| MAGNIFICENT MOISANTS, THE, Rich, Doris, Smithsonian, 1998, new with dj
new, see photo, Illinois family performed pre-WW I air shows, taught
Harriet Quimby to fly, photos, 248 pgs.
| MAN FLIES - STORY OF ALBERTO SANTOS-DUMONT, Winters, Nancy, Ecco Press, 1997, new, see photo,
internationally acclaimed as the first man to fly, Santos-Dumont was feted for several years in Europe
& America before learning that the Wright Brothers, whose early efforts had been discounted, had actually preceded him,
photos & illustrations, 160 pgs.
|MAN ON THE TWENTY DOLLAR NOTE, McNalty, Ward, Reed, 1976, f/f (as new), see scan,
The life of Charles Kingsford-Smith, Australia's leading pioneer pilot. He began flying in WW I.
Later, he did a Trans-Pacific flight and was the first to fly over the Tasman Sea to New Zealand, photos, 216 pages.
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| MARTIN B-26 MARAUDER, Havener, J.K., Southern Heritage Press, 1998, f (soft cover, as new). see scan,
The author piloted more than 50 combat missions & was a transitional training instructor. Includes over 150 previousl unpublished photographs,
264 pages + color photo section.
| MARTIN MARAUDER AND THE FRANKLIN ALLENS, Mrozek, Guggham & Newekkm Sunflower University, 1980, fine (soft cover),
see scan, Franklin Allen was a B-26 pilot who flew in the SW Pacific & later transferred to the 9th AF in Europe.
This book is mainly composed of letters between Allen & his wife during the war, many photos, 544 pages.
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|MERCY PILOT, Tordoff, Dirk, Epicenter Press, 2002, fine (soft cover, as new), see scan,
Joe Crosson, noted for his mercy missions in A laska, helped in the serach for Ben Eilson, who crashed in Siberia & brought Wiley Post's body
back to the U.S., photos, 256 pgs.
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|'MICK', Dudgeon, James M., Robert Hale, 1981, f/f, see photo,
biography of Major Edward Mannock, 208 pgs.
| MICKEY, Roth, Col. Myron, Minuteman Printery, 1993, fine condition (comb bound) see scan,
Inscribed by his widow, Mickey Roth was a career Air Force officer who wrote magazine articles on aviation history.
Here are over 60 articles he wrote covering epic flights & aviators (male & female) as compiled by his family photos, 119 pgs.
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| MY ISLAND HOME, Hall, James Norman, Little & Brown, 1952, vg/vg (some tape marks on fly page).
The author's autobiography. He flew wwith the Lafayette Escadrille in WW 1 & was shot down. After the war, he moved to Tahiti & wrote several
books, photos, 374 pages.
|PIONEER AVIATORS OF THE WORLD,
Matthews, Hart, McFarland, 2003, new (issued w/o dj),see photo,
the first pilots from each of a hundred countries have their stories told in this work,
a brief biography & description of his or her attempts to fly are provided for each early aviator,
except in a very few cases where facts are hard to find, photos, 208 pgs.
|PIONEER BUSH PILOT, Harkey, Ira, University of Washington, 1974, vg/vg, bio of Noel Wien, see scan, after a barnstorming period, he moved to Alaska &
was their first bush pilot. He later founded Wien Alaska Airways, photos, 307 pgs.
|POPYE LUCAS QUEENSTOWN, Lucas, F.J., Reed, 1972, f/f (as new). see scan,
Signed by author, see scan, He was a bomber pilot (from New Zealand) in WW II. After the war, he returned to
New Zealand aviation. Later, he went into farming, photos, 186 pages.
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| PREEMPTIVE STRIKE, Armstrong, Alan, Lyons Press, 2006. f/f (as new), see scan,
A hypothehecal U.S. plan to bomb Japanese forces in China & possibley prevent the attack on Pearl Harbor, photos, 285 pgs.
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|REAR ADMIRAL BYRD AND THE POLAR EXPEDITION, Foster, Coram, A.L. Burt, 1930, vg, see scan,
Byrd's flight (1926) over the North Pole & (1929) over the South Pole, photos, 287 pgs. || $15.00 |
| REAPER LEADER, Ewings, Steve. Naval Institute Press, 2002, f/f (as new), see scan, Life of Jimmy Flateley, at the age
of 36 his combat career began at the Battle of Coal Sea with VF-42. He later led VF-10 in the Solomons & helped
develope tactics that made the Wildcat superior to the Zero, photos, 384 pgs.
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| RED AIR FIGHTEER, Von Richtofen, Manfried, Aeroplane & General Publishing, 1918, Good (tape repair on spine).
His autobiography with explanatory notes by C.G. Grey, photos, 140 pgs.
| RIDERS OF THE SKY, Brewer, Leighton, Houghton Miffin, 1934,
X-library, no dust jacket, spine fade, tight binding. see scan,
The author (3 victories) served in the 13th Aero Squadron in WW I.
This is a semi-fictional account in poetic style, 162 pages.
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| R.G. SMITH, THE MAN AND HIS ART,
Smith, R.J. Schiffer, 1999, new, see scan,
autobiography of the noted aviation artist, featuring 140 of
his works, many illustrations, 112 pgs.
| RUNWAY TO THE SUN, Scott, Robert, Lt. Col., Scribner's 1945, vg/vg, see scan,
signed by Scott, see scan, This book deals with his childhood & early flying pre-P-40 days, 218 pages.
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| RYAN, THE AVIATOR, Wagner, William, McGraw-Hill 1971, vg/vg,see photo,
Bio of T.Claud Ryan, and his aircraft manufacturing company, many photos, 253 pgs.
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