London: Jane's Publishing Company, 1982. First edition. Quarto, hardcover, 270 pp., illustrated throughout. Corners a little bumped, overall a very good copy with dust-jacket. Item #1836
'Although most of the glamour of military aviation has fallen to the fighters and bombers, in fact these types were comparatively late on the scene when nations first went to war in the air. The original military squadrons were formed for the purpose of reconnaissance - to find out what was happening on the battlefield and beyond, to scour the shipping lanes for enemy vessels abd especially underwater predators' (from the dust-jacket).
Price (AUD): $80.00