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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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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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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