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AERIAL CALIFORNIA, Johnson, Kenneth, Plantin Publications, 1961, f (issued w/o dj), see scan, Limited edition of 350 copies printed at the Plantin Press. A history of early flight and experiments in flight in Northern and Southern California. Johnson describes both the lives and inventions of various pilots and would-be pilots, 91 pages $45.00
AERONAUTS AND AVIATORS, Elliott, Christopher, T. Dalton, Ltd., 1991,vg/vg, see scan, The aviation history of East Anglia (1785 to 1939). It begins with balloons and goes through aircraft design, testing, military, airfields, zeppelins & air racers, photos, 176 pages. $18.00








AEROPLANE SCRAP BOOK - 3 VOLUME SET
Hatfield, D.D., Northrop University, 1971-76, vg (soft cover), The progress in aviation is shown through the reproduction frm the advertising media,
Vol. 1 - 1910-1941, 282 pages
Vol 2 - 1911-1939 280 pages
Vol. 3 - 1911-1941 246 pages
$25.00



AIRCRAFT AND SUBMARINES, Abbot, Willis, Putnam, 1918, Good (cover wear & spine fade). see scan, The invention, development & uses of the war's latest weapons, illustrations (8 in color), 388 pgs. $30.00
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. $27.00
AIRMEN WITHOUT PORTFOLIO - U.S. MERCENARIES IN CIVIL WAR SPAIN, Edwards, John, Praeger, 1997, f/f, see scan, Story of 12 American pilots who flew for the Republic in the 193701939 war, photos, 150 pgs. $25.00
AIR WAR OVER SPAIN, Lopez, Rafael, Ian Allan, 2009, soft cover, (as new), see scan, Aviators, aircraft & air units of the Nationalist & Republican Air Forces, color profiles, many photos, 96 pages. $45.00
ALEXANDER EAGALEROCK, deVries, John, Wolfgang Publisher, 1994, vety good (soft cover, minor cover wear), see scan, history of Alexander Aircraft Company, photos & line drawings, 147 pages. $25.00
AMERICAN'S PIONEER ACES, Farmer, James, BAC Publishers, 2003, new, see photo, comprehensive look at the demands placed on America's Great War pursuit fliers, photos & illustrations, 302 pgs. $15.00
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
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
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
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. $15.00
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
ATLANTIC WINGS, 1919-1939, McDonough, Kenneth, Model Aeronautical Press, 1966, vg/vg (minor chipping), 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. $22.00
AUSTRALIAN AVIATORS, Barnaby, Jane (Editor), Cassell Australia, 1973k vg (hardcover with pictorial cover),see scan, From John Duigan, who built Australia's first aircraft (1910), the Smith brothers, Gordon Taylor (England to Australia, 1919), Kingsford-Smith, Hinkleer to Gordon Taylor, illustrations, 108 pgs. $12.50
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. $15.00
AVIATION'S GOLDEN AGE, Leary, William (Editor), University of Iowa Press, 1989, f/f (as new), see scan, The development of American aviation from humble beginnings in the 1920s through a leading position in the late 1930s, photos, 201 pages.. $15.00
BATTLE OF JARAMA, Lopez & Perezm Quiron Ediciones, fine (soft cover, as new), English & Spanish text. see scan, The best single account of the fierce battle fought in the valley of the river Jarama during February 1937. The only monoplanes employed by the Nationalist aviation were the Heinkel He 112V-3 and a Messerschmitt Bf 109 prototype, both integrated in the inventory of Condor Legionís VJ/88. many photos (including color), color profiles, 88 pages. $24.95
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
BOLD MEN, FAR HORIZONS, Mason, Herbert Molloy, Lippincott, 1966, vg/vg, see scan, Pioneering flights with such as Kingsford-Smith, Wiley Post, Alan Cobham. The Trans-US flight of Kelly & Macrendy + many more, photos, 197 pgs. $20.00
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. $30.00
BREMEN, 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. $15.00
BRITISH AIRCRAFT BEFORE THE GREAT WAR, Goodall & Tagg, Schiffer, 2001, new see scan, photos & drawings, 592 pages $45.00
BUSH PILOTS, foster, J.A., McClelland & Steward. 1990, f/f, see scan, Pictorial history of bush flying in Canada, many photos, 225 pgs. $25.00
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, photos, 213 pgs. $12.50




ALBUM OF AEROPLANES (CIVIL),
Player's Cigarettes, 1935, vg, a complete seeet of 50 Player's cogarette cards in an albumn.
$25.00

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