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501.
The Amazing Mr. Doolittle: A Biography of Lieutenant General James H. Doolittle. Quentin Reynolds.
New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc, 1953. 313, frontis illus., some foxing to fore-edge, DJ worn and soiled: small tears, small pieces missing.
[Book #10386]
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502.
Skunk Works: A Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed. Ben R. Rich, Leo Janos.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown, c1994. Eleventh Printing. 25 cm, 372, wraps, illus., index, slight soiling to fore-edge.
[Book #39336]
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503.
Amelia Earhart; A Biography. Doris L. Rich.
Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990. Second Printing [stated]. Hardcover. xiii, [1], 321, [1] pages. Illustrations. Bibliography. Reference Notes. Index. Foreword by Jeana Yeager. Inscribed by the author on fep. Additional ink notation on fep. DJ has sticker residue on spine and back. Doris Rich lived for many years in Asia, where she started as a Red Cross assistant for the U.S. Army in Korea. From 1949 through 1967, she was a freelance journalist-photographer. Before moving to Washington, DC in the early 70s, she also taught English in Bangladesh and Ghana. At the age of 66, Doris embarked on her career as a biographer; her published books include Amelia Earhart: A Biography and Queen Bess: Daredevil Aviator. Jeana Lee Yeager is an American aviator. She co-piloted, along with Dick Rutan, the first non-stop, non-refueled flight around the world in the Rutan Voyager aircraft from December 14 to 23, 1986. The flight took 9 days, 3 minutes, and 44 seconds and covered 24,986 miles, more than doubling the old distance record set by a Boeing B-52 bomber in 1962.
[Book #75272]
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504.
Fighting the Flying Circus. Edward V. Rickenbacker.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1919. 370, maps, tables, index, blue & red crayon scribbling & underlining on several pgs, binding shaken, both flyleaves torn out.
[Book #10581]
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505.
Fighting the Flying Circus. Edward V. Rickenbacker, Arch Whitehouse.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1965. Reprint Edition. 296, illus., maps, glossary, tables, index, usual library markings, bds scuffed, tears at spine, top & bottom spine edges quite worn.
[Book #34360]
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506.
Fighting the Flying Circus. Edward V. Rickenbacker, W. David Lewis.
Chicago, IL: The Lakeside Press, 1997. Reprint Edition. 435, illus. (some color), color maps, footnotes, glossary, index. Foreword by Laurence La Tourette Driggs.
[Book #51001]
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507.
From Father to Son: The Letters of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker to His Son William, From Boyhood to Manhood. Edward V. Rickenbacker, William F. Rickenbacker.
New York: Walker and Company, 1970. 204, illus., appendix, slight darkening to some pages, rear DJ soiled, some wear to DJ edges, DJ in plastic sleeve.
[Book #28947]
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508.
From Father to Son: The Letters of Captain Eddie Rickenbacker to His Son William, From Boyhood to Manhood. Edward V. Rickenbacker, William F. Rickenbacker.
New York: Walker and Company, 1970. 204, illus., appendix, slight darkening to some pages, DJ worn and soiled, small tears and chips to DJ edges.
[Book #37599]
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509.
Trumpf Oder Bluff? 12 Jahre Deutsche Luftwaffe. H. J. Rieckhoff.
Geneva: Inter Avia, 1945. 304, maps, charts, foxing to text & fore-edge, text has darkened, DJ worn & soiled: sm tears, sm pieces missing, DJ in plastic sleeve.
[Book #12239]
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510.
The Ravens: The Men Who Flew in America's Secret War in Laos. Christopher Robbins.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc. 1987. First Edition. First Printing. 420, illus., endppr maps, chronology, notes, glossary, bibliography, index, DJ in plastic sleeve, ink/red ink underlining on a few pg.
[Book #12603]
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511.
The Ravens; The Men Who Flew in America's Secret War in Laos. Christopher Robbins.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc. 1987. First Edition. First Printing. Hardcover. xi, [1], 420 pages. Illustrations. Endpaper maps. Chronology. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Some wear to DJ edges. Christopher Robbins (19 November 1946 – 24 December 2012) was a British writer and journalist. He is best known for his 1978 bestseller Air America, a non-fiction book which was made into a film in 1990. It is about the secret airline run by the CIA for covert operations during the Vietnam War. He later specialized in investigative work—especially about the CIA—writing pieces for the Observer Magazine. During the 1970s, prior to the publication of his bestseller, Robbins was just a freelance journalist. In 2008, In Search of Kazakhstan: The Land that Disappeared won the Dolman Best Travel Book Award. Another book of his, The Empress of Ireland won the Saga Award for wit.
[Book #38037]
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512.
Aviation Radio. Henry W. Roberts.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1945. 637, illus., fold-out plates, figures, appendices, index, discolor ins bds, DJ quite worn & soiled: sm tears, sm pcs missing.
[Book #2802]
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513.
VTOL: Military Research Aircraft. Mike Rogers.
New York: Orion Books Ltd. 1989. First American Edition. First Printing. 248, illus. (some color), index.
[Book #40440]
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514.
Model Research: The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, 1915-1958, Volume 2 (Appendices). NASA SP-4103. Alex Roland.
Washington, DC: GPO, 1985. 794, v.2 only, illus., tables, charts, notes, index, some wear to board & spine edges, dings to bd edges, bds scuffed & scratched.
[Book #14605]
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515.
On the Seas and in the Skies: A History of the U.S. Navy's Air Power. Theodore Roscoe.
New York: Hawthorn Books, [1970]. First Printing. 24 cm, 690, illus., bibliography, index, DJ worn, torn, and soiled, front DJ flap price clipped.
[Book #34115]
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516.
In the Royal Naval Air Service: Being the War Letters of the Late Harold Rosher to His Family. Harold Rosher.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1916. 149 pages. Illus., some foxing ext & fore-edge, a few pages darkened, bds & spine scuffed & edges worn. Signed by Harry Rosher (relative? ).
[Book #14769]
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517.
Badges and Insignia of World War II: Air Force, Naval, Marine. Guido Rosignoli.
New York: Exeter Books, 1983. Reprint Edition. 363, illus. (many in color), index, some wear to board and spine edges.
[Book #51129]
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518.
Bibliography of Aeronautics, Part I: Air Transportation. Cecil A. Ross.
New York: U.S. Works Progress Admin. 1938. 262, bibliography, index, usual library markings, library binding.
[Book #37859]
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519.
Return from Hell. Jules Roy, trans. by Mervyn Savill.
London: William Kimber, 1954. First U.K. Edition. 229, illus., foxing to fore-edge, ink name & date ins fr bd, some foxing text, bds & spine somewhat soiled & scuffed & edges worn.
[Book #8659]
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520.
21st Century Jet: The Making and Marketing of the Boeing 777. Karl Sabbagh.
New York: Scribner, c1996. First Printing. 24 cm, 366, illus., front DJ flap price clipped, minor wear and small tear to DJ edges.
[Book #23590]
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521.
Wartime Writings, 1939-1944. Antoine De Saint-Exupery, trans. by Norah Purcell.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988. First Edition. First Printing. 237, notes, index, black mark on bottom edge.
[Book #45881]
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522.
Samurai! Saburo Sakai, Martin Caidin, Fred Saito.
New York: Bantam Books, Inc. 1978. 1st Paperback Edition. Pocket paperbk, 316, wraps, illus., color frontis illus., pages have darkened, small tear at top edge of rear cover, small piece missing at top spine.
[Book #16123]
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523.
Samurai! Saburo Sakai, Martin Caidin, Fred Saito.
New York: Bantam Books, Inc. 1978. 1st Paperback Edition. pocket paperbk, 316, wraps, illus., color frontis illus., pages have darkened, large tear at front hinge, covers soiled, spine creased.
[Book #35781]
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524.
Samurai! Saburo Sakai, Martin Caidin, Fred Saito.
Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday, Inc. 1978. Book Club Edition. 316, illus., map, foxing to edges, DJ soiled and spotted: small edge tears/chips.
[Book #51094]
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525.
Samurai! Saburo Sakai, Martin Caidin, Fred Saito.
New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., Inc. 1957. First U.S. Edition. 382, illus., index, usual library markings, boards weak, front flyleaf has been removed, rear DJ foxed, some edge soiling.
[Book #51443]
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