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Image for Air Mail And Illustrated History 1793-1981

Air Mail And Illustrated History 1793-1981

By: Holmes, Donald B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Clarkson N. Potter: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36682

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine 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 dust jacket is mostly clean and bright. There is one semi-closed tear to the front spine joint. "For about the first half century of its existence, transportation of mail via aircraft was usually categorized and sold as a separate service (airmail) from surface mail. Today it is often the case that mail service is ... View more info

1927 Summer Of Eagles The Story of an Unforgettable Summer...

By: Huttig, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Nelson-Hall Company: 1980

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37003

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oblong paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ and was issued without a 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. The text pages are clean and bright. "I’d send Happy Flying Fathers’ Day cards to my father, grandfather and “Uncle” Jack Huttig – my grandfather’s best friend. Thanks to them, I grew up with three aircraft – N2348G (1959 Cessna 182B) , N2525Q (1966 Cessna 182K) and N8211M (1969 Cessna 210K). Four-Eight George and Two-Five Queb... View more info

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Happy Jack's Go-buggy A WWII Fighter Pilot's Personal Document

By: Ilfrey, Jack (with Max Reynolds) (Foreword by Eddie Rickenbacker)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hicksville, NY, Exposition Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A33505

ISBN: 0682492361

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. 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 of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed, with an inscription, by the author, on the reverse of the half title page. Laid in are several promotional items , at least one of which includes a handwritten note by the author (however, no additional signatures). The price clipped dust jacket has noticeable rubbing, nicking and wear to the spne ends, ... View more info

Image for Universal Model Airplane News February 1935 (Vol. XII, No. 1)

Universal Model Airplane News February 1935 (Vol. XII, No. 1)

By: Jay Publishing Corp. (edited by Charles Hampson Grant)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mount Morris, IL, Jay Publishing Corp.: 1935

Seller ID: A37427

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The magazine is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The bottom spine end of the cover has a one inch-long tear, and the spine ends and corners of the covers have some light rubbing and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. "Model Airplane News is a monthly magazine focusing upon the hobby of radio control airplanes. Model Airplane News reviews radio control aircraft from backyard flyers, to giant scale airplanes, and features how-to articles, product reviews, modeling... View more info

Image for Rockwell International Space Shuttle Aerofax Datagraph 5

Rockwell International Space Shuttle Aerofax Datagraph 5

By: Jenkins, Dennis R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Arlington, TX, Aerofax, Inc.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35144

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "The Space Shuttle was a partially reusable human spaceflight vehicle capable of reaching low Earth orbit, commissioned and operated by the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) from 1981 to 2011. It resulted from shuttle design studies conducted by NASA and the US Air Force in the 1960s and was first proposed for development as part of an ambitious second-... View more info

Image for Jet Propulsion Laboratory Folder Of Information Related To Current Projects As Of 1988

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Folder Of Information Related To Current Projects As Of 1988

By: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory: 1988

Seller ID: A36106

Condition: Very Good+


B&W and Color Illustrations; The Folder is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The folder has several small edge tears to the bottom spine end and some light bumping to the corners. This folder includes fact sheets from JPL including: Robotics Biomedical Technology, Craf (Comet Rendezvous Asteriod Flyby) , NSCAT (Nasa Scatterometer) , Voyager 2 at Uranus, Jet Propulsion Laboratory History, DSN (Deep Space Network) , and Project Galileo. Also included are the booklets To Uranus and Beyond and The Voyager Flights to Jupiter and Saturn. There is also an official photogra... View more info

Image for Bonfires To Beacons Federal Civil Aviation Policy under the Air Commerce Act 1926-1938

Bonfires To Beacons Federal Civil Aviation Policy under the Air Commerce Act 1926-1938

By: Komons, Nick A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., U. S. Department of Transportation: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36752

Condition: Near Fine


This book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. "Since the first commercial use of airplanes in the 1920s to carry mail for the U. S. Postal Service, the federal government has been, and continues to be, heavily involved in promoting and regulating the aviation industry. The air mail and commerce acts in the 1920s and 1930s were the beginning of the government role in aviation. The military use of... View more info

Image for Nasa Contractor Report 2871 (nasa Cr-2871)  Interactions of Technology and Society

Nasa Contractor Report 2871 (nasa Cr-2871) Interactions of Technology and Society

By: La Port, Todd, Stephen Rosenthal, Stuart Ross, Kai N. Lee, and Edith Levine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, NASA: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37114

Condition: Very Good+


This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a 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. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

Image for Planes Of The Great War 1914-1918

Planes Of The Great War 1914-1918

By: Leigh, Howard with A Foreword by W. E. Johns

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, England, John Hamilton Ltd.: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36521

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and has a Poor dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The top spine ends have spots of fraying as well. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. Each described airplane has a tipped in black and white illustration on the opposite page. The dust jacket is laid-in and is is in several sections. " Howard Leigh was brought up in Edgbaston, close to an RAF recruitment depot. Upon leaving school in the late 1920... View more info

Image for Space And Time Perception By The Cosmonaut

Space And Time Perception By The Cosmonaut

By: Leonov, Alexei, and Vladimir Lebedev

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Moscow, Ussr, MIR Publishers: 1971

Edition: 1st English Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33374

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a mass market 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 book covers have some generalized toning, especially the spine and spine joints. There is a small edge tear / nick to the bottom spine joint. The text pages are clean and bright. "Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov (Born 30 May 1934 in Listvyanka, West Siberian Krai, Soviet Union) is a retired Soviet/Russian cosmonaut and Air Force Major general. On 18 March 1965, he became the first human to conduct extrave... View more info

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Don Lind Mormon Astronaut

By: Lind, Kathleen Maughan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Deseret Book Company: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33951

ISBN: 0875790046

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has some edgewear, nicking and beginning chipping to the spine ends and corners of the dust jacket. "After nineteen years as an astronaut, Don L. Lind was finally going into space! This is the story of a small boy from Midvale, Utah, who read about Buck Rogers and dreamed of similar adventures - and who studied and worked to prepare himself so that those dreams could come true." "Don Leslie L... View more info

Image for We The Famous Flier's Own Story of His Life and His Transatlantic Flight, Together with His Views on the Future of Aviation

We The Famous Flier's Own Story of His Life and His Transatlantic Flight, Together with His Views on the Future of Aviation

By: Lindbergh, Charles A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36552

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking 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, rubbing and spots of fraying. There are a couple of spots of discoloration to the covers. There is noticeable rubbing to the spine joints. The text pages are clean and bright. "Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) , nicknamed Lucky Lindy, The Lone Eagle, and Slim was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, explorer, and env... View more info

Image for Lockheed Horizons Issue Twenty-Seven

Lockheed Horizons Issue Twenty-Seven

By: Lockheed Corporation

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Calabasas, CA, Lockheed Corporation: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36524

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with illustrated covers and a glued spine. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. "This issue of Lockheed Horizons commemorates the 75th anniversary of the first flight of Lockheed's first aerospace vehicle - the Loughead Model G Hydro-Aeroplane." View more info

Image for Women Of The Air The Remarkable Story of the Women who Pioneered the Skies from Balloons to Voyager

Women Of The Air The Remarkable Story of the Women who Pioneered the Skies from Balloons to Voyager

By: Lomax, Judy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1967

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37031

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 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. "From the early days of ballooning to the advent of the space age, women have defied convention and discrimination to prove their ability and stamina in the air. Women of the Air celebrates the progress of women in aviation, from the daring exploits of Edwardian parachutist Dolly Shepherd to Sally Ride and Christa McAuliffe." View more info

Image for A General Text On Aeronautics Fundamentals and Their Application

A General Text On Aeronautics Fundamentals and Their Application

By: Lusk, Hilton F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Ronald Press Company: 1935

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A36674

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is a slight slant to the spine of the book. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and city on the front pastedown page. "Hilton F. Lusk was born in New York on April 12, 1902, and subsequently moved to California. He became Assistant Professor of Engineering at the College of the Pacific in Stockton, and there develo... View more info

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Survivor

By: Madden, Paul (As Told To Pete Martin)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Bruce Publishing Company: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38371

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good condition and has a Good 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 text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's name and address on the front pastedown page. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing and nicking. The previous owner used clear tape on the reverse of the dust jacket which has left residue. View more info

Image for The History Of The Xv-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft From Concept to Flight (Monographs in Aerospace History #17)

The History Of The Xv-15 Tilt Rotor Research Aircraft From Concept to Flight (Monographs in Aerospace History #17)

By: Maisel, Martin D. , Demo J. Giulianetti & Daniel C. Dugan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., NASA: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34137

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and wear to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "The XV-15 Tilt Rotor technology demonstrator was the culmination of efforts begun in the early 1950s to produce an aircraft that could takeoff, land, and hover like a helicopter, but with the speed of an airplane. The rotor pylons tilt from vertical to horizontal to eliminate th... View more info

Image for Aviation Week: Including Space Technology Reprinted from May 18, 1959 - June, 1, 1959

Aviation Week: Including Space Technology Reprinted from May 18, 1959 - June, 1, 1959

By: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, Inc.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, McGraw-Hill Publishing Company: 1959

Seller ID: A37515

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This magazine is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The magazine and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the magazine covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There are4 a couple of spots of rubbing to the top front cover. There is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. Includes a special report on Space Technology Laboratories. View more info

Image for Ice Crash Disaster in the Arctic, 1928

Ice Crash Disaster in the Arctic, 1928

By: McKee, Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1979

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A36545

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge tears and noticeable ground-in dirt to the rear panel. "Airship Italia was a semi-rigid airship used by Italian engineer Umberto Nobile in his second series of flights around the North Pole. It crashed in 1928, with one confirmed fatality from the crash, one fatality from exposure while ... View more info

Image for Signed With Their Honor Air Chivalry During the Two World Wars

Signed With Their Honor Air Chivalry During the Two World Wars

By: Meijering, Piet Hein

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Paragon House: 1988

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36557

ISBN: 1557781168

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W 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. "World War I was the first major conflict involving the large-scale use of aircraft. Tethered observation balloons had already been employed in several wars, and would be used extensively for artillery spotting. Germany employed Zeppelins for reconnaissance over the North Sea and Baltic and also for strategic bombing raids over Britain and the Eastern Front. Aeroplanes were just comin... View more info