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 Coster, Graham,, CORSAIRVILLE - The Lost Domain of the Flying Boat.
Coster, Graham,
CORSAIRVILLE - The Lost Domain of the Flying Boat.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, 2001, trade paperback, [xii], 276pp, 24pp half tone photo ills., 2 maps and half tone ills. in text, photo pictorial wrappers, an account of the salvage one of Imperial Airways 'Empire' flying boats, the 'Corsair', which was damaged in landing when off course in the Belgian Congo in 1939, with anecdotes of travel by flying boat through British Empire and an account of some flying boats still providing a passenger service in the Caribbean and Alaska, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 41013
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 Cuthbert, Geoffrey,, FLYING TO THE SUN - Quarter century of Britannia Airways, Europe's leading leisure airline.
Cuthbert, Geoffrey,
FLYING TO THE SUN - Quarter century of Britannia Airways, Europe's leading leisure airline.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1987, 1st edn., 160pp, coloured pictorial double title, map, diagrams, line drawings, coloured and half tone ills. throughout, coloured endpapers, oversize (11.5 x 8.5 inches approx.), navy blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, a history of Britannia Airways on its 25th birthday, founded in 1962 by Ted Langton with three secondhand piston engined Lockheed Contellations, the company capitalised on the growing package holiday industry and by the time of publication of this history had become Britains leading holiday airline flying over thirty Boeing passenger jets, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, small chip upper tip lower panel, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41462
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Keywords: transport aviation britannia airways

 Deighton, Len and Schwartzman, Arnold,, AIRSHIPWRECK.
Deighton, Len and Schwartzman, Arnold,
AIRSHIPWRECK.
Book Club Associates, London, 1978, club edn., 73pp, half tone photo pictorial title, half tone ills. throughout, plans at endpapers, large landscape format (8.5 x 10.5 inches approx.), black cloth lettered in silver at spine, decorated in silver upper board, coloured montage dustwrapper, a history of the life and death of the commercial airship, one of the greatest triumphs of structural engineering but also a method of transport in which the incidence of disastrous failure was high and very public, rubbed at extrems. and faintly bumped at upper tips, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., tiny chip lower edge upper panel, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 36019
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Keywords: travel transport airship zeppelin r101 r100 mayfly

 
Denton, Brian,
EASTERN SURVEY.
Line One, Cheltenham, ND (copyright 1986), 1st edn., large paperback, 48pp, frontis and many half tone photo ills., map in line, large paperback 8 x 8 inches, col'd pictorial wrappers, a pictorial survey of the locomotives and rolling stock in use on the pre-1966 Eastern Region (London - Doncaster and York incl. East Anglia), during the 1970'd and 80's, lightly rubbed at tips, very good,
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Book number: 28664
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Keywords: diesel electric railway great britain eastern region london doncaster york east anglia

 Duke, Neville and Lanchbery, Edward,, SOUND BARRIER.
Duke, Neville and Lanchbery, Edward,
SOUND BARRIER.
Panther, London, 1955, 1st in imprint, paperback, 128pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., diagrams in text, coloured pictorial upper wrapper, an account of the difficulties encountered in testing the performance aircraft in the realy days of jet propulsion at speeds approaching the speed of sound and beyond, by Hawker's chief test pilot and WW2 fighter ace Neville Duke, slight roll to spine, creasing to spine and cnrs., rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 45560
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Keywords: aviation aircraft jet

 Eaton, John P. and Haas, Charles A.,, TITANIC : DESTINATION DISASTER - The Legends and the Reality.
Eaton, John P. and Haas, Charles A.,
TITANIC : DESTINATION DISASTER - The Legends and the Reality.
Patrick Stephens, Sparkford, Nr. Yeovil, 1998, reprint, paperback, 184pp, 8pp coloured ills., facsimiles, line drawing, diagram and numerous half tone ills. in text, large format (8.5 x 6 inches approx.), coloured pictorial wrappers, a reprint of the expanded and enlargewd edition in which the story is brought up to date with an account of an account of the disaster and its aftermath with technical data and log, with a new chapter adding details of the struggle for salvage rights, recovery, preservation and exhibition, with fresh evidence on the 'California' mystery, lightly rubbed at tips, very good,
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Book number: 38683
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Keywords: maritime disaster carpathia white star titanic cruise liner iceberg

 
Ellis, Paul,
BRITISH COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT - Sixty Years in Pictures.
Jane's Publishing, London, 1980, paperback, 191pp, numerous in text photo ills., large format (8 x 10 inches approx.), photo pictorial wrappers, from the early converted bombers of 1919 through the Empire flying boats to the late 1970's, nearly 300 half tone photos of British commercial aircraft from many famous manufacturers including Airspeed, Avro, Blackburn, de Havilland, Handley Page, Short and Vickers, etc., with full performance data, a little rubbed at extrems., cnrs. sl. inclined to curl, ink date inside upper wrapper, ink name top cnr. half title, very good,
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Book number: 35213
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Keywords: transport aviation commercial aircraft

 
Fairclough, A.,
THE STORY OF CORNWALL'S RAILWAYS.
Tor Mark Press, Truro, ND (copyright 1970), 1st edn., paperback, 48pp, half tone and line ills. in text, stapled paper wrapper, the story of the many small mainly industrial railways that were built in Cornwall and the later Great Western mainline railway, a little rubbed at extrems., light diag. creasing at cnrs., very good,
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Book number: 28666
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 Gardiner, Robin and Van der Vat, Dan,, THE RIDDLE OF THE TITANIC.
Gardiner, Robin and Van der Vat, Dan,
THE RIDDLE OF THE TITANIC.
Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1995, paperback, xv, 312pp, 24pp half tone photo ills., double page paln and double page map in text, large format (9 x 6 inches approx.), coloured pictorial upper wrapper, a re-assessment of the sinking of the Tatanic, stemming from the discovery and exploration of the wreck which raise questions about a number of issues, lightly rubbed at tips, cnrs. slightly inclined to curl, light creasing to wrappers, edges sl. marked, very good,
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Book number: 39369
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 Gilks, John Spencer (ed. Mike Esau),, DAY OF THE DIESELS - Volume 1 : 1970-74.
Gilks, John Spencer (ed. Mike Esau),
DAY OF THE DIESELS - Volume 1 : 1970-74.
Silver Link Publishing, Kettering, 2005, 1st edn., 128pp, half tone photo pictorial half title, frontis and title, 8pp coloured photo ills., half tone photo ills. throughout, large format (11 x 8.5 inches approx.), black cloth lettered in gilt at spine coloured photo pictorial montage dustwrapper, in the Railway Heritage from the Nostalgia Collection series, with the coming of the diesel age in the early 1970's a collection of captioned photographs of diesel powered trains from all parts of the United Kingdom, fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41186
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 Gough, Terry and Mitchell, David,, BRITISH RAILWAYS PAST AND PRESENT - No. 44 Dorset Part 2.
Gough, Terry and Mitchell, David,
BRITISH RAILWAYS PAST AND PRESENT - No. 44 Dorset Part 2.
Past and Present Publishing, Kettering, 2004, 1st edn., paperback original, 128pp, frontis map, half tone photo pictorial title, half tone photo ills. throughout, large format (9 x 6.5 inches approx.), coloured photo pictorial upper wrapper, photographs of railway locations from several decades ago comparing them with the same scene more recently, this featuring over 230 images of Dorset, fine,
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Book number: 41188
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 Gough, Terry,, BRITISH RAILWAYS PAST AND PRESENT - No. 45 Sussex.
Gough, Terry,
BRITISH RAILWAYS PAST AND PRESENT - No. 45 Sussex.
Past and Present Publishing, Kettering, 2004, 1st edn., paperback original, 128pp, frontis map, half tone photo pictorial title, half tone photo ills. throughout, large format (9 x 6.5 inches approx.), coloured photo pictorial upper wrapper, photographs of railway locations from several decades ago comparing them with the same scene more recently, this featuring over 230 images of sussex, fine,
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Book number: 41189
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Hands, Peter and Richards, Colin,
BRITISH RAILWAYS STEAMING ON THE EAST COAST MAIN LINE.
Defiant Publications, Solihull, ND (copyright 1986), 1st edn., 96pp, 180 half tone photo ills., oversize 12 x 8.5 inches, laminated half tone pictorial boards, selected from a number of contributors to produce a record of steam locomotives in use in the 1950's and 1960's on the East Coast line between London and Edinburgh, via Peterborough, Doncaster, York and Newcastle, lightly rubbed at tips, a little darkened at spine, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 28648
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Keywords: steam lner london north eastern railway great britain

 
Harris, John,
LOST AT SEA - True Stories of Disaster.
Guild Publishing, London, 1990, club edn., x, 244pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head and tail bands, col'd pictorial dustwrapper by Colin Andrew, an account of shipwreck, firte, mutiny, etc. at sea, from the loss of Henry VIII's 'Mary Rose' to the sinking of the 'Marchioness' in 1989, fine in a fine dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28139
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 Heavyside, Tom,, STEAM RENAISSANCE - The decline and rise of Steam Locomotives in Britain.
Heavyside, Tom,
STEAM RENAISSANCE - The decline and rise of Steam Locomotives in Britain.
Bracken Books, London, 1987, 1st in imprint, 128pp, maps, diagram and numerous half tone photo ills. in text, large format (11 x 8.5 inches approx.), blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, a unique record of the declining years of steam as the author describes and illustrates many steam locomotives in their last uyears in regular service, the years of misery as classes were withdrawn for scrap and years of revival as tourist revenue earners, originally piblished by David & Charles, faint bump to lower tip upper board, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed and creased at extrems., faint foxing to flaps, small area surface loss front flap, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41192
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Keywords: transport railways steam

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