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Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East Singal

By: ANDERSON, Scott

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Canada, Signal: 2013

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 1680


A narrative chronicle of World War I's Arab Revolt explores the pivotal roles of a small group of adventurers and low-level officers who orchestrated a secret effort to control the Middle East, demonstrating how they instigated jihad against British forces, built an elaborate intelligence ring and forged ties to gain valuable oil concessions. xii, 577pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. An almost 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. S... View more info

A Souvenir of the Great War

By: ANON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: [Britain], Naked Ruth Publishing Office:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 13052


'These papers were published separately from time to time while the War was actually in progress..'. A strong Christian connection is made to various experiences of British combatants in World War I. No date or other publication data is shown. 54pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding and bright boards. View more info

Katholieke Illustratie: 49e Jaargang [1914-15]

By: ANON

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Netherlands, 1914

Edition: Volume 49

Seller ID: 22671


One year, 52 issues, of a Dutch language, illustrated magazine. Dated from Oct. 19, 1914 to Oct. 2, 1915. 824pp, profusely illustrated. Excellent photographic coverage of the War in Europe, plus other newsworthy stories of the day. Minor damage to the first issue, rest are in very good or better condition. Binding, very stiff boards with a cloth spine, is very tight and square. View more info

The Diary of a U-boat Commander. With an introduction and explanatory notes by Etienne, and 18 illustrations ... by F.H. Mason

By: ANONYMOUS

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Australia, Mountain Waters Pty Ltd: 2012

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 052807


First published in the U. K. in 1920. This is an Australian reprint from 2012. 219pp, illustrated. No author is shown in this edition however I believethat it was Lieutenant-zu-See Karl Von Schenk of U-boat 122. A fascinating glimpse of life on the German U-boats during the intense submarine blockade, this also is a reminder there were humans involved, on both sides of the action, as readers discover the intimate thoughts and intense love of a man longing for his sweeth... View more info

Aircraft of World War I; Vol. 2 [Aircraft Archive]

By: ARGUS

Price: $13.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Motorbooks International/Argus Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049227


A detailed collection of original scale aircraft drawings. Volume 2 in the series 'Aircraft Archive'. 26 aircraft described. 95 p. ; 30 cm. bl. & wh. ill. Bright white, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Minor handling wear to laminated card wrappers. Weight, 295g. View more info

Lena Ashwell; Vintage Photo Postcard and Signed Autograph Card, C1911

By: ASHWELL, Lena

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Rotary Photographic: 1904

Seller ID: 23646


Lena Ashwell, OBE (1872 - 1957) was a British actress and acting manager, known as the first to organize large-scale entertainment for troops at the front, which she did during World War I. [see Wikipedia]. This is a Lot of Two Pieces - a Real Photo Postcard by Rotary Photo postmarked 1904, and a bold ink signature on an 'autograph card - 'Lena Ashwell'. These cards were sold with envelopes so that the signator could return them to the sender with convenience. From the ... View more info

The British Empire at War: A Pictorial Souvenir of the War By Land, Sea and Air

By: ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS

Price: $23.00

Publisher: London, Asociated Newspapers:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 23104


Collection of images with captions, showing British Military Forces in various theatres of the First World War. Excellent photographic images reproduced in photogravure. Undated, circa 1916. Unpaginated - 19pp, one full-page image per page. Interior is bright, clean and without damage. Wrappers overlap interior at edges and show moderate wear, otherwise reasonably clean. Weight, 120g. View more info

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La Madelon: Popular French Song from the First World War

By: BACK

Price: $9.00

Publisher: France, No Publication Data: c1915

Seller ID: 65206


Old postcard from the WWI-era, showibg the complete lyrics in French to the immensely popular, WWI song, `La Madelon`. Composed by Back. The color on the printed postcard appears to be hand-colored. Reverse is postally used with stamp, cancel, address and long message. The message originbated from the 4th London General Hospital, in England, and, in the message, the writer mentions that he has suffered an injury to his eyes from Gas. Size - 3.75 by 6 inches. Minor edge... View more info

A Legacy of Courage : "Calgary's Own" 137th Overseas Battalion, C. E. F.

By: BAGLEY, Fred; DUNCAN, Harvey Daniel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Canada, Plug Saint Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045377


Regimental, or Battalion history of Calgary's 137th Overseas Battalion CEF. They saw action in Europe during 1917 and 1918 during the Great War. 260 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar but has small 'nibbles' to the top edges of the front and rear panels. Scan available. Weight, 626g. View more info

The Lusitania Disaster : An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy

By: BAILEY, Thomas A.; RYAN, Paul B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Free Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 038978


A detailed account of the sensational U-boat sinking of the British passenger liner in 1915, exploring background causes and contexts, questions of cargo, conspiracy, and controversy, and the subsequent legends and stories. xv, 383 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. Interior is bright, clean and still reasonably fresh. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket does show a little edge wear to the extremities ... View more info

Armistice 1918

By: BARCLAY, Brigadier C. N

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., A. S. Barnes: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 052053


Detailed account of events surrounding the end of WWI and the Armistice. Written by a Brigadier in the British Army, a veteran of both World Wars. xviii, 155 pages illustrations, maps, portraits; 22 cm. Bright, clean interior, pages bright white. Owner's name/date to the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Flawless yellow cloth boards showing no wear. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United... View more info

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Come Back Daddy

By: BEASLEY, Marguerite Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Smith and Eborall:

Edition: Fiirst Edition

Seller ID: 047766


Sheet music for a WWI song written by a 10-year old girl from Victoria, British Columbia. She hopes for the safe return of her father from serving overseas in WWI. Undated, but 1916 from internal evidence. [8pp], synopsis, 3pp music - vocal, piano and lyrics. Clean and unmarked. Partial separation to lower part of spine. Faint vertical crease. Weight, 31g. View more info

Men and power, 1917-1918

By: BEAVERBROOK, Lord William Maxwell Aitken

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040765


Memoirs of Lord Beaverbrook covering just the years 1917 -1918 in the First World War. xlii, 447pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is complete, front is clean, with photo portrait by Karsh, but with edge wear, tiny, lost chips etc. Weight, 743g. View more info

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The Home Front, 1914-1918: How Britain Survived the Great War (Britain at War)

By: BECKETT, Ian F.W.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, The National Archives: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32326


The First World War was the first conflict to mobilize all Britain, and this new Home Front affected the lives of every man, woman and child. While George V was issued with a ration card, thousands of ordinary women took up jobs traditionally done by men. And aerial bombardment made the effects of war astonishingly real. Discover here the varied and often surprising ways in which the people of Britain lived through it all. 224 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. Bright, fresh copy, unmar... View more info

In the Side Shows

By: BENN, Captain Wedgwood

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046804


Personal, World War I memoir of Viscount William Wedgwood Benn Stansgate [1877-1960], serving with the Royal Naval Air Service during the First World War and seeing service at Gallipoli and winning the DSO and DFC. xii. 310, [1] p. front. plates, ports., maps, facsim. 22 cm. OCLC Number: 3934919. The following inscription is found on the ffep - H. B. Smith, Esq. from W. C. B. [the author??]. Rest ofinterior is clean and unmarked, minor foxing to the page edges only. Th... View more info

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They Were All Out of Step But Jim

By: BERLIN, Irving

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Waterson Berlin & Snyder: 1918

Edition: First [assumed]

Seller ID: 045730


Large format songsheet, 3 pages - music and lyrics. Front panel illustration by Barbelle of young women waving to marching troops in WWI. Inset photo of Yvette & Sarnoff. Bright, clean copy. Unmarked front panel. No separation to spine. Slight wear here and there, but better than average. Weight, 24g. View more info

Run Home and Tell Your Mother

By: BERLIN, Irving

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ted Snyder Co.: 1911

Edition: First [assumed]

Seller ID: 045731


Large format songsheet, 5 pages - music and lyrics. Front panel illustration by Frew of young woman and a policeman. Inset photo of Baby Edna Nickerson, 'the phenomenal child coon shouter'. Clean copy. Unmarked front panel. No separation to spine. Moderate, general wear here and there, mostly to edges where handled. Scan available. Weight, 36g. View more info

God Bless Our Empire [And the Lads Across the Sea]

By: BERRY, Bert and Lester

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Canada, Lester Berry: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28748


Canadian songsheet from World War I. Cover features photo likeness of singer Mdme. Lilian Davie, Canada's Sweetest Soprano. 6pp, music and lyrics. Front cover is bright and clean, no damage or marks. Interior is bright and clean and unmarked. Overprinted on back by J. J. Brown, Great War Veterans Association, Calgary. Weight, 32g. View more info

The Boys Who Fight for Freedom [They Seem Nearer Because They're Dearer]: Patriotic Song

By: BERRY, Bert and Lester

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Canada, Lester Berry: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28749


Canadian songsheet from World War I. Cover features photo likeness of Major J. McAra, President G.W.V.A.. 6pp, music and lyrics. Front cover is bright and clean, no damage or marks. Interior is bright and clean and unmarked. Overprinted on back by J. J. Brown, Great War Veterans Association, Calgary. Weight, 32g. View more info

Vimy

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1986

Edition: First Edition, second Printing

Seller ID: 051271


'Pierre Berton's finest book is more than a mighty epic of battle. It marks Vimy Ridge, far from home, as a decisive turning point in Canada's long march to nationhood'. [Bruce Hitchison]. 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm. Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is clean on the outside but with top-edge wear and ligt staining to the inside. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal ... View more info