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Harrier: The V/STOL Warrior (Osprey Military Aircraft)

By: Dibbs, John; Holmes, Tony

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing Ltd.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A9779

ISBN: 1855322188

Condition: Very Good


1855322188 128 pages. "The world's first 'jump jet' warplane, the Harrier has earned an outstanding reputation as both a fighter and attack aircraft." - from back board. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Two minor indentations upon front board. Excellent copy. View more info

Image for Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, August (Aug.) 1962, Number 8, Volume 46 -  "Red Mike" Edson

Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, August (Aug.) 1962, Number 8, Volume 46 - "Red Mike" Edson

By: Dieckmann, A. Sr.; Lynch, M.B.; Fichter, J.A.; Morison, S.E.; Weinert, F.R.; Hayes, R.C.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4343

Condition: Good


68 pages. Features: Two-page photo ad for the Lockheed GV-1 refueling a fighter; Small Unit Operations - Conterguerrilla War - Part 3 of a series; Great illustrated two-page ad for the M113 troop carrier by FMC illustrates seven of their fascinating military vehicles; "Red Mide" Edson and his story from Tulagi Island in 1942 - photo-illustrated article; Paper Tigers Cost Money; Tips on how an LPH delivers machines, men and gear - with photos; Pacific Strategy 1792-1945 - Part 1 - major article by Samuel Eliot MOrison, Rear Admiral USNR (Ret.); Vo Nguyen Giap on Guerrilla War - Tactics... View more info

Image for Early days: A record of the early days of the Provincial Air Service of Ontario, of the men and the ships they flew

Early days: A record of the early days of the Provincial Air Service of Ontario, of the men and the ships they flew

By: Dillon, J. C

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Ontario Dept. of Lands and Forests: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 761H0728

ISBN: B0006EW30A

Condition: Fair


B0006EW30A 32 pages. Reprint of the 1961 first edition. Black and white reproductions of many archival photos. Average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Black Jets: The Development and Operation of America's Most Secret Warplane

Black Jets: The Development and Operation of America's Most Secret Warplane

By: Donald, David

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, AIRtime: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 761H1524

ISBN: 1880588676

Condition: Fine


1880588676 256 pages. Index. Profusely illustrated with excellent colour photos. "Profiles four of the world's most amazing combat aircraft - the U-2R/S, A-12/SR-71 and F-117 from Lockheed, and Northrop's B-2 Spirit. Describes these spectacular platforms in great detail, combining full development history and combat record. Includes highly accurate technical drawings and artworks." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A superb copy of this excellent work. View more info

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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II (Osprey Air Combat)

By: Dorr, Robert F.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761H2952

ISBN: 0850455871

Condition: Very Good


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

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McDonnell F-101 Voodoo (Osprey Air Combat)

By: Dorr, Robert F.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Osprey Publishing Ltd.: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3212

ISBN: 0850457521

Condition: Good


0850457521 198 pages. Index. Glossary. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of black and white photos and twelve in color. "Altough designed to escort American bombers into the Soviet Union, the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo's most numerous variant became an interceptor guarding North America from other bombers. The story begins in the crucible of Southeast Asia, with the men of the 20th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron. Many of these men were interviewed specially for this book. Includes the Chinese Nationalist RF-101A flights over the mainland from Taiwan, and a first-hand account fr... View more info

Image for National Home Monthly Magazine, March (Mar.) 1937 - Crowning of George the Sixth / Aviation to the Patricia District of Ontario

National Home Monthly Magazine, March (Mar.) 1937 - Crowning of George the Sixth / Aviation to the Patricia District of Ontario

By: Douthwaite, L.; Braley, B.; Carol, R.; Ives, M.; Horn, H.; Phayre, I.; Hilliard, H.; Brown, J.; Bayne, E.; Catto, R.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, National Home Monthly / Stovel: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4832

Condition: Fair


80 pages. Features: Nice colour-photo ad for Green Giant / Fine Foods ad inside front cover features Essex County of Ontario; Nice one-page Easter ad for Parker Pens; Fascinating editorial about Russia/Stalin/Trotsky; Nice colour one-page ad for Chateau Cheeses; The Crowing of our King-Emperor George the Sixth (IV) - photo-illustrated article; Big Business (short story); Account Balanced (short story); Tam McWhirker's Elephant (short story); Bustin' Open Patricia - excellent photo-illustrated article on the opening of the vast Patricia District of Northwestern Ontario by commercial aviation;... View more info

Image for Air Trails Pictorial Magazine, October 1947

Air Trails Pictorial Magazine, October 1947

By: Downie, Don; Perkins, Kendall; Colby, C.B.; Miller, J.W.; Schweizer, Paul A.; Bellinger, Carl; Bowers, Capt. Peter M.; Ross, Sidney; Cahill, James; Tyler, Bill; Thomas, H.A.; Cole, Henry; Casano, Al; Schroder, Walter

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Street and Smith: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 543G1691

Condition: Good


134 pages. Features: Beechcraft Bonanza color cover photo over New York; Cessna Factory Flyaway of NC 1697V from Wichita to Los Angeles; The McDonnell Phantom; 'Pilot Error' Clinic; Lightplane Salesmanship; Development of the Modern Sailplane; Helicopter School; Testing the Thunderjet; Army Aircraft Markings; Volmer VJ-21; One Airplane Airline - RCR Transport of White Plains, NY; Dissertation on Gliders; Radio Control Stinson 150 - part one; Luscombe Silvaire; Drone Diesel; Arrowhead; Renard R-2; Stunting is Easy; Many pages of ads; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Some age-toning to pag... View more info

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Who cares now

By: Duddridge, Lew

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Borealis Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665H0268

ISBN: 0888872496

Condition: Good


0888872496 Signed and inscribed by author atop title page. viii, 502pp. Two colour photos. "I have a concern. Was the death of 18,000 Canadian aircrew (in WWII) in vain? Who will carry the torch when we who were there are gone? My position on 'who cares now' may touch a tender spot in some, but my airforce friends did not die in vain. We must be reminded of the horrors of a major war; there is a better way." - from back cover. Light wear. A quality copy. View more info

Image for The Magnificent Distances - Early Aviation in British Columbia 1910-1940 - Sound Heritage Series Number 28

The Magnificent Distances - Early Aviation in British Columbia 1910-1940 - Sound Heritage Series Number 28

By: Duffy, Dennis; Crane, Carol; Parker, David; Stoddart, Paul

Price: $39.95

Publisher: British Columbia, Province of British Columbia: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 714G3143

Condition: Fair


78 pages. Many wonderful reproductions of archival photos supported by considerable text. Libary stamp atop front cover otherwise unmarked with somewhat above-average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Saturday Evening Post, December (Dec.) 5, 1953: Death on K2 / Life History of an A-Bomb / I Flew with the Strato-Jets

The Saturday Evening Post, December (Dec.) 5, 1953: Death on K2 / Life History of an A-Bomb / I Flew with the Strato-Jets

By: Duganne, P.; Bates, R.; Price, W.; MacKaye, M.; Carrighar, S.; Wharton, D.; Et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, The Curtis Publishing Company: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0778

Condition: Fair


100 pages. Features: Cover illustration of breakfast in a kitchen being repainted; We Met Death on K2 (part 1 of 2) - color-photo illustrated article about the American expedition which met tragic defeat; I Flew With the Stratojets - great photo-illustrated article about life aboard a nuclear bomber, B-47 jet flying from Tampa to England, including mid-air refueling; It's Never Too Late to Go to College - each year 12,000 inquisitive adults attend New York University; The Dog That Trained Me - Sally Carrighar and her Husky dog Bobo; Professor in a Hot Spot - amateur diplomat James B. Conant, ... View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, July 20, 1957 - Sir Roy Dobson Pushed Us Into the Jet Age / Tanya Moiseiwitsch is the Designing Woman of Stratford / Prospector Viola MacMillan

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, July 20, 1957 - Sir Roy Dobson Pushed Us Into the Jet Age / Tanya Moiseiwitsch is the Designing Woman of Stratford / Prospector Viola MacMillan

By: Earl, Marjorie; Sangster, Dorothy; Frayne, Trent; Croft, Frank; McCall, Christina; Hockley, Vernon; et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4690

Condition: Good


64 pages. Features: Cover painting by Macpherson shows Aerobee rocket taking off from Fort Churchill, Manitoba, to study the Northern Lights; Colour-photo Caterpillar ad inside front cover shows the deepest causeway in the world, the Strait of Canso Causeway - 180' deep in the middle; One-page colour-photo ad for GE presents a pink and yellow fridge which is difficult to look at; Two-page colour ad for Shell is nondescript but for the large illustration of a girl high up the the bucket of a tractor as she rescues her cat from a roof; William Mercer says we're going haywire in our security (p... View more info

Image for The National Home Monthly Magazine, April (Apr.) 1934 - Russia Today

The National Home Monthly Magazine, April (Apr.) 1934 - Russia Today

By: Eddy, Sherwood; Glynn-Ward, H.; MacDonald, S.; Pole, Mostyn; Elliott, T.; Raymond, H.; Cunningham, L.; Sutherland, P.; Jackson, Alan;

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, The National Home Monthly: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H0011

Condition: Fair


Please note that the first and last pages (1-2 and 91-92) are missing. 88 pages remain. Features: Charming cover illustration of two young boys wearing towels; Russia Today - What Can We Learn From It?; P&G one-page colour ad for Naptha Soap features inset photo of Mrs. H.F. Edens; Two Beauties and a Bandit (short story); Sequel (short story); Why the Prince of Wales is "Air Minded" - photo-illustrated article explains how H.R.H. has solved the problem of his public engagements via aviation; Trail's End (short story); After I Was Killed (short story); The Man Who Lived in Twilight (s... View more info

Image for KITTYHAWK PILOT: WING COMMANDER JF EDWARDS.

KITTYHAWK PILOT: WING COMMANDER JF EDWARDS.

By: Edwards, James F. (Stocky) & J.P.A. Michel Lavigne.

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, Turner-Warwick: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 761C9369

ISBN: 0919899102

Condition: Good


0919899102 308 pages plus xxiv pages of reproductions of black and white photos. Map endpapers. Signed and inscribed by both authors upon title page. Recollections of this Canadian WWII pilot. Prior owner's name atop title page otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Minor lean to spine. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Critical Moments: Profiles of Members of the Greater Vancouver Branch of the Aircrew Association

Critical Moments: Profiles of Members of the Greater Vancouver Branch of the Aircrew Association

By: Ellen Kelly; Doris Kelly

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Aircrew Association of Canada: 1990

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 814C5083

ISBN: 0889259674

Condition: Fine


0889259674 346 pages. Glossary. Black and white illustrations. Decorated endpapers. "Here is a significant, evocative - and long overdue - honour roll of the 'captains of the clouds' who saved democracy." - Peter C. Newman. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, January 1930 -  Wind Tunnel Anomalies / Safe Flying With Instruments

Aviation Engineering (Magazine) - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, January 1930 - Wind Tunnel Anomalies / Safe Flying With Instruments

By: Englehardt, Lloyd F.; De Bobrovsky, T.N.; Moore, W.B.; Parsons, Mahlon W. Jr.; Brown, W.G.; Jackson, W.E.; Kear, F.G.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: New York City, Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2479

Condition: Good


48 pages. Features: Stress Analysis of Fittings; Wind Tunnel Anomalies; Application of Anti-Friction Bearings to Airplane Wheels; Sprinkler Equipment for Hangars; Safe Flying Through the Use of Instruments - recent progress in the installation of radio beacons and the development of blind flying instruments should greatly diminish the hazards of flying; Applying the Radio Range to the Airways - a discussion of methods of adjusting the space pattern of the radio beacon system so courses may align with fixed airways; Lehigh Airports Competition; Photo ad for Western Electric's Airplane Telephon... View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering and Aircraft Servicing (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Airway Age - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, February (Feb.) 1932 -  The Buhl Pusher Type Autogiro

Aviation Engineering and Aircraft Servicing (Magazine), With Which is Consolidated Airway Age - The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry, February (Feb.) 1932 - The Buhl Pusher Type Autogiro

By: Epstein, A.; Marshall, A.; Galloway, R.; Appel, A.; Teichmann, F.; Willgoos, A.; Haifter, M.; Lloyd, A.; LaSha, S.; Hall, R.; Warrender, L.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Aircraft Engineering: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2493

Condition: Good


54 pages. Features: Front cover Thompson Valves ad commemorates Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon and their record-setting Trans-Pacific flight from Sabishiro Beach, Japan to Wenatchee, Washington in 1931; Analysis of Landing Gear Fittings; Installation of Radial Air-Cooled Engines; Manufacturing Light Planes; Design Refinements in Bird Planes; Welded Tubing and Streamlined Struts; Pratt & Whitney's New Fuel Injection System; The Buhl Pusher Type Autogiro; Inspection Gauges used in Engine Production; New Planes; Comments on Stress Analysis and Design; Selection, Care and Maintenance of Porcelai... View more info

Image for Aviation Engineering (Magazine), January (Jan.) 1933 - Servicing the Autogiro / History of the Scintilla Magneto

Aviation Engineering (Magazine), January (Jan.) 1933 - Servicing the Autogiro / History of the Scintilla Magneto

By: Eskin, B.; Davydow, N.; Miller, R.; Lloyd, A.; Haeberly, H.; Lubcke, H.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Bryan Davis Publishing Co., Ltd.: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201H2495

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Front cover Thompson Valves ad salutes Northwest Airways; Racon Electric Co. photo ad inside front cover says their Racon 9 unit airplane horn was used to direct landing of the "Akron"; Highlights at Paris; Balanced Elevators; Metal Monocoque Construction; Inspection gauges Used on Radial Engine Crankcases; Servicing the Autogiro; New Planes and Engines - the Hornet Tic, the Heinkel Sportplane; Review of Foreign Press; Airports and Transportation Engineering; Airplane Reception of Television from Ground Station; Edo Automatic Water Rudders; Electric Welding in Airc... View more info

Image for Canada's Wings

Canada's Wings

By: Field, Peter J.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118C9679

Condition: Good


126 pages. "The story of the Royal Canadian Air Force... Here are not only first-hand stories of raids and combats, but also the no less thrilling story of the vast Empire Training Scheme which, in itself, is one of the key pillars in the great foundations upon which victory is being so surely built." - from dust jacket. Average wear. Binding intact. Prior owner's signature upon front free endpaper. Above-average wear to price-clipped dust jacket. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Through Footless Halls of Air - The Stories of a Few of the Many Who Failed to Return

Through Footless Halls of Air - The Stories of a Few of the Many Who Failed to Return

By: Floyd B. Williston

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Burnstown, Ontario, Canada, General Store Pub House: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A1497

ISBN: 1896182445

Condition: Fair


1896182445 310 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon title page. Black and white illustrations. Author "Meticulously researched the short lives of six Atlantic Canada airmen, two of them the author's brothers, who failed to return from aerial operations during the second world war." - from back cover. Somewhat abov-average wear. Prior owner's name upon bottom edge. View more info