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1 Angelucci, Enzo and Matricardi, Paolo. WORLD AIRCRAFT: COMMERCIAL, 1935-1960.
Rand McNally, Chicago, (1979). 
317 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 528882066 Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with drawings, profiles, insignia, reproductions of posters. Contents: United States; Great Britain; USSR; France; Italy; Germany; Sweden; Japan; Holland; Canada; Poland; Czechoslovakia; Romania; Spain; Argentina; Australia; Switzerland; People's Republic of China; Major Commercial Aircraft; Civil Aviation Registration Letters - 1960; Insignia of the Major Airlines in 1960; Principal Airports of the World - 1960; Engines. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - book lightly cocked, very light creases on spine, minor browning to edges of textblock, very minor edge wear. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
2 Ball, Norman R., senior editor. Preface by William D. Hurst. (Phyllis Rose, Larry McNally, Paul-Andre Linteau, Christopher Andreae, Robert Passfield, A.A. Den Otter, Arnold Roos, Letty Anderson, Douglas Baldwin, Mark Fram, Jean Simonton, et al.) BUILDING CANADA: A HISTORY OF PUBLIC WORKS.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1988 0802034497 / 9780802034496 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
336 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H). B&w photographs, reproductions. "(T)ells the story of the public works that helped to transform Canada from wilderness to a modern country." Contents: Bridges; Roads, Streets, and Highways; Urban Mass Transit; Railways; Waterways; Irrigation and Flood Control; Electricity; Sewerage; Solid Waste; Public Buildings; Airports; Building Cities. Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear/wrinkling, very light rubbing on rear panel, a few tiny dents on rear hinge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
WORLD AVIATION DIRECTORY:  LISTING AVIATION COMPANIES AND OFFICIALS COVERING THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND 136 COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST, AUSTRALASIA AND ASIA.  SUMMER 1965.  VOLUME 26, NUMBER 1., Dean, Donald W., editor.
3 Dean, Donald W., editor. WORLD AVIATION DIRECTORY: LISTING AVIATION COMPANIES AND OFFICIALS COVERING THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND 136 COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST, AUSTRALASIA AND ASIA. SUMMER 1965. VOLUME 26, NUMBER 1.
Washington, D.C. American Aviation Publications 1965 Soft Cover Very Good 
1154 pp, 7 1/2" H. Title page states: Volume 28, Number 1, but on spine is printed "No. 51". Fore edge of textblock stamped "Parker & Co. / International, Inc." with advertisement for their business in the directory. Some pictorial advertising with the occasional touch of color, attached bookmark advertising Curtiss Wright, six page black/white/blue advertisement for Allen Aircraft Radio, Inc. (AAR), including fold-out. 3-fold pamphlet "Corrected Pages for Index of Companies and Organizations" laid in. Contents include: U.S. Air Carriers; U.S. Interstate & Other Scheduled Carriers; Air Freight Forwarders; Air Taxi Operators; Foreign Manufacturers' Offices in North America; Foreign Offices of U.S. Manufacturers; Primary Aircraft Manufacturers; Simulator & Trainer Manufacturers; Manufacturers & Distributors of Equipment; Buyers Guide; Aviation Fuel & Oil Companies; Aviation Insurance, Credit & Financing; U.S. Army Contract Flight Schools; Airline Training Schools; Aviation Organizations, Associations & Nonprofit Groups; Aviation Labor Organizations; U.S. Government Agencies; International Organizations; Canada; Foreign Countries; Index of Personnel; Index of Advertisers, etc., etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light wrinkling on spine, minor edge wear, minor rubbing, one very small corner crease on front cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
WORLD AVIATION DIRECTORY:  LISTING AVIATION COMPANIES AND OFFICIALS COVERING THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND 145 COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST, AUSTRALASIA AND ASIA.  WINTER 1966-67.  VOLUME 27, NUMBER 2., Dean, Donald W., editor.
4 Dean, Donald W., editor. WORLD AVIATION DIRECTORY: LISTING AVIATION COMPANIES AND OFFICIALS COVERING THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND 145 COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST, AUSTRALASIA AND ASIA. WINTER 1966-67. VOLUME 27, NUMBER 2.
Washington, D.C. American Aviation Publications 1967 Soft Cover Very Good 
1318 pp, 7 5/8" H. Title page states: Volume 27, Number 2, but on spine is printed "No. 54". Fore edge of textblock stamped "Parker & Co. / International, Inc.". Some pictorial advertising with the occasional touch of color, attached bookmarks advertising Curtiss Wright and U.S. Gear, advertisement for Airwork has slim fold-out section. Covers: Air Carriers, Aircraft-Engines-Systems Manufacturers; Buyers Guide, Aviation Fuel & Oil Companies; U.S. Terminal Airports/Non-Terminal Airports; Airline Training Schools; U.S. Government Agencies; Airport Commissions; International Organizations; Canada; Foreign Countries; Personnel; etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, light rubbing and a few soft creases on rear cover, light wrinkling at top of spine, spine is concave. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
WORLD AVIATION DIRECTORY:  LISTING AVIATION COMPANIES AND OFFICIALS COVERING THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND 147 COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST, AUSTRALASIA AND ASIA.  WINTER 1967-68.  VOLUME 28, NUMBER 2., Dean, Donald W., editor.
5 Dean, Donald W., editor. WORLD AVIATION DIRECTORY: LISTING AVIATION COMPANIES AND OFFICIALS COVERING THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND 147 COUNTRIES IN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA, AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST, AUSTRALASIA AND ASIA. WINTER 1967-68. VOLUME 28, NUMBER 2.
Washington, D.C. American Aviation Publications 1968 Soft Cover Very Good 
1322 pp, 7 1/2" H. Title page states: Volume 28, Number 2, but on spine is printed "No. 56". Fore edge of textblock stamped "Parker & Co. / International, Inc." with advertisement for their business in the directory. Some pictorial advertising with the some touches of color, two attached bookmarks advertising: 1. Curtiss Wright and 2. Trodyne Corporation. Advertisement for Airwork has slim fold-out section. Covers: Air Carriers, Aircraft-Engines-Systems Manufacturers; Buyers Guide, Aviation Fuel & Oil Companies; U.S. Terminal Airports/Non-Terminal Airports; Airline Training Schols; U.S. Government Agencies; Airport Commissions; International Organizations; Canada; Foreign Countries; Personnel; etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light wrinkling at top of spine, very light rubbing on rear cover, very minor edge wear, large corner crease on front cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
6 Hepburn, Andrew. THE TORONTO GUIDE 1966-67.
McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1966. 
166 pp, 8" H, soft cover. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, reproductions, maps, ads. "The complete guide to Metropolitan Toronto and the surrounding area. Where to go - How to get there - What to see - Where to stay - Where to eat - What to do - What to buy - How much it costs." An interesting look back at Centennial year Toronto. Interior - light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, light browning to edges of textblock, spine is slightly concave and has light creases, two creases on rear cover. Very Good- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
GETTING A JOB IN AVIATION., Norcross, Carl.
7 Norcross, Carl. GETTING A JOB IN AVIATION.
New York McGraw-Hill 1938 Seventh Printing. Hard Cover Very Good 
374 pp, 8 1/4" H. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. B&w photographs. Contents: Introduction (Aviation as a Career); Jobs in the Air Lines (Air-line Pilots / Air-line Mechanics / Operations, Com-munications and Meteorology / Business Jobs in the Air Lines / Hostesses and Stewards); Private and Nonscheduled Commercial Flying (White-collar Jobs / Flying Jobs / Mechanical Jobs); Federal Government Jobs (Jobs in Governmental Service); Engineering and Manufacturing (Aeronautical Engineering as a Career / Jobs in Manufacturing Plants); Training (You and Aviation / Where to Learn / What of the Future?); Appendices (Government Ratings / Radio Licenses / Reading References); Index. Wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one tiny corner bump. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE LURE OF MONTREAL.  REVISED EDITION., Percival, W.P.
8 Percival, W.P. THE LURE OF MONTREAL. REVISED EDITION.
Ryerson, Toronto, 1964, revised edition. 
204 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. "....both a history of the old Montreal and a guide to the new. (This book) retells the exciting story of the early explorers and merchants who, three hundred years ago, pioneered the largest and fastest growing metropolis in Canada. Today, century-old buildings have given way to towering skyscrapers, multi-million-dollar Place Ville Marie and Place des Arts have revitalized the heart of the city, and new Dorval is one o f t h e b usiest airports on the continent. 'The Lure of Montreal' will guide the tourist to adjoining regions in the Province of Quebec: Quebec City, Gaspe, Saguenay region and world-famed Laurentian resorts." Very minor soiling to boards, m i no r w ri nk li n g at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling at top of rear flap-fold, one tiny edge tear, minor soiling/rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE FLYING BOATS OF BERMUDA., Pomeroy, Colin A.
9 Pomeroy, Colin A. THE FLYING BOATS OF BERMUDA.
Dorchester Colin Pomeroy 2000 0969833245 / 9780969833246 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ 
254 pp, 9 3/8" H. "The first seaplane came to Bermuda in 1919; the passenger flying boat service to and from the USA commenced in 1937; the Royal Air Force, the Fleet Air Arm and the United States Navy operated flying boats and seaplanes to, from and at the Colony throughout the years of World War II; the last commercial flying boat service departed for the USA in 1948; the US Navy continued to operate flying boats here, as part of NATO's Cold War effort, until 1964; and light seaplane flying continued until the late 1980s. This unique history of Bermuda's flying boat heritage covers all these topics, and a whole host more, in great detail - including information on Transatlantic ferry flights and anti-submarine patrols, the loss of the RMA Cavalier, Bermudian and destination airports, the aircraft involved, what can still be seen today and lists museums which have exhibits associated with this fascinating topic. Liberally illustrated with a host of photographs and diagrams, most never before published, and complemented by a series of detailed annexes, it is a book not to be missed by those who love these beaufiful islands, nor by those who seek definitive memories of this major and wide-ranging chapter in Bermuda's remarkable history." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
10 Tyrer, Walter. THE CASE OF THE COUNCIL SWINDLE. THE SEXTON BLAKE LIBRARY NO. 318. 3RD SERIES.
[Amalgamated/Fleetway, London, n.d.]. 
64 pp, soft cover (stapled in wraps). "Who was behind the moneyspinning scheme to build an immense airport at Farriport - when there already was one sufficient for its needs?" Interior - pages browning very lightly, staple rusting (staining to covers), otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, #4 written on front cover, tiny dint to fore-edge of book, spine has light wrinkling, browning and rubbing along with tiny tear at middle. V G - 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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