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CL-41 JET TRAINER.  MILITARY AIRCRAFT SALES DIVISION, PUBLICATION NO. 116, OCTOBER 1959.
1 CL-41 JET TRAINER. MILITARY AIRCRAFT SALES DIVISION, PUBLICATION NO. 116, OCTOBER 1959.
Montreal Canadair 1959 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
 
 
THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (241 BC - AD 193)., Braud, David C., ed.  (Joyce Reynolds, W.S. Hanson, David C. Braud.)
2 Braud, David C., ed. (Joyce Reynolds, W.S. Hanson, David C. Braud.) THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE (241 BC - AD 193).
Exeter University of Exeter Press 1993 0859892042 / 9780859892049 Reprint. Very Good 
109 pp, 8 1/4" H. Map, 2 plans. "The overseas empire which Rome acquired from the third century BC onwards was perhaps the single most important issue in Roman history thereafter, as the Roman city-state became ever more like a world-state. The empire had to be administered. This volume shows how, to a large extent, it came to run itself. In his introduction, David Braund examines the essential framework of the empire as it developed throughout the period. He draws attention to the impact of empire upon Rome itself - an impact that was not only social and economic but also political and ideological. Joyce Reynolds utilises neglected sources - particularly inscriptions - to present an account of the role of cities in the life of the empire. W.S. Hanson formulates recent advances in archaeology in his discussion of Roman involvement in the creation of towns in non-urban areas of the western empire, most notably Britain. In the final chapter, David Braund presents the results of the latest research on the client kings and queens who bore much of the brunt of empire and who became, from Augustus onwards, ever more a part of the empire, obtaining citizenship and even seats in the Roman Senate by the beginning of the second century AD. A substantial bibliography is appended." Interior - previous owner's small stamp on inside of front cover, very small soft bump to top corner of textblock, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - tiny soft crease at corners, minor rubbing, minor wear at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 29.95 USD
 
 
THE BELLS ON FINLAND STREET., Cook, Lyn.
3 Cook, Lyn. THE BELLS ON FINLAND STREET.
Toronto Macmillan Company of Canada 1962 Reprint Very Good Good- Stanley Wyatt. 
197 pp, 8 3/8" H. B&w drawings. "Here is the delightful tale of a little Finnish girl living in Sudbury, Ontario, centre of Canada's nickel industry. Young Elin, whose father works in the mines, is denied what she wants most in the world - a pair of figure skates and skating lessons. Her father cannot afford them. And so to bring this greatest dream to life Elin works at the grocery store for kind old Mr. Kurtcheff. Her father has an accident - her savings must help pay the bills - and Elin can't buy her skates. What happens when Grandfather, champion figure skater, arrives from Finland will keep children sitting at the edge of their seats until the final page is turned. Sudbury and its early history; far-away Finland; nickel - its mining and processing - all provide a fascinating background to this heart-warming and exciting story." Tiny stain on page leaf 167/168, minor toning to edges of text block - tiny foxing mark on fore-edge, very light wrinkling and minor fading at top/bottom edges of spine, spine had minor lean. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling/creasing, a few small edge tears (archivally taped) and very small chips, two small old tape marks on inside surface, slight fading to spine colour, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FIGHTING COLORS: F-86 SABRE IN COLOR.  SQUADRON/SIGNAL 6502., Davis, Larry.  Illustrated by Don Greer & Rob Stern.
4 Davis, Larry. Illustrated by Don Greer & Rob Stern. FIGHTING COLORS: F-86 SABRE IN COLOR. SQUADRON/SIGNAL 6502.
Squadron/Signal, Carrollton, Texas, 1981. 
32 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). ISBN 0897471105 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, 16 pp of color drawings & profiles, b&w scale drawings on insides of covers (F-86F in 1:72nd Scale). Section headings: Sabre in Color; F-86F Stencils; F-86F Sabre; F-86F Details; F-86D Sabre Dog; F-86D Details; FJ-3 Fury; FJ-3 Details; Interior - slight browning to inside of covers, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light to moderate rubbing, light f ading to colors. Good+ 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
5 Drendel, Lou. F-104 STARFIGHTER IN ACTION. SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NO. 27.
Carrollton, Texas Squadron/Signal 1976 0897470265 / 9780897470261 Good+ 
50pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 11" D) - stapled in wraps. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, 2 pages of color profiles. Contents: Introduction; F-104G/J; Starfighters in Vietnam; Flying the Starfighter; Starfighter Units in Europe - 1975. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, light to moderate rubbing, light soiling on rear cover, several soft creases on front cover - one large diagonal. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
SR-71 BLACKBIRD.  SQUADRON/SIGNAL 6067., Goodall, James.  Cover art by Don Greer.
6 Goodall, James. Cover art by Don Greer. SR-71 BLACKBIRD. SQUADRON/SIGNAL 6067.
Carrollton, TX Squadron/Signal 1995 0897473388 / 9780897473385 First Edition Very Good 
80 pp, 11" H. Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photographs. Contents: Introduction; OXCART, CYGNUS, ROADRUNNER -- The A-12; OXCART Operations; A-12s Declared Operational; YF-12A Improved Manned Interceptor; TAG BOARD/SENIOR BOWL, The D-21 Drone; SENIOR BOWL; SENIOR CROWN, The SR-71 Blackbird; Big Tail (SR-71A/BT 2010/17959); Pratt & Whitney J-58; Cameras; Blackbird Details. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, small soft bump at bottom of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
F-89 SCORPION IN DETAIL & SCALE.  D&S VOL. 41.  THE FIRST NUCLEAR ARMED JET INTERCEPTOR., Kinzey, Bert.
7 Kinzey, Bert. F-89 SCORPION IN DETAIL & SCALE. D&S VOL. 41. THE FIRST NUCLEAR ARMED JET INTERCEPTOR.
Waukesha, WI Kalmbach 1992 0890241546 / 9780890241547 Very Good 
72 pp, 11" H. 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
OPERATION ELVIS., Levy, Alan.  Illustrated by Dedini.
8 Levy, Alan. Illustrated by Dedini. OPERATION ELVIS.
New York Henry Holt 1960 Third Printing Very Good Very Good- Dedini. 
117 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w cartoons. "A book as outrageously comic as the phenomenon it explores, 'Operation Elvis' offers a trenchant view of a modern cultural diaster: the mass hysteria that all but thwarted the transformation of a million-dollar idol into an $83.20-a-month GI. On March 24, 1958, the United State Army undertook a mission as hazardous as Valley Forge, as complex as a D-Day invasion. The objective: to convert a controversial millionaire (nomenclature: Elvis 'The Pelvis' Presley) into an army private and treat him 'just like everyone else'. Operation Elvis was staged before a grandstand many times larger than all the auditoriums Elvis Presley had ever filled. Teenagers twitched, veterans and servicemen raised apprehensive eyes, and reporters raced for seats on the nearest aisle. Soon the dignitaries began to arrive. Chamber of Commerce groups, senators, and congressmen crowded toward the center of the stage, all of them offering advice. The cast was swelled by Frauleins on both sides of the Elbe, by Russians, and by the State Department brass. The Army, scanning the terrain, discovered itself in a state of siege. By hewing to its original battleline, it had quickly been outflanked. Are the Selective Service and Celebrity systems truly compatible? Is the Mother of Democracy sturdy enough to support the unlikely marriage of the two? What did the active service duty of US53310761 reveal about our Army? About our hero? About ourselves? These are just a few of the questions raised in this wry and amusing book." Light wear at top/bottom of spine and at bottom rear corner, tiny dent at bottom of spine and on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling including a crease at bottom of spine, two very small edge tears, light rubbing/soiling, light toning to spine and flap-folds, light fading to title colour on spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE BLEMYAH STORIES., Mayne, William.
9 Mayne, William. THE BLEMYAH STORIES.
London Walker Books 1987 0744506077 / 9780744506075 First Edition Very Good Very Good+ Juan Wijngaard. 
72 pp, 10 3/4" H. Colour illustrations. "In words and pictures of rare imaginative power, this book tells the story of a very special year in the life of a medieval priory - the year when the mysterious Blemyahs (beings with their faces on their chests) came. Working by night, unseen by the Brothers, the Blemyahs carved the misericords under the seats in the Quire stalls - images of Adam and Eve, Noah, the Three Kings and many others, which came to life as they were carved. And all through the year there was trouble, caused by the youngest Blemyah's most knotty creation - the cheeky, ever-meddlesome imp, Ruffin - who was finally cured of his naughtiness by the touch of a new-born Baby's hand." Very light edge wear - mainly on bottom edge of boards, slight lean to spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
A-10 WARTHOG.  SQUADRON SIGNAL MINI IN ACTION NUMBER 4., Neubeck, Ken.  Color by Don Greer & Tom Tullis.  Illustrated by Joe Sewell.
10 Neubeck, Ken. Color by Don Greer & Tom Tullis. Illustrated by Joe Sewell. A-10 WARTHOG. SQUADRON SIGNAL MINI IN ACTION NUMBER 4.
Squadron/Signal, Carrollton, Texas, 1995. 
50 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). ISBN 0897473353 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, color profiles. Contents: Introduction; Operations; A-104A N/AW; Desert Storm; Gulf Wrap-up; The Future. Interior - clean and t ight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear at top/bottom of spine, small area of minor edge wear on rear cover. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
"UHU" - He 219: THE BEST NIGHT FIGHTER OF WORLD WAR II., Nowarra, Heinz J.  Translated from the German by Dr. Edward Force.
11 Nowarra, Heinz J. Translated from the German by Dr. Edward Force. "UHU" - He 219: THE BEST NIGHT FIGHTER OF WORLD WAR II.
West Chester, PA Schiffer, , 1989. 1989 0887401880 / 9780887401886 Very Good 
48 pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 11" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: Foreword; Development; Testing; Service; Development of the He 219 Series; Heinkel He 319; Heinkel He 419. Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - Small light bump at bottom of spine, small soft crease at bottom of rear cover, minor rubbing. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
THE CANADIAN FEDERAL ELECTION OF 2008., Pammett, Jon H. and Dornan, Christopher, eds.  (Faron Ellis, Peter Woolstencroft, Brooke Jeffrey, Lynda Erickson, David Laycock, Eric Belanger, Richard Nadeau, Susan Harada, Tom Flanagan, Harold Jansen, Christopher Waddell, Harold Clarke, et al.
12 Pammett, Jon H. and Dornan, Christopher, eds. (Faron Ellis, Peter Woolstencroft, Brooke Jeffrey, Lynda Erickson, David Laycock, Eric Belanger, Richard Nadeau, Susan Harada, Tom Flanagan, Harold Jansen, Christopher Waddell, Harold Clarke, et al. THE CANADIAN FEDERAL ELECTION OF 2008.
Toronto Dundurn 2009 1554884071 / 9781554884070 First Edition Near Fine 
349 pp, 9" H. Graphs, charts. "A comprehensive analysis of all aspects of the campaign and election outcome. The chapters are written by leading professors of political science, journalism, and communications. They examine the strategies, successes, and failures of the major political parties - the Conservatives, Liberals, New Democrats, Bloc Quebecois, and Green Party. Also featured are chapters on the media coverage, and the way Canada's party finance laws affected the campaign. The book concludes with a detailed analysis of the voting behaviour of Canadians in 2008 and an overview of the long- and short-term forces influencing the future of Canadian electoral politics. The introduction discusses the post-election crisis, while the appendices include all of the election results." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - one tiny corner crease - migrates into adjacent pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
EJECT!:  THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF U.S. AIRCRAFT ESCAPE SYSTEMS., Tuttle, Jim.
13 Tuttle, Jim. EJECT!: THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF U.S. AIRCRAFT ESCAPE SYSTEMS.
MBI, (St. Paul, MN, 2002), Ist edition. 
256 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Over 100 b&w photos and drawings. "...a fascinating account of the evolution of U.S. escape systems...(including) firsthand accounts of real-life ejections experienced by pilots..." Contents: Introduction; Parachutes; Basic Ejection Seats; Early U.S. Manual Ejection Seats; Unusual Escape Methods; Automatic Ejection Seats; Ingenuity and Valour - The Perfect Ejection; Downward Ejection Seats; Multi-Mode Escape Systems; Jettisonable Noses; Semi-Ejection Seats; Special Aircraft Ejection Seats; Supersonic Fighter Challenges; Encapsulated Ejection Seats; Crew Escape Modules; Ejection Seats by Manufacturer; The Future - Save the Entire Aircraft?; Glossary; Bibliography. Very light edge wear. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, light rubbing. VG+/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
 


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