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127* French Naive School. Dirigeable de l’Armée de l’Aire type No. 353, Section 28an 1910, oil on tin by J. Du Bois, some surface marks and scratches, 45.5 x 61cm (18 x 24ins), period frame with gilt inner slip (1)

£200 - £300

128* Gliders. A fine silver presentation piece by Leslie Gordon Durbin, London 1979, featuring two gilt gliders within spiralling clouds, mounted on a square onyx base with silver plaque inscribed ‘Roy Hubble Chief Flying Instructor Kent Gliding Club 1958-1979’, 12cm high Leslie Gordon Durbin, CBE, MVO (1913-2005) began his career as a silversmith at just 13 years old, when he won a London County Council scholorship later going on to be apprenticed to the leading silversmith Omar Ramsden. He was called up for WWII service in 1941 and in 1943 was seconded from the RAF to assist the commission to produce Stalingrad’s Sword of Honour which was exhibited in London and internationally before being despatched to Teheran. (1) £600 - £800

129* Grahame-White (Claude). A signed photograph, 1912, a small snapshot photograph (somewhat faded), showing Grahame-White’s plane surrounded by a crowd of spectators, boldly signed in ink and dated Brighton, July 27/12, approximately 7.5 x 10cm (1)

£70 - £100

130* Lehmann (Captain Ernst A. & Mingos, Howard), Zeppelins, The Development of the Airship, with the Story of the Zeppelin Air Raids in the World War, first edition, London & New York, [1927], black & white plates, original cloth gilt, slightly rubbed and a little wear to corners, plus Crespigny (Claude Campion de), Forty Years of a Sportman’s Life, first edition, 1910, black & white plates, a little spotting, original cloth gilt, a little rubbed and faded on spine, plus other mostly 20th-century cloth-bound ballooning and airships interest Provenance: From the ballooning collection of Wilf Wollett. (6 shelves) £200 - £300

Lot 128 131 Harleyford Publications, Aircraft Markings of the World 1912-1967, by Bruce Robertson, W.F. Hepworth and John Stroud, 1st edition, 1967, colour and monochrome illustrations, original red cloth gilt in dust wrapper, with paper label to front pastedown, bearing the serial number 392, autographed by Bruce Robertson, W.F. Hepworth, J.D. Carrick, R.E. Dock and D.A. Russell (all contributors to the volume), together with 16 other Harleyford publications, including Fokker - The Man and the Aircraft, Spitfire - The Story of a Famous Fighter, Sopwith - The Man and His Aircraft, The Focke-Wulf 190, A Famous German Fighter, Lancaster - The Story of a Famous Bomber, United States Army and Airforce Fighters 1916-1961, Aircraft Camouflage and Markings 1907-1954, United States Army and Airforce Fighters 1916-1961, Aircraft of the 1914-18 War & United States Navy and Marine Corps Fighters 1918-1962, numerous illustrations to each volume, all original cloth in dust wrapper (except 2 volumes without dust wrappers), plus 6 duplicate volumes, a facsimile edition of Jane’s All the World’s Airships 1909, Aircraft of the Fighting Powers, compiled by H.J. Cooper and O.G. Thetford, edited by D.A. Russell, 7 volumes, 1941-1946, Japanese Aircraft by John Stroud, 1945, The Book of Miles Aircraft, circa 1946, The Book of Westland Aircraft, circa 1946 & Ministry of Civil Aviation, Report on the Progress of Civil Aviation 19391945 (typescript copy) (30)

£100 - £150

132* Hodgson (J.E.). The History of Aeronautics in Great Britain from the Earliest Times to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century, first edition, Oxford University Press, 1924, colour and black & white plates, top edge gilt, original cloth gilt, rubbed, small folio, (one of 1,000 copies), together with La Guerre Aérienne Illustrée, 5 volumes, November 1916May 1919, monochrome plates and illustrations throughout, original cloth gilt with paper portrait medallion onlays to upper covers (largely torn away from volume 1), rubbed and a little frayed at spine ends, volume 5 faded and slightly soiled on spine, plus Flight, An Illustrated Weekly Journal, volume 7 & 9, each bound in 2 volumes, 1915 & 1917, plus volume 12 (July-December) 1920, volume 7 lacking pp. 861/862 & 1053/1054 plus numbers 467 & 468, black & white illustrations throughout, contemporary cloth, rubbed and soiled, a little frayed on spines, all 4to, plus other mostly English and French language aviation interest, various bindings and sizes (32)

Each lot is subject to a Buyer’s Premium of 20% (Lots marked * 24% inclusive of VAT @ 20%)

£150 - £200

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Dominic Winter  

Military, Aviation & Transport History | 16 May 2019 | High Res

Dominic Winter  

Military, Aviation & Transport History | 16 May 2019 | High Res