AVRO: The History of an Aircraft Company

By: Holmes, Harry

Price: $33.84

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196pp., intext, historic b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over nominally bumped spine. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour-art illustrated ("The Last Lancaster', by L.R. Williams), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. This book tells the story of the British aeronautical company A.V. Roe and Company Limited (AVRO), from its early beginnings in the first decade of the twentieth century through to the '504' used by the RAF until 1930, to the iconic Lancaster in WW2, later the Vulcan and Shackleton and finally the AVRO 748 . . . In all the company produced over 35,000 aeroplanes bearing the AVRO name . . . Contents include: Prelims., Dedication, Author's Introduction, 14 chapters, Appendices (A-J), Index. Book weight approx. 785g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.

Title: AVRO: The History of an Aircraft Company

Author Name: Holmes, Harry

Categories: History - Companies and Organisations, Aviation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Shrewsbury, U.K., Airlife Publishing: 1994

ISBN Number: 1853105317

ISBN Number 13: 9781853105319

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 013243

Keywords: Transport, Aviation, History, British Aircraft History, British Aircraft Manufacturers, AVRO (Aircraft), A.V. Roe and Company (History), Holmes, Harry, 1936-