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  • FRANKS, Norman
    SOPWITH CAMEL ACES OF WORLD WAR I

    Edition: First printing

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey, 2003. Quarto, glossy card covers. Colour illustrations, b&w photos. Ink owner name at front, else a fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44008
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  • FRANKS, Norman
    SOPWITH TRIPLANE ACES OF WORLD WAR I

    Edition: First printing

    Botley, Oxford: Osprey, 2004. Quarto, glossy card covers. Colour illustrations, b&w photos. Ink owner name at front, else a fine copy.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 44009
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  • THE CREATION OF A NATIONAL AIR FORCE. The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Volume II. by DOUGLAS, W.A.B.
    DOUGLAS, W.A.B.
    THE CREATION OF A NATIONAL AIR FORCE. The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Volume II.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto & Ottawa: University of Toronto Press / Department of National Defence, 1986. Blue cloth, endpaper maps. (xx), 797 + folding maps. Photos and diagrams in text, Index. Cracked rear inner hinge neatly repaired with paper tape, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has bands of sunning to outer and lower margins of front panel, unnecessary internal tape reinforcement at head of spine; near fine otherwise. This second volume covers the years 1918 to 1945. Note: 2 kg parcel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48387
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  • JOHNSTON, George
    THE FAR FACE OF THE MOON

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Collins, 1965. Blue boards. Bit of yellowing to page edges, small ink name on front free endpaper, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket has a chip across head of spine with loss of small part of "T", VG bright example otherwise. WWII aviation novel about the men of American Transport Command who flew supplies over the Himalayas from Assam to China.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 30371
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  • BROUGHTON, David J.
    THE HISTORY OF OSHAWA AIRPORT

    No place: Author, no date, 1994. Quarto. pp (4), 6 plus blue paper illustrated cover, printed on rectos only. Brad bound in a yellow folder. A separate printing of an article from the 27 June, 1994, issue of Flying News. Fine.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 45390
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  • Cole, Willis S., Jr.
    The Last Flight of 'The Lady Jeannette'

    Edition: First edition.

    Kirkland, WA: Battery Corporal Willis S. Cole Military Museum, 1998. Blue boards gilt, pictorial endpapers. pp (4), (viii), 288, (4). Photos and illustrations in text. Fine copy. Dust jacket has short tears to front and rear panel, VG otherwise. #93 of an edition of 2000, signed by Carol L. Cole. Story of the 9 Nov., 1944, crash in Northern France of the American B-17G bomber and how the author discovered the grave of the four man crew 47 years later. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

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

    Book ID: 34258
    View cart More details Price: USD $45.00 USD $40.50
  • Greenhous, Brereton
    The Making of Billy Bishop: The First World War Exploits of Billy Bishop, VC

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Dundurn Press, 2002. Blue boards. pp 232 + plates; index. Fine in fine jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48750
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  • Franks, Norman and Alan Bennett
    The Red Baron's Last Flight: A Mystery Investigated

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Grub Street, 1997. Tall octavo, red boards. pp 143, Photos and diagrams, some in colour. Ink owner name at front. One short paragraph on p 80 highlighted in yellow, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has a tiny hole to the spine fold, else fine. "This is a detailed examination of all previous material and much new on the subject of Manfred von Ricthofen's death of 21 April, 1918. The conclusion drawn from the mass of evidence should lay to rest the final details of the 'Red Barons' death, eliminating Captain Roy Brown as the man who actually shot down the German ace."

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44494
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  • BOWERS, Peter M.
    THE SIXTY BEST AIRPLANES OF WORLD WAR ONE

    New York: Hobby Helpers Library, 1960. Card covers, plastic spiral bound. pp 63. Captioned photos on every page. Ink owner name, very nearly fine otherwise. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48128
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  • LINDBERGH, Charles A.
    THE SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Scribner's, 1953. Blue cloth, illustrated endpapers. Very small ink owner name to top margin of front free endpaper, crease and slight sunning to extreme spine ends; yellowing to page edges; else VG in VG price-clipped jacket. Not the ubiquitous book club edition.

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

    Book ID: 44877
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  • HARVEY, J. Douglas
    THE TUMBLING MIRTH: remembering the Air Force

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: McCelland and Stewart, 1983. Blue & cream boards. pp 263. Comic illustrations in text. Fine copy. Bit used price-clipped jacket, good. Anecdotal history of the RCAF 1924-1967.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44989
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  • JONES, H.A.
    THE WAR IN THE AIR. Being the Story of the Part Played in the Great War by the Royal Air Force. Vol. 2

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: Hamish Hamilton, 1968. Volume 2 only (of 9). Octavo, dark blue cloth. pp (xx), 508 + 13 folding colour maps, 3 folding charts. Indexed. Very nearly fine jacketless copy, no owner names. Facimile reprint of the original 1928 edition. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 32263
    View cart More details Price: USD $49.50 USD $44.55
  • Watkis, Nicholas C.
    The Western Front From the Air

    Edition: First Edition

    Stroud, England: Sutton Publishing, 1999. Quarto, black boards. pp (x), 130. Aerial and other photos in text, maps, index. Ink owner name at front, else fine in jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44167
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  • BATES, H.E. (Flying Officer X)
    THERE'S SOMETHING IN THE AIR

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: Knopf, 1943. Variant (second issue?) binding. Octavo. Grey decorated cloth stamped in red, plain top edges.. Very slight, inevitable endpaper browning (from binding materials), else fine. Jacket slightly age-darkened overall; light soiling to rear panel; small abrasion, tiny hole, and nick to front flap fold; mainly fine otherwise. Price-clipped jacket has "2.50" in pencil and "Printed in the U.S.A." rubber stamped in red to the left of the clip. The first of the "Flying Officer X" books, commissioned by the British government. A collection of 21 pieces about the RAF plus a glossary of RAF slang. The book was previously published in a shorter version in 1942 in the UK and titled THE GREATEST PEOPLE IN THE…

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    New York: Knopf, 1943. Variant (second issue?) binding. Octavo. Grey decorated cloth stamped in red, plain top edges.. Very slight, inevitable endpaper browning (from binding materials), else fine. Jacket slightly age-darkened overall; light soiling to rear panel; small abrasion, tiny hole, and nick to front flap fold; mainly fine otherwise. Price-clipped jacket has "2.50" in pencil and "Printed in the U.S.A." rubber stamped in red to the left of the clip. The first of the "Flying Officer X" books, commissioned by the British government. A collection of 21 pieces about the RAF plus a glossary of RAF slang. The book was previously published in a shorter version in 1942 in the UK and titled THE GREATEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD, thus the US edition is the better text. The new pencil price and rubber stamp on the jacket of this copy may have been done for copies for the Canadian market. In any event, a very nice copy of this uncommon early H.E. Bates title.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 827
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  • BATES, H.E. (Flying Officer X )
    THERE'S SOMETHING IN THE AIR

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: Knopf, 1943. Variant (first issue?) binding. Octavo pp (viii), (173). Blue cloth, front cover decorated in blind, spine in gilt, red topstain. Light rubbing to spine tips; small light spot to top; endpapers tanned with inner margins browned from binding materials; ink inscription to front free endpaper; near fine o/w. Price-clipped jacket has rubbed chips to tips to spine affecting part of two letters; spine lightly age-darkened, lightly rubbed to folds; small chips to outer corners; rubbing to flap folds; rear panel tanned with small chip to top edge; blank corner torn from rear flap; good, but still respectable example. The first of the "Flying Officer X" books, commissioned by the British government. 21 pieces about the…

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    New York: Knopf, 1943. Variant (first issue?) binding. Octavo pp (viii), (173). Blue cloth, front cover decorated in blind, spine in gilt, red topstain. Light rubbing to spine tips; small light spot to top; endpapers tanned with inner margins browned from binding materials; ink inscription to front free endpaper; near fine o/w. Price-clipped jacket has rubbed chips to tips to spine affecting part of two letters; spine lightly age-darkened, lightly rubbed to folds; small chips to outer corners; rubbing to flap folds; rear panel tanned with small chip to top edge; blank corner torn from rear flap; good, but still respectable example. The first of the "Flying Officer X" books, commissioned by the British government. 21 pieces about the RAF plus a glossary of RAF slang. The book was previously published in a shorter version in 1942 in the UK as THE GREATEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD, thus the US edition is the fuller text.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 6720
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  • JOHNSON, E.A. "Rick", Major
    TRENTON: 50 years of air force

    Trenton, ON: CFB Trenton, 1981. Blue cloth. pp 160. Photos, index. Fine in near fine jacket. Issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the Canadian air force base at Trenton, Ontario.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48772
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  • FRANKS, Norman, Hal Giblin, and Nigel McCrery
    Under the Guns of the Red Baron: the complete record of Von Richthoffen's victories and victims fully illustrated

    New York: Barnes & Noble, 1999. Quarto, glossy pictorial boards. pp 224. Photos, colour illustrations, maps, index. Ink owner name at front, else fine. Jacket has a one inch tear, nicks, VG generally. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44243
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  • BRUCE, J.M.
    War Planes of the First World War. FIGHTERS: volume one, Great Britain

    Edition: First US printing

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1965. pp 188, index, photos. 12.5 x 13.5 cm. Damp spotting to covers, ink owner name, VG otherwise in VG jacket. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47992
    View cart More details Price: USD $11.95 USD $10.76
  • Baker, David
    William Avery "Billy" Bishop: The Man and the Aircraft He Flew

    Edition: First printing

    London: Outline Press, 1990. pp 127, colour and b&w illustrations. Ink owner names. else fine. Famous Flyers Series #2.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47988
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  • Gordon, John
    WINGED SENTRIES. SENTINELLES DE L'AIR. Illustrator Claude Rousseau.

    No place (Ottawa?): Author, 1963. Oblong quarto, 27.5 x 34.5 cm, red cloth. [2, blank], 104, [2, blank] pp. Line drawings throughout. Printed signatures cover the front pastedown and there is an inserted tissue overlay with the corresponding names rendered in type. Rear free endpaper used as the index, the rear pastedown is printed, and there is a tissue overlay with the printed signatures of winners of the Trans-Canada Trophy. Slight cover soiling, else a VG jacketless copy. "This book portrays the common and better known types of aircraft flown by Canadian military pilot during more than 50 years of war and peace." Text in English and French. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 44879
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