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1 Airman's Information Manual / Federal Aviation Regulations. AIM / FAR 1988.
Tab Books 1988 0830683887 / 9780830683888 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Approximately 400 pages, tables, boards, very good. Embossed label of the previous owner, a noted aviation collector. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Aerospace Industries Association Of America Aerospace. Official Publication of the Aerospace Industries Association of America. 1966-1987 [Lot of 85 issues, plus 21 Issues of the newsletter Aerospace Perspectives]
Washington Aerospace Industries Association of America 1966-1987 Softcover Very Good 
Vol. 4 #1-9, Vol. 5 #1-8, Vol. 6 #1-2, Vol. 7 #1-3, Vol. 8 #1-6, Vol. 9 #2-4, Vol. 10 #1-4, Vol. 11 #1-4, Vol. 12 #1-4, Vol. 13 #1-4, Vol. 14 #1-4, Vol. 15 #1-3, Vol. 16 #2, 4, Vol. 17 #1, 3, Vol. 18 # 1-3, Vol. 19 #1-3, Vol. 20 #1-4, Vol. 21 #1-3, Vol. 22 #1-4, Vol. 23 #1-4, Vol. 24 #1-4, Vol. 25 #1-2. 85 issues, well illustrated, pictorial wrappers, very good to fine. Included with this lot are 21 issues of the newsletter "Aerospace Perspectives, a publication devoted to news of the nation's high technology industry", Washington, Aerospace Industries Association. From their website: "The Aerospace Industries Association represents the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of civil, military, and business aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial systems, space systems, aircraft engines, missiles, materiel, and related components, equipment, services, and information technology. ~ The publication, Planes, became the “voice” of the industry. It was later succeeded by Aerospace magazine, and today’s AIA newsletter -- AIA eUpdate. The Newsletter reaches an audience of 15,000 in industry, government, academia, the financial community, and the media." 
Price: 200.00 USD
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3 ALDRIN Jr, Colonel EDWIN "Buzz" with Wayne Warga Return to Earth.
New York, Random House, 1973 0394488326 / 9780394488325 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
[6], 338, [1] pages, plates, cloth, DJ, very good. Small address label on front blank endpaper. From the DJ: Return to Earch is the first candid 'inside' look at the human side of the space program. It is the story of Buzz Aldrin, who returned to earch from the historic first landing on the moon to begin a long and troubled odyssey - an ordeal that involved a secret mental depression and the near dissolution of his marriage. ; Book Club Edition; 239 pages 
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4 ALDRIN Jr, Colonel EDWIN "Buzz" with Wayne Warga Return to Earth.
New York, Random House, 1973 0394488326 / 9780394488325 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
[6], 338 pages, plates, cloth, very good. ; Book Club Edition; 239 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Allaway, Howard The Space Shuttle At Work.
Washington, D. C. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1980 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
76 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , wrappers, very good. From the foreword by Adlai E. Stevenson: "As the Space Shuttle first ascends above the atmosphere, it is fitting to describe the new space transportation system: how it came to be, why it is designed the way it is, what we expect of it, how it may grow. This book is such a description." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Aviation Consumer The Aviation Consumer. the Consumer Report to Pilots and Aircraft Owners. [35 Assorted Issues from 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1979]
Greenwich, CT Belvoir Publications 1978 Softcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Pagination varies, usually around 20 pages per issue, illustrated, pictorial wrappers, very good. Two binders containing 8 issues from 1976 (Aug, Sept 1, Oct 1, Oct. 15, Nov. 1, Nov. 15, Dec.1 and Dec. 15) , 9 issues from 1977 (Jan. 1, Jan. 15, Feb. 1, Feb. 15, March 1, March 15, Apr. 1, Apr. 15, May 15) , 16 issues from 1978 (May 1, May 15, June 1, June 15, July 1, July 15, Aug. 1, Aug. 15, Sept. 1, Sept. 15, Oct. 1, Oct. 15, Nov. 1, Nov. 15, Dec. 1, Dec. 15) and 2 issues from 1979 (Jan. 1, Jan. 15) "Flight evaluations, avionic equipment repots, tax tips, insurance info, leasing, flying clubs, flight checks, a variety of surveys, reports and reviews". Some notations made on page 19 (about the Piper Arrow) of the April 1977 issue. Includes four-page 1977 Index. From the UK website AEROFLIGHT: "‘The Aviation Consumer’ specialises in testing and comparing all products associated with aviation – from maps to turboprop aircraft. It accepts no advertising, and therefore can deliver impartial evaluations on a wide range of items. It covers aircraft, avionics, accessories, equipment and more. It was first published in January 1970." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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7 BAKER, DAVID Conquest : A History of Space Achievements from Science Fiction to the Shuttle.
Holland & Clark Ltd 1984 0947703004 / 9780947703004 Soft Cover Very Good 
Editor: Philip Clark, Designer: Julian Holland, Consultant Editor: Kenneth W. Gatland. From the publisher: This is the true story of the most fantastic chain of events in the history of exploration - the drive to colonize space. Since Yuri Gagarin's epic flight a quarter of a century ago, the spirit of adventure has carried men and women beyond the earth's atmosphere to new frontiers in the blackness of space. 
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8 Baker, David The History of Manned Space Flight.
New York Crown Publishers 1982 051754377x / 9780517543771 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
207 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, cloth, DJ, very good. 7 by 10 inches. From the back of the title page: "This book is published in commemoration of the personnel, past and present, at the NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, the only facility worldwide developed exclusively for the pursuit of manned space flight. Formerly known as the Manned Spacecraft Center, and before that the Space Task Group based at the NASA Langley Research Center, JSC epitomizes the spirit of exploration and discovery and from its site outside the Texas city of Houston sent forth the men and machines that successfully planted human bootprints on the surface of the Moon." From the DJ: "This is a cohesive history of the dreams and achievements that have taken man on his most formidable journey, beyond the earth's atmosphere ~ Here then is the history of all the great moments of failure, tension, drama, euphoria & success that characterized the beginning of man's adventure in space." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 BAKER, WENDY NASA. America in space.
New York, Crescent Books, 1986 Hard Cover 
159 pages, well illustrated (mostly in color), cloth, dj, v.g. 10 1/2" x 10 1/2". 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Belew, Leland F. and, Stuhlinger, Ernst Skylab: a Guidebook.
Washington National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1973 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
243 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, wrappers, very good. From the Acknowledgments: "This document describes the result of the work of several thousand engineers and scientists who, over the last ten years, have conceived, designed, developed, built, and tested Skylab, the most complicated space system in theAmeircan space flight program so far." 
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11 Bell, Joseph N. Seven Into Space. the Story of the Mercury Astronauts.
Chicago Popular Mechanics Company 1960 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
192 pages, illustrations, map endpapers, cloth, very good. From the Acknowledgments: "Gratitude is also due the Russians, who thoughtfully failed to orbit a manned satellite while this book was in preparation." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Bergaust, Erik Rocket aircraft, U.S.A.
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1961 Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
48 pages, well illustrated, cloth, 7 by 10 inches, very good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 BRANDT, JOHN C. Introduction by Comets. Readings from Scientific American.
San Francisco W. H. Freeman and Co. 1981 0716713209 / 9780716713203 Soft Cover 
92 pages, well illustrated (many in color), diagrams, pictorial wrappers, 8-1/2 by 11 inches, very good. From the back cover: The beautifully illustrated articles in this Scientific American collection provide a timely introduction to the science of comets. Taking a close look at all aspects of cometary studies, the various selections will instill an appreciation for the scope of this expanding field. 
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14 Burgess, Eric Frontier to Space.
New York MacMillan Company 1956 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Xvi, 174 pages, plates, diagrams, cloth, very good. Foreword by the Astronomer Royal Sir Harold Spencer Jones. From Wikipedia: "Eric Burgess (1920 – March 2005) was an English freelance consultant, lecturer and journalist, who wrote about the Pioneer program of space missions since the first tests in 1957. He was the science correspondent of the Christian Science Monitor in the period of many of the planetary probe launches, and was often the senior science reporter present at many of those events. Burgess was a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society and British Interplanetary Society, and an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is credited with the original idea that the Pioneer probes should carry a message for extraterrestrial intelligences. He approached Carl Sagan about his idea, which eventually resulted in the Pioneer plaque." 
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15 Caidin, Martin The Greatest Challenge.
New York E. P. Dutton & Company 1965 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
320 pages, plates, diagrams, cloth, DJ, ex-library with usual library markings otherwise very good. Stated first edition. Illustrated with drawings by Fred L. Wolff and with photographs. From the DJ: "This is the story of tthe greatest challenge man has ever accepted voluntarily: the dangers of our new adventures beyond this planet, in the manned exploratio of space." ; Ex-Library 
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16 Charles, David Seven Decades of Powered Flight: the Story of Aircraft
New York Octopus Books 1974 0706403649 / 9780706403640 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
128 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , cloth, DJ, very good. 8.5 by 11 inches. From the dust jacket: "The fascinating story of the development of powered air machinery which has made it possible for man, in less than a century, to not only conquer the airlanes of the world, but to travel weightlessly and even fly to the moon. The author gives a vivid account of the pioneers and their exciting attempts at powered flight and charts the development of aircraft from the days of simple contraptions to the sophisticated machinery of today. Superbly illustrated throughout in color and black & white. " 
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17 Collins, Michael Liftoff. the Story of America's Adventure in Space.
New York Grove Press 1988 0802110118 / 9780802110114 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
[12], 288 pages, illustrations, diagrams, cloth, DJ, very good. 7 by 10 inches. Embossed sticker of aviation collector Colin Kidd. Illustrated by James Dean. From the dust jacket: "On July 20, 1969, Michael Collins' command module circled the moon while his fellow astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took mandkind's first 'small step' into the mystery of space. . . This book tells for the first time the complete and spellbinding story of America's odyssey in space from early faltering steps in 1960 to the crisis that befell NASA in 1986. This is a fascinating account that could only have been written by an intimately involved participant. It is a story in which the human and technical interweave to create a portrait of NASA, its astronauts and space ventures, its designers and engineers of the machines that soared into the unknown." 
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18 Collins, Michael (Director) Celebrating the National Air and Space Museum.
Cbs Publications 1976 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
90 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , pictorial wrappers, oblong 9 by 6.5 inches. From the foreword by Michael Collins: "Welcome! Many people have labored long and hard to make this museum a reality during America's Bicentennial Year." 
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19 Collins, Michael (Director) International Handbook of Aerospace Awards and Trophies.
Washington Smithsonian Institution Press 1978 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Approximately 300 pages, tables, wrappers, very good. 8.5 by 11 inches. Compiled under the Sponsorship of Special Libraries Association Aerospace Division. Edited by the Staff of the National Air and Space Museum Library, Smithsonian Institution Libraries. From the foreword by Michael Collins: "The idea for this handbook was born in a telephone call I received from Harris Hull of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. General Hull needed some information from the National Air and Space Museum concerning an aerospace awward and during the course of the conversation it became apparent that nowhere had the story of all the various aviation and space awards and trophies been brought together." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Collins, Michael (Director) International Handbook of Aerospace Awards and Trophies.
Washington Smithsonian Institution Press 1978 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Approximately 300 pages, tables, wrappers, very good. 8.5 by 11 inches. Compiled under the Sponsorship of Special Libraries Association Aerospace Division. Edited by the Staff of the National Air and Space Museum Library, Smithsonian Institution Libraries. From the foreword by Michael Collins: "The idea for this handbook was born in a telephone call I received from Harris Hull of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. General Hull needed some information from the National Air and Space Museum concerning an aerospace awward and during the course of the conversation it became apparent that nowhere had the story of all the various aviation and space awards and trophies been brought together." 
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