New ed., 1944. 128 pp., numerous diagrams + some photo-ills. D.j., 25 x 17cm. D.j., chipped & repaired; minor internal pencil markings o/w V.G. The author served with the Royal Observer Corps during the Second World War. His Basic Aircraft Recognition became a standard work for reference and teaching. In 1944 this was completely re-written and enlarged to include over three hundred and fifty aircraft used during the war by the fighting powers. Special care was taken in compiling a complete index so that any name, number, designation or maker could be found immediately.