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On Extended Wings, Ackerman, Diane
1 On Extended Wings
Ackerman, Diane
New York Atheneum 1985 0-689-11540-7 / 9780689115400 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean dark blue boards with blue cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 307 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In this remarkable paean to flying, award-winning poet Diane Ackerman invites us to ride jump seat as she takes--literally and figuratively--to the sky. The book tells the story of how she gained mastery over the mysteries of flight and earned her private pilot's license, of her frustration and exhilaration during horus of lessons and endless touch and gos, of her first solo and her first cross-country flights. 8vo. Aviation. 015825

Price: 55.00 USD
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The Illustrated Aviation Encyclopedia, Aviation Research Associates
2 The Illustrated Aviation Encyclopedia
Aviation Research Associates
New York New Home Library 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"Original Publication of The New Home Library, February, 1944" in clean original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with white wave design on cover and spine, white title box on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper. Red colored text block edges. Well illustrated with drawings. 236 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears, fading to background of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The technical, scientific, and slang words and terms of the language of the air, including aircraft types, construction, operation, meteorology, navigation, aerodynamics, and more. Arranged alphabetically with a unique method for ready cross-reference. 025551

Price: 20.00 USD
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Complete Encyclopedia of Flight 1945-2005, Batchelor, John and Malcolm V. Lowe, with David Willis
3 Complete Encyclopedia of Flight 1945-2005
Batchelor, John and Malcolm V. Lowe, with David Willis
Rebo Publishers 2005 9036617170 / 9789036617178 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in dust jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards. Very slight bump at top of spine, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs and drawings describing each plane and helicopter manufactured between 1945 and 2005. 318 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A comprehensive guide to aviation. 027302

Price: 20.00 USD
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Famous Fighters of the Second World War, Green, William
4 Famous Fighters of the Second World War
Green, William
New York Hanover House 1957 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Red-orange cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with many black and white photos, drawings. Foreword by Group Captain "Johnnie" Johnson, D.S.O., D.F.C. 128 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has closed tear at top front panel spine edge (someone repaired with clear tape), very small chip at upper corner, small piece of clear tape at bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story and details of legendary fighter aircraft, with a wealth of detailed drawings and a unique collection of photographs. 026843

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Fireside Book of Flying Stories, Jensen, Paul (Editor)
5 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 Mystery of the Silver Dart, Loftus-Price, Captain Harry J.
6 The Mystery of the Silver Dart
Loftus-Price, Captain Harry J.
New York The Mohawk Press 1931 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Raymond C. Wardel, Illustrator 
Very clean orange cloth boards with airplane illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very light corner wear; no bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers with neatly penned previous owner name & address on front free endpaper. 221 pgs. with illustrations by Raymond C. Wardel. 8vo. Mystery. 015989

Price: 15.00 USD
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7 The Royal Air Force: A Concise History
Pollard, Captain A. O.
London Hutchinson & Co. Ltd. Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very slight wear at spine edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photo plates of some of the great airplanes of history. 276 pgs. with index. 8vo. Aviation. 010422

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Flying North, Potter, Jean
8 The Flying North
Potter, Jean
New York Macmillan 1965 Special Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Special printing by Macmillan for the The Book Cache & Alaska News Agency, Anchorage, Alaska in illustrated original dust jacket. Clean light blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 261 pages with index. Illustrated dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has some edge wear, closed tears. Nice photo of author with her plane on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025314

Price: 65.00 USD
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9 The Call of the Clouds
Powell, A. Van Buren
New York/Boston Books, Inc. 1940 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean moss green cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 211 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has a few short closed edge tears, tiny bit of chipping at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 009264

Price: 20.00 USD
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Billy Smith Secret Service Ace - Or, Airplane Adventures in Arabia, Sainsbury, Noel, Jr.
10 Billy Smith Secret Service Ace - Or, Airplane Adventures in Arabia
Sainsbury, Noel, Jr.
New York Cupples & Leon 1932 Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black airplane illustration and black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece illustration (black and white) of young men charging forward on the backs of camels. 212 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket has two corner chips, short closed edge tears, wear at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From "The Great Ace Series", this is a tale of a boy-aviator's adventures i nthe wilds of New Guinea, Arabia, South merica and other faraway lands. 027637

Price: 12.00 USD
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European Skyways, Thomas, Lowell
11 European Skyways
Thomas, Lowell
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained upper page edges. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 67 beautiful black and white photographs of aerial scenes, airplanes, and pilots. 524 pages. One of the first books on commercial air travel, logging thousands of miles in the air over Europe. 022022

Price: 30.00 USD
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Wings of Adventure, Titler, Dale Milton
12 Wings of Adventure
Titler, Dale Milton
New York Dodd, Mead 1972 0396064698 / 9780396064695 First Book Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean yellow endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 364 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chip at base of rear panel (3/4" x 1/2"), two closed tears at top edge of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dramatic tales of airmen who sought challenges to their daring and imagination. World War I Aces, and Parer and McIntosh's flight from England to Australia in 1919 which ook a record-breaking seven months; death-defying feats of Hollywood pilots who flew for movies like "Wings", "Hell's Angels" and other early war films; and the two Key brothers whose flying record of four weeks in the air remains unbroken. 018198

Price: 15.00 USD
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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
13 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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Aviation - Waukesha County 1912 to 1969, Waukesha Aviation Club, Inc.
14 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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