RNZAF: The first decade, 1937-46

Darby, Charles

Published by Kookaburra, 1978
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Title: RNZAF: The first decade, 1937-46
Publisher: Kookaburra
Publication Date: 1978
Binding: Hardcover
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Book Description Kookaburra Technical Publications Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia, 1978. Small Quarto; VG-/VG-; Orange spine, white and black text; DJ has protective reinforcement along inner corners and edges, is age toned with moderate wear, rubbing on covers, bends staining, and sticker residue along edges, fraying and bends on corners; Boards strong, corners bent or frayed, discoloration on head and tail edges from spotting and age tone; Text block is durable, prominent foxing, along outer edges, lightly age toned, text and illustration clear and legible; pp 119. Full-priced Rockville. Bookseller Inventory # 14-430-1262296

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Book Description Kookaburra Technical Publications, Melbourne, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: near fine. First printing. First edition, 1978. Quarto, cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 119 pp., heavily illustrated, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, owner's signature in ink on the front pastedown. Bookseller Inventory # s0006636

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Book Description Kookaburra Technical Publications, Melbourne, 1978. Hard Cover. Book Condition: VG+. Dust Jacket Condition: VG+. Colour Art Aircraft Paintings, Photos. (illustrator). 1st. Illustrations are the dominant feature of this fine book covering arcraft of the RNZAF from its inception in as an independent force in 1936 until the immediate aftermath of WWII. In that time a great many different types of planes were to serve in the force, some from Britain, some of NZ licence production , most of the USA and a number of requisitioned machines. Charles Darby's main text is in the form of a short history of the RNZAF, with emphasis on its role in the Pacific War, notes on aircraft colour schemes and three appendices covering aircraft used by the force in that period, unit codes and abbreviations used. The majority of 250-plus illustrations are b/w phots of airctaft used from 1937 to 1946, beginning with the ungainly Vickers Vildebeest to the Gloster Meteor jet imported in 1946 and used to introduce this new era in fighters to NZ pilots. Also pictured are bombers, transports, trainers and flying boats, vintage biplanes, some from WWI, that served with the NZ Permanernt Air Force, the RNZAF's predecessor, the Supermarine Walrus' that joined the RNZAF and cruisers of the RNZ Navy. Highlight of the book is the 18 colour art aircraft paintings by Geoffrey Pentland, plus a number of colour photographs. First edition from Kookaburra of 1978 119 pages including index, illustrated throught with colour art/photos, b/w photos. Blue hard covers with white spine titles VG+, small ink dates in margin to four photos pages 56, 57, 60 and 61, otherwise internally NF, no inscriptions. Colour pictorial DJ also VG+. Loosely enclosed is an illustrated NZ Aeronautical Trust pamphlet on the Walsh Bros Flying School, 1910-1924. Bookseller Inventory # 004571

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