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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
BARCLAY, Brigadier C.N.
The First Commonwealth Division. TheStory of British Commonwealth Land Forces in Korea, 1950-1953. With aForeword by Field-Marshall Earl Alexander of Tunis.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Aldershot. Gale &Polden Limited. 1954., 21.5cm, xviii,236p., with 3 folding maps, 17 textmaps, 30 plates and illustrations, index, red cloth with gilt titles, avery good copy. (cmt)
$45.00 Book Number: 36109 Order / Enquire
The History of the 53rd (Welsh) Division in the Second World War. With a foreword by Major-General C.F.C. Coleman.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. William Clowes and Sons, Limited. 1956., 24cm, 233p., with 17 maps (including 1 folding map), 26 illustrations, index, appendices, red cloth with gilt titles on spine and decoration on front cover, tissue wrapper, a fine copy (s7)
$85.00 Book Number: 30736 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)
$21.00 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
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.
$50.00 Book Number: 21807 Order / Enquire