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A Lotos Tribute: State Dinner in Honor of Harry A. Bruno, Lotos Club, February 2, 1960

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Privately Printed by Kingsport Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003712

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue buckram. 30 pp., illus. Very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Tribute to a pioneer in aviation and later in broadcasting. View more info

Instructions for the Care and Operation of Model A-I. and E. Hispano-Suiza Aeronautical Engines

By: N/A

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Wright-Martin Aircraft Corporation: 1918

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 013178

Condition: Good


Hispano-Suiza Aeronautical Engines: Birkigt Patents -- Instruction Book, July, 1918, Series No. 4A. Flexible black cloth, lettered in gilt. 164 pp., illus., 6 foldout illustrations within main text, 5 additional large fold-outs (Plates 72-76) at rear. Modestly rubbed edges and corners, slight lean, light vertical creasing on both covers. Foldouts at rear show some soiling along folds and on blank versos, one (Plate 74) with chipping and minor loss along one fold line, on... View more info

Historical and Pictorial Review of Sheppard Field, August 1, 1945 [Cover Title: Sheppard Field - Squadron L] [Sheppard Field, Texas]

By: N/A

Price: $78.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Army and Navy Publishing Co. of Louisiana: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: RS227

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue pebbled cloth, with American eagle crest in raised relief, lettered in gilt. Minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities. Contents a bit thumbed. 78 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

A Distant Prayer: Miracles of the 49th Combat Mission

By: Banks, Joseph; Borrowman, Jerry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Fork, UT, Covenant Communications Inc: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 031455

ISBN: 1577349059

Condition: Near 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. View more info

The First Air Voyage in America: The Times, the Place, and the People of The Blanchard Balloon Voyage of January 9, 1793, Philadelphia to Woodbury...Together with a fac simile reprinting of the Journal of My Forty-Fifth Ascension and the First in America

By: Blanchard, Jean Pierre

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037655

Condition: Fine


Booklet, stiff illus. wraps. First issued 1943 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the balloon flight, re-issued in 1993 to commerate its bicentennial. As issued. 60,27 pp., illus. United States Hot Air Balloon Team sticker mounted on rear cover, above publisher's imprint. View more info

Encyclopaedia of Military Models 1/72

By: Boileau, Claude; Huynh-Dinh, Khoung; Young, Thomas A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Blue Ridge Summit, PA, TAB Books: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 033148

ISBN: 0830683836

Condition: VG+


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear, mild binding lean original to issue. Firm, uncreased binding, clean interior. 204 pp., illus. in color. View more info

WWII Air War: The Men - The Machines - The Missions

By: Boyne, Walter J. (fwd.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chain Sales Marketing/Aviation History: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 028597

ISBN: 1558361936

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Oblong format. Slightly rubbed extremities, virtually as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild shelf wear, 1/2" closed tear at top of front joint repaired on verso. 176 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter [Windsock Datafile 34]

By: Bruce, J. M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkhamsted, Herts, U.K., Albatros Productions Ltd.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030359

ISBN: 0948414421

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps. 36 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Light shelf/handling wear. Very scarce. View more info

Memoirs of a Test Pilot

By: Bryant, Fred M., Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Winterville, NC, Creative Resource Systems, Inc.: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036382

ISBN: 0938772008

Condition: Very Good


Pictorial wraps. Mild shelf wear, light foxing to upper front cover. iii,124 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

The Big Aviation Book for Boys

By: Byrd, Commander Richard E. (intro.); Joseph Lewis French (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, McLoughlin Bros.: 1929

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 028704

Condition: VG+


Red cloth, lettered in black. Mild shelf/handling wear, sunned spine panel, bottom corners rubbed with slight exposure. Firm binding, interior slightly toned by age. [ix],285 pp. Color illus. dust jacket chipped with short closed tears and modest loss along top edge, mildly chipped at heel of spine, sunned along spine panel but overall still presenting well with bright color on both main panels, now in archival mylar. Uncommon in dust jacket. View more info

Ryan Guidebook: Fifty years of Ryan airplanes (1925/1975) described in detail, including the classic S-T, the PT-22, Spirit of St. Louis, Bluebird, ... Brougham [American Aircraft Series - Book 3]

By: Carpenter, Dorr B., and Mitch Mayborn

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Flying Enterprise Publications: 1975

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 037504

ISBN: 0912470186

Condition: Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. Modest shelf wear with some areas of discoloration/soiling on both covers, small sticker on lower front cover. Thumbing creases to covers. Firm binding with light stress crease. Interior OK. 120 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 2nd edition (revised): 1976. View more info

Denizens of the Desert: AMARC Photographs [WW2 Nose Art]

By: Causey, Danny; Gregory Causey (editor)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Romance Divine: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038813

ISBN: 1934446157

Condition: Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps, square format. 112 pp., fully illus. w/ color photographs. As issued. View more info

Polar Flight

By: Clarke, Basil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012413

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth, lettered in silver foil. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, else virtually as issued. Former owner signature on front flyleaf and book plate on verso of same. 187 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, maps, endpaper maps. Dust jacket with lightly rubbed edges, slightly chipped spine extremities, in new Brodart sleeve. View more info

Deutsche Flugzeuge bis 1945: Geschichte, Technik und Standorte von 2500 erhaltenen historischen Flugzeugen

By: Cohausz, Peter W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oberhaching, Germany, Aviatic Verlag: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 022287

ISBN: 3925505474

Condition: Near Fine


Color laminated pictorial boards. Slight binding lean, former owner address stamp on lower title page. One page (79) shows highlighting of 3 words only, otherwise unmarked. Text in German. View more info

Born with Wings: Experiencing Life in Exotic Lands [SIGNED]

By: Conlon, Dorothy S.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 042560

ISBN: 1470064464

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Stiff color pictorial wraps. As issued. Signed by author on main title. xii,206 pp., illus. View more info

Case Studies in the Achievement of Air Superiority

By: Cooling, Benjamin Franklin (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO for Air Force History and Museums Program: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 035897

ISBN: 0912799633

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Light shelf/handling wear, a bit of rubbing evident to covers. Square, uncreased binding. xvii,678 pp., illus. View more info

Nighthawk F-117 Stealth Fighter

By: Crickmore, Paul F., and Alison J. Crickmore

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, Lowe & B. Hould/Borders Press: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027393

ISBN: 0681878754

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Modest shelf wear, crease to bottom front corner, some mild surface rubbing to rear cover. 192 pp., illus. in color. View more info

Herk: Hero of the Skies

By: Dabney, Joseph Earl

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Lakemont, GA and Hounslow, Middlesex, England, Copple House Books/Airline Publications and Sales Ltd.: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044868

ISBN: 0932298079

Condition: VG+


Light blue polished cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. 3rd ptg.: Aug. 1980, limited to 2,000 copies. Diagonal crease to lower front cover, otherwise only light shelf wear, mildly toned text block edges with slight foxing along top edge. 403,[13] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, now in mylar. View more info

Lufthansa: An Airline and Its Aircraft [SIGNED]

By: Davies, R. E. G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McLean, VA, Paladwr Press: 1991

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: RS239

ISBN: 0962648337

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in silver foil, oblong format. As issued. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Inscribed (personalized) on title page, "With all good wishes," signed by author (full signature), dated 20 July 2010, Washington D.C. View more info

Amy Johnson: Lone Girl Flyer

By: Dixon, Charles

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston and Co., Ltd.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040002

Condition: VG-


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. Exception... View more info

Fighter Pilot: The First American Ace of World War II

By: Dunn, William R.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky: 1982

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 031533

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Top text block edge slightly foxed, former owner's book plate mounted on front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows mere hints of shelf wear, nearly as issued. x,241 pp. View more info

20 hrs. 40 min.: Our Flight in the Friendship - The American Girl, First Across the Atlantic by Air, Tells Her Story

By: Earhart, Amelia

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset and Dunlap: 1928

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 040003

Condition: VG+


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. View more info

Bombers of WWII

By: Ethell, Jeffrey L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI, Lowe & B. Hould: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037593

ISBN: 068160722X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

Memories & Memorials - The World War II U.S. Navy: 40 Years After Victory [w/ Envelope Containing Color Schematic Prints]

By: Ewing, Steve

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033288

ISBN: 0933126794

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear, slight binding lean original to issue, minor crease to bottom rear corner. vi,218 pp., illus. w/ 400 photographs, 32 in color. Envelope containing (7) full color schematic prints by Joe Cason laid in at rear, seldom found. View more info

The Wright Brothers from Bicycle to Biplane: An Illustrated History of the Wright Brothers [SIGNED]

By: Fisk, Fred C., and Marlin W. Todd

Price: $7.50

Publisher: West Milton, OH, Self-Published by Fisk and Todd [Printed by Miami Graphic Services]: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 039732

Condition: Very Good


Stiff illus. wraps, lettered in red and black. A few light soil marks to covers, light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 128 pp. Signed by co-author Fisk on main title, full signature, with generic "With Best Regards" inscription. View more info