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THE TOUR THROUGH CANADA OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE OF WALES, AUGUST-OCTOBER: 1919.  EMBRACING THAT PORTION OF THE GRAND TRUNK SYSTEM IN THE PROVINCES OF ONTARIO AND QUEBEC TRAVERSED BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS.  ANNOTATED TIMETABLE.
1 THE TOUR THROUGH CANADA OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE OF WALES, AUGUST-OCTOBER: 1919. EMBRACING THAT PORTION OF THE GRAND TRUNK SYSTEM IN THE PROVINCES OF ONTARIO AND QUEBEC TRAVERSED BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS. ANNOTATED TIMETABLE.
Montreal Grand Trunk Railway 1919 Hard Cover Very Good - 
63, (3) pp + b&w plates and folding map at rear, 9 1/2" H. White spine with gilt lettering, brown paper-covered board with gilt lettering/decoration, black & gilt crest on front board, brown endpapers. 27 b&w plates with tissueguards bearing captions in red. An annotated timetable of the route taken by the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII/Duke of Windsor) on the Grand Trunk Railway through Ontario and Quebec in 1919. The Foreword gives a brief history of the Grand Trunk Railway/Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and the book closes with a list of directors, etc. of company. The illustrations show scenes in the areas through which the prince was to pass; towns, buildings, bridges, locomotives, etc. Does not contain pictures of the actual visit. Some separation between some page gatherings but still holding firmly in binding, one illustration page has a small edge tear archivally taped, several corner creases on two od the map folds, scattered very tiny foxing marks on gilt decoration - mainly near fore-edge of front board, minor soiling on boards. 
Price: 250.00 USD
 
 
DIEPPE 1942:  THE JUBILEE DISASTER., Atkin, Ronald.
2 Atkin, Ronald. DIEPPE 1942: THE JUBILEE DISASTER.
Macmillan, London, 1980, first edition. 
306 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0333191870 B&w photographs, maps/battle plans. "At dawn on 19 August 1942, five thousand Allied soldiers landed at the French port of Dieppe in the first major test of the defence of the G erman-held coastline of Europe since Dunkirk. The codename given to the operation was 'Jubilee' and its aim was to capture Dieppe and the headlands which dominate the town, hold them for a few hours and provide the Allied war planners with t h e v i t a l information they needed about enemy preparedness for the Second Front demanded by the Russians to relieve their sorely-pressed armies in the East. In nine hours of carnage and horror 'Jubilee' became a disaster. A combination of ove r- ri g id p la nn ing, inadequate supporting firepower and - in the final hours before the raid - sheer bad luck, inflicted on the Allies one of their worst defeats in a war which was already going badly. British Commandos carried out the flank a tta cks a gai nst co ast al gun batteries which dominated the seaward approaches to Dieppe and one of these raids, led by Lord Lovat, was spectacularly successful. But the assault on the port itself and the beaches on either side of Dieppe, the t ask of t he Cana dian 2nd Div ision, was a disastrous and bloody failure....Ronald Atkin has pieced together the full story of that day at Dieppe from all sides - British, Canadian, German and French - and from sources which include official docu ment s and re ports and most graph ic of all, the reminiscences of the men of both sides who planned and fought in Operation 'Jubilee'. The result is a masterly account of one of the most extraordinary - and tragic - episodes of the Second World War." Mino r fi nger m ark o n fro nt fre e end paper, tiny fain stain on fore-edge of text block. Dust jacket has been price clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing. Very Good+/V ery Go od 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
3 Booth, John, editor. (Geoff Pember, A.G. Dunbar, D.L. Franks, Michael B. Dean, R.A.H. Weight, Peter Hay.) TRAINS ILLUSTRATED 51. JULY-SEPTEMBER 1984. RAILWAY HERITAGE.
Ian Allan, Shepperton, 1984. 
39 pp, 11 3/16" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps - magazine format). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, map, colour reproductions. Contents: Vantage-point Preston; The Caledonian Railway's '812' 0-6-0s; Exceptional loads by rail; The 'Lan ky' and its ambitions south of the Humber; English minor railways; High-days and holidays; An engine-fitter apprentice in the 1890s; Period-piece - a round-trip on the 'Silver Jubilee'; A Sussex evening's entertainment. Interior - clean an d t i g h t w ith no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light browning to edges of textblock. Very Good+ 
Price: 9.95 USD
 
 
HURRICANE AT WAR., Bowyer, Chaz.  Foreword by Group Captain T.P. Gleave.  Dust jacket art by Rex Flood.
4 Bowyer, Chaz. Foreword by Group Captain T.P. Gleave. Dust jacket art by Rex Flood. HURRICANE AT WAR.
Ian Allan, Shepperton, 1974, first edition. 
160 pp, 11 1/4" H, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0711005648 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. "The Hawker Hurricane has a permanent niche in the annals of military aviation history as the world's first operational eight-gun monoplane fighter and the RAF's first front-line fighter to achieve more than 300mph in level flight. But it has received little credit for its subsequent lion's share of the defence of the United Kingdom during the 1940 Battle of Britain, and its later serv ice in a score of fighting roles across every theatre of operations during the 1939-45 war. In this book the author sets out to redress this omission in due recognition of the Hurricane's magnificent record. With a collation of authentic, firs t - h a nd impressions and experiences by the men who flew and serviced the Hurricane, backed by a unique collection of specially selected photographs, many from private sources, he has recreated the genuine atmosphere of Hurricane operations. This a ma lg am of text and photographs traces the story of the Hurricane and its crews from the first prototype and pre-1939 service to France 1940; through the Battle of Britain; in the frozen wastes of North Russia; over beleagured Malta; across Sic ily an d G ree ce and as far afield as the Burmese jungle. There are pilots' accounts of low-level bombing sorties covering the disastrous Dieppe invasion, a personal story by the only fighter pilot of World War II to be awarded the Victoria Cross , an d pi ctor ial sections illustrating the armament, markings and, especially, the men who knew the Hurricane best - the crews." Multiple creases at bottom of pages 27 thru 40. very small crease/bump at top corner of pages 83 thru 102, light wrin kling at t op/bo ttom of spine, one tiny corner bump, small shallow bump and a tiny scuff at top edge of rear board. Dust jacket has light rubbing, areas of light wrinkling at top edge. Very Good-/ Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
5 Brands, Henry F. COLLECTOR'S HANDBOOK TO HALLMARKS ON GOLD AND SILVER PLATE.
Key Books, n.p., 1971. 
135 pp, 8 3/8" H, soft cover. B&w illustrations. Contents: How to read "Hall Marks"; The Process of Assaying; Articles exempt from Assay; Chronological Table; Table of Marks; London; Provincial Assay Offices; Barnstaple, Birmingham; Bristol; Ches ter; Exeter; Hull; Lincoln; Newcastle; Norwich; Sheffield; York; Edinburgh; Glasgow; Scottish Provincial Marks; Dublin; Irish Provincial Marks; Jubilee and Coronation Marks; Summary of Town Marks; Dates of Accession of the Sovereigns; Table s o f D a t e Letters; Index. Interior - very light browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, hinge creases, minor glue residue and tiny scratches on rear cover, very small s ti c ke r r es id ue m ark and tiny scratches on front cover, light browning to edges of textblock. Very Good- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
6 DeFelice, Jim. THE RANGERS AT DIEPPE: THE FIRST COMBAT ACTION OF U.S. RANGERS IN WORLD WAR II.
New York Berkley Caliber 2008 0425219216 / 9780425219218 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good- Very Good 
300 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, maps. "On August 19, 1942, a combined Allied force, including fifty elite American soldiers, hit the beaches of northern France. What followed was one of the greatest debacles of World War II, with thousands of Allied personnel killed or captured. Here is the story of that little-known raid, of the courageous men who fought and died on that hopeless mission - and the baptism of fire of what would become the U.S. Army Rangers." Previous owner's name, place and date in large ink print on front free endpaper; front board slightly curled, several tiny dents to edges of boards, remainder mark on top of text block, tiny bump at bottom of front hinge. Dust jackat has very light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, several tiny dents on rear hinge. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FREEMASONRY IN MANITOBA, 1864-1925., Douglas, William.
7 Douglas, William. FREEMASONRY IN MANITOBA, 1864-1925.
Research Committee of The Grand Lodge of Manitoba A.F. and A.M., Winnipeg, 1925, first edition. 
266 pp + Appendix, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover (dark blue cloth with gold banding and lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. B&w plates. Contents: Beginning of Manitoba; Freemasonry Introduced; Old Northern Light; The Lodge Opens; Members of the Lodge; Settlement Troubles of '70; Prince Rupert's Lodge; Lisgar Lodge; Early District Deputies; Ancient Landmark Lodge; Grand Lodge Formed; Early Developments; Schism of '78; The Regulars; The Schismatics; Peace Restored; Before The Public Eye; In Morocco; Distringuished Brethren; Benevolence; Passing Events; Our Jubilee Year. Book lightly cracked at pages 132/3 - pages are held firmly, previous owners stamp on front pastedown, minor wear to gold band at bottom of spine. VG 
Price: 47.50 USD
 
 
THE VATICAN AND HOLY YEAR., Fenichell, Stephen S. and Andrews, Phillip.
8 Fenichell, Stephen S. and Andrews, Phillip. THE VATICAN AND HOLY YEAR.
Halcyon House, Garden City, New York, 1950, first edition. 
115 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions. "....the history and glories of the Vatican and the highlights of the pilgrim's visit to Rome are dramatically presented. Since the proc lamation of the first Jubilee in 1300, Holy Years have called thousands of faithful to the Eternal City; the pilgrims of 1950 follow an ancient religious tradition. Vatican City, the smallest independent state in the world, is fully descr i b e d - i t s wealth of art treasures, its colorful guards' corps, and its architectural masterpieces. The ancient and modern glories of the Basilica of St. Peter are inspiring examples of faith and religious veneration. In the historical acc ou nt o f t he Po pe s, nearly two thousand years of Papal sovereignty unfolds, with strands intimately affecting the nations and peoples of the world. This volume contains photographs of the 1950 Holy Year ceremonies and the opening of the Holy Do or of St . Pet e r's by Po pe Pius XII on Christmas Eve, 1949. It is a book for all those who are interested in Holy Year - for those who participate in the ceremonies at home as well as for those who are making the pilgrimage to Rome." A fe w ti ny fox ing m arks o n ed ges of b oards, book is cocked. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling, very light browning to edges, fading to spine and light fading on parts of front panel, a few tiny scuffs on spine. Very G ood/G ood + 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
9 Folio Society. (John Mullan, Claire Hills, Neil Cuddy, Peter Gilbert.) FOLIO. AUTUMN 1996.
Folio Society, London, 1996. 
32 pp, 8 5/16" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: Editorial; Mayhew's London Characters and Crooks; 'Lipstick and Invitations': a re-reading of The Chronicles of Narnia; How Distance has brought us closer to Tudor and Stuart Britain; Jospeph Conrad; The Folio Golden Jubilee Competition. Interior - cigarette odor, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, light browning on spine. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
10 Folio Society. (Norman Sherry, Alan Coren, Pauline Hunter Blair, Claire Hills.) FOLIO. SUMMER 1997.
Folio Society, London, 1997. 
32 pp, 8 3/16" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: Editorial; Tormented Man, Chronicler of Our Age (Graham Greene); Fifty Years of Folio; A Cautionary Tale? (Hilaire Belloc); On Anglo-Saxon England and its Author (Peter Hunter Blair); The Lunchpack of Notre Dame Competition Report; The Folio Golden Jubilee Competition Results. Interior - cigarette odor, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor brownin g o n r e a r cover, very small bump at top of spine. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE COMMANDOS AT DIEPPE:  REHEARSAL FOR D-DAY.  OPERATION CAULDRON, NO 4 COMMANDO ATTACK ON THE HESS BATTERY, AUGUST 19TH, 1942., Fowler, Will.
11 Fowler, Will. THE COMMANDOS AT DIEPPE: REHEARSAL FOR D-DAY. OPERATION CAULDRON, NO 4 COMMANDO ATTACK ON THE HESS BATTERY, AUGUST 19TH, 1942.
London Collins 2002 0007111258 / 9780007111251 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
256 pp, large 8vo, (9 3/8" H). B&w maps, photographs. "History's overriding view of the Dieppe raid in 1942 is that of a catastrophic disaster, with thousands of Canadian and British troops killed or captured. Often overlooked is No 4 Commando's successful supporting element of the raid to disable the heavy German guns that threatened the supporting ships at sea. No 4 Commando's training and preparation for their part in the raid was an excellent example of operational planning, its leadership was superb and its luck held. Quite apart from this first use of Commando's, this raid was also the first instance in which US troops fired shots at their European enemy in WWII. Will Fowler has been able to interview surviving members of No 4 Commando, and with extensive research of official records has pieced together a terrific blow by blow account of one of the most daring early Commando raids of the Second World War." Light wrinkling at top of spine, remainder mark on bottom of textblock, two tiny soiling specks on fore-edge of textblock, very light browning to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top of spine and flap-folds, minor remainder mark at bottom edge of panels/flaps. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE COMMANDOS AT DIEPPE:  REHEARSAL FOR D-DAY.  OPERATION CAULDRON, NO 4 COMMANDO ATTACK ON THE HESS BATTERY, AUGUST 19TH, 1942., Fowler, Will.
12 Fowler, Will. THE COMMANDOS AT DIEPPE: REHEARSAL FOR D-DAY. OPERATION CAULDRON, NO 4 COMMANDO ATTACK ON THE HESS BATTERY, AUGUST 19TH, 1942.
London Collins 2002 0007111258 / 9780007111251 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
256 pp, large 8vo, (9 3/8" H). B&w maps, photographs. "History's overriding view of the Dieppe raid in 1942 is that of a catastrophic disaster, with thousands of Canadian and British troops killed or captured. Often overlooked is No 4 Commando's successful supporting element of the raid to disable the heavy German guns that threatened the supporting ships at sea. No 4 Commando's training and preparation for their part in the raid was an excellent example of operational planning, its leadership was superb and its luck held. Quite apart from this first use of Commando's, this raid was also the first instance in which US troops fired shots at their European enemy in WWII. Will Fowler has been able to interview surviving members of No 4 Commando, and with extensive research of official records has pieced together a terrific blow by blow account of one of the most daring early Commando raids of the Second World War." Light toning to edges of text block, faint erased pencil marks at top of free front endpaper. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling, two tiny dents on front hinge. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
13 Glendining's. ORDERS, DECORATIONS AND MEDALS. WEDNESDAY 7 JUNE 1989.
Glendining's, London, 1989. 
103 pp, + 8 color plates at front + prices realised list laid in, large 8vo, soft cover. An auction catalgue. Contents: Single Orders, Decorations and Awards for Gallantry and Distinguished Service; Single Campaign Medals; King's Messenger Badge, Arctic, Jubilee, Coronation, Long Service, Meritorious Service and Miscellaneous; Groups with Orders, Decorations and Awards for Gallantry and Distinguished Service; Campaign Medal Groups and Pairs; A Collection of Campaign Medals awarded to the Royal Artillery; Miniature Medals; Foreign Orders, Decorations and Medals; Books; Cabinets. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light rubbing, soft creasing to front cover, small corner creases to rear cover, spine flat and uncreased. VG- 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
SEMPER PARATUS:  THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL HAMILTON LIGHT INFANTRY (WENTWORTH REGIMENT) 1862-1977., Greenhous, Brereton (ed.) and Brown, Kingsley.
14 Greenhous, Brereton (ed.) and Brown, Kingsley. SEMPER PARATUS: THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL HAMILTON LIGHT INFANTRY (WENTWORTH REGIMENT) 1862-1977.
Hamilton The RHLI Historical Association 1977 0969075405 / 9780969075400 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
446 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps, color plates (including uniforms), map endpapers. Contents: The First Mess Dinner; Early Days; A Change of Command; On Active Service; Ridgeway; Lessons Learned; The Late Victorian Years; Th e South African War; The Twentieth Century; The Great War; An 'In-Between' Time; The Second World War; Operation Jubilee; The End of Jubilee; The Return to Europe; Verrieres Ridge; Back to Dieppe; Dieppe to Woensdrecht; South Beveland and the Watch on the Maas; The Drive to the Rhine; Xanten - The Last Battle; Forty Years On. Tiny bump at bottom corner of boards, very light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny tear at top of rear hinge. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
MAGIC MOMENTS: FIRST 20 YEARS OF MOVING PICTURES IN TORONTO (1894-1914)., Gutteridge, Robert W.  Inscribed.  Foreword by Gerald Pratley.
15 Gutteridge, Robert W. Inscribed. Foreword by Gerald Pratley. MAGIC MOMENTS: FIRST 20 YEARS OF MOVING PICTURES IN TORONTO (1894-1914).
Whitby, Ontario Gutteridge-Pratley 2000 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ Signed by Author
258 pp, 10 7/8" H. Over 200 (b&w) illustrations. Errata slip tipped in at dedication page. **INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE: "BEST REGARDS ROBERT W. GUTTERIDGE APRIL 5, 2011". Contents: Foreword; To the Reader; Acknowledgement; Pre-Cinema; The Kinetoscope; The Vitascope; The Eidoloscope; The Lumiere Cinematographe; The Kinematograph(e); The Cinematographe Returns; The Animatograph; The Motograph; The Jubilee; Fire! Fire!; The Bioscope; The Biograph / The Mutoscope; Early Film Genres: Fight Films / War Films / Trick Films / Religious Films; Toward the Nickelodeon; Age of the Nickelodeon; Photo-Playhouse Boom!; Sound: The Lecturer / Music and Effects / Synchronization; Colour; Specials: Hale's Tours / Lyman H. Howe's Travel Festival / Kinemacolor / Adventure / Moving Picture Convention / War Films; Production and Distribution: Living Canada / S. Max Walkinshaw / George Scott / Conness-Till Film Co. / Canadian Themes from Outside / Distribution; Appendices; Film Index; General Index. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor waviness to top/bottom of text block, a few very minor edge wrinkles, very minor soiling on bottom of text block. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
16 Jones, Ken, editor. MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 27 NO. 15 1997
Hemel Hempstead Nexus 1997 00264083 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
66 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: US Infantry BAR Team: Modelling a WWI Browning Automatic Rifle team; Karabiners 1815: Dutch-Belgian heavy cavalry at Waterloo; The Devil's Breath: Modelling a WWII US Marine flame thrower; Cast It!: Concluding our feature on making moulds and casting at home; Kamikaze!: Building a large 1:12 scale Japanese Ohka suicide aircraft and pilot; Reconnoitre This One!: Building Accurate Armour's Morris Reconnaissance car kit; Victoria's Glory: Re-enacting Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee; Sherman Calliope: Building and correcting the Italeri kit; Notice Board: All the latest news for military modellers; Observation Post: The monthly news column for wargarmers; Soldier Box: A monthly column for collectors of toy soldiers; Small Scale Scene: Monthly column for military vehicle modellers; Despatch: Readers' letters; "ATTEN-SHUN!": New products reviewed. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
17 Leasor, James. GREEN BEACH.
London Heinemann 1975 434410241 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good+ 
250 pp., 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w photographs, maps. 'Green Beach' was the code name for a small seaside town near Dieppe where, on August 19, 1942, Canadian & British troops landed in Operation Jubilee, an essential rehearsal for the D-Day landings two years later. Light to moderate browning on pages, previous owner's name/date on front free end paper, small closed tears and one small chip at the top of pages 133/134 & 135/136, small piece missing from top of pages 131/132, a few small/tiny stains on pages 148 to 152, 1" piece missing from top of pages 143/144, browning to edges of text block and to top edge of boards, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has very light edge wear, light wrinkling along top edge, faint dampness marks long top edge of front panel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
THE BRITISH ARMY REVIEW.  NUMBER 118.  APRIL 1998.  THE HOUSE JOURNAL OF THE ARMY., Lieutenant Colonel P.R. Wilkinson, Major M.R. Roberts, Lieutenant Colonel W.S.G. Doughty, Major M.O. Usman, Commander P.J. Thicknesse, Major T.C. Tomlinson, Major R.H. Lindsay, Andrew Uffindell, Major-General (Retd) Edward Fursdon, Hugin, et al.)
18 Lieutenant Colonel P.R. Wilkinson, Major M.R. Roberts, Lieutenant Colonel W.S.G. Doughty, Major M.O. Usman, Commander P.J. Thicknesse, Major T.C. Tomlinson, Major R.H. Lindsay, Andrew Uffindell, Major-General (Retd) Edward Fursdon, Hugin, et al.) THE BRITISH ARMY REVIEW. NUMBER 118. APRIL 1998. THE HOUSE JOURNAL OF THE ARMY.
British Army Review, Pewsey, 1998. 
112 pp, 11 11/16" H, soft cover. B&w photographs, maps/battle plans, diagrams. Contents: Editorial; Sharpening the Weapons of Peace; OSCE Monitoring Operations in South Ossetia; Sit Vac; Changes in Military Families; Japan: From Economic to Milita ry Superpower; Joint Services Staff Training: A Very Personal View; The Confederate Maryland Campaign of 1862; Officer Retention and Career Structure; Could Napoleon Have Won Waterloo?; The Boer War Centenary Commemorations 1999-2002; MICV s / I F V s o r Mini APCs?; Mrs Melvill writes to King Edward VII: 19th Century Posthumous VCs; A Mitigated Blessing: Projected Mobility for Infantry; Between Somme and Ancre: 35th Division's Troubles, 26 March 1918; The Tilt-Yard; Correspondence; B oo k Re vi ew s . I n terior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very small corner bumps -they migrate slightly into pages, soft crease at top of rear hinge area, light rubbing, small stain at bottom of rea r cov er, ti ny b ump a t bottom of spine, a few small creases across spine. Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
A MATTER FOR THE REGIMENT.  A 'JAMES OGILVIE' NOVEL., MacNeil, Duncan.  (Pseudonym of Philip McCutchan.)
19 MacNeil, Duncan. (Pseudonym of Philip McCutchan.) A MATTER FOR THE REGIMENT. A 'JAMES OGILVIE' NOVEL.
London Hodder and Stoughton 1982 0340283386 / 9780340283387 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Dust jacket illustration by Robert Adams. 
191 pp, 8vo (8" H). The fourteenth, and final book, in the 'James Ogilvie' series. "Captain James Ogilvie led B Company of the Queen's Own Royal Strathspeys, the 114th Highlanders, through the thronged streets of London. It was the diamond jubilee of the Queen Empress, and a day he would always remember with pride, as his company represented the British Army in India. But away on the North West Frontier trouble did not pause for the celebrations of the Raj. The Rajah of Drosh had rebelled, battalion losses were heavy, and Ogilvie was going to have to return to India with a larger than usual draft of raw recruits from the regimental depot at Invermore. Among these was a gentleman ranker, a fugitive from the Guards, who was to find his craving for active service brutally and plentifully fulfilled up the Chitral River and in the sniper fire of the passes between Peshawar and Drosh. Back in cantonments Ogilvie discovers his commanding officer has more on his mind than battalion losses, grievous though they have been. His second in command, the irascible, intemperate Major Lord Brora has gone absent without leave and has been reported consorting with the rebel Rajah - ." A few pages with a very tiny crease a top corner, tiny stain at top of fore-edge of text block, very small remainder mark on bottom of text block,, slight yellowing to edges of text block. Dust jacket has light browning at top edge and on spine, tiny dent on rear hinge. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
A HUNDRED YEARS OF CANADIAN STAMPS, 1851-1951., Mason, Ralph S.
20 Mason, Ralph S. A HUNDRED YEARS OF CANADIAN STAMPS, 1851-1951.
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1951, first edition. 
99 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illustrations. "Collectors of Canadiana in general, and of Canadian Postage Stamps in particular, will be eager to possess this book, which marks the 100th anniversary of the first issue of our Postage Stamps. All stamps are faithfully reproduced, in actual size, with most interesting stories connected with their history. About 600 illustrations are used, showing every stamp, including those issued by each of the Provinces before Confederation, and now including Newfoundland's most exceptional series of historic and romantic issues. A valuable book, not only for the casual reader, but also for the Collector who wants a reference book for many years to come." Old glue marks and surface paper pulls in bottom margin of pages 46 and 47, slight waviness and light browning to edges of textblock, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, moderate bump ro bottom corner of rear board, small bump at top of rear hinge an d a t b o t t om corner of front board. Dust jacket has several 2" tears archiavlly taped, several small tears and chips - some archivally taped, heavy creases at top part of rear panel, moderate edge wear, very light rubbing and soiling. Good+/ Po o r 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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