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This book traces the lineage of each Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force combat squadron in World War II and afterward to 1963. Originally published in 1969. A concise official record of those units: their assignments, stations, aircraft, and decorations. blue boards, yellow titles. 841 pages. Second printing. Text block lightly browned. Boards a little dusty in appearance. Contents clean.
AMERICAN SPITFIRE: CAMOUFLAGE & MARKINGS PART 1 (CLASSIC WARBIRDS SERIES No. 3)
Written by Paul Ludwig; Malcolm Laird. Illustrated by Malcolm Laird.
Stock no. 1825691
Published by Ventura Publications. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition.
Revised Edition. Includes additional photographs of other Allied Spitfires operating alongside USAAF squadrons and more on Vichy French air units which opposed the Operation Torch landings. The appendices have also been revised. Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, colour illustrations of aircraft. ISBN: 0958359431. A nice copy.
Air Stories series. The 8th Air Force was the first US Army Air Force (USAAF) strategic air force to be formed in WWII. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. Colour illustrations of aircraft. ISBN: 9782352503286. A lovely copy.
THE DOUGLAS DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 THE FIRST SEVENTY YEARS (TWO VOLUMES)
Written by J.M.G. Gradidge.
Stock no. 1825592
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1st 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.
Two volume set. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0851303323. Volume 1 has light wear to top of spine. Volume 2 is very lightly faded to spine and has a minor bump to base of spine. Light scuffing to rear boards. Contents are fine.
The Untold Story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment during Operation Market Garden. Follow-up to the critically acclaimed Tonight We Die As Men, drawing on years of research and extended interviews with veterans and civilians caught up in the fighting to tell this gripping account. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9781849087179. Tiny nick to margin of one page else fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
AUDUBON'S BIRDS OF AMERICA
Written by Roger Tory Peterson; Virginia Marie Peterson. Illustrated by John James Audubon.
Stock no. 1824934
Published by Abbeville Press. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Revised Edition. The National Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio. Very large format. Cream cloth boards, dark blue title and blocking to spine. Full page stunning colour illustrations, b/w smaller illustrations. ISBN: 9781558591288. Dustwrapper spine faded and browned. Otherwise a lovely copy contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase which is lightly rubbed to cloth at top and base, and has a few faint score marks to pictorial sides, one side is also faded to match spine of dustwrapper at vertical open edge.
CONSUMING THE AMERICAN LANDSCAPE
Written by Robert A. Sobieszek; George F. Thompson; Stanley Diamond. Illustrated by John Ganis.
Stock no. 1824263
Published by Dewi Lewis Publishing. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Chronicling the effects of development and extraction industries in every region of the United States over a period of almost 20 years. Abandoned wrecks, desolate strip mines, clear-cut forests, industrial parks, landfill sites and terrains flattened for housing developments. Large, oblong format. Grey boards, blind titles. Colour photos, some poems accompanying. ISBN: 1904587003. Narrow band of fading to boards at horizontal edges. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to front vertical edge and a little scuffed. Contains publishers statements and one loose plate (extra).
A significant and transformative contribution to art history and American history. This volume documents the powerful role black artists had in shaping contemporary art and our society at a pivotal moment in history. Published to compliment the exhibition at Tate Modern 2017 of the same name. Cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781849764636. Light scuffing to covers, contents fine.
Campus uprisings, urban rebellions, and the Vietnam War rocked the nation when the Black Panther Party arose during the last 1960s. Stephen Shames's exceptional photographs - ranging from the affectionate private moments to intense demonstrations - span the places where the Panthers made their greatest impact. Powerful and poignant images of the most courageous group of young black people ever organized in America. Matt white pictorial boards. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9781597110242. A lovely copy with some light scuffing to boards.
In 1915, journalist Emily Post set out from New York to investigate whether is was possible to drive comfortably across the country to San Francisco in an automobile. This is a reprint of Post's only travel book, originally published in 1916. This annotated edition includes a biographical sketch of Post. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0786419407. Glued binding at half-title is drying out and thus split at lower half - front joint fragile but binding still tight elsewhere.
TWA: AN AIRLINE AND ITS AIRCRAFT
Written by R.E.G. Davies. Illustrated by Mike Machat.
Stock no. 2139593
Published by Paladwr Press. 1st USA 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
75 Years of Pioneering Progress. Oblong format. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 188896216X. Some light browning to wrapper.
The American Aircraft company. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles, pictorial onlay to front board. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0944641091. A few minor grubby marks to boards. Tip of lower corner of title page removed. Contents clean.