1947-Present Books

  • OX5 Reunion Program - 1970

    SKU: 21-MISC-29

     15th Annual National Convention, Oct 22-24, 1970, Baer Field, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  28pp, illus, 8.5x11", wrps.  Interesting articles by Paul Hobrock (1910-1927 aviation recollections), about Art Smith "The Bird Boy of Fort Wayne", Tiny Broadwick "The Girl Doll of Aviation", and Emma Adamson, the first lady jumper in Indiana.  Very good.

    Price: $15.00
  • Promotional Flyer for Wings in the Sun (The History of Aviation in Florida 1895-1950) - 1951

    SKU: 21-B-35

     Large 8.5x21" flyer printed both sides much like a book jacket.  Cover is by Zack Mosley of "Smilin Jack" fame.  Has a synopsis of the book, comments from reviewers and a lengthy list (hundreds) of names mentioned in the book.  Price advertised was $3.  Good, 6-folded for mailing.

    Price: $20.00
  • The Shuttleworth Collection

    SKU: 21-CAT-22

     Color guide to this famous British collection.  1979, color illus of many collection holdings, table of aircraft and characteristics.  54pp, 7.25x5.5", wrps.  Very good.

    Price: $12.00
  • Roscoe Turner Biography - 1947

    SKU: 21-AR-14

     Rutherford, Roy.  Colonel Roscoe Turner Knight-Errand of the Air.  Privately Printed, 1947.  36pp, 10pp of photos front and back, 6x9", wrps.  Interesting little biography of Turner who wont the Thompson Tropy three times, and the Bendix once, second place in the McRobertson race from London to Melbourne, awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross, etc.  A real swashbuckling flambouyant figure in the Golden Age of Aviation.  Book in very good condition; pasted label over cover price is missing but left glue residue behind. 

    Price: $35.00
  • The Victory Era

    SKU: 21-B-11

     Ethell, Jeff.  The Victory Era, in color! Rare color photographs of the World War II years.  Greendale, WI, Reiman Publ, 1994.  162pp, color illus, 8.5x11", hardcover photo boards.  Sharp, real color photos of WWII.  After the film companies ran out of black & white film, families began sending color film overseas to their sons and daughters. Thus we have these wonderful, sharp analog color photos!  Very good; prior owner's inscription inside front cover.

    Price: $10.00
  • McDonnell - Douglas History

    SKU: 21-B-10

     Yenne, Bill.  McDonnell Douglas - A Tale of Two Giants.  New York, Crescent Books, 1985.  256pp, color illus, 9x12", brown cloth binding.  Nicely done history of this impressive company replete with wonderful photos and drawings.  Good, some warping, no dust jacket.

    Price: $10.00
  • Yeager "Press On" - signed

    SKU: 21-B-9

     Yeager, Chuck and Charles Leerhsen.  Press On!  Bantam Books, 1988.  247pp, illus, special leather binding with gilt edges, signed boldly by Yeager on front free end paper.  A continuation of Yeagers autobiography.  Excellent. (2)

    Price: $65.00
  • Sieger Zeppelin Post Catalog - 1968

    SKU: 20-ZEPP-113

     Famous and widely used catalog describing Zeppelin stamps, flown covers and their postmarks.  288pp, illus, 4x8", wrps.  Very good. 

    Price: $18.00
  • Siegel Sale Catalog No. 361 - 1969

    SKU: 20-ZEPP-112

     Siegel, Robert A.  Airpost Stamps of the World/Zeppelin and Airpost Covers/Europe, Sale No. 361.  Sale Nov 12-14, 1969.  84pp, illus,1724 lots, includes prices realized insert.  Good, light cover soil.

    Price: $15.00
  • The Snowbirds Story - 1987

    SKU: 20-MISC-14

     Rycquart, Barbara.  The Snowbird Story.  London, Ontario, Canada/Third Eye/1987.  94pp, illus, 8.5x11", wrps.  Likely sold at a 1987 Snowbirds Air Show in Windsor, Ontario (airshow brochure tucked inside front cover).  Signed by author and four of the Snowbirds (with their crew position numbers).  Excellent/as new.

    Price: $65.00