1919-1940 Books

  • Catalogue of Eastern Air Schools - 1937

    SKU: 21-AIR-45

     Inaugural catalog for this flight school located in Salisbury, North Carolina.  24pp, 8.5x11", photo illus, each page covers a different aspect of the training or the community.  About good; light cover soil, contents clean. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • Parks Air College Catalog - 1930

    SKU: 21-AIR-44

     Lavish large 9x12" photo illustrated catalog for this St. Louis-based school.  24pp with sections on "The Future for You in Aviation", "Home and School Life", "Flying Course", "...and for Your Recreation", "Pilot's Ground Course", "Now for Your Decision".  A comprehensive look at learning to fly in the Golden Age of Aviation.  About fair-good,; a little cover soil, small lower right corner stain on a few pages and pencil drawings on the blank inside and outside back cover. 

    Price: $20.00
  • National Research Council of Canada Tech Report on Floats - 1937

    SKU: 21-CAT-84

     Wigdor, E.I. Report No. PAS-4, Strength Tests of Stressed-Skin Structures (Aircraft Floats).  Ottawa, NRC, July 1937. Two volumes, 8.5x11", illus, hard-bound in buckram, x-libris University of Detroit with usual stamps and paste-ons.  Vol 1:  200pp mimeo plus graphs, 30 original 8x10-size b&w photos of damage to floats; Vol 2:  8pp + graphs and 10 8x10 size b&w photos of float damage.  Assumed a very small publication run because of the original photos bound in.  Good condition for x-library copies.

    Price: $45.00
  • Air Transportation Directory Number - 1929

    SKU: 21-CAT-75

     Large 8.5x11.5", 308pp, illus.  Filled with ads, lists of manuacturers (engines, aircraft, etc), schools, airports, taxi services, hotels, etc, and a lengthy list of licensed aircraft.  A wealth of information here.  Cover tattered and loose; contents very good.  An important reference for the researcher and aviation enthusiast.  SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • Four (4) Air Service Advanced Flying School Course Manuals - 1925

    SKU: 21-PILOT-64

     Mimeograph manuals, stapled, 8x10", yellow paper covers.  Titles are:  Air Service Supply (15pp), Squadron Officers (11pp), Signal Communication (28pp), and Engineering (32pp).  Some manuals have diagrams and drawings.  Three have "Cadet B.C. Moore" in ink on the cover.  Condition is poor with some insect damage and staining.  Nevertheless, the contents are all readable and intact.  Even in this condition the set is quite rare; not many of these manuals would have survived because of the poor paper quality and general disposeable nature of the publication.  A wealth of information here.

    Price: $60.00
  • Buehl & Gann - National Air Race Sketchbook

    SKU: 21-AR-10

     Buehl, Fred W. and Harry S. Gann. The National Air-Race Sketchbook, 1930-1949.  Los Angeles, Floyd Clymer, 1949.  84pp, illus with drawings and 3-views, 8.5x11".  Very good.  SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • Kinert - Racing Planes and Air Races - 1967

    SKU: 21-AR-9

     Kinert, Reed.  Racing Planes and Air Races, Vol III (1932-1939).  Fallbrook CA, Aero Publishers, 1967.  96pp, photo illus, wrps, 7.25x10.75".  Very good. Nice reference with excellent b&w photos of racing aircraft of the period.

    Price: $15.00
  • Christy - Racing Planes Guide - 1963

    SKU: 21-AR-8

     Christy, Joe.  Racing Planes Guide (Modern Aircraft Series).  Sports Car Press, 2nd Printing, 1966.  140pp, illus, 5x8", x-library with usual stamps, original pictorial soft covers rebound to stiff covers.  Reading/reference copy, back page loose.  Fair.

    Price: $5.00
  • 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. SOLD

    Price: $0.00
  • 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