Aviation History

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Lindbergh

Lindbergh

by A Scott Berg

Few American icons provoke more enduring fascination than Charles Lindbergh—renowned for his one-man transatlantic flight in 1927, remembered for the sorrow surrounding the kidnapping and death of his firstborn son in 1932, and reviled by many for his opposition to America's entry into World War II. Lindbergh's is "a dramatic and disturbing American story," says the Los Angeles Times Book Review, and this biography—the first to be written with unrestricted access to the Lindbergh archives and... Read more
Enemy Coast Ahead

Enemy Coast Ahead

by Guy Gibson

Enemy Coast Ahead is a book written by Wing Commander Guy Gibson V.C. , DSO, DFC. It is one of the most recognised books to have come out of World War II, and is the story of Gibson's wartime career in the Royal Air Force, which ends with him leading the famous bombing raid on the dams of the Ruhr Valley. Written by Gibson in 1944, it was published in 1946 after he had been killed in action.
First Light

First Light

by Geoffrey Wellum

First Light is the name of several items. Several albums carry the name: First Light (Wishbone Ash album), a previously unreleased album by rock group Wishbone Ash First Light (album), an unrelated album by folk artist Richard Thompson First Light (Freddie Hubbard album) It can also be used to identify: First Light (Preston book), a nonfiction book on astronomy by Richard Preston First Light (Wellum book), a memoir by Geoffrey Wellum.
Aviation

Aviation

by Wayne M Dzwonchyk

I Burned My Fingers

I Burned My Fingers

by William Simpson

Lost Moon the Perilous Voyage Of Apollo 13

Lost Moon the Perilous Voyage Of Apollo 13

by Jeffrey and James Lovell Kluger

Luftwaffe Test Pilot

Luftwaffe Test Pilot

by Hans-Werner Lerche

Bomber Command

Bomber Command

by Max Hastings

Lost Moon

Lost Moon

by Jim; Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

The Speed Seekers

The Speed Seekers

by Thomas G Foxworth

Lost Moon, the Perilous Voyage Of Apollo 13

Lost Moon, the Perilous Voyage Of Apollo 13

by Jim and Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

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Lost Moon

by Jim Lovell

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Lost Moon

by Jim and Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

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Lost Moon

by Jeffrey; Lovell, James Kluger

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Lost Moon Cl

by James A, Captain, and Lovell, Jim, and Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

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Lost Moon / the Perilous Voyage Of Apollo 13

by Jim; Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

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Von Richthofen and The "Flying Circus

by Heinz J, and Brown, Kimbrough S Nowarra

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Lost Moon

by Jim and Jeffrey Kluger Signed By Jim Lovell and Fred Haise Lovell

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Lost Moon

by Jim and Jeffrey Kluger Lovell

Aviation History Books & Ephemera

Hindenburg

Hindenburg

by Archbold, Rick

Exploring the Unknown

Exploring the Unknown

by Logsdon, John M

Up Here and Down There

Up Here and Down There

by Witcomb, Nan

Adelaide: Published by the Author. 1986. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in pictorial laminated boards. Complete with plastic dustjacket as issued. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 342 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$14.00
Heroic Australian Air Stories

Heroic Australian Air Stories

by Gwynn-Jones, Terry

Adelaide: Rigby. 1981. 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. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 192 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$15.00
Summon the Stars: The Advance of Aviation from the Second World War

Summon the Stars: The Advance of Aviation from the Second World War

by CHRISTY, Joe & SHAMBURGER, Page

New York: A.S. Barnes. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is a little edgeworn and rubbed. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 434 pages. . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$20.00
The Future of Aeronautics

The Future of Aeronautics

by Allen, John E. & Bruce, Joan

London: Hutchinson. 1970. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. . Foreword by HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Preface by Air Commodore F. R. Banks. 552pages The book is based on the "Second Century Papers" of the Royal Aeronautical Society of Great Britain. . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$18.00
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

London: The Bodley Head. 1979. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 240 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$12.00
Historic Aircraft

Historic Aircraft

by McDonald, Steve

Rochester, Kent: Grange Books. 1998. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 96 pages Collections of famous and unusual aircraft around the world. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$15.00
Trail Blazers of the Air

Trail Blazers of the Air

by Tennant, Kylie

Melbourne: Macmillan. 1965. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 131 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$20.00
Flight A photographic history of aviation

Flight A photographic history of aviation

by Heppenheimer, T.A

Heatherton, Victoria: Hinkler Books. 2003. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good+ condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Flight blueprints of 7 aircraft including Concorde, Boeing B-52G, North American F-86E jet fighter, Lockheed Constellation airliner, Messerschmitt Me-262, Boeing B-17F bomber, Spitfire bomber. 255 pages. Organised as follows: Beginnings, Exuberance, War, Blue Skies, Hot Wars and the Cold War, Maturity.... Read more
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AU$15.00
The Flier's World

The Flier's World

by Gilbert, James

London: M & J Hobbs. 1977. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 252pages. . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$15.00
Reaching for the Skies. The Adventure of Flight

Reaching for the Skies. The Adventure of Flight

by Rendall, Ivan

London: BBC Books. 1988. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 287 pages. From the first manned flight in 1783 to the space shuttle in the 1980s. . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$13.00
Powered Vehicles

Powered Vehicles

by Carpenter, Reginald; Kalla-Bishop, Peter; Munson, Kenneth;Wyatt, Robert

New York: Crown Publishers. 1974. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Small chip to upper front spine edge of DJ which has some light rubbing to spine ends and corners. Colour and black & white illustrations. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 240 pages. An historical review of transport including, ships, rail, motor verhicles and planes. Comprehensively illustrated.... Read more
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AU$30.00
The Story of the Space Shuttle

The Story of the Space Shuttle

by Furniss, Tim

London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1982. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm].. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 405 pages . Revised Edition. Softcover.
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AU$11.00
Sputnik to Space Shuttle. 25 years of the Space Age

Sputnik to Space Shuttle. 25 years of the Space Age

by Nicolson, Iain

London: Sidgwick & Jackson. 1982. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 207 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$15.00
The Role of the Fighter in Air Warfare

The Role of the Fighter in Air Warfare

by Halley, James J

London: Barrie & Jenkins. 1979. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Small chip to top of DJ spine. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Colour Drawings. 152 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$15.00
Flypast A Record of Aviation in Australia

Flypast A Record of Aviation in Australia

by Parnell, Neville & Broughton, Trevor

Canberra: Civil Aviation Authority. 1988. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. 542 pages. A detailed account of Aviation in Australia from 1843 to 1988. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$30.00
The Crowded Sky.  An anthology of flight from the beginnings to the age of the guided missile

The Crowded Sky. An anthology of flight from the beginnings to the age of the guided missile

by Duke, Neville & Lanchbery, Edward [Editors]

London: Cassell. 1959. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good condition. No dustjacket. Blue cloth boards with some light wear. 421 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$16.00
Voyage of the Southern Sun.  An amazing solo journey around the world

Voyage of the Southern Sun. An amazing solo journey around the world

by Smith, Michael [with Aaron Patrick]

Melbourne: Black Inc.. 2017. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Black & white maps. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 348 pages. In 2015, Michael Smith set out on a remarkable mission to become the first person to fly solo around the world in an amphibious plane. . 1st Edition. Trade Paperback.
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AU$28.00
Aviation.  The Complete Book of Aircraft and Flight

Aviation. The Complete Book of Aircraft and Flight

by Mondey, David

London: Octopus Books Limited. 1980. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Minor closed tear to the bottom right front cover of DJ (no loss). Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 400 pages This is a remarkable reference book for all aircraft enthusiasts. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$20.00
The Greatest Adventure. The Balloonists' own epic tale of their round-the-world voyage.

The Greatest Adventure. The Balloonists' own epic tale of their round-the-world voyage.

by Piccard, Bertrand and Jones, Brian

London: Headline. 1999. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 308 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$15.00
Charles Kingsford Smith and those Magnificent Men

Charles Kingsford Smith and those Magnificent Men

by Fitzsimons, Peter

Sydney: Cornstalk Publishing. 2014. Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 679 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Reprint. Trade Paperback.
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AU$15.00
Wing Tips.  The Story of The Royal Aero Club of South Australia Book 1: 1919-1941 (signed by Author)

Wing Tips. The Story of The Royal Aero Club of South Australia Book 1: 1919-1941 (signed by Author)

by Milln, Mike

Adelaide: Avonmore Books. 2011. Mint - a new copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Signed by the author. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 250 pages. This book covers all the early trials and triumphs of the Royal Aero Club of South Australia as it emerged from the ashes of WW1 and is set against a background of record breaking flights and the birth of commercial aviation. At the forefront of Adelaide society, many of the club's members were from... Read more
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AU$44.00
True Australian Air Stories

True Australian Air Stories

by Gwynn-Jones, Terry

Adelaide: Rigby. 1977. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 176 pages.. The author has chosen a representative selection of stories in order to show the qualities of the whole record of Australian aviation successes. . Hardcover.
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AU$14.00
South Australiana.  Vol. XI, No. 1. March, 1972

South Australiana. Vol. XI, No. 1. March, 1972

by Various

Adelaide: Libraries Board of South Australia. 1972. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good Condition. Card Covers, cloth spine. 2 black & white photographs. 1black & white map. 41 pages A journal for the publication and study of South Australian historical and literary manuscripts. Contains articles on Guinea Gold and Guinea Airways; Mayflies on South Australian waters; and C.W. Wittber, an early aircraft engineer. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$10.00
Glossary of Aerospace Terms and Abbreviations

Glossary of Aerospace Terms and Abbreviations

by Braybrook, Ray & Allport, Dave [Compiled by]

Ayrshire: Jetstream Aircraft. No Date. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Staple bound. 23 pages . 1st thus. Softcover.
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AU$12.00
Lindbergh

Lindbergh

by A. Scott Berg

US and UK: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1998 628 pages. There is pencil underlining on some pages and slight foxing around the page edges. The dust jacket is clipped. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.. Hardcover. Good/Very Good.
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AU$50.00