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GETTING OFF THE GROUND, Vecsey & Dade, E.P. Dutton, 1979, vg/vg, see photo, bio's of 31 pioneer aviators including, Newell, Stadlman, Ryan, Wysong, Girney, Bruno, Northrop, Merril and others, photos, 304 pgs. $10.00
GOGGLES, HELMENTS & AIRMAIL STAMPS, Bachon, Georgette, Clark Irwin, 1974, f/f (as new), see scan, from the first balloon ascent (1856) in Ontario, the first heavier than air flight (the June Bug in 1909), Canada's contribution to WW I victory and of course, bush flying, photos, 150 pgs. $10.00
GREAT ATLANTIC AIR RACE, Rowe, Percy, McClelland & Stewart, 1977, f/f, se scan, Early attempts to cross the Atlantic, climaxed by the Alcock & Brown flight in 1919, 40 photos, 224 pgs. $10.00
HENRI MIGNET AND HIS FLYING FLEAS, Ellis & Jones, Haynes,1990, f/f, see photo, biography of Mignet, how he came to build the flea and modern variations of the aircraft, history of "Pou de Ciel" and modern versions, many photos, 224 pgs. $38.00
HEROES OF THE AIR, Fraser, Chelsea, Thomas Y. Crowell, 1927, vg (embossed cover, ex-library) see scam. biographies of early aviators, photos & maps, 487 pgs. $10.00
HEROES OF THE AIR, Wood, Martha, Crowell, 1946, vg (ex-library, no dj), see scan, Many flights from the beginnings through WW II. The author concentrates on pioneering flights of the 1920s & 1930s. There is also a 30 page chronology listing by year, flights from 1783 to 1946, photos, 484 pgs. $10.00
HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS AIRCRAFT HISTORY, Lawson, Alfred, Humanity Benefactor Foundation, 1982, fine (embossed cover), see scan, Bulletins posted by Alfred Lawson(Jan. 1918 to Sept. 1918) to Congress promoting the idea of aerial trasportation for the public, photos, 83 pgs. $15.00
ICARE LA GUERRE D'EPAGNE tome 1 & 2, 2 issues of a French language magazine which cover the Spanish Civil War, see scan, Fine condition (as new), see scan, 150 & 170 pages, many photos. $30.00
ICE CRASH, McKee, Alexander, Souvenir Press, 1979, vg/vg, see scan, The 1928 crash of the airship Italia on its way to the North Pole and the rescue attempts, photos, 326 pages. $15.00
JANE'S HISTORICAL AIRCRAFT FROM 1902 TO 1916, Grey, C.G. (editor), Arco, 1969, vg/ vg, Reprint, see photo, book consists of part of the 1917 edition of 'Jane's All The World's Aircraft' and offers a pictorial record of the early days of aviation. Includes 180 black and white photographs, historical prefaces on war balloons & parachutes, 93 pgs. $15.00
LEGACY OF FLIGHT, Hallion, Richard, Univ. of Washington Press, 1977, f/f, see scan, In 1926, the Daniel Guggenheim fund for the promotion of aeronautics was created. They funded many aviation projects, college aeronautic classes & many publicity events, photos, 292 pgs. $12.50
LINDBERGH ALONE, Gill, Brendan, Harcourt Brace, 1977, vg/vg, see scan, Lindbergh, before, during & after his 1927 solo flight to Paris, . photos, 216 pgs. $8.50
LORDS OF THE AIR, Harper, Harry, RTS Lutterworth Press, 1940, vg (inked name), example of photos, European aviation history from Reims and Latham in 1909 to the current "crisis" in 1940. He was well acquainted with many about whom he wrote, 26 pages of photos, indexed, 216 pgs. $12.00
MAGNIFICENT DISTANCES, Duffy & Crane, Sound Heritage Series, 1980, vg (soft cover), early aviation in British Columbia, 1910-1940, photos, 78 pgs. $10.00
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. $17.50
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. $20.00
MARINE FIGHTING SQUADRON NINE, Barrow, Jess, TAB, 1981, f, soft cover, see photo, VF-9M, 1925 to 1938, photos, 239 pgs. $10.00
MEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD - AVIATION PIONEERS, Cooksley, Peter, Sutton, 2003, as new with dj, see photo, examination of the steps that led the Wright brothers to build & fly the world's first powered aircraft exploring the development of flight by other aviation pioneers of the time & comparing the achievements of men like Cayley, Lilienthal, Cody and Berliot with the Wrights and with one another, photos, 179 pgs. $12.00
MERCY PILOT, Tordoff, Epicenter Press, 2002, new, soft cover, see photo, bio of Joe Crosson, a national hero between the world wars flying mercy missions in the North, including a dangerous search in a dark Siberian winter for a lost pilot, Carl Ben Eielson, & a bitterly cold winter flight in an open cockpit carrying serum through uncharted mountains to Barrow, Alaska the first pilot to land on a glacier, photos, 254 pgs. $15.00
MIRACLE AT KITTY HAWK, Kelly, Fred, Farrar, Straus & Young, 1951, vg/vg (minor chipping), see scan, The letters of Orville & Wilbur Wright, photos, 482 pages. $15.00
MOLES - VOLUME 1, Ries, Karl, Dieter Hoffman, 1970, vg/vg (minor chipping), see scan, Growth of German military aviation (Luftwaffe) from 1919 to 1935. This is basically a photo history, German & English text & captions. They never did Volume 2 which was supposed to carry on until 1945, 151 pgs. $20.00
MONTGOLFIER BROTHERS AND THE INVENTION OF AVIATION, Gillispie, Charles, Princeton University Press, 1983, f/f, see photo, invention of aviation 1783- 1784, importance of ballooning for the science of heat & the art of building railroads, drawings, 210 pgs. $25.00

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