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WW1 Aviation Aces History Books (10pc). This group includes the following: (1) "Guynemer: Knight of the Air" by Henry Bordeaux --translated from the French by Louise Morgan Sill, with an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1918), hardcover, 256pp. Ex library, some wear to spine and board edges, otherwise tight and in good condition; (1) "Guynemer: The Ace of Aces" by Jacques Mortane, translated by Clifton Harby Levy (New York: Moffat, Yard & Company, 1918), hardcover, 267pp. Wear to boards and lettering faded on cover, otherwise tight and in good condition. (1) "Lt. Werner Voss: Germany's Greatest Teenage Ace" by Walter A. Musciano (New York: Hobby Helpers Publications, 1962), softcover, 64pp. Light soiling of covers, otherwise very good. (1) "Lt. Col. William Barker: Canada's All-Around Ace" by Walter A. Musciano (New York: Hobby Helpers Publications, 1973), softcover, 56pp. Light soiling of covers, otherwise very good. (1) "Proctor, Ace of the 84 Squadron, R.F.C./R.A.F." by Douglass Whetton. Serie No. 3 on World War 1 Aces. (Falls Church, Virginia: AJAY Enterprises, 1978), softcover, 43pp. Short typed note attached to front cover with a tipped in autograph of the author--the note reads: Douglass Whetton is deceased. He was killed in England two years ago in an auto accident. Enclosed is his autograph made before he died." Light soiling of covers, otherwise very good. Captain Andrew Proctor--a native of South Africa--shot down 54 enemy aircraft (1) "King of Airfighters: The Biography of Major 'Mick' Mannock, VC, DSO, MC" by Flight Lieutenant Ira Jones (Drexel Hill, PA: Casemate, 2009), hardcover with dj, 340pp. Near mint. (1) "Immelmann: 'The Eagle of Lille'" by Frantz Immelmann (Drexel Hill, PA: Casemate, 2009), hardcover with dj, 209pp. Near mint. (1) "The Courage of the Early Morning: The Story of Billy Bishop" by William Arthur Bishop (Toronto/Montreal: McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1965), hardcover with dj, 211pp. DJ has some wear and soiling along page edges--otherwise tight and in good condition. (1) "Rickenbacker: An Autobiography" by Edward V. Rickenbacker (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1967). Seventh Printing. Hardcover with dj, 458pp. Some wear to dj and light rubbing/sunning of boards, otherwise good condition. (1) "Ace of Aces: Captain Rene Fonck" Original edition translated and reprinted as "An Air Combat Classic" edited by Stanley M. Ulanoff. (Garden City, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1967). Hardcover with dj, 164pp. Very good condition; _x000D_
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WW1 Aviation Aces History Books (10pc)

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