Aviation & Aeronautics
A collection of works related to the history of aviation, aeronautical engineering, biographies of aviators, space travel, etc.
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. S.N., 1940. Soft Cover.
A bit toned, a couple tiny tears along edges.
[4 pp.] Self wrappers. A brief guide to flight, designed for young readers, dedicated to the Hobby Model Manufacturing Company 'in recognition of their outstanding contribution to model airplane... building'. Capt. E. Hamilton Lee was one.....
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover.
Second printing. A near fine copy in a near fine jacket. Jacket edges very lightly rubbed.
x, 340 pp. Private diary and letters of famed wife of aviation legend Charles Lindbergh, first man to fly solo across the Atlantic, and.....
New York: Random House, 1985. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover.
Second printing. Jacket edges slightly worn.
xv, 159 pp. An Air Force pilot who discovered the wreckage that he claims was Amelia Earhart's "Electra" describes his discovery and the research that turned up the log of a Japanese ship that picked.....
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Jacket edges slightly worn.
xxv, 420 pp. A revealing profile depicts Earhart's tomboy childhood in Kansas, her close relationship with her alcoholic father, and her meeting and subsequent married life with publisher G.P. Putnam.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987. 2nd Printing. Hard Cover.
Second printing. Edges slightly worn.
xxiv, 389 pp. Profiles a remarkable twentieth-century woman who became Africa's first female thoroughbred trainer and its first female bush pilot, her turbulent private life, and her flight--the first of its kind--from England to North.....
Carrollton: Squadron / Signal Publications, 1988. Stapled Binding.
The Bristol Blenheim opened WW II for RAF, flying the first operational sortie of a British bomber in WW II. Used in every theater where the British fought, the Blenheim saw action over Europe, the North African deserts, and the.....
Japan: Sequoia Communications, 1984. Large Softcover.
Smudge on rear wrapper.
119 pp. "The enigma of Howard Hughes still fascinates us today. His achievements abound, his legacy unending. This pictorial biography reveals the life of this historical figure who was brave enough to dream and dedicated enough to see his dreams.....
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980. Revised Edition. Large Hardcover.
1980 revised edition. No jacket.
xxvi, 503 pp. CONTENTS: List of Figures; List of Tables; Notation; Abstract; Administrative Information; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Background Development; Performance Aspects; Stability and Ride Quality; Control; Seals and Skirt Development; Structural Design; Lift Fan System;.....
England: Patrick Stephens Limited, 1981. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
First edition. Jacket near fine. Publisher sticker on title page.
185 pp. "...the world's first successful vertical take-off and landing jet aircraft... This book describes and illustrates every stage of the Harrier/AV8's evolution and operational history to date, the political and.....
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1979. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed.
viii, 278 pp. "...the riveting, true account of the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean by men in a balloon. One of the world's most dangerous physical challenges, the transatlantic balloon voyage was a......
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1922. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Board edges faded, 1 inch tear along jacket spine head, jacket flap corners trimmed.
xiii, 214 pp. 8vo. Includes aerial photographic views of Niagara Falls and the Italian Alps, and several black-and-white drawings. "The airplane is now.....
Colorado: State of the Art, 1994. First Edition. Large Softcover.
First edition (a paperback original). Signed and inscribed by author: "Best wishes to David Kopp. Enjoy the history of our U.S airline Inflight Service." Light general wear.
xx, 330 pp. "Retired women flight attendants relate the excitement and romance of.....
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institue Press, 1974. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Jacket spine faded, jacket edges lightly rubbed.
181 pp. It is the customary view that during the 1920s the Navy sought to bridge the gap between national commitment in the Pacific and the force necessary to underwrite that.....
Seattle, Washington: Superior Publishing Company, 1969. Large Hardcover.
Minor general wear to jacket. Ink stamp and ink note on front free endpaper.
176 pp. "With a lush photo background, it details the development of commercial flying in the North, the work of missionaries, the military with Col. "Hap" Arnold and.....