Near Very Good worn and repaired d/w in clear removable wrap. SIGNED dedication to half title page. "To David Headly-Goddard, this copy of 'The Jubilee Year, 1st Edition of Son of Holton", Sincerely, Charles T Kimber, 4th December 1978". Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near V.G.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$12.82

The Hardest Day: Battle of Britain - 18 August 1940
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The Hardest Day: Battle of Britain - 18 August 1940

By Dr. Alfred Price

London: Arms & Armour Press, 1988. 223 pages, 545g. Blue cloth boards with age toning to pages (poor quality paper), Near FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Alfred Price was an officer in the RAF and in this book tells the story of 18th August 1940 - the Hardest Day.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Near FINE/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$10.24

Kimberley's Racing Driver Profile No.4 - Niki Lauda
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Kimberley's Racing Driver Profile No.4 - Niki Lauda

By Alan Henry

London: Kimberley's, 1987. 24 pagesm 100g. Stapled soft card covers FINE. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Stapled Card Covers. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.

$12.82

The Man Who Would Not Die: The Remarkable Story of 'Lucky' Herschel McKee Barnstormer, war hero, test pilot, motor racer, scoundrel: The Remarkable Life of Herschel McKee
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The Man Who Would Not Die: The Remarkable Story of 'Lucky' Herschel McKee Barnstormer, war hero, test pilot, motor racer, scoundrel: The Remarkable Life of Herschel McKee

By Stephen Olvey

Yeovil: J H Haynes & Co Ltd, 2008. 304 pages, 580g. Black cloth boards MINT in a MINT d/w. Illustrated with period b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$10.26

The Choice of Champions
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The Choice of Champions

By David Sutton

Banbury: Live Wire Books, 2003. 230 pages, 600g. Blue cloth boards MINT in a Near MINT d/w. SIGNED dedication by David Sutton to front free end-paper. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/Near MINT. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$32.06

Wings at Sea - A Fleet Air Arm Observer's War 1940-45.
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Wings at Sea - A Fleet Air Arm Observer's War 1940-45.

By Gerard Woods

London: Conway Maritime Press Ltd, 1985. 272 pages, 575g. Black cloth boards FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. A peronal account of the comradship, humour and hazards of flying at sea in obsolete aircraft from the decks of the Royal Navy's most famous carriers, . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$8.98

Stirling Moss: The Champion without Crown (Formula 1 Legends S.)
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Stirling Moss: The Champion without Crown (Formula 1 Legends S.)

By Pierre Menard; Jacques Vassal

Switzerland: Chronosports, 2003. 160 pages, 1.12kg. Pictorial laminated boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w with rubbing to top corners. Illustraetd with b/w and colour photographs. This biography comes up with numerous interviews with his relatives and friends, and an interview with Sir Stirling himself. It also comes up with comprehensive statistics on his career and features hundreds of photographs and drawings of all the cars driven by Sir Stirling in Formula One, with detailed four-sides drawing of his two most typical cars.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.

$10.26

John Derry: The Story of Britain's First Supersonic Pilot
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John Derry: The Story of Britain's First Supersonic Pilot

By Brian Rivas; Annie Bullen

Yeovil: J H Haynes & Co Ltd, 2008. 256 pages, 385g. soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w photographs. On 6 September 1948, John Derry became the first pilot in Britain to fly faster than the speed of sound.. New Edition. Soft Card Cover. Near MINT. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$15.39

The First Jet Pilot: The Story of German Test Pilot Erich Warsitz
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The First Jet Pilot: The Story of German Test Pilot Erich Warsitz

By Lutz Warsitz

Barnsley: Pen & Sword Aviation, 2008. 176 pages, 550g. Black cloth boards MINT in a MINT d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$12.82

Corsairville: The Lost Domain of the Flying Boat
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Corsairville: The Lost Domain of the Flying Boat

By Graham Coster

London: Viking Press, 2000. 276 pages, 515g. Blue cloth boards Near MINT in a Near MINT price-clipped d/w. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Coster's journey begins in Southampton, from where Imperial Airways' "Empire" boats departed to fly up the Nile on their way to South Africa, and takes him to the flying boats' old haunts in Uganda, Kenya, Malawi and Zimbabwe, from Lake Naivasha to Victoria Falls. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Near MINT. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$12.82

A Span of Wings: An Autobiography
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A Span of Wings: An Autobiography

By Archibald Russell; C.B.H.Bailey- Watson

Shrewsbury: Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1992. 202 pages. 455g. Brown cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w with sunned spine and area. Illustrated with b/w photographsa and drawings. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book.

$7.69

Dhows to Deltas
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Dhows to Deltas

By Renato Levi

Lymington: Nautical Pub.Co., 1971. 256 pages, 1.1kg. Blue cloth boards FINE in a Near FINE d/w with slight crease to top edge, now in clear removable wrap. Illstrated with b/w photographs and line drawings. This book is part autobiography, partly an intriguing account of the author's design experience, and finally a section dealing with the theoretical and practical considerations underlying the design of fast craft, leading to imaginative thinking about speed and the future. Forming an Appendix is a most important and highly technical paper on propellers by Peter Du Cane, himself one of the worlds leading high speed designers throughout the last 35 years, and Klaus Suhrbrier, senior hydrodynamicist of Vosper Thorneycroft.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book.

$160.28

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