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1 A. (Adolf) Miethe Photographische Aufnahmen vom Ballon aus. Nach einer Serie von Vortra¨gen, die im Auftrag des Berliner Vereins fu¨r Luftschiffahrt gehalten worden sind, von Geh. Reg.-Rat Dr. A. Miethe. Mit einer Dreifarben-Aufnahme vom Ballon aus Encyklopaedia der Photographie Heft 68.
Halle (Saale) Wilhelm Knapp 1909 First Wraps Very Good 
Color frontis.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 3, 70, 8 ads pages 
Price: 255.00 USD
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2 Fred C. Kelly Miracle At KittyHawk, The Letters of Wilbur and Orville Wright
New York Farrar, Straus and Young Inc. 1951 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A nice clean crispy copy without owner's names or other markings.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 482 pages 
Price: 95.00 USD
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3 Hauptmann Fischer Von Poturzyn Una ojeada histo´rica sobre la aviacio´n alemana desde 1909 hasta 1934 : Junkers y la aviacio´n mundial
Munich Richard Pflaum 1935 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Black and white image to cover. Many photographs & diagrams. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 300.00 USD
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4 Howard Eldred Kerschner; Roald Amundsen; Lincoln Ellsworth Air Pioneering in the Arctic: The Two Polar Flights of Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth Part I: The 1925 Flight from Spitzbergen to 88 Degrees North; Part II: The First Crossing of the Polar Sea, 1926
New York National Americana Society 1929 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Professionally rebound in bonded leather with gilt titling with original publisher's cloth title panel set in, in custom slipcase. With the bookplate of Daniel Guggenheim. [10], 126, [6] p., [72] leaves of plates : photogravure plates, ports., maps. A collection of articles reprinted from Amundsen and Ellsworth's "Our Polar Flight" and "First Crossing of the Polar Sea" as well as from other publications.; Folio 13" - 23" tall 
Price: 2500.00 USD
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5 Illustrée, La Guerre Aérienne La Guerre Aérienne Illustrée. Fascicule #2 (November 23rd 1916) -through #24 (April, 26th, 1917)
Paris L'Edition Française Illustrée, 1917 First Edition 
Lacks spine, some pages loose, signatures pulled; otherwise good. Covers bound-in at rear.; Quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England, in a Series of Letters to His Guardian, Chevalier Gherardo Compagni.  Signed by Lunardi. written under the Impressions of the various Events that affected the Undertaking. Signed by Lunardi., Vincent Lunardi
6 Vincent Lunardi An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England, in a Series of Letters to His Guardian, Chevalier Gherardo Compagni. Signed by Lunardi. written under the Impressions of the various Events that affected the Undertaking. Signed by Lunardi.
London J. Bell for the Author 1784 second Very Good Illustrated by Cosway Signed by Author
Exuberant frontispiece portrait of the author by Richard Cosway; two folding plates : "The English balloon and appendages in which Mr. Lunardi ascended into the Atmosphere..." and "Apparatus for filling Mr. Lunardi's balloon." Original sturdy full gilt ruled red morocco. Large gilt "A" to head of spine followed by title; gilt inner dentelles, gilt tooled edges. Tasteful bookplate of Revernd Rickard Dickson to front pastdown. Sixty-six oddly paginated pages (pp. 25-32 numbered 33-40, without loss & with proper catchwords) followed by Exlpanation of the Plates and one page of publisher's advertisements . A nice copy without the usual losses. ; 12 mo; 67,[i] pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 10100.00 USD
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7 [Paul Litchfield & Hugo Eckener] America in the Skyways.
Akron, Ohio [Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation] 1929 Limited/Numbered Edition Blue Felt-Covered Boards Very Good 
Number 363 of an unspecified limitation. This copy belonging to Martin Davey of the Davey Tree Co. In original felt lined box and exotic-motif glassine jacket; beveled boards inlaid with a 3 inch (7cm) "duralumin" (the modified aluminum from which the American Dirigibles were skeletonized) medal commemorating the book's etiology, i.e., the laying of the initial "ring" of the U.S. Navy's ZRS-4 (USS Akron) Zeppelin on November 7th, 1929. Housed in a modern quarter morocco silvered-lettered slipcase.; Quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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