Pan American World Airways, 1960. Hardcover. Oblong 8vo. "In this Jet Age, travel has become so much a part of life, so pleasant and easy to undertake, that trips no longer stand apart in memory. A written record of places visited, reactions felt, pleasures experienced, may in future help turn the pages of recollection. In the belief that this is true, Pan American is happy to present you with this Clipper Club Flight Log Book" (introduction). Light blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards and minor soiling to boards. A blank log book with places for entering information about flights including the type of plane, from, to, arrival time, and additional pages for entering diary notes about trips. Facts about various countries are printed in the margins including climate, principal cities, airport, gastronomy, time, useful addresses (usually related to Pan Airways), and currency unit. Addtional lined pages are provided for listing the names of guests and their addresses. An index to the countries is included. 127 pages. AVI/011719. Very Good.
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Silver Spring: Silver Spring Press, 1983. Hardcover. First edition. SIGNED by the author / artist. Each page features a flying event for a different pilot with an illustration and a few brief facts. A good introduction to aviation for a child and an interesting interpretation for an enthusiast. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. A few white spots to boards. Blue dust jacket with black title to spine and front panels. Includes several tipped-in illustrations. 205 pages. AVI/080508. Very Good in near fine jacket.
New York: Metro Books, (1999). Hardcover. Very good oblong quarto, wear to edges of boards, portions of which have been inexpertly colored with a blue marker to cover the rubbing. In fine pictorial d.j. Interior is very nice, clean and bright. Map endpapers, many full color photos of seaplanes. A nice book; 120 pp. Aviation. AVI/5293. Very Good.
Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc.. 2002. Hardcover. Folio. Mint orange cloth covered boards with bright silver title to cover and spine. Pristine interior with illustrations throughout. In mint silver and blue illustrated dust jacket with orange title to front panel and to silver spine. Presents 18 of the greatest stories in the evolution of flight. Index, 264 pp. Aviation. AVI/11243. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket.
London: Offices of the Institute of Transport, 1932. Paperback. Volume 13, Number 3. January 1932. Includes articles on English port ownership by Ross Johnson, diesel engines in road transport by F.E. Crooke, development of commercial aviation by C.A. Barnard, and competition in transport by Arnold Plant. Fine in side stapled brown paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Clean and bright. 160 pages plus 8 pages of advertisements. PER/121013. Fine.
London: Oxford University Press, 1942. Hardcover. First Edition. Presentation copy inscribed "For my sister Emily, in grateful appreciation of her generous thought for my children, her brother, in old affection, Will / March 16 - 42." Near fine in original orange cloth boards with gilt title to spine. The spine is slightly cocked and rubbed and there is minor wear to the spine ends and corners. Illustrated with 40 handsome photogravures by famed artist Rothenstein printed in red. Clean and bright. 134 pages. ART/052010. Near Fine.
Severna Park, MD: Wings Publishing Company, (1984). Hardcover. Near fine blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. In very good+ blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and blue title to blue and white spine panel. Minor rubbing to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright with smooth coated pages. Lacks ffep. A nice, solid copy. Aviation. AVIA/5143. Near Fine in Very Good + DJ.
Eastern Airlines, 1967. Paperback. 4to. Volume 1 only of a 4 volume set. A folder in paper wrappers featuring a map, a metal astrolabe and a reprint of the treatise on the magnetic compass by Petrus Peregrinus, A.D. 1269. Housed in a full blue leather box with gilt decoration to edges of front panel. The initials L.G. are printed in gilt to the center of the front panel. Tipped inside of the box is a signed letter from F.D. Hall of Eastern Airlines addressed to Lincoln Gordon, assistant-secretary for inter-american affairs and U.S. Coordinator, Alliance for Progress. An interesting item. AVI/092407. Fine.