1947-Present Books

  • The Zeppelin Story

    SKU: 17-ZEPP-00008

    Nielsen, Thor.  The Zeppelin Story - The Life of Hugo Eckener.  London, Allan Wingate, 1955 (1st Ed).  239pp, illus, dust jacket.  Very good

    Price: $12.00
  • Schwingen - Photo Study of Bird and Aircraft Flight

    SKU: 17-B-00011

    Reich, Hanns.  Schwingen.  Munich, Hanns Reich, 1962.  92pp, illus, orig mylar dj, orig slipcase.  Large 9.5x11" format.  Interesting essay of aircraft and bird photos.  Very good.

    Price: $35.00
  • Dirigibles that made History

    SKU: 17-ZEPP-00005

    Cooke, David C.  Dirigibles that made History.  New York, Putnam, 1962.  Much like a "Jane's" with 37 airships in a facing page format (full page photo, facing page description).  72pp, oblong 9.5x8.5", dust jacket, very good.  Covers a number of obscure and little-known airships, especially some of the pre-WWI.  A very useful reference.

    Price: $35.00
  • Jane's All the World's Aircraft - 1982/83

    SKU: 17-B-00007

    Taylor, John W.R. (ed)  Janes' All the World's Aircraft - 1982/83.  London, Jane's Publ Co., 1982.  865pp, illus, large 9x13" format (heavy, may requires extra shipping).  Ex-library but minimal marks.  Original price $140.  Includes glossary, list of records for the year and, of course, the voluminous listings and pictures of aircraft from all over the world.  About fair - good condition.

    Price: $50.00
  • Rickenbacker - An Autobiography

    SKU: 15-B-00120

    Rickenbacker, Edward V.  Rickenbacker, An Autobiography.  NJ, Prentice-Hall, 1967.  7x9", 458pp, illus.  Good in dj. 

    Price: $16.00
  • Early Flight - From Balloons to Biplanes

    SKU: 15-B-00104

    Oppel, Frank (ed).  Early Flight - From Balloons to Biplanes.  Secaucus, NJ, Castle Publ, 1987.  7x10", 480pp, facsimile reprints of 36 periodical articles from 1869 to 1912.  Magazines represented include Harpers, Century, Outing, Everybody's, etc.  Fully illustrated; impossible to collect these individual issues today.  Valuable reference and wonderful reading.  As new with like dj.

    Price: $35.00