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ACE OF ACES, Jeffers, Paul, Ballentine, 2003, new, see photo, Eddie Rickenbacker's WW I flying life, maps, 343 pts. $17.50
ACE OF THE BLACK CROSS, Udet, Ernst, Frontine Books, 2013, new (reprint of the original 1935 publication), see photo, Memoirs of Udet, he captures what many young pilots felt, he later became a stunt pilot, joined the Nazi Party & became involved in the early development of the Luftwaffe, photos, 202 pgs. $30.00
ADVNTURES OF PAUL WILBUR, Lane, Foster, History of Flight, 1984, vg (soft cover), < HREF-"paul.jpg">see scan, Fascinating story of a group of early flyers in central Ohio who flew a Curtiss-type aeroplane with a variety of motors, photos, 72 pages. $10.00
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 $21.00
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
AUSTRALIAN HAWK OVER THE WESTERN FRONT Hellwig, Adrian, Grub Street, 2006, new, see photo, biography of Major R. S. Dallas, Australia’s leading air ace of all time and, with fifty victories, also one of the highest-scoring Commonwealth aces, until this excellently researched volume, there has never been a full biography of this exceptional pilot, whose fighting career spanned from 1916 to 1918, photos, 221 pgs. $20.00
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. $14.00
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. (Hardcover f/f - $12.50)) $10.00
BLACK CATS AND OUTSIDE LOOPS, Bohrer, Walt, Plere Publishing, 1989, fine (pictorial cover), see scan, Inscribed by author, see scan, Biography of Tex Rankin, barn stormer, air racer & flight instructor. Includes 2 brochures from the Oregon Aviation Museum, photos, 225 pgs. $30.00
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
COME NORTH WITH ME, Balchen, Bernt, Dutton, 1958, vg/vg, see scan Inscribed by author see scan, He was a Norwegian by birth. He assisted in the 1926 Polar Flight of the Norge & Admiral Byrd's polar flights. He made a 1927 Trans-Atlantic carrying the first air mail to Europe. 1929 saw him fly the first airplane over the South Pole. During WWW II, he set up an Air Base in Greenland & supplied Norwegian guerillas by air, photos, 311 pages. /TD> $75.00
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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