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Rim flying Canyonlands
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Rim flying Canyonlands

By Baker, Pearl Biddlecome

USA: A-to-Z Printing. Hardcover. B00073B27K Signed and generically inscribed by Baker upon title page. Signed and inscribed by Jim [Hurst] upon verso of dedication page beneath his photo. 143 pages. Black and white reproductions of photos. "A story of pioneering. Jim Hurst was one of the first pilots to invade the canyonlands of southeastern Utah." - dust jacket. Moderate wear to unmarked book. Minor moisture exposure to top edge near back. Binding sound. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. . Good. 1973. First Edition.

$99.95

VOUGHT A-7 CORSAIR II (Osprey air combat)
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VOUGHT A-7 CORSAIR II (Osprey air combat)

By Dorr, Robert F.

Great Britain: Osprey 1/1/1986 1/1/1986 1/1/1. Paperback. 0850456266 200 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos and twelve in color. "The first major work to be devoted to Vought's hard-hitting A-7 Corsair II attack jet. A penetrating, absorbing, and highly detailed record of the SLUF's story, a career highlighted by the airplane's involvement in Vietnam, the Iranian hostage crisis, the invasion of Grenada, and yet more combat in Lebanon. Includes a revealing account of the genesis and scope of the Corsair programme, a full description of every variant (including rebuilds and conversions), and the Corsair in service with Navy, Air Force, and Air National Guard squadrons." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 1985. First Edition.

$49.95

Canadian Geographical Journal, February [Feb.] 1937, Vol. XIV, No. 2 - Trans-Canada Airway / Ski-ing [Skiing] In Canada
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Canadian Geographical Journal, February [Feb.] 1937, Vol. XIV, No. 2 - Trans-Canada Airway / Ski-ing [Skiing] In Canada

By Batchelor, Dudley, E.; Patterson, Ewen K.; Grant, J. Fergus; al, et

Ottawa, Canada: The Canadian Geographical Society. Single Issue Magazine. VI [ads], 55-124 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. Features: Ski-ing in Canada; With the Pearlers (Pearl Divers] of Northern Australia; Trans-Canada Airway - article includes informative map showing Canada's public airports, airports with lights, intermediate aerodromes and intermediate landing fields, and photos of land clearing for airports at Salmo, B.C., Kitchener, B.C., Coleman, Alberta, Amesdale, Ontario, and Yahk, B.C.; New Books; and more. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this nice issue. . Good. 1937. First Edition.

$199.95

A Century Of Air And Water
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A Century Of Air And Water

By Zodiac

France: FRANCE. Paperback. B000Q9NGB0 160 pages. Chronology. Text in English. A most engaging review of the illustrious first hundred years of business of Groupe Zodiac/ The Zodiac Group. Gloriously illustrated in colour and black and white with archival photos and illustrations. Printed upon glossy stock. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy of this dynamic corporate history. . Very Good. 1996. First Edition.

$295.00

Zeppelin: A Battle for Air Supremacy in World War I
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Zeppelin: A Battle for Air Supremacy in World War I

By Rimell, Ray

Great Britain: Canadas Wings. Hardcover. 0920002277 256 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of sensational archival photos. "In this book, the complete story of the Zeppelin offensive, from Admiral Hugo von Pohl's successful campaign to persuade the Kaiser to initiate the raids, to the destruction of L53, the last Zeppelin to be brought down in combat, is chronicled in minute detail. The author has spent over ten years in personal research, which has extended to many interviews and much correspondence with surviving servicemen and close relatives of the leading personalities of the time, both British and German. Over 300 illustrations, most taken from private collections and not previously published, plus a large number of first-hand accounts, give a vivid insight into the drama of the times, and extensive appendices providing details of the men and machines involved complete a fascinating story that never before has been told with such thoroughness." - dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Light wear to price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A nice copy of this excellent work. Noffsinger 1215. . Very Good. 1984. First Edition.

$350.00

The Geographical Journal Vol. LXXVI No. 2, August 1930
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The Geographical Journal Vol. LXXVI No. 2, August 1930

By Royal Geographical Society

Ottawa, Canada: Royal Geographical Society. Single Issue Magazine. B002KIXITA X [ads], 277-362 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. Several colour reproductions of paintings. Features: Landscape Painting in Canada - with several colour reproductions of works by some of Canada's most famous painters; The Story of Norway House, Manitoba - very informative photo-illustrated article; Some Fresh Glimpses of the St. Lawrence River; Canberra - the Ottawa of Australia; Leaves from an Air-mail Pilot's Log - Captain O.S. Bondurant describes his flying adventures in northern Canada; March of the Ten Thousand Greeks - review of a famous journey of the fifth century, led by Xenophon through the wild regions of Kurdistan and Armenia to the Sea of Trebizond - article with wonderful photos, including historic city panoramas; New books. Faint ink stamp upon front cover, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this fascinating issue. . Good. 1930. First Edition.

$295.00

Fall of an arrow
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Fall of an arrow

By Peden, Murray

Canada: Canada's Wings. Hardcover. 0920002048 184 pages. Chronology. Many wonderful black and white photographic plates. Illustrated endpapers. A sympathetic review of the history of Canada's ill-fated delta-wing interceptor. Author served with 214 Squadron RAF in WWII. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Light wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A high-quality copy. . Fine. 1978. First Edition.

$69.95

The Geographical Journal Vol. LXXVI No. 4, October 1930
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The Geographical Journal Vol. LXXVI No. 4, October 1930

By Royal Geographical Society

Ottawa, Canada: Royal Geographical Society. Single Issue Magazine. B002KJ160C X [ads], 465-554 pages. Profusely illustrated with wonderful black and white photos. Features: Jasper National Park - article which includes five full-page colour reproductions of A.Y. Jackson paintings; Five Million Tourists - Canada's second greatest industry; Asbestos - "Pierre a Coton" - article with dozens of excellent photos of Quebec's mighty asbestos industry; The Story of the R-100 Airship - largest and greatest in the world - article illustrated with many sensational photos; New Books; Glorious vintage ads for national Canadian brands; and more. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this extraordinary Canadian aviation history memento. . Good. 1930. First Edition.

$395.00

A Mouse in My Pocket
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A Mouse in My Pocket

By Everard, Hedley

Picton, Ontario: Valley Floatplane Services. Hardcover. 0969333404 Signed, without inscription, by author beneath his frontispiece colour portrait. Affixed to dedication page is a handwritten note to prior owner on the letterhead of prominent Canadian aviation author Larry Milberry, who has signed it with his first name. xiv, 408 pages. Maps. Black and white reproductions of photos. "Provides an eagle's view of the battlefield struggles from Normandy to the Rhineland. Author is forced to parachute from his burning Spitfire inside Germany on Christmas day, 1944. Readers join this fighter pilot on active duty for almost four consecutive years in dogfights over Burma, China, India, Africa, Sicily, Italy, and finally Europe. A rich and moving story of the agony and sometimes humorous aspects of War." - dust jacket. Prior owner address labels atop front fixed and free endpapers. Light wear to book. Slight lean to spine. Light wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. . Good. 1988. First Edition.

$199.95

Memories of Bob Harrison - Bush Pilot
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Memories of Bob Harrison - Bush Pilot

By Harrison, Bob [Signed]

Canada: Bob Harrison. Paperback. Signed and inscribed by author upon first blank leaf. 72 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white reproductions of photos. "A brief outline of my memories of my youth and through my working years." - page 1. Undated. Possibly circa 2000. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. . Very Good. 2000. First Edition.

$99.95

McDonnell F-101 Voodoo (Osprey Air Combat)
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McDonnell F-101 Voodoo (Osprey Air Combat)

By Dorr, Robert F.

Great Britain: Osprey Publishing Ltd.. Paperback. 0850457521 198 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos and twelve in color. "Altough designed to escort American bombers into the Soviet Union, the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo's most numerous variant became an interceptor guarding North America from other bombers. The story begins in the crucible of Southeast Asia, with the men of the 20th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron. Many of these men were interviewed specially for this book. Includes the Chinese Nationalist RF-101A flights over the mainland from Taiwan, and a first-hand account from the Canadian back-seater of an F-101B. Although incredibly difficult to fly, this aircraft was loved by all who went aloft in her during peace and war." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1987. First Edition.

$49.95

ON WATCH TO STRIKE: History of 400 (City of Toronto) Squadron 1932 - 1996
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ON WATCH TO STRIKE: History of 400 (City of Toronto) Squadron 1932 - 1996

By Wylie, R. W.

Canada: Self Published. Hardcover. B001BQ49Q8 viii, 133 pages. Bibliography. Generously illustrated with reproductions of black and white and colour photos. Oblong 9" x 10.75". Photo endpapers. A "Very carefully and diligently recorded documentary which clearly illustrates how well the squadron has served our country for over 60 years and continues to do so." - Foreword. Book unmarked with average wear. Binding tight. Above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy of this excellent squadron history. . Good. 1996. First Edition.

$250.00

North American F-100 Super Sabre (Osprey Air Combat)
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North American F-100 Super Sabre (Osprey Air Combat)

By Anderton, David A.

Great Britain: Osprey Pub Co. Paperback. 0850456622 198 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos and twelve in color. "The first in-depth study of the world's first supersonic fighter. Developed as a fighter-interceptor, later converted to a tactical nuclear-armed strike fighter, the Super Sabre was eventually proven in the crucible of the Vietnam war as an effective and highly lethal fighter-bomber. This detailed study presents much previously unpublished material. The full story of the Super-Sabre's controversial design, development, and testing is here revealed for the first time." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1987. First Edition.

$49.95

The Wide World Magazine, March (Mar.) 1908, No. 119, Vol. 20 - My Experiences in the Great Russian Famine
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The Wide World Magazine, March (Mar.) 1908, No. 119, Vol. 20 - My Experiences in the Great Russian Famine

By Purcell, John S.; Kennard, Howard P.; Cowie, A.W.S.; Pitcairn-Knowles, A.; Pitt-Kethley, Victor; Aganoor, Pauline; al, et

New York: The International News Company. Single Issue Magazine. Pages 418-520 plus several pages of vintage ads. Features: The Madness of Don Patricio; My Experiences in the Great Russian Famine - graphic glimpses of the terrible Russian famine of 1907 - article with photos; An Ill-Starred Invention - a patent application goes wrong; Mussel-Farming - a curious Dutch industry (article with photos); Adrift in a Runaway Airship - daring young Chicago balloonist William Matteray and his airship are blown by a gale all the way to Michigan; Sights and Scenes in Java - photo-illustrated article by a former resident; The Queen's Temper - part 1 - a remarkable narrative shows how the actions of obscure individuals culminated in the arrival of British troops and the downfall of Burma as an independent state; The Broken Arrow - a marine detective story by A.A. Jeffries; The Autobiography of a Brigand - Part I - Giuseppe Salomone of Barrafranca, Sicily; In the Land of Perfume - the ancient flowery town of Grasse; The Quest of the "O'Baki" - a Japanese ghost story; Lifting a City - after being destroyed by a tidal wave in 1900 the city of Galveston, Texas is raised several feet to prevent future such disasters; and more. Front cover loose but present. Back cover missing. A worthy vintage copy. . Fair. 1908. First Edition.

$350.00

Boeing B-47 Stratojet (Osprey Air Combat Series)
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Boeing B-47 Stratojet (Osprey Air Combat Series)

By Peacock, Lindsay

Great Britain: Osprey Pub Co. Paperback. 0850457637 198 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos and twelve in color. "Flying for the first time in December 1947, the XB-47 prototype proved single-handedly that large swept-wing aircraft were feasible. In the process it also paved the way for other military machines like the B-52 Stratofortress and the KC-135 Stratotanker as well as the hugely successful Model 707 and 747 commercial jetliners. Best remembered as a medium bomber with SAC at the height of the Cold War, today few of the 2,042 B-47s survive to recall the days when it formed a key element in the defence of the United States." - back cover. Moderate sunning to spine. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1987. First Edition.

$49.95

Grumman A-6 Intruder (Osprey Air Combat)
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Grumman A-6 Intruder (Osprey Air Combat)

By Dorr, Robert F.

Great Britain: Osprey Pub Co. Paperback. 0850458161 199 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos and twelve in color. "The Intruder remains the only carrier-based attack aircraft which can penetrate an enemy's defences and strike his heartland in the worst of weather, in the black of darkness. The EA-6B Prowler carries out a difficult mission of equal importance, confounding an enemy's radars and jamming his communications. This work reveals new secrets about this well-known but little understood aircraft. Intruder and Prowler pilots, crew members and maintenance people contributed their stories to this history." - back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1987. First Edition.

$49.95

407 Squadron (The Demon Squadron) 1941 - 2000: A Narrative History
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407 Squadron (The Demon Squadron) 1941 - 2000: A Narrative History

By Procter, Capt. (R.)Tom [Editor]; [Foreword], Brigadier-General Brian Cameron

Comox, British Columbia: 407 Maritime Patrol Squadron Association. Paperback. 340 pages. Colour and black and white reproductions of photos. Rolls of Honour. "8th May 2001 marked the 60th anniversary of the formation of 407 "Demon" Squadron RCAF at Thorney Island, Hampshire, England. In WWII the Demons were credited with four U-boat kills and seven U-boats damaged, plus many thousands of tons of enemy shipping sunk and damaged, but at the cost of the lives of 240 members." paraphrased from Foreword. Part One deals with the wartime years, 1941-1945 and is divided into anti-shipping operations and anti-submarine operations. Part Two deals with the post-war years, 1952-2000 and includes these chapters: The Squadron Reformed, The Lancaster Years, The Neptune Years, The Argus Years, The Aurora Years, plus ten informative appendices. Signed and inscribed in 2005 by C.O. P. Ormsby upon title page. Usual library markings. Binding intact.. Above-average external wear. A worthy copy of this informative and important history which includes 64 more pages than the 1996 edition. . Fair. 2001. First Edition.

$395.00

Canada West Magazine, Winter 1972, Volume 4, Number 4 - The Cliff Dweller / The 1913 Liberty Nickel
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Canada West Magazine, Winter 1972, Volume 4, Number 4 - The Cliff Dweller / The 1913 Liberty Nickel

By Barlee, N.L.; Dyre, A.R.; Milliken, A.C.

Canada: Canada West Magazines. Single Issue Magazine. 40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: Discovery - Gold Town in the Atlin District of B.C.; The Collector's Page; Edward Dossetter's Queen Charlottes - he was a photographer who travelled the northwest coast in the late 1870s; The 1913 Liberty Nickel; Billy Ballou - The Forgotten Expressman; Canadiana - spitoons/cuspidors; The Cliff Dweller; Letters from the North-West - Part II - A.R. Dyre was a young North West Mounted Police Constable from 1882 to 1885; Our Vanishing Heritage - false front buildings; Gagnon and His Flying Machine - was he the first to make a vertical free (helicopter) flight in 1907?. Unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy. . Good. 1972. First Edition.

$99.95

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II (Osprey air combat)
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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II (Osprey air combat)

By Dorr, Robert F.

London: Osprey Publishing. Hardcover. 0850455871 200 pages. Index. "The most complete and accurate account of this hugely successful combat aircraft yet published, and the vast majority of the photographs in this book have never appeared in print before." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A nice copy. . Very Good. 1984. First Edition.

$49.95

Mikoyan MiG 21 (Osprey air combat)
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Mikoyan MiG 21 (Osprey air combat)

By Gunston OBE, Bill

London: Osprey Publishing Ltd. (UK). Hardcover. 0850457343 200 pages. Index. Illustrated with over 160 black and white photos (many previously unpublished), and 12 full colour photos. "For the first time we have not just a description of a Soviet warplane but a thoughtful account of its background, discussion of why it came out as it did, and a detailed look at its many curious design features, developed through more than twenty variants." - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Price-clipped dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A superb copy. Gift quality. . Fine. 1986. First Edition.

$69.95

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