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1 73rd Bomb Wing. The Story of the 73rd: The Unofficial History of the 73rd Bomb Wing.
Nashville: The Battery Press, 1980. Facsimile reprint of the 1946 edition. 
Quarto, illustrated red cloth (hardcover), unpaginated. Photos, map endpapers. Fine, with bookplate. World War II aviation. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Allen, Richard Sanders. Revolution in the Sky: Those Fabulous Lockheeds, The Pilots Who Flew Them.
Brattleboro, Vt.: Stephen Greene Press, 1964. First Edition. 
Signed by the Author. Quarto, blue cloth (hardcover), xi, 232 pp. Photos, map endpapers. Fine, with bookplate. Golden Age of Aviation. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 Anderson, Col. Clarence E. “Bud,” with Joseph P. Hamelin. To Fly and Fight: Memoirs of a Triple Ace. Foreword by Brig. Gen. Churck Yeager.
(1990). First Edition. 
Signed by the author on rear endpaper. Octavo, blue boards (hardcover), xiii, 306, [i] pp. Photos. Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Andrews, C. F. Vickers Aircraft since 1908.
London: Putnam, (1969). First Edition. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), x, 566 pp. Photos, illus. Fine, with bookplate, in dust jacket with mylar protector. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Anonymous. The Great Air Raid on England, September 3rd, 1916. Souvenir Photographs of the Wrecked Zeppelin. Also Photograph of Lieut. William Leefe Robonson, V.C., Worcester Regiment & R.F.C. Who attacked the Zeppelin under circumstances of great difficulty and danger, and sent it crashing to the ground as a flaming wreck.
London: St. James's Press, 1916. An original edition. 
Oblong 16mo, printed self-wrappers, [16] pp. Photos. Very Good, with bookplate. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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6 Anonymous. The Great Air Raid on England, September 3rd, 1916. Souvenir Photographs of the Wrecked Zeppelin. Also Photographs of Lieut. William Leefe Robonson, V. C., Worcester Regiment & R. F. C. Who attacked the Zeppelin under circumstances of great difficulty and danger, and sent it crashing to the ground as a flaming wreck.
London: St. Jame's Press, 1916. An original edition. 
Oblong 16mo, printed self-wrappers, [16] pp. Photos. Very Good, with bookplate. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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7 Anonymous. The Great Air Raids on England, September 3rd, 23rd, & October 1st, 1916. Souvenir Photographs and Official Reports. Also Photographs of Lieut. Wm. Leefe Robonson, V. C., Lieut. F. Sowrey, D. S. O., Lieut. A. de Bathe Brandon, M. C., D. S. O., and Lieut. Wulstan Joseph Tempest, R. F. C., The Wreckers of the Zeppelins, at Cuflety, Essex, Potter's Bar, and River Thames.
Lodon: St. James's Press, 1916. An original edition. 
Oblong 16mo, printed self-wrappers, [16] pp. Photos. Good, bookplate. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8 Anonymous. The Great Air Raids on England, September 3rd, 23rd, & October 1st, 1916. Souvenir Photographs and Official Reports. Also Photographs of Lieut. Wm. Leefe Robonson, V.C., Lieut. F. Sowrey, D.S.O., Lieut. A. de Bathe Brandon, M.C., D.S.O., and Lieut. Wulstan Joseph Tempest, R.F.C., The Wreckers of the Zeppelins, at Cuftley, Essex, Potter's Bar, and River Thames.
London: St. James's Press, 1916. An original edition. 
Oblong 16mo, printed self-wrappers, [16] pp. Photos. Good, with bookplate. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9 Anonymous. Zeppeline uber England.
Berlin: Ullstein & Co., 1916, First Edition. 
Duodecimo, softbound, 151 pp., ads. Plates. Very Good, with bookplate. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Appleyard, Squadron Leader Keith, ed. Tengah 1939-1967.
N.l.: RAF Tengah, (1967). 
Octavo, softbound, 68 pp. Photos, maps. Near-Fine, with bookplate. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Appleyard, Squadron Leader Keith; editor. Tengah 1939 - 1967,
N.l.: RAF Tengah, (1967). 
Octavo, softbound, 68 pp. Photos, maps. Near-Fine, with bookplate. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Arnold, Fredric. Doorknob Five Two.
Los Angeles: S. E. Maxwell, (2001). 11th printing. 
Signed by the Author. Octavo, softbound, 274 pp. Maps, photos. Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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13 Avery, D. The Concise Illustrated Book of Fighters of World War II.
New York: W. H. Smith Publishers Inc., [1989]. 
Oblong octavo, full-colour illus. boards (hardcover), 46 pp. Fine (As New), in like dust jacket. Full-colour illustrations. Includes glossary. “This concise volume contains examples of the fighters which faced each other during World War II. Each example is fully illustrated and accompanied by complete specifications.” 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Bacon, Gertrude. All About Flying.
London: Methuen, (1915). Methuen's Sport Series. First Edition. 
Duodecimo, green cloth (hardcover), x, 115 pp. Photos. Gertrude Bacon was the first woman in England to make a balloon ascent, the first woman to fly in an airship, and the first Englishwoman to fly in an airplane. Very Good, with bookplate. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Bacon, Gertrude. The Record of an Aeronaut; Being the Life of John M. Bacon.
London: John Long, 1907. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), uncut, 358 pp. Frontis., plates. Fine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 Balchen, Bernt. Come North with Me, An Autobiography.
Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., (1959). 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 318 pp. Tidy former-owner bookplate; otherwise, Fine, in a Very Good dust jacket with light rubbing to edges. From dust jacket: Here is ther personal adventure story of a man who played a vital part in many of the most extraordinary feats of exploration this century has known. It tells of those exciting and risky early days of flying when an aeroplane was not the massive and wonderfully deeloped piece of machinery that it is now, but a tempermental and rather flimsy craft which called for prodigies of skill and courage. The hazards of exploration in the Arctic and Antarctic are still considerable, but they were infinitely greater and more varied when Bernt Balchen piloted Byrd over the icy expanses of Antarctica to the South Pole. he was, in fact, the first man to fly an aeroplane across both Poles -- although it was not until somebody pointed this out to him many years later that he realised it. From his Atlantic flight with Byrd in 1927 to his fantastic wartime air operations in Greenland and his support of the secret fighters of the Norwegian resistance, Balchen's life has been one of adventure and achievement, and woven into his story are portraits of the great men of aviation he has known personally, Byrd, Floyd, Bennett, Arnold and Amundsen. Above all, this is a human story, enriched by the author's graphic style and gift of expression. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Barber, H. The Aeroplane Speaks.
London: McBride, Nast & Co., (1917). Fifth Edition. 
Octavo, flexible cloth, 156 pp. Plates, illustrations, ads. Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Baring, Maurice. R.F.C. H.Q., 1914-1918.
London: G. Bell and Sons, 1920. First Edition. 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), [iv], 315 pp. Very Good; bookplate, four or five small speckles on rear cover, light foxing along edges of text block. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 Bartlett, C.P.O. Bomber Pilot, 1916 - 1918. Edited by Chaz Boyer.
London: Ian Allan, (1974). First Edition. 
Bearing two small labels pasted in, one on the title and one on the front free endpaper, both signed by the author, and with a two-page autograph signed letter by him laid-in. Octavo, green boards (hardcover), 180 pp. Photos. Fine, with bookplate, in dust jacket. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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20 Batten, Jean. My Life. With a Foreword by the Marquess of Londonderry K. G. and Thirty-one Illustrations.
London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., (1938). 
Small bookplate with Jean Batten's signature pasted in. Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 303 pp. Near-Fine, with former-owner bookplate and lightly rubbed edges; in a chipped and torn, mylar protected (and still attractive) dust jacket. From dust jacket: In this book Jean Batten vivdly describes each of her great flights, and the reader feels that he is flying with her whether it be over jungle and desert on the way to Australia or over the vast immensity of the South Atlantic Ocean, or the treacherous Tasman Sea to New Zealand, when she completed the first direct flight to that Dominion from England by covering three continents and intervening seas in eleven days. It is not difficult to imagine the utter isolation of the lone pilot without even radio as a link with the outside world and entirely dependent on herself to navigate her frail craft, for she had no co-pilot to share the work and all decisions had to be made alone; when one thinks of her high above the impenetrable jungles of Malay meeting a hurricane or flying through the doldrums over the Atlantic or in a tropical storm over Sumatra at night in the blinding rain, one begins to realize that behind the high degree of skill, superb courage, initiative, concentration, and amazing endurance there is an ice-clear brain which enables her to think clearly and rapidly at all times... 
Price: 45.00 USD
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