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MANUAL OF ELEMENTARY DRILL (ALL ARMS) 1935.
1 MANUAL OF ELEMENTARY DRILL (ALL ARMS) 1935.
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1935 Hard Cover Very Good 
viii, 98 pp + 11 plates, 6 3/8" H. Red stiff card covers with black lettering on spine, b&w plates at rear, single folded page "Amendments (No. 1)" laid in. Chapter headings: Squad Drill - General; Squad Drill in Single Rank - Without Arms (Squad Drill with Intervals / Squad Drill in Single Rank); Squad Drill in Two Ranks (Royal Artillery / Royal Engineers, Royal Corps of Signals, Infantry and Royal Army Service Corps / Royal Tank Corps); Drill with Arms (Rifle Exercises / Revolver Exercises / Sword Exercise); Saluting; Guards and Sentries; Drill for Rifle and English Light Infantry Regiments; March Discipline; List of Plates; Definitions. Previous owner's signature on front pastedown and on 'Amendments" sheet, light toning to pages, light browning to edges of text block, light edge wear, creases on spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AIRCRAFT WOODWORK PROTECTIVE COATINGS.  (WOODWORKING TOOLS / AIRCRAFT WOODWORK / PROTECTION OF AIRPLANE PARTS / COVERING AND DOPING AIRPLANE SURFACES.)  607, Brimm, Daniel J.
2 Brimm, Daniel J. AIRCRAFT WOODWORK PROTECTIVE COATINGS. (WOODWORKING TOOLS / AIRCRAFT WOODWORK / PROTECTION OF AIRPLANE PARTS / COVERING AND DOPING AIRPLANE SURFACES.) 607
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1939 Hard Cover Very Good 
57 pp + 42 pp +66 pp +40 pp (four sections), 7 3/4" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board. Marbled endpapers, b&w illustrations. Woodworking Tools Contents: Use of Woodworking Tools; Hand Cutting Tools; Boring Tools; Hand Finishing Tools; Sawing Machines; Surface Machines and Sanders; Sharpening Tools; Grinding Wheels; Oilstones; Sharpening Knife-Edged Tools; Woodworking Practice. Aircraft Woodwork Contents: Wood Airplane Structures; Properties of Wood; Construction of Airplane Parts; Examples of Aircraft Woodwork. Protection of Airplane Parts Contents: Devices and Methods; Wood Surfaces; Metal Surfaces; Spray Painting of Airplane Surfaces; Spray Guns; Spray-gun Accessories; Hose and Hose Fittings; Protective Devices; Handling Spray Equipment; Troubles in Spray-Gun Operation. Covering and Doping of Airplane Surfaces Contents: Fabric and Tape; Finishing Fabric Surfaces; Inspection Before Covering; Methods of Covering; Application of Dope; Marking Coverings; Exercises in Airplane Covering. Previous owner's name in ink at top of front free endpaper, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny bump at bottom edge of front board, one tiny corner bump. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
DRILL IN THREES AND ELEMENTARY DRILL.  REPRODUCED FROM MILITARY TRAINING PAMPHLET, NO. 18, 1939 - MANUAL OF ELEMENTARY DRILL (ALL ARMS), 1935., Edwards, T.J., Major.
3 Edwards, T.J., Major. DRILL IN THREES AND ELEMENTARY DRILL. REPRODUCED FROM MILITARY TRAINING PAMPHLET, NO. 18, 1939 - MANUAL OF ELEMENTARY DRILL (ALL ARMS), 1935.
Gale & Polden, Aldershot, 1941. 
48 pp, 7 3/16" H, soft cover. B&w illustrations (1 fold-out). Contents: General Instructions for Drilling Recruits; Words of Command; Inspection; Squad Drill Without Arms; Squad Drill With Arms; Platoon Drill; Company Drill. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - previous owners name written in ink on front cover, minor browning on spine and at cover edges. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A HISTORY OF DIDSBURY., Million, Ivor R.  Foreword by Lady Simon of Wythenshawe.
4 Million, Ivor R. Foreword by Lady Simon of Wythenshawe. A HISTORY OF DIDSBURY.
Didsbury Civic Society / E. J. Morten, Didsbury, Manchester, 1969, reprint. 
142 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. "In this book the author presents the results of research he has made into the history of a more than usually interesting suburb of a great city (Manchester), based not so much on the work of earlier writers as on the inspection of original documents wherever they might have been. It was inevitable that a quest so detailed should have yielded a crop of original discoveries. How many people know that the artificial banks of the River Mersey date back to the thirteenth century; that armies of both Cavaliers and Roundheads mustered on the very land where Didsbury Library stands or that, in 1651, an army of invading Scots was routed on Didsbury Golf Course where many of them lie buried today? Mr. Million has taken nothing for granted and does not ask his readers to take anything on trust. His book is liberally provided with quotations from original sources, many of which have never previously been published. There ar e few districts in the country of which so comprehensive a history has been written." Gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper, minor browning to edges of textblock, very light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Du s t j a c k e t is price clipped has heavy edge wear/creasing, small chips and some tears, light browning, light to moderate rubbing, paper pull on front panel, faded color on spine and hinges. Very Good/Fair 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
5 Morgan, Howard K. AIRCRAFT RADIO AND ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT.
New York Pitman 1941 Second Edition Hard Cover Good 
374 pp, 9 1/8" H. Dark blue cloth with gold lettering on spine, blind stamped lettering/border on front board. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, figures, schematics (many fold-out). Chapter headings: Hydraulic Analogies; Power Conversion; Condensers and Coils; Accessory Equipment; Tubes and Amplifiers; Transmitter Fundamentals; Commercial Aircraft Transmitters; Receiver Fundamentals; Commercial Aircraft Receivers; Radio Waves and Static; Direction Finding; Ultra High Frequency Equipment; Inspection and Maintenance; Use of Questions; Bibliography; Index. Slight bumping to three corners, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, browning to text block edges, tiny surface paper loss a top of page 330 and on adjacent schematic, a few pages with a tiny piece missing at top corner, some soft wrinkling to top margin of pages, small scuff on fore-edge of text block, light liquid staining on rear board, light rubbing at top part of spine. 
Price: 20.00 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.
6 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
 
 
THE RIGGING MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION OF AIRCRAFT ("A" LICENCE).  AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING SERIES: GROUND ENGINEERS., Speller, W.J.C.
7 Speller, W.J.C. THE RIGGING MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION OF AIRCRAFT ("A" LICENCE). AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING SERIES: GROUND ENGINEERS.
London Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons 1941 Second Edition Heavy Card Very Good- 
143 pp, 8 3/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings/diagrams, photographs. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Assembly and Rigging, and the Correction of Faults (Assembly of Aircraft Structures; Rigging Adjustment and Check / Controls: Adjustment and Check / Correction of Faults Experienced in Flight); Defects and Deterioration in Materials, and Methods of Effecting Minor Repairs and Replacements (Timber: Defects and Deterioration / Metals (ditto) / Other Materials / Control Mechanism: Defects and Deterioration / Inspection After a Bad Landing / Wheel Brakes / Miscellaneous Gear / General Maintenance and Minor Repairs / Aircraft Fire Fighting Equipment); Hydraulic Equipment Affecting the Safety of Aircraft (Hydraulic Installations / Safety Devices / Undercarriage Locks / Methods of Testing Units / Installation Notes); Seaplanes and Flying Boats (Order of Erection (Flying Boats) / Rigging / General Maintenance and Minor Repairs of Hulls and/or Floats / Marine Equipment: Description and Maintenance); Instruments: Methods of Inspecting and Testing the Installation (Air Speed Indicators / Altimeter / Turn Indicator / Compass Installation in Aircraft, and Adjustment); General Service Electrical Installation Including Continuity and Insulation Tests (The Generator / Accumulators / Low Tension Insulated Cables / General Electrical Parts, Components, and Accessories); Appendices (Specimen Certificate of Safety for Flight / Specimen Release Note / Glossary of Aeronautical Terms); Inset: De Havilland Compression Strut. Interior - soft bump to top corner of pages, soft waviness at top edge of pages due to previous dampness, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light browning and light wrinkling on spine, light water stains at top edge of boards and on top of text block, very light soiling on boards. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
SASKATOON'S ELECTRIC TRANSIT: THE STORY OF SASKATOON'S STREEETCARS AND TROLLEY BUSES., Wayman, Easten.
8 Wayman, Easten. SASKATOON'S ELECTRIC TRANSIT: THE STORY OF SASKATOON'S STREEETCARS AND TROLLEY BUSES.
Hawkesbury, Ontario Railfare 1988 0919130429 / 9780919130425 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
96 pp, 12" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, maps. "(T)he story of the Saskatchewan Municipal Railway, from its inception on January 1, 1913 (when 5200 people rode the new mode of transport), to the final runs of streetcars on November 10, 1951, and of trolley buses on May 10, 1974. The SMR operated eight different types of streetcars during its 39 years of existence, acquired new and second-hand from such varied sources as St. Louis Car Co., Ottawa Car Manufacturing Co., Cincinnati Car Co., National Steel Car Co., Preston Car and Coach Co., and Southern Car Co. You'll see 138 photos of the passenger cars, snowplows, line cars and rail grinders, as well as the trolley buses that came from Canadian Car & Foundry. There's a rare shot inside the shops, showing inspection pits and wheel-changing jacks." Other photos show bridges, tracks, roof-high winter snowbanks, etc., etc. One very tiny corner bump. Dust jacket has very small edge tear with creases at top of rear panel - archivally taped. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
PRACTICAL FLYING.  (PRACTICAL FLYING PARTS 1-2 / PARACHUTES., Wintersteen, H.G.
9 Wintersteen, H.G. PRACTICAL FLYING. (PRACTICAL FLYING PARTS 1-2 / PARACHUTES.
Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1943 Hard Cover Very Good 
77 pp + 46 pp +63 pp (three sections, individually paged), 7 5/8" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board. Marbled endpapers, b&w drawing, diagrams. Chapter headings - Practical Flying, Part 1: Regulations; Pilot's Certificate; Air Traffic Rules; Flight; Flight Instruction; Elementary Maneuvers; Combined Maneuvers; Precision Maneuvers. Practical Flying, Part 2: Flight; Advanced Maneuvers; Loop With Quarter Roll Recovery; Split S or Half Roll; Vertical Reverse or Cartwheel; Cuban Eight; Immelman Turn; Seaplanes; Load Factors; Maneuvering Speed; Wing Loads in Turbulent Air; Safe Flying Speed in Turbulent Air. Parachutes: Types and Operations; Types of Parachutes; Parachute Requirements; Parachute Operation; Descriptions of Parachutes; Irvin Air Chute; General Description; Care and Inspection; Parachute Repairs; Packing Parachutes; Switlik Parachute; Pioneer Parachutes. Previous owner's name in ink on free front endpaper, light toning to pages, one slight very small corne bump. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 


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