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Up in the Clouds : or Balloon Voyages , BALANTYNE, R. M.
41 BALANTYNE, R. M. Up in the Clouds : or Balloon Voyages
James Nisbet & Co., 0, 
BALANTYNE, R. M. Up in the Clouds : or Balloon Voyages. L: James Nisbet & Co., n.d. (18--?). Pp. 123. Illustrated. Small 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine, with illustrations of a sailing vessel and a tiger to front, decorative spine. Slightly cocked, front hinge cracked, spine faded, some dampstaining to rear cloth, rubbed, else vg. 50.00

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42 BALLANTYNE, R. M. Up In the Clouds or Balloon Voyages.
James Nisbet & Co., Limited, London, 1875, 
BALLANTYNE, R.M. Up In the Clouds or Balloon Voyages. London : James Nisbet& Co., n.d. [1870S?]. Pp [1]-123,(5),[1]-16 (pub.cat.), frontis and engrav ed title-page,+ 2 plates. Small 8vo, pictorial blue cloth (ship vignette and tiger), gilt lettering to front board and spine. A young adult book on the history of balloon flight. Contents : 1. Treats of early Efforts to fly, etc. 2. The First Balloons. 3. Early Attempts at Aerial Navigation. 4. The First Aerial Voyages made in Great Britain—Succeeding Ascents. 5. Parachutes. 6. Ascents by Messrs. Glaisher and Coxwell. 7. Account or Nadar's Balloon, “Le Géant” - First Ascent. 8. Second Ascent of Nadar's “Giant” Balloon. 9. War Balloons. 10. Aerial Locomotives, etc. Cloth rubbed and soiled, spine ends worn, corners bumped, multiple library stamps and rear pouch, smudged and foxed, good only. As is. 25.00

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43 BANNISTER, Ivy Blunt Trauma : After the Fall of Flight 111. pbk.
Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, NB, 2006, ISBN:0864924526 
BANNISTER, Ivy. Blunt Trauma : After the Fall of Flight 111 . (Fredericton,NB): Goose Lane Editions, (2006). Pp. [1]-241,(7). 8vo, illustrated black card covers. The author's tale of coping with tragedy, following the crash of Swiss Air Flight 111 off the coast of Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia in 1998.Bannister's sister was a flight attendant on the ill-fated journey. Vg. 12 .00

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44 BANNISTER, Ivy Blunt Trauma : After the Fall of Flight 111. Signed, Paperback.
Goose Lane Editions, Fredericton, NB, 2006, ISBN:0864924526 
BANNISTER, Ivy. Blunt Trauma : After the Fall of Flight 111. (Fredericton, NB) : Goose Lane Editions, (2006). First Printing. Pp. [1]-241,(7). 8vo, illustrated black card covers, yellow lettering to spine. "On September 2, 1998, a cockpit fire sent Swissair Flight 111 plunging into the sea off Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, with the loss of all 229 men, women, and children on board. 'Blunt Trauma' tells the true story of how one family as transformedby this catastrophe. Ivy Bannister's sister, a flight attendant, was aboar d Flight 111. In 'Blunt Trauma', Bannister relives the shock of Patty's death, the painful practicalities of identifying remains and clearing out possessions, and her 80-year-old mother's anger." -from rear. Very good. Signedand inscribed by the author on the title page. 15.00

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45 BARKER, Ralph Hurricats. in dj.
Pelham, London, 1978, 
BARKER, Ralph. The Hurricats. London Pelham Books, (1978). First Edition. Pp (12),[1]-207,(5) + 12 pages of photos. 8vo, black cloth. Law 1220. An account of the expendable, catapult-launched Hurricane fighters employed by Britain in the earlier stages of the Battle of the Atlantic. Chapters: 1. TheScourge of the Atlantic; 2. Frustration and Failure; 3. Bob Everett and HM S Maplin; 4. Catapult Ships under Fire; 5. Unhappy Landings; 6. A Launchingin Mid-Ocean; 7. Winter in the North Atlantic; 8. Convoys to Russia - PQ 1 5; 9. Two in one Day - PQ 16 and QP 12; 10. Convoy HG 84 and the 36th Escort Group; 11. PQ 17 - Why the Hurricat Stayed on Its Perch; 12. Archangel and the North Cape; 13. PQ 18 - The Germans Miscalculate; 14. V for Victor: The Stolen Hurricane; 15. The Man who Couldn't Swim [Norman Taylor]; 16. Nota Whimper But a Bang. Appendices: I. Sequence of Events in Firing the Cata pult; II. Tactical Notes for Hurricane Engaging Focke-Wulf 200. With an Index. Vg in vg dj. 60.00

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46 BARKER, Ralph Ship-Busters : The Story of the R.A.F. Torpedo-Bombers. UK
Chatto & Windus, London, 1957, 
BARKER, Ralph. The Ship-Busters : The Story of the R.A.F. Torpedo-Bombers. London : Chatto & Windus, 1957. First UK Edition. Pp (4),5-272, frontispiece + 14 pp of photos. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters include : 1. The Curtain Raiser; 2. The Rover; 3. The Million-to-one Chance; 4. Training and Pscychology; 5. The Unique Opportunity; 6. The Beaufort Attacks on the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau; 7. The Attack on Prinz Eugen; 8. Torpedoes in the Med; 9. The June Malta Convoy; 10. Taranto to Benghazi; 11. Before the August Convoy; 12. Ten Days to Alam el Halfa; 13. Rommel's Last Tanker; 14. The Strike Wings in the U.K. With Epilogue and index. Ex library, with stamps, pouch,spinenumber, etc bout otherwise a reasonbly copy. 15.00

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47 BARNES, C.H. Bristol Aircraft Since 1910.
Putnam, London, 1970, ISBN:0370000153 
BARNES, C.H. Bristol Aircraft Since 1910. London : Putnam, (1970). Second Revised Edition. Pp [1]-415,(1). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Contents : Introduction; History of the Company; Zodiac; Boxkite; Glider; Racing Biplane (1911); Monoplane (1911); Biplane Type T; Prier Monoplanes; Gordon England Biplanes; Coanda Monoplanes; Coanda Two-seat Biplanes; Burney Flying Boats; Scouts A-D, S.S.A., G.B.1 and S.2A; T.T.A. And F.3A; F.2A and F.2B; M.1A-C Monoplanes; M.R.1 Metal Biplane; Scouts E and F; F.2C and Badger; Braemar, Pullman and Tramp; Tourer; Babe; Bullet; Seely; Ten-seaters and Brandon; Bullfinch; M.1D Monoplane; Taxiplane and Primary Trainers; Greek and Bulgarian Tourers; Berkeley; Brownie; Type 92; Boarhound and Beaver; Bagshot; Badminton; Type 101; Bulldog and Bullpup; Type 10; Type 110A; Types 118 and 120; Four-gun Fighters; Bombay; High Altitude Monoplane; Types 142 and 143; Types 146, 147 and 148; Blenheim, Bolingbroke and Bisley; Beaufort; Beaufighter; Type 159; Buckingham, Brigand and Buckmaster; Brabazon I; Freighter and Wayfarer; Britannia; Helicopters; Turbojets. Appendices. Light wear to edges, else very good in rubbed, unclipped dustjacket. 40.00

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48 BARRIS, Ted Behind the Glory : Canada's Role in the Allied Air War. Reissue Edition industjacket, Signed
Thomas Allen Publishers, Toronto , 2005, 
BARRIS, Ted. Behind the Glory. [dustjacket adds: The Plan that Won the Allied War: Training Heroes in Canadian Skies]. Toronto : Thomas Allen Publishers, (2005). First Printing. Pp (4),v-viii,1-358,(2),+ 16 pp.photos. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. On the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. 1. Calling Cards for Hitler; 2 Countdown to Zero Day; 3. Abandon Hope All Ye Who Enter Here; 4. A Great Tide of Airmen; 5. Cockpit Classroom;6. Recruiting at the Waldorf; 7. Hollywood Heroes; 8. Yellow Perils; 9. To o Valuable to Risk; 10. To the Edge of the World; 11. The Survival Dividend12. They Got No Gongs. With notes and index. Very good in unclipped dustja cket. Signed, without inscription, by Barris, Nov. '05. 25.00

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49 BARRY, Donald (ed.). Documents on Canadian External Relations. Volume 19. 1953.
External Affairs and International Trade Canada, Ottawa, 1991, ISBN:0660564785 
BARRY, Donald (ed.). Documents on Canadian External Relations. Volume 19. 1953. (Ottawa) : External Affairs and International Trade Canada, (1991). Pp[i]-xxxix,(5),[1]-1665,(3),+ 8 pp. illustrations. Index. 8vo, red cloth, g ilt to Coast of Arms to front board and gilt lettering and black labels to spine. Chapters : I. Conduct of External Relations. II. Korean Conflict. III. United Nations. IV. International Organizations and Conferences. V. North Atlantic Treaty Organization. VI. Civil Aviation. VII. Commonweath Relations. VIII. Relations with the United States. IX. Western Europe and the Middle East. X. Relations with the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. XI. Far East. XII. Latin America. Small bump to front cover at fore-edg, else a fine copy. 125.00

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50 BASHOW, David (ed.) AVIS, Peter SAUL, John Ralston CASE, Gordon C. Canadian Military Journal / Revue Militaire Canadienne. Vol. 5, No. 4, Winter 2004-2005
Department of National Defence, Ottawa, 2004, 
BASHOW, David (ed.). Canadian Military Journal / Revue Militaire Canadienne. Vol. 5, No. 4, Winter 2004-2005. (Ottawa : Department of National Defence, 2004). Pp 1-102;1-102. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated whitecard covers. Contents : “A New Era Of Irregular Warfare?” (by His Excellen cy John Ralston Saul); “The Responsibility To Protect – Humanitarian Intervention and The Use Of Military Force” (by General Klaus Naumann); “The Responsibility To Protect: A Military Legal Comment” (by Major-General Jerry S.T. Pitzul, Lieutenant-Colonel Kirby Abbott and Captain Christopher K. Penny); “Transforming Canada’s Air Force: Vectors For The Future” (by Lieutenant-General Ken Pennie); “The Influence Of The Environment On The 1964 DefenceWhite Paper” (by Lieutenant-Colonel Ross Fetterly); “Canadian Maritime Sec urity And The Culture Of Prevention” (by Captain(N) Peter Avis and Iain Grant, pp 55-64); “A Framework For Fundamental Change? The Management Command And Control Re-engineering Initiative” (by Lieutenant-Colonel Michael Rostek); “The Lessons of Munich: Mackenzie King’s Campaign To Prepare Canada ForWar” (by Captain Gordon C. Case); and more. Back-to-back English and Frenc h texts. Very good. 12.00

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51 BASHOW, David L. No Prouder Place : Canadians and the Bomber Command Experience, 1939-1945. in dj.
Vanwell Publishing Limited, St. Catharines, ON, 2005, ISBN:1551250985 
BASHOW, David L. No Prouder Place : Canadians and the Bomber Command Experience, 1939-1945 . St. Catharines, ON: Vanwell Publishing, (2005). Pp. [i]-x,11-544, + 32 p. of colour plates. Includes numerous black and white textual illustrations. Large 8vo, blue paper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Contents; 1. Prelude to War, 2. To War: The Early Innings (1939 to1941), 3. The Long, Dark Night (1942), 4. Battering the Reich (early 1943) , 5. A Time for Fortitude (the Human Element), 6. A Town called Whitebait (On to Berlin: late 1943 to early 1944), 7. Overlord and Other Diversions (mid-to-late 1944), 8. Götterdämmerung Over the Reich (1945). With epilogue and appendices. Vg in dj. 45.00

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52 BASHOW, David L. No Prouder Place : Canadians and the Bomber Command Experience, 1939-1945. Paperback.
Vanwell Publishing Limited, St. Catharines, ON, 2005, ISBN:9781551251059 
BASHOW, David L. No Prouder Place : Canadians and the Bomber Command Experience, 1939-1945 . St. Catharines, Ontario : Vanwell Publishing, (2005). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-x,11-544, + 32 p. of colour plates. Includes numerous black and white textual illustrations. Large 8vo, art illustrated grey card covers, red and white lettering to front, white lettering to spine. Contents; 1. Prelude to War, 2. To War: The Early Innings (1939 to 1941), 3. The Long, Dark Night (1942), 4. Battering the Reich (early 1943), 5. A Time for Fortitude (the Human Element), 6. A Town called Whitebait (On to Berlin: late 1943 to early 1944), 7. Overlord and Other Diversions (mid-to-late 1944), 8. Götterdämmerung Over the Reich (1945). With epilogue and appendices. Very good. 20.00

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53 BASHOW, David L. Sting of the Hornet : McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 in Canadian Service.
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1988, ISBN:0771010893 
BASHOW, David L. Sting of the Hornet : McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 in CanadianService. (Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 1988). Reprint. Pp [1]-72. Ill ustrated. Triple Column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated olive brown card covers. The F/A-18 was developed for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps in the mid-1970s, and was chosen to be Canada's new high performance, multi-role fighter jet in 1980. Gift inscription, else very good. 20.00

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54 BASHOW, David L. (ed.). HUEBERT, Rob KILLABY, Guy DELVOIE, Louis A. Canadian Military Journal / Revue Militaire Canadienne Vol, 6, No. 4, Winter / Hiver 2005-2006
Department of National Defence, Ottawa, 2005, 
BASHOW, David L. (ed.). Canadian Military Journal / Revue Militaire Canadienne Vol, 6, No. 4, Winter / Hiver 2005-2006. (Ottawa : Department of National Defence, 2005). Pp 1-116;1-116. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated black card covers. Contents : From Minister Hellyer to General Hillier: Understanding the Fundamental Differences between the Unification of the Canadian Forces and its Present Transformation (by Brigadier-General Daniel Gosselin and Doctor Craig Stone); Renaissance in Canadian Arctic Security? (by Doctor Rob Huebert); “Great Game in a Cold Climate”: Canada’s Arctic Sovereignty in Question (by Lieutenant-Commander Guy Killaby); The Northwest Passage in Context (by Andrea Charron); The Canadian Rangers: A “Postmodern” Militia that Works (by P. Whitney Lackenbauer); The Hidden Cost ofOperations: Foreign Exchange Risk Management in the Canadian Department of National Defence (by Doctor Naceur Essaddam, Major Christopher H. Bucar an d Major Richard A. Groves); Canadian Special Operations Forces: Transforming Paradigms (by Doctor J. Paul de B. Taillon); Improving Aircrew Interoperability in Coalition Warfare: Examining the Human Dimension of the Air PowerEquation (by Colonel Greg Matte); The Early Problems of a Famous Militia R egiment: Why the 86th Regiment Was Disbanded (by Doctor Desmond Morton); A Bridge Too Far: The Canadian Role in the Evacuation of the British 1st Arnhem-Oosterbeek, September 1944 (by David Bennett); Terrorism: Global Insecurity or Global Hyperbole? (by Louis A. Delvoie); Peacekeeping Then, Now and Always (by Doctor A. Walter Dorn). Back-to-back English and French texts. Corners creased, else very good. 12.00

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55 BASHOW, David L. BISHOP, Billy QUICK, Stephen P. BROWN, Arthur Roy Knights of the Air : Canadian Fighter Pilots in the First World War. First Edition in dustjacket
McArthur & Company, Toronto , 2000, ISBN:1552781623 
BASHOW, David L. Knights of the Air : Canadian Fighter Pilots in the First World War. Paintings and Illustrations by Stephen P. Quick. Toronto : McArthur & Company, 2000. First Printing. Pp (3),iv-xi,(1),[1]-210. Illustrated.Index. Double Column. 4to, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Genesis, 1914-1915. 2. Ascendancy Won – and Lost, 1916. 3. Tragedies and Triumphs, 1917. 4. The Incomparable Billy Bishop. 5. Per Ardua ad Astra, 1918. 6. Arthur Roy Brown and Manfred von Richthofen. Appendices. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO ITS SIZE AND WEIGHT. Penned name, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 30.00

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56 BASHOW, David L. DeQUETTEVILLE, A. M., Lieutenant-General (foreword) JOHNSON, J. E., Air Vice-Marshall (foreword) All the Fine Young Eagles : In the Cockpit with Canada's Second World War Fighter Pilots. in purple dj.
Stoddart Publishing Co. Limited, Toronto, 1996, ISBN:0773729763 
BASHOW, David L. All the Fine Young Eagles : In the Cockpit with Canada's Second World War Fighter Pilots. Forewords by Lieutenant-General A, N, DeQuetteville and Air Vice-Marshal J. E. Johnson. (Toronto): Stoddart PublishingCo. Limited, (1996). Pp. 384 + 24 p. of plates. 8vo, blue paper covered bo ards with gilt lettering to spine. This volume "tells the stories of Canada's fighter heroes, using their own wartime correspondence and later memoirsto capture the gripping atmosphere in the cockpit as they waged war in the air. Near-legendary names like Stocky Edwards, Buzz Beurling, and Moose Fu merton recount tales of fierce dogfights, dramatic victories, and narrow escapes, as well as stories of squadron life, leave in London, budding romances, homesickness, and the tragic loss of cherished friends." - from the dj.Vg in dj. 25.00

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57 BATES, H.E Cruise of the Breadwinner. 1st no dj.
Michael Joseph, 1946, 
BATES, H.E. The Cruise of the Breadwinner. London: Michael Joseph, (1946). First Printing. Pp 63. 8vo, black cloth with silver title block to spine. Ashort novel tracing the fate of the crew of a lugger in the English Channe l during World War Two, and of the downed German pilot they recover. Very good. Printed on cheap paper. 15.00

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58 BATES, H.E Cruise of the Breadwinner. in dj.
Michael Joseph, London, 1946, 
BATES, H.E. The Cruise of the Breadwinner. London: Michael Joseph, [1946?].Pp 63. 8vo, black cloth. A short novel tracing the fate of the crew of a l ugger in the English Channel during World War Two, and of the downed Germanpilot they recover. Spine roll, else vg in chipped dj. Printed on cheap pa per. 17.50

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59 BAUCHMAN, Perry Spitfire Pilot : My Wartime Adventures. First paperback, signed.
Lancelot Press, 1996, 
BAUCHMAN, Perry. Spitfire Pilot : My Wartime Adventures. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1996). Pp (6),7-172,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. Introduction by Al Purdy. "The word Spitfire has always been a magic name for me. I wanted to fly, wanted to 'slip the surly bonds of earth', etc. I met Perry Bauchman, and discovered that he had actually been a Spitfire pilot, and could even be induced to talk about his experiences occasionally [...]:his early neophyte days in Africa; shooting up German road convoys in Fran ce; downing buzz bombs over England, fierce dogfights with Messerschmidts and Focke Wolffs [sic]; escorting bomber raids on Hitler's munition factories... War, wtih all the blood and horror, but fought in the sky where the sheer excitement must have been sometimes overwhelming." -from Purdy's introduction. Very good. Signed, inscribed and dated by the author on the title page. 15.00

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60 BAUCHMAN, Perry PURDY, Al, intro Spitfire Pilot : My Wartime Adventures. First Edition
Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1996, ISBN:0889996091 
BAUCHMAN, Perry. Spitfire Pilot : My Wartime Adventures. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1996). Pp (6),7-172,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue card covers. Introduction by Al Purdy. "The word Spitfire has always been a magic name for me. I wanted to fly, wanted to 'slip the surly bonds of earth', etc. I met Perry Bauchman, and discovered that he had actually been a Spitfire pilot, and could even be induced to talk about his experiences occasionally [...]:his early neophyte days in Africa; shooting up German road convoys in Fran ce; downing buzz bombs over England, fierce dogfights with Messerschmidts and Focke Wolffs [sic]; escorting bomber raids on Hitler's munition factories... War, wtih all the blood and horror, but fought in the sky where the sheer excitement must have been sometimes overwhelming." -from Purdy's introduction. Vg. 12.00

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