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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 the htp, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding. Bright, clean red cloth with only very slight wear to the extremities of... 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

True Canadian Heroes in the Air

By: BISHOP, William Arthur

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Key Porter Books: 2008

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 046729

ISBN: 1552678679

Condition: About 'As New'


Written by Arthur Bishop, son of Billy Bishop ; foreword by Lieut.-General F.R. Sutherland. Originally published as 'Courage in the Air'. xii, 307 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 450g, We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg tota... View more info

Jet Around the World with B.O.A.C., Qanta, Air-India; 196061

By: BOAC; QANTAS; AIR-INDIA

Price: $8.00

Publisher: USA, BOAC; Qantas, Air-India: 1960

Edition: First Edition, Presumed

Seller ID: 24294

Condition: Near Fine


Brochure promoting Air Travel - a trip around the World via BOAC, Qantas and Air-India. Opens to 8": by 9"; 14pp, centre-pages world map showing air routes, small artist-drawn decorations. Bright and clean with a tight, stapled binding. Only defect - a phrase in light ink to the top margin of the front wrapper - 'Good map of the world'. Weight, 36g. View more info

Alaska's Father Goose: Capt. Gerald A. (Bud) Bodding: a Career in Aviation

By: BODDING, Captain Gerald A. 'Bud'

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Surrey, B. C., Hancock House Pub Ltd: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053076

ISBN: 0888396511

Condition: As New


Story of the career of Captain Gerald Bodding, famed Alaska pilot known as 'Father Goose' because of his many thousands of hours piloting the Grumman JRF Goose aircraft. 175 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 22 cm. Includes index. Edited by William F. Cass.An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. 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 288g unpacked and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Other Canadian domestic postal rates rise ... View more info

Pedigree of Champions : Boeing since 1916

By: BOEING COMPANY

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Boeing Co.: 1984

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 19481

Condition: Fine


Capsule history of Boeing Aircraft produced from 1916 to 1984. 83 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no wear to the faux-leather, green cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar showing just a little, light edge wear. Weight, 720g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on spe... View more info

Everett Flyer

By: BOEING, Everett Branch

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Everett, Boeing Co., Everett Branch: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20193

Condition: Fine


Item consists of an 8pp pamphlet, or periodical, with an insert containing a four-color lithograph print of the Boeing 747 jetliner on its maiden test trip. Fine condition, never folded. View more info

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On the Shuttle: Eight Days in Space

By: BONDAR, Barbara with BONDAR, Dr. Roberta

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Toronto, Owl Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 043071

ISBN: 1-895688-10-8

Condition: About Fine


Story of Canada's first Woman Astronaut and her 8 days in Space. Written for Juveniles. 64pp, color photo illustrated. As new, bright and fresh. Weight, 233g. View more info

The Encyclopedia of Space

By: BOOTH, Nicholas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, W. H. Smith Publishers Canada: 1990

Edition: First by this Publisher

Seller ID: 044441

ISBN: 0-88665-644-3

Condition: As New


Survey of man's acheivements in Space. 200pp, photo illustrated. A 'near new' book. Oversized and heavy for shipping. Weight, 1.25kg. View more info

Flying the Boeing Model 80

By: BOWERS, Peter M.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Seattle, Museum of Flight / Red Barn: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041575

Condition: Fine


Book informs the reader of the statistical facts of the 80 Series of Boeing aircraft - design, copnstructio and use. [64] pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm. "A Red Barn publication.". OCLC Number: 12109256. This copy is 'as new' - bright, clean and unmarked with a sound binding. Unpacked weight, 250g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries View more info

Boeing Aircraft Since 1916 (Putnam Aviation Series)

By: BOWERS, Peter M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A., Naval Institute Press: 1989

Edition: New Edition of 1966 - Expanded

Seller ID: 1617

ISBN: 0870210378

Condition: As New


Hundreds of photographs and a large number of three-view general arrangement drawings. Model 707 1nd 727 updated; full development histories of the 737, 747, 757 and 767. Full production lists of well over 6,000 Boeing jet lines. 668 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, no wear with a similar unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 1.156kg [2lb 9oz]. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum po... View more info

Spirits in the Sky: Classic Aircraft of World War II

By: BOWMAN, Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Salamander Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20922

ISBN: 0861015789

Condition: About Fine


Over 150 glorious, full colour photographs of the greatest World War II aircraft still flying today, with explanatory text. 144pp, color photo illustrated, color artwork. Bright, clean, copy, almost 'as new' except for a tape repair to a tear on the back panel close to the head of the spine. View more info

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Hurricane & Messerschmitt

By: BOWYER, Chaz. and VAN ISHOVEN, Armand

Price: $12.95

Publisher: London, Promotional Reprint Company: 1997

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 043013

ISBN: 1-85648-148-4

Condition: Fine


This edition combines two separate works originally published in 1974 & 1977. 320pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding and like dustjacket. Unmarked. About as new. Very heavy for shipping. Weight, 1.38kg. 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

Air Scouts Handbook

By: BOY SCOUTS ASSOCIATION

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Boy Scouts Association:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 1575

Condition: Fine


The Air Scout Handbook from the Boy Scout Assoc in the UK. Undated but from WWII. Rear wrapper lists 53 wartime aircraft listed on the Recognition pages. 103pp, illustrated, tables. Light brown wrappers with green band at top and green ink titles. In Fine condition - bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, stapled binding. Weight, 76g. Ships Lettermail. View more info

The Smithsonian Book of Flight

By: BOYNE, Walter J.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Wings Books, New York, 1987:

Seller ID: 4316


Tribute to eight decades of aircraft and the individuals who designed, built and flew them. 2nd printing, quarto, 9.25"x11.25", 288pp, profusely illustrated in b&w and in color. Hardcover in blue cloth with gilt spine and with unclipped dustjacket. Near mint copy, about as new, F/F View more info

WWII Air War; The Men, The Machines, The Missions

By: BOYNE, Walter J. (Foreword)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Canada, Prospero Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 049584

ISBN: 088665372X

Condition: Near Fine


1998 edition produced for Prospero Books, a division of Chapters, Inc. From the publisher of Aviation history ; foreword by Walter J. Boyne. 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Very minor wear to some edges. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 906g. View more info