Very Good in Very Good- jacket. Very good hardcover in very good-dust jacket. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text also very good. Light shelfwear, small closed tear at top of DJ spine, small chip on back of DJ. NOT an ex-library copy, NO remainder mark, NOT a book club. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
First printing signed by the author on title page: "To Stan, You build 'em-I'll fly 'em! -Best Wishes Joe Vogel Col. USAF (Ret) 20 Apr. '93" with black pen. ix, 241 pages. 8vo. 9 1/2" x 6 1/2". Blue faux leather stamped in silver. 12 chapters. Early aviation history. Many vintage B&W illustrations. Clean. Tightly bound. Dust jacket. Like new/ Fine.
Very Good. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in blue illustrated binding without dust jacket. Some light wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with minor bumping to the head and heel of the spine and on the corners of the panels. Covers have very minor scuffing. 241 pages with illustrations, bibliography, and index. A good history of flight and aviation with chapters on the Wright Brothers; Charles A. Lindbergh; the Schneider Trophy Series; flight, commerce and regulation; women, minorities, and Canadians in aviation; and other topics.
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