Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 

Author Name    Bishop, Billy. (William.) Introduction by Stanley M. Ulanoff.

Title   WINGED WARFARE. THE ILLUSTRATED CLASSIC AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CANADIAN WORLD WAR I ACE BILLY BISHOP.

Publisher    McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, 1990, reprint.

Seller ID   24090

281 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 0075510243 B&w illustrations. "Billy Bishop enlisted as an infantryman at the outbreak of World War I. He soon transferred to the Royal Flying Corps where flying came as naturally to him as breathing. In this classic autobiography, Billy Bishop vividly recreates the early days when the 'airborne jalopy' was getting its trial run. He describes the tiny Nieuport Scout, armed with a single Lewis gun, in which he had to dodge the 'Archies' (ant i - a i r c r aft batteries) and fight the scarlet tri-winged Fokkers flown by the formidable Baron von Richthofen and his squadrons." Bishop was credited with 72 victories and was the recipient of every British decoration, including the Victoria C ro ss . I nt er io r - book slightly cracked at two places, tiny corner crease on last page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small soft creases to corners and fore-edges of covers, slight curl at fore-edge of fr ont co ve r, two li ght creases on spine, minor soiling and rubbing. Very Good-

Price = 10.00 USD


Also available.
FLAGS OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.  3: STATE & VOLUNTEER.  OSPREY MILITARY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 265., Katcher, Philip.  Colour plates by Rick Scollins and Gerry Embleton.
FLAGS OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. 3: STATE & VOLUNTEER. OSPREY MILITARY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 265.
Katcher, Philip. Colour plates by Rick Scollins and Gerry Embleton.
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

BIG BOYS' RULES: THE SECRET STRUGGLE AGAINST THE IRA., Urban, Mark.
BIG BOYS' RULES: THE SECRET STRUGGLE AGAINST THE IRA.
Urban, Mark.
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A HIKING GUIDE TO THE TRAILS OF FLORIDA. THIRD EDITION.
Carter, Elizabeth F.
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

DESERT HIKING. THIRD EDITION.
Ganci, Dave.
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

BICYCLING THE CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY.
Immler, Robert.
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

ADVENTURE KAYAKING: TRIPS FROM THE RUSSIAN RIVER TO MONTEREY.  INCLUDES LAKE TAHOE, MONO LAKE, AND PYRAMID LAKE., Jeneid, Michael.  Foreword by Paul McHugh.
ADVENTURE KAYAKING: TRIPS FROM THE RUSSIAN RIVER TO MONTEREY. INCLUDES LAKE TAHOE, MONO LAKE, AND PYRAMID LAKE.
Jeneid, Michael. Foreword by Paul McHugh.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

VERCORS CAVES.  CLASSIC FRENCH CAVING - VOL. 1., Marshall, Des.  Photographs by P.R. Deakin.
VERCORS CAVES. CLASSIC FRENCH CAVING - VOL. 1.
Marshall, Des. Photographs by P.R. Deakin.
22.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

NOLS WILDERNESS MOUNTAINEERING. (NATIONAL OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP SCHOOL).
Powers, Phil.
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

TRAILS OF THE ANGELES: 100 HIKES IN THE SAN GABRIELS. SEVENTH EDITION.
Robinson, John W.
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

DESOLATION WILDERNESS AND THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE BASIN. THIRD EDITION.
Schaffer, Jeffrey P.
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A PADDLER'S GUIDE TO SOUTHERN GEORGIA: A CANOEING AND KAYAKING GUIDE TO THE STREAMS OF THE WESTERN PIEDMONT, COASTAL PLAIN, GEORGIA COAST AND OKEFENOKEE SWAMP.  SECOND EDITION., Sehlinger, Bob and Otey, Don.
A PADDLER'S GUIDE TO SOUTHERN GEORGIA: A CANOEING AND KAYAKING GUIDE TO THE STREAMS OF THE WESTERN PIEDMONT, COASTAL PLAIN, GEORGIA COAST AND OKEFENOKEE SWAMP. SECOND EDITION.
Sehlinger, Bob and Otey, Don.
45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE MT. SHASTA BOOK: A GUIDE TO HIKING, CLIMBING, SKIING, AND EXPLORING THE MOUNTAIN AND SURROUNDING AREA.
Selters, Andy and Zanger, Michael.
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie