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Image for Canadian Airlines International (CAI) Advertising Poster - Los Angeles (ADV122 6/87) - With Colour Illustration By Taka

Canadian Airlines International (CAI) Advertising Poster - Los Angeles (ADV122 6/87) - With Colour Illustration By Taka

By: Canadian Airlines International (CAI), Taka

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Airlines International: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 359G4846

Condition: Good


27.4" x 18.5" Vintage Canadian Airlines International advertising poster for their service to Los Angeles. Colour illustration by artist Taka shows female bicyclist passing fancy car and man in white cowboy hat. Illustration measures 17.6" x 17.8". Average wear. Small piece of clear tape to top and bottom left corners. Slight bit of loss to top edge at left corner. A lovely memento of Canadian Airlines and its Los Angeles service. Will be shipped in a sturdy mailing tube. Similar posters for other Canadian Airlines destinations available. View more info

Image for Canadian Airlines International (CAI) Advertising Poster - Sao Paulo (Brazil)  (ADV122 6/87) - With Colour Illustration By Jorge Veloso

Canadian Airlines International (CAI) Advertising Poster - Sao Paulo (Brazil) (ADV122 6/87) - With Colour Illustration By Jorge Veloso

By: Canadian Airlines International (CAI), Veloso, Jorge

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Airlines International: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 359G4847

Condition: Good


27.4" x 18.5" Vintage Canadian Airlines International advertising poster for their service to Sao Paulo, Brazil. Great colour illustration by artist Jorge Veloso features black man with cigarette and coffee playing acoustic guitar in coffee shop with high-rise office buildings and business people in background. Illustration measures 17.6" x 17.8". Average wear. Slight bit of loss to lower left corner. Pin holes at each corner and halfway down each side. Background colour may have originally been brown but appears to have mostly faded to pale green. A lovely memento of C... View more info

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Banshees in the Royal Canadian Navy

By: Carl Mills; RCN Bansheeites

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Canada, Banshee Publication: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4327

ISBN: 096952000X

Condition: Very Good


096952000X Signed [Carl] and inscribed to a local military museum by author upon front free endpaper. 306, [14] pages. Index of Stories. General Index. Chronology. List of Abbreviations. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Author "took five years to research and produce this book. As most RCN photo negatives and files had been systematically destroyed, the majority of the 550 book stories evolved from interviews and correspondence with nearly 300 Bansheeites and the photos were borrowed from many personal collections." - dus... View more info

Image for Collier's - The National Weekly (Magazine), September (Sept.) 3, 1927, Vol. 80, No. 10: Commander Richard E. Byrd on Aviaton Safety / John Erskine

Collier's - The National Weekly (Magazine), September (Sept.) 3, 1927, Vol. 80, No. 10: Commander Richard E. Byrd on Aviaton Safety / John Erskine

By: Cary, Lucian; Byrd, Richard E.; Davenport, Walter; Perry, Lawrence; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Son Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2827

Condition: Good


46 pages. Features: Nice one-page illustrated ad for International Trucks; One-page Memeograph ad includes exquisitely detailed illustration of their machine; Follow the Swallow - fiction by Lucian Cary; It's Safe to Fly - photo illustrated article by Commander Richard E. Byrd, U.S.N.; The Private Life of novelist John Erskine; Big Business (fiction by Lawrence Perry); When They're Not Working - two pages of wonderful photos of notables recreating, including Bruce Barton, E. Phillips Oppenheim, H.C. Witwer, Charles M. Schwab, Sir Harry Lauder, Ty Cobb, H.I. Phillips, Mme. Schumann-Heink, Emil... View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, March 23, 1957 -  Victor Borge / Operation Sharkbait / Preventing Premature Births

The Saturday Evening Post, March 23, 1957 - Victor Borge / Operation Sharkbait / Preventing Premature Births

By: Case, Victoria; Ruhen, Olaf; Brimmer, Lenor & Kenneth; Mayse, Arthur; Yoder, Robert; Smith, Beverly; Hauser, Ernest; Libler, John; Borge, Victor; Blair, Col. Charles F. Jr.; Wolf, Bill; Von Rosenstiel, W.; Le May, Alan; Case, Robert

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 357G2397

Condition: Good


126 pages. Fiction: Problem Mother; The Face of Death; First Baby; The Forbidden Island; Kiowa Moon (part 2 of 7); The Golden Shadow (conclusion). Articles: How an Amblance Chaser Works - other people's accidents make him money; If a President Collapses - proposed solutions to the problem of what to do if/when a President falls ill; The Face of America - The Golden Triangle - large color photo of the Monongahela meeting the Allegheny River; We are on the Spot in Spain - Franco's dictatorship rests on a powder keg; Premature Births Can Be Prevented - Releasin is used to delay labor - with ph... View more info

Image for Flying Empires: Short 'C' Class Empire Flying Boats

Flying Empires: Short 'C' Class Empire Flying Boats

By: Cassidy, Brian

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Queens Parade P: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H0171

ISBN: 0952929805

Condition: Good


0952929805 210 pages. Index. Bibliography. Generously illustrated with detailed diagrams and reproductions of black and white photos. Chapters include: Ancestry; Names; Production; Operations; Maintenance; The Empire Air Mail Service; The Horseshoe Route. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy of this highly-informative work. View more info

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River Boy at War

By: Chapman, J. K.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Goose Lane Editions: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138A8911

ISBN: 0864920687

Condition: Very Good


0864920687 103 pages. "Tells of the author's service as a navigator with the Royal Canadian Air Force, 415 Squadron, between 1940 and 1946. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Image for Vertical Ascent: Adventures of a Helicopter Pilot

Vertical Ascent: Adventures of a Helicopter Pilot

By: Charles Weir; Leonard Taylor

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, Hancock House Pub Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H0896

ISBN: 0919654762

Condition: Good


0919654762 207 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Many reproductions of black and white photos. "Charles O. Weir's career has taken him to the Arctic lands of the Canadian North, to the outposts of Newfoundland and Labrador, to Strategic Air Command bases in Greenland, to New Zealand, and to the wonders of New Guinea." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. View more info

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Brief Glory: The Story of the A.T.A. [Air Transport Auxiliary]

By: Cheesman, E.C.; Beaverbrook, The Right Hon. The Lord [Foreword]

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Leicester, Harborough Publishing co, 1946.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3948

ISBN: B002AILT3C

Condition: Good


248 pages. Printed upon glossy stock. More than seventy black and white photos. "The first authentic account of the romantic rise to fame and ultimate disbandment of the Air Transport Auxiliary, the little-known Ferry Pilot service of the (second world) war. Starting with 30 amateur pilots, its numbers finally totalled over 700 who, between 1939 and 1945, ferried more than 308,000 aircraft of more than a hundred different types from the factories to the Royal Air Force." - dust jacket. Appendices include: Special Commendations; Honours List; List of A.T.A. Pilots Who Actually Ferried Airc... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, May 16, 1936: Mussolini (Il Duce) Cover Photo

The Illustrated London News, May 16, 1936: Mussolini (Il Duce) Cover Photo

By: Chesterton, G. K.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0999

Condition: Good


Pages 843- 890. Features: Front cover photo portrait of Mussolini with King Victor Emmanuel of Italy, proclaimed Emperor of Abyssinia; Nice photo of Mrs. Amy Mollison, who made a record flight from Gravesend to the Cape of Good Hope; Photos of King Faruk returning to Cairo from England;M. Drouillet is arrested after gallant escapade in the impounded airplane of the Emperor of Abyssinia; Photo of first funeral service in an RAF plane, for aircraftman William Watkin; Photo of the car in which King Alexander and M. Barthou were assassinated being presented to Yugoslavia by France; Photo-illustrat... View more info

Image for The Illustrated London News, June 24, 1933: Mysterious Royal Tomb of the Byzantine-Nubian Period

The Illustrated London News, June 24, 1933: Mysterious Royal Tomb of the Byzantine-Nubian Period

By: Chesterton, G.K.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H1007

Condition: Good


Pages 919- 950. Features: Cover photo of magnificent jewel encrusted silver crown found in mysterious Royal tomb; Four pages of photos and text describe treasure from intact tombs of mysterious Nubian kings; One-page photo portrait of the Austrian Chancellor ("Little Napoleon") of his country, Dr. Dollfuss, sworn enemy of Nazis, in a London garden; photos of personalities of the week include Austrian diplomat Dr. Wasserbach, Miss Freya Stark, Dr. Habicht (Nazi state inspector for Austria), Sir Edward Grigg, Sir A. W. Renton, Prof. Raymond Moley, Sir Ernest Moir, and King Feisal of Iraq... View more info

Image for Ocean Bridge: The History of Raf Ferry Command

Ocean Bridge: The History of Raf Ferry Command

By: Christie, Carl A.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ of Toronto Pr: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G3081

ISBN: 0802006388

Condition: Very Good


0802006388 458 pages. Footnotes. Index. Reproductions of black and white photos. "Chronicles an often overlooked contribution to Allied victory and aviation history. By war's end the ferry service, through its various incarnations, had created the basis for the network of international air routes and procedures that commercial travellers now take for granted." - from dust jacket. Unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade cover. A lovely copy. View more info

Image for BT 54 Basic Trainer Model Airplane

BT 54 Basic Trainer Model Airplane

By: Chromatic Plastics Engineering Co.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Eugene, OR, U.S.A., Double D Printing, Co.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 652H3914

Condition: Very Good


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

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Helicopters: The British Columbia story

By: Corley-Smith, Peter

Price: $49.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Published in association with the British Columbia Provincial Museum: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 647H0531

ISBN: 0969070357

Condition: Good


0969070357 157 pages including index and bibliography. Illustrated in black and white and colour. "Many first-hand experiences bring this exciting and dramatic story to life. Extensively illustrated with vintage photographs." - from back cover of later printing. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound reading copy. View more info

Image for 10,000 hours: Reminiscences of a Helicopter Bush Pilot

10,000 hours: Reminiscences of a Helicopter Bush Pilot

By: Corley-Smith, Peter

Price: $149.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Sono Nis Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 151H2156

ISBN: 0919203647

Condition: Fair


0919203647 Signed and inscribed by author upon half-title page. 245 pages. "The warm, fascinating and humorous story of one man's career as a helicopter bush pilot in the Canadian North. From Northern Ontario to the Arctic Barrens to the misty fjords of the British Columbia coast, here is a flying adventure that is irresistible and enjoyable... Essential reading for those interested in the Canadian North and aviation history." - from dust jacket. Book unmarked with light wear. Several prominent coffee stains to fore-edge. Above-average wear to dust jacket which bears large coffee... View more info

Image for Th Aeroplane (Magazine), Incorporating Aeronautical Engineering, September 2, 1949 - Special British Aircraft Industry Number (Vol. LXXVII. No. 1995)

Th Aeroplane (Magazine), Incorporating Aeronautical Engineering, September 2, 1949 - Special British Aircraft Industry Number (Vol. LXXVII. No. 1995)

By: Cowan, J.; Macdougall, Neil; Meacock, F.T.; Worcester, R.G.;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Temple Press Ltd.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 301G3358

Condition: Good


The special issue is extra large and contains 122 pages. Dozens of fantastic vintage photo-illustrated ads. Features: Fantastic Shorts one-page ad includes photos of their massive flying boats; Illustrated article on the first rocket motor built in Britain, the De Havilland Sprite; J.W. Dunne - Obituary; Rocket Fighters for Home Defense; Indian Ocean Survey - The first full story, told by J. Cowan, of a long-range survey flight from Australia to South Africa undertaiken by a Quantas Empire Airways' Lancastrian which left Sydney on November 14, 1948; Air Transport Affairs; Nice 4-page color a... View more info

Image for Forgotten Pilots: A Story of the Air Transport Auxiliary

Forgotten Pilots: A Story of the Air Transport Auxiliary

By: Curtis, Lettice

Price: $299.95

Publisher: U.K., Specialty Pr Pub & Wholesalers: 1985

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 665G3704

ISBN: 0947750029

Condition: Very Good


0947750029 337 pages. Index. Reproductions of black and white photos. "The story of the Air Transport Auxilliary, a civilian organisation which, during the 1939-45 war, took over the task of ferrying RN and RAF aircraft from the factories to the airfields, thus releasing Service pilots for more active duties... The ATA employed men and a minority of women as pilots and flight engineers on an equal basis. Over a dozen nations including the United States were represented amonst its ranks." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket now preserv... View more info

Image for Terror in the Starboard Seat

Terror in the Starboard Seat

By: Dave McIntosh

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario, General: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 553H1987

ISBN: 0773600825

Condition: Good


0773600825 184 pages. Several reproductions of black and white photos. "41 trips aboard a Mosquito - A true story of 418 Squadron. A vivid recreation of the shocking realities of war - the witnessing of human torches consumed in a blazing aircraft; the long hours of waiting for men to return who never did - but also the camaraderie and good times spent carousing in London, drinking and wenching at the village pubs, and the near misses they could all laugh about." - from dust jacket. Prior owner's details atop front free endpaper and remainder dot to top edge, otherwise unmarked wit... View more info

Image for Canadian Aviation Magazine, February 1941- Canadian Aircraft Production

Canadian Aviation Magazine, February 1941- Canadian Aircraft Production

By: Davis, Ray; Keith, Ronald A.; Jouett, Col. John H.; Jordanoff, Assen

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Toronto, Maclean Publishing: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0937

Condition: Good


96 pages. Features: Cover photo of the first Canadian-built Hampden Bomber leaving Canadian Associated Aircraft Ltd. hangar for its first flight; Pratt & Whitney ad inside front cover; Great illustrated full-page ad for Brewster shows a great aircraft carrier scene; Nice full-page Vickers ad includes photo of a "Stranraer" - the largest aircraft ever built in Canada; Full-page ad for the Ryan ST-3; Great Wright Aircraft Engine full-page photo ad shows dozens of their large new engines in a warehouse waiting to be shipped; Nice two-page two-colour ad for Snap-On Tools shows a map with t... View more info

Image for Air Trails Pictorial Magazine, November 1947

Air Trails Pictorial Magazine, November 1947

By: Dawydoff, Alexis; Winter, William; Boone, Andrew R.; Colby, C.B.; Ingells, Douglas, J.; Lazarus, William C.; Ross, Sidney; Landman, Gene; Schroder, Walter; Grant, Charles H.; Deschin, Jacob; Tyler, Bill

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Street and Smith: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1692

Condition: Good


134 pages. Features: If War Comes Tomorrow?; We Fly the Piper Special; Speed Plus; New York's Winged Police; Roun-The-World Horsepower; State Supervised Flying; Alfalfa Airport; Supercruising the World; It's Fun on Floats; "Thimble Drome" Special; Plymouth's First International Model Meet; 1947 Nationals; Sky Bait; Make Your Exposures Count; The Air-O Mighty MIdget; Radio Control Stinson 150 - Part 2; Model Aero Club Directory; Many pages of great ads; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Some age-toning to pages. Front cover beginning to loosen, otherwise a sound copy of this nice ... View more info