Aviation & Aeronautics
A collection of works related to the history of aviation, aeronautical engineering, biographies of aviators, space travel, etc.
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Fallbrook, California: Aero Publishers, Inc., 1969. Kinert, Reed. Revised 2nd Printing. Large Softcover.
1969 revised second printing. Jacket lightly rubbed.
112 pp. "This series presents a rare collection of photographs along with authentic drawings by the author covering the famous air races." Volume I covers air races from 1909-1967.
Washington, D.C. Office of Air Force History, 1978. Hard Cover.
No jacket. Ink stamp and pencil note on rear free endpaper.
xiii, 358 pp. Volume 1 only. "This publication is the first of a multi-volume Encyclopedia of U.S. Air Force Aircraft and Missile Systems. Volume 1 deals with the development.....
New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2009. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover.
Book club edition. Dust jacket edges slightly worn.
319 pp. Korda recreates the intensity of combat in the “long, delirious, burning blue” of the sky above southern England and, perhaps, for the first time, traces the entire complex web.....
Ohio: Prop Press Associates, 1977. Signed Copy. Large Hardcover.
Signed by author with inscription "Good health and clear skies." Jacket taped along top edge of reverse, jacket edges rubbed. Ink stamp and ink note on rear free endpaper verso.
168 pp. "...relates to the actual flying experiences as observed during.....
. 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: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover.
Boards soiled. Jacket soiled and crinkled from water damaged, jacket edges heavily rubbed with multiple chips and tears.
xii, 562 pp. "The Spirit of St. Louis (Registration: N-X-211) is the custom-built single engine, single seat monoplane that was flown.....
Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1993. 4th Printing. Trade Paperback.
Fourth printing of 1993 reissue. Near fine. Minor general wear.
xviii, 562 pp. With new introduction by Reeve Lindbergh. "Autobiography of Lindbergh's historic adventure piloting his single-engine plane, the Spirit of St. Louis, from New York to Paris on the.....
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.....
Chicago: The Merrill Publishing Company, 1944. Stapled Binding.
All illustrations complete. Closed puncture to base of front wrapper, with minor associated damage to a few pages, single tiny yellow mark on wing of airplane in first illustration, otherwise uncolored, small sticker on rear corner.
Unpaginated. A large format coloring book.....
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;.....