Flight & Space Exploration from Hedgehog's Whimsey Books

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image of U.S. Navy Flight Training Manual; No. 1 C.A.A. -W.T.S. Elementary

U.S. Navy Flight Training Manual; No. 1 C.A.A. -W.T.S. Elementary

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1943
Condition
Very good. Minor spine fold wear; lower front corner short crease. Pages for Notes at back blank, save last, "You Up".
Edition
2nd Printing, November 1943.
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NZ$161.66

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Kansas City MO.: C.A.A. -W.T.S. U.S. Navy / LaRue Printers-Lithographers., 1943. 2nd Printing, November 1943.. Trade paperback. Very good. Minor spine fold wear; lower front corner short crease. Pages for Notes at back blank, save last, "You Up".. Numerous drawings, no credit given.. 1 108 p. Trade paperback. Glued binding. Black pseudo-leather paper covers. 21 cm. Front circle… Read more
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Mariner Mission to Venus. Prepared for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

by Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S. ), and Wheelock, Harold J., and Pickering, W.H. (Jet Propulsion Lab Foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1963
Condition
Very good. Front top corner cover 4-inch crease. Cover edges darkened, but not page blocks.
Edition
McGraw-Hill Paperbacks 32495.
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NZ$13.23

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New York / San Francisco / Toronto.: McGraw-Hill Book Company., 1963. McGraw-Hill Paperbacks 32495.. Trade paperback. Very good. Front top corner cover 4-inch crease. Cover edges darkened, but not page blocks.. 1 Trade paperback. 118 p. 21 cm. B&W photos, diagrams. Index. Early informative short history re: space exploration, its science, engineering, and organization. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory… Read more
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The Spirit of St. Louis

by Lindbergh, Charles A.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1953
Condition
Good in fair dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine end wear to volume. Scuffed jacket holding together, barely, with clea
Edition
Possible 1st. No print line. Same date, title, copyright pages.
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NZ$16.17

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New York.: Charles Scribner's Sons., 1953. Possible 1st. No print line. Same date, title, copyright pages.. Hard cover. Good in fair dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Spine end wear to volume. Scuffed jacket holding together, barely, with clear tape repairs.. 1 561 p. Blue cloth over boards. Small single airplane line art, cover. Appendices: technical w/ diagrams,… Read more
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Giants in the Sky

by Richards, Norman

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1967
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Top page block light soiling.
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NZ$20.57

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Chicago: Childrens Press, 1967. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Near fine. Top page block light soiling.. Borja, Robert (Illustrations by), and Borja, Corinne (Illustrations by).. 1 141 p. 28 cm. Color artwork, archival photos w/ varied color tones. Index. Audience: Children/juvenile. Artfully and colorfully designed. Contents: Lighter-than-Air; American Balloonists; Airship Pioneers; Los… Read more
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Through the Overcast; The Art of Instrument Flying

by Jordanoff, Assen

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1938
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Wonderfully clean, tight.
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st Edition.
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NZ$94.05

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New York: London.: Funk & Wagnalls Company., 1938. First edition. Stated 1st Edition.. Hard cover. Fine. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Wonderfully clean, tight.. Carlson, Frank L (Illustrations by), and Meagher, Fred L (Illustrations by).. 1 Bright blue textured cloth over boards; art deco silver stamped titles. Front: Silver airplane in blind-stamped cloud. xii, 356 p.… Read more
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Students' Manual: Primary Flying

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Condition
Good. Cover soiling. Edge wear. Rusting to binding posts.
Edition
No date; circa 1942.
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NZ$154.31

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Army Air Forces Training Command.. No date; circa 1942.. Trade paperback. Good. Cover soiling. Edge wear. Rusting to binding posts.. 1 123 p. Includes: illustrations, diagrams, index. Gray card stock paper covers; maroon and black titles. 8x11 in. Artwork light blue and black. Binding: 3 posts. Manual for AAF PT-17 and PT-19; PT-22 also illustrated. Prepared by Army… Read more
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We Seven

by Astronauts Themselves, by the, and Dille, John (Life Magazine introduction by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Light page block soiling to book. Tears to jacket, repaired w/ car tape
Edition
First edition. Stated 1st printing.
Item Price
NZ$27.92

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New York.: Simon and Schuster., 1962. First edition. Stated 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Light page block soiling to book. Tears to jacket, repaired w/ car tape.. 1 Back cloth over boards. White titles, front & spine. 352 p. 25 cm. B&W N.A.S.A. photos. Color end paper photos, .… Read more
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First American into Space

by Silverberg, Robert

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1961
Condition
Very good. Age-toning. Light inside water staining.
Edition
"A Monarch Books Non-fiction Special". "Collector
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NZ$8.82

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Derby CT.: Monarch Books, Inc., 1961. "A Monarch Books Non-fiction Special". "Collector's Edition".. Mass-market paperback. Very good. Age-toning. Light inside water staining.. 1 First edition. Mass-market paperback. 142 p. 18 cm. Cover art: Shepard, Glenn, Grissom, front. Non-fiction: The Mercury Astronauts was a dramatic tale leading up to who accepted that first challenge, an historic event for America… Read more
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Lindbergh (Pulitzer Prize Winning Biography)

by Berg, A Scott

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1999
Condition
Very good. Single spine crease. Else clean.
Edition
First edition. 1st Berkley.
ISBN
9780425170410
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NZ$10.29

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New York.: Berkley Publishing Group., 1999. First edition. 1st Berkley.. Trade paperback. Very good. Single spine crease. Else clean.. 1 Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. B&W photos: frontispiece plus 3 plate sections. Audience: General/trade. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh's one-man flight New York to Paris was historic, catapulting him into hero status. Five years later, He and Anne Morrow… Read more
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The Non-Stop Stowaway: The Story of a Long Distance Flight

by Knight, Clayton (Written And Illustrated By)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1928
Condition
Fair. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior dampness has caused stiff wavy pages, not stuck together. Very readable. S
Edition
Fifth Printing. Copyright in Britain.
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NZ$11.76

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Minneapolis MN.: The Gordon Volland Publications / The Buzza Company, 1928. Fifth Printing. Copyright in Britain.. Hard cover. Fair. No dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Prior dampness has caused stiff wavy pages, not stuck together. Very readable. Some weakness to lower end stitching. Edge wear all around. Corner bumps.. 1 160 p. Vibrant color and b&w drawings.… Read more
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Wings over England

by Snell, Roy J

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1941
Condition
Good in fair dust jacket. Jacket: edge wear, chips, lower back dj missing 2 inches. Book spine ends damaged; corners bumped.
Edition
Copyright: M.A. Donohue & Co.
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NZ$11.02

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Chicago / New York.: The Goldsmith Publishing Company., 1941. Copyright: M.A. Donohue & Co.. Hard cover. Good in fair dust jacket. Jacket: edge wear, chips, lower back dj missing 2 inches. Book spine ends damaged; corners bumped.. Sheffer, Glen (Illustrations by).. 1 241 p. Red textured paper over boards. Black titles, front line art diving airplanes. Color jacket… Read more
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Wind, Sand and Stars

by De Saint-Exupéry, Antoine, And Galantiere, Lewis (Translated By), And Clostermann, Pierre (New Introduction By)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1965
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Lower half-inch tear to bottom spine. One penciled bracket found inside.
Edition
Book Club Edition. Special Edition.
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NZ$11.02

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TIME Reading Program / Time Inc, 1965. Book Club Edition. Special Edition.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Lower half-inch tear to bottom spine. One penciled bracket found inside.. Cellini, Joseph (Cover design by).. 0 222 p. Stiff flexible, plastic-coated black, blue, and white illustrated covers. Sticker residue, first endpaper. Author and pilot epitomized artist… Read more
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The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart (plus Weekly World News tabloid story, 1993, proclaiming Earhart found alive at 96, w/ pictures! )

by Lovell, Mary S

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1989
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Light top page block soiling. Slight jacket edge wear. Newspaper clipping in fine condition.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780312034313
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NZ$27.92

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St. Martin's Press., 1989. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Light top page block soiling. Slight jacket edge wear. Newspaper clipping in fine condition.. Carpenter, Andy (Jacket design by), and Borowsky, Doris (Hand-tinting to photo by).. 1 Brown cloth, tan paper over boards. Gold spine titles. Colorized portrait on jacket. 420… Read more
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The Adventures of a Bush Pilot

by Laporte, Richard H

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author.
Edition
1st printing.
ISBN
9780965837309
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NZ$14.70

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Newport NH.: Self-published., 1997. 1st printing.. Trade paperback. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author.. 1 219 p. Includes illustrations. Color photo section; yellow sturdy, glossy wraps w/cover photo of light plane, water and mountains in background. Richard LaPorte's early years in Newport NH are described: skiing, hunting, fishing. There was a stint in the US… Read more
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The Aviators: A New Adventure in Brotherhood of War, Book VIII

by Griffin, W E B

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine tilt. Minor cover wear to DJ. Tight.
Edition
First edition. 1st printing.
ISBN
9780399133800
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NZ$11.02

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G P. Putnam's Sons, 1988. First edition. 1st printing.. Hard cover. Very good in very good dust jacket. Slight spine tilt. Minor cover wear to DJ. Tight.. 1 Black Paper over boards. Red DJ, white titles. 409 p. Audience: General/trade. Military fiction set in Vietnam and U.S., 1963-1965.
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Sky Storming Yankee; The Life of Glenn Curtiss

by Studer, Clara, and Towers, Capt. John H, U.S.N. (Foreword by)

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1937
Condition
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Top spine end 1/8th-inch tear. Light bumps at corners. Clean interior. Library spine markings.
Edition
Presumed 1st, same date, title and copyright pages.
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NZ$35.27

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New York.: Stackpole Sons., 1937. Presumed 1st, same date, title and copyright pages.. Hard cover. Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Top spine end 1/8th-inch tear. Light bumps at corners. Clean interior. Library spine markings.. 1 First edition. 437 p. Includes illustrations. Gray cloth over boards. Blue titles, front. Fading white titles, spine. Frontispiece: pasted-on B&W photo of Curtiss,… Read more
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First on the Moon

by Walters, Hugh

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1962
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued.
Edition
Tempo Books ed.
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NZ$9.55

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1962. Tempo Books ed.. Trade paperback. Very good. No dust jacket as issued.. 0 192 p.; 18 cm. Tempo books. "T13. "
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Realm of Flight: Presenting Practical Information About Weather in Relation to the Piloting of Private Aircraft

by Stanton, George Sidney

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1945
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Near fine. Two minor blemishes to front cover. Smooth and clean.
Edition
Date on p.41: 1945-648953. Price 60c, US Govt. Printing.
ISBN
9781945648953
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NZ$8.82

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Washington DC.: U S Government Printing Office., 1945. Date on p.41: 1945-648953. Price 60c, US Govt. Printing.. Wraps. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Near fine. Two minor blemishes to front cover. Smooth and clean.. 1 41 p. Includes illustrations. Horizontal format, 10.25x7.75in. Stapled binding. Color illustrations not credited. Chart at back: Interpretation of Weather Reports sent… Read more
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Straight on Till Morning: the Biography of Beryl Markham

by Lovell, Mary S

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. DJ has chips. lower edge, closed tear at lower edge fold. Interior clea
Edition
3rd printing.
ISBN
9780312010966
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NZ$11.76

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St. Martin's Press., 1987. 3rd printing.. Hard cover. Very good in good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. DJ has chips. lower edge, closed tear at lower edge fold. Interior clean.. 1 Cloth & paper over boards. 408 p. B&W photo sections; frontispiece of Markham emerging smiling from plane. DJ Cover color portrait, a B&W on reverse. Biography:… Read more
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The Airship Boys in Finance Or the Flight of the Flying Cow

by Sayler, H. L.

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Hedgehog's Whimsey Books
Published
1911
Condition
Very good. No dust jacket. VG-, minor soiling; slight slant to spine; minor page block edge soiling. Front beginning to separate
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NZ$32.33

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Chicago.: Reilly & Britton., 1911. Hard cover. Very good. No dust jacket. VG-, minor soiling; slight slant to spine; minor page block edge soiling. Front beginning to separate to gauze before frontispiece.. Riesenberg, S.H. Illustrated by).. 1 295 p. 5th in series of 6; Blue cloth covered boards w/airplane framed by ivory moon, ivory titles. Youth series, early… Read more
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