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THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 43
Oshawa, ON: Royal Canadian Legion, 1979.
Oblong octavo, blue pictorial cloth gilt, yellow endpapers. pp 160. Many photos. Lists of officers. Ex library, with removed label scar at rear, small scar to bottom of half title page, abrasion and whitening to upper outer corner of front free endpaper, mainly fine otherwise. Orange jacket has some sunning and abrasion to the spine, VG otherwise. History of this Oshawa, ON, branch.
$17.95 Book Number: 45494 Order / Enquire
THE BATTLE OF FORT SUMTER AND FIRST VICTORY OF THE SOUTHERN TROOPS, April 13th, 1861. Full Account of the Bombardment, with Sketces of the Scenes, Incidents, Etc. Compiled Chiefly from the Detailed Reports of the Charleston Press.
Charleston, SC: Walker, Evans & Cogswell, 1971.
Facsimile reprint of the original edition (Charleston, 1861). 8vo, 35 pp, stapled, in card covers. Fine. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$10.00 Book Number: 10652 Order / Enquire
LIST OF CASUALTIES IN SOUTH AFRICAN FIELD FORCE, From 11th October, 1899, to 20th March, 1900.
Oaklands, Essex: Oaklands, 1972.
Folio, burgandy buckram gilt lettered. Over 700 pages. Glue residue to front pastedown from removed label; covers have soft bruises to outer corners; book leaned; very nearly fine otherwise. A facsimile reprint with a new foreword by M.G. Hibbard. "I believe that this re-issue...will become a 'must' for the serious collector of Boer War Medals, for not only will it provide a ready reference to the casualties sustained by the British side in any nation, but it will help to give a medal its rightful recognition. Never in the history of medal collecting has it been so important to identify whether the recipient was a casualty."- from the foreword. Note: 3 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required.
$85.00 Book Number: 13088 Order / Enquire
THE ARMY LIST FOR DECEMBER, 1878.
London: War Office, 30th November, 1878., 1878.
12mo. Rebound in maroon buckram, spine gilt lettered, sprinkled page edges. xcvi, 899 pp. VG tight and unworn copy. The section listing Canadian militia and volunteers by name occupies pp 815-50.
$95.00 Book Number: 13859 Order / Enquire
ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY PAPERS AND RECORDS. Vol. XXIII.
Toronto: Published by the Society, 1926.
Thick quarto, original black cloth. 564 pp + 18 plates and one folding map. Cracked inner hinges neatly repaired, mild wear to outer corners; VG otherwise. Contains 30 articles concerning Ontario history, including: "Some Facts About the Schooner 'Nancy' in the War of 1812", "First Settlements of Pennsylviania Mennonites in Upper Canada", "Shipbuilding and Navigation on Lake Ontario to September, 1816", "Canal Engineering Yesterday and To-Day", "The Law Society in Upper Canada in 1822", "The Diary of C.M. Wr ight, 58th Batallion, 14th Brigade, France", and much more, including more on the War of 1812. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$45.00 Book Number: 3977 Order / Enquire
THE ANNUAL REGISTER, or a View of the History, Politicks, and Literature of the Year 1760.
London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1761.
Octavo, bound in modern brown buckram, spine lettered in black. pp , 271, [1, blank], [8, Contents and index]. Sprinkled page edges. Darkening to margins of first and last leaf (offsetting from an old leather binding); inevitable yellowing in text; else a fine copy. Chapter II (pp 5-9) is a report on the Siege of Quebec. This was the third year of issue for this long-running annual.
$150.00 Book Number: 20422 Order / Enquire
INDEX TO BRITISH MILITARY COSTUME PRINTS 1500-1914
London: Army Museums Ogilvy Trust Robert Ogilby Trust, 1972.
Quarto. Red cloth. pp x, 483,  + colour frontispiece; 50 b&w reproductions in text. Bookplate on front pastedown, ink owner name and soft crease on front free endpaper, else fine. Cream dust jacket has chips at head of spine and at fore margin of front panel; a few nicks and one short tear, generally VG otherwise. "This work records for the first time all known British military costume prints, thus filling a gap in existing sources of information. To assist the student, the researcher, the librarian, and others who will find the book of value as a reference work, there is a full index covering all the artists, engravers, publishers and printers listed in the text, as well as all the regimental and subject references noted, thus enabling a print to be identified with a minimum of difficulty. Over 15,000 plates are recorded, in sets, collections, and books, and as single prints." - jacket. Note: 2 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$45.00 Book Number: 27621 Order / Enquire
REGULATIONS FOR THE DRESS OF GENERAL, STAFF, AND REGIMENTAL OFFICERS OF THE ARMY. Adjutant-General's Office, Horse Guards
London: H.M.S.O., 1864.
Octavo, original red decorated cloth stamped in blind and gilt, ads on tan brown endpapers. pp (3)-122. Cloth splits to joints neatly repaired; slight wear at head of spine; inner hinges cracked but firm; ink ownership inscription at top of title page (Major D. Callaghan, 14th Vol. Rifles. Canada", and with his signature at top margin of following leaf; else a VG clean and tight copy. No text illustrations, nor should there be. Contemporary bookseller's ticket on front pastedown (John Henderson, Kingston, Ontario). A later printing (first was in 1857). Uncommon.
$95.00 Book Number: 30524 Order / Enquire
REGULATIONS FOR THE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Knoxville, TN: Bohemian Brigade Bookshop, 1989.
Facsimile reprint of the Washington: GPO, 1861, edition. Octavo, printed green cloth. pp (ii), 89, (5). Fine copy. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate will be reduced.
$25.00 Book Number: 37462 Order / Enquire
VOICES OF VICTORY: representative poetry of Canada in wartime
Toronto: Macmillan, 1941.
Blue cloth. pp (xiv), 97 + frontispiece. Advance copy for review with Macmillans in Canada bookplate inside front cover. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has light yellowit to spine and margins of panels, a few small chips and tears, VG otherwise. An anthology sponsored by The Poetry Group, Toronto Branch, Canadian Authors' Association. Foreword by Charles G.D. Roberts. Contributions by Arthur S. Bourinot, Charles Bruce, Leo Kennedy, Kenneth Leslie, Dorothy Livesay, E.J. Pratt, T.G. Roberts, Duncan Campbell Scott, Frederick George Scott, Arthur Stringer, and many others.
$20.00 Book Number: 43989 Order / Enquire
WITH THE FIRST CANADIAN CONTINGENT. Published on Behalf of the Canadian Field Comforts Commission.
Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton / Musson, no date ., 1915.
Quarto, khaki cloth. (3) - (120) pp. Numerous photos in text, some tipped onto khaki card leaves. Xmas, 1915, ink gift inscription at from from "Tommie", with the B.E.F. in France. Small slip laid in which he states that the officer dressed up as a sister was Major Dillon, of his unit, and that the majority of the boat pictures were taken from his unit's boat The Francona. Some light offset yellowing, soft corner bump to front cover; else fine. In the uncommon dust jacket, which has partial splits to the spine folds, chip at head of spine, small chip and tear to lower front panel; small tears to outer corners; generally VG otherwise, now protect with plastic. Letters from the front, articles, poems (two by Frederick George Scott) pertaining to the Canadian Army in France during World War I. Published as a fund raiser, this copy without the promotional flyer sometimes found laid in.
$65.00 Book Number: 44011 Order / Enquire
LIST OF OFFICERS AND MEN SERVING IN THE FIRST CANADIAN CONTINGENT OF THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE 1914
Uckfield, East Sussex, England: Naval & Military Press, no date,
Facsimile reprint of the original published by the Pay and Record Office, Canadian Contingent, London. Octavo, glossy card covers. pp x, 3-353. Ink owner name at front, some peeling to the surface lamination, front cove a bit splayed, else fine.
$22.00 Book Number: 44174 Order / Enquire
CANADIAN SOCIETY OF MILITARY MEDALS AND INSIGNIA 1965-1995. 30th anniversary membership list
Toronto: The Society, 1965.
pp 24, (3, ads), stapled in card covers. Corner crease to front cover; VG. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$7.95 Book Number: 45148 Order / Enquire
BATTLE OF NIEUPORT 1600. Two News Pamphlets and a Ballad . With an Introduction on News in Elizabethan England by D.C. Collins.
London: Oxford University Press for the Shakespeare Association, 1935.
Octavo, cream card covers. Spine lightly darkened, else fine. Facsimile reprint. Shakespeare Association Facsimiles, No. 9. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$18.95 Book Number: 46024 Order / Enquire
SIGNED WITH THEIR HONOUR
Boston: Little, Brown, 1942.
Octavo, blue cloth. Vertical crease to front free endpaper, yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has short tears, rubbing, slight spine sunning, good. "Probably the first novel to deal with air power in action in the Second World War." - from the jacket of the UK edition. Australian author's first novel, published at age 23.
$19.95 Book Number: 36534 Order / Enquire
MILITARY MEMOIRS OF A CONFEDERATE: A Critical Narrative. With Sketch-Maps by the Author
Dayton, Ohio: Morningside Bookshop, 1977.
Facsimile reprint of the 1907 first edition. Green cloth without dust jacket, as issued, endpaper maps. pp (viii), (635), , (4, ads),  + plates. Former owner's ink name and date on the half-title leaf, quite minor rubbing to spine tips, else fine. Alexander was Brigadier-General in the Confederate Army, Chief of Artillery, Longstreet's Corps. He was in most of the battles of the Army of Northern Virginia. Three chapters on Gettysburg. This facsimile edition adds a 10 page Introduction by Maury Klein. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$30.00 Book Number: 30181 Order / Enquire
EASY WARRIORS. Illustrated by G.L. Stampa
London: Methuen, 1932.
Blue-green cloth stamped in gilt. pp (viii), (148), (8, Oct., 1932 ads). Full-page and vignette illustrations in text. Light damp stain along lower margin of front cover; tanning to endpapers, slight toning to text paper, a bright, very nearly fine copy otherwise, no owner names. In the scarce dust jacket, which has chips and tears to bit darkened spine, small brown soil spot on front panel, good. A collection of humourous World War I articles. Good line drawings by George L. Stampa, a Punch illustrator since 1895.
$30.00 Book Number: 28748 Order / Enquire
THE MAVERICK: a novel
Toronto: Initiative Publishing House, 1984.
Blue boards. pp (6), 108, . Fine copy. Dust jacket has an ink ownership inscription on the front flap and light soiling to rear panel, VG otherwise. Signed by the author. A vanity press novel of World War I by a Canadian author, based on the life of Corporal Frederick.George Copplns, V.C., (Beaufort Wood, 09 Aug., 1918). Coppins (1889-1963) died friendless and broke and was buried in a Canadian plot of the war cemetery in Oakland, California.
$20.00 Book Number: 43999 Order / Enquire
THE PRISONERS OF ALGIERS: An account of the forgotten American-Algerian War 1785-1797
London: Oxford University Press, 1966.
Tan cloth. pp (xiv), 343,  + plates. Fine copy, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has slight rubbing, closed tears, good.
$18.50 Book Number: 28027 Order / Enquire
BARNES, Leslie W.C.S.
CANADA AND THE SCIENCE OF BALLISTICS 1914-1945
Ottawa: National Museum of Canada, 1985.
Large quarto. pp (4), (viii), 87, stapled, in glossy card covers. Well illustrated. Glossary. Ink owner name at front, some tidy yellow highlighting in text; near fine otherwise.
$20.00 Book Number: 43865 Order / Enquire