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THE STORY OF COPPER AND ITS ALLOYS.
1 THE STORY OF COPPER AND ITS ALLOYS.
New York Copper & Brass Research Association Stapled in Wraps Very Good- 
Unpaginated (20 pp including covers), 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, drawings. "Reprinted from 'Oil Power" by courtesy of the Industrial Lubricating Department of the Standard Oil Company of New York." Contents: Stone-hammer Days of Copper: A Tale of the First Useful Metal Known to Man (The American Indian / Egyptian Period / The Coppersmith); How Copper Ore is Mined, And What Happens to It After That (The Rolling Mill Sheets / Wire / Tubes); Just a Few of Copper's Uses; Advertisement (What constitutes a Rust-Proof Home?). Interior - soft vrease at top corner of pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor soiling on covers, small crease at top corner of rear cover, very light wear on spine, 1/4" wide strip of light fading at fore-edge of front cover. Postage fro this light item will be reduced to most destinations. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ROUND THE WORLD., Butler, Frank Hedges.
2 Butler, Frank Hedges. ROUND THE WORLD.
London T. Fisher Unwin 1924 First Edition Hard Cover Good- No Jacket 
269 pp + 2 pp publisher's advertising, 9" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering & decoration on spine and front board. Illustrated with numerous b&w photographs (collated). The author was the founder of the Royal Aero Club (1901) and the first Hon. Treasurer of the Royal Automobile Club (1897) and wrote two previous books - "Fifty Years of Travel by Land, Water and Air" and "Through Lapland with Skis and Reindeer". Chaper headings for "Round the World": The Voyage Out; From America to Hawaii; Pictures of the Pacific Islands; A Visit to Japan; Japanese Entertainment and the Drama; Korea and the Inland Sea; Through China to Hong-Kong; A Taste of the Jungle; Home Matters; From London to Brazil; The Falkland Isles; The Tip of South America; The Lands of the Incas; The Panama Canal; Cuba: How Tobacco is Grown; The National Game of Pelota; Florida Modernized; The Paradise of Fishermen; In the Track of the Ancient Voyagers; How We Lost Java; The Industries and Resources of Java; Travelling in Java; A Palace Ceremony; The Borobudur Temple; Java: Town and Country; The Island of Bali; The Ritual of Cremation; From Bali to Australia and New Zealand through Torres Straits and the Great Barrier Reef; Maori Land; The South Sea Islands; Back to Civilization; Appendices: Suggestions for an EmpireTourist Bureau; By Air to Lausanne; Index. Very light browning on free endpapers, previous owner's name in ink and faint erased pencil writing marks on front free endpaper, small edge tear on page leaf 259/260 - archivally taped, light browning to edges of text block, very light soiling on top of text block, light edge wear, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine with two tiny tears at top, one small corner bump, scattered small water stains and a few light stains on front board with some color loss - plus a tiny water stain on rear board. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
VIETNAM MiG KILLERS: DEADLY DUEL OVER VIETNAM., Dorr, Robert F.
3 Dorr, Robert F. VIETNAM MiG KILLERS: DEADLY DUEL OVER VIETNAM.
Motorbooks, Osceola, WI, 1988, first edition. 
128 pp, small 4to (10 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0879382864 "The enemies were numerous. The jungle heat and the broad sea, the North Vietnamese Air Force and their arch ace Colonel Tomb, the MiG-17s and MiG-21s. Points on the Ameri can side were our elite pilots, aircraft and weapons: the Thunderchiefs, Crusaders and, of course, Phantoms. The air battles of the Vietnam War were fierce; the victors earned their wings and the kill markings emblazoned on their planes. (Th i s b o o k) spotlights the duels between America's pilots and the MiGs in the skies over Southeast Asia. Most of all, this is a book about airplanes. Here are the Phantoms Colonel Robin Olds piloted to score four kills. The intrepid Skyhawk whi ch d o wn ed a MiG-17 with an unguided air-to-ground missile. And F-4 number 155880 which finally blew Hanoi's Colonel Tomb out of the sky, earning its pilot ace status. Here are the men and machines that flew Rolling Thunder and Linebacker I a nd II. Mil ita ry expert Robert F. Dorr has collected a superb gallery of glowing color photos - many of the contemporary - and written a detailed history, chock full of anecdotes." A few tiny dints on front board, small light stain on top edge of bo th b o ards . D ust jacket has a few tiny dints on front panel, very small closed puncture on front hinge, very light rubbing, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor edge wrinkling. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
RAILWAY RECORDS:  A GUIDE TO SOURCES., Edwards, Cliff.
4 Edwards, Cliff. RAILWAY RECORDS: A GUIDE TO SOURCES.
Richmond, Surrey Public Record Office 2001 1903365104 / 9781903365106 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
222 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H). B&w illustrations. "This guide shows enthusiasts and researchers how to find records relating to railway companies, individuals who served on the railways and the trains themselves. From the first days of steam to the golden age of train travel at the start of the twentieth century, the railways have played a central role in British social history. When the remaining private railway companies were nationalized in 1948, their administrative records and those of the hundreds of companies they had absorbed were passed to the Public Record Office. The records include inform-ation on the estimated half million people employed by over two hundred separate rail companies at the start of the last century, and provide an important source of material for genealogists, economic historians and railway enthusiasts alike." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear at bottom of spine, very small scuff at bottom of rear hinge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
RAILWAY RECORDS:  A GUIDE TO SOURCES., Edwards, Cliff.
5 Edwards, Cliff. RAILWAY RECORDS: A GUIDE TO SOURCES.
Richmond, Surrey Public Record Office 2001 1903365104 / 9781903365106 Soft Cover Near Fine 
222 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H). B&w illustrations. "This guide shows enthusiasts and researchers how to find records relating to railway companies, individuals who served on the railways and the trains themselves. From the first days of steam to the golden age of train travel at the start of the twentieth century, the railways have played a central role in British social history. When the remaining private railway companies were nationalized in 1948, their administrative records and those of the hundreds of companies they had absorbed were passed to the Public Record Office. The records include inform-ation on the estimated half million people employed by over two hundred separate rail companies at the start of the last century, and provide an important source of material for genealogists, economic historians and railway enthusiasts alike." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very tiny bump at bottom of rear hinge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
6 Gagnon, Georgette and Rath, Dan. NOT WITHOUT CAUSE: DAVID PETERSON'S FALL FROM GRACE.
Toronto HarperCollins 1991 0002158426 / 9780002158428 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
408 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs. "The stunning defeat of David Peterson's powerful Liberal government on September 6, 1990 broke many of the old rules for Canadian elections - and provided the first glimpse of how future elections will be fought. At the center of the story: Liberal leader David Peterson. Young, handsome and rich, he embodied the glory years of the 1980s when Yuppies, BMWs and image politics ruled. His decision to 'go early', to call an election only three years into his mandate, set the wheels in motion. His campaign attracts some of Canada's leading political players: campaign chair Kathy Robinson, whose pivotal position becomes a hotseat as the Liberal slide begins; former Trudeau pollster Martin Goldfarb, anxious to keep a Liberal government in power; David MacNaughton, Goldfarb critic and rival; Bob Nixon, the tough and respected treasurer faced with scuttling his balanced budget in a last-ditch vote-buying attempt; aide Vince Borg, Peterson's long-time friend, who tries to protect the premier from protesters and Liberals alike. These key players and an army of policy experts, strategists, party members, candidates and reporters tangle and clash in the race for power. (The) gripping account of how the Peterson Liberals did not anticipate or prepare for the new trends emerging in Canada's electoral process: the increasing power of special-interest groups, campaign strategies that attack incumbents without offering alternatives, negative advertising, the critical importance of perceptions and the media, an electorate with declining party allegiances and the rise of non-traditional parties. It's also the reavealing tale of how Ontario's New Democratic and Progressive Conservative parties ran campaigns that became a perfect match for the volatile mood of voters." Remainder mark on bottom of text block at spine. Dust jacket has very minor wrinkling at top of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE GOLDEN YEARS OF TRUCKING: COMMEMORATING FIFTY YEARS OF SERVICE BY THE ONTARIO TRUCKING ASSOCIATION, 1926-1976., Goodman, J.O., introduction.  Part I by Ron Kenyon.
7 Goodman, J.O., introduction. Part I by Ron Kenyon. THE GOLDEN YEARS OF TRUCKING: COMMEMORATING FIFTY YEARS OF SERVICE BY THE ONTARIO TRUCKING ASSOCIATION, 1926-1976.
Rexdale, Ontario Ontario Trucking Association 1977 0969074816 / 9780969074816 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good- Inscribed by Contributor
190 pp, 11 1/8" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. Inscribed at top of half title page: "To George Mills who made a great contribution to the industry's development J.O. Goodman Dec. 1977" - Mr. Goodman appears to have amended his signature, as there is some white-out over "man" and it has been rewritten. Contents: The Vital Link; The Rolling Twenties; An Association is Formed; Trucks in The Depression; The ATA Affected All Canada; The Wheels of War ; Rebuilding With The Peace; One Crisis After Another; Enter The Teamsters; Trucks Remake Ontario; Challenge of the Seventies; Addendum: A Select Committee of The Legistlature examines trucking; OTA Officers and Directors, 1926-1977; Past Presidents; OTA Pioneers Club; Truck Roadeos; "Service to Industry" Award; The "National Truck Hero" Award; Axles, Pistons, Tires and Tears: A tale of truck technology; OTA Officials, 1977. Scattered small and tiny stains on edges of text block, light wrinkling and fading at top/bottom edge of spine, very small dent at bottom edge of both boards. Dust jacket has minor edge browning, moderate wrinkling at top of spine and at top of rear flap-fold - light edge wrinkling elsewhere 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY., Lamb, W. Kaye.
8 Lamb, W. Kaye. HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY.
New York Macmillan 1977 0025676601 / 9780025676602 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Good+ 
491 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). One of the 'Railroads of America' series. B&w photographs, maps. "In 1881 a company was formed to lay the 1,900 miles of railway that would connect Montreal and British Columbia in just five years. There were two separate and distinct sections. The first extended through the forbidding Laurentian Shield north of Lake Huron and Lake Superior, between Callander and Thunder Bay. The second spanned the 1,250 miles between Red River and Kamloops, starting with 850 miles of relatively easy going across the prairies, followed by 400 mountainous miles through the Rockies and on to the Pacific. On November 7, 1885, with a minimum of ceremony, the last spike in the track was driven at Craigellachie. There followed the years of expansion. The railroad was doing its job and now it ws the turn of ocean liners, Great Lakes steamers and finally, the airlines. Diversification, the prevailing pattern in the middle twentieth century, had been foreseen by the Canadian Pacific in the 1870s. Its original charter empowered it to own telegraph and telephone lines and to build wharves, docks, and grain elevators, and an early critic's remark that he 'did not know of anything they are not authorized to do' is still appropriate." Wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light wear on bottom edge of boards, shelf soiling on bottom of stext block. two very small corner bumps. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing, a few very small tears and tiny chips 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
SASKATCHEWAN., Lloyd, Tanya.  Edited by Elaine Jones.
9 Lloyd, Tanya. Edited by Elaine Jones. SASKATCHEWAN.
Prospero, Vancouver, 2000. 
96 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1552670317 Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "Sandy dunes, blazing summer sun and prickly cactus plants easily conjure up images of the desert, but in this case it is a description of one of the many types of land found in Saskatchewan. From dense forests to rolling fields of wheat, Saskatchewan is rich in natural resources and more. A variety of attractions can be found in this province ranging from interesting communities and outdoor activities to festivals and theatre shows. Whether you have lived here all your life or are visiting for the first time, Saskatchewan will welcome you with big skies, beautiful countryside, and much to see and do." Previous owner's large notation in ink on verso of free front endpaper. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. Very Good/Very Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
10 Mackay, James. (Robert Service.) VAGABOND OF VERSE: ROBERT SERVICE, A BIOGRAPHY.
Edinburgh Mainstream 1995 1851587047 / 9781851587049 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
416 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H). B&w photographs. "(W)hat little is generally known of (Robert Service's) life is vague and full of contradictions. Now, after years of research and retracing Service's lifetime of wandering, James Mackay has unravelled this web of half-truths and enigmas to produce a fascinating, definitive biography. (I)llustrated with many superb rare photographs, (this book) is a welcome insight and necessary read for all Service admirers." Tiny stain on half-title page, minor bump to top and bottom of rear hinge. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very minor rubbing, tiny dent on front hinge. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
ANIMALS IN MOTION., Muybridge, Eadweard.  Edited by Lewis S. Brown.
11 Muybridge, Eadweard. Edited by Lewis S. Brown. ANIMALS IN MOTION.
Dover, New York, reprint. 
72 pp text & b&w illustrations, followed by 182 double-page b&w plates, each with multiple images. ISBN 0486202028 "Here is the largest, most comprehensive selection of Muybridge's famous animals photos - more than 4000 high-speed shots of 34 diff erent animals and birds, in 123 different types of action....Animals are shown walking, running, leaping, flying - in typical action. The horse alone is shown in more than 40 different ways: galloping with nude rider, trotting, pacing with s u l k y , c antering, jumping hurdles, carrying, rolling on barrels, and 36 other actions. All photos (are) taken against ruled backgrounds; most actions (are) taken from 3 angles at once: 90 degrees, 60 degrees, rear. Foreshortened views are i nc lu de d. Th e se are true action photos, stopped in series, taken at speeds up to 1/2000th of a second. Actions are illustrated in series, with as many as 50 shots per action. Muybridge worked with the U. of Pa. for 3 years, made more than 10 0,0 00 exp osu r es, a nd spent more than $50,000. His work has never been superseded as a lifetime reference for animators, illustrators, artists, art directors." Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkle at bottom of spin e, o ne tiny tea r at t op of front flap-fold. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
MIND THE DOORS PLEASE: THE STORY OF TORONTO AND ITS STREETCARS., Partridge, Larry.
12 Partridge, Larry. MIND THE DOORS PLEASE: THE STORY OF TORONTO AND ITS STREETCARS.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills Press 1984 0919822622 / 9780919822627 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
120 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, technical drawings, pictorial endpapers. "Although the (TTC) system uses buses and subways, it is the streetcar operations that attract the most railfan attention. Streetcars have been a part of Toronto's landscape for over a century. From the first horsecars to today's CLRV's, (this) is a nostalgic look at Toronto's streetcars as they have evolved over the years." Tiny bump at bottom corner of boards, light edge wear. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
GREAT MODEL RAILROADS 2007.  (MODEL RAILROADER SPECIAL ISSUE.), Speradeo, Andy, ed.  (Bruce Carpenter, Gregg Condon, Michael Pennie, Doug Tagsold, Paul Dolkos, Bill Darnaby, Bob Dabruzzi, Rob Smith, Cliff Powers, Jack Gutsch, Tommy Holt.
13 Speradeo, Andy, ed. (Bruce Carpenter, Gregg Condon, Michael Pennie, Doug Tagsold, Paul Dolkos, Bill Darnaby, Bob Dabruzzi, Rob Smith, Cliff Powers, Jack Gutsch, Tommy Holt. GREAT MODEL RAILROADS 2007. (MODEL RAILROADER SPECIAL ISSUE.)
Kalmbach, Waukesha, WI, c2006. 
122 pp, 10 7/8" H, soft cover (magazine format). Color photographs, layouts. Contents: Big-time railroading just got bigger; Rolling along the Porcupine Mountain route (Mineral Point & Northern); Penn Central succeeds in N scale; Steam to Silverton in O scale; Modeling the Clinchfield from afar; A day on No. 20 (Maumee Route); Crossing the river on the Omaha Road; Where coal is king; The South has risen again (Mississippi, Alabama & Gulf); This model railroad goes on tour; Louie on the Prairie (Minneapolis & St. Louis in South Dakota); Essay: Quiet Spots; Viewpoint: The Zephyr passes. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wrinkling, soft crease at fore-edge of front cover, minor wear at top/bottom of front hinge. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
HOW TO BUILD REALISTIC LAYOUTS.  (MODEL RAILROADER SPECIAL ISSUE.), Sperandeo, Andy, ed.  (Cody Grivno, Mark Vaughan, Harold Russell, Tony Koester, Bill Darnaby, Richard Daniels, Paul Dokos, Chuck Hitchcock, Jeff Wilson, Bernard Kempinski, Keith Jordan.)
14 Sperandeo, Andy, ed. (Cody Grivno, Mark Vaughan, Harold Russell, Tony Koester, Bill Darnaby, Richard Daniels, Paul Dokos, Chuck Hitchcock, Jeff Wilson, Bernard Kempinski, Keith Jordan.) HOW TO BUILD REALISTIC LAYOUTS. (MODEL RAILROADER SPECIAL ISSUE.)
Kalmbach, Waukesha, WI, 2007. 
82 pp, 10 3/4" H, soft cover (magazine format). Front cover states: "Display Until July 24, 2007". Color and b&w photographs, layouts. Contents: Introduction; Add a freight house to your layout; From the freight house to everywhere; A freight house conversion (LS&MS); Kitbashing a soybean processing plant; Working car puller; Big industry in the valley; Model a bulk propane plant; Build and operate a grocery warehouse; Rolling livestock; Signs set the scene; A massive mill in a small space (paper mill); Shipping California citrus; A compact retail coal dealer; Loading points; Model an auto dock. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor wear at top of spine. Near Fine 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
15 Stansell, Pat. MILITARY MINIATURES IN REVIEW. NO,18.
Del Ray Beach, Florida Ampersand 1999 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
64 pp, 11" H, magazine format. Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Contents: The Mail Sack; The Year in Preview: Short Takes; The Idea Bank; Bovington: The Tank Museum; That Stubborn Thing: The New and Spiffo German 12.8 SPG from On-Track Model Co.; Care for Somua? Why Certainly! A Second Visit to Half-track Land with DES (MCG4); Raupenschlepper Baby: New Help for an Old Friend and an Aires 10.5cm, too (Steyr RSO/1); It has arrived: Get on back, it's a Dragon Wagon in styrene (Tamiya Dragon Wagon U.S. 40 ton tank transporter); On Blitzen! One classic Italeri kit with everything on it, please (Opel Blitz 3(t) Type S); Panther on rails: Get your feline rolling with a rail car from DML; Mini-Men: A Look at What's New on the Figure Front. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear - mainly on spine, light rubbing on front cover, tiny bump to top corner of magazine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS., Stevens, G.R.
16 Stevens, G.R. HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAYS.
New York Macmillan, New York, (1973), Ist printing. 1973 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
538 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2"). One of the 'Railroads of America' series. B&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "Canadian National Railways is the largest and one of the oldest of the world's railway systems. Its whole story is told for the first time in this definitive history: its stormy early years, its growth, paralleling - indeed shaping - the growth of Canada itself, and its status internationally today. It is an epic of the great railroad from the pioneer days in the 1830s, when 'the scream of the locomotive whistle in its ponderous flight across the countryside promised an almost psychic release from the bondage of their isolation and loneliness', to the the technologically sophisticated 1970s." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small black pen mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has two tiny edge tears, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of hinges and flap-folds. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
CREWE WORKS IN THE AGE OF STEAM: A PICTORIAL TRIBUTE., Talbot, Edward.
17 Talbot, Edward. CREWE WORKS IN THE AGE OF STEAM: A PICTORIAL TRIBUTE.
Hayes / Oxford Publishing, (Sparkford, 1987), reprint. 
Unpaginated, 4to (11" H), hard cover in dust jacket. 213 b&w photographs. "Throughout the steam age, Crewe Works was one of the leading, if not the leading, railway works in the UK. Indeed, in 1913 'The Railway Magazine' described it as 'the most famous railway works in the world'. In its heyday (particularly under the London & North Western Railway) it was world renowned for its manufacture and repair of locomotives and carriages. In addition to rolling stock, the Works manufac t u r e d d o z e ns of other items as diverse as steel rails and needles, bricks and gas mantles, and signals and lubricants. Moreover, it trained hundreds of railway engineers; who either entered the ranks of the LNWR, LMS or British Railways; o r wh o we nt on t o ot her British railway companies or to railways overseas in the British Empire and beyond. The influence of Crewe Works accordingly spread far from the confines of Crewe as a railway engineering centre...This album is designed t o g iv e a pi c tor ial i mpr ession of Crewe Works in the steam age, and endeavours to portray some of the many achievements of the Works and the personnel who laboured within it." Faint cigarette odor, small bump to top corner of boards and at bott om edge of re ar b oard . Dust jacket has a few small areas of light edge wrinkling. VG/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
LOGGING BY RAIL:  THE BRITISH COLUMBIA STORY., Turner, Robert D.
18 Turner, Robert D. LOGGING BY RAIL: THE BRITISH COLUMBIA STORY.
Victoria, British Columbia Sono Nis Press 1990 155039018X / 9781550390186 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
326 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, maps, plans. Chapter headings: The First Logging Lines in British Columbia; Steam in the Woods; Rolling Stock, Camps, Trestles and Skidders; Depression, Heyday and Decline; Steam's Finale; The Diesel Years; Epilogue; Appendix: Preserved British Columbia Logging Locomotives; Reference Notes; Bibliography; Index. "First-hand accounts from men who worked for a lifetime on the logging trains are interwoven with the intriguing history of the railroads and equipment. Here is an interesting and detailed picture of the Shay, Climax and Heisler geared locomotives, the Baldwin and Porter rod engines, the donkey engines and skidders, the speeders and rolling stock that gave logging railroads their unique character." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light rubbing on rear panel, one wrinkle down top half of spine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
LIGHTNING BUGS AND OTHER RECONNAISSANCE DRONES., Wagner, William.  Foreword by Benjamin F. Schemmer.
19 Wagner, William. Foreword by Benjamin F. Schemmer. LIGHTNING BUGS AND OTHER RECONNAISSANCE DRONES.
Armed Forces Journal International / Aero, Fallbrook, CA, 1982, book club edition. 
222 pp, large 8vo (9 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "In the early 1960s technicians took the pilot out of the plane's cockpit, put him on the ground at an electronic black box and had him 'fly' spy missions by remotely cont rolling an pilotless jet airplane. Because of this advanced technique, formerly dangerous intelligence-gathering flights in hostile areas were possible without risking the lives of pilots or the loss of extremely costly manned aircraft. This t h e n is the story of 'Lightning Bugs' and other Ryan reconnaissance drones and the contributions they made in combat in Southeast Asia." Very light browning to edges of text block, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light edge wear, remaider s pr ay on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light soiling on rear panel, minor rubbing, two small edge tears. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
KEEP 'EM ROLLING: THE STORY OF TORONTO'S SPADINA ROUNDHOUSE AS SEEN THROUGH THE CAMERA OF HARRY WATSON 1923-1966., Watson, Ron.
20 Watson, Ron. KEEP 'EM ROLLING: THE STORY OF TORONTO'S SPADINA ROUNDHOUSE AS SEEN THROUGH THE CAMERA OF HARRY WATSON 1923-1966.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills Press 1984 0919822630 / 9780919822634 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Harry Watson, Photographer. Signed by Author
140 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, technical drawings. Signed by the author on the half title page and dated 17 July 1985. There are seven other unidentified signatures on the half title page. Harry Watson spent over forty-three years with the Canadian National Railways and, as an avid photographer, recorded the various steam and diesel locomotives, working areas, structures and people of the Spadina Roundhouse. His son, the author, has used them to illustrate the story of an era past but not forgotten. Book very slightly cocked, two tiny dints on bottom edge of front board. Dust jacket has a few areas of very light edge wrinkling, very light browning on spine and rear hinge area. 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
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