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BROKEN WING (Inscribed copy)

By DICKSON, Stewart

Vancouver: Summerwild., 1990. (CAD) First Edition Blue bds with gold spine titles, 278pp. Frontis illus by Ed Hill. The author is a retired air force colonel. This is his first novel about a bush pilot in British Columbia. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR: The author's business card is laid-in. A Fine copy in complete Near Fine Dj with high portions of the Dj lightly rubbed. [1.9 JM FO 4/0. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.98

Flying Colours: A History of Commercial Aviation in Canada

By Pigott, Peter

Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1997. (CAD) First Printing No markings, sFine in Near Fine dust jacket with slight scuffing torear panel Blue boards, 234pp, index. B&W photos. This book captures the high adventure of Canadian commercial aviation. A heavy book. (2.5 JM LVR 200/1. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$17.98

WINGS OVER THE WEST, Russ Baker and the Rise of Pacific Western Airlines.

By CONDIT, John.

Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing., 1984. (CAD) Preumed 1st edition. No markings, Fine in Fine dust jackt. Blue bds, xii, 235pp, index. 12pp B&W photos. Photo endpapers. Forewrod by Pierre Berton. (1.8 JM FO 19/7. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.99

Metal Canvas: Canadians and World War II Nose Art
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Metal Canvas: Canadians and World War II Nose Art

By Fochuk, Stephen M.

St. Catherines ON: Vanwell Publishing Limited., 2004. (CAD) 1st printing. SIGNED BYA UTHOR on the title page, INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on the half title, with the author's card laid in, no other makrigns, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 191pp, index, lots of B&W photos augmented with colour plates. A heavy book. (2.6 JM HOJ 300/3. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$30.59

Flying Colours: A History of Commercial Aviation in Canada

By Pigott, Peter

Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1997. (CAD) First Printing No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket with light rubbing to panel gloss. Blue boards, 234pp, index. B&W photos. This book captures the high adventure of Canadian commercial aviation. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 52/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$17.99

They led the way: Members of Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame (25th Anniversary 1973 to 1998)

By Oswald, Mary E., Editor; Members of Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame

Canada: Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame, 1999. (CAD) Presumed 1st edition, No markings, Fine in Near Fine dust jacket with a couple of find scuff marks to panels. Boards, 232pp, index, B&W portraits of the pilots; colour and B&W photos. A heavy book. (3/5 JM FO 52/5. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$49.99

Pack Dogs to Helicopters: Pat Callison's Story

By Callison, Pat

Canada: The Author, 1983. (CAD) Presumed 1st edition. No markings, Very Good in Good dust jacket with several edge faults and small tears; DJ is in mylar sleeve. Cloth, map endpapers, 222pp, B&W photos. This is the autobiography of Callison who was a bush pilot and aviation pioneer in northern Canada in the days when the airplane was young. (2.0 JM FO 15/5. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$45.00

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
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Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

By Shetterly, Margot Lee

NY: William Morrow, 2016. (USA) 1st printing. Date stamp to top edge of pages, and to corner of end paper, no other markings, square anti-theft sticker to inside back cover, Very Good used copy in Very Good dust jacket in mylar sleeve taped to covers. Boards, 346pp, index, no illus. This is the true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA at the leading edge of the feminist and civil rights movement, whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. (1.9 JM FO 10/7. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.99

Log of the Liberators: An Illustrated History of the B-24

By Birdsall, Steve

Garden City: Doubleday, 1973. (USA) Furst edition, No markings, Very Good in un-clipped Good dust jacket with small tears and chips to top edge. slight darkening of spine panel. . Cloth, x, 340pp, index. Lots of B&W photos; some colour plates showing profiles and markings of aircraft. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 10/1. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Preston, John. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.99

Jericho Beach and the West Coast flying boat Stations (Special Presentation edition)

By Weicht, Christopher

Chemainus BC: MCW Enterprises, 1997. (CAD) 2nd printing 1997. This is a presentation edition made available to BC squardrons of the Royal vCanadian Air Cadets by Robert W. McRae who served as an RCAF Squadron Leader during WWII and was the CO of No ( (BR) Squadron at Bella Bella and No 4 (BR) Squadron at Tofino. There is an inscription to the upper corner of the presentation page, no other markings, faint scuff marks to cover gloss, Very Good. Illus wraps, 288pp, index, B&W photos and illus. This book gives a history of the West Coast Flying Boat Stations from 1924 to the late 1960s. A heavy book. (2.6 JM FO 58/2). Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$34.99

The Max Ward Story:  a Bush Pilot in the Bureaucratic Jungle
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The Max Ward Story: a Bush Pilot in the Bureaucratic Jungle

By Ward, Max

Toronto: Mcclelland & Stewart Ltd, 1992. CAD) "reprinted 1992". No markings, Fine. Wraps, 342pp, index, colour and B&W photos. The bush pilot who started Wardair International tells his story. (1.8 JM FO 15/2. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$12.29

Someone Is Hiding Something: What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?
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Someone Is Hiding Something: What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

By Belzer, Richard; Noory, George; David Wayne

NY: Skyhorse, 2015. (USA) 2nd printing, No makrings, Fine in Fine dust jacket. Boards, 256pp, colour photos and maps. This book speculates on what happed to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. (1.8 JM FO 8/6. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$13.95

Invasions Without Tears: The Story of Canada's Top-Scoring Spitfire Wing in Europe During the Second World War

By Berger, Monty; Street Brian Jeffrey

Toronto: Random House, 1994. (CAD) Presumed first edition. Owner's inscription, no other markings, lthere is a small crease to the top corner of about 5 leaves, thus Near Fine in unclipped Fine dust jacket. Boards, 240pp, index, B&W photos. (1.8 JM FO 13/5. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.95

Loach!: The Story of the H-6/Model 500 Helicopter (Schiffer Military History Book)
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Loach!: The Story of the H-6/Model 500 Helicopter (Schiffer Military History Book)

By Mutza, Wayne

USA: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2005. (USA) Presumed 1st edition, No markigns, Fine. Wraps, 144pp, biblio; mostly colour photos and illus. This book is devoted to the H-6/Model 500 helicopter which played an important scout role in Vietnam. A heavy book. (2.1 JM FO 43/4. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$24.95

Barnstorming to Bushflying: British Columbia's Aviation Pioneers 1910-1930

By Corley-Smith, Peter

Victoria: Sono Nis Press, 1989. (CAD) Presumed 1st edition. Owner's name, no other markings, there is a splash of coffee(?) to the leading edge of pages, page interiors clean, otherwsie Very Good used copy. Wraps, 242pp, index. B&W photos. The author was a bush pilot for 20 years. (1.7 JM FO 18/7. 1st. Paperback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$14.48

The Art of William S. Phillips: The Glory of Flight

By Park, Edwards ; William S. Phillips

USA: Greenwich Workshop, 1994. (USA) 1st printing. No markings,the fold-outs are in perfect order, Fine in Fine dust jacket with tiny closed tear to bottom edge of front panel. Boards, 172pp, all the paintings are reproduced in colour. A great collection of paintings of many types of aircraft in flight. A heavy book. (3.6 JM FO 57/5. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Phillips, William . 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$28.99

The Immortal Beaver: The World's Greatest Bush Plane (Inscribed copy)
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The Immortal Beaver: The World's Greatest Bush Plane (Inscribed copy)

By Rossiter, Sean

Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1999. (CAD) 2nd printing. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR to the title page: "To-------/ with my best regards/ Sean Rossiter/ 10 October '02", no other markings, Fine. Wraps, 186pp, index. B&W photos. This is the history of the Havilland Beaver, developed soon after World War II. (1.7 JM FO 15/6. Inscribed By Author. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$24.94

Shamrock 22: "An Aviator's Story (Inscribed copy)

By Hudlow, Colonel Rick

Bloomington IN: AuthorHouse Publishing, 2011. (USA) Presumed 1st edition. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR and signed "Rick", no othe rmarkings, Fine. Wraps, 415pp, B&W photos. This is an Air Force Colonel's collection of strories about people whom he as known, worked with and flew with during the span of his 80 plus years. (1.8 JM FO 12/5. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$28.99

The Accidental Airline: Spilsbury's QCA (Inscribed copy)

By White, Howard; Spilsbury, Jim

Madeira Park BC: Harbour Publishing Company, Limited, 1994. (CAD) First Edition INSCRIBED BY Jim Spilsbury: "To-------/ in appreciation of his personal help and encouragement/ Jim Spilsbury", no other markings, Fine in Very Good dust jacket with crease to back panel. Boards, 248pp, index. Line maps; B&W photos. This is an account of how a travelling radio expert accidentally started Queen Charlotte Airlines, a bush flying outfit that became Canada's third largest air carrier. (1.9 Jm FO 7/4. Inscribed By Author. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾".

$19.89

Flying Colours: A History of Commercial Aviation in Canada

By Pigott, Peter

Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1997. (CAD) First Printing No markings, Fine in Fine dust jacket with light rubbing to panel gloss. Blue boards, 234pp, index. B&W photos. This book captures the high adventure of Canadian commercial aviation. A heavy book. (2.5 JM FO 56/2. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12".

$17.98

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