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Strike Hard, Strike Sure Epics of the Bombers.
London. Chatto and Windus. 1963.,  20.5cm, x,210p., 16 plates, index, original red cloth with gilt spine titles, a very good copy (S7)
$10.50                          Book Number: 16088                         Order / Enquire

The History of 13 Canadian Field RegimentRoyal Canadian Artillery, 1940 - 1945.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  N.p. np. [1946?].,  tall8vo. 26cm,188p., plus 27 plates and illustrations, 9 maps, 22 cartoonillustrations, nominal rolls, pp164-188; in the original black cloth withsilver titles along the spine, printed on fragile paper, not many copiescould have survived - considering this, this is a very good copy, rare.(cmt) Dornbush 376. - "Story, by Lieut. W.W. Barrett". Cooke,p219.
$300.00    Book Number: 34363         Order / Enquire

First Into Italy.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Jarrolds Publishers. nd.,  21.5cm, 104p, with 3 maps, 12 illustrations, stamp on front right flyleaf from previous bookshop in Cairo, tan cloth with red titles, a very good copy. (s7)
$25.00                          Book Number: 30738                         Order / Enquire

BATTLE Plan. TINDAL, Nicholas
Attack of the Rebels upon Fort Penobscot in the Province of New England in which their Fleet was Totally Destroyed and their Army Dispersed the 14th Aug. 1779. By an Officer present. Detailed Engraved Map.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. For the continuation (after Tindal's) for Rapin's History of Eng'd published . Dec. 18th, 1785.,  40x 42.5cm, (15.5"x 16.75"), wide margins beyond the strike lines, in fine clean condition. Detailed legend and ship alignments. - A detailed and uncommon annotated plan describing the events of July and August when the American Rebel army and fleet besieged and attacked the encamped British, at Fort Penobscot, with ultimately disastrous consequences. "The loss the Rebels sustained is unknown". Despite overwhelming numbers, the Rebels were surprised and out maneuvered by the arrival of a relieving British fleet from New York. Published in Rapin's Impartial History Of England . To The Year 1786, a scarce and fascinating historical record. Nebenzahl.Bibliography of Printed Battle Plans of the American Revolution, 1775-1796. #40. "Shows the disastrous American assault on British-held Fort Penobscot in Maine in August 1779, with a short summary of the action. Paul Revere led the American artillery in the battle (see "rebel batteries" marked just west of the fort); it was not his finest moment. Apparently issued in conjunction with Rapin's "Impartial History of England . . . with the Continuation to the Year 1786," but not generally found with it"(Nebenzahl).
$1750.00    Book Number: 37435         Order / Enquire

BAYLEY, George T. & Others]
The Regimental History of the Governor General's Foot Guards.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Ottawa. Mortimer Press. 1948.,  8vo, 24.5cm, 268p. with 4 large folding maps & 8 folding portrait plates, this special copy in full crimson morocco, gilt spine titles, regimental badge stamped in silver on the upper cover, a fine copy, rare thus. (cmt) This is a presentation copy. Typically only a few copies (5-10) would have been produced for presentation.
$225.00    Book Number: 36110         Order / Enquire

Mohawks Over Burma.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Stittsville. Canada's Wings, Inc. 1985.,  8vo. 23cm, 311p., numerous photographs, appendices, aircraft drawings, green cloth, fine fine jacket. (cmt) The story of the Royal Air Force squadrons, flying Mohawk aircraft, in India and Burma during World War Two. Pilots were from Canada, Britain, New Zealand and Australia. Includes the diary of A.B. Dunford, a pilot with 155 Squadron.
$65.00    Book Number: 23489         Order / Enquire

Military Operations in Canada, 1837-8-9. Introduction to the Reprint by W.F.E. Morley.
Belleville, Ontario. Mika Publishing Co. 1980.,  folio. 37.5cm, [ii],24p. [facsimile of: London. Published by A. Flint. 1840. 4to.] frontis map & 7 plates being full colour photo-lithographic views, limited to 100 numbered copies, this being #40, bound in full black morocco grain fabrikoid, with elaborated gilt and red ruled borders on the cover and spine, a fine copy in fine red cloth slipcase (ewc) Cf. T.P.L. 2037. Abbey Travel, 425 for the first edition. List of Views, include: - 1. Passage of the Richlieu by Night, 22nd November, 1837. 2. Colonel Wetherall's Bivouack at St. Hilaire de Rouville, 23rd, 24th November, 1837. - 3. A Fortified Pass. 4. Attack on St. Charles, 25th November, 1837. - 5. Explanatory Sketch of colonel Gore's Operations at St. Denis, (with a Chart). - 6. Front View of the Church of St. Eustache, occupied by the Insurgents, the artillery forcing an Entrance, 14th December, 1837. - 7. Back View of the Church of St. Eustache and Dispersion of the Insurgents, 14th December, 1837.
$157.50                          Book Number: 14776                         Order / Enquire

BELL, Charles Napier
The Old Forts of Winnipeg, (1738 - 1927). Historical Scientific Society of Manitoba.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Winnipeg. 1927.,  23cm, 39p. with 14 maps & illustrations, printed wraps, a very good copy. (s8)
$40.00                          Book Number: 30508                         Order / Enquire

BELLOC, Hilaire
The Battle of Blenheim. British Battles.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  London. Stephen Swift & Co. 1911.,  16mo.16.5cm, first edition, 160,[12]p., .ads., with 2 colour map plates including frontis, 7 text maps, red cloth, titles stamped in black, a better than very good copy (S7) Cahill 46. The first of an intended 12 monographs on actions that British Army troops took part in, up to Waterloo.
$25.00                          Book Number: 21807                         Order / Enquire

The Royal 22e Regiment 1914-1999.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Montreal.Art Global. 2000.,  23.5cm, 450p., illustrations from photographs, notes,bibliography, blue printed wraps, fine. (Cmt)
$35.00                          Book Number: 34739                         Order / Enquire

BERTIN Georges
La Campagne de 1812. D'Aprs Des Tmoins Oculaires. (Collection Nouvelle De Memoires Militaires).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Paris. Ernest Flammarion, Edituer. Nd. [1895].,  20.5cm, iv,338p., tables, in the original full limp dark blue morocco, gilt spine titles, gilt cover titles and decorations, patterned endpapers, near fine copy (s7.n12).
$125.00    Book Number: 28171         Order / Enquire

BESWICK, John Bailey]
Cinquante-Quatre. Being a Short History of the 54th Canadian Infantry Battalion, By One of Them.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  Vancouver. Privately Printed by the Author. 1919.,  22cm, 108p., colour frontispiece, reinforced with linen, with nominal roll of officers and other ranks, printed wraps, staple bound, a very good copy, scarce.
$200.00    Book Number: 39118         Order / Enquire

Bibliographie internationale d'histoire militaire. / International Bibliogr
Berne. International Commission of Military History. 1993.,  23.7cm, 193,(3)p., bibliography, indexes, printed wraps, fine. Text in French, English & German. (s7.2). The fourteenth volume, consisting of 304 entries, of a chronological military bibliography started in 1978. An annex includes an article "The practice of military history in France from 1989 to 1992."
$8.75                          Book Number: 17946                         Order / Enquire

BIGELOW, Jocab],
The War of the Gulls; an Historical Romance. Inthree chapters. Chap. 1. Shewing how, and why, and with whom the Gulls wentto war. Chap II. Shewing how the Gulls make the deep to boil like a pot.Chap. III. Shewi how a certain doughty General of the Gulls goes forth toplay the game of Hull-Gull, in Upper Canada.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  (New York. Published at theDramatic Repository, Shakespeare Gallery. 1812). 110 Copies Reprinted, forCharles L. Woodward, New York, 1890.,  8vo, 22cm, 36p., on hand made paper,in the original paper over boards with the original title repeated on theupper cover, decked fore edge, boards worn at the edges, else very good,rare. (cmt) Sabin 33647.
$249.99                          Book Number: 32304                         Order / Enquire

BIGELOW, Jocab], 1787-1879.
The War of the Gulls; an HistoricalRomance. In three chapters. Chap. 1. Shewing how, and why, and with whomthe Gulls went to war. Chap II. Shewing how the Gulls make the deep to boillike a pot. Chap. III. Shewing how a certain doughty General of the Gullsgoes forth to play the game of Hull-Gull, in Upper Canada.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.:  New York.Published at the Dramatic Repository, Shakespeare Gallery. 1812.,  12mo,19.5cm, 36p., title repeated in publishers frame border on the upper wrap,in the original light brown wraps, string tied, uncut, corners turned down,a very good copy of the very rare first edition, perhaps the rarestpamphlet on the War of 1812. (cgc) T.P.L. 888. Smith 31. Casey 973 (undertitle). Sabin 101507. Wright I-312. Not in Lande, Gagnon, Streeter, Howes,etc. . No other standard references located. Not in Amicus, ABPC, 1975-2009 once MBA, 1978, Not in A&E. None of Mega-Search. WorldCat, (only2 citied), "Pamphlet. Thinly veiled satire of American (Gulls) entry intothe War of 1812, naval activity off the Atlantic coast of North America,and William Hull's (Hull-Gull) surrender at Detroit". Smith. Bigelow wasan American physician and botanist, who was the author of "FlorulaBostoniensis", 1814, which was the standard manual of New England botanyuntil Gray's "Manual" of 1848. He also published "American MedicialBotany", 3 volumes, 1817-1820.
$2499.94    Book Number: 32303         Order / Enquire

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