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001air:
1943 Cadillac WWII Planes. An ad which recalls the progress of the company, typical of the many others, which turned a massive consumer products
 economy into the
"Arsenal of Democracy."
10-1/2x14 in. $40


004air:
Flying Fortress B-17 - 1982 Color print from a painting of that year by Teresa Stokes showing the B-17 Flying Fortress plane. As late as 1939, the Air Corps had only 13 Flying Fortresses. Later during the war, a great armada of them conducted the daylight
raids all over Europe.
11 x 8-1/2 in. $40



007air:
 
1901 Ballooning in France. Six hand colored pictures on one large page. Military and amatuer ballooning shown.
Genuine antique print.
22x16 in. $60



008air:
1924 Imperial Airways advertisement. These planes flew from England to the Continent. Cushioned armchairs and meals/spirits ordered in advance were available. Featured
in The Graphic.
16 x 11-1/2 in. $40



009air:
1941 Airline Logos. Shown in this WWII era ad by Remington which had an electric shaver in each plane. Old color ad from 1941. 11x14 in. $40



011air:
1917 WWI Air Combat. Shown on the front page of the Scientific American. Color page with nice margins of the Winged Cavalry Attacking Enemy's Lines. 11-1/2x16 in. $40



014air:
1944 Corsair, Vought F4U-1 color lithograph. The Vought F4U-1 Corsair was one of the greatest combat aircraft in World War II. The prototype was the first single engined US warplane to exceed 400 mph and outperformed all other American aircraft
at that time.
size: 8x10.5 in. $40



015air:
1944 North American BT-14 black and white lithograph. The BT-14 is an all-metal military trainer developed from the North American BT-9. The BT-14 provided thousands of cadets
 with basic pilot training.
size: 8x10.5 in. $40



018air:
944 Commando, Curtiss C-46 color lithograph. The US Army became interested in the aircraft for its cargo/transport capabilities. The Commando entered service with the United States
Army Air Force
in July 1942.
size 8x10.5 in. $40




019air:
1944 Excaliber, Sikorsky JRS-1 black and white lithograph. This 15 passenger flying boat was used by the United States Army, Navy, and Marine corps throughout World War II.
size 8x10.5 in. $40




020air:
1944 Recruit, Ryan PT-22 black and white lithograph. These monoplanes were used as primary trainers for the US Air Force due to the fact that the newer combat aircraft coming off the lines
were all monoplanes.
size 8x10.5 in. $40



022air:
1917 Image of Officers flying above London in a hot air balloon. Gorgeous hand colored engraved image titled,"A School in the Sky Over London Town:How Officers Are Trained in the Royal Flying Corps," drawn by Bernhard Hugh from the Graphic. Shows scene of officers being trained
in a hot air balloon.
22 x 16in. $60




023air:
 
1902 Pictures and views from a hot air balloon. Beautiful photographs taken from an actual hot air balloon titled, "A Girl's Experiences in a Balloon," from Harper's Weekly. Shows scenes from 2500 feet in the air.
11 x 16in. $40




024air:
 
1895 Images of the voyage to the North Pole via hot air balloon. Elegant engraved images titled, "To the North Pole Via Balloon," drawn by Reuterdahl from Leslie's Weekly. Shows scene of men traveling to the North Pole
via hot air balloon.
11 x 16in. $40




025air:
 
1856 Picture of the ascent of the balloons from the esplanade. Gorgeous engraved images titled, "The Ascent of the Balloons From the Esplanade of the Invalidades," from the Illustrated London News. Shows scenes of the crowd eagerly watching the ascending of the hot air balloons.
11 x 16in. $40



029air:
1892 Scientific American wood engraved images of the hot air balloon descending and its parachute are portrayed. Article about the New Parachute surrounds images.
16 x 11 in. $40


030air:
1870 Wood engraving titled, "Uhlans Tracking the Course of a Balloon." Featured in Every Saturday: An Illustrated Journal of Choice Reading.
16 x 11 in. $40



031air:
 
1899 Picture of the British Military with an observation balloon. Beautiful photograph titled, "The British Military Observation Balloon at Ladysmith, " from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of the British Army with an observatory balloon.
11 x 16in. $40




032air:
 
1906 Image of sailors watching Dutchman fly in a hot air balloon. Elegant hand colored engraved image titled,"The Flying Dutchman of To-day," painted by Henry Reuterdahl from Collier's Weekly. Shows scene of sailors
watching Dutchman fly
in a hot air balloon.
11 x 16in. $40




033air:
 
1967 Sheet music titled, "Up, Up and Away," by John Webb, recorded by the 5th Dimension on Soul City Records. Cover shows scene of the group flying
up in a hot air balloon.
8 x 11in. $40




035air:
1874 Hand colored wood engraving showing the rescue of Monsieur and Madame Durouf in the North Sea from their capsized hot air balloon. Drawn and engraved in Paris for
Harper's Weekly.
16 x 11 in. $60



036air:
 
1864 Picture of different styles of air travel mechanisms. Elegant hand colored engraved image titled, "Different Systems of Sailing in the Air," from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of different styles of air travel mechanisms.
11 x 16in. $80

Black & White: $60


037air:
 
1882 Image of a balloon's voyage across the English Channel. Gorgeous engraved image titled,"Balloon Voyage Across the Channel from England to France," from Scientific American. Shows scene of a hot air balloon being rescued in the English
Channel by a ship.
11 x 16in. $40



039air:
 
1928 Vibrant image of a hot air balloon ascending on the cover of The Sportsman.
9 x 12in. $30




040air:
1858 Harper's Weekly wood engraving showing Aeronaut Thurston being carried up in the air by his hot air balloon; hold on!
16 x 11 in. $40



041air:
1859 Picture of a hot air balloon that is just about to ascend. Gorgeous engraved image from Frank Leslie's in German of a hot air balloon that is about to ascend once filled with hot air.
11 x 16in. $30



042air:
 
1897 Images of Andrees' attempt to reach the North Pole by hot air balloon. Elegant engraved images titled, "Andrees Attempt to Reach the North Pole by Balloon," from Harper's Weekly. Shows scenes of Andrees' attempt to reach the North Pole
by hot air balloon.
11 x 16in. $40



043air 1883 Political caricatural figures riding up in a hot air balloon holding on tightly. Gorgeous hand colored engraved images titled, "The Balloon in Distress-Throwing out Ballast," from Puck.
22 x 16in. $60


 

046air:
 
1898 Image of a balloon ascending with six people in the car. Gorgeous hand colored engraved image titled,"The International Universal Exhibition at Earl's Court," from The Graphic. Shows scene of a hot air balloon ascending with many spectators looking on.
11 x 16in. $50




047air:
 
1871 Picture of balloon ascending into the Paris sky. Elegant hand colored engraved image titled,"Night Ascent of a Balloon, Chemin de Fer Du Nord, Paris," from Every Saturday. Shows scene of a hot air balloon ascending into
Paris' night sky.
11 x 16in. $50




049air:
 
1857 Picture of Md'elle Delon ascending in a hot air balloon. Beautiful hand colored engraved image titled,"Balloon Ascensionof Md'lle Delon," from Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion. Shows scene of a hot air balloon ascending with many spectators looking on.
11 x 16in. $50




050air:
 
1863 Images of a French Balloon crashing to earth. Elegant hand colored engraved images titled, "The French Balloon Le Grant Sweeping Along the Earth Near Nienberg and The Balloon Caught in a Forest-Attempts of the Aeronauts to Escape," from Harper's Weekly. Shows scenes of hot air balloons crashing on land.
11 x 16in. $40



052air:
1843 Wood engravings with text showing the framework and mechanisms of a time machine of that era. Featured in Pictorial Times.
15 x 10-1/2 in. $40


055air:
C.1940s Half-tone advertisement for American Airlines advertising, "Your Vacation Will Be
Longer by Flagship."
14 x 11 in. $40



056air:
C.1940s Color half-tone advertisement for Martin Mars Aircraft showing a Martine airplane flying over a city in top image and one up close in bottom image.
13 x 10 in. $40



057air:
1940 Color half-tone advertisement for Martin Aircraft showing how they received their mail from the sky in 1912 from a plane and the bottom image shows the complete inside of one of their planned aircrafts, a practical Martin Development for the future: the Martin STratosphere Liner, "Ready for the Future of
Trans-Oceanic Flying."
14-1/2 x 11 in. $40



058air:
1940s Color half-tone advertisement for the Lockheed aircraft, a designated warplane all ready to climb aboard into
from the top center, as
shown in this image.
14 x 10-1/2 in. $40



059air:
1898 Double-paged hand colored half-tone featured in Leslie's Weekly titled, "A Bird's-Eye View of the Possible Field of War Operations." Image shows soldiers peering down from a hot air balloon with their telescope the location of their war-ships as they hover over Florida and the Gulf of Mexico and Cuba. They are up higher than the flock of
seagulls below.
22 x 16 in. $90



061air:
C.1800 Hand colored copper engraving in Aerostation, published by James Candee, Albion Press, London. Thirteen images are shown related to hot air balloons, as well as a view from a Balloon shown
above the clouds.
10-1/2 x 8-1/2 in. $80



062air:
1871 Fireworks - Fourth of July - Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "The Glorious Fourth -- Sending Up the Fire Balloon." Image shows a group of men, women and children watching the fire balloon sail up into the air as fireworks
shoot up in the sky
behind them.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $80



066air:
1885 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "The New Dynamite Balloon -- From an Inventor's Sketches." Image shows the dynamite balloon soaring over a village as a huge explosion is seen in the path it just flew over.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $80



067air:
1887 Wood engraving in middle right side of page which was featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "France, -- Ascent of Messrs. Jovis and Mallet, In the Balloon, 'Le Horla.'" Other unrelated images are shown
on page as well.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40



068air:
1872 Half-paged hand colored wood engraving titled, "A New Balloon -- Departure From Paris on the Trial Trip." What looks like what we term a UFO, this hot air balloon from Paris, France was modern for its time and offered great possibilities for air travel.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $40
Black & White: $30


071air:
1865 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "The Balloon Bridal Party Starting On Its Aerial Tour from Prof. Lowe's Amphitheatre, Central Park,
November 8, 1865."
15 x 11 in. $60


072air:
1859 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "The New Air-Ship 'City of New York.'" The image shows the words, "City of New York" imprinted on the balloon and tethered on the bottom is a small paddleboat with two riders. Several countries'
flags fly overhead.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $80



073air:
1851 Half-paged wood engraving featured in Gleason's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion which shows a hot air balloon contraption called, "M. Petin's Celebrated Air
Navigating Machine."
11 x 8-1/2 in. $30


 
 

075air:
1911 Half-tone featured in Comparison of Aerial Navies which shows several images of the Aerial Man-Of-Warsman and an Aerial Navies -- A Comparison.
14-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $40



077air:
1908 Antique half-tone featured in The Illustrated London News titled, "The Nursery of Giants: The Brobdignagian Interior of a Balloon-Factory."
16 x 11 in. $50



078air:
Spanish Lobby Card chromolithograph with inset of Walter Brennan by Republic Pictures De Mexico, Inc. advertising Alas Sobre El Pacifico (Thunder ACross the Pacific) starring Wendell Corey, Vera Ralston, Forrest Tucker
and Phil Harris.
16-1/2 x 12-1/2 in. $60



079air:
1932 Caricature by Oberle showing Amelia Earhart -- the woman who flew the
Atlantic alone.
12-1/2 x 9 in. $60



080air:
1930 Thank You Father music from the Flying High songbook, a song from the George White musical comedy. Book by DeSylva, Lew Brown and Ray Henderson. Good condition.
12 x 9 in. $40



081air:
1918 Chromolithograph from Collier's asking, "Where Are The Airplanes?" Stamp of the Niles Public Library on top of page.
15 x 11 in. $50



082air:
1944 Advertisement for Oldsmobile, Division of General Motors showing a Gremlin - on a Double-Eagle! INsigne of the 39th Fighter Squadron
Army Air Forces.
14 x 10 in. $40



083air:
1944 Half-tone showing a nice close-up of a P-51C of the 51st Fighter Group, 16th Fighter Squadron, 14th Air Force, on a Chinese airfield in July, 1944. Note Bazooka tubes (USAF).
9-1/2 x 7-1/2 in. $40



084air:
1888 Hand colored wood engraving featured in The Illustrated London News titled, "Professor Baldwin At the Alexandra Palace." Images inside include fitting the balloon, Farini fixing the parachute, the moment before ascending, the Ascent, the Leap from the Balloon, Parachute alighting in Coldfall Wood, Fortis-green; Reception, Going back to the palace,
and Portrait of Baldwin.
15-1/2 x 11-1/2 in. $80



085air:
1906 Scientific American hand colored half-tone image titled, "Count De La Vaulx Starting with the "Walhalla" in the
International Balloon Race."
16 x 11 in. $80



086air:
1885 Scientific American wood engraving showing three views of General Thayer's
Dirigible Balloons.
16 x 19-1/2 in. $60



087air:
1874 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper titled, "Marriage Up in a Balloon, -- Romantic Scene at Cincinnati, Ohio, Monday, October 19th, -- Two Attaches of Barnum's Roman Hippodrome Wedded in the Clouds." William H. Farney
was the artist.
16 x 11 in. $80



088air:
1957 Color Pan American World Airways, Inc. cancelled Capital Stock Certificate to H.M. Byllesby & Company for 5 shares.
12 x 8 in. $50



089air:
C.1940s Color lithograph showing the Mitsubishi Navy "O" Fighter (Zeke) - Japanese, sketched by Charles H. Hubbell. Published by Thompson Products, Inc., Cleveland, OH.
16 x 13-1/2 in. $50



090air:
1935 Color lithographed advertisement for Thompson Products showing Wings for a Comet, also showing the Thompson Trophy, Premier Speed Award at the National
Air Races, Cleveland.
14 x 11 in. $40



091air:
1889 Scientific American hand colored wood engraving titled, "The Campbell Dirigible Air Ship Recently Lost at Sea." Article above image about its loss.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $100



092air:
C.1850 Hand colored steel engraving titled, "Balloon." Townspeople gaze up in awe at the magnificent hot air balloon soaring overhead.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $50



093air:
1887 Puck hand colored half-tone titled, "The Political Darius Green and His Flying Machine." Caption on right is a poem
describing this politician.
13 x 10 in. $60



094air:
C.1850 Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion hand colored wood engraving captioned, "Navigation of the Air," surrounded by article describing
same navigation.
15 x 11 in. $60



095air:
1785 Hand colored copper engraving showing twelve figures of dirigible artifacts. Featured in Gentleman's Magazine.
10 x 8-1/2 in. $80


 
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