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1919-1940 Books

  • The Story of Achievement in Aviation - 1929 Coca-Cola Promotional

    SKU: 21-B-35

     Small 3.5x6" booklet with a painting of Lindbergh over the Atlantic on the front and a lovely female aviator drinking a coke on the back.  24pp, illus, wrps. Likely a give-away in Coca-Cola products. Excellent. Stories of aviation feats and instructions on building a "Sizzlefoot" model airplane.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    21-B-35
  • Aviation Theme Promotional Booklet - circa 1930

    SKU: 21-B-33

     Dr. Miles Aspir-Mint Tablets booklet distributed in drug stores.  36 pp, illus, wrps, 6x5", color cover.  Aviation stories from 1903 to 1929 with ads in between.  Colorful cover.  Excellent, unused.

    Price: $18.00
    $18.00
    21-B-33
  • Early Instrument Flying Book - 1931

    SKU: 21-B-32

     Stark, Howard C.  Blind or Instrument Flying? Instruction Book.  Privately printed, 1931.  30pp, illus with photos of period instruments, wrps, 5.5x8.5".  Excellent.  A very early instructional book on blind flying. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
    $0.00
    21-B-32
  • An Early Barnstormers Story

    SKU: 21-B-31

     Kvale, Clarence O.  Memoirs of the Thirties, First Aviator and Aerial Barnstormer of Winneshiek County, Iowa.  Privately printed, no date.  60pp, photo illus, 5.5x8.5", wrps.  Covers the period 1930-1939.   

    Price: $18.00
    $18.00
    21-B-31
  • Wright Field Info Booklet - 1935

    SKU: 21-B-32

     Materiel Division, US Army Air Corps, Dayton, Ohio.  40pp, illus, 5x7", wrps.  Chronological history, visitor information, facilities, map, etc. Likely given to new personnel during orientation.  Very good.  (Similar to 21-B-31 below but with different photos and three years earlier)

    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
    21-B-32
  • Wright Field Info Booklet - 1938

    SKU: 21-B-31

     Materiel Division, US Army Air Corps, Dayton, Ohio.  40pp, illus, 5x7", wrps.  Chronological history, visitor information, facilities, map, etc. Likely given to new personnel during orientation.  Very good; small cover corner creases. 

    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
    21-B-31
  • Boeing P-12E

    SKU: 21-CAT-19

     Profile Publications No. 2, London, n.d., 12pp, illus b&w and color, 7x9".  Very good.

    Price: $10.00
    $10.00
    21-CAT-19
  • AVIATION, Fundamental Facts About Flying - 1928

    SKU: 21-B-30

     Haskins Information Bureau, 1928.  Published for insertion in daily newspapers/priced at 6 cents!  34pp, illus, sections on everything imaginable related to aviation at the time.  About good; covers loose.

    Price: $15.00
    $15.00
    21-B-30
  • Intro to Wright Field - 1931

    SKU: 21-B-28

     Small booklet: "Introduction to Wright Field, Home of the Materiel Division, U.S. Army Air Corps, Dayton, Ohio".  Wright Field , 5-13-1931.  18pp, photo illus, 4x9", 3-page history of McCook/Wright Field.  Very good.

    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
    21-B-28
  • Air Service Engineering Division History - 1936

    SKU: 21-CAT-18

    "A Little Journey to the Home of the Engineering Division , Army Air Service, McCook Field, Dayton, Ohio."  36pp, 8.5x11", wrps, heavily illustrated with photos on every page.  Lists and photos of personnel and test pilots (Lt. Jimmy Doolittle is there!), others of testing, aircraft, parachutes, balloons and dirigibles, etc.  A great photo history of this home of USAF aviation engineering. Very good; light cover soiling. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
    $0.00
    21-CAT-18