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The Loyal Americans: The military role of the Loyalist Provincial Corps and their settlement in British North America, 1775-1784

By: ALLEN, Robert S. - Editor

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Canada, National Museums of Canada: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208


"A travelling exhibition of the Canadian War Museum in collab. with the New Brunswick Museum." Robert S. Allen, general editor ; Bernard Pothier, coordinator of the exhibition ; Victor Suthren, exhibition designer. x, 126pp, photo illustrated; index; 23 cm. Btright, clean and unmarked. Tight binding, no spine creases. No wrapper creasing. Unpacked weight, 345g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within Canada. View more info

Where Life and Death Hold Hands

By: ALLISTER, William

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039794


'On Christmas Day 1941, Hong Kong fell to the Japanese. William Allister, a young Canadian, was one of 10,000 prisoners captured that day'. 245 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean copy in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unmarked except for a gift inscription to the ffep. Otherwise, looks almost as new'. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging... View more info

Current Affairs No. 77: The Japanese Way

By: ARMY, U. S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Army Bureau of Current Affairs: 1944

Edition: Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 30057


Canadian printing, November 1944. To orientate Allied troops to the Japanese people and culture as the Allies intensify their actions in the Pacific theatre. 16pp. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Staples somewhat rusty, otherwise near mint. Weight, 20g. 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 Canadian Gunner; Vol. 5, December, 1969

By: BAKER, LCol D. R. - Editor

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Shilo, MB, Canadian Forces School of Artillery: 1969

Edition: Fifth Annual Edition

Seller ID: 039745


Fifth issue of an Annual produced by and for the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery. Past and present history, photo illustrated, rolls, advertising. 121pp.Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square, glued binding. Slight age-soil to exterior. Weight, 438g. View more info

Juno : Canadians at D-Day June 6, 1944

By: BARRIS, Ted

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Thomas Allen & Son, Limited: 2004

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 20738


'The remarkable story of the Canadian experience on D-Day, the day Canada became a nation'. 311pp, photo illustrated, maps, endpaper maps. Appears, 'as new' except for an old owner's signature to the top edge of the front endpaper. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 630g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size ... View more info

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Juno: Canadians at D-Day, June 6, 1944

By: BARRIS, Theodore; KEEGAN, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen Publishers: 2004

Edition: First Edition, third Printing

Seller ID: 036343


A detailed account of the part played by Canadians on D-Day, June 6, 1944. 311pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, about 'as new'. Weight, 640g. View more info

100 Years: The Royal Canadian Regiment 1883-1983

By: BELL, Ken and STACEY, C. P.

Price: $17.00

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

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: 21787


100 year history of the RCR's, the Royal Canadian Regiment, Canada's senior regular infantry regiment. Signed by both authors on the title page. 184pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Minor shelf-wear to bottom edge. Dustjacket is bright and glossy but with a litttle edge wear. Attractive copy. Weight, 1.01kg. View more info

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Maple Leaf Against the Axis: Canada's Second World War

By: BERCUSON, David J.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: USA, Red Deer Press: 2004

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 047082


A one-volume history of the Canadian Forces' action during the Second World War. 316pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy, about 'as new'. View more info

Fighting Canadians: Our Regimental History from New France to Afghanistan

By: BERCUSON, David J.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Canada, Harpercollins Canada: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1681


History of Canada's Regiments throughout its history. xiii, 386 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding showing no wear. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 687g. 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

Malta Spitfire: The Buzz Beurling Story Canada's World War II Daredevil Pilot

By: BEURLING, George F.; ROBERTS, Leslie

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Oxford U.P.: 1943

Edition: Second Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 042959


Biography of the leading Canadian Fighter pilot Ace from WWII - Buzz Beurling. Foreword by Air Vice Marshall W. A. Bishop. Introduction by Leslie Roberts. Illustrated by Clayton Knight. Originally published: New York : Farrar and Rinehart, 1943. This is the first Canadian edition. xiv, 235pp, illustrated, illustrated endpapers. 21 cm. Red cloth with gilt aircraft ro the front board. Bright, clean interior. Gift inscription to the front blank endpaper and a bookplate to... View more info

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FM159 : the Lucky Lancaster

By: BIRRELL, Dave

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nanton, AB, Nanton Lancaster Society: 2006

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 23756


An account of a rare, surviving Lancaster Bomber from WWII and service with the RCAF, now at home in Nanton, Alberta. 60 p. : ill., ports ; 21 cm. Bright, clean copy. Tiny gift inscription to the ffep, otherwise unmarked and appearing 'as new'. Weight, 104g. Lettermailable if applicable. View more info

Salute! Canada's Great Military Leaders from Brock to Dextraze

By: BISHOP, Arthur

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1997

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 043990


Brief biographies of Canada's Military leaders throughout her history. OCLC Number: 41754770. Description: xiii, 264 p. : ill ; 24 cm. Hardcover with unclipped dustjacket. New condition. Weight, 601g. View more info

True Canadian Battles That Forged Our Nation

By: BISHOP, William Arthur

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Canada, Prospero Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 33470


'Walks through main battles Canada fought from inception to korea. Canada seems to have often punched above its weight and made a good reputation out of it. Worthy read for Canadians'. Originally published: Toronto : McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1996, under title: 'Canada's Glory'. xxvi, 309 pages : maps ; 23 cm. A 'mint' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked, 'as new'. Weight, 468g. View more info

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The Guns of Victory; a Soldier's Eye View, Belgium, Holland, and Germany, 1944-45

By: BLACKBURN, George G.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Printing Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 040202


Companion volume [2nd] to 'The Guns of Normandy'. This trade paper volume details the Canadians' Liberation of Holland in WWII. Thick 8vo, 506pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean copy still quite fresh. Previous owner's suignature to the inside of the front wrapper otherwise unmarked. Light spine creases. Glossy, unmarked wrappers. Weight, 740g.. View more info

The Patrician: 1981, Volume XXXIII

By: BLOOM, Major H. S. - Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Calgary, AB, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry: 1981

Edition: Vol. XXXIII

Seller ID: 039308


Volume XXXII of the Patrician, the Regimental Journal of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. 92pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound, tight, stapled binding. Light handling creases to card wrappers. Weight, 225g. View more info

Histoire Du Royal 22e Regiment

By: BOISSONNAULT, Charles-Marie

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Quebec, Editions du Pelican: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 27583


Regimental history of Canada's Royal 22e Regiment. French language text. Inscribed on the half-title page - 'Le present exemplaire est offert au Lieutenant-General G. Walsh, CBE, DSO, CD par les officiers, sous-officiers et soldats du Royal 22e regiment, and with my best wishes, Boissonnault'. 414pp, photo illustrated, folding maps, rolls. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to red cloth. Dustjacket is clean and with only very minor edge wear... View more info

Manuel De L'Etiquette Courante Parmi La Bonne Societe Canadienne-Francaise

By: BOLDUC, Evelyn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Author Published [?]: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21542


Etiquette for French-Canadians. 127pp, table de matieres. French language text. Clean copy. Some minor rippling to front edge [moisture damage?], but mild and unobtrusive. Sound binding. Weight, 240g. View more info

Canadian life-saving medals and other awards : Monograph

By: BONNINGTON, Jack

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Canada, Military Collectors' Club of Canada: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32411


Monograph on Canadian life-saving medals and other awards. Military Collectors' Club of Canada journal. 128 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Small name in ink to top margin of front wrapper, otherwise unmarked. Signs of light use. Weight, 191g. View more info