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Official Program, Dedication of the Lancaster Munincipal Airport August 17 and 18, 1935

By: Airport Commission

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Intelligencer Printing: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16267

Condition: Very Good


Period photos and ads; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 36 pages; 1935 "Official Program" published by the Lancaster PA Airport Commission celebrating the opening of the new airfield. Rare local history and early aviation piece is in neat and attractive condition. Photo illustrated wraps with saddle stapled binding. Large format book is illustrated throughout with early aviation related photographs and period aviation related ads, including Hamilton Watch, "the W... View more info

Global Mission

By: Arnold, Henry Harley

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13162

Condition: Good+


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 626 pages; 1949 Harper & Bros. HC. 1st edition, stated. Original black cloth with title field in gilt to spine a bit rubbed and fading. Binding snug and contents neat. No marks. Illustrated with historical photographs. Solid clean copy with fading titles at spine and lacking dust jacket. G+ View more info

Air Law

By: Billyou, Forest

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, Ad Press: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 14587

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 674 pages; HC In publisher's heavy blue cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Square solid copy. Book plate mounted to front pastedown of an Aeronautical College Library; call numbers painted in thin lettering base of spine. Large library ink ownership stamps to edges and a call slip inside rear cover. Solid with clean contents. Ex-lib. VG- View more info

Boeing 80A : a Journal of the First Flight, 10 August 1928: [Miniature Book]

By: Boeing, Bertha and Jane Hiscock Dehn (Foreword)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Fullerton, CA, Angry Mountain Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 19686

Condition: Fine


Map lining papers; fold-out frontis; Miniature Less than 3" tall; 47 pages; Oblong format miniature book 1 7/8" x 2 3/4" Bound in leather backed blue cloth with titles brightly in silver to cover and spine. Route/map illustrated endpages; fold-out frontis of the 80A. Bright tight and fresh. Issued in an edition of 200 copies, this copy numbered 113 and signed by Hiscock Dehn on the limitation page. A lovely specimen; about Fine View more info

The Eagle in the Egg

By: Farge, Oliver La

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co: 1949

Seller ID: 12910

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; 1949 Houghton Mifflin. HC/DJ 2nd or early printing, lacking printing year on title page. Square, solid and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Pictorial map endsheets. Dust jacket with a few short closed tears and small chips; sunned at spine with moderate fading of the background but with titles bright and undimmed. VG+/VG- View more info

Rough Air

By: Haycox, Ernest

Price: $500.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday Doran and Company: 1934

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15923

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pages; Bound in publisher's green cloth with title lettering and pictorial vignette vividly stamped in dark green to the spine. A solid, clean copy of this most difficult to find Haycox novel, an outlier from his genre Westerns. An earley aviation (western) themed novel, this title has never been reprinted after the original edition. Trace rubbing to cloth at tips and spine ends. Top edge stain of dark green just a little faded. This unusu... View more info

No Easy Days The Incredible Drama of Naval Aviation

By: Keeney, Douglas and William Butler

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sunshine, FL, BKF (Butler, Keeney, Farmer): 1995

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 17795

ISBN: 1884532152

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages; Oversize oblong HC/DJ. 5th printing. Bright, snug and very neat in crisp clean dust jacket. Just trace browser evidence to contents. Profusely illustrated with documentary photographs of carrier located aviation mishaps and crashes. Handsome copy, and hard to find in such attractive condition. NF/NF View more info

Richthofen, Der Konig Der Lufte

By: Kohl, Hermann Von

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Rentlingen, Ensslin and Laiblin: 1937

Seller ID: 21993

Condition: Good+


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages; HC in color pictorial paper boards over title lettered cream cloth spine. Soundly bound and unmakred copy; illustrated with several photographs on glossy stock. Top inch of the cloth spine appears pubby chewed/gnawed, with no significant damage to the contents nor the integrity of the binding but unsightly on the shelf. Thus good only. View more info

Nancy Naylor Flies South

By: Lansing, E. H

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17654

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages; Clean, solid copy; no marks. Dust jacket is clean and uniform in color but has several shallow chips missing top and bottom edges and larger 1/2 to 3/4 inch chips missing at spine ends. Chip at crown has resulted in the loss of "Nancy" in the title lettering to the spine panel. Thin short area of cloth at front edge of the cover board has some presumed silverfish predation - a ; oss of the surface luster to the cloth. Still a... View more info

Flieger an Allen Fronten

By: Schilling, Friedrich

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, Scherl: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21982

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; HC in cream cloth with titles and pictorial design in red and gray to front cover and spine. 1st edition. Bright, sound copy. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage; otherwise unmarked and very neat. Spine slightly cocked. Light soiling to the covers and backstrip. Illustrated with B&W historical photographs. VG- to VG View more info

Skyhooks, [The Story of Men and Balloons from 1783 to the Present]

By: Stehling, Kurt R. , William Beller

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New York, Doubleday and Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18886

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages; Square sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Jacket rubbed at edges with a few tiny nicks and short closed tears. Solid copy. VG/VG- View more info

The Spirit of St. Louis; One Hundred Poems

By: Vale, Charles (Ed. )

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23763

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; Snug and sound in original title-lettered dust jacket. Mild shelf rub to jacket at edges with mild, very shallow edge chipping. Cream colored paper jacket is lightly toned and a little shelf soiled; front flap price clipped. NF/VG View more info

Wings For The Fleet

By: Van Deurs, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17153

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 175 pages; Large format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Bright, snug and neat in original photo illustrated dust jacket. Light shelf rub to jacket surfaces and several mild sets of drink ring ripples. Book itself bright, snug and unmarked. Profusely illustrated with period photographs. NF/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Mein Kriegstagebuch; Die Erinnerungen der Mutter des roten Kampffliegers

By: Von Richthofen, Kunigunde

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, Ullstein: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21571

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; C in beige cloth with titles and rules stamped in black and red to front cover and spine; iron cross stamped in red to the front cover. 1st edition. Solid clean copy; prior owner's name and 1939 date in red pencil to front endpage. First and last several pages with mild foxing. Spine slightly cocked. Illustrated with B&W historical photographs. Uncommon. VG- View more info