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BILL & MOYA LEAR. AN UNFORGETTABLE FLIGHT

BILL & MOYA LEAR. AN UNFORGETTABLE FLIGHT by [ARMSTRONG, Neil; ALDRIN, Buzz; FORD, Gerald; et. al.] LEAR, Moya Olsen

Reno, NV: Jack Bacon & Co., 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine without dustwrapper, as issued. Bound in half black leath...

$9,375.00
Arms and the Covenant, inscribed by Churchill in July 1938 to his future wartime Minister of Transport and Minister of Aircraft Production, British aviation pioneer and Member of Parliament Lord Brabazon of Tara

Arms and the Covenant, inscribed by Churchill in July 1938 to his future wartime Minister of Transport and Minister of Aircraft Production, British aviation pioneer and Member of Parliament Lord Brabazon of Tara by Winston S. Churchill

London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1938. First Edition, only printing. Hardcover. This first edition, only printing was in...

$8,400.00
Spirit of St. Louis. Den forsta atlantflygaren berattar

Spirit of St. Louis. Den forsta atlantflygaren berattar by LINDBERGH, Charles A

Stockholm: Albert Bonniers, 1955. Fine. First Swedish edition. Octavo. Fine in original full blue morocco by Nylen & Co., ...

$6,500.00
(1.) Royal Automobile Club Driver's Certificate. (2.)Regular Army Certificate of Service. ((3.) Personal Observer's and Gunners Flying Log Book

(1.) Royal Automobile Club Driver's Certificate. (2.)Regular Army Certificate of Service. ((3.) Personal Observer's and Gunners Flying Log Book by Standring, Sgt. Gibbard Selkirk

1932. 1934.1942. (1) in plain red boards. Illustrated with a small gravure of the author. 24mo. (2) in pictorial printed red b...

$4,500.00
A Collection of Aircraft Fabric and Photographs

A Collection of Aircraft Fabric and Photographs by VARIOUS MANUFACTURERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS

Mostly 1930s, consisting of 16 large (approximately 8 1/4 x 10 1/2”) swatches of doped (treated) fabric, held together with a...

$3,500.00
French Aircraft of the First World War

French Aircraft of the First World War by Davilla, Dr. James J. and Arthur M. Soltan

Boulder, CO: Flying Machines Press, 2002. First Edition . Hardcover. Fine. Size=9.5"x12.5. Mostly B/W Photos, Drawings. (...

$3,000.50
Pilot Training Manual for the P-38 Lightning

Pilot Training Manual for the P-38 Lightning

Washington D. C. Headquarters-U.S. Army Air Forces. 1944. Punch and clipbound in stylized titled coloured pictorial wrappers. ...

$3,000.00
20 HRS. 40 MIN. OUR FLIGHT IN THE FRIENDSHIP. THE AMERICAN GIRL, FIRST ACROSS THE ATLANTIC BY AIR, TELLS HER STORY

20 HRS. 40 MIN. OUR FLIGHT IN THE FRIENDSHIP. THE AMERICAN GIRL, FIRST ACROSS THE ATLANTIC BY AIR, TELLS HER STORY by EARHART, Amelia

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Owner name in ink of verso of front endpaper; some foxing to...

$2,500.00
[Cover Title]: Modern Searchlights. [Interior title]: Anti-Aircraft Searchlight Equipment

[Cover Title]: Modern Searchlights. [Interior title]: Anti-Aircraft Searchlight Equipment

Croydon: The London Electric Firm, 1920. Near Fine. Oblong quarto. Measuring 10" x 12". [38]pp. Cord tied printed fl...

$2,500.00
Signed First Day Cover  (FDC) from President Roosevelt's well known stamp collection commemorating the 25th anniversary of airmail, Dayton, May 15, 1943, noting Dayton, Ohio as the "Birthplace of Aviation."

Signed First Day Cover (FDC) from President Roosevelt's well known stamp collection commemorating the 25th anniversary of airmail, Dayton, May 15, 1943, noting Dayton, Ohio as the "Birthplace of Aviation." by WRIGHT, ORVILLE; NICHOLS, RUTH, [Stamp Collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt]

The FDC is addressed to "The Honorable Franklin D. Roosevelt, The White House, Washington, D. C. " To the left is a p...

$2,350.00
[Poster]: Victory Naval Aircraft Show. Commercial Museum

[Poster]: Victory Naval Aircraft Show. Commercial Museum by CUBBERLEY, H.T

[Philadelphia]: Commercial Museum, 1919. Near Fine. Approximately 15.5" x 11.5". Just about fine. Professionally mou...

$2,000.00
Aviation Flight Log Books of W. E. Burdick, U. S. N. R

Aviation Flight Log Books of W. E. Burdick, U. S. N. R

1926 - 1941 Imprinted cloth with clasp closures. 12mo. An unusual archive of one pilot's career from the Golden Age of F...

$1,250.00
Aircraft in Profile; Volume 1: No's 1-24; Volume 2: No's 25-60; Volume 3: No's 61-96; Volume 4: No's 97-132; Volume 5: No's 133-168; Volume 6: No's 169-192; Volume's 7-8: No's 193-204; Volume 9: No's 193-210; Volume 10: No's 211-222; Volume 11: No's 223-234; Volume 12; Volume 13; and Volume 14 [13 Volumes Complete] + Final Unbound Copies No's 253-262 Inclusive

Aircraft in Profile; Volume 1: No's 1-24; Volume 2: No's 25-60; Volume 3: No's 61-96; Volume 4: No's 97-132; Volume 5: No's 133-168; Volume 6: No's 169-192; Volume's 7-8: No's 193-204; Volume 9: No's 193-210; Volume 10: No's 211-222; Volume 11: No's 223-234; Volume 12; Volume 13; and Volume 14 [13 Volumes Complete] + Final Unbound Copies No's 253-262 Inclusive by Martin C. Windrow [General Editor] R. Ward, P. Endsleigh Castle, J. M. Bruce, K. G. Rush, G. J. Goulding, K. Broomfield, C. F. Andrews, Peter Gray, Philip J. R. Moyes, Gianni Cattaneo, Ray Wagner, F. Greene, G. H. Kamphuis, Frank Strnad, J. R. Smith, Wito

Published by Profile Publications Limited, Leatherhead, Surrey First Edition 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 197...

£750.00
The Curtiss Standard JN-4B Military Tractor Hand Book

The Curtiss Standard JN-4B Military Tractor Hand Book by n/a

Buffalo. Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation. 1917. Bound in imprinted green cloth over boards. Thin 8vo (5"x8")....

$950.00
Pilot Training Manual for the Liberator B-24 Bomber Aircraft

Pilot Training Manual for the Liberator B-24 Bomber Aircraft

Published for Headquarters, Army Air Force- Office of Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Training. October 1944. Bound in colour imp...

$850.00



Biblio booksellers have collected a large number of rare and antique aviation books, and they are available below in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Included in the collection are both large multi-volume sets and smaller books complete with original photographs and other ephemera. Many of the books have illustrations and ornate bindings, and any of these books could add value to your private rare and antique book collection. If you love the history of flight and flying, you should definitely peruse the featured rare and antique aviation books in the Biblio Rare Book Room.

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