Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie (Bibliotheque d'Education et de Recreation), 1902. small 4to., 395pp., 8pp. ads; VG; bound in full red canvas, gilt lettering on spine, front board, gilt text block; some mild shelfwear; beautiful mapmonde (globe) binding, colors bright; slight age-toning to pages, mild foxing throughout; text in French; LP consignment; shelved case 8.
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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1970. First Edition. thick 8vo., 1038pp.; VG/G; spine brown with tan lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; dust jacket has numerous chips, including large chips to head and tail of spine, with chipping occurring along all edges; interior slightly age-toned; INSCRIBED by Charles Lindbergh to Hunter Harris, with the additional signature of Anne M. Lindbergh, his wife from 1929–1974 (his death); Hunter Harris, Jr. was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander in Chief, Pacific Air Forces (CINCPACAF) from 1964 to 1967, and is addressed by Lindbergh as 'my old friend and fellow air force officer; JH consignment; shelved case 5.
Boston: Brandeen Press, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 374 pages; VG/VG; spine white and black with white and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$7.50'; dust jacket has slight chipping to head of spine, mild rubbing to upper half of spine, rear cover; interior clean; shelved case 9.
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1951. Octavo; VG-/G; blue spine, white text; dust jacket has significant shelfwear and edgewear, open tears on front head and tail edges, open tears and chipping on rear head edge, closed tear on rear tail edge, open tear and chipping on spine head edge, open tears on fore corners, closed tear on front fore edge, general light soiling, spine sun toned, chipping on interior flaps, interior age toned; boards strong, rubbing on tail edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on fore corners and spine tail edge; text block slightly age toned; xi, 340pp LOCATED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. Authors Autograph Edition, #442/1000. Octavo, xvi, 436 pages; VG-; 3/4 bound in publisher's faux vellum with light blue paper boards, gilt lettering to spine; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to head and tail of spine, spine edges, corners; top edge of text block cut, others uncut; SIGNED on Limitation page by both Byrd and the Publisher; BL consignment; shelved case 9.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1966. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; blue and white spine with white and black text; cover has age toning, edgewear, rubbing, two faint water stains, creasing along spine; textblock has age toning, minor spotting around edges and on a few pages throughout, otherwise clean; pp 224; has gift inscription from author on title page.
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1994. First Edition, Thirteenth Printing. Octavo, 378 pages; VG/VG; spine is black with silver lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering; has price uncut '$22.95', has minor rubbing on both covers and minimal shelf wear at the top and bottom of the spine; binding and pages clear; illustrated endpapers; inscribed by Jim Lovell on the title page; shelved case 5.
New York: A.L. Burt Company, 1931. Photoplay Edition. Octavo, 256 pg; G/G+; spine is off-white with black lettering; dust jacket protected by mylar covering; dj has some wear including, rubbing and small closed tears to the head of the spine, affecting the title on spine; some water stains to the spine as well as the rear cover; spine is slightly cocked; rubbing to the edges of the front and rear covers and a small closed tear to the top of the rear cover; interior pages show some mild wear including stamps to the front and rear endpapers "From White Front Pharmacy-Vinton, Virginia"; pages 60-61 have some residual staining from an old bookmark (included); page 243-244 has been torn on the corner, missing corner is included in the book; some creased corners; shelved case 6.
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 614; G/paperback; peach spine with black handwritten text; volume 2, this volume only; covers show moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine, slight wear to exterior, slight toning to exterior edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Washington, D.C: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1965. Large Octavo; pp 509; G/paperback; peach spine with black handwritten text; volume 3, this volume only; covers show moderate sunning to exterior, mostly to spine, slight wear to exterior, slight toning to exterior edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1942. First. Octavo 166pp. hard cover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. A first edition in exceptional condition. Blue cloth covered boards show light shelf wear on corners and spine ends. Small dark spot on each board. DJ wrapped in brodart. DJ has very small chips on 3 corners and spine top and bottom. DJ has two small closed tears on rear. DJ front flap not price clipped, but corner clipped. Pictorial DJ cover clean. A very light foxing to text. Text clean, binding is tight. Glue toning on front paste-down end paper. Spine is partly cloudy sky. Shelved under front counter.
London: Putnam Aeronautical Books, 1992. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 221; G/G; silver/beige spine with black text; dust jacket slight sunning to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; price sticker to rear; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior edges lightly toned; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1911. 10mo; pp 496; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; full title: Aerial Navigation: A Popular Treatise on the Growth of Air Craft and On Aeronautical Meteorology; cloth has minor rubbing to corners; ex-library with sticker to spine; some chips to corners and spine edges; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; ex-libris plate to front pastedown; ex-library markings inside; profusely illustrated; inscribed by author to ffep;.
Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001. Dutch Printing. thick Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. vibrant blue leatherette with a fine grain to the HB spine and the adjacent panels. stamped silver titling between thin silver decorative stripes at tip and tail. two small nicks to front board, pushed in spine ends and gently abraded corners. VOLUME 1 ONLY! chapters filled with color and b/w figures printed among the text on semi-glossy stock. thick volume, slightly graying on fore-edge and tail, otherwise a solid copy with no interior writing or marks. out-of-print. 960 pp. ISBN# 0792371941.
Milwaukee: The Antique Airplane Association, 1957, 1958. Small quarto; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; volume 1 only; 12 issues in one book, September 1957 - August 1958; cloth has some rubbing to edges; slight sunning to spine; some sunfading to panels; sturdy boards; text block has red speckled exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; ink mark to rear endpaper; tight binding.
Milwaukee: The Antique Airplane Association, 1959, 1960. Small quarto; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; volume 3 only; 14 issues in one book, November 1959 - December 1960; cloth has some rubbing to edges; slight sunning to spine; some sunfading to panels; sturdy boards; text block has red speckled exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; tight binding.
Dallas: George W. Cearley, Jr., 1991. Large octavo; pp 136; G/paperback; ivory spine with red and blue text; covers show slight toning toward edges; slight rubbing to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings; inscribed by author.
Washington: Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force, 1997. Octavo; VG+/no-DJ; Light gray spine with black text; Volumes are encased in dark blue slipcase; slipcase shows slight wear with undamaged & intact panels; v. 1, 1907-1950 & v. 2, 1950-1997; Cloths are covered with customized jackets which have an overlay of mylar; cloths are quite clean w/o defect; panels are stable, clean & intact; text blocks have very minimal wear due to handling; pages are clean, crisp with tight bindings; pp 513+659. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1943-45. Quarto; good/wraps; multi-color spines, no text; 7 moderately shelf-worn paperbacks (8.25"w x 11"h); covers show some age-toning and flaking; musty smell; each volume has previous owner's name on half-title page; all text blocks are clean; each is well illustrated with photos, figures, maps and sketches. The subject of each volume is as follows: ---1: INTRODUCTION TO EARTH, 79pp. ---2: INTRODUCTION TO NAVIGATION, 81pp.---3: DEAD RECKONING AND LINES OF POSITION, 77pp., plus Appendix. ---4: NAVIGATION INSTRUMENTS, 147pp. ---5: RELATIVE MOVEMENT, 118pp. ---6: CONTACT FLYING, 182pp., and ---7: NAUTICAL ASTRONOMY AND CELESTIAL NAVIGATION, 198pp. This last volume has a tape repair on the lower portion of the spine. All else is good.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1969. Large Octavo; pp 788; G-/no-DJ; light blue with gilt text to red bar; missing dj; cloth shows slight sun faded exterior; some rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block has mild soiling to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; slight cracking to rear gutter; inscribed by author; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Washington DC: National Aeronautics & Space Administration History Office, 1995-2001. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; dust jacket spine pic of skyscape (all 5 vols) w/white txt; very little wear or aging evident; boards are clean and firm; all vols. have slight separation from head band but very strong binding; all vols. pages exhibit very little wear or aging, otherwise the condition is akin to new. Vol.1: 795pp; Vol.2: 636pp; Vol.3: 608pp; Vol.4: 684pp; Vol.5:796pp.Overweight: may require additional postage for expedited/international orders.
New Haven, CT: Privately Printed, 1946. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/No jacket hardcover; Blue spine with no lettering; Boards are straight, with minor edge wear, some bumping at the corners; Binding is sturdy; Some light age toning to the outer edge of the text block, interior is bright and clean; 121 pages.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1961. First UK Edition. Hardcover octavo with dust jacket, both in very good condition. No markings to text and pages are clean. 251 pp. Binding is strong, slightly cocked. Dust jacket has very light shelf/edge wear, lacks large piece of rear flap of dustwrapper, however DJ is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book jacket cover. An attractive copy of the author's first book. -Shelve Hardcover Mystery Special Collection, Dupont.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1956. Octavo; VG-/G+; light green spine, green text; dust jacket has significant shelfwear, significant edgewear, open and closed tears on spine, closed tear on front tail edges, small closed tears on rear tail edge, open tears on head fore corners, rubbing tail fore corners, soiling on front, spine sun toned, interior age toned along head edge, rear flap has tearing along interior edge, small closed tear on rear interior flap along tail edge, price cut; boards strong, slight bowing of rear board, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, closed tear on spine head edge, bumping on spine tail edge; text block age toned, occasional light soiling; ix, 569pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
London: Oxford University Press, 1960. Octavo; G+/G-; white sun toned spine, navy blue text; dust jacket has significant shelfwear, significant edgewear, general soiling, open tears on front, closed and open tears and chipping on head edges, tears and chipping on fore edges, closed and open tears on front hinge, open tears on fore corners, open tears and chipping on spine head edge, spine head edge partially repaired with tape, open tear on spine tail edge, spine tail edge partially repaired with tape, spine sun toned, age toning in interior along head edge; boards strong, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, light soiling on the front, penned signature and penciled text on front end paper, separation from text block visible after front end paper; text block age toned, very occasional minor soiling, rubbing on fore edge of page 579; xx, 636pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York: Arno, 1972. Reprint Edition. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Blue spine with silver text; Slight bowing of boards; Shelf wear with scratches and scuffs; Front and back paste downs have remnants of book cover tape; 1"x2" discoloration on right front paste down; Text block aging on edges, otherwise good; pp. 421.
Toronto, ON, Canada: CANAV Books, 2007. First Edition. Inscribed on half-title page: "All the best! Larry Milberry 2007," ; Quarto; VG/VG; Green pictorial spine with white and gray text; Unclipped DJ is clean and protected in Mylar; Gray pictorial boards are clean, endpapers clean, spine tight; Textblock clean and unmarked. pp 320. ISBN: 0921022182.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1938. Octavo; good-/fair-; dj, blue spine with black and white text; dj, top 2.5" section of dj spine missing; wedge shaped portion of tail of spine missing as well; addition chipping and flaking; HB, yellow cloth spine with black text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; binding, shaken; former owner's name, FFEP; text block, clean; toning starts; 373pp. Offered as is.
St. Leonards-on-Sea; East Sussex: HPC Publishing, 1999. First. Octavo; VG/Paperback with no DJ; Spine is light tan with black text; Minor shelf wear with slight bumping on upper and lower right on front and back cover; Slight spine crease; Edges and text block clean; pp. 74. Well illustrated account of the establishment of an Advanced Landing Group and the 1942 creation of the air strip at Romney Marsh. Includes several accounts of the three squadrons variously based there; also has brief history of the air strip's role in the anti-V1 rocket campaign.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base: History Office, Aeronautical Systems Center, Air Force Materiel Command Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force, 2004. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Light bluish-gray spine with black text; Covers have slight staining on spine toward front panel and light bucking toward front head edge and some wear along edges, as is, otherwise exterior is clean and sturdy; Text block has minimal wear on exterior edges with unmarked text pages and tight binding; pp 399. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Plenum Press, 1967. Quarto; VG/G+; white spine, black lettering; dust jacket age toned, general shelfwear, general edgewear, general soiling, open and closed tears on head edges, open tears on head fore corners, closed tear on rear tail fore corner, rubbing on front tail fore corner and spine tail edge, closed tear on front fore edge, damp staining on rear, some soiling on interior flaps; boards strong, minor rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, penned signature on front end paper; text block age toned; xvi, 230pp.
London: Bunhill Publications, 1956. First Edition Thus, Second Printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; light blue staple-bound booklet; cover has age toning, two-inch closed tear at front tail edge; textblock has age toning, slight edgewear, otherwise clean; pp 73. SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
Dallas: George W. Cearley, Jr., 1987. Large octavo; pp 136; G-/paperback; ivory spine with red and blue text; covers show slight toning toward edges; slight rubbing to edges; chipping towards spine head edge; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and line drawings; cracking to gutter at pp 30-31 impacting spine; inscribed by author.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1948; New Imprint 1983. New Imprint by the Office of Air Force History. Octavo; Blue gray spine with silver embossed lettering. VG-/no DJ; Boards have minor bumping and slight shelf wear, otherwise very good; Other than minor aging, text block and edges clean; pp. 788. This 1983 imprint carries a new Forward explaining how this official history came to be written. The volume includes 18 chapters by distinguished military historians ranging over issues of developments in anticipation of a European War; working through defensve strategies for the United States to early deployments in both the European and Pacific Theaters; Planning for rapid expansion of the then US Army Air Corps led to debates about strategy, aircraft selection, manpower mobilization and training. The US was thrust into global war while early teething problems constantly challenged the expanding air force.
Leicester, England: Midland Publishing Limited, 1994. First Edition. Small quarto; pp 200; VG-/VG-; light gray spine with black text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning toward edges; profusely illustrated with many photographs.
Kelly Air Force Base: Office of History, San Antonio Air Logistics Center. Small Quarto; VG/VG-; Off-white spine with dark blue text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has minor shelf wear, and otherwise lightly rubbed exterior; Cloth shows light wear on exterior however panels are strong and clean otherwise; Text block has minimal wear on exterior edges with unmarked text pages and tight binding; pp 301.