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Image for Past to Present: A Reporter's Story Of War, Spies, People, And Politics

Past to Present: A Reporter's Story Of War, Spies, People, And Politics

By: STEVENSON, William

Price: $14.00

Publisher: USA, Lyons Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 633

ISBN: 0762773707

Condition: Fine


William Stevenson may be best known for his friendship with and books about another William Stephenson, otherwise known as Intrepid, whose spy network and secret diplomacy changed the course of history. Originally published in 1976, A Man Called Intrepid sold over 2 million copies and quickly became a New York Timesbestseller. However, readers will be just as fascinated by his life's story and adventures. vii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Book is about 'as new', the unclipped dustjacket nearly so. Unmarked. Unpacked weight, 485g. We ship Worldwide using both Canada Post and the United St... View more info

Shutting down the National Dream : A.V. Roe and the Tragedy of the Avro Arrow

By: STEWART, Greig M.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1997

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 041729

ISBN: 0075528800

Condition: As New


An account 'of the rise and fall of a Avro Canada, an aircraft manufacture that over its lifespan came close to some aviation firsts, but through bad timing, government indifference, political hostility (or American pressure?) and management decisions, it failed to achieve what it might have. The end comes in the mid-1950s with the Arrow, a jet fighter that some believe was not equaled anywhere until the mid-1970s [extracted review]. xii, 320 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Gloosy, unma... View more info

F4U Corsair in Action - Aircraft No. 29

By: SULLIVAN, Jim

Price: $7.50

Publisher: USA, Squadron Signal Publications: 1977

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 23150

ISBN: 0897470281

Condition: VG


Story of the celebrated American fighter aircraft of WWII and the Korean War. 49 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 28 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Only small defect - a tiny 'knock' to the fore-edge afecting pp39-46. Unpacked weight, 182g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. Under $5.00 depending on location. Images available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Aircraft 2000: The Future of Aerospace Technology

By: SWEETMAN, Bill

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Military Press, New York, 1984:

Seller ID: 1257


4to, 158pp, profusely photo illustrated in b&w and color. Hardcover with laminated, pictorial boards and dustjacket. VG+/VG+ View more info

Image for Bomber County: The Poetry of a Lost Pilot's War

Bomber County: The Poetry of a Lost Pilot's War

By: SWIFT, Daniel

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2131

ISBN: 0374273316

Condition: Fine


'A memorial to the author's grandfather - a rare and subtle blend of military history, literary insight, and narrative skill'. xxvii, 269 p. ; 22 cm. Book is bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar. Unclipped dustjacket does show some light wear/use . Weight, 427g. View more info

Aircraft 1974

By: TAYLOR, John W. R. - Editor

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Henry Regnery, Chicago [1973]:

Seller ID: 3416


An Annual of the Western aircraft industries for 1974. 1st ed., 8vo, 136pp, photo illus. HC in blue cloth with price clipped DJ. Tight clean copy, VG+/VG+. View more info

The Lore of Flight

By: TAYLOR, John W. R. - Editor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Gothenburg, Sweden, Tre Tryckare Cagner & Co.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23389

Condition: Fine


Massive, single volume book covering most aspects of human flight - History of Flying, Aircraft Design and Construction, Power Plant Development, Art of Flying, Illustrated Encyclopaedic Index. 426pp, profusely illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Dustjacket, in brodart, is similar but with a little sun-fading to spine. Very heavy book weighing well over 6 lbs. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere withi... View more info

ABC Continental Military Aircraft

By: TAYLOR, John William Ransom

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055651

Condition: Very Good


Photos, silhouettes and detailed data on numerous European Military Aircraft of the early 1950s. 64 pages, photo illustrations and silhouettes; 19 cm. OCLC Number: 10920130. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, stapled binding. Bright, clean, unmarked, color front cover. Rear cover shows some light rubbing/soiling. Unpacked weight, 80g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

ABC U. S. And Canadian Military Aircraft Recognition

By: TAYLOR, John William Ransom

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055652

Condition: VG+


Photos, silhouettes and detailed data on numerous American and Canadian Military Aircraft of the early 1950s. 88 pages, photo illustrations and silhouettes; 19 cm. OCLC Number: 774526687. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, stapled binding. Bright, clean, unmarked, color front cover. Rear cover isclean and unmarked. Unpacked weight, 114g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

The ABC of Military Aircraft

By: TAYLOR, John William Ransom

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055653

Condition: VG+


Photos, silhouettes and detailed data on numerous American and Canadian Military Aircraft of the early 1950s. 88 pages, photo illustrations and silhouettes; 19 cm. OCLC Number: 774526687. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, stapled binding. but staples rusty. Clean, unmarked, color front cover. Rear cover is age-soiled but unmarked. Unpacked weight, 93g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

The ABC Military Aircraft Recoignition 1954

By: TAYLOR, John William Ransom

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1954

Edition: 1954 Edition

Seller ID: 055654

Condition: Very Good


Photos, silhouettes and detailed data on numerous Allied Military Aircraft of the early 1950s. 75 [5] pages, photo illustrations and silhouettes; 19 cm. Bright, clean, interior with some very neat underlines. Tight, stapled binding. but staples rusty. Clean, unmarked, color front cover. Rear cover is nearly similsar. Unpacked weight, 93g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

The ABC Military Aircraft Recoignition 1953

By: TAYLOR, John William Ransom

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1953

Edition: 19534 Edition

Seller ID: 055655

Condition: Very Good


Photos, silhouettes and detailed data on numerous Allied Military Aircraft of the early 1950s. 76 pages, photo illustrations and silhouettes; 19 cm. Bright, clean, interior with some very neat underlines. Tight, stapled binding. but staples rusty. Clean, unmarked, color front cover. Rear cover ishows some spilinbg and ink doodles. Unpacked weight, 93g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Military Prototypes of the 1950s (Warbirds Illustrated No. 18)

By: TAYLOR, Michael J. H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Arms & Armour Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25533

ISBN: 0853685797

Condition: Fine


Warbirds illustrated, no. 18. Covers the prolific military aircraft prototypes produced in the 1950s. 67 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color). Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight binding. Unpacked weight, 226g, Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Boeing

By: TAYLOR, Michael J. H. - editor

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, JanesPublshing: 1987

Edition: First Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 044799

ISBN: 0-7106-0420-3

Condition: Near Fine


Story of Boeing Aircraft. Jane's 'Planemakers;1'. 210pp, profusely photo illustrated. Clean copy with very sound binding and no spine creases. wEIGHT, View more info

The Air Combat Paintings of Robert Taylor

By: TAYLOR, Robert; WALKER, Charles; WESTON, Robert

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St. Catharines, Ont, Vanwell Publishing Ltd.: 1991

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 044446

ISBN: 1550680587

Condition: Fine


Robert Taylor is regarded by many as Britain's foremost aviation artist. This book features in-depth visual and verbal studies of many of Taylor's most outstanding paintings along with a wealth of color details, pencil sketches, and photographs. Vol. 2 has title: Robert Taylor air combat paintings / Charles Walker and Robert Taylor ; foreword by Peter Townsend. 128pp, colour plates, b&w illustrations in the text. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. The unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 1.59kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service a... View more info

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight 2006; Brochure

By: TORPY, Sir Glenn - Introduction

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Lincolnshire, UK, BBMF: 2006

Edition: 2006 Edition

Seller ID: 049436

Condition: Very Nearly 'As New'


Showcases classic aircraft of the Second World War, including an Avro Lancaster, seven Supermarine Spitfires, two Hawker Hurricanes, a Douglas Dakota and two de Havilland Chipmunks. The work presents one of one of the world's most important airworthy historic aircraft collections. 48pp, profusely photo illustrated. Printed on thick glossy paper for a high quality finish. This copy belonged to a former RAF and RCAF member, flying Lancasters and Wellingtons. The owners name has sadly ben blacked out on the top margin of the first page. Otherwise, very bright and clean appearing about 'as new'. ... View more info

Trans-Canada Air Lines System Timetable: June 23, 1955

By: TRANS CANADA AIR LINES

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, TCA: 1955

Seller ID: 053233

Condition: Fine


System Timetable published by Trans Canada Air Lines. Dated 1955. 16pp, centre-pages map, timetables. Single leaf Schedule Changes for July, 1955, laid-in. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Near Fine. Weight, 25g. Shipping via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

In Flight with TWA...; TWA Super-G Constellation

By: TRANS WORLD AIRLINES

Price: $6.00

Publisher: USA, Trans World Airlines:

Seller ID: 055601

Condition: Fine


Very attractive photo postcard in rich color showing a TWA Super-G Constellation aircraft, L-1049, in flight. Probably dates to when the aiurcraft was first introduced in the early 1950s. Verso with small text in French. and, with the red & blue design to the edges indicating Air Mail. Probably given out in-flight for passengers to use. A mint copy! Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $2.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

Overnight to Europe; Fly TCA the Direct RouteE

By: TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Canada, Trans-Canada Air Lines: 1954

Edition: 44308-8-54

Seller ID: 053389

Condition: Fine


All-colour TCA brochure detailing flights to Europe. Unfolds to 8" by 18", printed on both sides. Lots of small colour photos; Illustration of Super Constellation aircraf; small map. Very attractive period piece. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post lettermail to Canada and some other destinations, USA and foreign. Online estimates by the Listing Site may not be correct and either reduced or additional postage may be required. View more info

Air Lines Map of Trans-Canada Air Lines and Connections in Canada and the United States, C1950

By: TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Canada, TCA:

Seller ID: 052149

Condition: Near Fine


Map, in color, of Canada and part of the northern United States showing routes flown by TCA plus connecting routes. Unfolds to 32" wide by 22" tall. Printed one side. Undated - circa 1950. Bright, clean and unmarked. This item weighs 28g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage both to Canada, the USA and other parts of the World. View more info