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Image for The Illustrated London News (ILN), December 27, 1952 - Cover Photo of the First Portrait of the Moon By the World's Largest Telescope at the Palomar Observatory

The Illustrated London News (ILN), December 27, 1952 - Cover Photo of the First Portrait of the Moon By the World's Largest Telescope at the Palomar Observatory

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril;

Price: $199.95

Publisher: England, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2790

Condition: Good


Pages 1057-1092. Features: Colour ad inside front cover by Dunlop Rubber features illustration of St. Mary's Cathedral in Iona; Five photos of the moon and planets from the Palomar Observatory; Nice one-page photo portrait of Admiral Lord Mountbatten; Six photos of the Circus at Olympia - with the Queen and Prince Phillip present; The Private papers of Douglas Haig, 1914-1919; Photos of Lake Eyre's transformation from desert to lake to desert; A Canadian Fighter Wing fo... View more info

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Sir Arthur Currie: A Biography

By: Daniel G. Dancocks

Price: $179.95

Publisher: Canada, Methuen: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2040

ISBN: 0458995606

Condition: Fair


0458995606 ix, [1], 332 pages. Bibliography. Footnotes. Index. Several maps and reproductions of black and white photos. "The battle for British and world recognition of Canadian independence was fought on the plains of Belgium and France, bought with the blood of almost sixty thousand men and won in the end by the unparalleled achievements of the crack Canadian Corps. That these troops could go from victory to victory in a war best remembered for its bloodshed... View more info

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History of the Canadian Grenadier Guards 1760-1964

By: Duguid, Colonel A. Fortescue

Price: $349.95

Publisher: Montreal, Self-Published: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A2158

Condition: Fair


520 pages. Dozens of fold-out maps. Black and white photos. "Tells faithfully of the splendid services which the men of the Regiment have rendered to Canada and to mankind over a period of two centuries. Their deeds of valour, their acts of devotion and sacrifice, their struggles for unity, are the firm foundation on which our country stands strong and free." - Frederick Ross Phelan, Major General (Retired). Chapters include: In Defense 1760-1814; Militiamen... View more info

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On Waactive Service

By: Hay, Marjorie

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Great Britain, The Plymouth Press: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G3642

Condition: Fair


216 pages. "Deals with life in Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps as one very ordinary member found it whilst serving with the British Armies in France during the years 1917-18." - from Foreword. Prior owner's ink stamp atop first blank leaf. Somewhat above-average wear. Some spine slant. View more info

Image for Art and War: Canadian War Memorials - A Selection of the Works Executed for the Canadian War Memorials Fund to Form a Record of Canada's Part in the Great War and a Memorial to Those Canadians Who Have Made the Great Sacrifice

Art and War: Canadian War Memorials - A Selection of the Works Executed for the Canadian War Memorials Fund to Form a Record of Canada's Part in the Great War and a Memorial to Those Canadians Who Have Made the Great Sacrifice

By: Konody, P.G.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Canadian War Records Office/Colour Ltd.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247G1239

Condition: Fair


Approximately 120 pages. Undated but appears to be circa 1919. Presents forty-eight attractive colour plates (suitable for framing) accompanied by details of their artists and the scenes/personalities portrayed. Eight black and white plates at back. Prior owner's handwritten name and date atop front free endpaper and title page. Hinges starting. One inch opening mid-backstrip. Moisture-induced rippling to eight black and white plates at back. Takes readers on a w... View more info

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The Medical Services: Official History of the Canadian Forces in the Great War 1914-19 (1919)

By: MacPhail, Sir Andrew

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Minister of National Defense / Government of Canada: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 243H3020

Condition: Fair


viii, [2], 428 pages. Index. Fold-out map. Chapters include: Preparation for War; The First Contingent; The 2nd Division; The First Winter 1915-1916; The Field Ambulance; The Salient to the Somme; The Somme / Vimy Ridge / Passchendaele; The Surgery of the Front; Development of the Service in the Field; The Year of Controversy - 1916; Reorganization 1917; Establishment at the Base and on the Lines of Communication; The Ancillar Services; Diseases of War; Special Organs... View more info

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

By: Meek, John F.

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Orangeville, ON, Canada, Self-Published (Van Coillie, Dries): 1971

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 811H3830

ISBN: B003XS5EJI

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

Silent Battle: Canadian Prisoners of War in Germany 1914 - 1919

By: Morton, Desmond

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Lester Pub: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16102499

ISBN: 1895555175

Condition: Fine


1895555175 218 pages including index, bibliography, notes and black and white photographic plates. A penetrating look at the hidden history of Canadian prisoners during the First World War. Probes their fate and their pain, and follows their own private physical and psychological battles against hopelessness and desperation. Book clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Dust jacket price-clipped with light wear. Very nice copy. View more info

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The War Illustrated, No. 233 - 1 February 1919

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813A1782

Condition: Fair


Demobilisation - Cover illustration of a faithful charger being sold while its British officer looks on. Illustration of Woodrow Wilson, President Poincare, and Mr. Lloyd George at the opening of the Peace Conference. Photo: French Arms Beyond the Rhine. Illustrations of 'Prussia's Arrogance in 1871'. Air Trips to Paris and Back in Four Hours - 4 photos of 'Airco' machines. British keep guard on the Bridge at Cologne - 4 great photos. "To the Rhine!" - Retr... View more info

Image for The Great War Magazine - Part 255 - 5 July 1919 *Records of the English Regiments in the War*

The Great War Magazine - Part 255 - 5 July 1919 *Records of the English Regiments in the War*

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $139.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432A1951

Condition: Fair


Please note: Coloured map not included. Cover portrait of the London Scottish marching past Crimea Memorial on arrival home. Chapter CCCII - Records on the Regiments, II - English 1914-15, with photos. Great centerfold photos. First portion of Chapter CCCIII - Records of the Regiments: III. English, 1916-18. Many great photos. Above-average wear and soiling. Staples disintegrated. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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The Great War Magazine: Part 260, 9 August, 1919

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $139.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432A2105

Condition: Good


Dozens of great black and white photos. Features: Cover photo of the Prince of Wales presenting colours to Canadians; Conclusion of Chapter CCCIX - Wonders of Wireless in the War; Chapter CCCX - The Empire and the War - Progress of the Overseas Dominions and India, 1914-18; photo of Princess Patricia decorating Canadian colours and inspecting the P.P.C.L.I.; Great centerfold photo of Anzac Day in London, 25 April, 1919 - Australian Cavalry marching down Fleet St.; Photo... View more info

Image for Aircraft Illustrated Extra (Magazine): No.1 Through No. 8, Privately Hardbound in One Volume

Aircraft Illustrated Extra (Magazine): No.1 Through No. 8, Privately Hardbound in One Volume

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $199.95

Publisher: UK, Ian Allan Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 759A4825

Condition: Very Good


Features: German jets over England; Fiat CR42 BT 474; London-Nachtflieger; The Dark Years; The Battle of Britain Film; Home Defence 1914-1918; Hit and Run; A Mysterious 'Emil'; Flying the dreaded Stuka; Palm Sunday Massacre; Eschwege - eagle of the Aegean; Malta - Mediterranean Bastion; Suez, 1956; 'Z' Force, 1919; photo feature; Woodcock and Fury - Hawker's first and last biplane fighters; Calshot - cradle of British marine aviation; Memories of the Hawker Horlsey; Bri... View more info

Image for Umty-iddy-umty: The story of a Canadian signaller in the First World War

Umty-iddy-umty: The story of a Canadian signaller in the First World War

By: Ogilvie, William G

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3542

ISBN: 0919822479

Condition: Fair


0919822479 59 pages. Black and white reproductions of archival photos. Author relates his experience as a signaller in the 21st Battery C.F.A., 4th Div. C. E. F. from 1916-1919 during WWI. He went to France in the summer of 1917 and saw action at Passchendaele and the major battles of 1918. Armorial bookplate upon half-title page otherwise unmarked with somewhat above-average external wear. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy. Lengel 251, Cooke (2) p.140. View more info