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Non-philatelic books - Aviation
Milberry, Larry - Air Transport in Canada Volume 1
Milberry, Larry - Air Transport in Canada
Volume 1

Publisher: CANAV Books, Toronto, 1997.
Large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 464 pages, in Very Good condition.
A very large work, profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. This authoritative book covers the history of Canadian commercial aviation from the earliest days through to the 1950s-60s. [Non-philatelic]
£30.00Quantity:

Krupnick, Jon E. - Pan American
Krupnick, Jon E. - Pan American's Pacific Pioneers
The Rest of the Story, A Pictorial History of Pan Am's Pacific First Flights 1935-1946

Publisher: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., Montana, 2000.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 696 pages, one or two tiny tears to edges of the dustwrapper else in Very Good condition.
This huge work traces the development of air mail and passenger services across the Pacific from the building of the island bases at Wake and Midway in 1935 to the last Pacific Clipper flight in April of 1946 when Pan Am's flying boat era came to an end. Beautifully illustrated throughout with photographs of flown covers, brochures, time tables, etc.
£38.00Quantity:

Lassalle, E.J. - Les 100 Premiers Aviateurs Brevetés au Monde et la Naissance de l
Lassalle, E.J. - Les 100 Premiers Aviateurs Brevetés au Monde et la Naissance de l'Aviation
Publisher: Nauticaero, Paris, nd [1962].
Paperback, illustrated, 160 pages, text in French, slight corner-crease to front cover, in Good condition.
Biographies of the world'd first one hundred licensed pilots. Illustrated in black & white. Non-philatelic.
£20.00Quantity:

Duggan, John - Airships in the Arctic
Duggan, John - Airships in the Arctic
Publisher: Zeppelin Study Group, Ickenham, 2006.
Large format hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, vi + 302 pages, in Very Good+ condition.
A large, well illustrated book. Mainly non-philatelic but with much useful background history for postal historians.
£36.00Quantity:

Deighton, Len and Schwartzman, Arnold - Airshipwreck
Deighton, Len and Schwartzman, Arnold - Airshipwreck
Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London, 1978.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 72 pages, with promotional postcard loosely inserted, dustwrapper price-clipped, mild shelfwear else in VG condition.
A history of airship disasters, profusely illustrated with photographs. With the surprisingly elusive promotional postcard still present. [Non-philatelic].
£15.00Quantity:

Ruoss, Hugo - 100 Jahre Luftfahrt in der Schweiz Die ersten Flugmeetings und die ersten Fluggesellschaften
Ruoss, Hugo - 100 Jahre Luftfahrt in der Schweiz
Die ersten Flugmeetings und die ersten Fluggesellschaften

Publisher: Fritz Kirchhofer, 2012.
Paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 231 pages, text in German, a couple of the tiniest corner creases to the covers else in Very Good condition.
A fine work on the history of the early days of Swiss flight. Beautifully produced, with superb quality colour illustrations throughout. Not strictly philatelic, but with much of aero-philatelic interest including many flown covers illustrated in colour.
£20.00Quantity:

 - La TRAPAS 1946-1951
- La TRAPAS 1946-1951
Publisher: Icare, 2000.
Large format, paperback, illustrated, 123 pages, text in French, in Very Good condition.
Icare No. 175. Well illustrated in colour. [Non-philatelic].
£15.00Quantity:

Deroche, Gilles - L
Deroche, Gilles - L'Aviation dans les Ardennes
Publisher: Terres Ardennaises, 1987.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 56 pages, text in French, in Very Good condition.
Well illustrated history of aviation in the region. [Non-philatelic].
£8.50Quantity:

Duggan, John - The Siemens-Schuckert Airship
Duggan, John - The Siemens-Schuckert Airship
Publisher: Zeppelin Study Group, Ickenham, 2002.
Paperback, illustrated, ii + 39 pages, short tear to front cover at top of spine, in Good condtion.
Handbook No.3 in the Zeppelin Study Group's (non-philatelic) Lighter-than-Air History series. A detailed history of this pioneer airship.
£8.50Quantity:

Herszberg, Catherine and Proenza, Anne - Mermoz
Herszberg, Catherine and Proenza, Anne - Mermoz
Publisher: Le Cherche Midi, Paris, 2001.
First edition, large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 141 pages, text in French, in Very Good condition.
The life of the famous French aviator. Extremely well illustrated throughout. [Non-philatelic].
£15.00Quantity:

Heimermann, Benoît and Margot, Olivier - L
Heimermann, Benoît and Margot, Olivier - L'Aéropostale
La Fabuleuse Épopée de Mermoz, Saint-Exupéry, Guillaumet

Publisher: Arthaud, Paris, 2003.
First edition, large hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 199 pages, text in French, in Very Good condition.
A marvellous evocation of the pioneering days of French airmail flights. Beautifully illustrated throughout, including several colour illustrations of flown covers. [Non-philatelic].
£30.00Quantity:

Kurc, Alain and Le Cercle des Cartophiles du Loiret - Les Pionniers de l
Kurc, Alain and Le Cercle des Cartophiles du Loiret - Les Pionniers de l'Aviation dans le Loiret
1908-1914

Publisher: Le Cercle des Cartophiles du Loiret, 2004.
Large format (A4) paperback, illustrated, 216 pages, text in French, very slight shelfwear to the covers else in Very Good condition.
A superb history of pre-WW1 aviation in the Loiret department of France. Very well illustrated with postcards. [Non-philatelic].
£25.00Quantity:

Gunn, John - The Defeat of Distance Qantas 1919-1939
Gunn, John - The Defeat of Distance
Qantas 1919-1939

Publisher: University of Queensland Press, 1985.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xvi + 400 pages, slight signs of wear else in Very Good condition.
The first volume of this definitive history of the world's second oldest airline. [Non-philatelic]
£22.00Quantity:

Vaabengaard, Mette - Everything but Giraffes The untold story of SAS Cargo
Vaabengaard, Mette - Everything but Giraffes
The untold story of SAS Cargo

Publisher: Freddy Stenboms Förlag, Stockholm, 2004.
Hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, 237 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
A comprehensive history of the Scandinavian air-freight company. Well illustrated. [Non-philatelic]
£20.00Quantity:

Wixted, Edward P. - The North-West Aerial Frontier 1919-1934 Some men, women and flying machines seen in north-west Australia in the pioneering period: international flights, round-Australia flights, and the completion of the Darwin air link to the eastern States
Wixted, Edward P. - The North-West Aerial Frontier 1919-1934
Some men, women and flying machines seen in north-west Australia in the pioneering period: international flights, round-Australia flights, and the completion of the Darwin air link to the eastern States

Publisher: Boolarong Publications, 1985.
Large hardback, illustrated, 216 pages, slightest hint of spine-lean else in Very Good condition.
A history of each of the major flights in the north-west region of Australia between 1919 and 1934. Very well illustrated. Non-philatelic but very useful to collectors of Australian flight covers. Scarce.
£30.00Quantity:

Fysh, W. Hudson - Australia in Empire Air Transport
Fysh, W. Hudson - Australia in Empire Air Transport
Publisher: The Royal Aeronautical Society, London, no date (circa 1946).
Paperback, illustrated, 52 pages, ex libris Qantas Research Library with inkstamp to front cover and first page, covers previously detached and repaired with tape, short tear to front cover near top of spine, rear cover creased, in Fair to Good condition.
The text of a talk given by W. Hudson Fysh, Managing Director of Qantas, in 1945. Illustrated with b/w photographs and maps. Rare. [Non-philatelic]
£30.00Quantity:

Hocking, D.M. and Haddon-Cave, C.P. - Air Transport in Australia
Hocking, D.M. and Haddon-Cave, C.P. - Air Transport in Australia
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1951.
First edition, hardback, original black cloth, dustwrapper, xvi + 188 pages, very slight hint of spine-lean, dustwrapper chipped at edges and with a few very short tears, pages lightly toned, in Good condition.
A ccomprehensive survey of the development of public air transport in Australia from 1918. Non-philatelic, but with much important background history for the aero-philatelist. Very scarce.
£30.00Quantity:

Jackson, A.J. - British Civil Aircraft since 1919
Jackson, A.J. - British Civil Aircraft since 1919
Publisher: Putnam, London, 1973-74.
Complete set in 3 volumes, second (revised) edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, dustwrappers, illustrated, 567 + 560 + 636 pages, two dustwrappers price-clipped, light signs of wear, else in VG condition.
The definitive history of British aircraft. Profusely illustrated. [Non-philatelic]
£60.00Quantity:

Penrose, Harald - British Aviation The Adventuring Years 1920-1929
Penrose, Harald - British Aviation
The Adventuring Years 1920-1929

Publisher: Putnam, London, 1973.
First edition, hardback, original blue cloth gilt, illustrated, 727 pages, dustwrapper price-clipped, light signs of use, else in Very Good condition.
A nice copy of this important history of British aviation in the 1920s. [Non-philatelic]
£35.00Quantity:

Thomas, Don - Nostalgia Northamericana Artistic Publicity of the Early Airlines
Thomas, Don - Nostalgia Northamericana
Artistic Publicity of the Early Airlines

Publisher: privately published, Florida, 1990.
First edition, large paperback (pictorial card covers), illustrated, 64 pages, light shelfwear else in Very Good condition.
"Colorful publicity of the trunk airlines of the U.S. and their ancestors." Colour illustrations of rare early timetables, brochures, etc. from the author's collection.
£15.00Quantity:

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