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The Dreadnought Boys on Aero Service

By: Lawton, Captain Wilbur

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hurst & Company: 1912

Seller ID: 2204358

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, corners bumped, top page ridge lightly foxed, ink note to front endpaper. 1912 Hard Cover. 282 pp. A novel written for a juvenile audience, and an early example of aviation in fiction (the Wright brothers famous flight was just 9 years earlier), written pseudonymously by John Henry Goldfrap. Includes a large catalog of children's aviation novels bound in after text. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: John Henry Goldfrap (1879 – November 21, 1917) was a North American journalist and author of boys' books, participating in the American series phenomenon. He always wrote under pseudonyms. Author of T... View more info

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Take-Off! A Simplified Flight Lesson

By: Lee, E. Hamilton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1940

Seller ID: 2180859

Condition: Very Good


A bit toned, a couple tiny tears along edges. 1940 Soft Cover. [4 pp.] Self wrappers. A brief guide to flight, designed for young readers, dedicated to the Hobby Model Manufacturing Company 'in recognition of their outstanding contribution to model airplane... building'. Capt. E. Hamilton Lee was one of the most prolific and well-known commercial pilots of his day, and a veteran at United Air Lines (1934-1949). This publication appears to be unrecorded. View more info

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F2A Buffalo in Action (Aircraft Number 81)

By: Maas, Jim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1987

Seller ID: 2278384

ISBN: 0897471962

Condition: Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1987 Stapled Binding. Flown by five different nations, the portly Brewster Buffalo was designed as a carrier borne fighter, but was to see combat only from land bases. As a US Naval fighter it was too-little-too-late, but in the hands of Finnish Air Force pilots on the Eastern front it achieved a higher kill ratio than more modern and higher performance fighters. View more info

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Aircraft Pocket Reference Library, in 8 Volumes: Fighters; Bombers and Reconnaissance Aircraft; Trainers; Military Transports; Commercial Transports; Rotorcraft; Low Wing Lightplanes; High Wing Lightplanes

By: Macdonald and Co.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday and Company, Inc.: 1964

Seller ID: 2194322

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase edges rubbed, a few volumes' wrappers beginning to delaminated. 1964 Small Softcover. Complete in eight volumes. A comprehensive guide to contemporary aviation, providing silhouette drawings and information on 544 aircraft types. View more info

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Bristol Blenheim in Action (Aircraft Number 88)

By: Mackay, Ron

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Squadron / Signal Publications: 1988

Seller ID: 2278390

ISBN: 0897472098

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1988 Stapled Binding. The Bristol Blenheim opened WW II for RAF, flying the first operational sortie of a British bomber in WW II. Used in every theater where the British fought, the Blenheim saw action over Europe, the North African deserts, and the jungles of Asia. Blenheim's were adapted to many roles not envisioned by its designers: fighter, photo reconnaissance, floatplane, and night fighter. View more info

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Flying Forts Coloring Book (3472)

By: Madan, Frederic C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Merrill Publishing Company: 1944

Seller ID: 2194946

Condition: Very Good


All illustrations complete. Closed puncture to base of front wrapper, with minor associated damage to a few pages, single tiny yellow mark on wing of airplane in first illustration, otherwise uncolored, small sticker on rear corner. 1944 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. A large format coloring book featuring various World War II era military aviation scenes. View more info

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Aircraft Identification, Part One: British Monoplanes

By: Masefield, Peter G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2283104

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Very faint stain along top edge of front wrapper. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. Photographs, silhouettes, dimensions, weights, performance figures and general data are given for the 32 chief types of British-built monoplanes flying with the R.A.F. In all there are 128 photographs and 96 silhouettes. View more info

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Aircraft Identification, Part Two: German Monoplanes

By: Masefield, Peter G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1942

Seller ID: 2283105

Condition: Good


Ink name on front wrapper, minor ink marginalia throughout. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. An identification guide to German monoplanes. Includes 128 photographs, 96 silhouettes and detailed descriptions. View more info

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Aircraft Identification, Part Four: American Monoplanes with the R.A.F.

By: Masefield, Peter G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2283106

Condition: Good


Second edition. Wrappers laminated, wrappers unattached at top staple, pages lightly toned. 1942 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. This book is an attempt to give a record of the leading American types in British service in a form in which their chief characteristics are stressed both for recognition purposes and as a detailed survey of their qualities. Includes illustrations. View more info

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Aircraft Identification, Part Five: Japanese Aeroplanes

By: Masefield, Peter G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1943

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2283107

Condition: Good


Second edition. minor chip along spine base, quarter-inch tear along spine head and along spine base, ink stamp on rear wrapper. 1943 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. This book is an effort to present both the features and general characteristics of the chief types of Japanese aeroplane... Includes illustrations. View more info

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Aircraft Identification: Friend or Foe? Part Three, Italian Fighters, Bombers and Seaplanes

By: Masefield, Peter G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283117

Condition: Very Good


Wrapper edges rubbed. 1941 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. Thirty-seven types of Italian aeroplanes are described in this book. This book serves as a record of all the types in service with the Regia Aeronautica... View more info

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Aircraft Identification: Friend or Foe? Part Four, American Types for the R.A.F.

By: Masefield, Peter G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Temple Press, Ltd.: 1941

Seller ID: 2283120

Condition: Very Good


Minor chip to bottom corner of front wrapper, ink stamp on rear wrapper. 1941 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 62 pp. ...distinctive characteristics of 31 American military aeroplanes for the R.A.F. are recorded in this book together with five-view silhouettes and four photographs of each. View more info

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Wet Wings and Drop Tanks: Recollections of American Transcontinental Air Racing, 1928-1970

By: Matthews, Birtch

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Schiffer Aviation History: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287854

ISBN: 0887405304

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Front jacket flap price-clipped. 1993 Large Hardcover. 272 pp. Here is a unique, revealing, one-of-a-kind book about many of the personalities, pilot, and aircraft involved in major transcontinental races across the United States from 1928-1970. Cross-country unlimited class events-including non-stop air derbies of the late 1920s, the famous Bendix Trophy Races of the 1930s and 1940s, and modern Reno Harolds Club Trophy to 1970-produced some of the most exciting and heartbreaking tournaments on record. Written by the co-author of Mustang: The Racing Thoroughbred, this companion ... View more info

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The Aviator

By: McComas, Henry C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Company: 1922

Seller ID: 2199167

Condition: Very Good


Edges faded, bottom edge lightly stained, 1 inch tear along jacket spine head. 1922 Hard Cover. xiii, 214 pp. 8vo. Includes aerial photographic views of Niagara Falls and the Italian Alps, and several black-and-white drawings. The airplane is now, owing to the experimentation and ingenuity of many nations and inventors, a highly perfected scientific machine, but hitherto comparatively little scientific attention has been devoted to that equally vital necessity of aviation - the aviator. Professor McComas seeks to remedy this lack in this suggestive and stimulating volume. He discusses the nece... View more info

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Donald's Story

By: Merrill, Sandra D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Tebidine: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201157

ISBN: 0964954141

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Minimal wear to corners. 1996 Trade Paperback. 225 pp. The story of a North Dakota farmboy turned P-51 fighter pilot during World War II, killed in action Christmas Day 1944. View more info

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Approach to Aircraft Recognition, Part Two [2] [II]

By: Miller, J.G.M.; Harris, D.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Argus Press, Ltd.: 1944

Seller ID: 2283103

Condition: Good


No publication date (circa 1944), faint crease, a few very faint spots on wrappers, page corners dog-eared. 38 pp. An identification guide to aircraft. Silhouettes and recognition features of a further 65 aeroplanes. View more info

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Les Grands Raids d'Avions

By: Mortane, Jacques; General Denain

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Tours Maison Mame: 1936

Seller ID: 2191842

Condition: Very Good


Edges rubbed, ink gift note & owner information on front endpapers. 1936 Large Hardcover. 120 pp. French text. An overview of various types of aircraft, with color illustrations. View more info

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Smilin' Jack and the Stratosphere Ascent (The Big Little Book, 1152)

By: Mosley, Zack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1937

Seller ID: 2299471

Condition: Very Good


Top page ridge lightly foxed, front hinge starting. 1937 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 424 pp. Based on the famous adventure ship. View more info

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Smilin' Jack: Speed Pilot (The Better Little Book, 1473)

By: Mosley, Zack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company: 1939

Seller ID: 2299472

Condition: Very Good


Board edges lightly rubbed, front hinge starting. 1939 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 424 pp. Based on the famous newspaper strip. View more info

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Gypsies of the Air (The Girl Flyers Series, Book 1)

By: Moyer, Bess

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Goldsmith Publishing Company: 1932

Seller ID: 2289800

Condition: Very Good


Jacket faintly foxed. Page ridges faintly foxed, pages lightly toned. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 121 pp. The first book of The Girl Flyers Series. With a loud sputtering roar, something like Terry Mapes' own feelings at that moment, Skybird, her little blue-and-gold airplane sprang forward and taxied over the flying field, taking the air gracefully as a leaping horse, under the guidance of its youthful pilot. Terry Mapes was working off steam. View more info

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The Girl Flyers on Adventure Island (The Girl Flyers Series, Book 2)

By: Moyer, Bess

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Goldsmith Publishing Company: 1932

Seller ID: 2289802

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed. Pages lightly toned. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 119 pp. The second book of The Girl Flyers Series. Hazardous FlightFlying a mile high above the rolling hills of the countryside, Terry Mapes suddenly put Skybird, her little blue-and-gold monoplane, into a series of loops. She was feeling good, her brown eyes were keenly alive and her slight boyish figure sat erect as she handled the controls of her plane. View more info

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Enemy Aircraft (German and Italian) of World War II (Ian Allan ABC)

By: Munson, K.G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ian Allan: 1960

Seller ID: 2283088

Condition: Good


No publisher date (circa 1960). Light stain along top and bottom edges, wrappers mostly unattached from binding but still holding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. An identification guide to the military aircraft of Germany and Italy in World War II. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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British Aircraft of World War II (Ian Allan ABC)

By: Munson, K.G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Ian Allan: 1961

Seller ID: 2283089

Condition: Very Good


Light smudges to wrappers. 1961 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 64 pp. An identification guide to the military aircraft of Great Britain in World War II. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Luftwaffe

By: Murray, Williamson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2285223

ISBN: 0933852452

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped, jacket flaps faintly toned. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1985 Large Hardcover. xiv, 337 pp. Revised edition of the work first released as Strategy for Defeat in 1893. Dr. Murray's book provides a detailed analytical study of the development of the Luftwaffe. The author takes an in-depth look at the easy war (1939-40) and the turn toward Russia in Operation Barbarossa. Dr. Murray investigates the war of attrition from 1942 through early 1944 and the reasons for the final demise of the Luftwaffe... View more info

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American Aircraft of World War II; Enemy Aircraft (German and Italian) of World War II; Japanese and Russian Aircraft of World War Ii; British Aircraft of World War II; R.A.F. Aircraft of World War II

By: Muson, K.G.; Lloyd, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ian Allan: 1962

Seller ID: 2287624

Condition: Good


Published in the 1960s. Ink stamp on recto of rear wrapper of four volumes. Water damage to British Aircraft of World War II, wrappers lightly rubbed. 1962 Stapled Binding. Five volumes on aircraft of World War II. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Flying Machine (Eyewitness Books)

By: Nahum, Andrew

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1990

Seller ID: 2278883

ISBN: 0679807446

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to page ridge. 1990 Hard Cover. Vivid photos and lively captions document humankind's age-old desire to fly; elucidate the principles behind lift, drag, and thrust; and reveal the inner and outer workings of everything from gliders and hot-air balloons to helicopters and fighter planes. View more info

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The Bomber War: The Allied Air Offensive Against Nazi Germany

By: Neillands, Robin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Overlook Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285217

ISBN: 1585671622

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base very lightly bumped. 2001 Hard Cover. x, 448 pp. An authoritative study of the Allied bombing campaign against Nazi Germany draws on the recollections of British, American, Canadian, and other Allied pilots, as well as on those of German fliers and civilians, to explore the role and effectiveness of the campaign and the moral issues involved. View more info

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B-29 Combat Missions: First-Hand Accounts of Superfortress Operations over the Pacific and Korea

By: Nijboer, Donald; Pace, Steve

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Metro Books: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2300053

ISBN: 1435125428

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1/2 inch jacket tear. 2011 Large Hardcover. B-29 Combat Missions takes the reader through every Superfortress crew position, bringing to life what it was like to fly and fight in the advanced bomber that was credited with bringing World War II to a conclusion earlier than predicted. First-hand accounts from crewmembers are coupled with archive and commissioned photos of items of memorabilia, illustrating the dramatic stories of B-29 combat crews in truly vivid detail. View more info

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Fundamentals of Air Traffic Control

By: Nolan, Michael S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company: 1990

Seller ID: 2295699

ISBN: 0534122469

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket. Ink note on front free endpaper. 1990 Large Hardcover. xvi, 560 pp. Appropriate for both future air traffic controllers and for pilots who need a better understanding of the air traffic control system, this text is the only college-level textbook to explain the hows and whys of the system. Michael Nolan's FUNDAMENTALS OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL presents a history of air traffic control, with a strong emphasis on the logic that has guided its development. He also provides current, in-depth information on such topics as navigational systems, the air traffic control system structure, contr... View more info

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Aircraft of the National Air and Space Museum: Third Edition (Smithsonian Institution)

By: Oakes, Claudia M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Smithsonian: 1985

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2277939

ISBN: 0874746698

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1985 Soft Cover. A plane-by-plane analysis of the many aircraft found through the National Air and Space Museum. View more info