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Aviation: The Early Years: The Hutton Getty Picture Collection

By: Peter Almond

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Konemann: 1998

Seller ID: 073865

ISBN: 3895086827

Condition: Very Good Plus


Minor wear to edges. Jacket has small chips at spine ends. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs throughout. Text in English, French & German. View more info

U.S. Carriers at War

By: Peter Kilduff

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1997

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 074174

ISBN: 1557508585

Condition: Very Good Ex-Library


Library sticker at tail of book and jacket, stamp & pencil notation title and copyright pages. No other library marks. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs View more info

German Bombers Over England

By: Philpott, Bryan

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Tucson, Aztex: 1981

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 062460

ISBN: 0894040421

Condition: Very Good


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Seven Seas Nine Lives : A Biography of Captain A. W. F. Sutton CBE DSC & BAR RN

By: Pike, Richard

Price: $36.00  $1.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Pen & Sword: 2006

Edition: First UK

Seller ID: 047186

ISBN: 1844153533

Condition: New


Captain Alan William Frank Sutton's enthralling biography starts when, as a young midshipman he was in command of a small rowing cutter returning a potentially mutinous crew to the battle-cruiser HMS Repulse in which he served. Amazingly it ends in the open cockpit of a Fairy Swordfish torpedo bomber during the legendry night attack which destroyed the Italian fleet at Taranto. This biography has been written with the full cooperation of Captain Sutton who has given ... View more info

AIRCRAFT CARRIERS

By: Preston, Antony

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York: Galahad, 1982: 1982

Seller ID: 000977


Very Good/Very Good. Reprint. ISBN:0 88365 6264. View more info

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Skies of Fire: Dramatic Air Combat

By: Price, Alfred

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 2002

Edition: First UK

Seller ID: 048661

ISBN: 0304359475

Condition: Near Fine


Thrill to stirring tales of bravery and challenge in the air, to aviation at the edge of endurance. The pilot who faces the unknown, who by chance flies higher or faster than he should, or hurtles into combat against overwhelmingly better armed opponents, or is lost over enemy territory in a crippled or burning plane: he is every aviation enthusiast's hero. Here are 16 such stories, taken from real events in both world wars, Vietnam, the Falklands, and Kuwait. Exciting a... View more info

Pistons to Jets 75 Years of Naval Aviation

By: Rausa, Captain Rosario

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Naval Air Systems Command, Washington DC, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air Warfare): 1987

Seller ID: 073676

Condition: Very Good


Volume Two of a commerative collection. Minor wear to covers. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs throughout. 36 pages View more info

SPLASH ONE, The Story of Jet Combat

By: Rendall, Ivan

Price: $15.75

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson London 1998: 1998

Seller ID: 005796I

ISBN: 029781852X


As New in As New DJ 362 page w/ B/W photographs. View more info

THE CARRIER WAR

By: Reynolds, Clark G.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Time-Life Books Alexandria 1982: 1982

Seller ID: 001190

ISBN: 0809433079

Condition: Very Good


Hardbound VG b&w photo illus From the Epic Of Flight Series. Oversize. View more info

THE CARRIER WAR

By: Reynolds, Clark G.

Price: $2.70

Publisher: Time-Life Books Alexandria: 1982

Seller ID: 059298S

ISBN: 0809433079

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped. b&w photo illus From the Epic Of Flight Series. Oversize. View more info

Fighting the Flying Circus

By: Rickenbacker, Capt. Eddie V.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 047782

Condition: Very Good


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The Aircraft Carrier Story 1908-1945

By: Robbins, Guy

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 2001

Edition: First Editon

Seller ID: 068786

ISBN: 0304353086

Condition: Fine


Operating from seaborne bases and able to function in most weather, aircraft carriers enabled planes to attack with a freedom that changed the conduct of battle at sea forever. A valuable history recounts their rough beginnings in the First World War; the developments made by Britain, the U.S., and Japan in technology and strategy; and how carriers supplanted traditional capital ships as the core of naval warfare. Includes superb photographs and reports of their war... View more info

Dangerous Landing : A First-hand Story of Evasion

By: Robertson, Henry Ord

Price: $18.00

Publisher: U. K., Patrick Stephens: 1989

Edition: First UK

Seller ID: 048959

ISBN: 1852602546

Condition: Near Fine


Downed in a Halifax in December 1942, with two evading capture and set out for home, and made it! View more info

THE LAST HERO: CHARLES A. LINDBERGH

By: Ross, Walter S.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Harper & Row New York 1968: 1968

Seller ID: 001778I


Later edition G/--. Dustjacket chipped and torn. Shelfwear. 8vo., 402 pages, illust. View more info

Us Army Air Force: 1 & 2 (Two Sold Together

By: Rottman, Gordon

Price: $25.20

Publisher: University Park, Illinois, U.S.A., Osprey Pub Co: 2002

Edition: Reprints

Seller ID: 045284

Condition: New


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The Great Atlantic Air Race

By: Rowe, Percy

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1977

Seller ID: 036577G

ISBN: 0-7710-7739-4

Condition: VG +


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A Guide for Grown-ups: Essential Wisdom from the Collected Works of Antoine de Saint-Exupry

By: Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de

Price: $4.50

Publisher: U.S.A., HMH Books for Young Readers: 2002

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 059564

ISBN: 0152167110

Condition: Near Fine


"One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the eyes."For more than sixty years, this insight from "The Little Prince "has been quoted in more than 130 languages by fans around the world."" Now, for the first time, quotations from the collected works and letters of Antoine de Saint-Exupery are presented in a charming gift edition. Six chapters--"Happiness," "Friendship," "Responsibility," "Fortitude," "Love," and "What Is Essential"--off... View more info

The Shoulders of Giants: A History of Human Flight to 1919 (Helix Books)

By: Scott, Phil

Price: $7.20

Publisher: U.S.A., Perseus Books: 1995

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 067573

ISBN: 0201627221

Condition: As New


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When the Airlines Went to War

By: Serling, Robert J.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York, Kensington Books: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 072681

ISBN: 1575662469

Condition: Very Good


Name and inked out price ffep. Edges worn, top of boards bumped, Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs. View more info

Sailor of the Air: The 1917-1919 Letters & Diary of Usn Cmm/a Irving Edward Sheely

By: Sheely, Irving Edward

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Alabama Pr: 1993

Seller ID: 059041

ISBN: 0817307095

Condition: Near Fine


Edited by Lawrence D. Sheely (Nephew) Tight, clean, unmarked copy. Black & white photographs. View more info