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Image for Standardized Locomotives Built for the U.S. Railroad Administration by the American Locomotive Company, 30 Church Street, New York City, U.S.A. - Pamphlet No. 10049 -- An Historic Reprint (Locomotive Catalogue Series)

Standardized Locomotives Built for the U.S. Railroad Administration by the American Locomotive Company, 30 Church Street, New York City, U.S.A. - Pamphlet No. 10049 -- An Historic Reprint (Locomotive Catalogue Series)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Specialty Press, Inc.: 1973

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1924088

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners. 1973 Stapled Binding. A catalog of images and specifications for various models of locomotives issued through the 1920s by American Locomotive Company. This edition is a reissue, reproduced from an original in the collection of the John Crerar Library in Chicago. View more info

Image for Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

Aircraft Recognition, The Inter-Services Journal: 30 Volume Non-Continuous Run, Volume I, Number 2, October 1942 - Volume III, Number 11, July 1945

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: H.M. Stationery Office / Samson Clark & Co., Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2181996

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. Thirty issue non-continuous run, including: October 1942 - June 1943, August & September 1943, December 1943 - May 1944, July 1944 - July 1945. Black & white photographs of various military aircraft, as well as diagrams featuring various views, with specifications and sillographs (silhouettes). Released during World War II to aid military personnel in identifying enemy aircraft and differentiating them from friendly aircraft. View more info

Image for Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

Deutsche Luftwacht Luftwehr, Bd. 5, N. 6, S. 215-258, Berlin, Juni 1938

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: E.S. Mittler & Sohn: 1938

Seller ID: 2181998

Condition: Good


Wrappers splitting along spine, ink 'File Copy' stamp on front wrapper, faint stain on fore-edge margin. 1938 Stapled Binding. [v], 216-258 pp. A photographic guide to various military aircraft. View more info

Image for Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

Seaplanes and General Aircraft of To-Day [Today]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Juvenile Productions Ltd.:

Seller ID: 2182156

Condition: Good


Wrappers foxed. 18, [2] pp. Color illustrations and general specifications of nine early 20th century airplanes, including: Short 'Sunderland' Long-Range Reconnaissance Flying-Boat; Short 'Empire' 'C' Class Flying-Boat; Supermarine 'Stranraer' Flying-Boat; Supekrmarine 'Walrus' Amphibian; Airspeed 'Envoy' Passenger or Freight Carrying Monoplane; Avro 'Anson' Reconnaissance Monoplane; Airspeed 'Oxford' Advanced Training Monoplane; Fairey 'Swordfish' Torpedo-Spotter-Reconnaissance Seaplane; De Havilland 'Dragon Rapide' Passenger or Freight Carrying Monoplane. View more info

Image for Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

Identification of Aircraft, United States & British, Study Sheet Page 1 - 9 - Nine Large Flash Cards (CAAF-RP-357-500)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 2194940

Condition: Very Good


Lightly toned, ink notes on reverse of one sheet. Nine 8 x 10 7/16 sheets, each with 15 airplane silhouettes and associated nose-to-tail lengths, with models listed on reverse. Designed to be used by military personnel learning to identify aircraft from the ground during World War II. View more info

Image for The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Handbook

The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Handbook

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation: 1995

Seller ID: 2198063

Condition: Near Fine


1995 Stapled Binding. 72 pp. Late 20th century facsimile (c. 1995) of the 1918 original. A handbook of the workings of the Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor. Contents include specifications, examination of parts, general construction, flying, landing, tables, and more. Black and white illustrations included. View more info

Image for 1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

1918 Original Photo Postcard: The Death of Quentin Roosevelt [World War I Military Aviation Photograph]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1918

Seller ID: 2195173

Condition: Near Fine


Lightly smudged on reverse, slight forward curl. 1918 Postcard. An original photographic postcard, issued during World War I, depicting the wreckage of Quentin Roosevelt's airplane, and his body. As noted on the photo, it was taken ten minutes after his plane crashed, having been shot down over France on Bastille Day (July 14, 1918). This photograph caused somewhat of an uproar when it was released - Quentin was President Theodore Roosevelt's youngest son, and an accomplished fighter pilot. German troops buried him with full military honors, both in honor of his skill as a pilot, and in recogn... View more info

Image for World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

World War II Airplane Models: A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning; German ME. 109E; Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber [WWII Fighters]

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1943

Seller ID: 2195181

Condition: Very Good


Envelopes and sheets of paper toned, corners rubbed, a few creases and small stains. 1943 Unbound. World War II airplane model set. Includes the A.A.F. P-38E Br. Lightning Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the German ME. 109E Fighter (in envelope with assembly instructions printed on envelope); the Br. Hudson III A-29 Reconnaissance Bomber (in plastic insert); the Messerschmitt ME. 110 (two single sheets of loose paper--one with model outline, one identification); and U.S. Army and Navy Silhouette model (loose).Keywords: AVIATION TRANSPORTATION MILITARY WO... View more info

Image for Instruction Manual for Ford Trimotor

Instruction Manual for Ford Trimotor

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 2198061

Condition: Near Fine


1973 Trade Paperback. 114 pp. Information contained in this volume is the result of study and observation of the tri-motor Ford monoplane under a variety of operating conditions, not only on commercial lines, but in private service as well. It represents the experience of both pilots and mechanics. Much space is devoted to structural details of the plane.Includes black and white illustrations.The Ford Trimotor (also called the Tri-Motor, and nicknamed The Tin Goose) was an American three-engined transport aircraft. Production started in 1925 by the companies of Henry Ford and ended June 7, 193... View more info

Image for Pilots Manual for Mosquito [Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for de Havilland Mosquito]

Pilots Manual for Mosquito [Pilot's Flight Operating Instructions for de Havilland Mosquito]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1950

Seller ID: 2198062

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers toned. 1950 Stapled Binding. 46 pp. In these days of highly specialized airplanes and even more specialized materials and metals used in their construction, it is difficult to believe that one of the fastest and most versatile aircraft of WWII was built entirely of wood. The de Havilland Mosquito is a descendant of the famous Comet. The best known version, the F.B. 6 entered service in May of 1943 and served many roles, such as low level day and night bomber, long range fighter, minelayer, pathfinder, shipping strike for the Costal Defenses, and low altitude photo reconnaissance. In 1... View more info

Image for Ford Tri-Motor All-Metal Monoplane (Book of Instruction)

Ford Tri-Motor All-Metal Monoplane (Book of Instruction)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Post-Era Books: 1977

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203072

Condition: Near Fine


A 1977 reissue of the 1929 original. No jacket, sticker to rear board. 114 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. CONTENTS: Part I: Suggestions on Operation; Description and Specifications. Part II: Shipment of Aircraft; Erection Procedure. Part III: Service Instructions. Part IV: Fuel and Oil System. Part V: Electrical System. Part VI: Instruments. Part VII: Propellers. Part VIII: Inspection; Special Bolts; Service Tools and Equipment.Keywords: FORD TRI-MOTOR ALL-METAL MONOPLANE BOOK OF INSTRUCTION AVIATION TRANSPORTATION View more info

Image for Pilot Training Manual for the Liberator B-24

Pilot Training Manual for the Liberator B-24

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: George A. Petersen: 1944

Seller ID: 2204837

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa 1944). Minor surface tears to front wrapper. 262 pp. Published for Headquarters, AAF Office of Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Training by Headquarters, AAF, Office of Flying Safety. This manual is the text for your training as a B-24 pilot and airplane commander. The techniques and procedures described in this book are standard and mandatory. In this respect the manual serves the dual purpose of a training checklist and a working handbook. View more info

Image for Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

Modern Mechanix and Inventions, April 1935, Volume XIII, Number 6

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Modern Mechanix: 1935

Seller ID: 2204987

Condition: Good


One inch tear to spine head, ink name, pages toned. 1935 Stapled Binding. 154 pp. CONTENTS: Building Stratosphere Air-Liners, by Allan Lockheed; Knock Down Monuments with Feathers, by Nic Sprank in Oddities of Science; American Railroads Challenge Speed Records; Racing Time for News Scoops, by Robert L. Frey; How I Judge Championship Fights, by General J.V. Clinnin; Get Cash for Puzzle Solutions - Furniture Contest Winners Get $125.00; Electrical City Built Without Chimneys, by Grace Kirkpatrick; How to Stain Your Microscope Slides, by Julian D. Corrington; Clipping Dollars from Auto Running E... View more info

Image for Model Changes War Style (Blueprint for Victory)

Model Changes War Style (Blueprint for Victory)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Department of Public Relations General Motors: 1942

Seller ID: 2206686

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa 1940's), edges very minimally rubbed, top page corners very lightly bumped, pencil number to title page. 1942 Stapled Binding. 23 pp. Based on informal talk by O.E. Hunt, Engineer, General Motors Corporation, at meeting of Automotive Council for War Production, Detroit, Michigan, January 24, 1942.KEYWORDS: MODEL CHANGES WAR STYLE BLUEPRINT FOR VICTORY MILITARY SECOND WORLD WAR TWO WWII WW2 TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOBILES AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING MACHINERY AVIATION View more info

Image for English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms (Army Air Service, 1918)

English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms (Army Air Service, 1918)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Army Air Service: 1918

Seller ID: 2206689

Condition: Near Fine


A couple faint stains to front wrapper. 1918 Soft Cover. 77 pp. English - French Glossary of Aeronautical Terms. CONTENTS: Aeronautical Terms; Engine, Mechanical, Tool and Shop Terms; Gunnery, Bombing, etc.; Electricity and Wireless Telegraphy; Conversion Table for Changing English Units of Measurement into the Metric System.KEYWORDS: ENGLISH FRENCH GLOSSARY AERONAUTICAL TERMS ARMY AIR SERVICE 1918 REFERENCE AVIATION TRANSPORTATION MILITARY FIRST WORLD WAR ONE WWI WW1 HISTORY LANGUAGES View more info

Image for General Instrument Equipment for Aircraft. 1927. (For Official Use Only. Air Publication 1275.)

General Instrument Equipment for Aircraft. 1927. (For Official Use Only. Air Publication 1275.)

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1927

Seller ID: 2208369

Condition: Good


Former library copy, only a few marks. A few light spots on front board. 1927 Hard Cover. Unusual binding - sewn gatherings, printed paper spine wrap reinforced underneath with cloth, hardcover boards shoestring bound over top. A military personnel manual printed by the British government between the world wars, illustrated with numerous photographs of instruments used in military aircraft, and charts and diagrams providing useful information for pilots. Includes a fold-out of correction curves for air speed indicators. View more info

Image for An Airman's Letter to His Mother

An Airman's Letter to His Mother

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1940

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2280060

Condition: Near Fine


Sixth printing. No jacket, minor general wear. 1940 Small Hard Cover. 29 pp. The letter was written before a young British pilot left on his last flight; it was found after his death, among his possessions, was published in the London Times, and captured the imagination of everyone who read it. In no other way could the spirit of this war, and the sharp contrast with the last war, he better symbolized. View more info

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Spot Them in the Air!

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Daily Mirror:

Seller ID: 2283076

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date (circa 1940), a few light spots on wrappers, a few faint creases. 32 pp. Foreword by Cassandra. Full-page photographs of aircraft on left-hand page. Description of wartime aircraft type, (British and German) on right-hand page. View more info

Image for Silhouettes of British Aircraft (Prepared by the Air Ministry)

Silhouettes of British Aircraft (Prepared by the Air Ministry)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1940

Seller ID: 2283090

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper creased. 1940 Soft Cover. 143 pp. An identification guide to British aircraft. CONTENTS: National Marking, Royal Air Force Aircraft; Fighters; Bombers; Army Co-operation; Fleet Air Arm; Reconnaissance; Transport, Communication and Training; Experimental; Civil. Includes illustrations. View more info

Image for Recognition Handbook of Russian Aircraft

Recognition Handbook of Russian Aircraft

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Air Publication: 1942

Seller ID: 2283092

Condition: Very Good


Pencil name and ink note on front wrapper, general light wear. 1942 Soft Cover. Air publication 1480E. An identification guide to Russian aircraft. Includes black-and-white illustrations. Tabbed sections include: A: Single Engined Monoplane Landplanes; B: Twin Engined Monoplane Landplanes; C: Three Engined Monoplane Landplanes; D: Four Engined Monoplane Landplanes; E: Single Engined Biplane Landplanes; F: Multi Engined Biplane Landplanes; G: Flying-books Float Seaplanes Amphibians; H: Gliders; J: Other Types. View more info

Image for British German and Italian Aircraft: How to Spot Them

British German and Italian Aircraft: How to Spot Them

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) LTD.:

Edition: 25th Thousand

Seller ID: 2283094

Condition: Very Good


25th thousand. No publisher date. No jacket, a couple light stains on front board, spine lightly toned. 96 pp. Includes 320 drawings and photographs with descriptions. An identification guide to British, German and Italian aircraft. View more info

Image for The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Six [6]

The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Six [6]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283097

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1942 Stapled Binding. 17 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 5-12. View more info

Image for The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Five [5]

The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Five [5]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283098

Condition: Fair


Wrappers unattached from binding but included, ink stamp on front wrapper, pages lightly toned. 1941 Stapled Binding. 17 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 5-12. View more info

Image for The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Four [4]

The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Four [4]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283099

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa 1941), a few light creases to front wrapper, smudges on rear wrapper. 17 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 5-12. View more info

Image for The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Three [3]

The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Three [3]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283100

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa 1941), wrappers split along spine head, pencil number on front wrapper. 17 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 5-12. View more info

Image for The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Two [2]

The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Is It? Part Two [2]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283101

Condition: Fair


Wrappers loose from binding but included. No publication date (circa 1941), ink mark on front wrapper and front wrapper verso. 17 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 5-12. View more info

Image for The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Are They? Part One [1]

The Aeroplane Recognition Tests: What Are They? Part One [1]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283102

Condition: Fair


No publication date (circa 1941). Wrappers loose from binding but included, spine taped, ink mark on front wrapper and front wrapper verso. 16 pp. A booklet to test aeroplane recognition. Includes black-and-white photographs. Answers to the Identification Problems set in this booklet will be found on pages 8-10. View more info

Image for We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

We Speak from the Air: Broadcasts by the R.A.F.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283122

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Wrapper edges lightly rubbed, smudge on front wrapper, ink stamp on half-title page. 1942 Soft Cover. 72 pp. Men of the R.A.F. describe their own experiences in their own words. These accounts of operations over Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Britain, Norway, Italy, the North Sea, the English Channel and the Atlantic give us the human stories behind the official communiques, and show us the great range and effectiveness of our Air Power. The narratives are selected from over 280 broadcasts, given anonymously by the R.A.F. and W.A.A.F. during 1941. View more info

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Know Your War Planes

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coca-Cola Company: 1943

Seller ID: 2283127

Condition: Near Fine


Published by Coca-Cola Company during World War II. Rear wrapper lightly creased, minimal loss to spine head and spine base. 1943 Stapled Binding. 26 American fighting planes in action, painted by William Heaslip. 96 authentic silhouettes: American, British, Russian, German, Italian, Japanese (warplanes of the world). Shown in the following pages are the principle war planes of the United Nations as well as those of the Axis Powers. View more info

Image for Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted, FM 30-34); Military Intelligence Identification of British Aircraft, August 1, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Confidential, FM 30-31); Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted FM 30-39); Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, February 21, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-30); Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-35); Military Intelligence Identification of Japanese Aircraft, March 16, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-38); Recognition Training, August 1954 (Department of the Army Field Manual, FM 21-80)

Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted, FM 30-34); Military Intelligence Identification of British Aircraft, August 1, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Confidential, FM 30-31); Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941 (War Department Basic Field Manual, Restricted FM 30-39); Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, February 21, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-30); Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-35); Military Intelligence Identification of Japanese Aircraft, March 16, 1942 (War Department Basic Field Manual, FM 30-38); Recognition Training, August 1954 (Department of the Army Field Manual, FM 21-80)

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office: 1942

Seller ID: 2287625

Condition: Very Good


Stain along edges of Military Intelligence Identification of Soviet-Russian Aircraft, July 18, 1941, ink stamp on front wrapper and stains on rear wrapper of Military Intelligence Identification of Italian Aircraft, October 24, 1941, multiple creases to wrappers of Military Intelligence Identification of U.S. Government Aircraft, Februrary 21, 1942, ink stamp on front wrapper of Military Intelligence Identification of German Aircraft, March 11, 1942, two ink stamps and pencil markings on front wrapper of Recognition Training.. 7 volumes. Identification guides to aircraft of World War II. View more info