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Signed with Their Honour, Aldridge, James
1 Signed with Their Honour
Aldridge, James
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1942 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Light blue cloth boards with red lettering on spine and front cover. Very light fading/soiling to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 392 pgs. 014654

Price: 6.00 USD
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Virginia Woolf's London, Brewster, Dorothy
2 Virginia Woolf's London
Brewster, Dorothy
London George Allen and Unwin 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very slight browning to endpapers). Jacket is not price clipped (15s.net on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A literary sightseeing tour of London by scholar and critic Dr. Dorothy Brewster, who shows how Virginia Woolf used London as atmosphere, theme, and even motivating force throughout her writing. 022846

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Tuskegee's Heroes, Cooper, Charlie and Ann
3 Tuskegee's Heroes
Cooper, Charlie and Ann
New York Crestline 2015 0785832475 / 9780785832478 Reprint Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Roy LaGrone, Illustrator 
Clean book and color illustrated dust jacket. Clean bright glossy color illustrated boards have no fading or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Feauturing the beautiful aviation art of Roy LaGrone in full color, as well as historic black and white photographs. 156 pages with bibliography. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated with the paintings of the late Roy E. La Grone - an artist and proud member of the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II - Tuskegee's Heroes is the courageous story of segregated fliers and support personnel who served so valiantly during World War II in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, and throughout war-torn Europe. 026316

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Island at the End of the World, Crouzat, Henri
4 Island at the End of the World
Crouzat, Henri
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Scarce first edition, first printing in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 214 pp. Jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), with tiny closed tear and hint of wear at upper spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Shipwrecked when their hospital ship is torpedoed, a young officer of the French Air Force and three English nurses find themselves marooned on a tiny island in the Indian Ocean. This book was made into a French film in 1959 titled L’île du bout du monde, directed by Edmond T. Gréville, and was later brought to the U.S. as a movie called TEMPTATION. 019516

Price: 100.00 USD
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5 The Murder of Lawrence of Arabia
Eden, Matthew
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1979 0-690-01790-1 / 9780690017908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Hint of fading to extreme upper board edges. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean red endpapers. 271 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. T. E. Lawrence died in what the jury decided was a motorcylce accident just eleven weeks after his retirement from the Royal Air Force. But what if Lawrence had been planning to resurrect his old image as the mythic savior of teh Arabs? What if he was plotting with Palestinian and Arab leaders to launch an uprising against the ever-increasing number of Jewish immigrants to the Middle East in 1935? 8vo. Historical Fiction. 009618

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Top Guns: America's Fighter Aces Tell Their Stories, Foss, Joe and Brennan, Matthew
6 Top Guns: America's Fighter Aces Tell Their Stories
Foss, Joe and Brennan, Matthew
New York Pocket Books 1991 0-671-68317-9 / 9780671683177 First Hardbound Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. 338 pgs. Clean blue boards with red cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding tight, pages bright and clean, no names or writing inside. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, has not been price clipped. True stories of America's flying fighter pilots. 003439

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Billy Mitchell: Founder of Our Air Force and Prophet Without Honor, Gauvreau, Emile and Lester Cohen
7 Billy Mitchell: Founder of Our Air Force and Prophet Without Honor
Gauvreau, Emile and Lester Cohen
New York E. P. Dutton 1942 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean, unfaded red cloth boards with dark blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with endpapers decorated with documents from the United States Congress. Slight shadow to front free endpaper only (light browning). No names, writing or bookplates. Very nice photo portrait of Brigadier General William Mitchell as frontispiece. 306 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027511

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Famous Fighters of the Second World War, Green, William
8 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

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I Was A Nazi Flier - A German Pilot's Actual Diary, Leske, Gottfried
9 I Was A Nazi Flier - A German Pilot's Actual Diary
Leske, Gottfried
New York Dell 1941 First Paperback Very Good 
Dell paperback (A Dell War Book) with great cover art by Gerald Gregg. Clean, with slight creasing to cover. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Slight wear at spine corners. Clean blue endpapers. Edited and Translated by Curt Riess. 237 pages. True story of Gottfried Leske, Flight Sergeant in the Luftwaffe. 023800

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Song of the Sky - An Exploration of the Ocean of Air, Murchie, Guy
10 Song of the Sky - An Exploration of the Ocean of Air
Murchie, Guy
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering, line-drawn cloud on cover, gold lettering on spine. One pinpoint spot of wear to top front board edge, barely visible. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrations by the author. 438 pages with index. Illustrated dust jacket has a few very small ege hips and short closed edge tears, upper corner price clip on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book encompassing knowledge about all aspects of the sky, from wind and weather patterns through the upper reaches of the stratosphere to the airless heights of the ionosphere. Many technical matters of meteorology and aerodynamics are covered by the author, along with the sweeping force of his imagination and the poetic sweep of his prose which give his story meaning for both professional flyers and groundlings as he unfolds the wonders of the sky. 025092

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Korean Adventure (The Bishop of Pittsburgh), Pardue, Austin
11 Korean Adventure (The Bishop of Pittsburgh)
Pardue, Austin
New York Morehouse-Gorham Co. 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original clean dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with nineteen wonderful black and white photographs. 212 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has closed tears at base of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In 1952 Bishop Pardue was preaching at St. Paul's cathedral in London and while there he met Major General John P. McConnell, commanding general of the U.S. Air Force in Britain. He invited the bishop to go on a tour of the American air bases throughout England to talk to the men. This he did and was so greatly impressed with the spirit he found and with what he saw that on returning to America he went to the Pentagon and there had lunch with General Twining and General Cabell and gave them a report of his experience. He offered his services for any further preaching tours. He was invited to go to Korea for a mission at frontline combat air bases. The actual trip was made in January and February of 1953. This book is the result of a series of bulletins which Bishop Pardue sent home. 025798

Price: 25.00 USD
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12 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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13 The Greatest Aces
Sims, Edward H.
New York/Evanston Harper & Row 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 294 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A study of the fighter forces of the R.A.F., Luftwaffe and U.S.A.A.F. plus minute by minute recreations of the most thrilling missions of their top aces. 8vo. World War II. 013100

Price: 30.00 USD
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Gale Force, Trevor, Elleston
14 Gale Force
Trevor, Elleston
New York MacMillan 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page). Clean unfaded turquoise blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners; no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 246 pgs. Clean dustjacket has small corner clips to front inside flap, but publisher's price is still intact (3.50). Tiny chips to top and bottom spine corners, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A spare and beautifully told story of the mortal agony of a British merchant vessel 200 miles off Land's End. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Fiction. 017173

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15 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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Little House in the Ozarks: The Rediscovered Writings, Wilder, Laura Ingalls (Stephen W. Hines, Editor)
16 Little House in the Ozarks: The Rediscovered Writings
Wilder, Laura Ingalls (Stephen W. Hines, Editor)
Nashville, Tennessee Thomas Nelson Inc. 1991 0840775970 / 9780840775979 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book and dust jacket. Ivory faux leather boards with dark green spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tigfht and square, pages and edges are clean (small previous owner first name neatly printed at top edge of front free endpaper). 315 pages. Clean dust jacket has short closed tears and small chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Features a collection of Laura Ingalls Wilder's rediscovered writings, 90 percent of which had never before been published in book form. Her topics are varied as she talks about the changes motor cars and highways brought to her sleepy town of Mansfield, Missouri. She emphasizes the need to conserve the forests and woodlands. She talks at length about women--their voice in politics, their involvement in the work force, and other issues pertinent to women's roles in the early 1900's. 028162

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A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906, Winchester, Simon
17 A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906
Winchester, Simon
New York Harpercollins 2005 0060571993 / 9780060571993 First Unknown Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean black boards with metallic lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 463 pages. Clean and unique dust jacket (unfolds into San Fran newspaper headlines from April 19, 1906) is unchipped, has 1" closed tear to dust jacket, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An enthralling and informative look at the tumultuous subterranean world that produces earthquakes, the planet's most sudden and destructive force. 026703

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