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1 ANDREWS, ALLEN. The Flying Machine: Its Evolution Through The Ages.
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York: 1977. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Fair condition. 
Allen Andrews has selected 200 flying machines to describe the history of man's attempt to fly. Illustrated with 100 drawings and photographs. Includes an Index. 
Price: 22.75 USD
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2 BAKER, TRUDY & JONES, RACHEL. ILLUSTRATIONS BY BILL WENZELL. Coffee Tea Or Me? The Uninhibited Memoirs Of Two Airline Stewardesses.
Bartholomew House Ltd.: 1967 First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but dustjacket is fairly worn. 
"We don't see how they stand it," say these two airline stewardesses about girls in other jobs, "their lives seem so tame and dull." And so Trudy and Rachel decided to write this first uninhibited account of their wacky adventures in the air . . . and their earthly escapades out of uniform. "Wacky, Naughty and Authentic!" 
Price: 14.20 USD
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3 BERGAUST, ERIK. The Vtol Success Story Convertiplanes In Action.
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York: 1969. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Fair condition. Library discard. 
Ever since the day the Wright brothers were airborne at Kitty Hawk, aviation pioneers and engineers have recognized the need for vertical takeoff and landing (vtol) aircraft and short takeoff and landing ( stol) aircraft. Contains an Index. 
Price: 23.51 USD
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4 BLAIR, MARGARET WHITMAN. The First Cross-country Air Race For Women.
National Geographic Society, Washington: 2006. 0792253892 / 9780792253891 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Twenty women pilots set off on August 18, 1929 on an epic race from Santa Monica, California to Cleveland, Ohio. This cross-country race for women is the first of its kind, and it's serious business: 9 days, 2,800 miles, a grueling competition between the nation's best female aviators. But the press doesn't take it quite so seriously. "It looks like a Powder Puff Derby to me!"crows famed commentator Will Rogers. The Roaring Twenty is a real-life, edge-of-your-seat adventure. Get ready for takeoff! Includes an Index. 
Price: 21.85 USD
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5 BOYNE, WALTER J. The Smithsonian Book Of Flight.
Smithsonian Books, Washington and Orion Books, New York: 1987. 0517566141 / 9780517566145 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Chronicles the rapid evolution of aviation technology, from the Wright Brothers of 1903 to Paul MacCready's Gossamer Condor, from the first balloons and gliders to the Concorde, and most of all focuses on the meaning of the flight for the human spirit - the inventiveness, the craftsmanship, the daring achievements and the adventure. Numerous illustrations. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.78 USD
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6 BOYNE, WALTER J.; LOPEZ, DONALD S., The Age Of The Helicopter: Vertical Flight.
Smithsonian University Press, Washington D.C., 1984. 087474279X / 9780874742794 s Softcover. Very good reading copy. Library discard. 

Price: 46.55 USD
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7 BRUCE, J. M. Britain's First Warplanes.
Arms and Armour Press, Dorset: 1987. 0853688524 / 9780853688525 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Slight staining to last pages. 

Price: 20.43 USD
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8 BUCK, ROBERT N. Flying Know-how.
Macmillan Publishing Company, New York: 1985. 0025182609 / 9780025182608 An Eleanor Friede Book h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Duistjacket has little tears. 

Price: 42.75 USD
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9 BYRD, RICHARD E. Skyward: Man's Mastery Of The Air As Shown By The Brilliant Flights Of America's Leading Air Explorer. His Life, His Thrilling Adventures, His North Pole And Trans-atlantic Flights, Together With His Plans For Conquering The Antarctic By Air.
G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York 1928. Second Impression. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. Cover has heavy marks and scratches. Pages are discolored. Water stains on inside pages. 
Autobiography of the first American air explorer to fly over the North Pole. Includes numerous black & white photographs. 
Price: 1.90 USD
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10 BYRD, RICHARD E. Skyward: Man's Mastery Of The Air As Shown By The Brilliant Flights Of America's Leading Air Explorer. His Life, His Thrilling Adventures, His North Pole And Trans-atlantic Flights, Together With His Plans For Conquering The Antarctic By Air.
Halcyon House, New York: 1937 Nineteenth Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy 
Autobiography of the American air explorer who was the first to fly over the North Pole. Includes numerous black & white photographs. 
Price: 11.45 USD
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11 CAIDEN, MARTIN. The Silken Angels: A History Of Parachuting.
J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia: 1964. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Library discard. Back endpaper has been removed. Reading copy. 
This is the story of parachutes, the silken angels that have effected some of the most dramatic rescues ever recorded. It tells of men who jumped for life - and of others who jumped to save the lives of their fellow men. Profusely illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 14.68 USD
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12 CAPTAIN "X" AND DODSON, REYNOLDS. Unfriendly Skies: Revelations Of A Deregulated Airline Pilot.
Berkley Books, New York: 1989. 0425121828 / 9780425121825 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Finally, a commercial pilot with over a decade's worth of experience takes you behind the scenes and into the cockpit to show you what's really going on in our unfriendly skies. "For anyone who flies . . . a clear, cockpit view both of the airline industry and the often-trying experience of flying." - Philadelphia Enquirer 
Price: 3.94 USD
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13 CARRINGTON, GEORGE. Earhart: What Really Happened At Howland.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. 0969317514 / 9780969317517 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Based on the Unabridged pre-war Coast Gaurd record now released. 
Price: 16.10 USD
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14 CASSAGNERES, EV. Ambassador Of Air Travel The Untold Story Of Lindbergh's 1927-1928 Good Will Tours.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. 1575101254 / 9781575101255 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The Guggenheim Fund never did a finer thing than when it arranged and financed Lindbergh's Central American and US tours. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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15 CHANT, CHRISTOPHER. The Concise Illustrated Book Of Top Gun Aircraft.
Gallery Books, New York: 1990. 0831716770 / 9780831716776 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 

Price: 8.79 USD
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16 CLEVENGER, CLOYD P; KNIGHT, CLAYTON ( ILLUSTRATIONS). Modern Flight.
Noble & Noble, New York: 1941. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. Scorched spine. 
Flying has been my hobby and profession for over twenty years. Flying is the dream of the ages, the greatest sport we have, the best way to travel, and as simple as walking if one will only take the time to learn it properly. Includes an Index. 
Price: 70.78 USD
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17 COHEN, STAN. The Alaska Flying Expedition.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. 157510041X / 9781575100418 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The U.S. Army's 1920 New York to Nome flight. 150 blk.&wht. photos. 
Price: 12.30 USD
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18 COONTS, STEPHEN. The Cannibal Queen: An Aerial Odyssey Across America.
Pocket Books, New York: 1992. 067174884X / 9780671748845 First Hardcover Pocket Books Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
An exultant account of the summer of 1991 - of three glorious months spent exploring America from the cockpit of a vintage biplane. Coonts takes us on an extraordinary adventure, following highways, railroad lines, and rivers, and touching down in all fourty-eight of the continental United States. 
Price: 11.12 USD
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19 DAVILLA, JAMES J.; SOLTAN, ARTHUR M. French Aircraft Of The First World War.
Flying Machine Press, Colorado: 1997. 1891268090 / 9781891268090 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Despite the voluminous literature on millitary aviation during the First World War, surprisingly little has been wrtten about French aircraft during this period. Includes an Index. 
Price: 171.00 USD
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20 DE LA FERTE, SIR PHILIP JOUBERT . Rocket.
Philosophical Library, New York: 1957. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 18.05 USD
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