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Lindbergh

Lindbergh

by A Scott Berg

Few American icons provoke more enduring fascination than Charles Lindbergh—renowned for his one-man transatlantic flight in 1927, remembered for the sorrow surrounding the kidnapping and death of his firstborn son in 1932, and reviled by many for his opposition to America's entry into World War II. Lindbergh's is "a dramatic and disturbing American story," says the Los Angeles Times Book Review, and this biography—the first to be written with unrestricted access to the Lindbergh archives and... Read more
Enemy Coast Ahead

Enemy Coast Ahead

by Guy Gibson

Enemy Coast Ahead is a book written by Wing Commander Guy Gibson V.C. , DSO, DFC. It is one of the most recognised books to have come out of World War II, and is the story of Gibson's wartime career in the Royal Air Force, which ends with him leading the famous bombing raid on the dams of the Ruhr Valley. Written by Gibson in 1944, it was published in 1946 after he had been killed in action.
First Light

First Light

by Geoffrey Wellum

First Light is the name of several items. Several albums carry the name: First Light (Wishbone Ash album), a previously unreleased album by rock group Wishbone Ash First Light (album), an unrelated album by folk artist Richard Thompson First Light (Freddie Hubbard album) It can also be used to identify: First Light (Preston book), a nonfiction book on astronomy by Richard Preston First Light (Wellum book), a memoir by Geoffrey Wellum.
Lost Moon

Lost Moon

by Jim and Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

Lost Moon

Lost Moon

by Jim; Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

Aviation

Aviation

by Wayne M Dzwonchyk

I Burned My Fingers

I Burned My Fingers

by William Simpson

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Lost Moon

by Jim Lovell

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Bomber Command

by Max Hastings

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Lost Moon

by Jeffrey; Lovell, James Kluger

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The Speed Seekers

by Thomas G Foxworth

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Luftwaffe Test Pilot

by Hans-Werner Lerche

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Lost Moon the Perilous Voyage Of Apollo 13

by Jeffrey and James Lovell Kluger

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Lost Moon, the Perilous Voyage Of Apollo 13

by Jim and Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

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Lost Moon

by Jim and Jeffrey Kluger Lovell

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Lost Moon

by Jim and Jeffrey Kluger Signed By Jim Lovell and Fred Haise Lovell

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Lost Moon Cl

by James A, Captain, and Lovell, Jim, and Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

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Lost Moon / the Perilous Voyage Of Apollo 13

by Jim; Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell

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Von Richthofen and The "Flying Circus

by Heinz J, and Brown, Kimbrough S Nowarra

Aviation History Books & Ephemera

Exploring the Unknown

Exploring the Unknown

by Logsdon, John M

Pilot

Pilot

by Levier, Tony; As Told To John Guenther; Foreword By Arthur Godfrey

Junkers Aircraft of WWI Vol. 2: J.5-J.11

Junkers Aircraft of WWI Vol. 2: J.5-J.11

by Aeronaut Books

Aeronaut Books. softcover. New.
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$50.95
This Is Old Mac Calling All the Team : The Story of James S. McDonnell and McDonnell Douglas

This Is Old Mac Calling All the Team : The Story of James S. McDonnell and McDonnell Douglas

by S. N. McDonnell; David Brown

McDonnell Publishing Company, Sanford N., 1999. Hardcover. As New. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$40.89
The National Air and Space Museum

The National Air and Space Museum

by Bryan, C. D. B

New York: Harry N Abrams, Inc. 1979. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 2 fold-outs of the murals 'Earth Flight Environment and The Space Mural - A Cosmic View. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 504 pages Art direction and Design by... Read more
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AU$25.00
Charles Kingsford Smith.  The World's Greatest Aviator

Charles Kingsford Smith. The World's Greatest Aviator

by Davis, Pedr

Sydney: Lansdowne Press. 1985. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 157 pages+ Index . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$15.00
Trail Blazers Of The Air

Trail Blazers Of The Air

by Tennant Kylie

Melbourne London: MacMillan, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 225x145x19xmm. 225x145x19xmm+314g . . MacMillan. Melbourne London. 1965. First Edition. . . : Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted.. . . . . Domestic_tracked_OR_registered_flat_rate_FOR_THIS_ITEM_Within_Australia:_AU$10.20
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AU$39.80
The Observer's Book of Aircraft (1980)

The Observer's Book of Aircraft (1980)

by Green, William

London: Frederick Warne and Co.. 1980. 12mo. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Lightly age-toned 256 pages . Hardback.
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AU$12.00
Manuscript record of Air Raids in Bristol 1940 - 1942

Manuscript record of Air Raids in Bristol 1940 - 1942

by Murch

Bristol. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. This is a manuscript record written by a member of the Murch family who recorded alerts and air raids in the Bristol area between 1940 -- 1942. Initially starting as a diary of events it continues as a table recording the start and end of alerts and raids with occasional notes, e.g. Sun 11th August 1940 "Screeching bombs fell". Written in a school exercise book in ink and pencil in a "schoolboys" hand... Read more
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£45.00
Fighter Aircraft

Fighter Aircraft

by Gunston, Bill

London: Treasure Press. 1990. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in pictorial laminated boards. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 64 pages.. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$10.00
THE DEFEAT OF DISTANCE QANTAS 1919-1939

THE DEFEAT OF DISTANCE QANTAS 1919-1939

by Gunn, John

St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 1988. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine condition. This is a new book purchased from the printers. Some mild age-toning to page edges only flaw. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 438 pages . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$15.00
Building the Dawn Patrol Vol. 1: Spad XIII

Building the Dawn Patrol Vol. 1: Spad XIII

by Mark C. Wilkins

Aeronaut Books. softcover. New. This is the first book in a new series about building and flying Radio Control models of WWI aircraft. The book has 172 photos, 160 in color, showing how to build and fly the Spad XIII in its 66 pages. It also has color profiles of 16 individual aircraft and factory color schemes for four different manufacturers as well as drawings of the original aircraft from NASM and 1/12 scale stencils to letter the aircraft built by the author. The model is of ""Smith IV"", the Spad... Read more
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$20.95
Alive The Story of the Andes Survivors

Alive The Story of the Andes Survivors

by READ, Piers Paul

London: An Alison Press Book Secker & Warburg. 1974. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner'd details to front free endpaper obscured by neat black texta line. Mild foxing to fore edge. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 308 pages. The story of the 72 day battle to survive following the 1972 aircrash in the... Read more
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AU$15.00
The Aeronautical Journal January 1902

The Aeronautical Journal January 1902

London: Aeronautical Society, 1902. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. A copy of the first quarterly issue of 1902, of the Aeronautical Society journal, which appears to have no wraps and starts with a frontispiece illustration of Santos Dumont Rounding the Eiffel Tower in his propellor driven balloon. Ending at page 21 the magazine appears to be complete with articles by Hiram Maxim (Aerial Navigation by Bodies Heavier than Air), Robert Baden-Powell (The War Balloon in... Read more
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£45.00
Aircraft Recognition Part Ii

Aircraft Recognition Part Ii

by Saville-Sneath R A

Harmondsworh: Penguin, 1942. First Edition. Softcover. Fair/No Jacket. 180x110x10xmm. Contains, Illustrations. 180x110x10xmm+83g . . Penguin. Harmondsworh. 1942. First Edition. 2nd Printing. . : Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted.. . . . . International_flat_rate_FOR_THIS_ITEM_in_an_ENVELOPE:_AU$31.20 . .... Read more
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AU$28.40
Aircraft

Aircraft

by Burgess Colin

Ashton Scholastic, 1985. Softcover. Good/No Jacket. 215x135x5xmm. 215x135x5xmm+110g . . Ashton Scholastic. . 1985. . . . Pp64. Soft cover; Informative book on aviation; from taking off to landing. Full of photos of classic aeroplanes including Concorde: Image is ALWAYS of the ACTUAL BOOK: Book and or Jacket may have names. dedications. marks. tears. foxing. browned pages. creasing and losses unless otherwise noted.. . . . . International_flat_rate_FOR_THIS_ITEM_in_an_ENVELOPE:_AU$31.20 . .... Read more
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AU$17.00
German Seaplane Fighters of WWI

German Seaplane Fighters of WWI

by Aeronaut Books

Aeronaut Books. softcover. New.
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$35.95
Aviation Medicine Newsletter Number 12, December 1960

Aviation Medicine Newsletter Number 12, December 1960

by Buley, L.E. Dr. & Lane, J.C. Dr [Co-Editors]

Melbourne: Department of Civil Aviation. 1960. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Good Condition. Some light wear around staples and covers age-toned. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Letter, errata and other ephemera loosely inserted. Staple-bound. 46 pages An unusual bit of aviation and medical history. . 1st thus. Softcover.
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AU$20.00
AIRMANSHIP, A COMPLETE GUIDE AND FLYING COURSE...

AIRMANSHIP, A COMPLETE GUIDE AND FLYING COURSE...

by McDonough, John

London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1933. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Title continues: "...for student pilots, including the operation of aircraft in the field, on wheels, skis and floats." xiii, 112pp; frontis. + 39 b/w illus. & photos. Name of a former owner discretely on fep, two magazine articles tipped onto rear endpapers. A nice copy..
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$43.50
Germany's Triplane Craze

Germany's Triplane Craze

by Aeronaut Books

Aeronaut Books. softcover. New. A Centennial Perspective on Great War Airplanes Series #7. This book describes and illustrates Germany's Triplane Craze of 1917 with more than 145 rare, contemporary photographs, 9 color photographs, 44 color profiles, performance specifications and production data. The origins of German triplane and multiplane fighter designs are discussed in the context of the evolving combat environment. Scale drawings of five fighters (the Aviatik 30.24, Brandenburg L 16, Fokker V8,... Read more
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$30.95
Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13

Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13

by James Lovell

1994-02-09. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May be re-issue. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$311.03
Days of Trial and Triumph a Pictorial History of Lockheed

Days of Trial and Triumph a Pictorial History of Lockheed

Aviation Manufacturer History: Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, 1969. 108 pgs., Photos & illustrations. Cover wear mostly at spine.. Soft Cover. Very Good Minus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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$16.50
Lindbergh

Lindbergh

by A. Scott Berg

1998-05-04. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May be re-issue. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$105.38
Soaring Cross Country

Soaring Cross Country

by Byars Ed and Holbrook Bill

Maryland, USA: Soaring Symposia, 1974. 1st edition. 201 pages including detailed index. This is a very personal account of the authors' extensive experience in soaring competitions in the USA. Numerous good black and white photographic plates and attractive pictorial end papers. An inspiring book. In original burgundy buckram gilt hard cover binding. Very Good++ in Very Good++ atrractive pictorial dust wrapper. . First Edition. Buckram. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" -... Read more
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£7.50
Victory Over Space

Victory Over Space

by Ducrocq, Albert/Stewart, Oliver (trans)

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1961. 1st American printing. VG/VG dust jacket. viii, 264 p., figures, small 8vo;
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$15.00
First Light

First Light

by Geoffrey Wellum

2002-04-08. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May be re-issue. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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$385.28