Ian Allan, 1st ed., 1980. 160 pp., numerous photo-ills. D.j., 22 x 15cm. FINE. This book takes a concise look at the history of aviation in the UK through the many types of aircraft preserved in museums, collections and in the hands of private individuals. It locates and describes over 250 machines from the Cody Biplane to Concorde, outlining their development and giving a technical description. Each original aircraft is illustrated and its history related.