A Book for all Reasons, ibooknet & PBFA: WW2 - Air Force
found: 391 books on 27 pages. This is page 1
- Next page

 
[Pudney, John],
THE AIR BATTLE OF MALTA.
HMSO, London, 1944, 1st edn., paperback, 95pp, numerous half tone photo ills. and maps., half tone photo pictorial endpapers, printed by Alabaster Passmore and Sons, London and Maidstone, stapled photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7" approx., the official account of the RAF in Malta, June 1940 to November 1942, when the island was under siege to the Italians and later the Germans, under constant air bombardment the relief supplies by sea were likewise under attack, how the initial flight of Gladiators was eventually supplemented by Hurricanes and Spitfires ferried in by carrier and how the Maltese and the Allies, with all essential supplies rationed, eventually turned defence into offence, ills. include Ohio (Operation Pedestal), HMS Argus, Ark Royal, Gladiator, Hurricane, Spitfire, Blenheim, Wellington, airfields at Luqa, Takali, etc., rubbed at extrems. with slight flaking, staples rusted, binding strained at lower staple, edges tanned, good plus,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 44798
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.69 | JP¥ 1993]
Keywords: war ww2 hmso raf malta italy cant macchi gladiator faith hope charity hms argus renown ark royal blenheim sm84 spitfire hurricane ohio wellington luqa takali grand harbour valetta

 
[Pudney, John],
THE AIR BATTLE OF MALTA.
HMSO, London, 1944, 1st edn., paperback original, 95pp, numerous half tone photo ills. and maps in text, large format (9 x 7 inches approx.), stapled photo pictorial wrappers, the official account of the RAF in Malta, June 1940 to November 1942, when the island was under siege to the Italians and later the Germans, under constant air bombardment the relief supplies by sea were likewise under attack, how the initial flight of Gladiators was eventually supplemented by Hurricanes and Spitfires ferried in by carrier and how the Maltese and the Allies, with all essential supplies rationed, eventually turned defence into offence, ills. include Ohio (Operation Pedestal), HMS Argus, Ark Royal, Gladiator, Hurricane, Spitfire, Blenheim, Wellington, airfields at Luqa, Takali, etc., lightly rubbed at spine, edges tanned, staples a little rusted, very good plus,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 45433
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.22 | JP¥ 2391]
Keywords: war ww2 hmso raf malta siege italy cant macchi gladiator faith hope charity hms argus renown ark royal blenheim sm84 spitfire hurricane ohio wellington luqa takali grand harbour valetta

 
[Pudney, John],
ATLANTIC BRIDGE.
HMSO, London, 1945, 1st edn., paperback original, 76pp, 8pp half tone photo ills, maps at endpapers, stapled pictorial wrappers, 9" x 6", the official account of RAF Transport Command's 'Ocean Ferry'; with the demand for more heavy aircraft in Europe and their production in North America, routes had to be established for delivering them at a time when regular Atlantic air crossings had never before been achieved. These were started by mainly civilian aircrew and support staff, later brought under RAF control, and once established a regular freight service was added; also details of the southern route via Ascension Island to Accra and on to Cairo, ills. include Boston, Mitchell, Dakota, Ventura, Liberator, Fortress, lightly rubbed at spine ends, edges slightly tanned, very good plus,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 45414
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.22 | JP¥ 2391]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf transport command hmso prestwick dorval goose gander reykjavik nassau natal ascension accra atlantic ferry boston mitchell ventura dakota liberator fortress

 
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN - August-October 1940.
HMSO, London, 1941, 1st edn., paperback original, 32pp, stapled blue wrappers lettered and decorated in dark blue, 8 x 5 inches, the first official Air Ministry account of the air battle over Britain from 8th August to 31st October 1940, with descriptions of the aircraft of both sides, the operational control of the defending squadrons and the phases of the German offensive, with descriptions of combat incidents. This 3d un-illustrated version was soon followed by the best-selling illustrated version at 6d, with identical text, pages lightly tanned, staples rusty, very good plus,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 45435
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.22 | JP¥ 2391]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf luftwaffe fighter bomber battle bob hmso history dowding

 
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN - August-October 1940.
HMSO, London, 1941, London, 1941, 1st edn. thus, paperback, 34pp, many half tone photos and diagrams, stapled photo pictorial wrappers lettered in red, the later illustrated issue in larger format (9 x 6 inches) priced at 6d., with the same text as the first 3d.un-illustrated edition, the official Air Ministry account of the air battle over Britain from 8th August to 31st October 1940, with descriptions of the aircraft of both sides, the operational control of the defending squadrons and the phases of the German offensive, with descriptions of combat incidents, pages lightly tanned, wrappers a little creased and pulled at staples, staples rusty, good plus,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 45436
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.15 | JP¥ 1594]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf luftwaffe fighter bomber battle bob hmso history dowding

 
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
BOMBER COMMAND CONTINUES.
HMSO, London, 1942, 1st edn., paperback original, 56pp, 8pp photo ills., maps inside wrappers, stapled coloured lettered wrappers, 8 x 5", the Air Ministry account of the offensive against Germany July 1941 to June 1942, after the first well illustrated publication 'Bomber Command' this is in a smaller format with only a few but better quality illustrations bringing up to date the account of the bombing offensive and covers accounts of a Wellington flying back from Bremen, building the bombers, attacks on Brest, German ports and the first 1000 bomber raid on Cologne, ills include Stirling, Halifax, Boston and aerial photos of bombing, a little rubbed at extrems., light creasing to wrappers, good plus,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 38051
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.61 | JP¥ 1196]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf bomber strategy tactics hmso bremen cologne brest stirling halifax boston

 
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
BOMBER COMMAND.
HMSO, London, 1941, 1st edn., paperback original, 128pp, many half tone photo ills, text printed by Cornwall Press, London, wrappers by Harrison & Sons, London, photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7" approx., the Air Ministry account of Bomber Command's offensive against the Axis Sept. 1939 to July 1941, well illustrated but somewhat guarded in the content because publication was so early in the conflict, covers leaflet raids, the Norway campaign, the Battle for Flanders, bombing in Italy, minelaying, operations room, night attacks on German industry, ills. include Battle, Hampden, Whitley, Blenheim, Wellington, Fortress, Stirling, cocked, rubbed with sl. loss at spine ends, cnrs. rubbed and curled, light creasing to wrappers, fair,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 44780
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.61 | JP¥ 1196]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf bomber strategy tactics hmso leaflet minelaying norway flanders germany battle hampden whitley blenheim wellington fortress stirling vf45

 
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
BOMBER COMMAND.
HMSO, London, 1941, 1st edn., paperback original, 128pp, many half tone photo ills, text printed by Cornwall Press, London, wrappers by Harrison & Sons, London, photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7" approx., the Air Ministry account of Bomber Command's offensive against the Axis Sept. 1939 to July 1941, well illustrated but somewhat guarded in the content because publication was so early in the conflict, covers leaflet raids, the Norway campaign, the Battle for Flanders, bombing in Italy, minelaying, operations room, night attacks on German industry, ills. include Battle, Hampden, Whitley, Blenheim, Wellington, Fortress, Stirling, slightly cocked, rubbed at extrems., nick to fore-edge pp 45-48, very good,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 44781
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 19.03 | JP¥ 2989]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf bomber strategy tactics hmso leaflet minelaying norway flanders germany battle hampden whitley blenheim wellington fortress stirling vf45

 
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
BOMBER COMMAND.
HMSO, London, 1941, 1st edn., paperback original, 128pp, many half tone photo ills, text printed by Whitefriars Press, London and Tonbridge, wrappers by Harrison & Sons, London, photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7" approx., the Air Ministry account of Bomber Command's offensive against the Axis Sept. 1939 to July 1941, well illustrated but somewhat guarded in the content because publication was so early in the conflict, covers leaflet raids, the Norway campaign, the Battle for Flanders, bombing in Italy, minelaying, operations room, night attacks on German industry, ills. include Battle, Hampden, Whitley, Blenheim, Wellington, Fortress, Stirling, rubbed at extrems., slight loss to backstrip, numerous light creases, cnrs. inclined to curl, good
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 44782
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.15 | JP¥ 1594]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf bomber strategy tactics hmso leaflet minelaying norway flanders germany battle hampden whitley blenheim wellington fortress stirling vf45

 
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
BOMBER COMMAND.
HMSO, London, 1941, 1st edn., paperback original, 128pp, many half tone photo ills, text printed by Odhams (Watford) Ltd., photo pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7" approx., the Air Ministry account of Bomber Command's offensive against the Axis Sept. 1939 to July 1941, well illustrated but somewhat guarded in the content because publication was so early in the conflict, covers leaflet raids, the Norway campaign, the Battle for Flanders, bombing in Italy, minelaying, operations room, night attacks on German industry, ills. include Battle, Hampden, Whitley, Blenheim, Wellington, Fortress, Stirling, lightly rubbed at tips, slight slant to spine, small snag to lower wrapper at spine, stanning to edges, very good plus,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 45416
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.22 | JP¥ 2391]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf bomber strategy tactics hmso leaflet minelaying norway flanders germany battle hampden whitley blenheim wellington fortress stirling vf45

 
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
BOMBER COMMAND CONTINUES.
HMSO, London, 1942 1st edn., paperback original, 56pp, 8pp photo ills., maps inside wrappers, stapled coloured lettered wrappers, 8 x 5", the Air Ministry account of the offensive against Germany July 1941 to June 1942, after the first well illustrated publication 'Bomber Command' this is in a smaller format with only a few but better quality illustrations bringing up to date the account of the bombing offensive and covers accounts of a Wellington flying back from Bremen, building the bombers, attacks on Brest, German ports and the first 1000 bomber raid on Cologne, ills include Stirling, Halifax, Boston and aerial photos of bombing, lightly rubbed at tips, slight rusting to staples, very good plus,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 45417
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.22 | JP¥ 2391]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf bomber strategy tactics hmso bremen cologne brest stirling halifax boston

 
,
CAMOUFLAGE AND MARKINGS No. 20 - Douglas A-20 Havoc U.S.A.A.F. 1940-1945.
Ducimus Books, London, ND, paperback, 20pp in wrappers paginated 170-191, line drawings, coloured and half tone ills. in text, large format (9.5 x 7 inches approx)., pictorial wrappers, detailing the camouflage variations and marking of the Douglas A-20 Havoc in use by the U.S.A.A.F. between 1940 and 1945, with many in text comtemporary half tone photpgraphs and two pages of coloured illustrations, slight loss of overall crispness, faint creasing upper cnr., very good,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 43676
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.51 | JP¥ 1495]
Keywords: war ww2 usaaf camouflage douglas a-20 havoc boston

 
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
COASTAL COMMAND.
HMSO, London, 1942, 1st edn., paperback original, 143pp, numerous half tone photo ills., pictorial endpapers, printer The Whitefriars Press, London and Tonbridge, pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7", side stapled binding, the Air Ministry account of of the part played by Coastal Command in the Arctic, Atlantic and North seas 1939-1942, work which included aerial reconnaissance of enemy coastlines and shipping, attacks with aerial depth charges on submarines and bombs and torpedoes on surface vessels, convoy protection patrols together with search and rescue capabilities, under operational control which includes both RAF and Naval officers, ills. include Sunderland, Hudson, Liberator, Beaufort, Anson, Whitley, Catalina, aerial photos of Boulogne, Dieppe, Cherbourg, St. Nazaire, Brest (and Hipper), etc, slightly cocked, a little rubbed at extems., lower cnrs. inclined to curl, good plus,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 44787
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.22 | JP¥ 2391]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf coastal command hmso battle atlantic arctic convoy sunderland hudson liberator beaufort anson whitley catalina hipper

 [Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],, COASTAL COMMAND.
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
COASTAL COMMAND.
HMSO, London, 1942, 1st edn., paperback original, 143pp, numerous half tone photo ills., pictorial endpapers, printer C. inling and Co. Ltd., Liverpool, London and Prescot, pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7", side stapled binding, the Air Ministry account of of the part played by Coastal Command in the Arctic, Atlantic and North seas 1939-1942, work which included aerial reconnaissance of enemy coastlines and shipping, attacks with aerial depth charges on submarines and bombs and torpedoes on surface vessels, convoy protection patrols together with search and rescue capabilities, under operational control which includes both RAF and Naval officers, ills. include Sunderland, Hudson, Liberator, Beaufort, Anson, Whitley, Catalina, aerial photos of Boulogne, Dieppe, Cherbourg, St. Nazaire, Brest (and Hipper), etc, slightly cocked, slight loss at sopinen ends, small chip upper edge, lowe cnrs. inclined to curl, , good plus,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 44788
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.69 | JP¥ 1993]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf coastal command hmso battle atlantic arctic convoy sunderland hudson liberator beaufort anson whitley catalina hipper

 
[Saunders, Hilary (aka Francis Beeding)],
COASTAL COMMAND.
HMSO, London, 1942, 1st edn., paperback, 143pp, numerous half tone photo ills., printer Sanders Phillips and Co., Baynard Press, London, pictorial wrappers, 9 x 7", side stapled binding, the Air Ministry account of of the part played by Coastal Command in the Arctic, Atlantic and North seas 1939-1942, work which included aerial reconnaissance of enemy coastlines and shipping, attacks with aerial depth charges on submarines and bombs and torpedoes on surface vessels, convoy protection patrols together with search and rescue capabilities, under operational control which includes both RAF and Naval officers, ills. include Sunderland, Hudson, Liberator, Beaufort, Anson, Whitley, Catalina, aerial photos of Boulogne, Dieppe, Cherbourg, St. Nazaire, Brest (and Hipper), etc, slight slant to lightly tanned spine, very good plus,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 45419
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 15.22 | JP¥ 2391]
Keywords: war ww2 aviation raf coastal command hmso battle atlantic arctic convoy sunderland hudson liberator beaufort anson whitley catalina hipper

| Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | - Next page