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Yellow cloth spine with silver/grey title. Silver boards with yellow title and blue vignette. Introduced by William Dalrymple. Contained in fine yellow slipcase.
The story of the pioneers - both men and machine - that assured the success of the transition from steam to diesel-electric locomotives on the Santa Fe. Oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour frontis, b/w photos. ISBN: 0971332002. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
CONVAIR B-36: A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF AMERICA'S "BIG STICK"
Written by Meyers K. Jacobsen.
Stock no. 1820086
Published by Schiffer Military History; Schiffer Aviation History. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A collaborative effort edited and co-authored by Meyers Jacobsen exploring the history of one of SAC's air giants, the six-engine Convair B-36. Large format. Beige cloth boards, black titles. Marbled endpapers. B/w photos throughout. 400 pages. ISBN: 0764305301. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with a couple of minor closed tears.
AMERICA'S SHIELD: THE STORY OF THE STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND AND ITS PEOPLE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819544
Published by Turner Publishing. Circa 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.
Title to front and spine is 'Strategic Air Command'. Large format. White glazed boards. Colour illustrations to endpapers. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 1563112655. Title to spine faded. Light browning to edges of verso of free endpapers.
The Interwined Lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock. An epic story that ranges from the cafes of Gertrude Stein's Paris to the highways of the American West. It unfolds a poignant personal drama, and at the same time, offers new insights into two iconic artists. Brown paper boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781596914209. Black felt pen mark to lower edge of text block else a fine copy.
THE DOUGLAS DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 THE FIRST SEVENTY YEARS (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by J.M.G. Gradidge.
Stock no. 1819028
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 2006. Fine condition.
Two volume set. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0851303323.
A tour of the Espee's Pacific fleet, from passenger to freight operations, and from streamlining to WWII-era basic black. A look at Pacific 2472. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0870460927.
AMERICA'S GREAT COMIC-STRIP ARTISTS
Written by Richard Marschall. Illustrated by R.F. Outcault; F. Opper; Harold Gray; Charles M. Schulz; et al..
Stock no. 2131007
Published by Abbeville Press. Circa 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue cloth with silver title to spine. Includes various reproduced comic strips in b/w and colour. ISBN: 0896599175. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tape repairs to top and tail of spine.
A John Gierach Fly-Fishing Treasury. A collection of forty of Gierach's finest essays on fishing from six of his books. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w chapter headers. ISBN: 0684868598. Well read but contents clean.
The author's series of fishing adventures taking the reader from the banks of his native Colorado rivers to remote northern wilderness regions where you have to fly in and hope to get out in a float plane and there are bears about. How to react to the Theft of a new can rod to Planning a Game Dinner and clearing out the deep freeze at the same time... Brown cloth spine with silver title, blue paper boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1900318016.
The World War II Official Standard Ordnance Catalog of Small Arms, Tanks, Armored Cars, Artillery, Antiaircraft Guns, Ammunition, Grenades, Mines, Etcetera. Introduction by Ian V. Hogg. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 1853672548.
Angling in America. Blue pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 185973393X. Remains of small label to rear board.