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426.
Men of the Contrail Country. Ed Mack Miller.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1963. Hardcover. 244 pages. Some wear and creasing to DJ edges.
[Book #37304]
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427.
The Cactus Air Force. Thomas G. Miller, Jr.
New York: Bantam Books, 1981. First Paperbk Edition. pocket paperbk, 247, wraps, illus., map, appendices, index, text somewhat darkened, covers worn and soiled Account of the handful of Marine, Navy, and Army pilots who saved Guadalcanal. Foreword by Lt. General James M. Gavin.
[Book #46309]
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428.
The Aircraft Year Book for 1944. Howard Mingos, ed.
New York: Lanciar Publishers, Inc. 1944. 727, illus., tables, appendix, index, foxing inside boards & flyleaves, boards & spine somewhat foxed & soiled.
[Book #7595]
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429.
Men of the Luftwaffe. Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr.
Novato, CA: Presidio, 1988. 356, map, appendices, notes, bibliography, index, some wear and small tears along top and bottom edges of DJ.
[Book #7585]
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430.
General Greely: The Story of a Great American. William Mitchell.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1936. 242, illus., bds slightly scuffed, wear to edges of spine, small stain on spine, slight discoloration inside boards.
[Book #696]
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431.
Aircraft: An All Color Story of Modern Flight. David Mondey.
[London]: Octopus Books, 1975. Reprint Edition. 33 cm, 104, over 145 full color illus., tables of technical data, pencil erasure on blank side of front endpaper.
[Book #27626]
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432.
Flying and Soldiering. R. R. Money.
London: Ivor Nicholson & Watson Ltd. 1936. First Edition. 320, illus., some foxing to text and to fore-edge, boards and spine faded and stained.
[Book #6369]
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433.
Squadrons Up! A Firsthand Story of the R.A.F. Noel Monks.
New York: Whittlesey House, 1941. 260, illus., small stains on a few pages, small tears to top edge of spine.
[Book #7681]
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434.
The Hindenburg. Michael MacDonald Mooney.
New York: Bantam Books, 1973. First Thus? Printing. pocket paperbk, 278, wraps, illus., covers somewhat worn and soiled, book slightly cockedA minute by minute account of the final flight of the Nazi airship Hindenburg, which exploded in mid-air on May 6, 1937, over Lakehurst, NJ.
[Book #55683]
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435.
The Hindenburg. Michael MacDonald Mooney.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1972. Book Club Edition. 240, illus., ink name & date inside front flyleaf, DJ somewhat soiled: edge tears/chips, creases, small pieces missingsome soiling to edges. A minute by minute account of the final flight of the Nazi airship Hindenburg, which exploded in mid-air on May 6, 1937, over Lakehurst, NJ.
[Book #55684]
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436.
U.S. Airpower: Story of American Fighting Planes and Missiles from Hydrogen Bags to Hydrogen War-heads. Samuel Taylor Moore.
New York: Greenberg, 1958. 196, illus., index, foxing ins bds, sm stains to a few pgs, DJ soiled & worn: sm tears, sm pcs missing, spine faded & creased.
[Book #6747]
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437.
U.S. Airpower: Story of American Fighting Planes and Missiles from Hydrogen Bags to Hydrogen War-heads. Samuel Taylor Moore.
New York: Greenberg, 1958. 196, illus., index, spine & board edges faded, name stamped inside front flyleaf, neat red ink underlining on several pages.
[Book #56970]
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438.
Chasing Icarus; The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation. Gavin Mortimer.
New York: Walker & Company, 2009. First U.S. edition [stated]. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. ix, [3], 305, [3] pages. Author's Note. Illustrations. Footnotes. Notes. Glossary of Aviation Terms. Selected Bibliography and Sources. Index. Gavin Mortimer, 38, is an award-winning author, whose narrative non-fiction books have received rapturous reviews on both sides of the Atlantic. His first book, Ernest Shackleton, was published in 1999 and six more have followed, including The Great Swim, which was adjudged the 2009 Book of the Year by the Women's Sport Foundation of America. In addition, the Sunday Times named the Great Swim one of its best reads of 2008. His latest book, Chasing Icarus, was published in the US by Walker Bloomsbury in May, and has already received excellent reviews with the Dallas Morning News describing it as 'a wonderful, absorbing story'. Away from his non-fiction titles, Gavin has written a dozen books for children and contributed articles to publications such as BBC History Magazine, Esquire and the Observer.
[Book #75017]
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439.
Modern Aeromodelling. Ron Godfrey Moulton.
London: Faber Popular Books, 1963. First? Edition. First? Printing. 163, illus. with photos and line drawings, bibliography, glossary, index, DJ worn and soiled, stamp and erasure on front endpaper.
[Book #26427]
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440.
Combat Planes of World War Two, Volume III: Royal Air Force Bombers, Volume One. Philip J. R. Moyes.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1971. Second Edition. 22 x 26 cm, 64, v.3 only, profusely illus. (some color), embossed stamp on title page.
[Book #27309]
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441.
Aircraft of World War Two. Kenneth Munson.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1969. Reprint Edition. 20 cm, 256, illus., bookplate.
[Book #32186]
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442.
Alberto Santos-Dumont: Eu Naveguei Pelo Ar. Da Conquista da Cirigibilidade dos Baloes ao Mais Pesado que o Ar 1898-1910. Joao Luiz Musa.
Place_Pub: Rio de Janeiro: Editora Nova Fronteira, 2003. Second, Rev. Edition. 164, illus., bibliography, some wear and soiling to slipcase. Text is in Portuguese.
[Book #52960]
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443.
Who's Who in Aviation and Aerospace. National Aeronautical Institute.
Boston, MA: National Aeronautical Inst. 1983. 29 cm, 1415, index, heavy, oversized book, slightly shaken, some wear and soiling to DJ. First year of issue.
[Book #36158]
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444.
Fiftieth Anniversary, Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio, 1941-1991. National Aeronautics, Lewis Research Center Space Administration.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1991. Quarto, 16, wraps, profusely illus. (some in color), bibliography.
[Book #14196]
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445.
Space Technology Innovation, Volume 3, Number 6, November/December 1995. National Aeronautics, Office of Advanced Concepts and Technology Space Administration.
Washington, DC: NASA Office of Adv Concepts, 1995. 28 cm, 24, wraps, illus., mailing label and ink notation on rear cover, broken seal at fore-edge.
[Book #30315]
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446.
Deadly Departure: Why the Experts Failed to Prevent the TWA Flight 800 Disaster and How It Could Happen Again. Christine Negroni.
New York: Cliff Street Books, 2000. First Printing. 256, index.
[Book #37455]
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447.
The Great Delusion: A Study of Aircraft in Peace and War. pseud Neon, Mrs. B. Acworth.
London: Ernest Benn Limited, 1927. 288, errata, ftnotes, appendices, index, library bookplate & stamp, discolor ins flyleaves, some soiling fore-edge, boards scuffed.
[Book #13341]
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448.
The Zeppelin Story; The Life of Hugo Eckener. Thor Nielsen, Peter Chambers.
London: Allan Wingate, 1955. Presumed First U. K. Edition, First printing. Hardcover. xii, 13-239, [1] pages. Frontis illustration. Foreword by Philip Gibbs Illustrations. Cover has some wear and soiling. Dr. Hugo Eckener (10 August 1868 – 14 August 1954) was the manager of the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin during the inter-war years, and also the commander of the famous Graf Zeppelin for most of its record-setting flights, including the first airship flight around the world, making him the most successful airship commander in history. He was also responsible for the construction of the most successful type of airships of all time. An anti-Nazi who was invited to campaign as a moderate in the German presidential elections, he was blacklisted by that regime and eventually sidelined. Eckener was responsible for training most of Germany's airship pilots both during and after World War I. Despite his protestations, he was not allowed on operational missions due to his value as an instructor. Eckener survived World War II despite his disagreements with the Nazis.
[Book #77034]
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449.
Singing Soldiers. John J. Niles.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927. 171, illus., discoloration inside boards, boards stained & scuffed & slightly warped, front flyleaf missing.
[Book #636]
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450.
Messerschmitt BF 109: Aircraft & Legend. Heinz J. Nowarra.
Sparkford, Nr. Yeovil, Eng. Haynes, 1989. 1st Eng. Lang. Edition. First? Printing. 26 cm, 311, illus.
[Book #17069]
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