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AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE 3 & 2.  RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE.  NAVEDTRA 10323.
1 AVIATION MACHINIST'S MATE 3 & 2. RATE TRAINING MANUAL AND NONRESIDENT CAREER COURSE. NAVEDTRA 10323.
Washington Naval Education and Training Support Command 1978 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
426 pp + iii pp + 113 pp (Assignments), 10 1/4" H. 1978 Revised Edition. Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings/diagrams (some fold-out), photographs. Chapter headings: Aviation Machinist's Mate Rating; Publications; Tools and Hardware; Aircraft Engines; Aircraft Engine Fuel Systems; Aircraft Engine Lubricating Systems; Hydraulic, Electric, and Starting Systems; Aicraft Engine Inspections and Repair; Turbroprop Powerplants and Propellers; Turboshaft Powerplants and Helicopters; Turbofan Powerplants; Ground Handling Equipment and Procedures; Line Operations and Maintenance; Aircraft Engine Corrosion, Preservation, and Pollution Control; Appendix: Glossary; Index; Nonresident Career Course follows the Index. Interior - a few pages with light wrinkles at fore-edge, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light wear at top/bottom of spine - minor edge wear elsewhere, tiny to small corner creases on covers. 
Price: 60.00 USD
 
 
2 MANUAL OF MAINTENANCE FOR MECHANICAL VEHICLES (WHEELED). 1937.
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1940 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good - 
612 pp + advertisements, 7 3/8" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings, diagrams (some fold-out). Chapter headings: General Arrangement of a Mechanically Propelled Vehicle; Driving; Mounted Drill and Vehicle Operation; The Driver's Tools and Vehicle Equipment; The Petrol-Engine; The Fuel-Supply System; The Compression-Ignition System; Electrical Ignition Systems; Engine-Cooling Systems; Low-Tension Electrical Components; The Transmission; The Steering; The Brakes; Wheels, Tyres and Tubes; Spring-Suspension and Mounting of Chassis-Assemblies and Body; Maintenance Routine; Minor Repairs and Breakdown Expedients; Training in Driving and Maintenance; Appendices. Light edge wear, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, darkening to edges of text block, tiny stain at bottom of rear endpapers, a few tiny scuffs on spine, previous owner's name on front pastedown. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
AN INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL WAR SMALL ARMS., Coates, Earl J. and Thomas, Dean S.
3 Coates, Earl J. and Thomas, Dean S. AN INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL WAR SMALL ARMS.
Thomas Publications, Gettysburg, PA, 1990. 
96 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). ISBN 0939631253 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs - including many vintage portraits showing the arms and their owners. Contents: Introduction; Springfield Armory; Parts of a Rifle Musket; Mu skets; Rifle Muskets; Rifles; Breechloading Rifles; Carbines; Revolvers; Accoutrements; Ammunition; Appendages; Bayonets; Ignition; Loading and Firing; Glossary; Appendices - Federal and Northern State Arsenals; Confederate Arsenals, Depots a n d L a b o ratories; Small Arms Usage by Regiments; Bibliography and Suggested Reading. Interior - previous owner's small stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - tiny piece missing f r om b ot t om o f sp ine, tiny tear (glued) at top of spine. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MATCHLOCK TO MACHINE GUN:  THE FIREARMS COLLECTION OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK MUSEUM., Elliot, Robert S.  Signed.  Photography by Rod Stears.
4 Elliot, Robert S. Signed. Photography by Rod Stears. MATCHLOCK TO MACHINE GUN: THE FIREARMS COLLECTION OF THE NEW BRUNSWICK MUSEUM.
New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, N.B., 1981. 
64 pp, oblong soft cover (8 7/16" H x 10 15/16" D). SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. ISBN 0919326056 B&w and colour photographs. Contents: Muzzleflash; The Matchlock; The Wheellock; The Flintlock; Percussion Ignition; Self-contained Ammunition; G lossary; Timescale; Selected Bibliography. Interior - small soft crease at top corner of first 8 pages, very tiny dint at bottom corner of first 6 pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear . l i g h t r u bbing, small corner creases on front cover, a few soft edge creases, moderate wear on spine, two very tiny dints on front panel. Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AN INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH ARTILLERY IN NORTH AMERICA.  HISTORICAL ARMS SERIES NO. 4., Gooding, S. James.
5 Gooding, S. James. AN INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH ARTILLERY IN NORTH AMERICA. HISTORICAL ARMS SERIES NO. 4.
Museum Restoration Service, Ottawa, Ontario, 1980, 4th printing. 
54 pp, 10" H, soft cover. B&w photographs, drawings/diagrams. Includes carronades, howitzers, mortars, carriages, ammunition, ignition, side arms, etc. Interior - small soft crease at top corner of pages, small area of foxing at top corner of thr ee pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light browning - mainly on spine, soft crease at top corner of covers, previous owner's embossed blind stamp on front cover, very minor soiling, minor edge wear. V e r y G o od- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
UNDERSTANDING AERO-ENGINES BY QUESTION AND ANSWER., Hazell, W.  Introduction by Squadron-Leader Whittlesea.
6 Hazell, W. Introduction by Squadron-Leader Whittlesea. UNDERSTANDING AERO-ENGINES BY QUESTION AND ANSWER.
London English Universities Press 1941 Reprint Flexible cloth Covers Good 
159 pp, 7 1/4" H. B&w illustrations. Contents: Internal-Combustion Engine Theory: Magneto and Valve-Timing; Magneto Construction and Theory; Simple Carburettor / Aero Carburettors; Engine-Running Faults, Detonation, Etc.; Supercharching; Hobson Boost Control / Fixed Datum / Variable and Three-Stage Controls; Index. Interior - small soft crease at top corner of approx. first 45 pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - wrinkling on spine, small soft corner crease on front cover, minor corner crease on rear cover, minor edge wear, browning to edges of text block, sone soiling to bottom of text block, small shallow dent on rear cover - migrates into last page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
B.M.C. 1100s: MAINTENANCE, TUNING AND MODIFICATION., Marshall, David and Fraser, Ian.
7 Marshall, David and Fraser, Ian. B.M.C. 1100s: MAINTENANCE, TUNING AND MODIFICATION.
London G.T. Foulis 1967 Hard Cover Very Good Good 
176 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w photographs, drawings, diagrams. "A special handbook for owners and mechanics. Written with the private owner in mind, it is more intimate than a standard workshop manual and much easier to follow. Much of (the authors') helpful advice and many of the diagrams, specially drawn, are exclusive to this book; a glance at the list of contents indicates the detail in which the following are covered: general maintenance and rectification of common faults, overhauls to combat normal wear and tear, and modification of the power unit for improved road performance and for competition." Appendices: 1100 Production Models; General Data; Torque Wrench Settings; General Dimensions; Routine Maintenance: Wiring Diagrams. Scattered tiny foxing marks on top of text block, slight tiny bump at top corner of boards. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear, light edge wrinkling, a few tiny tears - some with creases, a few tiny chips, light rubbing, soiling on rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
8 Molloy, E., General Editor. AERO-ENGINE PRACTICE: DEALING WITH INSTALLATION, LOCATION OF FAULTS, TOP OVERHAUL RATING AND PERFORMANCE TESTING.
London George Newnes 1943 Second Edition Hard Cover Good+ Poor 
132 pp, 9 1/8" H. Aeroplane Maintenance and Operation Series, Volume 21. B&w photographs, drawings, diagrams. Chapter headings: Aircraft Engineers' Licences; Survey of Aero-engine Types; Engine Installations and Services; Tracing Aero-engine Trouble; Top Overhauls; The Rating and Performance Testing of Aero-engines; Aero-engine Testing; Aero-engine Starting and Starters; Starting Troubles and Remedies; Engine Instruments and Their Indications; Index. Book is cocked, has general slight fading to spine color with more fading at top/bottom, tiny bump to bottom corners of boards, very light edge wear. Dust jacket has several large chips, multiple tears archivally taped, creases, light browning - more on spine, water mark on spine and a few small holes. Now protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE CHEVROLET SIX CAR AND TRUCK.  CONSTRUCTION - OPERATION - REPAIR.  A PRACTICAL TREATISE WRITTEN IN SIMPLE LANGUAGE, EXPLAINING THE FUNCTIONS AND CONSTRUCTION OF ALL PARTS OF CHEVROLET SIX CARS AND TRUCKS, WITH COMPLETE INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATION,, Page, Victor W.
9 Page, Victor W. THE CHEVROLET SIX CAR AND TRUCK. CONSTRUCTION - OPERATION - REPAIR. A PRACTICAL TREATISE WRITTEN IN SIMPLE LANGUAGE, EXPLAINING THE FUNCTIONS AND CONSTRUCTION OF ALL PARTS OF CHEVROLET SIX CARS AND TRUCKS, WITH COMPLETE INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATION,
Norman W. Henley, New York, 1948, new, revised and greatly enlarged edition. (also stamped at bottom of t.p. General Publishing Co. Limited, Toronto, Canada.) 
896 pp (collated), small 8vo (7 5/8" H), hard cover (medium blue cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. Profusely illustrated throughout with b&w technical drawings, photographs. Title page continues: "Maintenance an d Lubrication. Includes Up-to-date, Thorough and Easily Understood Instructions on Chevrolet Servicing and Repair, Prepared by Factory Service Experts and Suggestions for Tuning, Inspection and Trouble Shooting...This Book Includes the Compl e t e R a n ge of Models from 1931 to 1940 Inclusive. Illustrated by Over Three Hundred Specially made Diagrams and Authoritative Photographs. A New, Revised and Greatly Enlarged Edition." Previous owner's name in ink and two "whited out" number s on f r ee f ro nt endpaper, moderate browning to pages, heavy browning to edges of text block, two small corner bumps, light wear at edges and corners, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, fraying of cloth at bottom of spine, very light rubbi ng on bo ar ds, sp ine is slightly concave and has slight fading to color. Good 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
10 Pratt, Jeremy M. CESSNA 172: A PILOT'S GUIDE.
Aviation Supplies & Academics, Newcastle, Washington, 1995. 
7 individually paged sections plus index, 8 3/8" H, soft cover. B&w photographs, graphs, drawings/diagrams. ISBN 1560272112 "Each 'Pilot's Guide' is a comprehensive book on the fundamentals of flying the airplane. Subjects covered in detail inclu de an overall description of the aircraft, limitations, handling characteristics, and loading/performance data. All of the information is gleaned from flying experiences by experts in the industry, and is presented in an easy-to-read format. Pi l o t s will find each guide in the series an invaluable companion to the aircraft's Flight Manual, and an excellent sourcebook for the aircraft's principle characterstics." Section headings: General Description; Limitations; Handling the Cessna 17 2; M ix ture and Carburetor Icing Supplement; Expanded C 172 Pre-Flight Check List; Cessna 172 Loading and Peformance; Conversions; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
11 Pratt, Jeremy M. PA-28 CHEROKEE: A PILOT'S GUIDE.
Aviation Supplies & Academics, Newcastle, Washington, 1995. 
7 individually paged sections plus index, 8 3/8" H, soft cover. B&w photographs, graphs, drawings/diagrams. ISBN 1560272155 "Each 'Pilot's Guide' is a comprehensive book on the fundamentals of flying the airplane. Subjects covered in detail incl ude an overall description of the aircraft, limitations, handling characteristics, and loading/performance data. All of the information is gleaned from flying experiences by experts in the industry, and is presented in an easy-to-read format. P i l o ts will find each guide in the series an invaluable companion to the aircraft's Flight Manual, and an excellent sourcebook for the aircraft's principle characterstics." Section headings: General Description; Limitations; Handling the Piper PA 28 C he rokee; Mixture and Carburetor Icing Supplement; Expanded PA-28 Pre-Flight Check List; Loading and Peformance; Conversions; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor crease on front cover, minor e dge we ar. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
12 Pratt, Jeremy M. PA-28 WARRIOR: A PILOT'S GUIDE.
Aviation Supplies & Academics, Newcastle, Washington, 1995. 
7 individually paged sections plus index, 8 3/8" H, soft cover. B&w photographs, graphs, drawings/diagrams. ISBN 1560272147 "Each 'Pilot's Guide' is a comprehensive book on the fundamentals of flying the airplane. Subjects covered in detail incl ude an overall description of the aircraft, limitations, handling characteristics, and loading/performance data. All of the information is gleaned from flying experiences by experts in the industry, and is presented in an easy-to-read format. P i l o ts will find each guide in the series an invaluable companion to the aircraft's Flight Manual, and an excellent sourcebook for the aircraft's principle characterstics." Section headings: General Description; Limitations; Handling the Piper PA 28 W ar rior; Mixture and Carburetor Icing Supplement; Expanded PA-28 Pre-Flight Check List; Loading and Peformance; Conversions; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
13 Surgeoner, D. Hay. FIRST PRINCIPLES OF FLIGHT / AIRCRAFT CONSTRUCTION / NAVIGATION AND METEOROLOGY / AERO-ENGINES / RADIO FOR AEROPLANES. 5 VOLUMES FROM THE "AIR TRAINING SERIES".
London Longmans, Green Hard Cover Good+ E. Jeffrey, cover art. 
1.'First Principles of Flight' - 108 pp, 7 1/2" H, new impression September 1941 - b&w illustrations, including sectional diagram of Spitfire on front endpapers. Contents: Introduction; The Atmosphere; Fluid Motion; Aerodynamics; Practical Considerations; Stability; Control; Airscrews; Index. 2. 'Aircraft Construction' - 116 pp, 7 1/2" H, first edition 1942 - many b&w illustrations including double page sectional diagrams of Hurricane (front endpapers), Wellington (rear endpapers) and Spitfire (in main text). Contents: General Considerations; The Aeroplane Structure; The Flying Control System; Materials of Construction; Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems; Index. 3. 'Navigation and Meteorology' - 108 pp, 7 1/2" H, no date - b&w illustrations. Contents: Preparation; Maps and Charts; Problems of Navigation; Position Fixing; D.R. Navigation; Navigation in Practice; Some Navigational Problems; Instruments; Magnetism and Compasses; Meteorology; Index; Appendix: International Maps Signs. 4. 'Aero Engines' - 110 pp, 7 1/2" H, first edition 1942 - b&w illustrations. Contents: Introductory; The Internal Combustion Engine; Carburation; Supercharging; Ignition; Fuels and Fuel Systems; Lubrication; Engine Construction; Index. 5. 'Radio for Aeroplanes' - 122 pp, 7 1/2" H, no date - b&w illustrations. Contents: Electricity; Magnetism; Alternating Currents; The Alternating Current Circuit; Electromagnetic Waves; The Thermionic Valve; Principles of Transmission; Principles of Reception; Principles of Direction-Finding; Beam Approach; Aircraft Radio Equipment; Index. Each volume has a different colour scheme for the covers, but incorporate the same motif of the side profile of an eagle with wings spread and silhouettes of four airplanes in the background. A sixth book is mentioned on the back of four of these volumes ('How to Fly'), but is not included here. Books are lightly cocked, light browning to edges of text blocks, light edge wear, a few tiny foxing marks on edges of text block of 'Radio for Aeroplanes', tiny bump and tear at bottom of spine of 'Aircraft Construction' 
Price: 55.00 USD
 


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