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Wings Over Westminster

By: Balfour, Harold

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003563

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with slight wear to extremities. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Autobiography of one of Britain's early flyers, who was active in WWI, being shot down over Vimy Ridge, and later was appointed Under-Secretary of State for Air by Chamberlain in May 1938. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Dowding and the Headquarters Fighter Command

By: Flint, Peter

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Airlife: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003335

ISBN: 1853105341

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. A history of HQ Fighter Command at Bentley Priory which recounts its preparations for the D-Day assault and its involvement with the flying bomb crisis with discussion of the contribution of Air Chief Marshal Dowding to the organisation and its operations. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearl... View more info

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The Rise and Fall of the Luftwaffe - The Life of Erhard Milch

By: Irving, David

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002263

ISBN: 0297765329

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper slight shelfwear. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The Life of Erhard Milch. In this book David Irving traces Milch's career as an airman, airline tycoon, the Luftwaffe's senior Field Marshal after Goring, and finally prisoner of war. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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With Prejudice

By: LORD TEDDER, Marshal of the Royal Air Force

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1966

Edition: First Edition / First Impression

Seller ID: 003706

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gold lettering to spine. Extensively illustrated with photographs and maps. Nice copy in a slightly worn dustwrapper. In these memoirs, writes Lord Tedder, I mean to recall the course of events as I saw them. I shall be as objective as I feel it possible to be, but I have no intention of departing, for any reason, from my own honest opinion as to events and personalities. So often, people make great play about being co... View more info

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PORTAL of Hungerford - The Life of Marshall of the Royal Air Force Viscount Portal of Hungerford KG, GCB, OM, DSO, MC [SIGNED]

By: Richards, Denis

Price: £435.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003531

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper. DOUBLE SIGNED. SIGNED by author to Sir Richard Doll, the eminent doctor who discovered the link between smoking and cancer. SIGNED by Rosemary Portal, Baroness of Hungerford. In Churchill's phrase, 'Peter Portal was the accepted star of th Royal Air Force'. View more info

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Bomber Harris - The Authorised Biography

By: Saward, Dudley

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001478

Condition: Very Good+


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The authorised biography. Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur T Harris was unquestionably one of the greatest operational commanders of WWII, and probably the least honoured. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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'BONEY' FULLER - The Intellectual General

By: Trythall, Anthony John

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001606

Condition: Very Good+


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. The first biography of Maj Gen Fuller. The Intellectual General 1878-1966. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info