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Image for 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

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

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Skymen Heroes of 50 Years of Flying

By: Forrester, Larry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1961

Edition: Trade Edition

Seller ID: A37212

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 text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small edge tears. View more info

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The Speed Seekers

By: Foxworth, Thomas G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1974

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39425

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This is an oblong oversized book. Due to the extreme weight of this book, postage will have to be determined at time of ordering. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is remainder speckling to the bottom edge of the text block. The dust jacket has several edge tears and nicks. There are a couple of pieces of clear tape to the reverse of the dust jack... View more info

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Under The Guns Of The Red Baron The Complete Record of Von Richthoffen's Victories and Victims Fully Illustrated

By: Franks, Norman, Hal Giblin and Nigel McCrery

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York & Cleveland, Barnes & Noble: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A36689

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. "Originally a cavalryman, Richthofen transferred to the Air Service in 1915, becoming one of the first members of fighter squadron Jagdstaffel 2 in 1916. He quickly distinguished himself as a fighter pilot, and during 1917 became leader of Jasta 11 and then the larger fighter wing unit Jagdgeschwader 1, better known as "The Flying Circus" or "Richthofen's Circus" becau... View more info

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Philosophy Of Simulation In A Man-machine Space Mission System

By: Fraser, T. M. (M. Sc. , M. D.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., NASA: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34068

Condition: Very Good


Graphs; This is a trade paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. There is some spotting / toning to the bottom spine end and spine joints. There is a smallish spot of rubbing and wear to the top front cover as well. The text pages are clean and bright. "an attempt is made herein to determine, by analysis of current and recent efforts, in what manner simulation can best contribute to the solution of manned space problems." View more info

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The Mighty Eighth A History of the U. S. 8th Army Air Force

By: Freeman, Roger A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Company, Inc.: 1972

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A38790

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; Third printing, Revised. 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 and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine of the book has a light slant. The text pages are clean and bright. There is an inch long spot of foxing to the front pastedown page. The dust jacket is generally clean and bright, but has a tear to the top rear spine end and some ground-in dirt to the white portions. "Established on 22 February 1944 by the r... View more info

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Building And Flying Model Aircraft A Guide for Youthful Beginners in Aeronautics

By: Garber, Paul Edward

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, The Ronald Press Company: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39118

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 edge wear, bumping and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. "Paul Edward Garber (August 31, 1899 - September 23, 1992) was the first head of the National Air Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, in Washington, D. C. Through his work and effort, the most complete collection of historical aircraft in the world was gathered and preserved. It contains the sole surviv... View more info

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The Birth Of Nasa The Diary of T. Keith Glennan

By: Glennan, T. Keith, with An Introduction by Roger D. Launius and edited by J. D. Hunley

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., NASA: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37552

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. "Thomas Keith Glennan (September 8, 1905 – April 11, 1995) was the first Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, serving from August 19, 1958 to January 20, 1961. " "As NASA Administrator, Glennan presided over an organization that had absorbed the earlier National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) intact; its 8,000 employees, an annual bu... View more info

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Airmail How It All Began

By: Glines, Carroll V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Blue Ridge Summit, PA, Tab /Aero Books: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36671

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized 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 mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the bottom front corner of the book cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Airmail (or air mail) is a mail transport service branded and sold on the basis of at least one leg of its journey being by air. Airmail items typically arrive more quickly than surface mail, and usually cost more to send. Airmail may be the o... View more info

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The Saga Of The Air Mail

By: Glines, Carroll V. (Col. Usaf)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36525

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has 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. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and tears, along with some noticeable toning to the spine. "Colonel Carroll V. Glines, Jr. USAF (ret. ) “is a former U. S. Air Force colonel, has served as an editor for numerous aviation magazines, and is the autho... View more info

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A Narrative History Of Aviation

By: Goldstrom, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36495

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There are small tears to the top spine joints. The text pages are clean and bright. There is an ink stamped previous owner's name and address on the front endpaper. "Any attempt to tell the story of aviation in a single volume must necessarily confine itself to the selection of a series of outstanding events and developments. Countless centuries of heroic failure, and the first dim beginnings of success,... View more info

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Digest Of The Civil Air Regulations For Student And Private Pilots Civil Aeronautics Authority (Bulletin No. 22)

By: Government Printing Office

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Government Printing Office: 1940

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A36676

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback book with self covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have noticeable toning / ground-in dirt, and the spine of the book has bits rubbed off and very noticeable rubbing. The text pages are generally clean, but there are several places with underlining or notations. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front cover of the book. "The Federal Aviation Regulations, or FARs, are rules prescribed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) governing all aviation activit... View more info

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Notes On Artillery: For The Use Of Balloon Observers Including Translations of the Lectures Delivered At the French Army Balloon School (August 1918)

By: Government Printing Office

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Arcadia, CA, Government Printing Office: 1918

Seller ID: A38676

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized booklet / paperback with cardstock covers and a stapled spine. The covers have some light toning, especially to the rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Opened in 1918, the Arcadia Balloon School was built to train U. S. Army balloon observation troops for World War I. Before any graduates arrived in Europe, the war ended. In November 1918, the base was renamed Ross Field, honoring Lt. Cleo J. Ross of the U. S. Army 8th Balloon Company, killed in action in France. U. S. Army balloon operations continued at Ross Field for a few years, bu... View more info

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I Remember Lindbergh

By: Grierson, John (with An Introduction by Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39443

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near 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. "John Grierson CBE (26 April 1898 – 19 February 1972) was a pioneering Scottish documentary maker, often considered the father of British and Canadian documentary film. In 1926, Grierson coined the term "documentary" in a review of Robert Flaherty's Moana." (from Wikipedia) View more info

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A Balloon Ascension at Midnight

By: Hall, George Eli

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Paul Elder and Morgan Shepard: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34303

Condition: Very Good-


Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition. Limited to 1175 copies on deckle-edge paper (with 30 copies on Imperial Japan Vellum). The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine of the book is partially perished and the illustrated covers have toning, light rubbing and some spots of foxing. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though there is toning and offsetting to pages opposite illustrations. The endpapers are noticeably toned. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front free page. From a 2008 PBAG Gallery listing: &#... View more info

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The New Mars The Discoveries of Mariner 9

By: Hartmann, William K. and Odell Raper (with the cooperation of the Mariner 9 Science Experiment Team)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Aeronautics and Space Administration: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35074

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; NASA publication - SP-337. This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book cover have some light rubbing and wear. There are a couple of spots of ground-in dirt to the covers as well. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some beginning toning, especially to the edges. "Mars, our planetary neighbor that gleams redly in the night sky, has intrigued man ever since he first began to study the heavens. The first telescopes broug... View more info

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Practical Aeronautics An Understandable Presentation of Interesting and Essential Facts in Aeronautical Science

By: Hayward, Charles B. (with An Introduction by Orville Wright)

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, American School of Correspondence: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33197

Condition: Good


B&W Photographs; This is an Ex Library book from the Binghamton Public Library. The book is in Good condition, in a sturdy library binding. The covers of the book have edge wear, rubbing, bumping and several patches of rubbing and fraying. The title on the spine has been hand printed. The text pages are generally clean, though with spots of finger dirt, wear and some normal wear and tear of library live. There is a tag pasted on the front pastedown page from the Binghamton Public Library, card catalogue info and library bar code on the rear pastedown and several other library markings througho... View more info