Aviation & Aeronautics
A collection of works related to the history of aviation, aeronautical engineering, biographies of aviators, space travel, etc.
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New Jersey: Chartwell Books, 1977. Large Hardcover.
Sticker on rear jacket panel, jacket toned. Page edges faintly toned.
152 pp. Over three dozen aircraft and more than one hundred airlines are included. All are featured with photographs or beautifully drawn illustrations to make recognition very simple.--jacket.
London: Argus Press, Ltd., 1943. Clark, J.H. Stapled Binding.
No publisher date (circa 1943), spine lightly rubbed, page corners lightly dog-eared.
96 pp. Includes 40 silhouettes, 80 diagrams and full explanation of all features of Allied and enemy aeroplanes. ...briefly traces the history of the development of each of the.....
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institue Press, 1980. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
First edition. One inch tear along rear jacket panel. Smudge on front free endpaper.
319 pp. ...covers all American fleet carriers from the Langley to the latest nuclear-powered giants of the Nimitz class--including those which were never completed. Each ship.....
. The Boeing Company, 1977. Fourth Edition. Large Softcover.
Fourth edition. Small stains near spine base.
78 pp. The Boeing Company (/ˈboʊɪŋ/) is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, telecommunications equipment, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services.....
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1968. Hard Cover.
Fourth revised edition. Jacket edges rubbed, rear jacket panel soiled. Smudges on bottom page ridge, ink stamp on rear free endpaper verso.
611 pp. This book provides a comprehensive guide to every aircraft ever used by the RAF since the establishment in.....
Great Britain: Dalton Watson Aero Book, 1995. Large Hardcover.
A near fine copy in a near fine jacket. Small surface tear on front paste-down endpaper.
288 pp. ...the story of the development of Project "Manhattan" and the establishment of the 509th Composite Group of the United States Army Force to.....
Corona del Mar: Planes of Fame, 1991. Large Softcover.
Copyright date whited out on title page, faint crease on rear corner.
175,  pp. Includes color images of identifying markings and three-view diagrams of various aircraft. Includes sections on the Pearl Harbor attack, Japanese battle orders, the Imperial Japanese Navy.....
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1976. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Jacket edges worn.
x, 232 pp. First named the Dragon, then the Devastator and finally Douglas Dauntless, finally to be replaced by faster Cutriss Helldiver which fell behind development schedule and the Dauntless served and earned it's fame.....
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institue Press, 1979. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with small chip along top edge of rear jacket panel. Bookplate on front free endpaper verso.
xii, 256 pp. "Offers a detailed history of the design, development, operational activities, and military significance of the Grumman.....
New York: Alpha Books, 2003. Trade Paperback.
viii, 312 pp. A complete overview of the U.S. Air Force-from the origins and complete histories to the battles and weaponry. Here are comprehensive accounts and descriptions of the battles, weaponry, and personnel, from the enlisted man to the top-ranking officers-featuring.....
Florida: Kendall Press, 1979. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Signed by subject with inscription, "Happy go arounds." Jacket lightly foxed, lightly soiled on front jacket panel. Front and rear free endpapers lightly foxed.
160 pp. "...a story about flying, about aerobatics and about the role of general aviation in.....
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1949. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. No jacket. Board edges rubbed, ink stamp on front free endpaper.
xii, 345 pp. Includes a section of black-and-white illustrations. A history of United States naval aviation starting with Curtiss and ending with World War II.
New York: Stein and Day, 1975. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine jacket.
143 pp. With colour photographs. Each of the forty-nine types of aircraft is accompanied by a brief "biography" together with tables of the most important marks and their specifications.....
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981. Large Hardcover.
No jacket. Board corners lightly bumped.
xv, 547 pp. This publication supersedes NAVWEPS 00-80P-1 dated 1970. Includes black-and-white photographs. CONTENTS: A Few Pioneers, 1898-1916; Test of Strength, 1917-19; The Twenties, 1920-29; The Thirties, 1930-39; World War II, 1940-45; Post-War Years, 1946-49;.....
Paris: E. Desfosses-Neogravure, 1944. Cave, Lucien. Second Edition. Stapled Binding.
Second edition. Wrappers & pages toned, 2 inch tear to spine head.
35 pp. French text. Black & white photographs, drawings, and specifications of various military aircraft, published during World War II and designed to aid in the identification of.....
Paris: E. Desfosses-Neogravure, 1945. Cave, Lucien. Stapled Binding.
Front wrapper loose but included, edges rubbed, 1/2 inch chip from back corner, 2 inch tears to spine head & foot.
34 pp. French text. Black & white photographs, drawings, and specifications of various military aircraft, published during World War II and.....
Cologne: Lufthansa German Airlines, 1980. Large Softcover.
Wrapper edges lightly rubbed.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG (German pronunciation: [ˌdɔʏtʃə ˈlʊfthanzaː]), commonly shortened to Lufthansa, is the flag carrier and largest airline of Germany which, when combined with its subsidiaries, is the second-largest airline in Europe in terms of passengers carried. The name.....
Racine: Whitman Publishing Company, 1943. Small Softcover.
Cover delaminating, ink number inside front cover.
64 pp. "In this book you will find pictures, blueprints and descriptions of the outstanding American airplanes--commercial, military and private. In addition, the progress of flight, from the Wright Brothers' first airplane to the giant airliners.....