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Maine Aero Rendezvous, Official Program, 1939

By: (Maine Aero Rendezvous)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Augusta, Maine Aero Rendezvous: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16296

Condition: Very Good


Stapled, pictoria wraps with general wear and aging. Still square and securely bound. A solid, used copy of this 1939 aeronautics show program. This is a very nice presentation for the Maine Aero Rendezvous with photos and informative biographies of the participants. The first listed stunt flyer is Laura Ingalls who was well-known and later became infamous for her collaboration with the Nazis during WWII. Other participating pilots and celebrities were: Leonard Peterson, Clem Honkamp, Buddy Batzel, Don Walters, Bill Sweet, The Flying Allens, Speed Wikoff, Bob St. Jock, Harold Brown, and Roland... View more info

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The Romance of Flying

By: Knight, Clayton

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, King Feature Syndicate: 1942

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16636

Condition: Very Good


This stapled, colorful, comic book-styled magazine offers a history of flying (mainly in the US and Great Britain) starting with the Wright Brothers and going through the Dolittle raid in WWII. Each two-page spread features a story from the history of aviation along with a full color illustration by Wright. A special section has photographs of all of the Dolittle Raiders. This book would probably be considered a comic because that is how well-known illustrator Knight presents it, but there is enough text to make it an interesting and informative source. This copy has generally light edge and c... View more info