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Image for 80 Years of Civil Aviation

80 Years of Civil Aviation

By: Marriott, Leo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Promotional Reprint Company, 1997


Original plasticized photo boards. Duplicated image on DJ. First Flight, History, Aircraft, WW II, British Airports, US Airports, European Airports, 50s to 90s by decades. 224 pp. Heavy. View more info

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An Illustrated History of Seaplanes and Flying Boats

By: Allward, Maurice

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes And Noble Books, 1993

Edition: Reprint


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. View more info

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Beyond the Blue Horizon; On the Track of Imperial Airways

By: Frater, Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1987

Edition: First American Edition


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. View more info

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Blue Collar Pilots (Signed)

By: Wallace, Garth

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Merrickville, ON, Happy Landings,

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author


Original dark blue softcover. ISBN 0-969-7322-2-8. "It's time to recognize the pilots in aviation who do most of the work." - p.1. Aviation humor at its best. 110 pp. plus bio. View more info

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Britain's Air Survival

By: Fedden, Sir Roy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co., Ltd., 1957

Edition: First - First Published 1957


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. View more info

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Combat Squadrons of the Air Force in World War II; History and Insignia

By: Maurer Maurer (Ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Zenger Publishing Co., 1981

Edition: Reprint


Green cloth on boards. DJ protected by plastic wrapper. Previous owner's bookplate. Numerous items laid in. Very heavy book will need extra postage. 841 pp. View more info

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Dictionary of Aviation; An Illustrated History of the Airplane

By: Robinson, Anthony

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books, 1984

Edition: First Edition


Blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Arranged in three parts: Pilots and Personalities; Aerial Warfare; and Aeroplane Manufacturers. 304 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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F/A-18 Hornet

By: Braybrook, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing, Limited, 1991


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. View more info

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Financial Handbook of the American Aviation Industry

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Commercial National Bank and Trust Company of New York, 1929

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


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. View more info

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Firepower; Sea Warfare

By: Bishop, Chris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Brown Books, 1999


Original glossy pictorial boards, VG DJ. Ships used by naval forces around the world. 175 colourful pp. View more info

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From Hell to Breakfast (Signed)

By: Alcorn, Douglas with Souster, Raymond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Toronto, Intruder Press, 1980

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


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. View more info

Halifax at War/ Wellington at War

By: Rapier, Brian J./ Bowyer, Chaz

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Enderby, Leicester, Promotional Reprint Co. Ltd., 1994

Edition: Reprint


Large, heavy book will need extra postage. The Halifax first flew 25 Oct.,1939, being five tons overweight. The rudders were sketchy at low speeds, leading to extensive costly repairs. The Vickers Wellington, nicknamed "Wimpy," played a major role from 1939 until halfway through 1942, in any of several important tasks. 256 pp. View more info

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Instruments, Parts 1 and 2 (Aeroplane Maintenance and Operation Series, Vol 2 and Vol 15; 2 Vol. set)

By: Molloy, E. (General Editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited,


Blue cloth on boards. Two-volume matching set published at different times, about 1935. Part 1 deals with the Sperry Gyropilot and Instruments and Smith's Aircraft Instruments. Part 2 deals with K.B.B. and K.B.B. - Kollsman Instruments and the Smith Automatic Pilot. 250 illustrations and 264 pp. total in the two books. Previous owner's names, with no other writing. Covers faded. Please allow for extra postage. View more info

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Milestones of Manned Flight; the Ages of Flight from the Wright Brothers to Stealth Technology

By: Spick, Mike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Prospero Books, 1999

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Original laminated boards. DJ duplicates cover. 144 pp. View more info

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Model Airplanes; Building and Flying

By: Ott, Joseph S.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Chicago, Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc., 1931

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Bright red cloth on boards. Previous owner's names, with no other writing. The only "fault" is slight wear to lower corner tips. The author claims 20 years' experience in building these 25 models, which are arranged by degree of difficulty. This book could inspire a young person to develop a career ! 358 pp. with index plus catalog. View more info