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  • THE BLUE-PIRATE MYSTERY FLYER, #2 in series. by Anderson, Barrie (pseudonym of Edith Janice "E. J." Craine)
    Anderson, Barrie (pseudonym of Edith Janice "E. J." Craine)
    THE BLUE-PIRATE MYSTERY FLYER, #2 in series.

    Edition: First edition.

    Cleveland: World Syndicate Publishing Co., (1930). Hardcover first edition - The second book featuring Roberta Langwell, Girl Sky Pilot "a new series of books about girl aviators and their marvelous accomplishments in the air. Roberta Langwell is a heroine of modern times. She wins a plane by means of her remarkable air feats, and keeps the reader tense with excitement from cover to cover. The series concentrates on the efforts of the girls and women who, like their male counterparts, have obtained wonderful results in the air." The series was later renamed The Airplane Girls. 248 pp. ISBN: B000EDURXI.

    Condition: Good overall in green cloth with pasted on illustration on front cover (gift inscription on front endpaper, some wear to the edges of the boards, and a 1 inch tear to the side of the spine)

    Book ID: 83894
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  • THE SECRET OF TIBET. by Bell, William Dixon (1865 - 1961)
    Bell, William Dixon (1865 - 1961)
    THE SECRET OF TIBET.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    Chicago: The Goldsmith Publishing Company, (1938) dj. Hardcover first edition - Will and Dave Hope, twin brothers and aviators, find themselves stranded in China following a record-breaking transpacific flight when all prizes and competitions are cancelled because of the Depression. . They encounter Theodore Curtis, an American disguised as a Chinese man, who, hires them to fly to a mysterious lost civilization in Tibet - although he is not honest about the dangers they will face. One of several Lost Race adventure tales by this author. 251 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in light green boards (significant sunning to the spine and edges of the boards, rather severe toning to the pages) in a good example of the rather fragile dust jacket (wear to folds, chip at top of dj spine.)

    Book ID: 84785
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  • RUSS FARRELL, CIRCUS FLYER, #2. by Burtis, Thomson,
    Burtis, Thomson,
    RUSS FARRELL, CIRCUS FLYER, #2.

    Edition: First thus - motion picture edition.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc., 1928. Hardcover - Russ joins an army sponsored flying circus intended to raise the public's awareness of aviation and he takes part in the making of a movie with an aviation background. Motion picture edition with a frontispiece photo from the film "Russ Farrell, Aviator." 222 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in dark red cloth with black lettering.

    Book ID: 76327
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  • REX LEE ACE OF THE AIR MAIL. #5 in series. by Burtis, Thomson,
    Burtis, Thomson,
    REX LEE ACE OF THE AIR MAIL. #5 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1929). Hardcover - Fifth book in this early aviation series for boys, one which embodied the Charles Lindbergh spirit (Rex Lee even resembled Lindbergh) in a boys' adventure series. From the publisher's ad in the back: "The author of this series of exciting flying stories is an experienced aviator. He says, "During my five years in the army I performed nearly every sort of flying duty -- instructor, test pilot, etc., in every variety of ship, from tiny scout planes to the gigantic three-motored Italian Caproni." Not only has this author had many experiences as a flyer; a list of his activities while knocking around the country includes postal clerk, hobo, actor, writer, mutton…

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    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1929). Hardcover - Fifth book in this early aviation series for boys, one which embodied the Charles Lindbergh spirit (Rex Lee even resembled Lindbergh) in a boys' adventure series. From the publisher's ad in the back: "The author of this series of exciting flying stories is an experienced aviator. He says, "During my five years in the army I performed nearly every sort of flying duty -- instructor, test pilot, etc., in every variety of ship, from tiny scout planes to the gigantic three-motored Italian Caproni." Not only has this author had many experiences as a flyer; a list of his activities while knocking around the country includes postal clerk, hobo, actor, writer, mutton chop salesman, preacher, roughneck in the oil fields, scenario writer in Hollywood and synthetic clown with the Sells Floto Circus. Having lived an active, daring life, and possessing a gift for good story telling, he is well qualified to write these adventures of a red-blooded dare devil young American who became one of the country's greatest flyers." Glossy frontispiece. Lists to #8 in the ads in the rear. 212 pp plus 6 pp publisher's ads.

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    Condition: Very good condition in illustrated olive green boards, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 74953
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  • THE BRIDGE OF BOMBERS: Steve Knight Flying Stories Series #2. by Copp, Ted.
    Copp, Ted.
    THE BRIDGE OF BOMBERS: Steve Knight Flying Stories Series #2.

    Edition: First or early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1941). Hardcover - The second book in this three book series -although still wating to get into the Naval Air School, Steve is offered the chance to fly ferry bombers to England. Frontispiece and blue and white illustrated endpapers by Leon Gregori. 212 pp. plus 4 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good condition in orange boards with black lettering (prev owner's name in pencil, spine slanted), no dust jacket

    Book ID: 70025
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  • AIRPLANE BOYS ON THE BORDERLINE , #1 in series. by Craine, E. J. (Edith Janice. )
    Craine, E. J. (Edith Janice. )
    AIRPLANE BOYS ON THE BORDERLINE , #1 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York & Cleveland: World Syndicate (1930). Hardcover - The first book in the Airplane Boys series, also published as Skylarking Comrades Series #1, "The Borderline Mystery" under the M. Delmore Marquith pseudonym, and previously published as Sky Buddies Series #1, "The Air Mystery of Isle La Motte). Plain frontispiece. 246 pp.

    Condition: Very good in blue cloth with light green lettering (usual toning to the pages), no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73953
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  • A CRUISE IN THE SKY or The Legend of the Great Pink Pearl. The Aeroplane Boys Series #5. by Lamar, Ashton [pseudonym of Harry Lincoln Sayler, 1863-1913]
    Lamar, Ashton [pseudonym of Harry Lincoln Sayler, 1863-1913]
    A CRUISE IN THE SKY or The Legend of the Great Pink Pearl. The Aeroplane Boys Series #5.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Chicago: Reilly & Britton, (1911). Hardcover - One of three aviation related series for boys published by Sayler under both his own name and pen names. Illustrated by S. H. Riesenberg with a tinted frontispiece and three black and white plates on plain paper. Lists to #6 in this series at the front of the book. 218 pp. plus 5 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Fair condition in illustrated boards (corners bumped, soiling to covers, spine lettering rubbed, prev owner's name, etc.) A decent reading copy of a rather uncommon vintage juvenile series book.

    Book ID: 64129
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  • A CRUISE IN THE SKY or The Legend of the Great Pink Pearl. The Aeroplane Boys Series #5. by Lamar, Ashton [pseudonym of Harry Lincoln Sayler, 1863-1913]
    Lamar, Ashton [pseudonym of Harry Lincoln Sayler, 1863-1913]
    A CRUISE IN THE SKY or The Legend of the Great Pink Pearl. The Aeroplane Boys Series #5.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Chicago: Reilly & Britton, (1911). Hardcover - One of three aviation related series for boys published by Sayler under both his own name and pen names. Illustrated by S. H. Riesenberg with a tinted frontispiece and three black and white plates on plain paper. Lists to #7 in this series at the front of the book. 218 pp. plus 6 pp of publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good+ condition in illustrated boards (spine lettering rubbed, An attractive copy of a rather uncommon vintage juvenile series book.

    Book ID: 71324
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  • THE BIRD BOYS' AEROPLANE WONDER Or Young Aviators on a Cattle Ranch #5. by Langworthy, John Luther
    Langworthy, John Luther
    THE BIRD BOYS' AEROPLANE WONDER Or Young Aviators on a Cattle Ranch #5.

    Edition: First edition.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, (1914). Hardcover first edition - The fifth and final book in this series. Glossy frontispiece. Illustrated endpapers. 252 pp plus 6 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Fair condition only (both hinges cracked, pencil gift inscription, some fraying to the ends of the spine.)

    Book ID: 65974
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  • THE BIRD BOYS' AEROPLANE WONDER Or Young Aviators on a Cattle Ranch #5. by Langworthy, John Luther
    Langworthy, John Luther
    THE BIRD BOYS' AEROPLANE WONDER Or Young Aviators on a Cattle Ranch #5.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, (1914). Hardcover first edition - The fifth and final book in this series. Glossy frontispiece. plain endpapers. 252 pp plus 6 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Fair condition only (both hinges cracked, pencil gift inscription, some fraying to the ends of the spine, soiling to edges of textblock.)

    Book ID: 72490
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  • LINDA CARLTON' ISLAND ADVENTURE. by Lavell, Edith.
    Lavell, Edith.
    LINDA CARLTON' ISLAND ADVENTURE.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., (c 1931). Hardcover - The third title in the series - Linda has now obtained her commercial license and has accepted a job as a cropduster in Georgia. On the way there, her plane is intercepted by pirates and she is kidnapped. Plain frontispiece. 282 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in blue cloth with black lettering (usual rather severe toning to the pages. margin of first leaf cut off affecting a few words towards the bottom, missing rear free endpaper,), no dj

    Book ID: 71717
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  • THE BORDER-LINE MYSTERY, #1 in series. by Marquith, M. Delmore (pseudonym of Edith Janice "E. J." Craine)
    Marquith, M. Delmore (pseudonym of Edith Janice "E. J." Craine)
    THE BORDER-LINE MYSTERY, #1 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York & Cleveland: World Syndicate (c 1930). Hardcover - The first book in the Airplane Boys series, featuring Jim Austin and Bob Caldwell and their plane, originally published as Airplane Boys on the Borderline, and previously published as Sky Buddies Series #1, "The Air Mystery of Isle La Motte.. 246 pp.

    Condition: Very good in red cloth with pasted on illustration on front cover.

    Book ID: 83970
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  • ON ADVENTURE ISLAND: The Girl Flyer Series #2. by Moyer, Bess.
    Moyer, Bess.
    ON ADVENTURE ISLAND: The Girl Flyer Series #2.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    Chicago: Goldsmith Publishing, (1932) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second of two books in this series, both published in 1932 and featuring twins Terry and Prim, who have been taught to fly by their father. In this they set out across the southern seas and find themselves captive on a mysterious island. 119 pp.

    Condition: Good only in a good dust jacket (usual rather severe toning to the pagesgift inscription, and some penciled scribbles on blank pages at end, several chips and tears to the dj)

    Book ID: 75765
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  • GYPSIES OF THE AIR: The Girl Flyer Series #1. by Moyer, Bess.
    Moyer, Bess.
    GYPSIES OF THE AIR: The Girl Flyer Series #1.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    Chicago: Goldsmith Publishing, (1932) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first of two books in this series, both published in 1932 and featuring twins Terry and Prim, who have been taught to fly by their father. When two of their friends, who were planning to hop across the Atlantic, never arrive in Newfoundland, the girls go looking for them. 121 pp.

    Condition: Good only in a good dust jacket (usual rather severe toning to the pages, several chips and tears to the dj)

    Book ID: 63973
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  • FLYING THE COAST SKYWAYS or Jack Ralston's Swift Patrol. Sky Detective Series #6. by Newcomb, Ambrose.
    Newcomb, Ambrose.
    FLYING THE COAST SKYWAYS or Jack Ralston's Swift Patrol. Sky Detective Series #6.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Chicago: Goldsmith Publishing, (1931) dj. Hardcover - The sixth and final book in this series in which "Jack Ralston and his pal "Perk" famous air pilots to help "Uncle Sam" unravel baffling problems of the Secret Service. The adventures of these two detective aviators form the complete series, although each book is a complete story in itself." 251 pp.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (usual toning to the pages, some edgewear to the dj)

    Book ID: 67260
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  • TRACKERS OF THE FOG PACK, or Jack Ralston Flying Blind. Sky Detective Series #5. by Newcomb, Ambrose.
    Newcomb, Ambrose.
    TRACKERS OF THE FOG PACK, or Jack Ralston Flying Blind. Sky Detective Series #5.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    New York: Goldsmith, 1931. Hardcover - The fifth book in this adventure series for boys. The publisher commented "The series title, "Sky Detectives" is most appropriate, for every modern boy is extremely interested in aviation. Our author has chosen Jack Ralston and his pal 'Perk' famous air pilots to help 'Uncle Sam' unravel baffling problems of the Secret Service. The adventures of these two detective aviators form the complete series, although each book is a complete story in itself." 242 pp plus 4 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good overall in blue-gray boards, usual rather severe toning to the pages, no dust jacket.

    Book ID: 78979
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  • TRACKERS OF THE FOG PACK, or Jack Ralston Flying Blind. Sky Detective Series #5. by Newcomb, Ambrose.
    Newcomb, Ambrose.
    TRACKERS OF THE FOG PACK, or Jack Ralston Flying Blind. Sky Detective Series #5.

    Edition: First or early edition.

    New York: Goldsmith, 1931. dj. Hardcover - The fifth book in this adventure series for boys. The publisher commented "The series title, "Sky Detectives" is most appropriate, for every modern boy is extremely interested in aviation. Our author has chosen Jack Ralston and his pal 'Perk' famous air pilots to help 'Uncle Sam' unravel baffling problems of the Secret Service. The adventures of these two detective aviators form the complete series, although each book is a complete story in itself." 242 pp plus 2 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Very good overall in teal boards, usual rather severe toning to the pages, in a very worn dust jacket, missing the front flap and with a large chip at the top of the spine, other edgewear.

    Book ID: 78980
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  • THE MYSTERY CRASH. by Powell, Van
    Powell, Van
    THE MYSTERY CRASH.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., (1932.) dj. Hardcover - The first book in the Air Mystery series (originally published as the Sky Scout series). Frontispiece on plain paper. Oversized edition bound in gray cloth. Lists to #3 in this series on the back cover of the dust jacket. 280 pp.

    Condition: Very good (gift inscription, front hinge cracked, usual toning to the pages), in a good dust jacket (closed tear to back cover of dj, spine slightly sunned.)

    Book ID: 62564
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  • THE GHOST OF MYSTERY AIRPORT: Air Mystery Series #4. by Powell, Van
    Powell, Van
    THE GHOST OF MYSTERY AIRPORT: Air Mystery Series #4.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., (1932.). Hardcover - The fourth and final book in the Air Mystery series (originally published as the Sky Scout series) . Frontispiece on plain paper. 280 pp.

    Condition: Good only in brown boards - rather severe toning to the pages, front hinge starting.

    Book ID: 65694
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  • THE HAUNTED HANGAR: Air Mystery series #3. by Powell, Van
    Powell, Van
    THE HAUNTED HANGAR: Air Mystery series #3.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Akron, Ohio: Saalfield Publishing Co., (1932.) dj. Hardcover - The third title in the Air Mystery series (originally published as the Sky Scout series). Frontispiece on plain paper. 276 pp.

    Condition: Very good+ in dark red cloth with black lettering (prev owner's name dated Christmas 1942, usual toning to the pages), in a very good dust jacket (small peeled spot on spine, but overall bright and attractive.)

    Book ID: 49885
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  • DAVE DASHAWAY AND HIS HYDROPLANE or Daring Adventures Over the Great Lakes (The Dave Dashaway Series Book #2) by Rockwood, Roy (Weldon J. Cobb, 1849-1922)
    Rockwood, Roy (Weldon J. Cobb, 1849-1922)
    DAVE DASHAWAY AND HIS HYDROPLANE or Daring Adventures Over the Great Lakes (The Dave Dashaway Series Book #2)

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Cupples & Leon Company, (1913). Hardcover - The second book in this early airplane boys series, written by Weldon J. Cobb under the Stratemeyer syndicate house name of Roy Rockwood. Glossy frontispiece. Lists to #4 at front of book, to #5 in ads at back. 202 pp plus 10 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in sage green cloth with black lettering and illustrations (missing front endpaper, prev owner's name, corners somewhat bumped, usual toning to pages).

    Book ID: 72709
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  • THE RAMBLER CLUB'S AEROPLANE (Rambler Club #7) by Sheppard, W.Crispin.
    Sheppard, W.Crispin.
    THE RAMBLER CLUB'S AEROPLANE (Rambler Club #7)

    Edition: First edition.

    Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Company, 1912. Hardcover first edition - One of three titles in this series published in 1912. The five boys who make up the club, along with two other friends, return to Border City and the Circle T Ranch in Wyoming, to find the town booming, and a New York financier carrying on experiments with a dirigible balloon. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three inserted plates by the author. Tissue guard at frontispiece. Lists thru the 1912 titles at the rear, with 2 from 1913 shown as "in preparation." 320 pp.

    Condition: Very good in tan illustrated cloth with gilt lettering on the spine (some rubbing to the spine, rear hinge cracked)

    Book ID: 65344
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  • WINGS FOR VICTORY. by Snell, Roy C.
    Snell, Roy C.
    WINGS FOR VICTORY.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Chicago: Goldsmith, (c 1942). Hardcover - Boys' World War II adventure novel set in which opens in Hawaii with the attack on Pearl Harbor. 251 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in blue cloth with black lettering in a fair dust jacket with stereotypical art (usual toning to the pages, previous owner's name on both endpapers and dj flap, several chips to the dj, rubbing to the folds, and loss of about 1/2 inch at top of dj spine affecting "wings").

    Book ID: 79917
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  • THE HUNNIWELL BOYS' VICTORY, #2 in series. by Wyman, L. P. [Levi Parker ]
    Wyman, L. P. [Levi Parker ]
    THE HUNNIWELL BOYS' VICTORY, #2 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1928). Hardcover - The second book in this "thrilling aviation series for boys 12 to 16 years." Five titles listed at front of book. Glossy frontispiece, 240 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated beige cloth (some foxing, previous owner's name, corners bumped, etc)

    Book ID: 68799
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  • THE HUNNIWELL BOYS IN THE AIR, #1 in series. by Wyman, L. P. [Levi Parker ]
    Wyman, L. P. [Levi Parker ]
    THE HUNNIWELL BOYS IN THE AIR, #1 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1928). Hardcover - The second book in this "thrilling aviation series for boys 12 to 16 years." Five titles listed at front of book. Glossy frontispiece, 222 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in tan cloth illustrated in blue and dark brown with dark brown lettering.

    Book ID: 84055
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  • THE HUNNIWELL BOYS AND THE PLATINUM MYSTERY #4 in series. by Wyman, L. P. [Levi Parker ]
    Wyman, L. P. [Levi Parker ]
    THE HUNNIWELL BOYS AND THE PLATINUM MYSTERY #4 in series.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1928). Hardcover - The fourth book in this "thrilling aviation series for boys 12 to 16 years." Features Bill and Gordon Hunniwell, two enterprising and inventive young Americans who have many thrills in their new electric airplane. Five titles listed at front of book. Glossy frontispiece, 218 pp plus 6 pp publisher's ad.

    Condition: Good overall in illustrated tan cloth (corners slightly bumped, missing front endpaper, tide mark to upper edge)

    Book ID: 76051
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