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 York: Arcadia Publishing, 2014. First Edition. Trade Paperback.
Edges slightly worn.
127 pp. KLAXON! The alarm immediately sent the aircrews at Beale Air Force Base, California, scrambling to their alert aircraft in a race to get airborne first. The KC-135 tankers were usually the quickest to taxi out, with.....
New York: National Aeronautics Council, Inc., 1944. Hard Cover.
No jacket. Spine toned with light wear to spine head and spine base, tear along top edge of front free endpaper, pencil name on front free endpaper.
132 pp. Black-and-white photographs and illustrations, including Hindenburg disaster. Also features chapter on helicopters.....
Washington, D.C. History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1976. Large Softcover.
No jacket. Ink stamp on rear paste-down endpaper.
viii, 113 pp. Red cloth boards. CONTENTS: Foreword; Preface; Introduction; The Advent; Concept Development; A Revitalized Helicopter Program; Korean War Expansion; Seeking a New Order of Mobility; A Period.....
New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1954. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Jacket corners rubbed, small tear along top edge of front jacket panel, jacket clipped. Board edges lightly rubbed, pencil note on front free endpaper.
vi, 246 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. Hanna Reitsch (29 March 1912 – 24 August.....
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.....
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.
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: Bantam Books, 1988. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Former library copy - usual marks. Signed by author with inscription.
xviii, 238 pp. One of America's great fighter pilots and the author of "God Is My Co-Pilot" describes his lifelong love affair with flying, his battle to get.....
Washington, D.C. History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1975. Large Softcover.
Wrapper edges lightly rubbed, ink stamp and pencil note on last page.
x, 108 pp. "Prior to President Harry Truman's 1948 declaration of intent to end segregation in the U.S. Armed Forces, blacks who served most often.....
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.....