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Anderegg, C. R. Sierra Hotel: Flying Air Force Fighters in the Decade after Vietnam. Washington, D.C.: Air Force History and Museums Program, United States Air Force, 2001. 210 pages. Index. Bibliography. Photographs. Illustrations. Good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). #26129. $25
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Berget, Alphonse. The Conquest of the Air: Aeronautics, Aviation. History, Theory, Practice. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons; London: William Heinemann, 1909. 1st edition. xxiv, 295 pages. Photographs. Illustrations. Frontispiece. Fair pictorial hardcover. Exlibrary: spine label, stamp on top edge, stamps inside front cover, barcode and label on rear flyleaf; top of backstrip missing, but most of the title is still legible, small hole in middle of backstrip, and bottom of backstrip frayed. #26353. $75
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Bowers, Peter M., Selection and Data. America's Outstanding Aircraft of World War II. New York: Hobby Helpers Library, 1961. 1st printing. Oblong small 4to (medium-large book). 68 pages. Photographs. Hobby Helpers Library, 150-C. Very good pictorial stiff wrappers in spiral binding. #21469. $17.50
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Carlberg, D. L., Assistant Project Engineer. Attitude Inlet Condition Tables. East Hartford, Connecticut: Pratt & Whitney, Division of United Aircraft Corporation, 1963. 4to (large book). 135 pages. Date of Report: June 25, 1963. 'Object: To present a revision of Mr-901 based on: (1) inlet recovery as defined by MIL-E-5008B, and (2) the latest non-standard days currently in use.' - Page 3. Good stiff wrappers (soft cover) with plastic comb binding. Some stains on front cover and title page, former owner's name on title page, lower right-hand corner of front cover chipped, some pages dog-eared. #25226. $30
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Farley, Edward J. U.S. Army - Air Force Fighter Planes, P-1 to F-107. Paintings by Richard Groh. Los Angeles, California: Aero Publishers, 1961. 3d edition. Small 4to (medium-large book). No pagination. Index. Illustrations. 'This book presents in scale drawings and original paintings the fighter planes that have made history and marked the progress from the Curtiss P1 Hawk pursuit biplane of 1925 to the supersonic fighters of today.'- Foreword. Good hardcover; tape and tape stains on front and rear covers; patriotic stickers on front and rear blank flyleaves and on bottom of title page. No other markings. Internally very good. #21459. $8.95
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Feuchter, Georg W. Taschenbuch der Luftfahrt 1954. Munchen: J. F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1954. Small 8vo. 213 pages. Photographs. Illustrations. Text in German. Very good hardcover, spine slightly sunned. #24447. $17.50
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Gossamer Albatross. The Dream, the Technology, the Creation, the Achievement. Wilmington?: DuPont, 1980. 8 pages. Folded leaflet. Very good. #14071. $15
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Harris, Philip Robert. Living and Working in Space: Human Behavior, Culture and Organization. Foreword by Jesco von Puttkamer. New York: Ellis Horwood, 1992. 1st printing. 339 pages. Index. Bibliographical references. Photographs. Illustrations. Folding illustration. Ellis Horwood Library of Space Science and Space Technology, Series in Space Technology. 'This is one of the first books to treat the behavioral science aspects of living and working in space. The author examines the twin concepts of space ethos and synergy, underlining their vital importance in any extraterrestrial expansion.' - Rear cover. Very good pictorial hardcover. Exlibrary. Spine label (removed), stamp on top, inside front cover, front flyleaf, pocket on rear free endpaper, label on top edge of rear cover. Some pencil marginalia. ISBN 0134010507. #23980. $50
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Macmillan, Norman. Tales of Two Air Wars. London: G. Bell, 1963. 272 pages. Maps. Wartime aviation in World War I and II. Very good hardcover in slightly worn dust jacket. #21433. $15
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Muhly, Frank, Jr. Autana: Sacred Mountain. New York: Lost World Balloon Society, 198? Edition of 3000 copies. 4to (large book). 95 pages. Color photographs. Maps. Diagram. Printed by Editorial Arte, Caracas-Venezuela. Ballooning, skydiving, ultralight and helicopter explorations of Autana, a mountain in the wilderness of southwestern Venezuela. Text in English. Very good hardcover in very good dust jacket, in slightly worn original black stiff wrappers. Small compact disc in a pocket inside front cover. ISBN 980300672X. #27410. $30
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Pacaud, Serge. Il etait une fois--l'epopee des temps heroiques de l'aviation: l'age d'or de l'aviation, les annees de gloire a travers la carte postale. Paris: Romarantin: Communication Presse-Editions, 2005. 1st edition. 4to (large book). 284 pages. Photographs. Illustrations. Collection nos Terroirs, nos Racines. A postcard history of French aviation and aeronautics. Text in French. Very good stiff pictorial wrappers (soft cover). ISBN 2845033508. #29055. $45
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Wilson, Eugene E. Air Power for Peace. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1945. 1st printing. vii, 184 pages. Bibliography. Laid in are 3 items relating to the same author's privately published book, 'Wings of the Dawn': a one-page form letter signed inviting subscriptions, a one-page printed acknowledgment letter, and a one-page personal typed letter signed. Very good pictorial hardcover, with some light newspaper stains. Presentation copy signed and dated by the author. #25244. $20
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