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  • MOYES, Philip
    BOMBER SQUADRONS OF THE R.A.F. and their aircraft

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Macdonald, 1964. Blue cloth. 384 pp. Many photos and illustrations, tables, index. Ink inscription and small name label at front, else fine in very nearly fine price-clipped jacket. "This book presents together for the first time, details of the histories of all the RAF's bomber squadrons formed since the First World War, including those having their beginnings in the RFC or RNAS and those formed from Allied and Dominions personnel during the Second World War. The main section of the book is devoted to concise histories of approximately 180 Bomber Squadrons, giving details of their origins, movements, equipment and memorable achievements, together with illustrations of their aircraft past and present - the 'pick' of a unique collection of…

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    London: Macdonald, 1964. Blue cloth. 384 pp. Many photos and illustrations, tables, index. Ink inscription and small name label at front, else fine in very nearly fine price-clipped jacket. "This book presents together for the first time, details of the histories of all the RAF's bomber squadrons formed since the First World War, including those having their beginnings in the RFC or RNAS and those formed from Allied and Dominions personnel during the Second World War. The main section of the book is devoted to concise histories of approximately 180 Bomber Squadrons, giving details of their origins, movements, equipment and memorable achievements, together with illustrations of their aircraft past and present - the 'pick' of a unique collection of official and private sources by the author over the last two decades. Squadron badges are also shown, their origins explained and full heraldic descriptions given. Altogether this book presents the most complete and detailed account of the RAF's bomber squadrons that has yet been published.." - jacket. 2 kg parcel

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50491
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  • GUTTMAN, John
    BRISTOL F 2 FIGHTER ACES OF WORLD WAR I

    Edition: First printing

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

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43954
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  • GUTTMAN, John
    BRISTOL F 2 FIGHTER ACES OF WORLD WAR I

    Edition: First printing

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey, 2007. Quarto, glossy card covers. Colour illustrations, b&w photos. Fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43955
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  • REVELL, Alex
    BRITISH FIGHTER UNITS WESTERN FRONT 1914-16

    Wellingborough, England: Osprey, 2002. 25th anniversary facsimile reprint of the 1978 edition. Quarto, card covers, pp 48 + ads. Colour illustrations, b&w photos. Osprey Airwar 14. Tidy ink owner name at front, else fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44483
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  • REVELL, Alex
    BRITISH FIGHTER UNITS WESTERN FRONT 1917-18

    Wellingborough, England: Osprey, 2002. 25th anniversary facsimile reprint of the 1978 edition. Quarto, card covers, pp 48 + ads. Colour illustrations, b&w photos. Osprey Airwar 18. Tidy ink owner name at front, else fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44482
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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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

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

    London: Brockhampton Press, 1999. Glossy pictorial boards. pp 352 + plates. Index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

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

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    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.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 50487
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