Pioneer Aircraft, WWI and WWII Planes, Bush Pilots, The Arrow

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Pioneer Aircraft, WWI and WWII Planes, Bush Pilots, The Arrow

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PIONEER AVIATION






1)     Ellis, Frank H. Canada's Flying Heritage.
Univ. of Toronto Press. 1980. 1st softcover ed.
4 to., 398 pp. Ellis, as a member himself of
the "Early Birds", built and flew his own aircraft
in Calgary before August, 1914, and he was the
first Canadian to parachute from a plane at Crystal
Beach, Lake Erie, in July, 1919. He was well
qualified to write about Canada's Pioneer Pilots
and the Barnstormers, the first professional airmen.
Other chapters discuss: The War Years, 1914-1918;
The Dollar-a-Minute Days, 1919-1920; Annihiliting
Time and Space, 1919-1926 (incl. Conquest of the
Atlantic and Alaska); Northward and the Bush and
Snow, 1919-1929; For Fame and Fun, 1927; Wings
at Work, 1927, the Air Mail Story. Several Appendices
cover outstanding Canadian events, trophies and
records. Dozens of early photographs. Heavy card
wraps. Minor chipping and creasing of covers; couple
of wrinkles in spine; slight soiling of foredges;
o/w a VG copy.                      $17.50

1a)  Hardcover copy of above. Ellis, Frank. Canada's Flying
Heritage. Univ. of Toronto Press. Revised and reprinted
1962 (orig. publ's 1954). 4 to., 398 pp. Blue cloth
with Silver lettering. Minor edgewear; spine partially
faded; poor paper used is somewhat discoloured; o/w
G+ to -VG.                          $30.00


2)    Gibbs-Smith, C.H. A History of Flying. B.T.
Batsford, Lon. 1953. 1st Edition. 8 vo., 304 pp.
From Icarus to the threshold of the interplanetary
rocket. The author explains the development of
gliding and ballooning, of the airship and the
aeroplane, in terms of writers, inventors and
airmen. Illustrated by some 160 diagrams, drawings,
prints and photographs. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear;
minor foxing of e.p.'s and foredges; o/w a VG copy
in a G+ pictorial d.j. which is price-clipped and
has some rubbing and chipping.          $30.00



3)     Hotson, Fred W. The Bremen. Canav Books, Tor.
1st Edition (1988). 8 vo., 224 pp. The flight of the
German aircraft "Bremen" from Europe to North America
in 1928 was one of the milestones of aviation history.
It was the first successful east-to-west flight across
the Atlantic. After 40 hours, obituaries were being
prepared for the crew, but then it was reported that
the plane had landed on an ice-bound island in the
Gulf of St. Lawrence. Many historic photos. Cream
cloth. Near Fine in a VG+ pictorial d.j.     $20.00


4)     King, Peter. Knights of the Air: the life and
times of the extraordinary pioneers who first built
British aeroplanes. Constable, London. 1st Edition. 1989.
8 vo., 544 pp. plus 8 pp. of b/w photos. The immortal
aeroplanes and the aviation knights who designed and
built them, in some cases continuing on through WWII
and into the jet age. King describes these men in all
their glamour, skill, idiosyncrasy, greed, flair and
desire for power. Copious Notes, lengthy Bibliography
and extensive Index. Blue cloth. Slight edgewear; 
minor ding to top of spine; o/w a VG+ copy in a
VG+ pictorial d.j.                          $18.50


5)    Lieberg, Owen S. The First Air Race.
Doubleday and Co., N.Y. 1974. 1st Edition. Sm.
8 vo., 229 pp. plus 32 pp. of rare b/w photos.
Aviation came of age when the top pilots in
the world competed at Reims, France in August,
1909 in an International 8-day event. Glenn
Curtiss won the Gordon Bennett Trophy and a
total of 38,000 francs. Top money winner was
Henri Farman with 63,000 francs. This is the
amazing story of the 8 days of races and also
the story of the pilots who competed. Brown/
Rust cloth. Minor edgewear; remainder spray
on bottomedges; o/w VG in G+ pictorial d.j.
                                   $19.50


6)    Payne, Lee. Lighter Than Air: an Illustrated
History of the Airship. A.S. Barnes and Co., N.Y.
and South Brunswick (1977) 1st Edition. Tall 4 to.,
270 pp. The story began with the first balloon in
1783 and seems to have ended with the deflation of
the last Navy blimp in 1962. The story is told here
in words and pictures. Black cloth. Slight edgewear;
prev. owner's name on f.e.p.; o/w a VG+ copy in
a VG pictorial d.j.                          $20.00


7)    Prior, Rupert (ed.). Flying: the Golden Years, a
Pictorial Anthology. H.C. Blossom Ltd., London. 1991.
1st Edition. Tall 4 to., 144 pp. A beautifully compiled
book for those who want to reflect with nostalgia on a notion
of travel that combined exhilaration, elegance, luxury
and a hint of danger. Dozens of photos and colour reproductions
of paintings and posters of the Golden Age of Flying, 1903
to 1937. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear; o/w VG+ in a VG+
pictorial d.j. with minor rubbing.           $16.50

8)    Sunderman, Major James F.(editior). Early
Air Pioneers, 1862-1935. The first title in the
Watts Aerospace Library. Franklin Watts, N.Y. (1961)
2nd printing. 8 vo., 282 pp. Sunderman has selected
the most significant writing and contemporary
photographs of the pioneer age of aviation: from
balloon reconaissance in the Civil War; the first
heavier-than-air plane flights; WWI combat; the
madcap barnstormers; flying the mail by air; the
tragic flight of the "Akron" dirigible; to Lindbergh's
solo Atlantic flight, and the round-the-world 
endurance flight of Post and Gatty. Blue cloth.
Minor edgewear; one corner bumped; o/w VG in
G+ pictorial d.j., price-clipped and with some
chipping and rubbing.                 $18.50



9)    (Wright Brothers) On Great White Wings: the
Wright Brothers and the Race for Flight by Fred E.C.
Culick and Spencer Dunmore. McArthur & Co., Toronto.
2001. 1st Edition. Oblong 4 to., 176 pp. This book
paints a compelling picture of the Wright Brothers
as it describes the many trials that led up to their
spectacular 12-second achievement on Dec. 17, 1903. 
Fred Culick, in special illustrated features throughout
the book, provides for sthe first time a complete
explanation of the complex aerodynamic forces that
lifted the first manned flight into the air. Over 200
extraordinary images, including contemporary colour
photos of the places where Orville and Wilbur lived
and worked, plus specially commissioned diagrams and
illustrations. Brown cloth. Slight edgewear; o/w a
Near Fine copy in a VG+ pictorial d.j. Published
at $50.00.                                 $21.50


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10)    (Bell-Irving) Gentleman Air Ace: the Duncan Bell-
Irving Story by daughter Elizabeth O'Kiely. Harbour
Publishing, Madiera Park, British Columbia. (1992). 1st
Edition. 4 to., 216 pp. Duncan Bell-Irving of Vancouver,
B.C. paved the way for flyers like Bishop by pioneering
the techniques of aerial combat in the early stages of WWI,
and later directing the famous school for elite pilot
training at Gosport. The author uses her father's diaries,
flight log books, wartime letters and photographs to write
this fascinating account of her family's history and an
overdue tribute to an unsung Canadian hero. Blue cloth.
Minor edgewear; o/w a Near Fine copy in a VG+ 
pictorial d.j.                                     $15.50


11)    (Bishop). William Avery "Billy" Bishop: the Man and
the Aircraft He Flew" by David Baker. A title in the "Famous
Flyers" series from Outline Press, London. 1990. 1st Edition.
8 vo., 127 pp. Detailed accounts of Bishop's "kills" as well 
as technical information on the planes he flew and many historic 
photos. Specially-commissioned full-colour artwork as well. 
Stiff card pictorial wraps. VG+ copy.      $15.00


12)    Fitzsimons, Bernard (ed.). Warplanes & Air Battles
of World War I. Phoebus, London. 1973. 1st Edition Thus
(first published in Purnell's History of the First World
War). Tall 4 to., 160 pp. The story of the first warplanes
and the men who flew them. Many photos plus dozens of
detailed colour illus. by John Batchelor. Red cloth. 
Minor edgewear; o/w VG+ in VG price-clipped d.j.  $15.00  

13)    (Harleyford) Fighter Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War.
Compiled by W. M. Lamberton. Harleyford Publications,
Letchworth, Herts. 1960. 1st edition. Tall 4 to., 224 pp.
plus a colour frontis by J.D. Carrick. This book deals with
the forced rapid production of military aircraft during
the period of the first World War. In a space of only 4
years, designs went from mere "stick-and-string" creations
to the highly specialied types evolved and used at the
end of the conflict.  84 aircraft are described 
comprehensively in text, photographs and 1/72 scale 3-view
drawings. Yellow cloth. Slight edgewear; minor bang to
bottom of spine; minor soiling of foredges; 2 small areas
of discolouration of rear cover where pieces are missing
from the d.j.; minor discoloration of margins of a few
pages; o/w VG in G+ pictorial d.j. that has 3 smaller and
1 larger (half-dollar size) pieces missing, a couple
of taped tears and light soiling.              $50.00
 
14)    (Harleyford) Air Aces of the 1914-1918 War. Edited
by Bruce Robertson. Harleyford Publications, Letchworth,
Herts. 1959. 2nd printing. Tall 4 to., 212 pp. Companion
volume to "Fighter Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War". This
comprehensive book is divided into 8 Sections by nationalty
and each section is divided to give the Military Background
for that country and then several biographies of that
country's Aces. In addition, there are appendices listing
aces by scores, with various remarks such as unit in which
served or machine flown, etc. Orange cloth. Minor edgewear;
2 corners bumped; some glue residue at outer edges from
old scotch tape that was on d.j.; o/w VG in
G+ wrinkled, pictorial d.j. that has some chipping
and some staining from old scotch tape.         $45.00 

15)    (Harleyford) Sopwith--the Man and His Aircraft. Text
compiled and written by Bruce Robertson. Air Review Ltd.,
Letchworth, Herts. 1st Edition, Autumn 1970. Tall 4 to., 244 pp.
Of all the aircraft involved in the 1914-1918 War, none
achieved more fame than Sopwith types--Pups, Triplanes, Camels
and Snipes. Few early pioneers achieved more fame than T.O.M.
Sopwith, both in Europe and America. This is the thrilling
story of Sir Thomas Sopwith's life and the planes he built.
As well as more than 400 photos, there are finely detailed
1/72 scale 3-view line drawings of no less than 29 Sopwith
aircraft. Blue cloth. Ding to topedges of covers; some other
minor edgewear; prev. owner's name sticker on f.e.p.; o/w a
VG or better copy in a Good Only pictorial d.j.    $55.00

16)    (Harleyford) von Richthofen and the Flying Circus: the
Life and Death of Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen and the
History of the Richthofen Jagdgeschwader. Compiled by H.J.
Nowarra and Kimbrough S. Brown. Edited by Bruce Robertson.
A Harleyford Publication, published in the U.S. by Aero
Publishers, Fallbrook, California. 3rd (enlarged) edition
(1964). Tall 4 to., 211 pp. A comprehensive book about the
"Ace of Aces" of WWI and the famous unit he commanded. Although
von Richthofen is the central figure, nearly 200 pilots who
served under him are also mentioned by name and the history
of the "Circus" is narrated from its inception to its
disbandment. Profusely illustrated with historic photos,
colour frontispiece and 1/72 scale of six-view drawings.
BONUS: laid-in are are 3 reprint photos: an 8 x 10" of von
Richthofen surrounded by 10 of his fellow pilots in a
posed pyramid shot (this appears on p. 71 of the book); a 3 x
7" shot of von Richthofen's crashed triplane after Australian
looters had removed parts of it (this appears on p. 113 of
the book); and a 5 x 7" shot of von Richthofen in repose
and I suspect shortly after his death (this photo does not
appear in the book). Black cloth. Minor edgewear; previous
owner's bookplate on f.e.p. and his name stamp on topedges;
o/w VG+ in a VG pictorial d.j.         $60.00

16a)   (Harleyford) von Richtofen and the Flying Circus. Another
copy. 1st edition. 1958. Red cloth. Missing the colour frontis and 
f.e.p.; corners bumped; crease in corner of many pages; a
Good Only copy but text and all other photos complete. The
original pictorial d.j. that was changed on subsequent editions
is G+.                                   $25.00 


17)    Imrie, Alex.  Pictorial History of the German Army Air
Service, 1914-1918. Ian Allan, Lon. 1971. 1st Edition. 8 vo.,
176 pp. For the first time in one volume, a picture story of the
birth and death of the first Luftwaffe. 240 original photographs.
Wine cloth. Minor edgewear; two corners mildly bumped; paper
slightly discoloured; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j. with
some chipping and one taped tear.                 $25.00



18)    Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War I. Foreword by
John W.R. Taylor. Studio Editions. 1990. 1st Edition Thus.
Tall 4 to., 320 pp. This marvelous book is based upon the
1919 Jane's edition, supplemented by material from the 1914,
1916, 1917 and 1918 editions of Jane's All the World's Aircraft.
In some cases, photos have been supplied that were missing
in the original printings. A fascinating single-volume
reference work for the fledgling aircraft industry in WWI,
with over 1000 illustrations. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear;
o/w a VG+ copy in a VG chipped pictorial d.j. Extra
postage may apply.                              $33.00


19)    Macmillan, Wing Commander Norman.  Into the Blue.
Jarrolds, Lon. 1969. 1st revised edition (first published
in 1929). Sm. 8 vo., 256 pp. plus 12 pp. of b/w photos.
A largely rewritten edition of a long out-of-print World
War I classic. When this book was first published, many names
had to be withheld and some information was incomplete. It's
a personal story with many vivid combat scenes. Brown cloth.
Map e.p.'s. Minor edgewear; faint Brown stain on bottomedges
seeps into bottom inch or so of f.e.p.'s and the very bottom
of the title-page; o/w a VG copy in a VG price-clipped d.j. $25.50


20)    Munson, Kenneth. Aircraft of World War I. Doubleday
and Co., N.Y. 1968. 1st U.S. Ed. 12 mo., 175 pp. A
wonderful little reference book with over a hundred aircraft
types described and pictured to illustrate how the military
airplane developed from the unarmed observation machine
of 1914 tothe highly effective specialized machines that
were in service by November, 1918. Tan cloth covers. Minor
edgewear; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j. that is price-
clipped and has minor chipping and discolouring.   $17.50

21)    Reynolds, Quentin. They Fought for the Sky: the Dramatic
Story of the First War in the Air. Clarke, Irwin, Toronto. 1957.
8 vo., 304 pp. plus 24 pp. of b/w photos. The story of the birth
of war in the air and the individual stories of such renowned
pilots as Rickenbacker, Billy Bishop, Richthofen, James
McCudden, Fokker, Roy Brown, Lufbery, and others. The author has
also included the technical developments of WWI, the great
Zeppelin raids on London, the Lafayette Escadrille, plus the
hundreds of dogfights over No Man's Land. Blue paper-on-boards
with Black cloth spine. Moderate edgewear and soiling of covers;
o/w a G+ copy in a G+ d.j. with a wonderful reproduction of John
McCoy's painting portraying a dogfight between a Sopwith Canel
and a Fokker Triplane.                             $16.50


22)    Tredrey, F.D. Pioneer Pilot: the Great Smith Barry who
taught the world how to fly. Peter Davies, Lon. 1976. 1st Edition.
Sm. 8 vo., 164 pp. plus 8 pp. of b/w photos. During WWI, Robert
Smith Barry flew anti-Zeppelin patrols by night, was Albert Ball's
commanding officer in 60 Squadron on the Western Front and fought
successfully against the most relentless German Aces. With the
support of Trenchard, Smith Barry created a systematized and
sophisticated form of flying training--the Gosport School--which
revolutionized the instruction of RFC pilots, and led to the
adoption of new standards in all the world's air forces. Blue
cloth. Minor edgewear; minor ding to top of spine; prev. owner's
name on f.e.p.; poor paper used has discoloured; o/w VG in
VG price-clipped, pictorial d.j.                $25.50

23)     Ulanoff, Stanley. Illustrated History of World War I
in the Air. Arco Publishing, N.Y. 1st Edition (1971). Tall 4 to.,
171 pp., including many b/w illus. and a 16-page colour section.
Experience WWI aerial combat through the paintings and drawings
of such early aviation artists as Henry Farre, Charles H. Hubbell,
Clyde Risley, Howard Chandler Christy, Jack Leynnwood and Joseph
A. Phelan. Red cloth. Minor edgewear; prev. owner's name stamp
on f.e.p.; o/w a VG or better copy in a G+ pictorial d.j.  $15.50


    


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24)     (Aircrew Association) Critical Moments: Profiles
of The Greater Vancouver Branch of The Aircrew Association.
Self-published. Vancouver, B.C. 2nd printing, 1990. 8 vo., 
346 pp. "An important contribution to the military history
of airmen who served in the Royal Canadian Air Force or
the Royal Air Force during the Second World War." Here are
117 profiles of those ordinary Canadians who went to war,
made a contribution to the peace of the world and came home 
to tell their stories. Blue cloth. This copy double-signed
by artist Dan Ryan who contributed several b/w illus. as
well as one of the two colour painting reproductions on the
rear of the dustjacket. Minor edgewear; minor
discolouring of foredges; o/w VG in G+ d.j. that's been
folded at some point.                      SOLD

25)    Aircraft Anatomy of World War II: Technical Drawings
of Key Aircraft 1939-1945. General Editors: Paul Eden and
Soph Moeng. Chartwell Books, Edison, NJ (2003). Tall 4 to.,
256 pp. With the aid of more than 60 detailed and accurate
line drawings, this book shows how a wide selection of WWII
aircraft were put together--inside and out. Each line drawing
is annotated with an exhaustive key, and is complemented by
several colour photos. Over 50 key aircraft are also illustrated
with an annotated colour view of the type of action. An
invaluable reference book for anyone interested in how aircraft
are designed and constructed. Glossy pictorial boards. Minor
edgewear; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.              $20.00

26)    Aircraft Profile #222: the Bucker Bu 131 Jungmann.
Profile Publications, Windsor, Berkshire. March 1971.
Abt. 7-1/2 x 9-3/4" tall, 24 pp., including 4 pages of
colour illustrations. This plane, which began life in 1933
in Germany, eventually acquired the reputation of being
one of the world's finest aerobatic trainers. No Bucker
Bu 131 planes survived the end of the war in Germany, but
some built in other countries lived on into the 1960's.
Many historic photos accompany the text. Pictorial paper
wraps. Some minor wrinkling and slight discolouration of 
covers, o/w a VG copy.                          $11.50

27)    Bashow, David L. All the Fine Young Eagles: in the
Cockpit with Canada's Second World War Fighter Pilots.
Stoddart, Toronto and Buffalo. 8 vo., 384 pp. plus 24 pp. 
of b/w photos. 1st Edition. 1996. Bashow tells the stories 
of Canada's WWII fighter heroes, using their own wartime 
correspondence and later memoirs of their daring exploits 
against the Axis powers. Included are Stocky Edwards, 
Buzz Beurling and Moose Fumerton. Blue paper-on-boards. 
Minor edgewear; minor wrinkling of first few pages; o/w a VG+ 
copy in a VG+ pictorial d.j.                     $16.50

28)    Bekker, Cajus. The Luftwaffe War Diaries: the
German Air Force in World War II. Da Capo Press, New
York. 1994. 1st edition thus. An unabridged reproduction
of the 1968 1st U.S. Edition by Doubleday. (Orig. publ'd
in German in 1964). 8 vo., 399 pp. The first account of
the WWII airwar to come from a German source. Its
masterfully organized chapters detail, summarize, and
evaluate every important strategy and campaign. Over
100 photos, numerous maps and a complete index of the
personalities. Stiff card wraps. Minor edgewear and
rubbing; something "whited out" on bottomedges; 
o/w a VG or better copy.                  $12.50


29)     Berger, Monty and Street, Brian Jeffrey.
Invasions Without Tears: the Story of Canada's Top-
Scoring Spitfire Wing in Europe during the Second
World War. Random House of Canada, Tor. 1st Ed. (1994) 
8 vo., 240 pp. plus 16 pp. of b/w photos. Based on
a manuscript Berger wrote fifty years ago, this is the
first detailed account of 126 Wing's extraordinary
combat record, the best in the Allied air force. Map
endpapers. Blue/Black paper-on-boards. Slight edgewear;
prev. owner's name and blind stamp on f.e.p.; o/w
VG+ in VG+ price-clipped d.j.              $17.50


30)    Bowyer, Chaz. Guns in the Sky: the Air Gunners
of World War Two. Charles Scribner's Sons, N.Y. 1979.
1st U.S. Edition. 8 vo., 182 pp. The origins, developments
and techniques of air gunnery are discussed in detail.
Ample evidence of the air gunner's skill, courage and
determination when faced with enemy aircraft attack is
provided here through scores of personal accounts from
Americans, Britons, Australians and Canadians. Dozens
of b/w historic photos. Red cloth. Minor edgewear; 
slight loss of paper on front and rear endpapers from
tape removal; o/w a VG copy in VG d.j.       $15.50

31)     Brickhill, Paul. The Dam Busters. Evans Brothers,
Lon. Later printing, Jan. 1955. 8 vo., 269 pp. plus 13 pp.
of b/w photos. "Early in 1943, 617 Squadron was formed
for just one special job--to smash the Moehne and Eder
Dams. That epic affair made the R.A.F.'s newest squadron
also its finest, the "special duties squadron". They went
on to do many more unusual and perilous tasks, won two
V.C.'s and over 150 other decorations, and were described
as the most effective unit of its size the British Forces
ever had." This is their story. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear;
prev. owner's small name stamp on f.e.p.; o/w VG+ in
a G+ taped d.j.    $12.50      


32)     Brookes, Andrew J. Fighter and Bomber Squadrons
at War. Promotional Reprint Co., Enderby, Leicester.
1995. Tall 4 to., 128 and 167 pp. Originally published 
as two volumes by Ian Allan in 1980 and 1983. A look
at the courageous men and women of various aviation
squadrons during WWII. The books contain many first-
hand combat accounts and a wealth of photos. Glossy
pictorial boards. Slight edgewear; o/w Near Fine in
a VG+ pictorial d.j.                      $23.50

33) Brown, Jim. Hubbard, the Forgotten Boeing Aviator. 
Seattle, Portland, Vancouver: Peanut Butter Publishing, 
8 vo., 229 pp. 2nd printing, Nov., 1996. Eddie Hubbard 
and Bill Boeing piloted the first North American International 
air mail from Vancouver, British Columbia to Seattle, 
Washington on March 3, 1919. This book tells the remarkable 
life story of Hubbard and his association with Boeing. 
Pictorial stiff card wraps. Minor edgewear and rubbing; 
o/w VG+.                                    $11.50

34)     Brown, Malcolm. Spitfire Summer: When Britain
Stood Alone. The Official Book Accompanying the Imperial
War Museum Exhibition. Carlton Books, Lon. 1st Ed. thus 
(2000) 8 vo., 207 pp. 16 pp. of photos and illustrations, 
half in colour. The author retells and re-evaluates the story
of what has increasingly come to be known as the "Spitfire
Summer" of 1940. Blue cloth. Slight edgewear; minor ding
to bottom of spine; o/w VG+ in a VG+ pictorial d.j.
                                           $17.50

35)    Chant, Chris. Aircraft of World War II. Dempsey Parr,
Clifton, Bristol. 1999. 1st Edition. 12 mo., 320 pp. A handy
reference guide that contains 300 of the most important and
influential military aircraft that fought between 1939 and 1945.
Each plane is illustrated with a superb colour side-view
artwork and is accompanied by a detailed specifications table.
Glossy pictorial boards. Near Fine in VG+ d.j.   $12.50


36)   Cohen, Stan. The Forgotten War: a Pictorial History of
World War II in Alaska and Northwestern Canada. Pictorial
Histories Publishing Co., Missoula, Montana. March 1984, 7th
printing. Tall 4 to., 260 pp. Fascinating stories about the
Battle of Attu, the naval Battle of the Komandorskis and more.
Dozens of historical photos. This copy SIGNED by the author
on the title page. Stiff card pictorial wraps. Minor edgewear;
large gift inscription on half-title, as well as prev. owner's 
small address label; o/w a VG or better copy.      $20.00

36a)  Cohen. The Forgotten War. Another copy. As above but
3rd printing, 1982, and not signed. VG copy.       $15.00

37)  Cohen. The Forgotten War, Volume Two: a Pictorial
History of World War II in Alaska and Northwestern Canada.
Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., Missoula, Montana.
3rd printing. March, 1990. Tall 4 to., 254 pp. Over 500
photos, maps and drawings portray American and Canadian soldiers,
sailors and airmen not only as they battle Japanese forces in the
Aleutians, but also harsh weather conditions in the wilds
of the Yukon and the Northwest Territories. This volume examines
in depth the Canol oil line project, the bombing of Dutch Harbor,
the numerous airfields and transportation facilities in Alaska
and Canada used to wage war in this far-flung theater of operations.
Heavy card pictorial wraps. Minor chipping; o/w a VG+ copy.  $15.00


38)  Cohen. The Forgotten War, Volume Three: a Pictorial
History of World War II in Alaska and Northwestern Canada.
Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., Missoula, Montana.
3rd printing. March, 1997. Tall 4 to., 256 pp. "Continues
the saga of American and Canadian forces battling the
Japanese invaders, adverse weather conditions and the
remoteness of the far north country of Alaska and
Northwestern Canada. This volume presents in detail the naval
actions in the Aleutian campaign, the RCAF fighter and
bomber commands in Alaska and wartime activities on Annette,
Kodiak, Amchitka and Adak islands; and in Seward, along
with many other stories and photographs of the war years."
Dozens of b/w photos. Pictorial stiff card wraps. Slight
edgewear; minor ding to bottom of spine; o/w a VG+ copy.  $15.00

39)   Cohen, Stan. Destination: Tokyo: a Pictorial History of
Doolittle's Tokyo Raid, April 18, 1942. Pictorial Histories
Publishing Co., Missoula, Montana. 2nd printing. Jan. 1984.
Tall 4 to. size, 120 pp. Cohen states that he "...tried to
present pictorially the story of this remarkable raid, following
the 80 American airmen through their training, the mission
itself, and their adventures and misfortunes afterward. Though
I have written a narrative designed to complement the
photographs, this book is not intended to be a detailed
historical study." Cohen considered his book to be a supplement
to more detailed books such as "Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders" and
"Four Came Home" by Col. Carroll Glines and "Thirty Seconds
Over Tokyo" by Ted Lawson. Heavy card pictorial wraps. Minor
chipping; prev. owner's small name stamp on inside front cover;
o/w a VG+ copy.                                   $14.50

40)   Cohen, Stan. East Wind Rain: a Pictorial History of
the Pearl Harbor Attack. 50th Anniversary Edition. Pictorial 
Histories Publishing Co., Missoula, Montana. 1st Edition Thus. 
Sept. 1991. Tall 4 to. size, 298 pp. Contains much new material
and many new photographs compared to the original 1981 edition.
Heavy card pictorial wraps. Minor chipping; o/w a VG+ copy.  $15.00
                          
41)   Collins, Robert. The Long and the Short and the Tall:
an Ordinary Airman's War. Western Producer Prairie Books,
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. 1st Edition (1986). 8 vo., 134 pp.
In 1943, at age 18, the author joined the Royal Canadian
Air Force. His story is not a tale of heros, but rather a
memoir of growing up in uniform. He candidly describes the
overcoming of inhibitions, the warmth of friendship, the 
joy of achieving independence and a sense of self-worth.
Black cloth. Slight edgewear; poor paper discoloured; 
o/w a VG copy in a VG d.j.            $15.00

41a) Collins. The Long and the Short and the Tall. Another
copy. Douglas & McIntyre, Greystone Books (1993) Second
printing of this second edition. Heavy card wraps. Slight
edgewear; White sticker over inked-out name on half-title;
o/w a VG copy.                              $9.50

42)   Cornelius, Wanda and Short, Thayne. Ding Hao: America's
Air War in China 1937-1945. Pelican Publishing, Gretna,
Louisiana (1980). Sm. 8 vo., 463 pp. plus 32 pp. of b/w photos.
The daring exploits of Claire Chennault and the Flying Tigers
as they helped China beat back the Japanese Air Force. Black/
Yellow cloth. Minor edgewear; prev. owner's small name stamp
on f.e.p.; o/w a VG or better copy in a G+ price-clipped
d.j.          $11.00


43)    Crook, D.M. Spitfire Piloot. Published by M.C. Stok,
Den Haag. n.d. (circa 1950). The Dutch edition of the
reminicences of R.A.F. pilot Captain D.M. Crook 1939-1940, 
originally published in London by Faber & Faber in 1942. 
8 vo., 176 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Crook plus 6 pp. of 
photos of planes and pilots. Blue cloth with Gold embossed
insignia of 609 Squadron Auxiliary Air Force on front panel.
Minor edgewear and rubbing; some foxing to f.e.p.'s and
foredges; slight musty odour; o/w a VG copy in a G+ d.j. 
                                              $35.00


 
44)     Cross, Sir Kenneth "Bing" and Professor Vincent
Orange. Straight and Level. Grub Street, Lon. (1993) 1st
Edition. 8 vo., 306 pp. plus 8 pp. of b/w photos. The
event-filled life of a career airman. Red cloth. Slight
edgewear; o/w Near Fine in VG+ pictorial d.j.  $28.50  

45)     Donald, David (ed.). American Combat Aircraft of
World War II. Motorbooks International, Osceola, WI. 1997.
1st Edition Thus. Tall 4 to., 112 pp. A collection of the
most important and interesting American military aircraft
that fought in Europe and the Pacific in World War II.
The 14 planes described in the book include the F6F Hellcat,
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, F4U Corsair, P-47 Thunderbolt,
Bell P-39 Airacobra, B-25 Mitchell and more. The text
examines each plane's development history and service record,
and gives full specifications tables. Over 100 photos, plus
full-color artwork and cutaway line drawings. Glossy
pictorial boards. Slight edgewear; o/w Near Fine in VG+
matching pictorial d.j.                      $18.50

46)     Dundas, Hugh. Flying Start: a Fighter Pilot's War
Years. St. Martin's Press, N.Y. (1989). Military Book Club
Edition. Tall 8 vo., 180 pp. plus 8 pp. of b/w photos.
A thrilling record of a true hero who battled in the skies
over Europe and Africa for five years and ended WWII as a
Group Captain at age twenty-four, the youngest ever in the
R.A.F. Black paper-over-boards with Black cloth spine.
Slight edgewear; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.   $16.50

47)     (Ferry Command) Ocean Bridge: the History of RAF
Ferry Command by Carl A. Christie. Univ. of Toronto Press,
Tor. and Buffalo. 1st Edition (1995). 8 vo., 458 pp. plus
48 pp. of b/w photos. Between the Fall of 1940 and the
Spring of 1945, Royal Air Force Ferry Command's mixed
civilian and military crews flew almost ten thousand
aircraft, mainly American-built, to operational squadrons
overseas. Here is the full account of the genesis, history
and importance of Ferry Command. Grey cloth. Slight edgewear;
o/w VG+ in VG+ pictorial d.j.                    $22.50


48)     Gibbs, Wing Commander Patrick. Not Peace But a
Sword. Grubb Street, Lon. 1993. A revised version of the
original Cassells 1943 edition. Tall 8 vo., 256 pp. plus
8 pp. of b/w photos. A personal account of Pat Gibbs'
experiences before the outbreak of conflict and during the
first two years of action to the beginning of 1942 when
Gibbs was a pilot in a torpedo squadron. Blue cloth. 
Slight edgewear; minor ding to top and bottom of spine;
slight staining of topedges; o/w a VG copy in a VG
pictorial d.j.                                $18.50

49)    Garbett, Mike and Brian Goulding. Lancaster. Promotional
Reprint Co., Enderby, Leicester. 1995. Tall 4 to., 304 pp.
This wonderful book combines two great books on this classic
plane published by Ian Allan in 1971 and 1979 under the
titles "Lancaster at War" and "Lancaster at War 2". Dozens
of b/w photos. Glossy pictorial boards. Minor edgewear and
rubbing; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.          $19.00

50)    Halliday, Hugh A. Woody: a Fighter Pilot's Album.
Canav Books, Toronto. Sm. 8 vo., 144 pp. 1st Edition (1987). 
The exciting life of Canadian Air Ace Vernon C. (Woody) 
Woodward from Victoria, British Columbia. We follow his 
career from flying Tiger Moths in Scotland, on to advanced 
training and out to pre-war Egypt. Woody first flies in 
action there in biplane Gladiators and records his first 
kill. Then it's on to Greece to face even harsher odds. 
After a hand-to-hand combat stand on Crete, the British 
forces retreat to Egypt where Woody flies again. After the 
war, he stays on in the RAF as CO of a squadron of Hornets. 
Finally he flew Canberras before retiring and followed that 
with a civil aviation career in Australia. Dozens of photos. 
Blue cloth. Slight edgewear; minor ding to bottom of spine; 
o/w VG+ in bright VG+ pictorial d.j.             $22.50

51)    Hinchliffe, Peter. The Other Battle: Luftwaffe Night
Aces Versus Bomber Command. Castle Books, Edison, NJ. 2001.
(First published in England in 1996 by Airlife.) 8 vo.,
352 pp. plus 16 pp. of b/w photos. This book traces the
parallel development of night bombing within the RAF and
that of the Luftwaffe's Night Fighter Force, culminating in
the strategic bombing offensive and the German aerial defense
against that offensive. Blue paper-on-boards. Slight edgewear;
o/w Near Fine in VG+ pictorial d.j.            $15.50

52)    Hooton, Ted. Spitfire Special: New Light on an
Historic Fighter. Ian Allan, London. 5th printing. 1989.
Tall 4 to., 63 pp. plus a 4-page colour section reproducing
the paintings of Michael Roffe. An informative book about
this great aircraft, including dozens of historical photos.
Some of the chapters include: 1934 to 1941--Design, Early
Development and Into Battle; Development of the Breed;
Development of the High Altitude Spitfire; Allied
Squadrons of the RAF; Canadian Spitfires; The Desert
Spitfires; Italy 1943; The Spitfire VIII in Italy and Burma
and much more. Glossy paper. Glossy pictorial boards. Minor
edgewear and rubbing; gift inscription on f.e.p.; o/w a
VG+ copy.                                 $11.50

53)    Jackson, Bill. The Lone Survivor. Turner-Warwick
Publications, North Battleford, Saskatchewan. (1993).
8 vo., 274 pp. Sgt. "Jacko" Jackson, a downed airman in
WWII "...walks you through his months of anguish and
frustration both as a prisoner-of-war and as one of the
thousands of allied prisoners forced to take part in the
infamous "Death March"." Several photos and maps. This
copy SIGNED by Jackson on the f.e.p. Blue cloth. Minor
edgewear; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.           $22.50

54)    Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War II. Foreword by
Bill Gunston. Bracken Books, Lon. 1989. 1st Edition Thus.
Tall 4 to., 318 pp. This marvelous book is a reprint of the
1946/47 Jane's edition, completely redesigned in a larger format,
and the addenda and amendments of the original editions
have been integrated into the appropriate places in the text.
The best single reference coverage of the war years. An
authoritative review of the airpower of 68 countries,
with over 1000 illustrations. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear;
o/w a VG+ copy in a VG+ pictorial d.j. Extra
postage may apply.                              $28.00
 

55)    Johnston, S. Paul. Flying Squadrons: a Graphic History
of the U.S. Army Air Forces. Duell, Sloan and Pearce, N.Y.
(1942). 1st Edition. 8 vo., 234 pp. This book traces the rise
of military flying from the earliest suggestion of bombing
from balloons up to 1942 when hundreds of American-designed
and American-designed airplanes were pouring from factory
doors for the latest war effort. Hundreds of photos. Blue
cloth. Moderate edgewear and rubbing; prev. owner's name
on f.e.p.; o/w a G+ to -VG clean copy.      $20.00

56)    (Lancaster) Lancaster: a Bombing Legend by Rick
Radell & Mike Vines. Osprey Publishing, London. 1993.
1st Edition. Sq. 8 vo., 128 pp. The Avro Lancaster was the
mainstay of RAF Bomber Command in WWII. This book features
the only two airworthy Lancs in existence: the B Mk 1 
operated by the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, and 
the B Mk X flown by the Canadian Warplane Heritage. Many
fine exterior and interior colour photos, plus a two-page
cutaway drawing. Glossy pictorial boards. Minor edgewear
and rubbing; o/w a VG+ copy.                     $11.00


57)    Lee, Asher. Goering: Air Leader. Hippocrene Books,
N.Y. Sm. 8 vo., 256 pp. plus frontis portrait of Goering and 
14 additional pages of photos. 1st U.S. Ed. 1972. Goering's 
life is traced from his air apprenticeship with the Richthofen 
squadron in WWI, through the early struggles of the Nazi Party, 
step-by-step through the air battles of WWII, down to his 
performance at the 1946 Nuremberg Trials and his final suicide. 
Blue cloth. Moderate wear and fading of edges; slight soiling of 
foredges; prev. owner's small address label on f.e.p.; o/w VG 
in VG d.j. with minor chipping and rubbing.         $15.50

 
58)    Leske, Gottfried. I Was a Nazi Flier. Dial Press,
N.Y. 1941. 1st U.S. ed. Sm. 8 vo., 351 pp. The self-portrait
of a Flight Sergeant in the Luftwaffe, edited and translated
by Curt Riess. This is the diary of a young flyer who bombed
London, helped raze Coventry, strafed the retreating British
Expeditionary Forces at Dunkerque and swaggered through
conquered Paris. Orange cloth. Minor fading to top and bottom
of spine; minor foxing to foredges; minor shelf-wear; o/w
a VG copy in a Good Only d.j. that has taped repairs to top
and bottom of spine and is drastically clipped on both flaps,
with some loss of review text.            $36.50

59)    Lucas, James. Storming Eagles: German Airborne Forces
in World War Two. Arms & Armour Press, London. 1st Edition.
1988. Sm. 4 to., 191 pp. A fascinating account of the exploits
of the elite German paratroops of WWII. Featured are their
spectacular successful invasion and capture of Crete in May
1941 and their dogged defense of Monte Cassino for more than
three months, halting the Allied advance. Many historic
photos. Black cloth. Slight edgewear; minor ding to bottom
of spine; prev. owner's address label on f.e.p.; o/w a VG+
copy in a VG+ pictorial d.j.                  $15.50

60)    (Luftwaffe) Luftwaffe at War: Luftwaffe Aces of the
Western Front by Robert Michulec. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg,
PA. 1st U.S. Edition (2002). 4 to. size, 72 pp. Many
historic photos, including 6 pp. in colour. Heavy card wraps.
Minor edgewear; o/w VG+.                       $12.50


61)    (Luftwaffe) Strategy for Defeat: the Luftwaffe 1933-
1945 by Williamson Murray. Chartwell Books, N.Y. 1st U.S.
Edition (1986). Tall 4 to., 256 pp. An authoritative and
comprehensive analysis of the defeat of the Luftwaffe in
WWII. The author identifies the failure of senior Luftwaffe 
commanders to define adequately their long-term strategy
and poor planning as two of the main reasons for defeat. 
Profusely illustrated with photos and colour artwork of
German planes. Grey cloth. Minor edgewear; prev. owner's 
address label on f.e.p.; o/w a VG+ copy in a VG
pictorial d.j. with minor wrinkling.             $21.00


62)    (Luftwaffe) The Luftwaffe: a Photographic Record 1919-1945 by
Ries, Karl. Aero Books (Tab), Blue Ridge Summit, PA. 1987. 1st U.S. 
edition in English. Trans. by Alex Vanags-Baginskis. 8 vo., 232 pp.
"With over 500 photographs (most of which have not been published
in any other book), and detailed text and captions, this is a
record of the Luftwaffe's clandestine origins, rise, trial by
combat and ultimate decline." Included are Appendices devoted to
German abbreviations used in the book, the organisational
structure of the Luftwaffe and associated terminology, plus a
comparative listing of ranks in the Luftwaffe, the RAF and the
USAF. Red cloth. Minor edgewear; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j. $19.50


63)    McMahon, John. Almost a Lifetime. Oolichan Books,
Lantzville, B.C. 1995. 1st Edition. 8 vo., 297 pp. The author
was shot down on his first bombing mission over Germany on
Feb. 2, 1943. Only he survived of the seven crewmen. He was
harboured briefly by a Dutch family, then apprehended by
German soldiers and he spent the next two years in a prison
camp. This is his story, as well as his 1980's attempt to find
the people again that he interacted with forty years earlier.
A few photos and illus. Heavy card wraps. Minor chipping and
rubbing of covers; prev. owner's name stamp on f.e.p.; o/w a
VG+ copy.                                      $13.50

63a)   Another copy, 3rd printing, published by Shamrock
Publications, Salt Spring Island, B.C. 2000. This copy SIGNED by
the author on the title page as well as INSCRIBED by him on
the half-title. Heavy card wraps. Slight chipping and rubbing
of covers; o/w a VG+ copy.                 $18.50

64)    Mendenhall, Charles A. Deadly Duo: the B-25 and B-26
of WWII. Specialty Press, Osceola, Wisconsin. 1st Edition.
June, 1981. Tall 4 to., 160 pp. A highly photographic review
covering two of the most fascinating medium bombers of WWII:
the North American B-25 Mitchell and the Martin B-26 Marauder.
Plenty of photos and 3-view drawings. Grey cloth. Minor
edgewear; minor ding to top of spine; prev. owner's 
address label on f.e.p.; o/w a VG+ copy in a G+ pictorial
d.j. with a couple of short taped tears and rubbing.  $23.50          


65)    Mills, Stephen E. Arctic War Planes: Alaska Aviation of
WWII. Bonanza Books, N.Y. 1978. 1st Bonanza Edition (originally
published as Arctic War Birds in 1971). Tall 4 to., 191 pp.
A pictorial history of bush flying with the military in the
defense of Alaska and North America. Many stories and over
400 photos of how the Japanese brought war to North America and
how Canadian and American forces eliminated the threat. Blue/
Gold cloth. Minor edgewear; prev. owner's name stamp on f.e.p.;
o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.                        $17.00
   

66)    Morrison, Wilbur H. Point of No Return: the Story of
the 20th Air Force. Times Books, N.Y. Aug. 1979. 2nd printing.
8 vo., 278 pp., incl. 16 pp. of b/w photos. General Curtis
LeMay's command of pilots and B-29's were a tremendous factor
in the success of American WWII operations over China,
Southeast Asia and Japan. The 20th Air Force was the prototype
for Americ's Strategic Air Command. The author argues that
LeMay's strategy for bombing Japanese cities made the American
atom bombing of Japan unnecesary. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear;
o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j. that is price-clipped and has
minor chipping and rubbing.                       $15.00


67)    Orange, Vincent. Ensor's Endeavour: a Biography of Wing
Commander Mick Ensor. Grub Street, Lon. (1994) 1st Edition.
8 vo., 190 pp. plus 16 pp. of b/w photos. Mike Ensor, a New 
Zealander, joined 500 Squadron at Bircham Newton, Norfolk, in
1941. He had an exciting WWII career, including hunting U-Boats
over the Atlantic from Stornoway, and he took part in Operation
Torch, the Allied invasion of North Africa. Blue cloth. Minor
edgewear; slight soiling of foredges; o/w VG+ in a VG+
pictorial d.j.                             $25.50   


68)     Pelly-Fry, Group Capt. James. Heavenly Days: Recollections
of a Contented Airman. Crecy Books, Cornwall. 1994. 1st Edition.
Tall 8 vo., 392 pp. plus 12 pp. of b/w photos. An interesting
biography of a man who commanded several bomber squadrons during
WWII and afterwards became equerry to King George VI. Blue cloth.
Minor edgewear; prev. owner's name on f.e.p.; o/w VG+ in VG
d.j. with some chipping and scratches.       $30.00


69)    Price, Alfred. Spitfire at War. Ian Allan, London.
2nd printing (1980). Tall 4 to., 160 pp. The Spitfire was the
most famous aircraft ever to serve in the RAF. A unique
account which casts new light not only on the Spitfire, but
also on the nature of air combat during the Second World War.
Dozens of historic b/w photos. Red cloth. Slight edgewear;
gift inscription on inside front cover; o/w VG or better in
a pictorial, price-clipped d.j.                    $15.00


70)    Rawnsley, C.F. and Wright, Robert. Night Fighter.
Collins, London. April, 1957. 2nd printing. 8 vo. 382 pp. plus
4 pp. of b/w photos. Foreword by John Cunningham. This is the
exciting story of how Squadron 604, converted to nightfighting
in 1941, under the command of Group Captain Night Operations,
John Cunningham, and, with the help of the new "little black
box", turned the tide against the attacking German bombers over
England, and had steadily more success during night bombing
raids over Germany. "Jimmie" Rawnsley was Cunningham's air-gunner
and later navigator and radar operator throughout the war.
Black cloth. Minor edgewear; prev. owner's stamp on f.e.p.;
o/w VG+ in G+ taped and chipped d.j.             $28.50

71)    Rosignoli, Guido. Air Force Badges and Insignia of
World War 2. Arco Publishing Co., N.Y. 1977. 1st pb edition.
12 mo., 200 pp. "If aircraft are the 'tools" of aviation,
badges are its heraldry." This useful book has 80 pages of
insignia in colour, complete with some historical background.
Pictorial stiff card wraps. Minor edgewear and discolouring
of covers; minor soiling of foredges; o/w a VG copy.   $8.50

72)     Smith, Peter C. The Stuka at War. Ian Allan, London.
1971. 1st Edition. 8 vo., 192 pp., including 80 pp. of b/w
historic photos. Although technically, the word "Stuka"
represented all German dive-bombers, one plane only, the
Junkers Ju.87, gained a notoriety which has ever remained
associated with it. Here is the story of the aircraft which
changed aerial warfare, dominated land warfare and challenged
sea warfare. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear and rubbing; prev.
owner's name stamp on f.e.p.; o/w a VG or better copy in
a price-clipped VG pictorial d.j.                     $12.50


73)    Williamson, Gordon. Aces of the Reich. Arms & Armour
Press, London. 1st Edition. 1989. Sm. 8 vo., 219 pp. plus 48
pp. of pilot photos. The author provides an outstanding collection
of more than 100 mini-biographies of the men who were at the
forefront of German action, in advance and retreat, during WWII.
Extensive appendices present lists of award-winning Aces. Black
cloth. Slight edgewear; couple of tiny stains on bottomedges;
prev. owner's address label on f.e.p.; o/w a VG+ copy in a
VG+ pictorial d.j.                               $23.50


Jane's 1980's Series of Books on WWII Planes

   
 




















74)    Warplanes of WWII. Large format books: 10-1/2 x
13-1/4" tall, 56 pp. each. Spectacular 3-page fold-out
illustration and 4-page fold-out illustration in each
volume, as well as cutaway views, cockpit views and
pictures of various models. A full description of the
plane and a history of its most famous encounters. All
volumes superbly illustrated by Rikye Watanabe. There
are also a few historic b/w photos. The original 
Jane's editions were published without dust-jackets,
the 1st U.S. editions, published by Crown, had d.j.'s,
so if a d.j. is mentioned in the description, it's the
1st U.S. edition, o/w the original 1st Jane's Edition.
Some volumes have a prev. owner's small address label
on the f.e.p.

a)  Avro Lancaster with text by Bill Sweetman. 1982. 
White cloth. Minor edgewear; corners bumped; o/w VG+
in VG pictorial d.j. with some chipping and rubbing.  $22.00

b)  B-17 Flying Fortress with text by Roger Freeman. 
1983. Glossy pictorial boards. Minor edgewear
and rubbing; one corner badly bumped; o/w VG+.   $20.50

c)  Hellcat with text by David Anderton. 1981.
Glossy pictorial boards. Corners bumped; o/w VG+.  $21.50
 
d)  Messerschmitt Bf 109 with text by Robert Grinsell.
1980. White cloth. Slight wear and soiling of edges;
besides address label, has prev. owner's blind stamp;
o/w a VG+ copy in VG+ price-clipped, pictorial d.j.  $21.50

e)   Mosquito with text by Bill Sweetman. 1981.
Glossy pictorial boards; "woodgrain" endpapers to remind us
that the Mosquito was made of wood. Minor rubbing of
covers; corners mildly bumped; o/w VG+.          $23.00

f)   P-38 Lightning with text by Jeffrey Ethell. 1983.
White cloth. Minor edgewear; o/w VG+ in VG+ pictorial
d.j. with slight rubbing and edgewear.       $22.00

g)   Phantom with text by Bill Sweetman. 1984.
Grey pictorial boards. Minor edgewear and rubbing; o/w VG+ 
without d.j.                                   $20.00

g)   Stuka Ju87 with text by Alex Vanags-Baginskis.
1982. White cloth. Slight edgewear; one corner bumped;
o/w a VG+ copy in VG+ pictorial d.j.           $22.50

h)   Zero Fighter with text by Robert Mikesh. 1981.
White cloth. Slight edgewear; o/w VG+ in VG+ pictorial
d.j. with some minor rubbing.                $23.00

75)    Wyatt, Bernie. Maximum Effort: the Big Bombing
Raids. Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario (1986) 1st
Edition. Tall 4 to., 164 pp. A look at what bomber crews
were up against in WWII. The author had a series of
questions which he put to over 30 Canadian and American
Airforce veterans, both aircrew and groundcrew and they
give their answers freely. A tribute to a bunch of guys
who have often been overlooked or critizized. Many
photos and some drawings. Blue cloth. Slight edgewear; 
o/w a Near Fine copy in a VG+ pictorial d.j.    $18.50

76)     Wyatt, Bernie. Two Wings and a Prayer. Boston
Mills Press, Erin, Ontario. (1984) 1st Edition. Tall
4 to., 136 pp. This fascinating book includes the
recollections from over 50 Canadian and American
WWII Air Force veterans. You will hear from airmen who
flew in the Thunderbolt, the Halifax, the Lancaster,
the Mosquito, the B-24 Liberator, and more. All the
campaigns are covered: Europe, Italy, North Africa,
Pacific, as well as stories from training bases in Canada
and the U.S. Over 80 photos plus drawings by the author. 
Illus. e.p.'s. Black cloth. Slight edgewear; two corners
mildly bumped; o/w a VG+ copy in a VG+ pictorial d.j.
                                                $20.00



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77)    Aces of the Air, a series of articles by various writers
and edited by Joseph Lewis French. Introduction by Captain Eddie
Rickenbacker. McLoughlin Bros., Springfield, Mass. (1930). Sm.
4 to., 316 pp. plus 8 pp. of illus. Some of the articles included
are: "My Flight to 39140 Feet" by Lieut. A. Soucek, U.S.N.; "Around
the World by Airship" by Wilbur R. Hanawalt; "Parachutes!" by
Lieut. H.B. Miller, U.S.N.; "The Monster Dornier DO.X" by John
H.D. Blanke; "Canada Honors the First Atlantic Flyers" by
Guy E. Rhoades; and, "Commercial Aviation in the Yukon" by R.N.
Miller. Illus. e.p.'s. Red cloth with Black lettering. Minor
edgewear and rubbing; short tear at top of spine; rear inner hinge
cracked; prev. owner's name on f.e.p.; poor paper somewhat
discoloured; o/w a G+ to VG copy.  $18.00

78)    Aerofax Minigraph 3. Grumman F-14A/B by Jay Miller.
Aerofax Inc., Arlington, Texas. (1984). Abt. 8-1/2 x 11" tall,
40 pp. The history, development and specifications of the various
Grumman F-14A models. Numerous b/w and colour photos. 8-pp. fold-
out centre section. Stiff card pictorial wraps. Minor chipping
of covers; couple of minor wrinkles; o/w VG+.          $10.00

79)    (Aeronautical Engineering) Modern Aircraft by Major Victor
W. Page. "A complete practical treatise outlining clearly the
elements of aeronautical engineering with special reference to
simplified explanations of the theory of flight, aerodynamics
and basic principles underlying the action of balloons and
airplanes of all types. A book for all students of aircraft."
Norman Henley Publishing, New York. 1930. 8 vo., 855 pp. plus
publisher catalogue. Frontis photo of Lindbergh plus hundreds
of other photos and illustrations. Blue cloth. Moderate edgewear;
corners bumped; rear edge of spine repaired; inside front hinge
cracked; a Good Only copy but difficult to find.     $22.50


80)    AIR ENTHUSIAST, Volume Two. Managing Editor William Green.
Doubleday and Co., N.Y. (1972) 1st U.S. Collected Edition. Tall
4 to., 331 pp. plus 6-page Index. The premiere publication for
aviation buffs. A unique blend of contemporary and historic, with
a wealth of monotone and color photos, general arrangement drawings, 
superb cutaway drawings and more. Part of this volume's contents
are: "Lightning from Lombardy", the Macchi C.202; "Flying the
Trent-Meteor"; "Transport Gliders, the Rise and Demise of a
Weapon"; "Recollections of the Canadair Sabre"; "The Airliner
that Went to War", the Junkers Ju 86; "F-14 and F-15, the New
Wave of Warplanes"; and "Canadair's V/STOL Story", tilt-wing aircraft.
Black cloth. Minor edgewear; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.  $34.50

81)     Alison, Tom and Dana Bell (editiors). At the
Controls: the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Book of Cockpits. Boston Mills Press, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
and Erin, Ontario. Tall 4 to., 144 pp. 1st Edition. 2001.
Perhaps the finest collection of cockpit photos in
existence, taken by Eric Long and Mark Avino of the
cockpits of 40 legendary aircraft and 5 spacecraft in
the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space
Museum in Washington, D.C. An insightful perspective
on each craft accompanies the photos. A treasured
addition to any aviation library. Black cloth. Slight
edgewear; o/w a Near Fine copy in a VG+ pictorial d.j.  $23.00

82)     Angelucci, Enzo and Paolo Matricardi. World Aircraft,
Commercial 1935-1960. Rand McNally, Chi. N.Y., San Francisco.
1979. 1st U.S. Edition. 12 mo., 317 pp. This book presents
a selection of 161 aircraft from 18 countries, illus. with
172 colour plates. 3-view drawings plus a time-line chart,
insignia and engine options complete the book. Stiff card
pictorial wraps. Minor edgewear and rubbing; prev. owner's
name stamp and a business stamp on endpapers; o/w a
VG clean copy.                                    $8.50

83)    Angelucci, Enzo. World Encyclopedia of Civil Aircraft
from Leonardo Da Vinci to the Present. Crown Publishers,
New York. 1982. 1st U.S. Edition. Sm. folio, 414 pp. A
comprehensive survey of all civil, sporting, and commercial
flying machines up to the time of publication. With over
3000 illustrations, more than 1200 in colour. 8 double-page
fold-out panels. Brown cloth. Minor edgewear and a few
little dents in cover; prev. owner's name stamp on f.e.p.;
o/w a VG or better copy in a VG pictorial d.j.     $25.50

84)    Apostolo, Giorgio. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of
Helicopters. Bonanza Books, New York. 1984. Sq. sm. folio,
140 pp. A look at the first 60 years of helicopter use; an
authoritative text accompanied by over 500 illustrations of
civil and military helicopters from around the world. Blue
cloth. Minor wear to edges and spine ends; prev. owner's
small name stamp on f.e.p.; o/w a VG+ copy in a VG
pictorial d.j.                                     $17.50

85)    (Arrow) The Arrow by James Dow. James Lorimer, Tor.
1979. 1st Edition. Sm. 8 vo., 160 pp. plus 8 pp. of b/w photos.
The story of the birth and death of The Arrow, arguably the
best fighter to date in 1959 when all 5 planes were destroyed
by order of the Diefenbaker government (probably by order of
the U.S. Aviation Industry). A Canadian tragedy. Blue cloth.
Minor wear and fading of edges; prev. owner's name stamp on
f.e.p.; o/w VG in G+ rubbed and chipped d.j.     $25.00

86)    (Arrow) The Arrow: Avro CF-105 Mk. 1 Pilot's Operating
Instructions and RCAF Testing/Basing Plans. Foreword by
Lt. Col. T.F.J. Leversedge. Boston Mills Press, Erin, Ontario.
1st Edition. 1999. Tall 4 to. size, 160 pp. These documents
were once classified "Secret" and issued only to company test
pilots and to RCAF test pilots assigned to the Arrow Mk. 1
program. Glossy, heavy card pictorial wraps. Minor chipping
and rubbing; o/w a VG+ copy.                    $15.50

87)    (Arrow) The Arrow Scrapbook: rebuilding a dream and
a nation by Peter Zuuring. Arrow Alliance Press, Dalkeith, 
Ontario. 3rd printing. Nov. 1999. Oblong 4 to., 270 pp.
An in-depth look at the tragedy that was the CF-105 Arrow
program. Many photos and documents try to make sense of the
federal government's decision. Glossy Grey/Black boards.
Slight edgewear; binding a little loose; o/w a VG+ copy.
                                                 $45.00

88)     (Arrow) Arrow Countdown: rebuilding a dream and
a nation by Peter Zuuring. Arrow Alliance Press, Kingston, 
Ontario. 1st Edition. Nov. 2001. Tall 4 to., 142 pp. The
first in a series of books that will detail the rebuilding
of Canada's most famous airplane, the Avro Arrow. Learn all
about Arrow supersonic flight from those who were there--
featuring "Spud" Potocki. Follow cockpit development with
never-before-seen detailed photos and Institute for Aviation
Medicine studies. Read about plans to rebuild the Arrow.
Dozens of b/w and colour illus. Glossy pictorial Blue boards.
Slight edgewear and rubbing; o/w a Near Fine copy.   $32.50

89)     (Arrow) Arrow Rollout, October 4, 1957: Limited 
Edition 45-Year Memorial Photo Album.  Peter Zuuring. Arrow
Alliance, Kingston, Ontario. 1st Edition. Oct. 2002. Oblong
4 to., 120 pp. Dozens of spectacular historic photos plus
The Rollout VIP folder, speeches and brochures that came
from the son of Stan Jenkyns, head of Avro security during
the Avro period. Glossy Blue boards with Silver crest and
lettering. Near Fine in VG+ pictorial d.j.       $60.00

90)     (Arrow) Iroquois Rollout, July 22, 1957: Limited 
Edition 45-Year Memorial Photo Album. Peter Zuuring. Arrow
Alliance, Kingston, Ontario. 1st Edition. Oct. 2002. Oblong
4 to., 96 pp. The Iroquois was the lightest, highest-thrust
jet engine of the day. A memorial album full of top-quality
photos that will thrill all Arrow fans. Glossy Blue boards
with Silver crest and lettering. Near Fine in VG+
pictorial d.j.                                     $55.00

91)     (Arrow) Arrow First Flight: March 25, 1958. Limited
Edition 45-Year Memorial Photo Album. Peter Zuuring. Arrow
Alliance, Kingston, Ontario. 1st Edition. Oct. 2002. Oblong
4 to., 108 pp. This memorial album starts with the Arrow free 
flight models at Pte. Petrie, Ontario and follows the taxi trials
and troubleshoioting while preparing the Arrow for that day--
you are there at 9:51 a.m. as test pilot Janus Zurakowski and
the Arrow lifts off runway #32 at Malton, Ontario. Dozens
of high-quality b/w photos record this historic event. Glossy
Blue boards with Silver crest and lettering. Near Fine in
VG+ pictorial d.j.                                     $55.00


92)    Armitage, Michael (Ed.) Classic RAF Battles from World
War One to the Present. Brockhampton Press, London. 1999.
Reprint of the 1995 Arms & Armour Press edition. Oblong 4 to.,
171 pp. 40 superb full-colour paintings are accompanied by
detailed background narratives to show the RAF in action, from
the dogfights of the First World War to missions in the Gulf
War. Glossy pictorial boards. Near Fine in VG+ matching
pictorial d.j.                                    $15.50

93)    (Art) The Aviation Art of Keith Ferris. Edited by Ian
Ballantine. Peacock Press/Bantam Book, N.Y., Lon., Tor. 1st
Edition. May, 1978. Oblong 4 to., unpaginated (96 pp.). Enjoy
the beauty and action of these 40 paintings by well-known
artist Keith Ferris. Glossy heavy card pictorial wraps.
A Near Fine copy.                                  $10.00

94)    (Art) The Aviation Art of Frank Wootton. Edited by
David Larkin. Peacock Press/Bantam Book, N.Y., Lon., Tor. 1st
Edition. Sept., 1976. Oblong 4 to., unpaginated (96 pp.). 
Wootton's known for his technically superb treatment of wood,
canvas and metal and for his beautifully renderned skies in
which his planes fly. Glossy heavy card pictorial wraps.
A Near Fine copy.                                  $10.00


95)    Auriol, Jacqueline. I Live to Fly. Trans. from the French
by Pamela Swinglehurst. E.P. Dutton & Co., N.Y. 1970. 1st U.S.
Edition. 8 vo., 197 pp. plus frontispiece and 8 other pages of
b/w photos. After a terrible crash as a "Sunday pilot" in which
she suffered severe facial injuries, Jacqueline Auriol, daughter-
in-law of President Vincent Auriol of France, was determined to
recover and fly again. Eventually, an American surgeon, after more
than fifteen operations, restored her face, and Jacqueline went on
to become the only officially qualified woman test pilot. During
her flying career she won the world women's flying speed record
five times. This is her courageous story. Blue cloth. Minor
edgewear; o/w VG in price-clipped VG pictorial d.j.    $21.50

96)    Aviation in Canada: Historical and Statistical Perspectives
on Civil Aviation. Statistics Canada, Ottawa. Dec. 1986. Abt.
6 x 9" tall 210 pp. After 50 years of collecting data, this
book presents the vast changes in the aviation industry in Canada,
with stress on the rapid changes throughout the 1970's and 1980's.
A useful combination of history and statistics. A few photos.
Glossy card wraps. Some wear to covers; one front cover corner
creased; prev. owner's small name stamp on inside front cover;
about a G+ to -VG copy.                        $6.50

97)    Baglow, Bob. Canucks Unlimited: Royal Canadian Air Force
CF-100 Squadrons and Aircraft, 1952-1963. Canuck Publications,
Ottawa. 1st Edition (1985). Oblong 4 to., 124 pp. A written
and visual record of front-line RCAF CF-100 fighter squadrons,
all-weather crew training at 3 AW(F)OTU, and CF-100 weapons
practice in Canada as well as Europe. A fine group of CF-100
photos has been collected here, great care being exercised to
ensure maximum coverage of all 13 squadrons. Also includes
specially commissioned artwork and technical drawings (incl.
two 4-page fold-outs) by Ron Lowry, John Matthews and Howard
McLean. Stiff card pictorial wraps. Minor chipping and a
couple creased corners; o/w a VG+ copy.             $17.50

98)    Bauer, Eugene E. Boeing in Peace & War. TABA Publishing,
Enumclaw, Washington (1990). Possible 1st Edition. Abt. 6 x 9"
tall, 364 pp. 75th Anniversary, 1916 to 1991 on front cover.
An insider's story on how Bill Boeing gathered together men with
like vision in 1916 and started an aircraft manufacturing company
that grew to become the largest and most respected in the world.
Numerous b/w photos. Heavy card wraps. Minor chipping and rubbing;
o/w a VG+ clean copy.                               $11.50


99)     Beaver, Paul. Attack Helicopters. Arms
and Armour Press, Poole, Dorset. 1987. 8 vo., 144 pp. 
1st Ed. but a U.S. distribution copy with U.S. price at
top of d.j. flap and British price clipped from
bottom of flap. A wide-ranging survey of the armed
helicopters flown by the armies of the world from the
1950's to the mid-1980's. More than 200 photos,
including 16 pp. of colour. Red cloth. Minor edgewear;
o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.        $17.50


100)    Beedle, J. 43 (F) Squadron: a History of the Fighting
Cocks, 1916-1984. Beaumont Aviation, Lon. 1985. 2nd revised ed.
8 vo. 389 pp. plus many pages of b/w photos. This book traces
the history of this Squadron from its inception through the
aerial struggle of WWI, interwar Air Displays, its 
accomplishments throughout WWII and into the jet age. It is
rich in the personal anecdotes of the flying personnel and
ground crews; and, the Appendices provide valuable reference
information on the aircraft. Wine cloth. Slight edgewear,
o/w VG+ in slightly chipped and rubbed VG d.j.   $38.50

101)    (Boeing) Pedigree of Champions: Boeing Since 1916. 
Oblong 8 vo., 79 pp. The Boeing Co., Seattle, Jan. 1963. This
is a capsule history of Boeing design evolution from the stick-
and-wire B&W seaplane of 1916, to the military and commercial jets, 
missiles and space vehicles of the early '60's. Pictorial
heavy-card Red wraps. Minor chipping and rubbing; minor
staining of topedges; o/w VG.                      $12.50

102)   (Boeing) Pedigree of Champions: Boeing Since 1916.
4th Edition, 1977. The Boeing Co., Seattle. 4 to., 78 pp. This
edition contains the information of the 1963 edition, but 
extends it to include the 727-200, the 737 and the 747
jumbo-jet, as well as other major production models such
as several helicopters after Boeing acquired Vertol Aircraft
Corp. Besides the many drawings and photos, there is a 
2-page fold-out Time Line of all types of Boeing aircraft
from 1916 to 1975. Heavy-card pictorial Sepia wraps. Minor 
chipping and rubbing, o/w a VG+ copy.             $18.50

103)   (Bomber Command) So Many: a Folio Dedicated to All Who
Served with RAF Bomber Command 1939-45. Macmillan Canada, Tor.
1995. 1st Can. Edition. A companion volume to "So Few" which was
dedicated to 25 survival fighter pilots from the Battle of
Britain. Sm. folio, 276 pp. The central theme is the courage of 
thousands of men. The principal content allocates ten pages to
each of 25 aircrew, who, often straight from school, served
as pilots, navigators, bomb-aimers, signallers, flight engineers
and air gunners in Bomber command in WWII. Each has a biography,
a photo of his memorabilia, a handwritten reminiscence and a
painted silhouette showing him as he was in 1994. Blue cloth.
Minor edgewear; minor ding to bottom of spine; o/w a VG+
copy in a VG d.j. with some chipping and rubbing.    $26.50


104)    (Beurling) Hero: the Buzz Beurling Story by Brian Nolan.
Lester & Orpen Dennys, Tor. (1981). 1st Edition. 8 vo., 201 pp.
plus 16 pp. of b/w photos. George "Buzz" Beurling was Canada's
most famous hero of the Second World War. He was called the
"Falcon of Malta" who won the Distinguished Service Order,
the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Distinguished Flying Medal
and Bar--all by the time he was 21. This is his story. Blue 
cloth. Illus. e.p.'s. Minor edgewear; o/w a VG+ copy in a 
VG pictorial d.j.                                   $15.50

105)    Boughner, Fred. Airmail Antics: thrilling stories of
the Pioneer U.S. Government Airmail Service. Amos Press, Sidney,
Ohio. Abt. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2" tall, 186 pp. (1988) Some general photos 
and many photos of 1st-day covers. Blue stiff card wraps. Some
chipping and fading of covers; 2 pages with comments in red;
o/w a G+ copy.                                 $9.00


106)    (Byrd) Struggle: The Life of Commander Byrd by Charles
J.V. Murphy. Frederick A. Stokes, N.Y. 1928. 1st ed. Sm. 8 vo.,
368 pp. plus 7 pp. of b/w photos. Foreword by Edsel B. Ford
who helped finance Byrd's flight to the South Pole. Blue cloth.
Minor edgewear; one corner bumped; minor foxing of foredges;
o/w VG.                                          $16.50


BUSH PILOTING


107)     Bungey, Lloyd M. Pioneering Aviation in the West, as
told by the pioneers. Hancock House, Surrey, B.C. 1st Ed. (1992).
Abt. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2" tall, 328 pp. Numerous b/w photos.
The story of British Columbia's aviation heritage, as told by
the men and women who were there. Pictorial heavy card wraps.
Minor edgewear; o/w VG+.                        $10.00

108)    (Burton, Ed) Wheels, Skis and Floats: the Northern Adventures
of a Pioneer Pilot by E.C. (Ted) Burton and Robert S. Grant.
Hancock House, Surrey, B.C. 1st Edition (1998). Abt. 5-1/2 x
8-1/2" tall, 174 pp. Ed Burton was one of Canada's pioneering
pilots and his exploits included barnstorming, instructing in
the Royal Flying Corps, delivering air mail and bush flying in
the Ontario Provincial Air service. 24 pp. of historic photos
complement a text based on Ed Burton's own unpublished manuscript
written in the late 1940's, as well as newspaper clippings,
and son Ted's own recollections. 4 pages at the end of the book
summarize the wide array of aircraft that Ed Burton flew
throughout his long and varied career. Stiff card pictorial
wraps. A Near Fine copy.                            $11.00 

109)     Chambers, John R. Arctic Bush Mission: the Experiences
of a Missionary Bush Pilot. Superior Publishing Co., Seattle
(1970). 1st Ed. 4 to., 176 pp. Author Chambers writes of his six
years' experience as pastor and family man living with the
Anaktuvuk Eskimos in Arctic Alaska. During his tenure, he
introduced the New Testament in Eskimo dialect and contributed
to the general welfare of the native people in many ways.
Included are nearly 200 photos taken by the author. Blue cloth.
Minor edgewear; o/w VG+ in G+ price-clipped d.j.   $20.00

110)    Cole, Dermot. Frank Barr: Bush Pilot in Alaska and
the Yukon. Alaska Northwest Publishing Co., Edmonds, WA
(1986). 1st Edition. Abt. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4" tall, 115 pp.
This book, written from Barr's logs and scrapbooks and
interviews with him and his contemporaries, hits the
highlights and some low spots in Barr's career. Numerous
b/w photos. Pictorial stiff card wraps. Slight edgewear
and rubbing; o/w a VG+ copy.               $10.00

111)    Grant, Robert S. Bush Flying: the Romance of the North.
Hancock House, Surrey, B.C. 1st Edition (1995). Abt. 5-1/2
x 8-1/4" tall, 286 pp. This former bush pilot flew more
12,000 hours in the wilds of Canada and has the outrageous
stories to prove it. 16 pp. of photos, mostly in colour. 
Stiff card pictorial wrps. A VG+ copy.           $12.50

112)    Janson, Lone E. Mudhole Smith, Alaska Flier. Alaska
Northwest Publishing Co., Anchorage. (1981) 1st Edition. Abt.
5-1/2 x 8-1/4" tall, 143 pp. From his homemade planes in the
American Midwest, to the company of some of Alaska's most
famous bush pilots and on to fame as one of the North Country's
true aviation pioneers, Merle "Mudhole" Smith logged some
22,000 hours in the air. Numerous b/w photos. Pictorial stiff 
card wraps. Minor edgewear and rubbing; prev. owner's name 
stamp inside front cover; o/w a VG or better copy.    $9.50

113)   Levi, Stephen C. Cowboys of the Sky: the Story of
Alaska's Bush Pilots. Walker and Co., N.Y. 1996. 1st Edition.
8 vo., 114 pp. Humorist and historian Steven Levi takes you 
on a wild ride through the heyday of aviation in Alaska,
from the "golden years" before federal regulations curbed
themore dangerous and outlandish flying practices, all the
way to the 1990's. Through photos and anecdotes, you'll
meet brave and colorful pilots, the true "cowboys of the
sky" who carved the face of America's Last Frontier. 
Black cloth. Minor edgewear; o/w a VG+ copy in a VG+
pictorial, price-clipped d.j.                      $11.50 

114)   Mills, Stephen and James Phillips. Sourdough Sky:
a Pictorial History of flights and Flyers in the Bush Country.
Superior Publishing Co., Seattle, WA. (1969) 1st Edition.
Tall 4 to, 176 pp. An exciting collection of the exploits
of Alaska's early flyers, with dozens of photos and a list
of Alaska's 100 Airmen between 1913 and 1943. Shiny Silver
cloth. Some edgewear; prev. owner's name on f.e.p.; o/w
a VG or better copy in a G+ pictorial d.j.         $12.50

115)   Oliver, David. Bush Flying. Osprey Publishing,
Lon. 1988. 1st Edition. Sq. 8 vo., 128 pp. Lovely colour
photos of the float planes in action in the 1980's: Otter
and Twin Otter; Beaver; Cessna; Goose and Mallard';
Dakota; and the Commando; and the airlines who used them.
Glossy pictorial stiff wraps. Minor edgewear and rubbing;
o/w a VG+ copy.                              $12.50

116)   Parsons, H.P. "Hank". Trail of the Wild Goose:
a story of a bush pilot. Self-published (1978). Abt.
6-3/4 x 9-3/4" tall, 197 pp. Hank Parsons started flying
as part of a small flying club in Fort William, Ontario
in a Gypsy Moth. Parsons Flying Service was launched Dec.
10, 1934. A few photos. Heavy card wraps. Missing f.e.p.;
minor edgewear; o/w a VG copy.              $16.50

117)   Satterfield, Archie. Alaska Bush Pilots in the
Float Country. Superior Publishing Co., Seattle, WA.
(1969) 1st Edition. Tall 4 to., 159 pp. A tribute to the
pilots and planes who opened up Alaska's Panhandle (The
Float Country) to the outside world. Read about Shell
Simmons, Frank Barr, Russ Owen, Bob Ellis and Roy Jones,
plus the enterprising airlines that got involved: Alaska
Washington Airways, Alaska Southern Airways, Pacific
Alaska Airways, Marine Airways, Ellis Airlines, Pioneer
Airways and Ketchikan Airways. Many b/w photos by Lloyd
Jarman. Red cloth. Minor edgewear; prev. owner's name
on f.e.p.; minor discolouring of edges; o/w a VG copy
in a G+ chipped, rubbed, pictorial d.j.         $15.00

118)   Shaw, Margaret Mason. Bush Pilots. A title in the
Canadian Portraits series by Clarke, Irwin & Co., Tor.
and Van. 1962. 1st Edition. 12 mo., 178 pp. Building on
the reminiscences of several early Canadian flyers such
as Punch Dickens, Doc Oaks and Conway Farrell, the author
provides us with a summary of the wild and unpredictable
days of Canadian bush pilots. Several drawings by John
Young. Green cloth. Minor edgewear and rubbing; prev.
owner's name and pilot's lic. number on f.e.p.; poor
paper a little discoloured; no d.j.; o/w a VG copy.  $10.50

119)   Whyard, Florence. Ernie Boffa: Canadian Bush Pilot.
Alaska Northwest Publishing, Anchorage. 1st Edition (1984).
Abt. 5-1/4 x 8-1/4" tall, 141 pp. In his Foreword, Max
Ward tells of how he went to the Northwest Territories after
WWII and how Ernie Boffa, an aviation pioneer and already
an experienced northern flyer, taught Ward how to survive.
Here is Boffa's interesting life in the air, as written by
former Yellowknife reporter who used to write about Ernie's
exploits. The book is based on logs, scrapbooks and many
hours of taped interviews with Boffa after he retired to
Los Angeles in the 1970's. A realistic and daunting look at
life in the Arctic as a pilot from the 1930's through the
1960's. Stiff card pictorial wraps. Some chipping of edges;
prev. owner's name stamp on half-title; o/w VG.    $8.50

120)   Williams, A.R. (Al). Bush and Arctic Pilot. Hancock
House, Surrey, B.C. (1998). 1st Edition. Abt. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2"
tall, 255 pp., including 16 pp. of b/w photos. Williams piloted
35 different aircraft types through the Canadian bush and
into the North. Originally intended as recollections for his
grandchildren and subsequent generations, Williams has created
an interesting volume that adds to Canadian flying history.
Pictorial stiff card wraps. Slight edgewear and rubbing; o/w
a Near Fine copy.                                 $12.50
  
End of Bush Flying


121)     Cacutt, Len (ed.). The World's Greatest Aircraft: an
illustrated history of the most famous civil and military planes.
Exeter Books, New York (1988). Tall 4 to., 256 pp. This book
follows the development of 30 aircraft from the specs, the first
drawings, through to the prototype's maiden flight and finally
mass production. The main variants and basic functions are listed
and the planes illustrated by photographs, illus. and highly
detailed cutaway drawings. Glossy pictorial boards. Minor edgewear;
o/w VG+ in VG matching pictorial d.j.             $24.50


122)     Caidin, Martin. Golden Wings: a Pictorial History
of the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Air. 
Bramhall House, N.Y.(1960). Sm. folio, 232 pp., incl.
dozens of b/w photos documenting the emergence of airpower
as the dominant force in the modern Navy. Blue paper-on-
boards with Lt. Blue cloth spine. Some rubbing and
edgewear; short tear in top of spine; o/w VG in taped,
heavily-chipped G+ d.j.    $21.50

123)    Casey, Louis and John Batchelor. The Illustrated History
of Seaplanes & Flying Boats. Hamlyn and Phoebus Publishing,
London. (1980). Tall 4 to., 128 pp. A comprehensive and compelling
survey of the fascinating aircraft that have captured the
imagination since the first one flew off the coast of France
in 1910. Many b/w photos and colourful drawings plus diagrams.
Blue cloth. Minor edgewear; prev. owner's address label on f.e.p.;
o/w a VG+ copy in a VG pictorial, price-clipped d.j.   $18.00


124)     Chant, Christopher. A Century of Triumph: the History 
of Aviation. Endorsed by the National Aviation Hall of Fame and
The Aviation World's Fair. The Free Press, N.Y., Lon., Tor. (2002).
1st Edition. Sq. 4 to., 388 pp. From the golden age of Zeppelins
to the extreme design experiments of WWII to the fierce modernism
of supersonic fighter jets, this book demonstrates the full 
richness of mankind's flying craft. Includes photos and over
200 detailed, coloured illustrations by John Batchelor. Blue 
paper-on-boards with Blue cloth spine. Slight edgewear; prev.
owner's blind stamp on f.e.p.; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.
                                                $29.00

125)     Chant, Christopher. The World's Greatest Aircraft. 
Crescent Books, N.Y. 1991. 1st Edition. Oblong 4 to., 256 pp.
A look at 250 of the world's most important, influential and
famous aircraft, including pioneer models, commercial planes,
plus military fighters and bombers. Each plane has a colour
illustration, a photo and a 3-view drawing, plus full technical
data. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear; o/w a VG+ copy in a VG
pictorial d.j.                                    $16.50

126)     Christy, Joe and Page Shamburger. Summon the Stars:
the Advance of aviation from the Second World War. A.S. Barnes,
N.Y. and Lon. (1970). Sequel to "Command the Horizon, U.S.
Aviation 1899-1939. Tall 4 to., 433 pp., including dozens of
b/w photos. While tracing in words and pictures the American
aerospace heeritage from the beginning of WWII to the landing
on the moon, the authors don't let up on contentious issues.
They bring to the book controversial views on such events as
Pearl Harbour, the Vietnam war, the F-111 fighter program
and airport congestion. Green cloth. Minor edgewear; o/w
VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.                      $22.00


127)    De Goutiere, Justin. The Pathless Way: flying the
British Columbia coast. GrayDonald Graphics, West Vancouver.
1st Edition. 1968. 8 vo., 206 pp. The author was a British
Columbia coast pilot of light aircraft almost 20 years. In
this book, he tells story after riveting story of flying
through the driving rain, enveloping fog, the gray sea,
the prickly slopes, the angry rocks, and the vast loneliness
of the continent's last frontier. 16 pages of b/w photos.
Map endpapers. Blue cloth with Silver lettering and
design. Minor edgewear; gift inscription on half-title; 
o/w VG+ in Vg price-clipped d.j.                    $17.00

127a)  De Goutiere, Justin. Justin de Goutiere--Pilot. Self-
portrait of a brave man. The 1st British Edition of the above
book entitled "The Pathless Way". G. T. Foulis & Co., Henley-
on-Thames, Oxfordshire. n.d. (probably 1968 or 1969). Grey
cloth. Slight edgewear; prev. owner's name stamp on half-title;
o/w Near Fine in VG+ d.j. with author's photo on front panel.
                                                     $14.50

128)     De Havilland, Sir Geoffrey. Sky Fever: the
Autobiography. Hamish Hamilton, Lon. 1961. 1st Edition. Sm.
8 vo., 240 pp. plus 15 pp. of b/w photos. A fascinating and
unique success story of one of the world's true pioneers
of powered flight. Besides telling the story of his own life,
his own planes and his own company, Sir Geoffrey contrives
to tell the story of British aviation through his many
acquaintances and the many events that he was associated
with over the years. Red cloth. Slight edgewear; a little
glue residue on bottom of front board from tape on the d.j.;
prev. owner's name on f.e.p.; o/w VG in G+ chipped, wrinkled
and price-clipped d.j. that has a wonderful colour illus.
from the painting by Biro.                  $25.50

128a)     Another edition. De Havilland, Sir Geoffrey. Sky 
Fever. Wrens Park, Lon. 1999. Sm. 8 vo., 240 pp.
plus 8 pp. of b/w photos. The personal and professional
memoir of one of the world's greatest aviation pioneers.
He was responsible for the first and many of the finest
planes of the First World War, created the company that
bore his name and built such widely different and
momentous machines as the light Moths, the Rapide, the
Mosquito fighter-bomber and the first jet airliner,
the Comet. Blue cloth. Slight edgewear; o/w Near
Fine in VG+ pictorial d.j.               $23.50


129)    (Davis/Drendel) Mig Alley: Air to Air Combat over Korea
by Larry Davis and Kill Migs: Air to Air Combat in the Vietnam
War by Lou Drendel. 1 2-in-1 volume. Squadron/Signal Publications,
Carrollton, Texas (1978). Book Club Edition. Tall 4 to., 160 pp.
Read about the danger-filled sorties of Korea's Mig Maulers
like Maj. J. Jabara, Maj. George Davis, Capt. Manuel "Pete"
Fernandez, and Nam's Mig Killers like Lt. Guy Freeborn, Col.
Robert Olds and the legendary Karl Richter. Hundreds of photos,
including 16 pp. of colour photos. Olive cloth. Bumps to
bottom and top of spine; minor edgewear; o/w a VG copy 
in a VG pictorial d.j.                         $13.50

130)   Draper, Major Christopher. The Mad Major. Air Review
Ltd., Letchford. 1st Edition. 1962. 8 vo., 231 pp. plus 32 pp.
of b/w photos. The reminiscences of Chris Draper who flew four
years of active service during WWI and earned his name, "The
Mad Major", by flying under the Tower Bridge and the Westminster
Bridge in 1931. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear and rubbing; spine
slightly cocked; lettering on spine rubbed; minor soiling
of foredges; prev. owner's name and address on f.e.p.; o/w
still a G+ copy.                                 $15.00

131)    Duke, Neville. Test Pilot. Allan Wingate, Lon. 3rd
printing. 1954. Sm. 8 vo., 215 pp. plus 13 pp. of b/w photos.
The story of Neville Duke's war efforts and also his accomplishments
as Chief Test Pilot for the Hawker Aircraft Company are told
here in collaboration with Alan W. Mitchell who also wrote
the Introduction. Blue cloth. Covers faded and worn; the poor
paper used is discoloured; a Good Only copy.      $6.50

132)    Flack, Jeremy. Jane's Pocket Guide of Advanced Tactical
Fighters. HarperCollins, Lon. and N.Y. 1st Edition. 1998.
Oblong 12 mo., 144 pp. The author has included all types of
of aircraft that had a major fighter role at the time of
publication, plus a few that were in project stage. Stats and
photos of every plane. Glossy pictorial boards. Slight
edgewear and rubbing; prev. owner's blind stamp on f.e.p.;
o/w a VG+ copy.                                  $12.50

133)    Foulois, Benjamin. From the Wright Brothers to the
Astronauts: the Memoirs of Major General Benjamin D. Foulais.
McGraw-Hill, N.Y., Tor., Lon. (1969) 1st Edition. 8 vo., 306 pp.
plus 8 pp. of b/w photos. Written with Col. C.V. Glines.
The story of powered flight in the U.S. and a real American hero
whose amazing career spanned six decades. Blue cloth. Minor
edgewear; slight soiling of foredges; o/w VG+ in VG price-
clipped d.j.                           $25.00

134)     Gandt, Robert. Fly Low, Fly Fast: Inside the Reno Air
Races. Viking Books, N.Y. 1st Edition. 1999. 8 vo., 315 pp. plus
8 pp. of photos, including 2 in colour. Gandt covers the history
of the competition planes from the 1930's onward as well as the
evolution of the pilots; then covers the 1997 and 1998 championships
at the Reno National Air Races. Blue/White cloth. Slight edgewear;
small remainder mark on bottomedges; o/w VG+ in a VG+ 
pictorial d.j.                                    $16.50

135)    Gann, Ernest K. A Hostage to Fortune. Alfred A. Knopf,
N.Y. 1978. 1st Edition. Tall 8 vo., 504 pp. Ernest Gann's own
account of his incredibly full and fascinating life as pilot,
sailor and writer. Dk. Grey paper-on-boards with Lt. Grey cloth
spine. Minor fading and wear of edges; remainder stamp on
bottomedges; o/w VG in G+ d.j.                  $17.50

136)     Gilbert, James. The Flier's World. Grosset & Dunlap,
N.Y. A Ridge Press Book. (1976). Tall 4 to., 252 pp. The
experienced and knowledgeable Gilbert covers just about everything
in this book: First Solo; Beginnings; Actually Flying; Aerobatics;
Destinations; On Silent Wings; Racing; Home-built Airplanes;
Moving Up; Air Force Jet: This is Your Captain (airline flying
and operations from the flight deck of a 747). Dozens of historic
and modern photos in b/w and colour. Yellow cloth. Minor edgewear;
o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.                     $17.50


137)     Gilbert, James. The Great Planes. A Ridge Press book.
Grosset & Dunlap, N.Y. 1970. 1st Ed. Tall 4 to., 25l pp. 
Gilbert, an aerobatic champion himself, has chosen to write
about 26 Great Planes of the century, with emphasis on
aerobatic types. The articles are illustrated with memorable
pictures from international archives as well as with his
own excellent aerial photography. Some of his selections are:
The Fokker Scourge; Tommy Sopwith's Scouts; Mr. Piper's Cub;
Messerschmitt; The Spitfire; The Flying Fortress; Grumman's
Cats; and the Lear: the 500-mph Limousine. Red cloth. 
Minor edgewear; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.       $21.50

138)    Gilbert, James. The World's Worst Aircraft.
St. Martin's Press, New York. 4 to., 192 pp. 1979 printing.
A selection of aviation's most ill-conceived projects are
examined as proper historical studies. Dozens of b/w drawings 
and photos illustrate such follies as the "R101 Airship",
the "Maxim Gorky", the "Flying Flea" and the "Brewster Buffalo". 
Brown cloth. Slight edgewear; minor dings to top and bottom of
spine; prev. owner's name stamp on f.e.p.; o/w VG in price-clipped,  
VG pictorial d.j. that has minor chipping and discolouration and
a wrinkle on back panel.                       $18.50

139)   Green, William. The Observer's World Aircraft Directory.
Frederick Warne & Co., Lon. and N.Y. (1961). Oblong 12 mo.,
354 pp. An excellent source of information for the aviation
historian. Includes a "World Air Forces Directory", "The
Insignia of the World's Air Forces", "Guide to Soviet Aircraft",
"World Airline Directory", "International Civil Aircraft Markings",
as well as a "Glossary of Aeronautical Terms", a "World Rotorcraft
Directory", "Current Turbine Engines", and much more. Dozens
of b/w photos. Blue cloth. Some wear and fading of edges; spine
somewhat faded; prev. owner's blind stamp and name on f.e.p.;
poor paper somewhat discoloured; o/w still a G+ clean copy.  $11.00

140)   Green, William. The Observer's Book of Aircraft.
Frederick Warne & Co., London. 31st edition. 1982. 16 mo.,
256 pp. An excellent source of information for the aviation
historian. Describing 142 aircraft with 247 illustrations.
With silhouettes by Dennis Punnett. Glossy White boards with
colour illus. on front cover of a BAe 146 short-haul feederliner,
scheduled to enter service at the end of 1982. Minor edgewear
and rubbing; o/w a clean VG+ copy.              $10.00

141)    Green, William. The Observer's Aircraft.
Bloomsbury Books, London. 40st edition. 1992. This
Bloomsbury printing, 1993. 16 mo., 256 pp. 
An excellent source of information for the aviation
historian. Approx. 140 individual aircraft types described;
over 250 photos and detailed silhouette drawings (by Dennis
Punnett). Blue glossy boards with colour photo on front
cover of a Dassault Mirage 2000-5. Slight edgewear and
rubbing; o/w a VG+ clean copy.              $8.50

142)     Groves, Clinton H. Propliners: a Half-Century of the
World's Great Propeller-Driven Airliners. Motorbooks, Osceola,
WI. 1st Edition. 1994. Sq. 8 vo. size, 96 pp. A full-colour
gallery of classic propliners from the 1920's to the jetliner
era. History, detailed captions and index. Glossy pictorial
card wraps. Minor chipping; price in pen on f.e.p.; o/w a
VG+ clean copy.                        $10.00

143)    Gunston, Bill and Lindsay Peacock. Fighter Missions:
modern air combat, the view from the cockpit. Crown/Orion
Books, N.Y. (1989) 1st U.S. Edition. Tall 4 to., 208 pp.
This book puts you in the driver's seat of such glamorous
jets as the "F-15Eagle", "F-16 Fighting Falcon" and "Mirage
2000", as well as less glamorous but equally necessary
machines like the "Tornado IDS" and the "A-10 Thunderbolt
II", plus armed and armored helicopters. An in-depth look
at actual missions, with plenty of back-up from photos
and paintings. Illus. e.p.'s. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear;
minor ding to bottom of spine; minor stain to bottomedges;
o/w VG in G+ pictorial d.j.               $15.00

144)    Heppenheimer, T.A. flight: one hundred years of
aviation in photographs. Carlton Books, London. 2003.
1st Edition. Sq. 4 to., 256 pp. A spectacular collection
of aviation photos of the 20th century, showing the
significant advances. Although not individually credited,
some of the well-known aviation photographers included
Margaret Bourke-White, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Loomis Dean, Ralph 
Morse, and Edward Steichen. At the end of the book, there
are several cutaway drawings of bombers, fighters, and
the Concorde. Photographic e.p.'s. Glossy pictorial boards.
Minor edgewear and rubbing; o/w a VG+ copy
without d.j.                                  $23.50


145)    Hildreth, C.H. and Bernard C. Nalty. 1001 Questions
Answered About Aviation History. Dodd, Mead and Co., N.Y.
(1969). Sm. 8 vo., 419 pp. plus 16 pp. of photos. "The first
section, by Charles Hildreth, includes, by a series of concise
questions and answers, the earliest triumphs and disasters
and the pioneer fliers involved through WWI. Bernard Nalty
begins his questions and answers with the long-distance flights
of the 1920's, the speed, endurance and altitude records
of the 1930's and the worldwide development of aircraft in
WWII. The book ends with a section on air travel into the
late 1960's. Blue paper-on-boards. Minor wear and fading
of edges; prev. owner's blind stamp on f.e.p.; o/w VG in
G+ d.j.                                       $13.50

146)    Holmes, Tony. Aircraft of the Aces: Legends of the
Skies. Osprey Publishing, Oxford, England. 2004. 1st Edition.
Tall 4 to., 144 pp. The content of this volume is based on
the Aircraft of the Aces series and the 33 examples here cover
the full spectrum of air combat from aerial duels over the
trenches in 1917 between Albatros fighting scouts and Sopwith
Pups, to near-supersonic clashes above the Sinai in 1973.
Using first-hand accounts, combat reports and eyewitness
statements wherever possible, series editor Tony Holmes has
pieced together the stories behind all 33 actions, including
info on the pilots involved and the specs of the airplanes.
The main feature of the book are the full-page, colour
paintings by Iain Wyllie and Mark Postlethwaite. There are
also over 100 colour and b/w archival photos. White cloth.
Minor edgewear; o/w Near Fine in a VG+ pictorial d.j.   $25.50

147)    Horvat, William J. Above the Pacific. Aero Publishing,
Fallbrook, CA. 1st Softcover Edition. 1966. Abt. 7-1/4 x 10-3/4"
tall, 224 pp. The first complete story of the flights "Above
the Pacific"--from the first Hawaiian balloon ascent in 1889
and the first Curtiss flights in 1910 up to publication time.
The succession of events is given in chronological order, with
military as well as commercial activities being covered. Dozens
of historic photos. Heavy card pictorial wraps. Minor edgewear;
prev. owner's small name stamp on half-title; o/w VG+.   $12.50

148)    Huttig, Jack. 1927: Summer of Eagles. The story of the
unforgettable summer when a courageous group of airmen risked
their lives in uncharted skies in search of gold and glory.
Nelson-Hall, Chicago. 1st Edition (1980). Oblong 4 to., 147 pp.
plus 64 pp. of b/w historic photos. From March to September,
1927, the world was enthralled by the aviation exploits of
Charles Lindbergh, Clarence Chamberlin and Bert Acosta,
Richard Byrd and Floyd Bennett, Charles Nungesser and Francois
Coli, Lester Maitland and Albert Hegenberger, Ernest Smith and
Emory Bronte, Bill Brock and Ed Schlee, Charles Levine and
others, some of whom crashed over water and were never found.
It was a unique period in history when a few air pioneers with
comparatively little financial backing risked everything on a
dramatic bid for world fame. Black cloth. Slight edgewear;
prev. owner's small address label; o/w VG+ in VG+ pictorial
d.j. with one short taped tear.                    $18.50

149)    Ingells, Douglas J. 747: Story of the Boeing Super Jet.
Aero Publishers, Fallbrook, Calif.(1970). 1st softcover edition.
4 to., 276 pp. plus 8 colour pages. An enthralling history of 
Boeing and the behind-the-scenes story of the birth of the
once world's largest commercial jetliner. Heavy card wraps.
Minor edgewear; minor rippling of a few pages; o/w VG.  SOLD

150)    Jack, Donald. 3 Cheers For Me: Volume I of The Bandy
Papers. Doubleday, Tor. and N.Y. Revised Edition. 1973. Sm.
8 vo., 279 pp. The Journals of Bartholomew Bandy tell of his
daring and humorous exploits in World War I. A shorter version
of "Three Cheers for Me" was published in 1962 to wide critical
acclaim. The book has been haled as an outrageously funny
novel that includes the realities of war. Black cloth. Minor
edgewear; discolouring of inside hinge of f.e.p. from an 
excess of binder's glue; o/w a VG copy in a VG d.j.  $21.00

151)    Jack, Donald. That's Me in the Middle: Volume II of 
The Bandy Papers. Doubleday, Tor. and N.Y. 1st Edition. 1973.
More funny misadventures of Bartholemew Bandy, WW I Ace
extraordinaire. In this second novel of the series, Bandy
crossed paths with such historical figures as Winston Churchill
and Lester Pearson. Black cloth. Minor edgewear; o/w VG+
in VG d.j. with chipping and one short taped tear.   $19.50

152)    Jack, Donald. Me Too: Volume IV of The Bandy Papers.
Quartet Books, Lon. 1984. 1st English Edition. Sm. 8 vo., 398 pp.
Briskly recapping his crucial experiences in Russia in 1919,
Bandy quickly takes up the story of his struggles to find
a niche in the post-war world, with the usual hilarious results.
Black cloth. Minor edgewear; just slightly cocked; o/w VG+
in a VG d.j. with minor rubbing and a little pucker on the
front panel where a price sticker was removed.   $23.50

153)    Jane's Encyclopedia of Aircraft in 5 Volumes. Compiled
and edited by Michael J.H. Taylor. 4 to., 1078 pp. in total.
Jane's in London and Grolier in Danbury, Conn. This the 1st 
American Edition. 1980. Volume 1 contains a Chronology, a
World Directory of Airlines, World Directory of Air Forces,
Aerospace World Records and Aircraft A-Z (AAMSA-Antonov).
Vol. 2: Aircraft A-Z (Apollo-Cunningham-Hall); Vol. 3: Aircraft
A-Z (Curtiss-Hawker Siddeley); Vol. 4: Aircraft A-Z (Heinkel-
Norman Thompson); Vol. 5: Aircraft A-Z (North American-Zlin)
and Index. Hundreds of b/w and colour photos. Blue cloth.
Minor edgewear and rubbing; o/w VG copies in G+ cloth-
covered slipcase. Extra postage applies.      The set   $45.00


154)    Krivinyi, Nikolaus. World Military Aviation: aircraft,
air forces, weaponry, insignia. Arco Publishing, N.Y. (1977).
Tall 8 vo., 231 pp. A revised and updated edition with a wealth
of new information. A detailed survey of the world's 135 air
forces of the time, plus a nation-by-nation encyclopedia of the
world's airplanes. Dozens of 3-view drawings by Franz 
Gruber plus 8 pp. of colour insignia. Wine cloth.
Minor edgewear; prev. owner's blind stamp on f.e.p.; o/w a
VG+ copy in a VG d.j. with faded spine.           $14.00
 

155)    Lewis, Peter. The British Bomber Since l9l4. Aero Pub.,
Fallbrook, Cal., 1967. lst U.S. ed. 8 vo. 420 pp. Many photos
and drawings. Blue cloth. Slight shelf-wear, o/w VG+ in
slightly chipped, price-clipped VG d.j.    $42.50
  
156)   Lewis, Peter. The British Fighter Since l9l2.  Putnam, Lon.
l979. 4th ed. 8 vo., 416 pp. Many photos and drawings. Blue cloth.
Bottom edge of front cover has a "bump", o/w VG+ in VG 
price-clipped d.j.          $41.50  
 

157)    Lloyd, Alan. The Gliders: an Action-Packed Story of the
Wooden chariots of WWII. Leo Cooper, in association with Secker
& Warburg, Lon. and Edinburgh. Sm. 8 vo., 208 pp. plus 32 pp. of b/w 
photos. 1st Ed. 1982. Primarily the story of Britain's fighting 
gliders and those who flew them, but also a description of the 
German use of such machines in the early years of the war and 
the later appearance of American glider fleets. Blue cloth. 
Minor edgewear; prev. owner's stamp on f.e.p.; o/w VG+ in VG 
pictorial d.j. that is price-clipped and has some chipping
and rubbing.                       $30.00


158)    Mackenzie, R. D. Solo: the Bert Hinkler Story. Angus &
Robertson, Lon. 1963. 1st Br. ed. Sm. 8 vo., 144 pp. plus 18 pp.
of b/w photos. World map e.p.'s showing Hinkler's Historic
Flight Routes. Born in Queensland, Australia, Bert Hinkler had
an intense interest in aviation from his early teens onward and
displayed an aptitude for aviation which amounted at times to
real genius. This book puts Hinkler rightly in his place with
other better-known names like Cobham, Hawker, Lindbergh, 
McIntosh, Amy Johnson, Scott and Kingsford Smith, all long-
distance flyers and adventurers of the Golden Age of the 
twenties and thirties when aviation really grew up. Lt. Blue
cloth. Slight shelf-wear; slight discolouring of pages due to
cheaper paper used; slight soiling to covers; previous owner's
bookplate on inside cover; still a VG copy without d.j.  $21.00

159)     Mackworth-Praed, Ben. Aviation: the Pioneer Years. 
Chartwell Books, New Jersey. 1990. Reprint of the 1990 edition
published by Studio Books. Sm. folio, 320 pp. This informative
book divides the story of early flight into five main periods: 
Origins pre-1843; The Flying Machines 1843-1900; The Airship and
the Aeroplane 1900-1914; Aircraft at War 1914-1918; and, The
Post-War Years 1919-1938. These pioneer years were rich in 
incident, brilliant and sometimes eccentric people, and amazing
flying machines. 850 illustrations and photos! Includes an
authoritative chronology of the history of flight to 1939.
Blue cloth. Minor edgewear and some minor staining of covers;
o/w VG in VG pictorial d.j. Extra postage applies.   $27.50

160)    Manchester, Lorne. Canada's Aviation Industry. Canada
at Work series. McGraw-Hill, Tor., N.Y., Lon. (1968) 1st Edition.
8 vo., 120 pp. The many-sided story of aviation in Canada.
88 b/w photos complement the text. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear;
prev. owner's name stamp on f.e.p.; o/w a VG+ copy in a
G+ pictorial d.j. with a couple taped tears.         $11.50

161)     Manning, Gerry. Workhorse Props: Prop Aircraft Around
the World. Airlife Publishing, Shrewsbury, England. 1995.
1st Edition. Sq. 4 to., 112 pp. A selection of prop planes
still used for bush flying, water bombing, pleasure flying,
cargo flying, and for getting around in South America and
Eastern Europe. Many excellent colour photos. Glossy pictorial
stiff card wraps. Nicks to top and bottom of spine; some
other minor edgewear and rubbing; o/w a VG copy.    $11.00

162)     Mansfield, Steve. Superbase 16. Kaneohe Bay: the
Marines' Hawaiian Heaven. Osprey Press, Lon. 1990. 1st Ed.
Sq. 8 vo., 128 pp. The American Marine Corps started occupying
the Kaneohe Bay area, on the southeast side of Oahu, in 1953
with a Marine-Air Ground Task Force. By 1956, airfield operations
at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay were in full swing and
the task force became the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, a
vital part of the Fleet Marine Force. This unique outfit has
all types of unit, from grunts to zoomies, all gathered in one
place. This book presents the various units in words and colour
photos on glossy paper. Heavy card pictorial wraps. Slight
edgewear and rubbing of covers; o/w a VG+ copy.       $11.00

163)    (Markham) Straight on Till Morning: the biography of
Beryl Markham by Mary S. Lovell. St. Martin's Press, N.Y. 2nd
printing (1987). 8 vo., 408 pp. plus frontispiece portrait and
24 additional pages of b/w photos. This remarkable woman and
pilot made aviation history in 1936 when she became the first
person to fly the atlantic solo the hard way, from England to
America. Her 1942 memoir "West with the Night" was a bestseller
as well. Green paper-on-boards with Cream cloth spine. Minor
edgewear; minor ding to bottom of spine; o/w a VG+ copy in a
VG pictorial d.j.                                $14.50

164)     Marshall, David and Harris, Bruce. Wild About Flying:
Dreamers, Doers and Daredevils. Firefly Books, Tor. 2003.
1st Edition. Oblong 4 to., 232 pp. The dramatic stories of the
amazing people behind aviation's greatest moments. The aviators,
navigators, fighter-pilots, designers, engineers and test 
pilots who explored the frontiers of flight with foresight,
courage and remarkable creativity. Historic photos plus over
200 colour paintings by Marshall. Compelling reading and a
fascinating visual feast. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear; o/w 
VG+ in VG+ pictorial d.j.                  $28.50

165)    Mason, Francis K. and Windrow, Martin. Know Aviation:
70 Years of Man's Endeavour. Doubleday & Co., N.Y. (1973) Sm.
8 vo., 244 pp. A still-useful reference book with the following
chapters: A Chronology of Aviation; The World's Air Forces;
The World's Air Lines; The Classic Aircraft; The World's
Aircraft; and, Aviation's Great Personalities. Appendix of
Gallantry Awards, as well as numerous illus. Blue cloth. Minor
wear and fading of edges; o/w VG in price-clipped, VG
pictorial d.j.                                      $13.50

166)    Mason, Francis K. Aces of the Air. Mayflower Books, N.Y.
1st Edition. 1981. Tall 4 to., 128 pp. A marvelous book that
combines accounts of the flying careers of over sixty famous
pilots and pioneers of flight with detailed scale drawings in
colour of the individual aircraft with which each was most 
closely associated. The author has made his choices from a
wide range of aviation history, starting with Louis Bieriot, 
the Frenchman who skimmed the English Channel for the first time
in 1909, to american Randy Cunningham, famous for his battle
successes over Vietnam in the early 1970's. Blue cloth. Minor
edgewear; minor stain at bottom corner of front cover; 
prev. owner's address label and blind stamp on f.e.p.; o/w
VG in VG pictorial d.j.                           $19.00

167)    Melady, John. Pilots: Canadian Stories from the Cockpit,
from First Flight to the Jet Age. McClelland & Stewart, Toronto.
(1989). 1st Edition. 8 vo., 269 pp. plus 16 pp. of b/w photos.
The story of flying in Canada, from John McCurdy's history-making
flight in the Silver Dart in 1909, through both World Wars,
Korea and Vietnam, bush flying and the big jets. Stories told
by the pilots themselves. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear; slight
discolouring of paper; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.   $18.50

167a)   Melady. Another copy. Condition basically the same as
above but INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "With all my best
wishes" by John Melady.                           $26.50

168)    Milberry, Larry. Aircom: Canada's Air Force. Canav
Books, Toronto. 1st Edition (1991). 4 to., 192 pp. Another
great book celebrating canada's distinct aviation heritage.
Aircom is a visual feast that shows all the aircraft that were
operated by Air Command at time of publication. It also focuses
upon the people who make the air force work, and on their many
bases. More than 300 colour photos plus detailed captions.
Red cloth. Minor edgewear; 2 corners bumped; o/w a VG or better
copy in a VG pictorial d.j.                      $20.00

169)    Milberry, Larry. The Canadair North Star. Canav Books,
Tor. 1st Edition (1982). Tall 4 to., 252 pp. This classic 
aircraft was conceived by Trans-Canada Air Lines in 1944, and
despite being embroiled in much controversy over the choice
of the wartime Merlin engine for its powerplant, the North
Star went on to experience a varied and successful career. This
book is full of first-hand accounts by those who designed, 
built, flew and serviced the airplane. It also includes dozens
of b/w photos, 8 pages of colour artwork and a fold-out scale
drawing (in a rear pocket). Red cloth. Minor edgewear; slight
water mark on rear cover; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j. with
some chipping and rubbing and minor stain on rear panel.
                                                   $35.00

170)    Mills, Stephen E. A Pictorial History of Northwest
Airlines. Bonanza Books, N.Y. 1980. Orig. publ'd by Superior
Publishing as More Than Meets the Sky. Tall 4 to., 192 pp.
The colourful and adventurous history of the pioneer airline
that began in 1926. Over 400 photos. Blue paper-on-boards
with Grey cloth spine. Minor edgewear; prev. owner's name
stamp on f.e.p.; o/w a VG or better copy in a VG
pictorial d.j.                                    $12.50

171)    Munson, Kenneth. Airliners between the wars 1919-39.
Macmillan Co., New York. 1972. 1st U.S. Edition. 12 mo., 
186 pp. Macmillan Colur series. The 70 aircraft described and
illustrated in this volume include the trailblazers of today's
air routes. Illus. by John Wood and others. Grey cloth. Minor
wear and fading of edges; prev. owner's name stamp on f.e.p.;
o/w a VG copy in a VG pictorial d.j.                $10.00

172)    Nitske, W. Robert. The Zeppelin Story. A.S. Barnes
and Co., South Brunswick and N.Y./Thomas Yoseloff, Lon. (1977).
Tall 4 to., 191 pp. Aviation pioneer Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin
constructed an airship and test flew this dirigible in 1899
over Lake Constance. This first airship and several subsequent
ones were destroyed. But von Zeppelin persevered and by 1911,
regular passenger flights between several major German cities
were established. Many navy airships were used during WWI. The
LZ 126 (renamed the Los Angeles) went to the U.S. under reparation
agreements from Germany and was highly successful. The British
built the R 100 and R 101; and in 1928, the Graf Zeppelin made
its auspicious debut and cross-Atlantic trips became commonplace.
The Graf Zeppelin (LZ 127) measured 790 ft. in length, 102 ft.
in diameter and 112 ft. high. All this information and so much
more, along with many historic b/w photos is in this book, 
including an Appendix with all the details of every airship
built by the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin. Black cloth. Minor edgewear;
prev. owner's small name stamp on f.e.p.; o/w a VG+ copy in a
VG pictorial d.j.                                     $18.50

173)    Odgers, George. Pictorial History of the Royal Australian
Air Force. Ure Smith, Sydney, Australia. 2nd printing of 2nd
edition. 1978. Tall 4 to., 160 pp. First published as "The 
Royal Australian Air Force: An Illustrated History". The whole
story of the Australian Flying Corps (born in 1914) and the
subsequent Royal Australian Air Force in war and peace. Illus.
with an extensive range of b/w and colour photos. Stiff card
pictorial wraps. Minor edgewear; corners mildly bumped; prev.
owner's name stamp on half-title; o/w VG.        $19.00

174)    Ogilvy, David. From Bleriot to Spitfire: Flying the
historic aeroplanes of the Shuttleworth Collection. Airlife
Publications, Shrewsbury. 1st Edition. 1977. Sm. 8vo.,180 pp.
The Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden Park in Bedfordshire 
is unique in that all the historic aircraft are maintained 
in a completely airworthy condition and regularly give flying 
displays (at least at the time of publication of this book).
The book analyses the development of the flight and control 
characteristics of aeroplanes from 1909 to 1939. The 
descriptions of the planes and their handling characteristics  
arewritten by the pilots who fly them. Numerous b/w photos.
Blue cloth. Minor edgewear; remainder mark on foredges; o/w
a VG+ copy in a VG pictorial d.j.                 $12.50
 

175)    Oliver, David. Flying Boats & Amphibians Since 1945.
Naval Institute Press, Annapolis (1987). 1st U.S. Edition. Tall
4 to., 144 pp. For some, the "Golden Age" of the flying boat
began and ended in the 1930's. During WWII, production was
increased for military use. But after the war, flying boats
were no longer able to compete equally with land-planes and
popularity dropped off. This book describes 12 major multi-
engined flying boats and amphibians that were produced, albeit
in small nunmbers in some cases, in 7 different countries since
1945 and used for military and commercial use. Dozens of b/w
and colour photos. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear; o/w VG+ in
VG pictorial d.j.                               $20.00

176)     Pace, Steve. Lockheed's Constellation. Motorbooks
International, Oceola, WI. 1998. 1st Edition. Sq. 8 vo. size,
96 pp. A full-colour look at the Lockheed Constellation, the
Queen of the skies during the golden age of propliners. Incl.
the first flight of the Connie, Jan. 9, 1943, as well as full
descriptions of the Constellation, Super Constellation and
Starliner. Connies at war and civilian Constellations. Pictorial 
stiff card wraps. Minor edgewear and rubbing; penned price
of 12.95 on f.e.p.; o/w a VG+ copy.                $12.50

177)     Penrose, Harald. Adventure with Fate: an Autobiography.
Airlife, Shrewsbury. 1st Edition. 1984. 8 vo., 394 pp. including
dozens of b/w historic photos. The exciting life of a man who
contributed greatly to the aviation industry. Blue cloth. Minor
edgewear; prev. owner's name stamp on f.e.p.; o/w a VG+ copy
in a price-clipped but VG pictorial d.j.               $30.00


178)     Penrose, Harald. Wings Across the World: an Illustrated
History of British Airways. Cassell, Lon. 1980. 1st Edition.
4 to., 304 pp. The history of British Airways provides a microcosm
of the worldwide development of civil aviation. The story began
with wartime planning of an airline and led to the first scheduled
flight on Aug. 25th, 1919 when a De Havilland DH4A flew from
Hounslow to Le Bourget, Paris. The history is told dramatically
by one of aviation's foremost writers and is illustrated with more
than 200 photos and drawings. Blue cloth. Slight edgewear;
corners mildly bumped; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j.   $30.00

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179)   (Phillips, William) "The Art of William S. Phillips: the Glory of Flight" 
by Edwards Park. Published by The Greenwich Workshop, Shelton,
Connecticut. 1st Edition (1994). Large 4 to., (abt. 9 x 12" tall),
172 pp. Many wonderful colour reproductions from the paintings
of William Phillips, two are three-page fold-outs. Phillips is described
as a master of in-flight action and it has also been said that he places
his aircraft in panoramas that rival the work of the finest landscape artists.
Brown cloth with Gold embossing and lettering. Near Fine in a
VG+ pictorial d.j.                                           $40.00

180)    (Piper) Mr. Piper and His Cubs by Devon Francis. Iowa
State University Press, Ames, Iowa. 1973. 1st Edition. 8 vo.,
256 pp. The story of William T. Piper, "the Henry Ford of aviation",
and the fascinating tale of the growth and development of the
light-plane industry in the U.S. Numerous photos. "Genealogy
of Piper Aircraft" on the endpapers. Yellow cloth. Minor wear
and rubbing; o/w a VG or better copy in a Good Only taped d.j.  $16.50
    

181)    (RAF) The Wonder Book of the R.A.F. Ward, Lock & Co.,
Lon. and Melbourne. Sm. 4 to., 224 pp. 5th Edition. n.d.
(circa 1953). With 8 colour plates of planes from paintings
and over 200 illus. in all. Vickers Supermarine Swift as
frontispiece; Vampire Night Fighter on the front cover.
Pictorial paper-on-boards with Red cloth spine. Moderate
edgewear; corners bumped; spine a bit faded; still a G+
clean copy.                               $23.50

182)    Rich, Ben. R. and Leo Janos. Skunk Works: A Personal
Memoir of My Years at Lockheed. Little, Brown & Co., Bos., Tor.,
N.Y., Lon. (1994). 1st Edition. 8 vo., 370 pp. plus 8 pp. of
b/w photos. The former head of Lockheed's Skunk Works reveals
the never-before-told-story behind America's high-stakes quest
to dominate the skies, from the U-2 to the Stealth Fighter.
Black paper-on-boards with Blue cloth spine. Slight edgewear;
prev. owner's blind stamp on f.e.p.; o/w VG+ in VG 
pictorial d.j.                                 $17.50

183)    Robinson, Anthony. Dictionary of Aviation: Eighty Years
of Powered Flight. Orbis/B. Mitchell, Lon. 1984. Tall 4 to.,
304 pp. This excellent reference book is packed full of facts
in alphabetical order. Divided into 3 sections: Pilots and
Personalities; Aerial Warfare; and, Aeroplane Manufacturers.
Many illus. in colour and b/w. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear;
gift inscription on f.e.p.; slight bow to front board; o/w 
VG or better in a VG pictorial d.j. with some chipping
and one short taped tear.            $20.00

184)     Robinson, Anthony (Ed.). In the Cockpit: Flying the
World's Great Aircraft. Orbis Publishing, Lon. Later printing,
1981. Tall 4 to., 304 pp. This book helps the reader to imagine
sitting in the cockpits of great planes from WWI through to
the jet age. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear; corners mildly bumped;
prev. owner's name stamp on f.e.p.; o/w a VG copy in a
VG pictorial d.j.                                 $15.00

185)     Roseberry, C.R.  Challenging Skies: the Colorful
Story of Aviation's Most Exciting Years 1919-39. Doubleday &
Co., N.Y. 1966. 1st Edition. 4 to., 533 pp. An inspiring
document of the Golden Years of Flight. Dozens of historic
b/w photos. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear; minor crease in f.e.p.;
prev. owner's sticker on half-title (David Jacox, former V.P.
of PWA); slight soiling of foredges; o/w VG in G+ pictorial
d.j., price-clipped.                        $32.50
 

186)    Ruble, Kenneth D. Flight to the Top: the Absorbing
60-year story of Northwest Airlines. Viking Press, N.Y.
(1986). 1st Edition. 4 to., 271 pp. Entertaining anecdotes
and personal recollections gathered from dozens of men and
women who participated in many of the events which highlighted
Northwest Airlines' first 60 years. 150 photos in b/w and
colour. Map endpapers. The Appendix includes an interesting
variety of background information, including photos of every
basic type of plane flown by Northwest. Blue cloth. Slight
edgewear; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j. with some rubbing
and chipping.                                 $17.50

187)    Scharschmidt, Oliver. Cargo Airlines. Airlife
Publishing, Shrewsbury, England. 1st Edition. 1997. Abt.
9 x 11" tall, 112 pp. Portrayed here are international
carriers operating their dedicated full-freighter and
combi-aircraft to and from Europe's commercial centres
of London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Paris. Colour photos
taken by the author between 1980 and 1997. Glossy
pictorial stiff card wraps. Minor edgewear and rubbing
of covers; o/w a VG+ copy.                    $12.50

188)    Seo, Hiroshi. Civil Aircraft of the World. Jane's
Publishing, Lon. 1st British edition. 1981. Oblong 4 to.,
96 pp. Includes over 5 dozen planes, running the gamut
from SST Supersonic Transports and wide-body jets, to
4-engine jets, 3-engine jets, turboprop airliners and
piston-engined airliners. Outstanding colour photos by Seo.
Glossy pictorial boards. Minor edgewear and rubbing;
o/w a clean VG+ copy.                              $10.50


189)    Sharpe, Michael. Biplanes, Triplanes and Seaplanes.
Barnes & Noble, N.Y. 2000. 12 mo., 320 pp. Published by
arrangement with Amber Books, Lon. This handy reference
guide contains 300 of the most important multi-wing
aircraft from the dawn of aviation until their gradual
replacement by monoplanes. Each aircraft is illustrated
by a full-colour side-provile artwork, and accompanied by
a detailed specifications table. Glossy pictorial boards.
Near Fine in VG+ d.j.                         $12.50

  
190)   Shores, Christopher. Air Aces. Bison Books.
Greenwich, CT. Tall 4 to., 192 pp. 1st Ed. 1983.
This exhaustively researched book contains a wealth of
information on the air aces of WWI and WWII, plus Korea,
Vietnam, the Arab-Israeli and Indo-Pakistan Wars and even
the Falklands. Tables give statistics on all wars since 1914.
Individual biographies are included on the greatest aces.
More than 250 color and b/w photos show the aces and the
aircraft they flew. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear; one
corner bumped; o/w VG+ in VG pictorial d.j. 
with some chipping and rubbing; not price-clipped.  $28.00

191)    Shores, Christopher. Fighter Aces. Hamlyn, Lon., N.Y.
1975. 1st Edition. Tall 4 to., 160 pp. An earlier, very
similar version of the above "Air Aces". Some different
content and photos, plus 12 spectacular reproductions from 
Michael Turner's paintings of planes in combat. The endpapers
illustrate some of the talismans and identification symbols
which adorned the aircraft of several nations during the
two world wars. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear; slight soiling
of foredges; o/w VG or better in G+ pictorial d.j.  $32.50

192)    Skene, Wayne. Turbulence: How Deregulation Destroyed
Canada's Airlines. Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver and Toronto.
1st Edition (1994). 8 vo., 230 pp. "Skene surveys the massive
fiscal haemorrhaging caused by deregulation, why and how
the theory became attractive in Canada, and how it came to be,
in practice, so horribly flawed by human greed and political
machinations." Black cloth. Near Fine in VG+ d.j.   $10.00

193)    Smith, P.R. Boeing 737. An Air Portfolio book by
Jane's Publishing, Lon. 1986. 1st Edition. Oblong 4 to.,
64 pp. The twin-engined 737 jetliner was launched in 1965. 
The aircraft was specifically designed as a "short-haul"
transport and replaced many DC-3's on routes of 400 km
or less. Find here the 100, 200 and 300 series 737's
and all their variants, described and photographed in colour.
Glossy pictorial boards. Slight edgewear and rubbing;
o/w a VG+ copy.                                $10.00

194)    Squadron/Signal Publications. Carrollton, Texas.
Oblong 8-1/4 x 11", 50 pp. (except Spitfire which has an extra
8 pages). Stiff card pictorial wraps. Minor chipping, rubbing,
and light soiling of covers; o/w VG. No additional printings
noted so probably all first printings.

a) Aircraft No. 23: B-52 Stratofortress in action by Lou
Drendel. (1975).                              $9.00
 
195)    Swanborough, F.G. Aircraft and Air Power. Temple Press
Ltd., Lon. 1st Ed. 1958. Sm. 8 vo., 107 pp. plus 20 pp. of b/w 
photos. Published in association with "Aeroplane" magazine. 
28 line drawings help illus. the text. This book was published 
as a concise book for young people interested in all aspects of 
military flying, but is today an interesting addition to any 
aviation library. Wine cloth. Minor edgewear and slight fading of 
lettering on spine; poor paper a little discoloured; o/w a
G+ clean copy.                                       $11.00

196)    Sweetman, William. A History of Passenger Aircraft. 
Hamlyn Publishing, Lon., N.Y., Tor. 1979. Tall 4 to., 255 pp.
The evolution of the airliner from crudely converted First World
War bombers to the flying machines of the 1970's. The now-
extinct airships and flying boats, the great piston-engined
aircraft of the 1950's and the dawn of the jet age are all
described in great detail. A complete chapter is devoted to the
Anglo-French Concorde and its supersonic rivals. Over 300
illustrations, many in colour. Blue cloth. Minor edgewear;
prev. owner's blind stamp on f.e.p.; o/w VG or better in
VG pictorial d.j.                                 $17.50


197)    Taylor, John W.R. and Swanborough, Gordon. Civil Aircraft
of the world. Ian Allan, Lon. 1972. 1st Ed. Sm. 8 vo., 169 pp.
At the time of publication, all significant civil-registered
aeroplanes holding certificates of airworthiness throughout
the world were fully described and illustrated in this volume.
Blue cloth. Slight edgewear; minor staining of topedges and
outer margin of some pages; o/w -VG in G+ price-clipped,
pictorial d.j.                                     $12.50

198)    Taylor, John W.R. Fighter Aircraft of the World. Hippo
Books No. 5. Odhams Books, Lon. (1962) Later printing.
Oblong 16 mo., 128 pp. 108 planes, with specs on the left-
hand page and b/w photo on the right. Glossy pictorial boards.
Slight edgewear and rubbing; prev. owner's name stamp on
f.e.p.; o/w a VG+ copy.                             $8.50
 
199)   (Timechart) The Timechart of Aviation History. Published
by the Timechart Company, London. 2001. 1st Edition. Tall 4 to.,
144 pp. A mine of information, including an overview of the
History of Aviation; a spectacular 16-page diagram (Timechart)
with gatefolds to provide complete continuity, fully illustrating
and graphically depicting the history of aircraft (including
balloons) up to 2000; an A-Z FactFinder that provides instant
access to information on every significant aircraft ever flown; 
and a directory of Aviation Museums and Air Shows. Glossy
pictorial boards. Slight edgewear and rubbing; o/w a Near Fine
copy in a matching pictorial VG+ d.j.                $25.00
 

200)  Titler, Dale M. Wings of Adventure. Dodd, Mead & Co., N.Y.
(1972) Sm. 8 vo., 364 pp. plus 8 pp. of b/w photos. A collection
of 15 dramatic tales of airmen who sought challenges to their
daring and imagination. There are chapters about the trailblazers
of the Arctic skies as well as about pioneer air explorers in
South America and Australia. Army fliers are represented by their
stories of air battles and spectacular escapes. Blue cloth.
Minor soiling of foredges; slight edgewear; o/w VG in G+ pictorial
d.j. that is price-clipped and some chipping and soiling.  $12.50

201)   (Turbines) Gas Turbines and Jet Propulsion for Aircraft by
by G. Geoffrey Smith. Published by Flight, Dorset House, London.
3rd Edition. April, 1944. Sm. 8 vo., 122 pp. Thermal jet propulsion
systems with rotary, reciprocating and combined power units. A survey
of steam and gas turbines driving airscrews. By the time this edition
was published, the jet-propelled aircraft had been successfully flown.
As Sir Geoffrey de Havilland states in his Foreword: "In this book,
and in no other, all the steps leading to the present development
are described clearly and with a background of knowledge of the 
fundamental requirements." Numerous drawings and diagrams. Blue
cloth. Slight edgewear and rubbing; prev. owner's name on f.e.p.;
minor discolouring of paper; o/w a VG copy.          $16.50

202)   Ulanoff, Stanley M. Mats: the Story of the Military Air
Transport Service. Franklin Watts, N.Y. (1964). 1st Edition. 8 vo.,
124 pp. plus 16 pp. of b/w photos and 16 pp. of photos and 3-views
of individual planes. The dramatic story of the people and
planes who made up this global airlift force from WWII onwards.
Green cloth. Moderate edgewear; minor staining of spine; prev.
owner's name stamp on f.e.p.; o/w a G+ copy.        $15.00

203)   Vachon, Georgette. Goggles, Helmets & Airmail Stamps.
Clarke, Irwin & Co., Tor. and Vancouver (1974) 2nd printing.
Square 8 vo., l50 pp. 1st ed.  Many b/w photos. The widow of one 
of Canada's aviation pioneers, chronicles in a lively and 
entertaining style the stories of these men who flew in their 
frail, open craft before the days of radio and radar, with 
literally no more than their goggles, helmets and an ability 
to 'fly by the seat of their pants". Blue cloth binding has 
slight edgewear, prev. owner's name stamp on f.e.p.; o/w
VG in rubbed, chipped Very Good d.j.              $14.50

204)   (Varley, Helen, Editor) The Air Traveler's Handbook.
Simon & Schuster, N.Y. ((1978) Probably 1st U.S. Edition. 8 vo.,
240 pp. Hundreds of facts in easy-to-understand language. Many
b/w photos and drawings, plus colour pages of airline insignia.
Grey cloth. Minor edgewear; prev. owner's stamp on f.e.p.; 
o/w a VG+ copy in a VG d.j.                          $9.50

205)   Warden, Col. John A. The Air Campaign: Planning for Combat.
Pergamon-Brassey's International Defense Publishers, Wash., N.Y.
1989. 1st Thus. Volume III in the Future Warfare series. An Air
Force Association Book. 8 vo., 161 pp. An exceptional book in that
it integrates historical experience into a clear, visionary set
of conclusions and guidelines for using air forces to achieve
strategic goals in a war. The first book to thoroughly cover
the area between the selection of national objectives and
tactical execution at the wing and squadron operations levels.
A few b/w photos. Black cloth. Near Fine except for
prev. owner's address label on f.e.p. Near Fine pictorial d.j.
                                                    $12.50

206)   Wills, Philip. Free As A Bird. John Murray, Lon. (1973)
1st ed. Sm. 8 vo., 246 pp. plus 16 pp. of b/w photos. An 
outstanding glider pilot himself, the author describes 
in a  series of graphic accounts both the essence of gliding as
it always will be and the development of the sport over the 40 
years he has known it. Lt. Blue paper-on-boards. Slight warp
of front cover; slight shelf-wear; o/w VG+ in price-clipped
G+ d.j. that has a taped tear, some chipping and rubbing. $13.50


207)  Woods, Eric (Timber). From Flying Boats to Flying Jets:
Flying in the Formative Years of BOAC 1946-1972. Airlife,
Shrewsbury, England. 1997. 1st Edition. 8 vo., 156 pp. plus 8
pp. of b/w photos. Through the "flight-deck-eyes" of the author,
we follow the development of civil airline routes by the British
Overseas Airways Corp. crews from the post-war reopening of old
Empire routes to Africa and the Far East with flying boats, the
change to a new breed of piston-engined airliners with more
speed and range, to the modern jet airliner. An informative and
humorous journey. Blue cloth. Slight edgewear; minor ding to
top of spine; bookseller stamp on r.e.p.; o/w VG+ in a VG
pictorial d.j. with minor chipping and rubbing.      $36.50

208)    Wright, Harold M. Salute to the Air Force Medical Branch
on the 75th Anniversary Royal Canadian Air Force. Self-published.
Ottawa, Ont. 1st Edition (1999)8 vo., 296 pp. This collection of
biographical sketches highlights some of the scientists and
aviation medicine specialists who contributed to making aviation
safer and more effective as well as those who helped the RCAF
in its operational and humanitarian roles. This copy SIGNED on
the title page by the author. Glossy card wraps. Minor chipping;
couple corners curling; couple pages dog-eared; o/w VG.
                                                    $16.00























209)   Yenne, Bill. Seaplanes & Flying Boats: every classic model,
from aviation's earliest days to the present. This edition
published by BCL Press, New York. 2003. Sm. folio, 176 pp. Many
historic photos plus several excellent 2-page colour drawings by
John Batchelor. This volume charts the course of seaplane history
from 1910 onwards by providing illustrated portraits of every major
aircraft in the class, from the early float-planes, through the
great Supermarine and Masschi racers of the Schnieder Cup era, to
the legendary Pan american Airways Clippers that pioneered the air
routes across the Atlantic and Pacific in the 1930's. A handsome
book. Illu. e.p.'s. Black cloth. Minor edgewear; o/w a VG+ copy
in a VG pictorial d.j.                             $21.00



 

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