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Canada in the Great Power Game 1914-2014

By: DYER, Gwynne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Random House Canada: 2014

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 452

ISBN: 0307361683

Condition: All Fine


Dyer's take on the politics of Canada's involvement in world conflicts over a 100 year period. Readable, informative and thought-provoking. [Goodreads]. 423 pages : illustrations ; Index; 24 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked in a similar, unclipped dustjacket. Unpacked weight, 690g. 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, insur... View more info

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The Defence of Canada: In the Arms of the Empire

By: DYER, Gwynne; VILJOEN, Tina

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036638

ISBN: 0771029756

Condition: Fine


Book traces the military events and strategies of our emerging nation up to the eve of the Second Wortld War. 375pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, almost 'as new'. Weight, 868g. View more info

General Brock

By: EDGAR, Lady Matilda

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Toronto, Morang & Co.: 1909

Edition: Parkman Edition, Vol IX

Seller ID: 050901

Condition: VG+


Volume IX of the Parkman Edition of 'The Makers of Canada' - 21 volume total in Set. First published in 1904. Biography of British General Sir Isaac Brock, killed in the War of 1812. (5), 322 pages including frontispiece (portrait) ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges, uncracked. Immaculate red cloth boards, spine a wee bit sun-faded. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 867g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weig... View more info

Defending the Dominion; Canadian Military Rifles, 1855-1955

By: EDGECOMBE, David W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Service Publications: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267

ISBN: 1894581156

Condition: VG+


Long arms issued to the Canadian Infantryman from the Fenian Raids to the post-WWII era. xi [blank], 13 - 168 pp., foreword, acknowledgements, introduction, illustrated from photographs, appendices, end notes, bibliography.PLease note! this copy is an lightly marked, ex-Library copy with the following issues noted - Withdrawn stamp to the top edge; corner clip to the ffep; light mark to foot of spine. Otherwise this copy look near new. Unpacked weight, 740g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no ov... View more info

Customs and Traditions of Rifle Regiments: The Royal Winnipeg Rifles

By: FAIRBAIRN, Major Alan Douglas

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, Royal Winnipeg Rifles: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051717

Condition: Fine


Small booklet outlining the history and traditions of Rifle Regiments in the British and then Canadian Armies - specifically The Royal Winnipeg Rifles. Green card wrappers with silver type, 12pp. Mint copy - as new! Inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates may apply to most locations, Canada, the U. S. A. and International. View more info

A Veteran of 1812 : The Life of James Fitzgibbon

By: FITZGIBBON, Mary Agnes

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Etobicoke, ON, Canada, Prospero Books: 2000

Edition: Modern Reprint

Seller ID: 038122

ISBN: 1552671372

Condition: Fine


Biography of 'one of the greatest and most venturesome leaders in the War of 1812'. 336pp, appendices. A facsimile of the original edition of 1894. Bright, clean copy, in a similar, unclipped dustjacket - about 'as new'. Unmarked except for a small remainder mark to the bottom edge. Weight, 578g. View more info

Muskets to Missiles: A Pictorial History of Canada's Ground Forces

By: FOSTER, J. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Methuen: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18913

ISBN: 045881220X

Condition: About Fine


Foreword by Lieutenant General Robert W. Moncel. 251pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and a similar 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. Unpacked weight 1.06kg[overweight]. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. View more info

Heart of Oak: A Pictorial History of the Royal Canadian Navy

By: FOSTER, Tony

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Methuen: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 26336

ISBN: 0458992305

Condition: Near Fine


Foreword by Rear Admiral W. M. Landymore. The Royal Canadian Navy from 1910 to 1985. 140pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean & unmarked.. Tight, square binding. No wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket shows only traces of wear to edges, otherwise bright and clean. Weight, 700g. View more info

Sea Wings: A Pictorial History of Canada's Waterborne Defence Aircraft

By: FOSTER, Tony

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Methuen: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 038423

ISBN: 045880410X

Condition: Fine


Pictorial history of Canada's naval aviation. Foreword by Admiral Robert H. Falls. 143pp, profusely photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, with a similar, unclipped dustjacket, and almost 'as new'. Weight, 760g. View more info

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The Commandos at Dieppe: Rehearsal for D-Day Operation Cauldron, No. 4 Commando Attack on the Hess Battery August 19th, 1942

By: FOWLER, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 2002

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 039288

ISBN: 0007111266

Condition: Almost 'As New'


The raid on Dieppe - a rehearsal for D-Day. 256pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy. Faint stress lines to spine otherwise 'as new'. Weight, 226g. View more info

A Trepid Aviator: Bombay to Bangkok

By: FRAZER, W.W

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, General Store Publishing House: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 051166

ISBN: 1896182011

Condition: VG++


Personal memoir of Capt. W. W. Frazer, bomber pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force operating in India, Burma and Siam during the Second World War. iv, 265 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Nearly 'as new'. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 510g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance, USA rates by weight alone. View more info

Far From Home: Canadians in the First World War

By: FREEMAN, Bill and NIELSEN, Richard

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040595

ISBN: 0-07-086118-8

Condition: As New


Companion to the Television Series of the same name. How the First World War changed the Canadian Nation. Foreword by J.L. Granatstein. 246pp, profusely illustrated. A Mint copy from bankrupt stock. Multiple copies available. Heavy nook weighing 1kg. View more info

Once a Patricia [Memoirs of a Junior Infantry Officer in World War II]

By: FROST, C. Sydney

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Catherines, ON, Vanwell Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045827

ISBN: 0920277195

Condition: As New


WWII memoir of a Canadian Officer in the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry. Covers the campaigns in Italy and North-West Europe through the eyes of a junior infantry officer. 564pp, photo illustrated, maps. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Bright, clean cloth boards with no wear. Bright, clean dustjacket, laminated [by publisher]. A pristine, flawless copy. Scan available. Weight, 970g. View more info

Ortona, Christmas 1943

By: GAFFEN, Fred

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canadian War Museum: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33689

ISBN: 091951135X

Condition: Good Plus


An account of the Canadian Army at the monumental Battle of Ortona, Italy, Christmas, 1943. 64 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Canadian Battle Series, no. 5. Clean interior except for an inked out name to the tp. Sound, stapled binding. Creasing to rear, card wrapper. Weight, 103g. lettermail rates apply. View more info

Bravely into battle : the autobiography of a Canadian soldier in World War Two

By: GALLOWAY, Strome

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Toronto, Stoddart: 1988

Edition: New Edition of 1981

Seller ID: 046103

ISBN: 0773751785

Condition: Almost 'As New'


Autobiography of a Canadian soldier from the Second World War, a Liet.-Col. with the Royal Canadian Regiment. 240 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. Bright, clean interior, stiull fresh. Name & date to thehalf-title page otherwise unmarked. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. Weight, 367g. View more info

So Far from Home: The Stories of Armstrong's Fallen in the Great War, 1914-1919

By: GAMBLE, Leonard J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canada, L.J. Gamble Pub.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed

Seller ID: 050515

ISBN: 0980894905

Condition: As New


Stories of soldiers from Armstrong, B. C. and surroundung communities who died in WWI serving their country. Loaded with relevant detail. By Leonard J. Gamble ; assisted by L.R. Neden and Marc Tremblay. x, 266 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Dedicated presentation inscription and author's signature to the title page. An 'as new' copy - bright and fresh with a tight, square binding and uncreased spine. We ship from British Columbia in Canada, and from Washington State in the USA. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based ... View more info

The Sea is at Our Gates; The History of the Canadian Navy

By: GERMAN, Commander Tony

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1991

Edition: First Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 2487

ISBN: 0771032684

Condition: VG


Definitive Canadian Naval History. Originally published in hardcover: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, ©1990. 360 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Name in ink to htp, old bookplate removed on htp. Tight binding, light spine crease at centre. Weight, 689g. View more info

The Sea is at Our Gates. The History of the Canadian Navy

By: GERMAN, Commander Tony

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26108

ISBN: 0771032692

Condition: Near Fine


Definitive history of the Royal Canadian Navy. 1st edition. 360pp, photo illustrated, illustrated endpapers. RCN Veteran's name from WWII written in on on the front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Bright, clean interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Front flap is creased. Unpacked weight, 830g. 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... View more info

Rhyme and Reason: A Souvenir Volume of Verse by Canadian Soldier-Poets

By: GILCHRIST, Lt. Col. C. W. - Foreword

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rome, Italy, Canadian Public Relations Services: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27196

Condition: VG+


Small booklet of poetry by Canadian Soldiers in the European Theatre of World War II. Extracted from the Maple Leaf, Canadian Armed Forces newspaper. Printed on the front wrapper - 'With the Compliments of The Maple Leaf, Italy'. 63pp, illustrations by Luzny. Bright, fresh interior, unmarked. Tight, stapled binding. Warppers are sun-faded at spine. Previous owner has marked - S/L D. C. Graham, Germany 1945 - to the top margin of the front wrap. Weight, 60g. View more info

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Citizen Sailors : Chronicles of Canada's Naval Reserve

By: GIMBLETT, Richard H.; HADLEY, Michael L. - Editors

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 33056

ISBN: 1459705335

Condition: About 'As New'


"This commemorative volume produced on the occasion of the centennial of the Canadian Navy, 1910-2010, records a special kind of dual citizenship: Canadians exercising the profession of the sea in their nation's service, while also living out the demands of their civilian occupations in their home communities. The perspectives of the part-time citizen-sailors who have made up Canada's Naval Reserve over the past century...'. xix, 249 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 31 cm. An 'as new' copy except for a previopus owner's dedication inscription to the ffep. Unpacked weight, 1.54kg. The heavy... View more info