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Organization, Strategy and Tactics of the Army Medical Services in War
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Organization, Strategy and Tactics of the Army Medical Services in War

By NICHOLLS, Lieut.-Colonel T. B. et al

London: Balliere, Tindall and Cox, nd. Preface to the second edition dated 1940. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good. xvi, 488 p. 24 cm. Burgundy cloth with gold and blank impressing. Dark marks on spine, a few marks elsewhere. Front free endpaper torn out with wear to inside front hinge. Pages neat and clean. Chapters by Air-Commodore A. S. Glynn, Col. A. R. Laurie, Col. F. G. Lescher. Topics include: constitution and organization of medical units; medical arrangements for military casualties at home; problems and exercises. Index.

$40.00

The Sun Goes Down: Last Letters From Japanese Suicide Pilots and Soldiers
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The Sun Goes Down: Last Letters From Japanese Suicide Pilots and Soldiers

By LARTEGUY, Jean (ed.)

London: William Kimber, 1956. Hardcover. Good/Very good. 183, [8] p. 23 cm. Black cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Moderate wear to jacket edges and front flap price-clipped. White discolouration to boards. Letters from the war against China, Pearl Harbour, the war in the Pacific, the Kamikazes, Hiroshima and the defeat.

$40.00

The Mint: A day-book of the R.A.F. Depot between August and December 1922 with later notes by 352087 A/c Ross
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The Mint: A day-book of the R.A.F. Depot between August and December 1922 with later notes by 352087 A/c Ross

By LAWRENCE, T. E.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. Edition limited to 2,000 copies of which this is no. 1992. Hardcover. Near fine. 206 p. 27 cm. Leatherette spine with cloth covered boards. Marbled endpapers and deckled edges. Faint scratching to rear. The Mint describes T. E. Lawrence's time in the Royal Air Force, working as an ordinary Aircraftman under an assumed name, 352087 Ross. The book is notable for its sharp observation about barracks life and for the insight it gives into Lawrence himself. When published in 1955, there were two editions, the expurgated edition and this limited edition containing the full uncensored text, including such terms as "shit-cart."

$100.00

Vanguard: The Fort Garry Horse in The Second World War
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Vanguard: The Fort Garry Horse in The Second World War

Printed by the Uitgevers-Maatschappij, C. Misset N.V., Doetinchem (Holland), nd. Foreword dated 1945. First Edition. Softcover. Fair. 196 p. interspersed with plates. 25 cm. About 30 maps and photos, either plates, tipped-in or in text. Grey covers. Disbound with tears in spine ends. Paper neat and clean. Inscribed on title and contents page by Cyril M. England of Cliftonvale Avenue, London, Ontario. Foreword by Lt.-Gen. P. J. Montague, introduction by Lt.-Col. E. M. Wilson. Describes the regiment's prelude in Britain, build-up for battle, Normandy bridgehead, defence of Eterville Ridge, Falaise, Antwerp-Turnhout Canal, Dutch interlude, Siegfried Line, First Canadian Armour in Germany, march to Oldenburg. Memories by various soldiers, roll of honour, honours and awards, women's auxiliary, early history.

$50.00

In Harm's Way. The Comprehensive Approach: Perspectives from the Field
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In Harm's Way. The Comprehensive Approach: Perspectives from the Field

By WOYCHESHIN, Commander Dave (ed.)

Kingston, ON: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2015. Softcover. Fine. ix, 160 p. 23 cm. B&w tables. Paperback.

$40.00

The Defence Team: Military & Civilian Partnership in the Canadian Armed Forces & The Department of National Defence
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The Defence Team: Military & Civilian Partnership in the Canadian Armed Forces & The Department of National Defence

By GOLDENBERG, Irina; FEBBRARO, Angela R.; DEAN, Waylon H. (eds.)

Kingston, ON: Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2015. Softcover. Near fine. iii, 268 p. 23 cm. B&w figures and tables. Paperback. Some dog-ears.

$40.00

Officers who served Overseas in the Great War with the Canadian Artillery
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Officers who served Overseas in the Great War with the Canadian Artillery

Canadian Artillery Association, nd. Intro dated 1922. Softcover. Good. 258 p. 15 x 23 cm. Grey softcover. Creases, discolouration, ink signature to exterior. Cracking at pp. 2-3, staples rusting. Small tear bottom of last page. Some spotting to interior. Ink mark p. 242. Lists each man's final rank, name and initials, decorations, artillery units for which he served, casualties, staff appointments.

$35.00

Swords, Clunks & Widowmakers: The Tumultuous Life of the RCAF's Original 1 Canadian Air Division
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Swords, Clunks & Widowmakers: The Tumultuous Life of the RCAF's Original 1 Canadian Air Division

By STOUFFER, Ray

Canadian Department of National Defence, 2015. Paperback. Very good. v, 176 p. on English side, vi, 203 p. on French. 25 cm. 8 figures. Softcover. Tear in spine end, else fine. French and English text. French title: Swords, Clunks et Widowmakers: La Vie Tumultueuse de la 1re Division Aerienne du Canada d'Origine de L'Aviation Royale Canadienne.

$45.00

Ridgeway: The American Fenian Invasion and the 1866 Battle That Made Canada
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Ridgeway: The American Fenian Invasion and the 1866 Battle That Made Canada

By VRONSKY, Peter

Allen Lane Canada/Penguin Group, 2011. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. The History of Canada series. xxxviii, 394 p. 24 cm. 7 maps and 43 b&w illustrations. Grey cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket.

$50.00

Through the Back Doors of the World in a Ship That Had Wings
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Through the Back Doors of the World in a Ship That Had Wings

By MASLAND, William M.

New York: Vantage Press, 1984. Hardcover. Very good +. xix, 361 p. 24 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Maps on endpapers. Light blue cloth has a bit of soiling or discolouration. One section of book has discoloured text block edge.

$60.00

The Bivouac. An Independent Military Monthly. Volume III 1885
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The Bivouac. An Independent Military Monthly. Volume III 1885

By ROLLINS, Edward F.

Boston: Bivouac Publishing Company, 1885. Vol. 3 No. 1 Jan. 1885 - Vol. 3 No. 12 Dec. 1885. Hardcover. Good +. [6], 480 p. 27 cm. Blue cloth with gold print. Spine head folded over, spine taill worn, corners bumped, some spots to cloth. Hinges cracking internally. Tear in front free endpaper. Pages neat and clean. Each issue has about 40 p. of double-column printing. This is the third and last volume as it lasted only 3 years. Includes soldiers' reminiscences, stories, book reviews, GAR encampments, letters, etc. Specifically, contains origins of the "John Brown" song, poetry by Bret Harte, editorial in March on the weakness and strength of America as a military and naval power, article on the Trent Affair, etc.

$200.00

Colonel Colt London: The History of Colt's London Firearms, 1851-1857
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Colonel Colt London: The History of Colt's London Firearms, 1851-1857

By ROSA, Joseph G.

London: Arms & Armour Press, 1976. No. 792 of 1000 copies. . Hardcover. Good/Very good. 215 p. 29 cm. 369 b&w figures. Brown hardcover in dustjacket. Jacket front flap price-clipped. Dark stains to very top edge of jacket. Book itself has dark mark on upper edge marking top edges of first pages. A little offsetting to endpapers. Some pages sticking together at top corners but they're separated easily enough with no damage. Slight musty odour. Topics: Colt and the Great Exhibition; London sales office; Colt's London Armoury; arms for the Crimea; Colt vs. Adams; closedown and new beginning; various models. Appendices, bibliography and index.

$125.00

Modern Rifle Shooting in Peace, War, and Sport
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Modern Rifle Shooting in Peace, War, and Sport

By TIPPINS, L. R.

London: J. S. Phillips, "Volunteer Service Gazette" Office, 1900. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good +. viii, 9-274, [8] p. 19 cm. One b&w illustration, 3 tables. Blue coth with gold print. Spine faded, slight spine lean. Topics: the flight of a bullet; the bullet's range; rifling; movements of the rifle; elevation; laterial allowances; positions in firing; aiming; firing; range practice; cleaning; competitions; team shooting; rapid firing; moving targets; field firing, National Rifle Association; Bisley Meeting; service rifles; buying and testing; fire methods and control; bullet effects, match rifles and sporting rifles.

$200.00

Military Breech-Loading Rifles; with detailed notes on the Snider and Martini-Henry Rifles, and Boxer Ammunition
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Military Breech-Loading Rifles; with detailed notes on the Snider and Martini-Henry Rifles, and Boxer Ammunition

By MAJENDIE, Capt. Vivian Dering; BROWNE, Capt. C. Orde

Woolwich: Printed and Published for the Royal Artillery Institution, by Boddy and Co, 1869. Hardcover. Fair. iii, 4-129 p. interspersed with plates. 23 cm. 9 full pages of illustrations and many more illustrations within text. Burgundy cloth with gold print, blind impressing. Corners worn, some soiling to cloth, chip from top of front board, respined with original spine laid on, vertical crease to rear. Ink signature on front free endpaper and top of preface page. Notations on rear free endpaper and across from title page. Both hinges tape repaired internally. Pages 5-16 and plates on either side detached. Index at front.

$200.00

Revolver Shooting in War: A Practical Handbook
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Revolver Shooting in War: A Practical Handbook

By TRACY, Captain Charles D.

London: Sifton Praed, 1915. Softcover. Near fine. 54, [2] p. 14 cm. 6 b&w illustrations. Blue cloth over card covers. 1 p. of publisher's ads at rear. Topics include: handling for aim; rapid fire; deliberate aim; personal error; selecting a revolver; .22 cal. revolvers; targets; lanyards; holsters; cleaning.

$200.00

Rifle Shooting in Ireland: With Instructions for the Use of the Arm
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Rifle Shooting in Ireland: With Instructions for the Use of the Arm

By LEECH, Arthur B.

Dublin: William McGee, 1867. Hardcover. Good. viii, 9-110, [6] p. 17 cm. Burgundy cloth over card. Gold print and blank impressing. Torn spine tail and slightly torn head. A little spotting and rubbing to cloth. Front hinge cracking internally. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper. Tiny tear edge of p. 37. 6 p. of advertsing at rear.

$300.00

The Rifle: And How To Use It. Comprising A Description of the valuable Weapon in all its varieties, and an account of its origin
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The Rifle: And How To Use It. Comprising A Description of the valuable Weapon in all its varieties, and an account of its origin

By BUSK, Hans

London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1860. New edition considerably enlarged and improved with illustrations. Includes preface to the 6th edition. Hardcover. Good. vi, 229, [3], 8 p. 17 cm. B&w line drawings. Black buckram. May have had a frontispiece now missing. Title page repaired at inner margin, some wear to edge. P. 5 in rear publication listings coming loose. Topics include: Jacob's Pattern Rifle, Enfield Rife, Colt's Repeating Rifle, Lancaster's Elliptic Rifles, Whitworth's Rifle, etc. as well as how to use it, firing, drilling and training regiments, and so on. Appendix at rear.

$60.00

Canada at War: Speeches delivered by Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Laird Borden Before Canadian Clubs
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Canada at War: Speeches delivered by Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Laird Borden Before Canadian Clubs

December 1914. Booklet. Good. 31 p. 22 cm. Photo portrait at front. Staplebound booklet. Rusty staples. Pages 15-18 detached. Speeches: Canadian and Empire Clubs at Toronto, December 5; Canadian Club at Montreal December 7; Canadian Club at Halifax December 18; Canadian Club at Winnipeg December 29. Thoughts on German militarism, German national achievement, German Canadians, unity of the Empire, etc.

$40.00

Days on the Wing: Being the War Memoirs of Major the Chevalier Willy Coppens De Houthulst, D.S.O., M.C. Etc., Etc.
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Days on the Wing: Being the War Memoirs of Major the Chevalier Willy Coppens De Houthulst, D.S.O., M.C. Etc., Etc.

By COPPENS, Willy; INSALL, A. J. (trans.); BRIDGMAN, Leonard (illus.)

London: John Hamilton, nd. Hardcover. Very good/Good. xv, 290, 27 p. 23 cm. 8 b&w plates. Black cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Small chips and tears to jacket edges and front flap price clipped. Some foxing, mainly to text block edges. Foreword by Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John M. Salmond. "Adventures of the well-known Belgian ace." 27 p. of publisher's ads at rear.

$65.00

Knight of Germany. Oswald Boelcke, German Ace
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Knight of Germany. Oswald Boelcke, German Ace

By WERNER, Professor Johannes; SYKES, Claud (trans.)

London: John Hamilton, 1933. Hardcover. Very good/good +. 241 p. 23 cm. 27 b&w plates + 4 maps. Black cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Some white spots to cloth. Small chips and tears to jacket edges. Foxing to text block edges.

$50.00

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