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Wop May, bush pilot

By: Allan, Iris Constance Sommerville

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke Irwin: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15767

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Dust jacket has some chipping and short tears head & tail of spine, some erasure top of front free end paper, previous owner's name at base. ; A tight solid book. White cloth covered boards with black art work matching DJ art. Illustrations by William Wheeler ; B&W Illustrations; 170 pages; This is a light novelization of the life of Wilfrid 'Wop' May. "Born at Carberry, Manitoba on 20 March 1896, during the First World War he was the pilot pursued by the “Red Baron” when the German ace was killed. May shot down 13 German aircraft during the war, eluding the “Red Baron” in the proc... View more info

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Hindenburg An Illustrated History

By: Archbold, Rick

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Toronto, Penguin Books Canada: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17535

ISBN: 0670852252

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Dust jacket has short tear with creasing bottom fore edge ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Colour Illustrations; 229 pages; A beautifully written history of the German airship 'Hindenburg', built during the Nazi era and used by Hitler for propaganda purposes. It met its untimely end on May 6, 1937 at Lakehurst, New Jersey while trying to dock following a trans-Atlantic crossing. Hundreds of period photographs, plus dozens of beautiful colour illustrations by Ken Marschall. The author and illustrator previously collaborated on 'Titanic, An Illustrated History'. View more info

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Winged Warfare

By: Bishop, William A. (Major)

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart: 1918

Seller ID: 17562

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Cloth boards show edge wear, with soiling and remainder mark of library label on leather spine. Corner pieces missing from BFEP and last two pages, but text present. Moisture stains throughout book, but no musty smell present. Usual library markings, card pockets have been removed. This was obviously read by many people - pages show soil and a few tears. This book was obviously rebound. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 272 pages; A recounting of Bishop`s personal experiences during the war as well as review of the state o... View more info

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Jump for it! Stories of the caterpillar club

By: Bowman, Gerald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Ltd.: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17258

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Blue cloth boards show light edge wear, small corner bumps. DJ has small tape-repaired tears, chipping to top of DJ spine. Some foxing of page edges ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 198 pages; A history of the development and use of the parachute in both military and civilian situations. "Gerald Bowman provides an interesting section on the development of the parachute, from the clumsy "balloon-and-basket" contraption of the early pioneers to the scientifically-designed equipment of today." View more info

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Canadian Wing Commanders of Fighter Command in World War II

By: Brown, George

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Langley, BC, Battleline Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18917

ISBN: B001UH4Y7W

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Dust jacket shows edgewear, scuffing and short tears ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 324+ pages View more info

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Amelia Earhart; a Report

By: Carrington, Capt. George Carson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Britnav Services: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9943

Condition: Fine in Good+ dust jacket


Long tear across front panel of DJ with crease, some scuffing and short tears stabilized in clear mylar cover ; A bright solid, book ; This is the first report on Amelia Earhart to include a diversionary flight over the Truk and Kwajalein Atolls in the Caroline and Marshall Islands. View more info

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RAF Evaders

By: Clutton-Brock, Oliver

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Bounty Books: 2012

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19170

ISBN: 0753722798

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Short tears on DJ edges along with creasing. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 9.8 X 6.6 X 1.7 inches; "During the five years from May 1940 to May 1945 several thousand Allied airmen, forced to abandon their aircraft behind enemy lines, evaded capture and reached freedom, by land, sea and air. The territory held by the Germans was immense – from Norway and Denmark in the north, through Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg to the south of France – and initially there was no organization to help the men on the r... View more info

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An Illustrated History of the R.A.F.; Battle of Britain 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition

By: Conyers Nesbit, Roy

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Godalming, Surrey UK, COLOUR LIBRARY BOOKS: 1992

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 16410

ISBN: 0862838142

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Light edge wear and short tears top of the spine of dustjacket ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 320 pages; A very attractive copy of this 15 inch folio edition. Retells the story of the Royal Air Force, from the early days of balloons and experimental flying machines, through the two World Wars, to the Falklands campaign View more info

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Kittyhawk Pilot Wing Commander JF Edwards.

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

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Battleford, Saskatchewan, Turner-Warwick: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19396

ISBN: 0919899102

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; DJ and boards show light shelf wear, some chipping top of dustjacket spine. ; Signed by Edwards on the half-title page. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar. Map endpapers ; B&W Photographs; 8.5 X 5.9 X 1.3 inches; 308 pages; "Jimmy Edwards, as the old-timers around Battleford call him, grew up in the historic town of Battleford, Saskatchewan; went to school in a building that housed the first government of the Northwest Territories and experienced all the things that went with the Great Depression of the 1930's. From the beginning he demonstrated the ability of an... View more info

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No. 242 Squadron, the Canadian years The story of the RAF's all-Canadian fighter squadron

By: Halliday, Hugh A

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Stittsville ON, Canada's Wings: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17649

ISBN: 0920002099

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ & book show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Extensive footnotes throughout, appendices and bibliography at the back of the book. ; B&W Photographs; 9.13 X 6.06 X 1.02 inches; 177 pages; "In the autumn of 1939 a fighter squadron of the Royal Air Force was formed from Canadians who were already serving with the RAF. A Canadian unit would thus be participating in the war in the period before men and units of the RCAF could be trained and sent overseas. This is the story of that unit. No. 242 Squadron, RAF - of its formation and training,... View more info

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The Lost Squadron

By: Hayes, David

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Publications: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17897

ISBN: 0747518262

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ shows very light shelf wear. Gift inscription on front pastedown. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W and Colour photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages; During World War II in 1942, a fleet of warplanes consisting of two B-17 "Flying Fortress" bombers and six P-38 Lightning fighters were flying on a transfer run from North America to Scotland. During the leg of the flight from Greenland to Iceland, they ran into severe weather over the Denmark Strait and were forced to turn back. Unfortunately, all the landing fields within their fuel range... View more info

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RCAF Squadron Histories and Aircraft 1924-1968

By: Kostenuk, Samuel; John Griffin

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Samuel Stevens/ A. M. Hakkert Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17744

ISBN: 0888665776

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Dustjacket shows some edgewear, some creasing & discoloration top front panel of DJ. Light wear to extremities of cloth covered boards. ; DJ in mylar. A tight, bright book. ; Historical publication # 14 Canadian War Museum; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 255 pages; A history of the Royal Canadian Air Force, from it's inception circa 1924 up until the late 1960s. View more info

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Lost Moon The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13

By: Lovell, James & Jeffrey Kruger

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1994

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 18810

ISBN: 0395670292

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, no price on dustjacket.; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 9 X 5.70 X 1.40 inches; 378 pages; "In April 1970, during the glory days of the Apollo space program, NASA sent Navy Captain Jim Lovell and two other astronauts on America's fifth mission to the moon. Only fifty-five hours into the flight of Apollo 13, disaster struck: a mysterious explosion rocked the ship, and soon its oxygen and power began draining away. Commander Lovell and his crew watched in alarm as the cockpit grew darker, the air grew thin... View more info

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The Canadair Sabre

By: Milberry, Larry

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, CANAV Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17400

ISBN: 0969070373

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Top fore corner lightly bumped, light edgewear to dustjacket. ; Signed by the author on the front free end paper. DJ in Mylar, unclipped. A bright solid, book ; 1.17 x 11.28 x 8.82 Inche; 372 pages; The Canadair F-86 Sabre made history by taking control of the skies over Korea and drubbing the MiG-15. Details the daily operations of the Royal Canadian Air Force squadrons of the No. 1 Air Division that flew the Sabre in Europe and Asia. View more info

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Sixty Years The RCAF and CF Air Command 1924-1984

By: Milberry, Larry

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canav Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18353

ISBN: 0969070349

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Paper covered boards and DJ edges show some shelf wear. Light scuffing of DJ ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W and Colour photographs; 11 X 8.70 X 1.60 inches; 480 pages View more info

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Aircom Canada's Air Force

By: Milberry, Larry

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Toronto, Canav Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18530

ISBN: 0921022050

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; Very light shelf wear on DJ and boards. Gift inscription to previous owner on title page, next to author's inscription to previous owner. ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Color Illustrations; 0.75 x 11 x 8.5 Inches; 191 pages View more info

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Sixty Years - The RCAF and CF Air Command 1924-1984

By: Milberry, Larry (ed.)

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, CANAV Books: 1984

Edition: 1st; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15587

ISBN: 0969070349

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Signed by Author; Boards show some edge wear ; Signed by author on front free end paper. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 480 pages; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. View more info

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ADVENTURE ABOVE THE CLOUDS

By: Monk, F.V. and H.T. Winter.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15902

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Dust jacket creased and heavily chipped head & tail of spine, with short tears, shelf soil on back panel of DJ ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. Blue cloth covered boards show light wear only, hinges intact, 8 half tone plates and diagrams. ; Enterprise Library; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 224 pages; Monk and Winter examine man's efforts using various forms of flight to go higher and higher in vehicles ranging from balloons to aircraft to early rockets. View more info

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Gentleman Air Ace - The Duncan Bell-Irving Story

By: O'Kiely, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8193

ISBN: 1550170775

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Signed by Author; Bottom corners a little bumped. ; Inscribed by O'Kiely, Duncan Bell-Irving's daughter, on half-title page. DJ in Mylar, bright, solid book ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 216 pages; Bell-Irving was the 1st native-born Canadian to become an air ace in WWI and went on to do elite pilot training. His influential family sent seven members to serve during the war. "At the outbreak of the war, all six of the wealthy Bell-Irving brothers joined up and were sent overseas. Duncan served with the infantry in the trenches in France, before transferring to the R... View more info

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Taming the Skies A Celebration of Canadian Flight

By: Pigott, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16113

ISBN: 1550024698

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to extremities.; DJ in Mylar. A bright, solid book.; 226 pages; "It is a cruel irony of history that as we celebrate the centenary of flight on December 17, 2003, aviation is in a tailspin and airlines are disappearing in Canada. Yet flight itself remains one of humanity's most spectacular triumphs, and Canada especially has much to be proud of. Contained within these covers is a complex portrait of Canadian aviation, from the Silver Dart to the Cormorant. Packed with photographs as colourful as the details that accompany them, it bursts with unforgettable aircraft trivia."... View more info