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Wills's Cigarette Picture-Card Album
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Wills's Cigarette Picture-Card Album

By 1930s WORLD AIRCRAFT CARDS)

Bristol, England.: W.D. & H.O. Wills.. No date. Ca. 1936.. Cigarette picture-card album in stiff card covers devoted to aircraft (chiefly) of the U.S., England, France, Germany and Australia. Very light surface soiling to covers. Album measures approximately 6 x 5 ½ inches and features 10 pages each holding 5 cards illustrating the variety of aircraft flown by major European, American and Australian airlines. Cards are held firmly in place in cut-away album pages with verso of card exposed when page is turned, allowing for descriptive text to be read. Contents in excellent clean condition. An uncommon album with regard to aircraft; very good clean condition with cover issues noted. .

$85.00

Souvenir Maps.  Pennsylvania - Central Airlines.
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Souvenir Maps. Pennsylvania - Central Airlines.

By PENNSYLVANIA-CENTRAL AIRLINES)

Washington, D.C.: Pennsylvania-Central Airlines.. No date. Ca. 1941.. Pamphlet 9 x 4 inches unfolding to 18 x 28 inches. Airplane on front of folded map appears to be a DC-3. Unfolded the pamphlet features a color pictorial route map 18 x 16 inches (8 panels) depicting the airline's complete network; a dozen smaller maps on the remaining 18 panels of the double sided sheet display the shorter links that comprise the full system. Endorsement for Gulf Petroleum Products by airline president C. Bedell Monro on rear panel of folded map. Short separations at three fold intersections, only one of which (the smallest at 1/8 inch) affects the pictorial map, light wear to outside panels. Pictorial map is clean and bright. An uncommon piece of airline ephemera, possibly issued in conjunction with the opening of Washington's National Airport in 1941, which became headquarters for PCA. The design is particularly appealing in its minimalist design and the striking image of the propeller plane. .

$225.00

Douglas DC-4  Facts Regarding The World's Largest Commercial Land Plane.
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Douglas DC-4 Facts Regarding The World's Largest Commercial Land Plane.

By DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT DC-4 PROMOTIONAL BROCHURE)

Santa Monica, California.: Douglas Aircraft Co.. . Pamphlet 9 x 4 inches opening to three double-sided panels with descriptive text relating to the aircraft, evidently a prototype never followed through with. Brochure folded horizontally at middle — not as issued, otherwise good condition. Small illustration in open brochure provides cut-away view of the plane's interior. Text states "Main cabin 41 ft. long by 10 ft. 9 in. wide by 7 ft. 6 in. high. Forty lounge chairs are installed in pairs on each side of the center aisle. These make up into single or double beds. Sleeping accommodations for 32 passengers are provided, 12 in comfortable upper births. All births…have individual windows." As pictured on the cover and in the brochure's cut-away illustration, the "3-tail" configuration at the airplane's rear, plus upper birth windows noted in the descriptive text, indicate an airplane quite different from photos of operational DC-4s, hence a pre-war date of publication is indicated. Modifications to the original design saw a single tail replacing the unsatisfactory "3-tail" configuration and the elimination of the upper bank of windows. A scarce brochure presumably pre-dating the DC-4s that went directly into military service with the outbreak of WW II. .

$165.00

New York to Chicago Map and Air Log.
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New York to Chicago Map and Air Log.

By UNITED AIR LINES - FLIGHT MAPS)

Chicago.: Rand McNally for United Air Lines.. 1936.. Booklet, 9 ¼ x 5 ¼ inches, featuring 7 two-color flight-path maps with descriptive text illustrating travel route between New York and Chicago; a cross-country flight map appears on the rear cover. Image on front cover features a Boeing 247 airliner. Chip to front cover; rear cover shows light soiling; contents of booklet in good clean condition. An uncommon item. .

$95.00

B.O.A.C. Route Map No. 3 Britain-Middle East-East Africa-South Africa-West Africa
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B.O.A.C. Route Map No. 3 Britain-Middle East-East Africa-South Africa-West Africa

By AFRICA / MIDDLE EAST) Reitz, F. H. (mapmaker).

London.: B.O.A.C.. 1954.. Color brochure 7 ¼ x 10 ½ inches featuring five full-color double-page route maps (7 ¼ x 21 inches) chiefly Middle East and African routes. Additional pages illustrate world route map and passenger amenities. Very good clean condition. Maps are the product of highly regarded cartographer F. H. Reitz .

$60.00

This Plane is a Super DC-6.
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This Plane is a Super DC-6.

By SUPER DC-6)

Brussels.: Sabina Airlines.. No date. Ca. 1953.. Four panel folded brochure 8 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches unfolding to two-sided sheet 8 1/4 x 17 inches depicting, on one side, a cut-away profile of the four engine passenger plane and, on the other, two 8 1/4 x 8 1/2 inch panels, one depicting the plane flying over lower Manhattan and the other a close-up of the flight deck showing instrumentation with descriptive text identifying component parts. The large cut-away profile illustrates the cabin, lounges, berths, flight kitchen and bar as well as external details relating to the plane. A small diagram of the plane's seating plan (77 seats) is also featured. On either side of the plane's central aisle twin seats are shown in the color illustration, while the small diagram indicates three seats on one side and two on the other. Text detailing the features of the airplane is in English, French, and German. Brochure in very good clean condition. No WorldCat listing found. The brochure is undated, but may have been published with the 1953 inauguration of the Brussels-Manchester-New York route. .

$165.00

Profile Aircraft--Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde.
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Profile Aircraft--Aérospatiale/BAC Concorde.

By CONCORDE AIRCRAFT PROFILE) Barfield, Norman.

Windsor, England.: Profile Publications, Ltd.. 1973.. Magazine, 9 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches, 40 pages, focusing on the supersonic Concorde airplane. Black and white photo illustrations and two pages of color artist illustrations. Concorde entered commercial service in 1976 and was retired from service in 2003. The magazine provides a detailed account of the aircraft's specifications with a chronology of its history and detailed "leading particulars." An engaging and well-written account of a history-making aircraft. Very good clean condition. .

$35.00

Bermuda by Plane and Steamer.
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Bermuda by Plane and Steamer.

American Airlines.. 1936.. .

$65.00

Today (Magazine).
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Today (Magazine).

By DOUGLAS "SLEEPER" AIRPLANES)

Greenwich, Connecticut.: Today Associates, Inc.. 11-21- 1936.. Weekly magazine, 8 ¼ x 12 ¾ inches, 32 pp. Light soiling on several pages, not compromising text. Articles of contemporary interest, including cross country or ocean-crossing Douglas "sleeper" airplanes, as flown by American Airlines, T.W.A, and Pan American. Another article on events associated with the outbreak of civil war in Spain. Overall good condition, with light soiling noted. .

$35.00

Flight Kit to Help you Enjoy Your Trip on Northwest Airlines.
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Flight Kit to Help you Enjoy Your Trip on Northwest Airlines.

By NORTHWEST AIRLINES 1948 SOUVENIR)

St. Paul, Minn.: Northwest Airlines.. 1948. A folder, 10 1/4 x 8 inches, containing a variety of Northwest Airlines souvenir items, provided free of charge to the airline's passengers, including two booklets. Very good clean condition. Two pockets in the folder contain a variety of Northwest souvenir ephemera including a 20 page color "Air Map and Flight Log" booklet detailing and picturing the airline's flight path across the US between New York City and Seattle, Washington. Of particular interest is the 12 page folded "Flight Schedule" booklet dated January 5, 1948. The front cover of this booklet when opened is titled "Overland to the Orient" and features an engaging pictographic map detailing the airline's cross-U.S.A. flight path, extending, next, east to Anchorage, Alaska and onward to destinations in the Orient including Tokyo, Seoul, Peiping, Shanghai and Manila. The primary equipment used is either the DC-3 or DC-4 aircraft. Also included are "air mail" envelopes and stationery, two color postcards depicting Northwest aircraft and two depicting the flight path between Seattle and Manila. Additional items in an unopened glassine packet include Northwest luggage decals and "Air Mail" labels to affix to envelopes. It represents an uncommon tourist souvenir item, unusual in the completeness of its contents. An uncommon and well-stocked ephemeral item. .

$135.00

The Route of the Magic Carpet.  Air-India International.
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The Route of the Magic Carpet. Air-India International.

By AIR INDIA - ROUTES OVER ASIA)

Air India.. Copyright 1959.. Color map 16 1/2 x 38 3/4 inches folding to pamphlet 8 1/4 x 4 inches, additional color maps on verso. Very good, clean condition. Of particular interest are the eight vertical sectional maps showing in detail sections of route from Great Britain to Sydney, Australia. Sections include from Karachi to Bangkok, from Tokyo to Bangkok via Hong Kong, from Bombay to Singapore. On the verso a color map of the world shows Air India routes. "Specially prepared on the authority of Air India International and printed by Messrs. George Philip and Son, Limited." .

$75.00

Handley-Page Type 42 Airplane.
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Handley-Page Type 42 Airplane.

By AIR-LINER FOLD-OUT) Davis, G. H.

England.: The Home Library Book Company.. No date. Ca. 1932.. Color illustration of Handley-Page Type 42 airplane on board size 10 ¼ x 14 ½ inches; fold-outs reveal interior components of the aircraft. Text sheet provides a description of the airplane, while on verso is a "Key to the Folding Model." Illustration is mounted on board, which research has established to be a rear cover from the multi-volume set, "Newnes' Pictorial Knowledge" (circa 1932). The two-page illustration with fold-out components is in very good clean condition and depicts faithfully, and in considerable detail, the "beneath the skin" aspects of the Handley-Page Type 42 passenger aircraft. Very good clean condition. .

$135.00

Northwest Airlines Souvenir Air Log.
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Northwest Airlines Souvenir Air Log.

By NORTHWEST AIRLINES)

Northwest Airlines.. 1939.. Pamphlet 8 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches, unfolding as issued to color pictorial map 22 1/2 x 17 inches, text on verso. Very good, clean condition, flight information has not been filled in. A handsome map divided into three sections showing the air route from Milwaukee to Portland and Seattle in the Pacific Northwest. The top panel includes Milwaukee to Fargo, the middle routes from Fargo to Billings with an additional route north to Winnipeg, the lower panel covers the route from Billings to Portland and Seattle. In each panel are pictorial features highlighting the character of the region. .

$175.00

Two Western Airlines 1967 Timetables.
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Two Western Airlines 1967 Timetables.

By WESTERN AIRLINES TIMETABLES)

Los Angeles.: Western Airlines.. 1967.. Two vintage Western Airlines timetables 8 1/2 x 4 inches; when open, 24 pp (including covers) 8 1/2 x 8 inches. Timetables each cover two months (April through July 1967) and include a route map. Very good clean condition. Both timetables advertise on their front covers the introduction of fanjet service to Vancouver, B.C. from Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Portland. Of interest are the prices listed: for example, Los Angeles to San Francisco (or the reverse) for $13.50; Los Angeles to Portland (or the reverse) for $19.50 plus tax. Meal service is also listed in the timetables. Two engaging ephemeral items. .

$25.00

Pan Am's France
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Pan Am's France

By PAN AM) Gonzalez-Bunster, Fernando (photography)

Pan American.. No date. Ca. 1970s - 1980s.. Original vintage poster, 42 x 28 inches. Wear and short tears to left edge, otherwise very good. Glare at mid right is from photography only and does not appear on actual poster. Photograph view of the Eiffel Tower by Fernando Gonzalez-Bunster. "P-PAR" printed at lower right corner. .

$95.00

Pan Am's Switzerland
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Pan Am's Switzerland

By PAN AM) Isamu Kitafuji (photography)

Pan American.. No date. Ca. 1970s - 1980s.. Original vintage poster, 42 x 28 inches. 2 inch tear to mid upper edge, creases to top of poster and to upper right edge. Good condition. Soft glares are from photography only and do not appear on actual poster. Photographic view of Soglio, Switzerland by photographer Isamu Kitafuji. "P-ZRH" printed at lower right corner. .

$85.00

Zeppelin-Weltfahrten. Vom ersten Luftschiff 1899 bis zu den Fahrten des LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin 1932.  Dargestellt in einer Sammlung von 264 echten Bromsilber-Bildern und einem Metallfolie-Bild der Weltflug-Gedenkmunze
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Zeppelin-Weltfahrten. Vom ersten Luftschiff 1899 bis zu den Fahrten des LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin 1932. Dargestellt in einer Sammlung von 264 echten Bromsilber-Bildern und einem Metallfolie-Bild der Weltflug-Gedenkmunze

By AIRSHIPS)

Dresden.: Bilderstelle Lohse.. 1933.. 265 black and white tipped-in photos, black and white frontispiece portrait of Ferdinand Graf Von Zeppelin, black and white text illustrations, maps, unpag, 9.5 x 13.5 inches (24 x 34cm), pictorial card wrappers. Covers are rubbed, light bump to edge of first few pages, interior is in very good condition. Text in German, photos and maps document the airship journeys around the world. Fascinating views of zeppelins, zeppelin construction and zeppelin interiors. This is book one of what was apparently a two volume series. .

$235.00

Scribner's Magazine. January through June 1911
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Scribner's Magazine. January through June 1911

By AVIATION / WINSLOW HOMER) Foster, William Harden; Winslow Homer, N. C. Wyeth, et al

New York.: Charles Scribner's Sons.. Volume XLIX.. 1911.. 6 VOLUMES BOUND TOGETHER in green cloth-covered boards (hardbound), January - June 1911, full page color and black and white illustrations, in-text black and white illustrations throughout, viii+768pp, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Decorative nameplate on front paste-down; very good, clean condition. Includes: "Winslow Homer" by Christian Brinton (with black and white illustrations), "On the Highways of the Sky" A Series of Paintings by William Harden Foster (full color illustrations), etc. .

$65.00

Skyways. 1946  -  12 (December)
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Skyways. 1946 - 12 (December)

By AVIATION)

New York.: Henry Publishing Company.. 12- 1946.. Complete December 1946 issue of magazine, black and white photo illustrations with a few color pages, 196pp, 11 x 8 1/2 inches, color pictorial wrappers as issued. Covers a trifle worn; very good condition, bright and clean. The December 1946 National Aircraft Show issue; The issue features written profiles of the newest post-war military, commercial, and private aircraft. The primary focus of the issue is found in the five well-illustrated sections devoted to the National Aircraft Show; these are: a 14 page Army Air Force Research and Development chapter introduced by General Curtis E. LeMay (21 of the AAF’s newest fighting planes); a 6 pp Experimental Jet Air Force chapter introduced by Nathaniel F. Silsbee (trends in jet, plus 8 jet plane designs off drawing boards); a 12 pp U.S. Naval Aviation chapter introduced by Admiral A. W. Radford (15 of the Navy's newest planes); a 14 pp Future Air Transport chapter introduced by Admiral Emory S. Land (18 of the latest U.S. Airliners); a 28 pp U.S. Civilian Aviation chapter introduced by Henry A. Wallace (42 of the aircraft industry's newest personal planes). Specifications are provided for the various aircraft which are pictured both in black and white diagrammatic studies (from above and in profile) and in photographs. This issue offers a most interesting and detailed examination of post World War II aviation with emphasis on innovation, including jet aircraft, the peacetime conversion of military aircraft to commercial use, and the extraordinary variety of private aircraft crowding the market following the war. There is considerable interesting advertising, much of it devoted to personal aircraft. .

$40.00

Air France.  Cartes Itineraires Dunlop.  Europe - Afrique du Nord.  Edition No. 17.
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Air France. Cartes Itineraires Dunlop. Europe - Afrique du Nord. Edition No. 17.

By AIR FRANCE)

Paris.: Air France.. 08- 1955.. Colorful pictorial Map 29 ½ x 21 ¼ inches depicting Air France routes to destinations in Europe and North Africa. Map features cartoon images of persons, many in regional costumes, as well as animals and structures both ancient and modern. Unfolded map also contains 8 small panels featuring advertisements or tourist information as well as the cover of the folded pamphlet picturing a large four-engine aircraft. The map is an engaging production with attention-getting advertising. The advertisers include Dubonnet, Le "Super Constellation" aircraft and, best of all, Nautamine (travel sickness tablets). Verso of pictorial map features numerous small rectangular maps depicting flight routes to destinations throughout Europe and North Africa, most originating at Orly. An unusual and decorative item. .

$85.00

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