DAVIES, R. E. G. BROWNE, Secor D. (foreword)
Title: Airlines of the United States since 1914. 2nd repr in dj.
Publisher:  Smithsonian Institute Press, Washington, DC, 1984, ISBN:0874743818
Seller ID: 64108
DAVIES, R. E. G. Airlines of the United States since 1914 ; foreword by Secor D. Browne. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institute Press, (1984). Second Reprinting. Pp. (i)-xiv,1-746, including frontis. Illustrated with photos and maps. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The First Steps, 2. The United States Air Mail Service, 3. The First Regular Airlines, 4. Formation of the Big Four, 5. Spanning the Continent, 6. Survival ofthe Fittest, 7. Upheaval and a Fresh Start, 8. The DC-3 Era, 9. Pan Americ an goes South, 10. Ocean Conquest, 11. World War Two, 12. Airlines in U.S. Territories, 13. Post-war Domestic Boom, 14. Post-war International Boom, 15. The Second Level, 16. All-Freight Airlines, 17. The Charter Airlines, 18. The Third Level, 19. Propeller-turbine Interlude, 20. The Jet Age, 21. Twilight of the Gods, 22. Fresh Horizons. Some light edgewear, else vg in faintly spine-spotted dj. 80.00