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DAS FLIGZEIG. VERGANGENHEIT. GAGENWART. ZULUNFT,
Very good condition (inked inscription to previous owner by Kurt Liebau, Jasta 57), German text, Title translates "THE AIRPLANE YESTERDAY, TODAY, TOMORROW" 154 pages & 82 pages of plates.
$99.00



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.
$100.00



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.
$30.00


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


VOM HELDENKAMPH DER DEUTSCHEN FLIEGER,
Malkowsky, Emil, Akademisher Verlag, 1916, good (spine repaired, front end paper missing), German text, heroic struggle of the German aviatiors. Includes chapters on Immelmann & Boelcke, 9 plates, 198 pgs.
$20.00

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

DIE FLIEGER KOMMEN!
Eisgruber, Heinz, Vorhut, 1935, vg/g (chipping), German text, German air war, fighters, bombers, attack & observation action, photos, 176 pgs.
$35.00


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
FLIEGER LEGENDE (FLYING LEGENDS),
Rossiwall, Theodor, Kurt Vowinckel Verlag, 1964, vg (embossed cover) a squadron's (II/ZG 26) struggle in the war over France, England, Balkans & Russia,insights into the human element in warfare. 193 pgs.
$10.00
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
OBERST HERMANN GRAF: 200 LUFTSIEGE IN 13 MONATEN, Jochim, Berthold, Eric Pabel, 1978, vg/vg German text, see photo, Hermann Graf achieved 212 victories (mostly Eastern Front) and was awarded the Ritterkrenz, photos, 278 pgs.
$25.00
TSCHELJUSKIN,
Ex Air Library of Congress, published 1934, worn cover, corner bend, front hinge weak, printed in Moscow, German Text, the aerial rescue of the crew of Tscheljuskin in 1934. The ship was enroute to Murmanck to Vladivostok seeking a Northern Sea route, photos, 2 fold-out maps, 224 pgs.
$20.00
UNSERE FLIEGER ERZAHLEN,
Matthias, Joachim, Volchman, 1927, good, cover wear, minor foxing, inscribed by author, Gothic Script, Stories of Our Flyers, prominent people in German aviation history, includes the Wright bothers & Louis Bleriot, photos, 175 pgs.
$26.00
LUFTFAHRT VORAN!
Oronnau, Wolfgang, Hobbing, 1932, vg (spine fade), Gothic Script, history of German aviation, 170 photos, 255 pgs.
$26.00
UNSERE FLIEGER UBER POLEN,
Kieselring, Gen. Albert, Deutrcher, 1939, vg (cover wear, spine fade), Gothic Script, the air war for Poland, 1939. This book was apparently "liberated" by an American G.I., photos, 154 pgs.
$15.00
DIE WELT VON OBEN (THE WORLD FROM ABOVE)
Lorenz, E.G. Erich, Kosmos (Society of Nature's Friends, 1932, vg (soft cover), Geography & cultures of the world from trips by aircraft & zeppelin: Zurick to Kapstadt (German Southwest Africa); To the Orient - Berlin to Tokyo-Calecutta- Port Moresby via Australia; Halifax to Vancover; Around the world on the Graf Zeppelin, photos & maps, 112 pgs.
$20.00


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

LE GRAND CIRQUE,
Clostermann, Pierre, Flammarion, 1948, vg (rebound), signed by Clostermann, French text, Clostermann was the leading French ace of WW II (53 victories), flying with the RAF. This book is the original French edition, lated printed in English as "The Big Show". Photos, 308 pgs.
$30.00





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


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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