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Discovering the Deep Places

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Canada, The Canadian Baptist: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45407472

ISBN: 0969035918

Condition: Good


0969035918 85 pages. "Today I yearn for myself and others, that without the threat of imminent warfare or the fear of a knock on our doors in the middle of the night, we may yet realize that God has a great purpose for our lives, regardless of who or where we are, that we should be credible witnesses to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. This is what many of us are dismally failing to do." - from the Preface. Heartfelt personal reflections of the author, who served as President of the Baptist Federation of Canada from 1956 to 1959, then accepted the call of First Baptist Church, Calgary, ... View more info

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Counterfeit Ark: Crisis Relocation for Nuclear War

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, HarperCollins Distribution Services: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432A9836

ISBN: 0884109410

Condition: Good


0884109410 337 pages. Notes. Index. "A penetrating look at our government's presumptions about civil defense." - from back cover. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Quality copy. View more info

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The Children's Story of the War (WWI), No. 17 (Seventeen)

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 553H2903

Condition: Good


Pages 65-128. Numerous black and white illustrations and maps. Recommended for use in the public school libraries of British Columbia. Chapters include: Winter fighting in Champagne, the Argonne, and the Vosges; The Submarine Blockade Begins; The Sinking of the "Lusitania"; Stories of Submarines; More Stories of Submarine Warfare; Winter Fighting in Poland and East Prussia; A Battle of the Middle Ages; The Fall of Przemysl; Stories from Eastern Battlefields. Undated but presumably printed circa 1920. Unmarked with average wear. Binding sound. A quality vintage copy. 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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Tactics By Balck, Volume [Vol.] II [2], Cavalry, Field and Heavy Artillery in Field Warfare

By: Balck, Colonel; Krueger, Walter [Translator]

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Greenwood Press, Publishers: 1977

Edition: Fourth Edition (Facsimile Reprint]

Seller ID: 517H3612

ISBN: 0837195144

Condition: Good


0837195144 Please note: we are offering Volume II only. xvi, 535 pages. Index. Fold-out tables. Translated from the German. Blue cloth-covered boards adorned with gilt. "An epitome of the interpretation and application of tactical principles in the cavalry, field and heavy artillery of the various armies, discussed in the light of tactical views and methods prevailing in Germany, and amplified by numerous examples from military history." - Preface. Moderate soiling to edges. Light wear. Binding tight. A quality copy. View more info

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Campaign of the Left Wing of the Allied Army in the Western Pyrenees and South of France in the Years 1813-14 Under Field-marshal the Marquess of Wellington

By: Batty, Robert

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Ken Trotman Ltd: 1983

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 517H3569

ISBN: 0853685967

Condition: Fine


0853685967 Hand-numbered copy #123 of 250. Facsimile reprint of the 1823 first edition. "Illustrated by a detailed plan of the operations, and numerous plates of moutain and river scenery." - title page. Fold-out map at title page. "The history of European warfare affords few examples of battles which have been more important in their results, or more brilliant in their achievement, than that of Vitoria. The campaign too which preceded it was distinguished by a series of the most able manoeuvres, compelling the enemy to retreat from the frontiers of Portugal to a defensive pos... View more info

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The Campaign of Adowa and The Rise of Menelik

By: Berkeley, G. F-H.

Price: $395.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Co. Limited: 1935

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 661H3528

Condition: Good


xl, 403 pages. Six maps, including two which fold out inside back board. New edition of the 1902 first edition. "In the first place [the Battle of Adowa] may rank as a peculiar phenomenon, - for it amounts to nothing less, - that a European army of about twenty thousand men should be annihilated by a native African race. To the best of my belief there is no parallel case in modern history." - Preface to first edition. Prior owner's details written atop front free endpaper. Small address ink stamp upon half-title. Armorial bookplate upon verso of half-title. Bit of writing atop ... View more info

The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars

By: Brenner, Joël Glenn

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Broadway Books: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 55200094

ISBN: 0767904575

Condition: Very Good


0767904575 367 pages including index. Spins a unique story that takes us inside a world as mysterious as Willy Wonka's chocolate factory. Packed with flavorful stories and outrageous characters that will give the true scoop on this real-life candyland. "Espionage, deception, and obsessive secrecy - it sounds more like covert warfare... A remarkable new look at an enterprise that's much nuttier than you might have thought." - People. Very light wear. Prior owner's name atop front flyleaf else unmarked. View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), October (Oct.) 3, 1942 - The Siege of Stalingrad

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4664

Condition: Good


Pages 365-392. Features: Nice colour B.S.A. one-page ad shows 'dicycle' being driven down boardroom table(!); Cover photo of 6-inch gun captured intact after Rommel's retreat; One page with six photos closely displaying the captured 6-inch gun; Photos of new German gun's muzzle break; Photos of signs in the North African desert; Three photos of General De Gaulle with fighting French forces in the Middle East; The Desert's Dusty Face (article with three dust storm photos); One-page aerial photo of Gialo Oasis - Italian Desert base raided by British Mobile Force; Russia Fighting On (article); T... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), October (Oct) 10, 1942: Canadian Destroyer Assiniboine Rams and Sinks U-Boat in North Atlantic

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4665

Condition: Fair


Pages 393-4404 and 406-420. Please Note: Centrefold missing. Features: Cover photo of shattered Stalingrad beneath a pall of smoke; Two fascinating illustrations of Stalingrad's brutal urban warfare techniques; Two pages of illustrations illustrate the technique of Stalingrad's defenders - organised house-to-house fighting defeats mass assaults; Two pages of illustrations explaing what British convoys endure in taking aid to Russia - unceasing forms of enemy attack and our defenses; Winter Prospects (article); Three photos of biggest allied convoy fighting its dangerous way to Russia; Photos... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), June 7, 1941 - Sinking of the "Bismarck"

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4671

Condition: Good


Pages 725-756. Features: Cover photo-portrait of FDR; Photo of Admiral Sir John Cronyn Tovey being piped on board H.M.S. "Prince of Wales"; One-page photo of coastal command station armourers getting ready to bomb up; Eight photos of the vigils of the coastal command - bomb preparation, photo-processing, anti-aircraft stations, operations room and telegraphy section; Two pages of explanatory illustrations show how aircraft carriers, fighter and reconnaissance planes have revolutionised naval warfare and influenced naval architecture; Photos of recen Nazi vandalism - damage to Gray's ... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), July 19, 1952 - Cover Photo of The Queen's First Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

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

Price: $199.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2782

Condition: Good


Pages 77 - 120. Features: Photos of Hatfield, Lord Salisbury's Great Mansion where Elizabeth Tudor spent her youth; Photos taken aboard the S.S. United States; Great aerial photo of the S.S. United States entering Southampton Docks at the end of her transatlantic record-setting maiden run from New York; Rumania's Foreign Minister Mme. Anna Pauker is number one in the ranks of women communists; Interesting page of illustrations present a new technique of radar navigation which optically weds the radar picture to the actual chart; Photos of demonstration of underwater radio transmission; The hou... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, April (Apr.) 4, 1942 - Cover Photo of Gaping Hole in U.S. Freighter, the "Absaroka"

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

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4650

Condition: Good


Pages 397-424. Features: (Now) extremely politically incorrect "loose lips sink ships" poster with illustration of African with massively protruding lips is held by young lady as she stands in a gaping hole blasted in the side of U.S. freighter "Absaroka"; Photo of Rear-Admiral P.L. Vian; Photo of Italian battleship "Littorio"; Illustrations of brillian Mediterranean action - the Malta convoy gets through; Photos and maps of the daring attack on St. Nazaire's big dry dock; Four great aerial photos of R.A.F. daylight raids on Le Trait and Le Havre; Photos of numerous p... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 16, 1942 - 100th Anniversary Issue

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

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4654

Condition: Good


Pages 565-592. Features: Photo and major article celebrating the 100th Anniversary of this publication; Two-pages of illustration of London 100 years ago; Two pages of dramatic photos of bomb damage in present-day London; Page of interesting illustrations from the first issue, 100 years ago; One Hundred Years of Warfare (article); Photos of nine personalities of the week, including Dr. Felix Weingartner, Lord Amulree, Admiral Leahy with Marshal Petain, the Duke of Gloucester on the Libyan battlefront, and Major-General Sir William Dobbie with is wife; Article on the great writer contributors ... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, June 6, 1942 - The Making of a Halifax Bomber

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

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4657

Condition: Fair


Pages 645-662 and 667-672, lacking pages 663-666. Features: Cover illustrations of how enemy movements are watched in the desert; One page of illustrations explain anti-tank mines - "A Deadly Defensive Weapon in Mechanised Warfare"; Two-page illustration of 1,000 bombers, "A Panorama showing the bomber force which has smashed Rhineland and Western Germany"; Air photo of destroyed Gennevilliers Power Station in Paris; Photo of bomb damage in Canterbury; Air photo of bomb damage to B.F. Goodrich rubber tyre works in Paris; Three pages of very informative photos of key stages of ... View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN) January 10, 1953 - Coelacanth Fish

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

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 302G2792

Condition: Good


Pages 37-72. Features: Nice colour B.O.A.C. ad inside front cover features lovely lady in swimsuit with beach scene backdrop; Cover page photos and write-up of the 'diving dinosaur' coelcanth fish recently caught near Madagascar; Before and after aerial photos of the communist railroad marshalling yard turntable at Musan, North Korea, before it was blown to bits by American Navy Skyraiders from the U.S.S. Bon Homme Richard; Dr. Alain Bombard; Mr. L.G. Newble; Australian victory at the Davis Cup; Mrs. Raynes-Simson and Mrs. Kitty Hesselberger fought off a Kikuyu gang of four; Thanking the hero... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, April 18, 1953 - Agreement at Panmunjom

By: Bryant, ArthurFalls, Cyril; Squire, John; Elliott, Clarence; Trewin, J.C.; Et al

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, The London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146G2318

Condition: Good


Pages 593-636. Features: Photos of U.N. and Communist negotiators who reached agreement on the repatriation of sick and wounded POWs at Panmunjom, Korea; Photos of Egyptian Cabinet Ministers receiving firearms training at the request of General Neguib; Interesting photos of Coronation preparations including some of the Gurkha contingent and the Sultan of Selangor with members of his family and retinue in London; Interesting photos from Panmunjon and Seoul; Photos of personalities of the week, including the victorious F.A. Amateur Cup-winning Pegasus team and wedding photo of Sir Alexander Fle... View more info

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Swamp Sailors: Riverine Warfare in the Everglades, 1835-1842

By: Buker, George E.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Univ Pr of Florida: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 661H3517

ISBN: 0813003520

Condition: Very Good


0813003520 152 pages. Bibliography. Index. Illustrated in black and white. Map endpapers. A "dramatic account of the second Seminole War, enhanced by an awesome setting, which will engage and enlighten both the scholar of naval history and the armchair sailor." - dust jacket. Armorial bookplate on verso of front free endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket preserved in mylar. A quality copy. View more info

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Marine Corps Gazette - Professional Magazine for United States Marines, June 1961, Number 6, Volume 45 - La Guerra De Guerrillas (part 1) / Rommel - Fake or Fox?

By: Burnham, James; Hill, G. Jr.; Verdi, J.M.; Peterson, Harries-Clichy; Asprey, R.; Robertshaw, L.B.; Clapper, P.R.; John F. Kennedy (JFK)

Price: $129.95

Publisher: USA, Marine Corps Association: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4330

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: One-page photo ad for the Vertol 107 helicopter; Rig Your Sword Right; One-page illustrated ad for the Grumman A2F-1 Intruder attack aircraft; JFK writes about para-military operations and guerilla warfare; Sticks, Stones & Atoms - interesting article describes how firepower is not the answer in a war of ideologies; Erwin Rommel - Fox or Fake? - interesting feature article; The Case for Jet CAS - jet close air support is here to stay, so the pro-driven AD and F4U are on the way out; La Guerra de Guerrillas - part 1 of 3; Waller of Samar (part 2) - Maj Littleton Waller Taze... View more info

Robert Capa: Photographs (Aperture Monograph S)

By: Capa, Robert; Capa, Cornell; Cartier-Bresson, Henri; Whelan, Richard

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Aperture: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15803637

ISBN: 0893816752

Condition: Fair


0893816752 191 pages including bibliography and chronology. "The first true retrospective book of one of the century's greatest photographers. Drawing upon hundreds of previously unseen images, this collection reveals Capa as one of the great poets of the camera. In these photographs we see through the eyes of a driven humanist who was also a documentarian of the highest caliber. Shows us the remarkable range of his work, which encompasses the sufferings as well as the tenderness, humor, and wonder of his subjects." - from dust jacket. Oblong 8.5" high by 11.5" wide. Read... View more info