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Wings beyond road's end: Airplanes over Saskatchewan's north
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Wings beyond road's end: Airplanes over Saskatchewan's north

La Ronge, Saskatchewan: Pahkisimon Nuye ah Library System. Hardcover. 0919781756 146 pages. Index. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Printed upon glossy stock. "Recounts early adventures and traces the many ways in which the airplane has helped develop northern Saskatchewan since 1924. Tells of the brave pilots, entrepreneurs, aircraft engineers, and others in the aviation industry who have played a vital role in opening the province's north." - dust jacket. Gift greetings upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Light wear to dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A lovely copy. . Fine. 1992. First Edition.

$69.95

Banshees in the Royal Canadian Navy
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Banshees in the Royal Canadian Navy

By Mills, Carl; Bansheeites, RCN

Canada: Banshee Publication. Hardcover. 096952000X Signed [Carl] and inscribed to a local military museum by author upon front free endpaper. 306, [14] pages. Index of Stories. General Index. Chronology. List of Abbreviations. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Author "took five years to research and produce this book. As most RCN photo negatives and files had been systematically destroyed, the majority of the 550 book stories evolved from interviews and correspondence with nearly 300 Bansheeites and the photos were borrowed from many personal collections." - dust jacket. Small library stamps and bit of writing atop front endpapers otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Binding tight. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this excellent Banshee reference. Cooke [3e] p.108 . Very Good. 1991. First Edition.

$250.00

Ten Fighter Boys
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Ten Fighter Boys

By Forbes, Wing Commander Athol & Allen, Squadron Leader Herbert (ed)

London: Collins. Hardcover. B000Q00LNU 176 pages. Glossary of Slang. Black and white photographic plates. The Spitfire Squadron accounts of "ten pilots, most of whom have seen action in the Battle of Britain, and later, in the Battle of France. Three of the original authors are now dead - killed in action. God only knows how many will see the war through. No effort has been made to alter the phraseology. What you are about to read is as pilots would and did express themselves." - Introduction. Name and date inside front board. Library stamp upon front free endpaper. Above-average wear and soiling to light olive cloth-coloured boards. Binding intact. Dust jacket not included. A sound vintage copy. ENSER p.157. . Fair. 1942. First Edition.

$295.00

Helicopter Performance, Stability, and Control
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Helicopter Performance, Stability, and Control

By Prouty, Raymond W.

USA: Krieger Pub Co. Hardcover. 1575242095 731 pages. Index. "Provides both the student and the practicing helicopter aerodynamicist with the information needed to analyze the performance of an existing helicopter or to participate in the design of a new helicopter." - Preface. Name erased from top of front free endpaper, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 2001. Reprint.

$119.95

JET : THE STORY OF A PIONEER
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JET : THE STORY OF A PIONEER

London: Not Specified. Hardcover. B00CWCXA38 320 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "This book is not an autobiography. It is primarily the history of my association with the development of the turbo-jet engine in Great Britain." - Preface. Prior owner's name and date atop front free endpaper. Spine leaning. Somewhat above-average wear to publisher's navy cloth which is partially sunned at spine. Dust jacket not included. A worthy reading copy of this fascinating history. . Fair. 1953. First Edition.

$149.95

The topdressers
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The topdressers

By Geelen, Janic

New Zealand: NZ Aviation Press. Hardcover. 0959764208 367 pages. Generously illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Endpapers attractively illustrated with logos of aerial spraying companies. "Tells for the first time the remarkable story of aerial topdressing in New Zealand. It begins with Len Daniell, who tried to interest the Government in providing an aircraft for trials in 1926, and ends with an industry poised on the brink of change. Explains how aircraft and aviators flew out onto the farm and fertilised vast areas of unproductive land from the air, an achievement unparalleled in modern agriculture, and significant in the history of world aviation." - dust jacket. Book unmarked with average wear. Binding tight. Somewhat above-average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade brodart. A sound copy of this fascinating and informative history. . Good. 1983. First Edition.

$495.00

"I had a row with a German,"
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"I had a row with a German,"

By casualty, R. A. F.

London: Macmillan & Co. Ltd. Hardcover. B0007IYMFE xiv, 108 pages. Black and white plates. "A story of gallantry and fortitude told by a fighter pilot who fought and was badly wounded in the Battle of Britain." - Foreword. Military library stamps to endpapers and title page. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket not included. A worthy reference copy. [Not found in Enser] . Fair. 1941. First Edition.

$69.95

Arctic air navigation
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Arctic air navigation

By Greenaway, Keith Rogers

Ottawa: Defence Research Board. Hardcover. B0007IWMYC [6], 138 pages. Index. Many black and white illustrations. "Every effort has been made to prevent 'dating' the manual and to cover as far as possible the navigation of all types of aircraft. Terminology and definitions conform to standardization agreements and training practice in the air forces. Intended to act as a guide and reference manual for navigators and pilots engaged in northern flying, and to supplement, not replace, basic navigation textbooks." - Preface. Please note: Sunrise, Sunset, Twilight Nomograph and Graph missing from pocket at back. Unmarked with light wear to navy boards. External lettering significantly rubbed. Binding tight. A sound copy. . Good. 1951. First Edition.

$99.95

BT 54 Basic Trainer Model Airplane
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BT 54 Basic Trainer Model Airplane

By Co., Chromatic Plastics Engineering

Eugene, OR, U.S.A.: Double D Printing, Co.. Loose Leaf. 10 x 5.5 inches. Unopened/unassembled vintage model airplane kit which includes full directions. "Tough fiber, easy to build, rugged, realistic, safe, beautifully engineered." - front panel. Consists of cover page stapled over an inner sheet of blue material from which parts of the plane may be removed and assembled. Bears U.S.A.F. markings. Unmarked with moderate external wear. A delightful find for any vintage paper airplane aficionado. . Very Good. 1954. First Edition.

$49.95

Brief Glory: The Story of A.T.A.
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Brief Glory: The Story of A.T.A.

By Cheesman:, E C

Leicester: Harborough Publishing co, 1946.. Hardcover. B002AILT3C 248 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. More than seventy black and white photos. "The first authentic account of the romantic rise to fame and ultimate disbandment of the Air Transport Auxiliary, the little-known Ferry Pilot service of the (second world) war. Starting with 30 amateur pilots, its numbers finally totalled over 700 who, between 1939 and 1945, ferried more than 308,000 aircraft of more than a hundred different types from the factories to the Royal Air Force." - dust jacket. Appendices include: Special Commendations; Honours List; List of A.T.A. Pilots Who Actually Ferried Aircraft at Pools; Ferrying Figures; Lists of All Types of Aircraft Ferried. Book clean and unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. Heavy wear to dust jacket, now preserved in archival Brodart, which is missing large chunk from top of backstrip, affecting front and back panels. Bonus: Laid-in is A.T.A. Association Newsletter No. VIII from 1955 which runs 16 pages, including a seven-page list of current members. Also, laid inside this newsletter is an obituary news clipping of the A.T.A.'s wartime second in command, Philip Wills, plus a letter signed by Lieutenant Colonel Anthony Mather, O.B.E., dated 10 May 1996, which concerns the wartime record and award of Mr. James Bain, MBE, who served as Superintendent, Flight Engineers, A.T.A. ENSER p.376. . Good. 1946. First Edition.

$1500.00

Helicopters in the high country: 40 years of mountain flying
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Helicopters in the high country: 40 years of mountain flying

By Corley-Smith, Peter; Parker, David N

Canada: Sono Nis Press. Paperback. 1550390619 93 pages. Bibliography. Index. Generously illustrated with colour and black and white photos. "Helicopter flying in the high country brought fame and endless challenge to a small group of determined and innovative people in British Columbia and led the way to a world-renowned reputation in commercial helicopter operations. Beginning with Okanagan Helicopters in the late 1940s and Vancouver Island Helicopters in the early 1950s, British Columbia helicopter companies led the world in mountain flying." - back cover. Prior owner's address stamp atop half-title page otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. . Very Good. 1996. Second Printing.

$69.95

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

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