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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 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

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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

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Signal Book United States Army, 1916

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1916

Seller ID: 2280073

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front wrapper, ink name and pencil name on front flyleaf, ink crossover on front wrapper verso, front hinge starting, faint stain to top page corner of pages 23-38. 1916 Small Softcover. 64 pp. Personal copy of Camp Lee soldier Candidate F.H. Kelly, 35th Company, 7th Bn. Central Officer's Training School, Camp Lee, Virginia. A U.S. Army handbook on Morse Code and signaling. View more info

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Technical Manual Electrical Fundamentals (War Department TM 1-455)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287626

Condition: Good


Ink name on front wrapper, minor water damage. 1941 Soft Cover. 155 pp. CONTENTS: Electrical Energy; Batteries; Solution of Circuits; Magnetism; Alternating Current; Inductance; Capacitance; Power Equipment; Electrical Measuring Instruments; Appendix I. Electrical Symbols; Appendix II. Summary of Formulas; Appendix III. Mathematical Table of Squares and Square Roots; Appendix IV. Glossary. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Hand, Measuring, and Power Tools, May 26, 1941 (War Department TM 10-590)

Technical Manual Hand, Measuring, and Power Tools, May 26, 1941 (War Department TM 10-590)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287627

Condition: Good


Minor water damage. 1941 Soft Cover. 120 pp. CONTENTS: Section I. General: Employment. Section II. Use and Care of Hand Tools: Hammers; Screw Drivers; Shears, Pliers, and Nippers; Wrenches; Holding Devices; Files and Filing; Hacksaws; Punches and Punching; Chisels and Chipping; Drills and Drilling; Grinding and Sharpening Drills; Counterboring and Counterskinking; Reamers and Reaming; Threads, Taps, and Dies; Threads; Use of Taps; Tapping; Use of Dies; Cutting and Threading Pipe; Driving Rivets; Scrapers. Section III. Use and Care of Measuring Tools: Rules and Scales; Scribers; Squares; Calipe... View more info

Image for Technical Manual Parachutes, Aircraft Fabrics, and Clothing (War Department TM 1-440)

Technical Manual Parachutes, Aircraft Fabrics, and Clothing (War Department TM 1-440)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287628

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1941 Soft Cover. 118 pp. CONTENTS: Materials; Shop Equipment and Tools; Modification and Maintenance of Clothing and Flying Equipment; Construction of Parachutes; Maintenance and Storage of Parachutes; Instructions for Using Parachutes; Appendix; Index. View more info

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Technical Manual Aircraft Instruments, February 2, 1942 (War Department TM 1-413)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: War Department: 1942

Seller ID: 2287629

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1942 Soft Cover. 234 pp. CONTENTS: General; Maintenance, Storage, and Repair; Installation; Fuel Pressure Gages; Suction Gages; Manifold Pressure Gages; De-Icing Pressure Gages; Oil Pressure Gage; Landing Gear Pressure Gage; Engine Gage Units; Chronometric Tachometers; Generator-Voltmeter Tachometers; Engine Synchronism Indicator (Weston); Engine Synchroscope (Eclipse); Vapor Pressure Thermometers; Cylinder Temperature Gages; Fuel Mixture Indicators; Self-Synchronous Instruments; Selsyn Instruments; Fuel Level Gages; Aircraft Compasses (Magnetic); Air Speed Indicators; Air ... View more info

Image for Technical Manual Basic Photography, July 1, 1941 (War Department TM 1-219)

Technical Manual Basic Photography, July 1, 1941 (War Department TM 1-219)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287630

Condition: Very Good


Ink note on front wrapper verso and on rear wrapper recto. 1941 Soft Cover. 342 pp. CONTENTS: General; Elementary Photography; Chemistry; Sensitized Materials; Optics; Filters; Sensitometry; Ground Camera Photography; Negative Making; Printing; Copying; Lantern Slides and Film Slides; Color Photography; Laboratory Operations; Appendix I. Formulary; Appendix II. List of Chemicals; Appendix III. Tables Used in Photography; Appendix IV. Glossary of Terms; Index. View more info

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Technical Manual Theory of Flight, February 24, 1941 (War Department TM 1-400)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287631

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss to spine head and spine base. 1941 Soft Cover. 182 pp. CONTENTS: General; Fundamentals of Aerodynamics; Airfoils; Parasite Drag; Propellers; Performance; Equilibrium, Stability, and Control; Dynamic Loads; Appendix: Nomenclature; Index. View more info

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Technical Manual Aircraft Propellers (War Department TM 1-412)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1940

Seller ID: 2287632

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper. 1940 Soft Cover. 107 pp. CONTENTS: General; Ground Adjustable Propeller; Lycoming-Smith Controllable Propeller; Curtiss Controllable Propeller; Hamilton Standard Two-Position Propeller; Hamilton Standard Constant Speed Propeller; Hamilton Standard Hydromatic Propeller; Propeller Anti-Icer Equipment; General Maintenance and Repair; Index. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Airplane Structures (War Department TM 1-410)

Technical Manual Airplane Structures (War Department TM 1-410)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287633

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper. 1941 Soft Cover. 132 pp. CONTENTS: General; Fuselages; Engine Mounts; Wings; Stabilizers; Flight Control Surfaces and Wing Flaps; Flight Control Mechanisms; Landing Gear; Tires and Tubes; Wheels; Brakes; Cockpits and Cabins; Cowling and Fairing; Shielding and Bonding; Towing, Mooring, and Handling; Hydraulic Jacks; Cleaning; Lubricants; Insignia and Markings; Index. View more info

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Technical Manual Aircraft Engine Operation and Test (War Department TM 1-408)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1940

Seller ID: 2287634

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1940 Stapled Binding. 62 pp. CONTENTS: Control Systems; Operation; Testing; Troubles; Storage and Shipment. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Aircraft Engines, December 9, 1941 (War Department TM 1-405)

Technical Manual Aircraft Engines, December 9, 1941 (War Department TM 1-405)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287635

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper. 1941 Stapled Binding. 81 pp. CONTENTS: Internal-Combustion Engine Principles; Classification and Description of Engine Types; Description and Construction of Engine Units; Repair Principles; Engine Lubrications; Engine Cooling. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Airship Aerodynamics, February 11, 1941 (War Department TM 1-320)

Technical Manual Airship Aerodynamics, February 11, 1941 (War Department TM 1-320)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287636

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1941 Stapled Binding. 66 pp. CONTENTS: General; Resistance; Power Requirements; Stability; Control; Aerodynamic Stress. View more info

Image for Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, October 20, 1941 (War Department TM 1-411); Plus Supplement No. 1

Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, October 20, 1941 (War Department TM 1-411); Plus Supplement No. 1

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: War Department: 1941

Seller ID: 2287637

Condition: Good


Ink name on front wrapper of both volumes, page ridges lightly foxed on Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, October 20, 1941.. 106; 12 pp. 2 volume set. CONTENTS: Hydraulic Principles; Hydraulic System Units; Airplane Hydraulic Systems; Inspection of Hydraulic Systems; Gases; Fire-Extinguishing Equipment; Flotation Equipment; Oxygen Equipment; Ice Eliminating Equipment; Heating and Ventilating Equipment; Aircraft Parachute Flare; Index. SUPPLEMENT CONTENTS: Master Cylinder Hydraulic Brake Systems. View more info

Image for Supplement Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, August 1, 1942 (Army Air Forces Technical Training Command, Supplement No. 1, TM 1-411)

Supplement Technical Manual Airplane Hydraulic Systems and Miscellaneous Equipment, August 1, 1942 (Army Air Forces Technical Training Command, Supplement No. 1, TM 1-411)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Headquarters, Army Air Forces Technical Training Command: 1942

Seller ID: 2287638

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front wrapper, front wrapper faintly foxed. 1942 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. CONTENTS: Master Cylinder Hydraulic Brake Systems. View more info

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Jet Fighters (The History of the World Wars Special No. 3)

By: Anderton, David A.; Batchelor, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 1975

Seller ID: 2201663

Condition: Good


Front hinge starting. 1975 Large Softcover. 63, [1] pp. CONTENTS: The World's First Jet Fighter; Wartime Developments: Too Fast to Fight; Postwar Developments: The Sweep Towards Mach I; War in Korea: The First Jet Fighter Aces; Dead End Developments; The Sixties: Lessons from Small Wars; The Present: Soaring Cost and Complexity; The FUTURE: Where Do We Go From Here?; Ejector Seats; Fighter Armament: Choose Your Weapon. View more info

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The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2000-2001: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2287157

ISBN: 1557501971

Condition: Near Fine


2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [1], 1107, [5] pp. This biennially updated reference on the world's naval and paranaval forces presents accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of about 180 countries and territories, as well as information about coast guards and other armed maritime government services. It contains not only details about the characteristics and capabilities of ships and craft ranging from giant aircraft carriers and ballistic missile submarines to small tugboats and launches, but... View more info

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The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2002-2003: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2287158

ISBN: 1557502420

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded. 2002 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [1], 1129, [9] pp. This popular navy guide is internationally acknowledged as the world's leading one-volume reference to the world's naval and paranaval forces. Comprehensive, authoritative and affordable, it is updated biennially to include accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of more than one hundred eighty countries and territories, including coast guards and other armed maritime government services. Both major fleets like those of the United St... View more info

Image for Seventy Years of Amazing Technical Progress: A Series of Essays

Seventy Years of Amazing Technical Progress: A Series of Essays

By: Barker, Thomas B.

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Thomas B. Barker: 2018

Seller ID: 2280438

ISBN: 1731043392

Condition: Near Fine


Bottom corner lightly bumped. 2018 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. vii, 112 pp. From the early days of the space race to the age of computers, Tom Barker relives his experiences during the development of modern technological advances. Professor Emeritus Barker takes you on a journey from his own perspective and personal experience. His journey along the way includes some of his own hands-on contributions to this exponential explosion of technical progress in the past 70 years. Fully illustrated with images of old, forgotten, and the discarded along with the new i... View more info

Image for The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom

The Wealth of Networks: How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom

By: Benkler, Yochai

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Yale: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2280082

ISBN: 0300110561

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2006 Hard Cover. With the radical changes in information production that the Internet has introduced, we stand at an important moment of transition, says Yochai Benkler in this thought-provoking book. The phenomenon he describes as social production is reshaping markets, while at the same time offering new opportunities to enhance individual freedom, cultural diversity, political discourse, and justice. But these results are by no means inevitable: a systematic campaign to protect the entrenched industrial information economy of the last century threatens th... View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1958-59: Sixty-First Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1959

Seller ID: 2287496

Condition: Very Good


Jacket foxed and lightly toned, bottom corner lightly bumped. 1959 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 64, xxvi, 446 pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1965-66: Sixty-Eighth Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1966

Seller ID: 2287497

Condition: Very Good


A bit musty, jacket lightly foxed, 1/2 inch chip from top jacket corner, ink stamp on front jacket panel. 1966 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 60, vi-vii, 461, xvi pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

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Chronicle of Flight: A Year-By-Year History of Aviation

By: Boyne, Walter J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Publications International, Ltd. / The Easton Press: 2003

Seller ID: 2277127

ISBN: 0785372466

Condition: Near Fine


Rebound by Easton Press in burgundy leather with photographic picture plate mounted on front board, gilt titles, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Blank publisher bookplate laid in. 2003 Full-Leather. 512 pp. A thorough history of flight from the earliest concepts to the present day, illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. View more info

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Air Power: The Men, Machines, and Ideas That Revolutionized War, from Kitty Hawk to Gulf War II

By: Budiansky, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284465

ISBN: 0670032859

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head lightly bumped. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 518 pp. No single human invention has transformed war more than the airplane—not even the atomic bomb. Even before the Wright Brothers’ first flight, predictions abounded of the devastating and terrible consequences this new invention would have as an engine of war. Soaring over the battlefield, the airplane became an unstoppable force that left no spot on earth safe from attack. Drawing on combat memoirs, letters, diaries, archival records, museum collections, and eyewitness ... View more info

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Electrician's Mate 1 & C, Navpers 10550-A (Navy Training Courses)

By: Bureau of Naval Personnel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1954

Seller ID: 2199250

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, general light wear, pages toned. 1954 Trade Paperback. ix, 679 pp. World War II era navy electrician's manual. CONTENTS: Chapter 1: Duties and responsibilities; Chapter 2: D-c and a-c circuit analysis; Chapter 3: Generators and voltage regulators; Chapter 4: D-c motors; Chapter 5: D-c windings; Chapter 6: A-c motors; Chapter 7: A-c windings; Chapter 8: Transformers; Chapter 9: Meters and instruments; Chapter 10: Batteries; Chapter 11: Electric power systems; Chapter 12: Synchros; Chapter 13: Electronics; Chapter 14: Remote-control systems; Chapter 15: Interior-communication syste... View more info

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By Any Means Necessary: America's Secret Air War in the Cold War

By: Burrows, William E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265353

ISBN: 0374117470

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker on jacket rear, jacket edges lightly bumped. 2001 Hard Cover. xiii, 398 pp. Unknown to the public and cloaked in the utmost secrecy, the United States flew missions against the Communist bloc almost continuously during the Cold War in a desperate effort to collect intelligence and find targets for all-out nuclear war. The only hint of the relentless, clandestine operations came when one of the planes was shot down. Many of the air force and navy flyers were killed on the top secret missions. But now, for the first time, award-winning historian William E. Burrows shows th... View more info