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Image for 100 Years; The Royal Canadian Regiment 1883-1983

100 Years; The Royal Canadian Regiment 1883-1983

By: Bell, Ken and Stacey, C.P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Collier Macmillan Canada, Inc., 1983

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Original black cloth on boards. Approx 20 pp. text with the balance photos. 184 pp. View more info

3 Troop

By: Sullivan, Captain (ret.) C. Malcolm

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Saint John, N.B., Self-published, 1998

Edition: First


Original new trade paperback. A fighting unit of a Canadian (Ontario) Tank Squadron in Italy and Holland. In storage since publication. Clean and odorless. 195 pp. plus three detailed appendices. Signed by the author. View more info

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75 th Anniversary; Naval Service of Canada (A Pictorial History)

By: Cranston, Bobby

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Halifax, 75th Anniversary Publishing Co., 1985

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Blue composition on boards. No writing or damage. 164 pp. View more info

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A Brass Hat in No Man's Land

By: Crozier, Brig.- Gen. F. P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape, 1930

Edition: Reprint


Red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name and private library bookplate. Offspring of a military family recites his experiences in World War I. 254 pp. View more info

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A Checkered Life; Poetic Waifs

By: Joyce, Col. John A.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago, S.P. Rounds, Jr., 1883

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)


Original yellow cloth decorated in black in checkerboard motif on boards. Author served in 24th Kentucky Infantry during the Civil War, and was a poet of some reknown. Book is lightly soiled and worn outside, and has a thumb-sized hole through one preliminary leaf. Leaf-patterned endpapers. Interior clean and easily-readable. A Checkered Life has 300 pp. Poetic Waifs has 18 pp. View more info

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A Glossary of Terms Used in British Heraldry with a Chronological Table Illustrative of Its Rise and Progress

By: Gough, Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Heraldic Publishing Co., Inc., 1967


Original brown cloth on boards. Clear tape over spine. Library discard stamps. Otherwise clean and sound. 360 pp. with index. View more info

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A History of the Canadian Knights of Columbus; Catholic Army Huts

By: Daniel, Rev. I.J.E./ Casey, Rev. D.A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Knights of Columbus, 1922


Black cloth on boards. Front hinge cracked. No writing. This volume deals with Canadian Catholic Army Huts in WW I. Special reference is made to the first efforts at Bramshott Camp in England, where Sisters of the Cenacle Convent at Grayshott assisted the soldiers. Other Huts eventually opened across Canada as well as England. Various women's groups assisted in caring for the men. 214 pp. plus foldout chart of hospital donations. Note: We have listed War Services of Cana... View more info

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A History of the Civil War in the United States 1861-5

By: Wood, W. Birkbeck and Edmonds, Lieut.-Colonel J.E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co., 1908

Edition: Second Edition


Original red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Limited marginalia and underlining. Well-bound, although the 13 maps at the end have been cut out and are present as laid in. In addition to these 13 loose maps, there are bound-in plans of all the major battle sites, from Bull Run to Five Forks, which number 11. 538 pp. of text, plus index. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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A Naval Digression; The Story of a Ship's Company

By: G.F. (Gordon Franklin)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs, 1916


Original blue cloth on boards. No information found on the author, but it is known he co-authored a book with Alan Franklin on the ship, Prince of Wales, and in 1920 issued Another Naval Digression, apparently similar to this one. "Impressions of life in a battle cruiser during the opening months of the War." Lighthearted historical fiction. General wear, tanning. 247 pp. View more info

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A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons / Military Antiquities Respecting a History of the English Army From the Conquest to the Present Time: A New Edition with Material Additions and Improvements

By: Grose, Francis

Price: $975.00

Publisher: Piccadilly, I. Stockdale, 1812

Edition: New Edition


Original heavy grey paper boards backed (rebacked) in black leather. Original brown leather spine labels. Two-volume set. Patterned endpapers and marbled edges. Volume II hinge cracked at title, with title page nearly separated. Otherwise solidly bound and holding together well. The author served in the Cavalry, Infantry, and Militia. This edition is an improvement over the first ( which was lacking in chronological order ) by being divided and arranged into chapt... View more info

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Admiralty Manual of Seamanship B.R. 67(3), Vol. III

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Ministry of Defence, 1983

Edition: Third Edition


Blue cloth on boards. Superseding BR 67(3) dated 1964. Intended mainly for officers. Arranged in the same four parts as Vol. I and III. 534 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info

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Admiralty Manual of Seamanship, Vol. II, B.R. 67(2)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ministry of Defence, 1981

Edition: Superseding BR 67(2) Dated 1967


Blue cloth on boards. Intended for ratings seeking advancement and junior officers. Arranged in four parts: Ship Knowledge and Safety; Seamanship; Ship Organisation; and Shiphandling and Navigation. Stamp of Fleet School HFX. No writing or damage. Heavy book will need extra postage.746 PP. View more info

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Aerial Firepower

By: Peacock, Lindsay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Salamander,


Original grey paper over boards, with pictorial DJ. Due to its weight, text block has pulled away from spine some time ago. The ensuing repair left the text block flush with covers at bottom edge. 158 pp. View more info

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America at War

By: Osborne, Professor W.F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Musson Book Company, Limited, 1917


Original dark green cloth with gilt lettering on boards. Foggy spots on cover. Three leaves wrinkled, but easily readable. No writing. A Special Correspondent's report on America's preparation to enter the war. 196 pp. View more info

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Annals of a Fortress

By: Viollet-Le-Duc, E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, James R. Osgood and Company, 1876

Edition: First American Edition


Deep violet cloth on beveled boards with gilt panel. Translated by Benjamin Bucknell, Architect. The best capsule description of this interesting work comes from Jay Worthington in Cabinet Magazine: "Writing in 1874, in the immediate aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War, Viollet-Le-Duc approached his subject by imagining the history of an invented Burgundian hilltop town....The book's plans and drawings... provide an excellent capsule history of the evolving state ... View more info