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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)

Seller ID: 006847


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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From Hell to Breakfast (Signed)

By: Alcorn, Douglas with Souster, Raymond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Toronto, Intruder Press: 1980

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008309


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

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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

Seller ID: 011966


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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My Air Armada

By: Balbo, Air Marshal Italo

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.: 1934

Edition: Firs Published May, 1934

Seller ID: 007300


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. View more info

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Pan Am; Juan Trippe: The Rise and Fall of an American Entrepreneur

By: Bender, Marylin / Altschul, Selig

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Simon and Schuster: 1982

Edition: First

Seller ID: 005976


Original tan paper boards backed in brown cloth. DJ heavily taped inside. Previous owner's name and address in pencil. 606 pp. View more info

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No. 35 E.F.T.S., Neepawa

By: Billing, F/Lt. G. J. And Humphrey, Miss Audre (Eds.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Neepawa, MB, Mr. J.W. Humphrey: 1944

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012015


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. View more info

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The Splendid Hundred; The True Story of Canadians Who Flew in the Greatest Air Battle of World War II

By: Bishop, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1994

Seller ID: 008362


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. View more info

True Canadian Heroes in the Air

By: Bishop, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Prospero Books: 2004

Seller ID: 012100


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. View more info

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Firepower; Sea Warfare

By: Bishop, Chris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Brown Books: 1999

Seller ID: 000189


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

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F/A-18 Hornet

By: Braybrook, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing, Limited: 1991

Seller ID: 006631


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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Vintage Warbirds No. 10: Nieuport Aircraft of World War One

By: Bruce, J.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Arms & Armour Press: 1988

Seller ID: 011348


Photo softcover shows two men standing in front of aircraft, a Nie.17 bis. 131 b/w photos, all with explanatory text. 64 pp. View more info

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The National Air and Space Museum

By: Bryan, C.D.B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Abrams: 1979

Seller ID: 000235


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. View more info

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Weapons of War; Fighter and Reconnaisance Aircraft, 1939-1945

By: Chant, Chris (et al)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Amber Books, Ltd.: 2013

Edition: First Edition (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 011946


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. View more info

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The Big Show; Some Experiences of a French Fighter Pilot in the R.A.F.

By: Clostermann, Pierre

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Vanguard Library/Chatto and Windus: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008241


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. View more info

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Who Really Invented the Airplane?

By: Cooke, David C.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: N.Y., G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1964

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 001771


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. View more info