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Image for The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 160, September (Sept.) 11, 1917

The Times History and Encyclopaedia of the War - Part 160, September (Sept.) 11, 1917

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A0917

Condition: Good


Dozens of great black and white photos. Cover air photo of the German Submarine Base at Ostend. Theme of this issue: The Use of the Aircraft. Contents include: pre-war expectations of the Royal Flying Circus; The Royal Naval Air Service; Machines and Engines in Possession of the R.F.C. in August, 1914; how output was increased; the aerial preparedness of Belgium, of France, and of Germany; The Albatros; The Fokker; The Aviatik and other German Machines; German Engines; French and Italian Aeroplaines and Engines; Work of the R.F.C.; Reconnaissance Artillery 'spotting'; anti-aircraft guns; lo... View more info

Image for The Times History of the War, Part 8 (Eight), October (Oct.) 13, 1914 : Field Marshal Earl Kitchener Cover Portrait

The Times History of the War, Part 8 (Eight), October (Oct.) 13, 1914 : Field Marshal Earl Kitchener Cover Portrait

By: Correspondents of The Times

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Times Publishing Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 662G3071

Condition: Fair


Pages 281-320. Chapters include "Lord Kitchener" and "The German Invasion of Luxemburg and Belgium". Photos include: Lord Roberts, Lord Wolseley, Hubert I.W. Hamilton, Earl Kitchener, Sir Evelyn Wood, Lord Charles Beresford, Sir F.R. Wingate, The Earl of Cromer, George W. Steevens, Sir Percy Girouard, Lord Grenfell, General De Wet, General Cronje, Lord Kitchener in Japan, Grand Duchess Marie Adelaide of Luxemburg, M. Eyschen, Belgian soldiers sniping from a bridge. Also included are an illustration of Gordon's last stand at Khartum, January 26, 1885, a one-page map illustrat... View more info

Image for The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, October 6th, 1915 - The Sham Peace Societies/The Future of the Submarine, By Aleister Crowley/The War of 1920 (continued)

The Fatherland - Fair Play for Germany and Austria-Hungary, October 6th, 1915 - The Sham Peace Societies/The Future of the Submarine, By Aleister Crowley/The War of 1920 (continued)

By: Crowley, Aleister; Viereck, George Sylvester: Editor

Price: $799.95

Publisher: New York, The International Monthly: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 556G0156

Condition: Good


Pages 145-164 (20 pages in this issue). Features: Why the Money Trust Wants War - The Sham Peace Societies - Part VII, by Charles A. Collman; Germany's Relation to Russia and to England, by Rudolph Eucken; The "Saturday Evening Post" Grows Vicous - this publication has grown vicously anti-German after beginning the war neutral - in fact they published a series of articles by Irwin S. Cobb - a linkage is made to the increase in advertising by munition factories in that publication; The Future of the Submarine, by Aleister Crowley; Notable American Hyphenates - a list of Americans pushi... 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 and defeats testifies to the strength of character and the tactical brilliance of the Corps Commander, Canada's greatest sol... View more info

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Tug of War: The Allied Victory That Opened Antwerp

By: Denis W. Whitaker; Shelagh Whitaker; Denis Whitaker

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Canada, Stoddart Pub: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 118C9512

ISBN: 0773732268

Condition: Fine


0773732268 470 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Author interviewed 150 men who fought alongside him on the Dutch polders. Their revelations are frank and disturbing... This important true story of nineteen- and twenty-year-old soldiers, many of whom died misereably on the sodden polders of Zeeland, deserves to be read again and again." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Gift quality. View more info

Image for Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, September (Sept.) 28, 1957 - Herbert Norman / Seven Sets of Twins!/ Joseph Tucker / John Pratt M.P.

Maclean's - Canada's National Magazine, September (Sept.) 28, 1957 - Herbert Norman / Seven Sets of Twins!/ Joseph Tucker / John Pratt M.P.

By: Earl, Marj.; Ferry, Antony; Katz, S.; Allen, R.T.; Bodsworth, F.; Johnstone, K.; Schull, J.; Berrill, N.J.; Henry, Ann M.; Et al

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean Hunter: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4715

Condition: Good


112 pages. Features: Cover illustration of Red-Shafted Flicker by Fenwick Lansdowne; Colour ad for International Trucks inside front cover; Classy one-page colour ad for James Richardson & Sons celebrates their 100th anniversary; Half-page colour ad for GE electric blankets; "We don't have to put up with rock 'n' roll"; Beverley Baxter column talks about Lord Altrincham; Nice one-page colour ad for RCA Victor hi-fi products; Joseph Tucker's Triumphant Retreat from the Twentieth Century - he lives in the log cabin he built in Kuroki, Saskatchewan 46 years ago - great photo-illustrated ... View more info

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Campaign of 1815: Or, a Narrative of the Military Operations Which Took Place in France and Belgium During the Hundred Days

By: Gourgaud, Gaspard

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Ken Trotman Ltd: 1982

Edition: Numbered Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 517H3643

ISBN: 0853685665

Condition: Good


0853685665 Hand-numbered 123 of 200. xii, 234 pages. Reprint of the 1818 first edition. Fold-out map of the principal theatre of the war at title page. Two fold-out tables. Light wear and external soiling. Contents clean, bright and unmarked. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Cockpit of Europe: Guide to the Battlefields of Belgium and France

Cockpit of Europe: Guide to the Battlefields of Belgium and France

By: Green, Howard

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, David & Charles Publishers plc: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 138A7811

ISBN: 0715370065

Condition: Fair


0715370065 144 pages. Index. Maps. "Enables the enthusiast to live through the battles as they were experienced by the soldiers at the time." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Binding intact. Usual library markings. View more info

Image for Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, April 14, 1947: Cover Photo of Baseball Umpire Cal Hubbard / Passing of Henry Ford

Newsweek - The Magazine of News Significance, April 14, 1947: Cover Photo of Baseball Umpire Cal Hubbard / Passing of Henry Ford

By: Hazlitt, Henry; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, Weekly Publications: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G3313

Condition: Fair


108 pages. Features: Nice color Nash car ad inside front cover; Very nice color ad for Ford Trucks features Mr. Brice Woody, Manager of the Gillespie Ranch of Tishomingo, Oklahoma; National Dairy Products Corp. ad features young boy posing like The Massive Massimo, whose illustration appears on the wall behind him; Texaco ad for their Havoline motor oil features colour illustration of bowler; Photo of 6'-9" basketball player Harry Boykoff; Nice color ad for red Dodge convertible; Interesting stylized color art ad for the state of Idaho/Container Corp. of America; Boeing ad features photo ... View more info

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German Atrocities: Their Nature and Philosophy

By: Hillis, Newell Dwight

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5061

Condition: Good


160 pages plus several pages of black and white photographic plates with supporting text. Studies in Belgium and France during July and August of 1917. Chapters include: German Atrocities, Their Nature and Philosophy; The Pan-German Empire Scheme, for Which Germany Lost Her Soul; What the United States and Her Allies are Fighting For; Astounding Claims and Records from German Sources; Illustrations Portraying German Atrocities. Average wear and soiling. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 2, No. 3, November 8th - 14th, 1939

Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 2, No. 3, November 8th - 14th, 1939

By: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432C7859

Condition: Good


40 pages. Circa 1940s. 81 black and white photos and illustrations. Printed on glossy stock. Features: Defenders of the Maginot Line increase Defences; Royal Inspections of the Home Front; British Hospital Ship with Casualties from France; French Contraband Precautions; Decorations for Valour and Gallantry in the Field, by J.F.C. Fuller; How Britain's Postal Censors Work - great photos; Testing 15 inch Shells at an Experimental Station; Hitler Escapes Death in Munich Bomb Explosion; Centerfold naval illustration of minesweepers by Frank H. Mason; Safeguarding America's Neutrality; Happenin... View more info

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When I Was a Boy in Belgium

By: Jonckheere, Robert (Signed)

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Boston, Lothrop, Lee & Shepart Co.: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136A7705

Condition: Good


153 pages plus advertisements. Author's signature and inscription, dated 1915, upon front free endpaper. Black and white photographic plates. Moderate wear. Binding intact. Illustrated front board. A sound copy. View more info

Image for The Dearborn Independent (Magazine) - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, January (Jan.) 15, 1927 - The Negro as the Lucky Child of Destiny

The Dearborn Independent (Magazine) - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, January (Jan.) 15, 1927 - The Negro as the Lucky Child of Destiny

By: Karpinski, Louis C.; Miller, Bishop George A.; Diaz, The Rt. Rev. Pascual; Collins, Dr. Joseph; Boyer, Townsend; Asquith, Lady Cynthia; Jenks, Albert Ernest; Stearns, Myron M.; Walpole, Hugh; Calnon, William Lee

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4929

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: Belgium Tries to Get on her Feet - a 94 Million$ loan will cost her 226 Million?; What is the Matter with Mexico?; Facts, Not Words - article by the secretary of the Episcopal Committee of the Roman Catholic Church in Mexico; The Punishment of Sisyphus - is paralleled in that of a young man whose efforts get him nowhere; The Negro as the Lucky Child of Destiny; Any Mother to Any Daughter; Henry Ford's Page - what distinguishes false from true prophets; Editorials - the modern bucketeer (operator of a financial bucket shop), Cobb and Judge Landis and the baseball scandal, m... View more info

Image for The Belgian Congo and The Berlin Act

The Belgian Congo and The Berlin Act

By: Keith, Arthur Berriedale

Price: $350.00

Publisher: England, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3696

Condition: Fair


344 pages. Index. Aims to "examine in the history of the Independent State of the Congo the defects of the Berlin Act, and to indicate the amendments which must be made in that international compact if it is to serve the high purposes for which it was destined, the extension to central Africa of the benefits of civilization and freedom of trade." - Preface. Former library copy with usual markings. Sturdily rebound in tan buckram. A sound copy. View more info

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"There's a goddamn bullet for everyone ..."

By: Kelly, Arthur J

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Paris, Ontario, Tyoweronh Art and Pub. Co: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2934

ISBN: 0919033008

Condition: Very Good


0919033008 362 pages. Illustrated in black and white. "A multi-dimensional, multi-tiered portrait of the complex brutal truth about war and specifically about the experience of the Canadian infantryman in Europe during the years 1944-1945. Written in the style of the novel, it is an accurate history of the chronological movements of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry as it fought across France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. All incidents in the book are true. All characters in the book were real living men. Some of their names have been changed, most have not." - Editor's Foreword... View more info

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Weekend Magazine, 7 November 1964 (Newspaper Insert) - The Queen in Canada

By: Klyn, Doyle; Robertson, Terence

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Telegram: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 319G0727

Condition: Good


40 pages. Features: Mama Maria's Lost Airman - Bruce Dawsom Campbell was shot down over Kesselt, Belgium in 1941 - now he returns to visit Mama Rutten, the woman who helped him - major article with colour photos; Gorgeous colour fashion photos; Mrs. Peter Sellers is Britt Eklund - photos and article; Andy O'Brien makes the case that the best 6 hockey players of 1931 would beat the top 6 players of 1964 - article with photos of all 12 players, including Bobby Hull, Tim Horton, Eddie Shore, and ten others; The Queen's Royal Visit to Canada - many nice colour photos; Diplomats Talk but the Troop... View more info

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A Practical Method for Violin - Part II

By: Laoureux, Nicolas; (Translated By Th. Baker)

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, G. Schirmer: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 659C9427

Condition: Good


56 pages. Covers The Five Positions and Their Employment - Practical Study of the Demanche. Translated from the third French edition. "Adopted by the Conservatories of Brussels, Amsterdam, The Hague, Glasgow, Cologne, Aix-la-Chapelle, and the principal Academies of Belgium, Holland, Rhenish Prussia, France, South America, etc. Clean with moderate wear. Prior owner's signature and ink stamp inside front cover. Binding intact. A quality copy. Please note: we are offering part II only of this four part work. View more info

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Eric Mallett's Story - Through the German Lines with Forged Identify Papers

By: Mallett, Eric; Conway, W. Ronald: Editor [Signed]

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Conway Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13804511

Condition: Very Good


Editor's inscription atop half-title page states this is copy#2. Includes note from Editor to his daughter laid in. 78 pages. Black and white illustrations. Mallett was shot down over Belgium on May 26th, 1944. Thanks to the well-organised Belgian Maquis and their support by Allied Intelligence, he and his bomb-aimer managed to avoid capture and after many adventures eventually returned to Canada." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with light wear. View more info

Image for History of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals 1906 - 1961

History of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals 1906 - 1961

By: Moir, John S (editor)

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Corps Committee Royal Canadian Corps of Signals: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3319

ISBN: B0013K0OB6

Condition: Good


B0013K0OB6 [xii], 366 pages. Glossary. Index. Colour map endpapers. Black and white photographic plates. Diagrams. Ten appendices list various officers, appointees, those killed in action in WWII, the Korean Campaign, and with U.N. forces in the Middle East, and those who received awards in WWII, the Korean Campaign, and in peacetime since 1946. Four fold-out maps, three of which are in colour. Minor soiling and wear to blue cloth-covered boards. Contents very clean, bright and unmarked. Binding sound. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A qu... View more info

Airforce - The Magazine of the Air Force Association of Canada: Volume 21 No 1 Spring 1997

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Air Force: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23303758

Condition: Good


60 pages. Features include: Pathfinder - PFF; Mosquito Pilot - Bob Boyden; Whiskey Whiskey Papa (Welland W. Phipps - innovations in Arctic transportation; The Shadow Army - Safe House in Belgium; Dewy is Here - ATG (Air Transport Group); Cherry Blossoms in the Cockpit - North Star strikes trees in Japan; The Unknown Ally - A Mexican in the RCAF; Keeping the Rolls-Royce Merlins Flying; Lester Pearson meets the RFC; Address label on back cover. Moderate wear. Solid copy. View more info