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Image for Vanguard : The Fort Garry Horse in the Second World War

Vanguard : The Fort Garry Horse in the Second World War

By: N/A

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Canada, The Fort Garry Horse Museum and Archives: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 811H0571

ISBN: B004QPFGU4

Condition: Good


B004QPFGU4 196 pages. Fold-out map. Reproductions of black and white photos. Reprint of the 1945 first edition. "The story of a regiment's spirit, presented in the hope that the tasks of peace may be shouldered with a wholheartedness worthy of the determination and teamwork which won the war." - from Introduction. Contents include: Prelude in Britain; The Atlantic Wall; Normandy Bridgehead; Break-Through; Pursuit; Fortress Boulogne; The West Scheldt; Dutch Interlude; The Siegfried Line; We March to Oldenburg. Signed by three members of the military atop first blank leaf, otherwis... View more info

We Went Where They Sent Us... and did as we were told (most of the time)

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Lantzville, BC, Canada, Oolichan Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24300243

ISBN: 0889821941

Condition: Fine


0889821941 290 pages. A book of remembrances from World War II. Illustrated. Published as a fund-raiser for the Royal Canadian Legion. Faintest wear and signs of handling. Unmarked. Superb copy. Will give cause to readers to pause and reflect. View more info

The Rcn in Transition, 1910-1985

By: N/A

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16102227

ISBN: 0774803126

Condition: Very Good


0774803126 411 pages including extensive notes, index and black and white photographic plates. Describes the life of a navy, going back to its roots in the nineteenth century and looking ahead to its prospects in the twenty-first. The Royal Canadian Navy is portrayed as a resilient institution, often starved for resources, capable of basic change, and on the brink of important new developments. Gift greetings upon front endpaper. Very light wear overall. Dust jacket in clear protective cover. Excellent copy. View more info

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The 8th [Eighth] Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) 1962-1987

By: N/A

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Canada, The 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's): 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118C9348

ISBN: B001UZ29FI

Condition: Fine


B001UZ29FI 162 pages. Illustrated endpapers. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos. Attractive gilt decoration and lettering upon blue front board. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. An excellent copy. COOKE [3] p.282. View more info

Royal Canadian Military Institute Year Book (Yearbook)1985

By: Allinson, Sidney Esq.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Royal Canadian Military Institute: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16101417

Condition: Good


52 pages in colour-illustrated covers. Features include: 75 years of Canadian Naval History; Please don't call it Star Wars!; Kindergarten Soldier; First Blood - Fish Creek, 1885; Our Year in Photos. Unmarked. Moderate wear. Solid copy. View more info

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The Regiments and Corps of The Canadian Army: Volume (Vol.) One (1 / I) of the Canadian Army List

By: Army Historical Section

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Canadian Minister of National Defence: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 665G4613

Condition: Very Good


253 pages. Index. Contents include: Explanatory Notes; Order of Precedence; Sketch Histories of the Corps of the Canadian Army; Sketch Histories of the Regiments, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps; Sketch Histories of the Regiments, Royal Canadian Infantry Corps. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Moderate peripheral tanning to endpapers. Binding tight. Handsome brilliant gilt lettering upon backstrip and front board. A quality copy of this excellent reference. View more info

Image for No Price Too High - Canadians and the Second World War: Three VHS Video Tapes Complete with Slipcase

No Price Too High - Canadians and the Second World War: Three VHS Video Tapes Complete with Slipcase

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, NP Ltd.: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814C5592

Condition: Good


Three VHS video tapes complete with slipcase. The complete 5-hour series as seen on television. 294 minutes in total consisting of 6 episodes of 49 minutes each. "More than one million people, out of just eleven million, volunteered to serve. Their achievements, overseas and at home, were remarkable... Traces Canada's role in WWII from the pre-war years through 1945... Chronicles the events of the war starting with the dedication of the Vimy Memorial in 1936 and ending with Victory in 1945. Narrated by Arthur Kent and features historian Terry Copp." - from back cover. Unmarked. ... View more info

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The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment/RHR) of Canada Senior Non-Commissioned Officers' (NCO's) Book

By: Author Not Stated; Beacon, C.W. (Foreword)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Canada, Royal Highland (RHR)/The Black Watch of Canada: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 233G1391

Condition: Very Good


206 pages. Includes list of references. Several tables and illustrations. Topics include: Infantry Corps History; RHC Historical Background; History of Customs, Traditions, Ranks and Dress; The History of RHC Customs and Traditions; Parades and Guards; Flag Etiquette; Colours, Battle Honours and Military Music; Saluting and Funerals; Miscellaneous Historical Customs; Scottish Music, Dancing, Dress and Weapons; General Military Knowledge and Customs; Mess Etiquette; Conduct of a Mess Dinner. Undated but would seem to be circa 1967 according to a reference to the new Canadian Forces uniform.... View more info

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The Science of War: Canadian Scientists and Allied Military Technology during the Second World War

By: Avery, Donald H.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3355

ISBN: 0802059961

Condition: Very Good


0802059961 406 pages. Extensive footnotes. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "Explains how and why Canada was able to play in the big leagues of military technology, particularly in the development of radar, RDX explosives, proximity fuses, chemical and biological warfare, and the atomic bomb with the outbreak of WWII." - dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Sticker remnant on back panel of dust jacket which otherwise shows light wear and is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy. View more info

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Field of Honour: The Second World War, 1939-1945

By: Bank of Montreal

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Montreal, Bank of Montreal: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3413

ISBN: B002PNL540

Condition: Good


B002PNL540 Honours the nearly fifteen hundred BMO employees, of whom eighty-four did not return, who served in the armed forces and allied services in WWII. Contents include: one-page black and white photo-portrait plus write-up of each of those killed in action; Service records of other enlistments; Women of our Staff in the Armed Services and Allied Services; Officers who were loaned to the Government; Honours. Approximately 250 pages. Average wear. Binding somewhat tender but intact. Prior owner's name and small address label inside front board. Light foxing to contents. Slipcase not... View more info

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Canada in Flanders - The Official Story of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Volume II/2/Two [Only]

By: Beaverbrook, Lord [William Maxwell Aitken]

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton Limited: 1917

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 811H4141

Condition: Fair


xx, 258 pages. Includes maps and appendix. Chapters include: The Second Division; Patrols; Trench Raids; Formation of the Third Division; St. Eloi; The Battle of Sanctuary Wood; The Counter-Attack; The Fight for Hooge; The Final Victory; Canada in Flanders. Colour armorial bookplate upon front free endpaper. Average wear to dust jacket which is preseved in Brodart. Unmarked. Somewhat above-average wear to faded red cloth-covered boards. Binding tender but intact. A worthy vintage copy. COOKE [3E] p.157, ENSER p.86, View more info

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The (RCMP) Quarterly - Royal Canadian Mounted Police: Fall 1985, Vol. 50, No. 4

By: Bentham, Supt. J.R.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, RCMP: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 114A9004

Condition: Very Good


84 pages. Features: Noble Service - John Eric Smaridge; The Early Years of Depot, Regina, Saskatchewan; 100 Years of Training - Depot Division; Military Police at War - The No. 2 Provost Company, Canadian Provost Corps in England and France 1942-1945; CSIS Badge; Jetranger (Bell Helicopter) - a Valuable Asset in Law Enforcement Operations; RCMP History Preserved in Oils; Andrew Cruickshank and the Queen of the Yukon; RCMP Depot Division Graduates; Divisional Dispatches; and more. Prior owner's name atop Table of Contents else clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

Courage at sea (Canada's military heritage)

By: Bishop, William Arthur

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16100860

ISBN: 0075516403

Condition: Fine


0075516403 191 pages including index. The concluding volume of Canada's Military Heritage trilogy compiled by Arthur Bishop. This work brings to life Canada's war heroes at sea through two World Wars as well as the Royal Canadian Navy's role in Korea. Includes black and white illustrations. Minimal wear. Clean and unmarked but for small faint pencil erasure upon front endpaper. Excellent copy. View more info

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Canadian Orders, Decorations, and Medals

By: blatherwick

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Unitrade Press: 1994

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 661H3441

ISBN: 1895909139

Condition: Very Good


1895909139 283 pages. Bibliography. Lists of Abbreviations and Prices. Many black and white photos. Full-colour ribbon chart. "The most comprehensive catalogue and handbook on Canadian orders, decorations and medals ever published." - back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. A nice copy. View more info

Image for Up the Glens : Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, 1783-1994

Up the Glens : Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders, 1783-1994

By: Boss, W ; Patterson, W J

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Canada, Old Book Store: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 828G0563

ISBN: 0969933002

Condition: Very Good


0969933002 300 pages. "Contains the entire first edition, published in 1952. Known errors have been corrected and new material on the 1st Battalion in Northwest Europe, 1944-1945, has been added. The history of the Regiment has been brought forward from 1951 to 1994." - from copyright page. Moderate wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. Light wear to book which bears minimal library markings. Binding sound. A handsome copy of this treasured reference. View more info

Image for The Fortyniner (49er), No. 95, November (Nov.) 1992 - Members Copy

The Fortyniner (49er), No. 95, November (Nov.) 1992 - Members Copy

By: Boyd, Edgar L.; Barbour, David; White, Ernie; Smith, W.D.; Et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, 49th Battalion, The Loyal Edmonton Regiment: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H1804

Condition: Very Good


72 pages. Several pages of black and white reproductions of photos, archival and recent. Features: 'The Victoria Cross', by Edgar L. Boyd; Dave Barbour's WWI War Diary; The Battle of 'Captain Ridge', by Ernie White; 'The Great Moustache Caper' by W.D. Smith; 'A Ramble Through Sicily' by Charlie Swan; Part of War Diary by Captain Les Herman; 'My Father's Speech' by Peggy McEwen; 'Recollections of Portslade' by Ralph C.B. Paulsen; 'Eastburne - 1942' by Shierlaw Burry; Several pages of Association news; Nine-page list of members, complete with their mailing addresses; Three-page list of members... View more info

The Military Problems of Canada - A Survey of Defense Policies and Strategic Conditions Past and Present

By: C.P. Stacey

Price: $119.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press/The Canadian Institute of International Affairs: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16103690

Condition: Good


184 pages including index. "At the time when I undertook to write this book, the defence policies of Canada were a matter of greater public interest than perhaps at any previous period in time of peace since the Dominion came into existence in 1867. Today, with the country involved in a new Great War and that war in a critical stage, they command still more attention. This volume is presented as a possible contribution to public information and discussion on the subject... Intended to provide an outline of the history of Canadian defence policy, with emphasis upon the most recent period... View more info

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Banshees in the Royal Canadian Navy

By: Carl Mills; RCN Bansheeites

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Canada, Banshee Publication: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4327

ISBN: 096952000X

Condition: Very Good


096952000X Signed [Carl] and inscribed to a local military museum by author upon front free endpaper. 306, [14] pages. Index of Stories. General Index. Chronology. List of Abbreviations. Printed upon glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white photos. Author "took five years to research and produce this book. As most RCN photo negatives and files had been systematically destroyed, the majority of the 550 book stories evolved from interviews and correspondence with nearly 300 Bansheeites and the photos were borrowed from many personal collections." - dus... View more info

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Canadian Antiques Collector Magazine, May/June 1974, Vol. 9 No. 3 *SPECIAL QUEBEC ISSUE*

By: Coburn, W. Newlands; et al

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Toronto, The Canadian Antiques and Fine Arts Society: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 763A9308

Condition: Good


Much text also in French. Features: Saint Gabriel House; The Preservation of Old Monteal; Traditional Sculpture; History of Painting; Conversion Through Pictures - An Aspect of Religious Painting in New France; Quebec's Traditional House; Early Furniture; Silver; Quebec Ceramics; Quebec Maple-Sugar Moulds; Stoves; From an 18th Century Table; French-Canadian Blankets; The First Quebec Glass Factory - Canada Glass Works; Some Museums of Quebec.. and Their Treasures; Military and Maritime Museum. Date hand-written upon front cover. Modest wear. Quality copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Military History, Volume 22, Number 2, Spring 2013

Canadian Military History, Volume 22, Number 2, Spring 2013

By: Copp, Terry; Fowler, Michelle; McGeer, Eric; Stewart, William

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, LCMSDS: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4571

Condition: Good


80 pages. Many reproductions of archival black and white photos. Features: First Canadian Army in France, July-September 1944; Approaches to Canadian Epitaphs of the Great War; The Unhappy History of the 5th Canadian Division in the First World War; Canadian Soldiers' Humour in the Great War; The Historical de la Grande Guerre and the Interplay of History and Memory; Lieutenant-General Robert Moncel on Wartime Leaders; and more. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info