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COLEBROOK STORIES., DeLarm, Alan.
1 DeLarm, Alan. COLEBROOK STORIES.
Colebrook, CT Colebrook Connecticut Historical Society 1979 Very Good - Signed by Author
213 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). Signed by author on title page. Contents include: List of Interesting Colebrook Resident's Names; Interesting Colebrook Place Names; Owlout and Paugnut; Mastadon Bones; Ammi Phillips: Native Son Folk Artist; Bunnell Street; Durand Stow, Civil War Soldier; Birch Mill; Tunxis Creamery; Clarence Stotts and the Colebrook Store; etc., etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - two very light creases and light browning on spine, tiny/crease tear at top of spine, small crease at top of front cover, small soft corner crease on front cover, small faint liquid mark on top of text block, minor soiling mark on fore-edge of text block and elsewhere, small stain on rear cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CIVIL AIRCRAFT., Donald, David, general editor.
2 Donald, David, general editor. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CIVIL AIRCRAFT.
Prospero, Etobicoke, Ontario, 1999, revised and updated edition. 
816 pp, 4to (11 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1552678512 Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, cutaways, profiles. "(A) highly illustrated volume which examines in detail all the significant civil aircraft that have been manufactured since the early part of the twentieth century. Organized in alphabetical order by manufacturer, the entries provide a history of the company followed by detailed accounts of more than 100 key aircraft types and their varian t s . A ll of the best-known manufacturers are represented, including current industry leaders such as McDonnell Douglas, Airbus and Boeing, as well as companies that have fallen by the wayside, such as De Havilland. Each entry is accompanied by c ol ou r a nd black-and-white photographs and artworks showing the craft in different liveries. Many of the aircraft featured (here) are also represented by a detailed cutaway drawing, which is fully annotated and shows the internal components and fi tti ng s. " S light bump at top of spine, light waviness to edges of text block. Dust jacket has slight browning on spine, heavy wrinkling at top of spine and hinges with small tear archivally taped, minor edge wear/wrinkling. Very Good+/Ver y Go od 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
FLYPAST.  NO. 112.  NOVEMBER 1990.  (FLY PAST.), Ellis, Ken, ed. (Don Middleton, Jim Grant, Tom Bennett, Vic Norman, Ray Rimell, Ken Wixey.)
3 Ellis, Ken, ed. (Don Middleton, Jim Grant, Tom Bennett, Vic Norman, Ray Rimell, Ken Wixey.) FLYPAST. NO. 112. NOVEMBER 1990. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1990. 
79 pp, 11 3/4" H, soft cover (magazine format - stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Contents: Night the Battleship Died (Swordfish put paid to Italian Navy); Pioneer Jet Pilot (Michael Gaunt); Unarmed, Unescort ed and Unwanted (Malayan Volunteer Air Force); Guy Fawkes Special; Night to Remember (617 Squadron); Ranger Mosquitos; Balkan Mosquito (Mosquito in Yugoslavia); Seduced by Staggerwing! (Beech D.17S); Sea-Booted Camels; Marauder (B-26); Fre n c h C o n n e c tion (French B-26); News (Hughes H-4 under threat, MiG touchdown); Type Report (Mosquito, Canberra, Venom); Under the Hammer (Battle of Britain auctions); Go Racing! (Nevada); Flying-Boats of the RAF (Southampton); FlyPost (gas sp ra yi ng Ly sa nd er s, i nterned Spitfire), etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear/wrinkling, one tiny corner crease, very light wear at top/bottom of spine, very light rubbing and date stam p o n r ear cov er, mi nor br own ing to edges of textblock. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
TREES OF PENNSYLVANIA AND THE NORTHEAST., Fergus, Charles.  Illustrated by Amelia Hansen.
4 Fergus, Charles. Illustrated by Amelia Hansen. TREES OF PENNSYLVANIA AND THE NORTHEAST.
Stackpole, Mechanicsburg, PA, 2002. 
272 pp, 8vo (9" H), soft cover. ISBN 0811720926 B&w drawings. "Natural history narratives and identification information for some sixty species of trees found throughout the state and the northeast - natives and some common introduced species. A highly readable handbook and ready reference complemented by wonderful line drawings." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Fine 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
5 Horwood, Harold. Foreword by Farley Mowat. DANCING ON THE SHORE: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE AT ANNAPOLIS BASIN.
Toronto Douglas Gibson / McClelland and Stewart 1987 0771042027 / 9780771042027 First Edition Very Good Very Good G. Brender a Brandis. 
219 pp, 8 3/4" H. Small b&w illustrations. "As (Horwood) describes the land around his home the beauty of his prose is breathtaking, whether he is writing about finches, stars, vegetables, seaweed, beech trees, ponds, garter snakes, or squirrels hiding cookies all over the house. No city-dweller will be able to read this book without a sigh of envy at the life the author and his family have created in 'one of the truly magical places on the earth'. But (it) is much more than just a book about nature described by an expert. For Harold Horwood's detailed observations lead on to a more philosophical plane. The discovery of earthworms knotted to preserve moisture causes him to speculate on DNA and how worms 'remember'. A description of blue herons fencing in a courtship battle, where their razor-sharp bills inflict no damage, leads to the subject of war. These and similar themes are provocative, challenging, and so powerfully written that (his) message has already reduced some audiences to tears." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has very light rubbing, light wrinkling - mianly at top/bottom of spine a flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
6 Judd, W.W & Speirs, J. Murray, editors. Foreword by W. Sherwood Fox. Geology notes by Walter M. Tovell. Outline of vegetation and fauna by J.B. Falls and J.H. Soper. A NATURALIST'S GUIDE TO ONTARIO.
Toronto University of Toronto Press for Federation of Ontario Naturalists 1965 Reprint Very Good Good+ Sylvia Hahn. 
210 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w drawings, maps. A valuable guide for the naturalist and nature enthusiast - helps locate various regions, which particular species can be found where, and specific information about particularly interesting local features. Contains maps, general descriptions of geology, flora and fauna & over forty regional guides. Covers: Algonquin Provincial Park; Bancroft Area: Haliburton and Hastings Counties; Barrie; Belleville; Brantford; Brockville; Bruce County and the Bruce Peninsula; The Bruce Trail; Cape Henrietta Maria; Chatham; Collingwood; Fort William and Port Arthur; Georgian Bay Islands National Park; Hamilton; Hudson Bay Lowlands; Kingston and Gananoque; Kirkland Lake; Kitchener and Waterloo; London; Long Point; Manitoulin Island; Muskoka; Niagara Falls (Geology); Niagara Peninsula; Ottawa; Owen Sound; Perth; Peterborough; Point Pelee National Park; Port Hope and Cobourg; Porcupine District; Presqu'ile Provincial Park; Quetico Provincial Park; Rondeau Provincial Park; St. Lawrence Islands National Park; St. Thomas; Sarnia; Sault Ste. marie; Sibley Provincial Park; Toronto; West Lorne. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, a few light spots to fore edge of text block. Dust jacket has several closed tears, chips and wear at edges, light/moderate soiling - now protected in removeable mylar sleeve. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT 1921-1941 / MARINE CORPS AIRCRAFT 1914-1959.  TWO CLASSICS IN ONE VOLUME., Larkins, William T.
7 Larkins, William T. U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT 1921-1941 / MARINE CORPS AIRCRAFT 1914-1959. TWO CLASSICS IN ONE VOLUME.
Orion, New York, 1988. 
391 pp + 203 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0517569205 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "More than twenty-five years after their first publication, (Larkins's) illustrated surveys of Navy and Marine Corps air craft remain two of the most valuable books about these airplanes ever written. With over 1,000 photographs combined, they remain the definitive record of the formative years for Navy and Marine Corps aviation. (His) emphasis throughout is o n s q u a dron use, experiemental and one-of-a-kind types, insignia, colors and marking schemes, technical innovations, and the service duty and tactical deployment of the various aircraft. During these years, the Navy and Marine Corps developed s ev e ra l di ff erent programs for colors and markings, and these are covered in exhaustive detail. Larkins was fully aware as he was assembling these books that, because of the Navy's practice of continually renumbering and reshuffling its squadro ns, h e w as pr ese rving valuable historical information that would soon become impossible to reconsruct. The books are arranged chronologically, and feature an aircraft assignment table for each year indicating which aircraft and which squadron s we re assi gne d to spe cific locations." Small area of glue residue on top of text block near spine, slight bump and small tear at bottom of front hinge. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing, sma ll te ar and c reas ing a t bot tom of front hinge - archivally taped, very light browning at top/bottom edges. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE HARMONY OF THE WORLD:  CHINESE POEMS., Lattimore, David, translator.  (Wang Wei, Tu Fu, Liu Tsung-yuan, Su Shih, Tao-chi, Mao Ch'i-ling, Mao Tse-tung, et al.)
8 Lattimore, David, translator. (Wang Wei, Tu Fu, Liu Tsung-yuan, Su Shih, Tao-chi, Mao Ch'i-ling, Mao Tse-tung, et al.) THE HARMONY OF THE WORLD: CHINESE POEMS.
Copper Beech Press, Providence, 1980. 
48 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 0914278312 Interior - previous owner's bookplate on first page, previous owner's chop (stamp) on title page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very small soft bump to top/ bottom corner of covers and textblock, small ghost sticker mark on rear cover, minor edge wear. Very Good 
Price: 19.95 USD
 
 
1000 MILITARY AIRCRAFT IN COLOUR., Manning, Gerry.
9 Manning, Gerry. 1000 MILITARY AIRCRAFT IN COLOUR.
Shrewsbury Airlife 2001 1840371994 / 9781840371994 First Edition Very Good+ 
144 pp, 11 5/8" H. "(F)eatures 1,000 colour photographs of military aircraft of all types from around the world, with a mix of old and new. All the photographs are fully described with dates and aircraft types. The book will appeal to a wide range of aircraft enthusiasts internationally and also to aeroplane modellers. It contains a tremendous range of aircraft types that represent all countries through the years since colour photography has been available." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
10 Mondey, David. (Associate authors: John Cook, Michael J. Hooks, Chris Chant.) AMERICAN AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II.
London Chancellor 2000 185152706 Reprint Near Fine Near Fine 
256 pp, 9 9/16" H. 84 diagrams, 170 color drawings, 117 photographs. "(P)rovides a useful guide to some 120 aircraft that served with the US Air Force from 1939-45. Some were pre-war aircraft that lasted only a short while into the conflict; others fought on throughout the war, undergoing great modification or even metamorphosis as a result; and finally there were aircraft developed in the course of hostilities that were just too late to play a significant part. Both combat and non-combat aircraft are covered by text detailing each type's origins, history and variants, followed by a full technical specification. Additionally, each type is illustrated in color and with a three-view diagram, the more important types also receiving large-scale color treatment." 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AMERICAN AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II., Mondey, David.  (Associate authors:  John Cook, Michael J. Hooks, Chris Chant.)
11 Mondey, David. (Associate authors: John Cook, Michael J. Hooks, Chris Chant.) AMERICAN AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II.
London Chancellor 2000 185152706 Reprint Fine Near Fine 
256 pp, 9 9/16" H. 84 diagrams, 170 color drawings, 117 photographs. "(P)rovides a useful guide to some 120 aircraft that served with the US Air Force from 1939-45. Some were pre-war aircraft that lasted only a short while into the conflict; others fought on throughout the war, undergoing great modification or even metamorphosis as a result; and finally there were aircraft developed in the course of hostilities that were just too late to play a significant part. Both combat and non-combat aircraft are covered by text detailing each type's origins, history and variants, followed by a full technical specification. Additionally, each type is illustrated in color and with a three-view diagram, the more important types also receiving large-scale color treatment." Book is Fine. Minor wrinkle at top edge of both flaps. 
Price: 16.00 USD
 


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