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AMELIA EARHART - MYSTERY SOLVED, Long, Elgin & Marie, Simon & Schuster, new with dj, see photo, An explanation of what happened to Earhart in July, 1937. photos, 220 pgs.$6.00
AMELIA EARHART - THE SKY IS NO LIMIT, Van Pelt, Lori, Tom Doherty, 2005, new (soft cover), see photo, biography, 239 pgs.$6.00
AMELIA EARHART'S DAUGHTERS, Haynsworth & Toomy, William Morrow & Co., 1998, new, see photo, American women aviatiors from WW II to space age, photos, 322 pgs.$8.00
AMELIA EARHART - THE FINAL STORY, Loomis & Ethell, Random House, 1985, f/f, see scan, the book states that Earhart & Nounnan were taken by the Japanese & died in prison, photos, 160pgs. $15.00
BAREFOOT IN THE SKY, Scott, Shiela, Macmillan, 1973, f/f, see photo, autobiograhy, set several records 1965-71 in her Piper Commanche, photos, 256 pgs. $12.00
BEFORE AMELIA, Lebow, Eileen, Brassey, 2002, f (soft cover, as new), see photo, examines the women aviators,the story begins with Raymonde de Laroche, a French woman who became the first licensed female pilot in 1909. De Laroche, Lydia Zvereva, Melli Beese, Hilda Hewlitt, Harriet Quimby, and the other women pilots, photos, 313 pgs. $6.00
HEROINES OF THE SKY, Lauwick, Herve, Frederick Muller, 1960. vg/vg. see scan, Female test pilots since 1819, includes Andrienne Bolland, Jackie Cockhran, Hanna Reitsch, Maryse Hilsz, Maryse Bastie, Madeline Charnaux, Ann Lindbergh, Helene Boucher, Amy Mollison, Jean Batten & Jacqueline Auriol, photos, 221 pgs. $10.00
I'LL FLY NO MORE, Potter, Ursula, Allen & Unwin, 1951, vg/vg, see scan, From 1946 to 1950, she flew around Africa (and to Europe) as the navigator in her husband's Fairchild 24, photos, 213 pages $10.00
I MUST FLY, Scott, Shiela, Hodder & Stouguton, 1968, vg/vg, see scan, signed by Scott, see scan, In 1962, she was the first European to fly around the world in a small plane, a Piper Comanche, maps on end pages, photos, 222 pgs. $35.00
IOWA TAKES TO THE AIR - VOLUME 1 (1845 - 1918 & VOLUME 2 (1919 - 1941), Pellegreno, Ann, Aerodrome Press, 1980 & 1986, f/f (as new), see photo, both volumes signed by author, she completed Amelia Earhart's 1937 globe-circling flight in 1967, these books contain extensive research on air races, air shows as well as personalities & accomplishments of Iowa's pilots, mechanics, manufacturere, many photos, maps, 596 pgs (total for both volumes) $45.00
JUST PLANE CRAZY, Veca & Mazzio, Osborne, 1987, fine (pictorial cover), see scan, signed by Bobbi Trout, She soloed in 1928, set the momen's endurance records & flew in the first Powder Puff Derby in 1929, many photos, 314 pgs. $30.00
LYRICAL AVIATORS, McClinton, Sandra, Whistling Swan Press, 2000, f/f (marked as a review copy), see photo, Her trip with her husband around the US in a Cessna 172, photos, 221 pgs. $8.00
MY AIRMAN OVER THERE Bond, Aimee, Moffat, Yard & Co., 1918, vg (issued w/o dj), see photo, letters between Aimee Bond and her husband, Bill Bond, a fighter pilot w/40 Sqdn., killed in action, US edition of "An Airman's Wife", 288 pgs. $30.00
NORTH TO THE ORIENT, Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, Harcourt, Brace& Co., 1935, vg (comments written on last fly page by previous owner)/g (chipped), see scan, firsthand account of the flight made by the Lindbergh's to the Orient in the summer of 1931 is told from the perspective of Mrs. Lindbergh & illustrated with maps by Charles Lindbergh, 255 pgs. $8.00
NORTH TO THE ORIENT, Lindbergh, Anne, Harcourt Brace, 1935, vg/vg, see scan, This ws a gift to Jackie Cochran from an ex-air mail pilot, Wesley Smith. Jackie also signed her book plate. see scan, She describes the 1931 flight from NY to Alaska to Siberia to Japan & China with Charles, maps, 255 pgs. $65.00
POWDER PUFF DERBY, Walker, Mike, Wiley, 2003, f/f (as new), see scan, first Powder Puff Derby - 1929 and may female pilots including: Pancho Barnes, Katherine Stinson, Bessie Coleman, Bobbie Trout & of course, Amelia Earhart, photos, 287 pgs. $20.00
SKY MY KINGDOM, Reitsch, Hanna, Casemate, 2009, new with dj, see photo, memoirs of Hanna Reitsch, famous German WW II test pilot, photos, 265 pgs. $22.00
SKY MY KINGDOM, THE, Reitsch, Hanna, Bodley Head, 1955, vg/vg,see scan, Germany's most well known female test pilot. She flew most of the German combat planes including the Me-163, photos, 222 pages. $30.00
SKY'S THE LIMIT, THE, Boase, Wendy, Macmillan, 1979, vg/vg, see scan, traces the difficult days for women aviators (1910 - 1928) to the 1930's & later while the air world opened up for them, photos, 223 pgs. $10.00
STRAIGHT ON TILL MORNING, Lovell, Mary, St. Martin's Press, 1987, vg/vg, see photo, biogrophy of Beryl Markham, in 1936 - she was the first person to fly the Atlantic solo, married 3 times & had many lovers, based on interviews & her own papers, photos & illustrations, 408 pgs. $10.00
THOUSAND SPRINGS, A, Chennault, Anna, Peter Ericksson, 1962, f/f, see photo, she was first woman correspondent for China"s largest news servicewhen she first met Gen. Chennault in 1944, biography of her marriage to General Chennault, photos, 318 pgs. $10.00
TINY BROADWICK, Roberson, Elizabeth, Pelican, 2001, fine (soft cover, as new), see scan, She made her first parachute jump from a balloon in 1908.Later, with Glenn Martin as the pilot, she added skydiving from airplanes to her act, photos, 111 pgs. $8.00
20 Hrs, 40 Min. , Earhart, Ameilia, National Geographic, 2003, new, soft cover, see photo, reprint of her early autobiography published in 1928, her flight across the Atlantic in the "Friendship", photos, 182 pgs. $10.00
WITNESS TO THE EXECUTION, Brennan, Buddy, Renaissance House, 1988, as new (soft cover), see scan, Amelia Earhart was executed by the Japanese on Saipan, as witnessed by a local lady, photos, 214 pgs. $10.00
WOMEN AND FLIGHT, Russo, Carolyn, Nat. Air & Space Museum, 1997, vg (oversized, soft cover), signed picture of Jean Howard-Phelon, the 13th licensed female helicopter pilot, see scan, Biographies of 36 modern women pilots whose jobs rainged from stunt piloting, bush flying to astronauts, photos, 192 pgs. $8.50
WOMEN AND AERONAUTICS, May, Charles, Nelson, 1962, vg/vg (minor water stain on back cover of dj), see scan, From Marie Tible's first balloon ascent in 1784 to the current jet age, photos, 260 pgs. $10.00

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