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Image for The Mariner 6 And 7 Pictures Of Mars  (Nasa Sp-263)

The Mariner 6 And 7 Pictures Of Mars (Nasa Sp-263)

By: Nasa, Stewart A. Collins

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., NASA: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36211

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ 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. There is a previous owner's inked name on the half title page. "As part of NASA's wider Mariner program, Mariner 6 and Mariner 7 (Mariner Mars 69A and Mariner Mars 69B) completed the first dual mission to Mars in 1969. Mariner 6 was launched from Launch Complex 36B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Mariner 7 from Launch Complex 36A at Cape Kennedy. The craft flew over the equator and south polar re... View more info

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Introduction To The Aerodynamics Of Flight

By: Nasa, Theodore A. Talay

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Baden-baden, Germany, Nasa: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: A37575

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with cardstock covers and a glued spine. The 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, corners and edges of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine and spine joints have some toning. There is a previous owner's ink stamped name on the front cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Aerodynamics is the study of forces and the resulting motion of objects through the air. Studying the motion of air aroun... View more info

This Island Earth (Nasa -SP-250)

By: Nicks, Oran W. (edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., NASA: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33930

Condition: Very Good+


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. There is some light rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners, especially the top spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked gift notation on the front pastedown page. View more info

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Los Angeles Aeronautics 1920 - 1929

By: Northrop Institute Of Technology / David D. Hatfield

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Inglewood, CA, Northrop Institute of Technology: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38582

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized 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, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The covers have several spots of ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. "Northrop University was founded in 1942 by Jack Northrop of Northrop Aviation. Originally named the Northrop Aeronautical Institute, the school opened for classes in June 1946 to 412 students committed to and/or already employe... View more info

Image for Aeroplane (or Flying Machine) Scrap Book Amazing Developments in American Aeronautics 1911-1939

Aeroplane (or Flying Machine) Scrap Book Amazing Developments in American Aeronautics 1911-1939

By: Northrop Institute Of Technology / David D. Hatfield

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Inglewood, CA, Northrop Institute of Technology: 1971

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38589

Condition: Very Good+


B&W 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 mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and rubbing, along with very beginning toning to the rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Northrop University and Northrop Institute of Technology were separate schools under the same administration. Northrop University offered the degree programs, and Northrop Institute of Technology offered the airframe and power plant certification courses. The Northrop In... View more info

Image for How To Fly A Plane What You Do and How You Feel when You Fly

How To Fly A Plane What You Do and How You Feel when You Fly

By: Oldham, H. P. (Henry Peter)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Waverly House: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36663

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 spine ends have some light rubbing and toning to the cloth edges. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several small edge tears, nicks and rubbed spots, along with some toning to the spine and spine joints. View more info

Image for The Rocket Team From the V-2 to the Saturn Moon Rocket

The Rocket Team From the V-2 to the Saturn Moon Rocket

By: Ordway III, Frederick I. and Mitchell R. Sharpe

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell, Publishers: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36314

ISBN: 043455300X

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 clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has one small chip missing from the bottom front spine joint, some light bumping to the spine ends and a thin strip of toning to the rear cover. "Dr. Wernher von Braun (1912–1977) was one of the most important rocket developers and champions of space exploration in the twentieth century. As a youth he became enamored with the possibilities of space exploration by reading the work of science ... View more info

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Prpa Pictorial 2nd Edition

By: Professional Race Pilots Assn.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Van Vuys, CA, Professional Race Pilots Assn.: 1970

Seller ID: A37390

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine with illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The covers have some light bumping and rubbing along with some light ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. "Air racing is a highly specialised type of motorsport that involves airplanes or other types of aircraft that compete over a fixed course, with the winner either returning the shortest time, the one to complete it with the most points, or outcome closest to a previously estimated time." "The first 'heavie... View more info

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The Dirigible Book A Photographic Picture-Books with a Story

By: Pryor, William Clayton and Helen Sloman Pryor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1936

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A36664

Condition: Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an ex school library book. The book is in Good only condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, bumping, rubbing and ground in dirt. The book covers are well used. The spine ends and corners have fraying and wear. The text pages are generally clean, but there are occasional fingermarks and spots of discoloration. There are noticeable ex library markings to the endpapers, title page and copyright pages. "An airship or dirigible balloon is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate thr... View more info

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The Society Of Space

By: Ritner, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36126

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ 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. There are two faint spots of discoloration on the bottom edge of the text block. The price clipped dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and spots of rubbing, along with some ground-in dirt. "Because of Mr. Ritner's ability as a medical student, it came as a surprise to colleagues when he announced in 1950 that he was becoming feature editor of the Saturday Review of Literature. After working at the Saturday Review, Mr. Ri... View more info

Image for Up Ship!  U. S. Navy Rigid Airships 1919-1935

Up Ship! U. S. Navy Rigid Airships 1919-1935

By: Robinson, Douglas H. and Charles L. Keller

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 9821

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36811

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Near Fine 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 and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is clean and bright, with one beginning edge tear to the front flap. "A rigid airship is a type of airship (or dirigible) in which the envelope is supported by an internal framework rather than by being kept in shape by the pressure... View more info

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Adventures Of A P38 Ace

By: Ross, Colonel Herbert E. (Usaf, Ret. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Stockton, CA, Graphics West Printing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A37738

ISBN: 0977742504

Condition: Near Fine


B&W 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 is clean and bright. There are several spots of light rubbing and a couple of scratches. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the title page. "Stockton resident Herbert E. Ross may be best known as the pilot who gave Bob Hope a ride in his P-38 in Africa during WWII. His life has been mainly devoted to serving his country, first as a distinguished fighter pilot and Ace, ... View more info

Image for California Wings A History of Aviation in the Golden State

California Wings A History of Aviation in the Golden State

By: Schoneberger, William A. with Paul Sonnenburg

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Woodland Hills, CA, Windsor Publications Incorporated: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36543

ISBN: 0897810783

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 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 is mostly clean and bright, but has one smallish edge tear to the top rear spine joint. " After World War II service in the Navy, Schoneberger earned a degree from the University of South Carolina and in 1955 was first professionally exposed to aviation when he joined the aircraft engine division of G. E. At Evendale, Ohio. There, he spent 17 years in charge of national and international advertisin... View more info

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Able Program - Nation's First In Space

By: Sentinel Space Technology Laboratories, Inc.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: El Segundo, CA, Sentinel Space Technology Laboratories, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: A37514

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a four page (two sheet) brochure from Sentinel Space Tech. Labs. Featuring the stages of the Able Program. The brochure is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The brochure is in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning creasing to the corners and there is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the top front corner. "Sometime in Mid-1966 NASA asked several companies, including Goodyear, Westinghouse, Boeing & Grumman to work on a secret project designated as Project ABLE. The objective of the project was to design a Sa... View more info

Image for Howard Hughes' Airline An Informal History of TWA

Howard Hughes' Airline An Informal History of TWA

By: Serling, Robert J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's / Marek: 1983

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: A36549

ISBN: 0312396317

Condition: Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket


Signed by Jack Real - President of Hughes Helicopters. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Fine 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 beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed, with a short inscription by Jack Real. There is also an ink stamp from the TWA Museum on the front endpaper. "Trans World Airlines (TWA) was a major American airline from 1924 until 2001. It was formed as Transcontinental & Western Air to operat... View more info

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From The Ground Up

By: Simonds, William A. and Fred L. Black

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36822

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends, spine joints, edges and corners have some light bumping, rubbing , small nicks and wear. The spine of the book has some darkening / toning . There are a couple of spots of discoloration to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by author Fred L. Black on the front endpaper. " Since my election to the presidency of the Early Birds in December, 1934, I have given a great deal of thought to the accomplishment of some worthwhile undertaki... View more info

Image for Sky Prints Aviation Atlas 1971 Edition  (10th Annual Edition)

Sky Prints Aviation Atlas 1971 Edition (10th Annual Edition)

By: Sky Prints

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, Sky Prints: 1971

Seller ID: A36434

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with a spiral binding. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers are heavy plastic The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

Image for Sky Prints Aviation Enroute Atlas A Companion to Instrument, Sectional or WAC Charts

Sky Prints Aviation Enroute Atlas A Companion to Instrument, Sectional or WAC Charts

By: Sky Prints

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, Sky Prints: 1968

Seller ID: A36435

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with a spiral binding. The book is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers are heavy plastic The text pages are clean and bright. View more info

Image for First Across!  The U. S. Navy's Transatlantic Flight of 1919

First Across! The U. S. Navy's Transatlantic Flight of 1919

By: Smith, Richard K.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36926

ISBN: 0870211846

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning slanting to the spine of the book. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright. "In May 1919, a crew of United States Navy aviators flew the NC-4 from New York State to Lisbon, Portugal, over the course of 19 days. This included time for stops of numerous repairs and for crewmen's rest, with stops along the way in Massachusetts, Nova Scotia (on the mainland) , Newfoundland, and twice in... View more info

Image for Space Technology Laboratories, Inc. A Subsidiary of Thompson Ramo Wooldridge Inc.

Space Technology Laboratories, Inc. A Subsidiary of Thompson Ramo Wooldridge Inc.

By: Space Technology Laboratories, Inc

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Space Technology Laboratories, Inc.: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37513

Condition: Very Good+


Color Illustrations; This is an oversized trifold brochure of company statistics and achievements - likely printed for a conference. The brochure is in Very Good+ condition. There is some light curving to the heavy cardstock, a bit of light rubbing to the spine ends, and edges. The covers have spots of ground-in dirt and there is a previous owner's ink stamped name and address on the front cover. "In 1950, Simon Ramo and Dean Wooldridge while working for Hughes Aircraft, led the development of the Falcon radar-guided missile, among other projects. They grew frustrated with Howard Hughes' m... View more info