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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
[ENGLAND]. Royal Engineers.
Bridging. Normandy to Berlin.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: [London. Printed by Printing and Stationery Service, British Army of the Rhine]. n.d. ., folio. 35.5cm, 193,p. with over 200 illustrations and plates from photographs, including several large folding plates, in full light green linen, gilt spine titles, binding worn, slight small damp stain in the gutter at the bottom edge, endpapers foxed else very good. (mt). - A remarkable record of over 500 equipment bridges built by the Royal Engineers between D-Day and the end of the war. "The task of crossing all the rivers from Normandy to Berlin viewed in advance seemed a formidable one. Those rivers include amongst others the Seine, Meuse, Rhine, Ems, Weser and the Elbe, no to mention canal systems of the Low Countries and North Germany. 21 Army Group on the left flank of the Allied Armies had to cross all those river nearest to their mouth and, therefore, where they were widest.". Foreword.
$85.00 Book Number: 25614 Order / Enquire
Annuaire General de L'Universite Laval pour L'Annee Academique 1943-1944. No. 87
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Quebec. L'Action Catholique. 1943., 8vo, 21.5cm, 416p., large folding chart, calendar, quarter roan backed marbled boards, raised bands, gilt titles, marbled endpapers, very good to fine (cnds). - A year book for Laval University with lists of students, graduates and faculty. A wartime publication that includes lists of members of the Canadian Officers Training Plan as well as students serving in the Armed Forces with units and date of enrolment.
$22.50 Book Number: 23163 Order / Enquire
[LEE, Roger I.]
Letters from Roger I. Lee. Lt. Colonel, U. S. Army Medical Corps, 1917 - 1918.
Brookline, Massachusetts. Privately Printed. 1962., 20cm., 377p., frontis and 7 black and white photographic illustrations, blue cloth, gilt titles, slight label stain at the head of the spine else a fine copy (s7.5)
$20.00 Book Number: 10012 Order / Enquire
Archaeological Research at the Fortress of Louisbourg 1961-1965, by Edward M. Larrabee. WITH: A "Rescue Excavation" at the Princess Half-bastion Fortress of Louisbourg, by Bruce W. Fray. WITH: An Archaeological Study of Clay Pipes from King's Basin, Fortress of Louisbourg, by Iain C. Walker Canadian Historic Sites, Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. 2.
Ottawa. Dept. of Indian Affairs. Ottawa. 1971., sq8vo. 22x 21cm, 123p., many plates, illustrations, maps, colour illustrated stiff wraps, very good copy. (cmt)
$15.00 Book Number: 13726 Order / Enquire
Lime Preparation at 18th Century Louisbourg, by Charles S. Lindsay. WITH: Louisbourg Guardhouses, by Charles S. Lindsay. WITH: A Survey of Louisbourg Gunflints, by T.M. Hamilton & Bruce W. Fry. Canadian Historic Sites, Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. 12. Ottawa. Dept. of Indian Affairs.
Ottawa. 1975., sq8vo. 22x 21cm, 131p., many plates, illustrations, maps, colour illustrated stiff wraps, very good to fine copy
$12.25 Book Number: 13727 Order / Enquire
[MILITARY MANUAL] - Anonymous.
On Outpost Duty: What to Do and How to Do It. With Questions and Answers. (Gale & Polden's Military Series).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Gale & Polden, Ltd. 1897., 24mo. 11.4cm, 102p., endpaper and ads on the printed wraps, wraps chipped and detached and repaired with acid free tape, covers detached & crudely taped, internally very good (n12) Revised and corrected up to date, in accordance with the 1896 Infantry Drill. (Title page). With several stamps regarding Canadian distribution: Supplied by T.C. Elliot, Drill Hall, Montreal.
$75.00 Book Number: 23989 Order / Enquire
Canada's Part in the Present War. Empire Day, Thursday May 23rd, 1918.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Legislative Assembly, Dept Education. 1918., 12mo, 95p., plus illustrations, original printed wraps, very good to fine copy (csds).
$12.50 Book Number: 22694 Order / Enquire
Defense du Mandement de Mgr. L'Evque de Montral. En date du 24 Octobre 1837. (caption title).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: n.p., n.d. ., 12mo, 17x 13cm, uncut, 8p., an original document, self wraps, foxed, rare (n12) Gagnon I, 1085. T.P.L. 2054. Ducharme, Catalogue No. 1 of the Victor Morin collection, no. 895, issued April, 1950, calls it trs rare, and prices it at $7.00. - The pamphlet is a defense of Bishop Lartigue's pastoral letter of October 24, 1837 denouncing the actions of the Patriote leaders.
$349.99 Book Number: 21820 Order / Enquire
[ROYAL Military College, Club, Canada].
THE EX-CADET CLUB. Founded 1884. LE CLUB DES ANCIENS. Fond 1884. Roll Call Third Edition. (cover title).
n.p., n.d., (c.1988)., 4to. 27.5cm., no pagination, (c.250)p., white plain stiff paper wraps, fine (scs). An alphabetical and numeric listing of members.
$14.00 Book Number: 11941 Order / Enquire
[VICARS, Hedley S.J.].
Memorials of Captain Hedley Vicars, Ninety-Seventh Regiment. (Anonymous). By the author of "The Victory Won'.
New York. Robert Carter & Brothers. 1856., 16mo., 16.5cm, x,11-300p., steel engraved frontis portrait of Captain Vicars, in contemporary half black roan, gilt ruled raised bands, gilt titles, marbled boards, some wear at the edges, some foxing, else a very good to fine sound copy Captain Vicars was stationed at Halifax, N.S., from June 1851 to May 1853 with the 97th regiment, which included a trip to Niagara Falls in the Autumn of 1851. The book mainly discusses matters religious but does contain some account of the details of day to day life in Halifax during this period.
$105.00 Book Number: 13848 Order / Enquire
The Earl of Glamorgan's Negotiations and Colourable Commitment in Ireland Demonstrated or, The Irish Plot forbringing Ten Thousand Men and Arms into England, where of Three hundred to be for Prince Charl's (sic) Lifeguard. Discovered in several Letters taken in a Packet-boat by Sir Tho. Fairfax Forces at Padstow in Cornwall. Which Letters were cast into the Sea, and by the Sea coming in, afterwards regained. And were read in the Honourable House of Commons. Together with divers other Letters taken by Captain Moulton at Sea near Mitford-Haven coming out of Ireland, concerning the same Plot and Negotiations.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Printed for Edward Husband, Printer to the Honorable House of Commons. March 17, 1645., 19x 14.5cm, 35p., decorated title, header & first initial, upper corner clipped on front cover(affecting first few lines of title, last page clipped on the bottom half(no text loss), soiled & ink stained, sewn with last leaf detached, internally good, very rare. (ids) A very scarce pamphlet relating to the Earl of Glamorgan's ( 1601-1667) involvement in Charles I's scheme for obtaining military help from Ireland. The Earl signed a treaty with the Irish Roman Catholics in 1645 on behalf of Charles but the king was forced to repudiate the treaty after opposition from Ormonde and Irish loyalists. Also described as "Irish plot for bringing ten thousand men and arms into England, whereof three hundred to be for Prince Charles's lifeguard" see WorldCat entry. No standard listings or records located.Bradshaw 6897. Wing 3533.
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