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  • Fighters of World War One - Purnell's History of the World Wars

    SKU: 15-B-00036(WWI)

    Kershaw, Andrew (ed) and John Batchelor (illus).  London, Phoebus, 1976.  9x12", 64pp, b&w/color illus, many not regularly seen.  Many wonderful color illus by John Batchelor.  Wrps, very good.

    Price: $18.00
    $18.00
    15-B-00036(WWI)
  • From the Wright Rothers to the Astronauts - The Memoirs of MG Benjamin D. Foulois

    SKU: 15-B-00035(WWI)

    Foulois, B.D. and C.V. Glines(authors).  New York, McGraw-Hill, 1968.  6x9", 306pp, illus.  Very good in very good dj.  Important memoir of the early days of US military aviation by its premier pilot.

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    15-B-00035(WWI)
  • Learning to Fly in the U.S. Army - A Manual of Aviation Practice

    SKU: 15-B-00034(WWI)

    Fales, E.N.  New York, McGraw-Hill, 1917.  5x7", 180pp, illus.  Cloth, good (front free end paper missing).  Early manual for fledgling WWI pilots. 

    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
    15-B-00034(WWI)
  • With the French Flying Corps

    SKU: 15-B-00032(WWI)

    Winslow, Carroll Dana (author).  New York,m Charles Scribner's Sons, 1917.  5x8", 226pp, illus.  Cloth, no dj, good, old tape color inside covers in corners.  Classic memoir of an LFC pilot, quite rare.

    Price: $75.00
    $75.00
    15-B-00032(WWI)
  • They Fought for the Sky

    SKU: 15-B-00031(WWI)

    Reynolds, Quentin (author).  New York, Rinehart & Co., 1959 (4th printing).  6x9", cloth, 304pp, illus.  Very good in good dj.  Well-written, popular history of WWI air battles.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    15-B-00031(WWI)
  • The Flying Poilu

    SKU: 15-B-00029(WWI)

    Nadaud, Marcel (author).  London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1918.  6x9", 216pp, illus.  Good, cloth, no dj.  Historical fiction of WWI French air battles.

    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
    15-B-00029(WWI)
  • The Fledgling - An Aerial Gunner in World War I

    SKU: 15-B-00028(WWI)

    Whitehouse, Arch (author).  New York, Duel Sloan and Pearce, 1964 (stated 1st ed).  6x8", 307pp, illus.  Cloth, very good in good dj.  Prolific author's autobiography as a WWI RFC observer.

    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
    15-B-00028(WWI)
  • The Balloon Buster - Frank Luke of Arizona

    SKU: 15-B-00027(WWI)

    Hall, Norman S.  (author).  Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1928.  6x8", 191pp, illus.  Cloth, good plus, no dj.  Three bookplates, inscribed by previous owners, association copy with loose letter from 1960s.  Rather rare book about famous WWI ace,  Medal of Honor and DSC recipient. 

    Price: $75.00
    $75.00
    15-B-00027(WWI)
  • A Flying Fighter - An American above the Lines in France

    SKU: 15-B-00026(WWI)

    Roberts, Lieut. E.M., RFC.  New York, Harper & Bros, 1918.  5x7.5", 339pp, illus.  Cloth, good-vg copy, no dj.  Common years ago but no longer.  A must for any WWI aviation collection.

    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
    15-B-00026(WWI)
  • Winged Mars, Vol I, The German Air Weapon, 1870-1914

    SKU: 15-B-00025(WWI)

    Cuneo, John R. (author)  Harrisburg, PA, Military Service Publ Co., 1942.  6x9", 338pp, illus w/author's line drawings, extensive appendices with important data.  Cloth, good, lighrt cover wear, corner bump.  Vol I only (of two volumes).

    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
    15-B-00025(WWI)