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Wings to the Orient: Pan American Clipper Planes 1935-1945, a Pictorial History

By: Cohen, Stan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pictorial Histories Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2298753

ISBN: 0933126611

Condition: Very Good


Rear wrapper creased, ink name has been covered with white out. 1987 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 214 pp. This book is about three types of airplanes, several individuals, and a new concept in overseas travel. The airplanes commonly called Clippers, are the Sikor-sky S-42, the Martin M-130, and the Boeing B-314. The individuals include Juan Trippe, founder of America's pioneering overseas airline, Pan Am. The new concept, formulated by Pan Am during the Depression days of the 1930s, involved island-hopping by air. View more info

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Sky Attack (A Lucky Terrell Flying Story, Book 2)

By: Cook, Canfield

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1942

Seller ID: 2275153

Condition: Good


Light stain along jacket spine base, jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips and minor tears. Ink names on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1942 Hard Cover. 215 pp. A series of World War II aerial adventures. After participating in a savage attempt to prevent the escape of two German battleships and a cruiser from the French coast, Lucky Bob assumes his new duties with a vengeance. Blasting military objectives is only one of his many routine assignments. How Bob discovers evidence of sabotage on his Stratohawk, a new type of bomber jealously guarded by the R.A.F., how he acts as a decoy... View more info

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War Planes of the Axis

By: Cooke, David C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Company: 1942

Seller ID: 2194639

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. 1942 Hard Cover. 256 pp. A complete record--in both text and picture--of the fighting planes of the Axis. Black and white photographs included. View more info

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War Planes of the Axis

By: Cooke, David C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Robert M. McBride & Company, New York: 1942

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2182227

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Jacket spine toned, half-inch tear along front bottom of jacket, two half-inch tears along back bottom of jacket, chip in back upper jacket, top of jacket edges frayed. Good. 1942 Hard Cover. 256 pp. A complete record--in both text and picture--of the fighting planes of the Axis. Black and white photographs included. View more info

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Bristol Fighter in Action (Aircraft Number 137)

By: Cooksley, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1993

Seller ID: 2278395

ISBN: 0897473019

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1993 Stapled Binding. Served England throughout WWI and into the post war years in both fighter and light bomber roles. Did not retire from service until 1927. Over 100 photos, 40 detail drawings, scale drawings, 13 color paintings. View more info

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The German Air Force, 1933-1945: An Anatomy of Failure

By: Cooper, Matthew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Jane's: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279884

ISBN: 0531037339

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1981 Hard Cover. v, 406 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. The German Air Force was a failure. This is the cardinal fact about Hitler's Luftwaffe and one of the most important of the Second World War. Yet it is also one of the most neglected. In this, the first detailed, comprehensive history of the Luftwaffe since 1946, Matthew Cooper describes the disintegration of its high command and the disastrous leadership of Goering. He analyses the development of the Luftwaffe's strategy, and with it its aircraft, and its decision regarding dive b... View more info

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The Cloud Patrol (Buddy Books for Boys)

By: Crump, Irving

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: 2294747

Condition: Near Fine


1931 printing (or later) with all three Cloud Patrol titles on rear jacket panel (MAD 19700-1, 26200-1, 16800-26). Faint stain on front jacket panel, jacket edges lightly rubbed, jacket spine lightly foxed, half-inch tear along top edge of rear jacket panel. 1929 Hard Cover. 188 pp. Don Craig and his troop are camping alongside of the Fairbank's Flying Field where Scoutmaster Garry Foster is stationed as a flying forest ranger. For irrigation purposes a great dam is being built above the town of Denning nearby, even against the wishes of Milo Barbour His hostility to the project takes a seriou... View more info

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The Curtiss Standard JN4-D Military Tractor Handbook

By: Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198471

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Fold-out diagrams included. Faintly stained along spine, owner bookplate on front endpaper, first plate and adjacent page foxed, illustration of airplane affixed to title page. 1918 Hard Cover. 72 pp. 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

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U.S. Air Force: A Complete History

By: Daso, Dik Alan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Air Force Historical Foundation / Beaux Arts Editions: 2006

Seller ID: 2282972

ISBN: 0883634538

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2006 Large Hardcover. 624 pp. Navy blue padded boards, silver & blue U.S. Air Force patch on front cover, silver titles. A profusely illustrated chronology of the United States Air Force from 1783-2006. Color and black & white photographs, maps, and illustrations throughout. View more info

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How to Build Solid Scale Model War Planes

By: Davidson, Jesse

Price: $20.00

Publisher: X-Acto Crescent Products Co.: 1944

Seller ID: 2194649

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1944 Stapled Binding. 30, [2] pp. Illustrated wrappers. Plans and templates for the building of model aircraft, printed during World War II. View more info

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Vickers Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX e Mk XVI (Supplemento Speciale a Mach 1)

By: De Cock, J.P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Editions Atlas: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2118785

Condition: Near Fine


1980 Large Softcover. 48 pp. Italian text. Color and black & white photographs. Reissue of 1978 original. View more info

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Paratrooper! The Saga of U.S. Army and Marine Parachute and Glider Combat Troops During World War II

By: Devlin, Gerard M.; Yarborough, William P. (Foreword)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1979

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2290252

ISBN: 0312596545

Condition: Near Fine


Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket flaps very faintly toned. 1979 Hard Cover. xvii, 717 pp. Paratroopers have always had that extra flair, the extra dash that distinguishes adventurers and heroes—and that special daring is captured in these pages. Filled with fascinating anecdotes and personal stories, this mammoth history presents for the first time in a single volume detailed accounts of every air assault or land battle fought in Europe and the Pacific during World War II by American airborne troops. British, German, Japanese, Italian, and French parachute operations are also covered ... View more info

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Cape Cod Pilot (American Guide Series) (The Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration for the State of Massachusetts)

By: Digges, Jeremiah; The Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration for the State of Massachusetts

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Modern Pilgrim Press / The Viking Press: 1937

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2291134

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Lacks jacket. Front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1937 Hard Cover. 403, [3] pp. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 6. Black & white photographs. Maps on endpapers. Part of the American Guide Series sponsored by the WPA, though this volume deviates from the form used in others in the American Guide Series, for it attempts to present guide material as a personal experience. CONTENTS: Introduction; Sandwich; Barnstable; Yarmouth; Dennis; Brewster; Orleans: Eastham; Wellfleet; Truro; Provincetown I; Provincetown II; Chatham; Harwich; Dennis & Yarmouth -- South Shore; Hyannis & South Shore Towns; Mashpee... View more info

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Tally-Ho! Yankee in a Spitfire

By: Donahue, Arthur Gerald

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1941

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2193259

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. Spine a bit faded, minimal loss form top jacket edge, jacket price clipped. Very Good. 1941 Hard Cover. 190 pp. 8vo. 'The Immortal speech of Winston Churchill to Parliament in 1940 as the Battle of Britain raged above the skies of England is well-known: 'The gratitude of every home in our island, in our Empire and indeed throughout the world, except in the abodes of the guilty, goes out to the British airmen, who, undaunted by odds, unwearied in their constant challenge and mortal danger, are turning the tide of the world war by their prowess and devotion. Never in the field of h... View more info

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The Military Propeller Aircraft Guide

By: Donald, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books: 1999

Seller ID: 2264601

ISBN: 0785810234

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1999 Large Hardcover. Shows and describes non-jet military aircraft, including the Fokker triplane, Sopwith Camel, Spitfire, Messerschmitt, Mustang, and B-29 Superfortress. View more info

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Lockheed C-130 Hercules (Walk Around Number 31)

By: Drendel, Lou

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 2278388

ISBN: 0897474554

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 2003 Stapled Binding. Inside & out coverage of the USAF's turboprop transport. Covers transport, gunship, and special mission variants. Includes multi-view and detail drawings, three full color action paintings & 9 color profiles. View more info

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The Adventures of Arnold Adair, American Ace

By: Driggs, Laurence LaTourette

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265800

Condition: Good


1927 reprint. Several chips from jacket edges, jacket edges rubbed, rear hinge just beginning to loosen. 1918 Hard Cover. 335 pp. 8vo. Black & white photographs. A biography following the exploits of the American fighter pilot during World War I, including accounts of a submarine hunt, an attack on a zeppelin, bomb-dropping expeditions, and dogfights. View more info

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You, Too, Can Fly!

By: Dunkleberg, Grover J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Piper Aircraft Corporation: 1943

Seller ID: 2185101

Condition: Very Good


Very light crease to front wrapper. 1943 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. Photographic wrappers. A brief overview of the fundamentals of flight, include techniques for aerial turns and landing. View more info

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The Encyclopedia of Aircraft of WWII

By: Eden, Paul

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Amber Books: 2006

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2299937

ISBN: 1904687830

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2006 Large Softcover. 512 pp. A comprehensive illustrative guide to the best-known aircraft of World War II. Three view artworks and annotations outline the powerplant, performance, weight, dimensions, and armament of every aircraft featured, with all measurements given in metric and imperial. Illustrated with more than 1500 color artworks and photographs. Provides a comprehensive history of each aircraft type's development, service, and operations. View more info

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The Flying Boys to the Rescue

By: Ellis, Edward S.; Prittie, Edwin J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: John C. Winston Company: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204361

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, edges lightly rubbed, page ridges very lightly foxed, ink name. 1911 Hard Cover. 304 pp. Book two of the Flying Boys series. View more info

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Smithsonian Frontiers of Flight

By: Ethell, Jeffrey L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Smithsonian Books / Orion Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295131

ISBN: 0895990334

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker on rear panel of jacket and on front jacket flap. Ink gift note on front free endpaper. 1992 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Looks at milestone aircraft in the history of aviation, from the Wright Brothers' plane to Voyager, which circumnavigated the world without refueling. View more info

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Luftwaffe: A History

By: Faber, Harold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194630

ISBN: 0812907256

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A nice copy. 1977 Hard Cover. xvii, 267 pp. 8vo. At the beginning of WWII the German Air Force was considered the finest in the world. But was it? The Treaty of Versailles had condemned the German Air Force to a clandestine, embryonic life until 1933. But in 1935 the Nazi propaganda machine publicly acknowledged the Luftwaffe's existence. And in only six years the charismatic Hermann Goering organized an officer corps and equipped an air force which managed to terrorize the other nations of Europe. View more info

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Color Schemes of Japanese Aircrafts in World War II, Feb. 1964

By: Flanagan, Dale Norman; Oishi, Yasuo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oishi and Company: 1964

Seller ID: 2299110

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear, ink name on page one. 1964 Stapled Binding. 28 pp. A miscellany of drawings with useful data and authoritative articles reflecting modellers' interest regarding to Japanese aircrafts of the World War II. View more info

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Avions Anglais: Photographies Fiches Techniques

By: France Editions

Price: $10.00

Publisher: France Editions: 1945

Seller ID: 2194619

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed. 1945 Stapled Binding. [16 pp.] French-language work with photographs, silhouette illustrations, and technical information on British aircraft during WWII. View more info

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The Guys on the Ground

By: Friendly, Alfred; Frank, Walter H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Eagle Books: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2279898

Condition: Very Good


First edition. A few small chips and tears to jacket edges, jacket lightly foxed. Rear board slightly bowed, page ridges faintly foxed. 1944 Hard Cover. xi, 170 pp. An overall picture of the servicing of fighter planes and fliers in the various theaters of war as exemplified in details of operations in the Air Service command, here and overseas. Here are tales of inventiveness of the ground-bound air men, the various crews and their achievements, the fears of converting enemy equipment to practical use for the Allies, the unbeatable combination of men and machines. The functions of the differe... View more info

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Macchi C.202 in Action (Aircraft No. 41)

By: Gentilli, Roberto

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1980

Seller ID: 2278379

ISBN: 0897471008

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1980 Stapled Binding. The most successful and best known Italian fighter of WWII, the Macchi C.202 Folgore, and its development the Macchi C.205 Veltro are detailed. View more info

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The Great Planes

By: Gilbert, James

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ridge Press / Grosset & Dunlap: 1970

Seller ID: 2300046

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1970 Large Hardcover. 251 pp. 8 1/2 x 12 in. A pilot's choice of the most spectacular, most significant, and best-flying aircraft in the history of aviation. View more info

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Avian Dreamers

By: Gildemeister, Jerry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Bear Wallow Publishing Companion: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2174828

ISBN: 0936376074

Condition: Near Fine


Limited first edition, #908 of 1500 copies. Signed by author and hand-numbered on limitation page. 1991 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. A tribute to the men and women who pioneered the skies. A collection of historic events, remembrances, original art and photographic illustration creatively blended to preserve the early days of flight in America. View more info

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Lindbergh Alone: May 21, 1927

By: Gill, Brendan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201167

ISBN: 0151524017

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker on front jacket flap. 1977 Hard Cover. 216 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. The day after which nothing could be the same for him was Friday, May 20, 1927. That morning, alone in a little plane powered by a single engine, Charles A. Lindbergh took off from a muddy runway on the outskirts of New York. His destination was Paris. So begins Brendan Gill's book about the most extraordinary feat of one of our century's most extraordinary men. With his clarity of vision and his characteristic elegance, Gill gives us a meditation on one man's unprecedented accomplishmen... View more info

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U.S. Naval Aviation

By: Goodspeed, M. Hill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 2001

Seller ID: 2301088

ISBN: 0760771162

Condition: Very Good


A few dings. 2001 Large Hardcover. A companion book to the U.S. Museum of Naval Aviation, this coffee-table sized volume features hundreds of color photographs and historical information on the planes and personalities of this important branch of the armed services. View more info