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CARRYING THE FIRE: An Astronaut's Journeys; [Association copy, inscribed to his copy editor]
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CARRYING THE FIRE: An Astronaut's Journeys; [Association copy, inscribed to his copy editor]

by Collins, Michael

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1974). First edition. Autobiography of the Gemini 10 and Apollo 11 astronaut, INSCRIBED TO HIS COPY EDITOR on front endpaper, "For Carmen Gomez-plata,/ with all good wishes -/ Michael Collins." Carmen Gomezplata, for decades the chief copy editor at Farrar Straus, was known for her professionalism combined with a personal touch (Madeleine L'Engle… Read more about this item
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SOUVENIR BOOKLET; [Signed on front cover by all three pilots]
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SOUVENIR BOOKLET; [Signed on front cover by all three pilots]

by Earhart, Amelia; Wilmer Stultz, and Lou Gordon

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1928
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Williamsburg, PA: [no-publisher], 1928. First edition. Scarce souvenir booklet published by Stultz's hometown of Williamsburg, PA, in commemoration of his historic trans-Atlantic flight June 17-18, 1928, with Lou Gordon and Amelia Earhart. Issued on the occasion of his "Home-coming Celebration" in Williamsburg on July 18, 1928. SIGNED ON FRONT COVER BY EARHART, GORDON, and STULTZ. 7.5 x 5.25" oblong… Read more about this item
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LETTERS FROM A FLYING OFFICER
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LETTERS FROM A FLYING OFFICER

by Wortley, Rothesay Stuart, John Buchan and Duff Cooper, introduction

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1928
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London: Oxford University Press/ Humphrey Milford, 1928. First edition. Wortley (1892 - 1926) was a British WWI flying ace and Military Cross-recipient credited with six aerial victories. A fictionalized account of his own experiences which Wortley, an aviation journalist, wrote to encourage "air-minded" youth towards military service. Three-quarter red cloth with black paper boards and spine lettered in gilt;… Read more about this item
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THE RAVENS: The Men Who Flew in America's Secret War in Laos

by Robbins, Christopher

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New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, (1987). First edition. "Their mission [was to] fly low and slow, spot the enemy, and direct the winged artillery of American air strikes from adjacent South Vietnam, Thailand, and U.S. aircraft carriers." Fine copy in dust jacket.
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