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AVIATION BOATSWAIN'S MATE H 1 & C.  RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE.  NAVEDTRA 10303-C
1 AVIATION BOATSWAIN'S MATE H 1 & C. RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE. NAVEDTRA 10303-C
Washington Naval Education and Training Support Command 1975 Soft Cover Very Good - 
190 pp + 5pp + 41 pp (Assignements), 10 1/2" H. 1975 Edition. B&w drawings/diagrams, photographs. Chapter headings: Aviation Boatswain's Mate H Rating; Aircraft Handling Equipment; Aircraft Handling; Aircraft Crashes, Firefighting, and Crew Entrapment; Shorebased Emergency Arresting Gear and Related Equipment; Shipboard Firefighting; Shipboard Damage Control; Administration; Appendix: U.S. Customary and Metric System Units of Measurement; Index; Qualifications for Advancement; Nonresident Career Course follows Qualifications for Advancement. Interior - a few pages with minor wrinkles at fore-edge, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear - a little more at top/bottom of spine, two closed tears and two very small scuffs on spine, some faint colour variation on rear cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE 3 & 2.  RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE.  NAVEDTRA 10323.
2 AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE 3 & 2. RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE. NAVEDTRA 10323.
Washington Naval Education and Training Support Command 1978 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
426 pp + iii pp + 113 pp (Assignments), 10 1/4" H. 1978 Revised Edition. Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings/diagrams (some fold-out), photographs. Chapter headings: Aviation Machinist's Mate Rating; Publications; Tools and Hardware; Aircraft Engines; Aircraft Engine Fuel Systems; Aircraft Engine Lubricating Systems; Hydraulic, Electric, and Starting Systems; Aicraft Engine Inspections and Repair; Turbroprop Powerplants and Propellers; Turboshaft Powerplants and Helicopters; Turbofan Powerplants; Ground Handling Equipment and Procedures; Line Operations and Maintenance; Aircraft Engine Corrosion, Preservation, and Pollution Control; Appendix: Glossary; Index; Nonresident Career Course follows the Index. Interior - a few pages with light wrinkles at fore-edge, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light wear at top/bottom of spine - minor edge wear elsewhere, tiny to small corner creases on covers. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE J 1 & C.  RATE TRAINING MANUAL.  NAVTRA 10343-C.
3 AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE J 1 & C. RATE TRAINING MANUAL. NAVTRA 10343-C.
Naval Training Command 1972 Soft Cover Very Good 
193 pp, 10 1/4" H. 1972 Edition. B&w drawings/diagrams, photographs. Chapter headings: Aviation Machinist's Mate J rating; Aviation supply; Work Center supervision and administration; Jetcal analyzer; Fuel system maintenance; Turbojet powerplant troubleshooting; Turbojet powerplant removal and installation; Turbojet powerplant hot section repair; Turboshaft-powered helicopter maintenance; Turboprop powerplants/propellers; Index. Interior - small soft bump to bottom corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small soft creases at bottom corner of covers, very minor edge wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
AVIATION ORDNANCEMAN 3 & 2.  NAVAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMAND RATE TRAINING MANUAL.  NAVEDTRA 10345-D
4 AVIATION ORDNANCEMAN 3 & 2. NAVAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMAND RATE TRAINING MANUAL. NAVEDTRA 10345-D
Washington Naval Education and Training Support Command 1976 Soft Cover Very Good 
728 pp, 10 1/4" H. 1976 Edition. Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings/diagrams, photographs. Chapter headings: Aviation Ordnanceman rating; Elementary physics; Publication; Corrosion control, lubrication, and preservation; Handtools and aircraft hardware; Small arms; Explosives and ammunition; Ammunition stowage, handling, and shipping; Ammunition handling equipment; Pyrotechnics; Aircraft rockets and JATO; Aircraft bombs and accessories; Bomb fuzes; Air-launched guided missiles and weapons; Underwater and nuclear weapons; 20-mm aircraft guns and accessories; 20-mm belting and loading equipment; Aerial targets and associated equipment; Noncomputing sights; Suspension, arming, and releasing equipment; ASW weapons systems; Fighter/attack weapons systems; Aircraft loading and arming; Security; Appendices: Symbols; Glossary; English and metric system units of measurement - common equivalents and conversions; Index. Interior - light wrinkling at fore-edge of first few pages, stock number and price written in red ink on page 1, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear - a little more at top/bottom of spine, light wrinkling at fore-edge of front cover, some cover colour offset on fore-edge of text block, soft line indentation on front cover. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
MANUAL OF ELEMENTARY DRILL (ALL ARMS) 1935.
5 MANUAL OF ELEMENTARY DRILL (ALL ARMS) 1935.
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1935 Hard Cover Very Good 
viii, 98 pp + 11 plates, 6 3/8" H. Red stiff card covers with black lettering on spine, b&w plates at rear, single folded page "Amendments (No. 1)" laid in. Chapter headings: Squad Drill - General; Squad Drill in Single Rank - Without Arms (Squad Drill with Intervals / Squad Drill in Single Rank); Squad Drill in Two Ranks (Royal Artillery / Royal Engineers, Royal Corps of Signals, Infantry and Royal Army Service Corps / Royal Tank Corps); Drill with Arms (Rifle Exercises / Revolver Exercises / Sword Exercise); Saluting; Guards and Sentries; Drill for Rifle and English Light Infantry Regiments; March Discipline; List of Plates; Definitions. Previous owner's signature on front pastedown and on 'Amendments" sheet, light toning to pages, light browning to edges of text block, light edge wear, creases on spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CHEMISTRY AND THE AEROPLANE., Clancey, Vernon J.
6 Clancey, Vernon J. CHEMISTRY AND THE AEROPLANE.
London Thomas Nelson & Sons 1942 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Good 
176 pp, 7 3/8" H. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold lettering and winged lion emblem on front board. Part of the Nelson's Aeroscience Manuals series. B&w illustrations. Contents: Making Flight Possible; Petrol; Substitute Fuels; Petrol Plus Engine; Steel; Non-Ferrous Alloys; Plastics; Chemical Energy; The Gas Laws; Behaviour of Gases; Accessories; Index. Minor browning on free endpapers, two large corner creases on rear free endpaper, two tiny corner bumps, one tiny edge bump. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - moderate at top of spine, light browing to spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
AERODYNAMICS OF THE AEROPLANE., Cowley, W.L.
7 Cowley, W.L. AERODYNAMICS OF THE AEROPLANE.
London Thomas Nelson & Sons 1943 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 
201 pp, 7 3/8" H. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold lettering and winged lion emblem on front board. Part of the Nelson's Aeroscience Manuals series. 42 b&w figures (collated). Contents: Sustentation of Aeroplanes; The Aerofoil; The Complete Aeroplane; The Propeller; The Aeroplane in Steady Flight; Aerodynamic Measurements - I Model Tests; Aerodynamic Measurements - II Full-scale Tests; Fluid Motion - Aerofoil Theory; Fluid Motion; Vibrations in Aircraft; Answers; Index. Light browning to edges of text block, tiny bump to fore-edge of rear board, light wrinkling at top of spine, small crease at top corner of front free endpaper. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wrinkling, browning to spine and flap-folds, small indentation on flap-folds and on spine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE CANADIAN ARMY 1855-1965.  LINEAGES - REGIMENTAL HISTORIES., Dornbusch, C.E., compiler.
8 Dornbusch, C.E., compiler. THE CANADIAN ARMY 1855-1965. LINEAGES - REGIMENTAL HISTORIES.
Hope Farm Press, Cornwallville, New York, 1966, first edition. 
179 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover. "(O)utlines the histories of the Canadian Regiments in the dates of organization, change of designation, amalgamation, disbanding and conversion. - The Regiments of The Royal Canadian Infantry Corps, Cavalry and The Royal Canadian Armoured Corps are included in the Guide. Regiments of the Royal Regiments of Canadian Artillery are included in the Guide only when they were organized as Infantry Regiments and later converted to artillery. The arrangement of the Guide is alphabetical by the designation of the Regiment. - The Guide for a Regiment is followed by a listing of its regimental histories, a term that has been used in its widest sense. The bibliography includes not only publications about a Regime nt but also the Regiment's publications. The compiler has thus included manuals and periodicals. Three bibliographical sections and indexes close this publication. 'Formations' is a bibliography of the Canadian First division and publicatio n s c o n cerned with a Command area and more than one Regiment. 'World War I' and 'World War II' are bibliographies of the units organized for these wars." Interior - soft bump at top/bottom corner of text block - small crease at top corner of a pp ro x . fi rs t 20 pages, soft crease at fore-edge of pages 9 to 12. Exterior - light browning to edges of text block, edges of covers and on spine; soft corner creases on covers; soft crease down front cover near spine - migrates into first few pag es; t in y l igh t stains on bottom of text block; small light soiling mark at top edge of front cover. Good+ 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
THE NEW ZEALAND ARMY:  A BIBLIOGRAPHY., Dornbusch, C.E., compiler.
9 Dornbusch, C.E., compiler. THE NEW ZEALAND ARMY: A BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Hope Farm Press, Corwallville, N.Y., 1961, from an edition of 300 copies. 
116 pp, 9" H, soft cover. Contents: The New Zealand Army - Reference works, General works; Conscription; Defence of New Zealand; Manuals for training; Medals; Military cemeteries and memorials; Periodicals; Regimental histories; Veterans; The Maor i wars - Participation of the British army; South African war - The Contingents; World War I; World War II; Korean Conflict; Reference works; Index. Interior - soft bump/curl to top corner of textblock, slight curl to bottom corner of las t f e w p a g e s. Exterior - a few small light stains, light browning, light rubbing, hand-written title in black ink on spine, soft corner creases, a few tiny indentations on covers. Good reference copy only. 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN AMERICA:  A SOCIAL HISTORY OF MILITARY LIFE IN THE REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD., Frey, Sylvia R.
10 Frey, Sylvia R. THE BRITISH SOLDIER IN AMERICA: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF MILITARY LIFE IN THE REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD.
University of Texas Press, Austin, 1981. 
211 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0292780400 Tables. "In her investigation of the social history of the common British soldier in the era of the American Revolution, Sylvia Frey has extensively surveyed recruiting reco rds, contemporary training manuals, statutes, and memoirs in an attempt to provide insight into the soldier's 'life and mind'. In the process she has discovered more about the common soldier than anyone thought possible: his size, age, an d g e n e r a l physical condition, his personal economics and daily existence. Her findings dispel the traditional assumpution that the army was made up largely of criminals and social misfits. Special attention is given to soldiering as an occ up a ti on . F oc us in g on two of the major campaigns of the war....Frey describes the human face of war, with particular emphasis on the physical and psychic strains of campaigning in the eighteenth century. Perhaps the most important part of the w ork is t he ana lys is of the moral and material factors which induced men to accept the high risks of soldiering. Frey rejects the traditional assumption that soldiers were motivated to fight exclusively by fear and force and argues inst ead tha t th e pr ima ry moti vati on to battle was generated by regimental esprit, which in the eighteenth century substituted for patriotism. After analyzing the sources of esprit, she concludes that it was the sustaining force for morale in a lo ng a nd d iscou ragin g wa r. This book is a contribution to our understanding of the eighteenth century and should appeal not only to military historians but also to social and economic historians and to those interested in the history of medic ine." Pre vious owner' s sma ll stamp on fro nt p ast edown, a few tiny light specks on boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, slight darkening to spine edges and to flap-folds, minor edge wear. Near fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
AIR NAVIGATION., Hamilton, E.R.
11 Hamilton, E.R. AIR NAVIGATION.
London Thomas Nelson & Sons 1944 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 
175 pp, 7 3/8" H. Blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold lettering and winged lion emblem on front board. Part of the Nelson's Aeroscience Manuals series. 86 b&w figures, plus frontispiece and fold-out map in pouch at rear (collated). "(D)escribes the principles of Air Navigation in a clear and thorough manner. Numerous exercises give the student an admirable training in all the problems that confront the aviator. An outstanding feature of the book is a specially prepared chart for use in working out the exercises. The book meets all the needs of the Royal Air Force, and will serve equally well for beginners who have civil aviation in view." Very light browning to edges of text block with a few tiny foxing marks, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has light browning on spine and flap-folds, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear, writing indentations on front panel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR 1642-1651: AN ILLUSTRATED MILITARY HISTORY., Haythornthwaite, Philip J.  Colour illustrations by Jeffrey Burn.
12 Haythornthwaite, Philip J. Colour illustrations by Jeffrey Burn. THE ENGLISH CIVIL WAR 1642-1651: AN ILLUSTRATED MILITARY HISTORY.
Arms and Armour, London, 1994, reprint. 
160 pp, small 4to (10" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1854092383 Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, reproductions, maps, drawings, uniform studies. "The English Civil Wars represent the most vital watershed in British history, effectively extinguishing the vestiges of feudalism and originating the concepts of constitutional monarchy and standing army. This history concentrates upon the military aspects (of the three distinct wars of the period). In addition to a detailed and chronological account of the campaigning, and insights into the characters of the military and political leades, the book includes an important section on a subject frequently neglected: on how an army was formed, how its members were recruited (or impressed), how regiments were raised, trained and equipped, how an army was provisioned, marshalled in the field, how its infantry and cavalry were employed, how its artillery was managed, and ultimately how it fought, advance d o r r e treated. In all these matters, as in the chronological account of the war which follows, most extensive use has been made of contemporary drill-books, manuals, accounts by military theorists and practical soldiers, eye-witness accoounts a n d me m oi rs ." Slight cigarette odor, minor browning to edges of text block, tiny dint/wear at top corner of both boards, slight darkening to color at top corner of rear board due to dampness. Dust jacket has dampness/dye stains at inside bo tto m of sp in e a nd inside top of rear flap-fold, faint water mark at top inside edge of rear panel, minor edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. Very Good-/Good+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
M4 SHERMAN.  OSPREY MODELLING MANUALS 14., Hernandez Cabos, Rodrigo and Prigent, John.  Series editor: Donald Sommerville.
13 Hernandez Cabos, Rodrigo and Prigent, John. Series editor: Donald Sommerville. M4 SHERMAN. OSPREY MODELLING MANUALS 14.
Osprey, Oxford, 2001, first printing. 
64 pp, 9 3/4" H, soft cover. ISBN 1841762075 "The second of a regular subseries on modelling tanks and AFVs, 'M4 Sherman' covers the Allies' most important tank of WWII, the US M4 medium, or Sherman, of which 49,234 were built. With detailed step -by-step model photography, specially commissioned walkround photos, scale drawings and wartime shots, this book will provide all the details needed to model the M4 Sherman in the desert, north-west European and Pacific theatres. It covers the m a i n M4 version including the Firefly, the Calliope multiple rocket launcher and T1E3 mine roller." This series provides a: "Comprehensive 'how-to' guide to all aspects of military modelling, from the initial choice of tools and materials to t he a ll - important finishing touches; With their emphasis on step-by-step detail, each book represents an in-depth guide to modelling one particular subject; More than 150 illustrations including wartime shots, colour modelling photographs, colour si de vie ws , drawings, and colour charts, accompany the text; Each book includes a guide to camouflage and tactical markings, a full round-up of models and accessories, and a reference section listing museums and websites." Interior - clean and tigh t w ith no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Fine 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO BOOK REPAIR AND CONSERVATION., Johnson, Arthur W.
14 Johnson, Arthur W. THE PRACTICAL GUIDE TO BOOK REPAIR AND CONSERVATION.
New York Thames & Hudson 1988 0500275181 / 9780500275184 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
111 pp, 10" H. B&w illustrations. "Books and documents are of immense value to historians as records of human achievement. They are also treasured by their owners for the contents, the bindings and the beauty of the printed or written page. Yet their deterioration is inevitable and the process of aging may be accelerated by neglect and chemical changes in the materials used in their manufacture. Here is a book that, using step-by-step instruction with the aid of diagrams, provides all the information needed to combat such deterioration. Of particular interest are the techniques involving the repair and restoration of antiquarian books and the full details of up-to-date chemical treatments for the preservation of archives." Contents: Introduction; Principles of restoration; Equipment; Materials; Adhesives; Chemicals; Insects; Book construction: general information; Book furniture; Paper and vellum cleaning and repair; Repair techniques; Practical repairs; Finishing; Facsimile printing; Refurbishing; Care of a library; Glossary; Schools; Societies; Suppliers; Further reading. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownwership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, price is inked out on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
15 N/A PROGRAMME FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS, 1944. TEACHER'S MANUAL.
Ministry of Education, Ontario, 1944. 
39 pp, 7 5/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Contents: Religious Education in the School - The Purpose of Religious Teaching; The Religious Atmosphere of the School; The Nature of the Course in Religious Education; The Religious Exercises; Study of the Scriptures and Related Activities; Religious Education in the Kindergarten; Primary Grades (Grade I-III); Grades IV-VI; Grades VII-VIII. Memory Work, Choral Reading, and the Speaking of Scripture - Kindergarten and Primary Grades; G r a d e s I V -VIII. The Single Teacher School. Regulations. Outline of Topics. Suggested Selections for Memory Work, Choral Reading and Verse Speaking. Approved Prayers for Use in Schools. Interior - pages browning, small soft crease at t o p co rn er o f p ag es , otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small crease at top corner of covers, scattered tiny soiling marks on front cover, minor edge wear and minor rubbing. Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
ADVANCED AVIATION MODELLING.  COMPENDIUM MODELLING MANUALS VOLUME 2., Scutts, Jerry, series editor.
16 Scutts, Jerry, series editor. ADVANCED AVIATION MODELLING. COMPENDIUM MODELLING MANUALS VOLUME 2.
Osprey, Oxford, 2000, reprint. 
60 pp, 10 7/16" H, soft cover. ISBN 1902579054 Profusely illustrated with colour photographs, drawings. "This is the second in the new Modelling Manual series. Advanced Aviation Modelling sets out to help the more experienced modeller improve te chniques and expand their modelling horizons. Workings with models like the MiG27 Fulcrum, the A-10, and the WWI Roland CII Walfsich the reader is shown how with patience and care these and other models can be superdetailed to a very high stand a r d . Very detailed coloured photographs and a concise but explanatory text show the aviation modeller how to turn a basic kit model into a show-stopper." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean. Very Go od + 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BASIC MILITARY VEHICLE MODELLING.  COMPENDIUM MODELLING MANUALS VOLUME 3. (AFV), Scutts, Jerry, series editor.
17 Scutts, Jerry, series editor. BASIC MILITARY VEHICLE MODELLING. COMPENDIUM MODELLING MANUALS VOLUME 3. (AFV)
Compendium, London, n.d. 
64 pp, 10 7/16" H, soft cover. ISBN 1902579070 Profusely illustrated in colour. "A large part of the appeal of AFVs in general is the enormous scope for presenting a highly individual interpretation of a military vehicle subject. The way the mod eller chooses to pile the necessary guns, ammunition, ropes, chains, tools, radio aerials and so on onto a tank will remain a singular, highly personal contribution to the modelling hobby. In this series of books we attempt to show you how to g e t t he best out of plastic models of AFVs and offer some tips on construction, customising and finishing. We have not specified any particular brand of paint, adhesive or materials simply because models and accessory ranges change their trade na me s, ar e constantly added to - or, occasionally, are withdrawn from the market altogether. And of course general availability in certain countries varies to a considerable degree so we are leaving it to the modeller, wherever he or she may be lo cat ed t o s earch out the tools of the trade according to local supply." from the Introduction. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small dent/scuff and soft creases at bottom corner of front cover. Very Good - 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF THE SPECIAL FORCES., White, Terry.
18 White, Terry. FIGHTING TECHNIQUES OF THE SPECIAL FORCES.
Century, London, 1993, first edition. 
272 pp, 9 5/8" H, soft cover. ISBN 0712648194 B&w illustrations. "From the training manuals of the world's fiercest fighting units, Terry White reveals the secrets of their trade. The mind of man is never more ingenious than when inventing metho ds of waging war. The body of man is never pushed closer to the limits than in the practical application of these methods. (This book) chooses the best, the most demanding methods used by special forces around the world, including the SAS, the A u s tralian Special Air Service, the Canadian Special Service Force, Spetsnaz, Grenschutzgruppe-9 and the US Navy SEAL Teams." Interior - one page with tiny corner crease otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very m in or e dge wear and very minor soiling. Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 


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