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The Regiment

By: Mowat, Farley

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, Limited: 1955

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 012596

Condition: Very Good


Grey cloth on boards. No writing except notes on last free endpaper. Farley Mowat grew up with the Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment, named for adjoining counties in Ontario. His father, Angus Mowat, had been a librarian in Trenton and Belleville and had served in both World Wars as well as the Regiment. It was September 2, 1939, when the word came down: "Lt.- Col. S. Young - KM2 -Mobilize."- P. 2. If this book appeals you will want to read And No Birds Sang (1980) as well as My Father's Son (1992), which explore Farley's military career with special emphasis upon his relationship w... View more info

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Gauntlet to Overlord; The Story of the Canadian Army

By: Munro, Ross

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Hurtig: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012302

ISBN: 0-88830-061-1

Condition: Very Good


A clean, sound reprint. No writing or damage. 477 pp. View more info

The Red Vineyard

By: Murdoch, Rev. B.J.

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Torch Press: 1923

Seller ID: 012611

Condition: Good to Very Good


Library stamps and card pocket (removed) , but clean and odour-free. 313 pp. Chaplain Murdoch was attached to the North Shore Regiment. Due to PTSD, or Shell Shock, he spent the last half of his life in solitude. View more info

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Canadian Expeditionary Force 1914-1919

By: Nicholson, Colonel G.W.L.

Price: $200.00 USD

Publisher: Ottawa, Hon. Douglas S. Harkness, Minister of National Defence: 1962

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 010892

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth on boards. Text and photo from DJ attached opposite half title. No writing or damage to book. 535 pp. of text, 7 appendices, 15 colored maps plus map endpapers, 55 b/w sketches, and 48 additional illustrations. Printed by the Queen's Printer, Ottawa. View more info

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Joshua Barney; Hero of the Revolution and 1812

By: Norton, Louis Arthur

Price: $30.00 USD

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2000

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 011886

ISBN: 1-55750-490-3

Condition: Near Fine


Purple paper boards backed in black cloth. Library of Naval Biography. No writing or damage. Protected by mylar wrap over DJ. Little-known, but played important parts in 1776 and 1812. 226 pp. with index and bibliography. View more info

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America at War

By: Osborne, Professor W.F.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company, Limited: 1917

Seller ID: 003506

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Original dark green cloth with gilt lettering on boards. Foggy spots on cover. Three leaves wrinkled, but easily readable. No writing. A Special Correspondent's report on America's preparation to enter the war. 196 pp. View more info

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Brassey's Infantry Weapons of the World 1950-1975

By: Owen, Major General J.I.H. (Ed.)

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Bonanza Books: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005448

Condition: Very Good


Original dark grey paper boards backed in brown cloth. Infantry weapons and combat aids in current use by the regular and reserve forces of all nations.323 pp. with index. View more info

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The Cross of Carl

By: Owen, Walter

Price: $150.00 USD

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, and Co.: 1931

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 005360

Condition: Very Good


Original orange cloth on boards. Internet reviews of this book describe it as one of the most gruesome and frightening stories imaginable. Based on World War I, it reminds me of the worst features of stories like 1984 and On the Beach. Gift note, with no other writing and no damage. 100 pp. View more info

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The Last Shot

By: Palmer, Frederick

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1914

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 008707

Condition: Good to Very Good


Original blue cloth on boards. The author was a war correspondent from 1895, starting in Greece and Turkey, to the present time, where he is engaged in reporting World War I. Book sound, but grubby. 517 pp. View more info

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Britain's Role of Glory; Or, The Victoria Cross, Its Heroes and Their Valour

By: Parry, D.H.

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company, Limited: 1895

Seller ID: 009672

Condition: Good Plus


Bright red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on boards. 412 Victoria Crosses were won between Crimean and Baltic campaigns of 1854 and Chitral in 1895. The author gives a fast-moving account of each successive battle. 368 pp. Corner tip wear. Hinges cracked and tender. Heavy book will need more than "default" postage. View more info

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Aerial Firepower

By: Peacock, Lindsay

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Salamander:

Seller ID: 000310

ISBN: 0 86101 430 8

Condition: Fair


Original grey paper over boards, with pictorial DJ. Due to its weight, text block has pulled away from spine some time ago. The ensuing repair left the text block flush with covers at bottom edge. 158 pp. View more info

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World War II in Photographs

By: Pimlott, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Royce Publications: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011832

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. Photographs emphasize the inhumanity of war. Laid in are photos clipped from other WW II publications. 192 pp. with Bibliography. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Great Battles of the 20th Century

By: Pitt, Barrie (Ed.)

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: New York/London, Grosset and Dunlap/Phoebus: 1977

Seller ID: 012238

ISBN: 0-448-14458-1

Condition: Good Plus


Green cloth on boards. DJ price-clipped and edge-chipped. Begins with Spion Kop in the second Boer War and concludes with the battle of Yom Kippur. 379 pp. plus index. View more info

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Fighting Ships

By: Preston, Antony

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, Bison Books: 1989

Edition: First Published in 1989

Seller ID: 000190

Condition: Very Good


Original black hard cover appears to be cloth, DJ has 2" piece missing from top of spine. Naval ships from around the world. 126 pp. View more info

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The Twentieth Maine; A Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War

By: Pullen, John J.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 009538

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth on boards. DJ heavily taped inside. Regimental history claimed one of the best. Laid in is news clipping reporting the death of John J. Pullen. 338 pp. View more info

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Lion in the Bay; The British Invasion of the Chesapeake

By: Quick, Stanley L. With Reid, Chipp

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 2015

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 011894

ISBN: 978-1-61251-236

Condition: Near Fine


Blue paper boards. No writing or damage. War of 1812. 266 pp. with index. View more info

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CIA: A History

By: Ranelagh, John

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 1992

Edition: First Published 1992

Seller ID: 004011

ISBN: 0563362502

Condition: Very Good


Original dark blue cloth on boards. No writing and no damage. Personnel, history, primary targets, presidential relations, etc. Points up the attitude that "anything goes" in its clandestine operations. An eye-opener. 256 pp. View more info

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Halifax at War/ Wellington at War

By: Rapier, Brian J./ Bowyer, Chaz

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: Enderby, Leicester, Promotional Reprint Co. Ltd.: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012487

ISBN: 1-85648-173-5

Condition: Near Fine


Large, heavy book will need extra postage. The Halifax first flew 25 Oct.,1939, being five tons overweight. The rudders were sketchy at low speeds, leading to extensive costly repairs. The Vickers Wellington, nicknamed "Wimpy," played a major role from 1939 until halfway through 1942, in any of several important tasks. 256 pp. View more info

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Tecumseh; A Chronicle of the Last Great Leader of His People

By: Raymond, Ethel T.

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Toronto, Glasgow, Brook & Company: 1915

Seller ID: 010143

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Blue leather on flexible boards. No. 17 in the Chronicles of Canada Series. Top edges gilt. One of the sadly-unsung heroes of Canadian history, a Shawnee active in Ohio who continued to fight for the British even while some of the British were running away ! 159 pp. View more info

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Escape From Colditz

By: Reid, P.R.

Price: $15.00 USD

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1953

Edition: Book Club Edition.

Seller ID: 012468

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth on boards. DJ worn head and tail of spine. Two books in one volume; The Colditz Story and Men of Colditz. Twenty-two miles SE of Leipzig, Colditz Castle stands high on a cliff, behind a moat, decorated with barbed wire. It became the home of the "bad boys" who had escaped from other prisons. The author was one of them. 622 pp. total in the two books. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info