Softcover. Newton KS, Bede Aircraft, 1976, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Unpaginated, b&w illustrations, paper covers. Wire spiral binding. Clean, bright copy. Bede Aircraft Corporation was founded by controversial aeronautical engineer Jim Bede in 1961 to produce the BD-1 kit aircraft, which eventually became the American Aviation Corporation's AA-1. The company also created and produced a number of advanced kit planes including the famous Bede BD-5 (pusher propeller driven) and BD-5J (turbojet driven).
Hardcover. Chicago, Henry Regnery Company, 1st, 1976, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 199 pages. B/W photographs and charts. Blue cloth covers with yellow lettering on spine. Dust jacket worn but clean.
Hardcover. New Hampshire, Weedy Rail Books, 1st, 1984, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 129 pages. Illustrated. Maps. Oblong. Red cloth, gilt. Very good color pictorial dust jacket. SIGNED on frontis.
Hardcover. Cambridge, MD, Tidewater Publishers, 1st, 1976, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 243 pages. Illustrated with text photographs and with captioned photograph plates. Royal 8vo. Dark blue cloth with heavy gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Minor wear and shipping to spine edges. Light wear on cover edges. Corners bumped. Very Good.
Hardcover. Shelburne, Vermont, New England Press, 1st, 1993, Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 349 pages. Volume I covers Addison Railroad to the Hardwick & Woodbury Railroad, 27 railroads in all. Red cloth covers, gilt titles to spine, dust jacket illustrate with color watercolor by Laura Brown, textured decorated endpapers, profusely illustrated with b&w plates. Stapled notes on Addison Railroad included. Very slight rubbing to dust jacket, clean covers, crisp, unmarked pages; a beautiful neat, tight copy in great condition.
Hardcover. Corona del Mar, Trans-Anglo Books, 2nd Revised, 1977, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 176 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated with black & white photographs and drawings. Dust jacket with light rubbing along edges - jacket protected with clear plastic cover. Light wear. Clean, unmarked copy.
Softcover. Boston, New England News Company, 2nd, 1916, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 28 pages. Automobile humor in French-Canadian dialect. Illustrated paper cover worn along edges with small tears and chipping.
Hardcover. New York , Funk & Wagnalls, Ltd. Ed., 1944, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, bright blue cloth stamped in gilt. Illustrated in b&w. One of a Collector's numbered limited edition, this copy #B133, inscribed on limitation page to Edward H. Mitchaw, Jr., signed by the author. Foreword by Eddie Rickenbacker. John P. V. Heinmuller (1892-1960), the Swiss president of Longines-Wittenauer Watch Company, was an aero-philatelist and historian of manned flight, a friend to zeppelin designers and captains and to Charles Lindbergh. "Man's Fight to Fly" was called "the foremost handbook of aviation records and aero-philatelic information."
Hardcover. np, privately printed, 1st, 1918, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 202 pages, b&w illustrations, many fold-out plates. Green cloth covers with gilt design and lettering. Back cover has a stain causing discoloration to surface, hinges partially cracked but holding. Internally the volume is clean, very good.
Hardcover. New York, Basic Books, 1st, 2015, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 325 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. Lessons on the technological hubris of a bygone era. Light bumping to corners, mild rubbing to dust jacket. Unmarked. Bright and clean; a tight copy.
Hardcover. NY, Washburn Press, 1st, 1948, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Illustrated Maps on the end papers. Black and white illustrations. Light edgewear and soil to cloth. Previous owner's bookplate.
Hardcover. London, South Shields, 7th ed., 1873, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 150 black & white diagrams, some fold-out (one with tear). 293 pages. Brown cloth worn, frayed at top of spine, short tear.
London, Dennis Dobson, 1st, 1969, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 76 pages, hardcover. Illustrated in color by Ronald Searle. Very good condition. Dust jacket lightly age tanned on spine, around edges of front and back. Light soiling to small part of dust jacket front, looks cleanable.
Hardcover. Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press, 1st, 1985, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 321 pages, b&w illustrations and photographs, color illustrated dust jacket, gilt lettered spine. Light wear evident to dust jacket, two small tears to bottom front cover of dust jacket, pages clean and crisp; overall a neat, tight copy.
Hardcover. Salem, MA, Marine Research Society, 1st, 1930, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 399 pages. B&W portraits of sea captains and ships throughout. Tissue-covered frontispiece. Top edge colored blue. Green pictorial dust jacket with taping and edgewear. Blue boards with gilt title to spine and stain to front cover. Otherwise, a clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Partridge Green, UK, Maurice Michael, 1st , 1979, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 287 pages. Mostly black-and-white illustrations, with a few color illustrations. Light shelf- and edge-wear to dust jacket, with slight de-lamination along top edge. Flaps a little tanned around edges. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. London, Bazaar Exchange & Mart, Ltd., 6th edition, NA, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 211 pages. Illustrated with black & white photographs and drawings. Previous owners name in pencil on front endpaper. Light foxing to preliminary pages. Blue cloth covers with titles in gilt. Clean, unmarked copy.
Softcover. New York , New York Municipal Administration Service, 1st, 1928, Book: Good, 18 pages, paperback pamphlet bound in card covers, b&w drawings, photographs. Scarce essay on the early design of street signs in New York City, discussing lines of sight, height placement, kinds of lettering. Unusual. Ex-library with light residue to folder.
Softcover. Washington DC, Preservation Press, 1st, 1976, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 100 pages. illustrated with b&w photographs. Slight wear to covers. Illustration on the front and rear end papers.
Hardcover. New York, Crown Publishers, 1st, 1976, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 160 pages, b&w and color illustrations, illustrated endpapers, gilt lettered spine, dust jacket. Light wear to dust jacket, mild foxing to endpapers, overall a very clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Liveright, 1st, 1932, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 254 pages. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Previous owners bookplate on inside front cover, notes on front endpaper. Light foxing to spine.
Hardcover. New York, William Morrow & Company, 1st US, 1971, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 208 pages. Hardcover. Black & white photographs. Dust jacket with darkening along edges. Clean, unmarked pages. Light wear.
Hardcover. New York, Harcourt, Brace & Co., 3rd printing, 1937, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 226 pages, illustrated throughout with b&w photos. Red cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine. Faint foxing to edges, previous owner's inscription to prelim page. Pictorial dust jacket with light soiling, but in beautiful shape and protected by clear brodart cover. A very neat, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Viking Adult, 1st, 2003, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 858 pages, b&w photos. Black cloth, silver lettering to spine. Light wear to dust jacket, else a very neat, tight copy.
Softcover. Edwards CA, Ames Aeronautical Laboratort, 1955, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 28 page booklet, reproductions of charts used to illustrate flight procedures and instruments. Clean, bright copy.
Hardcover. New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1st, 1928, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Two volumes complete, red cloth with gilt lettering on spine, b&w illustrations, top edge gilt. Ex-library copies with usual markings and residue, covers with edgewear. Still, a solid, serviceable set. Clean internally.
Hardcover. NY, Doubleday Doran, 1st , 1929, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Illust. with black & white photos. A history of aeronautics in the U.S. and it's key figures. Ex-lib worn covers, cracked hinges, spine torn but internally VG. A candidate for rebinding.
New York , Kennedy Brothers Inc., 1st, 1936, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 192 pages, illustrated in color with drawings and paintings by the author. , dust jacket with edgewear, creases, otherwise very good.