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21 AN EXPLORER IN THE AIR SERVICE
Bingham, Hiram 1920 Bingham, Hiram. AN EXPLORER IN THE AIR SERVICE. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1920. 260p., boards, cloth spine, illus, covers faded and soiled, g-vg. 1st ed. Observations made by Bingham in 1917-1919 as a flight instructor. Bingham (1875-1956) was a pilot, explorer, and U.S. Senator from Connecticut. He was involved in aviation training and explored in Venezuela, Columbia, and Peru. 
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22 THE FLYING SQUAD
Bishop, William A. & Rothesay Stuart-Wortley 1927 Bishop, William A. & Rothesay Stuart-Wortley. THE FLYING SQUAD. New York: Sun Dial Press, (1927). 260p, decorated cloth, name on endpaper, small book label, vg in dj with edge tears. "Young Moderns Bookshelf." A novel for young people about air warfare during WWI. 
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23 PRESSURE AIRSHIPS. Part I. Nonrigid Airships by Thomas L. Blakemore
Blakemore, Thomas L. & W. Watters Pagon 1927 Blakemore, Thomas L. & W. Watters Pagon. PRESSURE AIRSHIPS. Part I. Nonrigid Airships. By Thomas L. Blakemore. Part II. Semirigid Airships. By W. Watters Pagon. New York: Ronald Press Co., (1927). 311p, cloth, illus. (one folded), covers lightly worn, name on endpaper, many notes in ink especially in Part I, g-vg. 1st edition. "Ronald Aeronautic Library" series. A study of two classes of airships based on experience gained by the authors as consultants with the U.S. Army and Navy in WWI. 
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24 JOURNAL OF MY FORTY-FIFTH ASCENSION
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre Baptiste 1976 Blanchard, Jean-Pierre Baptiste. JOURNAL OF MY FORTY-FIFTH ASCENSION. Oakham, Mass.: The Oakham Bindery, 1976. 77p, 2 3/8" x 2 1/8", 1/4 leather with decorated boards, illustrated, wear to spine ends, vg. #100 of 500 copies. 
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25 AIRCRAFT YEAR BOOK 1928
Bradley, Samuel Stewart) 1928 (Bradley, Samuel Stewart). AIRCRAFT YEAR BOOK 1928. NYC: Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, 1928. 551p, cloth, frontis, photos, illustrations, fold-out maps, small spots on spine, o/w vg. A year book of major aviation milestones in 1928. Charles Lindbergh is mentioned and there are several photographs of him. 
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26 ADLER UBER SEE: Funfzig Jahre Duetsche Marineflieger
Brembach, Hellmuth. (Editor) 1962 Brembach, Hellmuth. (Editor). ADLER UBER SEE: Funfzig Jahre Duetsche Marineflieger. Oldenburg/Hamburg: Gerhard Stalling Verlag, 1962. 80p, 10 1/2" X 8", decorated boards, illus., vg in lightly worn dj. 
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27 THE SAGA OF IRON ANNIE
Caidin, Martin 1979 0385133502 / 9780385133500 Caidin, Martin. THE SAGA OF IRON ANNIE. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1979. 243p, 11" X 8 1/2", cloth, illus., vg in lightly worn dj. 1st edition. Story of the effort to restore to flying condition an over 40 year old Junkers Ju-52 aircraft. 
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28 A MEASURE OF LIFE, War, Captivity, Freedom
Cranman, Herman L. 2002 0615120075 / 9780615120072 Cranman, Herman L. A MEASURE OF LIFE, War, Captivity, Freedom. Savannah, Ga., 2002. 280p, paperback, illustrated, vg. 1st edition, signed by author. Personal story of a Jewish B-24 navigator through training, combat, loss of aircraft, capture, and finally release after VE-Day. One of the best we've read. 
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29 GRAF ZEPPELIN AND HINDENBURG: A Handbook of Airship Memorabilia
Danner, James F. 1975 Danner, James F. GRAF ZEPPELIN AND HINDENBURG: A Handbook of Airship Memorabilia. No place: James F. Danner, 1975. 243p., paper wrappers, plastic spine, illus., covers lightly soiled, text lightly worn, good. A catalog of memorabilia- tickets, schedules, menues, postage stamps, postcards, advertisements, etc. -associated with the airships Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg. 
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30 CARGO AIRCRAFT
Davies, W.W. 1946 Davies, W.W. CARGO AIRCRAFT. NY: Pitman Pub. Corp., (1946). 216p, cloth, illus. (incl. photos, drawings, charts), vg in dj with tear mended with tape. A detailed study of the design and operation of cargo-aircraft. A volume in Pitman's "Air Transport Operation and Management Series." 
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31 DESCRIPTION DES EXPERIENCES DE LA MACHINE AEROSTATIQUE DE MM. DE
Faujas de Saint-Fond, Barthelemy 1784 Faujas de Saint-Fond, Barthelemy. DESCRIPTION DES EXPERIENCES DE LA MACHINE AEROSTATIQUE DE MM. DE MONTGOLFIER... Paris: B. Le Francq, 1784. 204p, disbound, illus. (4 of 9 plates), spine broken, leaves loose, text worn, 5 plates missing, poor. 1st edition thus. See Blackwell's Catalogue 949, no. 704. The folded table is present. Faujas de Saint-Fond (1741-1819) was a noted geologist and traveller, an expert on volcanoes. He took a great interest in the balloon experiments of the brothers Montgolfier and wrote this very comprehensive work about those experiments. In French. 
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32 THE BALLOON BOOK
Fillingham, Paul 1977 0679505976 Fillingham, Paul. THE BALLOON BOOK. NY: David McKay, (1977). 226p, cloth, illus., dj light edge wear, vg. 
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33 AERODYNAMICS OF THE HELICOPTER
Gessow, Alfred and Garry C. Myers, Jr. 1952 (HELICOPTER) Gessow, Alfred and Garry C. Myers, Jr. AERODYNAMICS OF THE HELICOPTER. New York: Macmillam, (1952). 343p., cloth, illus., covers lightly soiled and word, library markings, g. 1st ed. A text for advanced engineering students. Contains a complete list of National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics publications relating to rotating-wing aircraft. 
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34 EARLY FLIGHT: 1900-1911. Original Photographs from the Wright Brothers
Gilbert, Ron and Tucker Malishenko, eds 1984 Gilbert, Ron and Tucker Malishenko, eds. EARLY FLIGHT: 1900-1911. Original Photographs from the Wright Brothers Personal Collection. Dayton, OH: Landfall Press, (1984). 95p., 8 1/2" x 10", illus wrappers, illus, very good. This publication accompanied an exhibition at the U.S. Air Force Museum, Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH in 1984. It is signed by the editors and by Patrick D. Nolan, Archivist at Wright State University who was the project director. 
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35 ZEPPELIN UND DIE USA
Knausel, Hans G. 1976 Knausel, Hans G. ZEPPELIN UND DIE USA. Friedrichshafen, Germany: Luftschiffbau Zeppelin Gmbh, 1976. 93p., wrappers, illus., covers lightly worn and soiled, very good. "Zeppelin-Taschenbuch 1", An introduction to the Zeppelin airship in the United States. In German. 
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36 THE HINDENBURG ACCIDENT: A Comparative Digest of the Investigations
Knight, R.W. 1976 Knight, R.W. THE HINDENBURG ACCIDENT: A Comparative Digest of the Investigations and Findings with the American and Translated German Reports Included. (Riverside, CT: 7 C's Press, 1976). 68p., 10 1/2" X 1/2", illus. wrappers, illus., covers lightly soiled, good, reprint. First Published in 1938, cover-title. A detailed study of the explosion on the German Airship "Hindenburg" at Lakehurst, NJ, on May 6, 1937. 
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37 THE BLIMP BOOK
Larson, George 1977 0916290050 / 9780916290054 Larson, George. THE BLIMP BOOK. Mill Valley, CA: Squarebooks, (1977). 95p, color pictorial wraps, many illustrations (some in color), light cover wear, vg. Photos by Geo. Hall & Baron Wolman. Neat book. 
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38 THE RIGID AIRSHIP: A Treatise on the Design and performance
Lewitt, E. H. 1925 Lewitt, E. H. THE RIGID AIRSHIP: A Treatise on the Design and performance. London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1925. 283p., cloth, illus, (one folded), some wear to edges, front and rear endpapers missing, a few pencil notes in text, good, 1st ed. According to the preface (p.v.) this is the first complete work on the subject. 
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39 OUR WINGS GROW FASTER
Loening, Grover 1935 Loening, Grover. OUR WINGS GROW FASTER. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1935. 10 3/4" x 7 1/4", 203p, cloth, illustrated by photos, cover faded, some wear to edges, g-vg. 1st edition. Career autobiography of the great pioneer American aero-engineer. 
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40 AIRSHIPMEN, BUSINESSMEN AND POLITICS 1890-1940
Meyer, Henry Cord 1991 1560980311 / 9781560980315 Meyer, Henry Cord. AIRSHIPMEN, BUSINESSMEN AND POLITICS 1890-1940. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, (1991). 273p., 10"X8", cloth, dust jacket, illus., very good. "Smithsonian History of Aviation Series". A discussion of many of the business men who developed and promoted the airship for commercial and military purposes. $15.00. 
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