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Image for Man's Fight To Fly Famous World-Record Flights and a Chronology of Aviation

Man's Fight To Fly Famous World-Record Flights and a Chronology of Aviation

By: Heinmuller, John V. P. (with A Foreword by Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Aero Print Company: 1945

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: A37493

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a 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 rubbing, bumping and nicking. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and chips, especially an inch deep chip to the bottom spine end. "Born in Switzerland in 1892, Heinmuller financed part of his first trip to the United States (1912) by selling Bavarian Jubilee issues to a Danzig stamp dealer. His interest in airpost material began in 1909 when, as a seventeen-year-old student in... View more info

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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

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Aircraft Of The Aces Legends of World War 2: Featuring the Acclaimed Artwork of Iain Wyllie

By: Holmes, Tony (compiled by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Osprey Aviation: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38857

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Color and 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. "Tony Holmes has worked as Osprey's aerospace editor since 1989, having previously served as an author/photographer for this publishing house in Australasia. He established the critically acclaimed and hugely popular Aircraft of the Aces series in 1994. " (Osprey web page) View more info

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Above The Pacific

By: Horvat, William J. (with A Foreword by Arthur Godfrey)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fallbrook, CA, Aero Publishers, Inc.: 1966

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39454

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized trade paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping to the spine ends and some light rubbing to the spine joints. The text pages are clean and bright. "This is the first complete story of the flights “Above the Pacific” from the first Hawaiian balloon ascent in 1880 and the first Curtiss flights in 1910 up to the present time (1966). Modern day coverage includes a discussion of the airlines that serve the area, as well as information ... View more info

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Manual For Aviation Cadets

By: Hoyt, John R.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1943

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A39258

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 and rubbing. The text pages are generally clean and bright. There is some tidemarking to the bottom edges of the first few text pages. "The Flying / Aviation Cadet Pilot Training Program was originally created by the U. S. Army to train its pilots. Originally created in 1907 by the U. S. Army Signal Corps, it expanded as the Army's air assets increased. Candidates origin... 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

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

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Outraged Skies

By: Jablonski, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38865

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W 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 text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tears and rubbed spots, along with wear, wrinkling and several smallish chips missing. This is a stated first edition." Edward Jablonski (March 1, 1922 – February 10, 2004) was the author of several biographies on American cultural personalities, such as George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Alan Jay Lerner, and Irving Berlin, as well as books on aviation history. ... View more info

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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

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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

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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 Fly Navy A History of Naval Aviation

Fly Navy A History of Naval Aviation

By: Johnson, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39455

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 light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has a couple of small nicks and spots of rubbing to the top edge. View more info

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The Last Nine Minutes The Story of Flight 981

By: Johnston, Moira

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1976

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A39439

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is a light slant to the spine of the book. The spine ends have some buping as well. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has several edge tears and nicks and one small chip , along with edge wear. "Turkish Airlines Flight 981 was a scheduled flight from Istanbul Yesilköy Airport to London Heathrow Airport, with an intermediate stop at Orly Airport in Paris.... 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

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Over the Front Volume 5 Number 3 Autumn 1990

By: League of World War I Aviation Historians , Frank W. Bailey (Ed.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marceline, MO, League of World War I Aviation Historians: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A39227

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; This is an oversized paperback. The item is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The magazine and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is one small but noticeable bump to the bottom spine end of the magazine. The text pages are clean and bright. Includes the articles: What - No Airplanes? By Edgar S. Gorrell, Reinhold Platz and the Fokker Company by Peter M. Grosz, Betls and Drums - a survey of Ammunition totals of First World War Aircraft by Kevin Kelly, Lt. ABE Abernethy and the 147th Squadron by Walter VF. Powell, Victor Victorovich Utg... View more info

Image for Realm Of Flight Presenting Practical Information about Weather in Relation to the Piloting of Private Aircraft

Realm Of Flight Presenting Practical Information about Weather in Relation to the Piloting of Private Aircraft

By: Lee, F. B. (Administrator) / Government Printing Office

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Government Printing Office: 1954

Edition: Revised Edition; 41p.

Seller ID: A38854

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; This is an oblong paperback book with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

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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

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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

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