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THE QUEEN'S YORK RANGERS, AN HISTORIC REGIMENT, Bull, Stewart H.  Foreword by David Macdonald Stewart.
1 Bull, Stewart H. Foreword by David Macdonald Stewart. THE QUEEN'S YORK RANGERS, AN HISTORIC REGIMENT
Erin, Ontario Boston Mills Press 1984 0919822665 / 9780919822665 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
248 pp, 10 1/4" H. Colour pictorial endpapers. Illustrated in b&w and colour with photographs, maps, reproductions. The story of a Canadian regiment that can trace its lineage through more than two hundred years to the early days of European history on this continent. Contents: Foreword; Preface; Rogers' Rangers; The Queen's Rangers in the American Revolution; The Queen's Rangers in Upper Canada; The York Militia in the 19th Century; The 12th Regiment York Rangers; World War I; Reorganization, Amalgamations and Affiliations; World War II; The Regiment since 1945; Appendices: Rogers' Rules of Discipline for Rangers; The Story of the Colours; The Allied Regiments; The Queen's York Rangers' Cadet Corps; Changes in the 20th Century / Commanding Officers since 1919 / Honorary Colonels and Lieutenant-Colonels / Regimental Sergeant-Majors; Chapter Notes; Bibliography; Index. Slight cigarette odor, small bump causing soft creases to top corner of pages 1-42, light waviness to fore-edge of textblock. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, very light edge wrinkling, a few light wrinkles in laminate, very light rubbing, very light browning to top inside edge. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
TALES OF THE ELDERS OF IRELAND.  (ACALLAM NA SENORACH.), Dooley, Ann and Roe, Harry, translated with introduction and notes by.
2 Dooley, Ann and Roe, Harry, translated with introduction and notes by. TALES OF THE ELDERS OF IRELAND. (ACALLAM NA SENORACH.)
Oxford Oxford University Press 1999 0192839187 / 9780192839183 Soft Cover Very Good 
245 pp, 7 3/4" H. "This is the first complete translation of the largest literary text surviving from twelfth-century Ireland, and the most comprehensive early collection of Fenian stories and poetry. Three parallel worlds interact in the 'Tales': the contemporary Christian world of Saint Patrick, with his scribes, clerics, occasional angels, and souls rescued from Hell; the earlier pagan world of the ancient, giant Fenians and an array of Irish kings; and the timeless Otherworld, peopled by ever-young, shape-shifting fairies. The 'Tales' dwell in detail on the inhabitants of the Irish Otherworld and provide an extensive account of their music and magic, their internicine wars and their malice toward, and infatuation with, humankind - themes that still feature in the storytelling of present-day Ireland. This excellent new translation is based on existing manuscript sources and is richly annotated, looking at the 'Acallam's' place in Irish tradition and its wider literary impact." Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, very light browning to edges of text block, old price label on rear cover. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  WINTER, 1967.  VOL. XLV.  NO. 184., Erskine, David, ed.  (W.Y. Carman, Brigadier T.F.J. Collins, Major A. McK. Annand, Lt-Col. H. Moyse-Bartlett, J.P. Entract, Richard L. Blanco, Major G. Tylden, Major R.M. Collins, Lt-Col. R.J.T. Hills, et al.)
3 Erskine, David, ed. (W.Y. Carman, Brigadier T.F.J. Collins, Major A. McK. Annand, Lt-Col. H. Moyse-Bartlett, J.P. Entract, Richard L. Blanco, Major G. Tylden, Major R.M. Collins, Lt-Col. R.J.T. Hills, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. WINTER, 1967. VOL. XLV. NO. 184.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1967. 
Paging runs 191 - 254, 9 3/4" H, soft cover. One colour plate, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations. Contents include: Major Timothy Raper - 19th Regiment, c. 1829; Nicholas Brown - 10th Hussars, c. 1809; "Ronald": The Balaclava Charger of Lord Cardiga n; Military Historiography: 1850-1860; "Cumming of the 9th"; Lieutenant-General Norman MacLeod: 1754-1801; An Officer of the East York Militia: 1850; The Attempted Control of Venereal Disease in the Army of Mid-Victorian England; The Princi p a l S m a l l Arms Carried by British Regular Infantry / Notes: 12th Lancers at Leeds, 1860; etc. Interior - very tiny bump at bottom corner of textblock, minor crease in fore-edge margin of pages, tiny stain in top margin of pages 207/208, oth er wi se cl ea n an d tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light browning, issue number written in ink on spine, minor wrinkling on spine, minor bump to fore-edge of rear cover, light soiling a few very small stain s o n t op o f t ext bl ock - migrate slightly into top margin of pages. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
4 Hall, Arthur Vine. (Detmold illustrations.) POEMS OF A SOUTH AFRICAN: THE COLLECTED VERSE OF ARTHUR VINE HALL. ILLUSTRATED EDITION.
J.C. Juta, Cape Town, 1943, 12th edition. 
230 pp, 8vo, hard cover (blue boards, silver lettering, drawing of Table Mountain on front cover) - no dust jacket. 10 color plates - six by E.J. Detmold. A collection of poems on the themes of war, natural history, people, travel, life in South A frica, etc. Interior - very light browning to pages, previous owners name on front paste-down, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, small bumps to top/bottom of b o a r d s , s l i g ht fading to parts of rear board, light finger marks to boards. VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  SPRING, 1967.  VOL. XLV.  NO. 181., McGuffie, T.H., ed.  (Major A. McK. Annand, Adrian W. Preston, A.S. White, H.T. Dickinson, H.Y. Usher, Lt.-Col. R.J.T. Hills, et al.)
5 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (Major A. McK. Annand, Adrian W. Preston, A.S. White, H.T. Dickinson, H.Y. Usher, Lt.-Col. R.J.T. Hills, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. SPRING, 1967. VOL. XLV. NO. 181.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1967. 
62 pp, 9 3/4" H, soft cover. One colour plate, 4 pages sepiatone illustrations. Contents include: An Officer of the 17th Lancers, c. 1865; Sir Garnet Wolseley and the Cyprus Expedition, 1878; Sir Cecil Bysshopp, Bart. (Later 12th Baron Zouche) and the Parham Troop of Sussex Yeomanry, c. 1798; Captain Henry Thurburn (1826-1897) 52nd Madras Native Infantry; The Army List, 1939 to 1960; The Earl of Peterborough's Campaign in Valencia, 1706 / Notes: Regimental Medals of Merit, 47th and 9 1 s t R e g i ments; The Uniform of The Warwickshire Yeomanry to 1914; etc. / Questions; Reply; Regimental Museums (The Museums of The Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry, 1966; The Museu Militar, Lisbon). Interior - soft crease at bottom corne r of a pp r ox . fi rs t 25 pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, light browning, issue number written in ink on spine, minor wrinkling on spine, small tear at bottom of spine - re-glued, soft cr eas e a t b ot tom c orn er of front cover. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
ACADIENSIA NOVA (1598-1779).  VOLUME I.  NEW AND UNPUBLISHED DOCUMENTS AND OTHER DATA RELATING TO ACADIA (NOVA SCOTIA, NEW BRUNSWICK, MAINE, ETC.), Morse, William Inglis, editor.
6 Morse, William Inglis, editor. ACADIENSIA NOVA (1598-1779). VOLUME I. NEW AND UNPUBLISHED DOCUMENTS AND OTHER DATA RELATING TO ACADIA (NOVA SCOTIA, NEW BRUNSWICK, MAINE, ETC.)
Bernard Quartich, London, 1935, number 285 of a limited edition of 375 copies. 
222 pp, 8vo (8 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Top edge gilt. VOLUME I ONLY. B&w maps, photographs, reproductions - collated. Errata slip tipped in. Contents: List of Illustrations; Preface; Bibliography; Introduction (Extracting fiction from history - Range of inquiry - Ancient bounds of Acadie - Influence of geographical discovery - Loss of documents - Age of Louis XIV and his colonial policy: missions and fisheries; Authenticity and history of the documents - Watermarks - Social conditions); Chapter I (Minute of Condition between Sir William Alexander and Duncan Forbes, 1625, and Document of Council for New England, 1634-5, with Biographical details and other observations); Chapter II (Account of the Voyage of Monsieur de Meulles to Acadie, 1685-1686); Chapter III (Original and unpublished Census of Acadie by Gargas, 1687-1688); Chapter IV (Sojourn of Gargas in Acadie, 1687-1688); Chapter V (Letter of Vincent de Saccardy relating to Acadie, from Rochelles, 12th January 1690). Slight wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor soiling on edges of text block. Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light rubbing and soiling, darkening to the edge of flaps and flap-folds. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
GENERAL REGULATIONS AND ORDERS FOR THE ARMY.  ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE, HORSE GUARDS, 12th AUGUST, 1811.  TO WHICH ARE ADDED SUCH REGULATIONS AS HAVE BEEN ISSUED TO THE 1st JANUARY 1816., N/A.
7 N/A. GENERAL REGULATIONS AND ORDERS FOR THE ARMY. ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE, HORSE GUARDS, 12th AUGUST, 1811. TO WHICH ARE ADDED SUCH REGULATIONS AS HAVE BEEN ISSUED TO THE 1st JANUARY 1816.
Frederick Muller, London, 1970, facsimile edition. 
441 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. A few very tiny specks on front endpapers, tiny mark at bottom fore-edge of textblock, minor wrinkle at top/bottom of front hinge. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling, ghos t sticker mark on front flap, light soiling, light browning on spine and flap-folds. Very Good+/Very Good- 
Price: 55.00 USD
 
 
B-25 MITCHELL UNITS OF THE MTO.  OSPREY COMBAT AIRCRAFT 32., Pace, Steve.  Series editor: Tony Holmes.
8 Pace, Steve. Series editor: Tony Holmes. B-25 MITCHELL UNITS OF THE MTO. OSPREY COMBAT AIRCRAFT 32.
Osprey, Oxford, 2002, first edition. 
96 pp, 9 3/4" H, soft cover. ISBN 1841762849 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs plus 15 pages of colour photographs, profiles, nose art. "From November 1942 through to May 1945, the backbone of the USAAF's medium bomber force was provided by the clutch of bomb groups equipped with the B-25 Mitchell. First seeing action in North Africa in the wake of Operation Torch, and in the Battle of El Alamein, the 'bombing twin' proved to be one of the most successful allied combat types i n t h e Mediterranean Theatre of Operations (MTO). Possessing a greater bomb-load, better range and higher top speed than the previous generation of British and American medium bombers that had struggled to defeat the axis powers in-theatre sin c e 19 4 0, t he B-25 was to equip five USAAF bomb groups. From low-altitude ship strafing over the Mediterranean to high-altitude bombing runs on the Po River Valley, the B-25s in the MTO proved themselves to be a most successful brood of combat ai rc raf t. " Int erior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - faint rub line on rear cover. Near Fine 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
9 Stearns, Cyrus, translated and introduced by. (Godrakpa Sonam Gyaltsen.) HERMIT OF GO CLIFFS: TIMELESS INSTRUCTIONS FROM A TIBETAN MYSTIC.
Wisdom, Boston, (2000), 2nd printing. 
209 pp, large 8vo, soft cover. "An inspiring collection of autobiographical songs of realization by one of the great hermit yogins of the 12th century, Godrakpa Sonam Gyaltsen. These pared-down verses reflect the refreshing, unmannered honesty and direct style characteristic of early Buddhist masters in Tibet. The lucid translation is enhanced by a learned introduction to Godrakpa's life and milieu, and a helpful set of notes to the songs' religious and historical allusions. An e x c e p t i o n a l resource for studying the early yogic tradition of Tibetan Buddhism." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing, spine flat and uncreased. VG+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
PALS: THE 11th (SERVICE) BATTALION (ACCRINGTON) EAST LANCASHIRE REGIMENT.  A HISTORY OF THE BATTALION RAISED FROM ACCRINGTON, BLACKBURN, BURNLEY & CHORLEY IN WORLD WAR ONE., Turner, William.  Additional research by Fergus Read.  Foreword by Martin Middlebrook.
10 Turner, William. Additional research by Fergus Read. Foreword by Martin Middlebrook. PALS: THE 11th (SERVICE) BATTALION (ACCRINGTON) EAST LANCASHIRE REGIMENT. A HISTORY OF THE BATTALION RAISED FROM ACCRINGTON, BLACKBURN, BURNLEY & CHORLEY IN WORLD WAR ONE.
Wharnecliffe, Barnsley, n.d. (c1988). 
256 pp, 4to (12 1/2" H), soft cover. ISBN 095078920 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, maps (some with colour). Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Come back this afternoon; And we be brethren; Croeso i Gymru! Welcome to Wal es!; Some Battalion! Some Colonel; An eastern interlude; We captured Serre three times a day; God help the sinner; The Aftermath; Epilogue; Appendices (Personae; Correspondent's Reports; Report on Operations; Battle Report 12th Y. & L. July 1st; Pe l tzer Letter; Appreciation messages; Casualty lists; Hometowns of July 1st casualties; Total Battalion casualties 1916-1918); Nominal Roll; Decorations; Officers Monthly Army List; Name index; Photo postscript; Selected Bibliography; Acknowledgemen ts . Interior - previous owner's small notation, date and signature in ink on first page; heavy bump to top corner of text block; small bump to bottom corner of text block; small soft bump at fore-edge of pages. Exterior - top and bottom corner of co vers and fore-edge creased due to bumping, small scuff stain on fore-edge of text block, light rubbing, small soft wrinkles on covers, small bump at top of spine, very light edge wear. Good- 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
OPERATION BOLERO: THE AMERICANS IN BRISTOL AND THE WEST COUNTRY, 1942-45., Wakefield, Ken.
11 Wakefield, Ken. OPERATION BOLERO: THE AMERICANS IN BRISTOL AND THE WEST COUNTRY, 1942-45.
England Crecy 1994 0947554513 / 9780947554514 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
142 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. Contents: A Day to Remember; The Yanks are Coming; Over Here; Trouble in the Camp; Bolero in the West Country; American Wings Over Wessex; Airfields of the Ninth Air Force; The USAAF at Filton; Clifton College; Beggars Bush Field; The Invasion Plan; Hospitals; D-Day; A Fond Farewell; Appendices - First US Army Units in the West Country, 31 May 1944; Ninth US Air Force Units in the West Country, 31 May 1944. An unread book. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
OPERATION BOLERO: THE AMERICANS IN BRISTOL AND THE WEST COUNTRY, 1942-45., Wakefield, Ken.
12 Wakefield, Ken. OPERATION BOLERO: THE AMERICANS IN BRISTOL AND THE WEST COUNTRY, 1942-45.
England Crecy 1994 0947554513 / 9780947554514 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
142 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w photographs. Contents: A Day to Remember; The Yanks are Coming; Over Here; Trouble in the Camp; Bolero in the West Country; American Wings Over Wessex; Airfields of the Ninth Air Force; The USAAF at Filton; Clifton College; Beggars Bush Field; The Invasion Plan; Hospitals; D-Day; A Fond Farewell; Appendices - First US Army Units in the West Country, 31 May 1944; Ninth US Air Force Units in the West Country, 31 May 1944. Very minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE MONGOL QUEENS:  HOW THE DAUGHTERS OF GENGHIS KHAN RESCUED HIS EMPIRE., Weatherford, Jack.
13 Weatherford, Jack. THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE MONGOL QUEENS: HOW THE DAUGHTERS OF GENGHIS KHAN RESCUED HIS EMPIRE.
New York Crown 2010 0307407152 / 9780307407153 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
317 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w map, family trees, drawings. "The Mongol queens of the thirteenth century ruled the greatest empire the world has ever known. Yet sometime near the end of the century, censors cut a section from 'The Secret History of the Mongols', leaving a single tantalizing quote from Genghis Khan: 'Let us reward our female offspring." Only this hint of a father's legacy for his daughters remained of a much larger story. The queens of the Silk Route turned their father's conquests into the world's first truly international empire, fostering trade, education, and religion throughout their territories and creating an economic system that stretched from the Pacific to the Mediterranean. Outlandish stories of these powerful queens trickled out of the empire, shocking the citizens of Europe and the Islamic world. After Genghis Khan's death in 1227, conflicts erupted between his daughters and daughters-in-law; what began as a war between powerful women soon became a war against women in power as brother turned against sister, son against mother. At the end of this epic struggle, the dynasty of Mongol queens had seemingly been extinguished forever, as even their names were erased from the historical record. One of the most unusual and important warrior queens of history arose to avenge the wrongs, rescue the tattered shreds of the Mongol Empire, and restore order to a shattered world. Putting on her quiver and picking up her bow, Queen Manduhai led her soldiers through victory after victory. At the conclusion of his magnificently researched and groundbreaking narrative, the author notes that despite their mystery and the efforts to erase them from our collective memory, the deeds of these Mongol queens inspired great artists from Chaucer and Milton to Goethe and Puccini, and so their stories live on today. With (this book, he) restores the queens' missing chapter to the annals of history." Wrinkling at top of spine, very small red remaider dot on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and at top of rear flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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