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Mad Jack Percival; Legend of the Old Navy

By: Ellis, James H.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2002

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 011888

ISBN: 1-55750-204-8

Condition: Near Fine


Red paper boards backed in black cloth. No writing or damage. From involuntary service in the British Navy to the crowning around-the-world cruise of the USS Constitution, Percival was a seagoing Paul Bunyan and a superb naval officer. - DJ. 242 pp. View more info

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The Plebiscite, Or A Miller's Story of the War

By: Erckmann-Chatrian

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1900

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012474

Condition: Very Good Minus


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's bookplate. No writing or damage. The war under consideration is the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871. The French government under Napoleon III issued a plebiscite, in which a "yes" vote was for peace, while a "no" vote was in favour of war with Prussia. 338 pp. View more info

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The Tragedy of Lord Kitchener

By: Esher, Reginald Viscount

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1921

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003939

Condition: Good Plus


Original dark blue cloth with gold monogram and spine lettering on boards. Interesting account of internal dogfights over conscription during World War I, and the tragedy of Kitchener's death in the sinking of the Hampshire near the Orkney Islands. Bookplate and slip of paper glued over previous owner's name. 219 pp. View more info

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We That are Left...Remember New Brunswickers in the Air Force

By: Evans, Valerie (Ed.)

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., 250 RCAF (Saint John) Wing, Air Force Assoc. Of Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition Stated.

Seller ID: 012385

ISBN: 0-9731808-0-3

Condition: Very Good


A huge hardcover book of 567 pp. A history of 250 Wing, letters from "those who were there" in all the various capacities, and stories of those killed in action make this a record to be cherished. This heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

The New Brunswick Militia 1787-1867

By: Facey-Crowther, David

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Brunswick Historical Society/ New Ireland Press: 1990

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 012911

ISBN: 0-9693060-1-6

Condition: Very Good


Original colour cover trade paperback. No writing or tears. The author teaches military history at Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's. 191 pp. with index. View more info

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Britain's Air Survival

By: Fedden, Sir Roy

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co., Ltd.: 1957

Edition: First - First Published 1957

Seller ID: 009262

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ has tears head and foot, with thumbnail size piece missing at front foot. Britain's top aircraft engineer brings his experience through two wars to bear on the country's lagging industry. Even the States borrowed his expertise to lead a special commission on the aircraft industry there. Later he became Aircraft Technical Adviser to N.A.T.O. Book is sound and free of writing or damage. 151 pp. with index. View more info

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The Royal Montreal Regiment 1925-1945

By: Fetherstonhaugh, R.C.

Price: $90.00 USD

Publisher: Westmount, P.Q, Royal Montreal Regiment: 1949

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010385

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. No writing. This book follows an earlier one which covered the Regiment's history from 1914 to 1925. There are several photos, including some at Farnham Camp. Foldout maps and genealogy are clean and sound. There is one 1-inch scrape to cloth on rear cover. 298 pp. View more info

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Firepower (Sunburst Military Series)

By: Flack, Jeremy

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Promotional Reprint Company, Limited: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006632

ISBN: 1856482618

Condition: Very Good


Original laminated photo-illustrated boards, matching DJ. "Big guns" among aircraft, vehicles, and ships from around the world. 96 pp. View more info

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SOE An Outline History of the Special Operations Executive 1940-46

By: Foot, M.R.D.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008699

Condition: Near Fine


Original blue paper boards. No writing or damage. Unclipped DJ. The author warns that the first two-thirds of the book is organizational detail, and invites readers to skip to the narrative if they wish. What SOE Was, Quarrels in Whitehall, Control, Recruiting and Training, Devices and Methods, Communications, Security and Penetration, Politics, What SOE Was Like, Where and How It Worked, How Much Use Was It ?, Notes on Sources, Acknowledgements, Abbreviations and Acronyms, References, and Index. 280 pp. View more info

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D Day, the First 24 Hours; The Normandy Landings on 6 June, 1944

By: Fowler, William M. (Jr.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Worcestershire, Sandcastle Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012096

ISBN: 1-904687-82-2

Condition: Near Fine


Photo-illustrated hardcover. No marks or damage. Describes the preparations and landings on the five beaches of Normandy. 192 pp. with index. View more info

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Two Views of Gettysburg (The Lakeside Classics)

By: Fremantle, Sir Arthur J.L. Fremantle and Haskell, Frank A.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press; R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1964

Seller ID: 007057

Condition: Near Fine


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing or damage. Top edges gilt. Edited by Richard Harwell. Fremantle was an officer of Her Majesty's Coldstream Guards. Haskell was aide-de-camp to Brig. Gen. John Gibbon. They both blame the outcome on over-confidence by the South. 261 pp. plus ad. View more info

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King's Men; The Soldier Founders of Ontario

By: Fryer, Mary Beacock

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press, Limited: 1980

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006568

ISBN: 0919670512

Condition: Near Fine


Original black paper boards. Previous owner's name, notes, and bookplate on endpapers. Background and Perspective; The Provincial Corps, Northern Department; and Afterwards. Another book by a respected author on the subject of the Loyalists. Fifteen maps, colored photos, and a few clippings laid in make this another valuable resource. 392 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage. View more info

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A Naval Digression; The Story of a Ship's Company

By: G.F. (Gordon Franklin)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1916

Seller ID: 003408

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. No information found on the author, but it is known he co-authored a book with Alan Franklin on the ship, Prince of Wales, and in 1920 issued Another Naval Digression, apparently similar to this one. "Impressions of life in a battle cruiser during the opening months of the War." Lighthearted historical fiction. General wear, tanning. 247 pp. View more info

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Canadians in War and Peacekeeping

By: Gardam, John

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Burnstown, ON, General Store Publishing House: 2000

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005440

ISBN: 1894263286

Condition: Near Fine


Original colour photo cover on blue card stock trade paperback. Inscribed and signed by the author. Describes personal incidents in the various wars and conflict situations in which Canadians have served to keep the peace. 237 pp. plus bio. View more info

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Guide to the Arms and Armour Collection in Cesta Castle, San Marino

By: Georgetti, Giovanni

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: San Marino, Italy, Antique Weapons Editions of San Marino: 1969

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010454

Condition: Very Good


Red composition cover on flexible boards. Previous owner's name. Early weapons and armour from about 1000 A.D. to the late 19th Century are displayed with brief descriptions. Striking photographs, most in colour. 151 pp. View more info

The Skeleton Web: A History of the Carleton and York Regiment

By: Giddings, Major (Rev.) D. Lyman

Price: $140.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Self-published: 1986

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 013109

Condition: Near Fine


Original maroon plasticized cloth lettered in gold on boards. Presentation copy from author's wife. Traces an Infantry Militia Regiment through 150 years of its history. The "Skeleton Web" is a belt with cross straps, to which the soldier attaches essential items; packs, water bottle, ammunition, and bayonet. York Regiment of Fredericton was joined with Woodstock's Carleton Light Infantry in 1936. View more info

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Patriotism Prepaid

By: Gorin, Lewis J. (Jr.)

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott: 1936

Seller ID: 001387

Condition: Very Good


Original bright red cloth with soldier and lettering in black on boards. No DJ. Princeton undergrads calling themselves Veterans of Future Wars created this begrudging acceptance of the likelihood of what would become World War II. Thought-provoking and historically informative. 107 pp with index. "Humourus" line drawings. View more info

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The British Army

By: Gorman, Major J.T.

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: London, Wm. Collins Sons & Co., Ltd.: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010712

Condition: Good


White cloth on boards. Several gutter strains, but holding together. Packed full of historical references as to mottoes, elements of dress, special honors and traditions of the Queen's Army. Various guns on endpapers. 72 pp. View more info

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A Glossary of Terms Used in British Heraldry with a Chronological Table Illustrative of Its Rise and Progress

By: Gough, Henry

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Heraldic Publishing Co., Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 008794

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards. Clear tape over spine. Library discard stamps. Otherwise clean and sound. 360 pp. with index. View more info

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The Story of the Royal Regiment of Artillery

By: Graham, Brigadier-General C.A.L.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Woolwich, Royal Artillery Institution: 1962

Edition: 6th Edition (Revised)

Seller ID: 005476

Condition: Very Good


Original brown card covers. No writing or damage. An updated version of the standard introduction to the regiment, covering the period 1716 to 1962. 88 pp. View more info