The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Combat Aircraft of World War ll a Technical Directory of the Warplanes of 1939-1945 by Bill Gunston

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This is a near fine (almost like new) large hardcover with dust jacket. 1979 Third Edition, Salamander Books. This copy is crisp and clean inside and out. The pages are crisp, clean and free of markings. Navy blue hardcover boards under jacket are also near fine with barely any wearing. Binding tight and straight. The dust jacket is clean and shiny with only a hint of shelf wear at corners. Large quarto size or 9.5" x 12" with 253 pages.

This edition is lavishly illustrated in full color throughout. Includes two large fold-outs with full color drawings both sides.. Over 780 illustrations of more than 250 major combat aircraft plus variants and 200 full color profile drawings. More than 100 color action photos of authentic wartime crafts and 25 highly detailed cutaway drawings. Technical data text accompanies the brilliant illustrations.
Panoramic fold-outs include Messerschmitt BF 109, Messerschmitt BF 110, Grumman F6F Hellcat, and North American NA-73P-51/A Mustang.


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