Category: Aviation


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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.

By: A. (Adolf) Miethe

Price: $255.00

Publisher: Halle (Saale), Wilhelm Knapp: 1909

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1555

Halle (Saale): Wilhelm Knapp. Very Good. 1909. First. Wraps. Color frontis.; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 3, 70, 8 ads pages . First Edition. View more info

Scrapbook chronicling the rise and fall of the Zeppelin U.S.S. Akron

By: Anna M. Schafer (compiler).

Price: $2,900.00

Publisher: Akron,

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2832

Akron. Very Good. Papercovered Boards. Large oblong scrapbook chronicling the history of the USS Akron including Red First Award ribbon for Exhibition Cleveland, Ohio September 1932; ZRS-4 Ring Laying Duralumin Medal dated Oct. 31, 1929; 84 Covers most of which are signed by people associated (including Hugo Eckener, P.W. Litchfield, Dr. Karl Arnstein, W.C. Slate, F.M. Harphaun, Liet. George V. Whittle, Dewey and Blanche Noyes (one of the first ten women with a pil... View more info

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The Three Musketeers of the Air

By: Captain Hermann Koehl, Major James C. Fitzmaurice & Baron Guenther von Huenefeld

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London & New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons & The Knickerbocker Press: 1928

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3195

London & New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons & The Knickerbocker Press. Very Good. 1928. Limited Edition. 50 of only 260 copies. Half rust cloth over salmon colored paper boards. Particulars in gilt to spine. Deckle edges. Colored endpapers. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Signatures of Koehl, Fitzmaurice, von Huenefeld and publisher to limitations page. Uncut pages. Loss to top left margin of p. 223 not affecting text. Otherwise, a nice clean copy without... View more info

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Miracle At KittyHawk, The Letters of Wilbur and Orville Wright

By: Fred C. Kelly

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Young Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 2107

New York: Farrar, Straus and Young Inc.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1951. Hardcover. A nice clean crisp copy without owner's names or other markings.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 482 pages . Dust jacket present. View more info

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Una ojeada histo´rica sobre la aviacio´n alemana desde 1909 hasta 1934 : Junkers y la aviacio´n mundial

By: Hauptmann Fischer Von Poturzyn

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Munich, Richard Pflaum: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2415

Munich: Richard Pflaum. Very Good. 1935. First Edition. Softcover. Black and white image to cover. Many photographs & diagrams. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pages . First Edition. View more info

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

By: Howard Eldred Kerschner; Roald Amundsen; Lincoln Ellsworth

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: New York, National Americana Society: 1929

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 1818

New York: National Americana Society. Very Good. 1929. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. 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 th... View more info

La Guerre Aérienne Illustrée. Fascicule #2 (November 23rd 1916) -through #24 (April, 26th, 1917)

By: Illustrée, La Guerre Aérienne

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paris, L'Edition Française Illustrée,: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233

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. . First Edition. View more info

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Trayectoria de la aviacion en Venezuela; prologo del doctor Diogenes Escalante

By: Luis M. Chafardet-Urbina

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Caracas, Taller: 1941

Seller ID: 3273

Caracas: Taller. Very Good. 1941. Nicely bound in full polished red calf. Profusely illustrated with photographs, some folding. ; 8vo ; x, 301 pages . View more info

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.

By: Vincent Lunardi

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: London, J. Bell for the Author: 1784

Edition: second

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2568

London: J. Bell for the Author. Very Good. 1784. second. 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 Rev... View more info

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America in the Skyways.

By: [Paul Litchfield & Hugo Eckener]

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, [Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation]: 1929

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

Seller ID: 1558

Akron, Ohio: [Goodyear Zeppelin Corporation]. Very Good. 1929. Limited/Numbered Edition. Blue Felt-Covered Boards. 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; bevelled 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 layi... View more info