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Does a photo of William Green exist? I have collected his books for 60 years. He once dedicated a book to his wife with the quotation,
"To my wife whose indifference to things aeronautical I find so refreshing"
 

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Among his books I have a number of his Observer's Book of Aircraft series
 

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Thanks for the photo. WIlliam Green's 'Pilot Press' collection was one of the most substantial collections of aviation material ever put together. Hundreds of cutaway drawings, 3 views and artworks commissioned, plus a giant library of photos. Sold to Aerospace Publishing, sadly a lot was lost in a flood. He died in 2010.

I never met him, though I did meet his 'co-conspirator' Mr Swanborough. An incredibly knowledgeable enthusiast.
 
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Among his books I have a number of his Observer's Book of Aircraft series
Sorry, that jpg. you attached is not our William Green--too young for one thing, and "Richer, Wiser, Happier" is certainly not the
sort of bombast he would write. He was happy writing about aircraft.
 

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Among his books I have a number of his Observer's Book of Aircraft series
Sorry, that jpg. you attached is not our William Green--too young for one thing, and "Richer, Wiser, Happier" is certainly not the
sort of bombast he would write. He was happy writing about aircraft.

Sorry
 

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