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Image for The Naval Chronicle; The Contemporary Record of the Royal Navy at War Volume IV 1807-1810

The Naval Chronicle; The Contemporary Record of the Royal Navy at War Volume IV 1807-1810

By: Tracy, Nicholas (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pa., Stackpole Books: 1999

Edition: First North American Edition Stated

Seller ID: 011889

ISBN: 0-8117-1108-0

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth on boards. No writing or damage. DJ protected by mylar wrap. Indexed in Volume V. 407 pp. View more info

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When the Prussians Came to Poland; The Experiences of an American Woman During the German Invasion

By: Turkczynowicz, Laura De Gozdawa

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1916

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 009753

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Light olive cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and date. 10-12 small marginal foxing spots. Picture yourself in this situation, "Fancy sewing a bandage from your own stockings by the light of a candle held by a soldier, himself wounded - in a cattle car - speeding through the night, not knowing what would happen the next moment !" - P. 43. All illustrations present. 281 pp. View more info

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Gunfire on the Lakes; The Naval War of 1812-1814 on the Great Lakes and Lake Champlain

By: Unknown

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian War Museum/National Museum of Man: 1977

Seller ID: 005444

Condition: Very Good


Original staple bound booklet in English and French. Fairly detailed account of the war illustrated by drawings of various ships and related paraphernalia. 33 pp. plus blank Notes pages. View more info

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Lectures on Military Dentistry; Revised Edition

By: Various Authorities

Price: $90.00 USD

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Med. Dept. U.S. Army: 1943

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 001498

Condition: Good


Original salmon soft cover. No DJ. Small hole through front cover to p. 50. SEE PHOTO. Small note glued inside front cover, probably ex-base library, dated 1943. No marks or tears. Sixteen lectures by various medical/dental officers, covering all aspects of jaw injuries, wounds of the face, shock, chemotherapy, bone, tracheotomy, dietary management, and sectional splints. 105 pp. View more info

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Recollections of the Crimean Campaign and the Expedition to Kinburn in 1855

By: Vieth, Frederick Harris D.

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, John Lovell & Son, Limited: 1913

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006367

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original brown cloth lettered in gold on boards. Ink spots on spine. Previous owner's name. Gives the feeling of an autobiography rather than a report on the war, since more than the latter half is given to activities after returning to Nova Scotia. Nevertheless, both parts of the account have historical merit, and should be of worth to students of the Crimean War as well as to those interested in Nova Scotia's history. Hunters and fishermen should enjoy the last hal... View more info

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Annals of a Fortress

By: Viollet-Le-Duc, E.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company: 1876

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 009681

Condition: Good Plus


Deep violet cloth on beveled boards with gilt panel. Translated by Benjamin Bucknell, Architect. The best capsule description of this interesting work comes from Jay Worthington in Cabinet Magazine: "Writing in 1874, in the immediate aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War, Viollet-Le-Duc approached his subject by imagining the history of an invented Burgundian hilltop town....The book's plans and drawings... provide an excellent capsule history of the evolving state ... View more info

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The British Army from Within (By One Who Has Served in It)

By: Vivian, E. Charles (Charles "Henry" Cannell)

Price: $27.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1914

Edition: First

Seller ID: 007435

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth lettered and bordered in black on boards. This author used several pseudonyms, and was known for fantasy and science fiction works. This book seems to be a straightforward report on the British army in 1914, which was in a state of flux. No evidence was found of the author's military service, and no synopses were located. No writing or damage, although endpapers are tanned. Presumed First Edition, since only one additional publisher was fo... View more info

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The War; An Intimate History 1941-1945

By: Ward, Geoffrey C. And Burns, Ken

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 2007

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 004981

ISBN: 0307262839

Condition: Near Fine


Original black paper boards backed in black cloth. A main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club, the History Book Club, and the Military Book Club. A large, heavy book which will require extra postage. 451 pp. View more info

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The Glorious First of June

By: Warner, Oliver

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd.: 1961

Edition: First - First Published 1961

Seller ID: 009531

Condition: Good Plus


Blue cloth on boards. Inch slit to lower spine. Previous owner's name. One of the most fascinating fleet battles of the age of sail, between Admiral Lord Howe and Villaret de Joyeuse of the French Navy, May 28-June 1, 1794. Previous owner's name. 184 pp. View more info

Encyclopedia of Classic Warfare 1457 B.C. - 1815 A.D.

By: Watkins, Jack (Gen Ed.)

Price: $22.00 USD

Publisher: London, Amber Books Limited: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012502

ISBN: 978-1-907446-91

Condition: Near Fine


Records of 170 key encounters from ancient Egyptians to the end of the Napoleonic era. Huge, heavy book of 320 pp. will need extra postage. Book is faultless. DJ has one-inch tear at foot of spine. View more info

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The History of the Middle East Wars

By: Westwood, John

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: North Dighton, MA, World Publications Group, Inc.: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011819

ISBN: 1-57215-315-6

Condition: Very Good Minus


Tan cloth on boards. Name clipped from first free endpaper, otherwise Very Good. Repeated fighting has been the rule in this area since the end of WW II. Many photos, some in colour. Large page size allows plenty of descriptive text in addition to prominent illustrations. 216 pp. View more info

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L'Histoire Illustree De L'Armee Canadienne Outre-mer 1939-1945

By: Whitcombe, Fred/ Gilmour, Blair

Price: $33.00 USD

Publisher: Montreal, Whitcombe, Gilmour & Co.:

Edition: Premiere Edition Stated

Seller ID: 003934

Condition: Good Plus


Original red cloth with gold titles on boards. Text in French. Many candid photos not seen in other books. Canadian regiments named in text and cutlines. 287 pp. View more info

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Dispatches from Bermuda

By: Wiche, Glen N.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 2008

Edition: First (Number Line Ends in 1)

Seller ID: 007524

Condition: Fine


Original light blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Adds much to an understanding of facets of the American Civil War which was not taught in my public schools. 251 pp. ISBN 978-0-87338-938-9 View more info

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Through Footless Halls of Air; The Stories of a Few of the Many Who Failed to Return

By: Williston, Floyd

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: Burnstown, ON, General Store Publishing House: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 011631

ISBN: 1-896182-44-5

Condition: Very Good


A book of exceptional quality due to its completeness. The author not only tells the story, he also gives much credit to various assistants, helps the reader by means of a glossary, and supplies a bibliography for the serious researcher. The cover art and poetry quotations complete the picture. 310 pp. Softcover. View more info

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Kandahar Tour; The Turning Point in Canada's Afghan Mission

By: Windsor, Charters, and Wilson

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Mississauga, ON, John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First (Number Line Begins in 1)

Seller ID: 010577

ISBN: 978-0-470-15761

Condition: Near Fine


Mustard paper boards. Unclipped DJ. No writing or damage. Laid in is a map of Afghanistan South. 264 pp. with index. View more info

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The Pictorial Life of Wolfe

By: Wolfe-Aylward, A.E.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Plymouth, England, William Brendon & Son, Limited: 1927

Seller ID: 012068

Condition: Good


Grey-green cloth on boards. DJ has long joint tear and missing piece of spine. Foxing spots scattered throughout. Laid in are news clippings and other related pieces. 124 pp. View more info

Image for The Great Fortress; A Chronicle of Louisbourg 1720-1760

The Great Fortress; A Chronicle of Louisbourg 1720-1760

By: Wood, William

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1915

Seller ID: 010147

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Blue leather on flexible boards. No. 8 in Chronicles of Canada Series. Compelling blow-by-blow account of the first defeat of Louisbourg, especially. 144 pp. with index. View more info

Image for The Passing of New France; A Chronicle of Montcalm

The Passing of New France; A Chronicle of Montcalm

By: Wood, William

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1915

Seller ID: 010153

Condition: Good Plus


Blue leather on flexible boards. No. 10 in the Chronicles of Canada Series. Colored maps. Oswego, Ontario, William Henry. Siege of Quebec, 1759. View more info

Image for The Winning of Canada; A Chronicle of Wolfe

The Winning of Canada; A Chronicle of Wolfe

By: Wood, William

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1915

Seller ID: 010158

Condition: Good Plus


Blue leather on flexible boards. No. 11 in the Chronicles of Canada Series. Shows wear to the spine, but holding together. Top edges gilt. No writing. Victorious at Louisbourg and Quebec, but laid low at Plains of Abraham. One of Britain's greatest. 152 pp. with index. View more info

Image for Flag and Fleet; How the British Navy Won the Freedom of the Seas

Flag and Fleet; How the British Navy Won the Freedom of the Seas

By: Wood, William

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada: 1919

Edition: First Edition (No Additional Printings

Seller ID: 011925

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Blue and white cloth on boards. A no-nonsense presentation directed toward young people of the development of the British sea power. 301 pp. View more info