Author:Boughner, Fred


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Airmail Antics

By: Boughner, Fred

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sidney OH, Amos Press, Inc.: (c.1988)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17770

ISBN: 0-940403-08-0

Condition: Near Fine

[a tight, clean copy with just a few traces of handling wear]. Trade PB (B&W photograph, facsimiles) "Thrilling Stories of the Pioneer U.S. Government Airmail Service," promises the cover blurb, and it certainly provides that -- but this history of the U.S. Air Mail Service, covering its early glory years (1918-1934) is just as much about the stamps as about the airplanes. In fact, over half the book's illustrations are not of planes or intrepid pilots, but are reproductions of envelopes -- postmarked, sometimes decorated (with graphics or commemorations of historic flights), and of ... View more info