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Aviation, The Early Years; The Hulton Getty Picture Collection

By: Almond, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Koln, Konemann: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021385

Condition: Near Fine


349pp. + 2pp. index. 1st Edition. Original red cloth with lettering stamped in silver foil. Profusely illustrated. A gorgeous collection of vintage photographs, fascinating. Zeppelins, the early Wright fliers, Curtiss (this bookseller's personal favorite since he was local to central NY) and the European pioneers. Text in English, French and German. A touch of light blue paint to one corner of the binding. Creasing to the edges of the jacket. View more info

Wind, Sand and Stars

By: De Saint Exupery, Antoine

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt, Brace & World: 1967

Seller ID: 022774

Condition: Good


243pp. Dampstain to the text block around the edges of the margins and the edges of the wraps. Text browned. Remnants of a makeshift call number to the heel of the spine. Ownership inscription to the half title. View more info

The Observer's Book of Aircraft

By: Green, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1969

Edition: Eighteenth Edition

Seller ID: 022477

Condition: Near Fine


288pp. 18th Edition. Original blue cloth with lettering stamped in dark blue. Silhouette illustrations by Dennis Punnett. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. The jacket is scuffed and has a couple of tiny closed pull tears to the head of the spine. View more info

Vintage Aircraft in America

By: Jones, Geoff & Chuck Stewart

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019953

Condition: Fine


112pp. 1st Edition. Original pictorial wraps. Profusely illustrated in striking color. A pretty copy. View more info

The Wright Brothers

By: Kelly, Fred C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine Books: 1950

Edition: First Ballantine Printing

Seller ID: 022183

Condition: Very Good


214pp. + 4pp. adverts. Smudged ink stamp to the front cover. Another ownership ink stamp to the title page. Ownership inscription to the first prelim. Text browned. Spine gently creased. View more info

West with the Night

By: Markham, Beryl

Price: $6.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1983

Seller ID: 018936

Condition: Very Good


294pp. Gift inscription to the half title. Minor creasing. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Bill Bolton Flying Midshipman

By: Sainsbury, Jr., Noel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Goldsmith Publishing: 1933

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 021393

Condition: Good


251pp. Early Edition. Original orange cloth with lettering stamped in black. Cloth mottled. All edges of the text block foxed. Text browned. Corners bumped and rubbed, one corner rubbed through. The jacket is edgeworn and soiled. The front flap of the jacket lists to this title. View more info

Airlines of North America

By: Shives, Bob & Bill Thompson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sarasota, Crestline Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 017392

Condition: Very Good


240pp. Illustrated. Original silver cloth elaborately stamped in blue. Corners bumped. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Highest Duty, My Search for What Really Matters

By: Sullenberger, Capt. Chesley "Sully" & Jeffrey Zaslow

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021199

Condition: Very Good


339pp. 1st Edition. Original blue paper over red cloth with spine lettering stamped in blue foil. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated. The true story of "Sully's" incredible crash landing on the Hudson River of Flight #1549. This book was made into a film titled "Sully", directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Tom Hanks. Remaindered copy with a black marker strike to the bottom edge of the text block. View more info