Aviation New Arrivals
MERSKY, Peter B.
Paducah, KT: Turner, (1996), First Edition. quarto, decorated boards. 136pp. Turner, Extensively illustrated with photographs. A near fine, clean copy. Item #27218
PORTER, Col. R. Bruce with Eric Hammel.
(Pacifica, CA): Pacifica Press, (1985), First Edition. octavo, boards in pictorial dust jacket. (xvi), (280)pp. Pacifica Press, With introduction by Gregory "Pappy" Boyington. Illustrated with photographs. Signed by Porter on the title page. Signed on the front endpaper by 15.5 victory Marine ace Jim Swett. "Jim Swett VMF 221". A.... Item #27217
McCLURG, Lt. Col. Robert W., with Leon Marketos.
On Boyington's Wing. The Wartime Journals of Black Sheet Squadron Fighter Ace Lt. Col. Robert W. McClurg.
(Bowie, MD): Eagle Editions, 2003, First Edition. octavo, black cloth in pictorial dust jacket. xvi, (232)pp. Eagle Editions, Illustrated with photographs and facsimiles. A very fine copy. Item #27194
LeTENDRE, Walter G., (Compiling Editor).
Friends Made, Moments Shared, Memories for Life. An Oral History of VMSB 343 United States Marine Corps in World War II. By Members of the VMSB 343 Reunion Squadron.
Milwaukee: Lemieux International, (2000), First Edition. octavo, green cloth in pictorial dust jacket. xiv, (320)pp. Lemieux International, Illustrated with photographs and reproductions. Inscribed on the copyright page: "To my Marine Buddy Jerry, Semper Fi!! Walter 'Joe' LeTendre". A very fine, clean copy. Item #27191
Days of the Ching Pao. A photographic record of the Flying Tigers-14th Air Force in China in World War II.
Appleton, WI: Rosholt House II, (1978), First Edition. quarto, pictorial boards in dust jacket. (193)pp. Rosholt House II, This book covers only one phase of the American experience in China in World War II beginning with the American Volunteer Group, better known today as the "Flying Tigers," to the China... Item #27174
Headquarters, 14th Fighter Group.
(Winoodki, VT: 1959), Second Printing, 1960. quarto, blue printed heavy paper wrappers bound into blue cloth, gilt. x, (88)pp. A reproduction of the original text presented to the Fourteenth Cadet Squadron, US Air Force Academy, 3 October, 1959. Fine. Item #27172
Corgi Aviation Archive Collector Series AA37705 Limited Edition. Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a Diecast Replica. No.56 Sqn Capt James McCudden, Balzieux, France, Feb 1918. 1:48 Scale. Out of production. New in box. Item #27137
BODIE, Warren M.
(Hiawassee, Georgia: Widewing Publications, 1994), Second Printing. quarto, blue boards in dust jacket. xv, 417 pp. Widewing Publications, Heavily illustrated in black and white and in color. Slight scuff to bottom of spine. A very fine, clean copy. Item #27129
Garden City: Doubleday, (1973), First American Edition. quarto, blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. (192)pp. Doubleday, Illustrations include drawings, maps, and numerous color and black and white photographs. Slightly rippling to jacket, but still a near fine copy. Item #27128
TATE, Marguerite Gaylord.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, (1948), First Edition. octavo, blue cloth in pictorial dust jacket. (viii), 150pp. Harcourt, Brace, Slight shelf wear, jacket lightly chipped at top and bottom of spine. Item #27127
HICKEY, Lawrence J.
Warpath Across the Pacific. The Illustrated History of the 345th Bombardment Group During World War II.
Boulder, CO: International Research and Publishing, (1989), Third Edition (Revised). quarto, original dark blue boards in pictorial dust jacket. 448pp. International Research and Publishing, Extensively illustrated with photographs, quite a few in color. With maps and color artwork by Steve W. Ferguson. A very fine, clean copy, Jacket not clipped... Item #27126
BRETT, Lt Gen George H.
Slip of paper, 9" x 3.75" having the General's image and a reproduction of the CDC shoulder insignia, signed "Geo. H. Brett."
Along with a Typed Letter, signed from his Aide-de-Camp Maj. Jose L. Quintana, in response to a boy's request for an autograph and insignia from the General. George Howard Brett (7 February 1886 – 2 December 1963) was a United States Army Air Forces General during World War II. An... Item #27117
van DEURS, Rear Admiral George.
Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, (1966), First Edition. large quarto, boards and cloth in pictorial dust jacket. (x), (182)pp. United States Naval Institute, A fascinating story of the first seven years of naval aviation in the United States. Extensivey illustrated. Top edge of text block dusty. Item #27113
MOORE, Maj Gen James T.
The photograph is accompanied by a typed letter, signed from a staff secretary explaining the the photograph is of Maj Gen Moore presenting the Purple Heart to Marines who have been wounded in action in the Pacific. In response to a boy's request for an autograph. Small stain on blank... Item #27084
CAMPBELL, Gen Harold D.
One letter is in response to a boy's request for a photograph and an autograph. Two of the letters are to the boy's father who was a newspaperman. Gen Campbell gives some personal, and professional (in which he mentions Lord Mountbatten), background. One photograph, 10" x 8" is of Gen... Item #27077
HUTCHISON, Brig Gen David William.
A letter in response to a boy's request for an autograph. David William Hutchison (May 21, 1908 – September 24, 1982) was a major general in the United States Air Force. Hutchison graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1931. During World War II, Hutchison served with the Fifth... Item #27072
DONAHUE, Arthur G.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1943, First Edition. octavo, light blue cloth in dust jacket. (182)pp. The Macmillan Company, Donahue flew with the R.A.F. for over two years, won the Distinguished Flying Cross, and a year later was reported missing in a dawn patrol over the Dutch coast. The manuscript... Item #27068
McCUTCHEON, Kimble D.
Huntsville, AL: Weak Force Press, (2001), First Edition. quarto, pictorial heavy paper wrappers. viii, 214pp. Weak Force Press, Extensively illustrated with photographs and drawings, some in color. A very fine copy. Item #27049
FOPP, Dr. Michael (general editor).
London: Greenhill, (2003), First Printing of this edition. octavo, boards in pictorial dust jacket. (530)pp. Greenhill, Extensively illustrated with photographs, technical diagrams, plans and cockpit photographs. A fine copy. Jacket not clipped. Item #27047
Toledo: Plaskon Company, 1941, First Edition. folio, printed heavy paper wrappers. Plaskon Company, Attractive advertising display for Plaskon Resin Glue. "Out in front on the Avro Anson...that's another place where Plaskon Resin Glue now is proving its strength..!". Full page ad from the October, 1941 issue of Fortune magazine. This... Item #27025
Melbourne, FL and Satellite Beach, FL: June, 1958 and October, 1966, Original printings. 8 1/2 x 11 inches, sheet, stapled. each 2 sheets - (4 pp., each). Mimeographed original issues. Gives a list of member names and addresses, reunions, meetings and Squadron information. Folds for mailing. Item #26986
NEAL, Robert J.
Aero-Marine History Publishing Company, (1995), First Edition. quarto, olive leatherette boards in pictorial dust jacket. x, 342pp. Aero-Marine History Publishing Company, A beautifully produced history the Packard engine. Extensively illustrated with photographs, facsimiles and line drawings. A very fine copy. Jacket not clipped. Item #26981
Original contact print sepia toned photograph of a stage set up with back-drop and curtains noting "24" (Squadron) RFC.
c. June, 1917, 3 1/2 x 5 3/8 inches, Fine, unused image. Item #26934
Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, (1991), First Edition. octavo, boards and cloth in pictorial dust jacket. (xiv); 450pp. Smithsonian Institution Press, Illustrated with photographs. A fine, comprehensive account of this legendary air force. Shelfwear to jacket, top edge of text block dusty. Item #26634
(Los Angeles: Occidental Publishing, 1937), First Edition. quarto, printed heavy paper wrappers. 50pp., stapled. Occidental Publishing, Profusely illustrated with photographs and three-view drawings. Smudge on front wrapper, water staining on lower right corner of text block. Item #26630