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The Journal of Private Fraser, 1914-1918: Canadian Expeditionary Force

By: N/A

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Sono Nis Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 814A1374

ISBN: 0919203620

Condition: Good


0919203620 334 pages. Index. Maps. Black and white photographic plates. "... A rare gem. I have been actively hunting for this sort of record and have come to realize just how rare such accounts are. This one also touches all the points an historian would wish to mention, from the attitudes of officers to frustration with the Ross rifle. One can only wonder how the journal survived and how it was composed." - Professor Desmond Morton, from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with light wear. Would be graded very good if not for the fact that some rain appears to have ... View more info

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Germany's Death Space - The Polish Tragedy

By: Aldor, Francis

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Francis Aldor: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4332

Condition: Fair


261 pages. "Nazi theory has evolved the concept of 'Lebensraum' (living space) - Nazi practice has realised the fact of 'Todesraum' (death space)" - subtitle. Author conversed with scores of Polish refugees in Paris. "As I listened to their stories I saw with searing vividness the similarity between what is happening in Poland today and what happened in Belgium 25 years ago; the similarity and the difference, which lies in the fact that the Germans today are even more brutal, more bestial than they were in 1914-1918. I decided to publish these stories, together with an essay comparing Germ... View more info

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The Bantams: The Untold Story of World War I

By: Allinson, Sidney

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Riverrun Pr: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13804551

ISBN: 088962190X

Condition: Very Good


088962190X 287 pages. Author's signature and inscription upon half-title page. Index. Black and white photographic plates. The story of short soldiers in Word War I. "Author tracked down 300 surviving Bantams and made good use of unpublished journals and letters. His experience documents again the widespread illogical prejudice against people who happen to be short." - from back cover. Small inkstamp to bottom of front flyleaf else clean and unmarked. Very light wear. Minor curl to front cover. Very nice copy. View more info

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Official History of the Great War, Military Operations: Gallipoli - Volume (Vol.) I and II (1 and 2 / One and Two)

By: Aspinall-Oglander, Br.-General C.F.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3693

Condition: Fair


Fiirst edition copies of Volumes I and I printed in 1929 and 1932 respectively. xvii, [3], 380; xv, [1], 517 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Fold-out colour maps. Indexes. "Deals with the political events which led to the initiation of the Dardanelles campaign, the naval attacks in February and March, the landings of the Expeditionary Force in April and the fighting at Helles and Anzac during the first fortnight ashore. Vol II completes the story of the campaign, up to and including the final evacuation. Please note: we are not offering the other two volumes which contai... 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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Beyond Courage: The Canadians at the Second Battle of Ypres

By: Cassar, George H.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Canada, Oberon Pr: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3572

ISBN: 0887506003

Condition: Fair


0887506003 218 pages. Footnotes. Bibliography. Maps. Portraits. "It was at the Second Battle of Ypres in April of 1916 that the Canadians first made themselves felt on the international stage. It was here that the German Army first used poison gas on the Western Front, and it was here that the Canadians stood their ground when others fled. The first full-dress account of this decisive battle." - dust jacket. Former library copy with usual markings and wear. Binding intact. Dust jacket preserved in new archival-grade Brodart. A worthy reading copy. View more info

What became of Corporal Pittman?

By: Cave, Joy B

Price: $139.95

Publisher: Canada, Breakwater Books: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16104029

ISBN: 0919948235

Condition: Fine


0919948235 180 pages plus extensive appendices. Black and white illustrations. "The story of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment in World War I and its most tragic and glorious moments - July 1st at Beaumont Hamel. In half an hour this entire regiment was cut down by German machine gun fire till only a handful of men remained. Attempts to explain to the younger generation of the present day the reasons for such sacrifices. The result of years of careful research." - from dust jacket. Discard stamp upon front free endpaper else book clean, bright and unmarked with virtually zero wear.... View more info

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Canadian War Posters:1914-1918, 1939-1945

By: Choko, Marc H.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Canada, Canadian Government Pub Centre: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC7297

ISBN: 0929058046

Condition: Fair


0929058046 198 pages. Bibliography. List of illustrations. Illustrated in colour and black and white. "...Contains 141 of the best posters of the two world wars." - from back cover. Usual library markings. Above-average wear. Pencil underlining to early pages. Binding intact. A worthy reading copy of this wonderful compilation. View more info

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The Triumph of Unarmed Forces (1914-1918)

By: Consett, Rear-Admiral M.W.W.P.; Daniel, Captain O.H.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: London, Williams and Norgate: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811G1984

Condition: Fair


344 pages. Index. "An account of the transactions by which Germany during the Great War was able to obtain supplies prior to her collapse under the pressure of economic forces." - subtitle. Usual library markings. Somewhat above-average wear. Back hinge partially open. Gift greetings upon verso of frontispiece. Prior owner has affixed a pocket inside back board which contains a printed 2007 internet article which alleges that this book documents how 'the banksters' propped up Germany with supplies, thus extending WWI by three years. The article alleges that famous British WWI m... View more info

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Mobilization for Total War: The Canadian, American and British Experience 1914-1918, 1939-1945

By: Dreisziger, N.F.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Canada, Wilfrid Laurier University Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 517H3575

ISBN: 0889201099

Condition: Very Good


0889201099 xvi, 115 pages. Index. Papers presented at the seventh Military History Symposium held at the Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, Mar. 27-28, 1980. Light soiling to top edge, otherwise clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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Shipping Wonders of the World (Magazine) - Handling the Sailing Ship - Part 43 (Forty-Three)

By: Ellis, C. Hamilton; Dean, F.E.; Bowen, Frank C.; Masters, David

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1056

Condition: Good


Pages 1349-1380. Many great black and white photos. Features: Battle of Trafalgar (continued); France's Key to the Mediterranean - Marseilles; The British Admiralty - rarely appreciated by the civilian; Building Marine Machinery - it must be done with accuracy and precision; Handling the Sailing Ship - an outline of all the major operations of seamanship and how they are carried out in various circumstances; Captain Fryatt and the "Brussels" in the War of 1914-1918; Moderate wear. Unmarked. Three-hole punched. A sound copy. View more info

Test Case for Canada '3314545' - The Experiences of a Christadelphian Conscientious Objector in World War 1, 1914-1918

By: Evans, E.R.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Unstated, Self-Published: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 83700654

Condition: Very Good


128 pages. "The personal history that is unfolded in the following pages is a unique account, a dramatic story of a man of courage and conviction under the most trying of circumstances. No attempt has been made to idealize the events contained herein nor to ascribe perfection to the central figure... There are certain elements in this history that one may classify as super-natural. The reader is left to decide for him/herself whether to accept these as miraculous or coincidental. Includes black and white illustrations. Clean and unmarked. Light wear. Quarter inch opening at bottom o... View more info

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[WWI] War Map Issued By The Family Herald & Weekly Star

By: G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Montreal, Canada, The Family Herald and Weekly Star: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 228H3782

ISBN: B00JJZO4ZY

Condition: Good


B00JJZO4ZY This copy bearing the ink stamp of F.R. Swanton of Davis Point, Manitoba. Frederick Swanton served in the 200th (Winnipeg) Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) during WWI. Illustrated red card covers measure 8.25" x 5.5". Map folds out to 40" by 31". Undated but appears to be circa 1918. Issued as a supplement to Montreal publications The Family Herald and Weekly Star by permission G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd., 127 Strand, London. Detailed black and white map of Europe presents the setting of World War I, presumably as a reference for Canadians following the ... View more info

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Interned in Turkey 1914-1918

By: Glockler, H.W.

Price: $699.95

Publisher: Lebanon, Sevan Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 544G0719

Condition: Good


158 pages. Author wrote the manuscript for this work from memory in 1918 but it was not published until 1969. Dedicated it to "the thousands of innocent Armenian men, women and children of Ourfa, Turkey, who perished amid the horrors of the infamous genocide of 1915-18". Documents the experiences of a civil prisoner in Turkey during the Great War. In 1914 he was deported from Beirut to the interior of Turkey where he remained until his release in 1918. Average wear to clean and unmarked book. Binding sound. Above-average wear and soiling to dust jacket. A worthy copy of this im... View more info

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Shipping Wonders of the World (Magazine) - The United States Navy - Part 44 (Forty-Four)

By: Gregory, F. Dickson; Bywater, Hector C.; Dean, F.E.; Howard, Sidney

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845G1057

Condition: Good


Pages 1381-1412. Many great black and white photos. Features: Captain Fryatt and the "Brussels" in the War of 1914-1918 (continued); Australia's Oldest Steamship - The "Edina"; The United States Navy; Luxury Cruising - The Arandora Star of the Blue Star Line; Sailing Ships in Collision - off Newcastle, New South Wales, April 1902 - photos with captions; By-Passing Niagara - the new Welland Canal; Youth at the Helm - William Albert Robinson sailed round the world from New York between June 1928 and November 1931 in a ketch only 32 feet 6 inches long. Moderate wear. Unmarked.... View more info

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Stormtroop Tactics: Innovation in the German Army, 1914-1918

By: Gudmundsson, Bruce I.

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Praeger: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 517H3568

ISBN: 0275933288

Condition: Very Good


0275933288 xvii, 210 pages. Bibliography. Index. Footnotes. Maps. Illustrations. Explains "the tactical heritage of the German infantry, the evolution of the squad as a tactical unit in its own right, the use of new weapons for close combat, the role of the elite assult units in developing and promulgating the new tactics, and the offensive battles, both large and small, that provided both the inspiration and the testing ground for a new way of fighting." - xiv. Slight soiling to top edge otherwise clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. An excellent copy. View more info

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Generals Die in Bed / Canada in Flanders

By: Harrison, Charles Yale; Aitken, Sir Max

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, MP&M: 2014

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 517H3574

ISBN: 1927840023

Condition: Very Good


1927840023 287 pages. Maps. A reprint of works first published in 1930 and 1916 respectively. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. No dust jacket, apparently as issued. An excellent copy. View more info

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The Genesis of the World War

By: Harry Elmer Barnes

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 541H1267

ISBN: B000OYGCEA

Condition: Good


B000OYGCEA Signed and inscribed by author upon front free endpaper. xxx, 750 pages. Footnotes. Index. Five-page reading list of War Guilt publications. Black and white frontispiece photo plate of Wilson and Poincare in Paris. "It is the purpose of the writer to arouse interest in the subject and to create a general conviction that there is here a major international problem, the nature and importance of which are scarcely realized by even the average educated American." - from Preface. "The only way to assess the blame for the World War is to know all the evidence and to put... View more info

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The Price of Glory: Verdum, 1916

By: horne, alistair

Price: $195.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan; St. Martin's P: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4238

ISBN: B0000CLKGM

Condition: Good


B0000CLKGM xii, 372 pages. Black and white photographic plates, bibliography, index, and index of army units. "As much as any First World War battle, Verdun was a turning point in the course of the war; it also had a profound lasting effect on the history of France and during the following decades. The attack on Verdun was an offensive unique in the history of war, the brainchild of the cold and inhuman mind of the German Chief-of-Staff, von Falkenhayn." - dust jacket. "I have found it enthralling - a superbly moving picture of that appalling struggle, and the best account of i... View more info

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BRITAINS SEARCH FOR CHIN ESE (Outstanding Theses from the London School of Economics and Political Science)

By: Jones

Price: $199.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Dissertations-G: 1986

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 344G4435

ISBN: 0824019210

Condition: Good


0824019210 305 pages. Thesis presented in 1976. Explores the theme of Chinese participation in the First World War. Usual library markings. Light wear. Binding tight. A sound copy. View more info