17343  Banerische Flieger Im Weltkrieg. Ein Buch Der Taten Und Grinnerungen

Publisher: Berlag der Inspection des Banerischen, Munchen,1919.

8vo.pp.iv + 308 Profusely illustrated in sepia photographs.German fliers planes, missions and ariel photographs. Original papered boards a bit nicked at the edges. Internally Very Good.


Banerische Flieger Im Weltkrieg. Ein Buch Der Taten Und Grinnerungen German Aviation



25290 BARKER, Ralph:
THE SHIP BUSTERS.The Story of The R.A.F.Torpedo Bombers.
Chatto & Windus, London,1957.

8vo. pp.272 including index + 15 pages of black & white photographs + map. Original blue cloth hardcover in pictorial dust wrapper which has a small crease .else A Very Nice copy

$40.00 AUD

The Ship Busters The Story of the R.A.F.Torpedo Bombers by Ralph Barker

25338 BIRD, Nancy:
Harper Collins, Australia, 2002.

8vo softcover.pp.216 + 39 b/w photographs. A Very Good clean copy.
Signed by Nancy Bird on the half title page.This copy also contains a loosely inserted letter from Nancy Bird on her headed note paper signed by her. [see images]

$60.00 AUD


25228 BISHOP, Major ;
WINGED WARFARE. Hunting The Huns In The Air.
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1918.

8vo .pp.ii + 301,frontispiece, plus 5 other b/w full page photographs.In really bright fresh cloth with RFC symbol on front cover.A couple of spots to fore edge.
First World War Aviation through the Hero W.A.Bishop who won the VC and shot down 72 confirmed victories.

$90.00 AUD

Winged Warfare by Major W.A.Bishop


24116 BURKE ,John :
Arthur Barker , London, 1971.

8vo .pp.255. illustrations,index. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.

 $22.00 AUD


25497 CARDELL, Rodney G.;
WINGS AROUND US. Wartime Memories of Aviation In Northern Australia.An Autobiographical Account of Wartime Memories of The Stock Route Airstrip Mount Louisa Townsville.
Amphion Press, Brisbane, 1991

Small 4to.pp.xiv + 270. Many black & white illustrations and maps,Original pictorial laminated boards,

A Fine Copy

Limited to 400 numbered copies signed by The Author

$130.00 AUD

Wings Around Us Wartime Memories of Aviation in Northern Australia by Rodney G. Cardell



25300 CHARLWOOD, D.E.;
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 195.

Reprint, 8vo.pp.221. Original dark blue cloth hardcover.Previous owners name of the endpaper else A Very Good copy in a Very Good dust wrapper,The images have protected dust wrappers,hence the shine in the illustrations.
Memoirs of Bomber Command by an Australian in the RAF

$40.00 AUD

No Moon Tonight by D.E.Charlwood


25294 CLOSTERMANN, Pierre:
THE BIG SHOW.Some Experiences of A French Fighter Pilot in The R.A.F.
Chatto & Windus, London,1954.

8vo. Eighth Impression. pp.256 + 16 b/w photographs. Original blue cloth hardcover,previous owners name on endpaper Very Good copy in pictorial dust wrapper.

$35.00 AUD

The Big Show by Pierre Clostermann

25335 CLUTTON BROCK, Oliver:
RAF EVADERS. The Comprehensive Story of Thousands of Escapers and Their Escape Lines,Western Europe 1940-1945.
Bounty Books,London,2012.

8vo. pp.xxxiii + 494+ black & white photographs + map, endpaper maps.Original pictorial laminated hardcover in matching dust wrapper. A Fine Copy.
ISBN 9780753722794

Thousands of RAF crews came down in enemy territory, these are the stories of their escapes back to safe haven, the escape routes and the brave people who helped them.

$50.00 AUD

RAF Evaders. by Oliver Clutton Brock


25298 CLYDESDALE,Sq.Ldr.Lord McIntyre F/lt D.F.:
William Hodge, Edinburgh,1936.

Royal 8vo. pp.xvi + 209 + 53 b/w illustrations. Original blue & white cloth hardcover Very Good in a slightly rubbed but unclipped. pictorial dust wapper with a repair to the head of the spine of the dust wrapper

$120.00 AUD

The Pilots Book of Everest by Sq. Ldr. Lord McIntyre F/lt D.F Clydesdale

25532 COURTNEY,G.B.;
SILENT FEET. The History of “Z’ Special Operations 1942- 1945
R.J.& S.P. McCrae, Australia,1993.

Small 4to.pp.xii + 272. Black & white illustrations and maps. Original blue cloth hardcover in Pictorial dust wrapper. A Fine copy.
ISBN 0 646129031

$90.00 AUD

Silent Feet The History of ‘Z’ Special Operations 1942-1945 by G.B.Courtney





20879 COWLEY ,W.L. & LEVY,M.A.:
Edward Arnold , London,1918. 8vo.pp.xii +284 + 8p.plates,(some folding at rear). figures and line drawings in text,278.Book is clean and tight in a hardcover cloth binding.However there is marginal browning to the bottom edge of the first 10 and last 10 pages and the cloth USED. Externally unattractive Internally Very Good.

A perfect copy for rebinding or for the reader collector,The cloth on this book did not seem to be very durable insects and surface damage is common.

$50.00 AUD




Aeronautics in Theory and Experiment. by Cowley & Levy.published in 1918


23895 EAMES , Jim :
THE SEARCHERS And Their Endless Quest for Lost Aircrew in the Southwest Pacific.
University of Queensland Press , 1999

Softcover ,First Edition . Large format trade paperback.pp.x + 237 index, illustrations. A little tanning of pages ,maps.etc.
ISBN 070223026 X

A thousand Australian airmen remained unaccounted for at the wars end in 1945 – solving the puzzle of their disappearance was the task of the intrepid RAAF unit. A scarce title.

$80.00 AUD

The Searchers by Jim Eames

25531 FREEMAN, Brett:
LAKE BOGA AT WAR.The Inside Story of The Secret RAAF Inland Flying Boat Unit.WWII
Catalina Publications, Swan Hill.1996

Second Edition[Revised] 4to. pp.xv + 296.Black & white and colour illustrations. Original blue cloth hardcover in pictorial dust wrapper A Very Good copy
ISBN.06 46247050

Signed by The Author opposite the title page

Contains a copy of a letter from Captain Thomas F Pollock USN Retired.

$80.00 AUD

Lake Boga At War. The Inside Story of The Secret RAAF Inland Flying Boat Unit WWII by Brett Freeman

22013 GWYNN -JONES ,Terry :
PIONEER AIRWOMAN The Story of Mrs Bonney .
Rigby , Adelaide, 1979.

First Edition. 8vo. pp.180.Index Illustrated. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust jacket.

The first woman to circumnavigate Australia by air , a pioneering aviatrix and largely forgotten for forty years.

$30.00 AUD

Pioneer Airwoman The Story of Mrs Bonney by Terry Gwynn-Jones

24104   JACKSON , A.J,;

Putnam , London,1973 – 1974.
Three volumes , 8vo. Second Editions. pp. 567,560 & 636 profusely illustrated with photographs and diagrams, All three have previous owners name on endpaper or title page. else a Very Good clean tight set in hardcover in Very Good now protected dust wrappers.
A tour de force on British Civil Aviation
$150.00 AUD

British Civil Aviation Since 1919 by A.J. Jackson Three Volumes

25496 MARKS, Roger :
Published by R & J Marks,Brisbane,1994.

4to Quality large format softcover.pp vi + 277. Many black & white illustrations, maps and plans.Original pictorial covers. A Very Good Copy
ISBN 0646 127691

“An attempt to thoroughly address all of the WW2 airstrips of Queensland. show where they were, what they became and how, what Units were there, when and for how long.Recollections by veterans and others who were there.”

$120.00 AUD

Queensland Airfields WW2 -50 years On by Roger Marks


25481 MINTY, A.E.[compiler];
BLACK CATS. The Real Story of Australia’s Long Range Catalina Strike Force In The Pacific War.Solomons to Singapore,Cairns To The Coast of China.
RAAF Museum, Point Cook,Victoria,2001.

Small 4to. Quality softcover.pp.xxvi +250. Black & white photographs & maps,original pictorial wrappers.

A Fine Copy

$70.00 AUD

Black Cats.The Real Story of Australia’s Long Range Catalina Strike Force In The Pacific War compiled by A.E.Minty

24084 MORGAN ,Eric B. & SHACKLADY , Edward :
Key Publishing , Lincs., 1993 4to.pp.634 .Profusely illustrated throughout. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
ISBN 0946219109

“As definitive a history of the Spitfire as is ever likely to be written”       $130.00 AUD

SPITFIRE The History by Eric Morgan & Edward Shacklady.

25516 NIELSEN, Peter.[Compiler] ;
Nielsen Publishing,Smithfield North Queensland, 1973.

Quality softcover.pp.iv + 220 black & white illustrations and plans.Original pictorial wrappers.A Fine Copy
ISBN 0646136798

Signed by Author on title page.




25293 NEWTON,Don & HAMPSHIRE, Cecil:
William Kimber& Sons,London, 1959.

8vo pp.214 + 4 pp.ads+ 16 b/w photographs.Original black cloth hardcover,some mild foxing to a few pages else a Very Good copy in a good dust wrapper.
The Royal Navy oriel attack on the Italian fleet in Taranto

$35.00 AUD

Taranto by Don Newton & Cecil Hampshire

25233 NOLAN, Peter:

POSSUMS & BIRD DOGS. Australian Army Aviation’s 161 Reconnaissance Flight in South Vietnam.

Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2006.

8vo pp.xxiv +240.Many black and white photographs.Quality original Large format softcover with pictorial cover. A Very Good copy
ISBN 1741146356

$40.00 AUD

Possums & Bird Dogs by Peter Nolan




25343 OUGHTON, Frederick;
Neville Spearman ,London,1961.

8vo. pp.390 + 68 b/w photographs and appendices. Previous owners name on the endpaper,some mild foxing to the prelims and foredges Original red cloth hardcover in illustrated price clipped dust wrapper dust wrapper. Substantially Very Good

“Here is the story of this knight errantry of the air, from the days of a sporting crack at the enemy with a carbine to the massed dog-fights and prowling ‘circuses’ that made the skies over France a modern jousting-field”

$65.00 AUD

The Aces by Frederick Oughton

25252 RAE, C.J.E.;
ON TARGET.The Story of The 2/ 3rd Australian Light Anti Aircraft Regiment.
Australian Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Victoria, 1987.

Royal 8vo. pp.237, many black & white photographs & maps.original blue cloth in mylar protected dust wrapper.Previous owners name stamped on endpaper, the same name appears in the Nominal Roll. thus an association copy.

ISBN 0731600495

A fine copy in a Fine dust wrapper.

$165.00 AUD

On Target The Story of the 2/3rd Australian Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment by C.J.E.Rae


25347 RAF
Published by His Majesty’s Stationery Office, 1929.

8vo.vpp.xviii + 238 and 121 illustrations including photographs, some diagrams in part colour. Original boards string tied, with some marks from use. Australian Aero Club stamp on title page.Internally Very Good though there are a couple of pages are slightly loose as the string binding is not the most secure.With the Amendment List No.7, 8 and 9.

$140.00 AUD

Royal Air Force Flying Training Manual Part 1 Flying Instruction 1929

25289 REYNOLDS, Quentin:
THEY FOUGHT FOR THE SKY.The Story of The First World War In The Air.
Cassell, London, 1958

8vo. pp.xx + 298 with 32 pages of half tone illustrations.Original black cloth hardcover in pictorial slightly chipped dust wrapper. A Very Good copy

$65.00 AUD

They Fought For The Sky The Story of The First World War in The Air by Quentin Reynolds

25295 RICHARDS, Denis & SAUNDERS, Hilary St.G:
HMSO, London, 1954

Three Volumes,Vol.1,Third Impression.pp.xi+430. Vol.II First Edition, pp.viii + 415 Vol III Second Impression pp.ix + 441. Many b/w plates,plates,maps appendixes & indexes. Original blue hardcovers with clipped dust wrappers. A Very Good set in Very Good dust wrappers.

$140.00 AUD


The Royal Air Force 1939-1945 by Richards & Saunders

25341 SAUNDERS,Hilary St George:
THE GREEN BERET. The Story of The Commandos
Michael Joseph, London, 1953,

8vo. 11th Impression, pp.362 + 35 black & white illustrations + 6 maps.Original green hardcover in a chipped dust wrapper.a Very Good copy.

$40.00 AUD

The Green Beret The Story of the Commandos by Hilary St George Saunders


25340 SAUNDERS,Hilary St George:
Michael Joseph, London, 1954.

8vo.Tenth Impression, pp.336 + 48 black & white illustrations + 11 maps+ endpaper map previous owners name on page 11. Else a very good hardcover in a chipped dust wrapper.
Story of the parachute regiment in Europe,1941-1945

$40.00 AUD

The Red Beret by Hilary St George Saunders


23261 SAMUEL , Ray :
TAKE POST A History of The 18 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment Royal Australian Artillery . 1952 – 1974 .
Landers Publishing, Dural, 2005.First edition. 8vo.pp. 204. Illustrated with photographs,Rolls of serving men etc. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine Dust jacket.
ISBN 1876713151Association copy signed Presentation by The Author and one of the officers. This Unit History covers the distinguished service of one of the Australian Artillery’s great Regiments over the 22 years that it formed part of The Order of Battle of the Australian Army.$65.00 AUD

TAKE POST A History of The 18 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment Royal Australian Artillery . 1952 – 1974 by Ray Samuel

25324 SEWARD, Desmond:
WINGS OVER THE DESERT.In Action With An RFC Pilot in Palestine 1916-18.
Haynes Publishing, Somerset, 2009.

8vo. pp.228, many b/w. illustrations. Original black cloth hardcover in pictorial dust wrapper
ISBN 1844256723.

$35.00 AUD

Wings Over The Desert In Action with an RFC Pilot in Palestine 1916-18 by Desmond Seward

25345 WALLACE,Graham;

Putnam, London, 1957

8vo pp 288 + 21 b/w illustrations Previous owners name on the endpaper. Original blue cloth hardcover in chipped dust wrapper The dust wrapper is missing a small piece from the head of the spine [see image] now protected

$70.00 AUD

R.A.F.Biggin Hill by Graham Wallace


25286 WATERTON, W.A.;
THE QUICK AND THE DEAD.The Story of A Chief Test Pilot.
Frederick Muller, London.1956

Second Impression. 8vo .pp.237+28 b/w illustrations Original blue cloth hardcover in pictorial dust wrapper.Previous owners name on front endpaper title page a little foxed. A Very Good copy in a Very Good dust wrapper.

$50.00 AUD

The Quick & The Dead The Story of A Chief Test Pilot by W.A. Waterton


25344 WOOD,Derek & DEMPSTER, Derek;
THE NARROW MARGIN. The Battle of Britain & The Rise of Air Power 1930-1940.
Hutchinson, London, 1961.

First Edition. 8vo.pp.536 + 8 maps and 61 black & white illustrations.Previous owners name on endpaper. Original blue cloth hardcover with orange title on the spine in slightly chipped and rubbed pictorial dust wrapper

$70.00 AUD

The Narrow Margin The Battle of Britain & The Rise of Air Power by D.Wood & D.Dempster



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