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World War One, US Lafayette Escadrille/Aviation books (14pc). This lot includes: "Lafayette Escadrille Pilot Biographies" by Dennis Gordon (Missoula, Montana: Doughboy Historical Society, 1991), 4to, softcover, 271pp. Autographed by the author; near mint condition;l (1) "Only the Clouds Remain: Ted Parsons of the Lafayette Escadrille" by Dale L. Walker (Published by the author, 1980), softcover, 72pp. Some folds at edge of covers, light soiling, otherwise good; (1) "En l'air!" (In The Air) by Lieut. Bert Hall (New York: The New Library, Inc., 1918), hardcover, 153pp. Ex library, with small piece of Hall's frontispiece photo page missing (not affecting image), and small upper portion of page 3-4 (affecting text). Some wear, creases, and small tears to boards, otherwise good and complete; (1) "I Flew With The Lafayette Escadrille" by Edwin C. Parsons (Indianapolis, Indiana: E.C. Seale and Company, 1963), hardcover with dj, 335pp. Ex Air Force library with remnants of markings on rear boards and spine, some wear on dj, otherwise good; (1) "An Explorer in the Air Service" by Hiram Bingham (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1920), hardcover, 260pp; Ex library, with tape repair to spine, otherwise good; (1) "Falcons of France" by Charles Norhoff and James Norman Hall (London: James Hamilton, Ltd., 1928), hardcover, 320pp. Ex library with markings on front flyleaf and spine, general wear--otherwise fair; (1) "The Dawn Patrol" Novelized by Guy Fowler From the First National and Vitaphone Picture starring Richard Barthelmess (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930), hardcover, 241pp. Light soiling of covers, but otherwise very good; (1) "Lilac Time" by Guy Fowler. Novelized from the Screen Play Adapted by Willis Goldbeck from the Stage Production (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, hardcover, 271pp. This is a romantic novel set in WWI centered on a romance between a Royal Flying Corps Captain and his sweetheart. Some wear to boards, otherwise good; (1) "Wings" by John Monk Saunders--Based on the Paramount Picture/A Lucien Hubbard Production/Directed by William A. Wellman (New York: Grosset and Dunlap, 1927, hardcover, 249pp. Some wear to covers, otherwise good; (1) "That's My Bloody Plane: The World War I Experiences of Major Cecil Montgomery-Moore, D.F.C." as told to Peter Kilduff (Chester, Connecticut: Pequot Press, 1975), hardcover with dj, 157pp. Very good condition; (1) "Guide to Pre-1930 Aircraft Engines" compiled by M.S. Rice (Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Aviation Publications, 1972), softcover, 58pp. Good condition; (1) "Nieuport Fighters in action" by Peter Cooksley. Color by Don Greer (Carrollton, Texas: Squadron/Signal Publications, 1997), softcover, 50pp. Very good condition; (1) "Service With Fighting Men: An Account of the Work of the American Young Men's Christian Associations in the World War" Editorial Board: William Howard Taft, Chairman, Managing Editor Frederick Harris, Associate Editors Frederic Houston Kent & William J. Newlin (New York: Association Press, 1922). Two volumes, hardcover. Volume 1: 636pp; Volume 2: 664pp. Good condition.(1) "Billy Mitchell: 'Stormy Petrel of the Air'" by Roger G. Miller (Washington, D.C.: Office of Air Force History, 2004), softcover, 58pp. Very good condition;

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WW1 US Lafayette Escadrille Aviation books (14pc)

Estimate $100 - $200
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