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The French Army from Within

By: "Ex-trooper"

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1914

Seller ID: 009126

Condition: Good Plus


Original red softcover. From the age of 20 to 45, every able-bodied Frenchman is a soldier. Three years are to be spent in the active army, and eleven years in reserve. Six years in the Territorial Army followed by six years in reserve round out the citizen's military obligation. 186 pp. Top corner of cover missing. Normal hand soil. View more info

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More Letters from Billy

By: "Gray, Billy" (Thomas Campbell)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland, Goodshild, & Stewart: 1917

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008638

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original grey cloth backed in brown on boards. By the author of "A Sunny Subaltern; Billy's Letters from Flanders." Front hinge cracked but secure. More letters from WWI by "Billly Gray" to his mother in Canada . Billy was injured two weeks earlier, and is now in 2nd London General Hospital in Chelsea. Author is Thomas Campbell. 121 pp. View more info

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We Stood Alone

By: Adams, Elihu

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Longmans, Green, and Co.: 1944

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 005832

Condition: Very Good


Original beige cloth on boards. Price-clipped DJ lightly chipped along head. In this era of Valkyrie popularity, here is a book that demonstrates a similar theme: Some of the most privileged people turn out to be the best fighters for their country's freedom ! The American author married a Polish diplomat who did his best to defy Hitler but died in a plane crash in 1937 after German attempts on his life. She learns that many young Poles are giving up their comfortable... View more info

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From Hell to Breakfast (Signed)

By: Alcorn, Douglas with Souster, Raymond

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Toronto, Intruder Press: 1980

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008309

Condition: Very Good


Original dark grey cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has two small tears on front. The 418 Squadron operated at night from bases in southern England against German aerodromes in France and the Low Countries. Arranged in five parts : Air-Force Recruit; Debden; Bradwell Bay; Cranwell and Ford; and Home Again. Of a First Edition of 1000 copies, this is No. 57 of 399 copies signed by the author and co-author. No other writing. 339 pp. View more info

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Badges of the Canadian Navy

By: Arbuckle, J. Graeme

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Halifax, N.S., Nimbus Publishing Limited: 1987

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006869

ISBN: 0920852491

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. Tape repair and two tiny tears on DJ. Previous owner's seal. Badge of the Royal Canadian Navy, Commander Canadian Fleet, HMC Ships, Reserve Divisions, Naval Air Squadrons, Naval Shore Establishments, Glossary of Heraldic Terms, List of Badges. 203 pp. View more info

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The Regiments and Corps of The Canadian Army; Volume I of the Canadian Army List

By: Army Historical Section

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Minister of National Defence: 1964

Seller ID: 009236

Condition: Very Good


Original maroon cloth lettered in gilt on boards. Gift note. Sketch Histories of the Corps of the Canadian Army; Sketch Histories of the Regiments, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps; and Sketch Histories of the Regiments; Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. Index. 253 pp. View more info

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The Kaisers

By: Aronson, Theo

Price: $32.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1971

Edition: First British Edition 1971

Seller ID: 008628

Condition: Very Good


Original black paper boards. Unclipped DJ. "The story of six people whose bitter differences were a microcosm of, and greatly influenced, a national conflict which echoed all round the world." - DJ. 276 pp. View more info

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The Letters of Lord and Lady Wolseley 1870-1911

By: Arthur, Sir George (Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1922

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 007388

Condition: Good Minus


Original black cloth with red borders and lettering on boards. Lord Wolseley was a soldier's soldier, with a long, glorious career through many battles. The rear hinge was cracked and glued, but overall the book is sound and clean. 440 pp. View more info

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My Air Armada

By: Balbo, Air Marshal Italo

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.: 1934

Edition: Firs Published May, 1934

Seller ID: 007300

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name with no additional writing or damage. Intriguing record by Italy's top airman of his leading groups of planes in overseas flights to the US and Canada. His ongoing rivalry with Mussolini and the rise of Fascism are important topics. 286 pp. plus large catalog. View more info

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The Palladium Book of Weapons and Armour

By: Balent, Matthew and Siembieda, Kevin (Eds.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Detroit, MI, Palladium Books: 1981

Edition: Deluxe 4th Edition

Seller ID: 007710

Condition: Good


Original green and white softcover booklet. Many small notations in light pencil. 50 pp. View more info

A War-Time Chaplaincy

By: Barnes, R.L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, A.R. Mowbray & Co., Limited: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012927

Condition: Good


I assume this author was active in WW I. The book is still tightly-bound. No writing. 80 pp. View more info

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Politicians and the War 1914-1916

By: Beaverbrook, The Rt. Hon. Lord

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth, Limited: 1928

Edition: Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 011234

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Thin, faded streak on cover. Inch edge tear to bottom of Pp.33-34. Signed by the author on title, dated July 1st, 1928. There is no reference to volume number. However, in the Introduction the author expresses the hope to supplement it with a further volume bringing the narrative down to the end of 1918, followed by a supplementary volume covering the post-war period. (How atypical of the budding newspaper publisher to use "supplement" and &#... View more info

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100 Years; The Royal Canadian Regiment 1883-1983

By: Bell, Ken and Stacey, C.P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Collier Macmillan Canada, Inc.: 1983

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008543

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Approx 20 pp. text with the balance photos. 184 pp. View more info

The Communication Trench

By: Bird, Ex-Cpl. Will R.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Amherst, N.S., Self-published: 1933

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005390

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original maroon cloth decorated and lettered in black on boards. Lightly cocked, but no damage and no writing. Brief anecdotes from the trenches of WWI, both humourous and chilling, described by the author as 52 "columns", which bear dates a week apart, apparently written for publication in periodicals of the time. Quite rare. 336 pp. View more info

North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment

By: Bird, Will R.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., Brunswick Press: 1963

Edition: Believed First Edition

Seller ID: 012391

Condition: Very Good


The words "North Shore Regiment" still ring with pride 50 years after this monumental tribute was written. Often overlooked and undervalued, the Tommies, the Chaudieres, or North Shores made their lasting contributions not only at Normandy, but at many battles across Europe. A fellow Maritimer and regimental historian, Will Bird, gives credit where it is due. Follow them from Arras in 1917 to Northwest Europe in 1945. DJ looks as though it's been through a war. T... View more info

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The Splendid Hundred; The True Story of Canadians Who Flew in the Greatest Air Battle of World War II

By: Bishop, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1994

Seller ID: 008362

Condition: Very Good


Original photo cover paperback. Author is the son of Billy Bishop, ace of World War II fame. The Battle of Britain described at length, plus descriptions of various aircraft by one who knows. 171 pp. View more info

True Canadian Heroes in the Air

By: Bishop, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Prospero Books: 2004

Seller ID: 012100

ISBN: 1-55267-867-9

Condition: Near Fine


Blue softcover. The author is the son of Billy Bishop, flying ace of WW I. In this book he describes the contributions of several pilots to war efforts. 307 pp. View more info

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The Complete Encyclopedia of Weapons of World War II

By: Bishop, Chris (Ed,)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Etobicoke, Ontario, Prospero Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011730

ISBN: 1-894102-22-3

Condition: Very Good


Red glossy paper on boards. A comprehensive guide to over 1500 weapons systems. Some illustrations in colour as well as black-and-white. Large, heavy book of 544 pp. will need extra postage. View more info

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The Chronicle of Kan-Uk the Kute

By: Black, Frank Burne

Price: $22.00

Publisher: N.Y., G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1918

Seller ID: 007077

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original black cloth decorated in red and gold on boards. One leaf excised between the Dedication and Chapter I. Humourous approach to the soldiers' lives in the trenches, "where men do live in holes in the ground that they might thereby swat the Amalekites which are at this day called Huns."- Dedication. Cracked hinges glued front and back. Previous owner's name. 102 pp. View more info

The Guns of Victory; A Soldier's Eye View, Belgium, Holland, and Germany, 1944-45

By: Blackburn, George G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012555

ISBN: 0-7710-1501-1

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. Previous owner's name. No other writing and no damage. A blow-by-blow account following Normandy to the end of WW II. By the author of The Guns of Normandy. Heavy book will need extra postage. 506 pp. with index. View more info