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Items By Category: All Categories: Transportation: Aviation
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1.   Titler, Dale M.
Wings of Mystery: True Stories of Aviation History.
 
Publisher: New York: Dodd Mead, 1966.
First Edition Octavo, about 8 inches tall, in blue cloth. 299 pages illustrated by a few photographs. Noffsinger, 2670. The copy from the library of Will (Billy) Parker, an important early aviator. His ownership signature on the front endpaper. He is mentioned in the acknowledgment. Parker first flew in an airplane he built in 1912 in Colorado. He was a member of the Early Birds (a club for aviators who first piloted an airplane before December 17, 1916), a charter inductee into the Colorado Aviation Hall of Fame. The covers are just minimally shelf worn. Inside is clean and sound with a hint of toning to the text. The jacket is complete but for a tiny chip at the head of the spine; modest extremity wear; the middle of the front flap fold is worn through. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 80.65 CAD 81.52 EUR 55.97 GBP 44.78 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 806.45 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 14973.
    
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2.   Williams, Roger Q.
To the Moon and Halfway Back [Signed].
 
Publisher: San Angelo TX: Newsfoto Publishing, 1949.
First Edition Quarto, about 11 inches tall, in light green cloth stamped in black. 292 pages illustrated by photographs. A thorough history of early aviation, planes and pilots with emphasis on military applications. Limited "COLLECTOR'S" edition, #650 of an unspecified number of copies. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Also a small note signed by the author across from the limitation page addressed to "Billie" with very glowing sentiments. Usually addressed as "Billy", Will D. Parker (1899-1981) was an important early aviator who built a "pusher" in 1912, trained World War I pilots, barnstormed, and continued to fly that 1912 plane at airshows into the 1960s while working as the chief of aviation fuels for Phillips Petroleum. He held pilot's license #44. His signature appears on the limitation page. On the verso of that note is a note from Parker's son, Milton, discussing his experience with the author. Very light extremity wear and modest toning to the text. The jacket is modestly edge and extremity worn with a chip, about an inch by a half inch, at head of spine. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 69.89 CAD 70.65 EUR 48.51 GBP 38.81 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 812.50 ZAR 698.92 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 15043.
    
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