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1 Bailey, Jack H. THE ICARUS COMPLEX
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, (1972). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

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2 Ball, John PHASE THREE ALERT
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1977). 0316079375 / 9780316079372 First edition. Hardcover. A very good plus copy with lower corners lightly bumped, spine mildly crimped,in green cloth-backed blue boards; in a nearly fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Adventure novel focuses on the salvage of a B-17 found frozen in an all-but-unexplored section of the Greenland Ice Cap. SIGNED by Ball to the front free endpaper. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Ball, John PHASE THREE ALERT
Boston: Little, Brown & Co., (1977). 0316079375 / 9780316079372 Reprint. Near fine in jacket. 
Arctic-set thriller about the recovery of a WWII B-17 which was carrying a secret cargo when it was downed over the Greenland ice cap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Beaty, David THE SIREN SONG
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1964. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Minor bump to lower shelf edges otherwise near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket. 

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5 Beaty, David THE TEMPLE TREE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin company, 1971. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Very good plus in dust jacket with several edge tears. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Beaty, David THE WIND OFF THE SEA
New York: William Morrow, 1962. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Lower edges slightly rubbed ow near fine in price-clipped dust jacket. 

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7 Beaty, David and Betty WINGS OF MORNING
(London): Macmillan London Limited, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. An additional title added in ink on the author's checklist page, page edges tanning as usual else near fine in dust jacket. 
The first time these two authors have collaborated on a novel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Beaty, David and Betty WINGS OF THE MORNING
New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1982). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Lower spine edge lightly bumped, otherwise near fine in dust jacket. 494 pages. 
Aviation fiction from the turn of the century through WWI. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Berges, Emily Trafford THE FLYING CIRCUS
New York: Morrow, (1985). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with several short edge-tears. 

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10 Boetius, Henning THE PHOENIX
New York: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, (2002). 0385501838 / 9780385501835 First U.S. edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Translated from the German by John Cullen, this historical thriller opens in 1947 with Birger Lund, a survivor of the Hindenburg, seeking answers to the cause of the disaster. The author's father is an actual remaining survivor of the Hindenburg. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Bowen, Robert Sidney DUSTY AYRES AND HIS BATTLE BIRDS: CRIMSON DOOM
(San Diego, California): A Corinth Suspense Novel, (1966). First edition: Paperback Original. CR137; cover price, $.60. Mass market paperback. Very fine, a bright, as-new, unread copy in color-illustrated wraps. 
Sf aviation adventure originally appearing in the August, 1934 issue of the long-lamented "pulp of pulps" DUSTY AYRES AND HIS BATTLE BIRDS, here in its debut as a book. A superb copy! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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12 Bowen, Robert Sidney DUSTY AYRES AND HIS BATTLE BIRDS: PURPLE TORNADO
(San Diego, California): A Corinth Suspense Novel, (1966). First edition: Paperback Original. CR141. Mass market paperback. A hint of age-toning to the covers and pages, else a fine unread copy in color-illustrated wraps. 
A 12-issue, 2-year sf twist on an earlier aviation pulp, DUSTY AYRES told the story of a world war set in the near future, beginning three years after "all Asia and Europe had been a seething inferno of war." First book appearance of Dusty Ayres No. 3. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Coonts, Stephen FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER
Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, (1986). 0870212001 / 9780870212000 First edition: Uncorrected Proof with materials laid in. Hardcover. Near fine in printed red wraps; in an illustrated dust jacket with minor wear, rubbing, and creases to the extremities. Jacket design by Moira M. Megargee. 
The first thriller from Coonts, a pilot during the Vietnam War, centers on Jake Grafton's struggle to cope with the war and the loss of a friend. Filmed by director John Milius in 1990 starring Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe, and Brad Johnson. 
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14 Coonts, Stephen THE MINOTAUR
New York: Doubleday, (1989). 0385261470 / 9780385261470 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in dust jacket. 
INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Coyle, William FIRESTORM
New York: William Morrow, (1988). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Crowder, Herbert AMBUSH AT OSIRAK
Novato, California: Presidio, (1988). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

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17 Dahl, Roald OVER TO YOU: 10 Stories of Flyers and Flying
New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1946). First U.S. edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild soiling and staining to the covers, the spine shows some fading, else a very good copy in tan cloth with titles in maroon and blue; in a [supplied] second printing dust jacket that is worn, chipped, stained, torn, and creased. 
Encouraged by C.S. Forester, RAF Wing Commander Roald Dahl wrote a story based on his experiences in WWII. The resulting story, "A Piece of Cake" and nine others--all concerned with the war in the air--are collected in OVER TO YOU, his first adult book. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Delhaye, Michael STALKING-HORSE
London: Constable, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Toning to pages, else a fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Dixon, Franklin W. CASTAWAYS OF THE STRATOSPHERE; or Hunting the Vanished Balloonists
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (1935). First edition. Hardcover. Mild uniform offsetting to the orange illustrated endpapers, tiny split to the upper spine, minor shelfwear, else a very good copy in brown cloth with lettering and monoplane illustration in blue; in a chipped and shelfworn color pictorial dust jacket. 
Volume 18 (of 20) of the Ted Scott Flying Stories: frontispiece on coated paper by Clemens Gretta; listing to CASTAWAYS on the verso of the title-page; rear advertisement lists to CASTAWAYS; and dust jacket notes CASTAWAYS last. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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20 Filgate, Macartney RUNWAY TO DEATH
New York: Walker and Company, (1980). 0802754287 / 9780802754288 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Thriller set in the remote Greek island of Io. Charlotte Eliot finds herself the inheritor of a light plane--but lacking the money to run it, she quickly sells it a recluse and delivers it to the idyllic Greek island where things are not as they seem. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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