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Description

Title:
The Official Monogram US Army Air Service & Air Corps Aircraft Color Guide Vol. 1 1908-1941
ISBN: 0914144464
Book #: 008734

Author: Archer, Robert D
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Monogram Aviation Publications/Thomas H. Hitchcock, Publisher
Place: Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Year: 1995
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Near Fine Condition
Jacket Cond.: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to. 241 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Brown cloth over boards, 430 photographs, 47 color photographs, 96 unit insignia, 44 lacquer paint chips, Index. Chapters & Appendices include: standard aircraft color schemes and finishes; camouflage color schemes and finishes; national insignia; arcade for airplanes and airplanes parts; standard color shades; markings for the looms and airship; air service racing aircraft; maintenance and safety markings; airplane designation systems. In a color illustrated dust jacket that is lightly scuffed/scratched, lightly bumped at top corners and head of spine. “This premier volume of a new multi-volume series covers the coloration markings of American Army aircraft from its early beginnings in 1908 up to the end of 1941. These three decades produced a vast array of Army airplanes painted in everything from clear dope to the most colorful fighters of the thirties to the somber camouflage of the prewar period.” Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 15 oz. Category: Military & Warfare; Aviation. ISBN: 0914144464. ISBN/EAN: 9780914144465. Inventory No: 008734.