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141 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
 
 
F-111 IN ACTION.  SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NO. 35., Drendel, Lou.
142 Drendel, Lou. F-111 IN ACTION. SQUADRON/SIGNAL AIRCRAFT NO. 35.
Carrollton, Texas Squadron/Signal 1978 0897470834 / 9780897470834 Very Good+ 
50 pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 11" D). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, 2 pages of color profiles + 2 pages of color photos. Contents: Introduction; F-111A; F-111 in Combat; F-111C; F- 111E; F-111D; F-111F; FB-111A; FB-111H; EF-111A. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear - mainly on spine, light rubbing, light soiling on rear cover, corner crease on front cover, a few light wrinkles. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
143 Drendel, Lou. F-16 FIGHTING FALCON IN ACTION. AIRCRAFT NO. 53.
Squadron/Signal, Carrollton, Texas, 1982. 
50 pp, oblong (8 1/4" H x 11" D) soft cover (stapled in wraps). ISBN 0897471334 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, profiles, 2 page centre spread of colour illustrations. Contents: Introduction; YF-16 Prototype; Wheel Door Pyl on for AIM 7 Missiles; Development; F-16A; F-16B; F-16/101; F-16XL/ "Flying the F-16"; Flying in the F-16; F-16-79; Weapons. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light rubbing and minor soiling on rear c o v e r , l i g ht wear on spine. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
USN PHANTOMS IN COMBAT.  VIETNAM STUDIES GROUP.  SQUADRON/SIGNAL 6352., Drendel, Lou.
144 Drendel, Lou. USN PHANTOMS IN COMBAT. VIETNAM STUDIES GROUP. SQUADRON/SIGNAL 6352.
Carrollton, TX Squadron/Signal 1988 0897472136 / 9780897472135 First Edition Very Good - 
64 pp, 11" H, (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with color and b&w photographs, artwork. Contents: Introduction; The Players; Captain Gene Tucker; Carrier Operations during the Vietnam War; Observations on the W ar; Guy Freeborn; Tucker's First MiG Engagement; Admiral John Disher; Rear Admiral James H. Flatley III; Bill "Burner" Beardsley; Tucker's MiG Kill - 10 August 1972; Losses; Epilog. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Ext erior - very light edge wear, light rubbing - moderate on spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
145 Drendel, Lou. VIPER F-16. SQUADRON/SIGNAL MODERN MILITARY AIRCRAFT SERIES.
Carrollton, Texas Squadron/Signal 1992 0897472810 / 9780897472814 Very Good Color illustrations by Lou Drendel. 1/72 scale illustrations by Tom Tullis. 
64 pp, 11" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, 8 pages of color profiles, photos, nose art, etc., 2 fold-out specification sheets. Contents: Foreword, Introduction; F-16 Almanac; Capt Phil Ruhlman; Maj Bobby Armour. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
LETTERS FROM ANNAPOLIS:  MIDSHIPMEN WRITE HOME, 1848-1969., Drew, Anne Marie, ed.
146 Drew, Anne Marie, ed. LETTERS FROM ANNAPOLIS: MIDSHIPMEN WRITE HOME, 1848-1969.
Naval Institute, Annapolis, Maryland, (1998), 2nd printing. 
216 pp, 8vo, HC in dust jacket. B&w photos. "This collection of letters from thirteen midshipmen begins shortly after the founding of the Naval Academy in 1845 and continues into the Vietnam era. It is especially valuable for the light it throws on life and learning at the nation's premier institution of naval training for more than a century...(the author) introduces the letter-writing mids with brief biographies and photographs and places their letters in the larger context of history. A glossary of unfamiliar terms is included at the end." Tiny scuff to edge of spine, tiny shallow bump at bottom of front board. Dust jacket has very minor edgewear/rubbing. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
147 Due, John F. THE INTERCITY ELECTRIC RAILWAY INDUSTRY IN CANADA.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1966 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good 
118 pp, 10 1/8" H. Canadian Studies in Economics No.18. B&w photographs, maps, tables, graphs. "The intercity electric railway industry in Canada, which began in 1887, ended in 1959. Peak interest in the industry was between 1910 and 1920, the era of Sir Adam Beck's projected radial network that would have covered much of the southern portion of Ontario. But the plans came too late and the radial system was never built. The Canadian electric lines developed later than their United States counterparts, but lasted somewhat longer, and for a time in the 1950's there were more electric passenger-carrying trains in Canada than in the United States. This study describes the rise and decline of the electric railway industry in Canada. It includes a general history of the industry, the development of the lines, their financing and control, and a brief but fascinating account of the 25 individual companies which operated the roads." Tiny wrinkle at bottom of front hinge, tiny ink mark on rear board. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, small tear at top of front hinge - archivally taped. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
THE AIRPOWER HISTORIAN.  VOLUME IX.  NUMBERS 1-4.  (JANUARY, APRIL, JULY, OCTOBER 1962)., Dugan, James; Stewart, Carroll; Rust, Kenn C.; Downs, Eldon W., Lt. Colonel; Dryden, Hugh L.; Seawell, William T., Brig. Gen.; Cook, Kelly F., Captain; Guilmartin, John F.; Crabbe, William M., Capt.; LeMay, Curtis E., General et al.
148 Dugan, James; Stewart, Carroll; Rust, Kenn C.; Downs, Eldon W., Lt. Colonel; Dryden, Hugh L.; Seawell, William T., Brig. Gen.; Cook, Kelly F., Captain; Guilmartin, John F.; Crabbe, William M., Capt.; LeMay, Curtis E., General et al. THE AIRPOWER HISTORIAN. VOLUME IX. NUMBERS 1-4. (JANUARY, APRIL, JULY, OCTOBER 1962).
Montgomery, Alabama Air Force Historical Foundation 1960 Very Good 
The 4 quarterly issues of 'The Airpower Historian' for 1962, 9" H, consecutively paged from 1 - 260. B&w photographs, maps, etc. Articles include: Ploesti: German Defenses and Allied Intelligence; Fourth but First: History of the Fourth Fighter Wing; Army and the Airmail - 1934; The National Significance of the Augmented Program of Space Exploration; The Maxim Gorky: Soviet Colossus; Aspects of Airpower in the Spanish Civil War; The Army Airmail Pilots Report!; Huk Hunting in the Philippines, 1946-1953; The Monroe Leaflet Bomb; Target - Hiroshima; The Economics of Strategic Bombing in WWII; Notes on Velvet, General Adler's Mission to Moscow, 1942; A History of the 148th Aero Squadron; Jet Aircraft of World War II; The Birth of Italian Aviation - The Libyan War; A Tribute to Dutch Kindelberger: The Mustang - A Great Warhorse; "Aces and Hawks" History of The First Fighter Wing, Part One, 1918-1939; The Space Dichotomy; Aviation on Anacostia Flats; "Lighting Lancers" Combat Highlights of the 68th Squadron in Korea; Command of Space, etc. Interiors - number 1 & 2 have a small soft bump to top corner of pages, number 2 has a small bump at bottom of gutters, otherwise all volumes are clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exteriors - small soft bump at top corner of numbers 1 & 2, small bump to bottom of spine of number 2, all volumes have light wear at top/bottom of spines and some minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
149 Dummer, H. Boylston. ADVENTURES OF THE ANIMAL TOWN AVIATORS: GOOD WILL TRIP AROUND THE WORLD. BOOK I AND BOOK II. 2 VOLUME SET.
The Christian Science Monitor, Boston, (1989). 
123 pp, 107 pp, oblong 8vo, HC in dust jackets - 2 volume set. Profusely illus in color and b&w by the author, a 'distinguished artist and naturalist'. "In this delightful round-the-world adventure, children meet an assortment of lovable animal ch aracters. Young readers not only learn fascinating facts about geography and animal life, but gain an appreciation of nature from a writer with a love and respect for the dignity of the natural world." Books are clean and tight with n o p r e v i o u s o w nership marks. Dust jackets have very minor edgewear/wrinkling. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
150 Dunn, Laurence. MERCHANT SHIPS OF THE WORLD 1910-1929 IN COLOR.
New York Macmillan 1975 First American Edition Very Good Very Good- Laurence Dunn. 
215 pp, small 8vo (7 3/4" H). "The period covered by (this) volume was one of spectacular development and dramatic contrast. The First World War brought to an end a period of intense competition - competition reflected in a rapid increase in the size of individual liners. Later, during the twenties, a more restrained style emerged, less lavishly appointed and more suited to a less-affluent world. The styles of these two eras, separated by the anonymous, camouflage-conscious years of the war, were quite distinct, the post-war years bringing in a range of new shapes and profiles in funnels and sterns." "A special feature is the 80 pages of color plates by the author, which supply a unique coverage of details such as liveries, funnel marks, and houseflags." Light waviness to edges of text block, light browning to edges of text pages. Dust jacket has light browning at edges, some very light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing, a few tiny dints on panels, two tiny perforations on front flap-fold, several small light liquid marks on bottom inside edge of front panel. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A.J. CASSON:  HIS LIFE & WORKS / A TRIBUTE., Duval, Paul.
151 Duval, Paul. A.J. CASSON: HIS LIFE & WORKS / A TRIBUTE.
Toronto Cerebus / Prentice-Hall 1980 0920892027 / 9780920892022 First Edition Very Good+ Very Good- A.J. Casson. Signed
285 pp, 13 1/2" H x 19" D. Signed by A.J. Casson on title page (signature only). Maroon cloth with blind-stamped 'CASSON' on fore edge of front board and gilt lettering on spine. In original publisher's corrugated cardboard box (white with maroon lettering). Profusely illustrated with colour and monotone reproduction, b&w photographs. "A.J. Casson is one of the most beloved of all Canadian artists. His works are sought after probably more than those of any other living native painter. As a member of the Group of Seven and in the many years since its dissolution, he has created a brilliant series of canvases celebrating our landscape in all its many moods and seasons. His works are treasured in every national public gallery collection, and in hundred of private collections. It is to bring together a magnificent cross-section from these collections that this volume has been designed. It includes representative major canvases, oil sketches and watercolours. The artist himself, has overseen the quality of every plate in this publication." A very heavy volume. which will require extra postage for destinations outside of Canada and the United States. Book has a slight lean, one page with three small very light soiling marks (not effecting any text), light toning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has a crease along the bottom front edge, several tiny or small edge tears and some light wrinkling - mostly at bottom edge, slight toning at edges. Box is complete and sound with some light edge wear and a piece of old tape on one edge. 
Price: 225.00 USD
 
 
THE DEFENCE OF CANADA:  IN THE ARMS OF THE EMPIRE, 1760-1939., Dyer, Gwynne and Viljoen, Tina.
152 Dyer, Gwynne and Viljoen, Tina. THE DEFENCE OF CANADA: IN THE ARMS OF THE EMPIRE, 1760-1939.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1990 0771029756 / 9780771029752 Very Good+ Very Good 
375 pp, small 4to (10" H). B&w plates, maps. "(G)oes back to the roots of our present defence policies in 1760, when Britain first gained a tenuous hold in Canada. From this point on, our policies have been moulded by tactical alliances - between the English-speaking and French-speaking peoples of Canada, and between the great powers which dominated world politics no less in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries than they do today. (Strips) back the mythologies that now surround the key events in our half-remembered past, showing how fragile was Britain's initial rule of Canada, what really was a stake in the War of 1812, why we became embroiled in the Boer War, and just who exactly refused to rush to Britain's defence during the First World War. These events and many others, rarely mentioned in other history books, are related." Very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very tiny dint on top edge of rear board, tiny ink mark on bottom of text block and bottom of front board - NOT a remainder mark. Dust jacket has minor edge wear and very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, one small edge tear with crease. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
153 Dyer, Gwynne. IGNORANT ARMIES: SLIDING INTO WAR IN IRAQ.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 2003 0771029772 / 9780771029776 Second Printing Near Fine 
189 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). "Around the world thoughtful people are asking one vital question: How could an unspeakable terrorist act carried out by a small group of Islamist zealots, most of them Saudi Arabian, result in war being declared on Iraq, a country with a brutal but firmly secular government that had no known connection with 9/11? Is it a grotesque mistake, a sinister plot, or just the strategic equivalent of a highway pileup? Far too many politicians and journalists who should know better have swallowed the story that Saddam Hussein is a threat to the West, that his weapons of mass destruction are about to fall into the hands of suicidal terrorist fanatics, and that we must invade Iraq before the Beast of Baghdad eats us, hair and all. And too few observers have pointed out that the weapons are not very dangerous, that Saddam has been successfully contained for over a decade without a war, and that the emperor has not clothes." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
EXPATRIATES AND PATRIOTS:  AMERICAN ARTISTS, SCHOLARS, AND WRITERS IN EUROPE., Earnest, Ernest.
154 Earnest, Ernest. EXPATRIATES AND PATRIOTS: AMERICAN ARTISTS, SCHOLARS, AND WRITERS IN EUROPE.
Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina, 1968, first edition. 
310 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "A considerable amount of our literary and social criticism has been based on the premise that during much of our history the United States has been inhospitable to the intellectual and the a rtist. The term 'exile' has been used frequently and Henry James has been pictured as the prime victim. The present study is a detailed examination of a selected number of representative writers, artists, and intellectuals who spent a con s i d e r a b l e amount of time abroad. Its purpose is to determine the extent to which they were 'exiled', and especially to learn what they had to say about the contrast between the American and European scenes....Those discussed are Irving, Ti ck no r, B an cr of t, C ogswell, Cooper, Morse, Greenough, Powers, Allston, Story, Fuller, Hawthorne, James, Frederic, and Wharton. In a special chapter devoted to the unique problems of the expatriates of the 1920's, such figures as Stein, Hemi ngw ay, Cr owl ey, Fi tzg era ld, and the Crosbys are included...." Very small light stain at bottom corner of pages 194 and 195, minor browning to edges of textblock, minor edge wear to boards, very light wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket is pric e cl ippe d, h as l ight bro wnin g on spine and flap-folds. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
155 Eayrs, James. NORTHERN APPROACHES: CANADA AND THE SEARCH FOR PEACE.
Toronto Macmillan Canada 1961 First Edition Very Good Very Good- 
195 pp, 8 3/4" H. "A brilliant intelligence is brought to bear on the vital issues of Canadian defence and foreign policy, on Canada's relations with the U.S. and the British Commonwealth and the Communist bloc. Canadians do not always look at these problems in the same way as their North American neighbours. This book considers the Canadian 'style' in approaching such questions. (Discusses) difficult and frightening issues such as the location of the Great Deterrent, the acquisition of nuclear weaons, the fate of the Avro Arrow, civil defence. (Eayrs) examines the 'Nostrum of Neutralism' and while he concedes its appeal, concludes that the arguments in its favour are not valid at present. Commonwealth concerns, the monarchy, America's ill-fated intervention in Cuba, the role of the United Nations, the non-recognition of Communist China - all these questions and others of the kind are fearlessly and realistically discussed." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has beem price-clipped, has very light soiling/rubbing, light edge wear - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few tiny edge tears archivally taped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
156 Ebihara, May and Gianutsos, Rosamond, edited by. PAPERS IN ANTHROPOLOGY AND LINGUISTICS. ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES VOLUME 318.
The New York Academy of Sciences, New York, 1978. 
114 pp, 8vo, soft cover. Conference papers. Contents: Forensic Anthropology; Ethnicity and Stratification in the Urban United States; Religious Coexistence in Northern Zambia: Intellectualism and Materialism in Yombe Belief; Double Play: Notes on American Baseball; Are LASSes Better than LADs?; Situational Variability in the Speech of Preschool Children; Testing Morphological Productivity. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, light rubbing, flat uncreased spine. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
157 Ehrman, Vlastimil. GRUMMAN WILDCAT.
Praha, Czech Republic MODELPRES 8090132871 / 9788090132870 Very Good 
32 pp, 11 3/8" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, drawings, diagrams, profiles. MAIN TEXT IS IN CZECH, WITH ADDITIONAL ILLUSTRATION CAPTIONS IN ENGLISH AND GERMAN. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very slight darkening to spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
LIVING HISTORY.  BRASSEY'S MASTER CLASS., Elliot-Wright, Philipp J.C.  Series editor: Tim Newark.
158 Elliot-Wright, Philipp J.C. Series editor: Tim Newark. LIVING HISTORY. BRASSEY'S MASTER CLASS.
London Brassey's 2000 1574882775 / 9781574882773 First Edition Near Fine Near Fine 
144 pp, 4to (11 7/8" H). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs. "(T)he ultimate how-to book. Taking six of the most popular historical periods, (this book) shows how re-enactors and other history enthusiasts can recreate the uniforms, equipment and life-style of past warriors and their comrades, male and female. The six periods are: Roman; Vikings and Saxons; Medieval; English Civil War; Napoleonic and American Civil Wars; World War One and World War Two. Re-enactment is a growing hobby in Britain, Europe and the United States, with tens of thousands of people recreating the battles and living quarters of past ages. Every aspect of past living is examined, including the tactics and organization of armies, the development of medicine and care for the wounded, the role of women in war and peace, the manufacture and craftsmanship of uniforms and weapons. Step by step master classes show how to recreate uniforms and equipment, establish authentic camps, and interpret all these activities as both education and entertainment for the general public. An extensive directory of re-enactment societies and suppliers in the United States and Europe completes this essential book for all re-enactors, history enthusiasts and history teachers. The author's authoritative text is accompanied by over 150 colour photographs illustrating some of the finest re-enactors in the world." Slight waviness to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has minor small wrinkle on front panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ONE FOOT ON THE GROUND., Emmott, Norman.  Inscribed.
159 Emmott, Norman. Inscribed. ONE FOOT ON THE GROUND.
Lugus, Toronto, 1992. 
257 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), soft cover. ISBN 0921633017 B&w photographs. INSCRIBED ON HALF TITLE PAGE: "BEST WISHES TO ___ ___ - A VALUED FRIEND, NORMAN EMMOTT 1993". "A memoir of service in the Royal Canadian Air Force beginning in 1937, as ground crew. Continuing as a navigator in bomber command, flying over Germany, the author survived to continue his career in Canada at bush stations, in Ottawa, and as an exchange officer in the United States. After leaving the Air Force, the author work ed in the aerospace industry. (His) story of bravery and heroism is told with self-deprecating wit and sincere appreciation of the efforts of his fellow airmen." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor e d g e w ear, faint rub lines on covers, slight soiling on edges on text block. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
SHADOW OF HEAVEN: THE LIFE OF LESTER PEARSON.  VOLUME ONE: 1897-1948., English, John.
160 English, John. SHADOW OF HEAVEN: THE LIFE OF LESTER PEARSON. VOLUME ONE: 1897-1948.
Toronto Lester & Orpen Dennys 1989 0886191653 / 9780886191658 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
414 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs. "Lester Pearson - Canada's 14th prime minister, and foremost diplomat - was a man of deep and passionate convictions. His vision of Canada as a force for international peace, mediation, and good will helped redefine our view of ourselves. But how did this seemingly mild and easy-going man develop such a powerful and unswerving vision - and how did he win the political clout to put his beliefs into practice? In this formidable and fascinating first volume, John English casts new light on the private and publice life of this remarkable Canadian." Very light edge wear, very light wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing, minor browning at top edge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
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