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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: GORDON, JOHN. Title: Winged Sentries / Sentinelles de L'air.
Description: Canada, John Gordon. 1963, First Edition. Stapled in Wraps. Ill.: Claude Rousseau. 104 pp, oblong (10 7/8" H x 13 1/2" D). B&w drawings. Inside of front cover has reproductions of signatures with a tissue overlay giving typed versions. Inside the rear cover, a tissue overlay gives reproduction signatures and typed versions over a drawing of the Trans-Canada Trophy. Bilingual text (English/French). "This book portrays the common and better known types of aircraft flown by Canadian military pilots during more than 50 years of war and peace. It includes the major types flown by Canadian airmen in the Royal Flying Corps, the Royal Naval Air Service and the Royal Air Force in the First World War; the first Canadian air services, the Canadian Aviation Corps of 1914, and the Canadian Air Force of 1918-1919; the post-war Air Board and C.A.F.; the Royal Canadian Air Force and Civil Government Air Operations Directorate in the inter-war years; the Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian Army and Royal Canadian Navy in the Second World War; and the new types brought into service int he past 15 or 20 years." Interior - a few pages with small wrinkle at top edge, slight browning to edges of transparent free endpapers, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, light browning to rear cover, small area of surface paper loss at top of rear hinge. Very Good.
Keywords: Royal Canadian Air Force, Canadian Aviation Corps, Royal Canadian Navy, First World War, Second, I, Ii, Royal Flying Corps, Pilots, Aircraft, Armstrong Whitworth, Bleriot Experimental, Biplanes, Sopwith, Triplanes, Camel, Western Front, Reconnaissance, Sc
Price: US$ 19.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 28473
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