Category: Aviation


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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

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 View more info

America in the Skyways.

By: [Paul Litchfield & Hugo Eckener]

Price: $3,000.00

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

Edition: Limited/Numbered Edition

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 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 morocc... 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 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 pagina... 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

Lacks spine, some pages loose, signatures pulled; otherwise good. Covers bound-in at rear.; Quarto; Additional images and further information provided upon request. View more info

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

A nice clean crisp copy without owner's names or other markings.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 482 pages 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,

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 pilot's license), C.V.S. Knox, Charles W. "S... 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

Black and white image to cover. Many photographs & diagrams. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 160 pages View more info