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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.. Color pictorial / pictographic map, on sheet 29 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches (75 x 55 cm), bordered by illustrated ads and color cover illustration of a propeller plane, numerous small route maps on verso, folding to 10 x 4 1/2 inches. Good condition: 1 inch closed tear to left edge, 2 inch split at edge of fold, several shorter splits at edges of folds, 2 small pieces of tape on verso of front panel at edge (ad page, not affecting map), a few tiny pinholes at intersections of folds. Route map showing area from Portugal to Yugoslavia and from Sweden to Algeria with pictographs of people, animals, buildings, etc. Unusual piece of airline ephemera: edition NO. 17 Aout 1955. .

$145.00

Frontier Airlines Summer Schedule 1955

By FRONTIER AIRLINES)

1955.. PAMPHLET, accordion fold. Very good condition. Includes illustrations of propeller planes. .

$28.00

Alaska Hunting and Fishing Guide. Pan American World Airways

By PAN AMERICAN AIRLINES)

1951.. PAMPHLET, 3 folds, color cover, color map. Very good condition. .

$15.00

Popular Aviation. 1936 - 10 (October)
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Popular Aviation. 1936 - 10 (October)

By Davis, B. G. (editor)

Chicago.: Ziff-Davis Publishing Co.. Vol. XIX. No. 4.. 10- 1936.. Aviation magazine; 11.6 x 8.5; 74 pp; extensive articles relating to new aircraft, airplane history and other aircraft topics. Uncommon in such good condition. Articles on the Stearman-Hammond Experimental Airplane; the Waco C-6 (cover art by Herman R. Bollion); Military Aviation in Japan; Building the Hawker Merlin (with four pages of diagrams to construct the model plane); Details of the Latest Lamberts (Twin Monocoach); and much more, including aircraft related advertising. Very good clean condition. .

$35.00

Air Power - 1955
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Air Power - 1955

By AIRPLANES - U.S. AIR FORCE / ARMY / MARINES) Hubbell, Charles H. (illus)

Cleveland, Ohio.: Thompson Products, Inc.. 1955.. Set of 12 color prints, in original textured glassine envelope. Each print 13 1/2 x 16 1/4 inches, mint condition. Glassine folder with some wear and short tears. Dramatic and detailed images of aeroplanes from the U.S. Airforce, Army and Marines. Planes are: Convair B-36 H Heavy Bomber and Republic RF-84F Parasite Fighter; Douglas F4 D-1 "Skyray" -- Interceptor-Fighter; Cessna L-19 "Bird Dog" -- Liaison; Lockheed C-130 -- Cargo-Transport; North American FJ-2 "Fury" -- Day Fighter; Hiller H-23-B Helicopter --General Utility; Boeing B-52 "Stratofortress" -- Heavy Bomber; Douglas A3D-1 "Skywarrior" -- Long Range Attack; Piasecki H-21C "Workhorse" Helicopter --Heavy Cargo Transport; Lockheed WV-2 "Super Constellation" -- Radar Patrol; Bell H-13G Helicopter -- Command Transport; North American F-100 "Super Saber" -- Air Superiority Fighter. These images were used on Thompson Products calendars and also issued in sets of prints such as this one. .

$95.00

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