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Architects of Aviation (Author's Copy)
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Architects of Aviation (Author's Copy)

By Maurice Holland

New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1951. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. A WARM, FULL-PAGE INSCRIPTION (AUTHOR'S COPY #81) FROM MAURICE HOLLAND TO A CAPTAIN JOHNNY THESUM OF EASTERN AIRLINES on the front free endpaper. A very solid copy to boot of the 1951 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in a crisp, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of light wear along the spine crown. Octavo, Preface by Jimmy Doolitle.

$100.00

The VTOL Success Story: Convertiplanes in Action
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The VTOL Success Story: Convertiplanes in Action

By Erik Bergaust

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1969. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good +. A crisp, solid copy of the 1969 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of creasing along the front gutter, light creasing along the spine ends and one small closed tear to the front panel's top-edge. Octavo, dozens of black-and-white photographs and charts complementing the text.

$50.00

ABC of Flight (in Dustjacket)
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ABC of Flight (in Dustjacket)

By W. Laurence Le Page

New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1928. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. The 1928 1st edition, in its handsome pictorial dustjacket. Solid and VG (former owner inscription at front free endpaper, light soiling to the endpapers) in a bright, VG dustjacket, with light soiling to the panels. 12mo, 141 pgs.

$50.00

My Father Was a Crop Duster
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My Father Was a Crop Duster

By Bert L. Atwood

Kelseyville, CA: AAAA Publishing, 2007. Hardcover. Collectible; Very Good/Fine. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free endpaper. A sharp copy to boot of the 2007 1st edition. Tight and VG+ (with light flecking to the front panel's gilt-lettering) in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket. Oblong quarto, 180 pgs., crisp photographs thruout. Signed by Author.

$75.00

Child Yank: Over the Rainbow --1918
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Child Yank: Over the Rainbow --1918

By Warren J. Brown

Largo, Florida: Aero-Medical Consultants, Inc, 1977. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. A very nice Association copy: WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE SUBJECT OF THE BOOK , COL. JOE "CHILD YANK" BOUDWIN, AND ALSO BY THE AUTHOR, WARREN J. BROWN, TO DON EASTWOOD, "AIR SHOW ANNOUNCER" AND RENOWNED WORLD WAR II FIGHTER PILOT IN HIS OWN RIGHT. A solid copy to boot of the 1977 1st edition. Tight and VG+ (with light creasing alog the outer hinges) in its pictorial wrappers. Octavo, 286 pgs. plus bibliography and index. Signed by Author(s).

$100.00

The Aircraft Year Book (1951): Thirty-Third Annual Edition

By -

Washington, D.C.: Aircraft Industries Association of America, Inc, 1951. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. A solid copy of the 1951 Aircraft Year Book, the 33rd annual edition. Tight and VG (with light offsetting at the endsheets and pastedowns) in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with light soiling to the panels and very light wear at the spine crown. Octavo, 464 pgs.

$50.00

Air News Yearbook (2 Vols.)

By Phillip Andrews, Ed

New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1942. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. A solid example of the 2 volume set. Vol.1 the 1942 stated 3rd edition, Vol. 2 the 1944 stated 1st edition. Both volumes clean and Near Fine in bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjackets, with very light chipping at the panel edges. Uniform oblong quartos, impressive black-and-white photos thruout.

$100.00

1950 Aircraft Year Book (Thirty-Second Annual Edition)

By -

Washington, D.C.: Aircraft Industries Association of America, Inc, 1950. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1950 Aircraft Year Book, the 32nd annual edition. Tight and VG+ (with very light offsetting at the endsheets and small former owner stamp at the front free endpaper) in a bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with light chipping at the spine crown. Octavo, 477 pgs.

$50.00

The Aircraft Year Book (1953): The Thirty-Fifth Annual Edition

By -

Washington, D.C.: Aircraft Industries Association of America, Inc, 1953. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Very Good. The 1953 Aircraft Year Book, the 35th annual edition. Tight and VG (with light soiling at the inner hinges and a small stamp at the front free endpaper) in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with light creasing at the front flap-fold and light chipping to the spine crown. Octavo, 463 pgs.

$50.00

Cinematography and Talkies (Including Original "Paramount Sound News" Film Strip of the Period)
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Cinematography and Talkies (Including Original "Paramount Sound News" Film Strip of the Period)

By James R. Cameron and Joseph A. Dubray

Woodmont, CT: Cameron Publishing Company. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. Interesting title in the canon of early Hollywood history --and very early cinematography. 1st edition, c. 1928. Tight, solid and VG in its orange cloth, with still-bright gilt-lettering to the front panel and spine. Light soiling at the panels, small, tasteful bookplate to the front pastedown, otherwise very clean. Octavo, 255 pgs. plus wonderful film-related ads. THIS COPY ALSO INCLUDES AN ORIGINAL SLICE OF PARAMOUNT NEWSREEL TITLED "JOURNEY'S END" AND REFERS TO "PASSENGERS ON GREAT SHIP'S PIONEER TRANS-OCEAN FLIGHT". ABOVE THE TEXT THE FILM SHOWS 4 STILLS OF THE GREAT AIRSHIP PROFILED.

$250.00

Vintage Flyers: A Photographic Essay of Antique and Classic Aircraft
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Vintage Flyers: A Photographic Essay of Antique and Classic Aircraft

By Eric Presten

Vineburg, California: Prewar Publications, 1996. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A crisp, clean copy of the 1996 1st edition. Solid and Near Fine (with very light smudging at the front free endpaper) in a bright, price-intact, Fine dustjacket. Tall quarto, 269 pgs. plus Index.

$50.00

Building and Flying Model Airplanes: An Air Youth Handbook (Review Copy)

By -

New York: D. Appledton-Century Company, 1941. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. A crisp, tight copy of the 1941 1st edition. A Review Copy to boot, with the Review Slip laid-in. Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with light soiling to the panels. Thick 12mo, 246 pgs., published for "Air Youth of America"

$50.00

The Curtiss Hawks

By Page Shamburger & Joe Christy

Kalamazoo, Michigan: Wolverine Press, 1972. 1st. Hardcover. Collectible; Very Good. A very solid copy of the 1972 1st edition. Tight and VG+ in a bright, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with very light chipping at the spine crown. Quarto, dozens of crisp black-and-white plates thruout.

$50.00

Bristol Aircraft Since 1910

By C. H. Barnes

London and Fallbrook, CA: Putnam and Aero Publishers, 1965. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine/Very Good. The 1965 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with very light wear along the spine crown. Octavo, 415 pgs., crisp black-and-white photos thruout.

$50.00

L'Aviation Maritime Francaise Pendant La Grande Guerre (Hydravions et Avions)

By Lucien Morareauet al

Paris: Asociation Pour La Recherche De Documentation surL'Histore De L'Aeronautique Navale, 1999. 1st. Hardcover. Collectible; Fine. An immaculate copy of the 1999 1st edition. Bright and Fine in its pictorial laminate boards. Tall quarto, 494 pgs. An impressive history of the French seaplane (or hydroplane) used in World War I. Text in French.

$150.00

Les Bombardiers Quadrimoteurs Sovietiques Tupolev TB-3 & Petlyakov Pe-8

By Victor Kulikov et al.

Paris: Editions Lela Presse, 2001. Hardcover. Collectible; Fine. An immaculate copy of the 2001 1st edition. Bright and Near Fine in its pictorial laminate boards. Tall quarto, 191 pgs. Text in French. "Collection Profils Avions No. 3"

$100.00

Air Aces of the Austro-Hungarian Empire 1914-1918

By Dr. Martin O'Connor

Mesa. Arizona: Champlin Fighter Museum Press, 1986. 1st. Hardcover. Collectible; Fine/Fine. A crisp, clean copy of the 1986 1st edtion. Solid and Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket. Quarto, 336 pgs., first-rate color illustrations by Ray Rimell.

$100.00

Potez 25: Ouvrage Collectif Realise par L'Equipe Redactionnelle d'Avions

By -

Paris: SIB, 1996. 1st. Hardcover. Collectible; Fine. An immaculate copy of the 1996 1st edition. Bright and Fine in its pictorial laminate boards. Quarto, 256 pgs. Text in French. "Collection Histoire De L'Aviation No. 1"

$100.00

Flying Dutchman: The Life of Fokker
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Flying Dutchman: The Life of Fokker

By Anthony H.G. Fokker and Bruce Gould

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1931. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Fine. An unusually well-preserved copy of the uncommon 1931 1st edition --and in its striking, art deco-ish dustjacket. Solid and VG (with light rubbing to the spine's gilt-lettering) in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket, with very light scuffing to the spine. Thick octavo, 282 pgs. Foreword by Col. Eddie Rickenbacker. Dramatic, fast-paced biography of the great German aviator and military pioneer.

$1500.00