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ALBERT BALL, VC, Bowyer, Chaz, Bridge Books, 1994, new, see photo, credited with 44 combat victories in a period of 15 months of active service, photos, 197 pgs. New soft cover edition available for $19.95 $12.00
ALONE IN THE SKY, Batten, Jean, Airlife, 1979, f/f (as new), see scan, signed by Batten, see scan, Set women's record (England to Australia) in 1934. Also set records England to New Zealand & England to Brazil, photos, 190 pages. $50.00
ANCIENT AIR, AN, Penrose, Harald, Wrens Park, 2001, new, bio of John Stringfellow of Chard - the first man in the world to demonstrate that engine-powered flight was practicable, photos, 183 pgs. $9.95
ANCHORS IN THE SKY, van Deurs, George, Presidio, 1978, f/f, see scan, Story of Spuds Ellyson, the Navy's first aviator. He was taught to vly by Glenn Curtiss. His first flight was in 1911, photos, 246 pgs. $12.50
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.$22.50
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
AVIATION MAGAZINE - DE L'ESPACE - 1961 very good (complete, some cover wear), English text, see scan, Dedicated to the life & aircraft of Henry Potez. $15.00
BERING SEA EAGLE, Stark, Charles, Caxtpm. 1957, vg/vg, see scan, Harry Blunt flew a couple of years for the U.S. Forest Service. Then he moved to Alaska where he made several rescue flights & flew into the crater of an erupting volcano for photos, maps, photos 170 pages. $15.00
BERNT BALCHEN POLAR AVIATOR Glines, Carroll V., Smithsonian, 1999, new, see photo, biography,Balchen, Norwegian, was noted for his North & South Pole flights, photo section, 310 pgs. $12.50
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
BISHOP'S BOYS, THE, Crouch, Tom, W.W. Norton & Co., 1990, fine, soft cover, see photo, life of Wilbur and Orville Wright, photos, 606 pgs. $5.00
BLUE WINGS TO BANGKOK, Prince Bora. Foulis, 1953, vg/vg (chipped). see scan, The author describes his 1952 flight from England to Bangkok in his Miles Gemini, photos, 184 pages. $24.00
CESSNA, A MASTER'S EXPRESSION, Phillips, Edward, Flying Books, 1985, f/f (as new). see scan, Biography of Clyde Cessna, his company & aircraft he built, photos, 152 pgs. $12.50
CHARLES A. LINDBERG, A BIO-BIOGRAPHY, Luckett, Perry, Greenwood Press, 1986, fine (issued w/o dj), see scan, contains 110 pages of biographical information & a 27 page bibliography, photos, 147 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
CHARLES LINDBERGH AND THE SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS, Pisano & van der Linden, Smithsonian, 2003, vg/vg, see photo, pictorial biography in both b/w & color, 142 pgs. $7.50
CHARLES STONE BORDEN, Self- published by his family, soft cover (comb bound), 1968, Memorial Book. see scan, Borden was a B-25 pilot (340th BG) who was killed in action, August 15, 1944, photos, 91 pgs. $30.00
CLOUD COUNTRY (3 VOLUME SET), Mattern, Jimmy, Pure Oil, 1936, vg, see scan. J immy Mattern's life:
1926 - Got flying wings;
1927-31 - Did barnstorming & stunt flying in the movie;
this volume is signed by Mattern,
1932 & 1933 - Attempted 2 round the world flights, both ended up in Siberia
photos, 64 pages (each book).
$60.00
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
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

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