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Image for Tydol Flying Stamp Album of American Aviation (America Aloft)

Tydol Flying Stamp Album of American Aviation (America Aloft)

By: Washburn, Stanley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tide Water Associated Oil Company: 1940

Seller ID: 2180863

Condition: Near Fine


Wrappers toned, light spot on front wrapper. 1940 Stapled Binding. [20 pp.] Stapled binding. A brief account of American flight history, illustrated with 48 poster stamps created by Edward A. Wilson. View more info

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The Last Flight of the Luftwaffe: The Fate of Schulungslehrgang Elbe, 7 April 1945

By: Weir, Adrian

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Arms & Armour: 1997

Seller ID: 2203948

ISBN: 1854093002

Condition: Near Fine


1997 Hard Cover. 192 pp. By April 1945, Germany was well on its way to losing the war, suffering an onslaught from the Soviets on the East and ceaseless bombardment by British and U.S. planes on the West. The German command chose to fight back with a small-scale operation requiring only limited resources: they sent relatively inexperienced pilots from the famed Luftwaffe on a suicide mission flying directly into a formation of U.S. bombers. Follow this death-defying and little-known story in minute-by-minute detail. Includes black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Jane, Stewardess of the Air Lines

By: Wheeler, Ruthe S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Goldsmith Publishing Company: 1934

Seller ID: 2294935

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed with a few small chips and small tears to edges. Spine slightly cocked, pencil name on front endpapers. 1934 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 246 pp. We feel positive this book is the best girl's story we have ever published. Air travel has created an entirely new profession for girls, and it goes without saying that these hostesses have the thrilling and romantic experiences young girls will want to read about. The story is 'chockfull' of adventure. From the Jane Cameron obtains her position as stewardess on a large air transport, her experiences w... View more info

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Jerry and Jo Hop Off

By: Wilhelm, R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co., Akron: 1928

Seller ID: 2182018

Condition: Good


Each page features an airplane that is designed to be cut out (dotted outlines indicate which) and used as toys, with the same aircraft appearing on the following leaf so that illustrations remain continuous after planes are excised. All outlined planes have been excised from this copy. Edges rubbed. 1928 Stapled Binding. Unpaginated. A story for young readers focusing on early 20th century aviation, with color illustrations by R. Wilhelm throughout. View more info

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Amelia Earhart: Lost Legend

By: Wilson, Donald Moyer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Enigma Press: 1994

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2201153

ISBN: 096377770X

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed and signed by author on title page ('To Doris + Bob - Best wishes, Donald Moyer Wilson'). 1994 Trade Paperback. 223 pp. Map illustrated endpapers, photographs & illustrations throughout. Accounts by Pacific Island witnesses of the Crash, Rescue and Imprisonment of America's Most Famous Female Aviator and Her Navigator. View more info

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Aircraft Identification for Fighting Airmen

By: Wilson, G.E.; Leckie, Robert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: David McKay Company: 1943

Seller ID: 2283085

Condition: Good


Spine taped, loss to spine, wrappers starting to pull away from binding but still attached, page corners lightly dog-eared. 1943 Soft Cover. 192 pp. A guide to identifying World War II aircraft of the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Japan. Includes black-and-white illustrations. View more info

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Flying the Edge: The Making of Navy Test Pilots

By: Wilson, George C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2295908

ISBN: 1557509255

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. A very nice copy. 1992 Hard Cover. 271 pp. Presents a first-hand account of a year spent with the one hundredth test pilot class at the Naval Air Test Center, from hours of test flights and interviews with naval and civilian test pilots and engineers. View more info

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Impact: The Army Air Forces' Confidential Picture History of World War II in Eight Books - Complete Set

By: World War II Leaders and Journalists

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Air Force Historical Foundation / James Parton and Company, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201679

Condition: Near Fine


First editions. Vol. 6 spine a bit toned, common with these volumes. Original receipts for each individual volume laid in, showing that the original owner purchased these for $13 each in the early 1980s (a total of over $300 in today's money). Complete in eight hardcover volumes. Black & white photographic covers. A detailed pictorial account of the aerial portion of World War II, based on declassified records. Includes fourteen retrospective essays by WWII leaders and journalists. View more info

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Impact: The Army Air Forces' Confidential Picture History of World War II in Eight Books - Complete Set

By: World War II Leaders and Journalists; McPherson, John B.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Air Force Historical Foundation / James Parton and Company, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291466

Condition: Near Fine


1980 Large Hardcover. Complete in eight hardcover volumes. Black-and-white photographic covers. A detailed pictorial account of the aerial portion of World War II, based on declassified records. Includes fourteen retrospective essays by WWII leaders and journalists. View more info

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Prelude to Overlord

By: Wynn, Humphrey; Young, Susan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Presidio Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281573

ISBN: 0891412018

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on endpaper, faint edge wear. 1983 Hard Cover. ix, 154 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. An account of the air operations which preceded and supported Operation Overlord, the Allied landings in Normandy. View more info

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New Era of Flight: Aeronautics Simplified

By: Zarem, Lewis; Maltby, Robert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dutton: 1956

Seller ID: 2291957

Condition: Good


Lacks jacket. Edge wear. 1956 Hard Cover. An informative look at the history of U.S. aviation and the science that makes it all possible. View more info

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An Airplane in Every Garage

By: Zuck, Daniel R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Vantage Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294709

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Corners lightly rubbed. 1958 Hard Cover. 192 pp. Drawings by Ted Groh. A book written in the 1950s by an author involved in airline mechanics and theory, on the practicality of people having a combination airplane/car for personal transportation. Comes with designs etc., for the construction of such a device, together with a pasted-in warning at the front of the book that amateurs should not construct the plane-mobile without proper instruction. View more info