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1 20 hrs. 40 min.: Our Flight in the Friendship - The American Girl, First Across the Atlantic by Air, Tells Her Story 
Earhart, Amelia
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1928. Reprint Edition
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. No Jacket Book 
Dark blue cloth, lettered in orange, top edge stained orange. Undated vintage reprint of the original Putnam edition, ca. 1929. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, slight binding lean, text block edges a bit toned by age. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 314 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Author's first book. 040003 
Price: 60.00 USD
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2 21 Years of the RV-ator 1980-2000: The Best of Van's Aircraft Newsletter - The RV-ator RV-3, RV-4, RV-6/6A, RV-8/8A, RV-9A 
Gold, Andy (editor)
Tabernash, CO: Builder's Bookstore, 2001. First Collected
Spiral Bound 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff b&w pictorial wraps, spiral-bound. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. 370 pp., illus., of technical articles reprinted from past issues of Van's official newsletter, the RV-ator. Each is accurately reproduced (with photos and drawings) and organized in sequence as you build, test, and fly your RV: tail sections, wings, fuselage, finishing, engine installation, panel, props. Chapters on tools, safety and maintenance, engine and prop selection, performance and CG issues, and on basic and sport flying techniques. The RV-ator includes in-depth articles written by Van, and Van's technical staff explaining how and why the aircraft goes together and works as it does. Very scarce. 032804 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 A Distant Prayer: Miracles of the 49th Combat Mission 1577349059 / 9781577349051
Banks, Joseph; Borrowman, Jerry
American Fork, UT: Covenant Communications Inc, 2001. Second Printing
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Fine 
Blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Gift inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket as issued. [ix],147 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 031455 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 A Lotos Tribute: State Dinner in Honor of Harry A. Bruno, Lotos Club, February 2, 1960 

Privately Printed by Kingsport Press, 1960. First Edition
Buckram 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Dark blue buckram. 30 pp., illus. Very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Tribute to a pioneer in aviation and later in broadcasting. 003712 
Price: 17.50 USD
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5 A Place in the Sky: A History of the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport and Aviation in Southwestern Pennsylvania, 1919-2001 1885851170 / 9781885851178
Wissolik, Richard David (gen. editor); David J. Wilmes, Mary Ann Mogus, Don Riggs, Julie R. Platt, Barbara Wissolik, Gene Lakin, Eric Wissolik, John Ward, Mark Phillips, Michael Larson, Tim Shay, J. S. Downs and Associates (editors)
Latrobe, PA: Saint Vincent College Center for Northern Appalachian Studies, 2001. First Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Laminated color pictorial paper covered boards. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows 1/4" closed tear along top front edge, two 1/8" closed tears along rear edges, all barely detectable in archival mylar. xiii,225 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, color plate section comprising pp. 145-152. 033347 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Air Command: Fighters and Bombers of World War II 0681227451 / 9780681227453
Jeffrey L Ethell
Ann Arbor, MI: Lowe & B. Hould Publishers-Borders Inc., 1997. 1st Edition
Hardcover Fine. Near Fine Book 
Dark teal blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in white. Mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight rubbing along a portion of bottom rear edge, otherwise essentially as issued. 176 pp., illus. w/ 200+ vintage color photographs. 039733 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Air Commando One: Heinie Aderholt and America's Secret Air Wars 156098807X / 9781560988076
Trest, Warren A.
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
Tan paper covered boards, lettered in copper foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. xi,322 pp., illus. 036923 
Price: 14.95 USD
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8 Aircraft Nose Art: 80 Years of Aviation Artwork 0517069520 / 9780517069523
Wood, J. P.
New York, NY: Crescent Books, 1992. First Thus
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
White cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil outline. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows 1 1/2" closed tear at head of front joint, otherwise only slight shelf wear, now in mylar. 144 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. 032401 
Price: 12.00 USD
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9 Albatros C.III [Windsock Datafile 13] 0948414170 / 9780948414176
Grosz, P. M.
Berkhamsted, Herts, U.K.: Albatros Productions Ltd., 1989. First Edition
Softcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps. 28 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Slight shelf/handling wear, slightly creased top corner. Very scarce. 030353 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Albatros D.III(OEF) [Windsock Datafile 19] 0948414235 / 9780948414237
Grosz, P. M.
Berkhamsted, Herts, U.K.: Albatros Productions Ltd., 1990. First Edition
Softcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps. 32 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Light shelf/handling wear, slight crease to bottom front cover corner. Very scarce. 030355 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Albatros Fighters [Windsock Datafile Special - Collector's Edition] 0948414359 / 9780948414350
Rimell, R. L. (editor)
Berkhamsted, Herts, U.K.: Albatros Productions Ltd., 1991. First Edition
Softcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps. 56 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Light shelf/handling wear. Very scarce. 030361 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Alone 
Byrd, Richard E.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1938. 1st Edition
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket Book 
Dark blue cloth, lettered in periwinkle. Light shelf wear, with slight binding lean and slightly toned text block edges. Firm binding, clean interior. 7th ptg. xi,296 pp., illus. w/ decorative head- and tail-pieces. Illus. and text printed in dark blue, as per early printings. 039064 
Price: 5.00 USD
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13 America's Daredevil Balloonist: W. H. Donaldson, 1840-1875 [SIGNED] 0897452313 / 9780897452311
Raab, James W.
Manhattan, KS: Sunflower University Press, 1999. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book Signed by Author(s)
Stiff color illus. wraps, perfect-bound. Light shelf wear with slight rubbing to covers. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xvi,176 pp., illus. Signed by author on lower main title, full signature, no inscription or date. 039608 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Amy Johnson: Lone Girl Flyer 
Dixon, Charles
London: Sampson Low, Marston and Co., Ltd., 1930. 1st Edition
Original Cloth 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. VG-. Fair-Good Book 
Light green cloth, lettered in black. Minor moisture contact manifests as slight puckering to front cover cloth toward fore-edge, minor dampstaining/discoloration to portions of both covers, a minor cosmetic distraction. Text block edges a bit toned and foxed, endpapers toned. Interior shows scattered foxing, generally light, mostly to fore-edge margins. Slight bit of tape residue on front fixed pastedown. Firm binding. vii,151 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Exceptionally scarce pictorial dust jacket shows major wear but is present and still basically intact, with approx. 25% loss to spine panel partially affecting title, 1/4" loss along most of top rear edge, a few other chips of loss at corners and heel of spine, creasing/rubbing, tape repair, now in mylar. 040002 
Price: 95.00 USD
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15 An Ancient Air: A Biography of John Stringfellow of Chard the Victorian Aeronautical Pioneer 087474752X / 9780874747522
Penrose, Harald
Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
Light brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. 183 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. 036933 
Price: 5.00 USD
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16 Aviation Art of World War II 1435110196 / 9781435110199
Stillwell, Paul, James H. Kitchens, and G. E. Patrick Murray
New York: Fall River Press, 2008. 1st Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
Blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil, oblong format. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows 1/8" closed tear at head of spine, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. 447 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. 1st combined edition; originally published in three separate volumes. Gift-quality copy. 038556 
Price: 60.00 USD
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17 Aviation Modeling Techniques: The Greatest Guide 849546473X / 9788495464736
Villalba, J. M. [Juan Manuel Villalba]; Andres Perez (transl.)
Madrid, Spain: Accion Press, First Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Not Issued 
Color pictorial paper covered boards. Light shelf wear, mildly bumped at heel of spine, with 1" closed tear to surface paper along lower front joint neatly mended. 200 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Text in English. Very scarce. 035488 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Aviation Visionary: "Smilin' Jack" Conroy and his Conroy Aircraft Corporation 0965573079 / 9780965573078
Kirby, Robert R., and George M. Warner; Clay Lacy (fwd.)
Upland, CA: BAC Publishers, Inc., 2008. First Printing
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff pictorial wraps. Very slight shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xvi,239 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 035467 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Aviatrix 0961946547 / 9780961946548
Oakley, Don
Gainesville, VA: Eyrie Press, 2002. 1st Edition
Original Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Fine Book 
Red and tan cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 387 pp. Novel based on the life of America's first licensed female aviator, Harriet Quimby. 036903 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 B-29 Story: The Plane That Won the War 
Gurney, Maj. Gene, USAF
Greenwich, CT: Fawcett Publications, 1963. 1st Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Book 
Stiff color illus. wraps. Modest shelf wear, mild binding lean (firm and intact). Approx. 1/4" closed tear with associated crease along top front edge neatly mended on verso, creases to top rear corner. 112 pp., illus. w/ photos. Mild foxing to first page inside front cover, text block typically somewhat toned by age but otherwise intact. 036622 
Price: 7.50 USD
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21 Beryl Markham: Never Turn Back - Aviator and Adventurer [Barnard Biography Series] 1573240737 / 9781573240734
Gourley, Catherine; Rosellen Brown (fwd.)
Berkeley, CA: Conari Press, 1997. First Edition
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
Stiff color illus. wraps. Very slightly handed, virtually as issued. xv,150 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 035478 
Price: 4.95 USD
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22 Bombers of WWII 068160722X / 9780681607224
Ethell, Jeffrey L.
Ann Arbor, MI: Lowe & B. Hould, 2001. First Thus
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Very Good. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps, squarish format. Mild wear to corners, light shelf wear, vertical crease to rear cover. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 180 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. 037593 
Price: 5.00 USD
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23 British Bombers of World War 2: Contemporary Cutaways and Archive Images [Aeroplane Collectors' Archive] 190742623X / 9781907426230
Hocks, Mike (editor)
Cudham, Kent, England: Kelsey Publishing Group, 2011. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Stiff pictorial/illus. wraps, stapled binding. Minor shelf/handling wear. 98 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, line drawings including highly detailed folding plates. 037854 
Price: 25.00 USD
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24 British Fighters of World War 2: Contemporary Cutaways and Archive Images [Aeroplane Collectors' Archive] 1907426264 / 9781907426261
Hocks, Mike (editor)
Cudham, Kent, England: Kelsey Publishing Group, 2012. 1st Edition
Soft cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Book 
Stiff pictorial/illus. wraps, stapled binding. Minor shelf/handling wear. 98 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, line drawings including highly detailed folding plates. 037855 
Price: 25.00 USD
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25 Carrier Air War in Original WWII Color: US Navy Air Combat 1939-1946 0760713685 / 9780760713686
Lawson, Robert, and Barrett Tillman
New York: Barnes and Noble Books, 1999. Second Printing
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. Near Fine 
Dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, slight bindiing lean original to issue. 176 pp., illus. in gorgeous color throughout - exceptional photographic clarity and selection. Color pictorial dust jacket shows approx. 1/2" closed tear at head of front joint, neatly mended on verso, now in archival mylar. 027395 
Price: 19.95 USD
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