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Fantastic Photograph Album containing more than 80 b/w aerial photographs of the Naval Air Station on North Island in San Diego Bay.

[San Diego] nd (c 1952-53) Album is oblong 10.5 x 13.5, padded cloth with string tie binding, minor wear, staining, back cover torn at hinge else vg. Photos range from 8 x 10 to 2 x 5, most loosely affixed by corner holders, vg, includes some postcards of San Diego, one 13.5 x 22.5 folding "Condition Map of Air Station . . . ", folds, glue stains on back of one panel else vg. Most photos are aerial photos of the Naval Air Station with easily recognizable buildings and landmarks; also photos of other SoCal landmarks like the Rose Bowl and Santa Anita track; section in back with many photos of planes (two in color), ships, two marked "Torpedo Practice," two marked "Surface Firing." Most (if not all) of the photographs were taken by famed Detroit bookseller Tom Schlientz while in the U.S. Navy in the 1950s. From his personal collection.


Book Id: 96-9141

Price: $350.00

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