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LISTEN! THE WIND
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LISTEN! THE WIND

By Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

New York:: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,, 1938.. Very good in red cloth covered boards, spine faded, previous owner's name, no dust jacket. . 3rd printing. The story of the Lindberghs' flight across the Atlantic, from Africa to Brazil, in December 1933. With a foreword and map drawings by Charles Lindbergh. Appendix compiled by Charles Lindbergh with a photograph of the plane, list of equipment, log of the flight, etc. 275 pp. Map endpapers.

$18.50

DEAL.
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DEAL.

By Masotto, Michael.

Bloomington, Indiana:: Xlibris Corp,, (2000). Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (crease to corner of dj flap).. First printing. A novel set in Los Angeles based on the author's own experiences as an air traffic controller. The title "deal" is a term used when the required separation between two planes has been lost. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page - "Sacramento reading is cleared for take-off" Includes a challenge to aviation buffs at the back of the book. 366 pp. Wraparound photographic dust jacket by Daniel Olivas.

$28.50

THE DELTOID PUMPKIN SEED.
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THE DELTOID PUMPKIN SEED.

By McPhee, John.

New York:: Farrar, Straus & Giroux,, (1973.). Fine in fine dust jacket (just a hint of toning to the dj). First printing. An account of the incredible efforts of a group of a group of inventors, engineers and investors, who, in New Jersey, created the Aereon, a strange, orange wingless hybrid airplane/dirigible-- that looked like a delta from the top and like a fat pumpkin seed from the side. 184 pp.

$45.00

FAMILY UP IN THE AIR.
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FAMILY UP IN THE AIR.

By Dorr, Mary.

Purchase, NY:: Dover Hill Press, , (1984) . Fine in blue cloth with gilt lettering in a good dust jacket (approx half of the back cover of the dj has a pink stain).. First printing. Although this is described as "The Humorous True Life Adventures of a Flying Family"(and there is plenty of humor in it), it begins with a foreshadowing of her husband's death, and ends with that death. A presentation copy INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "For ---A precious friend, with affection and best wishes." Laid in is a business card with Dorr's address handwritten on the verso. 183 pp.

$24.50

THE POWDER PUFF DERBY OF 1929: The True Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Air Race.
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THE POWDER PUFF DERBY OF 1929: The True Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Air Race.

By Jessen, Gene Nora.

Naperville, IL:: Sourcebooks,, (2002). Fine in illustrated wrappers (appears unread).. First printing, a trade paperback original. An account of the 19 women who set out from Santa Monica California in 1929 to compete in the Powder Puff Derby, the first women's cross-country air race. Black and white photographs, Bibliography, xv, 296 pp.

$21.50

NORTH STAR OVER MY SHOULDER: A Flying Life.
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NORTH STAR OVER MY SHOULDER: A Flying Life.

By Buck, Bob.

New York:: Simon & Schuster, (2002). Near fine in a fine dust jacket (remainder line) .. First printing. The memoir of Bob Buck, a commercial aviator in America, from learning how to fly in the 1920s and in 1930, at the age of 16 flying solo coast to coast and breaking the junior transcontinental speed records and more. Black and white photographs. Index. 446 pp.

$21.50

LINDBERGH.
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LINDBERGH.

By Berg, A. Scott.

New York:: Putnam,, (1998). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). First printing. Based upon the massive Lindbergh archives - more than 2000 boxes of them - this is the definitive biography of the aviator who won the hearts of America, a picture of both the hero and the private man. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for biography. Illustrated with photographs. Notes and sources, index. 628 pp.

$85.00

BLACK CATS AND OUTSIDE LOOPS: Tex Rankin: Pilot and Legend.
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BLACK CATS AND OUTSIDE LOOPS: Tex Rankin: Pilot and Legend.

By [Rankin, Tex, 1893-1947] Bohrer, Walt

Oregon City:: Piere Publishers,, (1989). Very near fine in glossy illustrated light blue boards.. First printing. Biography of this early aerobatic ace. Foreword by Jimmy Doolittle. Illustrated with photographs throughout. Index. 225 pp.

$31.50

ACES OF THE AIR.
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ACES OF THE AIR.

By French, Joseph Lewis, editor. Introduction by Captain Eddie Rickenbacker.

Springfield, Massachusetts:: McLoughlin Brothers,, (1930.). Very good in red cloth with black lettering (some fraying to the sides of the spine, corners bumped.). First edition. Collection of first-person writings from early aviators, among them Lieutenant A. Soucek, U.S.N.; L. Mendell and R. Reinhart; R.E. Dowd; Robert B. Renfro; Wilbur R. Hanawalt; Lauren D. Lyman; Harry F. Guggenheim; Nelle F. Dooley; Cloyd P. Clevenger; Ray Little; Earle Ovington; Henry Ford and more. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Written for older children and young adults. Introduction by Captain Eddie Rickenbacker. 316 pp.

$21.00

CAPTAIN GRAMMA: Single Mom to Sky High.
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CAPTAIN GRAMMA: Single Mom to Sky High.

By Aldrich, Nancy Welz

Binghamton, NY:: Brundage Publishing,, (2006.). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. A candid autobiography which tells how the author, as a 37 year old single mother of two, decided that she was going to go after her dream of being a pilot, and how she rose through the ranks at United despite great sexism and animosity. INSCRIBED by author opposite title page - "To - - Believe in yourself. Believe in your dreams. Believe in God! and always hold onto your dreams" and dated in 2007. Photographs. 139 pp.

$30.00

AMELIA EARHART: A Biography.
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AMELIA EARHART: A Biography.

By Rich, Doris L.

Washington, D.C.:: Smithsonian Institution Press,, (1989.). Very near fine in cream cloth, lacking the dust jacket.. 2nd printing. An exhaustively researched biography of the famous aviatrix who disappeared in the South Pacific in 1937 - but one which downplays the sensational "What happened to Amelia Earhart?" myth and focuses on disclosing who Amelia Earhart really was. Foreword by Jeana Yeager. Photographs, bibliography, notes, index. xii, 322 pp.

$13.50

THE BOYS' BOOK OF AIRSHIPS.
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THE BOYS' BOOK OF AIRSHIPS.

By Delacombe, H. (Harry)

New York:: Frederick A. Stokes Company,, (1909.). Very good+ in blue illustrated boards, sturdy binding with reinforced hinges, some rubbing to the lettering at the bottom of the front cover and a little wear to the ends of the spine, but overall bright and attractive.. First edition. Includes sections on balloons, dirigibles and other airships and heavier than air machines - kites, gliders and aeroplanes, with a focus on the history and early experiments in many countries, including those of Zeppelin, Santos-Dumont and the Wrights. With 93 illustrations, most on glossy inserted plates. Index, 244 pp.

$85.00

THE DELTOID PUMPKIN SEED.
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THE DELTOID PUMPKIN SEED.

By McPhee, John.

New York:: Farrar, Straus & Giroux,, (1973.). Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a near fine unmarked dj.. First printing. An account of the incredible efforts of a group of a group of inventors, engineers and investors, who, in New Jersey, created the Aereon, a strange, orange wingless hybrid airplane/dirigible-- that looked like a delta from the top and like a fat pumpkin seed from the side. 184 pp.

$19.75

WILBUR AND ORVILLE WRIGHT (Great American Series.)
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WILBUR AND ORVILLE WRIGHT (Great American Series.)

Petaluma, CA / San Francisco: : Jabberwocky / AVC / Cassettes Classics, , (1977.). Fine in stiff orange, blue and white covers with cassette tape. . First edition. Dramatization of the life of these brothers who helped the dream of manned flight to become a reality. A title in the Great American Series. Includes a cassette tape and a stapled booklet with a brief introduction and a transcription of the tape. 19 pp. Other titles in this series also available.

$12.00

AMELIA EARHART (Great American Series.)
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AMELIA EARHART (Great American Series.)

Novato, CA / San Francisco: : Jabberwocky / AVC / Cassettes Classics, , (1977.). Fine in stiff orange, blue and white covers with cassette tape. . First edition. Dramatization of the life of this pioneering aviator. A title in the Great American Series. Includes a cassette tape and a stapled booklet with a brief introduction and a transcription of the tape. 17 pp. Other titles in this series also available.

$12.00

THE WATER JUMP: The Story of Transatlantic Flight.
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THE WATER JUMP: The Story of Transatlantic Flight.

By Beaty, David.

New York:: Harper & Row,, (1976.). Near fine in very good+ dust jacket. (light edgewear to dj.). First US printing. A history of the attempts, both successful and failed, to fly over the Atlantic Ocean, and of the airmen behind these attempts - Read, Alcock, Brown, Lindbergh - some of whom gambled and lost. The author served in the RAF during World War II and made nearly 200 Atlantic crossings as a British Overseas Airways Captain. 140 black and white illustrations, Selected Bibliography, list of Aircraft and Engines, index 304 pp,

$23.00

A HOSTAGE TO FORTUNE
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A HOSTAGE TO FORTUNE

By Gann, Ernest K.

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1978.. Very good+ in very good- dust jacket (price-clipped, edgewear to dj.). First printing. Autobiography of this pilot, sailor, filmmaker and author. 504 pgs.

$28.50

THE WILD BLUE : The Novel of the U.S. Air Force.
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THE WILD BLUE : The Novel of the U.S. Air Force.

By Boyne, Walter J. and Steven L..Thompson.

New York:: Crown,, (1986.). Very near fine in a fine dustjacket.. First printing. Epic novel that follows the lives of 6 very different airmen, from the beginning of the US Air Force in 1947 through the Berlin airlift, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and more - 626 pp. Illustrated endpapers.

$23.00

THE STEEP ASCENT.
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THE STEEP ASCENT.

By Lindbergh, Anne Morrow.

New York:: Harcourt Brace & Company,, (1944.). Very good in a good only dust jacket (erasure of prev owner's name on front endpaper - date still there - approx 2 by 1/2 inch chip on top edge of front cover of dj, other edgewear.). First printing. Lindbergh's first novel, which she describes as a fictional account of an event that took place in the lives of her and her husband Charles Lindbergh - "the story of a dangerous flight made over the Alps made by a young couple, Eve and Gerald, whose close relationship forms the basic pattern of the narrative." 120 pp. War time publication with "buy bonds" on the rear flap.

$23.50

LISTEN! THE WIND
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LISTEN! THE WIND

By Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

New York:: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,, 1938.. Very good in red cloth covered boards, spine slightly faded, as usual.. First printing. The story of the Lindberghs' flight across the Atlantic, from Africa to Brazil, in December 1933. With a foreword and map drawings by Charles Lindbergh. Appendix. Map endpapers. 375 pp.

$21.50

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