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  • FISHER, David E.
    A RACE ON THE EDGE OF TIME. Radar - The Decisive Weapon of World War II.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988. Red boards. (xii), 371 pp + photo plates. Fine in jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 13754
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  • PEDEN, Murray
    A THOUSAND SHALL FALL. A Pilot for 214.

    Stittsville, Ontario: Canada's Wings, 1981. Second edition (first was in 1979). Blue cloth, pictorial endpapers. (xiv), 490 pp. Numerous photos on glossy paper inserted but included in the pagination. Ink inscription to front free endpaper, minute rubbing to spine tips, corner crease to one leaf , else fine in fine jacket. Author's account as his years with the RCAF in World War II and his tour with 214 Squadron in Bomber Command. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 13664
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  • Morrow, John H., Jr. and Earl Rogers, editors
    A Yankee Ace in the RAF: The World War I Letters of Captain Bogart Rogers

    Edition: First printing

    Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1996. Green cloth. pp (x), 264, [6]. Photos, maps, index. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43883
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  • TALBOT, Frederick A.
    AEROPLANES AND DIRIGIBLES OF WAR

    McLean, Virginia: IndyPublish, 2001. Blue boards. pp 145. Ink owner name, very nearly fine otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48761
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  • McCaffery, Dan
    Air Aces: The Lives and Times of Twelve Canadian Fighter Pilots

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: James Lorimer, 1990. The paper issue. pp (6), 234. Ace list, glossary, notes, bibliography. Text paper a bit toned, as always, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 44988
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  • FRANKS, Norman
    ALBATROS ACES OF WORLD WAR I

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey, 2007. 7th printing. Card covers. pp 99. Colour and b&w illustrations, index. Ink owner name, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48704
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  • WYNGAREN, Greg Van
    ALBATROSS ACES OF WORLD WAR I. Part 2

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey, 2008. Second printing. Quarto, glossy card covers. Colour illustrations, b&w photos. Ink owner name at front, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43949
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  • Cowin, Hugh
    Allied Aviation of World War I: A Pictorial History of Allied Aviators and Aircraft of the Great War

    Edition: First printing

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey Publishing, 2000. Glossy card covers, pp 96, many photos, index. Osprey Aviation Pioneers 5. Ink owner name, else fine. More than a superficial treatment, typical of the excellent books from this publisher.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48071
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  • Nesbit, Roy Conyers
    An Illustrated History of the RAF

    Godalming, Surrey, UK: Coombe Books / Quadrillion, 1999. Glossy pictorial boards. pp 320. Colour and b&w photos. Corner clip to front free endpaper, else a fine copy, no owner marks, in lightly used VG jacket. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48627
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  • NESBIT, Roy Conyers
    AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE RAF: Battle of Britain 50th anniversary edition

    Godalming, Surrey, UK: Colour Library Books, 2004. 4th edition. Glossy pictorial boards. pp 320. Colour and b&w photos. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket. Note: Note: 3 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48628
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  • ANDRÉE, S.A., Nils Strindberg, and K. Froenkel
    ANDRÉE'S STORY: The complete record of his polar flight, 1897...Translated from the Swedish by Edward Adams-Ray

    New York: Viking, 1930. Second printing, same month as first. Blue cloth stamped in silver, pp xvi, 389, [3] + plates and maps (one folding); drawings in text. Spine and margins of covers sunned; tidy ink name on front free endpaper; yellowing to page edges; VG clean, tight and unworn otherwise. The dust jacket is poor - lacking the bottom two inches and half an inch at head; corner chips to panels; narrow chips along inner margin of front panel; internally repaired with rice paper; still, the front panel looks not too bad. Translated from the journals and diaries found on White Island in the summer of 1930. Includes 12 photos taken by the party which were successfully developed…

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    New York: Viking, 1930. Second printing, same month as first. Blue cloth stamped in silver, pp xvi, 389, [3] + plates and maps (one folding); drawings in text. Spine and margins of covers sunned; tidy ink name on front free endpaper; yellowing to page edges; VG clean, tight and unworn otherwise. The dust jacket is poor - lacking the bottom two inches and half an inch at head; corner chips to panels; narrow chips along inner margin of front panel; internally repaired with rice paper; still, the front panel looks not too bad. Translated from the journals and diaries found on White Island in the summer of 1930. Includes 12 photos taken by the party which were successfully developed after surviving the ice for 33 years. The three men attempted a polar conquest in the baloon The Eagle in 1897, but the party was lost. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 30072
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  • CHANT, Christopher
    AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN ACES OF WORLD WAR I

    Edition: First printing

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey, 2001. Quarto, glossy card covers. Colour illustrations, b&w photos. Ink owner name at front, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43950
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  • GUTTMAN, John
    BALLOON-BUSTING ACES OF WORLD WAR I

    Edition: First printing

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey, 2005. Quarto, card covers, pp 96, illustrations in colour and b&w. Ink owner name at date at front, else fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45463
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  • Ralph, Wayne
    Barker VC: William Barker, Canada's Most Decorated War Hero

    Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1998. Glossy card covers. pp (xii), 308 + plates. Extensive bibliography, index. Ink owner name at front, else fine. William Barker, the great Canadian air ace of WWI, had 50 victories and most of the medals a man could win in air combat.

    Condition: Binding: Trade Paperback

    Book ID: 44487
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  • (BURGE, L.G.)
    BASIC PRINCIPLES OF AIR WARFARE (The Influence of Air Power on Sea and Land Strategy). By Squadron-Leader [pseud.]

    Edition: First edition.

    Aldershot, England: Gale & Polden, 1927. Blue cloth printed in black. pp (xii), 147. A fine copy. With ink signature inside front cover of "Colonel P.E. Leclerc MM ED". Brigadier Pierre Edouard Leclerc, CBE MM ED (1893-1982) served in WWI with the engineers and the infantry, winning the Military Medal for bravery and a battlefield commission. Between the wars, he rose to command Le Regiment de Joliette, and eventurally an entire Militia Brigade. As one of a very few francophones who had completed the Militia Staff Course, he was selected as brigadier of what was intended to be an all-Quebec brigade. He was a popular divisional commander but had to be sent home in 1941 for health reasons. He…

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    Aldershot, England: Gale & Polden, 1927. Blue cloth printed in black. pp (xii), 147. A fine copy. With ink signature inside front cover of "Colonel P.E. Leclerc MM ED". Brigadier Pierre Edouard Leclerc, CBE MM ED (1893-1982) served in WWI with the engineers and the infantry, winning the Military Medal for bravery and a battlefield commission. Between the wars, he rose to command Le Regiment de Joliette, and eventurally an entire Militia Brigade. As one of a very few francophones who had completed the Militia Staff Course, he was selected as brigadier of what was intended to be an all-Quebec brigade. He was a popular divisional commander but had to be sent home in 1941 for health reasons. He later was promoted to Major General and command of the 7th Canadian Division, becoming the first francophone general to command a division in the Canadian Army.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 30107
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  • Behind the Glory by Barris, Ted
    Barris, Ted
    Behind the Glory

    Edition: First printing

    Macmillan of Canada, 1992. Orange boards, endpaper maps. pp 358 + plates. Index. Fine copy. Jacket has a crease to front flap, else fine. "When war broke out in Sept. 1939, the Allied air forces had few combat aircraft and even fewer military pilots ready to fight. In December 1939, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada created the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. Most of the air crew training took place in Canada. The instructors moulded thousands of teenaged recruits into fighter and bomber pilots, navigators, air gunners, bomb aimers, wireless operators, and ground crew. They took pilots from elementary 'circuits and bumps' on Fleet Finches to the rigours of aerobatics in Harvards, navigational practice in Ansons, or gunnery…

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    Macmillan of Canada, 1992. Orange boards, endpaper maps. pp 358 + plates. Index. Fine copy. Jacket has a crease to front flap, else fine. "When war broke out in Sept. 1939, the Allied air forces had few combat aircraft and even fewer military pilots ready to fight. In December 1939, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada created the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. Most of the air crew training took place in Canada. The instructors moulded thousands of teenaged recruits into fighter and bomber pilots, navigators, air gunners, bomb aimers, wireless operators, and ground crew. They took pilots from elementary 'circuits and bumps' on Fleet Finches to the rigours of aerobatics in Harvards, navigational practice in Ansons, or gunnery exercises in Fairey Battles. At its peak, the plan adminstered 107 schools and 184 other units at sites all across Canada, operated 11,000 aircraft, and employed 104.000 men and women. The BCATP trained 200,000 air crew in less than five years."

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48412
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  • GROVES, P.R.C., Brigadier-General
    BEHIND THE SMOKE SCREEN. With a Preface by Major-General Sir Ernest Swinton.

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Faber, 1934. Black cloth. (xvi), 352 pp. Library discard, with call numers to lower spine, book plate and small ink marks to endpapers, slight evidence of removed pouch at rear; 1/4 inch tear to head of spine; else a VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy. Groves was formerly Director of Flying Operations at the Air Ministry and British Air Representative at the Peace Conference following WWI. He issues a warning to Britain to keep her air defenses up.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19191
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  • Winchester, Jim
    Biplanes, triplanes and seaplanes. The aviation factfile

    Edition: First Edition

    Hoo, England: Grange Books, 2004. Glossy pictorial boards. pp 256; index, colour and b&w illustrations. Ink owner name at front, else fine. Jacket has a crease to front flap, else fine. 2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48701
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  • JACKSON, A. J.
    BLACKBURN AIRCRAFT SINCE 1909.

    Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1989. Second edition, revised. Blue boards. (xii), 571 pp. Numerous photos and diagrams, index. Fine in VG+ jacket, no previous owner marks. "This is the absorbing story of a great Yorkshire enterprise, beginning in 198 0 when young Robert Blackburn, inspired by the exploits of famous French aviators, designed his first aeroplane in Paris. Tried out on the Yorkshire coast in 1909, it was ancestor to a long line of Blackburn aircraft designed and built on Humberside during more than half a century...First published in 1968 Blackburn Aircraft since 1909 has been revised to bring fully up to date the continuing story of the Beverley and Buccaneer." - jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Near fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 19618
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  • Probert, Henry
    Bomber Harris: His Life and Times: The Biography of Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Harris

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 2001. Black boards. pp 432 + plates; indexed. Fine in VG+ jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47651
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