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There's Air: A Peep into the Future: Antique Fantasy Postcard

By: AUSTERLITZ, Ernst - Artist

Price: $13.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Davidson Bros.:

Seller ID: 052546

Condition: VG


Fantasy postcard of a 'flying automobile', from an original by Ernst Austerlitz. Circa 1908. Davidson Bros. Series 6082. Size - 3.5" by 5.5", divided back, unused, no message. New...LOWER...prices on postcards! Shipping via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Russian Propliners and Jetliners

By: BALLANTINE, Collin

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Saint Paul, MN, U.S.A., MBI Publishing Company LLC: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19988

ISBN: 0879388315

Condition: Fine


Russian aircraft illustrated in accurate color withaccompanying text. Unpaginated, profusely color photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. About 'as new'. Weight, 630g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calcula... View more info

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Broughton : from Wellington to Airbus

By: BARFIELD, Norman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stroud, UK, Tempus Publishing: 2007

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 039409

ISBN: 0752441841

Condition: Almost 'As New'


factory was built at Broughton to construct Wellington Bombers for the RAF's expansion and wartime needs. Situated near Chester, the factory has remained part of the British aviation industry while older, traditional sites have come and gone. This book deals with the phenomenal success of this Welsh factory. 160 p. : ill, ; 24 cm. Gift inscription t the htp, otherwise the book is 'as new' - bright, fresh and unmarked with no spine creases. Weight, 360g. View more info

Vickers Wellesley Variants: Profile 256

By: BARFIELD, Norman

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Profile Publications: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5499

Condition: VG+


Aircraft Profile 246 - the Vickers Wellesley bomber and variants. Printed wrappers, 7.25"x 9.75", pp73-96, photo illustrated in b&w and in color. Very clean, tight copy. Weight, 82g. Lettermail may apply. View more info

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Behind the Glory: the Plan that Won the Allied Air War

By: BARRIS, Ted

Price: $8.75

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan and Co.: 1994

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 042187

Condition: As New


An account of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan during the Second World War. Large format softcover, 8vo, 358pp, photo illustrated. A mint copy, 'as new'. Weight, 600g View more info

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All the Fine Young Eagles: in the Cockpit with Canada's Second World War Fighter Pilots

By: BASHOW, David L.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Pub: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10241

ISBN: 0773729763

Condition: About Fine


A gripping narrative of Canada's fighter pilot heroes of WWII. Forewords by A.M. DeQuetteville and J.E. Johnson. xv, 384 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm. Includes index. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is similar but with a small tear at the head of the spine. Unpacked weight, 813g. View more info

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Historic Airplanes Full Color Postcards 24 Paintings

By: BATCHELOR, John

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Mineola, New York, U.S.A., Dover Pubns: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047716

ISBN: 0486262960

Condition: About 'As New'


Booklet containing 24 different, artist drawn, detachable postcards by John Batchelor, of historical aircraft from the earliest days of flight to the 1930s. Very attractive, glossy iamages, fully identified. Booklet and contents is 'as new'. Weight, 140g. View more info

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Zu spat? : Aufstieg und Untergang der deutschen Luftwaffe

By: BAUMBACH, Werner

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Motorbuch: 1977

Edition: 3. Auflage

Seller ID: 34244

ISBN: 3879435073

Condition: Fine


'De tyske bombeflys historie fra 1930 til og med 2. verdenskrig, her fortalt af bombeflygeneralen'. First published in 1949. 328 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm. German language text. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Yellow cloth is very bright, is unmarked and shows no wear. The unclipped dustjacket is also bright and clean but has two or three repairs to the inside, to close edge tears. Scan available. Weight, 735g. View more info

A Pilot's Pilot:Karl Baur: Chief Test Pilot for Messerschmitt

By: BAUR, Isolde

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, J.J. Fedorowicz Pub: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24634

ISBN: 0921991479

Condition: As New


Story of Karl Baur, the chief test pilot for Messerschmitt. Wonderful detail on the aircraft he flew and rare photos of WW2. 223pp, 150 b&w photographs, folding plate at rear. Mint copy - absolutely 'as new'. Weight, 640g. View more info

Aviation Engineering: May 1930

By: BEARD, Albert A. - Editor

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York City, Bryan Davis Publishing: 1939

Edition: Vol. III, Number 5

Seller ID: 32986

Condition: Good Plus


'The Technical Journal of the Aeronautical Industry'. Articles include - Engine Testing Laboratory; Geared Centrifugasl Superchargers; Cabinet Interiors; Copper and its Alloys in Motor and Aircraft; The Comet Engine. 40pp, illustrated, advertising.Bright, clean interior. Sound stapled binding, some wear to spine. Clean unmarked wrappers with light vertical crerasing. Weight, 190g. View more info

Walking On Air

By: BEAUDOIN, Ted

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Vernon, BC, Author Published: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 036137

ISBN: 0921531001

Condition: VG+


Biography of the first Chief Pilot of Canadian Pacific Airlines and a member of Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame, Sheldon Luck. Dedicated, presentation inscription with the author's signature to the tp. 297pp, not illustrated. Clean, unmarked copy, inside and outside. Tight, square binding with only light creasing to the spine. We ship from both Canada and the United States with very competitive rates. Weight, 360g. View more info

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Conquering the North Shore by Air : Development of Aviation on the North Shore, 1919-1954

By: BELANGER, Rene

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Quebec City, Editions La Liberte, Incorporated, Les: 1978

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 14289

ISBN: 0886090016

Condition: Fine


Translation of 'L'avion a la conquete de la Cote-Nord : developpement de l'aviation sur la Cote-Nord, 1919-1954'. Aviation pioneers on Quebec's North Shore. 135 p. : ill., facsims., maps, ports. ; 22 cm. Bright, clean copy inside and outside. Gift inscription to the ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 197g. View more info

In the Side Shows

By: BENN, Captain Wedgwood

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046804

Condition: Very Good


Personal, World War I memoir of Viscount William Wedgwood Benn Stansgate [1877-1960], serving with the Royal Naval Air Service during the First World War and seeing service at Gallipoli and winning the DSO and DFC. xii. 310, [1] p. front. plates, ports., maps, facsim. 22 cm. OCLC Number: 3934919. The following inscription is found on the ffep - H. B. Smith, Esq. from W. C. B. [the author??]. Rest ofinterior is clean and unmarked, minor foxing to the page edges only. Th... View more info

Invasions Without Tears : the story of Canada's top-scoring Spitfire wing in Europe during the Second World War

By: BERGER, Monty; STREET, Brian Jeffrey

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vintage-Random House, Random House of Canada, Limited: 1994

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 22723

ISBN: 0394224272

Condition: VG+


An account of Canada's top-scoring Spitfire wing in Europe during the Second World War - 126 [RCAF} Wing. 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm, Bright, clean interior. unmarked except for a tiny ink 'squiggle' to the htp and signs of erasures to the http and the tp. Tight, square binding, single crease to the spine. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging.... View more info

Far Horizon

By: BERNHARDT, Clara

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Preston, ON, Author Published: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037850

Condition: VG


World War II poetry. Dedicated by the author to her brothers in the Royal Canadian Air Force. A collection of poems previously published in a dozen different magazines, both Canadian and American. 32pp. Clean, unmarked interior. Stamps of 'The Airmen's Club, No. 3 SFTS' [RCAF] to the inside of the front wrapper and the outside of the rear wrapper. A light vertical crease at the center shows where the booklet once folded. Scarce! Weight, 56g. View more info

Malta Spitfire: The Buzz Beurling Story Canada's World War II Daredevil Pilot

By: BEURLING, George F.; ROBERTS, Leslie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford U.P.: 1943

Edition: Second Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 042959

ISBN: 0143012371

Condition: Good Very Good


Biography of the leading Canadian Fighter pilot Ace from WWII - Buzz Beurling. Foreword by Air Vice Marshall W. A. Bishop. Introduction by Leslie Roberts. Illustrated by Clayton Knight. Originally published: New York : Farrar and Rinehart, 1943. This is the first Canadian edition. xiv, 235pp, illustrated, illustrated endpapers. 21 cm. Red cloth with gilt aircraft ro the front board. Bright, clean interior. Gift inscription to the front blank endpaper and a bookplate to... View more info

The Battle of Britain: The Greatest Battle in the History of Air Warfare

By: BICKERS, Richard Townshend

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Salamander: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11592

ISBN: 1-84065-081-8

Condition: VG+


A volume in the series 'Classic Conflicts'. Foreword by Air Marshal Sir Denis Crowley-Milling. 272pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding with a very faint crease to the spine. Weight, 419g. View more info

In the Shadow of Eagles: From Barnstormer to Alaska Bush Pilot, a Flyer's Story

By: BILLBERG, Rudy; REARDEN, Jim

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Alaska Northwest Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038501

ISBN: 088240413X

Condition: About 'As New'


Autobiography of an American aviation peioneer, Rudy Billberg, who spent his life flying in Alaska. xvii, 326pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding with no creasing to the spine. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 480g. View more info

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FM159 : the Lucky Lancaster

By: BIRRELL, Dave

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nanton, AB, Nanton Lancaster Society: 2006

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 23756

ISBN: 0968044018

Condition: Fine


An account of a rare, surviving Lancaster Bomber from WWII and service with the RCAF, now at home in Nanton, Alberta. 60 p. : ill., ports ; 21 cm. Bright, clean copy. Tiny gift inscription to the ffep, otherwise unmarked and appearing 'as new'. Weight, 104g. Lettermailable if applicable. View more info

Their Finest Hour; The Story of the Battle of Britain

By: BISHOP, Edward

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1968

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 041068

Condition: Near Fine


Ballantine's illustrated History of World War II; Battle Book No 2. 160pp, propfusely photo illustrated Bright, clean, unmarked copy, inside and outside. No spine creasing. Slight external wear. Weight, 196g. View more info