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Illustrated History of Seaplanes and Flying Boats, An

By: Allward

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 23864


New York: Barnes & Noble 1993 reprint of 1981 original. The forty-year history of flying boats which pioneered the air routes of the world. Dust jacket, halfbound in black cloth and grey paper, 8vo, 160pp, index, illustrated throughout, as new, Fine. View more info

Four Winds, The

By: Beaty, David

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 37396


New York: William Morrow and Company 1954. A novel of people who fly small planes around the Caribbean. No dust jacket, 8vo in gray cloth, 320pp, light shelf-wear, tight with no marks, Good+. View more info

Carrier Admiral

By: Clark, J. J.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 37720


New York: David McKay Company 1967, 1st edition, 1st printing. Admiral Jocko Clark reviews the history of the aircraft carrier as a weapon writing from his own experience, of its use in the Atlantic, the Pacific in WWII, in Korea, in Vietnam, and its potential for the future. Dust jacket with a few small tears, 8vo in blue cloth, 29 b&w photos, index, 333pp, spine somewhat faded, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Good+. View more info

Sight Reduction Tables for Air Navigation: Selected Stars

By: DMA

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 42893


Washington: Defense Mapping Agency, Publication No. 249, Volume 1, 1987. The first in a three-volume series designed to be used in conjunction with the Air Almanac, and designed for the rapid reduction of astronomical sights in the air; this Volume 1 contains for selected stars in all latitudes for the 1990 epoch. No dust jacket, 4to spiral-bound with wire, tables throughout, 324pp, light shelf-wear, contents clean with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Sailors to the End

By: Freeman, Gregory A.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 40394


New York: William Morrow & Company 2002. Freeman describes the deadly fire aboard the carrier USS Forrestal in 1967, and the heroic and desperate struggle to extinguish the flames and save the vessel. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in dark blue cloth and blue paper, 16pp of b&w photos, casualty list, end-notes, bibliography, index, 307pp, small mark on lower edges o/w as new, near Fine/Fine. View more info

Handbook of the National Aircraft Collection

By: Garber

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 21598


Washington: Smithsonian 1932, 4th edition. A brief history of powered flight to date with b&w photos of objects in the Collection exhibited at the US National Museum under the direction of the Smithsonian. SOFT cover, 6x9.25, 32pp, no marks, Very Good. View more info

CV: Carrier Aviation

By: Garrison, Peter

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 40793


San Rafael CA: Presidio Press 1980. Garrison provides an informative description of how things work aboard a 'castle in the sea,' a modern aircraft carrier, and George Hall contributes a nice selection of b&w and color photographs. SOFT cover, square 8vo, b&w and color photos, glossary, 101pp, clean, no marks, Very Good. View more info

Night Flying Avenger

By: Grant

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 22514


South Windsor CT: Newmark Publishing Co. 1990, 1st printing. A first-person autobiographical novel, telling of the first night missions off WWII aircraft carriers. Dust jacket, as new, near Fine. View more info

Modern Military Aircraft

By: Gunston, Bill

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 38936


New York: Salamander/Crescent Books undated c1977, 1st edition. Gunston presents an illustrated encyclopedia of the world's military aircraft, constituting a technical directory of the major warplanes of the day. Dust jacket, folio in black cloth, pictorial endpapers, color photographs and line drawings throughout, 256pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, near Fine/Fine. View more info

To Ascend from a Floating Base

By: Layman

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 21398


Teaneck NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 1979, 1st. Dust jacket, as new, Fine. View more info

To Ascend from a Floating Base

By: Layman

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 25060


Teaneck NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 1979, 1st. The navies of the world responded to the advent of military aviation by various attempts to use ships as floating bases for aerial craft. Dust jacket with half-inch tear on top front,8vo in grey cloth, 271pp, bibliography, index, new, Fine. View more info

Naval Air War in Vietnam, The

By: Mersky, Peter B.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 34471


Annapolis: The Nautical and Aviation Publishing Company of America 1981, 3rd printing. Mersky and co-author Norman Polmar present the first full acount of naval aviation in action in Vietnam. Dust jacket clipped, 8vo in blue cloth, over 200 b&w photographs, index, 224pp, slight cant, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Wings Over the Seven Seas

By: Morrison

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 23834


Cranbury NJ: A. S. Barnes and Co. 1975. The story of US naval aviation's fight for survival, from its origins with Theodore Roosevelt. Dust jacket slightly rubbed with two small spots, 8.75x11, blue cloth, photographs throughout, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

USA Military Powers

By: Morse, Stan

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 38937


New York: The Military Press 1984, 1st edition. Morse presents a concise and information-packed pictorial guide to the American armed forces: the Army, Navy, Naval Aviation, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and Rapid Deployment Forces. Dust jacket with a few small tears, small folio in blue cloth, 13 three-view drawings, technical drawings, 150 color photos, index, 160pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Thunder Gods

By: Naito

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 25700


Tokyo: Kodansha International 1989, 1st edition. Compelling first-hand account of the pilots who pledged themselves to die for their Emperor, the kamikaze. Dust jacket with slight moisture staining of inside front, 8vo in black cloth, map endpapers, 38 b&w photos, index, 215pp, contents clean and tight, near Fine. View more info

Aircraft Carriers in Peace and War

By: Skiera

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 22725


New York: Franklin Watts, Inc. 1964, stated 1st printing. Sixty-five essays on the history of the aircraft carrier, its development into the pride of the modern naval fleet, and the future. Dust jacket somewhat rubbed on edges with one tear in rear, blue cloth, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Flying the Edge

By: Wilson, George C.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 38085


Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1992, 1st printing. A dramatic first-hand account of a year spent with the 100th test-pilot class at the Naval air Test Center in Patuxent River, Maryland. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in grey cloth and blue paper, 40 b&w plates, index, 271pp, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Supercarrier

By: Wilson, George C.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 42479


New York: Macmillan Publishing Company 1986, 1st printing. An inside account of life aboard the world's most powerful ship, the USS John F. Kennedy. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and navy paper, 16pp of b&w photos, contents clean and tight, index, 273pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Air Power at Sea: 1939-45

By: Winton, John

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 34473


New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company 1977, 1st US printing. Illustrated by some of the most dramatic war photographs ever published, Winton highlights the part aircraft played in all the great actions of WWII. Dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, map endpapers, b&w photos throughout, index, 187pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Press On!

By: Yeager, Chuck

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 32503


New York: Bantam Books 1988, 1st printing. Further adventures in the good life, an autobiography by General Chuck Yeager, with Charles Leershen, describing his life and rugged individualism. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black cloth and paper, 24 b&w plates, 247pp, as new, Fine. View more info