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: Sterling Pub. Co, 1990. Large Softcover.
Wrappers lightly rubbed, remainder mark, page ridge lightly foxed.
128 pp. "A collection of simple-to-make aerial classics: 37 in all, with to easy-to-follow directions and close-up step-by-step photographs and plans. Choose from the lighter-than-air L'Entreprenant balloon, the F-100 Supersabre, the Wright Flyer.....
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institue Press, 1996. Hard Cover.
A near fine copy in a near fine jacket.
257 pp. "Now a successful writer, Hodgson recounts her experience in the experimental Woman Airforce Service Pilots program beginning in 1943. She and he sister pilots learned to fly a wide range of.....
New York: Theia, 2003. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Edges worn.
369 pp. On the eve of the centennial of the Wright brothers' historic flights at Kitty Hawk, a new generation will learn about the other man who was once hailed worldwide as the conqueror of the air--Alberto Santos-Dumont.....
New Jersey: Black Hawk, 1994. First Edition. Trade Paperback.
First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Wrappers lightly rubbed, smudge on top page ridge.
254 pp. ""Whirly-Girls" are the "other" Women aviation pioneers: the women helicopter pilots. A major contributor to the victory lies in the organization the women pilots.....
Florida: Russell J. Huff, 1985. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
First edition. Signed by author with inscription, "To Dave, I dedicate #458 of my book, with fondest wishes that it will bring you added knowledge, reading enjoyment and good hunting! Russ Huff March 1, 1988." Jacket and jacket edges lightly rubbed.....
WI: Motorbooks International, 2003. 6th Printing. Hard Cover.
Sixth printing. Top edge of jacket lightly bumped. A near fine copy in a near fine jacket.
241 pp. "Broaden your knowledge of jet engine technology and its associated subjects. This is a technically comprehensive study of the components that constitute a......
Detroit, Michigan: Department of Public Relations General Motors, 1942. Stapled Binding.
No publisher date (circa 1940's), edges very minimally rubbed, top page corners very lightly bumped, pencil number to title page.
23 pp. Based on an informal talk by O.E. Hunt, Engineer, General Motors Corporation, at meeting of Automotive Council.....
New York: Macmillan, 1970. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Rear jacket flap creased. Remainder mark.
308 pp. Includes section of black & white photographs. "No flier - fighter ace or strategic bomber commander - has a more important or dangerous job than the reconnaissance pilot. For the recon pilot.....
New York: HarperCollins, 1998. 2nd Printing. Large Hardcover.
Second printing. Small tears to jacket corners. Remainder mark.
256 pp. "In Jane's Naval History of World War II, he covers all the different types of warship that fought from the Atlantic and Arctic to the Pacific Ocean. From aircraft carriers to.....
United Kingdom: Fonthill, 2018. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. 1/4 inch closed tear on top jacket corner (nearly invisible under fresh mylar).
255 pp. "From 1941, Italy had been developing a top-secret project to install guided rocket weapons aboard aircraft carriers. Campini Capron s revolutionary guided rocket weapon, the.....
New York: St. Martin's, 1976. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover.
Book club edition. Faint edge wear to jacket.
Profiles the accomplishments and courage of fourteen British, American, Canadian, German, Japanese, and Russian pilots who fought with self-sacrificing distinction during the Second World War.
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
First edition. Jacket edges very lightly bumped. Ink name and date on front free endpaper.
156 pp. "Traces the development of one of the most effective fighter planes in history, describes its role in combat, both in World War II.....
England: Airlife, 1900. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Fine. Jacket very faintly toned.
xviii, 263 pp. "This acclaimed book on the Wright Brothers takes the reader straight to the heart of their remarkable achievement, focusing on the technology and offering a clear, concise chronicle of precisely what they accomplished.....
Fallbrook, CA: Aero Publishers, Inc., 1977. First Edition. Large Hardcover.
First edition. A near fine copy in a very good jacket. Jacket edges lightly rubbed, with a few minor tears.
352 pp. Every American Navy and Marine Corps fighter since 1922 is documented by drawings and photographs in one volume.....
New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1963. First Edition. Hard Cover.
First edition. Former library copy - usual marks.
317 pp. Includes 16 pages of photographs. Here are the men, the money, and the politics, that have shaped commercial aviation's growth and brought it to the momentous crisis it faces today.--jacket.