Aircraft/Engine Paper

  • 1913-14 British Aeronautics Report

    SKU: 21-B-26

     Technical Report of the Advisory Committee for Aeronautics for the Year 1913-14.  London, His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1915.  537pp, illus w/photos and drawings, covers missing.  A wealth of information on early aviation in these just-pre-WWI days.  Fair; no covers and first and last pages loose.

    Price: $30.00
  • Bleriot Catalog - 1933

    SKU: 21-CAT-15

     Fancy art deco catalog for the Bleriot 110 passenger aeroplane.  28pp, oblong 12x8.25", illus with art and photos.  Advertising the Bleriot 110 through extensive coverage of world records set.  A lavish work tied with a  brown silk-like cord.  French text.  Very good.

    Price: $85.00
  • Heath Airplane Co. Catalog - 1920

    SKU: 21-CAT-14

     Classic aeroplane supply catalog, 28pp, photo illus, wrps, 8x10.5".  Fascinating catalog of WWI surplus offerings.  How about a Jenny for $2750, a Bleriot for $900, a Nieuport Scout for$1150.....wow!  Also, engines, props, radiators, fabric (two pieces pasted in), tires, wheels, seats, landing gear, etc.  Includes original mailing envelope.  Fair-good; covers loose.

    Price: $75.00
  • WWI Bond Leaflet - Dropped from Aeroplane in 1918

    SKU: 21-MISC-22

     Small, colorful leaflet, 6x7", urging purchase of War Bonds on "Liberty Day", October 12, 1918.  At the bottom:  "This leaflet was dropped from an aeroplane, October 12, 1918"  Small 3-hole punched on right margin, small tears adn chips on edges not affecting image.  About fair condition (no surprise; I would be chipped and torn if dropped from and aeroplane w/o parachute, too!)   (4)

    Price: $15.00
  • WWI Notes on Identification of Aeroplanes - 1917

    SKU: 21-CAT-13

     Army War College (ed).  Washington, GPO, 1918.  70pp, wrps, illus with foldout photo plates and silhouette drawings of Allied and Axis aeroplanes.  Fair; covers detached, chip upper left of front cover, text block very good.  Desireable manual; this one a bargain due to condition.

    Price: $20.00
  • Farman Biplane Sales Brochure - circa 1922

    SKU: 21-CAT-12

     Bi-fold, 8.5x10.75" open, French text.  Advertising a 2-place sport biplane with a 5-cyl Anzani engine.  Good; some light age stains.

    Price: $20.00
  • Aviette Farman Sales Catalog - circa 1926

    SKU: 21-CAT-11

     One page flyer, 5.5x8.5", printed one side, French text.  Advertising a cute monoplane with 3-cyl Anzani engine.  Good; light stains lower right.

    Price: $12.00
  • Farman Sales Catalog - 1926

    SKU: 21-CAT-10

     "Societe des Avions H.et M. Farman"  20pp, photo illus, 8.5x10.5", French text.  Sections include world records by Farman aircraft (3 articles), highlights of various Farman models and a table of Farman records, 1908 t0 1926.  Fair; staple rusting and light water stains at spine.  A fancy catalog from this well-known manufacturer.

    Price: $45.00
  • WWI Curtiss V-2 Aero Motor Manual - 1917

    SKU: 21-PILOT-31

     Original "Handbook - The Curtiss Standard Model V-2 Aeronautical Motor".  Buffalo, Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corp., 1917.  30pp, illus, wrps, 5x7.5".  Likely one of the worst I have encountered, condition wise...but this is how I like them!  Clearly well used with a cloth spine repair, cover stains and chips.  I bet it's right out of the WWI mechanic's coverall pocket. 

    Price: $65.00
  • The Aircraft Investigation - 1920

    SKU: 21-B-14

     Lea, Hon. Clarence F.  The Aircraft Investigation.  Washington, GPO, 1920.  28pp, 5.5x9", wrps, stapled.  Lengthy text of a speech by Rep. Lea of California which is very critical of U.S. aircraft production in WWI.  Lots of information on the DH-4, the only combat aircraft produced in the U.S.  Fascinating reading.  About fair; ink scribbles on front cover, else good.

    Price: $20.00