Aviation & Aeronautics
A collection of works related to the history of aviation, aeronautical engineering, biographies of aviators, space travel, etc.
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Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Edges slightly worn.
xiv, 154 pp. Traces the life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African-American woman aviator, who dreamed of opening a flight school for African Americans but died in an crash in 1926. By the author of.....
New York: Stein and Day, 1970. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Signed by author with inscription, "Happy landings." Jacket edges rubbed with some loss to jacket spine base, jacket clipped. Bottom page ridge lightly abraded.
189 pp. Flying High answers every conceivable question a girl considering this career might.....
FL: Disc-Us Books, 2001. Signed Copy. Trade Paperback.
Signed by author with inscription. Spine head and spine base lightly bumped.
413 pp. Includes 100 photos. "History of the original women air pilots the U.S. government used to ferry and test planes during World War II. The Squadron was later incorporated.....
Georgia: Smyth & Helwys Publishing, 2011. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Signed by author with inscription, "To Laura Jantillo with love to a friend and kindred spirit! Love, June Scobee Rodgers." A fine copy in a fine jacket.
334 pp. Twenty-five years after the very public tragedy of the.....
Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1929. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Spine rubbed, ink name stamp on front endpaper, rear hinge weakening, light stain on corner of last few pages.
xii, 266 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth, black titles & borders, photographic illustration mounted on front board. Photo plates.....
Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1917. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. No jacket. Spine lightly rubbed.
xii, 347 pp. Original pictorial cloth, cover depicts bi-plane in a dogfight. With forty-two illustrations from war photographs and sketches. A fictitious account of the history of aviation during war.
Rochester: ATC Press, 1998. 2nd Printing. Trade Paperback.
Second printing. Signed by author with inscription, "To: Dave Kopp--you've paid your dues." Minor general wear.
xv, 209 pp. "One Foot on the Ground is a collection of short pieces on early aircraft in America and aviators, as experience by Paul I......
Illinois: Salt River, 2005. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover.
Second printing. Front jacket flap slightly creased. Ink gift note on front free endpaper.
xvi, 338 pp. "Steve Saint was five years old when his father, missionary pilot Nate Saint, was speared to death by a primitive Ecuadorian tribe. In adulthood, Steve.....
New York: Arco Publishing Company, Inc., 1967. Preston, John. Stapled Binding.
Wrappers rubbed, pages toned.
78 pp. The Boeing 707 is an American long-range narrow-body airliner produced by Boeing Commercial Airplanes, its first jetliner. Developed from the Boeing 367-80, a prototype first flown in 1954, the initial 707-120 first flew.....
New York: The Dial Press, 1980. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover.
Second printing. Jacket flaps ceased.
535 pp. Eastern Airlines has become the biggest money maker of all U.S. commercial airlines; yet it has faced extinction twice in 1960 and 1973. However, it made a dramatic comeback under the comeback of.....
Atlanta: Turner Publishing, Inc., 1994. 3rd Printing. Hard Cover.
Third printing. A fine copy in a near fine jacket.
383 pp. "Marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the first moon landing, two former astronauts tell of the intense human drama behind the lunar race between two superpowers, and of the sacrifices.....
New York: Military Press, 1991. Large Hardcover.
Ink mark on endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed.
Capture the spirit of the Aces Past through hundreds of glorious photographs. Follow the all-time great combat aircraft on their missions of days-gone by and on their modern maneuvers, Aces Past captures the spirit of an.....
New York: Franklin Watts, 1965. Hard Cover.
Former library copy - usual marks. Jacket lightly rubbed, half-inch tear along top edge of rear jacket panel.
xx, 296 pp. "Here is the story of the pioneer carriers--the Langley, Lexington, and Saratoga; the evolution of the catapult; the first heroic attack on.....