The Space History Sale including Aviation

25 Mar 2013, starting at 13:00 EDT.

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ORVILLE AND THE 1911 GLIDER AT KILL DEVIL HILLS. Group of 11 black and white photographs, 5½ x 7 inches and slightly smaller, most with inkstamped credit on verso of the P-J Press Bureau of Philadelphia.

WRIGHT BROTHERS AND THE PATENT WAR. Small group of documents relating to the Wrights' legal battles over patents with Glenn Curtiss and others, comprising:

WILBUR WRIGHT'S TYPED DRAFT OF AN ESSAY. Typed Manuscript Signed ("Wilbur Wright") at foot of the final page, 10 pp, 11 x 8½ inches, [Dayton, 1912],

SELLING THE WRIGHT FLYERS, 1912. Wright Flyers. New York: [the Wright Company, c.1912].

NEW YORK FROM THE AIR, 1912. Group of 3 black and white photographs, 5 x 7 inches, with inkstamped credits on verso of M. Rol.

2,000 MILES UP THE MISSISSIPPI. Group of 5 black and white photographs, approximately 4 x 6 inches, with inkstamped credits and captions on verso of M. Rol.

CURTISS' HYDRO-AIRCRAFT PATENT. 1. Printed document, 1 p, 12½ x 8 inches, executed February 15, 1917, accomplished in typescript and manuscript,

LINDBERGH MEMORABILIA. 1. A square fragment of silver-coated textile, 4 x 6½ inches, believed to be from the Spirit of St. Louis.

LINDBERGH PHOTOGRAPHS. Group of approximately 28 black and white photographs, various sizes, 10 x 8 inches and smaller, mostly press photographs with captions printed or pasted on verso, a little curled and dog-eared, a handful of copy prints.

RICHARD EVELYN BYRD COLLECTION. Small group of documents and photographs relating to Byrd, comprising:

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