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Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1941
London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd, 1942. 102, vi, 78, 74, 233, 64 pages. 8-1/4 by 13 inches. Extensively illustrated from photgraphs. A country-by-country survey of the state of the art in aviation in the early years of the Second World War. ISBN: B000GVXO10.
Second printing. A near fine copy; lacking the dust jacket. A large, heavy book.Book ID: 134513More details Price: $125.00
Douglas A-3 Skywarrior
Arlington, TX: Aerofax, Inc, (1987). 139 pages. 8-3/4 by 11-1/4 inches. One of 250 numbered and signed copies. A history of the heaviest military planes operated from aircraft carriers and their chief designer. Profusely illustrated in black-and-white. ISBN: 281AIB1042223.
First edition (first printing). A near fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued. Top rear corner bumped and 1-inch tear to rear hinge. Signed by the authors on an inserted limitation page, and signed a second time by both authors on the title page following short inscriptions to a previous owner dated the year of publication. Copy number 142.Book ID: 212447More details Price: $125.00
The Air Annual of the British Empire 1930
London: Gale & Polden, 1930. lxxv, 774 pages. The state of the art of British aviation, covering civil aviation, sporting flying, military planes, engines, wheels and brakes, wirelss navigation, and aircraft production. Illustrated with photogravures, three-color plates, suntones, and maps. Lots of great ads, too. ISBN: B004VA2QBQ.
First edition (first printing). A very good hardcover copy; a large, heavy book.Book ID: 138381More details Price: $93.75
Air Navigation. AF Manual 51-40. Volumes One, Two and Three
Washington, D. C: Department of the Air Force, 1954, 1959, 1960. Volume One, 282 pages; Volume Two, approximately 400 pages; Volume Three, approximately 200 pages. ISBN: 281AIB1048875.
Near fine copies in black flexible leatherette covers with 3-ring binding.Book ID: 264247More details Price: $75.00
The Aeroplane Spotter Volume V, January to December 1944
London: (Temple Press). Volume V, nos. 101-126 (January 13 - December 28, 1944). A full year of this publication devoted to amateur plane spotting during the Second World War, published alternate Thursdays. ISBN: B01CUKZ5OS.
Very good in black cloth with gilt lettering on spine.Book ID: 142269More details Price: $62.50
The Aeroplane Spotter: Volume VI, January to December 1945
London: (Temple Press), 1945. A full year of this publication devoted to amateur plane spotting in the last year of the Second World War. Issues 127-152. ISBN: B001H3I308.
A very good copy; no dust jacket. Pencil notes on a few pages. One puzzle partially done.Book ID: 142270More details Price: $62.50
Aerosphere 1942: Including Modern Aircraft, Aircraft Armament, Modern Aircraft Engines, Aircraft Statistics, Buyer's Guide
New York: Aircraft Publications, 1942. 1155 pages, with each section separately paginated: cviii, A-362 (modern aircraft); AA-46 (aircraft armament), B-128 (modern aircraft engines), C-146 (aircraft statistics); D-286 (buyer's guide); E-79 (foreign aircraft suppliers). Includes pictures (mostly photographs, but drawings are supplied for a few enemy aircraft) and brief descriptions of specifications of all known commercial and military aircraft worldwide. Section AA describes bombs, machine guns, and cannons that could be mounted on airplanes. The definitive work on the aircraft in use during the first few months of the US involvement in the Second World War. ISBN: B009FNVF3O.
First edition (first printing). Near fine in the publisher's blue-cloth binding. No dust jacket. A large, heavy book.Book ID: 204205More details Price: $50.00
Scandinavian Airlines System: April 19, 1948 [timetable] [cover title]
(N.-pl.): Scandinavian Airlines, 1948. 4 by 9 inches. Tri-fold pamphlet with timetables and transatlantic fares. Illustrated from black-and-white photos and a map of routes to 27 countries. "Fly the route of the vikings" -- from the cover. Printed in blue and black inks. ISBN: 281AIB1036215.
A few small light stains on cover and light edge wear, thus a very good copy. Travel agency's stamp on rear cover.Book ID: 174198More details Price: $50.00
A Treatise on the Aeropleustic Art, of Navigation in the Air, by Means of Kites, or Buoyant Sails; with a Description of the Charvolant, or a Kite Carriage
London: Longman, Brown, and Co, 1851. 54 pages. 6 B/W illustrations on thick paper with 1 folding plate, "Patent Kite and Charvolant, Showing by Mariners Compass the Points of Car's Traverse against the Wind." Previously published 1827. ISBN: 281AIB1050009.
Later printing. A very good copy in illustrated paper over board covers. Covers have wear and tanning, edges and corners are worn with boards showing. Spine is chipped top and bottom. Scattered foxing. Presentation in ink to previous owner on front free endpaper, 1887.Book ID: 266175More details Price: $40.00
The Aeroplane Spotter Vol. 2 (July - December 1941)
London: Temple Press Limited. Volume II, nos. 27-47 (July 3 - December 18, 1941). A half year of this publication devoted to amateur plane spotting during the early years of the Second World War. Due to paper shortages, the publication went to biweekly at the end of the year, making this a complete set for the time period. ISBN: B00BGGNRVG.
Bound in blue cloth. Pages tanning but a nice grouping.Book ID: 141265More details Price: $37.50
Janes All the Worlds Airships, 1909: A Reprint of the First Annual Issue of All the World's Air-Ships
New York: Arco Publishing Company, 1969. 374 pages. 12-1/2 by 8-1/2 inches. Includes a chapter on aerial engineering by Charles de Grave Sells. ISBN: 9780668019569.
Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.Book ID: 133848More details Price: $31.25
The Book of the Aeroplane
London: Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd, 1926. 255 pages. An early history of aviation published when air transport was still quite new. Describes aeroplane construction, air routes, famous flights and more. Illustrated with 58 black-and-white photo reproductions. ISBN: 281AIB1042385.
First edition (first printing). Near fine in a somewhat grubby dust jacket with chips and tears at the edges repaired on the verso with paper tape.Book ID: 213603More details Price: $30.00
Airplane Instruments. Parts 1-2
First Edition Thus
Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company, 1943. 48 pages. A Second World War-era guide to airplane instruments. ISBN: B0007FMTPM.
First edition (first printing). A fine hardcover copy; no dust jacket, as issued.Book ID: 32854
Aerolog: A Directory of Plane, Engine and Propeller Parts, 1947 Edition
Austin: The Steck Company, 1946. 161 pages. 8-1/2 by 11-1/2 inches. With fold-out illustrations. ISBN: B00ALRTPWG.
First edition (first printing). A very good hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Some edge wear and fold-out page 75 loose. A bit musty.Book ID: 142897
Skyrocketing into the Unknown
Morrow, 1954. ISBN: 9781135185978.
Very GoodBook ID: 216720
Weather for Aircrew Trainees AF Manual 105-5
Washington, D.C: Department of the Air Force, 1956. 157 pages. Manual was "written specifically for the aircrew member. Its purpose is to provide him with a sufficient knowledge of weather fundamentals so that he can better understand the types of weather services available and the use of these services." - from the forward. ISBN: B003SACOUI.
A near fine copy in flexible black leatherette covers with 3-ring binding.Book ID: 264255More details Price: $20.00
Harrisburg, PA: Military Service Publishing Co, 1944. ISBN: B000NWLQBW.
Second printing. Clean inside. No highlighting or underlining. Very good in a very good dust jacket.Book ID: 27387More details Price: $20.00
Space Weapons - a Handbook of Military Astronautics
Frederick A. Praeger, 1959. ISBN: B001EUPMVM.
Very GoodBook ID: 137971More details Price: $17.50
The Wright Brothers
Simon & Schuster, 2016. ISBN: 9781476728759.
NEWBook ID: 152994More details Price: $17.00
Milestones of Aviation: Smithsonian Institution National Air & Space Museum
Crescent, 1991. ISBN: 9780517065457.
Very GoodBook ID: 262539More details Price: $16.00