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Flight of Passage: A Memoir.
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Flight of Passage: A Memoir.

By Rinker Buck .

New York, NY Hyperion, 1997. Paperback First Edition Thus (1997), Fifth Printing. Very Good in Wraps: shows three faint creases top to bottom of the backstrip and the binding leans slightly off square, while remaining secure; the text is clean. Else, just a hint of wear to the extremities. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A well-cared for copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing several minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Would make a handsome reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.2 x 5.5 x 1 inches). ix, 351 pages. Language: English. Weight: 17 ounces. First Edition Thus (1997), Fifth Printing. Trade Paperback.

$2.35

Keep Business Flying: A History of the National Business Aircraft Association, Inc. 1946-1986.

By John H. Winant.

Washington DC National Business Airline Association, 1989. Hardcover First Edition, so stated. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR at the front free endpaper. First Edition, so stated. Very Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The book shows no discernible flaws, except that the binding shows barely discernible lean while remaining perfectly secure; text clean. The DJ shows very mild rubbing along the outside edge of the front panel and a very small wrinkle at the bottom of the rear panel; unclipped; mylar-protected. Overall, virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 229pp. Includes Extensive Appendices. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$19.60

The Great American Balloon Book: An Introduction to Hot Air Ballooning. With a Foreward by Ben Abruzzo.

By Bob Waligunda and Larry Sheehan .

Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prenctic-Hall, 1981. Paperback First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. First Ed thus; First Printing indicated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: very slight spine lean; moderate wear to the extremities; mild rubbing; a bit of scuffing at the upper front corner, probably due to removal of a price sticker; faint thumbings to the fore-edge; binding secure; text clean. Structurally sound and tightly bound; a presentable copy, but shows some wear. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 246pp. Foreward by Ben Abruzzo, Captain of the Double Eagle II, the First Manned Balloon to Cross the Atlantic. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

North American P-51D Mustang in USAAF-USAF Service.

By Richard Ward.

New York, NY Arco Publishing Company. Paperback Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of moderate use: slight spine lean; light wear to extremities, with a tiny nick at the top edge of the rear panel and bit of scuffing at the head and heel of the back strip; mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers. A clean, sturdy, presentable copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 50pp. Profusely illustrated by the Author with Drawings, and with Photographs in Black & White. (Arco-Aircam aviation series, no. 1). Trade Paperback.

$7.64

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt in USAAF-USAF Service.

By Ernest R. McDowell.

New York, NY Arco Publishing Company. Paperback Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of moderate use: slight spine lean; light wear to extremities, with a bit of scuffing at the corner tips of the front panel; mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers. A clean, sturdy, presentable copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 46pp. Edited by Richard Ward. Profusely illustrated by Richard Ward with Drawings, and with Photographs in Black & White. (Arco-Aircam aviation series, no. 2). Trade Paperback.

$10.98

Skyway to Asia.

By William Stephen Grooch.

New York, NY Longmans & Green, 1936. Hardcover First Ed, so stated. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Ed, so stated. Good: Shows significant indications of use. Binding shows moderate lean; heavy sunning to the back strip and along the hinges, though the silver titles thereon remain quite legible; some mottling to the front panel; former owners name and address and a couple of notes at the bottom of the front paste-down end paper. Binding remains secure; text clean. Overall, remains a sturdy reading copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 203pp. + Appendix. Illustrated with photographs in black & white. Hardback: Lacks DJ. SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$58.80

Three Centuries to Concorde.

By Charles Burnet.

London, UK Mechanical Engineering Publications, 1979. Hardcover First Ed, so stated. First Ed, so stated. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. Book shows light shelfwear; the binding shows the slightest reverse lean, while remaining perfectly secure; text clean. DJ price shows only the mildest rubbing; mylar-protected. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 276pp. Foreward by The Right Honorable Julian Amery. Hardback with DJ.

$23.91

Plane Crashes: An Illustrated History of Great Air Disasters.
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Plane Crashes: An Illustrated History of Great Air Disasters.

By Beryl Frank.

New York, NY Bell Publishing Company, 1981. Hardcover First Ed USA, First Printing indicated. First Ed USA, First Printing indicated. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very light use. Book shows just a touch of wear to extremtiies; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows only minor wear; mild rubbing; quarter-inch closed tear at top rear panel; mylar-protected. Overall, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. 80pp. Profusely illustrated in Black & White. Hardback with DJ. This book begins with the R-101 dirigible disaster of 1930 and ends with the 1980 US Olympic Boxing team accident in Poland. It covers most of the principle accidents from these fifty years. The illustrations are worth checking out.

$11.76