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Maintenance, Repair, and Alteration, of Airframes, Powerplants, Propellers, and Appliances (CAM 18)
1 Maintenance, Repair, and Alteration, of Airframes, Powerplants, Propellers, and Appliances (CAM 18)
Washington, D.C. Federal Aviation Agency, 1959 Softcover Very Good Softcover Large 8vo 9" - 10 
Civil Aeronautics Manual 18, December 15, 1959. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Soiling to covers, interior unmarked. Numerous diagrams. xxi + 226 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Airship: the story of R.34 and the first east-west crossing of the Atlantic by air, Abbott, Patrick
2 Abbott, Patrick Airship: the story of R.34 and the first east-west crossing of the Atlantic by air
London Jupiter Books Limited, 1973 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Slight wave to text-block. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat. Silver gilt lettering on spine, along with embossed silver gilt coat of arms on cover. Illustrated paste-downs. Includes a variety of black-and-white photographs and illustrations throughout text. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 163 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Aircraft Year Book 1929, Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America
3 Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America Aircraft Year Book 1929
New York Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, 1929 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and still remarkably sturdy, with some moderate soiling to covers, endpapers, some wrinkling to front endpapers, previous owner's signature at first free endpaper, else a clean, if age-toned copy, with former owner (Pennsylvania Railroad) stamped to front cover). Published in First Edition state by the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America, New York, 1929. 484 pp, fold-out maps, numerous black-and-white illustrations. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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4 Avotek Aircraft Inspection, Repair & Alterations: acceptable methods, techniques & practices
Avotek, Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A clean, tight copy with no markings in the text and minimal wear to the boards. Perfectly serviceable reference copy, not ex-library, clean interior, slight furling to front cover. Oversize. No date of publication listed, but appears to be late '90s. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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5 Avotek Aircraft Powerplant Maintenance Student Workbook, Second Edition
Weyer's Cave, Virginia Avotek, 2008 Second Edition Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A sterling condition trade paperback with tight binding, no markings, and minimal wear to the cover. Illustrated softpaper wraps. Virtually pristine interior, not ex-library, and neither highlighting nor underlining. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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To the Moon From Balloon in 200 Years, Bauer, Charles J.
6 Bauer, Charles J. To the Moon From Balloon in 200 Years
Silver Spring, Maryland Silver Spring Press, 1985 First Edition Softcover Very Good Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Signed by the author/illustrator, and laid in is a press release. First Edition. Stiff blue covers, illustrated with photos of an astronaut on the front cover and a shuttle on the back. 299 pp. Tons of black-and-white illustrations. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Ballooning 1782-1972, Collins, Michael and Roger Pineau
7 Collins, Michael and Roger Pineau Ballooning 1782-1972
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1972 First Edition Softcover Very Good Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Former owner's ink-stamp address on front cover, else clean and unmarked of interior. Stuffed with all manner of black-and-white illustrations. 88 pp., including references. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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8 Crane, Dale Airframe Section Textbook, Chapters One Through Nine
Casper, Wyoming IAP, Inc., 1985 First Edition Soft Cover Fair Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Serviceable reference copy, missing the rear cover, and the front cover has a a closed tear in the middle. Otherwise, it's a structurally sound copy with a clean interior. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.88 USD
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9 Crane, Dale General Section Workbook
Casper, Wyoming IAP, Inc., 1985 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A clean, tight copy with no markings in the text and minimal wear to the boards. Perfectly serviceable reference copy, not ex-library, clean interior, slight sunning to cover edges. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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10 Crane, Dale Powerplant Section Textbook, Books One Through Eight
Casper, Wyoming IAP, 1983 First Edition Soft Cover Good+ Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Still tightly bound oversized softcover copy of this collection of Books 1-8 by the noted aviation repair guru, Dale Crane. Some highlighting here and there, also some underlining, but not much. Illustrated softpaper wraps somewhat sunned and faded, minor scuffing at spine top. Otherwise, clean and tightly bound. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.80 USD
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11 DePartment of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration Airframe & Powerplant Mechanics: Powerplant handbook
Casper, Wyoming IAP, 1976 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good- Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A clean, tight copy with no markings in the text and minimal wear to the boards. Perfectly serviceable reference copy withdrawn from an academic library, with some but not many usual markings. Clean interior, slight crimping to front cover Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.80 USD
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The Flight of the Small World, Eiloart, Arnold, & Peter Elstob
12 Eiloart, Arnold, & Peter Elstob The Flight of the Small World
New York W.W. Norton & Company, 1959 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat. Dust jacket has been machine-clipped at lower corner. Some discoloration to spine of book. Blue stamp on inner front paste-down. Includes a variety of black-and-white photographs. 255 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Conference Extraordinaire du 10 Janvier 1911 Tenus a Paris, Federation Aeronautique Internationale
13 Federation Aeronautique Internationale Conference Extraordinaire du 10 Janvier 1911 Tenus a Paris
Paris Federation Aeronautique International, 1911 First Edition Softcover Good Softcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
French language text, slim pamphlet covering this fascinating set of conference proceedings held in Paris in 1911, bound in to stiff cardboard wrappers, bound in with reinforcing tape. 55 pp. Staple-bound pamphlet, text block detached from stapled wrappers, age-toned text, else clean and unmarked. Unusual item, scarce in the trade. Signs of having been in an institutional, aeronautics-related library, including ink-stamps. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Floyd Gibbons: Knight of the Air, Gilbert, Douglas
14 Gilbert, Douglas Floyd Gibbons: Knight of the Air
New York Robert McBride & Company, 1930 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Published in stated First Edition state by Robert M. McBride & Company, New York, 1930. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. 96 pp., with black-and-white frontis portraits. Floyd Phillips Gibbons was born in 1887 and died in 1939, and had been a war correspondent for the Chicago Tribune during World War I. He became particularly well known for covering the Pancho Villa Expedition in 1916, and for reporting on the 1917 torpedoing of the British ship Laconia, on which he was a passenger. Scuffing to edges, tips, extremities, light soiling to covers, else clean and unmarked of interior. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Grand Old Lady: Story of the DC-3, Glines, Carroll V., Jr. and Wendell F. Moseley
15 Glines, Carroll V., Jr. and Wendell F. Moseley Grand Old Lady: Story of the DC-3
Cleveland, OH Pennington Press, Inc., 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Hardcover 8vo One Author
Navy cloth bindings slightly bumped and rubbed at extremities, else Near Fine. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped at spine ends, corners; back and edges just a bit scuffed. Many good black-and-white photo illustrations; plate on title page signed by Glines. 250 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 Gosnell, Mariana Zero Three Bravo: solo across America in a small plane
New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1993 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Lyrical journal of a three-month cross-country flight. Signed by the author/pilot at title page. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Illustrated endpapers. Light bumping to spine head and foot. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. 371 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Jupiter Odyssey: The Story of NASA's Galileo Mission, Harland, David M.
17 Harland, David M. Jupiter Odyssey: The Story of NASA's Galileo Mission
Chichester, UK Springer/Praxis Publishing, 2000 1852333014 / 9781852333010 Softcover Very Good Softcover 8vo 
Pictorial black bindings. Ex-library copy, with minimal stamps and markings. Stamp at top leaf edges; slightly rubbed at extremities. Corners bent, else a tight, clean copy. In wraps. Many good black-and-white photo illustrations, now in a plastic sleeve. Oversize. Notes, index, bibliography. xxiv + 448 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Sky Ship: the Akron era, Hook, Thom
18 Hook, Thom Sky Ship: the Akron era
Ferry Farms, Annapolis, Maryland Airshow Publishers, 1976 First Edition Softcover Very Good Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall Signed by Author
Signed boldly by the author at the title page. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy, with only slight soiling to illustrated wrappers. Absolutely stuffed with black-and-white illustrations. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 148 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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19 IAP AC 43.13-1A, Change Three: acceptable methods, techniques and practices
Casper, Wyoming IAP, Inc., 1988 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good- Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A clean, tight copy with no markings in the text and minimal wear to the boards. Perfectly serviceable reference copy. Withdrawn from an academic library, with many usual markings, but neither underlining nor highlighting. Profusely illustrated throughout. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.80 USD
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20 IAP Powerplant Mechanics FAA Exam Book
Casper, Wyoming IAP, Inc., 1990 Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A sturdy and still attractive condition trade paperback with tight binding, no markings, and minimal wear to the cover. Illustrated softpaper wraps. Not ex-library, and neither highlighting nor underlining. A bit sunned along the edges, but overall, a perfectly serviceable reference copy. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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