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76.
The TFX Decision: McNamara and the Military. Robert J. Art.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1968. First Printing. 202, illus., tables, notes, chronology, bibliography, index, pencil notes & underlining throughout, DJ scuffed & worn: small tears.
[Book #15703]
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77.
The TFX Decision: McNamara and the Military. Robert J. Art.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1968. Second Printing. 202, wraps, illus., tables, notes, chronology, bibliography, index, orange underlining to text, cover edges worn Analysis of Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's decision to award the contract for the development of the TFX (Tactical Fighter Experimental--the original designation of the F-111 fighter-bomber) to General Dynamics-Grumman.
[Book #21221]
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78.
A Yankee Flier With the R.A.F. Al Avery.
New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1941. 214, illus., illus. endpapers, some pg discolor, boards worn/soiled, spine edges frayed, somewhat shaken, stray marks to pgs/endpprs.
[Book #36416]
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79.
A Gift of Wings. Richard Bach.
New York: Delacorte Press, [1974]. First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm, 337 pages. Illus., ink notation on front endpaper, some wear and soiling to DJ, tear in rear DJ. Signed by the author. SIGNED.
[Book #28201]
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80.
A Flying Start. A. W. Baldwin.
London: Peter Davies, 1967. First Printing. 218, discolor & water stains ins bds & flylves, minor water stains to text (no pgs stuck), DJ stained & scuffed: small tears.
[Book #7774]
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81.
The Aeroplane Speaks. Horatio Barber.
New York: R.M. McBride, 1928. 26 cm, 148, illus (50 full pages of Types of Aeroplanes and 85 sketches and diagrams), glossary,
[Book #22122]
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82.
MiG Pilot; The Final Escape of Lieutenant Belenko. John Barron.
New York: Reader's Digest Press, 1980. Fifth printing [stated]. Hardcover. [8], 224 pages. Illustrations. Occasional footnotes. Index. DJ has some wear, soiling and small chips to DJ edges. John Daniel Barron (1930-2005) was an American journalist and investigative writer. He is best remembered as the author of several books dealing with specifics of Soviet espionage via the KGB and other agencies. In 1957, he joined the Washington Star as an investigative reporter. In 1965, Barron joined the Washington bureau of Reader's Digest. There he wrote more than 100 stories on a wide variety of subjects—notably a 1980 story concerning unanswered questions surrounding the drowning death of Mary Jo Kopechne at Chappaquiddick in a car driven by Ted Kennedy. MiG Pilot: The Final Escape of Lieutenant Belenko is a 1980 biography by John Barron about the life and 1976 defection of Soviet Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 fighter pilot Viktor Belenko to the United States. The MiG-25 was, at the time, Russia's most advanced and most secret fighter plane.
[Book #72234]
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83.
Man in the Air 200 Years, 1783-1983. Charles J. Bauer.
Place_Pub: Silver Spring, MD: Silver Spring Press, 1983. First Edition. First? Printing. 205, illus., DJ in plastic sleeve, tape marks on endpapers, balloon postage stamp on title page. Inscribed by the author. INSCRIBED.
[Book #52641]
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84.
A Kid's Guide to the Smithsonian. Ann Phillips Bay, Barbara Hehner.
Washington, DC: Smithsonian Inst Press, c1996. Wraps. 21 x 24 cm, 155 pages. Wraps, illus. (some color), floorplans, covers somewhat worn and soiled. Signed by the author. SIGNED.
[Book #34312]
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85.
The Four Winds. David Beaty.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1954. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. 320 pages. DJ has some wear and soiling. Some endpaper discoloration. Slightly cocked. This beautifully written novel combines an unforgettable love story with the dramatic operations of a great overseas airline. The relationships between the people are absorbingly realistic, highlighting the tender, appealing love story. But the descriptions of flight are thrilling.
[Book #72576]
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86.
Fighter Pilot. Levitt Clinton Beck, Jr.
Huntington Park, CA: Privately Printed, 1946. 200, illus., discoloration ins bds & flylves, fr bd water stained, DJ quite worn & scuffed: large tear, small pieces missing.
[Book #7695]
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87.
The Luftwaffe War Diaries. Cajus Bekker, trans. and, Frank Ziegler.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1968. First U.S. Edition. 399, illus., maps, apps, bibliography, index, weakness to rear bd & tears ins rear hinge, DJ scuffed & soiled: small tears.
[Book #5053]
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88.
The Luftwaffe War Diaries. Cajus Bekker, trans. and, Frank Ziegler.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1968. First U.S. Edition. 399, illus., maps, apps, bibliography, index, fore-edge stained, boards & spine scuffed, worn, & spotted, board corners worn.
[Book #25315]
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89.
Air Organizations of the Third Reich: The Luftwaffe. Roger James Bender.
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Military History, 1993. Revised Edition. 319, profusely illus. (some in color), bibliography.
[Book #7584]
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90.
Air Organizations of the Third Reich: The Luftwaffe. Roger James Bender, Hugh Page Taylor.
Palo Alto, CA: D-D Associates, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover. 319 pages. Profusely illus. (some in color), bibliography, boards somewhat scuffed, some wear to board corners. Signed by the author. SIGNED.
[Book #50442]
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91.
Notes of a Lost Pilot. Jean Marcel Eugene Beraud-Villars, trans. by Stanley J. Pincetl, Ernest Marchand.
Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1975. First? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 285, illus., index, DJ price clipped, library stamps, DJ soiled and large tears.
[Book #17066]
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92.
Notes of a Lost Pilot. Jean Marcel Eugene Beraud-Villars, trans. by Stanley J. Pincetl, Ernest Marchand.
Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1975. First? Edition. First? Printing. 23 cm, 285, illus., index, DJ in plastic sleeve.
[Book #57215]
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93.
Lindbergh. A. Scott Berg, Andrew Scott.
Place_Pub: New York: G. P. Putnam's, c1998. First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm, 628 pages, illus., references, index, front DJ flap price clipped. Andrew Scott Berg (born December 4, 1949) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer. After graduating from Princeton University in 1971, Berg expanded his senior thesis on editor Maxwell Perkins into a full-length biography, Max Perkins: Editor of Genius (1978), which won a National Book Award. His second book Goldwyn: A Biography was published in 1989. Berg's third book Lindbergh, a highly anticipated biography of aviator Charles Lindbergh was published in 1998, becoming a New York Times Best Seller, and winning the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography. In 2003 Berg published Kate Remembered, a biography-cum-memoir about his friendship with actress Katharine Hepburn that received mixed reviews. His biography of Woodrow Wilson was published in 2013. Berg also wrote the story for Making Love (1982), a controversial film that was the first major studio drama to address the subjects of gay love, closeted marriages, and coming out.
[Book #36198]
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94.
Lindbergh. A. Scott Berg, Andrew Scott.
New York: Berkley Books, 1999. First Paperbk Printing. 628, wraps, illus., notes and sources, index, some wear and creases to cover and spine edges This Pulitzer Prize-winning book is easily the most comprehensive and authoritative account of Lindbergh's life. It includes previously unavailable material from the Lindbergh archives.
[Book #42214]
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95.
Lindbergh. A. Scott Berg, Andrew Scott.
Place_Pub: New York: G. P. Putnam's, c1998. First Printing. 24 cm, 628, illus., references, index. Inscribed by the author. INSCRIBED.
[Book #51769]
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96.
Lindbergh. A. Scott Berg, Andrew Scott.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, c1998. First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm, 628 pages. Illus., references, index. Bookplate signed by the author. SIGNED.
[Book #57136]
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97.
Diary of a Flight to Occupied Germany: July 20 to August 27, 1945. Richard E. Berlin.
n.p. n.p. c. 1946. Hardcover. 111 pages. Endpaper maps (front and back), minor erasures (rough spots) to front endpaper map, small ding top edge of rear board. SIGNED.
[Book #11957]
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98.
Barons of the Sky. Wayne Biddle.
New York: Simon & Schuster, c1991. First Printing. 25 cm, 366, illus., notes, bibliography, index.
[Book #21552]
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99.
Pressure Cooker. Don Biggs.
New York: Norton, c1979. First Edition. First Printing. 22 cm, 242, endpaper illus., front DJ flap price clipped, rear DJ torn The author, a journalist, had served with a USAF air traffic controller unit during the Korean War.
[Book #31358]
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100.
Flight in America: From the Wrights to the Astronauts. Roger E. Bilstein.
Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1987. Second Printing. 356, illus., notes, index, front cover creased, yellow highlighting, red pencil highlighting, and ink underlining in several places.
[Book #26417]
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