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GREETINGS FROM CANADA:  AN ALBUM OF UNIQUE CANADIAN POSTCARDS FROM THE EDWARDIAN ERA 1900-1916.  (POST CARDS), Anderson, Allan and Tomlinson, Betty.
1 Anderson, Allan and Tomlinson, Betty. GREETINGS FROM CANADA: AN ALBUM OF UNIQUE CANADIAN POSTCARDS FROM THE EDWARDIAN ERA 1900-1916. (POST CARDS)
Toronto Macmillan of Canada 1978 0770517218 / 9780770517212 First Edition Soft Cover Good+ 
188 pp, oblong (9" H x 11 1/2" D). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. "The period between 1900 and 1916 was the golden age of the picture postcard in Canada; the craftsmanship evident in hand-tinted and lithographed 'postals' was never surpassed , the craze for collecting and sending them never so widespread. (T)hese postcards present an enchantingly candid portrait of Edwardian Canada and its citizens." Chapter headings: Towns and Villages; Fairs and Exhibitions; I Love a Parade; School Days; Fire!; Indians and Esquimaux; Breaking the Sod; A Special Breed; Remembering the Farm; To Market, To Market; Habitant Life; Felling the Timber; Working the Mines; The Klondike; Days of Sail; Harvesting the Sea; Steamboat Round the Bend; The Iron Horse; Bird's-Eye Views; The Big City; The Soft Sell; Golden Summers; Summer Sports; When Woollies Were Worn; Winter Sports; Romance on Wheels; A Woman's Place; A Man's Politics; Unfurl the Flag; Spit and Polish; Riders of the Plains; Novelties; Banish the Bar; Innocent Laughter; The Look of the People. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - edge wear, light rubbing with faint line indentations on rear cover, very small and small corner creases on covers, spine flat and uncreased. 
Price: 16.00 USD
 
 
GREETINGS FROM CANADA:  AN ALBUM OF UNIQUE CANADIAN POSTCARDS FROM THE EDWARDIAN ERA 1900-1916.  (POST CARDS), Anderson, Allan and Tomlinson, Betty.
2 Anderson, Allan and Tomlinson, Betty. GREETINGS FROM CANADA: AN ALBUM OF UNIQUE CANADIAN POSTCARDS FROM THE EDWARDIAN ERA 1900-1916. (POST CARDS)
Toronto Macmillan of Canada 1978 0770517218 / 9780770517212 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
188 pp, oblong (9" H x 11 1/2" D). Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. "The period between 1900 and 1916 was the golden age of the picture postcard in Canada; the craftsmanship evident in hand-tinted and lithographed 'postals' was never surpassed , the craze for collecting and sending them never so widespread. (T)hese postcards present an enchantingly candid portrait of Edwardian Canada and its citizens." Chapter headings: Towns and Villages; Fairs and Exhibitions; I Love a Parade; School Days; Fire!; Indians and Esquimaux; Breaking the Sod; A Special Breed; Remembering the Farm; To Market, To Market; Habitant Life; Felling the Timber; Working the Mines; The Klondike; Days of Sail; Harvesting the Sea; Steamboat Round the Bend; The Iron Horse; Bird's-Eye Views; The Big City; The Soft Sell; Golden Summers; Summer Sports; When Woollies Were Worn; Winter Sports; Romance on Wheels; A Woman's Place; A Man's Politics; Unfurl the Flag; Spit and Polish; Riders of the Plains; Novelties; Banish the Bar; Innocent Laughter; The Look of the People. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, two tiny corner creases. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
HMS SHEFFIELD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF 'OLD SHINY'., Bassett, Ronald.
3 Bassett, Ronald. HMS SHEFFIELD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF 'OLD SHINY'.
Arms and Armour, London, 1988, first edition. 
224 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0853689113 B&w maps and photographs. "The first HMS Sheffield was launched in 1936 to serve her flag bravely for thirty years. During World War Two, the cruiser became one of the mo st illustrious warships of all time, achieving twelve honours. In 1940, she fought in the action off Cape Spartivento; in the following year she shared in the audacious bombardment of Genoa, exchanged salvoes with Bismarck and sank one of that bat t leship's supply tankers, Friedrich Breme. In the Arctic a mine blew a 22-foot hole in her stern, but in an Icelandic fjord her crew fashioned a makeshift timber patch before steaming her back to Britain to fight again. In 1942, in the Barents Se a, Sheffield was in action against the 'pocket battleships' Admiral Hipper and Lutzow, and sank the German destroyer Friedrich Eckoldt. In 1943 she shared in the destruction of the battlecruiser Scharnhorst off North Cape and later supported carri er attacks upon Tirpitz. These, however, were but the highlights of this distinguished ship's wartime service. This book tells the story of her entire life and of her crews before, during and after World War Two - not from the detached perspective of an 'armchair historian', but from that of a writer who served at that time in a similar cruiser. Ronald Bassett was entrusted with research material accumulated over many years by an officer of Sheffield who died before those records could be turn ed into a book. Hundreds of her crew members, including several of her commanding officers, have contributed to this chronicle by means of their memoirs, diaries, letters, newspaper cuttings and photographs, enabling (the author) to paint an a ccura te and powerfully evocative portrait of a famous ship." Slight bump at bottom of spine, slight waviness to edges of text block, previous owner's label on free front endpaper, book cracked in several palces but page signatures are holding firm ly. D ust jacket has light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling, several small edge tears (two taped) and chips, light rubbing with some slight color loss on rear panel. Very Good-/Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
AVRO SHACKLETON.  POSTWAR MILITARY AIRCRAFT: 3., Chartres, John.
4 Chartres, John. AVRO SHACKLETON. POSTWAR MILITARY AIRCRAFT: 3.
Ian Allan, Shepperton, Surrey, 1999, reprint. 
112 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0711015139 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings. "The Avro Shackleton completed 40 years of front-line service in the Royal Air Force. The first prototype (in shape an d concept a direct descendent of the Manchester-Lancaster-Lincoln-Tudor lineage) first flew in 1949, and the AEW aircraft of No 8 Squadron were still operational in the early 1990s. The aircraft undoubtedly marked the end of an era of the R A F ' s f o u r-piston-engined 'heavies', although it remained in service for nearly 30 years after it was first classified as obsolete. Built originally for anti-submarine warfare, the Shackleton had been used by the RAF for other roles, includ in g se ar ch an d re scue, colonial policing, troop and freight carrying, supplying weather ships, maritime surveillance and showing the flag....the author not only traces the Shackleton's origins and activities in many different roles but brings out t he dee p a f fec ti on felt for the type by both air and ground crews in spite of the arduous and sometimes perilous nature of the operations in which it had been involved. This book was first published in 1985 and statements made then were curr ent . Many of th ese may we ll have been overtaken by subsequent events." Dust jacket has fading to the spine colour - lettering still bright. Fine/Very Good 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
5 Coffinier, Andre. MESSIDOR: RECITS, ANECDOTES, CONTES ET POEMS SE RAPPORTANT AUX PREMIERES ATTRIBUTIONS D'ARMES ET DE CROIX D'HONNEUR. (LES GROGNARDS DE NAPOLEON.)
B.O.R.E., Paris, (1980). 
176 pp. + 7 reproductions of color uniform studies at rear, small 4to (10 7/8" H), hard cover (dark green boards with gold lettering, decoration), in dust jacket. Pictorial endpapers, many b&w illustrations + color plates at rear. FRENCH TEXT. Contents: Les armes d'honneur; Les grandes journees de la Legion d'honneur; La croix des braves; D'autres braves; Les femmes et la croix d'honneur; Notes succinctes sur les principaux noms cites dans les textes. Very light browning to pages. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light edge wrinkling at top of spine area, light rubbing to rear panel. VG+/VG 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
SAGA OF THE AMERICAN FLAG: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY., DeBarr, Candice M. and Bonkowske, Jack A.  Flag illustrations by Barbara Schiefer. Scenic illustrations by Antonio Castro.
6 DeBarr, Candice M. and Bonkowske, Jack A. Flag illustrations by Barbara Schiefer. Scenic illustrations by Antonio Castro. SAGA OF THE AMERICAN FLAG: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.
Tucsan Harbinger 1990 0943173655 / 9780943173658 Soft Cover Very Good 
84 pp, 10 3/4" H. Color illustrations. Contents: Introduction; The History of Flags; Early American Flags; The Stars and Stripes; Legends Surrounding the First Official Flags; The Star-Spangled Banner; Pre-Civil War Fl ags; Civil War to Present; Honoring the Stars and Stripes; Constitutional Right or Disrespect?; Historical Dates Pertaining to the Flag and Its Country; Admittance of States into the Union by Date and Flag Design; Flag Codes and Rules; Glossary; Suggested Reading; Index. Interior - previous owner's place, date and signature on first page; very tiny crease at top corner of pages 1 to 25; otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor soft crease at three corners, a few tiny dints on covers, minor rubbing - line indentation on rear cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
CANADA 95.  THE COLLECTION OF 1995 STAMPS., Ellis, Louise and Ebbs, Leslie Elizabeth.
7 Ellis, Louise and Ebbs, Leslie Elizabeth. CANADA 95. THE COLLECTION OF 1995 STAMPS.
Canada Canada Post Corporation 1995 066059837X / 9780660598376 Hard Cover Near Fine 
66 pp, 10 3/4" H. Black covers with gilt lettering on spine, blindstamped maple leaf and lettering on front board. Pictorial endpapers, colour and b&w photographs, drawings throughout. Colour illustrated slipcase. Contains 68 stamps (collated), which have been removed from the original envelope and inserted into the protective plastic sleeves on the appropriate pages - face value over $32.00. Louisbourg (5); Manitoba 125 (1); Bridges (4); Golf (5); Group of Seven (7); New Members (3); Historic Vehicles (6); Alfred Pellan (1); Comic Book Superheroes (5); Lunenburg Academy (1); The Arctic (5); Christmas - Emile Brunet Stone Carvings (3); Animal Migration - Canada/Mexico (4) 1945 (4); The Holocaust (1); United Nations (1); La Francophonie (1); 30th Anniversary of Flag (1); Definitive Stamps (8); Greeting Stamps (2). Bilingual text (English/French). Book and slipcase are in fine condition. Minor wear on edges of original envelope that contained stamps. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
A GREAT FLEET OF SHIPS:  THE CANADIAN FORTS & PARKS., Heal, S.C.
8 Heal, S.C. A GREAT FLEET OF SHIPS: THE CANADIAN FORTS & PARKS.
Vanwell, St Catharines, Ontario, 1999, first edition. 
312 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1551250233 B&w photographs, drawings, plus large fold-out plan: "General Arrangement Standard Steamer" in pocket at rear. "The era of the Canadian Forts and Parks has long since passed into history. While it lasted, it engaged a great deal of effort and capital on a scale never seen before in our country; from the men and women in the shipyards, to the crews who manned the ships, and the industrial leaders who transformed the s h i p y a r ds from very small-scale producers into world-scale shipbuilders for their day. By 1941 Canada's small shipbuilders had begun to turn out a fleet of 10,000- and 4,700-ton merchant ships which in every way were the equal of those from Br it is h an d Am erican shipyards. At the height of this great effort the Canadian yards were delivering one new ship every three days. Not only did we send to sea a large fleet of Park ships under the Canadian flag, manned by Canadian crews and ma nag ed by Ca na dia n managers, but we also bare-boat-chartered a similar size fleet of Fort sister ships for British management and operation. These Fort and Park ships were to be found in every theatre of war from 1942 on, at all times willi ng w orkh ors es of t he ocea ns, unheralded, unsung and later, like their crews, usually ignored by historians and government alike. While the postwar survivors of this fleet sailed under many flags, they did constitute an important element in reb uildi ng th e pe ace that fo llowe d. And now that Canada is no longer an owner of deep sea ships under the Canadian flag, it is timely that we remember our achievement of over fifty years ago. It was a unique undertaking that will never be repe ated i n a wo rld n ow s o diff eren t." M oderate bump at top of spine/rear hinge area. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, moderate bump/wrinkling at top of spine. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
9 Inglefield, Eric. Illustrated by Tony Mould. Consultants: William G. Crampton, David J. Lally. FLAGS.
Kingfisher, (London, 1983), revised edition. 
125 pp, small 8vo (approx. 7 3/4" H), card covers. Profusely illustrated in color with reproductions, maps, drawings. "An up-to-date identification guide to the flags of the nations of the world. The introduction looks at the history of flags, flag design, heraldry and symbolism, with basic information on the parts of flags and how to identify them. The individual flags of different nations and states are illustrated in colour, each accompanied by an account of its history and main features." Interior - very small corner crease on two pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, flat uncreased spine. VG+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE VOICE OF ONE:  EMPIRE LYRICS.  A CORONATION GARLAND., Johnson, H. Harrold.
10 Johnson, H. Harrold. THE VOICE OF ONE: EMPIRE LYRICS. A CORONATION GARLAND.
Basil Blackwood, Oxford, 1937, first edition. 
xi, 46 pp + notes, 7 1/2" H, stiff card covers with attached dust jacket. Contents: Dedication; The King's Grace; From Arbor Low to King Alfred (Arbor Low - Ancient Britons - The Romans in Britain - St Columba and Iona - Exile from Erin - The Pool of Columcille - The English - The Danes - King Alfred); Great Britain and Ireland (The Garden of England - The Homes of England - The Last Levee - Under Which Flag? - The Song of the Mothers - Th' oul' Home in Mona - Old Ireland - The Passing of the Celt); The Seven Seas (The Old Mother - The Motherland - 'Physical Energy' - A Colonist's Farewell); To the Captain (The Right Honourable Stanley Baldwin); Notes. a few tiny soiling marks on inside front hinge, a few scattered tiny light f o x i n g m a rks. Dust jacket has ight to moderate soiling and darkening, small surface paper scuff on front panel, light edge wrinkling. Very Good-/Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
FLAGS OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.  1: CONFEDERATE.  OSPREY MILITARY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 252., Katcher, Philip.  Colour plates by Rick Scollins.
11 Katcher, Philip. Colour plates by Rick Scollins. FLAGS OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. 1: CONFEDERATE. OSPREY MILITARY MEN-AT-ARMS SERIES 252.
Osprey, London, 1992, first edition. 
48 pp, 9 3/4" H, soft cover. ISBN 1855322706 B&w photographs, drawings, 8 pages of colour illustrations. Contents: Introduction; The First National Flag; The Second National Flag; The Third National Flag; Battle Flags; Battle Honors, Other Comman ds; Other Flags; The Plates. Interior - small Christmas notation, date and signature in pencil on title page; light erased pencil mark at top corner of title page; otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor corner w e ar, one tiny corner crease - migrates into adjacent pages, minor rubbing. Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
PRESERVING ONTARIO'S HERITAGE:  A HISTORY OF THE ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY., Killan, Gerald.
12 Killan, Gerald. PRESERVING ONTARIO'S HERITAGE: A HISTORY OF THE ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
Ottawa Love Printing Service 1976 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good Signed by Author
292 pp, 8 1/2 "H. Signed by author on title page. Contents: Preface and Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; The Origins of the Historical Society Movement in Ontario; The Forming of the Ontario Historical Society, 1888-1898; Concepts and Attitudes, 1898-1914; Ambition Denied 1898-1914; Historic Preservation 1898-1914; Wartime Decline and Twenties Recovery; "To the Very Edge of the Precipice": Depression and War; Coping with the Limits of Growth; Some New Wine in an Old Bottle; Appendices: The Presidents of the Ontario Historical Society; The Secretaries and Executive Assistants of the Ontario Historical Society; The Treasurers of the Ontario Historical Society; The Sites of the Annual Meetings; Index. Interior - previous owner's stamp, name/address and small ink notation on inside of front cover; owner's stamp also on title page; otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very kight edge wear, one very small corner crease. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
SELECTED POEMS FROM THE PEN OF THE HONOURABLE MORRISON MANN MACBRIDE.  VOLUME 1., MacBride, Morrison Mann.
13 MacBride, Morrison Mann. SELECTED POEMS FROM THE PEN OF THE HONOURABLE MORRISON MANN MACBRIDE. VOLUME 1.
Brantford, Ontario Ralph V. MacBride 1938 First Edition Hard Cover Good- 
149 pp, 8 3/4" H, black cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold lettering and decoration on front board. Two b&w photographs. Poems by a former mayor of Brantford, Ontario, who was a printer by trade and once the Minister of Labour for Ontario. Includes a 'Biographical Sketch' by his son, Ralph V. MacBride. Titles include, To the Folks: The printer man; The Crimes Beyond the Rhine: Who's to stay the hand of Hitler?; To-day and Then: In Flanders Fields the poppies grow; Christmas: Here's a wish for all good neighbours; Ireland: In Ireland now, a Spaniard rules; Saint Patrick's Day: It must have been God's heart; World Peace: Anglo-Saxon hearts have quickened; The Canadian Call: O'er all this land, there floats a flag; If They Could Speak: To our soldier sons now sleeping; To "Do" and Then to Teach: The Prince of Wales, he showed the way; Sportsmanship: If you knew well that you were wrong; Fishin' Time: Have you ever gone afishin'; The Armistice: The armistice was signed; The Lions Club and the Children: If you love God's little children; Along the Way: Our lives must touch with other lives; etc., etc. Light to moderate browning to endpapers, very light browning at page edges, light foxing at bottom of pages xv to xix, small dent and tear at bottom edge of pages 127 to 152, very light bump at top corners of boards, light soiling on boards - mainly front board, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, moderate browning to edges of text block 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
CHAMELEON THE SPY AND THE TERRIBLE TOASTER TRAP., Massie, Diane Redfield.
14 Massie, Diane Redfield. CHAMELEON THE SPY AND THE TERRIBLE TOASTER TRAP.
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1982 069004223X / 9780690042238 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Diane Redfield Massie. 
Unpaginated, 9 1/4" H. Color and b&w illustrations by the author. "Something very strange is going on in Beantown. It's a Monday morning and no one has raised the flag! And, everyone seems to be asleep - even the mayor! Most outrageous of all, while the whole town snoozes, some one is robbing it bare! Once again the irrepressible Chameleon, the master of disguise and renowned super spy, springs into action as he outwits two wily crooks to solve the mystery of the terrible toaster trap and save the day for Beantown." Dust jacket has been price-clipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
SEA DOGS AND MEN AT ARMS:  A CANADIAN BOOK OF SONGS., Middleton, Jesse Edgar.  (Signed)
15 Middleton, Jesse Edgar. (Signed) SEA DOGS AND MEN AT ARMS: A CANADIAN BOOK OF SONGS.
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1918, first edition. 
104 pp + "A Selection from the Catalogue of G.P. Putnam's Sons", small 8vo (7 13/16" H), hard cover (brick-coloured cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold lettering in an attractive gold border on front board). SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON FREE FRONT ENDP APER. Tissue-covered colour frontispiece with permission slip tipped-in. A collection of 62 patriotic and military poems, including: H.M. Destroyer 'Broke'; A Soldier's Song; Arrived: H.M.S. 'Good Hope'; Off Heligoland; Off Ushant; Missi n g a t L l o yd's; A Wardroom Song; Trafalgar; Under The Black Eagle; The Zeppelin; Lord Kitchener; For Dominion Day; The American Aviator; Langemarck; Flag Day; To the Absent; Lake Louise; The Eternal Why, etc. Very light browning to endpapers, b ro w ni ng an d du st staining on top of textblock, light edge wear - mainly at top/bottom of spine and at corners, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light fading to edge of front board, slight fading to spine color. Very Good- 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
16 Richards, Robert D. FREEDOM'S VOICE: THE PERILOUS PRESENT AND UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT.
Brassey's, Washington, (1998), first edition. 
177 pp, large 8vo (9 3/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN: 1574881523 "The U.S. Constitution's First Amendment ensures freedom of speech and expression, but it has come increasingly under attack at the end of the twentieth century. Created two hundred years ago to protect unpopular views, to allow criticism of the government, to enable religious freedom and to give citizens a voice in government, its protection has recently been exploited by those who would douse a crucifix in urine, burn an American flag, or harass abortion clinic employees, to name just a few examples. As a result, many question its guarantees...(this book) chronicles the numerous assaults on free speech and expression that have occurred recently and shows how the lives of many ordinary citizens have been, or would be, affected adversely by the loss of First Amendment freedoms. (Richards) argues clearly and effectively that a strengthened, not weakened First Amendment is necessary to meet the challenges of the new millenium." Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing, small shallow dent on front hinge. NF/VG+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE EAGLE AND THE SERPENT.  THE SPANISH AND AMERICAN INVASIONS OF MEXICO:  1519 AND 1846., Selby, John.
17 Selby, John. THE EAGLE AND THE SERPENT. THE SPANISH AND AMERICAN INVASIONS OF MEXICO: 1519 AND 1846.
Hamish Hamilton, London, (1978). 
163 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w reproductions, maps, photographs. "Based on solid research and mammoth tours of the areas concerned, an impelling picture is painted not only of pre-columbian Mexico and the subsequent M exico created by the Spaniards, but also of the independent republic of Mexico which nineteenth-century Americans coveted so greatly. The book ends with an account of how, through the activities of American settlers in Texas and California and the machinations of President Polk, half of Mexico was seized and the states of Texas and California, along with New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada and parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma were added to the United States..." Dust jacket has very light edge wrinkling, slight fading to spine color. NF/VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE GLORIOUS "SHANNON'S" OLD BLUE DUSTER AND OTHER FADED FLAGS OF FADELESS FAME., Snider, C.H.J.  Foreword by Rt. Hon. William Thomas White, K.C.M.G.
18 Snider, C.H.J. Foreword by Rt. Hon. William Thomas White, K.C.M.G. THE GLORIOUS "SHANNON'S" OLD BLUE DUSTER AND OTHER FADED FLAGS OF FADELESS FAME.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1923 First Edition Hard Cover Good- 
430 pp, 9 1/8" H. Blue cloth with faded gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/banding and black decoration on front board. Pictorial endpapers, six colour plates (including frontispiece - collated), plus many b&w illustrations through text. Tales of naval combat between Great Britain and the United States during the War of 1812, by the author of "In the Wake of the Eighteen-Twelvers". Contents: Foreword; The Glorious 'Shannon's' Old Blue Duster; The Only Royal Standard in Captivity; The Union Jack on Capitol Hill; The British 'Belvidera'; Byron of the 'Belvidera'; The American 'President'; Decatur of the 'President'; "Old Ironsides" Under the Union Jack; The Ship That Would Not Run; A Pallid Trophy; The End of the 'Essex'; Two 'Frolics'; The 'Macedonian'; A Midshipman's Coverlet; Two 'Peacocks' and a 'Sparrowhawk'; Three-Flag Fights; Taken Before Breakfast; Grit and Grog; The Nailed Colors of the 'Boxer'; When the Red Bunting Ran Out; The Trail of the Poisoned Pen; Patriots, Poltroons and Profiteers; The Pride of Plymouth; A Duel in the Dark; Who Won the War; Old Bloody Tom; Eleven Vanished Stars-and-Stripes; Two Pigmies and a Giant; British Bluejackets and Yankee Privateers; A Dehorned Hornet; The 'Magnet' and Oswego; Index. A few scattered light foxing marks throughout book, a few pages with small edge tears (mostly at bottom edge) - archivally taped, some creases on rear pastedown, small tear at bottom of rear inside hinge, small bump to bottom corner of pages and to bottom of page dutters, slight lean to spine, light browning to edges of text block, a few tiny dents to top/bottom of text block, light to moderate edge wear, wear and a few very small tears at top/bottom of spine, light rubbing and soiling to boards and spine, light fading to gold lettering on boards and spine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
JEWS AND THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION., Szajkowski, Zosa.
19 Szajkowski, Zosa. JEWS AND THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION.
KTAV Publishing House, New York, 1975. 
280 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover (dark blue cloth with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. ISBN 0870682709 B&w illustrations. Contents: The World Forgetting, by the World Forgotten; Their Heroism Lies in Their Suffe ring; We are French Soldiers but Not French Citizens; The Legions Works, the Legions Gets No Pay!; The Right to Plunder; Jews Among the Old-Time Legionnaires; Volunteers for the Defense of France; Engage pour la Gamelle; The Revolt of Care n c y ; U n i o n Sacre in an Atmosphere of War-Time Antisemitism; Americans in the French Foreign Legion; In the Atmosphere of Muncih; Again in the Foreign Legion; Forced Volunteers; Demobilization for the Antechambers of Death Camps; In North Af ri ca - " T hi s Ho st il e Place with a Perfumed Name"; Building the Trans-Saharian Railroad; A Most Atrocious Camp; North Africa Liberated - Internees Punished for Hoisting the American Flag; Suffering and Death After the Liberation; Join the Fo rei gn Leg ion o r G o to Pri son ; The World Will Never Understand; The Joint Commission on Political Prisoners and Refugees; Anything Which Might Offend French Susceptibilities Has Been Omitted; Volunteers Forced Not to Fight; "Incredible" Politi cs o f C ompr omis e; Post sc rip t; A ppen dix; Notes; Sources; Index. Minor soiling to front endpapers, previous owners small stamp on front pastedown, minor edge wear, minor rubbing. VG+ 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
FLAGS OF AMERICA:  THE STORY OF THE FLAGS WHICH HAVE ENTERED INTO THE HISTORY OF AMERICA AND THE MAKING OF "OLD GLORY", TOGETHER WITH AN AUTHENTIC MANUAL COVERING THE DISPLAY OF THE FLAG AND RENDERING IT PROPER RESPECT., Waldron, W.H., Colonel.
20 Waldron, W.H., Colonel. FLAGS OF AMERICA: THE STORY OF THE FLAGS WHICH HAVE ENTERED INTO THE HISTORY OF AMERICA AND THE MAKING OF "OLD GLORY", TOGETHER WITH AN AUTHENTIC MANUAL COVERING THE DISPLAY OF THE FLAG AND RENDERING IT PROPER RESPECT.
Standard Printing & Publishing, Huntington, West Virginia, 1935. 
71 pp, small 8vo (7 5/8" H), hard cover (dark blue boards with gold lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. Color illustrations. "It is our purpose in this book to trace the History and the Evolution of 'Old Glory' from the first fla g that was ever flown on the continent, through the Flags of America down to the present stars and stripes and by means of color illustrations and text to show the part that each of the 48 flags has played in the life of our Nation. It is o u r f u r t her purpose to present, in color illustrations and appropriate text, the proper method of displaying the American Flag and how to render proper respect to it. In this we have followed the Flag Code which was adopted by the National F la g Co n fe re nc e held in the Nation's Capitol on June 14-15, 1923, and in which the delegates from the principal patriotic, fraternal, educational, and civic organizations of the United States participated." Very light browning to endpapers, fa int e ras ed pe nci l m ar ks and soiling on free front endpaper, previous owner's name on front pastedown, a few light foxing and finger marks on some pages, tiny blue marks in gutter of pages 14/15, book lightly cracked at pages 24/25, light edg e we ar and soi ling on boar ds. Good reference copy only. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
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