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AIR DEVILS, Dwiggins, Don, J. B. Lippincott, 1966, vg/vg, see photo, Exhibition flying from balloons in the late 1700s to the aerobatic jet teams of the 1960s, photos, 226 pgs. $10.00
BARNSTORMING TO BUSH FLYING 1910-1930, Corley-Smith, Peter, Sono Nis Press, 1989, vg (soft cover, upper corner bend), see photo, history of barnstorming & bush flying in British Columbia with photographs, 242 pgs. $10.00
FIREBIRDS, West, Bruce, illustrated by James Lumbers, Ministry of Natural Resources, 1974, vg/vg, see photo, bush flying, account of the first 50 years of Ontario Provincial Air Service, photos & drawings, 258 pgs. $7.50
BUSH PILOTS - CANADIAN PORTRAITS, Shae, Margaret, Clark, Irwin & Co., 1962, vg (soft cover), see scan, stories of several Canadian bush pilots, mostly in the Northwest territories & the Yukon, including Wop May & Punch Dickens, illustrations, 178 pgs. $12.00
CANADA'S AVIATION PIONEERS - 50 YEARS OF McKEE TROPHY WINNERS, Sutherland, Alice, McGraw- Hill, 1978, f/f (as new), see scan, signed by author, The winners of the McKee Trophy 1927 to 1977, photos, 304 pages. $27.50
FLIGHT FANTASTIC, Carson, Annette, Foulis, 1986, f/f (as new), see scan, An illustrated history of aerobatics. European countries and the United States are represented, many photos, 320 pgs. $25.00
FLYING COLES, Cole, Duane, Ken Cook, 1974 vg (soft cover), see scan, Duane Cole soloed in 1938 & flew his first airshow in 1940. During WW II, he taught flying under the C.P.T.P. After the war, he & his brothers formed the Cole Brother Air Shows, photos, 108 pgs. $12.50
FORD AIR TOURS 1925-1931, Forden, Leslie, Nottingham Press, 2002, vg, soft cover, see photo, signed by author on title page, narrative & pictorial history of the seven National Air Tour competions for the Edsel B. Ford Reliability Trophy, many photos 218 pgs. $20.00
GEE BEE RACERS, Mendenhall, Charles, Specialty Press, 1994, new, soft cover, see photo, photos & line drawings, 179 pgs.$16.00
GREAT ATLANTIC AIR RACE, Rowe, Percy, McClelland & Stewart, 1977, f/f, se scan, Early attempts to cross the Atlantic, climaxed by the Alcock & Brown flight in 1919, 40 photos, 224 pgs. $10.00
MYSTERY SHIP, Phillips, Edward, Flying Books, 1999, new, soft cover, see photo, Travel Air Type R, won the 1929 Thompson at over 200 mph, many photos, 93 pgs. $12.00
NATIONAL AIR RACES - 1932, Mandrake, Charles, Speed, 1976, vg (soft cover, spiral bound), see photo, pictorial review of the 1932 air races in Cleveland, racing results, list of trophies, many photos, 60 pgs.$15.00
SCHNEIDER TROPHY RTORY, Eves, Edward, MBI, 2001, f/f (as new), see scan, Attracting entries from the U.S., Great Britain, France, and Italy, the Schneider Trophy fostered a rapid advance in aviation technology. This book devotes an entire chapter to each of the 12 races, with details of pre-race planning, navigation and seaworthiness trials, the race itself, and, of course, aircraft designs and engines. photos, drawings, maps, 253 pgs. $20.00
SEASON OF EAGLES, A,
Hull, Robert, Bob Hull Books, 1984, f/f, see scan. the author continues ro seaarch for personal stories of air racing peronnel from the 1930s, but continues into the 1940s, photos 297 pgs.
$15.00
SPEED, Allard, Noel, Burgess-Beckwith, 1976, vg/vg (has a scratch mark), see photo, signed by author, see scan, Biography of Charles Holman, Speed" Holman won the 1930 Thompson Trophy, 1st pilot for Northwest Airways, many photos, 87 pgs. $18.50
SKYRACERS, THE, Hood, Joseph, Grosset & Dunlap, 1969, vg/vg, see scan, From the air racing beginnings in 1909 through the highights of the 1920s & 1930s, photos, 160 pgs. $22.50
THEY FLEW THE BENDIX RACE, Dwiggins, Don, Lippincott, 1965, f/f (as new), see scan, , The Bendix Race from 1931 to 1962 and the famous pilots who flew it, photos, 198 pages. $28.00
VAGABONDS OF THE SKY McAllister, Bruce, Roundup Press, 2004, new, soft cover, see photo, photographic history of America's barnstorming pilots & daredevils, 151 pgs. $5.00
WEDELL-WILLIAMS AIR SERVICE, Hirsch & Schultz, Little Butes, 2001, soft cover (as new), see scan, Wedell-Williams was most noted for their sucessful aircraft at the National Air Races through out the 1930s, 3-views, many photos, 120 pgs. $15.00


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