By: Jones, Barry

Price: $61.75

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good +

192pp., unpaginated colour-plate section. Intext b/white photographic halftone plates throughout (various sources). Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain black boards nominally splayed, with a blind indentation on front board. Textblock pristine. Colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, with a short closed tear plus a blind indentation (as front board). The Avro Shackleton was the final extension of a design that began with Britain's great wartime bomber - the Lancaster. Designed not for bombing but maritime reconnaissance, the Shackleton MR. 1 first flew in 1951, and despite nearly being retired in the 1970's, the craft as Shackleton MR. 2s remained in service until final retirement in 1991. This is the Avro Shackleton story . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Introduction, 11 chapters. Appendices (3): Squadrons/Production/Conservation. Index. Book weight approx. 1.12 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.


Author Name: Jones, Barry

Categories: Nautical & Maritime, Military History, Aviation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Marlborough, Wiltshire, U.K., The Crowood Press: 2002

ISBN Number: 1861264496

ISBN Number 13: 9781861264497

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 013496

Keywords: Transport, Aviation History, Maritime Aircraft, RAF, Coastal Command (History), AVRO Shackleton (Aircraft), Jones, Barry