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Getting Off the Ground: The Pioneers of Aviation Speak for Themselves - The Pioneers of Aviation Speak for Themselves, Vecsey, George and George C. Dade
61 Getting Off the Ground: The Pioneers of Aviation Speak for Themselves - The Pioneers of Aviation Speak for Themselves
Vecsey, George and George C. Dade
New York E. P. Dutton 1979 0525113339 / 9780525113331 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean charcoal gray boards with white cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with historical photographs. 304 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023886

Price: 15.00 USD
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62 In The Blue Light of African Dreams
Watkins, Paul
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0-395-55136-6 / 9780395551363 First Hardbound Fine Near Fine Jacket 
310 pgs. Fine in Nr Fine DJ - archival quality mylar cover AS NEW book, clean, crisp, no names or writing inside. Clean unchipped, unclipped dust jacket. An adventurous tale of the life of an aviator caught up in war, the love of flying, and the challenge of being the first man to fly between Paris and New York.Modern First Edition. 002301

Price: 10.00 USD
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Aviation - Waukesha County 1912 to 1969, Waukesha Aviation Club, Inc.
63 Aviation - Waukesha County 1912 to 1969
Waukesha Aviation Club, Inc.
Waukesha, Wisconsin Warren S. O'Brien and Waukesha Aviation Club, Inc. 1969 First Paperback Near Fine 
Clean softcover book (approx. 8-1/2" x 11") with gray card cover decorated with Curtiss bi-plane, blue lettering, Aviation Club logo. Bound with blue plastic comb-type binding. No creasing or wear. Illustrated with wonderful historic photographs. Unpaginated (70 pages). Attractive Curtiss Museum Library bookplate inside front cover. No other marks. 024778

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Years of the Sky Kings - The Story of the planes of World War I and of the men who flew them, Whitehouse, Arch
64 The Years of the Sky Kings - The Story of the planes of World War I and of the men who flew them
Whitehouse, Arch
London MacDonald 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first edition in original dust jacket. Light gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No fraying or soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Old tape shadows on front and rear fixed endpapers. Illustrated with glossy black and white historical photographs. 334 pages with index. Illustrated dust jacket (jacket design by Theobold) is clean and bright, unchipped, slight foxing on front and rear inside flaps, price clip to corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author served as an R.F.C. gunner and pilot in the 1914-18 war and was a long-time writer on aviation and military history. Men whose names were once part of the daily headlines - men like Albert Ball, Baron Von Richthofen and Eddie Rickenbacker--their personalities and their achievements are here vividly recreated. 026214

Price: 25.00 USD
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65 Scream of Eagles
Wilcox, Robert K.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1990 0-471-52641-X / 9780471526414 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale gray boards with dark blue spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Military. 006158

Price: 15.00 USD
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Fasten Your Lapstraps! - A Guide for all those who wing the world in super-comfort and super-luxury in super-aeroplanes, Willans, Geoffrey
66 Fasten Your Lapstraps! - A Guide for all those who wing the world in super-comfort and super-luxury in super-aeroplanes
Willans, Geoffrey
New York Vanguard Press 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket David Mathias, Illustrator 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with small illusration of airline pilot on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 112 pp. Illustrated with very amusing cartoons by David Mathias. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has chip at corner base of front panel (1/4"up to 1/3" depth, 2" wide). A few short closed edge tears. Humor in flight -- circa 1956 when it was still fun to fly! 020778

Price: 20.00 USD
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On Being A Bird, Wills, Philip
67 On Being A Bird
Wills, Philip
London Max Parrish 1953 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. With 15 photo gravure illustrations and 34 line drawings. Clean blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and tiny airplane on spine. No fraying or wear, some fading at top of spine and edges. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 231 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has 2" piece missing at top of spine, slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025652

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Millionaires' Unit - The Aristocratic Flyboys who Fought the Great War and Invented American Airpower, Wortman, Marc
68 The Millionaires' Unit - The Aristocratic Flyboys who Fought the Great War and Invented American Airpower
Wortman, Marc
New York PublicAffairs 2006 1586483285 / 9781586483289 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean brown boards with yellow spine, gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping to spine ends. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed "Mark Wortman" on the title page. Illustrated with historic black and white photographs. 313 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Small "Autographed Copy" sticker on jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024516

Price: 35.00 USD
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