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Image for Air Spy - The Story of Photo Intelligence in World War II

Air Spy - The Story of Photo Intelligence in World War II

By: Babington-Smith, Constance

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 847C8186

Condition: Good


266 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "The Exciting Behind-The-Scenes Story of the Role of Photo Intelligence in the Winning of World War II" - from dust jacket. Unmarked with average wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

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Canadian Pacific Air Lines: Its history and aircraft

By: Bain, D.M.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Kishorn: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H1497

ISBN: 091948719X

Condition: Good


091948719X 126 pages. Bibliography. Profusely illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. Reproductions of historic maps and timetables. Oblong 11" x 8.5". "Details the history and aircraft of CP Air."- from Introduction. Unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this informative reference. View more info

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Rim flying Canyonlands

By: Baker, Pearl Biddlecome

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, A-to-Z Printing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H3750

ISBN: B00073B27K

Condition: Good


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

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Canadian Aviation Magazine, February 1939

By: Bankart, D.E.; Field, G. Blackstone; Farrell, Con; Bradbrooke, F.D.; Ritchey, V.J.; Keith, R.A.; Finnie, Richard

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0933

Condition: Good


56 pages. Features: Cover photo of an Aeronca Chief piloted by Johnny Jones on his non-stop transcontinental flight; Photos taken at the Luncheon at the Annual Meeting of teh Canadian Flying Clubs Association, Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, January 30, 1939; Nice one-page Gold Flake cigarette ad; Flying beyond sixty - article and photos (part 1); Flight tests of the Boeing Stratoliner - article and great photos; Pilots of the Northern Sky use Up-to-date Radios; De Havilland Expands - photos of addition to Willowdale plant; Excellent one-page photo ad for De Havilland features the Dragon Rapide, Tig... View more info

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The Ship-Busters - The Story of the R.A.F. Torpedo-Bombers

By: Barker, Ralph

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 847C8196

Condition: Very Good


272 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "... An utterly fascinating book, vivid in its unvarnished picture of aircrew life, stirring in its descriptions of heroic actions, intensely moving in its record of human endeavour. A new and hitherto unsaluted band of heroes emerges as Flight Lieutenant Barker unfolds his epic story." - from dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to handsome price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

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

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

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

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canada West Magazines: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H3143

Condition: Good


40 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: Discovery - Gold Town in the Atlin District of B.C.; The Collector's Page; Edward Dossetter's Queen Charlottes - he was a photographer who travelled the northwest coast in the late 1870s; The 1913 Liberty Nickel; Billy Ballou - The Forgotten Expressman; Canadiana - spitoons/cuspidors; The Cliff Dweller; Letters from the North-West - Part II - A.R. Dyre was a young North West Mounted Police Constable from 1882 to 1885; Our Vanishing Heritage - false front buildings; Gagnon and His Flying Machine - was he the first to make a vertical free (he... View more info

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Flying Magazine, August 1920, Volume IX, No. 7

By: Bartlett, Alice Hunt; Woodhouse, Henry; Veit, Sidney B.;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York, Flying Association, Inc.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1134

Condition: Good


Pages 417-480. Many magnificent illustrated ads for manufacturers including United States Rubber, Cantilever Aero Company, Wyman-Gordon Company, J.L. Aircraft Corporation, Vickers, Caproni, Curtiss, American Dirigible Balloon Syndicate, Farman Aeroplanes, Quality Snap Rings, plus a great centerfold ad for the Lawson Airline Company of Milwaukee. The Farman ad is particularly outstanding as it features a photo of their "Goliath" in flight, as well as a list of the company's world records. Articles: Patrollers of the Skies; U.S. is ahead of world in Aerial transportation; Post Office d... View more info

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Newsweek Magazine, August (Aug.) 10, 1981 - Japan's High-Tech Challenge

By: Barton, Clare Bishop; Axthelm, Pete; Greenfield, Meg; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4886

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: Two-page color-photo ad for the Ford Series 10 tractor, "The World Tractor"; The Tuskegee Airmen Keep on Flying - the 99th Fighter Squadron and the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bomber Group were the only all-black flying units organized by the US Air Force in WWII; Justice Rose Bird of the California Supreme Court; Reagan's War on Drugs - major article with photos, including George Bush Sr. leaning on bales of marijuana; Tax Bill politics in D.C.; A New Look at Child Labor; Jimmy Hoffa Legally Dead; Killenworth Mansion on Long Island - Soviet nest spying on l... View more info

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

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

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658H3482

Condition: Good


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

Image for Canadian Geographical Journal, March 1942 - Canada's Aircraft Industry

Canadian Geographical Journal, March 1942 - Canada's Aircraft Industry

By: Bell, Ralph P.; Tallantyre, Renee; Owen, H.G.

Price: $169.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3424

Condition: Good


Pages 111-158 plus sixteen pages of nice vintage ads. Features: Canada's Aircraft Industry - dozens of excellent photos of manufacturing and the key people behind it; Against the Dutch East Indian Backdrop - a look at Borneo - article with nice photos; Flying and the Telephone; and more. Some of the best ads include: Lovely Ontario Wines two-color ad inside front cover; General Electric (instruments for Canadian bombers); Malton's National Steel Car; The Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario (features illustration of military aviator). Bit of writing atop front cover. Average wear. Bi... View more info

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Nadir to Zenith - An Almanac of Stories By Canadian Military Navigators

By: Bill Hockney and Moe Gates

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, W.A. Hockney & M.D. Gates: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2807

ISBN: 0919825141

Condition: Fine


0919825141 399 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. "Presents stories of pre-GPS times - the halcyon days of the navigator - when his skills were so very often the 'key to success'". - dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A superb copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS) Journal, Winter 2010, Vol. 48, No. 4 - The Curtiss HS-2L and the Beginnings of a National Air Force

Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS) Journal, Winter 2010, Vol. 48, No. 4 - The Curtiss HS-2L and the Beginnings of a National Air Force

By: Billing, Brick; Halliday, Hugh; Stachiw, Tony; Griffin, John

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian Aviation Historical Society (CAHS): 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 336H0560

Condition: Good


Pages 114-143 Many great black and white photos. Features: Deliverum Non Dunkum - No. 1 Overseas Ferry Unit; The Crash of KB914; The Curtiss HS-2L and the Beginnings of a National Air Force (part 2); ; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, October (Oct.) 1929 - The Junkers Aero Diesel / Boeing Production Methods

Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, October (Oct.) 1929 - The Junkers Aero Diesel / Boeing Production Methods

By: Blackburn, E.C. Jr.; Milburn, Lessiter C.; Mankey, W.A.; Johnson, Robert; Scherer, J. Otto; Gassner, Alfred A.; Grosvenor, Graham B.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York City, Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2477

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Heating, Ventilating and Cooling Aircraft for Passenger Transportation; Recent Improvements in Airplane Structures; Materials in Aircraft Structures; Boeing Production Methods; The Junkers Aero Diesel - a water-cooled, vertical six-in-line operating on the well-known Junkers Opposed-Piston Two-Cycle Principle (article with photos); Aerodynamic Anomalies; Welding Our Air Transport Systems; Seaplane Design; New Aircraft - with photo of Fokker F-32 and more; News of the Industry; Airports and Airways - with photo of the first Saunders Fly-It-Yourself hangar at Fairfax Airport... View more info

Image for Air Trails and Science Frontiers Magazine, April 1947 - Over the Arctic

Air Trails and Science Frontiers Magazine, April 1947 - Over the Arctic

By: Boone, Andrew R.; Hays, Major Norman P.; Hertzmark, Elliott S.; Coupling, J.J.; Snody, Allan P.; Forbes; Esther H.; Wilson, Bruce A.; Hoyt, John R.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Street and Smith: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449G1696

Condition: Good


118 pages. Many great black and white photos. Features: Airlines Safety; Northrop's Pioneer; Across the Top of the World - Epic story of Dreamboat's 10,000 mile flight over the top of the world, as told by its navigator - article with super photos; Meet Your Instruments; Microwave Radio Bandwagon; The Farmer Takes a Plane - the airplane is definitely proving itself to be an agricultural and farming implement; Aviation Insurance; Alaska - Air Freight Yardstick; Learn to Fly - part 8; Behind the Beam - the radio range system of navigation; National Soaring Contest; The Ryan XF2R-1; Many pages ... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

Canadian Aviation, April 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine - Trans-Canada Air Lines is Incorporated - Fantastic Beechcraft Centrefold Ad

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Main, J.R.K.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0914

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Cover photo in cab of the new Twin Beechcraft; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover; Great half-page photo of a De Havilland Dragon above the clouds; Aerial History in the Making - passage of the Act to incorporate the Trans-Canada Air Lines; Great full-page photo ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features photo of screen star Anna Lee; News and Views of the Month; Early Experiments in British Columbia - an account of experimental efforts in flying conducted at Vancouver shortly after the achievements attained by McCurdy, Baldwin, and their associates at Baddeck, Nova Scotia -... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, May 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

Canadian Aviation, May 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Main, J.R.K.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0915

Condition: Good


40 pages. Features: Cover photo of "Canopus" taking off from the water; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover; Great full-page Ethyl Corporation ad features William Samuel Henson's plan for the "Aerial Transit Company" in 1843; Trans-Canada Air Lines getting closer to reality; Wonderful full-page photo ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features photo of King George's 1911 coronation procession; News and Views of the month; Full-page ad with photos of Learadio products made by Lear Developments, Inc. of New York; Milestones of Progress - photo of postcard sent by the first UK Aerial... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, June 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine: Light Aeroplane and Flying Training Number / England's Ultra-Light Aeroplanes

Canadian Aviation, June 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine: Light Aeroplane and Flying Training Number / England's Ultra-Light Aeroplanes

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Main, J.R.K.; Melling, Arthur, L.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0916

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Full-page illustration of Miss Sweet Caporal II in flight; Flying Training - Ancient and Modern; New service inaugurated by Canadian Colonial Airways - article and photo of Douglas DC3 used on new Montreal-New York service; Full-page ad for Golf Flake cigarettes; The Light Aeroplane Business - includes brief write-ups of the many manufacturers plus many photos of their products; Nice full-page Fleet Aircraft ad features photo of the trainer model 7; Full-page ad by De Havilland features their Dragon Rapied; Nice Full-page Fairchild ad features their "Sekani"; Cessn... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, March 1938 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine: TCA Progress Report

Canadian Aviation, March 1938 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine: TCA Progress Report

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Ritchey, V.J.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0925

Condition: Good


52 pages. Features: Cover photo of a Junkers being loaded with heavy freight; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover features great photo of the Flying Dreadnaught, the Sikorsky XPBS-1; Great full-page Ethyl Corporation ad with Wright Brothers theme; Excellent full-page photo portrait of Major-General Sir James H. MacBrien, a great friend of aviation who passed away 5 March 1938; Freight-Express Carriage for 1937; Nice full-page Gold Flake cigarette ad with Singapore photo; Trans-Canada Air Lines - Progress Report - article with photos including a full page containing the photos and names of 1... View more info

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Canadian Aviation Magazine, September 1938

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Ritchey, V.J.; Keith, R.A.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0928

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Super cover photo of a Seversky Pursuit in flight; Nice Ethyl Corporation full-page ad recalls Robert Lathan soaring over Baltimore, Maryland in 1910; Great photo ad for BG spark plugs; Guest editorial by M.E. Ashton about Canada's bush airline operators "Looking for Fair Treatment"; Nice full-page ad for Gold Flake cigarettes features a scene in Delhi, India; The Ottawa Airport Opening - photos with article; Lockheed one-page ad; The 1938 John Webster Competitions - article with many photos; Nice one-page photo ad for the De Havilland Albatross; The National Air R... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation, July 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

Canadian Aviation, July 1937 - Canada's National Aviation Magazine

By: Bradbrooke, F.D.; Ritchey, V.J.; Main, J.R.K.; Sandwell, Flight Commander A.H.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Aeronautical Publications Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0917

Condition: Good


36 pages. Features: Great full-page Ethyl Corporation ad features Gabrielle de la Landelle and his design of the "Steam Air Liner" of 1864; North Atlantic Rehearsal - Double crossing of the Atlantic involving the "Caledonia" with photos; Full-age ad for Gold Flake cigarettes; The 8th Annual meeting of the Canadian Flying Clubs Association at Regina - article with photos of Lt.-Col. E.A. McCuster, Cliffe Kaake, W. Stempel, H.B. Monaghan, Dr. J.J. Green; Full-page ad for the De Havilland Dragon Rapide with photo; The Sperry Gyropilot - article with photo; Deutsche Lufthansa in t... View more info