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.

 

 
 
 

Search

 - 31 items found in your search

Click on Title to view full description

 
AVIATION BOATSWAIN'S MATE H 1 & C.  RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE.  NAVEDTRA 10303-C
1 AVIATION BOATSWAIN'S MATE H 1 & C. RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE. NAVEDTRA 10303-C
Washington Naval Education and Training Support Command 1975 Soft Cover Very Good - 
190 pp + 5pp + 41 pp (Assignements), 10 1/2" H. 1975 Edition. B&w drawings/diagrams, photographs. Chapter headings: Aviation Boatswain's Mate H Rating; Aircraft Handling Equipment; Aircraft Handling; Aircraft Crashes, Firefighting, and Crew Entrapment; Shorebased Emergency Arresting Gear and Related Equipment; Shipboard Firefighting; Shipboard Damage Control; Administration; Appendix: U.S. Customary and Metric System Units of Measurement; Index; Qualifications for Advancement; Nonresident Career Course follows Qualifications for Advancement. Interior - a few pages with minor wrinkles at fore-edge, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear - a little more at top/bottom of spine, two closed tears and two very small scuffs on spine, some faint colour variation on rear cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
CL-41 JET TRAINER.  MILITARY AIRCRAFT SALES DIVISION, PUBLICATION NO. 116, OCTOBER 1959.
2 CL-41 JET TRAINER. MILITARY AIRCRAFT SALES DIVISION, PUBLICATION NO. 116, OCTOBER 1959.
Montreal Canadair 1959 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
Unpaginated (approx. 20 pp.), oblong (8 1/2" H x 11" D). B&w and colour illustrations (photographs, drawings, diagrams, graphs). "The Canadair CL-41 is the first Jet Trainer to employ the new generation of small, high performance jet engines (Pratt and Whitney JT12), and fully meets the requirements of a modern pilot training aircraft. The side by side seating arrangement and the full duplicate flight instrumentation permit an ideal combination of visual and vocal instruction, the most effective procedure in all fields of training.With a performance that combines excellent low speed handling qualities, safe flying characteristics, long endurance and rugged construction as well as high maximum speed and altitude, the CL-41 is unsurpassed for primary through basic flying training instruction." From the Introduction. Section headings: Introduction; Capabilities; Performance; Description; Power Plant; Stores; Maintenance. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing on rear cover, small soft crease at bottom corner of front cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
3 VERLINDEN PRODUCTIONS CATALOG NO. 17 - 2000.
O'Fallon, MO Verlinden 2000 1930607466 / 9781930607460 Soft Cover Fine 
112 pp, 10 3/4" H. Profusely illustrated in color. Sections; Verlinden Publications; Figures - 1:35 Scale; Printed & Photo-Etched Accessories; VP Super Value; Accessories for Tanks, Figures & Dioramas 1:35 Scale; Armor Update & Detail Sets 1:35 Scale; Submarines 1:35 Scale; Ceramic Buildings & Accessories 1:35 Scale; Resin Diorama Bases & Accessories; Ceramic Buildings & Accessories 120MM; Fantasy Series - 150MM; Figures & Busts - 200MM; Busts & Weapons - 1:4 Scale; Decals & Dry Transfers - All Scales; 1:24 - 1:25 Scale Figures; Super Scale 120MM Figures; Historical Figures - 120MM; Historical Busts - 1:3 & 1:5 Scale; North and South; The Pirates; Napoleonic Era - 120MM; Vehicles and Accessories - 1:15 Scale; Gear & Accessories - 1:15 Scale; Aircraft Accessories. Clean and bright. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
4 Barris, Ted. RODEO COWBOYS: THE LAST HEROES.
Edmonton, Alberta Executive Sport Publications 1981 0919035094 / 9780919035096 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Photography by Robert Semeniuk. 
144 pp, oblong (8 9/16" H x 10 1/16" D. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. "Rodeo is perhaps the world's greatest test of physical endurance and raw heroism. It is the participant, the cowboy, who has excited both young and old for decades. Year in and year out, these men test their strength against the power of animals in such rodeo events as steer wrestling and bronc riding. Sometimes they are rewarded for their efforts by a winning time, but often they receive little more than the appreciative applause of an enthusiastic audience before heading down the road to the next rodeo. What motivates these men to keep up such a grueling schedule? What has kept the tradition alive for so long? Through the combined effort of a gifted writer and an expert photographer, the exciting and entertaining world of the rodeo cowboy comes alive." Minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, minor edge wrinkling - crease at bottom edge of rear flap. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
5 Beaman, John R. Jr. & Campbell, Jerry L. MESSERSCHMITT BF 109 IN ACTION - PART 1. SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NO. 44.
Carrollton, TX Squadron/Signal 1980 0897471067 / 9780897471060 First Edition Stapled in Wraps Very Good Don Greer. 
50 pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 11" D). Many b&w photographs, drawings, profiles plus color profiles centrefold. Contents: Introduction; Bf 109B-1; Bf 109B-1 (Late); Bf 109B-2; Bf 109C; Bf 109C-1; Bf 109D 'Dora'; Bf 109E 'Emil'; Poland; Sitzkrieg; Bf 109E-3; Assault on the West; Looking Across the Channel; Bf 109E-4; Bf 109E-4/B Jabo; Battle of Britain; Bf 109E-7, E-8 & E-9; The Balkans, Greece & Crete; Bf 109E/Trop; Barbarossa. Soft bump to bottom corner of pages, two small creases at bottom corner of covers, very light wear on spine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
CANADAIR CL-215 (SPECIFICATIONS BROCHURE) + CANADAIR NEWS, VOL. 15, NO. 2, JULY 30, 1968., Canadair Limited.
6 Canadair Limited. CANADAIR CL-215 (SPECIFICATIONS BROCHURE) + CANADAIR NEWS, VOL. 15, NO. 2, JULY 30, 1968.
Montreal Canadair 1968 Folded Paper Very Good 
Canadair CL-215 brochure, 11" H, 4 pp in total, dated Nov. 1968. Photographs, graphs, drawings of cabin layout, plus specifications - Performance; Structure; Power Plant; Propellers; Fuel System; Oil System; Landing Gear; Flight Controls; Hydraulic System; Electrical System; Ground Power Unit; Cock-pit Heating; Ice Protection; Fire Protection; Aerial Firefighting System; Dimensions; Design Criteria. With: "Canadair News Vol. 15, No. 2. July 30, 1968", 6 pp, 15 1/2" H (newspaper format with one horizontal fold) - containing three photographs of the CL-215's first water drop, plus article on the C-5A Galaxy, etc. Canadair News has light wrinkling at the top and bottom corners. 
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.
7 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
 
 
WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY.  OLIVER HAZARD PERRY: WILDERNESS COMMODORE., Dillon, Richard.
8 Dillon, Richard. WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY. OLIVER HAZARD PERRY: WILDERNESS COMMODORE.
McGraw-Hill, New York, 1978. 
231 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0070169870 Map. "Perry fought perhaps the most perfect single battle in American naval history. More - he insured the success of William Henry Harrison's Northwest Territory campaign, in which he soldiered as a volunteer aide to General Harrison. He ended Tecumseh's plans for an Indian Confederation. He dashed forever Britain's dream of blocking the United States in its westward march. In 1811 Perry was named to create a f l e e t on Lake Erie. He chose Presque Ile Bay as the one harbor safe from the existing British lake fleet. Perry spent the spring and summer of 1813 doing the impossible - building first a shipyard, then a fleet of ten vessels in the frontie r o ut po st o f Erie, Pennsylvania. The bar at Erie was not deep enough to pass Perry's ships out into the lake. (But neither could the British enter the bay over the shallows; hence his choice of harbor.) He bided his time till his opponent Ca pt ai n R obe rt Bar clay sailed away for a brief respite. Then his men, in a fenzy of activity, emptied their ships of all guns and heavy gear and buoyed them with pontoons until they could be boosted across the sandbar. Perry got them safely int o d eep wat er i n t he n ick of time. And when Barclay's fleet came up to resume the blockade of Erie, Perry bluffed them away with his still undermanned and almost unarmed flotilla. Once reinforced by a unit under the command of Jesse D. Elliot t, P erry atta cked the Briti sh fleet in his flagship 'Lawrence'; Elliott was to bring the 'Niagara' into action beside him. Elliott, unaccountably, hung back, and the 'Lawrence' was shot to pieces by the three strongest Britishers. How Perry tu rned certa in def eat i nto a monu mental victory is one of the greatest naval achievements of all time." Previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper, minor soiling on boards, light edge wear, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny sp eck o n fore -edge o f text blo ck. Du st jacket has been price-clipped, has very light wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few tiny tears at top/bottom of spine - taped at top inside, light edge browning, light fading and tiny scuff on spi ne, smal l ghost stic ker mark /residue on front panel. Very Good-/Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
U-BOATS AGAINST CANADA:  GERMAN SUBMARINES IN CANADIAN WATERS., Hadley, Michael L.
9 Hadley, Michael L. U-BOATS AGAINST CANADA: GERMAN SUBMARINES IN CANADIAN WATERS.
Kingston McGill-Queen's University Press 1985 0773505849 / 9780773505841 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
360 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w illustrations. German submarines penetrated Canadian waters during the Second World War to within 172 miles of Quebec City. They sank ships, landed spies, laid mines, built an automated weather station, undertook forays to rescue escaped German POW's, and forced the Canadian government to close the St. Lawrence River and Gulf to Allied shipping. Hadley focuses on the exploits of the U-boats and the Canadian response. Christmas gift inscription on verso of half-title page, minor edge wear, minor wrinkling at bottom of spine, one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine, very light rubbing minor browning at top of flaps. 
Price: 17.00 USD
 
 
U-BOATS AGAINST CANADA:  GERMAN SUBMARINES IN CANADIAN WATERS., Hadley, Michael L.
10 Hadley, Michael L. U-BOATS AGAINST CANADA: GERMAN SUBMARINES IN CANADIAN WATERS.
Kingston McGill-Queen's University Press 1985 0773505849 / 9780773505841 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
360 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w illustrations. German submarines penetrated Canadian waters during the Second World War to within 172 miles of Quebec City. They sank ships, landed spies, laid mines, built an automated weather station, undertook forays to rescue escaped German POW's, and forced the Canadian government to close the St. Lawrence River and Gulf to Allied shipping. Hadley focuses on the exploits of the U-boats and the Canadian response. Wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very minor wear at corners. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light browning at top edge of flaps. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
F-89 SCORPION IN DETAIL & SCALE.  D&S VOL. 41.  THE FIRST NUCLEAR ARMED JET INTERCEPTOR., Kinzey, Bert.
11 Kinzey, Bert. F-89 SCORPION IN DETAIL & SCALE. D&S VOL. 41. THE FIRST NUCLEAR ARMED JET INTERCEPTOR.
Kalmbach, Waukesha, WI, 1992. 
72 pp, 11" H, soft cover. ISBN 0890241546 Profusely illustrated in b&w and color with photographs, scale drawings. Contents: Introduction; Developmental History; Scorpion Colors; Dimensions; Scorpion Details (Engine / Canopy / Landing Gear / Fuse lage / Wing / Tail); Models Section. Interior - minor bump at top/bottom corners of text block, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - small soft crease at top/bottom corners of covers, minor edge wear. 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.)
12 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
 
 
13 Logue, Victoria and Logue, Frank. THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL BACKPACKER. (REVISED EDITION OF "THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL BACKPACKER'S PLANNING GUIDE".)
Birmingham, AL Menasha Ridge Press 2000 0897321618 / 9780897321617 2nd Edition, 7th Printing. Soft Cover Very Good+ 
200 pp, 8vo (8 3/8" H). B&w photographs, drawings. "Stretching more than 2,150 miles from Georgia to Maine, the Appalachian Trail is the nation's premier hiking trail. (This book) is the essential guide for anyone preparing for a hike of any length along this trail. Through anecdotes, (it) prepares hikers for what to expect from animals, weather, other hikers, and more. With the help of dozens of A.T. hikers, the authors have gathered over 100,000 miles of experience on the nation's oldest trail system into this commonsense guide. (It) offers essential information on: Tents; Sleeping Gear; Clothing; Water Purifiers; Backpacks; Boots; Stoves." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor rubbing, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
RABBIT ON A SHOVEL:  AUSSIES COOKING AROUND THE CAMPFIRE., Lummo.  (Herb Lummis.)
14 Lummo. (Herb Lummis.) RABBIT ON A SHOVEL: AUSSIES COOKING AROUND THE CAMPFIRE.
Sydney Primavera Press 1993 1875368078 / 9781875368075 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Debra Hill. 
168 pp + advertisements, 8 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. "Over 100 basic bush recipes from Lummo, Master Chef of Ocker Tucker". The recipes are arranged under the headings: Tuckerbox & Gear; But Can You Boil That Billy?; Have A Go At These If You're Desperate; Damper & Dough Staples; Soups To Sit Back And Sip On; Eggs To Bet On; Your Rabbit - Cooking Him Up; Yabbies & Crays; Fish - Cooking Up Your Catch; Birds - Wild & Tame; Meat - Mild & Game; A Real Different Meal If You're Daring; The Old Snag & Mince; Mushies & Vegies; Spuds; Re-cooking Leftovers; Something To Sweeten You Up; Soaking The Meat & Sauces; Weights & Measures. Included are: Making Billy Tea; Bushies' Pizza; Aussie Damper; Edward River Scones; Lead Sinkers, 'Roo Tail Soup; Supa Beaut Vegemite Soup; Chook In Scrambled Eggs; Red Chooks; A Rabbit On A Shovel; Swaggie's Rabbit Stew; Murray Cray Grilled; Yabbies In Sauce; Fried Catfish And Chips; Sunrise Trout; Bazza's Pan-fried Duck; River Bank Pigeon; Camp Oven Quail; Buffalo Seaks; Jolly Jumbucks; Stray Lamb Chops; Achilles Eel; Pan-fried Snake; Witjuti Grubs; Toad-in-the-Hole; Midnight Mushies; Bullocky Bread; Spud Pie; Paddy's Fish Cakes; Cowyard Whackers; Outback Fritters, Ploughman's Pikelets; Barbecue Mixture; Dead Horse Sauce; Golden Syrup Sauce; Scrub Relish, etc., etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny stain on fore-edge of text bloc, minor soiling and minor edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
MIG-29 FULCRUM: THE SOVIET UNION'S MOST HERALDED FIGHTER REVEALED IN DETAIL.  AEROFAX EXTRA 2., Miller, Jay.
15 Miller, Jay. MIG-29 FULCRUM: THE SOVIET UNION'S MOST HERALDED FIGHTER REVEALED IN DETAIL. AEROFAX EXTRA 2.
Stillwater, MN Specialty Press 1991 0942548507 / 9780942548501 Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
40 pp, 11" H, stapled in wraps. Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photographs, b&w drawings. Contents: The MIG-29 Fulcrum Story; Selected Drawings; MIG-29 Fulcrum, "Blue 06"; In Detail. Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - a few tiny dints and small rub mark on front cover, minor edge wear, small sticker removal marks and very small scuffs on rear cover, minor rubbing, minor browning. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MIG-29 FULCRUM: THE SOVIET UNION'S MOST HERALDED FIGHTER REVEALED IN DETAIL.  AEROFAX EXTRA 2., Miller, Jay.
16 Miller, Jay. MIG-29 FULCRUM: THE SOVIET UNION'S MOST HERALDED FIGHTER REVEALED IN DETAIL. AEROFAX EXTRA 2.
Stillwater, MN Specialty Press 1991 0942548507 / 9780942548501 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
40 pp, 11" H, stapled in wraps. Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photographs, b&w drawings. Contents: The MIG-29 Fulcrum Story; Selected Drawings; MIG-29 Fulcrum, "Blue 06"; In Detail. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small very soft bump at corners of covers, light soiling - mainly on rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
EXTRACTS FROM MANUAL OF DRIVING AND MAINTENANCE FOR MECHANICAL VEHICLES (WHEELED) 1937., N/A.
17 N/A. EXTRACTS FROM MANUAL OF DRIVING AND MAINTENANCE FOR MECHANICAL VEHICLES (WHEELED) 1937.
Printed by Edmond Cloutier, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Ottawa, 1940. 
208 pp, 7 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps with cloth tape spine). B&w diagrams, drawings - fold-out at rear. Chapter headings: General Arrangement of a Mechanically Propelled Vehicle; Driving; Mounted Drill and Vehicle Operation; The Driver' s Tools and Vehicle Equipment; Engine Cooling Systems; Wheels, Tires and Tubes; Maintenance Routine; Minor Repairs and Breakdown Expedients; Training in Driving and Maintenance. Interior - minor browning to pages, small corner crease on fold-out illustration, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - soft creases - mainly at corners, light edge wear and creases on spine tape - reglued at corners, soiling and darkening to edges of textblock, small stamp mark at top of front cover. Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE COLD BLUE SKY:  A B-17 GUNNER IN WORLD WAR TWO., Novey, Jack.  Edited and with introduction by Fryar Calhoun.
18 Novey, Jack. Edited and with introduction by Fryar Calhoun. THE COLD BLUE SKY: A B-17 GUNNER IN WORLD WAR TWO.
Charlottesville, Virginia Howell 1997 1574270664 / 9781574270662 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ 
183 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "The year is 1943. Hitler's troops hold the European continent, and the Western Allies are bringing the war to the German homeland with a round-the-clock bombing campaign. Sergeant Jack Novey, an eighteen-year-old volunteer from the streets of Chicago, is hurled into the meatgrinder of the air war over France and Germany. He becomes a waist gunner on the ten-man crew of the 'Black Hawk', one B-17 among the hundreds operating out of English bases. Flying beyond the range of protecting fighters and into the teeth of the Luftwaffe, Jack and his crewmates go on some of the most dangerous and controversial raids of the war. Against heavy odds, they complete their 25 combat missions and live to tell about it." Dust jacket has very miner edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE COLD BLUE SKY:  A B-17 GUNNER IN WORLD WAR TWO., Novey, Jack.  Edited and with introduction by Fryar Calhoun.
19 Novey, Jack. Edited and with introduction by Fryar Calhoun. THE COLD BLUE SKY: A B-17 GUNNER IN WORLD WAR TWO.
Charlottesville, Virginia Howell 1997 1574270664 / 9781574270662 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ 
183 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "The year is 1943. Hitler's troops hold the European continent, and the Western Allies are bringing the war to the German homeland with a round-the-clock bombing campaign. Sergeant Jack Novey, an eighteen-year-old volunteer from the streets of Chicago, is hurled into the meatgrinder of the air war over France and Germany. He becomes a waist gunner on the ten-man crew of the 'Black Hawk', one B-17 among the hundreds operating out of English bases. Flying beyond the range of protecting fighters and into the teeth of the Luftwaffe, Jack and his crewmates go on some of the most dangerous and controversial raids of the war. Against heavy odds, they complete their 25 combat missions and live to tell about it." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has soft crease at top of front panel, very minor rubbing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE A-B-C OF AVIATION., Page, Victor W., Captain.
20 Page, Victor W., Captain. THE A-B-C OF AVIATION.
New York Norman W. Henley 1918 Hard Cover Good 
274 pp, + 33 pp, publisher's cataloge, 8 1/2" H. Dark green cloth with black lettering on spine, black lettering and illustration of aircraft on front board. Profusely illustrated with 130 b&w diagrams, drawings (collated). Chapter headings: Aircraft Types; Lighter-Than-Air Craft; Early Airplanes and General Design Considerations; Design and Construction of Aerofoils; Arrangement, Construction, and Bracing of Airplane Wings; Airplane Fuselage Construction; Airplane Power-Plants; Airplane Propeller Construction and Action; Airplane Equilibrium and Control Principles; Uncrating, Setting Up, and Aligning Airplane; Inspecting Airplane Before Flight; Standard Airplane Nomenclature. Previous owner's name in ink on front free endpaper, bump at top corner of pages - heavier towards rear of book, tiny stain in margin of pages 21 to 26, one or two pages with tiny soiling marks, small piece missing at top edge of page 23 in book catalogue section at rear of book, board corners are bumped, darkening/browning to edges of text block, two small light stains on fore-edge of text block, light edge wear, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 95.00 USD
 
  1  2  NEXT >  


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2020. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie