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PHYSIOLOGY OF FLIGHT: Human Factors in the Operation of Military Aircraft. AAF Manual No. 25-2. This manual replaces manual of the same title published in 1942 by Aero Medical Laboraory, Engineering Division, Air Technical Service Command, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio. Published by Authority of Headquarters, Army Air Forces, Washington 25, D. C. (Cover title)

By: (Air Technical Service)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Dayton, OH: Air Technical Service Command), 15 March 1945.: 15 March 1945.

Seller ID: 24050

Condition: Good


(Dayton, OH: Air Technical Service Command), 15 March 1945.. 15 March 1945.. Good. - Small quarto [10-7/8 inches high by 8-3/8 inches wide], softcover with the contents stapled between printed gray cover sheets. Three holes are punched in the left margins of the cover sheets & contents. There are a few small stains to the cover sheets & their edges are darkened. The bottom corner of the front wrap is bumped & there is a short tear to its front edge with a very small area... View more info

AIRCRAFT ENGINES. Technical Manual No. 1-405. War Department, Washington, November 4, 1940. Prepared under the direction of the Chief of the Air Corps

By: (Chief of the Air Corps)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Washington, DC: War Department, 1940).: 1940).

Seller ID: 23619

Condition: Very good


(Washington, DC: War Department, 1940).. 1940).. Very good. - Octavo, printed tan wraps. The wraps are lightly soiled & bumped, & slightly faded along the spine. The initials "T.F.P.U., -- S.E.A.C.T.C." are handwritten on the front wrap. Approximately 60 pages plus index [page numbering is irregular]. Illustrated with black-and-white diagrams & photographic illustrations. The page corners are lightly creased. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

AIRPLANE INSPECTION GUIDE. Technical Manual No. 1-415. Prepared under the direction of the Chief of the Air Corps

By: (Chief of the Air Corps)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: War Department, 1941.: 1941.

Seller ID: 25622

Condition: Fair


Washington, DC: War Department, 1941.. 1941.. Fair. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are lightly dampstained with some creasing. The notation "T.F.P.U., - S.E.A.C.T.C." is handwritten in ink on the front wrap. 113 pages. The top corners of the pages are dampstained & their top edges are rippled. Good only. Dust jacket present. View more info

AIRCRAFT INDUCTION, FUEL, AND OIL SYSTEMS. Technical Manual No. 1-407

By: (Chief of the Air Corps; director)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: War Department, 1940.: 1940.

Seller ID: 14608

Condition: Very good


Washington, DC: War Department, 1940.. 1940.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The spine & extremities are faded. There is a tiny stain to the top corner of the front wrap & there are handwritten initials along its top edge. 96 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white drawings & diagrams with a folding temperature graph laid in. The top page corners are very slightly creased & there are tiny stains to the top corners of the first 2 leaves. Very g... View more info

AIRPLANE STRUCTURES. Technical Manual No. 1-410.

By: (Chief of the Air Corps; director).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: War Department, 1940.: 1940.

Seller ID: 34268

Condition: Good


Washington, DC: War Department, 1940.. 1940.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped & soiled & the spine & extremities are faded. There are handwritten initials along the top of the front wrap. 132 pages. Black-and-white photographic illustrations & diagrams. There is a small area of light dampstaining to the fore-edge & to the front edges of the pages in the rear three-quarters of the manual. There is also a small area of lig... View more info

FUNDAMENTALS OF ELEMENTARY FLIGHT MANEUVERS. U.S. Department of Commerce / Civil Aeronautics Administration / Civil Aeronautics Bulletin No. 32

By: (Civil Aeronautics Administration)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: (Government Printing Office), 1943.: 1943.

Seller ID: 27305

Condition: Good


Washington, DC: (Government Printing Office), 1943.. 1943.. Good. - sc Quarto [10-1/2 inches high by 8 inches wide], printed gray cover sheets bound with 3 brass studs. The edges of the cover sheets are faded with the top inner corners chipped. There is an owner's name & address stamp on the front cover sheet. Title, [iii] & 66 pages. The same owner's name & address stamp appears on the title page. Illustrated with black-and- white diagrams & cartoons. Good. View more info

GEORGES GUYNEMER: KNIGHT OF THE AIR. Translated from the French by Louise Morgan Sill. With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt

By: (Dwiggins, W.A.). Bordeaux, Henry

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press, 1918.: 1918.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16424

Condition: Very good


New Haven: Yale University Press, 1918.. 1918.. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial teal boards titled in gilt and illustrated in blue on the front cover & the spine. A small three-paneled paper label is mounted between the title and the author's name on the spine. The covers are slightly rubbed and soiled. 256 pages, illustrated with a color frontispiece portrait by Rudolph Ruzicka and 4 black & white plates by W.A. Dwiggins. A very good attractive copy. First American ed... View more info

Image for [BALLOONING]: A LOT OF 4 BRIGHT HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPHS DEPICTING NINETEENTH CENTURY BALLOONING: "DESCENT NEAR PHILADELPHIA, PHIL., 1850"; "THE VAUXHALL BALLOON, PHIL., 1850"; "DESCENT NEAR EASTON, PENNSYLVANIA"; AND 'MR. COCKING'S PARACHUTE, PHIL., 1850"

[BALLOONING]: A LOT OF 4 BRIGHT HAND-COLORED LITHOGRAPHS DEPICTING NINETEENTH CENTURY BALLOONING: "DESCENT NEAR PHILADELPHIA, PHIL., 1850"; "THE VAUXHALL BALLOON, PHIL., 1850"; "DESCENT NEAR EASTON, PENNSYLVANIA"; AND 'MR. COCKING'S PARACHUTE, PHIL., 1850"

By: (FAR Gallery)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York: FAR Gallery, 1949.: 1949.

Seller ID: 29031

Condition: Fine


New York: FAR Gallery, 1949.. 1949.. Fine. - sc 4 fine bright hand-colored lithographs depicting events in the history and birth of flight. Each of these beautiful prints is lithographed on 8 inch high by 5-1/2 inch wide cardstock. There is a little minor smudging at the bottom of the lithograph depicting "The Vauxhall Balloon", else the prints are in fine condition. The images respectively depict:The "Descent near Philadelphia, Phil., 1850" of a si... View more info

LE CHEVALIER DE L'AIR: VIE HEROIQUE DE GUYNEMER. Par Henry Bordeaux

By: (Guynemer, Georges). Bordeaux, Henry

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Paris: Plon-Nourrit et Cie., 1918.: 1918.

Seller ID: 17838

Condition: Good


Paris: Plon-Nourrit et Cie., 1918.. 1918.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed white wraps with pictorial decorations in light green and titled in gilt & green on the front cover & spine. The book is housed in a marbled folding tray case backed with a blue morocco spine with gilt lettering. The covers are slightly foxed with minor chips to the edges and to the head and tail of the spine. The corners of the case are slightly rubbed. 320 pages, illustrated with a po... View more info

AIRCRAFT RECOGNITION FOR THE GROUND OBSERVER. A. F. Manual 355-10

By: (United States Air Force)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Department of the Air Force, April 1955.: April 1955.

Seller ID: 4342

Condition: Very good


Department of the Air Force, April 1955.. April 1955.. Very good. - Oblong octavo, soft cover bound in printed stiff paper black wraps bound with 2 metal studs & with an image of an aircraft in silver & black on the front wrap. There is staining to the front wrap & its front edge is lightly creased. [iv] & 172 pages. 4 pages of color illustrations & illustrations in black & white. The contents are very good. View more info

AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS. War Department / Technical Manual / Restricted TM 1-406. April 16, 1942. (Cover title)

By: (War Department)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Washington, DC: War Department, 1942).: 1942).

Seller ID: 23629

Condition: Good


(Washington, DC: War Department, 1942).. 1942).. Good. - Octavo, printed tan wraps. The wraps are lightly bumped. The front wrap is soiled with an owner's ink initials in the top corner. Approximately 108 pages plus index [page numbering is irregular]. Illustrated with black- and-white diagrams & photographic illustrations. The top sections of the pages are rippled. The first page is torn at the staples & its top edge is lightly stained. Good. View more info

OVERHAUL MANUAL FOR THE WRIGHT CYCLONE 14 AIRCRAFT ENGINES: Models C14A and C14B

By: (Wright Aeronautical Corporation)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paterson, NJ: Wright Aeronautical Corporation, 1941.: 1941.

Seller ID: 24584

Condition: Good


Paterson, NJ: Wright Aeronautical Corporation, 1941.. 1941.. Good. - Quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], limp brown cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is rubbed with some white staining to the front cover & a small white stain to the rear cover. xviii pages plus separately numbered sections, 7 diagrams including 6 folding, blanks for notes & a 17-page index. There are some small stains to the rear endpaper & a small area of its su... View more info

THE OBSERVER'S BOOK ON MAPS, CHARTS AND PROJECTIONS

By: Alexander, William; and Allan, W. J. D

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY: Chemical Publishing Co, Inc., 1941.: 1941.

Seller ID: 7777

Condition: Good


Brooklyn, NY: Chemical Publishing Co, Inc., 1941.. 1941.. Good. - Small squarish octavo [6-5/8 inches high by 5 inches wide], teal cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are very lightly bumped with some very light spotting to the front cover. The dust jacket is darkened, soiled & chipped with pieces out of the head of the jacket spine & the rear panel & a tear to the top edge of the front panel. There is a crease to the top edge of each flap. 91 pages. There is occasional... View more info

WIND TUNNELS OF NASA

By: Baals, Donald D.; Corliss, William R

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1981.: 1981.

Seller ID: 9857

Condition: Fine


Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1981.. 1981.. Fine. - Quarto [11-1/2 inches high by 9-3/8 inches wide], tan cloth titled in white with a vignette of a wind tunnel on the front cover. The binding is bumped with the extremities rubbed. [viii] & 154 pages. Photographic illustrations & diagrams in color & black & white. The contents are fine. NASA Publication SP-440. View more info

COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II. Two Volumes in One

By: Bavousett, Glenn B

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Bonanza Books, (1989).: (1989).

Seller ID: 21974

ISBN: 051768019X

Condition: Very good


New York: Bonanza Books, (1989).. (1989).. Very good. - Small oblong quarto [8-3/4 inches high by 11-1/4 inches wide], cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. There are a few small stains to the covers & the rear cover is rubbed. There is a light stain to the front panel of the dust jacket. iv, [i] & 79 pages plus a large section of full-page color illustrations after paintings by Tony Weddel. Very good. Reprint edition. Dust jacket present. View more info

THE NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM

By: Bryan, C. D. B

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (1988).: (1988).

Seller ID: 10762

ISBN: 0810913801

Condition: Fine


New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, (1988).. (1988).. Fine. - Quarto [11-3/4 inches high by 9-3/4 inches wide], black cloth titled in silver on the front cover & spine in a dust wrapper. The rear cover & the dust wrapper are lightly rubbed. 498 pages printed in 2 columns. Profuse illustrations in color and black & white. There is a minor tear to the paper along the front hinge. Near fine. Second edition. Revised and updated. Dust jacket present. View more info

ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF AVIATION Compiled and Edited by Squadron-Leader C. G. Burge

By: Burge, C. G.; compiler and editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., [circa 1930s].: [circa 1930s].

Seller ID: 4343

Condition: Good


Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., [circa 1930s].. [circa 1930s].. Good. - Large square octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The spine & extremities are faded. The binding is bumped & lightly soiled with a few small stains. 641 & [1] pages. 1 color plate & many black-and-white illustrations & diagrams. There are some pencil notes on the front pastedown. The verso of the color plate is foxed. Good. View more info

PARACHUTING

By: Dixon, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., [circa 1930s].: [circa 1930s].

Seller ID: 16587

Condition: Very good


London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd., [circa 1930s].. [circa 1930s].. Very good. - Octavo, navy blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is lightly rubbed. viii & 226 pages. The front panel of the dust jacket is mounted on the front endpaper. There is scattered light foxing. Many black- and-white photographic illustrations. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED BY WORLD WAR II ACE FIGHTER PILOT JAMES W. EMPEY.

FIRST DAY COVER SIGNED BY WORLD WAR II ACE FIGHTER PILOT JAMES W. EMPEY.

By: Empey, James W. (1924-2013). World War II ace fighter pilot at 20 years old.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ: September 3, 1991.: 1991.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34947

Condition: Fine


Phoenix, AZ: September 3, 1991.. 1991.. Fine. - A white 3-5/8 inch high by 6-1/2 inch wide envelope is illustrated with an image of a bombed battleship & a rescue boat at Pearl Harbor titled "Commemorating World War II / 1941: A World at War" with an Atlantic Charter postage stamp. Signed "Lt/Col James W. Empey" on the address panel. Fine World War II fighter pilot James W. Empey [1924-2013] became an ace at the young age of 20 when he shot down five ... View more info

MAP READING AND AVIGATION: An Introduction

By: Field, Richard M.; and Stetson, Harlan T

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., (1942).: (1942).

Seller ID: 4922

Condition: Very good


New York: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., (1942).. (1942).. Very good. - Quarto, light blue cloth titled in light blue within dark blue bands on the front cover & in dark blue on the spine. The spine & extremities are darkened. The covers are spotted & lightly rubbed. xviii & 129 pages. Illustrated in black & white with tables, maps, diagrams & photographic illustrations. There is occasional light foxing, else the contents are very good. Second printing. View more info