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JANUARY GARDEN / BEHIND DARK SPACES / A WIDER ARC.  THREE INSCRIBED BOOKS + LETTERS AND ADDITIONAL PAPERS., Cane, Melville.  (Melville Henry Cane, 1879-1980.)
1 Cane, Melville. (Melville Henry Cane, 1879-1980.) JANUARY GARDEN / BEHIND DARK SPACES / A WIDER ARC. THREE INSCRIBED BOOKS + LETTERS AND ADDITIONAL PAPERS.
New York Harcourt Brace First Editions. Hard Cover Good Inscribed By Author
A collection of three first edition hard covers in dust jackets, each inscribed by the author, plus additional material. Melville Henry Cane, 1879-1980, was a graduate of Columbia University and partner in the law firm Ernst, Fox & Cane in New York, where he was legal counsel to Sinclair Lewis, Upton Sinclair, Ayn Rand, William, Saroyan, Thomas Wolfe and others. He was also a poet, producing several volumes of verse, writing "Making a Poem" in 1953 and winning the Robert Frost Medal for lifetime achievement in 1971. The books: 1. January Garden, 1926, 70 pp, 8 1/2" H, black cloth spine with white paper title label/black lettering on spine, black paper covered boards, top edge orange, orange endpapers. Inscribed on title page: "For Tommy Atkins / From his old friend, / Melville Cane 4/1/26". Orange dust jacket with black lettering/decoration. 2. Behind Dark Spaces, 1930, 80 pp, 8 1/2" H, bright blue cloth spine with gilt lettering, yellow paper covered boards, yellow endpapers. Inscribed on dedication page: "To G.C. Atkins, / Send your grade A honey to / Melville Cane / 64 Wright St. / Westport, / Conn." Yellow dust jacket with black lettering/decoration. 3. A Wider Arc: Poems, 1947, 186 pp, 8 5/8" H, black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, white endpapers. Inscribed on title page (Cane has crossed out his printed name): "For Tommy / From Melville, / April '47. This volume includes a prose piece, "Making a Poem". Dust jacket has red spine/front panel with white lettering, white rear panel with red lettering. ALSO: 5 letters/notes on Ernst, Fox & Cane letterhead to G.C. Atkins (George Chew "Tommy" Atkins), a fellow Columbia graduate and lawyer who moved to a farm in Ontario, Canada in 1921. 1. Full sheet, holograph, signed "Melville", dated March 31/26. References the "sporty" proposition of exchanging Cane's first book of verse for some of Tommy's apples, commenting on Tommy's giving up of "this unproductive law activity and grow(ing) something worthwhile." In response to an invitation to visit Ontario, Cane says that he happens "to be the only person in America out of jail who hasn't a car." 2. Half sheet, holograph, signed "Melville", dated April 7/26. References the arrival of the apples and the finding of three with soft spots, but continuing "if you find only three poems with soft spots, it'll be a stand-off." 3. Full sheet, typed, signed "Melville Cane", dated April 20th, 1926. Comments favorably on Tommy's idea of raising turkeys, but "do not expect epics from me in exchange." Mentions he has conveyed Tommy's greetings to Harcourt and Brace (Cane was on their board of directors). 4. Full sheet, holograph, signed "Melville", dated 3/9/33. Comments on the university's (Columbia's), and the general, lack of appreciation for poets and mentioning that he is sending "a couple of specimens (of poetry) of different moods." (see below). 5. Half sheet, holograph, signed "Melville', dated 6/25/51. Mentioning the death of a mutual acquaintance and hoping Tommy will visit. The first two pieces in this group have pencil notations at the bottom, probably by Tommy. WITH: a group of four poems. Three are typed on full sheets of paper, each with one correction in pen and one with a pencil quotation from a poem by John Erskine (a mutual friend). "Melville Cane" is typed at the bottom of each of these sheets, but they are NOT signed. The three poems ("Hymn to Night", "Petition" and "Ancient Organ Grinder") were later published in "A Wider Arc". "Hymn to Night" and "Ancient Organ Grider" were included with Cane's letter to Tommy of 3/9/33. The fourth poem, on a 3 1/4" square scrap of paper, is handwritten in ink, with crossings out and smears and refers to honeybees - it was tucked into "Behind Dark Spaces", at the dedication page, where Cane gives Tommy directions on where to send his honey. WITH: Three items relating to Bernard M.L. Ernst, Cane's long-time friend, fellow Columbia graduate and partner in the law firm of Ernst, Fox & Cane. Ernst was also president of the New York Branch of the Society American Magicians and Vice President of the Magicians' Club of London. 1. "an address / by Melville H. Cane / delivered at the funeral of / Bernard M.L. Ernst / at Earl Hall, Columbia / University, November 30, / 1938" - [8] pp (not including covers), stapled, 7 3/4" H. 2. Holograph note in envelope from Roberta Ernst to Mr. Atkins, thanking him for his "kind note' and commenting on Ernst's last days. 3. Typed slip of paper (approx. 2 5/8" H x 8 7/16" W) with a quote from "Quicker Than the Eye" by John Mulholland, mentioning Ernst as "One of the best loved men in magic". 1. January Garden has minor insect damage near fore-edge of front free endpaper and light damage at fore-edge of rear pastedown, some pages have not been opened, small brown stain on pages 6 & 7, very light browning towards edges of pages, some minor creases at fore-edge of some pages, small edge tear archivally taped at fore-edge of page leaf 45/46, light browning to edges of text block, minor rubbing on boards, very small bump at bottom corner of rear board. Dust jacket has edge wear with some small chips and tears, heavy fading to spine colour and less on flap-folds, light water stain on spinesome scattered very light insect damage on surfaces. 2. Behind Dark Spaces has insect damage causing tiny holes ans paper loss at fore-edge of front free endpaper and a little on half-title page, very light browning towards edges of pages, a few scattered very small foxing marks, page leaves 12/13 & 14/15 poorly opened causing tears which are now archivally taped, three board corners are bumped with some migration into pages, very light browning/foxing to edges of text block, slight wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has some small and tiny insect damage holes on front flap, light fading and browning to spine and flap-folds colour, two small dents/tears on front hinge, some edge wear with small tears and very small chips, light soiling. 3. A Wider Arc has minor foxing on front inside hinge, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small bump at bottom corner of boards, minor edge wear, light toning/foxing to edges of text block. Dust jacket has light browning, light edge wear/wrinkling and one small edge tear, slight fading to spine, some creases on spine, scattered foxing on inside surface, very light rubbing and soiling. All dust jackets are now in a mylar sleeve for further protection. Most of the letters and notes have been folded and have some light edge wrinkles/creases and light edge browning, one letter has staple holes, one letter has pin holes and rust mark. The funeral address has some insect damage at the bottom edge of the rear cover. 
Price: 675.00 USD
 
 
2 Coffey, Thomas M. DECISION OVER SCHWEINFURT: THE U.S. 8th AIR FORCE BATTLE FOR DAYLIGHT BOMBING.
David McKay, New York, 1977, book club edition. 
341 pp, 8vo (8 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs, map. "(D)escribes moment by moment (the) August 17, 1943 raid as well as the second Schweinfurt mission, October 14, 1943 - the two most savage battles in the history of air warf are. It also describes day by day the lives and deaths of the men on both sides who faced each other not only in these but in other epic battles. Yet (this) is more than the story of the two famous Schweinfurt missions: it is also the story o f t h e development of the U.S. 8th Air Force in England, and the most crucial combat tests of the American daylight precision bombing strategy. Citing hundreds of previously unpublished documents, the book reveals for the first time the full s tr ug g le t o establish this daring American strategy against the conviction of many authoritative people that it would not work. These people included British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, all his air experts, and many generals and admiral s in the U .S. Ar my and Navy....American and British strategists were arguing this issue when, in February, 1942, Brig, Gen. Ira C. Eaker and his staff arrived in England to create the 8th Bomber Command. When Eaker launched the first great Sch we inf urt mis sion eig hte en months later, the matter was still undecided. Could the B-17s battle their way through the waves of Luftwaffe fighters and destroy the Schweinfurt factories? Or would the bombers be turned back, exposing the America n A ir F orce s st rateg y as a di smal failure? This was the issue that produced the crucial decision over Schweinfurt." Slight bump at corners of boards, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small bump at top edge of rear board and very small bump at t op ed ge of fron t boar d. D ust j acket has wrinkling and light wear at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor edge wear, slight browning to spine and flap-folds. Good+/Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
3 Delve, Ken. D-DAY: THE AIR BATTLE.
Ramsbury Crowood Press 2004 1861267045 / 9781861267047 Revised and Enlarged Edition. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
192 pp, 10" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, maps/plans. "6 June 1944 saw the Allied invasion of occupied Europe - one of the riskiest military operations of World War Two. The part played by air power in the success of the operation was crucial. This was the greatest concentration of striking power ever seen: 12,000 combat aircraft. Fighter-bombers such as the P-47 Thunderbolt and Hawker Typhoon bombed, strafed and rocketed tactical targets with great accuracy, while strategic bombers, escorted by hundreds of fighters, targeted bridges, marshalling yards, coastal guns and military stores. Other aircraft flew sophisticated decoy operations and hundreds of transports dropped paratroops or released gliders. In this, the only full-length book on the subject, Ken Delve examines the air campaign from the pre-invasion bombing strategy that prepared the battlefield to the massive air effort that accompanied the actual assault and the air umbrella during the vital weeks following the landings. Originally published in 1994, (it) has been substantially enlarged, re-illustrated and completely reset (providing) comprehensive coverage of this vital air campaign." Small bump at top of front hinge. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top of front hinge. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FIGHTERS OF WORLD WAR II., Donald, David, editor.
4 Donald, David, editor. FIGHTERS OF WORLD WAR II.
London Brown 1998 1897884346 / 9781897884348 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
192 pp, 12" H. "(C)ontains 24 of the most famous fighter aircraft to take part in World War II. This highly illustrated and comprehensive book includes the most important aircraft that fought on the Allied side, such as the Spitfire, Hurricane, Meteor and Thunderbolt, and the fighters that fought for the Axis, such as the Focke-Wulf 190, Messerschmitt 109 and Mitsubishi Ki-46. Each aircraft and its variants is examined in fascinating detail. (The book) contains more than 100 black and white photographs, dozens of genuine wartime colour photographs and more than 100 colour artworks. The authoritative text examines each aircraft's history of development and its service record. Complementing the text are charts that list details of all the variants produced, plus a full specifications table that provides information on powerplants, performance, weights, dimensions and weapons load. Each aircraft is shown in all its manifestations, including the liveries of its squadrons and any markings of foreign air forces. Each entry is accompanied by a fully annotated cutaway line artwork detailing the internal layout and working parts of each fighter." Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
FLYPAST.  NO. 71.  JUNE 1987., Ellis, Ken, ed.  (Geoffrey Jones, Francois Prins, Don Middleton, Michael Irvin, Stuart Howe, William Jesse, Arthur Pearcy, Stuart McKay, Malcolm Fillmore, Robbie Shaw, Jeremy Collins, Dave Smith.)
5 Ellis, Ken, ed. (Geoffrey Jones, Francois Prins, Don Middleton, Michael Irvin, Stuart Howe, William Jesse, Arthur Pearcy, Stuart McKay, Malcolm Fillmore, Robbie Shaw, Jeremy Collins, Dave Smith.) FLYPAST. NO. 71. JUNE 1987.
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1987. 
71 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (magazine format - stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Contents: Castrol Challenge; Kermit opens up (Kermit Weeks' Florida Air Museum); Pathfinder (Don Bennett); Airspeed (Oxford aircraft manufacturer); Tunes of Glory (Pierce McKennon, 4th Fighter Group); Convair Survivors (Convair twins); Chalk's Seaplanes (Chalk's International Airline); News (P-38 Lightning); Airshow 87; Type Report (C-47s of SAAF, Moths); Aviation Archae ology (wrecks in highlands); Register Review; Museums of the World (Turkey); Preservation Project (Invader); Airfield (Chester, home of the HS.125), etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge w e a r , v e r y light wear at top/bottom of spine, very light rubbing on rear cover, tiny tear with crease on rear cover, minor browning to edges of textblock. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
FLYPAST.  NO. 92.  MARCH 1989.  (FLY PAST.), Ellis, Ken, ed.  (Ian Black, Mitch Mayborn, Peter Cooksley, Dave Graham, Arthur Pearcy, Ken Wixey, Dave Allport, Jeremy Collins, Colin Dodds, Phil Chinnery.)
6 Ellis, Ken, ed. (Ian Black, Mitch Mayborn, Peter Cooksley, Dave Graham, Arthur Pearcy, Ken Wixey, Dave Allport, Jeremy Collins, Colin Dodds, Phil Chinnery.) FLYPAST. NO. 92. MARCH 1989. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1989. 
70 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (magazine format, stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Contents: On Target! (Llanbedr); Seaplane Shuttle (Virgin Islands Seaplane Shuttle); Photographer of the Year; Be A Fighter M eet VIP! (contest); Observer's Tale (spyplanes over the trenches); Lucky Partners (nose art); Preservation Review 1988; The Squadron (North Weald); Ground-Hugging Starfighters (Belgium's F-104s); News (death of Tommy Sopwith - rebirth of a S w i f t ) ; N otebook (news special from Canada); Preservation News (P-51s, C-47s); Aviation Archaeology (B-24 in Trough of Boland); Between the Wars Bombers ('Flying Suitcase'); Register Review (G); Pilot's View (Auster); Vietnam Veterans (Viet n am c on fl ic t wa r pl anes); Preservation Project (BAe Woodford's Anson, Vulcan), etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light wear at top/bottom of spine, very light rubbing on rear c ove r, min or bro wn ing t o e dges of textblock, tiny tear with crease on front cover. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
FLYPAST.  NO. 94.  MAY 1989.  (FLY PAST.), Ellis, Ken, ed.  (Jim Breeze, Kenroy Smith, Bob Livingstone, Steve Bond, Ken Delve, Dave Allport, Stuart McKay, Mike Gradidge, Jeremy Collins.)
7 Ellis, Ken, ed. (Jim Breeze, Kenroy Smith, Bob Livingstone, Steve Bond, Ken Delve, Dave Allport, Stuart McKay, Mike Gradidge, Jeremy Collins.) FLYPAST. NO. 94. MAY 1989. (FLY PAST.)
Key, Stamford, Lincs., 1989. 
71 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover (magazine format, stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. Contents: Vic Norman: Biplane Magic; Stirling at 50 (Short Stirling, SOE operations, 'Baby Bomber'); Found (C-47); Shackleton at 40; The Squadron Opens Up (North Weald); Canberra at 40; Duxford in the Dark; News (Glasnost and a MiG-21 in Britain); Type Report (Moths - on land and afloat); American Classics (Bird Biplanes), etc. Interior - clean and tight with n o p r e v i o u s ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light wear at top/bottom of spine, very light rubbing on rear cover, several light liuid marks on front cover, minor browning to edges of textblock. VG- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THUNDERBOLTS OVER EUROPE:  THE 405th F.G. IN COLOR.  PART 2.  WITH DECALS., Graser, Norris, Jenkings, R.C., et al.
8 Graser, Norris, Jenkings, R.C., et al. THUNDERBOLTS OVER EUROPE: THE 405th F.G. IN COLOR. PART 2. WITH DECALS.
United States AeroMaster 1999 Soft cover in plastic binding. Near Fine 
11" H, clear plastic covers held by removable white plastic spine. B&w and color illustrations + two plastic sleeves containing four sheets of decals. Contents: Section One - 405th Fighter Group History; Operation Notes; Group Claims Chart; Group Scoreboard Summary; 405 FG Assignments; 405 FG Stations in Europe; Squadron Names; Introducing the Brow; The Brow Chart; Sketches; Markings and Artwork; Aircraft ID and Nomenclature; Thunderbolt Fact Sheet; Article by R.C. Jenkings. Section Two - Trivia. Section Three - Color Profiles. Section Four - Decaling and General Information; Modeler's Note on 1/48 Scale P-47 kits; D-Day Stripes & Wing Insignia Placement; Aircraft Modelling Details. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. One decal sheet has a small faint edge wrinkle effecting one black decal. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
ZEMKE'S WOLFPACK: THE 56th FIGHTER GROUP IN WORLD WAR II., Hess, William N.
9 Hess, William N. ZEMKE'S WOLFPACK: THE 56th FIGHTER GROUP IN WORLD WAR II.
Motorbooks International, Osceola, WI, 1992, first edition. 
192 pp, 10 5/8" H, soft cover. ISBN 0879386223 "(T)he first complete narrative and photographic history of the top US fighter group in Europe during World War II: the 56th Fighter Group. Nicknamed Zemke's Wolfpack after their brilliant leader Hub ert ('Hub') Zemke, the 56th flew their massive red-nosed P-47 Thunderbolts to glory, shooting down 664.5 German aircraft. And though it was only one of fifteen figher groups in the Eight Air Force, the Wolfpack included five of the top ten Amer i c a n aces in the Mighty Eighth, including the number one and two aces: Francis ("Gabby") Gabreski and Robert S. Johnson. (This) is a mission-by-mission chronicle of all the Wolfpack's great air battles, all the victories, and all the losses. A ls o in cl uded are more than 200 photographs showing the 56th's pilots and their P-47 Thunderbolts with all the group's unique nose art and markings. And a detailed appendix lists all the group's aces, every confirmed victory, all the combat comma nde rs , D ist inguished Service Cross winners, and group markings." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Fine 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
MEN OF STEEL: CANADIAN PARATROOPERS IN NORMANDY, 1944.  CANADIAN AT WAR., Horn, Bernd, Colonel.
10 Horn, Bernd, Colonel. MEN OF STEEL: CANADIAN PARATROOPERS IN NORMANDY, 1944. CANADIAN AT WAR.
Dundurn, Toronto, 2010, first edition. 
116 pp, square 8vo (8" x 8"), soft cover. ISBN 9781554887088 B&w photographs, drawings, map. "Take a trip back in time to the chaos and destruction of the greatest invasion in military history, viewed through the lens of Canadian paratroopers. ( This) is the exciting story of some of Canada's toughest and most daring soldiers in the Second World War. In the dead of night, on 5/6 June 1944, hundreds of elite Canadian paratroopers hurled themselves from aircraft behind enemy lines. Th a t d a r ing act set the stage for the eventual success of the Allied invasion fleet. From aircraft formations striking out from England on a turbulent flight across the English Channel to the tumultuous drop over Occupied Europe and deadly close c om b at i n the Normandy countryside, 'Men of Steel' is a detailed account of Canadian paratroopers and their instrumental role in D-Day." Catalogued as 'Juvenile Literature', this book provides a good introduction to Canada's involvement in D- Day op er ati ons f or teenage to adult readers. Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean and bright. Fine 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
11 Jackson, Robert. AT WAR WITH THE BOLSHEVIKS.
Tandem, London, (1974). 
304 pp, mass market paperback. B&w photos, maps. "In March 1918, when the infant Soviet Government signed a separate peace treaty with Germany, the stage was set for the Allied War of Intervention against the Bolshevik regime. Men, many of whom h ad survived the bloody massacres of the Western Front, found themselves pitched into a dirty, cruel conflict they did not understand. This is the story of British, Japanese, American and French troops in Siberia, sweeping the Bolsheviks from t h e a p proaches to Vladivostock in a series of savage actions; of the Royal Scots and the 339th U.S. Infantry, fighting for their lives in the snow-clad forests of North Russia against a tenacious enemy; of No. 47 Squadron R.A.F., locked in bitt er c om b at w ith the embryo Red Air Force over the steppes of South Russia; of the Green Howards, the Royal Fusiliers, the Hampshire and Middlesex Regiments, the French Chasseurs and others, fighting step by step along the Dvina and Vaga Rivers and th e s tr ate gic railways of North Russia; of the little Royal Navy coastal motor boats that shattered the Red Fleet in Kronstadt. It is a story of great heroism, but also of mutiny and murder as White Russian troops turned on the Allies and def ecte d to th e Re ds i n ever-increasing numbers." Interior - light browning to pages, previous owners label on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, a few small scuffs, a few small soft cre ases, a fe w faint creases on spine, slight fading to spine color, small area of light sticker residue on front cover. Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
YANKS OVER EUROPE: AMERICAN FLYERS IN WORLD WAR II., Klinkowitz, Jerome.
12 Klinkowitz, Jerome. YANKS OVER EUROPE: AMERICAN FLYERS IN WORLD WAR II.
University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, 1996. 
148 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0813119618 "At first there were just a few, a scant seven Americans who in 1940 volunteered for the Royal Air Force in time to fly and fight in the Battle of Britain. One of them, a Mi nnesota farm boy named Art Donahue, lived long enough to write about it, and with his 1941 account ('Tally-Ho! Yankee in a Spitfire') began a series of memoirs that now number in the hundreds. (This book) examines more than one hundred narrativ e a c counts of the air war over Europe written since 1941 by American flyers. The experience of combat inspired these men to combine exquisite descriptions with probing thoughtfulness. But the differences in their roles in the war, whether hotsh ot fi gh ters or beleaguered bomber crew members, affects how they tell their stories. (The author) weaves these individual accounts into a tightly drawn, highly readable book while letting the flyers speak in their own words." Tiny stain at bott om o f b oth front endpapers, minor edge wear, book slightly cocked. Very Good+/Fine 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FRONTLINE AIRLINE:  TROOP CARRIER PILOT IN WORLD WAR II., Lester, John R. (Bob), Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret.)
13 Lester, John R. (Bob), Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret.) FRONTLINE AIRLINE: TROOP CARRIER PILOT IN WORLD WAR II.
Sunflower University Press, Manhattan, KS, 1994. 
192 pp, 8vo (8 15/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 0897451791 B&w photographs. "John R. Lester describes his work as a reminiscence - after 50 years - of being 19- or 20-something, with wings, in the whirlwind of war. His narrative reflects the innocent optimism, the adventure, and the youthful sense of immortality of the time - from induction through Cadet training to become a pilot. This is a personal odyssey into combat in a Troop Carrier Group of the 5th Air Force, from New Guinea to J a p a n . Troop Carrier, says the author, 'was a different breed of cat'. Although they hauled 'everything imaginable', their primary purpose was to put paratroopers and gliders into combat behind enemy lines and to maintain a conduit of supply fo r co mb at s i tutations, initially using the C-47 Skytrain and then the C-46 Commando." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - book is slightly cocked, very light edge wear, small area of surface paper loss o n f ro nt cov er due t o sticker removal. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AIR TRAILS.  AUGUST, 1950.  VOL. XXXIV, NO. 5.  (FORMERLY AIR TRAILS PICTORIAL.), Lewis, Albert L., ed.  (Frank Tinsley, Wm. Winter, R.S. Barnaby, Douglas Rolfe, S. Calhoun Smith, Walton Hughes, V.R. Manfredi, Warner Frake.)
14 Lewis, Albert L., ed. (Frank Tinsley, Wm. Winter, R.S. Barnaby, Douglas Rolfe, S. Calhoun Smith, Walton Hughes, V.R. Manfredi, Warner Frake.) AIR TRAILS. AUGUST, 1950. VOL. XXXIV, NO. 5. (FORMERLY AIR TRAILS PICTORIAL.)
Street & Smith, Elizabeth, N.J., 1950. 
90 pp, 11 3/16" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps - magazine format). Profusely illustrated, predominantly in b&w, with photographs, drawings, plans, advertisements. Contents: Contest Calendar; Showcase; Sailplane Parade; Development Highlights; Ai r Notes; Phototorial; Home-Bilts are Back; Convertaplanes; Your Job in Aviation: Designer; MCAF (Magyar-Croatian Air Force); Air Progress; This Cub's Super (Piper Super-Cub); Solo Club; C.A.P. Newsletter; Airmen of Vision; The Kitty Hawk; D o p e C a n ; Stratojet XB-47; Flying Gazookus; Engine Tune-Up; Loopy; Corben Super-Ace; Sketchbook; Motor of the Month: Ohlsson 33; Model of the Month: Spad; Record Review; Book Nook. Interior - very light browning to pages, otherwise clean and ti gh t w it h no p r evious ownership marks. Exterior - light wear at top/bottom of spine - minor on spine, light browning to edges of textblock, light browning on spine and rear cover, minor rubbing. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
AIR TRAILS PICTORIAL.  MARCH, 1948.  VOLUME XXIX, NO. 6., Lewis, Albert L., ed.  (Joseph B. Hartranft, Bob Arrentz, Don Downey, William Winter, C.B. Colby Richard Comey, Gilbert Close, Frank Tinsley, Charles H. Grant, Louis Garami, Sal Taibi, Abe Adler, J.L. Sadler, Michael La Torre, H.A. Thomas, et al.)
15 Lewis, Albert L., ed. (Joseph B. Hartranft, Bob Arrentz, Don Downey, William Winter, C.B. Colby Richard Comey, Gilbert Close, Frank Tinsley, Charles H. Grant, Louis Garami, Sal Taibi, Abe Adler, J.L. Sadler, Michael La Torre, H.A. Thomas, et al.) AIR TRAILS PICTORIAL. MARCH, 1948. VOLUME XXIX, NO. 6.
Street & Smith, New York, 1948. 
134 pp, 11 1/4" H, soft cover (magazine format). Profusely illustrated in b&w with photographs, drawings, plans, advertisements, 2-color fold-out of Boeing Stratojet. Contents: Wings of Liberty; Billy the Flying Kid (Bill Lear); Weary Wings (Davi s-Montham Field, Tucson, Arizona); We Fly the Bellanca Cruisair; You're a Sissy in a Spin; America's Super Sailplane; Airborne Laboratory; Flying Arrow; Color Cutaway: XB-47; Color Photo: XB-47; Jetcat; Sky Shark; Where is the C.L.A.?; Gara m i B i p e ; The Comet; Flyette; Drop-off Gear for Speed Control Models; Save That Ship; Book Notes: Zaic's Encyclopedia; OK Super 29; Piper Cub Special; Better Model Pictures; Ski Flight; Jets Steal Science Show; Operation Headache. Departments : De v el op me nt H i ghlights; Showcase; Readers Write; Air Notes; Air Progress: Flying Boats; Solo Club; Airmen of Vision Competition; Out West; Sketchbook; Model Matters; Report from Washington; Operation Headache; Contest Calendar; F.Y.I.; The L ast W ord . Int eri or - very light browning to pages, 6"x2" piece missing from bottom corner of last page - affects advertisements only, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light wear at top/bottom of spine, a f ew smal l w rink le s on spi ne. l ight browning to edges of textblock, very light browning on spine and rear cover, minor rubbing. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  JUNE, 1957.  VOL. XXXV.  NO. 142., McGuffie, T.H., ed.  (L.E. Buckell, T.H. McGuffie, Lt-Col. Peter Young, C.T. Atkinson, Major A.F. Flatow, W.Y. Carman, Brigadier H. Bullock, Lt-Col. R.J.T. Hills, R. Scurfield, et al.
16 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (L.E. Buckell, T.H. McGuffie, Lt-Col. Peter Young, C.T. Atkinson, Major A.F. Flatow, W.Y. Carman, Brigadier H. Bullock, Lt-Col. R.J.T. Hills, R. Scurfield, et al. JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. JUNE, 1957. VOL. XXXV. NO. 142.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1957. 
Paging runs 47 - 94, 10" H, soft cover. Colour frontispiece, 6 pages sepiatone illustrations. Contents include: 2nd Life Guards Kettledrummer, 1839; The 7th Light Dragoons and their First Hussar Clothing; "The Praying Captain" - A Cavalier's Memo irs; A Swiss Officer in Wellington's Army; Crimean Photographs; Mounted Rifle Volunteers, c. 1861; Some Indian Army Sabretaches / Notes: Household Cavalry Regiments' Cap-Badges; Smoothbore Firearms; etc. Questions; Replies (Solicitors on R e g i m e n t a l Lists; The Paschal Lamb of the Queen's Royal Regiment; etc.). Museum Supplement No. 31 June, 1957 laid in. Interior - minor browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge w ea r, m od er at e ed ge wrinkling, very light browning, issue number written in ink on spine, small corner creases, one very small edge tear. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  JUNE, 1959.  VOL. XXXVII.  NO. 150., McGuffie, T.H., ed.  (Major P.E. Abbott, Sir Patrick Cadell, R.Scurfield, W.Y. Carman, Major A.F. Flatow, Major S.H.F. Johnston, Major G. Tylden, Major A. McK. Annand, Carson I.A. Ritchie, H.G. Tibbutt, et al.)
17 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (Major P.E. Abbott, Sir Patrick Cadell, R.Scurfield, W.Y. Carman, Major A.F. Flatow, Major S.H.F. Johnston, Major G. Tylden, Major A. McK. Annand, Carson I.A. Ritchie, H.G. Tibbutt, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. JUNE, 1959. VOL. XXXVII. NO. 150.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1959. 
Paging runs 47 - 94, 10" H, soft cover. Colour frontispiece, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations, 1 b&w map, 1 page b&w drawings (pistols). Contents include: An Officer, Royal Artillery, c. 1792; The Autobiography of an Indian Soldier; Two British Pe rcussion Pistols; A Colour-Sergeant, Royal Regiment of Artillery, c. 1846; Crimean Photographs of the 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment; Letters of Samuel Noyes, Chaplain of The Royal Scots, 1703-4; The Third Kaffir War, 1799-1803; Sevastopol afte r i t s C a p ture, 1855; Wandering Elizabethan Soldiers in Hertford. / Notes: The Civil War Letter-Books of Sir Samuel Luke; Royal Bristol Volunteers; etc. Museum Supplement No. 39 June, 1959 laid in. Interior - minor browning to pages, other wi s e cl ea n a nd t ight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - slight bump at top of spine, corner crease on rear cover, light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, light browning, issue number written in ink on spine. Good+ 
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JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  SUMMER, 1954.  VOL. XXXII.  NO. 130., McGuffie, T.H., ed.  (W.Y. Carman, C.T. Akinson, Lt-Col. Peter Young, Godfrey Davies, W.A. Parish, Major H.G. Parkyn, Lt-Col. George F.G. Stanley, Major Marquess of Anglesey, J.R. Western, G.O, Rickword, A.R. Cattley, et al.)
18 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (W.Y. Carman, C.T. Akinson, Lt-Col. Peter Young, Godfrey Davies, W.A. Parish, Major H.G. Parkyn, Lt-Col. George F.G. Stanley, Major Marquess of Anglesey, J.R. Western, G.O, Rickword, A.R. Cattley, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. SUMMER, 1954. VOL. XXXII. NO. 130.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1954. 
Paging runs 47 to 94, 10" H, soft cover. Colour frontispiece, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations, 2 maps. Contents include: The Coldstream Guards, 1821; An "Infamous Army"; The Northern Horse at Naseby, 14th June, 1645; A Portrait of Edward, 2nd Vis count Ligonier; Welsh Militia Regiments, 1757-1881: Their Badges and Buttons; The Army Origin of the Royal Canadian Navy; Two Brothers in the Netherlands, 1794-1795 (with maps) / Notes: Notes from "Reminiscences of a Scottish Gentleman", by " P h i l o S cotus" (Philip Ainslie); Military Service as Punishment; Patterson Rifle-Carrying Equipment in the Cavalry; etc. / Questions; Replies (Shoulder Titles, Brass; Anglo-German Battle Honours; etc.) Museum Supplement No. 20 Summer, 1954 l ai d in . I nt e ri or - minor browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, light browning, issue number written in ink on spinevery soft crease down front cover . Ve ry Go od - 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  JUNE, 1956.  VOL. XXXIV.  NO. 138., McGuffie, T.H., ed.  (W.Y. Carman, T.H. McGuffie, Major G. Tylden, Lt-Col. H.L. Boultbee, C.T. Atkinson, Major H.P.E. Pereira, Lt.-Col. Peter Young, Captain P.E. Abbott, P.R. Cadell, G.O. Rickword, Major H.G. Parkyn, E. Pye, et al.)
19 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (W.Y. Carman, T.H. McGuffie, Major G. Tylden, Lt-Col. H.L. Boultbee, C.T. Atkinson, Major H.P.E. Pereira, Lt.-Col. Peter Young, Captain P.E. Abbott, P.R. Cadell, G.O. Rickword, Major H.G. Parkyn, E. Pye, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. JUNE, 1956. VOL. XXXIV. NO. 138.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1956. 
Paging runs 47 - 94, 10" H, soft cover. Colour frontispiece, 6 pages sepiatone illustrations, 1 map, 1 b&w drawing. Contents include: The Scots Fusilier Guards, 1838; Recruiting the Ranks of the Regular British Army during the French Wars; The Ro yal Canadian Rifle Regiment, 1840 to 1870; The Uganda Rifles and Major Martyr's Nile Expedition of 1898; Four Indian Army Panormas; A Light Dragoon in the Peninsula / Notes: The "Lambton Cap" of the 68th Foot; Lieutenant Thomas Abbott, 96th R e g i m e n t of Foot; Uniform of the 3rd West Riding of Yorkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps, 1873-1875; The 11th Foot at Roucoux, 11th October, 1746; Billeting in Inns in the Eighteenth Century; Sir T. Livingstone Mitchell, D.C.L., F.R.G.S.; The Br i ti sh a t Br ih ue ga ; Colours for Great War Units; etc. Questions; Replies. Museum Supplement No. 27 June, 1956 laid in. Interior - minor browning to pages, bump at top of page gutters, book cracked at two places, otherwise clean and tight w it h n o o the r own ers hip ma rks. Exterior - light edge wear, moderate edge wrinkling, small tear across spine and small tear at top of front hinge, minor soiling, soft crease down rear cover, large corner crease on front cover, very light brow nin g - dark er o n spin e an d on rea r cover, bump to top of spine, two small light stains on rear cover, issue number written in ink on spine. Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
BONNIE SCOTLAND., Moncrieff, A.R. Hope.
20 Moncrieff, A.R. Hope. BONNIE SCOTLAND.
London A. & C. Black 1912 Third Printing Hard Cover Good Sutton Palmer. 
255 pp, 9" H. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine, black lettering on front board, green, pink and black floral decorations (thistles on spine, thistles and heather on front board). 75 colour plates with tissue covers bearing captions (collated). "The author does not attempt elaborate word-pictures that would seem pale beside the artist's colouring. His design has been, as accompaniment to these beautiful landscapes, an outline of Scotland's salient features, with glimpses at its history, national character, and customs, and at the literature that illustrates this country for the English-speaking world. The mainland only is dealt with in this volume, which it is intended to follow up with another on the Highlands and Islands." Chapter headings: The Borders; Auld Reekie; The Trossach Road; The Kingdom of Fife; The Fair City; The Highland Line; "Aberdeen Awa'!"; To John o' Groat's House; The Great Glen; Glasgow and the Clyde; The Whig Country; Galloway. Light toning to endpapers, colour plate opposite page 152 has fore-edge wear/creasing and a few tiny stains at top corner - tissue guard has fore-edge creasing/wear/tiny tears and chips, colour plate opposite page 122 has two very small areas of green printing ink in margin with some offset on tissue guard, some light foxing between pages 47 & 49 including a colour plate/tissue, light browning to edges of text block including a few very small foxing marks, light edge wear, light rubbing and some light discolouration on boards, darkening to the spine colour, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Protected in a stiff mylar sleeve. 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
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