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CAESAR OF THE SKIES, Sheil, Beau Flying Officer, Cassell, 1937, vg/vg, see scan, inscribed by author, biography of Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith, nickname "Smithy", a early Australian aviator. He completed the first non-stop crossing of the Australian mainland and the first flight from Australia to New Zealand. eastward Pacific crossing from Australia to the United States, in 1934. On a flight from England to Australia, flying in Lockheed Altair Lady Southern Cross, the aircraft did not arrive at its destination, eighteen months later, wreckage from the aircraft was located off the south coast of Burma. photos, 202 pgs. $25.00


CROYDON AIRPORT FLYPAST by Peter Cooksley, fine (soft cover), 20 color profiles of aircraft that have been seen at Croydon (1916-1980), 42 pgs.

CROYDON AIRPORT REMEMBERED by Charles Dickson, fine (soft cover), History of Croydon (1916-1975), well illustrated by the author's drawings of various personalities associated with Croydon, 64 pgs.
CHASING ICARUS, Mortimer, Gavin, Walker, 2009, new, see photo, October, 1919: 3 events that changed American aviation - 1st trans-Atlantic flight attempt (The Dirigible America); the Gordon Bennett Cup in St. Louis and the 1st Belmont Park Air Meet, photos, 305 pgs. $15.00
CONDOR LEGION, THE WEHRMACHT'S TRAINING GROUND, Westwell, Ian, Ian Allen, 2004, new (soft cover), see photo, Condor Legion participated in all the major engagements including Brunete, Teruel, Aragon and Ebro. During the war it threw up a number of important names—such as Werner Moelders, credited with fourteen kills, more than any other German pilot and Adolf Galland. It also allowed the Germans to practise the tactics that Blitzkrieg would make famous, such as close-air support. In the Asturias campaign in September 1937, Galland experimented with new bombing tactics. This became known as carpet bombing. German aircraft dropped 16,953,700 kilos of bombs during the war and air units expended 4,327,949 rounds of machine-gun ammunition—the most obvious casualty was the market town of Guernica whose obliteration has been immortalised by Picasso. A total of 19,000 Germans served in the Spanish Civil War. Of these, 298 were lost, with 173 being killed by the enemy. This included 102 aircrew, 27 fighter pilots and 21 anti-aircraft crew. A large number were killed in accidents and others died of illness. The Condor Legion lost 72 aircraft to enemy action. Another 160 were lost in flying accidents, photos & maps, 96 pgs. $12.00
CONQUERING THE AIR, Williams, Archibald, Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1930, vg (no dj), history of aviation with record breaking flights, photos, 366 pgs. $10.00
CONQUEST OF THE ATLANTIC BY AIR, Dixon, Charles, Samson Low, 1931, vg (spine fade, cover wear), see scan, This book not only covers the obviously successful flights buy many of the other flights & attempts. Beginning in 1910 with Walter Wellman's unsucessful airship Try, the R.34, the Bremen & Do-X are covered, photos, 246 pgs. $20.00
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. $10.50
CRUSADE IN SPAIN, Gurney, Jayson, Readers Union, 1976, vg/vg, see scan, the author was in Spain from Dec. 1936 to Aug. 1937 with the International Brigade. He was wounded and returned to England, photos, 189 pgs. b>$15.00
CURTISS THE HAMMONDSPORT ERA, 1907-1915, Casey, Louis, Crown, 1981, vg /vg, survey of flying machines produced by Glenn Curtiss, photos & drawings, 235 pgs. $18.95
DANIEL GUGGENHEIM INTERNATIONAL SAFE AIRCRAFT COMPETITION Daniel Guggenheim Fund, 1930, vg (flex cover), see scan, In an effort to create safer aircraft, the Guggenheim fund describes the tests & rating for the aircraft they tested, photos, 147 pages. $45.00
DAY THEY ALMOST BOMBED MOSCOW, THE Dobson & Miller, Anteneum, 1986, vg/vg, see scan, The WW I allies carried out a crusade against Bollshevism in Russia, 1918-1920. The story of the clash. photos, 288 pgs. $12.50
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
EARLY AERONAUTICS IN STAFFORDSHIRE, Godwin, John, Staffordshire Libraries, 1986, vg (soft cover), see photo, History with photos, 40 pgs. $12.00
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
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 FLYING MACHINES, Gibbs-Smith, Charles, Methuen, 1976, vg/vg, see scan, Covers the period 1799-1909, all photos, detail drawings, 128 pgs. $12.50
EXPLODING FLYING MYTHS, Shaffer, Walter, Williams, 1968, vg/vg (chipping & repaired), see photo, signed by author, the author was credited with 2 victories, he flew with the Lafayette Flying Corps in WW I. The book is based on his observations & flying experiences, photos & illustrations, 89 pgs. $35.00

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