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  • ELLIS, Frank H.
    CANADA'S FLYING HERITAGE

    Edition: First printing

    University of Toronto Press, 1954. Dark blue cloth. pp 388. Many photos, index. Ink owner name, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. Serious history of Canadian aviation. 2 kg parcel.; Quarto

    Book ID: 48348
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  • ELLIS, Frank H.
    CANADA'S FLYING HERITAGE

    Edition: First paper edition

    University of Toronto Press, 1960. Card covers. pp 398. Photos, index. Large corner creases to rear cover, ink owner name, mainly fine otherwise. Later printing of the 1961second edition revised. Serious history of Canadian aviation. 2 kg parcel.; Quarto

    Book ID: 48349
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  • WISE, S.F.
    CANADIAN AIRMEN AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR. The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force Volume I.

    Toronto & Ottawa: University of Toronto Press / Dept. of National Defence, 1981. Blue cloth, colour endpaper maps. pp xx, 771 + folding maps. Photos in text, index. Fine in fine jacket. Three volumes in the Official History of the RCAF were eventually published. Note: 2.5 parcel. ; Tall thick octavo 0802023797

    Book ID: 44014
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  • WISE, S.F.
    CANADIAN AIRMEN AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR. The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force Volume I.

    Toronto & Ottawa: University of Toronto Press / Dept. of National Defence, 1981. Blue cloth, colour endpaper maps. pp xx, 771 + folding maps. Photos in text, index. Former owner's blind stamp and ink name to front free endpaper and first and last leaves, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy. Three volumes in the Official History of the RCAF were eventually published. Note: 2.5 parcel. ; Tall thick octavo 0802023797

    Book ID: 48388
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  • Combat Aircraft of the World from 1909 to the Present by Taylor, John W.R., editor and compiler
    Taylor, John W.R., editor and compiler
    Combat Aircraft of the World from 1909 to the Present

    New York: Berkeley Windhover, 1977. Illustrated card covers. pp 646. Creases and rubbing to covers, text paper lightly toned, VG clean and unworn copy otherwise. Introductory text, mostly photos, diagrams and specs. Over 800 planes, 2000 photos and illustrations. 2 kg parcel.; Tall quarto 0425036332

    Book ID: 48398
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  • BISHOP, Arthur
    COURAGE IN THE AIR

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1992. Light blue boards. xii, 307 pp. Numerous photos in text. Small spot to front free endpaper, else fine. Dust jacket has short creased tears, VG otherwise. "COURAGE IN THE AIR is the first of a three-volume series of selected Canadian war heroes compiled by Arthur Bishop. These biographies bring to life the stories of those who fought in the air in the most spectacular of modern wars - World Wars I and II, and Korea." - jacket flap. Each volume separately published. This volume covers WWI.; Octavo 0075513765

    Book ID: 44867
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  • Hooton, E R
    Eagle In Flames: the fall of the Luftwaffe

    London: Brockhampton Press. Glossy pictorial boards. pp 352 + plates. Index. Fine in fine jacket. ; Octavo 186019995x

    Book ID: 48394
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  • WYNGAREN, Greg Van
    EARLY GERMAN ACES OF WORLD WAR I. Part 2

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey, 2007. Second printing. Quarto, glossy card covers. Colour illustrations, b&w photos. Ink owner name at front, else fine.

    Book ID: 43952
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  • EASTERN AIR LINES, INC. ANNUAL REPORT 1948

    New York: Eastern Air Lines, 1948. Quarto. pp [24]. stapled in card covers. Printed in blue and black. Illustrated with photos. Laid in is an 8 page octavo stapled booklet headed "April 4, 1949. Comments on Air Subsidy and Competition". Facsimile signatures of Eddie Rickenbacker, President. Ex library, with sticker to upper inner corner of front cover and blind stamp to first leaf of each booklet; no other library marks. Staples rusty, leaving marks; VG otherwise. The company made $2,346,871, or 98 cents a share, for 1948. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 43709
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  • FALSTEIN, Louis [Joseph Heller].
    FACE OF A HERO

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1950. Grey cloth. Spine is lightly age-darkened and with a 1/8 inch tear at head; endpapers and page edges lightly yellowed; else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket has shallow chips to bit darkened spine, with a small hole near centre of spin e; skinned spot to rear flap; VG otherwise. A World War II aviation novel, no doubt autobiographical. The hero, a Jew, is a tail gunner in a B-24 over Italy. The author was an aerial gunner in the 15th Air Force and won the Air Medal four times. "The first war novel to picture air combat from the enlisted men's point of view."- jacket flap. Of further interest is the fact that Falstein accused…

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    New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1950. Grey cloth. Spine is lightly age-darkened and with a 1/8 inch tear at head; endpapers and page edges lightly yellowed; else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket has shallow chips to bit darkened spine, with a small hole near centre of spin e; skinned spot to rear flap; VG otherwise. A World War II aviation novel, no doubt autobiographical. The hero, a Jew, is a tail gunner in a B-24 over Italy. The author was an aerial gunner in the 15th Air Force and won the Air Medal four times. "The first war novel to picture air combat from the enlisted men's point of view."- jacket flap. Of further interest is the fact that Falstein accused novelist Joseph Heller of plagiarizing parts of this book in writing CATCH-22.; Octavo

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    Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 13787
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  • PEDEN, Murray
    FALL OF AN ARROW

    Edition: First Edition

    Stittsville, Ontario: Canada's Wings, 1978. Blue cloth, endpaper diagrams. (184) pp. Many photos in text. Fine in VG+ jacket. The story of the Avro Arrow, Canada's fabled and ill-fated fighter plane, believed by many to be the best in the world at the time (late 1950's), but scrapped by the Tory government of John Diefenbaker before it was put into production. Peden was with the RCAF during WWII. ; Octavo 0920002048

    Book ID: 45165
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  • LAMBERTON, W.M., compiler; E.F. Cheesman, editor.
    FIGHTER AIRCRAFT OF THE 1914-1918 WAR. Drawings by J.D. Carrick and F. Yeoman.

    Fallbrook, CA: Aero Publishers. c1964. Tall quarto, Yellow boards. 223 pp + colour frontispiece; numerous photos and diagrams in text, index. Light rubbing to spine ends and outer corners, ink owner name at front, small soft corner bumps to front cover, else fine in near fine jacket. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 43831
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  • FRANKS, Norman and Greg VanWyngarden
    FOKKER D VII ACES OF WORLD WAR I. Part 2

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey, 2007. Second printing. Quarto, glossy card covers. Colour illustrations, b&w photos. Ink owner name at front, else a fine copy.

    Book ID: 44010
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  • FRANKS, Norman and Greg VanWyngarden
    FOKKER Dr I ACES OF WORLD WAR I

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey, 2007. 8th printing. Quarto, glossy card covers. Colour illustrations, b&w photos. Ink owner name at front, else a fine copy.

    Book ID: 44017
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  • HEGENER, Henri
    FOKKER - The Man and the Aircraft

    Edition: First Edition

    Letchworth, Herts, UK: Harleyford Publications, 1961. Quarto, green cloth. pp 224 + colour frontispiece illustration; profusely illustrated in text (b&w); indexed, errata slip tipped in at rear. Covers a little splayed, else a fine, jacketless copy. 1.5 kg parcel.

    Book ID: 50487
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  • Archbold. Rick
    Hindenburg: an illustrated history

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Viking Studio / Madison Press / Penguin Books Canada, 1994. Black boards. pp 230. Illustrated in colour and b&w, folding colour diagram. Ink owner name, else fine in fine jacket. 3 kg parcel.; Large oblong quarto 0670852252

    Book ID: 48287
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  • ADERS, Gebhard
    HISTORY OF THE GERMAN NIGHT FIGHTER FORCE 1917-1945

    (Somerton, Somerset): Crécy Books, 1992. Black cloth. pp (4), 284. Photos, maps, index. A fine, jacketless copy.; Octavo

    Book ID: 53612
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  • HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE by SHORES, Christopher
    SHORES, Christopher
    HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE

    Toronto: Royce Publications, 1984. Blue boards. pp 128. Many photos, a few in colour, index. Fine in very nearly fine jacket. 1.5 kg parcel; Large quarto

    Book ID: 48418
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  • McKee, Alexander
    Ice Crash

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Souvenir Press, 1979. Blue boards, endpaper maps. pp 326 + plates. Index. Fine in fine jacket. Story of Umberto Nobile's attempt to cross the North Pole in the airship Italia in 1928 and its crash north of Spitzbergen.; Octavo

    Book ID: 51687
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  • Hewer, Howard
    In for a Penny, in for a Pound: The Adventures & Misadventures of a Wireless Operator in Bomber Command

    Toronto: Anchor Canada, 2004. Maroon boards. (xxii), 274 pp + plates. Index. Text paper lightly toned, else fine. Memoirs of a Canadian wireless operator during WWII who flew with 218 and 148 Squadron. Night operations over Germany and North Africa in a Wellington bomber, among other missions and adventures.; Octavo

    Book ID: 51452
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