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EDWARD AUGUSTUS, Duke of Kent. Halifax, Nova Scotia, the 30th October, 1795. The forgoing Account Examined and Approved, for eighteen pounds, twelve shillings & one penney half penny currency. - . (A document relating to an outstanding debt owed by a British officer in Halifax, Nova Scotia and signed by Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent, Commander of the British Forces in Nova Scotia, dated)
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Halifax, October 30th, 1795:, " 29.5x 19cm, docketed on the verso, 1p., fold creases (flatten), lower edge clipped affecting the last line, very good condition. (als) Henry Atkins, Paymaster of Counting Services. You are hereby directed and required to pay the amount of the foregoing Account, being Eighteen pounds twelve shillings and one penny halfpenny currency to the persons or their order to whom it is respectively due . Having signed three Orders of this time and date. [signed] Edward. Major General, Commanding His Majesty's Forces in Nova Scotia and (.?)" Edward Augustus, Duke of Kent (1767-1825), the fourth son of King George III and future father of Queen Victoria, was appointed Commander of British Forces in Nova Scotia at age 27 in 1794. He held the position for seven years.
$499.99 Book Number: 30178 Order / Enquire
Printed Document, complete in Manuscript. Received this 29th August 1645 of the Church-Wardens of Matnus' the Summe of Twentw-five/eslings [?]. for the sick and maimed Soldiers and Widows, which lost their Husbands in the King and Parliaments Service. Received by me John Randoll
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: 1p. 8.5x 14cm, on hand-made paper, backed, very good, rare (n12), 8vo, 21cm, 15 & 8p., self wraps, spine edge backed with masking tape (not stained), a very good copy, rare (n12) - Sabin 74097
$299.99 Book Number: 24656 Order / Enquire
BALLARD, Jack S.
Development and Employment of Fixed-Wing Gunships 1962 - 1972. (The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia).
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Washington. Office of Air Force History, United States Air Force., 1982. 24.5cm, xiv,326p., with 46 plates and illustrations, 23 maps, 6 tables, appendices, notes, glossary, index, blue cloth, gilt titles, fine copy (s7.5) Developed for the Vietnam Conflict, Colonel Ballard traces the gunship's history from initial conception in the early 1960s through deployment and operations to the end of American combat in volvement in early 1973. A detailed study of tactics plus technical aspects of the aircraft involved.
$70.00 Book Number: 6792 Order / Enquire
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
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|
BATTYE, Evelyn Desiree
The Fighting Ten.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. The Britsh Association for Cemeteries in South Asia. 1984., 21cm, xii,240p., 45illustrations, 2 town plans, 2 maps, printed wraps, very good to fine.(mt)
$75.00 Book Number: 32231 Order / Enquire
BAYLEY, George T. & Others]
The Regimental History of theGovernor 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, thisspecial copy in full crimson morocco, gilt spine titles, (faded), giltstamped regimental badge on the upper cover, very good to fine, rarethus. (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, a fine copy in fine jacket (s8). - 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.
$75.00 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
Brigadier-General Jedidiah Preble (1707-1784)and His Participation in Nova Scotia History. Printed for the author at
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Halifax, Nova Scotia. By Halcraft Printing. 1954., 8vo, 22.5cm, 39p.,limited to 125 copies, this being #45, stiff morocco grain card wraps andendpapers, inner linen hinges, fine. (cmt)
|$100.00||Book Number: 34702||Order / Enquire|
The Battle of Blenheim. British Battles.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Stephen Swift & Co. 1911., 16mo.16.5cm, first edition, 160,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