|AIRCRAFT, Davis, Evan, Scribner's, 1919, vg (library code on lower spine but no internal markings), see scan,
development of aeeronautics from 1783 to the
transatlantic flight of 1919, photos, 379 pgs.
| AIRCRAFT OF THE CHACO WAR 1928-1935, Hagedorn & Sapienza, Schiffer, 1997, new,
see photo, little known air war between Bolivia & Paraguay, both sides used motley
collection of imported aircraft, photos & drawings, 144 pgs.
|ALEXANDER EAGLEROCK, deVries, John Col, Century One Press, 1985, fine (as new) with embossed cover, see photo, limited edition #206 of 500, signed by author, history of Alexander Aircraft Company, photos & line drawings, 126 pgs.
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| AMUNDSEN, THE SPLENDED NORSEMAN, Partridge, Bellamy, Frederic Stokes, 1929, vg (embossed cover), see scan,
In 1911, his expedition was the first to reach the South Pole. In 1925, he made an unsuccessful attempt to reach
the North Pole. In 1926, he flew over the pole in the Airship Norge, being the first man to visit both poles, 276 pgs.
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|ART SMITH, Roberts, Rachel Sherwood, McFarland, 2003, new, soft cover, see photo,
Pioneer aviator Art Smith is a largely overlooked air pioneer. He built his own airplane & taught himself to fly in 1910.
After many aerial exhibitions in the midwest, he took over the air shows in San Francisco after the death of Lincoln Beachy.
He did 2 aerial tours of Japan in 1916-1817. After returning, he gave flying lessons to the U.S. Army & ended up an airmail pilot,
photos, 220 pages.||$27.00|
|ATLANTIC AIR CONQUEST, Ellis, F.H. & E., William Kimber, 1963, vg/vg, see photo, All of the Atlantic flights and attempts from 1910 to 1940, photos, 223 pgs.
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|ATLANTIC WINGS, 1919-1939, McDonough, Kenneth, Model Aeronautical Press, 1966, vg (inked name)/vg, see photo, aeroplanes and the people who flew them across the North Atlantic from 1919 to 1939. Includes Charles Kingsford Smith and the "Southern Cross", color plates, drawings, photos & maps, 132 pgs.
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| AUSTRALIA AND BACK, Cobham, Sir Alan, A & C Black, 1926, vg/vg, see scan,
In June of 1926, Sir Cobham took off from Britain for a round trip flight to Australia. The total time was 4 months, photos, 124 pages.
| AVIATION CLASSICS FROM AVIATION QUARTERLY, Aviation Quartery, 1984, fine (issued w/o dj), see photo, collection of 14 articles from Aviation Quarterly, coverings antique aircraft, many photographs including color, 300 pgs.
|AVIATION IN CANADA 1917-18, Sullivan, Alan, Rouw & Mann Ltd., 1919, Good condition (cover wear, inked inscription on front fly page),
an account of the Royal Air Force in Canada, Aviation Department of the Royal Munitions Board & Canadian Aeroplane Ltd., photos, charts, 318 pages.
| AVIATION POCKET BOOK 1917, Matthews, R. Borlase, D. Appleton, 1917, vg (formerly
owned by a Lt. stationed at Langley Field, VA, 1918, see scan, covers all phases of aeronautics, the
theory of flight, design, materials, engines, military & navigation, 300 pgs.
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| BIRDFLIGHT AS THE BASIS OF AVIATION, Lilienthal, Otto, American Aeronautical Archives, 2001, new, soft cover, see photo,
reprint of Lilienthal's observation, analysis, ingenuity and daring laid the foundation for the development
of aviation. After a comprehensive scientific study of how birds fly, Lilienthal recognized the superiority of
curved wing surfaces. He then developed a theory of flight and designed and built a series of gliders. From 1891
to 1896 he made over 2,000 glides, illustrations, 151 pgs.
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| BIPLANE, Bach, Richard, Harper & Row, 1966, vg (ex-library, not marked up)/vg, see scan,
the author's adventuresome 1965
cross country flight from North Carolina to Los Angeles in a 1929 Fairchild biplane, photos, 163 pgs.
|BOOK OF WESTLAND AIRCRAFT, Lukins, A.H., Harborough Publishing, 1973, fine condition, see photo,
Westland Aircraft Works was founded in 1915. The company started with the Short "Two-two-five" seaplane for the British Navy, and it built 34 seaplanes before turning its hand to land planes. There followed the "Wagtail", the "Weasel", the "Limousine", the "Widgeon Mark III", the "Wapiti", the "Lysander", and others. They"re all here, complete with photos, specifications and 3-way views, incl. some fold-outs, 104 pgs.
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Hotson, Fred, Canav, 1988, f/f (as new), see photo, Atlantic flight of the German airplane from Europe to N. America in 1928,
photos, maps, 224 pgs.
|BY THE SEAT OF THEIR PANTS,
Ault, Phil, Dodd, Mead, 1978, f/f, see scan,
covers many early flights & aviators including Beachey, Rodgers, Corrigan, Doolittle and, of course the bigger names,
photosk 213 pgs.