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"Nabob:" The First Canadian-Manned Aircraft Carrier
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"Nabob:" The First Canadian-Manned Aircraft Carrier

By WARRILOW, Betty

Owen Sound: Escort Carriers Assoc., 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. ix, 210 p. 29 cm. Nearly 300 b&w illustrations. Blue hardcover with silver lettering. In mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket with slight soiling. Built in the U.S., the "Nabob" never did serve in the U.S. Navy. Instead it was transferred to the Royal Navy and manned by Canadians. After being torpedoed in 1944 with a loss of over 20 men, the carrier was judged not worth repairing. This book tells the story of the ship and its crew, complete with photos.

$40.00

I Served on Bataan
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I Served on Bataan

By REDMOND, Lt. Juanita

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1943. third printing. Hardcover. Very good/Poor. 166 p. 21 cm. 11 b&w illustrations. Blue cloth in mylar-covered dustjacket. Jacket has large pieces missing, affecting spine and front panel. Front flap price clipped. Ink inscription and stamp on rear of frontispiece.

$50.00

Obrazowa Historya Wojny Europejskiej: ze szczegolnem uwzglednieniem obrazow niedoli i zniszczenia na ziemiach polskich
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Obrazowa Historya Wojny Europejskiej: ze szczegolnem uwzglednieniem obrazow niedoli i zniszczenia na ziemiach polskich

By WORZALLOWIE, Bracia

Stevens Point, Wis: Wydawcy Bracia Worzallowie, 1916. Hardcover. Fair. 148 p. 26 x 35 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations. Colour frontispiece, colour title page, colour page of flags, colour plate at rear. Green cloth spine with paper covered boards, pasted on front cover illustration. Corners worn and paper peeling back from edges. Hinges cracked internally and covers separating from text block. Ink stamps on pastedowns along with ink inscription (Aleksander Buczek, W. Clapier St., Philadelphia). Stamps repeated on contents and first text page. Dampstains to margins p. 137 onwards. A few spots elsewhere. Polish text. Title translates as "Pictorial history of the European war with particular emphases on the images of misery and destruction on Polish soil." Published by Worzalow Brothers.

$200.00

Military Commission to Europe, in 1855 and 1856. Report of Major Alfred Mordecai of the Ordnance Department
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Military Commission to Europe, in 1855 and 1856. Report of Major Alfred Mordecai of the Ordnance Department

By MORDECAI, Major Alfred

Washington DC: George W. Bowman, Printer, 1860. 36th Congress, 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 60.. Hardcover. Good. First edition. vii, 232 p. 30 cm. 21 plates including fold-out showing Arsenal at Vienna and Great Gun at Moscow. Also includes 13 smaller fold-out plates at rear with diagrams. Black cloth with blank impessing. Wrapped in mylar with title label on front. Edges and corners worn with some scuffing to cloth on boards. Ink inscription on front pastedown to "Stevenson Archer from E. H. Webster 1861". Both men from Bel Air, MD and both at one time members of Congress. Inscribtion has marked front free endpaper. Rear endpapers have ears and chips. Some foxing. A study of European armies and their weapons at the time of the Crimean War. Sections on; the military organization of Russia, Austria, Prussia, France and Britain; ordance at the Siege of Sebastopol; arsenals and arms manufacturing in the above countries + Belgium; rifle cannon; cannon of large caliber; garrison artillery; field artillery; fuzes; small arms. Includes translation of Schon's Rifled Infantry Arms which compares firearms of various countries. Sabin 50532.

$100.00

Le Costume Militaire a Travers Les Ages
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Le Costume Militaire a Travers Les Ages

By LARGE, Hector

Paris: Aux Editions Arc-en-Ciel, nd. 1960s. Very good. No. 179 of 1000. 34 cm box. 5 p. preface by Pierre Mac Orlan. 105 loose colour plates. In grey paper folder with brown label. Corners of folder worn, some soiling to exterior, rear of folder dampstained with tears and creases. Pages are clean and neat. French text.

$100.00

L'Effort Belge en France Pendant La Guerre (1914-1918)
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L'Effort Belge en France Pendant La Guerre (1914-1918)

By CHATELLE, Albert

Paris: Librairie de Paris, Firmin-Didiot et Cie, 1934. Hardcover. Very good +. Limited edition of 4000, of which this is no. 3700. 321 p. 33 cm. 325 b&w illustrations. Colour plates of Les Quatre Cavaliers de L'Apocalypse; Queen Elisabeth of Belgium; Le Comte de Broqueville. Bound in brown faux leather with new endpapers. Damstains to edge of first original page. Occasional thumbing. Tear in rear tissue guard over Une Seance du Comte National de Secours et D'Alimentation des Populations Belges. Preface by M. Gaston Doumergue. French text.

$100.00

On Guard: What To Do and How To Do It. With Test Questions
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On Guard: What To Do and How To Do It. With Test Questions

By Gale & Polden

Aldershot: Gale & Polden, Ltd., Wellington Works, 1915. 19th edition, revised to date. Card covers. Very good. 50 p. 12 cm. 1 b&w illustrations. Red card covers. Light soiling. Tiny tears in spine ends. Faint mark on text block edge affecting a few margins.

$30.00

The Super Sixth: History of the 6th Armored Division in World War II and its post-war Association
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The Super Sixth: History of the 6th Armored Division in World War II and its post-war Association

By HOFMANN, George F.

Louisville, Kentucky: Sixth Armored Division Association, 1975. Hardcover. ex library-good +. v, 512 p. 24 cm. B&w illustrations, incl. 27 maps. Green cloth. Ex library with label on lower spine, ink stamps on text block edges, and labels and stamps on endpapers.

$35.00

Watching the Skies: A History of Ground Radar for the Air Defence of the United Kingdom by the Royal Air Force from 1946 to 1975
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Watching the Skies: A History of Ground Radar for the Air Defence of the United Kingdom by the Royal Air Force from 1946 to 1975

By GOUGH, Jack

London: HMSO, 1993. Hardcover. ex library-good. xi, 328, 13 p. + Appendices. 25 cm. 13 maps 4 diagrams. Blue leatherette. Ex library with call label on lower spine, ink stamps on text block edges and stamps and labels on endpapers. Worn patches on bottom of front board.

$45.00

The Biographical Dictionary of World War II Generals and Flag Officers
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The Biographical Dictionary of World War II Generals and Flag Officers

By ANCELL, R. Manning; MILLER, Christine M.

Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996. Hardcover. ex library-good. xii, 706 p. 24 cm. Green cloth with gold print. Ex library with call label on lower spine, ink stamps on text block edges, stamps and labels on endpapers. Cracked at title page. Covers United States Army, Air Force, National Guard, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard. Appendices and index.

$45.00

29 Let's Go! The Story of the 29th Infantry Division
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29 Let's Go! The Story of the 29th Infantry Division

By Orientation Branch

[Paris]: Orientation Branch, Information and Education Division, HQ, 1945. First Edition. Softcover. Good +. 31 p. 13 cm. B&w photos. Colour map at centrefold shows route of the 29th Division from Omaha Beach to St. Lo, then to Aachen and on to the Elbe River. Staplebound booklet. Small tears at page bottoms up to p. 7 and some dogeared bottom corners up to p. 9. Pages browning. Room for name, date enlisted, training, etc. not filled in. Published by US Army Information and Education Branch. History of the 29th Infantry Division in the European Theatre of Operations issued to soldiers to send home as a morale booster.

$75.00

Cadillac of Destroyers: HMCS St. Laurent and Her Successors
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Cadillac of Destroyers: HMCS St. Laurent and Her Successors

By BARRIE, Ron; MACPHERSON, Ken

St. Catharines, ON: Vanwell Publishing Limited, 1996. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. vii, 8-104 p. 22 x 28 cm. B&w illustrations. Blue hardcover in pictorial dustjacket.

$35.00

Southwold Remembers: The Fingal Observer No. 4 B&G School
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Southwold Remembers: The Fingal Observer No. 4 B&G School

By FERGUSON, Blair

Fingal, ON: Township of Southwold, 2004. Softcover. Near fine. iv, 132 p. 28 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Inscribed by author on title page.

$60.00

The Padre's War Diary: Based on the Personal World War II War Diary of Rev. Major Mike Dalton
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The Padre's War Diary: Based on the Personal World War II War Diary of Rev. Major Mike Dalton

By DALTON, Brian (ed. & illus.)

Brian Dalton, 2016. First Edition. Softcover. Very good. 151 p. 28 cm. B&w illustrations. Softcover. Tear in spine tail. Signed by Brian on dedication page.

$45.00

The South African War 1899-1902: New Brunswick Men At War
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The South African War 1899-1902: New Brunswick Men At War

By JOHNSON, Daniel F.; O'LEARY, Byron E.

Saint John, NB: Loyalist City Coins, 1989. Softcover. Very good +. [6], 209, [26] p. 22 cm. B&w illustrations. Spiral binding with pictorial covers. Some soiling to exterior. Pages neat and clean. "Brief military histories of New Brunswick Militia and selected South African Units and biographies of New Brunswick Men who served in the Boer War." topics include: Boer War; casualty roll for New Brunswick men; the Royal Visit by the Duke of York; unsuccessful applicants for service in South Africa; New Brunswick militia; South African veterans in World War; biographies; index.

$50.00

Air Wing: RCAF Commanders' Perspectives During the 2011 Libyan Conflict; Escadre Aerienne: Points de vue de commandants de l'ARC durant le conflit de 2011 en Libye
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Air Wing: RCAF Commanders' Perspectives During the 2011 Libyan Conflict; Escadre Aerienne: Points de vue de commandants de l'ARC durant le conflit de 2011 en Libye

By MAYNE, Richard; MARCH, William (eds.)

Canadian Armed Forces, 2018. Softcover. As new. viii, 83 p. (English); viii, 95 p. 25 cm. Colour photo section in centre. B&w map of Mediterranean. Softcover. Discussion of Operation Mobile, RCAF air power over Libya, tactical fighter and ACE Commander perspectives, Task Force Naples, Task Force Libeccio, etc.

$35.00

The Gallant Hussars: A History of the 1st Hussars Regiment 1856-2004
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The Gallant Hussars: A History of the 1st Hussars Regiment 1856-2004

By MCNORGAN, Michael R.; JOHNSON, Christopher (illus.)

[London, Ontario]: The 1st Hussars Cavalry Fund, 2004. Hardcover. Near fine. 359 p. 29 cm. B&w and colour illustrations. Hardcover. A few dents to edges. Faint scratches to boards.

$75.00

The Howitzer of the United States Military Academy for 1926
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The Howitzer of the United States Military Academy for 1926

By U.S.M.A.

West Point, NY: U.S.M.A., 1926. Hardcover. Ex library-good. 448 p. 32 cm. Numerous b&w illustrations with a colour painting at the start of each chapter. Tooled leather boards with title, date and ensignia in raised gold on front cover. Ex library with labels on front endpapers, remains of label on lower spine, one ink stamp. Corners and spine ends worn, lighter wear to hinges and edges. Former owner's bookplate and tear in a front page. P. 18 is detached and has numerous tears to edges. Chapters on academic departments, biographies, class histories, the cadet year, corps organization, activities, humor, etc.

$40.00

The Siege of Quebec and the Battle of the Plains of Abraham
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The Siege of Quebec and the Battle of the Plains of Abraham

By DOUGHTY, A.; PARMELEE, G. W.

Quebec: Dussault & Proulx, 1901-02. Fitzpatrick Edition. Hardcover. Ex library-good. 6 vols.: xvii, 280; x, 317; x, 340; xiii, 334; xi, 362; 346 p. 25 cm. Vol. I: 20 plates. Vol. II: 25 plates. Vol. III: 26 plates. 3 vols. of appendices. Blue cloth with gold impressing. Some rubbing and a little soiling to cloth. Ex university library with labels on lower spines, ink stamps on half titles, envelopes on rear pastedowns. Hinges cracking internally. Page edges roughened. Many pages in appendices uncut. A few page edges torn when cutting. Topics: events preceding the siege; the life of Wolfe; the life of Montcalm; preparations for the siege; Wolfe's plan; the battle; the capitulation of Quebec; etc. Appendices include various correspondences, journal extracts, despatches, etc. in English and French.

$500.00

Cassell's History of the War in the Soudan Vol. III-VI
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Cassell's History of the War in the Soudan Vol. III-VI

By GRANT, James

London: Cassell & Company. Hardcover. Fair. 4 vols. in 2 books: viii, 192; viii, 192; viii, 192; viii, 192 p. Vols. I & II missing. Numerous b&w illustrations. 27 cm. Half red leather with pebbled red cloth. Endpapers and text block edges marbled. Gilt trim on spines. Rear board of one volume detached. Corners worn, tears in spine ends. Pages clean and neat. Topics include: the Nile Expedition; murder of Colonel Stewart; Lord Wolseley at Dongola; the start for Khartoum; expedition of Sir Charles Wilson; the defence of Khartoum; revolt against the Mahdi; Wolseley at Suakim; mission of Admiral Hewett to King John of Abyssinia; future of the Soudan; the Red Sea ports; General Graham's last despatch; etc.

$75.00

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