Category: World War I


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47th Batt, C.E.F. Re-Union Registration Card

By: 47th Battalion, C. E. F. Re-Union

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New Westminster, B. C., 47th Batt, C.E.F. Re-Union Committee: 1929

Seller ID: 055702

Condition: Good Very Good

Card, printed on one side only, for Registation at a Re-Union of WWI Battalion comrades. The 47th was raised in New Westminster in late 1914. The Regiment was awarded 16 Battle Honours including actions at Vimy, 1917, Hill 70, Ypres 1917, and Passchendaele. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $2.00 to $4.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations View more info

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Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East Singal


Price: $17.50

Publisher: Canada, Signal: 2013

Edition: First Canadian Printing

Seller ID: 1680

ISBN: 038553292X

Condition: As New

A narrative chronicle of World War I's Arab Revolt explores the pivotal roles of a small group of adventurers and low-level officers who orchestrated a secret effort to control the Middle East, demonstrating how they instigated jihad against British forces, built an elaborate intelligence ring and forged ties to gain valuable oil concessions. xii, 577pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. An almost 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Slight forward lean. Weight, 1.016kg. View more info

A Souvenir of the Great War


Price: $15.00

Publisher: [Britain], Naked Ruth Publishing Office:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 13052

Condition: Fine

'These papers were published separately from time to time while the War was actually in progress..'. A strong Christian connection is made to various experiences of British combatants in World War I. No date or other publication data is shown. 54pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy with a sound binding and bright boards. View more info

Katholieke Illustratie: 49e Jaargang [1914-15]


Price: $45.00

Publisher: Netherlands, 1914

Edition: Volume 49

Seller ID: 22671

Condition: About Very Good

One year, 52 issues, of a Dutch language, illustrated magazine. Dated from Oct. 19, 1914 to Oct. 2, 1915. 824pp, profusely illustrated. Excellent photographic coverage of the War in Europe, plus other newsworthy stories of the day. Minor damage to the first issue, rest are in very good or better condition. Binding, very stiff boards with a cloth spine, is very tight and square. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Canadian GST included. Images always available. View more info

The Roll of Honour of the Empire's Heroes


Price: $100.00

Publisher: L<ondon, Queenhithe Pub. Co.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055682

Condition: VG+

Published for private circulation at 5 guineas each and made available to the families of the men included. One of several such volumes, as many as thirteen. Unpaginated - approx 350pp. Undated - circa 1918-20. Each individual soldier, a casulty of the First World War, has a photo portrait and biography. Men from all over the Empires are included. This volume has a first entry for Acting Captain Douglas J. Aldridge [Royal Marine Light Infantry]; last entry is for Captain Charles William Win klet [235th Machine Gun Company]. Large quarto (26 cm by 31 cm) in purple cloth whitebuckram spine and ... View more info

The British Empire at War: A Pictorial Souvenir of the War By Land, Sea and Air


Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Asociated Newspapers:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 23104

Condition: Good +

Collection of images with captions, showing British Military Forces in various theatres of the First World War. Excellent photographic images reproduced in photogravure. Undated, circa 1916. Unpaginated - 19pp, one full-page image per page. Interior is bright, clean and without damage. Wrappers overlap interior at edges and show moderate wear, otherwise reasonably clean. Weight, 120g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail within North America, in card sleeve. From $3.00 to $6.50 depending on exact weight and location. Image available. Enquire for rates to Worldwide destinations. View more info

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La Madelon: Popular French Song from the First World War


Price: $9.00

Publisher: France, No Publication Data: c1915

Seller ID: 65206

Condition: VG, or Better

Old postcard from the WWI-era, showibg the complete lyrics in French to the immensely popular, WWI song, `La Madelon`. Composed by Back. The color on the printed postcard appears to be hand-colored. Reverse is postally used with stamp, cancel, address and long message. The message originbated from the 4th London General Hospital, in England, and, in the message, the writer mentions that he has suffered an injury to his eyes from Gas. Size - 3.75 by 6 inches. Minor edge wear. View more info

The Lusitania Disaster : An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy

By: BAILEY, Thomas A.; RYAN, Paul B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Free Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 038978

ISBN: 0029012406

Condition: About Fine

A detailed account of the sensational U-boat sinking of the British passenger liner in 1915, exploring background causes and contexts, questions of cargo, conspiracy, and controversy, and the subsequent legends and stories. xv, 383 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. Interior is bright, clean and still reasonably fresh. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket does show a little edge wear to the extremities of the spine and the tips of the corners. Weight, 872g. View more info

Armistice 1918

By: BARCLAY, Brigadier C. N

Price: $9.95

Publisher: U.S.A., A. S. Barnes: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 052053

ISBN: 0498073769

Condition: Near Fine

Detailed account of events surrounding the end of WWI and the Armistice. Written by a Brigadier in the British Army, a veteran of both World Wars. xviii, 155 pages illustrations, maps, portraits; 22 cm. Bright, clean interior, pages bright white. Owner's name/date to the ffep, otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Flawless yellow cloth boards showing no wear. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 307g. Can... View more info

Men and power, 1917-1918

By: BEAVERBROOK, Lord William Maxwell Aitken

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040765

Condition: Near Fine

Memoirs of Lord Beaverbrook covering just the years 1917 -1918 in the First World War. xlii, 447pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Price-clipped dustjacket is complete, front is clean, with photo portrait by Karsh, but with edge wear, tiny, lost chips etc. Weight, 743g. View more info

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The Home Front, 1914-1918: How Britain Survived the Great War (Britain at War)


Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, The National Archives: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32326

ISBN: 1903365813

Condition: As New

The First World War was the first conflict to mobilize all Britain, and this new Home Front affected the lives of every man, woman and child. While George V was issued with a ration card, thousands of ordinary women took up jobs traditionally done by men. And aerial bombardment made the effects of war astonishingly real. Discover here the varied and often surprising ways in which the people of Britain lived through it all. 224 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. Bright, fresh copy, unmarked. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket show a couple of tiny edge tears. Weight, 847g. View more info

In the Side Shows

By: BENN, Captain Wedgwood

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046804

Condition: Very Good

Personal, World War I memoir of Viscount William Wedgwood Benn Stansgate [1877-1960], serving with the Royal Naval Air Service during the First World War and seeing service at Gallipoli and winning the DSO and DFC. xii. 310, [1] p. front. plates, ports., maps, facsim. 22 cm. OCLC Number: 3934919. The following inscription is found on the ffep - H. B. Smith, Esq. from W. C. B. [the author??]. Rest ofinterior is clean and unmarked, minor foxing to the page edges only. The photo frontis appears to have been removed [although there are no signs of this], but all other photos and maps are present... View more info

Run Home and Tell Your Mother

By: BERLIN, Irving

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Ted Snyder Co.: 1911

Edition: First [assumed]

Seller ID: 045731

Condition: Good Plus

Large format songsheet, 5 pages - music and lyrics. Front panel illustration by Frew of young woman and a policeman. Inset photo of Baby Edna Nickerson, 'the phenomenal child coon shouter'. Clean copy. Unmarked front panel. No separation to spine. Moderate, general wear here and there, mostly to edges where handled. Scan available. Weight, 36g. View more info

God Bless Our Empire [And the Lads Across the Sea]

By: BERRY, Bert and Lester

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Canada, Lester Berry: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28748

Condition: Near Fine

Canadian songsheet from World War I. Cover features photo likeness of singer Mdme. Lilian Davie, Canada's Sweetest Soprano. 6pp, music and lyrics. Front cover is bright and clean, no damage or marks. Interior is bright and clean and unmarked. Overprinted on back by J. J. Brown, Great War Veterans Association, Calgary. Weight, 32g. View more info

Histoire Du Royal 22e Regiment

By: BOISSONNAULT, Charles-Marie

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Quebec, Editions du Pelican: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Presentation Copy from the Author

Seller ID: 27583

Condition: Near Fine

Regimental history of Canada's Royal 22e Regiment. French language text. Inscribed on the half-title page - 'Le present exemplaire est offert au Lieutenant-General G. Walsh, CBE, DSO, CD par les officiers, sous-officiers et soldats du Royal 22e regiment, and with my best wishes, Boissonnault'. 414pp, photo illustrated, folding maps, rolls. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to red cloth. Dustjacket is clean and with only very minor edge wear, but with a small patch of wear and surface loss beneath the Regimental Crest on the front panel. Weight, 930g. View more info

Quand Madelon, Chanson Marche

By: BOUSQUET, Louis: ROBERT, Camille

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, L. Bousquet: 1914

Seller ID: 30557

Condition: Good Plus

French marching song published in 1914 and popuklar at the outset of the First world War. 3pp. Cover art by Pouthoms shows smiling 'poilus' marching for the front. Printed on newsprint-type paper. Clean copy, no creases or fols. Old music stor stamp to lower right cornet. Loss to tips of top right corners. Shipped shrink wrapped on stiff card. View more info

The RCN in Retrospect, 1910-1968

By: BOUTILIER, James A. - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Vancouver, University of British Columbia: 1983

Edition: Second Trade Printing

Seller ID: 040195

ISBN: 0774801964

Condition: Near Fine

Survey of the history of the Royal Canadian Navy from its birth in 1910 to its demise in 1968. 373pp, photo illustrated. Internally bright with a sound binding. Ink owner's name etc to dedication page otherwise unmarked. Card wraps are bright and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 720g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone a... View more info

Land ho!


Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall: 1931

Edition: Second Edition

Inscription: Association Copy

Seller ID: 045540

Condition: VG+

Story of the 'Torrens' [1875-1910]- the last full-rigged composite passsenger clipper ever launched, and of her owner/master, Captain Henry Robert Angel. xi, 91 p., [4] leaves of plates : 2 ill., 2 ports. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding. Only very slight wear to the blue cloth. Illustrated label pasted to front boards is nearly Fine. Inscrption in penceil to the half-title page, states - 'Presented by W. B. Trotter to the Cutty Sark Club. Captain Angel was my godfather. My father was his 1st Mate for many years. WBT'. Scan available. Weight, 309g. View more info

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The Refugees Leaving Antwerp, in Belgium in 1914: Postcard, Poster Style


Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The Avenue Press: 1914

Seller ID: 052724

Condition: Very Good

Printed postcard of poster art by Sir Frank Brangwyn, 1867-1956, commemorating the exodus of Belgian Refugees from Antwerp in 1914, at the beginning of the First World War. Size - 3.5 by 5.5 ins. Unused and unmarked reverse. Minor edge wear present. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

Fighting with the Guards

By: BRIANT, Keith

Price: $29.50

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16545

Condition: Good VG

Story 'of the most famous fighting men in the world, the Brigade of Guards' - seven regiments of the British Army. This is a heavily annotated copy previously owned by a Guard who has added all manner of comment and observation to the book. 224pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding. Heavily notated - see prior comment. Dustjacket has some edge wear. Weight, 440g. View more info