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1 A General View of Japanese Military Aircraft in the Second World War (2 vols.cased)
Tokyo, Japan Kantosha 1956 Very Good Good Jacket 
Tokyo, Japan: Kantosha, 1956 Two volumes cased in cardboard, Volume I has a large foldout illustration of the anatomy of an airplane, photo illustrations of aircraft in three seperate views throughout, Maps on endpapers. Text in Japanese. Volume II has the English translation. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. . Red boards are clean and undamaged. Tanheavy card casing has light soil, sunfading. Cased Hardcovers. Very Good/Good. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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2 Identification of Warplanes
US Government Printing Office 1942 
US Government Printing Office, 1942 An April 21, 1942 United States Military Identification of Warplanes two side spinning cardboard wheel that gives much information about enemy and allied planes. This warplane ID wheel was put out only a few months after the United States entered the war after Pearl Harbor was attacked. As you turn the inside rotating wheel to identify a certain plane the wheel tells you the "WINGS AND LOCATION OF WINGS ON THE PLANE, NUMBER OF ENGINES, WING SHAPE FRONT REAR OR TIP, LANDING GEAR, TAIL AND RUDDER, NOSE TYPE". Each size of the rotating ID card works independently from the other side and both sides ID the silhouette of different planes. The rotating cards state in part "IDENTIFICATION OF WARPLANES,RESRICTED U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE 4-21-1942". Slightly yellowed with age but otherwise undamaged. Diameter 12" inner wheels 7". Stiff Paper Wheel. `12" 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Mather AFB (Air Force Base) 3535th Observer Training Wing
Baton Rouge, LA Army & Navy Publishing Company Very Good No Jacket as Published Jacket 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Unpaginated.and no date but circa 1955. A pictorial review of the 3535th Aircraft Observer Traning wing of the Mather Air Force Base, Mather Field, California. Yearbook format with numerous b/w photos and blue-grey color highlights. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Blue-grey cloth boards with minor wear on one corner. Graphics very good. Very nice copy. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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4 Physiologic Instrumentation for Aerospace Recovery Systems Text Evaluation
Newport Beach, CA Astropower Laboratory McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co 1969 Very Good 
Newport Beach, CA: Astropower Laboratory McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co., 1969 49 pp . DAC-61006-P2 Submitted to the Department of Defence. Outlines a program to develop methods and equipment utilization for the study of human physiologic responses during the use of aerospace recovery systems , including free-fall and chute deployment. This study was designed for the first NASA space launch. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are intact but sunned, soiled. Spiral-bound Paper. Very Good. # 200861. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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5 The AAF in the Invasion of Southern France an Interim Report
Washington , DC Center for Air Force History 1992 First Near Fine 
6" x9" Pamphlet. 60 pps. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Paper cover clean with no signs of wear. This is a "Wings at War" commemorative edition; an imprint of a 1945 AAF document regarding an Allied invasion of German Forces in Occupied France towards the end of WWII. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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6 The Air Battle for Malta the Official Account of the R.A.F. in Malta, June 1940 -November 1942
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1944 Very Good Plus 
95 pp with one map and B&W photos on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are undamaged save for very slight shelfwear. Size: 7" x 9" #001569. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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7 The American Air Almanac 1950 September-December
Washington D.C. United States Naval Observatory 1950 Good No Jacket as Published Jacket 
7.5" x 10" PP 487 -730. "The object of this volume is to provide in convenient form the astronomical data required for arial navagation," Text is clean and unmarked, final page loose from spiral binding. Paper boards have a pencil notation. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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8 Badrocke, Mike & Bill Guniston Boeing Aircraft Cutaways the History of Boeing Aircraft Company
Oxford, U.K. Osprey Publishing 1988 1855327856 / 9781855327856 Hardcover As New As New Jacket 
150 pp with color and B&W illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged. Now in protective mylar. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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9 Bowman, Martin Spirits in the Sky Classic Aircraft of World War II
Smithmark 1992 083176824x / 9780831768249 First Fine Near Fine Jacket Bunce, Patrick 
10.5" X 11.25" 144 pps. with numerous full-color photographs and illustrations. Endpapers are full-spread b/w photographs. Text is clean, tight, bright, and unmarked. Grey cloth-covered boards with silver printing on spine are clean and undamaged. DJ with full-color, full-page photograph on front cover and white title and 4 full-color photographs on reverse show minimal wear. A handsome book. In protective mylar. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Boyington, Col. Gregory "Pappy", USMC, Ret Baa Baa Black Sheep
PA Military Classic series/ TAB Books 1989 0830640088 / 9780830640089 First Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
6.25" x 9.25" 384 pps. plus 4 b/w plates.Dark blue endpapers. Text clean tight, bright, unmarked and AN. Dark Blue textured boards NF. Dust jacket with photograph of author has 1 small closed tear and has been price-clipped but is clean and bright with minor wear. This is a 1989 reprint of Boyington's 1958 World War II classic. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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11 Brodie, Ian The Best Warbirds Over Wanaka
Auckland, NZ Reed Publishing 2002 0079008378 First Near Fine Brodie, Ian and Phil Makanna 
10.25" x 8.25" 96 glossy pps. fully illustrated with full-color photographs. Text clean, tight,and unmarked and Glossy softcover with full-color photographs and black type tight and bright; has a crease in the upper corner downgrading it to NF. This book is a record of the airshows - Warbirds Over Wanaka - taking place in New Zealand since 1988. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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12 Bytheway, John Supersonic Saints Thrilling Stories from LDS Pilots
Salt Lake City, Utah Deseret Book 2007 First As New As New Jacket Bailey, Chad S. 
Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret Book, 2007 177 pp with B&W drawings and illustrations. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is pristine. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. Illus. by Bailey, Chad S. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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13 Delve, Ken Nightfighter The Battle for the Night Skies
London Arms and Armor Press 1995 1854092545 / 9781854092540 As New As New Jacket 
6.25" x 9.50" 256 pps. plus 32 b/w plates. Text is clean, tight, bright and unmarked; Slate-grey paper-covered boards with gold stamping on spin As New. Dark DJ is bright and undamaged. An overview of arial night fighting planes and capacities from WW I to the present. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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14 Dmitri, Ivan Flight to Everywhere
Whittlesey House mcGraw-Hill 1944 First Fair No Jacket 
9"x11.5" 240 pp with color and B&W photo illustrations on every page.Maps on endpapers. Described as ' the picture journey of Ivan Dmitri over 32,000 miles of Air transport Command routed through jungle, desert and Arctic.' includes his experiences on flying 'the Hump' over the Himalayas from India into China. Text is clean, tight and unmarked'Beige cloth boards are intact with considerable wear. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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15 Drendel, Lou SR-71 Blackbird in Action Aircraft No. 55
Texas Arkansas Archeological Survey 1982 0897471369 / 9780897471367 Near Fine By Author 
8.25" x 11" 50 pps. B/W photographs and diagrams throughout, plus some full-color.Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Soft cover with full color illustration has extrememly minor signs of wear. One of a series of aircraft specialty books by Squadron/Signal publications. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 English, Malcom T. Aviation Photography
U.K. Photographer's Institute Press 2005 1861083440 / 9781861083449 First As New Very Good Jacket 
7.5" x 10" 176 pps. with 1 or more full-color photographs on every page. Text clean, tight, bright, unmarked and AN. Black cloth boards with gold stamping AN. DJ with full colr photograph and white type is tight and bright with no damage beyond minor surface wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Glaisher, James, Camille Flammarion, W. De Fonvielle and Gaston Tissandier Travels in he Air
London Richard Bentley & Son 1871 Second Revised Edition Very Good Plus No Jacket 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 398 pp with with 6 color chromolthographs and 12 B&W lithographs plus wood engravings in text Overall 125 illustrations.. Text is tight and unmarked with some foxing. Previous owner's name in pencil on front endpapers. Book has a present day red cloth rebinding. with black leather sticker whith gold-stamped title on spine. This binding is 'fine.' Accounts of the three authors' balloon ascents with altitude charts and very striking illustrations of the views over cities and countrysides from the balloons. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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18 Griffith, Charles The Quest: Haywood Hansell and American Strategic Bombing in World War II
Air University Press 1999 1585660698 / 9781585660698 Good 
Air University Press, 1999 226 pp with B&W photo illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers show a little shelfwear. Trade Paperback. Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Gulf Refining Co Aviation Atlas, 1931 Edition
Rand McNally 1931 First Good 
10" x 13.25" 20 pps. with b/w photofraphs, charts, maps throughout. Text waterstained but intact and legible. Upper and lower corners dog-eared. Orange paper cover with dark grey-blue printing with illustration on front and Gulf Oil advertising inside and outside back cover shows wear and water staining but is intact. One closed tear. Additional vintage newspaper clippings attached... Re: Amelia Earhart (1962) and Re:Charles Lindbergh (1960). 
Price: 26.00 USD
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20 Gunston, Bill American Warplanes a Full-Color Technical Directory of 200 of the Most Important Combat Aircraft to Serve the United States
London Salamander Books 1997 076519211X / 9780765192110 Very Good Very Good Jacket 
8 5/8" X 12" 216 pps. Profusely illustrated with full color photographs, and diagrams. Endpapers have both illustrations and text. Front gutter has a partial split. Text is clean, tight, bright, and unmarked -Blue cloth boards with gold-stamping on spine . DJ with full page, full-color photograph and red and white type clean, tight and bright. one small closed tear on back corner. In protective mylar. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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