Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1982. First Edition. Octavo; pp 531; G/G; light green spine with brown and black text; dust jacket shows mild sunning to exterior; some light wear to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has some rubbing to exterior, mostly to spine; strong boards; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean; illustrated;.
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London: Aviation Book Club Ltd, no date. First English ed. Octavo; G+/G- with plastic cover; Brown spine with black lettering; DJ chipped with tears at top and bottom of spine; DJ has deep discoloring and fading; boards have some bowing but otherwise solid; edging has minor foxing and major staing on top edge; Paste dwons are discolored with aging; previous owners signature on right front paste down; Yellowing of text but otherwise good; pp. 290.
College Park: 1968. Second Edition. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, residue of label on front top right corner, mild wear to spine caps, mild shelfwear; Textblock has slight spotting on top and front edges, otherwise clean and tight; xv, 311 pages, illustrated.
Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2003. Octavo; pp 507; G+; red spine with black text; no jacket; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; light stain to front; slightly splayed boards; text block has mild wear to exterior edges; light ink to half title and title pages; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
Paris: Librarie Scientifique et Technique, 1976. First Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; white spine with black text; cover has age toning, edgewear, small sticker on back; textblock has age toning, edgewear, ripping on tail edge of half title page, several uncut as-issued pages throughout; pp 253; in French. SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York: Pergamon Press Book, The Macmillan Company, 1963. Octavo; VG/no DJ; Ex-Library; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, library label on front, mild bumps to lower outside corners and spine tail, slight shelfwear; Textblock has library stamp on top edge, impression from paperclip on front endpapers, library stamp on title page, library pocket attached at rear endpapers, otherwise clean and tight; ix, 128 pages, graphs, tables.
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.
San Diego, CA: American Astronautical Society, 1993. First Printing. small Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. medium blue glossy HC, with white title and editors, between tiny b/w publisher logo and tiny yellow series and volume indicator. shiny volume exterior--minimal rubbing to rear board. corners and ends unabraded. numbered black/white figures, photographs and images within the chapters. 209 pp. ISBN# 0877033749.
Greenbelt, Maryland: NASA / GSFC, June 1982. NASA : Technical Memorandum 83956. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. ivory wraps spine, no text but lightly toned, faint foxing that extends to frame both thin ivory covers. black marker strike-through of prior owner name in ink at upper right. generally read, thumbed corners and light pencil marks occasional. head-edge foxed lightly, less so to fore-edge side and tail. 147 pp.
United States: Franklin Watts, 1970. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/G+; Spine is blue with white and black text; DJ has general shelf wear, some rubbing along edges, open and closed tears, creasing, material loss, design is clear, Brodart cover; Boards have general shelf wear, light bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some marks and stains, content is clear; pp 159; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international shipping.
Stratford, CT: Flying Machines Press, 1997. Quarto; pp 618; VG-; blue spine with white text; no jacket; cloth has light toning toward edges; some rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned edges; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Carrollton, TX: Squadron/Signal Publications, 1992. First Edition. Oblong large octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Thin saddle stitched spine, some tan and gray visible no text: Covers are mostly clean with price sticker and sticker with previous owners name in upper front cover, light shelfwear, bookplate on inside front cover, binding solid: Textblock has some minor age toning else clean: First Edition: 58 pp.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. First. Octavo" VG-/no-DJ: Rust brown spine with silver text: Boards are strong with some mild dust staining and few light scratches, some fading mainly from shelfwear, mostly concentrated at tail, head and corners, front paste down has stamp from what is potentially a previous owner: Textblock has darkened with age but is free of markings, folds or tears, some black and white photographs of the subject matter: 233 pp.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1952. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG/VP; green spine with green text; jacket has significant wear, back is completely detached at spine hinge, part of spine is missing; boards are strong and clean, spine slightly cocked and shaken, minor bending of back board; textblock has age toning, slight edgewear, small bookseller sticker on front pastedown, name written on front endpaper, otherwise clean; pp 384. Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
Truro, Cornwall UK: D. Bradford Barton, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Blue spine with black lettering; Jacket has some light wear along the edges, one small [1"] tear at the upper edge near the spine; Boards are straight with light edge wear; Binding is tight; Text block shows some foxing at the upper outer edge, rest is clean; 96 pages.
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 York: McGraw Hill Book Company, 1942. Quarto; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with double loop wire binding; Boards in blue cloth with gold print; mild wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text block has slight tanning to endpapers along with impress from wire loops, else clean and tight; x, 121 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Washington, D.C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1978. Octavo; pp 560; G/paperback; blue spine with white text; covers show mild shelf wear to exterior; some rubbing wear to edges; intact panels; text block has light creamy tone to exterior; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Paris: Cuchet, 1783. First Edition, Later Issue. Octavo, xl, 299, ; VG; bound in 1/4 speckled calf, gilt tooling and burgundy label with gilt tooling to spine; label mildly chipped and crooked; marbled boards and endpapers; lower hinges beginning to crack; fore edge uncut; with all 9 engraved plates plus the folding table; small bookplate to front pastedown; There is a 4 page supplement in the rear adding information about the flight of November 21, in which Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier and François Laurent d'Arlandes, made the first first manned free balloon flight.; text in French; MW consignment; shelved case 10.
Avco Research Laboratory, 1957. Quarto; VG-; hardcover; bound in black leather, gilt lettering, metal ringed spine; boards strong, some shelfwear, general edgewear, minor bumping on head and fore edges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, minor soiling on front and back, minor soiling in interior; text block age toned, penned signature on title page, occasional minor soiling; diagram insert included; v, 123pp.
Carrollton, TX: Squadron/Signal Publications, 1988. First Edition. Oblong large octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Thin saddles stitched spine with no text: Covers have general shelfwear, clean, some yellowing to inside covers, bookplate on inside front cover, binding solid: Textblock is clean: First Edition: 58 pp.
Greenbelt, MD: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, 1973. Large Octavo; pp 198; Good/paperback; white spine without text; covers have light tone toward exterior edges; covers clean otherwise; intact panels; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated with black and white and color images;.
New York: The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1969. Quarto; VG-; softcover; white and black spine with staples; covers age toned, general shelfwear, general edgewear, creases along spine, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block age toned, folding on tail fore corner throughout; 136pp Shelved in Annex Aisle C.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1965. 89th Congress, 1st Session; Senate Document No. 56. Octavo; vg/wraps; sunned spine with black text; covers, minor shelf wear; age-toned at the spine; a few underlinings, else text block, clean; toning at the edges; illus.: tables, charts; 580pp. ---Prepared for the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences - United States Senate.
Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office, 1971. 92nd. Congress, 1st Session; Senate Document No. 92-57. Octavo; vg/wraps; sunned spine with black text; covers, minor shelf wear; age-toned at the spine; former owner's name, top corner of front cover; text block, clean; toning starts; 732pp. ---Prepared for the Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences - United States Senate.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1937. Reprint Edition. Octavo; G; hardcover; bound in red cloth, gilt text; boards strong, general shelfwear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, chipping on spine edges, closed tear on rear tail edge along hinge, browning in interior, penned signature on front pastedown, spine sun toned; text block age toned, occasional soiling, gutter visible throughout; 228pp SHELVED IN ANNEX C ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.
New York: Arno Press, 1980. Reprint Edition. Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Dark blue spine with gold text; Dark blue boards clean with gold text and renditions of aircraft over the ages, one small bump to edge of rear board, endpapers clean, binding tight; Textblock unmarked. pp 176. ISBN: 0405121733 [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
New York: Orion Books, 1991. First Edition. Quarto: VG/VG-: Blue spine with white text: DJ has general shelfwear with some peeling of plastic casing mainly around corners, head and tail of spine, some scuffing, some light age toning in a few small spots: Boards are strong and clean, binding tight, mild shelfwear: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds and tears, title page is inscribed by the author to a previous owner: First Edition: 256 pp.
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.
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 on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
San Diego, CA: An American Astronautical Society Publication, 1986. Large Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Blue spine with white and black text. Covers have general shelf wear, light rubbing to edges, fraying to corners, surface tear on rear, apart from that, clean, binding strong, no major tears; Textblock has foxing on fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 489.
Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982. first edition. Small quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered w/ mylar and has very slight wear along edges, just minor chipping at corners; Cloth has slight shelf wear at edges, very clean and strong panels otherwise; Text block has slight wear on exterior edges due to use & handling, with clean text pages & tight binding; pp 288.
Washington, D.C. NASA/National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1970. Octavo; pp 555; G; dark brown spine with black text; odd volume; no jacket; cloth has slight adhesive stickiness to rear panel; boards slightly bowed; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; some chipping to rear gutter at pastedown; interior clean;.