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Aircraft and Air Combat

Aircraft and Air Combat

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Broken Swastika: the Defeat of the Luftwaffe, Baumbach, Werner
1 Baumbach, Werner Broken Swastika: the Defeat of the Luftwaffe
Black cloth boards are a bit dinged, a few light stains. Formerly owned by the U. S. Air Force, and the book bears discard stamps on the endpapers. Contents are excellent; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Includes 13 photographic plates. Lacking the dust jacket. . Author was one of Germany's top bomber pilots in World War Two, and these are his memoirs. A solid copy of the second printing. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 224 pages. J1 Robert Hale 1960 1st Edition. 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good 30024 
Price: 16.50 USD
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On Target - Organizing And Executing The Strategic Air Campaign Against Iraq, Davis, Richard G.
2 Davis, Richard G. On Target - Organizing And Executing The Strategic Air Campaign Against Iraq
Card covers are rubbed and scuffed, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. This is the first edition. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 385 pages. J1 Air Force History & Museum 2002 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 26377 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Wager with the Wind: the Don Sheldon Story, Greiner, James
3 Greiner, James Wager with the Wind: the Don Sheldon Story
Dust jacket has small chips and tears, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book is rubbed at extremities of blue cloth covers in a couple of spots, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Story of one of the most famous Alaskan bush pilots. A solid copy of the first printing, stated. Price on dust jacket is $8.95. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. D3 Rand McNally 1974 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 29087 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Monocoque, Sandwich, and Composite Aerospace Structures. Selected Papers of Nicholas J. Hoff, Hoff, Nicholas J.
4 Hoff, Nicholas J. Monocoque, Sandwich, and Composite Aerospace Structures. Selected Papers of Nicholas J. Hoff
No defects. Bound in red cloth with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine. . Approximately 50 papers authored by Mr. Hoff were selected and arranged chronologically. Like new, unread. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 583 pages. K4 Technomic Publishing Co. 1986 0877624542 / 9780877624547 Hardcover As New 30444 
Price: 175.00 USD
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Piercing the Fog: Intelligence and Army Air Forces Operations in World War II, Kreis, John F.
5 Kreis, John F. Piercing the Fog: Intelligence and Army Air Forces Operations in World War II
No other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Printed on coated paper. . Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 501 pages. L3 Air Force History and Museums Program 1995 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 26392 
Price: 12.50 USD
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First of the Many, a Journal of Action with the Men of the Eighth Air Force, McCrary, John Reagan
6 McCrary, John Reagan First of the Many, a Journal of Action with the Men of the Eighth Air Force
Black boards are rubbed at extremities, lightly soiled, page ends are lightly foxed. Bookplate of former owner is glued to front pastedown. A few pages have minor stains, else binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Book is notable for its extremely large number of b/w plates of the 8th Air Force in World War II, 196 photos in all, printed on coated paper. Thirty-four chapters. A solid copy of the first edition, published in 1944, during the war. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 242 pages. J6 Simon and Schuster 1944 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 30160 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Aircraft, Mondey, David, Ed.
7 Mondey, David, Ed. The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Aircraft
No defects in book or jacket. . Covers military and civil aviation from the beginnings to the date of publication. Alphabetically arranged with over 1000 reference illustrations. Includes technical glossary. Jacket is protected with acid-free mylar cover. Gift quality. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 320 pages. K0 NY. NY A & W Publishers, Inc. 1978 1st American Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 16132 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Flight Test Results Pertaining to the Space Shuttlecraft.  A Symposium Held At Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif. , June 30, 1970 (NASA TM X-2101), NASA
8 NASA Flight Test Results Pertaining to the Space Shuttlecraft. A Symposium Held At Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif. , June 30, 1970 (NASA TM X-2101)
Blue paper covers have a few spots, small tear, minor sunning and cracking to spine with small loss of paper at foot. Mild corner bump. Contents are Fine, appear unread. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Eleven early papers associated with a symposium on lifting body flight test and landing studies done on the space shuttlecraft. A NASA Technical Memorandum. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 159 pages. B0 Washington DC. Washington DC NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1970 1st Edition Softcover Very Good 23712 
Price: 90.00 USD
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The Shuttleworth Collection, Ogilvy, David
9 Ogilvy, David The Shuttleworth Collection
Jacket has minor creasing at top of spine, now protected by fresh mylar cover. No defects in book. Pages are crisp, tight, unmarked; book appears unread. . The tale of the world's most famous collection of flyable historic airplains from the birth of flight until World War Two. B/w illustrations. A beautiful copy of the first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 214 pages. K3 Shrewsbury, England. Shrewsbury, England Airlife Publishing 1982 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 30349 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Gradual Failure: the Air War over North Vietnam 1965-1966, Staaveren, Jacob Van
10 Staaveren, Jacob Van Gradual Failure: the Air War over North Vietnam 1965-1966
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears to be unread. . Printed on coated paper, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 388 pages. L3 Air Force History & Museums Program 2002 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 26390 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Stewart, Stanley Emergency! Crisis in the Cockpit
Glossy card covers are rubbed, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Nine true-life emergencies in aviation history. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 263 pages. B2 Tab Books 1991 0830634991 / 9780830634996 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 28539 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Wyoma, Temple, Lynn G.
12 Temple, Lynn G. Wyoma
Jacket is heavily rubbed on front panel and edges, spine is age-toned, now in fresh mylar cover. Book has sticker residue on back pastedown, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering, a beautiful copy. . Novel tells the story of a bomber pilot in World War Two, delving into the psychology, strategy, and morals of war. . Octavo - 8vo. 118 pages. M3 Hicksville, NY. Hicksville, NY Exposition Press 1978 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 16799 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Hellcat  The F6F in World War Two, Tillman, Barrett
13 Tillman, Barrett Hellcat The F6F in World War Two
Dust jacket is rubbed, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has bookplate of former owner on verso of half-title page, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . A handsome copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 265 pages. A3 Naval Institute Press 1979 1st Edition. 3rd Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 31400 
Price: 20.00 USD
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March Field Air Base  Historical and Pictorial Review, United States Army Air Forces
14 United States Army Air Forces March Field Air Base Historical and Pictorial Review
Bound in blue embossed cloth; rubbed and lightly worn at extremities. Contents are excellent. Printed on coated paper; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Pictorial history of the March Field Air Base, named for Lieutenant Peyton C. March, Jr. It was home of the 4th Air Force, activated on January 16, 1941. This yearbook-like publication is filled with posed and unposed photos of the activities and personnel of March Field in 1941, just prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, which quickly brought March Field back into the business of training aircrews headed for duty in the Pacific. Scarce. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 163 pages. K5 Baton Rouge. Baton Rouge Army and Navy Publishers 1941 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good 30465 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Biplanes and Bombsights: British Bombing in World War I, Williams, George K
15 Williams, George K Biplanes and Bombsights: British Bombing in World War I
No defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 312 pages. L3 Air University Press 1999 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 26395 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Into the Jet Age: Conflict and Change in Naval Aviation 1945-1975 : an Oral History, Wooldridge, E. T. , Ed.
16 Wooldridge, E. T. , Ed. Into the Jet Age: Conflict and Change in Naval Aviation 1945-1975 : an Oral History
Jacket is a bit stressed at top edge, now in protective mylar cover. No defects in book; pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . Nineteen articles on aspects of the subject. Includes a section on naval aviation and organization, glossary of terms and abbreviations, selected bibliography, index, and an Introduction by John McCain. A beautiful copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 321 pages. I6 Naval Institute Press 1995 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 22839 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Black Cat Squadron: Night Bombing in World War I, Wynn, Humphrey
17 Wynn, Humphrey The Black Cat Squadron: Night Bombing in World War I
Back panel of jacket is lightly rubbed, now protected with acid-free polyester sleeve. Book has no defects. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . "The true story of 2/Lt. Leslie Blacking, a nineteen-year-old pilot sent to serve with the 207 Squadron on the Western Front during the summer of 1918." Black cloth cover. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. F2 Washington DC. Washington DC Smithsonian Institution Press 1990 1st US Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 13356 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Man in the Air The Effects of Flying on the Human Body, Zim, Herbert S.
18 Zim, Herbert S. Man in the Air The Effects of Flying on the Human Body
Dust jacket is chipped and creased at extremities, 1.5x1-inch chip at bottom edge of back panel, creasing to back panel, rubbed. Front panel and spine of jacket are still bright and attractive, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This is a popularized scientific treatment of the effects of flying on the human body. Chapters include adjustment to temperature, respiration and breathing, Oxygen masks, aeroembolism, pressure suits, changes in speed and direction, positive and negative acceleration, eyes, ears, and much more. Illustrated with photos and drawings. A handsome copy of the first edition, in dust jacket. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 332 pages. K6 Harcourt Brace & Co. 1943 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Good dust jacket 25511 
Price: 30.00 USD
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