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he History of Civil War in America : comprising a full account of the origin and progress of the rebellion, of the various naval and military engagements, of the heroic deeds performed by armies and individuals, and of touching scenes in the Field, the ..

By: ABBOTT, John S. C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Springfield, Mass., Gurdon Bill:

Edition: Later Printing of First Edition

Seller ID: 806

Condition: Near Fine


Set of Two Volumes. Vol 1 dated 1865; Volume 2 dated 1865. Volume 1 first published in 1863 - 507pp, [4pp] publisher's ads, engraved frontis of Lincoln plus further engraved plates, portraits, maps etc. Volume 2 first published in 1863 - 629pp, [4pp] publisher's ads at rear, egraved frontis of Grant. Both interiors are very bright and clean, white pages no foxing. Bindings are tight and square. Marbled en dpapers. Chocolate brown, bind-stamped cloth with partitic device in gilt to both front boards. Gilt titles to spine. No wear to the cloth at all. Very attractive Set seemingly never used. Un... View more info

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Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War

By: ADAMS, Michael C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 045581

ISBN: 1421412217

Condition: As New


Many Americans, argues Michael C. C. Adams, tend to think of the Civil War as glorious and full of pageantry. Millions of tourists flock to battlefields each year as vacation destinations, their perceptions of the war shaped by reenactors in blue and gray uniforms launching charges and countercharges over idyllic scenery while flags snap in the breeze. Living Hell brings us back to reality with a sober depiction of the cruelty, suffering, and almost unimaginable loss of life and property caused by this merciless war. xi, 292pp. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclip... View more info

Listen to Us - Aircrew Memories

By: AIRCREW ASSOCIATION VANCOUVER ISLAND BRANCH

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Victoria Publishing Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18947

ISBN: 0969869940

Condition: VG+


Aircrew memories, Canadians in the Air Force during WWII - both RCAF and RAF. 445 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean interior. Small ink name to tyhe ffep otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Both card wrappers show a little, minor wear. Unpacked weight, 715g. Postage at cost. We use both Canada Post and the USPS. View more info

One More River The Rhine Crossings of 1945

By: ALLEN, Peter

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1994

Edition: New Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 2308

ISBN: 1566197473

Condition: Fine


Details the battle for the Rhineland in 1945 by British, American and Canadian troops. xiv, 320 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm. Book is bright and clean showing no wear. The dustjacket shows signs of minor wear. 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 509g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and w... View more info

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

By: ASSOCIATED NEWSPAPERS

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

Pillars of Fire: Dunkirk, 1940

By: ATKINS, Ronald

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1622

ISBN: 0283996978

Condition: Fine


Published in association with the Imperial War Museum to mark the 50th anniversary of Dunkirk, this chronicle is drawn from diaries, memoirs and memories of those who participated in the evacuation. 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Sound hinges. No wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. 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 g unpacked. ... View more info

The Canadian Gunner; Vol. 5, December, 1969

By: BAKER, LCol D. R. - Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Shilo, MB, Canadian Forces School of Artillery: 1969

Edition: fifth Annual Edition

Seller ID: 039745

Condition: VG+


Fifth issue of an Annual produced by and for the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery. Past and present history, photo illustrated, rolls, advertising. 121pp.Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square, glued binding. Slight age-soil to exterior. Weight, 438g. View more info

Battles Lost and Won;: Great Campaigns of World War II (Men at War)

By: BALDWIN, Hanson W.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Konecky & Konecky: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30328

ISBN: 1568520107

Condition: As New


A volume in the 'Men at War' series. The author is a former Pulitzer Prize Winner. 532pp, maps, notes, bibliographies, and acknowledgements": pages 385-508. The Polish campaign; The Battle of Britain; - Crete; Corregidor; Stalingrad; The Sicilian campaign; Tarawa ; Normandy ; Leyte Gulf; The Battle of the Bulge ; Okinawa. An 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 908g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. No taxes on Canad... View more info

Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) A Pictorial History

By: BARNES, Ian; HENRY, Sean, SNELL, Mikw

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Canada, LDHS (Royal Canadians ) Reg Soc.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33507

ISBN: 0969955944

Condition: As New


VI in the Series on the Regiment. Foreword by His RoyalHighness Charles Prince of Wales. 160 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 29 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 1.016kg. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regular parcels. Less will be ... View more info

Juno : Canadians at D-Day June 6, 1944

By: BARRIS, Ted

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Thomas Allen & Son, Limited: 2004

Edition: First Edition, Third Printing

Seller ID: 20738

ISBN: 0887621333

Condition: Almost 'As New'


'The remarkable story of the Canadian experience on D-Day, the day Canada became a nation'. 311pp, photo illustrated, maps, endpaper maps. Appears, 'as new' except for an old owner's signature to the top edge of the front endpaper. 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 630g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination and ... View more info

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All the Fine Young Eagles: in the Cockpit with Canada's Second World War Fighter Pilots

By: BASHOW, David L.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart Pub: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10241

ISBN: 0773729763

Condition: About Fine


A gripping narrative of Canada's fighter pilot heroes of WWII. Forewords by A.M. DeQuetteville and J.E. Johnson. xv, 384 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm. Includes index. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is similar but with a small tear at the head of the spine. Unpacked weight, 813g. View more info

Forgotten Wars: The End of Britains Asian Empire

By: BAYLY, Christopher; HARPER, Tim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2007

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 2445

ISBN: 0713997826

Condition: VG+


The almost continual fighting that followed Japan's defeat scarred everywhere in the region - from the violent British occupation of south Vietnam to the horrors of Partition in India. This work explores the lives of politicians, soldiers and ordinary people as the travails of decolonisation merged with the hatreds of the Cold War. xxx, 673pp, photo plates, maps. Bright, clean interior, unmarked except for a stamp to the tp and a bookstore label to the ffep. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket in protective brodar. an ex-private library copy with no marks except a... View more info

Sword of the Raj: The British Army in India, 1747-1947

By: BEAUMONT, Roger A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13760

ISBN: 0672521369

Condition: Fine


Sweeping account of the British Army in India over a two-hundred year span. xv, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. Book is 'as new' - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the boards. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Unpacked weight, 554g. 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 Ship That Would Not Die

By: BECTON, F. Julien [Rear-Admiral]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NJ, Prentice Hall Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 34321

ISBN: 0138089981

Condition: Fine


This book tells the story of the USS LAFFEY and the men who served on her during the Second World War. The book tells the story from the perspective of her commanding officer, Julian Becton, and covers the period from the ship's commissioning in 1943 till its de-commissioning in 1975. By F. Julian Becton with Joseph Morschauser III. viii, 288 p., [8] leaves of plates. : ill. ; 24 cm.Book is bright, clean and unmarked with a tight, square binding, no wear to the bright blue, faux-leather cloth binding. The unclipped dustjacket is also bright and clean showing just a little edge wear to the rea... View more info

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Crete: the Battle and the Resistance

By: BEEVOR, Anthony

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 2005

Edition: Later Edition of 1991

Seller ID: 596

ISBN: 0719568315

Condition: As New


Reissue by acclaimed historian Antony Beevor vividly bringing to life the epic struggles that took place in Second World War Crete. Originally published: 1991. xii, 383 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 20 cm. A 'as new' copy - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Unpacked weight, 289g. [Too thick for CP Lettermail]. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distanc... View more info

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Stalingrad: The Fateful Siege: 1942-1943

By: BEEVOR, Anthony

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 1998

Edition: 21st Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 08521

ISBN: 0-14-028458-3

Condition: VG+


Definitive account of the pivotal World War II Battle. 494pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unamrked interior. Tight binding. Slight wear to the front edge of the spine. Unpacked weight, 490g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster than regular parcels. Less will be charged if rates indicate]. View more info

Invasions Without Tears : the story of Canada's top-scoring Spitfire wing in Europe during the Second World War

By: BERGER, Monty; STREET, Brian Jeffrey

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Vintage-Random House, Random House of Canada, Limited: 1994

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 22723

ISBN: 0394224272

Condition: VG+


An account of Canada's top-scoring Spitfire wing in Europe during the Second World War - 126 [RCAF} Wing. 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm, Bright, clean interior. unmarked except for a tiny ink 'squiggle' to the htp and signs of erasures to the http and the tp. Tight, square binding, single crease to the spine. 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 440g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calcul... View more info

The French Foreign Legion

By: BERGOT, Erwan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Tattoo - Wyndham: 1976

Edition: First Tattoo Printing

Seller ID: 851

ISBN: 0427000114

Condition: VG+


The story of thr French Foreign legion - 'The Corps d'Elite'. Written by an ex-Office of thr Legion. Translated from the French. 270pp, illustrate with photo plates. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. On;ly defect - a light top corner crease to eth front wrapper. Unpacked weight, 176g. View more info

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The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Anchor Canada: 2001

Edition: Anchor Canada Edition, 3rd PB Printing

Seller ID: 18092

ISBN: 0385658397

Condition: Near Fine


An account of the War of 1812 between Canada and the United States. First published in 1980 this is the 3rd printing of the Anchor paperback edition. 363pp, numerous maps. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. NOT a remainder. Near new copy. Unpacked weight, 405g. Too thick for Lettermail postage. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges, at cost, without overcharging. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as pe... View more info

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Marching as To War: Canada's Turbulent Years 1899-1953

By: BERTON, Pierre

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday Canada: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 12938

ISBN: 0-385-25725-2

Condition: As New


Story of Canada's experiences in the Wars of the 20th century, from the South African War [Boer War] to the Korean War. 632pp, maps, line drawings. Bright, fresh copy, 'as new'. Unmarked. Unpacked weight, 1.067kg 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 is included. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, boxed, insured, trackable and faster that regular parcels. Less will be cha... View more info