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1 Delve, Ken, editor. Cliff Spink, J. Leland Atwood, Roger Freeman, Robert Rudhall, Jerry Scutts, Robert F. Dorr, Shlomo Aloni, Leslie Hicks. MUSTANG: THE P-51 AT WAR & PEACE. FLYPAST SPECIAL.
Stamford Key 1997 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
82 pp, 11 5/8" H (magazine format). Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs, diagrams, profiles. Contents: The Operational Record; On Display; Restoring a Classic; Design Retrospective; Racing Mustangs; Long-legged Saviours; Survivors; Mustang Aces; TacR; Mustang data; Korean war Operations; Cable Cutters (Israeli Mustangs used to cut communications wires); Recce Test; Crazy Horse. Interior - small soft wrinkle at top corner of first and last page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - .very minor edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
KHARTOUM 1885:  GENERAL GORDON'S LAST STAND.  OSPREY MILITARY CAMPAIGN SERIES 23., Featherstone, Don.  (Donald).  General editor David G. Chandler.
2 Featherstone, Don. (Donald). General editor David G. Chandler. KHARTOUM 1885: GENERAL GORDON'S LAST STAND. OSPREY MILITARY CAMPAIGN SERIES 23.
London Osprey 1993 185532301X / 9781855323018 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ Cilla Eurich. 
96 pp, large 8vo (9 11/16" H). Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photos, maps, battle plans, reproductions, uniform studies. "The fall of Khartoum and the death of General Gordon at the hand of the Mahdi's army constituted one of the most colourful and controversial episodes of Britain's military history - a seemingly unfeeling Imperial government had 'let down' one of the nation's heroes. Here, Donald Featherstone, well known for his many books on military subjects and wargaming in particular, focuses especially on the battles fought by the relief columns." "The Osprey Campaign Series presents concise, authoritative accounts of the great conflicts of history. Each volume begins with an assessment of each commander's campaign stragegy, then recounts the progress of the fighting, blow-by-blow. More than 90 illustrations, including maps, charts and colour plates accompany the text, and a series of three-dimensional battle maps mark the critical stages of the campaign. Each volume concludes with a brief guide to the battlefield today, and detailed notes for wargamers." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - area of faint dis-coloration of two title letters on front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
COOKSVILLE:  COUNTRY TO CITY.  ALSO INCLUDES:  BRITANNIA., Hicks, Kathleen A.  Foreword By Sir Lou Parsons.
3 Hicks, Kathleen A. Foreword By Sir Lou Parsons. COOKSVILLE: COUNTRY TO CITY. ALSO INCLUDES: BRITANNIA.
Mississauga, Ontario Friends of the Mississauga Library System 2005 0969787375 / 9780969787372 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ Inscribed By Author
345 pp, oblong large 8vo (9 1/4" H x 12" D). Personalized inscription by author on title page. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, maps, reproductions. A local history of Cooksville, Ontario, now part of the city of Missisauga. Contents: Dedication; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Tribute to Jacob Cook; Years: 1807-1850; Daniel Harris; Joseph & Jane Silverthorn; Years: 1851-1900; The Great Fire of 1852; The Credit Valley Railway; Years: 1901-1950; William Stanislaus Romain; Toronto Township Police Department; Years: 1951-2000; Reeve Mary Fix; Robert W. Speck; Mississauga the Town; Mississauge the City; Bibliography; Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small corner crease on rear cover, minor edge wear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
4 King, L.; McGhie, E.; Thomson, A. Foreword by Jim Farrell. THE HAMILTON GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB, 1894-2004. AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY.
Hamilton, Ontario Hamilton Golf and Country Club 2006 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
81 pp, oblong (8 1/2" H x 11" D). B&w and colour photographs/reproductions. Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgements; The Scottish Founders; The Aberdeen Avenue Years; Three National Champions; The Ancaster Course of Harry Colt; Notable Club Personalities; 1919: An International Match and the Canadian Open; Some Memorable Ladies' Events; The 1930 Open: Tommy Armour Defeats Leo Deigel; National Amateur Championships; Centennial Celebrations; The PGA Senior Tour Comes to Ancaster; The 2003 Open: Bob Tway is Victorious; A Looks Ahead; Appendix: Presidents and Captains. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor corner wear, very light rubbing on rear cover, small area of delamination on front cover bottom edge. 
Price: 45.00 USD
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 1993. 
297 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0297813250 B&w photographs. "....both a love story and an account of what one art expert has called 'the worst scandal that's happened to a country house in the last hundred years'. T he eighth Earl Spencer - Johnnie to his friends - was the Princess of Wales's father; Raine, formerly Lady Lewisham and Lady Dartmouth, and daughter of the novelist Barbara Cartland, his second wife. When he suffered a massive stroke in 197 8 , s h e f ought for his life though few gave him much chance of surviving. They doted on each other and when he guided his daughter up the aisle of St Paul's on the day of her wedding to Prince Charles, she was rightly given the credit for him be in g t he re . But as chatelaine of the Spencers' magnificent stately home, Althorp in Northamptonshire, her record was far more controversial. A substantial quantity of the family's irreplaceable heirlooms was disposed of in circumstances tha t l ed to bi tte r c ri t icism from experts and members of the family. Angela Levin has written the first biography of Raine and Johnnie Spencer, in the course of which she has interviewed more than a hundred relatives, friends, colleagues, emplo yees an d a rt h isto rian s. T he result is revealing and enthralling study of an extraordinary relationship and the most detailed account yet of what happened to the Althorp inheritance." Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top edge. Near Fine/ Near Fine 
Price: 22.50 USD
THE CANADIAN LIBERAL.  A SURVEY OF NATIONAL AFFAIRS.  VOLUME 7 - Nos. 3 & 4.  WINTER 1954-1955.  SPECIAL DOUBLE ISSUE.  FEATURING PROVINCIAL CONVENTIONS., MacTavish, D.K., Q.C., et al., eds.  (Alcide Cote, Lord Campion, Walter E. Harris, J.G. Gardiner, John J. Connolly, Francis Boyd, Charles R. McElman, J.W. Pickersgill, Paul Martin, Lester B. Pearson, Robert H. Winters, Helen Grodeland.)
6 MacTavish, D.K., Q.C., et al., eds. (Alcide Cote, Lord Campion, Walter E. Harris, J.G. Gardiner, John J. Connolly, Francis Boyd, Charles R. McElman, J.W. Pickersgill, Paul Martin, Lester B. Pearson, Robert H. Winters, Helen Grodeland.) THE CANADIAN LIBERAL. A SURVEY OF NATIONAL AFFAIRS. VOLUME 7 - Nos. 3 & 4. WINTER 1954-1955. SPECIAL DOUBLE ISSUE. FEATURING PROVINCIAL CONVENTIONS.
National Liberal Federation of Canada, Ottawa, 1955. 
Paging runs 189 - 293, 8 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs. Through a printing error, pages 237-244 have been inserted twice. Contents: Confederation: A Monument of Co-Operation; Canada's Parliament of Business; Saskatchewan's New Liberal Leader; Saskatchwan's Liberal Convention; He Didn't Say No!; The Grand Old Liberal - Gladstone Before Home Rule; The Canadian Tax Law - Some First Impressions; National Agricultural Questions; The Canadian Senate - Custodian of Our Basic Freedoms; British Politics in the New Year; New Brunswick Liberal Leader; New Brunswick Liberal Convention; Political Profile: Hon. Henry D. Hicks; The Peoples of Canada; Instruments of U.S.-Canadian Co-Operation; The Challenge of Co-Existence; Labour and the Liberal Government; New Records in Housing; The Successful Evolution of New Enterprises; Alberta Liberals Building Up Alternative to Social Credit; 8th Installment of Legislative Action; Book Reviews; Letters to the Editor. Interior - subscription card has two corner creases and large tear - archivally taped, very light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - small tear at top/bottom of spine - archivally taped, light edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing, very light browning, two tiny corner creases, tiny tear at top/bottom of front cover - archivally taped. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
BOORI., Scott, Bill.  Illustrated by A.M. Hicks.  Jacket art by Nick Yates.
7 Scott, Bill. Illustrated by A.M. Hicks. Jacket art by Nick Yates. BOORI.
Abelard-Schuman, London, 1978. 
149 pp, 8vo (8 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0200726951 The author's first novel. B&w illustrations. "The elements of Aboriginal lore which make up this stirring tale of magic and high adventure are based largely on the Kabi and Wakka nations, who once lived near the Queensland coast north of Brisbane. 'Boori' is a fantasy, but it shows the importance placed upon moral obligations by Aborigines in their native culture, and it is set in a precisely described landscape. T h e r e a d er should be able to trace the journey of the young man with the aid of an atlas and imagination - the People have gone but the mountains and rivers still remain, and the Melong still dances his great circling corroboree off the coast , br in g in g th e cyclones in to lay waste the land. In its imaginative empathy with traditional Aboriginal life and way of thought, 'Boori' is a notable achievement." Light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has ve r y lig ht wr ink li ng at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, two very small closed edge tears, minor rubbing. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
George Allen & Unwin, London, (1947), Ist edition. 
196 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w plates. "The series of minature portraits include many who, great in their own day, are not now so well remembered. Fairfax is among them; so is Monck; Harrison the Regicide; Lord Hawke, victor of Quiberon Bay; Kempenfelt who perished with the Royal George; Admiral Duncan who won Camperdown; Burnaby of Khiva and others. There are also unexpected glimpses such as that of Byron as seen through the eyes of a young naval officer who was present when he swam the Hellespont; the famous Charge of the Light Brigade as it was afterwards refought in clubs and in Parliament; and an astonishing account of that sovereign of whom a wit said 'he is a good egg, though a littlecracked' - W illiam the Fourth." Small bump to top rear corner with slight migration into last few pages, previous owner's embossed stamp on free front endpaper, endpapers browning lightly, small crease on rear cover, tiny foxing marks on edges of text block. Dust jacket is price clipped, has small chips/tears, two old tape repairs, light browning, several small waterstains on spine, now in mylar sleeve. VG-/Fair 
Price: 20.00 USD

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