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Financial Handbook of the American Aviation Industry
1 Financial Handbook of the American Aviation Industry
N.Y. Commercial National Bank and Trust Company of New York 1929 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original blue cloth on flexible boards. No writing or damage. This book is "A gathering of information regarding corporate structure, financial arrangements, property holdings, production facilities, operations, and personnel of the companies engaged in all branches of the industry." Interesting that the publication date was July 1, 1929. The Wall Street crash happened four months later ! 156 pp. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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From Hell to Breakfast (Signed), Alcorn, Douglas with Souster, Raymond
2 Alcorn, Douglas with Souster, Raymond From Hell to Breakfast (Signed)
Toronto Intruder Press 1980 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good Good to Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original dark grey cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has two small tears on front. The 418 Squadron operated at night from bases in southern England against German aerodromes in France and the Low Countries. Arranged in five parts : Air-Force Recruit; Debden; Bradwell Bay; Cranwell and Ford; and Home Again. Of a First Edition of 1000 copies, this is No. 57 of 399 copies signed by the author and co-author. No other writing. 339 pp. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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3 Allward, Maurice An Illustrated History of Seaplanes and Flying Boats
New York Barnes And Noble Books 1993 0-88029-286-5 / 9780880292863 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Grey paper boards backed in black cloth. Highlights the 40-year history of flying boats and seaplanes. Tells how refinements of the Supermarine line of flying boats led to the development of the famous Spitfire, famous for its work in WW II. 160 pp. with index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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My Air Armada, Balbo, Air Marshal Italo
4 Balbo, Air Marshal Italo My Air Armada
London Hurst & Blackett, Ltd. 1934 Firs Published May, 1934 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name with no additional writing or damage. Intriguing record by Italy's top airman of his leading groups of planes in overseas flights to the US and Canada. His ongoing rivalry with Mussolini and the rise of Fascism are important topics. 286 pp. plus large catalog. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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Pan Am; Juan Trippe: The Rise and Fall of an American Entrepreneur, Bender, Marylin / Altschul, Selig
5 Bender, Marylin / Altschul, Selig Pan Am; Juan Trippe: The Rise and Fall of an American Entrepreneur
N.Y. Simon and Schuster 1982 First Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Maps 
Original tan paper boards backed in brown cloth. DJ heavily taped inside. Previous owner's name and address in pencil. 606 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Billing, F/Lt. G. J. And Humphrey, Miss Audre (Eds.) No. 35 E.F.T.S., Neepawa
Neepawa, MB Mr. J.W. Humphrey 1944 First Edition. Hard Cover - Wire Coil Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Photos 
Card cover book with wire coil binding. Elementary Flying Training Schools gave a trainee 50 hours on a simple trainer, in preparation for WW II. Next step was the Service Flying Training School. Approx. 110 pp. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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The Splendid Hundred; The True Story of Canadians Who Flew in the Greatest Air Battle of World War II, Bishop, Arthur
7 Bishop, Arthur The Splendid Hundred; The True Story of Canadians Who Flew in the Greatest Air Battle of World War II
Toronto McGraw-Hill Ryerson 1994 Soft Cover Very Good Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Map and Photos 
Original photo cover paperback. Author is the son of Billy Bishop, ace of World War II fame. The Battle of Britain described at length, plus descriptions of various aircraft by one who knows. 171 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Bishop, Arthur True Canadian Heroes in the Air
Toronto Prospero Books 2004 1-55267-867-9 / 9781552678671 Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Blue softcover. The author is the son of Billy Bishop, flying ace of WW I. In this book he describes the contributions of several pilots to war efforts. 307 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Firepower; Sea Warfare , Bishop, Chris
9 Bishop, Chris Firepower; Sea Warfare
London Brown Books 1999 Pictorial Cover Very Good  Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original glossy pictorial boards, VG DJ. Ships used by naval forces around the world. 175 colourful pp.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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F/A-18 Hornet, Braybrook, Roy
10 Braybrook, Roy F/A-18 Hornet
London Osprey Publishing, Limited 1991 1855321513 / 9781855321519 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Colour Photos 
Original dark blue cloth on boards. Abrasion to foot of spine. No writing. Photos show the plane in various colours and insignia due to its popularity around the world. 128 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Vintage Warbirds No. 10: Nieuport Aircraft of World War One, Bruce, J.M.
11 Bruce, J.M. Vintage Warbirds No. 10: Nieuport Aircraft of World War One
London Arms & Armour Press 1988 0-85368-934-2 / 9780853689348 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Photo softcover shows two men standing in front of aircraft, a Nie.17 bis. 131 b/w photos, all with explanatory text. 64 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The National Air and Space Museum , Bryan, C.D.B.
12 Bryan, C.D.B. The National Air and Space Museum
N.Y. Abrams 1979 Original Cloth Good  No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Freeman, Golden, Rolfe 
Original purple cloth over boards, blind-stamped titles. No DJ. Some mildew spots on cover and foredges. Full of colour photographs. History of early attempts to fly up to then-current space exploration. Chapter on World War II aircraft. 504 pp. A big, heavy book.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Chant, Chris (et al) Weapons of War; Fighter and Reconnaisance Aircraft, 1939-1945
London Amber Books, Ltd. 2013 978-1-78274-029 First Edition (No Additional printings) Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Colourful, comprehensive volume in like-new condition. Covers all countries of the period, from Aeronca (US) to Yakovlev (Russia). Specifications and performance records. 174 pp. with index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Big Show; Some Experiences of a French Fighter Pilot in the R.A.F., Clostermann, Pierre
14 Clostermann, Pierre The Big Show; Some Experiences of a French Fighter Pilot in the R.A.F.
London The Vanguard Library/Chatto and Windus 1953 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original tan cloth on boards. Previous owner's note. Text block tanned. The author was a celebrated fighter pilot and politician who praised the Argentinian pilots in the Falklands War and lent opposition to the Gulf War of 1991. 244 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Who Really Invented the Airplane? , Cooke, David C.
15 Cooke, David C. Who Really Invented the Airplane?
N.Y. G.P. Putnam's Sons 1964 First (No Additional printings) Original Cloth Very Good  Good Minus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Drawings 
Original grey cloth on boards. DJ wrinkled and edge chipped. No other marks or damage. The author gives a brief account of earliest attempts up to the current (1964) status of powered flight. He has many other flying-related titles to his credit. 128 pp.  
Price: 55.00 USD
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Britain's Air Survival, Fedden, Sir Roy
16 Fedden, Sir Roy Britain's Air Survival
London Cassell & Co., Ltd. 1957 First - First Published 1957 Hard Cover Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Photos and Charts 
Original blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has tears head and foot, with thumbnail size piece missing at front foot. Britain's top aircraft engineer brings his experience through two wars to bear on the country's lagging industry. Even the States borrowed his expertise to lead a special commission on the aircraft industry there. Later he became Aircraft Technical Adviser to N.A.T.O. Book is sound and free of writing or damage. 151 pp. with index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Beyond the Blue Horizon; On  the Track of Imperial Airways, Frater, Alexander
17 Frater, Alexander Beyond the Blue Horizon; On the Track of Imperial Airways
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1987 0-684-18837-6 / 9780684188379 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Violet paper boards backed in black. No writing or damage. The author guides the reader on a never-to-be-forgotten zigzag flight halfway around the world. 430 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Fuce, Robert Take - Off; An Imaginary Pilgrimage by Air for Young People
London Independent Press Ltd. NO First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 6x10 Oblong Photos and Drawings 
Original photo cover boards backed in red cloth. Photos from BOAC and Vickers-Armstrong. Written for 14-18-year-olds, with a decided religious bent. Several full-page photos of Vickers Viking aircraft and one of a Lockheed Lodestar. Small piece of surface paper missing from corner of rear cover. No writing and no other damage. Ca. 1945. 72 pp.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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Who Killed the Avro Arrow ?, Gainor, Chris
19 Gainor, Chris Who Killed the Avro Arrow ?
Edmonton, Alberta Folklore Publishing 2007 1-894864-68-9 / 9781894864688 First ( No Additional printings) Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original colour photo cover trade paperback. No writing or damage. The Canadian jet fighter that never really had a chance to fly. Why not ? This copy nearly as new. 256 pp. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Maritime UFO Files, Ledger, Don
20 Ledger, Don Maritime UFO Files
Halifax Nimbus Publishing , Limited 1998 1-55109-269-7 / 9781551092690 First ( No Additional printings) Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos By Author, et al 
Black softcover. "Personal accounts taken from actual military and RCMP documents." - cover. Book is clean, with no writing and only one corner turndown. 162 pp. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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