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1 Foster, J.A. Foreword by Air Commodore Leonard J. Birchall. FOR LOVE AND GLORY: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF CANADA'S AIR FORCES.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1989 0771032463 / 9780771032462 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
143 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "Canada's contribution to the development of aviation has been enormous. Author and former RCAF pilot J.A. Foster takes you to the beginning in 1909, just six years after the success at Kitty Hawk, when the first manned flying machine to operate successfully within the British Empire flew at Baddeck, Nova Scotia. He docu-ments the period between the wars when the Royal Canadian Air Force was officially founded, through to the massive Canadian support in World War II, the Cold War and to the present, when detente means - perhaps unwisely - a reduction in air force personnel and units." Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine, rear board slightly bowed. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear, light edge wrinkling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
2 Foster, J.A. Foreword by Air Commodore Leonard J. Birchall. FOR LOVE AND GLORY: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF CANADA'S AIR FORCES.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1989 0771032463 / 9780771032462 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
143 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "Canada's contribution to the development of aviation has been enormous. Author and former RCAF pilot J.A. Foster takes you to the beginning in 1909, just six years after the success at Kitty Hawk, when the first manned flying machine to operate successfully within the British Empire flew at Baddeck, Nova Scotia. He docu-ments the period between the wars when the Royal Canadian Air Force was officially founded, through to the massive Canadian support in World War II, the Cold War and to the present, when detente means - perhaps unwisely - a reduction in air force personnel and units." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
3 Foster, J.A. HEART OF OAK: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN NAVY.
Methuen, Toronto, (1985), 1st. editionn. 
143 pp, small 4to (10 1/4"), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0458992305 The Royal Canadian Navy was born on May 4, 1910 when the Canadian government passed the Naval Services Act. During WWII, Canada grew from a 'Five trawler navy' to the third l argest in the world. After WWII, it dwindled to a small, ineffective force. This book is a tribute to the RCN's 75th anniversary. Very minor edge rubbing, minor waviness to fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top o f s p i n e and bottom of front hinge, very light browning on spine and on rear hinge area. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
4 Foster, J.A. MUSKETS TO MISSILES: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF CANADA'S GROUND FORCES.
Methuen, Toronto, (1987), Ist printing. 
251 pp, small 4to, Hardcover in dust jacket. Profusely illus in b&w with photos, drawings, pictorial endpapers. Covers from the 1600's to United Nations peacekeeping duties. Contents: Contest for a Continent; Rivalry and Revolution; Rebels and Ra iders; Confederation; On Foreign Service; World War I; World War II; The Korean War and Other Actions; Sidearms and Rifles; Appendix: Canadian Regiments in Order of Precedence. Light edgewear to boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkl i n g , l i g h t rubbing to rear panel. VG/VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
5 Foster, J.A. SEA WINGS: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF CANADA'S WATERBORNE DEFENCE AIRCRAFT.
Methuen, Ontario, (1986), 1st. edition. 
143 pp, sm 4to. (10 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. A fascinating collection of historical photographs through which the author explores Canada's military aviation history, linked to fresh and salt water. Dust jacket has very light rubbing. V G+/VG+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 

 


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