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PILOTS:  CANADIAN STORIES FROM THE COCKPIT., Melady, John.
121 Melady, John. PILOTS: CANADIAN STORIES FROM THE COCKPIT.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1989 0771058632 / 9780771058639 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
269 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "This is the story of flying in Canada - told by the men and women who have lived it, the pilots. The story begins with John McCurdy's history-making flight in the 'Silver Dart' over the frozen shores of Lake Bras d'Or, Baddeck, in 1909, and moves through the years, documenting the landmark flights, retelling the yarns and lore of flying, and introducing the heroes - the famous and the unsung." Very light soiling on fore-edge of textblock, light creasing at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light wrinkling at top of front panel - minor elsewhere, minor scuff on spine. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
PILOTS:  CANADIAN STORIES FROM THE COCKPIT., Melady, John.
122 Melady, John. PILOTS: CANADIAN STORIES FROM THE COCKPIT.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1989 0771058632 / 9780771058639 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
269 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "This is the story of flying in Canada - told by the men and women who have lived it, the pilots. The story begins with John McCurdy's history-making flight in the 'Silver Dart' over the frozen shores of Lake Bras d'Or, Baddeck, in 1909, and moves through the years, documenting the landmark flights, retelling the yarns and lore of flying, and introducing the heroes - the famous and the unsung." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine, minor browning at top edge. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AVIATION IN CANADA., Milberry, Larry.
123 Milberry, Larry. AVIATION IN CANADA.
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, (1979), 5th printing. 
272 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0070827788 Pictorial endpapers, profusely illustrated with b&w and color photos. "...tells the story of Canadian aviation from the earliest experiments in flight to the present day. All th e major aspects of our flying heritage are dealt with in an informative and enjoyable manner, including the early history of flying, the growth of commercial aviation, military aviation and Canada's aviation industry. Among the feature storie s a r e the CF-100 and Avro Arrow, early flying expeditions to the north, and the massive airlift operations to the DEW line, Labrador and James Bay that are now among the most notable achievements in Canadian aviation. Less well known episodes, s u ch a s t he Froebe brothers 'early helicopter experiments and the Gregor biplane fighter developed just before the Second World War, are also dealt with..." Slight waviness to fore-edge of text block. Dust jacket has light areas of light edg e w ri nkl ing , li ght rubbing. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
124 Munsey, Terence. (Inscribed.) THE STONEMAN SERIES. 4 VOLUME SET. BOOK 1. THE FLIGHT OF THE STONEMAN'S SON. BOOK 2. THE KEEPER OF THREE. BOOK 3. THE LABYRINTHS OF LIGHT. BOOK 4. MARKS OF STONE.
Munsey Music, Toronto, (1995, 2nd/1994, Ist/1995, Ist/1996, Ist printing). 
208 pp, 220 pp, 234 pp, 304 pp, paperbacks - 4 volumes. Volumes 1, 2 & 3 - INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. B&w illustrations by author. "Imagine a world where myth and reality converge. A village where war has become legend. All is changed by a visitor. Now the people of Jard must renew an ancient struggle. Only the Chosen Ones can return the balance...But first they must awaken to the power they hold within. They must fight the Gotts and the power of Dorluc, a being from a time and world long forgotten!..." Interiors - pages browning lightly, pen notation on inside of rear cover of book 1, otherwise clean and tight. Exteriors - light edge wear and rubbing, small scuffs to rear cover of book 2, small crease to front/rear cover of book 2, light soiling to edges of text blocks, spines very lightly creased. A sound reading set. Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
ANIMALS IN MOTION., Muybridge, Eadweard.  Edited by Lewis S. Brown.
125 Muybridge, Eadweard. Edited by Lewis S. Brown. ANIMALS IN MOTION.
Dover, New York, reprint. 
72 pp text & b&w illustrations, followed by 182 double-page b&w plates, each with multiple images. ISBN 0486202028 "Here is the largest, most comprehensive selection of Muybridge's famous animals photos - more than 4000 high-speed shots of 34 diff erent animals and birds, in 123 different types of action....Animals are shown walking, running, leaping, flying - in typical action. The horse alone is shown in more than 40 different ways: galloping with nude rider, trotting, pacing with s u l k y , c antering, jumping hurdles, carrying, rolling on barrels, and 36 other actions. All photos (are) taken against ruled backgrounds; most actions (are) taken from 3 angles at once: 90 degrees, 60 degrees, rear. Foreshortened views are i nc lu de d. Th e se are true action photos, stopped in series, taken at speeds up to 1/2000th of a second. Actions are illustrated in series, with as many as 50 shots per action. Muybridge worked with the U. of Pa. for 3 years, made more than 10 0,0 00 exp osu r es, a nd spent more than $50,000. His work has never been superseded as a lifetime reference for animators, illustrators, artists, art directors." Minor wrinkle at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkle at bottom of spin e, o ne tiny tea r at t op of front flap-fold. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
PILOT'S FLIGHT OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR DE HAVILLAND MOSQUITO., N/A
126 N/A PILOT'S FLIGHT OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR DE HAVILLAND MOSQUITO.
Appleton, Wisconsin Aviation Publications 0879940271 / 9780879940270 Facsimile Reprint. Very Good+ 
48 pp, 7 7/8" H - stapled in wraps, no date. Facsimile reprint of the Air Ministry publication of January, 1950, 2nd edition. B&w photographs, graphs, drawing. Contents: Part I - Descriptive (Introduction; Fuel and Oil Systems; Main Services; Aircraft Controls; Engine Controls; Operational Controls; Cockpit Equipment) - Part II - Handling - Part III - Limitations - Part IV - Emergencies - Part V - Illustrations. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor browning. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
MODERN AIRCRAFT DESIGN., Nayler, J.L.
127 Nayler, J.L. MODERN AIRCRAFT DESIGN.
London Temple Press 1950 First Edition Very Good- 
122 pp, 7 1/2" H. Technical Trends Series. 22 b&w plates (collated), plus 3 additional figures in text. Contents: Preface; Introduction; The Birth of an Aeroplane; Aerodynamics; Structures; The Imedimenta of Aircraft; Aircraft Types; The Quest for Very High and Very Low Speed Flight; Bibliography; Index. Very small tear at top of title page - archivally taped, previous owner's name in ink on front free endpaper, slight fading at bottom edge of spine. Dust jacket has fading to yellow color on spine/hinge areas, flap-folds and top edge of flaps on spine, flap-folds and at top edge of flaps; minor edge wear/wrinkling; tiny scuff at top of front hinge. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
SPITFIRE RCW.  THE WARTIME EXPLOITS OF WING COMMANDER ROYCE CLIFFORD WILKINSON, O.B.E., D.F.M. & BAR, C. de G. (FRANCE)., Nelson, Kenneth James.  (Royce Clifford Wilkinson.)
128 Nelson, Kenneth James. (Royce Clifford Wilkinson.) SPITFIRE RCW. THE WARTIME EXPLOITS OF WING COMMANDER ROYCE CLIFFORD WILKINSON, O.B.E., D.F.M. & BAR, C. de G. (FRANCE).
Canada Self-published, 1994 0969862504 / 9780969862505 First Edition. Fine Fine 
156 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, reproductions. "(B)y time and chance Wilkie (Royce Clifford Wilkinson) was to be involved in some of the greatest events in the twentieth century. He flew in the great air battles over France and Britain with No.1's and 3 (F) Squadrons, and was credited with destroying 9 2/3 enemy aircraft in one week. He helped form two American 'Eagle' Squadrons No.'s 71 and 121 and formed the first Hurricane fighter/bomber Squadron No.174. When shot down in 1942 he baled out at about 150 feet and made his escape through France and Spain to Gibralter, going almost everywhere by train and car in broad daylight, and in his own words 'I had a lovely time'. He formed one of the Mobile Airfields of 2nd. TAF for the invasion of Europe in 1944 and in the Pacific he led the longest Spitfire raid of the war, a four hour fifty minute flight from Darwin, Australia to Timor Island and back, without loss. He always led from the front and was highly decorated being awarded the O.B.E., D.F.M. and Bar, Croix de Guerre." 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
129 Nokes, M.c. SIMPLE EXPERIMENTS IN THE THEORY OF FLIGHT.
London William Heinemann 1941 First Edition Very Good - Good 
75 pp, 7 1/2" H. B&w drawing/diagrams, formulae. Contents: List of Experiments; Preface; The behaviour of aerofoils in a wind-stream; The flow of liquids and gases; The flow around an aerofoil; The circulation theory; Index. Book slightly cocked, light fading to color and slight bump at top edge of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wrinkling/creasing with tiny tears (archivally taped) and chips, light browning on spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
AIRWING ENTERPRISE., O'Leary, Michael and Schulzinger, Eric.
130 O'Leary, Michael and Schulzinger, Eric. AIRWING ENTERPRISE.
Osprey, London, 1991. 
160 pp, 4to (12 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1855532170X "Perhaps the most famous vessel in the US Navy's 15-strong carrier fleet is the USS Enterprise (CVN-65), known as either the 'Big E' or 'Starship' to its 5000-man crew. Proud ow ner of the longest flight deck currently in service, the Enterprise adorns its 'roof' with the crack units of Carrier Air Wing II; VF-114 'Aardvarks' and VF-213 'Black Lions' with their F-14 Tomcats; VA-22 'Fighting Redcocks' and VA-94 'Mighty S h r i k es equipped with A-7E Corsair IIs; the formidable A-6E Intruders of VA-95 'Green Lizards'; the EA-6B Prowlers of VAQ-135 'Black Ravens'; the all-seeing E-2C Hawkeyes of VAW-117 'Wallbangers'; and the whispering S-3A Vikings of VS-21 'Fightin g Re dt ai ls'. This volume takes you aboard ship and places you in amongst the scorching, high pressure world of flightdeck ops, Enterprise-style. Illustrated with over 150 sharp action photographs taken on, or above, the 'Big E', and accompanied b y a th oro ughly exhaustive text, (this) is US naval aviation today at its finest." Light edge wear to boards. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has areas of very light wrinkling at top edge, very light wear at top of flap-folds, light rubbi ng. Ve ry G ood/ Very Good 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
GENTLEMEN IN BLUE.  THE HISTORY OF NO. 600 (CITY OF LONDON) SQUADRON, ROYAL AUXILIARY AIR FORCE AND NO. 600 (CITY OF LONDON) SQUADRON ASSOCIATION, 1925-1995., Onderwater, Hans.
131 Onderwater, Hans. GENTLEMEN IN BLUE. THE HISTORY OF NO. 600 (CITY OF LONDON) SQUADRON, ROYAL AUXILIARY AIR FORCE AND NO. 600 (CITY OF LONDON) SQUADRON ASSOCIATION, 1925-1995.
Leo Cooper, London, 1997, first edition. 
474 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0850525756 B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. "Formed on 14 October, 1925, (this Squadron) was made up of men who worked in the City, who had an interest in aviation and who were f urther moved by a drive to serve their country. Under their first and probably best known commanding officer, the Rt Hon. Freddie Guest, MP, these Auxiliaries, who trained only at weekends, achieved a standard of efficiency which was the e n v y o f o t her 'regular' RAF Squdrons. Formed as a bomber squadron, No.600 became a night-fighter squadron in 1940, equipped with obsolete Blenheims, of which an entire flight was lost over Holland on the night of 10 May, 1940. Later in the S ec on d W or ld Wa r the Squadron served in North Africa, Malta and Italy, becoming the highest-scoring Allied night-fighter squadron of the war, by then flying in Beaufighters and Mosquitos and referred to by the enemy as 'The Fright of the Nig ht' . Dis ba nd ed in 1 945 , it was reformed a year later under Squadron Leader Hayes to become a day-fighter Squadron once again, flying in Spitfires and Gloster Meteors until it was finally disbanded in 1957...." Dust jacket has very minor edge wrin kl ing at top of re ar fla p and minor rubbing. F/NF 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
AVRO ARROW:  THE STORY OF THE AVRO ARROW FROM ITS EVOLUTION TO ITS EXTINCTION., Organ, Richard, Page, Ron, Watson, Don and Wilkinson, Les.  (The Arrowheads).
132 Organ, Richard, Page, Ron, Watson, Don and Wilkinson, Les. (The Arrowheads). AVRO ARROW: THE STORY OF THE AVRO ARROW FROM ITS EVOLUTION TO ITS EXTINCTION.
Boston Mills, (Erin, Ontario, 1986), 9th printing. 
180 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0919822355 Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photos, technical drawings (some fold-out). "...(attempts) to unravel some of the mysteries about the Arrow and expose the reader to s ome of its lesser known facets. We will take you from the Arrow's inception and early design studies to roll out and from flight test to the advanced proposals for the development of future versions..." Previous owner's name on half-title p a g e , m i nor edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket scattered light tiny foxing marks on inside surface of rear panel, very light rubbing, light edge wrinkling at top of front panel/spine, faint water mark at top inside ed ge o f s pi ne area. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
MYNARSKI'S LANC:  THE STORY OF TWO FAMOUS CANADIAN LANCASTER BOMBERS KB726 & FM213., Page, Bette, compiler/editor.  Foreword by Art de Breyne.
133 Page, Bette, compiler/editor. Foreword by Art de Breyne. MYNARSKI'S LANC: THE STORY OF TWO FAMOUS CANADIAN LANCASTER BOMBERS KB726 & FM213.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills Press 1989 1550460064 / 9781550460063 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good+ 
192 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Pictorial endpapers, b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "This book is a combination of stories about the Canadian Avro Lancaster bomber. It is a description of those planes built in Malton, Ontario, by the Victory Aircraft Ltd., and the lives of two aircraft in particular. The first story is that of KB726, now known as the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster, and its crew. This was the aircraft in which Andrew Mynarski earned his Victoria Cross for valour. He gave his life in so doing. The second story is that of FM213, its history, and the story of how it was acquired by Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and how with dedication and the enthusiastic help of the Lancaster Support Club it has been restored to flying condition. It has been given the identity KB726 and dedicated in honour of P/O Andrew Mynarski, V.C., his crew and all Canadian flyers who sacrificed so much in the cause of peace more than 44 years ago. The story is related in three major parts: the Lancaster and Mark X bombers in general; the Canadian No. 6 Group and its squadrons, with special emphasis on the crew of KB726 VR.A of No.419 Squadron (Moose), who on that fateful night of 12/13 June 1944 survived to tell their story; and special documentation of the 9-year restoration program of Lancaster FM213 to its first flight, after 24 years in retirement - the only flying example of this aircraft on the North American continent." Previous owner's small address label at bottom of copyright page. Dust jacket has some light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor rubbing. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
MYNARSKI'S LANC:  THE STORY OF TWO FAMOUS CANADIAN LANCASTER BOMBERS KB726 & FM213., Page, Bette, compiler/editor.  Foreword by Art de Breyne.
134 Page, Bette, compiler/editor. Foreword by Art de Breyne. MYNARSKI'S LANC: THE STORY OF TWO FAMOUS CANADIAN LANCASTER BOMBERS KB726 & FM213.
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills Press 1989 1550460064 / 9781550460063 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good+ 
192 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Pictorial endpapers, b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "This book is a combination of stories about the Canadian Avro Lancaster bomber. It is a description of those planes built in Malton, Ontario, by the Victory Aircraft Ltd., and the lives of two aircraft in particular. The first story is that of KB726, now known as the Mynarski Memorial Lancaster, and its crew. This was the aircraft in which Andrew Mynarski earned his Victoria Cross for valour. He gave his life in so doing. The second story is that of FM213, its history, and the story of how it was acquired by Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and how with dedication and the enthusiastic help of the Lancaster Support Club it has been restored to flying condition. It has been given the identity KB726 and dedicated in honour of P/O Andrew Mynarski, V.C., his crew and all Canadian flyers who sacrificed so much in the cause of peace more than 44 years ago. The story is related in three major parts: the Lancaster and Mark X bombers in general; the Canadian No. 6 Group and its squadrons, with special emphasis on the crew of KB726 VR.A of No.419 Squadron (Moose), who on that fateful night of 12/13 June 1944 survived to tell their story; and special documentation of the 9-year restoration program of Lancaster FM213 to its first flight, after 24 years in retirement - the only flying example of this aircraft on the North American continent." Very light wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top of spine, very light rubbing - mainly on rear panel, slight browning at top inside edge. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
THE A-B-C OF AVIATION., Page, Victor W., Captain.
135 Page, Victor W., Captain. THE A-B-C OF AVIATION.
New York Norman W. Henley 1918 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
 
 
136 Palmer, Henry R., Jr. THIS WAS AIR TRAVEL. A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AERONAUTS AND AEROPLANES FROM THE BEGINNING TO NOW.
New York Bonanza 1962 Very Good+ Very Good 
208 pp, 10 3/4" H. "(H)ere in full nostalgic glory are the Farmans, Wrights, Dorniers, Sikorskys and Martins which created new thrills in a new industry out of man's struggle to fly. Palmer has built a rare book of adventure on the airways by presenting hundreds of (b&w) photographs from his collection which has taken him many years to assemble. With these is the story of development, told in a crisp, readable style with an appendix for the technically minded. Here are the gas bags and gyrocopters - the 'Char-a-banc' and 'City of Glasgow' - the first planes to pack the mail and the first to span the seas. You learn of the early German mosnters and the facts about Henry Ford's 'Tine Goose'. You find pictured the exteriors and interiors of airplanes that made one flight and of others still flying in these days of jets. You read about daring pilots and inventive genius." Appendix I: The Story of the Schneider Trophy Race. Appendix II: Technical Specifications. Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing on spine with some very light color loss, very light rubbing on panels. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FLIGHT WITHOUT FEAR., Palmer, Winthrop Bushnell.
137 Palmer, Winthrop Bushnell. FLIGHT WITHOUT FEAR.
Overbrook Press, Stamford, Connecticut, 1939, from an edition of 165 copies. 
66 pp, small 8vo (7 11/16" H), hard cover (light gray cloth spine with gold lettering, marbled-paper covered boards, top edge gilt), glassine dust jacket, gray cloth-covered slipcase. One of an edition of 165 copies. A collection of poems. Light browning to top/bottom edge of spine, light browning to pages, dog-ear crease on page 25/26, two pages with tiny faint mark. Glassine dust jacket is torn, browned and has large chips/tears. Slipcase is sound but is darkened and browned. VG/Poor in VG- slipcase 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE ART OF WILLIAM S. PHILLIPS:  THE GLORY OF FLIGHT., Park, Edwards.  Introduction by Stephen Coonts.
138 Park, Edwards. Introduction by Stephen Coonts. THE ART OF WILLIAM S. PHILLIPS: THE GLORY OF FLIGHT.
Shelton, Connecticut Greenwich Workshop 1994 0867130229 / 9780867130225 First Edition Near Fine Very Good+ William S. Phillips. 
172 pp, 4to (12 1/4" H). Profusely and beautifully illustrated in color and b&w with reproductions of the artist's work. "William S. Phillips is a triple threat in the aviation art world. Not only is he a painter who can portray aircraft with exemplary precision, but he can also place that aircraft in a panorama that rivals the work of the finest landscape artist. To top it all off, he is a master of in-flight action; his detail-ed, soaring work communicates the glory of flight. From the thrill of lift-off, the speed of low-level flying, the power of high level bombing, and the danger of the dogfight, to the extraordinary exhilaration of just flying, William Phillips is your copilot. Through the text of 'Smithsonian' and 'National Geographic' writer Ted Park and rare archival photographs, you'll meet some of the top pilots and war aces. And throught the paintings and accompanying sketches, you can experience air travel like never before. The finest reproduction possible is supervised by the artist to fill these pages with more than eighty full-color pieces of art, plus sketches and drawings direct from Phillips' personal sketches. In addition, there are two three-page fold-outs, to communicate the sensation of flying as no other book can." Faint erased pencil mark at top corner of free front endpaper, tiny dint on top edge of both boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wear.wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor rubbing, 1 1/2" closed tear at bottom of rear flap-fold- archivally taped. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
BELL AND BALDWIN:  THEIR DEVELOPMENT OF AERODROMES AND HYDRODROMES AT BADDECK, NOVA SCOTIA., Parkin, J.H.
139 Parkin, J.H. BELL AND BALDWIN: THEIR DEVELOPMENT OF AERODROMES AND HYDRODROMES AT BADDECK, NOVA SCOTIA.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1964 First Edition Very Good Good 
555 pp, 9 1/4" H. Map endpapers, b&w photographs, tables (several fold-out). "(P)resents a detailed chronicle of the fascinating experiments in aerial flight and with hydrofoil craft conducted by Dr. (Alexander Graham) Bell and his engineering assistant and collaborators, Frederick Walker (Casey) Baldwin, at Baddeck, Nova Scotia. Bell was the chairman and Baldwin the chief engineer of the Aerial Experiment Association (1907-9), a group founded, inspired, and financed by Mrs. Bell: the successes of the Association, were based largely on logical, step-by-step development under the guiding genius of Dr. Bell. The detailed, day-by-day records of the group's operations kept by Dr. Bell make abundantly clear that his scientific and technical contributions, and his guidance and criticism, were of great importance to the development of aviation and hydrofoils. His keen analytical and deductive mind was at its best in analysing failures and propounding remedies, as in the suggestion of the aileron following the crash of the 'Red Wing'. Dr. Parkin provides here a brief description of Bell's amazing kite experiments, which extended over many years, and led to his powered- flight projects; and, to place the work of Bell and Baldwin in proper perspective, and to enable their accomplishments to be assessed, he has included a brief record of the prior art, including descriptions of the machines, early designers, builders, and pilots, including the Wrights, the Voisins, Bleriot, and Santos Dumont. He also presents the hitherto unpublished details of the remarkable development of hydrofoil craft at Baddeck, culminating after many years, in the spectacular achievement, in 1919, of 70.85 miles per hour, by the HD-4, the fastest craft afloat at that time." *Pages 463 through 494 plus one fold-out table are duplicated* Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine, one small edge tear a few tiny edge tears, minor rubbing, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
A THOUSAND SHALL FALL., Peden, Murray.
140 Peden, Murray. A THOUSAND SHALL FALL.
Stittsville, Ontario Canada's Wings 1982 0920002072 / 9780920002070 Second Edition, Second Impression. Very Good - Very Good - George Mackie, dust jacket art. 
490 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Pictorial endpapers, b&w photographs. The author's story of his training in Canada (under the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan) and England, and of his crew's operations in Sterlings and Flying Fortresses with 214 Squadron over Germany. Top/bottom of spine and corners of boards have light to moderate wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light soiling/browning to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light edge creasing - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap folds, tiny tear at bottom of rear hinge, light fading to spine colour, bookstore label at top of front flap. 
Price: 16.00 USD
 
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