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  • War Letters of Edmond Genet - WWI Lafayette Escadrille Pilot

    SKU: 15-B-00082

    Channing, Grace Ellery (ed).  War Letters of Edmond Genet, The First American Aviator Killed Flying the Stars and Stripes.  NY, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918.  330pp, illus, 5x8".  Good plus.  Important memorial volume of a famous WWI pilot KIA.

    Price: $110.00
    $110.00
    15-B-00082
  • The A-B-C of Aviation - Page 1919 Edition

    SKU: 15-B-00084

    Page, Capt. Victor W.  The A-B-C of Aviation.  NY, Henley Publ., 1918.  274pp, illus with photos and drawings, 6x9".  Wonderful detailed foldouts of aircraft structure, controls, etc.  Very good condition.  Rare today.

    Price: $85.00
    $85.00
    15-B-00084
  • Navigating the Air - Aero Club of America - 1907

    SKU: 15-B-00080

    (Aero Club of America.)  Navigating the Air, A Scientific Statement of the Progress of Aeronautical Science up to the Present Time.  New York, Doubleday, 1907.  259pp, photo illus, 6x8", good condition, ink inscription inside front cover, 23 chapters by various famous authors/aviation figures, about 60 figures.  Of interest to me was a chapter by Lowe on the flight of his balloon Enterprise in 1861. 

    Price: $85.00
    $85.00
    15-B-00080
  • Winged Warfare - Billy Bishop - WWI

    SKU: 15-B-00079

    Bishop, Major W.A.  Winged Warfare, Hunting the Huns in the Air.  London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1919.  301pp, photo illus, 5x8".  Bishop was a famous WWI ace, awarded the V.C., D.S.O. and M.C.  Good condition, light hinge split, previous owner ink inscr. inside front free end paper.  A key memoir in any WWI aero library.

    Price: $60.00
    $60.00
    15-B-00079
  • The Wonder of War in the Air - 1917

    SKU: 15-B-00078

    Rolt-Wheeler, Francis.  The Wonder of War in the Air.  Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1917.  347pp plus ads, illus, 6x8".  Good condition, ink owners name inside cover.  Novelized account of various true aviation events to 1917.

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    15-B-00078
  • Pictorial History of the German Army Air Service

    SKU: 15-B-00076

    Imrie, Alex.  Pictorial History of the German Army Air Service.  Chicago, Henry Regnery Co., 1973.  176pp, photo illus, very good in VG dj.  Previous owner's bookplate (attractive with GeeBee) inside front cover. 

    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
    15-B-00076
  • Who Downed the Aces in WWI?

    SKU: 15-B-00075

    Franks, Norman.  Who Downed the Aces in WWI? (Facts, figures and photos on the fate of over 300 top pilots flying over the Western Front).  Barnes & Noble, NY, 1996.  218pp, illus, index of aces, 6x10".  Excellent in exc dj.   

    Price: $20.00
    $20.00
    15-B-00075
  • The Mastery of the Air - 1914

    SKU: 15-B-00074

    Claxton, William J.  The Mastery of the Air.  London, Blackie & Sons, Ltd., 1914.  260pp, illus w/photos and drawings.  Coverage from early ballooning thru early days of the RFC.  Colorful cover and spine.  Very good, front hinge lightly split.   

    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
    15-B-00074
  • Flying for France - WWI Memoir

    SKU: 15-B-00073

    McConnell, James R.  Flying for France.  New York, Doubleday, 1917.  157pp, illus, 5x8".  Very good condition, popular wartime story by a famous Lafayette Flying Corp pilot. 

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    15-B-00073
  • Jagdstaffel 356 - WWI German Aero Unit History

    SKU: 15-B-00072

    Kahnert, M.E., translated from the German by Claud W. Sykes.  Jagdstaffel 356.  London, John Hamilton Ltd, ca. 1935.  126pp, photo illus (22), 6x9".  English text, very good condition.  Rather rare history.

    Price: $80.00
    $80.00
    15-B-00072