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1.   Hopkins, George E., with Robert Serling
Flying the Line : The First Half Century of the Air Line Pilots Association
 
Publisher: Air Line Pilots Association; Washington, D. C. : 1982
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0960970819 310 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Blue cloth, ALPA logo and slogan (Fifty Years of Unity for Air Safety) on front, index, a few footnotes, 94 b/w photos and facsimiles on glossy plates, with detailed captions. ; Foreword by Robert J. Serling. Tells the story of commercial flight in the United States as reflected by the Air Line Pilots Association, one of the most important labor unions in American history, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, founded in 1931 by Dave Behncke. ; One very small remainder mark on top edges, and a touch of shelfwear to book. Jacket rubbed, with several very small closed tears to edges. Everything readable.

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2.   Lester, Gary Robert Illustrated by: Illustrated by L. Susan Fair
Mosquitoes to Wolves : The Evolution of the Airborne Forward Air Controller
 
Publisher: Air University Press Montgomery, Ala: 1997
Very Good+ Softcover 280 pages; 8vo (9.5") 25 cm; Stiff white covers, index, bibliography, chapter endnotes, 2 small maps, 15 b/w photos with captions. ; Authored by retired Lietenant Colonel, USAF. Edited by Preston Bryant. Illustrations by L. Susan Fair. Cover art by Steven C. Garst. ; Topics include: Close air support in WW1 and WW2. Forward air controllers in Korea. Mosquito operations in Korea. Air operations in Vietnam. Farm Gate aircraft. FAC aircraft. Commando Sabre. F-4 Phantom. More. ; Light shelfwear. Title page and rear blank page stamped Property of 58th TRS, Kirtland AFB, NM. No other defects. Binding tight and square.

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3.   Fuller, George A. , with John Griffin and Kenneth Molson
125 Years of Canadian Aeronautics : A Chronology 1840-1965
 
Publisher: Canadian Aviation Historical Society; Willowdale, Ont: 1983
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 0920610021 328 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Dark blue cloth, gold lettering, blue endpapers, index, tons of footnotes and references, over 300 high-quality b/w photos with captions. ; Written over a ten year period by George A. Fuller, John A. Griffin, Kenneth M. Molson, and committee. Edited by F. W. Hotson. Cover art by R. W. Bradford. Index by D. Mogan. ; Includes airplane, hot-air balloon, airship, etc, experimental flights, airshows, races, arctic flying, aircraft manufacturing, military aviation, much more. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks. Jacket shows light wear only. Laid in: 1) original 4-page prospectus for this book. 2) 2-sided flyer for this book. 3) 2-sided order blank for this book. All items b/w with minor wear and corner creases.

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4.   Davidson, Joseph B
Amelia Earhart Returns from Saipan : (Signed)
 
Publisher: Davidson Publishing Company; Canton, Ohio: 1969
Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 281 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Brown cloth, gold spine lettering, over 160 b/w photos and facsimiles in text, with captions. Laid in: flyer for this book, with two small b/w photos. Front endpaper inscribed and SIGNED by author Joe Davidson and dated 10-9-70. ; 1st edition stated. Written, published, and copyright Dr. Joseph B. Davidson of Canton, Ohio, who asserts that Amelia Earhart and her navigator Tom Noonan crash landed near Tanapag Seaplane Base, Saipan, were captured and executed by Japanese. ; Book shows minor shelfwear to bottom. No marks apart from autograph. Jacket is heavily chipped, stained, in three pieces, but all readable. ; Signed by Author

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5.   Whitten, C. A.
Air-Line Distances between Cities in the United States : (Airline)
 
Publisher: Department of Commerce; Washington, D. C. : 1947
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 246 pages; 8vo (10.2") 26 cm; Brown cloth, 120, 000 distances listed in massive table, 4 appendixes, index. Laid in is one issue of Michigan Aviation, dated 1963, large single sheet folded three times, as issued. ; Data compiled by United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, a division of Department of Commerce. ; Cloth worn, spine sunned but readable. Pages slightly yellowed from age. Owner name and address very neatly penciled on front endpaper. ; Special Publication Series; Vol. 238

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6.   Grierson, John, with Charles A. Lindbergh Illustrated by: Illustrated by V. Whiteley
Challenge to the Poles : Highlights of Arctic and Antarctic Aviation
 
Publisher: G. T. Foulis & Company; London: 1964
Fair with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 695 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Pale green boards, index, bibliography, 6 appendixes, 29 small b/w maps including endpapers, 108 high-quality b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; First published 1964 stated. Foreword by Charles A. Lindbergh. Maps drawn by V. Whiteley. A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image does not match this unit, which has no jacket. ; Rear board scraped and discolored, part of board showing. Rear endpaper lightly foxed. Last 40 leaves slightly wavy but all readable. Spine very slightly faded. No internal marks or scribbling. Binding tight. Scarce.

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7.   Earhart, Amelia
Fun of It, the : Random Records of My Own Flying and of Women in Aviation
 
Publisher: Gale Research Company; Detroit: 1975
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover ISBN: 116448933X 218 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover. Dark blue buckram cloth, gold lettering, 218 pages, 31 b/w photos including frontispiece portrait of Earhart, with captions. ; Isbn 081034078X. Copyright 1932. This is a facsimile reprint of the 8th printing. This edition published in Detroit by Gale Research Company, 1975. ; Includes interesting chapter on early woman balloonists. ; Book shows one very small ding to lower part of spine. No other defects. No jacket.

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8.   Miller, Gene
Pilots Along the Red River Valley
 
Publisher: Grass Roots Publishers; Crookston, Minn: 1999
Near Fine with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 445 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Full blue cloth, black lettering and decor, over 200 b/w photos of pilots and their aircraft, mostly Pipers and other small planes, with captions. Glossy throughout. Front endpaper inscribed, dated July 2, 1999 and SIGNED by author. ; History of airports, pilots, planes and flight in Red River Valley region, Minnesota and North Dakota. Additional chapters by Rudy Billberg and others. Photos by Wayne Anderson and others. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks apart from author inscription. Quite rare and out of print. ; Laid in: Event program from author's publication party, June 26, 1999, Northland Inn, Crookston, Minnesota. ; Signed by Author

Appr.: | AUD 262.03 CAD 269.23 EUR 177.54 GBP 145.83 JPY 24,500.00 MXN 3,062.50 ZAR 2,450.00 

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9.   Young, Rosamond Illustrated by: Illustrated by Milton Caniff
Twelve Seconds to the Moon : A Story of the Wright Brothers
 
Publisher: Journal Herald; Dayton, Ohio: 1978
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 148 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Pale gray illustrated boards, bibliography, tons of b/w photos and facsimiles, 3 full-page color illustrations by Milton Caniff and Frank Pauer. ; A biography of human beings, not superheroes. Published by Wright brothers' hometown newspaper in honor of 75th anniversary of first successful flight. Introduction by Dennis Shere. Book designed by Virginia Hunt. ; Very minor exterior wear. Boards slightly bowed. No other flaws.

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10.   McCollister, John C.
Tales from the Cockpit : (Signed) a Collection of the Greatest Stories from the Sky Ever Told
 
Publisher: Sports Publishing; Port Orange, Fla: 2003
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1582616590 181 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; Black boards, a few b/w photos in text, over 150 very short anecdotes and true stories of little known episodes in the history of aviation. ; Title page inscribed and dated Palm Sunday 2011 and SIGNED by author, a longtime private pilot. ; Only a touch of wear to book and jacket. Laid in: 2 author's business cards with color photo of author on front and stats on rear, resembling baseball trading card. ; Signed by Author

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11.   Bowers, Peter M.
Unconventional Aircraft
 
Publisher: Tab Books; Blue Ridge Summit, Pa: 1984
Very Good Second Printing Softcover 278 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Stiff pictorial covers, index, over 300 b/w photos with captions. ; Isbn 0830623841. 'A pictorial account of hundreds of far out flying machines'. ; Light edgewear. Lower front corner lightly creased. No marks. Interior clean, binding tight. ; Tab Books Series; Vol. 2384

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12.   Combs, Harry, with Martin Caidin
Kill Devil Hill : Discovering the Secrets of the Wright Brothers
 
Publisher: Ternstyle Press; Englewood, Colo: 1986
Very Good 1st Softcover Edition Softcover ISBN: 0940053020 389 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue illustrated covers, index, appendixes, numerous b/w figures and diagrams in text, 80 b/w photos on glossy plates, with captions. ; Foreword by Neil Armstrong. Copyright 1979. This is 1st softcover edition, November, 1986. ; Not only tells of the invention of the first heavier-than-air plane but goes into deep scientific detail on the experiments carried out by the Wright Brothers before they discovered the secret of flight. ; A touch of shelfwear, mainly at tips. 3 pages have some very pale highlighting. Otherwise clean, tight and square.

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