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The Last Escaper

By: TUNSTALL, Peter

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Overlook Duckworth: 2014

Edition: First American Edition, Second Impressio

Seller ID: 040661

ISBN: 1468311557

Condition: Fine


A remarkable memoir of a British lad's salad days flying bombers against the Nazis and then repeatedly escaping their prison camps . . . An engrossing valediction to the tough, imaginative generation forged by the war. Foreword by Major-General Corran Purdon. viii, 319pp, illustrated. An 'about as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked in a tight, square binding, no wear to the boards, and with a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 540g. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overch... View more info

Wings of the North

By: TURNER, Dick

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047777

ISBN: 0919654614

Condition: About Fine


Life of bush pilot in Northwest Territories of Canada since 1958. 288 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Book is bright and clean. Previous owner's name, address to the ffep - that of prominent B. C. Businessman S. G. Foord, founder of KalTire. Otherwise unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is reasonably clean, but there is some rippling to the spine [water damage?], not affecting the book. Weight, 568g. View more info

Wings of the North

By: TURNER, Dick

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048217

ISBN: 0919654614

Condition: VG+


Life of bush pilot in Northwest Territories of Canada since 1958. 288 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Book is bright and clean. Previous owner's name, address to the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is reasonably clean, but there is some sun-darkening/rippling to the spine [not water damage], not affecting the book. Weight, 568g. View more info

Wings of the North

By: TURNER, Dick

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Hancock House: 2004

Edition: Sixth Softcover Printing

Seller ID: 054857

ISBN: 0888390602

Condition: About 'As New'


Life of a bush pilot in Northwest Territories of Canada since 1958. 288 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Book is bright and clean. Unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the wrappers. Unpacked weight, 385g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canadian, American or Overseas Orders. Images always available. View more info

Famous Air Battles

By: TURNER, John Frayn

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, Arthur Barker: 1970

Edition: First Edition, Third Impression

Seller ID: 28280

Condition: Fine


Account of British Airmen and their Battles in two World Wars. 215pp, illustrated. Hardcover in turquoise cloth with dustjacket. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Dustjacket is nearly similar with just a little edge wear. Weight, 420g. View more info

Attack Helicopter Operations: Field Manual No. FM 17-50

By: U. S. ARMY

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Washington, U. S. Army: 1984

Seller ID: 042321

Condition: Very Good


Manual describes how attack helicopter companies and battalions fight. Eight chapters, twelve appendices, glossary, references, index. Profusely illustrated. Clean copy. Stapled, three-ring punched. Title handwritten to outside of spine. Scan available. Weight, 500g. View more info

Union Oil Bulletin; September, 1928

By: UNION OIL of CALIFORNIA

Price: $5.00

Publisher: USA, Union Oil of California: 1928

Edition: Vol VII, Bulletin No 7

Seller ID: 054844

Condition: VG+


Single issue of a Corporate Magazine issued by Union Oil of California. Company news - personnel, financial, statistics, plus, articles of wide interest. This issue - National Air Races; Union Oil and Aviation; Panama; Mexico, and more. 24pp, photo illustrated. Attractive cover painting by George K. Brandriff. Clean, unmarked copy showing only very minor wear. Unpacked weight, 79g. Ships within North America, in card sleeve, for $4.00-$6.50 depending on location. Overseas - shipping at cost. Image available View more info

Lindbergh Again Flies the Air Mail: 1928 First Day Cover

By: UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Reginald P. Brook: 1928

Seller ID: 051616

Condition: VG+


First Day Cover commemmorating Lindbergh's delivering of the U. S. A. mails by Air, from Chicago to St. Louis. Feb. 21, 1928. Large, bold Philatelic Dealer ad on reverse. Sound condition. Flap sealed and unopened. Some smudging to lower cancels. Size - 6.5" by 3.5". 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 5g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage worldwide. View more info

Romeo Vachon: A Distinguished Canadian Aviator

By: VACHON, Georgette

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ottawa, A.A.H.S.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13525

Condition: VG+


Brief, bi-lingual pamphlet on the life and career of Canadian Pilot, Romeo Vachon, the 'Flying Postman of the North Shore'. 8pp in English, 8pp in french, photo illustrated. 4pp ad in French and a postcard of Vachon, are laid-in. Bright copy with a sound, stapled binding. View more info

Pacific Hawk

By: VADER, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Co: 1970

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 25496

ISBN: 0356031403

Condition: VG+


An account of the American Fighter Aircraft, the P-40 Kittyhawk and its service in WWII. Purnell's history of the Second World War, Weapons Book, no. 14. 160 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 cm. Originally published, New York: Ballantine Books, 1970. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight,square binding, no spine creases. Minor rubbing to the wrappers. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

High Flight : Aviation and the Canadian Imagination

By: VANCE, Jonathan F.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Toronto, Penguin Canada: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1743

ISBN: 0143013459

Condition: Fiine


Entertaining history of Canada's love affair with aviation. x, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. This is an 's new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 640g. View more info

High Flight : Aviation and the Canadian Imagination

By: VANCE, Jonathan F.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Canada, Penguin Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 051413

ISBN: 0143013459

Condition: About Fine


An entertaining and passionate history of Canada's love affair with aviation from its earliest days. x, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean interior. Unmarked except for an ink signature to the ffep. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is about Fine. 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 638g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; USA rates by weight alone. World rates based on weight and de... View more info

Start in den Weltraum : Ein Buch u¨ber Raketen, Satelliten u. Raumfahrzeuge

By: VOLN BRAUN, Wernher; LEY, Willy; GARTMANN, Heinz

Price: $12.00

Publisher: [Frankfurt], [Bertelsmann Lesering]: 1952

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 2254

Condition: About Fine


"Die Illustrationen von Chesley Bonestell, Fred Freemann und Rolf Klep sind den amerikanischen Originalausgaben entnommen ... Die Ubersetzung und Bearbeitung besorgte Heinz Gartmann." 319 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm. OCLC Number: 748674690. German language text. Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun (1912 - 1977), German, later American, aerospace engineer, and space architect. He was the leading figure in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the father of rocket technology and space science in the United States. Book is bright, clean and unmarked ... View more info

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Portraits of an Era: The Aerial Photography of Howdy McPhail

By: WAISER, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: USA, Fifth House Publishers: 2010

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 040842

ISBN: 1897252587

Condition: As New


The aerial photography of Howdy McPhail - superb photographs of Farms, Towns and Villages, mostly in Saskatchewan and from the Lakehead west, taken from 1952 to 1961. 184 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 29 x 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket has a single 'micro-chip', barely detectible, to the top edge of the rear panel. Unpacked weight, 1.089kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

Airliners

By: WALL, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Quarto/Collins, London, 1980:

Seller ID: 3688


Beautifully illustrated survey of the history and developement on the Commercial Airliner. 1st printing, 4to, 9"x12", 256pp, profusely illus in b&w and in color. HC in blue cloth with price-clipped DJ. Book is tight and clean; DJ has minor edge wear on top edge & 1" margin tear. VG+/VG View more info

Aircraft Instruments: Technical Manual TM 1-413, February 2, 1942

By: WAR DEPARTMENT, USA

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, War Department, United States: 1942

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 039937

Condition: VG+


World War II period guide to instruments in military aircraft of the period. Great photographs of the instruments and views of the cockpit. 234pp, photo illustrated, diagrams etc, index. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Sound, tight stapled binding. Slight soil to wrappers and a small, ink name to the top margin of the front wrappers. Weight, 280g. View more info

The Max Ward Story: A Bush Pilot in the Bureaucratic Jungle

By: WARD, Max

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 07754

ISBN: 0-7710-8302-5

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of Max Ward, the Canadian Bush Pilot who started Wardair, a successful, but now defunct, Airline Company. 342pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean copy, quite fresh. Small ink signature of a former owner to the top margin of the front endpaper. Otherwise unmarked. Unclipped dustjacket - near Fine. Unpacked weight, 691g. View more info

Wardair - Canada's Holiday Airline: Boeing 747

By: WARDAIR

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Toronto, Canadian Post Card Co.:

Seller ID: 052762

Condition: As New


Continental size, glossy color photo postcard of a Canadian Wardair Boeing 747, on the tarmac, with the 21 person crew in front. Undated - circa early 1970s. No. 17700-D. Fine condition, unmarked. View more info

Air Route to the Klondike: An Aviation History

By: WEICHT, Christopher

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Trafford Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 038491

ISBN: 1412088615

Condition: As New


Air pilot navigator, volume 3. x, 306pp, illustrated, facsims., maps, music, ports. ; 28 cm. Bright, fresh copy, 'as new'. Weight, 732g. View more info

Attack Helicopters: A History of Rotary-Wing Combat Aircraft

By: WHEELER, Howard A.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Mount Plesant, South Carolina, U.S.A., Nautical & Aviation Pub Co of Amer: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33913

ISBN: 0933852525

Condition: Fine


The first narrative history of combat helicopters. 117pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 552g. View more info