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World War I Titles - pg. 14

Raleigh & Jones, Oxford University Press, published 1922 (Vol I) through 1937 (Appendices) the history of the Royal Air Force in WW I was began by Walter Raleigh who passed away after completing the first volume. The series was completed by H.A. Jones over the next 15 years.

Vol. I (vg condition with dust jacket)
deals with the beginnings of the navigation of the air, the invention, gradual improvements, aerial forces of the British Empire, achievements in 1914.

Vol. II (vg condition with dust jacket)
Dardanelles Campaign, Western Front to Battle of Loos, Battle of Somme 1916, RNAS.

Vol. III (vg condition with dust jacket)
Flying Operations in German East & Southwest Africa, air raids on Great Britain 1914-1916, supply, recruitment & training 1914-1916, Western Front, Battle of Arras, 1917.

Vol. III (vg) Map Case

Vol. IV (vg condition with dust jacket)
Aircraft with the Fleet 1917-1918, U-boat Warfare, Naval Air Operations from Dunkirk, Battle of Messines, Battle of Ypres, German Offensive, First Battles of Somme, Battles of Lys.

Vol. V (vg condition with dust jacket)
Raids on Great Britain, Air Operations in Egypt, Darfur & Palestine, Fall of Jerusalem, Campaign in Mesopotamia, Air Operations in Macedonia, Naval Air Operations in Mediterranean & Near-Eastern Waters.

Vol. V (vg condition) Map Case

Vol. VI (vg condition with dust jacket)
Creation of RAF, Suppy, Manpower, Independent Bombing Force, Operations in Palestine, Mesopotamia, Persia & India, Italian Front, Mediterranean in 1918, Naval Air Development & Operations, 1918.

Vol. VII Appendices (vg)
describing in detail the war effort of the British air weapons.

This set is from Bill's private collection.

$950 00
WAR BIRD, Davis, Burke, University of North Carolina, 1991, new, see photo, bio of Elliott White Springs, after gaining his wings he was posted to Europe where, after Pershing decreed that pilots were to be ranked as sergeants, he resigned his commission & joined the RFC, he first served in 85 Squadron, under Bishop, before being transferred to the US Army where he flew with 148th Squadron & ended the war as America's fifth ranking ace with 16 victories, after his return to the USA he spent a period barnstorming, photos, 267 pgs. $10.00
WAR BIRD ACE , Ballard, Jack Stokes, Texas A & M, 2007, new, see photo, Capt. Field Kindley flew a Camel with 148th Aero Squadron. He achieved 12 aerial victories which tied him with Elliott White Springs. Kindley was killed on a flying accident, 1920, at Kelly Field, photos, drawings, 208 pgs. $20.00
WAR BIRDS, Springs, Elliot, George H. Doran Co., 1926, good copy (cover wear, spine fade), see scan, diary of an unknown aviator, illustrated by Clayton Knight, 277 pgs. $10.00
WAR BIRDS: DIARY OF AN UNKNOWN AVIATOR, Annonymous, Grosset & Dunlap, 1926, vg/vg (previous owner's name written on fly page,dj chipped). see scan, Based on the diary of John McGrinder, who flew with E.W. Springs. Springs edited the diary & published the book, illustrations, 277 pages. $25.00
WAR LETTERS OF EDMOND GENET, Channing, Grace Ellery (editor), Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918, vg, see photo, first American aviator killed flying the stars and stripes, photos, 330 pgs. $65.00
WAR OVER ENGLAND, Carleton, Aor Com. L.E.O., Longman & Green, 1936,vg (no dust jacket), see scan, Deals with the WW I raids on England, the effects of the war, 1936 and preparation for the war in the future, photos, 287 pages. $17.50
WAR WINGS - FILMS OF THE FIRST AIR WAR, Stewart, Philip, pms press, 2008, f (as new) soft cover, see scsn, guide to WW I aviation documentary motion pictures held in the National Archives, 218 pgs. $19.00
WHO DOWNED THE ACES IN WW I?, Franks, Norman, Grub St., 1996, new,see photo, aces of both sides lost in air action over France, 1916-1918, photos, 218 pgs. $15.00
WHO KILLED THE RED BARON?, Carisella & Ryan, Purnell Book Service, 1969, vg/vg, see photo, answer to the controversy covering the death of the top flying ace Baron von Richtofen, photos & illustrations, 254 pgs. $17.00
WIND IN THE WIRES, Grinnell-Mionek Capt. D., Mayflower, 1966, a paperback that has been hardbound, fine condition.see scan, Signed by Author, see scan, The author was a BE-2 pilot. He was shot down and served 2 1/2 yeas in a POW camp. He escaped, went back to England and flew an SE.5 with the 56 Squadron in which he scored 5 more victories, 176 pages. $50.00
WINGED WARFARE, Bishop, William, Hodder & Stoughton, 1918, vg , (foxing), see scan, illustrated autobiography, photos, 301 pgs. $15.00
WINGLESS EAGLE, Johnson, Herbert, University of North Carolina, new, 2001, see photo, history of U.S. Army aviation, explores cutural, technical political & organization factors that stunted it's evolution, 298 pgs. $20.00
WINGS , Saunders, John Monk, Grosset & Dunlap, 1927, vg (spine fade), WW I fiction, this is the photoplay edition with scenes from the Paramount film starring Clara Bow & Charles Rogers, 249 pgs. $8.00
WINGS OVER THE DESERT, Seward, Desmond, Haynes, 2009, new, see photo, RFC pilot in Palestine 1916-1918, he survived being shot down, a trek across Turkish lines & 5 other major crashes, illustrations, photos & maps, 224 pgs. $10.00
WITH A SMILE AND A WAVE, Daybell, Peter, Pen & Sword, 2005, new , see photo, life of Captain Aidan Liddell, VC Mc, Capt. Liddell was awarded the VC for an RES flight with No. 7 Squadron, 31 July, 1915 after transferring from the Argyll and Sutherlard Highlandess Battalion, photos, 300 pgs.. $18.00
WITH THE EARTH BENEATH, Kingsford, A.R., Aviation Book Club, 1936, vg (minor foxing), see scan, account was taken from the log book & personal papers of Cary Luke who served with No. 20 Squadron flying FE2b's in France, a few of the names have been changed by author, 211 pgs. $20.00
WONDER ACES OF THE AIR, Smithers, A. J., Gordon & Cremones, 1980, f/f (as new), see scan, 12 Aces of WW I including Ball, Mannock, McCudden & Lufbery, photos, 212 pages. $16.00
WORLD WAR ONE IN THE AIR, Delve, Ken, Crowood, 1997, new, see photo, many photographs & appendices detailing aircraft data & air aces, over 500 photos, 192 pgs. $20.00
BR>WORLD WAR I POSTERS, Borkan, Gary, Schiffer, 2002, f/f (as new). see scan, Over 450 WW I posters (in color) are included with approximate values, 240 pages. $35.00
YALE IN THE WORLD WAR - 2 VOLUMES, Nettleton, George Henry, Yale University Press, 1924, vg condition see scan, Volume 1 - Memorial sketches of Yale graduates died in WW I military service. 79 served in aviation 482 pgs.
Volume 2 - Individual service records of Yale alumni arranged by class. 70 served in aviation, 638 pgs.
YANKEE ACE IN THE RAF, A, Morrow & Rogers (editors), Univ. of Kansas, 1996, new,see photo, Morrow & Rogers, University Press of Kansas, 1996, f/f (as new), Story of Capt. Bogart Rogers, an American flying an RAAF SE-5, who became an ace with the 37 Sqdn.6 victories,, based on his letters to his fiance, photosm 264 pgs. $15.00
YPRES: AIRFIELDS & AIRMEN, O'Connor, Mike, Leo Cooper, 2001, new, soft cover, see photo, new series on the WW I airfields & pilots, photos & maps, 192 pgs. $12.00
ZEPPELIN OVER SUFFOLK, Mower, Mark, Pen & Sword, 2008, new, soft cover, see photo, final raid of the L48 over East Anglia in 1917, records the aftermath of this event, the crash site, sight-seers, airmen who survived, local folklore, photos, 148 pgs. $15.00
ZEPPELINS OF WORLD WAR I, Cross, Wilbur, Paragon House,1991, new, see photo, German Naval Airship Division's successes & ultimate failure, photos, 220 pgs. $10.00

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