Tiverton, 1st ed., 1992. 158 pp., many photo-ills., + ills. Pictorial boards ; 30 x 21 cm. FINE. The Bristol Britannia, the Whispering Giant, was one of the most important aircraft manufactured in Britain. In its time it was the western-world's largest turbo-prop airliner and held a multitude of speed records. This is a complete history of the Britannia, tracing the development of the aircraft from its inception and providing a detailed record of each of the eighty-five planes built. Uncommon.