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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
 
 
DOGS OF CHARACTER., Aldin, Cecil, written and illustrated by.
2 Aldin, Cecil, written and illustrated by. DOGS OF CHARACTER.
London Bracken 1986 1851700498 / 9781851700493 Reprint of 1927 Edition. Very Good - Very Good - Cecil Aldin. 
116 pp, small 4to (10 3/4" H). Beautifully illustrated throughout in black, white and buff with Cecil Aldin's wonderful dog portraits. "This book is about ordinary dogs - dogs of character. In particular it charts the lives of Cracker and Micky, one an Irish Wolfhound, the other a Bull terrier. With them as models Cecil Aldin plots a course for would-be dog owners and dog trainers. Where do you go to buy a dog, how do you set about training him or her, how do you cure bad habits, how do you feed your dog. All these questions are answered. But this book contains a good deal more. It is full of the most enchanting stories of dogs. It is full of advice and stories told by a real lover of dogs and the advice is as true and revealing now as when the book was first published in 1927." Light edge wear, light browning to edges of text block with foxing specks on top of text block, light wrinkling at bottom of spine, light browning to pages. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine, very light rubbing, one tiny closed tear, foxing on inside surface - mainly at top edge, light fading to spine colour. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
THE SHOE:  BEST FOOT FORWARD., Blanchard, Tamsin.
3 Blanchard, Tamsin. THE SHOE: BEST FOOT FORWARD.
Carlton, London, 2000. 
144 pp, square 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1842220667 Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. "From the erotic pull of the killer high heel to the trendiest cross-trainer (this book) takes you on an extravagant tour through the fashions of footwear. Capturing the latest trends and sensations and celebrating the enduring classics that have helped define the styles of today, (it) is every footwear aficionado's dream. 'No Pain, No Gain' surveys key shoe des igns - from dagger-sharp stilettos and high-rise wedges to barely-there thongs and foot-hugging slippers. It also looks at designs that provoke month-long waiting lists, as well as shoes that shriek money and status, glamourpuss styles enc r u s t e d w i th jewels, kinky boots, hi-tech cross-trainers, and the innovative designs that are paving the way to the future. Find out who wears what in 'The Who's Who of Shoes', and see what this reveals about your own personality - do you sl in k ab ou t in st ra ppy sandals or slouch around in Birkenstock clogs? With an A-Z of over 30 international designers and brands, 'The Shoe' will prove irresistible to all modern Imeldas." Small creases at top corner of page 113/114. Dust jack et ha s l igh t wea r /wr ink ling along top edge, light rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good- 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
4 Coleman, Jim. A HOOFPRINT ON MY HEART.
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1971 0771019947 / 9780771019944 Reprint Very Good Fair Inscribed By Author
256 pp, 8 3/4" H. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "In memory of / Magda Don (?) / & Duchess of York / Jim Coleman / Winnipeg". "(T)he warmly nostalgic story of a little boy who 'always wanted to own a race horse'. The boy grew up to acquire a collection of remarkably individualistic friends, some of whom were 'no better than God intended them to be'. Jim Coleman writes of his off-beat playmates, equine and human, with lively affection." Small Christmas gift inscription in ink on front pastedown, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edgewear/wrinkling/creasing, several edge tears archivally taped and very small chips, 1" chip at top of rear panel, light rubbing, a few tiny scuffs. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
METAL CANVAS:  CANADIANS AND WORLD WAR TWO AIRCRAFT NOSE ART., Fochuk, Stephen M.
5 Fochuk, Stephen M. METAL CANVAS: CANADIANS AND WORLD WAR TWO AIRCRAFT NOSE ART.
St. Catharines, Ontario Vanwell 1999 1551250136 / 9781551250137 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine 
191 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w and color photographs. "Airplane nose art evolved out of necessity for identifying 'friendlies' from enemy aircraft, which quickly became a powerful means of self-expression for military pilots and their crews. From national insignia, squadron markings and number/letter combinations nose art evolved into more personalized artwork, and individual pilots began sporting colourful, even outrageous schemes. Squadrons often used a special crest or colour scheme to identify aircraft in the squadron. This was an aid to groundcrews as well and helped them prepare to service their incoming aircraft during battle." Contents: Hurricanes; P-40s; Spitfires; Beaufighters; Colour Panels; Mosquitos; Typhoons and Tempests; Trainers; Wellingtons; Transport; Bostons; Coastal Command and Naval Aircraft; Halifaxes; Lancasters; Mitchells; Liberators; Other Aircraft; Bibliography; Index of Air and Ground Crew. A very minor wrinkle at top edge of spine. Dust jacket has very minor wear and wrinkle at top of spine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
METAL CANVAS:  CANADIANS AND WORLD WAR TWO AIRCRAFT NOSE ART., Fochuk, Stephen M.
6 Fochuk, Stephen M. METAL CANVAS: CANADIANS AND WORLD WAR TWO AIRCRAFT NOSE ART.
St. Catharines, Ontario Vanwell 1999 1551250136 / 9781551250137 First Edition Fine Very Good+ 
191 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs. "Airplane nose art evolved out of necessity for identifying 'friendlies' from enemy aircraft, which quickly became a powerful means of self-expression for military pilots and their crews. From national insignia, squadron markings and number/letter combinations nose art evolved into more personalized artwork, and individual pilots began sporting colourful, even outrageous schemes. Squadrons often used a special crest or colour scheme to identify aircraft in the squadron. This was an aid to groundcrews as well and helped them prepare to service their incoming aircraft during battle." Contents: Hurricanes; P-40s; Spitfires; Beaufighters; Colour Panels; Mosquitos; Typhoons and Tempests; Trainers; Wellingtons; Transport; Bostons; Coastal Command and Naval Aircraft; Halifaxes; Lancasters; Mitchells; Liberators; Other Aircraft; Bibliography; Index of Air and Ground Crew. Book is in Fine condition. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top of front hinge, very small light scuff on front hinge, two tiny imperfections in laminate on front panel, one tiny dent on front panel 
Price: 28.00 USD
 
 
THE CANADIAN ARMY JOURNAL.  10.4  WINTER 2008 / LE JOURNAL DE L'ARMEE DU CANADA.  10.4  HIVER 2008., Godefroy, Andrew B., Major, ed.  (Trevor Cadieu, Jason T. Adair, Nils N. French, Michel-Henri St-Louis, Daniel Villeneuve, Andrew Iarocci, Mike Bechthold, Tim Winegard.)
7 Godefroy, Andrew B., Major, ed. (Trevor Cadieu, Jason T. Adair, Nils N. French, Michel-Henri St-Louis, Daniel Villeneuve, Andrew Iarocci, Mike Bechthold, Tim Winegard.) THE CANADIAN ARMY JOURNAL. 10.4 WINTER 2008 / LE JOURNAL DE L'ARMEE DU CANADA. 10.4 HIVER 2008.
Kingston, Ontario Land Force Command, Department of National Defence 2008 Fine 
136 pp (English text), 156 pp (French text), 8vo (9" H). B&w and colour illustrations. Bilingual text. Contents: Canadian Armour in Afghanistan; Learning on the Run: Company Level Counter-Insurgency in Afghanistan; Learning from the Seven Soviet Wars: Lessons for Canada in Afghanistan; A Comprehensive Approach to Stability - The Strategic Advisory Team in Afghanistan; To Provide Focus: Intelligence and Counter-Insurgency; Opening the North: Technology and Training at the Fort Churchill Joint Services Experimental Testing Station, 1946-64; Army Biography: Frank R. MacMackin, MM - Brave Young Warrior (First World War); Note to File - The Reserve Forces Foreign Service Agreement; Book Reviews; The Stand-Up Table (Wartime Trainers: Adaptable, Agile, and Critical to Success / Commentary on The 33-Day War: An Example of Psychological Warfare in the Information Age). Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - clean & bright. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE CANADIAN ARMY JOURNAL.  10.4  WINTER 2008 / LE JOURNAL DE L'ARMEE DU CANADA.  10.4  HIVER 2008., Godefroy, Andrew B., Major, ed.  (Trevor Cadieu, Jason T. Adair, Nils N. French, Michel-Henri St-Louis, Daniel Villeneuve, Andrew Iarocci, Mike Bechthold, Tim Winegard.)
8 Godefroy, Andrew B., Major, ed. (Trevor Cadieu, Jason T. Adair, Nils N. French, Michel-Henri St-Louis, Daniel Villeneuve, Andrew Iarocci, Mike Bechthold, Tim Winegard.) THE CANADIAN ARMY JOURNAL. 10.4 WINTER 2008 / LE JOURNAL DE L'ARMEE DU CANADA. 10.4 HIVER 2008.
Kingston, Ontario Land Force Command, Department of National Defence 2008 Very Good+ 
136 pp (English text), 156 pp (French text), 8vo (9" H). B&w and colour illustrations. Bilingual text. Contents: Canadian Armour in Afghanistan; Learning on the Run: Company Level Counter-Insurgency in Afghanistan; Learning from the Seven Soviet Wars: Lessons for Canada in Afghanistan; A Comprehensive Approach to Stability - The Strategic Advisory Team in Afghanistan; To Provide Focus: Intelligence and Counter-Insurgency; Opening the North: Technology and Training at the Fort Churchill Joint Services Experimental Testing Station, 1946-64; Army Biography: Frank R. MacMackin, MM - Brave Young Warrior (First World War); Note to File - The Reserve Forces Foreign Service Agreement; Book Reviews; The Stand-Up Table (Wartime Trainers: Adaptable, Agile, and Critical to Success / Commentary on The 33-Day War: An Example of Psychological Warfare in the Information Age). Interior - a few pages with tiny soft corner crease, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - one tiny soft corner crease. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A NATION FORGED IN FIRE:  CANADIANS AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1939-1945., Granatstein, J.L. and Morton, Desmond.
9 Granatstein, J.L. and Morton, Desmond. A NATION FORGED IN FIRE: CANADIANS AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR, 1939-1945.
Torono Lester & Orpen Dennys 1989 0886192137 / 9780886192136 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
287 pp, 4to (10 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps, drawings, colour reproductions. The story of Canada's role in the Second World War, in battle, on the homefront and in victory - on convoy duty in the North Atlantic, as suppliers of food and armaments, as trainers of aircrews, etc., etc. Faint pencil erasure mark at top of free front endpaper, minor edge wear to boards, faint finger marks to boards. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling at top of spine and top/bottom of flap-folds, very light rubbing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
THE OBSERVER'S BASIC BOOK OF AIRCRAFT - MILITARY., Green, William.  Silhouettes by Dennis Punnett.
10 Green, William. Silhouettes by Dennis Punnett. THE OBSERVER'S BASIC BOOK OF AIRCRAFT - MILITARY.
Frederick Warne, London, (1968), reprint. 
272 pp, 5 3/4" H, hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs and silhouettes. "The most compact reference source to the entire spectrum of today's military aircraft...illustrates the vast majority of the aeroplanes serving with the world's air forces and naval air arms, from attack bombers to assault transports; from strike fighters to support helicopters...comparison silhouette drawings are provided to enable differing versions of one basic aircraft design to be readily compared, and in addition to no fewer than 406 individual drawings and 140 photographs, the reader will find an enormous wealth of information, much of which has remained previously unpublished, concerning the production status of each aircraft type, quantities built of each version, the air arms by which it is used, its characteristics and its history." Interior - book slightly cracked at pages 208/9, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small bump to top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket is price clipped, has moderate edge wear/wrinkling, moderate rubbing, light browning to spine and flap-folds, light water stain on half of spine, several very small chips and tears . VG-/Fair 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
101 ARENA EXERCISES:  A RINGSIDE GUIDE FOR HORSE & RIDER., Hill, Cherry.
11 Hill, Cherry. 101 ARENA EXERCISES: A RINGSIDE GUIDE FOR HORSE & RIDER.
Storey Communications, Pownal, Vermont, 1995, 4th printing. 
Unpaginated (over 200 pages), 4to (11" H), soft cover with cerlox binding. ISBN 088266316X Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings, diagrams. "....a ringside exercise book for riders who want to improve their own and their horse's skills. The bo ok is presented in a unique 'read-and-ride' format that allows it to be hung like a calendar for quick and easy reference. Exercises - suitable for both English and Western riders - progress naturally from simple, basic skills such as the ' W o r k i n g Walk and Jog' to the more advanced 'Two Squares' and 'Flying Change'. Hill presents recognized classic exercises along with her original patterns and maneuvers, offering a wide variety of useful drills for anyone who rides. In add it io n, ( th is ) is a valuable workbook for trainers and instructors interested in exploring new teaching methods." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny curl at three corners. Very Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE DH CANADA STORY., Hotson, Fred W.  With C. Don Long.
12 Hotson, Fred W. With C. Don Long. THE DH CANADA STORY.
De Havilland Aircraft of Canada, Toronto, 1978. 
60 pp, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w profiles on insides of covers, b&w photographs, reproductions, graphs, colour centrefold. Contents: Preface; Frontispiece; Message from the Chairman & President; Leadership; The Symbol; The Moth in Canada; The First Year; The Thirties; British Twins in Canada; Tiger Moth Days; War Clouds; The Mosquito Program; The Move to Peace & The Chipmunk; The Beaver Story; The Otter; Tale of the Caribou; Exporters to the World; The Amazing Buffalo; The Ve rsatile Twin Otter; Development of the DASH 7; Appendices: DH England Designs Imported or Manufactured in Canada; DH Canada Designs Manufactured in Canada; DH Canada Directors Since 1928; Plant Space and Staff Growth Since 1928; Aircraft Overh a u l W o rk 1946 to 1956; Total Sales Volume and Exports 1969 to 1977; DH Canada Production Highlights; DH Canada Aircraft Deliveries Around the World; Bibliography & Acknowledgement. Interior - slight bump at top corner of half of the pages, min or b ro w ni ng to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light browning plus two small brown marks, small bump at top corner of front cover, very light rubbing. Very Good- 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
TRENTON:  50 YEARS OF AIR FORCE., Johnson, E.A. "Rick", Major, editor.   Foreword by Colonel R.D. Russell.
13 Johnson, E.A. "Rick", Major, editor. Foreword by Colonel R.D. Russell. TRENTON: 50 YEARS OF AIR FORCE.
CFB Trenton 50th Anniversary Committee, Trenton, Ontario, 1981. 
160 pp, oblong 8vo (8 5/8" H x 10 1/2" D), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs. "Ever since it was officially opened in 1931 the base of Trenton, Ontario has been the most important military airfield in Canada. It began as a flying training base and in the early war years was responsible for training flight instructors who in turn helped to train the thousands of pilots in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. After the war the base remained the home of Central Flying School and pilot training continued to be the primary activity. Post war expansion of commercial air traffic to and from Toronto gradually began to interfere with the freedom of movement of the trainers and in 1961CFS was moved to the open skies of the prairies and Trenton became the home of Air Transport Command. Throughout its 50 year history many thousands of airmen and airwomen have lived and worked here. Countless thousands more have passed through, either on course or as air transport passengers. It is hoped that this book will be of interest to everyone who has been here, by providing information about what happened here before or since their particular time at Trenton and by offering a nostalgic look at some of the people, planes and places of their era." Minor edge wear, one tiny edge dint. Dust jacket has one 1" closed tear archivally taped, a knife cut across rear panel, light browning, small dint on rear flap -fold, a few tiny closed tears, minor edge wrinkling. Very Good+/Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
LESTER PIGGOTT., Lawton, James.  (Lester Piggott.)
14 Lawton, James. (Lester Piggott.) LESTER PIGGOTT.
Arthur Baker, (London, 1980). 
168 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photos. "Lester Piggott's legendary timing and instinctive genius in the saddle have made him one of the most well-known members of the world of sport and an inspiration to future generations of jockeys. Born into a family long and successfully involved in flat racing and steeple-chasing he showed from childhood the commitment to victory that was to take him to a winning record as yet unmatched by any other rider...As a background to th is appreciative assessment of Piggott's racing career James Lawton paints a vivid picture of the owners, trainers and horses which over the last thirty years have contributed to the achievement of one of the greatest sportsmen of all time." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing. VG+/VG 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
GERMAN WARPLANES OF WORLD WAR II.  COMBAT AIRCRAFT LIBRARY., Mason, Francis K.
15 Mason, Francis K. GERMAN WARPLANES OF WORLD WAR II. COMBAT AIRCRAFT LIBRARY.
New York Crescent Books 1983 0517405075 / 9780517405079 Very Good+ Very Good+ 
80 pp, 12 7/8" H. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, cutaways, profiles and diagrams. At the outbreak of World War II, "Germany had the finest (air power) in the world, deployed in optimum formations and available in vast quantities. The German aviation industry surpassed the world in ingenuity and in production technique. The products were classic: Stuka dive-bombers, Messerschmitt fighters, Junkers and Dornier bombers. There were excellent seaplanes, giant trans-ports, observation aircraft and trainers. They were to develop rocket power and jets, and at the time of their defeat they were on the brink of revolutionizing aircraft design. Indeed, many of the post-war jets of America and Russia owed their origins to German wartime designs. This volume surveys the vast armada of German warplanes of World War II and illustrates the major types in brilliant color drawings and photographs, with many technical descriptions and diagrams." Small bump at top of spine. Dust jackat has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
TIGER MOTH: A TRIBUTE., McKay, Stuart.
16 McKay, Stuart. TIGER MOTH: A TRIBUTE.
Orion, New York, 1988. 
160 pp, small 4to (10 13/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0517568640 Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs. "A pictorial history of one of the world's greatest airplanes. Great not only in terms of numbers built and surviv ing, but in the affection generated by this amalgam of wood, wire and tube which has been responsible for training unknown thousands of airmen during more than half a century of uninterrupted operations. The Tiger Moth was born from the neces s i t y t o continue development of de Havilland's ubiquitous Moth family. Legends surrounding the development of the first DH82 have been embellished with the passage of time. In a Stag Lane shed, stagger and sweep were said to have ben determin ed b y pe n ci l calculations on the proverbial envelope while DH60G rear spars were shorteded with a handsaw. Following taxi trials, lower mainplane dihedral was added, adjusted to the length of the grass. The Tiger Moth has been privy to fifty yea rs of av ia tio n development. During her operational life she has seen wooden biplane airliners evolve into stainless steel projectiles carrying passengers faster than a rifle bullet. The Tiger Moth was conceived as a training aircraft, a ro le t o w hic h sh e w as a nd continues to be admirably suited, but as the photographs in this book illustrate, she has been adapted to almost every aviation situation possible to imagine. The aim (of this book) has been to present a balanced revie w of the life and time s of the Tiger Moth, from the early thirties to the present day, with a hint of the future added for good measure." Heavy creasing at top of spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, ligh t ru bbing , sli ght b rowni ng a top edge of flaps. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
AH-1 COBRA IN ACTION.  SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NUMBER 167., Mutza, Wayne.
17 Mutza, Wayne. AH-1 COBRA IN ACTION. SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NUMBER 167.
Carrollton, Texas Squadron/Signal 1998 0897473825 / 9780897473828 Very Good Ernesto Cumpian. Color by Don Greer. 
50 pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 11" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings/diagrams, 2 pages of color profiles. Contents: Introduction; Development; AH-1G Cobra; Vietnam; Ah-1J SeaCobra; KingCobra; AH-1Q; YAH-1R; AH-1S (MOD, PROD/P, ECAS/E, MC/F); Army Cobra Trainer Variants; AH-1T; AH-1W Whiskey Cobra; AH-1 Multi-Mission Armament and Stores; AH-1-4BW; Worldwide Conflict; Global Inventory; Special Projects. Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - two small soft creases on rear panel - one migrates into last few pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CANADAIR: THE FIRST 50 YEARS., Pickler, Ron and Milberry, Larry.  Foreword by Robert E. Brown.
18 Pickler, Ron and Milberry, Larry. Foreword by Robert E. Brown. CANADAIR: THE FIRST 50 YEARS.
Toronto CANAV 1995 0921022077 / 9780921022077 Very Good+ Near Fine 
392 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). "(T)ells the story of a company that started as a 'bucket shop' producing aircraft designed by other manufacturers and ended as a world leader in the design and manufacture of business jets and regional airliners. (The book) goes back to the company's roots. In the 1920s its predecessor, Canadian Vickers, built some of Canada's first bush planes. Then comes the Second World War, when Canso patrol planes were built under licence. At war's end, a group of entrepreneurs took over the plant just as production dropped to zero. They formed Canadair, which cornered the market on reconditioned C-47s (DC-3s), while developing the North Star, Canada's first modern airliner. In 1947 Canadair was purchased by an American firm, the Electric Boat Company. This brought Canadair into the jet age with the mass productin of fighters and trainers, and gave Electric Boat the revenue needed to form General Dynamics. The book tells how unfortunate timing prevented two innovative products, the CL-44 and the CL-84, from possibly thrusting Canadair into the ranks of the major international aircraft manufacturers. It describes, too, how the termination of military programs like the F-104 forced Canadair to diversify into new fields. This led to two successful programs, the CL-215 waterbomber and the CL-89 surveillance drone. The threat of plant closure during the recession of the early 1970s prompted Ottawa to buy Canadair. So began (its) most controversial era, that of the Challenger business jets. From early excitement and optimism, through delays, disappointments, criticism and eventual government bail-out, to worldwide acclaim, the details are all here. The final chapters describe the exciting developments at Canadair since the acquisition by Bombardier and outline its strategy for a bright future. Besides detailed text and hundreds of photos, (the book) includes an appendix with three-views, lists of products, studies, first flights, awards, etc. - more than enough data to satisfy the most demanding aviation 'buff'." Very small bump to bottom corner of both boards. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at bottom of flap-folds. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
MEMORIES OF RACING AND HUNTING., Portland, Duke of.
19 Portland, Duke of. MEMORIES OF RACING AND HUNTING.
London Faber and Faber 1935 Second Impression. Good No Jacket Signed by Author
364 pp, 11 1/4" H. Blue cloth with gilt lettering and monogram on spine and front cover, top edge gilt. Some pages as yet unopened. Signed in pencil on front free endpaper: "From / Portland / August 11 36". Many b&w photographs, reproductions, including double-page drawing of "The Quorn Hunt, Meet at Baggrave, 1882. The Duke's memories of horses, horsemen, horse racing and 'riding to hounds'. Appendices - I: Lord George Bentinck in the House of Commons and on the Turf; II. Lord George Bentinck's Duels; III. Thirteen Winners and Fourteen Placed Horses in Classic Races and The Ascot Gold Cup, The Property of the Duke of Portland / Racing Statistics 1881-1933; IV. Trials, 1883-1918; V. Stud Records: St. Simon; VI. Great Mares and Their Influence; VII. (Celebrated Mares and Foals at Hunciecroft); VIII. Pedigrees of St. Simon, Ormonde, Carbine and Other Great Winners; IX. Principal Owners and Breeders of Classic Winners; X. Forty-One Classic Winners Trained by the late John Scott, the Wizard of the North at Malton, Yorks., between 1827 and 1863; XI. Thoroughbreds and the Ascot Gold Cup; Index. One or two tiny foxing marks on endpapers, browning to fore-edge and bottom of textblock, browning and darkening to spine and edges of boards, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine with a few tiny areas of cloth loss, small bump and tiny tear at to edge of front board, light rub marks on boards, minor wear at one corner, small slight bump at corners. 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
NORTH AMERICAN T-6: SNJ, HARVARD AND WIRRAWAY.  CROWOOD AVIATION SERIES., Smith, Peter C.
20 Smith, Peter C. NORTH AMERICAN T-6: SNJ, HARVARD AND WIRRAWAY. CROWOOD AVIATION SERIES.
Crowood, Marlborough, 2000, first edition. 
224 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 18761263821 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "The North American T-6 is one of the most successful aeroplanes of all time. With a career that has lasted for well over half the h istory of flight, it looks set to still be flying when examples are over seventy years old. Although popularly known as the T-6, Harvard or SNJ, the story of the T-6 encompasses many models and variants, and includes the Australian-built Wir r a w a y a nd Boomerang. Variants have trained many thousands of airmen, have undertaken ground support work in Korea and in many small wars around the world, and today the aeroplane provides a reliable and cost-effective introduction into the wo rl d of b ig pi ston-engine aeroplanes for an increasing number of enthusiasts. (The author) describes the background of the design, the importance of the British Purchasing Commission and the T-6's introduction into service. He covers it unbeat abl e tra ini ng r eco rd and includes new information about its combat use in Korea and across the globe. With many fine photographs this is a long overdue tribute to an aeroplane that should never live in the shadow of its more glamorous contempo rari es ." One tin y mino r corner bump. Dust jacket has some light edge wear/wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds - very light elsewhere, one tear at bottom of rear hinge with creases/wrinkles and one small tear at bottom of rear flap-f old - bo th arch ival ly tape d minor rubbing, two faint line indentations on rear panel. Near Fine/Very Good- 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
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