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1 112TH TACTICAL FIGHTER SQUADRON, 60th Anniversary, 1917-1977
1977 McGinley, Donald T. (ed.) 112TH TACTICAL FIGHTER SQUADRON, 60th Anniversary, 1917-1977. No place, no date (1977). 212p, 11" x 8 1/2", decorated cloth, many illustrations, color endpapers, a few small marks on cover, o/w vg. Ohio Air National Guard. The 112th was part of the 180th Tactical Fighter Group. Local ads (Toledo). 30p history, many photo illustrations with captions, roster of personnel. [a]. 
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2 AERIAL TIME-TABLE. Only Official Time-Table of the International
1931 AERIAL TIME-TABLE. Only Official Time-Table of the International Air Traffic Association. Paris: Editions G. Roche D'Estrez, 1931. 124p, paper wrappers, illus., front cover worn and detached, spine and back cover missing, text lightly worn, fair. "No. 120, 1 Mai 1931." In French and English. Times of flights to and from European, near-East, Canadian and South American cities. Unpaged visitor's guide to Europe at end. Contains ads. 
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3 AMERICAN TYPE DESIGNATIONS
AMERICAN TYPE DESIGNATIONS. Southport, Gt.Brit., no date (WWII). 16p, wps, illustrated, vg. 3rd ed. System of naming and numbering US Aircraft. 
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4 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION
1903 (AVIATION-WRIGHT BROTHERS) ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, ... 1902. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1903. 687p, cloth, illus., light edge wear, inner hinge cracks (tightened), g. Xlibrary. Consists of various reports of committees and a selection of articles of interest to the public. Includes "Some Aeronautical Experiments" by Wilbur Wright, 16p article with 4p of illustrations. Also includes 11p article on Aeronautical Progress by Maj. Baden-Powell. 
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5 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION
1915 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, Showing the Operations, Expenditures, and Condition of the institution for the Year Ending June 30, 1914. Washington: GPO, 1915. 729p, cloth, illus., slight wear to edges, vg. See Brockett, p. 1474. This volume contains the beginnings of the Smithsonian-Orville Wright controversy. On p. 9 Smithsonian Secretary Charles D. Walcott wrote "The tests thus far made have shown that the late Secretary Langley had succeeded in building the first aeroplane capable of sustained free flight with a man." (See Crouch, "The Bishop's Boys," p. 485 for a full recital of the facts). This volume also contains "The First Man-Carrying Aeroplane.." by A.F. Zahm (p.217-222) and Orville Wright's "Stability of Aeroplanes," (P. 209-216). 
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6 CAVU 44E
CAVU 44E. (No place: U.S. Army Air Force, no date (c1944). 38 leaves, 10 1/2" x 7 1/2", illus cloth, illus, very good. Book commemorating the completion of basic training by cadets at Goodfellow air field. Contains photographs of cadets, instructors, training scenes, etc. 
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7 CURTISS PW-8 AND P.18 AIRPLANES. (Photograph)
(PHOTOGRAPH) CURTISS PW-8 AND P.18 AIRPLANES. No place: no publisher, no date (c1926?). Photograph. 1 leaf, 8" x 10", lightly worn, g. Handwritten caption on verso. 2 Curtiss airplanes used by the U.S. Army. 
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8 EXPOSITION HISTORIQUE DE L'AERONAUTIQUE...PAPIERS PEINTS DE L'EPOQUE
EXPOSITION HISTORIQUE DE L'AERONAUTIQUE...PAPIERS PEINTS DE L'EPOQUE. Paris: Ville de Paris, Musee Galliera, 1934. 60p, paper wraps, illus. (plates), covers lightly soiled & worn, good. Many references to Joseph Montgolfier. Sub-titled 150th Anniversaire de la Conquete de L'air. Lists over 500 items from various collections. A high gloss printing in black & white of early balloon prints followed by 16p ads. 
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9 FOURTEENTH ANNIVERSARY BANQUET AND DANCE GIVEN BY NAVAL AIRCRAFT
1931 FOURTEENTH ANNIVERSARY BANQUET AND DANCE GIVEN BY NAVAL AIRCRAFT FACTORY EMPLOYEES: Souvenir Program 1931. (Philadelphia: Naval Aircraft Factory, 1931). 8 leaves, illustrated paper wrappers, illus., lightly worn and soiled, creased, g-vg. Program for banquet held in Camden, NJ, October 29, 1931, by employees of Philadelphia's Naval Aircraft Factory. Contains list of events, members of the committee, annual report, list of patrons, and an article, "Flying," by C.F. Schilt. 
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10 GRAYBAR AVIATION MATERIALS CATALOG GB-5018
GRAYBAR AVIATION MATERIALS CATALOG GB-5018. No place: Graybar Electric Company, no date (circa 1945). 118p, 11" x 8 1/2", illustrated wraps, illustrated, covers lightly worn and soiled, name on front cover, g-vg. Descriptions, specifications, drawings, photographs for aviation equipment in these categories: wiring materials and motors; signaling material; lighting equipment; manufacturing tools. 
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11 GRAYBAR AVIATION MATERIALS, Components and Assembly Line GB-5135
GRAYBAR AVIATION MATERIALS, Components and Assembly Line GB-5135. (NY: Graybar Electric Co., no date (c. 1950). 223p, 11" x 8 1/2", illustrated wrappers, illustrated, covers lightly soiled, o/w vg. Descriptions, specifications, drawings, photographs, etc. for aviation material, including communication equipment, guided missiles, radio, and radar. 
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12 JAPANESE PAPER BALLOON BOMBS: THE FIRST ICBM
1982 JAPANESE PAPER BALLOON BOMBS: THE FIRST ICBM. North Hills: Bird and Bull Press, 1982. 4"x 2 3/4", 2 vols, no pagination (28p), text bound in boards, fold-out illustration in wraps, the two in a slipcase. 1 of 375 copies. Account of 32 foot paper balloons used by the Japanese to bomb the U.S. Six Americans died as a result in Oregon in 1945. Fold-out illustration of the balloon and bomb measures 8 1/2"x 6" and is printed on Japanese paper, used in the bombs because of its light weight. 
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13 OFFICIAL DIRECTORY & LOG, NATIONAL AIR RACES
1937 OFFICIAL DIRECTORY & LOG, NATIONAL AIR RACES, Cleveland Municipal Airport, Sept. 3, 4, 5, 6, 1937... Cleveland: National Air Races, 1937. 64p, 13"x 10", color pictorial wraps, illustrated, some wear to edges, small portion of pp.63-64 torn out, good. 17th Annual Race, many ads. Officers, rules & regulations, article on the Nat'l Air Races by Herbert Prentke, list & description of races, program of events, etc. Nice centerfold color ad for Firestone. 
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14 STORY OF THE AIRSHIP (NON-RIGID)
Allen, Hugh 1942 Allen, Hugh. STORY OF THE AIRSHIP (NON-RIGID), A Study of One of America's Lesser Known Defense Weapons. Akron, 1942. 74p, cloth, many illustrations, endpapers discolored, dust jacket has been laminated, o/w vg. 2nd printing. 
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15 AIRCRAFT LAYOUT AND DETAIL DESIGN
Anderson, Newton H. 1941 Anderson, Newton H. AIRCRAFT LAYOUT AND DETAIL DESIGN. NY: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1941. 306p, cloth, illus, vg. 3rd printing. 
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16 WARRIORS OF THE SKY, Springbok Air heroes in Combat
Bagshawe, Peter 1991 1874800111 / 9781874800118 Bagshawe, Peter. WARRIORS OF THE SKY, Springbok Air Heroes in Combat. Johannesburg, South Africa: Ashanti Publishing Limited, (1990). 272p, boards, illustrated, light rubbing to edges, vg in dj. 1st edition. Includes WWI, WWII, and Korea. 
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17 WITH BRASS AND GAS
Baldwin, Munson 1967 (LTA) Baldwin, Munson. WITH BRASS AND GAS, An Illustrated and Embellished Chronicle of Ballooning in Mid-Nineteenth Century America. Boston: Beacon Press, (1967). 238p, boards, frontispiece, illustrated by Owen Wood, remainder mark, vg in dj. 
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18 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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19 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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20 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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