Aviation & Aeronautics
A collection of works related to the history of aviation, aeronautical engineering, biographies of aviators, space travel, etc.
Refine search resultsSkip to search results
New York: Ullman Company, Inc., 1943. Stapled Binding.
Binder's copy. Wrappers heavily rubbed with multiple creases, ink note to front wrapper verso.
80 pp. With 500 photographs printed in genuine sheet-fed gravure. Army Air Forces Training Command, Headquarters, Fort Worth, Texas. CONTENTS: The Army Air Forces Training Command; Foreword; Technical.....
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1942. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. No jacket. Spine lightly creased, minor general wear.
xiii, 299 pp. An excellent inspirational wartime reference on what to expect as a military aviator. CONTENTS: Part One: Orientation; Part Two: Career Details; Part Three: Air Warfare.
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1940. Second Edition. Hard Cover.
Second edition. Two original photographs laid in. No jacket. Front board slightly bowed, ink gift note on front free endpaper, ink stamp on rear free endpaper verso, rear endpapers lightly soiled.
xix, 307 pp. Illustrated. CONTENTS: Preface; Foreword; Early Flights.....
New York: The New Home Library, 1944. Hard Cover.
Jacket edges rubbed with some small chips, small tears and creases, jacket spine faded. Rear boards bowed.
236 pp. Fully defined and explained. The technical, scientific, and slang words and terms of the new language of the air, including aircraft types.....
Kansas: McCormick-Armstrong Co., 1971. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Razor cut on rear jacket panel, smudges on board edges.
xviii, 219 pp. "This is the complete book about the airplane that became the standard of the industry… the Beechcraft Bonanza! How it all started.....
New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, 1928. Hard Cover.
No jacket. Loss to spine head, front board lightly soiled, ink name on front paste-down endpaper.
85 sketches and diagrams, glossary of terms, etc. CONTENTS: Prologue; Part I. The Elementary Principles Air Their Grievances; Part II. The Principles, Having Settled.....
Cleveland, O. / New York, N.Y. The World Syndicate Publishing Co., 1931. Hard Cover.
Jacket edges rubbed with some small chips and small tears. Pencil name on front paste-down endpaper.
223 pp. "A new series of books about girl aviators and their marvelous accomplishments in the air. Roberta Langwell is.....
Cleveland / New York: The World Syndicate Publishing Co., 1919. Herbert, Robert Gaston. Hard Cover.
Jacket edges rubbed with some chips and some tears, jacket lightly soiled, rear jacket flap creased. Pencil name and address on front paste-down endpaper, stain along edge of first few pages.
iv, 218 pp. Two-side.....
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1978. Soft Cover.
Ink stamp and receipt on rear wrapper recto.
xx, 636 pp. Color frontispiece, black-and-white photographs. "The development of the Apollo launch facilities and launch operations is described from the beginning of design through the final launch. Management techniques, innovation in.....
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1998. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Jacket spine head and jacket spine base bumped. Remainder mark.
628 pp. Includes three sections of black & white photographs. "Bestselling author and National Book Award winner A. Scott Berg is the first and only writer to be.....
Washington, D.C. Office of Air Force History, 1977. Large Hardcover.
No jacket. Ink stamp on rear paste-down endpaper.
xii, 381 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Air Operations in South Vietnam, 1962-1964; The In-Country Air War, 1965-1972; The Air War Against North Vietnam; Interdiction in the Laotian Panhandle; Air Operations Over.....
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1983. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Sticker on rear jacket panel and two stickers on front jacket flap. Remainder mark.
xiii, 141 pp. "This book is the first complete chronicle of the attempts--successful and unsuccessful--of fliers and their machines to better the air.....
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover.
A near fine copy in a near fine jacket.
366 pp. Black & white photographs. Without going very far beneath the surface, Biddle tells the story of the aviation pioneers whose business interests resulted in mega-corporations such as Boeing.....
New York: Chartwell Books, 2014. 3rd Printing. Large Hardcover.
3rd printing. 1/2" jacket tear repaired with clear tape on reverse.
This book contains photographs, illustrations, and detailed information about the conflicts and air battles that changed the course of history during World War II, and the innovations that impacted the.....
Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 1984. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
First edition. A near fine copy in a very good jacket. Top edge of jacket lightly rubbed with a few minor tears.
xii, 356 pp. Explains technological advances in aeronautics, assesses the links between American culture and flight technology.....
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institue Press, 2002. Trade Paperback.
A fine copy.
x, 588 pp. Written by the best-selling author and longtime editor of The Saturday Evening Post Clay Blair, this powerful study of Gen. Matthew B. Ridgway offers both a detailed account of the legendary general's illustrious World War II.....
New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1976. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
First edition. Top edge of jacket lightly rubbed. Ink stamp on rear paste-down endpaper.
223 pp. "A fascinating history of the airplane used by the Allies from 1941-1945- a plane that was versatile and remarkable but also hard to handle.....
Canada: Folk Lore, 2004. First Edition. Trade Paperback.
First edition. Minor general wear.
236 pp. "It takes a special recipe--one part courage, one part skill, a big dash of crazy--to make a bush pilot. These unique aviators, flying over the vast wildernesses of the United States, Canada and Australia, often.....