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Kittinger, Joseph W. & Stuart Jones & S. Ernest Wright & National Geographic

Published by National Geographic Society, Washington (1960)

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From: Military History Bookshop (BROOKS, ME, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: National Geographic Society, Washington, 1960. Softcover. Condition: Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Pictorial wrappers, shelf wear to covers otherwise very good. The Kittinger article covers pages 854 through 873 and includes 1 map and 14 color and 5 black and white illustrations by National Geographic photographer Volkmar Wentzel . This article was printed before Kittinger's book of the same title. From the Wikipedia website: "Project Excelsior was a series of high-altitude parachute jumps made by Colonel (then Captain) Joseph Kittinger of the United States Air Force in 1959 and 1960 to test the Beaupre multi-stage parachute system. In one of these jumps Kittinger set world records for the highest parachute jump, the longest parachute drogue fall and the fastest speed by a human through the atmosphere, all of which still stand." Article iIlustrations by National Geographic photographer Volkmar Wentzel. Seller Inventory # 42128

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Joseph W. Kittinger & Martin Caidin

Published by Dutton (1961)

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From: World of Rare Books (Goring-by-Sea, WTSX, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Dutton, 1961. Condition: Fair. 1961. 249 pages. Photographic dust jacket. Jacket complete but laminated to boards with tape around centre. Binding is firm. Pen inscription and some heavy sello-tape staining to endpapers. Light tanning and thumb marking throughout. Mild marking to page edges. Frontispiece and photographs. Boards appear in good condition under laminated jacket. Jacket in tanned plastic stuck down with sello-tape, heavy staining to inside flaps of jacket. light edge wear with mild rubbing and marking. Sellot-tape to front and back of jacket. Price clipped. Seller Inventory # 1523013348LMA

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Kittinger, Captain Joseph W. Jr. and Caidin, Martin

Published by E. P. Dutton (1961)

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From: Deja Vu Books (Poplar Grove, IL, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: E. P. Dutton, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. photographs (illustrator). 1st Edition. Blue hardcover cloth binding has cocked spine, blue tape reinforcing top edge, some tape remains on binding. Hinges good, back library pocket intact, usual library markings. DJ is price-clipped, library sticker on front cover below author names, spine sticket, light wear, protected from further damage in clean brodart jacket. Interior clean with some library stamps - one large one on title page. 249 pages with acknowledgments. The breathtaking story of the an who made the world's highest jump - falling 16 miles at speeds reaching 614mph before his main chute opened. Seller Inventory # 012017

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Kittinger, Captain Joseph W. Jr, USAF, with Martin Caidin

Published by Dutton, New York (1961)

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From: Albert Books (PORT WASHINGTON, NY, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Dutton, New York, 1961. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Jacket. First Edition (stated). Color frontispiece, illustrated with photographs. Very minor wear to tips and spine ends, else fine in crisp and bright, lightly worn, unclipped, very good dust jacket, that would be near fine, but for one-inch creased tear to front panel. Seller Inventory # 003899

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The Long, Lonely Leap: Kittinger Jr., Joseph

Kittinger Jr., Joseph W. (Capt.) w/Caidin, Martin

Published by E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc., New York (1961)

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From: Xochi's Bookstore & Gallery (Truth or consequences, NM, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc., New York, 1961. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 249pp.; HB blue w/silver; slight rub w/spine sunned; PONstamp,ft.endpaper,bk.pastedwn.& throughout; clean,tight pgs. Joe Kittinger's story, the first man to jump&free-fall from the edge of space. illus. rare. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 019730

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The Long, Lonely Leap [FIRST EDITION WITH: Captain Joseph W

Captain Joseph W Kittinger, Jr., USAF, with Martin Caidin

Published by New York: E. P. Dutton & Company (1961)

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About this Item: New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Photographic colour frontispiece, one further colour plate and numerous b&w illustrations (photographs). First Edition stated. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 249pp. Blue cloth binding with silver lettering on spine. Bookblock slightly cocked, some rubbing and bumping to extremeties but binding sound and internally clean. With original pictorial dustjacket, price-clipped, bright and clean but with some fraying and minor loss to edges. No loss to lettering, now in archival protective cover. A nice copy in good+ condition of a rare and sought after title. More images and information available on request. Seller Inventory # ABE-9192921914

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THE LONG, LONELY LEAP: Kittinger, Captain Joseph

Kittinger, Captain Joseph W. Jr. with Martin Caidin

Published by E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York (1961)

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About this Item: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., New York, 1961. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Color frontispiece, b&w plates (illustrator). First Edition stated. 249pp [dj wear - light chipping, mild stain to dj along spine] ---- Inscribed: February 6, 1962 / To Bevo - whom Joe Kittinger calls one of the greatest pilots I have ever seen - and from Joe - that's something!!! Martin Caidin ---- From the library of Beverly "Bevo" Howard, world champion pilot and aviation pioneer from the 1930's until his death performing an airshow in 1971. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Inscribed and signed. Seller Inventory # 600013

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Kittinger Jospeh

Published by Dutton, usa (1961)

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From: Welcombe Books (BOURNEMOUTH, United Kingdom)

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About this Item: Dutton, usa, 1961. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. A fine first printing without jacket., only very lightly pushed spine and a very faint hint of a little discolouration to the rear board and spine seen only if inverted to the light. An outstanding copy with superb clean lightly read { if at all! } pages, an ultra scarce publication almost impossible to find. " I stopped at the edge of the door, looked out, and said quietly: "Lord take care of me now. "Then I stepped out - and for the next 4 minutes and 37 raced earth-ward in free fall." The iconic, brave and heroic account told by Captain Joseph Kittinger. Jr USAF with Martin Caiden. Scarce to find with these superb attributes. Seller Inventory # 003672

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Kittinger, Joseph W. (Captain) and Martin Caidin.

Published by E. P. Dutton, NY (1961)

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From: Tulsa Books (Tulsa, OK, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: E. P. Dutton, NY, 1961. Hard Cover. First Edition. An ex-library copy, which has typical library markings and has water damage along the lower half of the book. The pages are stiff but not stuck together anywhere - the book is readable. This copy is signed on the front endpaper: "To Charlie Harris - with many regards to a pioneer, Happy (coasting?) Joe Kittinger". A scarce book about the jump from an airplane 16 miles high, and reaching speeds in excess of 600 miles per hour. Much scarcer when signed by the primary author. Signed by Author. Seller Inventory # 003955

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