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My Home in the Field of Honour

By: Huard, Frances Wilson

Price: $15.00

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

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

By: Hughes, Larry

Price: $15.00

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

Great Canadian Battles; Heroism and Courage Through the Years

By: Humphreys, Edward

Price: $20.00

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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Brain-Washing in Red China; The Calculated Destruction of Men's Minds

By: Hunter, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York/ Toronto, Vanguard Press, Inc./ Copp Clark: 1961

Edition: First

Seller ID: 009705

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Front hinge cracked and glued. Brain-Washing, Learning, White Chinese, Theories, The Question of Thought, Along the Trail, Publications, School Days, The Pay-Off, Appendix. Pp.. 222-back cover have marginal pinhole. Dry mildew spots to outer covers. Note and phone to rear free endpaper. 311 pp. View more info

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Warrior

By: Hutchison, Lieut. Col. Graham Seton

Price: $55.00

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

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

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

By: Irving, Commander John

Price: $15.00

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

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. ... View more info

The Pentagon's Brain; An Uncensored History of DARPA

By: Jacobsen, Annie

Price: $25.00

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

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War Child; A Child Soldier's Story

By: Jal, Emmanuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., St. Martin's Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 007500

Condition: Near Fine


Original black cloth on boards. Unclipped DJ. A young orphaned boy in Sudan does what he thinks he has to do to survive. Now a famous rapper, he does what he can to prevent other boys from having to follow in his footsteps. No writing and no damage. 262 pp. View more info

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

By: Joergensen, Robert G.

Price: $60.00

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

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

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

Price: $75.00

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

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Stories of the Olden Time; From De Joinville and Froissart

By: Jones, M. (Ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.:

Seller ID: 009863

Condition: Fair


Green cloth on boards. Both hinges broken and glued. Two gatherings, pp. 65-94, glued back in. The editor has chosen two stories of adventure from earlier times, selected the important parts, and removed the dross. De Joinville was active in the 13th Century, and Froissart in the 14th. The editor is believed to be Dr. M.C. E. Jones, who wrote The Black Prince in 1871 and was himself a renowned English historian. Intended for young readers. 159 pp. View more info

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A Checkered Life; Poetic Waifs

By: Joyce, Col. John A.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago, S.P. Rounds, Jr.: 1883

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 003502

Condition: Good Plus


Original yellow cloth decorated in black in checkerboard motif on boards. Author served in 24th Kentucky Infantry during the Civil War, and was a poet of some reknown. Book is lightly soiled and worn outside, and has a thumb-sized hole through one preliminary leaf. Leaf-patterned endpapers. Interior clean and easily-readable. A Checkered Life has 300 pp. Poetic Waifs has 18 pp. View more info

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Civil War Uniforms; A Photo Guide

By: Katcher, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour Press: 1996

Seller ID: 011697

ISBN: 1-85409-333-9

Condition: Very Good


Colour softcover with b/w illustrations. Approx. 48 pp. This book shows a surprising number of variations in uniforms worn by both sides. View more info

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The Causes of the War

By: Keith, Arthur Berriedale

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.: 1940

Edition: First Published 1940

Seller ID: 003856

Condition: Good Plus


Library rebind in red patterned cloth on boards. Card pocket and library stamps. Minimal underlining. Motives and restraints on aggression, Causes and motives of German aggression, Effort to establish collective security, Undermining of collective security, German success in aggression, Proximate cause of the war, Postcript, Index. 554 pp. with index. View more info

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The Rise and Fall of British Naval Mastery

By: Kennedy, Paul M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1976

Edition: First Edition ( Number Line Begins in 1)

Seller ID: 011686

ISBN: 0-684-14609-6

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth on boards. As early as 1580 Britain had the most powerful navy going, due to a variety of factors. Not the least of these was her geographical location, which afforded protection from aggresive neighbours. This author emphasizes the supportive effect of her general economic strength as well as many additional factors. 405 pp. with index. No writing or damage. View more info

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Songs of the Submarine

By: Klaxon (John Graham Bower)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, McBride, Nast, & Co.: 1917

Seller ID: 008933

Condition: Very Good


Original purple cloth on boards. Published for the Funds of the Union Jack Club Extension stated on title page. Eleven poems on ships and battles. Foxing to endpapers. 48 pp. Previous owner's name. View more info

Image for Seven Pillars of Wisdom; A Triumph

Seven Pillars of Wisdom; A Triumph

By: Lawrence, T.E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1935

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 010126

Condition: Good Plus


Brown cloth on boards. Hinges cracked. Previous owner's initials. The most unusual and nearly unbelievable account by one man of his service on behalf of the Arabs against the Turks while serving as a British officer during WWI. 672 pp. Very heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Canada's War at Sea; In Two Volumes

By: Leacock, Stephen and Roberts, Leslie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal, Alvah M. Beatty Publications, Ltd.: 1944

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009926

Condition: Good


Two volumes in one, bound in blue cloth. Well-used and somewhat shaken, but complete and clean. Previous owner's name. Canada and the Sea by Leacock is a history. Canada and the War at Sea concentrates on WWII. Heavy book will need extra postage. 155 and 99 pp. respectively. View more info