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ACE!, Porter & Hammel,Pacifica, 1985, f/f, as new, see photo, author was F6F night fighter pilot with VMF, photos, 278 pgs. $10.00
ACES HIGH, Clark, Alan, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1973, vg/vg, see photo, illustrated chronicle of aerial warfare during five turbulent years, study of the tatics & strategies of the combat 'Aces' that led to Allied victory, photos, 192 pgs. $10.00
ACES, THE, Oughton, Frederick, Spearman,1961, vg/vg, see photo,stories of the men who converted the skies over France and Germany into a modern jousting field" Includes Boelcke, Immelmann, Eschwege, Manfred von Richthofen, 'Mad Major' Thompson, Edward Mannock, etc. photos, 390 pages. $10.00
ACES OVER THE OCEANS, Sims, Edward, Aero, 1987, vg (soft cover), see scan, 12 great air battles over the seas: Norway, Guadalcanal, English Channel & Raabaul. The pilots are American, British, German & Japanese, photos, 181 pgs. $10.00
ACE WITH ONE EYE, Oughton & Smyth, Fortunes of War, 2004, new (soft cover) see photo, story of 'Mick' Mannock, VC, who officially shot down 73 enemy planes & unoffically nearly a hundred, he was blind in one eye, 184 pgs. $10.00
ACROBATS IN THE SKY, Underwood, John, Heritage Press, 1972, vg (soft cover), see photo, from Lincoln Beachey to the Blue Angels, many photos, 88 pgs. $8.00
AIRBORNE FROM EDMONTON, Myles, Eugenia, Ruerson, 1959, vg/vg, see scan, story of how Edmonton became the hub of Western Canada aviation. Beginning in 1909 and the many famous pilots who flew there, photos, 280 pgs. $10.00
AIRCRAFT, David, 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. $10.00
AIR DEVILS, Dwiggins, Don, J. B. Lippincott, 1966, vg/vg, see photo, history of air shows, dare devils of the sky from 18th century hot air balloonist to jet aerobatic teams of the 60's, photos, 226 pgs. $10.00
AIRMANS OUTINGS, AN , "Contact" (Alan Bott), Greenhill, 1986, vg (soft cover), see scan, Bott was an RFC observer with No.70 Squadron flying in Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutters on the Western Front, first part of the book deals with British reconnaissance, the second part is entitled "letters from the Somme", 323 pgs. $10.00
AIRMAN'S WAR 1914-18, AN, Liddle, Peter, Blandford Press, 1987, f/f, see photo, letters, diaries, log books, related papers & other archives this work reveals the personal observations of airmen during WW I, many photos, 226 pgs. $10.00
AIRMEN OF WORLD WAR 1, Bowyer, Chaz, Arms & Armour, 1975, vg/vg, see photo, photographic record of British & Empire air forces, covers Air Aces, Women, incudes songs & statistics, 128 pgs. $10.00
AIRWAY TO EVERYWHERE, Lewis & Trimble, University of Pittsburg, 1988, f/f, see scan, history of All American Aviation of western Pennsylvania, a commercial airline pioneer. All American Aviation would become Allegheny Airlines & later, U.S. Air, photos, 230 pages $10.00
ALLIED AVIATION OF WORLD WAR I Cowin, Hugh, Osprey, 2000, new, soft cover, see photo, Aviation Pioneer Series, many photographs with captions, 96 pgs. $8.00
AMELIA EARHART - MYSTERY SOLVED, Long, Elgin & Marie, Simon & Schuster, new with dj, see photo, An explanation of what happened to Earhart in July, 1937. photos, 220 pgs.$6.00
AMELIA EARHART'S DAUGHTERS, Haynsworth & Toomy, William Morrow & Co., 1998, new, see photo, American women aviatiors from WW II to space age, photos, 322 pgs.$8.00
AMELIA EARHART - THE SKY IS NO LIMIT, Van Pelt, Lori, Tom Doherty, 2005, new (soft cover), see photo, biography, 239 pgs.$6.00
AMERICA'S FIRST AIR WAR, Treadwell, Terry, MBI, 2000, new, see photo, reasons why the US entered the war, development of the US Air Service & Naval Air Service, early uses of aircraft in a combat situation, detail specific battles & units of the war, highlight key personalities & ordinary pilots, included are escape reports from pilots photos, 176 pgs. $10.00
AMERICAN SAGA, AN, Dailey, Robert, Randam House, 1980, f/f (as new), see scan, Juan Trippe & Pan Am, photos, 529 pgs. $10.00
AND THE WALLS CAME TUMBLING DOWN ,
Fishman, Jack, MacMillan, 1982, vg/vg, see scan, On Feb. 18, 1944, the RAF bombed the Amiens Prison, allowing 700 prisoners to escape. One of the esccapers had the secrets of the upcoming D-Day invasion, photos, 422 pgs.
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ANOTHER ICARUS, Jarrett, Philip, Smithsonian, 1987, f/f, see scan, Percy Pilcher had built & flew 3 gliders in the late 1890s. He had plans for a engine powered aircraft when he was killed in 1899, photos 226 pgs. $10.00
ATLANTIC FEVER, Jablonski, Edward, Macmillan, 1972, vg/vg, see scan, History of the Trans-Atlantic flights from 1919 to 1939, photos, 325 pgs. $10.00
AVIATORS, THE, Groom, Winston, National Geographic, 2013, new, see scan, Eddie Rickenbackeer, Charles Lindbergh, Jimmy Doolittle, their accomplishments during the pioneer years are discussed, their actions for our benefit during WW II, photos, 464 pgs. $7.50
AVIATORS, THE , Joy, William, Shakespeare Head Press, 1971, vg/vg (chipped), see photo, history of aviation in Australia, from the earliest attempts at controlled balloon flights in 1865 right through to the Christchurch Air Race of 1953, photos, 211 pgs. $10.00
BADER WING, Turner, John, Pen & Sord, 2007, new with d.j., see photo, account of the Duxford Wing - the five Hurricane squadrons which Douglas Bader led with great success in WW2, including his own 242 Squadron. Also provides a good account of the pilots themselves, and an assessment of Bader’s controversial ‘Big Wing’ tactics during the Battle of Britain, photos, 153 pgs. $10.00
BALLOONS TO BOMBERS, Alberts, Don, Albuquerque Museum History, 1987, fine (soft cover) see photo, aviation in Albuquerque from 1882 to 1945, photos, 88 pgs. $10.00
BALLOONS TO JETS, Scamehorn, Howard, Henry Regnery, 1957, vg/vg, see photo, history of aeronautics in Illinois, 1855-1955, photos, 271 pgs. $10.00
BARNSTORMING TO BUSH FLYING 1910-1930, Corley-Smith, Peter, Sono Nis Press, 1989, vg (soft cover, upper corner bend), see photo, history of barnstorming & bush flying in British Columbia with photographs, 242 pgs. $10.00
BARONS OF THE SKY, Biddle, Wayne, Simon & Schuster, 1991, f/f (as new), see scan, growth of American Aircraft Industry through the careers of Glenn Martin, Jack Northrop, Donald Douglas & Malcolm Loughead, photos, 336 pages. $10.00
BATTLE AXE, A HISTORY OF 105 SQUADRON RAF, Ranson, Derek, Air Britan, 1967, Small paper booklet, see scan, history of 105 Squadron RAF. The squadron was formed before WW II, but this booklet concentrates on its WW II activities, flying in the battles Blenheim & Mosquito. They were based in France (1940); Malta (1941) and back to England, photos, 55 pages. $10.00
BATTLEBAGS, Mowthorpe, C.E.S., Alan Sutton, 1995, new, soft cover, see photo, British airships of WW I, many photos, 194 pgs. $10.00
BEFORE AMELIA, Lebow, Eileen, Brassey, 2002, f (soft cover, as new), see photo, examines the women aviators,the story begins with Raymonde de Laroche, a French woman who became the first licensed female pilot in 1909. De Laroche, Lydia Zvereva, Melli Beese, Hilda Hewlitt, Harriet Quimby, and the other women pilots, photos, 313 pgs. $6.00
BEST OF THE NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM, Van de Linden, Robert (editor), Smithsonian, 2006, as new, see photo, many photos (color), 208 pgs. $10.00
BEYOND THE TUMULT, Winchester, Barry, Scribners, 1971, vg/vg, see scan, Stories of 3 RCF pilots who were shot down, imprisioned & escaped, photos, 209 pgs. back to the U.S., photos, 256 pgs. $10.00
BILLY BISHOP, CANADIAN HERO, McCaffery, Dan, James Lorimer & Co., 2002, new, soft cover, see photo, shot down a total of 75 confirmed victories (72 planes and 3 German balloons), he broke the records of other prominent fighter pilots, based on new and previously untapped interviews with comrades and extensive readings, photos, 239 pgs. $10.00
BILLY MITCHELL, Jeffers, H. Paul, Zenith, 2004, new, see photo, Billy" Mitchell began his romance with aviation in 1916 when, at the age of 38, he took private flying lessons graduating just in time to undertake the mobilization of Americas air forces in World War I, a daring & tireless leader who rose to the rank of brigadier general, commanding all of Americas aerial-combat units in France, chronicles the highs and lows of Mitchells career, photos, 288 pgs. $10.00
BIG BROTHERS, STORY OF THE B-29s, Sinclair, William, Naylor, 1972, f/f, see photo, based originally in India & China, long distance missions, attacks on Tokyo, interviews with veterans, 132 pgs. $10.00
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. $10.00
BIZARRE TALES FROM WORLD WAR II, Breuer, William, Castle Books, 2005, f/f (as new), see scan, 145 unusual incidents from WW II, all theatres & all services, photos, 220 pgs. $8.00
BONANZA AROUND THE WORLD, Stewart, Dennis, Wind Canyon , 1998, new, soft cover, see photo, in 1994, the author & Bob Reiss (owner of an A36 turboprop Bonanza) embarked on an around the world air race, documentation of their journey with photos, 117 pgs. $10.00
CANVAS FALCONS, Longstreet, Stephen, World Publisher, 1970, f/f, see scan, he gradual evolvement of aircraft tactics & pilots in WW I, photos, 365 pages. $8.50
CAPT. GEORGES GUYNEMER, Musciano, Walter, Hobby Helpers, 1963, soft cover (spiral bound, inked name), see photo, many photos & illustrations, 64 pgs. $10.00




CAVALRY OF THE CLOUDS,
Bott, Alan (Contact), Doubleday 1918, vg, (bookplate on fly page) The author was an observer on a 1 1/2 Strutter with No. 70 Sqdn. RFC, 266 pages.
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CAVALRY OF THE CLOUDS, Sweetman, John, Spellmount, 2010, f/f (new copy), see photo, traces the evolution of air power in North-West Europe, author draws on personal correspondence, photos, 224 pgs. $10.00
CHARLES LINDBERGH - HIS LIFE, Van Every & Tracy, D. Appleton & Co., 1927, vg (some yellowing)/vg, see scan, his biography after his flight from NYC to Paris, newspaper clipings included from 1928, photos, 236 pgs. $10.00
CHRONOLOGY OF MICHIGAN AVIATION, Ball, Robert, Michigan Dept. of Aeronautics, 1953, vg (soft cover, inked & embossed name), see scan, aviation history from 1834 to 1953, photos, 64 pgs. $8.00
CLOSET CASES, Mertens, Randy, Pilot News Press, 1980, vg/vg (hard cover), see scan, 46 post war planes that did not make it, includes Waco Aristocraft, Vultee Flying Car, Little Dipper and others, photos, 110 pgs. $10.00
COLONEL CODY AND THE FLYING CATHEDRAL, Jenkins, Garry, Simon & Scjister, 1999, f/f (as new), see scan, biography of Sam Cody, colorful life at the gambling tables in Doge City to building & flying kites & engine powered aircraft, killed in an airplane crash in 1913, photos, 276 pgs. $10.00
CONTACT! STORY OF THE EARLY BIRDS, Villard, Henry, Bonzana, 1968, vg (foxing on edge)/vg, see photo, decade of flight from Kitty Hawk to World War I, photos, 263 pgs. $10.00
COURAGE OF THE EARLY MORNING, THE, Bishop, William, McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1965,vg/vg (embossed & inked name), see photo, a son's biography of his famous father, Billy Bishop, photos, 211 pgs. $10.00
CRACKUP! Morgan, Len, Arco, 1969, vg (pictorial cover), see scan, over 150 photos of non-fatal air crashes from 1911 to 1960s, 64 pgs. $10.00
DANGEROUS SKY, THE, Coughlin, Tom, Ryerson Press, 1968, vg/vg (chipped), see photo, description of Canadian airmen on all fronts, list of aircraft, Canadian aces, photos, 214 pgs. $10.00
DAYS OF TRIAL AND TRIUMPH, Lockheed Corp, 1969, vg (soft cover), pictorial history of Lockheed, 1913-1969, 106 pgs. $4.50
DIRIGIBLE, Stoff, Joshua, Atheneum, 1985, f/f, see photo, children's novel based on US Navy's dirigibles of the 1930s, illustrations, 106 pgs. $8.00
DISASTER OF THE HINDENBURG, Tanaka, Shelley, Madison Press, 1993, vg/vg, see photo, many photographs (including color) of structure & interior of Hindenburg, documenting the crash, 64 pgs. $7.50
DREAM OF WINGS, Crouch, Tom, W.W. Norton, 1981, f/f (as new), see scan, story of the engineers, scientists & dreamers who had tried to make the ascent in every conceivable craft & blazed the trail to the flying machine, photos, 349 pgs. $10.00
EAGLES HEIGHT, THE, Elliot, Robert, Air Review Limited, 1961, f/f, see photo, fictionalized account of aviation & the men of the Royal flying Corp in WW1, Bw plates of various aircraft deployed in WW1 256 pgs.$6.00
EARLY AERONAUTICS IN STAFFORDSHIRE, Godwin, John, Staffordshire Libraries, 1986, vg (soft cover), see photo, History with photos, 40 pgs. $10.00
EARLY BIRDS, Miller, H.C., Anbus & Robertson, 1968, vg/vg (spine fade), autobiographical account of early aviation by the founder of Australia's MacRobertson Miller Air Services, the author gives a colourful picture of his early experiences in Australia, then in Britain where he went to learn how to build and fly aircraft, RFC in France during World War I & his return to civil aviation in Australia, photos, 166 pgs. $15.00
EARLY BIRDS OF WAR, Funderburk, Thomas R.,Grosset & Dunlap, 1968, vg/vg (minor chipping), see photo, fighter pilots & their aircraft, photos, 3 views, 156 pgs.$10.00
EARLY EAGLES, Donovan, Frank, Dodd & Mead, 1962, f/f, see scan, Covers pioneering flights from the balloon in 1783 to Corrigan's "wrong way" flight in 1938, phoroa, 312 pgs. $10.00
EARLY AIR PIONEERS 1862-1935, Sunderman, James, Franklin Watts, 1961, vg/vg (rubbed), see photo, anthology of 47 stories of early aviation, 1862 to 1935, photos, 282 pgs. $10.00
EARLY BIRDS, THE, Whitehouse, Arch, Doubleday, 1965, vg/vg, see photo, history of early flight, photos, 288 pgs. $10.00
ECHOES OF EAGLES, Woolley & Crawford, Dutton, 2003, f/f (as new), see scan, American fighter pilots in WW I, based on diaries, letters & interviews, photos, 310 pgs. $10.00
EDDIE RICKENBACKER, Adamson, Hans Christian, Mamillan, 1946, vg/vg (minor chipping), see scan, The author knew Capt. Eddie for more than 25 years, so nothing much from his life is omitted from this biography, photos, 209 pgs. $10.00
EIGHTH SEA, THE, Courtney, Frank, Doubleday, 1972, vg/vg, see scan, author began flying in WW I, flew for deHavilland, Instone & later Consolidated, photos, 297 pgs. $5.00
ESCAPE FROM GERMANY, Crawley, Aidan, Simon & Shuster, 1956, vg (no dj), the author, himself a POW for 4 years, has assembled a collection of attempted escapes, escapes & evasions by RAF personnel during WW II, 291 pgs. $ 8.50



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