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Image for Science Of Pre-flight Aeronautics For High Schools Air-Age Education Series

Science Of Pre-flight Aeronautics For High Schools Air-Age Education Series

By: Brown, H. Emmett / Aviation Education Research Group

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36488

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There are several sets of previous owner's initials on the top edge of the text block. The front endpaper has some mostly erased signatures. There is a previous owner's card pocket on the rear endpaper. View more info

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Rockets And Missiles: Past And Future

By: Caidin, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McBride Company: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35146

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Good dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has edge wear, tears, edge chips and related wrinkles. "Martin Caidin (September 14, 1927 – March 24, 1997) was an American author and an authority on aeronautics and aviation. Caidin began writing fiction during 1957, and authored more than 50 fiction and nonfiction books, as well as more than 1,000 magazine articles. His best-known novel is Cyborg, which was the basis for... View more info

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Ragwings And Heavy Iron The Agony and the Ecstacy of Flying History's Greatest Warbirds

By: Caidin, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39175

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some beginning rubbing to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket hs several edge tears, nicks and spots of ground-in wear. "Caidin bought and restored to full airworthiness the oldest surviving Junkers Ju 52 aircraft, a Ju 52/3m, Serial 5489, which he named Iron Annie. Caidin was pilot-in-command of Iron Annie on November 14, 1981, when 19 people w... View more info

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Jet Aircraft Power Systems Second Edition

By: Casamassa, Jack V. & Ralph D. Bent

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Mcgraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1957

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A39230

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is presumed to be issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some edge wear, bumping and fraying to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The covers have a couple of faint-ish spots of ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. "Fantastic advancements have been made during the past decade in the performance of gas-turbine power plants. Only a few years ago, a jet engine which would produce 6,000 lbs of thrust was considered a high-performance power... View more info

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Handbook Of English And French Terms For The Use Of Military Aviators

By: Chinard, Gilbert and Earle Raymond Hedrick

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, School of Military Aeronautics: 1917

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A38273

Condition: Very Good+


This is a small format paperback with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. There are several spots of ground-in dirt to the top edge of the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "In carrying out its tremendous program of preparedness in the air one of the first steps of the War Department was the establishment of schools for giving ground training to the future military aviators. The men vrho were choosing to serve in this branch were coming from all walks of civilian life, from peaceful pursuits, and pr... View more info

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The Ghost Squadron Of The Confederate Air Force A Pictorial History of the Preservation of the World's Greatest Combat Aircraft of World War II

By: Confederate Air Force

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Texas, Taylor Publishing Company: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36739

Condition: Very Good


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The covers have some light ground-in dirt. The text pages are generally clean and bright. The previous owner has included an ink stamped name and address on several pages, including the front pastedown, title page and rear endpapers. Laid in is a newspaper publicity photograph of the Home of the Ghost Squadron. The endpapers have some light ton... View more info

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American Airman Magazine Volume IV Number 9, September 1961

By: Cook, Ken / American Airman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, American Airman: 1961

Seller ID: A38416

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine. The covers have some beginning bumping, rubbing and some beginning wrinkling. The front cover has been stamped SAMPLE COPY. The text pages are clean and bright. Articles include: Propwash, Second Annual Marlboro Fly-in, First Transcontinental Flight, Air Racing was Like this, Remember Jimmie Doolittle, First Spartan Alumni Reunion, Merced Highlighters, More Aerobatics, and more. "This magazine was published by the Antique Airplane Association, then located in Ottumwa, Iowa. It has information on antique private (General Aviation) airplanes ... View more info

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Aircraft Of The Fighting Powers Volume 1 - 1940 Aircraft

By: Cooper, H. J. and O. G. Thetford (edited by D. A. Russell)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Harborough Publishing CO / Aicraft Technical Publications: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38868

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean, but the spine of the book has started to pull some and several pages are loose. All fold-out pages appear to be in generally clean, bright condition, with some light bumping from the pages not being put back exactly even with the pages. View more info

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A House In Space

By: Cooper, Jr. , Henry S. F. (Henry Spotswood Fenimore Cooper)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34905

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The edges of the book covers have some light toning. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some light rubbing, edge nicks and wear. "Mr. Cooper, a fifth-generation descendant of the early-19th-century herald of historical fiction, was the author of eight books, a longtime writer for The New Yorker and the droll chronicler of goings-on at the august Century Association’s clubhouse in Midtown Manhattan. (One crisis he wrote about arose in 2008, when the members’ favored purveyor of ... View more info

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Space Probes And Planetary Exploration (Written under the Sponsorship of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

By: Corliss, William R. (Nasa)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34104

Condition: Very Good-


Graphs; This book has been withdrawn from the NASA Ames Space Research Center. The book is in Very Good- condition. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is a library sticker on the spine end, ink stamped Nasa Library stickers on the front pastedown and front endpaper, and a library card pocket on the rear pastedown. "Once a probe has left the vicinity of Earth, its trajectory will likely take it along an orbit around the Sun similar to the Earth's orbit. To reach another planet, the simplest practical method is a Hohmann transfer orbit. More complex tec... View more info

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That's My Story

By: Corrigan, Douglas

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc.: 1939

Edition: 20th Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A33504

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good - condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends, corners and spine joints have edge wear, noticeable rubbing and beginning fraying. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The endpapers have generalized toning. This copy has been signed by the author, with an inscription, on the front endpaper. "Douglas Corrigan (January 22, 1907 – December 9, 1995) was an American aviator born in Galveston, Texas. He was nicknamed "Wrong Way" in 1938. After a transc... View more info

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Always Another Dawn The Story of a Rocket Test Pilot

By: Crossfield, A. Scott with Clay Blair, Jr.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The World Publishing Company: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33870

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good + to Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book cover have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There are two tiny edge tears to the foredge of the front endpaper. The dust jacket has several long edge tears (rear spine joint mainly) along with several other smaller edge tears, nicks and chips missing. "All his life Test Pilot Scott Crossfield has carried on a love affair with airplanes. As a child he learn... View more info

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Flying Legends A Photographic Study of the Great Piston Combat Aircraft of WWII

By: Dibbs, John M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Crestline: 2003

Edition: Reprint; 243p.

Seller ID: A38878

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. View more info

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The Romance Of Ballooning The Story of the Early Aeronauts

By: Edita Lausanne

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press / A Studio Book: 1971

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36109

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has some light bumping and beginning curling to the spine ens and corners. "It has been demonstrated that manned hot air balloons can be built using ancient materials. While there is no direct documentary or archaeological evidence that any manned or unmanned flights prior to those discus... View more info

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Enco Go No Go A Check List of Safe Operating Perimeters

By: Enco Aviation Fuel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wright, TX, Enco Aviation Fuel: 1960

Seller ID: A39236

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format booklet with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Near Fine condition and is unused. The book covers are crisp and clean and the the text pages are clean and bright. "Enco was a secondary retail brand name for products of Humble Oil (now part of ExxonMobil) in certain parts of the United States from 1960 to 1977. It was used on filling stations operated by Humble in states where they were not permitted to use the Esso brand under conditions set by the court-ordered breakup of Standard Oil in 1911." (from Wikipedia) View more info

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Three Issues Of The Rockwell Field Weekly Flight Newspaper June 1st, 1918, June 22nd, 1918 and June 29, 1918

By: Ephemera

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, The Rockwell Field Weekly Flight: 1918

Seller ID: A38387

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; All three issues of this weekly newspaper are in Good to Near Fine - condition. The edges of the papers have edge wear, nicking creases and edge tears. There noticeable toning to the pages. "Rockwell Field is a former United States Army Air Corps military airfield, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) northwest of the city of Coronado, California on the northern part of the Coronado Peninsula across the bay from San Diego, California. This airfield played a fundamental role in the development of United States military aviation in the period before and during World War I. Originall... View more info

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Advertising For Aviation And Aircraft Journal 1921 - A Letter Dated April 21, 1921, With Two Off-print Excerpts From The Magazine Aviation And Aircraft Journal

By: Ephemera [Aviation] [Lester D. Gardner][Advertising]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Aviation and Aircraft Journal: 1921

Seller ID: A38229

Condition: Very Good+


Included in the envelope (envelope letterhead is from the Gardner-Moffat Co. , Inc. ) is a duplicated letter from Major Lester D. Gardner the president of the journal advertising the new journal, with price incentives and information on editors and contributors. Also included are two off-print articles from the new Journal: entitled: What $598,090,781 Bought in War Aviation, and, Cost of War Aviation Only $598,090,781. "Lester D. Gardner, who would become known as one of aviation’s elder statesmen, concluded both needs could be met at once. He elected to publish Aviation and Aeronautical... View more info

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The National Glider Association Offers Wings To Young America

By: Evans, Edward S. and National Glider Association, Inc.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, National Glider Association, Inc.: 1929

Seller ID: A38264

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a thin booklet with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The booklet is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The covers have some toning and darkening. The bottom front corner has a crease. There is a previous owner's name penciled on the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "By 1920 the sport of soaring was coming into its own. Glider design was spurred on by developments in Germany were the World War I treaty of Versailles banned flying power aircraft. New ... View more info

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The Partnership A History of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project

By: Ezell, Edward Clinton and Linda Newman Ezell

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, NASA: 1978

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33508

Condition: Very Good-


B&W and Color Illustrations; This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine and edges of the book covers are noticeably toned / faded. There is some generalized edge wear and rubbing to the covers as well. The top edge of the book for about the first 40 pages or so have one large ripple due to a dampness. There is NO mold. The text pages are clean and bright. The rear cover has large sections of rubbing and a sticker with a previous owner 's name. "The Apollo–S... View more info

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Make Way For The Mail

By: Floherty, John J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1939

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A36551

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. The reverse of the author's list has spots of rubbing where a previous owner's bookplate was removed. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks , a couple of small chips missing, and spots of rubbing and ground-in dirt. "Mr. Floherty, who was also an artist, a photographer, a former art and edito... View more info