Giants in the Sky -::- Michael J. H. Taylor & David Monday lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Jane’s Publishing Company Limited, 1982, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Tables; 2-column text;
From the cover: This remarkable book, illustrated with 200 outstanding photographs, like Michael Taylors previous work, Fantastic Flying Machines, features aircraft of an unusual type -this time a hundred of the giants of aviation.
Even the most avid enthusiast will discover aircraft previously unknown to him, whether built to bomb strategic targets in time of war or carry what must have been considered an outrageous number of passengers over incredible distances. Some failed to fly at all, others crashed during their initial flights, a few began as revolutionary commercial airliners and ended as military hacks, while many of the more modern types fly in our skies today. The awe-inspiring 181,436 kg (400,000…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Leans slightly. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight.
Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 224 pages. 10½” x 8″.