Peter M. Bowers
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UNITED STATES MILITARY AIRCRAFT SINCE 1909
Written by Gordon Swanborough; Peter M. Bowers.
Stock no. 2132091
Published by Putnam. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
New edition. B/w photos. 766 pages. ISBN: 085177816X. Bumping to spine. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
A complete history of the pioneer work of Glenn Curtiss and of the subsequent companies which bore his name. B/w photos. 637 pages. ISBN: 0370100298. Name in ink to front endpaper which is browned with some creasing. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.
Originally published in 1966, this edition is virtually rewritten and greatly expanded. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0851778046. Minor foxing to top edge of text block.
Originally published in 1966, this edition is virtually rewritten and greatly expanded. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0851778046. Rubber ink stamp of aircraft and 'Angus Page 1' below in red ink to front endpaper. Some foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
Chapters on the designation systems used by the U.S. Navy, the colours and markings used on Naval aircraft and a specially-devised designation index providing an immediate cross reference to every designated Naval aircraft. Aircraft used by the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Marines are also fully covered. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 518 pages including index. ISBN: 0370000994. Minimal rubbing to spine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.