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Image for History of the Canadian Grenadier Guards 1760-1964

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 and Volunteers 1815-1860; Raids and Rebellions 1861-1898; South Africa and Reorganization 1989-1914; The Canadian Expedition... View more info

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The Eighty-Fifth [85th] Canadian Infantry Battalion / Nova Scotia Highlanders in France and Flanders

By: Hayes, Lt. Col. Joseph; Currie, Sir Arthur W. [Foreword]; Ralston, Lieut-Col. J.L. [Introduction]

Price: $995.00

Publisher: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Royal Print and Litho Limited: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3277

ISBN: B0046OL280

Condition: Good


B0046OL280 362 pages. Fold-out map inside back board indicates operations of the Battalion. Twenty-one black and white photographic plates (including one at page 56 not included in List of Illustrations). Lists of: Service Dates; Engagements of the Battalion; Wastage in France; Casualties; Honours and Awards. Also includes Nominal Roll of Officers, including name, address and record of service, and Nominal Roll Other Ranks, including number, name, address and record of service. "Being a history of the justly famous 85th Canadian Infantry Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders) in the vari... 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; Various Details (including poison gas); The Red Cross; and more. Heavily-worn with usual library markings. Front hinge op... View more info

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The Illustrated War News - Part 75, 14 November 1917

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813A1333

Condition: Fair


Features: Canadians in France; A Royal visit to the west of England; The King inspects Japanese Sailors at a British Port; Liberty Loan Day parade in New York; With the Gaza Wing of Sir Edmund Allenby's Army; Some of the Captors of Beersheba; Romance of the Regiment - The 61st; A smashed German Windmill Blockhouse; The Bal Masque of War; A Zeppelin Raider is brought down at St. Clement; The heroic storming of Passchendaele; With the victorious French 6th Army on the Aisne front; a Portuguese Training Camp in England; Photo of Lieut. Syed Abdul Alajeed. Above-average wear. Staples disintegrat... View more info

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The Illustrated War News - Part 76, 21 November 1917

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 813A1334

Condition: Fair


Features: Giant relief map of Messines Ridge; Photo of General Sir Henry Wilson; Photo of Signor Caproni - Italian Aeroplane inventor; On the western front in Flanders - a railway laid by the Canadian Royal Engineers; Super two-page photo of a Baghdad street crowd watching British gunners hauling a heavy gun; General Allenby's advance towards Jerusalem; Romances of the Regiments - the 10th and the 37th; The "Friedrich der Grosse" brings U.S. troops across the sea; Two-page photo of a British Battery under attack near Passchendaele; Bad weather road traps on the Flanders front; using x-... View more info

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The Great War - The Standard History of the World-Wide Conflict: Part 182, February 9th, 1918 - The Smashing Victory of Broodseinde

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432A1475

Condition: Good


Portrait of Lieutenant-General Travers E. Clarke on front cover. Features: The Advance on Zonnebeke (conclusion); Photos of excavating with horse and shovel; The Smashing Victory of Broodseinde; Centerfold is a lovely montage of photos of decorated women; The Conquest of Peolcappelle and the Reverse of Passchendaele; National War Bonds advertisement on back cover. Staples disintegrated. Average wear. View more info

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The Great War - The Standard History of the World-Wide Conflict: Part 183, February 16th, 1918 - Our Victories at Passchendaele

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432A1476

Condition: Good


Portrait of Lieutenant-General the Hon. Sir Herbert Lawrence on front cover (there is also an excellent full-page photographic portrait of him at the centerfold). Features: The Conquest of Poelcappelle (conclusion); The Closing Victories on the Passchendaele Ridge - great tank photos; War Bond advertisement inside back cover. Staples disintegrated. Average wear. View more info

Image for The Great War - The Standard History of the World-Wide Conflict: Part 184, February 23rd,  1918 - Words and Wanderings of the Kaiser

The Great War - The Standard History of the World-Wide Conflict: Part 184, February 23rd, 1918 - Words and Wanderings of the Kaiser

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $129.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432A1477

Condition: Good


Portrait of Colonel T.H.J.C. Goodwin on front cover. Features: The Closing Victories on the Passchendaele Ridge (conclusion); The Man Who Willed the War - Words and Wanderings of the Kaiser William - with numerous photos; Centerfold portrait of Lieut.-General Travers Clarke; Centerfold portrait entitled Representatives of the Allied Powers attending the first meeting of the Allied Naval Council, London, January 22nd, 1918; Back cover advertisement for National War Bonds. Staples disintegrated. Average wear. View more info

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Weekend Magazine, November 11 1978 (Canadian Newspaper Supplement)

By: Multiple Contributors

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, The Globe and Mail: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G0837

Condition: Good


28 pages. Features: Would you die for your country?; Dancer Ann Ditchburn - article with colour photo; Colour ad for the Eddie Bauer Snap-Jac; Montreal Mayor Jean Drapeau - article with photos; Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales at age 30; The story of Hollywood - article with colour photos; A day in the life of Pierre Cardin; Mud and Blood - Passchendaele in WWI; Fighting for Peace - Canadian Peacekeepers (The Princess Pats) in Cyprus; Job Description of Windsor Mayor Bert Weeks - short article with photo; A Wonderful Time - A wonderful sampling of the collection of over 35,000 Canadian pos... View more info

Image for Stretcher Bearers... At the Double!  History of the Fifth [5th] Canadian Field Ambulance Which Served Overseas During the Great War of 1914-1918

Stretcher Bearers... At the Double! History of the Fifth [5th] Canadian Field Ambulance Which Served Overseas During the Great War of 1914-1918

By: Noyes, Frederick Walter; Case, B.S.; Patterson, A.F.; Rutherford, H.R.

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Toronto, Hunter-Rose Company, Limited: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4401

Condition: Fair


[8], 315, [13] pages. Black and white photographic plates. Eight maps on seven fold-outs. Roll of Honor. Nominal Roll. "A candid presentation of the human side of our experiences - highlighting the humorous incidents and skipping over, for the most part, the darker side of the war. We hope that those who read the book may recapture some of that wonderful spirit which then existed among us; and we use soldier language in order to stimulate the rousing of that spirit." - Introduction. Heavy wear to publisher's gilt-adorned navy blue cloth. Hinges open. Openings along backstrip. Undated... View more info

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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

Image for Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, July 29, 1961 -   ESP and Canadians / Vimy and Passchendaele - Canada's Bravest and Blackest Hours

Maclean's, Canada's National Magazine, July 29, 1961 - ESP and Canadians / Vimy and Passchendaele - Canada's Bravest and Blackest Hours

By: Stein, David Lewis; MacLennan, Hugh; Allen, Ralph; Katz, Sidney; Moon, Barbara; Robert, Marika; Garner, Hugh; Cameron, Colin

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Montreal, Maclean-Hunter: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201G4695

Condition: Good


50 pages. Features: Colour Labatt's 50 Ale ad inside front cover features two couples frolicking in water at beach; Will Success Spoil Henry Makow, boy columnist?; One-page GM of Canada ad features photo of fly fisherman at work; The New Party Will Die if it's a mere Liberal Splinter - the past and present of the CCF; The Slow Comeback of Canada's Communists - Tim Buck (photo) will soon step down as its leader and his successor will inherit an organization that almost destroyed itself four years ago but is now unified, active, and anxious to rebuild its political influence; The Ottawa River -... View more info