Thanks to everyone who saw our note that we are buying again.
The response has been huge.
So huge that we need to slow down in order to get all the books
we have bought over the last 2 weeks on the shelf for you to buy.

We are still buying but selectively.
So, please call if you have more than 3 boxes.
Some sections are overflowing, particularly children’s, detective and cooking.

On a similar note if you are looking for
Children's books, detective novels or cook books, we have heaps of new stock.

Spitfire - The Biography
Title:
Spitfire - The Biography
Glancey, Jonathan
$30.00
It is difficult to overestimate the excitement that accompanied the birth of the Spitfire. An aircraft imbued with balletic grace and extraordinary versatility, it was powered by a piston engine and a propeller, yet came tantalisingly close to breaking the sound barrier. First flown in 1936, the Spitfire soon came to symbolize Britain's defiance of Nazi Germany in the summer of 1940. Flown by pilots of many nations, it saw service as far afield as Australia and the Soviet Union. "Spitfire: The Biography" is a celebration of a great British invention, of the men and women who flew it, and supported its development, and of the industry that manufactured both the aircraft and the Rolls-Royce engines that powered it. It is also about a boy who wished he could have been a Second World War fighter pilot and who was later able to fly the aircraft that took his father into combat....
Second hand Hardback
Stock: 
1
ISBN: 
9781843545279
SKU:
15798

More Like This

On Being a Bird
Wills, Philip
Spitfire - The Biography
Glancey, Jonathan
Human Factors in Aviation
Wiener, Earl L. & Nagel, David C.