Aviation & Aeronautics
A collection of works related to the history of aviation, aeronautical engineering, biographies of aviators, space travel, etc.
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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.....
Calif. Aero Publishers, Inc., 1962. Hepworth, W.F.; Matt, Paul R.; Carrick, J.D.; Yeoman, Frank. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. Ink stamps and ink note on rear paste-down endpaper.
248 pp. The book commences with a description of the very first American Navy fighter the Curtiss HA.....
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.....
New York: Stein and Day, 1982. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Jacket spine faded.
Presents a collection of true stories about intriguing aircraft disasters and disappearances throughout aviation history, including the deaths of Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. and Polish Prime Minister General Sikorski.
New York: Ballantine, 2015. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Jacket edges lightly rubbed.
366 pp. "This powerful novel transports readers to the breathtaking world of Out of Africa—1920s Kenya—and reveals the extraordinary adventures of Beryl Markham, a woman before her time. Brought to Kenya from England by pioneering parents.....
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.....
CO: Aviation Book Company, 1986. First Edition. Large Softcover.
First edition. Edges lightly worn.
vi, 210 pp. This book chronicles the history of airline flight service from its inception in the 1920's to today. It features the personal experiences of more than sixty stewardesses, hostesses, and attendants past and present.....
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.....
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1973. 4th Printing. Soft Cover.
Fourth printing. Sticker on rear cover, ink stamp on rear cover recto.
v, 84 pp. Between 1944 and 1945, the Japanese military launched almost ten thousand bomb-bearing balloons across the Pacific ocean. Intended to spark forest fires and shake American.....
Canada: Canav Books, 1985. 2nd Printing. Large Hardcover.
Second printing. Signed by author without inscription. A few light smudges on jacket.
160 pp. "Austin Airways was a passenger airline and freight carrier based in Timmins, Ontario, and one of the oldest in Canada. Established as Capreol and Austin Air Services.....
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.....
Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1984. First Edition. Mass Market Paperback.
First edition. Wrapper lightly toned.
xi, 212 pp. The only complete, pocket-size guide to airplanes seen in North America, this includes more than 350 civilian and military aircraft, from early biplanes to Stealth fighters. Provides history, specifications, identifying features.....
New York: New American Library, 2002. Reprint. Trade Paperback.
Reprint. Remainder mark on page base.
388 pp. Includes two sections of black-and-white photographs. "A powerful chronicle of loyalty, love, and heroism under fire, this is the unforgettable memoir of a member of the Greatest Generation who fought in America's greatest.....
London / New York: Robert Hale Limited / St. Martin's Press, 1977. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Front jacket flap crinkled, minor edge wear to jacket edges.
207 pp. "...gives details and portrays in three-view silhouettes and photographs the many different models of gliders that silently served their countries.....