1947-Present Books

  • 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
  • Air Strike - Soviet Union Booklet in English - circa 1950s

    SKU: 19-B-5

     [7 Soviet Authors] and Ogden, Dennis (translator).  Air Strike, Heroes of the War in the Air.  Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House, ca. 1952.  116pp, wrps, 4.5x6.5".  Eight short stories of Soviet Union aviation heroes, largely from WWII.  Very good condition.  An unusual publication in English.  Rubber stamp of title page: "Printed in Soviet Union".

    Price: $25.00
  • Your Aerospace World - Civil Air Patrol 1976

    SKU: 19-B-4

     Textbook for CAP Cadets, Your Aerospace World.  CAP HQ, Maxwell AFB, AL, circa 1976.  223pp, illus, wrps, 3-hole.  Student workbook with chapters on Heritage of Flight, Aircraft and their Uses, Propulsion and Flight, Aerial Navigation and the Weather, Space Utilization and the Aerospace Community.  Each chapter has student exercises.  About VG, some toning on the cover edges and spine.

    Price: $8.00
  • J.P. Obeyesekere's SOLO FLYER

    SKU: 19-B-2

     Obeyesekere, J.P.  Solo Flyer, Auster VP-CAO, Overflying 3 Continents. No place, no date, ca. 1990.  94pp, illus, oblong wraps, 12x8".  Likely privately printed by the author who completed a 10,000 mile solo flight from the U.K. to Sri Lanka in 1946 in a very small aircraft.  A comprehensive report of the flight to include log book facsimiles, correspondence, in flight photos, etc. Excellent condition.

    Price: $15.00
  • AV-8B Feasibility Study - Vol 1 1977

    SKU: 19-CAT-2

     Dept of the Navy, Air Systems Comand, Sep 1977.  54pp, illus, oblong 11x8.6", wrps, spiral bound.  Two loose inserts; one a fascinating circular wheel illus diagram of the history of V/Stol Aircraft and the other a color depiction of the aircraft manufacturing process.  This is a "sales brochure" to support the US Navy purchase to be tacked on to the USMC requirement for 340 UV-8Bs.  A comprehensive review of this exciting aircraft.  Good condition.

    Price: $20.00