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Byng of Vimy. General and Governor General.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Leo Cooper. 1983., 23cm, xvi,399p., mapped endpapers, 12 maps, plates and illustrations (from photographs), references, index, black cloth, fine in fine jacket. (cmt)
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WILLIAMS, Oakley (ed.)
In the Wake of Napoleon Being the Memoirs (1807-1809) of Ferdinand Von Funck, Lieutenant-General in the Saxon Army and Adjutant-General to the King of Saxony.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. John Lane. 1931., 22cm, xxiii,303p., with 12 plates, preliminaries lightly foxed, blue cloth with gilt spine titles, faded spine, a very good copy (S5.9)
$22.50 Book Number: 21655 Order / Enquire
The Narrative of a Commuted Pensioner. By J*** W*********, Late of the LXXVIII Regt. Now Serjeant in Lieut-Col. Maitland's Batt. Of Montreal Volunteers.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Montreal, Printed for the Author by J. Starke and Co., 1838., 12mo, 18cm, the first edition. [ii],320p., some occasional slight foxing, in fine signed binding by Bayntun, Bath in half speckled tan calf, blind ruled raised bands, gilt decorations in the panels, crushed crimson morocco label, marbled boards, spine label removal marks, clean sound copy, rare. (cgc) Lande 2307; T.P.L. 2237; Dionne 343; Sabin 104461; Morgan p395. Watters p.418; Rhodenizer p451. - The author was a Scotsman who served in the British army in India, Goa, Java, etc, When he returned home after seven years, he packed up his family and went to Canada, and in his last two letters discusses his taking up residence in Montreal and then joining Maitland Cs Battalion of Volunteers at the start of the "disturbances" in late 1837. The appendix consists of his descriptions of India, Madeira, Bombay, Tanna, Goa, Madras, Malacca, Java, Sourabaya, and St. Helena. Fairly scarce. "Obliged, while here, to work at his trade for his daily subsistence, he contrived to find leisure to send forth into the literary world the above mentioned work, which was extremely creditable to him, and would have been creditable to any one; for while interesting events and descriptions, in tolerable number, are dispersed through the work, light incidents are told in such a palatable way, and with such an easy grace, and often so archly, as to make the perusal of the volume a very agreeable relaxation". - Herald, Montreal". Morgan. John Williamson, a British soldier, came to Canada and served as a sergeant in the battalion volunteers formed in Montreal because of the Rebellion of 1837-8. As "J.W." he published his autobiography, The Narrative of a Commuted Pensioner (2 vols., 1838), queried as a anonymous fiction in Bibliography of Canadian Fictions (1904) by L.E. Horning and L.J. Burpee. (Cf, Morgan, Bib. Can, (1867); Wallace (D.C.B).
$1500.00 Book Number: 36035 Order / Enquire
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
Loyal Gunners. 3rd Field Artillery Regiment (The Loyal Company) and the History of New Brunswick's Artillery, 1893 to 2012.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Waterloo. Wilfrid Laurier Press. 2016., 25cm, xviii,473p., hundreds of plates and illustrations from photographs (some colour), notes, index, cloth, a fine copy in fine jacket. (cmt)
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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
Canadian Airmen and the First World War. The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Volume I. With: The Creation of a National Air Force. The Official History of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Volume II. With: The Crucible of War, 1939-1945. The Official History of The Royal Canadian Air Force. Volume III.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. University of Toronto Press in co-operation with Department of National Defence. 1980 & 1986 & 1994., 24.5cm, various paginations, with colour folding maps, sketch maps and charts, numerous plates and illustrations and photographs, colour mapped endpapers, blue cloth, a fine set in very good jacket. (cmt)
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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
Strange Battleground. The Operations in Korea and Their Effects on the Defense Policy of Canada. Official History of the Canadian Army. Maps by E.H. Ellwand.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. National Defense. 1966., 25cm, 317p. appendices, with 7 colour folding maps and 7 black & white sketch maps, 25 illustrations (inc. colour frontis), red cloth, a fine copy in very good jacket. (cmt)
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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
The Logs of The Conquest of Canada. Edited, with an Introduction, by William Wood.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: The Champlain Society, No. 4. Toronto. 1909., 24cm, xxvi, 335p. with 4 folding maps in rear pocket, limited to 550 copies, this being #71, original crested red cloth, t.e.g., spine lightly faded (as usual), a very good copy. (cmt) ". Why is it worthwhile to edit a selection from the ships logs of H.M.S.S. engaged in the three campaigns of Louisbourg, Quebec, and Montreal, which determined the British conquest of Canada? Because these logs are the simplest and least self-conscious of all records; because they are the record of the Navy's work there; because the fleets were relatively stronger forces than the armies; ." Preface.
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Select British Documents of the Canadian War of 1812. Edited, with an Introduction, by William Wood. Champlain Society, Nos. 13, 14, 15, 17.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. The Champlain Society. 1920 - 1928., 24cm, in four volumes, xv,678, ix,517, 589 &  1061pp. with 11 plates & 8 folding maps in rear pocket, limited to 550 copies, this being #17, original crested red cloth, spines slightly faded, volume two (has some splashing to the spine), a very good set. (cmt) An extensive introduction by the editor is in itself a history of the war. A volume for 1812, 1813, 1814 and miscellaneous documents relating to more general topics each, together contain a continuum of the war as a basis for research. - Smith 486. T.P.L. 1086.
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