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21 I Remember Lindbergh
Grierson, John
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1977 0-15-238895-8 / 9780152388959 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
192 pgs. Fine in Nr Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Very clean and tight blue cloth book with gold lettering on spine. No names or writing inside. Clean, bright dustjacket with one tiny closed tear at top edge, not price clipped.Biography. 002990

Price: 12.00 USD
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Sky High: The Story of Aviation, Hodgins, Eric and F. Alexander Magoun
22 Sky High: The Story of Aviation
Hodgins, Eric and F. Alexander Magoun
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1929 First Hardcover Near Fine 
First Edition. Clean red ribbed cloth boards with stamped black lettering, hot air balloon image on cover, crisp black lettering and small airplane on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name and date (1929) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 337 pages with index. 026608

Price: 25.00 USD
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Southern Sky Trails, Holland, Norman
23 Southern Sky Trails
Holland, Norman
Montreal, Canada Norman Holland 1944 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Copyright 1944, by Norman Holland. In clean original dustjacket. Clean blue cloth boards with bright unchipped label on cover, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 141 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Foreword by Eddie Rickenbacker. Clean illustrated dustjacket has a few small edge and corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An early book on extensive air travel by the author, who was Vice-Chairman of Shriners' Hospitals for Crippled Children (Montreal Unit) and who donated the entire proceeds from the publication of his book to that hospital. He wrote of his hundreds of miles of flying in some forty-seven countries, and particularly of a 30,000 mile continuous air trip around North, South and Central America. 019942

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Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War II Aviator, Hynes, Samuel
24 Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War II Aviator
Hynes, Samuel
Frederic C. Beil & Naval Institute Press 1988 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 270 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 010632

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Fireside Book of Flying Stories, Jensen, Paul (Editor)
25 The Fireside Book of Flying Stories
Jensen, Paul (Editor)
New York Simon & Schuster 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fair to Good Jacket 
Second Printing (stated) in dustjacket. Clean cloth boards with no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fly leaf. 464 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped, but is a bit tattered with shallow edge chipping, tears at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Short stories, fragments, vignettes, observations, essays, a novelette and a science fiction story--selected from the writings of the Age of Flight. Authors include: A. Conan Doyle; Edgar Allan Poe; John Dos Passos; Antoine De Saint-Exupery; Anne Morrow Lindbergh; James Thurber; Roald Dahl; James Michener, and more. 020013

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The Sky Clowns, John Tomerlin
26 The Sky Clowns
John Tomerlin
New York Dutton 1973 0525394508 / 9780525394501 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean brown endpapers (small previous owner name neatly stamped on front fixed endpaper). 184 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), a few very shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021611

Price: 15.00 USD
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America's Fighting Planes in Action, Kinert, Reed
27 America's Fighting Planes in Action
Kinert, Reed
New York Macmillan 1944 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Later printing (July, 1944) in original illustrated dust jacket. Large format (approx. 8-1/4" X 11") blue cloth flexible boards with light blue lettering and small airplane on cover, blue lettering on spine. Overall mottling to boards. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Text and illustrations by Reed Kinert (beautiful full color and black & white images). 144 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), has some very shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Impressive story of U.S. Military aircraft with dramatic portraits of the planes in action. 024310

Price: 20.00 USD
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28 To Fly the Concorde
Larson, Ken
Blue Ridge Summit, PA TAB Books, Inc. 1982 0-8306-2342-6 / 9780830623426 First Soft Cover Near FIne 
Very clean and bright softcover book with three color photos of the Concorde on cover. Stated First Edition, First Printing. No creasing, curling or chipping. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names or marks. 140 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. The complete story of the Concorde, including its design, flying characteristics, and its contribution to the future of air transportation...told from the viewpoint of a former Concorde pilot. Rigid training that was required for pilots is described. Written in layman's language and spiced with amusing anecdotes and personal esperiences. 8vo. Aviation. 006962

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Happy Bottom Riding Club The Life and Times of Pancho Barnes, Lauren Kessler
29 The Happy Bottom Riding Club The Life and Times of Pancho Barnes
Lauren Kessler
Random House 2000 037550124X / 9780375501241 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, unfaded black spine with metallic lettering. No fading or wear. Small remainder mark (red dot) on top text block surface. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wonderful photographs. 305 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of a woman who was a force of nature who lived a big, colorful, unconventional life. A barnstormer, a racer, a cross-country flier, and a Hollywood stunt pilot, she was, for a time, "the fastest woman on earth." 026628

Price: 18.00 USD
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30 Flight Into Space - The Facts, Fancies and Philosophy
Leonard, Jonathan Norton
New York Random House 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver saucer shape on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers, with very brief previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper (short one liner). 307 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Written by the science editor of TIME Magazine, authoritative book in its time which separated facts of space flight from theories and fictions, and discusses the possibilities for the future of space flight. 017622

Price: 50.00 USD
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Listen! The Wind, Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
31 Listen! The Wind
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
New York Harcourt Brace 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Early printing in unclipped original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with small gold plane decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. Very small previous owner name and date in upper corner of front free endpaper. With Foreword and Map Drawings by Charles A. Lindbergh. Copyright 1938 with no additional printings listed. 275 pages with Appendix. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.49 on front inside flap), clean, with some small edge chips, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024285

Price: 35.00 USD
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Listen! The Wind, Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
32 Listen! The Wind
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
New York Harcourt, Brace & Co. 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean first edition (stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with small gold airplane on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very narrow line of fading at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Small previous owner inscription at top of half-title page. SMall ink stamped number at bottom corner of rear blank endpaper (910210). 275 pages with appendix. Foreword and map drawings by Charles Lindbergh. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/8" to 1/4" or less), a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very nice collectible quality first edition of this book which details the Lindbergh's history-making flight across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to Brazil in December 1933. 021279

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Spirit of St. Louis, Lindbergh, Charles A.
33 The Spirit of St. Louis
Lindbergh, Charles A.
New York Charles Scribner 1953 First Hardcover Very Good Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with [A] on copyright page), in clean, bright, beautiful unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with small silver plane decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. Slight fading to spine and edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Blue top-stained upper page edges. 562 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears; full panel rear photo of Lindbergh standing in front of his plane. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Several articles on Erik Lindbergh recreating flight from New York to Paris of his grandfather, Charles Lindbergh, laid in. 025386

Price: 200.00 USD
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The Canvas Falcons: The Story of the Men and Planes of World War I, Longstreet, Stephen
34 The Canvas Falcons: The Story of the Men and Planes of World War I
Longstreet, Stephen
New York/Cleveland World Publishing Co. 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 365 pgs. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Aviation. 013754

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart, Lovell, Mary S
35 The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart
Lovell, Mary S
New York St Martins Press 1989 0312034318 / 9780312034313 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Bump to one corner tip, no fraying or rubbing. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean nap-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 420 pp. + note about the author. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (22.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020815

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart, Lovell, Mary S.
36 The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart
Lovell, Mary S.
New York St Martins Press 1989 0312034318 / 9780312034313 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped original dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with clean brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with historical photographs. 420 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023936

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Illustrated West With the Night, Markham, Beryl
37 The Illustrated West With the Night
Markham, Beryl
New York Welcome Enterprises (Stewart, Tabori, & Chang) 1994 1556703856 / 9781556703850 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Lovely illustrated edition in dust jacket. Clean boards decorated with clouds against blue sky, blue cloth spine with silver lettering. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Profusely illustrated with photographs. 288 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, one short closed edge tear at top spine corner (approx. 1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026145

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Airman's War: World War II in the Sky, Marrin, Albert
38 The Airman's War: World War II in the Sky
Marrin, Albert
New York Atheneum 1982 0-689-30907-4 / 9780689309076 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new, Stated First Edition. Very clean rust brown cloth boards with bright stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 213 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 015430

Price: 120.00 USD
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All My Downs Have Been Ups, Masters, Nancy Robinson
39 All My Downs Have Been Ups
Masters, Nancy Robinson
Abilene, Texas Masair Publications 1992 0962356328 / 9780962356322 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean red boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author: "Keep it up! - Nancy Robinson Masters." 189 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Clean jacket is not price clipped (18.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's favorite stories of the people, places and planes she has come to know through her adventures as a pilot and freelance writer. 019455

Price: 25.00 USD
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40 Double Eagle: Ben Abruzzo, Maxie Anderson, Larry Newman
McCarry, Charles
Boston/Toronto Little, Brown & Co. 1979 0-316-55360-3 / 9780316553605 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean blue boards with darker blue cloth spine, bright silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or bookplates. 278 pgs. Illustrated with full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A riveting, true account of the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean by men in a balloon--by all reckonings one of the most extraordinary adventures of all time. 8vo. Aviation - back Room. 016022

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