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Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867: An Annotated Bibliography of Manuscript and Printed Maps
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Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867: An Annotated Bibliography of Manuscript and Printed Maps

By Winearls, Joan

Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division. Hardcover. 0802027946 xli, [1], 20 [maps], 986 pages. Name, subject and title indexes. "A guide to the manuscript and printed maps of Upper Canada and Canada West from the beginning of British settlement to Confederation. Each of the over 2,200 entries includes a physical description of the map, information about its contents, associated documents, other editions or related maps, and the location of the map. For historians, geographers, genealogists, surveyors, archaeologists, and local history buffs this book is a unique resource. Appendices group more than two thousand township surveys; close to three thousand plans of urban subdivisions, describing much of the evolution of towns; nautical charts of the Great Lakes; and boundary surveys." - half-title page. Author was Map Librarian at the University of Toronto. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding intact. Somewhat above-average external wear and soiling. A sound copy of this indispensible reference. . Fair. 1991. First Edition.

$495.00

Jewish Mysticism: An Annotated Bibliography on the Kabbalah in English (Garland Reference Library of Social Science)
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Jewish Mysticism: An Annotated Bibliography on the Kabbalah in English (Garland Reference Library of Social Science)

By Spector, Shelia A.

New York: Scholarly Title. Hardcover. 082409042X xxvi, 399 pages. Three indexes. "With the exception of folktales, this bibliography contains only non-fictional primary and secondary sources. Folktales, especially those of the Hasidim, are included, of course, because they are considered by believers to be true, and because, in many cases, they constitute the best primary sources available." - Introduction. Few library markings. Moderate wear to publisher's blue cloth. Binding tight. A sound copy. . Good. 1984. First Edition.

$250.00

Henry David Thoreau: A Reference Guide, 1835-1899 (Reference Publication in Literature)
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Henry David Thoreau: A Reference Guide, 1835-1899 (Reference Publication in Literature)

By Borst, Raymond R.

Boston: G K Hall. Hardcover. 081618822X xiv, 147 pages. Index. "Carries the writings about Henry David Thoreau from the first discovered notice of his name in public print through to the last day of the nineteenth century." - Preface. Former library copy with usual markings and moderate wear to publisher's maroon cloth. Binding tight. A sound copy of this informative reference. . Good. 1987. First Edition.

$79.95

MILITARY IN IMPERIAL HISTORY (Military history bibliographies)
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MILITARY IN IMPERIAL HISTORY (Military history bibliographies)

By Heggoy

New York: Scholarly Title. Hardcover. 0824090608 xix, 302 pages. Index. Chronology of selected events in French Imperial History. A bibliography on the French Military Overseas. Includes many hundreds of items categorized geographically. Former library copy with usual markings and somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this very informative reference. . Fair. 1984. First Edition.

$179.95

Over the Top!: The Canadian Infantry in the First World War
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Over the Top!: The Canadian Infantry in the First World War

By Meek, John F.

Orangeville, ON, Canada: Self-Published (Van Coillie, Dries). Hardcover. B003XS5EJI Signed, without inscription, by author upon title page. Hand-numbered copy #34 of 1,000. [8], 188 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. Printed upon glossy stock. "Illustrates the infantry badges of the Canadian Expeditionary Force of 1914-1919, backed by short sketches of the battalions they represented. Not only a unique reference work for the serious badge collector, but will also serve those who would begin a study of the Canadian Units that made the name of Canada second to none on the bloody battlefields of Flanders a half century ago." - John C. Newlands, Librarian/Curator - Royal Canadian Military Institute. "The format is simple, precise and packed with information of the type the reader wants. The photography is excellent and the text complete and easy to digest. Will become a standard reference book from this time on, and deservedly so." - Edward Denby, The "Musket and Doubloon", Antique Arms Dealer, Toronto. Bookplate of prior owner inside front board, otherwise contents clean, bright and unmarked. Light wear to decorated green cloth-covered boards. Binding tight. A high-quality copy of this essential reference. COOKE (3E) p.196. . Very Good. 1971. First Printing.

$1750.00

Treatise of Fortifications
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Treatise of Fortifications

By Muller, John

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service. Hardcover. B00LCILQO8 #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1746 first edition specially reprinted in 1968. xvi, 232 pages. Thirty-four black and white illustrations. "With remarks on the constructions of the most celebrated authors, particularly of Marshal de Vauban and Baron Coehorn, in which the perfection and imperfection of their several works are considered. For use of the Royal Academy of Artillery at Woolwich." - subtitle. "Designed to trace the history of modern fortification. Includes commentaries on the work of French, German, English and other contemporaries. Almost every fort built in America was designed on the theories contained in this book." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Fine. 1968. Limited Edition.

$199.95

American Orders and Societies and Their Decorations
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American Orders and Societies and Their Decorations

By Hood, Jennings; Young, Charles J.

London: Imprint unknown. Hardcover. 0948130938 107 pages. Index. Color plates. 1991 facsimile reprint of the 1917 first edition. "The Objects of the Military and Naval Orders, Commemorative and Patriotic Societies of the United States and the Requirements for Membership therein." - subtitle. Armorial bookplate upon recto of color-illustrated frontispiece otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear to gilt-decorated navy blue boards. Binding tight. No dust jacket, presumably as issued. An excellent copy. . Fine. 1991. Facsimile Reprint.

$99.95

Instructions for the Formation and Exercise of Volunteer Sharp-shooters (Limited Edition Military)
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Instructions for the Formation and Exercise of Volunteer Sharp-shooters (Limited Edition Military)

By Barber, Capt.

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service. Hardcover. B0007JDJJ8 #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1759 first edition specially reprinted in 1968. viii, 126, 4 [plates] pages. First issued just as the rifle began to play an important part in military thinking. "Contains detailed instructions on the use and handling of the rifle; the bugle call for riflemen and tactics." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Fine. 1968. Limited Edition.

$199.95

Inglis-Browning Hi-power Pistol
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Inglis-Browning Hi-power Pistol

By Stevens, R. Blake

Ottawa: Imprint unknown. Paperback. 0919316158 28 pages. Many excellent photos and diagrams. "John Moses Browning was one of the world's foremost inventors of small arms. At the time of his death in 1926, he was working on a new pistol design for the French ministry of war. It was adopted by the Belgian government as the Model 1935 FN 'Hi-Power' pistol. It is described as a locked-breech, recoil operated semi-automatic pistol, magazine fed, with a capacity of 13 cartridges." - page 1. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this informative reference. . Good. 1979. Reprint.

$99.95

Records and badges of the British Army,
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Records and badges of the British Army,

By Chichester, Henry Manners

London: Muller. Hardcover. 0584109032 xv, 942 pages. Twenty-four colour plates. Two hundred and forty illustrations in the text. Facsimile reprint of the 1900 revised edition entitled "The Records and Badges of Every Regiment and Corps in the British Army." Armorial bookplate upon title page otherwise unmarked with average wear. Appears to have been issued without dust jacket. Binding intact. A sound copy of this excellent reference. . Good. 1970. Facsimile Reprint.

$149.95

A Course of Artillery at the Royal Military Academy as Established By His Grace The Duke of Richmond Master General of His Majesty's Ordnance - Limited Edition Military Series
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A Course of Artillery at the Royal Military Academy as Established By His Grace The Duke of Richmond Master General of His Majesty's Ordnance - Limited Edition Military Series

By Rudyerd, Charles William

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service. Hardcover. #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1793 first edition specially reprinted in 1970. vii-xvi, 57 [plates], [3 index] pages. Many plates fold out. Larger folded versions of plates 37 and 50 stored in pocket inside back board. "The notebook which is reproduced here provides information on the artillery of the mid to late 18th century and was compiled by Charles William Rudyerd. His notebook consisted of two or perhaps three parts. The second part, which is reproduced here, consists of 57 plates on artillery which were drawn between 1791 and 1793. The fine draftsmanship in the pen and ink work is superb while the water colours show the highest skill." - xv-xvi. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Fine. 1970. Limited Edition.

$250.00

A bibliography of Canadian fiction (English) (Victoria University Library. Publication)
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A bibliography of Canadian fiction (English) (Victoria University Library. Publication)

By Horning, Lewis Emerson

Toronto: Printed for the Library by W. Briggs. Paperback. B00085L0LA 82 pages. Chips from covers. Recent tape repair to spine. Contents clean and unmarked. A worthy copy of this informative vintage reference. From a limited printing of 200 copies. . Fair. 1904. First Edition.

$99.95

MacPhee clan of Alberta: 1888-1983
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MacPhee clan of Alberta: 1888-1983

By MacPhee, Barbara Redd

Canada: B.R. MacPhee]. Paperback. B0007115A6 199 pages. Eight page Index of names. List of pioneers by date of arrival and location in Alberta. "We celebrate the adventures, problems and accomplishments of our people, and include a genealogical record of each branch of the Clan in Alberta." - Preface. Prior owner's details handwritten upon title page, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Binding intact. A sound copy of this very informative genealogical reference. . Good. 1983. First Edition.

$395.00

All time catalogue of interurban and street railway books and bulletins;: North American edition
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All time catalogue of interurban and street railway books and bulletins;: North American edition

By Radway, Raymond F

Detroit, MI, U.S.A.. Plastic Comb. B0006BZU3A 63 pages. "A catalogue of all English language history books published on Interurbans, Street Railways, and Rapid Transit Systems in the United States and Canada." - Foreword. Listings are separated by state/province. For each book listed as many as ten details are provided: title, author, publisher, year of publication, number of copies printed, number of pages, type of cover, original price, current price, comments on the book. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy of this informative bibliography. . Good. 1971. North American Edition.

$129.95

The Gunsmiths of Canada - A Checklist of Tradesmen: Historical Arms Series No. 14 [Fourteen]
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The Gunsmiths of Canada - A Checklist of Tradesmen: Historical Arms Series No. 14 [Fourteen]

By Gooding, S. James

Ottawa: Museum Restoration Service. Paperback. 091931614X 36 pages. Bibliography. Contains 28 pages of listings which include name, location and years when production took place. "It is hoped that this little booklet will fill a need. That it will rest in the glove compartment or folded in the breast pocket, to be used when it is needed most - just before buying what may be a Canadian made rifle." - page 4. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound copy of this excellent reference. . Good. 1974. First Edition.

$49.95

A Treatise of Artillery: Or, of the Arms and Machines Used in War Since the Invention of Gunpowder. Being the First Part of Le Blond's Elements
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A Treatise of Artillery: Or, of the Arms and Machines Used in War Since the Invention of Gunpowder. Being the First Part of Le Blond's Elements

By LeBlond, Guillaume.

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service, 1970.. Hardcover. B00AKONYYK #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1746 first edition specially reprinted in 1970. [10], 118, 15 [plates] pages. "Being the first part of Le Blond's Elements of War - written in French by that eminent mathematician, for the use of Lewis Charles of Lorraine, Count de Brionne, and published for the introduction of the young gentlemen in the armies of France." - subtitle. "Was a standard reference on the continent. Covers much the same field as Muller and Rudyerd in the period just prior to the French and Indian Wars." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Fine. 1970. Limited Edition.

$250.00

A Plan of Discipline for the Use of The Norfolk Militia (Limited Number Edition)
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A Plan of Discipline for the Use of The Norfolk Militia (Limited Number Edition)

By W. Windham (author)

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service. Hardcover. B009EAJGMU #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1759 first edition specially reprinted in 1969. xxxviii, [2], 60, [4], 49 [plates] pages. This work "formed the basis on which the drill of the Continental Army was prepared." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Very Good. 1969. Limited Edition.

$79.95

French military terminology, 1670-1815: A technical glossary
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French military terminology, 1670-1815: A technical glossary

By Graves, Donald E

Saint John, NB, Canada: New Brunswick Museum. Paperback. 0919326382 54 pages. "Provides a wealth of information for the militaria buff, the military historian and the professional translator. Also provides fascination information in the glossary section for the general reader who wants to learn more about the life and work of French soldiers in Canada." - back cover. Unmarked with average wear. A sound copy. . Good. 1979. First Edition.

$69.95

Tree Guide - Trees East of the Rockies
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Tree Guide - Trees East of the Rockies

By Rogers, Julia Ellen

Garden City, USA: Doubleday, Page & Company. Paperback. 265 pages. Index. Illustrated in color and black and white from photographs. Reprint of the 1914 first edition. Oblong 3.25" x 5.5". Unmarked with somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A worthy copy of this informative vintage pocket-sized guide. . Fair. 1916. Reprint.

$99.95

An Universal Military Dictionary, or a Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms &c. Used in the Equipment, MacHinery, Movements, and Military Operations of an Army
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An Universal Military Dictionary, or a Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms &c. Used in the Equipment, MacHinery, Movements, and Military Operations of an Army

By Smith, Capt. George

Ottawa, Canada: Museum Restoration Service. Hardcover. B001EH7YLG #350 of 700 facsimile copies of the 1779 first edition specially reprinted in 1969. xvii, 329 pages. Sixteen foldout plates. Numerous tables and charts. "The first comprehensive military dictionary to be printed in English while author was Inspector of the Royal Military Academy at Woolwich. The most important 18th century book on terminology that exists today." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper, otherwise book clean and bright with moderate wear. Back hinge starting. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. . Good. 1969. Limited Edition.

$199.95

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