World War I
Advertising Poster for the Autobiography of Royal Flying Corps Ace Lieutenant E. M. Roberts, R.F.C., "A Flying Fighter."
, 13" x 20" Published by Harper & Brothers for the biography of this multi-talented RFC ace from New York. "Read: A Flying Fighter...by Lieut. E. M. Roberts, RFC...He was lorry driver, dispatch rider, bomber, observer, air pilot, ace...$1.50." With illustration by Dalton Valentine and featuring a photograph of Lt... Item #24427
Katalog Auktion Nachlass Oswald Boelcke (Teil I): Katalog Auktion Nachlass Oswald Boelcke Teil II: Katalog Auktion 19. Order und Historische Sammlungsgegenstande: Katalog Auktion 21. Historisches Sammlungsgegenstande. (4 volumes).
Nurtingen: Andreas Thies, 2001, 2002, First Edition. small quarto, original blue cloth in pictorial dust jackets, parts 3 and 4 in pictorial heavy paper wrappers. 350, (256), (104), 128pp. Andreas Thies, 3 volumes. Extensively illustrated in full color. Lengthy and informative descriptions. Text in German. Sheets of prices realized laid... Item #25754
King & Country. The Kaisar's Staff Car FW013. Mint in original box with all original packing material. A handsome open-topped, automobile complete with military driver and military police bodyguard. Out of production. Item #26815
Berlin: Braunbeck, (1918), First Edition. octavo, pictorial paper wrappers. (192)pp. Braunbeck, Text in German. Illustrated. Drawing on front cover by Claus Bergen. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Light wear to extremities, name stamp on half title, otherwise a nice, clean copy. Item #24197
(c. 1916), 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 inches, Original War-Date German contact print photo/postcard of 5 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps BE2d No. 6254 downed after a combat with a Roland near Polygon Wood. Crew were 2Lt G. W. Pender and Lt H. J. Duncan. A fine, detailed photograph. Old German writing on verso. Item #25509
Berlin: Mittler & Sohn, 1938, First Edition. small quarto, full red calf stamped in gilt on front cover and with eagle over swastika in gilt. (32)pp. Mittler & Sohn, An elaborately produced volume in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Richthofen's death. With seven illustrations. Minor foxing, else a very... Item #24199
[Paris: Paul Dupont, Mai 1918], French Language issue. oblong octavo, pictorial wrappers. 62pp. Paul Dupont, Text in French. Descriptions of French, German, Italian, Belgium, English, and American airplanes with descriptions and drawings of each. Includes descriptions of their insignias, classifications, and stabilizers. In unusually clean and fine condition. "321st Infantry"... Item #16070
(Paris: Paul Dupont, Mai, 1918), French Language edition. oblong octavo, pictorial wrappers. 62pp. Paul Dupont, Text in French. Descriptions of French, German, Italian, Belgium, English, and American airplanes with descriptions and drawings of each. Includes descriptions of their insignias, classifications, and stabilizers. Wrappers soiled with one inch tear at top... Item #16304
London: Printed by Harrison & Sons...Printers in Ordinary to His Majesty, 1915, First Edition. octavo, tan printed wrappers, stapled. (24)pp. Printed by Harrison & Sons...Printers in Ordinary to His Majesty, Descriptions of markings and characteristics of Allied and German planes. One page printed in colors. Wrappers slightly dusty, staples a.... Item #23143
As new in original box, along with original printed inserts. 1/30 scale, matte finish. Sold out from W Britain. Three piece set. Limited Edition of 750 sets. New. We have about 50 more W Britain WWI sets that we will be uploading over the next several days. Many of these... Item #26425
As new in original box, along with original printed inserts. 1/30 scale, matte finish. Sold out from W Britain. New. We have about 50 more W Britain WWI sets that we will be uploading over the next several days. Many of these sets are sold out from W Britain and distributors. Item #26426
ADAMS, Briggs Kilburn.
Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Press, Inc. 1918, First Edition. small octavo, patterned boards. 104pp. The Atlantic Monthly Press, Inc., With a Preface by Arthur Stanwood Pier. Several of these letters were printed in the Harvard Alumni Bulletin after his death. Adams' very descriptive letters to family while he was at... Item #22799
AVEBURY, Lady Alice.
London: A. L. Humphreys for Private Circulation, 1918, First Edition. quarto, original full green morocco stamped in gilt and blind on front cover and spine. (viii), 253pp. A. L. Humphreys for Private Circulation, Lubbock entered the RFC as an observer in August 1915 and served with No. 5 Squadron, earning... Item #24411
BELLAH, James Warner.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923, First Edition. octavo, light blue cloth with large paper label on spine and front cover. 148pp. Alfred A. Knopf, Eleven fictional stories based on the lives of a young tribe of cadets from Gascony during World War I. Bellah's first published book. Inscribed by... Item #16948
BURGE, C. Gordon.
The Annals of 100 Squadron. Being a Record of the War activities of the Pioneer Night Bombing Squadron in France during the period March 1917 to November 11th 1918, including its operations against German Towns whilst serving in the Independent Force of the R.A.F.
Covent Garden (London): Herbert Reiach Limited, (1919), First Edition. quarto, blue cloth and black leather. (x), 211 pp. Herbert Reiach Limited, Foreword by Sir Hugh Trenchard. Excellent squadron history with a resume of all operations reports from April 5, 1917 to November 11, 1918. In October, 1917, the squadron was... Item #24442
CARTER, Russell Gordon.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1940, First Edition. octavo, red buckram in dust jacket. (xvi); 306pp. Houghton Mifflin Company, Illustrated in black and white photographs, color maps within text, and map of the Western Front in 1917-19 on endpapers. Includes Roster and fold-out photograph of the 101st in April 21, 1919... Item #18736
CLIFFORD, George Reid.
Boston: Richard G. Badger, (1928), First Edition. octavo, blue cloth stamped in gilt. 276pp. Richard G. Badger, Clifford rose from the ranks to the position of Captain in the Independent Royal Air Force. One Illustration. This book appears to be a hoax. A near fine copy. Item #21703
CROWE, James Richard.
New York: Nicholas L. Brown, 1919, First Edition. octavo, blue cloth, stamped in maroon. (224)pp. Nicholas L. Brown, Edited by W. B. Chase. Chapter headings include: At St. Maixent, Deux Sevres (December-April), From San Ma'x' to Tours, Indre-et-Loire (May, 1918), In the Air (June-July), At Issoudun (August-September), and En Famille... Item #15406
CUTLACK, F. M.
Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1953, Thirteenth Edition. thick octavo, maroon cloth stamped in gilt on spine. (xxx), 494pp. Angus and Robertson, Extensively illustrated with photographs. A fine writing achievement, and a virtual biographical dictionary of Australian Flying Corps pilots. A virtually as new copy, enclosed in original plain, cream paper... Item #23581
The Swallow. A novel based upon the actual experiences of one of the survivors of the famous Lafayette Escadrille.
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1919, First Edition. octavo, ochre cloth in dust jacket. (252)pp. Boni and Liveright, The story of H. Clyde Balsey of San Antonio, Texas who worked his way to England and then to France where he joined the American Ambulance Corps. He later joined the French... Item #22190
EDER, Jack R. (editor).
(Knightstown, IN): JaaRE Publishing Inc. (1984), First Edition. large octavo, pictorial heavy paper wrappers. (viii), (100)pp. JaaRE Publishing Inc., Edited and annotated by Jack R. Eder. Campbell trained at M.I.T., received flight training in France at the 3rd Aviation Instruction Center at Issoudun, and was then assigned to the U.S.... Item #23565
ELLIOTT, Stuart E.
Philadelphia: Dorrance & Company, (1974), First Edition. octavo, orange cloth in pictorial dust jacket. (xii), 275pp. Dorrance & Company, Illustrated with a photograph and drawings of maps and cartoons. Elliott flew with the US 13th Aero Squadron in World War I. Inscribed and signed by Elliott on the front free... Item #22239
Roma: Editoriale Aeronautica, 1939, First Edition, Limited to 2,000 numbered copies. octavo, printed flexible boards in pictorial dust jacket. (461) pp. Editoriale Aeronautica, Text in Italian. Illustrated with photographs. A biography of the greatest Italian World War I ace. The binding is perfect bound and shows some looseness at one... Item #22243
London: Frank Cass, (2003), First Edition. octavo, red boards in pictorial dust jacket. (xvi), (242)pp. Frank Cass, Illustrated with photographs. Begun within months of the war's outbreak, and not completed for a further 33 years, the writing of the Official Histories of World War I was a venture of unprecedented... Item #23262
London: John Hamilton Limited, No date, Reprint. octavo, blue boards in dust jacket. (300)pp., 19pp. John Hamilton Limited, Grinnell-Milne joined the RFC in 1915 and flew for No. 16 Squadron, was captured and spent three years in a German prison. He escaped and returned to the front as CO of... Item #22285