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1929 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. SecondYear. Volume Two

By: SPRY, D.W.D., Lieut. Colonel (ed.). HOUGHTON, L.F.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., 1929,:

Seller ID: 86211


SPRY, D.W.D., Lieut. Colonel (ed.). 1929 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. Second Year. Volume Two. Halifax, N.S.: United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, 1929. Pp 1-166. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, red printed card covers. Articles of nautical interest : “Canada's Duty Towards National Defence” by Lt. Cmdr. L.F. Houghton, RNC (pp 26-33) and “The History and Modern Developments of Wireless Telegraphy” by Lt. Cmdr. L.F.Houghton, RCN (pp 34-53). Other articles : “The Race to the Sea” by Lt. Co l. JH.L. Sparling (pp 54-76); “The National Importance of the... View more info

40 Years of Air Transport in Northern Ireland (Transport Handbook No. 7).

By: SWANN, John W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Hollywood, Co. Down, 1971,:

Seller ID: 80516


SWANN, John W. 40 Years of Air Transport in Northern Ireland (Transport Handbook No. 7). [Hollywood, Co. Down] : The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, (1971). Pp [1]-54,(2). Illustrated,. 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. Very good. 25.00 View more info

434 Squadron History. Second Edition in dustjacket.

By: ROBERTSON, Robby.) MATTHEWS, Don. BERTRAM, Murray.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hangar Bookshelf, Belleville, ON, 1984,:

Seller ID: 41269


(ROBERTSON, Robby, Don MATTHEWS, Murray BERTRAM et al.). 434 Squadron History. (Belleville, Ont.: The Hangar Bookshelf, 1984). Second Edition. Pp 137.Oblong 8vo, blue cloth. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

437 Squadron History. in stained dj

By: Canada - Aviation)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hangar Bookshelf, Belleville, ON, 1985, ISBN:0920497039:

Seller ID: 58700


(Canada - Aviation). 437 Squadron History. (Belleville, ON: The Hangar Bookshelf, 1985). Pp. 113. Illustrated. Triple column. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth with gilt emblem of the 437 Squadron to the front, gilt titles to spine. Includes chapters on the Douglas DC-3, the Canadair CC-106 Yukon, and the Boeing 707. Light edgebrowning, faint soiling to rear board, else very good in dampstained dust jacket. 30.00 View more info

5 Great Postwar American X-Planes : Bell X-1, Bell X-2, Douglas X-3, Northrop X-4, Bell X-5. X-Planes Pictorial-1.

By: MATTHEWS, Henry.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Printed by United Printers & Traders for HPM Publications, Beirut, Lebanon, 1998,:

Seller ID: 91366


MATTHEWS, Henry. 5 Great Postwar American X-Planes : Bell X-1, Bell X-2, Douglas X-3, Northrop X-4, Bell X-5. X-Planes Pictorial-1. (Beirut, Lebanon :Printed by United Printers & Traders for HPM Publications, 1998). Pp [1]-[ 32]. Illustrated. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated grey stapled card covers. Very good. 25.00 View more info

7 x 10 x 90" (The Story of a Stirling Bomber and Its Crew). signed

By: POTTEN, Charlie

Price: $18.50

Publisher: K. Gandy and C. Potten, Ely and Hove, 1986, ISBN:0951156705:

Seller ID: 105515


POTTEN, Charlie. "7 x 10 x 90" (The Story of a Stirling Bomber and Its Crew). (Ely and Hove : K. Gandy and C. Potten, 1986). Pp (8),1-176,+ 16 pp plaes. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers, lettered in white. Contents : 1. "Chapple's Bunch" - The Crew and its Formation (by Charlie Potten, Flight Engineer); The Skipper's Account (Part I) (by Dave Chapple, Pilot); Tail End View (Part I) (by Ken Gandy); There We Were (Part I) (by Wilf Hodgson); The Aircraft - Warts and All (by Charlie Potten). 2. The Serious Stuff Begins (byCharlie Potten); Tail End View (Part 2) (by Ken Gandy); Ill... View more info

820 Naval Air Squadron.

By: Royal Navy - Helicopters)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Royal Navy, 1989,:

Seller ID: 66075


(Royal Navy - Helicopters). 820 Naval Air Squadron. (L.: Directorate of Public Relations (Royal Navy), 1989). Pp [8]. Illustrated with photos to text;double column. 8vo, stapled illustrated wraps. Contents: The Squadron Toda y; Our Aircraft the Westland Sea King HAS Mark 6; Our Ship HMS Ark Royal; 820 Squadron - A History; 820 Squadron Aircraft; 820 Squadron Ships; Battle Honours. Very good. 10.00 View more info

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A Leader Born : The Life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific Carrier Commander. First Edition in dustjacket

By: McCAIN, John Sidney) GILBERT, Alton Keith.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Casemate, Philadelphia , 1975, ISBN:1932033505: 1975

Seller ID: 84657

ISBN: 1932033505


(McCAIN, John Sidney). GILBERT, Alton Keith. A Leader Born : The Life of Admiral John Sidney McCain, Pacific Carrier Commander. Philadelphia : Casemate, (2006). First Printing. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),1-274 + 16 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, dark-grey paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Admiral John Sidney McCain (b. August 9, 1884, Teoc, Carroll County, Mississippi – d. September 6, 1945, Coronado, California). Alton Keith Gilbert (b. ca 1930). With a Foreword by his grandson, Senator John McCain. "John S. 'Slew' McCain was an old-scho... View more info

Abbotsford '74 : 1975: August 8, 9 & 10. Canada's National Airshow. Program: One Dollar

By: Abbotsford Air Show)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Abbotsford International Air Show Society, Abbotsford, B.C., 1975,:

Seller ID: 115603


(Abbotsford Air Show). Abbotsford '74 : 1975: August 8, 9 & 10. Canada's National Airshow. Program: One Dollar. [Abbotsford, B.C.: Abbotsford International Air Show Society, 1975]. Pp (1),2-40,(2) includng covers, Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated red, blue and green card covers, lettered in yelowand white. The programme for the show, Very good. 15.00 View more info

ABC of U.S. and Canadian Military Aircraft.

By: TAYLOR, John W.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ian Allan, London, 1956,:

Seller ID: 98382


TAYLOR, John W.R. ABC [of] U.S. and Canadian Military Aircraft. London : Ian Allan Ltd., 1956. Pp [1]-80. Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated red and blue stapled card covers. “This new edition of the ABC of U.S. and CanadianMilitary Aircraft differs in many ways from the first edition published la st year. Some of the more important liaison aircraft now receive full-page coverage, with silhouettes, and this has helped to increase the number of “major” types to 61. Of these, 57 are illustrated with new photographs; and,of the total of 114 photographs in the book, 94 are new, together wit... View more info

Ace Factor : Air Combat and the Role of Situational Awareness. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: SPICK, Mike

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press, 1988, ISBN:0870210025:

Seller ID: 115519


SPICK, Mike . The Ace Factor : Air Combat and the Role of Situational Awareness. Naval Institute Press, (1988). First American Edition. "What makes a fighter ace? Why are a staggering forty per cent of aerial engagements won by a mere five per cent of pilots? What gives this minority the ability to rack up scores so far beyond those of the other 95 per cent of pilots? These questions have often been asked but a definitive answer has had to await this book. It can be condensed into two words: situational awareness, or SAfor short, that almost psychic ability the top-scoring aces have which ... View more info

Aces & Wingmen : Men, Machines and Units of the United States Army Air Force, Eighth Fighter Command and 354th Fighter Group, Ninth Air Force, 1943-5.signed in dj.

By: MORRIS, Danny TURNER, Richard E., Lt. Col., foreword SCUTTS, Jerry

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Neville Spearman, London, 1972, ISBN:0854352414:

Seller ID: 94892


MORRIS, Danny. Aces & Wingmen : Men, Machines and Units of the United States Army Air Force, Eighth Fighter Command and 354th Fighter Group, Ninth AirForce, 1943-5 . With a foreword by Lt Col Richard E. Turner. Illustrated b y Jerry Scutts. (London): Neville Spearman Ltd., (1972). First Printing. Pp. (14),15-488. Illustrated (some of which are in colour). Largely double column. Large 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "'Aces & Wingmen' contains stories of men who are famous and some who are not so famous. As well as including Aces such as Richard Turner and Edmond Zellner, ... View more info

Across the Top of the World : To the North Pole by Sled, Balloon, Airplane and Nuclear Icebreaker. 1st pr in dj.

By: FISHER, David E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Random House, New York, 1992, ISBN:067941116x:

Seller ID: 55477


FISHER, David E. Across the Top of the World : To the North Pole by Sled, Balloon, Airplane and Nuclear Icebreaker. NY: Random House, (1992). First Printing. Pp. 256 + 8 p. of coloured plates. 8vo, blue cloth spine with blue paper covered boards. "In the summer of 1991 the Soviet nuclear-powered icebreaker Sovetskiy Soyuz sailed on the world's first surface voyage across the Arctic Sea to the North Pole, carrying an international roster of one hundred people in luxury to the 'vacant whiteness' that had lured hundreds ofexplorers to their deaths." - from the dj. Vg-fine in dj. 20.00 View more info

Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves, USN.

By: REEVES, Joseph Mason, Admiral). HAYES, John D. Naval War College Review, Volume XXIII, Number 3 November 1970 ROBINSON, William H. BEX, John E.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Naval War College, Newport, RI, 1970,:

Seller ID: 67609


(REEVES, Joseph Mason, Admiral). HAYES, John D. "Admiral Joseph Mason Reeves, USN". An article in Naval War College Review, Volume XXIII, Number 3 November 1970, pp. 48-57. Newport, RI: Naval War College, 1970. Pp. 99. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Also: "An Element of International Affairs - The Military Mind" by Commander William H. Robinson, Jr., U.S. Navy; "Quantitative Information for Strategic Decisions" by MajorStuart J. Yuill, U.S. Army; "Navy and Polity: A 1973 Baseline" by Professo r John M. Roberts and Lieutenant Commander ... View more info

Adventures of a Trapper Boy : The Story of a Young Immigrant Who Became an Air Marshal in the Royal Canadian Air Force. pbk.

By: EDWARDS, Suzanne K. FREDERICK, Gary EDWARDS, Harold)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: General Store Publishing House, Renfrew, ON, 2011, ISBN:9781897508893:

Seller ID: 94366


EDWARDS, Suzanne K. The Adventures of a Trapper Boy : The Story of a Young Immigrant Who Became an Air Marshal in the Royal Canadian Air Force . (Renfrew, ON): General Store Publishing House, (2011). Pp. (6),7-47,(1). Illustrated. Double column. Square 8vo, illustrated dark grey card covers. "Based on the true story of the amazing life of Harold 'Gus' Edwards who rose fromworking as a trapper boy in the coal mines of Nova Scotia to become head o f the Royal Canadian Air Force Overseas during World War II." - from the rear cover. For young adults. Very good. 10.00 View more info

Aerodrome of Democracy: Canada and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, 1939-1945. First Edition.

By: HATCH, F.J. Directorate of History Monograph Series No. 1.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Directorate of History Department of National Defence, Ottawa, 1983,:

Seller ID: 36089


HATCH, F.J. The Aerodrome of Democracy : Canada and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, 1939-1945. Ottawa : Directorate of History, Departmentof National Defence, 1983. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-xix,(1),1-223,(1). With some maps, charts, and b&w photos in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated white card covers, black lettering to spine. Cover art by Peter Whyte. Directorate of History Monograph Series No. 1. Frederick John Hatch (d. December 2015). Cover and spine omit the definite article of the title. Contents: Introduction, by W.A.B. Douglas 1. An Undertaking of Great Magnitude; 2. The P... View more info

Aeroflot : Soviet Air Transport Since 1923. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MacDONALD, Hugh.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Putnam, London, 1975, ISBN:0370001176:

Seller ID: 114169


MacDONALD, Hugh. Aeroflot : Soviet Air Transport Since 1923. London : Putnam, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (16),1-323,(1). Illustrated with dozens of black and white photos to text. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book tells in great detail the story of Soviet civil air transport and in particular the contribution of the Soviet airline Aeroflot. Aeroflot, although responsible for a much wider range of duties than airlines elsewhere, is without question the world's biggest carrier of air passengers andcargo -- its 1973 target was 87 million passengers and 2,100,000 tonnes... View more info

Aeromodeller Annual, 1957-58. in poor dj.

By: RUSHBROOKE, C.S. and D.W. LAIDLAW-DICKSON LAIDLAW-DICKSON, D.W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Model Aeronautical Press, Ltd, Watford, Hertfordshrie, 1957,:

Seller ID: 69682


RUSHBROOKE, C.S. and D.W. LAIDLAW-DICKSON. Aeromodeller Annual, 1957-58 . Areview of the year's aeromodelling throughout the world in theory and prac tice; together with useful data, contest results and authoritative articles, produced by staff and contributors of the Aeromodeller. Compiled and Edited by C.S. Rushbrooke and D.J. Laidlaw-Dickson. Watford, Hertfordshire: TheModel Aeronautical Press, Ltd., 1957. Pp. [1]-160, colour frontis. Illustr ated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. An anthology of articles dealing with model aviation construction and maintenance, from t... View more info

Aeromodeller Annual, 1959-60. no dj.

By: RUSHBROOKE, C.S. and D.W. LAIDLAW-DICKSON LAIDLAW-DICKSON, D.W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Model Aeronautical Press, Ltd, Watford, Hertfordshrie, 1959,:

Seller ID: 69686


RUSHBROOKE, C.S. and D.W. LAIDLAW-DICKSON. Aeromodeller Annual, 1959-60 . Areview of the year's aeromodelling throughout the world in theory and prac tice; together with useful data, contest results and authoritative articles, produced by staff and contributors of the Aeromodeller. Compiled and Edited by C.S. Rushbrooke and D.J. Laidlaw-Dickson. Watford, Hertfordshire: TheModel Aeronautical Press, Ltd., 1959. Pp. [1]-160, colour frontis. Illustr ated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. An anthology of articles dealing with model aviation construction and maintenance, from t... View more info

Aeromodeller Annual, 1960-61. no dj.

By: RUSHBROOKE, C.S. and D.W. LAIDLAW-DICKSON LAIDLAW-DICKSON, D.W.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Model Aeronautical Press, Ltd, Watford, Hertfordshrie, 1960,:

Seller ID: 69687


RUSHBROOKE, C.S. and D.W. LAIDLAW-DICKSON. Aeromodeller Annual, 1960-61 . Areview of the year's aeromodelling throughout the world in theory and prac tice; together with useful data, contest results and authoritative articles, produced by staff and contributors of the Aeromodeller. Compiled and Edited by C.S. Rushbrooke and D.J. Laidlaw-Dickson. Watford, Hertfordshire: TheModel Aeronautical Press, Ltd., 1960. Pp. [1]-160, colour frontis. Illustr ated. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. An anthology of articles dealing with model aviation construction and maintenance, from t... View more info