004 BOAC – PHOTO OF BRISTOL BRITANNIA AND BOEING 707 10.00 B/W PHOTO (6”X 8”) OF BRITANNIA AND 707 AT NY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (NOW JFK). ONE SMALL SCRATCH ON PHOTO OTHERWISE VERY GOOD CONDITION.
005 BOAC – PHOTO OF BOEING 707 10.00 B/W PHOTO (8”X 10”) OF G-APFD IN NY. international (now JFK) TERMINAL IN THE DISTANCE. PHOTO TAKES UP TOP 2/3 OF CARD STOCK. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION, NO MARKS OR LOSSES.
699 Brackles 45.00 Brackley, Frieda. 1st. ed. 1952. MacKay and Co. 693 pp. A fascinating account of an early pioneer in civil aviation, Herbert Brackley, compiled by his wife after his early death in a swimming accident. After a distinguished career in the RNAS flying heavy bombers in WW1 and RAF in WW 2, he set out to prove a number of pioneering transportation flights to Africa, Australia and North America setting the stage for Imperial Airways to connect the British Empire (later BOAC and BEA). Many photos and maps. Hardbound with d/j. Spine of d/j is lost, but neatly repaired and disguised with remainder protected in clear covering. Very good condition.
1031 BROCHURE - DEHAVILLAND DASH 8 SERIES 100/200/300/400 10.00 NO AUTHOR. C. 1998. BOMBADIER REGIONAL AIRCRAFT. 16 PP. A FULLY COMPLETE PROMOTIONAL BROCHURE FOR THE TURBO PROP COMMUTER AIRCRAFT. FULL OF DATA AND PHOTOS. AND INCLUDES THE FACT SHEET AND POSTCARD. CARD COVERS. A SMALL CREASE ON REAR COVER. VERY GOOD CONDITION.
1128 DEHAVILLAND CANADA - PUBLICITY PHOTO BOOKLET 15.00 NO AUTHOR, NO DATE (C. 1970) A COLLECTION OF PUBLICITY PHOTOS OF AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURED BY DHC PLUS A PHOTO OF THE HMCS BRAS D'OR HYDROFOIL FRIGATE. THE PHOTOS HAVE PERFORATIONS AT THE SPINE SO THEY CAN BE REMOVED AND FRAMED. BOOKLET COMPLETE. CARD COVERS WITH STAPLED SPINE. A SMALL STAIN ON FRONT COVER, BUT CONTENTS CLEAN. VERY GOOD CONDITION.
956 douglas dc-6 (part 1) pictorial and production 15.00 macintosh, ian. 1st. ed. 1978. airline productions ltd. 30 pp. a very useful reference for airline buffs. the format is primarily photographic with a brief history of the aircraft and modifications. lots of b/w photos and a few in colour. b/w profiles of airline liveries and a 3-view drawing. also included is a full listing of aircraft produced with manufacturers number and civil registrations. card covers. excellent condition.
957 douglas dc-6 (part 2) pictorial and production 15.00 MACINTOSH, IAN. 1ST. ED. 1978. AIRLINE PRODUCTIONS LTD. 30 PP. the second volume of the dc-6 with the same format as above. this volume has the c-118 versions of the military transport included. card covers. excellent condition.
925 SPEEDWING BOOK 20.00 COOPER, BARBARA (ED.). 1ST. ED. 1962. GOLDEN PLEASURE BOOKS, 144 PP. AN INTERESTING BOOK PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH BOAC (NOW BRITISH AIRWAYS) THAT HIGHLIGHTS THE AIRLINES PASSENGER AND CARGO ROUTES AND OTHER BEHIND THE SCENES OPERATIONS. MUCH OF THE BOOK DEALS WITH THE NEW BOEING 707 AND THE VC 10 THAT WAS BEING INTRODUCED TO SERVICE. MOSTLY B/W PHOTOS WITH SOME IN COLOUR WITH ACCOMPANYING TEXT. A TIME CAPSULE OF AN ICONIC AIRLINE. HARDBOUND WITH D/J. D/J HAS SOME SMALL TEARS AND LOSSES. VERY GOOD CONDITION.
119 SEARCH FOR AMELIA EARHART 10.00 GOERNER, FRED. 1ST. ED. 1966, DOUBLEDAY, 326PP. THE story of SEARCH FOR THE REMAINS OF AMELIA EARHART ON SAIPAN. A JOURNALIST BY PROFESSION, THE AUTHOR FOLLOWED LEADS AND EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS TO DETERMINE IF EARHART WAS ON SAIPAN FOLLOWING HER 1937 DISAPPEARANCE. SHE WAS RUMOURED TO HAVE BEEN CAPTURED BY THE JAPANESE AND ULTIMATELY DIED ON SAIPAN. 24 PHOTOS. HARDBOUND WITH D/J. A FEW CHIPS ON D/J, OTHERWISE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.