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TASCHENBUCH DER LUFTWAFFE (Pocketbook of the Air Force) - 1932, 102 photos & illustrations of aircraft from France, England, America & Germany (German captions). Military, sport & comercial aircraft. A complete set.
$75.00



DIE KAPITANE CHRISTIANSEN,
Logbuchern, Nach, Mittleer & Sohn, 1942, vg (no dj, yellowing of pages), German text, Friedrich Christiansen became a Naval ace out of Zeebrugge flying the Brandenburg W.21. In 1930, he made a Transatlantic flight in the Dornier DO.X, photos, 222 pgs.
$10.00


DER ROTE KAMPFFLIEGER,
von Richthofen, Bolko Frieherr, Verlag Ullstein, 1933, vg (foxing on end papers)/vg (chipping), German text, The Red Baron, written by his younger brother, photos, 262 pgs.
$20.00


JAGD IN FLANDERNS HIMMEL,
Bodenshatz, Karl, Verlag Knorr & Hirth, 1935, vg/vg (chipping), German text, Hunting in Flanders skies. The story of the Ricthofen Squadrons - Jastas 4, 6, 10 & 11, photos, 213 pgs.
$25.00

KAMPFFLIEGER RUDOLF BERTHOLD,
Gengler, Ludwig, Schlieffen Verlag, 1934, vg, German text, Berthold was a Pour Le Merite winner with 44 victories. He was murdered in 1920, photos, 172 pgs.
$45.00


DEUTSCHE SPORT FLUGZEUAGE,
Pletschacher, Peter, Motorbuch Verlag, 1977, German text, f/f (as new), . over 100 types of German sport planes dating from 1909, with photos of all, 3-views of many, 267 pgs.
$35.00

GRAF ZEPPELINS IDEE, Krusche, Peter, self-published, 1995,as new (issued with pictorial cover), German text, the history of lighter than air flight in Germany, 1850 to 1925, ending with LZ 126, which became the USS Los Angeles, photos, 192 pgs.
$28.50
VON DEN STUKAS ZU DEN ANDEN,

Rudel, Hans-Urlich, Druffel, 1956, vg/vg, German text, FROM THE STUKAS TO THE ANDES ON THE HIGHEST VOLCANO ON EARTH" In the late 1940's, Germany's foremost dive bomber of WW II, took a trek up the Llullay-Yucan, on the Chilean-Argentine border, photos, 136 pgs.
$15.00

WALTER NOWOTNY: BERICHTE AUS DEM LEBEN MEINES BRUDERS GESAMMELT UND ERZAHLT ,

Nowotny, Rudolf, Druffel, 1956, vg/vg, German text, Achieved 258 aerial victories, mostly flying FW 190s with JG 54, photos. Author is his brother. photos, 140 pgs.
$16.00
EISERNES KREUZ UND BALKEN KREUZ,
Nowarra, Heinz, Hoffman, 1968, vg/vg German & English text, markings & camouflage systems of Luftwaffe aircraft of WW I, photos and color plates, example, 159 pgs.
$42.00
FLUGMOTOREN UND STRAHLTRIEBWERKE,
von Gersdorff & Grasmann, Bernard & Graefe, 1981, f/f, German text, aircraft engines & jet power plants, development, many photos, 302 pgs.
$35.00


ITALIAN TEXT




AEROPLANI d'ITALIA FRATELLI NARDI,
Cometti, Giuseppe, Georgio Melocchi, 1970, vg/vg, Italian text, the company was founded in 1934. They designed a small trainer which was built by Piaggio, due to the small size of the facility. After WW II, they designed a plane similar to the Republic Seabee & a small helicopter, many photos, line drawings, 3-views, 99 pgs.
$15.00





AEROPLANI d'ITALIA PIERO MAGNI AVIAZONE,
Cometti, Giuseppe, Georgio Melocchi, 1969, vg/vg Italian text, Magnis company begani in 1919 designing components such as engine cowling & variable incidence wings. They also built a series of vale parasol wing monoplanes & the Jona biplanes. Production stopped with the advent of WW II, many photos, line drawings, 3-views, 71 pgs.
$15.00
COSTRUZIONE DEGLI AEROPLANI,
vg (soft cover), Reprint of a 1912 publication - construction of the airplane, drawings, 56 pgs.
$10.00



FRENCH TEXT





MERMOZ,
Kessel, J., Gallimard, 1946, good (soft cover), French text, Biograpy of Jean Mermoz, French aviator who flew in North Africa, but gained fame for his flights in the Andes mountains. Killed in a crash (1936), map of his activities, 269 pgs.
$7.50





DUTCH TEXT





MILITAIRE LUCHTRAART IN NEDERLANDSCH-INDIE IN BEELD DEEL 1 (1913-1940), Houftman, Hugo, Europese Biblioteck, 1978, f (issued w/o dj), 156 aircraft photos with Dutch captions, see scan, unpaged.
$20.00


SPANISH
LIBRO de ORO FUERZA AEREA ARGENTINA, 1912-1962, ,
Oversized flex binder, Sapnish text, very good condition, celebrating the first 50 years of Argentina's Air Force, the organization, the aircraft and the personnel, many photos, 409 pages.
$25.00
EMBRAER, 1972,
Bandeirante; Ipanema; Xavante; Urupema brochures, Spanish text.
$3.50




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