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1919-1940 Books

  • 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
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    21-B-32
  • An Early Barnstormers Story

    SKU: 21-B-31A

     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-31A
  • 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

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    21-CAT-18
  • 1928 Booklet - Addresses of Pilots and Relatives, Lafayette Escadrille and Flying Corps

    SKU: 21-LFC-12

     Published by the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial, 1 May 1928.  24pp, wrps, 6.5x9.5".  First page lists names and addresses of French officers.  Following pages list the same for U.S. pilots and their relatives.  Even for the deceased, relatives listed are parents, brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, cousins, etc.  A treasure trove of information for those chasing LFC information from the families.  Very good; light cover stains.  A rare publication. SOLD

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    21-LFC-12
  • The Commercial Possibilities of the Aeroplane/The Weapons of the Next War - 1919

    SKU: 21-B-25

     Howell, Charles W. and Leon Cammen.  Two presentations reprinted from the Aeronautical Society of America Annual Meeting of 1919.  12pp, 6x9", wrps. Excellent. (2)

    Price: $5.00
    $5.00
    21-B-25