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WILSON, Barbara M. (Edited with an Introduction by).
Ontario andthe First World War, 1914 - 1918. A Collection of Documents.
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Toronto.The Champlain Society. 1977., 24cm, cxix,201p., with 12 plates,bibliography, appendices, index, full red cloth, gilt titles, crested,#281 of 1250 copies, fine (cmt) The war lasted four years and touchednear every family in Ontario and accelerated its transformation frommainly rural agrarian into one in which the urban industrial elementbecame predominant.
$21.00 Book Number: 9891 Order / Enquire
With the Flag to Pretoria. A History of the Boer War of 1899-1900.
London. Published by Harmsworth Brothers. 1900-1901., folio. 32.5cm, the First Edition, in 2 volumes, viii,364 & viii,(-364) -716pp., with several hundred plates and illustrations mainly from photographs and authentic sketches taken in South Africa, maps including 2 folding maps, in the original green cloth, black and gilt stamped titles and decorations, bevelled boards, volume one slightly cupped, spine edges and corner worn, very good sound set A tremendous pictorial record.
|$157.50||Book Number: 16723||Order / Enquire|
WISE, S. F.
Canadian Airmen and the First World War The OfficialHistory of the Royal Canadian Air Force Volume 1.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Universityof Toronto Press. 1980., 25cm, xx,771p., appendices, notes, index,illustrations, 6 colour maps, mapped endpapers, original blue cloth withgilt spine titles, blue dust-jacket, a fine copy in fine jacket. (cmt)
$50.00 Book Number: 34798 Order / Enquire
A Hostile Sky The Mediterranean Airwar of the 79th Fighter Group.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Madison, Wisconsin. The Andon Press. 1977., 28.5cm, xi,260p., hundreds of illustrations from photographs, bibliography, glossary, index, previous owner's name on the front free endpaper, blue cloth, a fine copy in a very good complete jacket (S7)
$65.00 Book Number: 21627 Order / Enquire
WOLFE]. - [PRINGLE, John].
Life of General James Wolfe, theConqueror of Canada: or, the Elogium of that Renowned Hero, attemptedaccording to the Rules of Eloquence. With a Monumental Inscription, Latinand English, to perpetuate his Memory. By J*** P******, A.M.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal.Grant Woolmer Books. 1974., 8vo, 21.5cm, 36p. limited to 250 copies, thisbeing number 145, facsimile reprint of "London. Printed 1760. Boston;New-England: Re-printed and sold by Fowle.". printed wraps, fine, asnew (hm10bx). ~ The original edition was the first separately publishedaccount of the military fame and character of the illustrious Britishgeneral. The author was a prominent British physician and founder ofmodern military medicine, best known for his Observations On TheDiseases of the Army" (London. 1752). Wolfe and Pringle both served inFlanders (1742-45) and may well have met when Wolfe was recovering fromfatigue following the Battle of Dettingen. Recalled in 1745 to serveagainst the Jacobites, both were on the staff of the Duke of Cumberlandat Culloden.
$40.00 Book Number: 35391 Order / Enquire
WOLSELEY, Colonel Sir Grnet J. (Assistant Adjutant-General, Horse Guards).
Field Pocket-Book for The Auxiliary Forces. (for Volunteers &c.).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Macmillan and Co. 1873., 24mo, 13cm, vii,101,[iii]p., original dark red cloth, cover titles stamp in black, very good to fine condition, rare. (cgc) Not in Amicus. "I had the good fortune to be intimately associated for many years with the splendid Militia of Canada, and am vain enough to think that this little work will prove useful to its members and to their comrades in the other British Colonies." . (preface). From the "Soldier's Pocket-Book". Wolseley, (born at Golden Bridge House, Co. Dublin, 1833-1913), lead the expedition to put down the Red River insurrection at Fort Garry in 1870.
$500.00 Book Number: 37236 Order / Enquire
WOOD, Herbert Fairlie
Singulier Champ de Bataille; Les Operations en Coree et Leurs Effets sur la Politique de Defense du Canada.
Ottawa. Ministre de la Defense Nationale. 1966., tall8vo. 24cm, 354p., with 9 colour maps, including mapped endpapers, many plates and illustrations, previous owner's notes writting on the reverse of the frontispiece, red cloth with gilt titles, very good copy (ds11b).
$22.75 Book Number: 15340 Order / Enquire
Detour. The Story of OFLAG IVC. Drawings byLt. J.F.Watton.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. The Falcon Press. 1946., sm4to. 25cm, 183p.with 64 illustrations and plates, (some in colour), blue cloth , signedby the author, a very good copy (s8) Selected diaries from over onehundred originals kept while prisoners of war at OFLAG IVC, the Germanidea of an escape-proof camp for captured officers.
$20.00 Book Number: 25416 Order / Enquire
WRIGHT, Monte D. & Lawrence J. Paszek (eds.)
Soldiers and Statesmen The Proceedings of the 4th Military History Symposium United States Air Force Academy 22-23 October 1970.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Washington, D.C. Office of Air Force History. 1973., 23cm, vi,211p., index, illustrations, printed wraps, yellowed edges, a very good copy (s7)
$12.50 Book Number: 24962 Order / Enquire
The Non-Professional Notes of the Cadets' Tour of Instruction to Montreal, Quebec, Halifax, and Minor Places. A work written for the information of the Canadian Public, and forming an interesting supplement to the published official reports.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Quebec. Printed at the "Morning Chronicle" Office. 1881., 12mo, 18.5cm, 87p., original pebbled green cloth, gilt cover titles, very good to fine condition, rare. (Cmt) Not In Cooke. - Account of a tour by the first graduating class of the Royal Military College, Kingston, 1880. Casey 316. Dionne 1901. Amtmann W1121. Not in Gagnon.
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The Royal Hampshire Regiment (37th/67th Regimentsof Foot). [Famous Regiments].
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Hamish Hamilton. 1968., 8vo, 22cm,128p., illustrations, music, original lime green cloth, jacket repairedelse very good to fine in vg jacket (mt). ~ With Introduction byLieut.-General Sir Brian Horrocks.
$40.00 Book Number: 31367 Order / Enquire
They Sealed Their Own Doom. Translated from the Russian by David Fidlon.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Moscow. Progress Publishers. 1970., 20cm, 262p., with illustrations from photographs, grey cloth with silver titles and black decorations, fine copy in fine jacket (s7)
$12.50 Book Number: 28891 Order / Enquire
[ ]. - SAINT-PIERRE, T. (Compiled by)
The Americans and Canada in 1837-38. Authentic Documents.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal. A.P. Pigeon. 1897., 12mo, 17.5cm, 58p., no.74 of a limited edition of 200 signed copies, red printed grey wraps, fine, rare (n12) Telesphore Saint Pierre (1869-1912), worked as a journalist in Quebec, in the Canadian North-West and the United States. In this publication, he uses original documents to discount the current feeling that the United States was sympathetic to the rebels in the Rebellion of 1837-38.
$200.00 Book Number: 21822 Order / Enquire
The Charlottetown Centennial. Official Souvenir Booklet. 1855-1955.
Charlottetown. The Charlottetown Centennial Committee. 1955., sm4to., 25cm, 104p., many plates and illustrations, and many ads, city map,program of events, colour illustrated wraps, fine copy (Mds). - A very informative booklet including a city history by Frank MacKinnon, Charlottetown's military history by Major T.E. MacNutt and 100 Years of Sport by Brigadier W.W. Reid.
$14.00 Book Number: 18707 Order / Enquire
Canada: Is She Prepared for War? or A Few Remarks on the State of Her Defences. By A Native Canadian.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Printed at the Leader & Patriot Steam-Press. 1861., 8vo, 21cm, 24p., printed wraps with title repeated in decorative frame border on the upper cover, lacking rear wrap, very good (n12) T.P.L. 4055. George Taylor Denison (1839-1925) was a prominent Toronto soldier and author who served during the Fenian Raids and in the Northwest Rebellion. The pamphlet is sub-titled "The Necessity of Supporting a Defensive Force in Canada".
$100.00 Book Number: 23966 Order / Enquire