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ABOVE THE TRENCHES,Shores, Franks & Guest, Grub St., 1990 f/f (as new).see scan, Over 800 biographies of British fighter aces in World War I, photos, 397 pages. $48.00
ACE OF ACES, Jeffers, Paul, Ballentine, 2003, new, see photo, Eddie Rickenbacker's WW I flying life, maps, 343 pts. $17.50
ACE OF THE BLACK CROSS, Udet, Ernst, Frontine Books, 2013, new (reprint of the original 1935 publication), see photo, Memoirs of Udet, he captures what many young pilots felt, he later became a stunt pilot, joined the Nazi Party & became involved in the early development of the Luftwaffe, photos, 202 pgs. $30.00
ACE OF THE IRON CROSS, Udet, Ernst, Doubleday, 1970, vg/vg see scan, Udet fought all 4 years & survived. After the war, he had a flying life worldwide.photos, 3-views, ace lists, 215 pgs. $30.00
ACES HIGH, Clark, Alan, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1973, vg/vg, see photo, illustrated chronicle of aerial warfare during five turbulent years, study of the tatics & strategies of the combat 'Aces' that led to Allied victory, photos, 192 pgs. $10.00
ACE WITH ONE EYE, Oughton & Smyth, Frederick Muller Limited, 1963, vg/vg see photo, story of 'Mick' Mannock, VC, who officially shot down 73 enemy planes & unoffically nearly a hundred, he was blind in one eye, 307 pgs. $18.00
ACES AND KINGS, Sutherland, L.W., Hamiliton, 1935, vg (minor foxing, cover wear), reminiscences by Flight Lieutenant Sutherland who served with No. 1 Squadron of the Australian Flying Corps, which operated in a Royal Flying Corps wing,based in Palestine, photos, 276 pgs. $25.00
AER0NAUT SERIES (World War I) Prices Reduced
AIR ACES OF THE 1914-1918 WAR, Robertson, Bruce, ed., Harleyford, 1959, vg/vg (foxing on the title page), see photo,brief AF histories of the 8 major battles,135 bios. of major aces & ace lists, many photos, 212 pgs. $25.00
AIRCRAFT CAMOUFLAGE AND MARKINGS 1907-1954, Robertson, Bruce, ed., Harleyford, 1956, vg (no dj, discolored fly page), \ see scan, covers WW I through 1954. It includes many countries but with emphasises British colors & markings, many photos & color illustrations, 212 pgs. $20.00
AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR I, Herris & Pearson, Amber, 2014, new, see scan, covers all types arranged chronologically & by theatre. There are more than 250 color profiles, 192 pgs. $15.00
AIRFIELDS & AIRMEN OF THE CHANNEL COAST, O'Connor, Mike, Pen & Quill,2005, new, soft cover, see photo, air actions that took place along the Belgian and North France coastline during The Great War, in addition to the Royal Fighting Corps & RAF aspect this volume covers the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) & Belgian Air Service (AMB) as well as the German Naval Air Service, photos, 208 pgs. $12.00
AIRMAN REMEMBERS,AN Schroder, Hans, Hamilton, 1936, A good copy (no dj, cover wear, minor upper & lower spine damage) see scan, The original title was "A GERMAN AIRMAN REMEMBERS". He began the war in the infantry, but later became an airman. He served in the Flying Section 58, photos, 320 pages. $20.00
AIRMEN OF WORLD WAR 1, Bowyer, Chaz, Arms & Armour, 1975, vg/vg, see photo, photographic record of British & Empire air forces, covers Air Aces, Women, incudes songs & statistics, 128 pgs. $8.00
AIR VCs, THE, Cooksley, Peter, Sutton, 1996, new, see photo, describes the actions that led the the awarding of all 19 air VCs during WW I, photos, 204 pgs.$10.00
AIR WAR FLANDERS-1918, Jackson, Robert, Airlife, 1998,f/f (as new), see photo, examines the development of air fighting between April & November 1918, assessing German & Allied air power in 1917 then moves on to cover the development of bombing operations on both sides, new aircraft and the contribution of the US & French air forces , many photos, 160 pgs $23.00
ALBATROS D.I-D.II, Miller, James, Osprey Vanguard Series #5, new, soft cover, 2012, see photo, photos, color plates, fold-out cut-way, 64 pgs. $13.00
ALBATROS D.III, Miller, James, Osprey, 2014, new (soft cover), see scan, Air Vanguard #13, Johannisthal, OAW & Oeffag variants, design & development, technical specifications, operational history, many photos & color plates, 64 pgs. $13.00
ALBERT BALL, VC, Bowyer, Chaz, Kimber. 1977,as new, see photo, credited with 44 combat victories in a period of 15 months of active service, photos, 208 pgs. New soft cover edition available for $19.95 $21.00
ALLIED AVIATION OF WORLD WAR I Cowin, Hugh, Osprey, 2000, new, soft cover, see photo, Aviation Pioneer Series, many photographs with captions, 96 pgs. $8.00
AMERICAN FOR LAFAYETTE, AN, Brown, Dale (editor), University Press of Virginia, 1981, f/f (as new),see scan, diaries of E.C.C. Genet,an American who volunteered for the French Foreign Legion & the Lafayette Escadrille, he was shot down in his Nieuport on 4/16/17, the first American to die in combat, photos, 224 pgs. $13.00
AN AMERICAN PURSUIT PILOT IN FRANCE 1917-1919, Thomas & Becker (editors), White Mane Publishing, 1994, vg/vg , see photo, collection of letters & diaries from Roland W. Richardson, a pilot who flew in France with the 203rd Aero Squadron, from training to deployment overseas & combat, he flew a variety of aircraft incl Spads, Caudrons, Nieuports, Sopwiths & Avro's, photos, 198 pgs. $15.00
ANNALS OF 100 SQUADRON, Burge, C. Gordon, Bivouac Books, 1975, fine, see scan, limited edition of original Squadron history, record of the war activities of the pioneer night bombing squadron in france from March 1917 - November 1918, includes operations within the Independent Air Force of the RAF, a list of all serving officers, NCOs and men, 211 pgs. $27.00
ARRAS: AIRFIELDS & AIRMEN, O'Connor, Mike, Leo Cooper, 2004, new, soft cover, see photo, new series on the WW I airfields & pilots, photos & maps, 192 pgs. $12.00
ARTHUR RICHMOND TABER, Taber, Sydney Richmond, Privately Printed, 1920, Very good condition with embossed cover,see scan, first edition published in 1920, written as a tribute by his Father, Arthur served as an ambulance driver to the U.S. pilots for 6 months in France. He returned to the U.S., got his pilot's license & returned as a flight instructor, He later became a ferry pilot and was killed in a crash in 1919, photos, 203 pages. $85.00
AUSTRALIAN HAWK OVER THE WESTERN FRONT Hellwig, Adrian, Grub Street, 2006, new, see photo, biography of Major R. S. Dallas, Australia’s leading air ace of all time and, with fifty victories, also one of the highest-scoring Commonwealth aces, until this excellently researched volume, there has never been a full biography of this exceptional pilot, whose fighting career spanned from 1916 to 1918, photos, 221 pgs. $20.00

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