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History of the War of 1812; Between Great Britain and the United States of America

By: Hannay, James (D.C.L.)

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: St. John, N.B., John A. Bowes: 1901

Seller ID: 013010

Condition: Good Plus


Original black cloth on boards. No DJ. This is THE FIRST EDITION, although not stated.. Spine sunned. Large tear at top of spine. Previous owner's names . Hannay draws from Ryerson's History of the Loyalists, a work by Mr. James in 1818, and official dispatches from both sides. He is highly critical of the work of Benson J. Lossing. "Let us hope that we have seen the last of the ravages of war on the soil of Canada." - Preface. Patterned endpapers. 400 pp. with index. View more info

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The Issue

By: Headlam, J.W.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Constable & Co., Ltd.:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012592

Condition: Good


Blue cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Foxed edges. 158 pp. The Issue is peace terms between Germany and England after WW I. View more info

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World War II

By: Heiferman, Ronald

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Secaucus, N.J., Derbibooks: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001148

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial cover trade paperback. Vivid closeups in colour and B/W as well as many drawings. Maps on EPs. 256 pp. with index. Photos I haven't seen elsewhere. View more info

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The Age of Firearms; A Pictorial History

By: Held, Robert

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Bonanza: 1978

Seller ID: 000188

Condition: Very Good


Original black half-cloth on red boards. DJ has 1" or less tear upper right corner, taped inside. 192 pp. View more info

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Twelve Years of a Soldier's Life in India

By: Hodson, Major W.S.R.

Price: $90.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1860

Edition: From the Third and Enlarged English Ed.

Seller ID: 003134

Condition: Good


Original black stippled cloth blindstamped with T & F crest on boards. General edge wear. Front hinge cracked, and rear hinge apparently glued. Two ribbon bookmarks. Edited by the brother of Major Hodson, who captured the King of Delhi. Wikipedia suggests there were many less favourable incidents around the Major, who was killed at Lucknow in 1858, than this book records. 444 pp. plus catalog. View more info

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Grenades and Mortars; Weapons Book No. 37 (Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century)

By: Hogg, Ian

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Ballantine Books: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 004312

Condition: Very Good


Original colour photo soft cover. Previous owner's name the only fault. Clean and undamaged. 159 pp. plus bibliography. View more info

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In the Day of Battle; Poems of the Great War

By: Holman, Carrie Ellen (Ed.)

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012464

Condition: Very Good


Brown paper boards backed in brown cloth. Pastedown titles on cover and spine. Previous owner's name. Clean and sound. 166 pp. View more info

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G/C A.U. "Bert" Houle, DFC & Bar, The Man & The Aircraft

By: Houle, Albert U. And Lavigne, J.P.A. Michel

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: Victoriaville, QC, Lavigne Aviation Publications: 2000

Edition: Limited Edition #328 of 1000 Copies

Seller ID: 013144

ISBN: 2-9806879-0-1

Condition: Near Fine


Original dark green laminated pictorial boards with cream, orange, and green titles. B/W and colour photos, black and white maps, and colour illustrations of the author, his wife and several aircraft. The author hailed from Massey, Ontario, and joined the RCAF in the fall of 1940 as a fighter pilot. Between September of 1941 and April of 1944, he flew on 338 operational sorties before being wounded and sent home as a hero. He was awarded two Distinguished Flying Crosses, and retired from the RCAF as a Group Captain in 1965. 192 pp. including Appendices and Index. View more info

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One Village, One War 1914-1945

By: How, Douglas

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Hantsport, N.S., Lancelot Press, Limited: 1995

Edition: First(No Additional Printings)

Seller ID: 010991

ISBN: 0-88999-563-X

Condition: Good to Very Good


Black, photo cover paperback. Laminated cover. Upper right corner wrinkled for first 50 pp. The author sees it as one war with a break between the two parts. The typical Canadian village is Dorchester, New Brunswick. 374 pp. View more info

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Earl Kitchener and the Great War

By: Howard-Smith, Captain Logan/Trusler, Thomas F./Bryce, Viscount James

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, John C. Winston Company, Limited: 1916

Seller ID: 003942

Condition: Good


Original red cloth lettered in gold on boards. Edge faded, with tiny hole in front hinge. Various articles on phases of the war by various authors. 441 pp. View more info

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My Home in the Field of Honour

By: Huard, Frances Wilson

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart: 1916

Edition: First Canadian Editiion

Seller ID: 004245

Condition: Good Plus


Original green cloth with pastedown title on boards. A woman's account of living in an active theatre of war in Northern France. Drawings are by her husband, an official French artist. Light foxing. Some wear to head and foot of spine. Previous owner's name erased. 302 pp. View more info

Image for You Can See a Lot Standing Under a Flare in the Republic of Vietnam; My Year at War

You Can See a Lot Standing Under a Flare in the Republic of Vietnam; My Year at War

By: Hughes, Larry

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First (No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005018

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original orange paper boards backed in black cloth. Drafted into the army in 1965, the author was selected to enter a tank unit, but was re-directed into a clerical position when it was learned he could type. One of his strongest memories was his friendship with 15-year-old Benny, who was also hired as a clerk. 341 pp. Saint John Technical Institute Library evidence, but not heavily soiled or worn. View more info

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Great Canadian Battles; Heroism and Courage Through the Years

By: Humphreys, Edward

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: London, Arcturus Publishing Limited: 2008

Seller ID: 012622

ISBN: 978-1-84193-962

Condition: Near Fine


Blue paper boards. DJ not clipped. This book covers the most important Canadian battles of the last four centuries. 208 pp. with index. View more info

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Warrior

By: Hutchison, Lieut. Col. Graham Seton

Price: $55.00 USD

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.:

Edition: Third Thousand

Seller ID: 005361

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original red-orange cloth on boards. Spine lightly faded. The essential element of war is the warrior - man himself - whether he fights with sticks and stones or takes his place among the unknown, killing the unseen. Many disturbing drawings and photos. 317 pp. View more info

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The History of the Twentieth (Light) Division

By: Inglefield, Capt. V.E.

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: London, Nisbet & Co.: 1921

Edition: First Published in 1921

Seller ID: 003757

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original purple cloth on boards. A history of the fighting troops and backup units which supported them through Ypres, Somme, and the Final Advance of WWI. Minor fading to spine. No names or marks. 319 pp. with index plus four foldout maps. View more info

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Royal Navalese; A Glossary of Forecastle and Quarterdeck Words and Phrases

By: Irving, Commander John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & Co.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012541

Condition: Good Plus


"It is what it is," a glossary of terms in use on ships of the Royal Navy. Laid in is a relevant clipping. Previous owner's name. 193 pp. Ink spill bottom of rear cover. View more info

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The German Atomic Bomb; The History of Nuclear Research in Nazi Germany

By: Irving, David

Price: $225.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Simon and Schuster: 1967

Edition: First Printing Stated

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 005595

Condition: Very Good


Original black cloth on boards. Inscribed to a friend and signed by the author. "How big would a bomb big enough to destroy a whole city be ?" According to Professor Werner Heisenberg, "About as big as a pineapple." A riveting book - one example being the successful attack by three Norwegians on the German-held high-concentration heavy water plant at Vemork in Norway in 1943, after a first attempt had ended in tragedy late in 1942. Several photos. No damage and no writing except the signed inscription. 329 pp., including index. View more info

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The Pentagon's Brain; An Uncensored History of DARPA

By: Jacobsen, Annie

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown and Co.: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012773

ISBN: 0316371769

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth (?) on boards. Faultless book and DJ, with no writing or damage. Prepare for a shock. 552 pp. View more info

Image for Newfoundland Gallantry in Action; The History of the Argentia  Naval Facility

Newfoundland Gallantry in Action; The History of the Argentia Naval Facility

By: Joergensen, Robert G.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Jesperson Press, Limited: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012259

ISBN: 0-921692-55-2

Condition: Very Good


Photo-illustrated blue softcover. A highly-detailed account of operations at Argentia, from construction to 1993. A high point for me was the spying operations by Lt. Donna Geiger of the U.S. Navy. No marks or damage to the book. 120 pp. View more info

Image for New Brunswick Men at War; The South African War 1899-1902

New Brunswick Men at War; The South African War 1899-1902

By: Johnson, D.F. / O'Leary, B.E.

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Daniel F. Johnson: 1989

Seller ID: 012581

Condition: Good Plus


First section of the book describes Canadian or New Brunswick units involved. The second section is pictorial, limited to pictures not previously published and/or difficult to find. The third and largest section contains alphabetical biographies 209 pp. plus index. View more info