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1 Ahern, Frances Robin. Edited by Dr. Mary P. Bentley. OAKVILLE: A SMALL TOWN, 1900-1930.
Erin, Ontario Oakville Historical Society / Boston Mills Press 1981 0919822460 / 9780919822467 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
213 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs, map. Local history of Oakville, Ontario. Contents: "Beautiful Oakville"; Industries, 1900-1930; The Firefighters; Oakville in Motion; Dundas Street (Trafalgar Road)(Station Road); Educating the Young; Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (South Side); Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (North Side); "The Main Street"; Navy Street; Recreation, 1900-1930; An Era of Gracious Living; Appendix - Origin of Street Names; Surveys; Schools; Churches; Banks; The Post Office; The Library; Customs Collection. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light edge wear, tiny corner creases on covers, spine flat with one crease. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
OAKVILLE:  A SMALL TOWN, 1900-1930., Ahern, Frances Robin.  Edited by Dr. Mary P. Bentley.
2 Ahern, Frances Robin. Edited by Dr. Mary P. Bentley. OAKVILLE: A SMALL TOWN, 1900-1930.
Erin, Ontario Oakville Historical Society / Boston Mills Press 1981 0919822460 / 9780919822467 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
213 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). B&w photographs, map. Local history of Oakville, Ontario. Contents: "Beautiful Oakville"; Industries, 1900-1930; The Firefighters; Oakville in Motion; Dundas Street (Trafalgar Road)(Station Road); Educating the Young; Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (South Side); Lakeshore Road and Colborne Street (North Side); "The Main Street"; Navy Street; Recreation, 1900-1930; An Era of Gracious Living; Appendix - Origin of Street Names; Surveys; Schools; Churches; Banks; The Post Office; The Library; Customs Collection. Interior - previous owner`s name, place and date in ink on free front endpaper, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - tiny light stain on spine, minor wear at bottom corner of front cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
3 Campbell, Duncan C. GLOBAL MISSION: THE STORY OF ALCAN. VOLUME I: TO 1950.
Ontario Publishing 1985 0919354068 / 9780919354067 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Inscribed By Author
438 pp, 9 1/4" H. Inscribed on title page: "Harold H. Peacock: / With warm regards and appreciation / for a long friendship / Duncan C. Campbell / April 1985." B&w photographs. "In 1928, the year in which Alcan began its own journey, the fledgling company's prospects were not bright, and within four years they had dimmed still further thanks to the Great Depression's deadly stranglehold. Alcan had, however, some gilt-edged assets: its employees, men and women of talent, loyalty and above all industry, led by a team cast from the same mold and headed by that brilliant entrepreneur-scholar, Edward K. Davis. (This) is the story of these people and their company. Through a blend of skill, far sightedness, luck and plain hard work they made Alcan what it is today: a world leader in the aluminum industry. From its modest birth through its precarious infancy they nurtured its growth into the giant Canadian multinational enterprise now recognized around the world, thereby realizing that dream of a a global mission which had inspired its founders." Volume I only. Very light wrinkling at top/botom of spine, minor cocking to spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few tiny and small edge tears - some with creases at top of rear panel - archivally taped, small line indentation on spine, very light rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
SEMPER PARATUS:  THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL HAMILTON LIGHT INFANTRY (WENTWORTH REGIMENT) 1862-1977., Greenhous, Brereton (ed.) and Brown, Kingsley.
4 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
 
 
DIEPPE:  TRAGEDY TO TRIUMPH., Whitaker, Denis, Brigadier General and Whitaker, Shelagh.
5 Whitaker, Denis, Brigadier General and Whitaker, Shelagh. DIEPPE: TRAGEDY TO TRIUMPH.
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, (1992), Ist edition. 
372 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN: 0075513854 B&w photos and maps. "...an explosive and sure-to-be controversial reassessment of the Dieppe raid that saw 3,000 Canadian infantry killed, wounded or taken prisoner within a few short hours...Was Dieppe necessary? What was Churchill's real intent behind the operation? Did so much sacrifice have a pay-off later in the war? Those who fought so courageously at Dieppe are a vital part of the history of Canada's military effort. They are owed long overdue answers to the reasons why." Minor creasing at top/bottom of front hinge, previous owners bookplate with name on free front endpaper. Dust jacket has minor rubbing and minor edge wrinkling. VG+/ VG + 
Price: 17.00 USD
 
 
6 Whitaker, Reg. DOUBLE STANDARD: THE SECRET HISTORY OF CANADIAN IMMIGRATION.
Toronto Lester & Orpen Dennys 1987 0886191726 / 9780886191726 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
348 pp, 9 1/4" H. "In 1986 Canada was awarded the United Nations' Nansen Prize, an award given to the country that best exemplifies compassion to refugees in its immigration policies. But has our immigration policy really been as compassionate as this honour suggests? (This) is the history of Canada's immigration policies from the time of the Second World War, through the troubled years of the Cold War, and into the present - from our notorious treatment of refugees from Hitler's Germany, throughour own McCarthy-like 'witch hunt' for undesirable immigrants, right up to the startling revelations made by the Dechenes commission. How is it possible that Canada admitted virtually an entire division of the Waffen-SS after the Second World War? Why do refugees from left-leaning countries find easier access to this country than do those from rightist regimes? In the light of the current debate over changes in our country's refugee and immigration policies, 'Double Standard' is particularly relevant and timely. It is both an engrossing and disturbing account of one aspect of our history, and an argument for ensuring that Canada maintains a just, fair, and humanitarian refugee policy in the future." Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
RHINELAND:  THE BATTLE TO END THE WAR.  SECOND EDITION WITH NEW AFTERWORD., Whitaker, W. Denis and Whitaker, Shelagh.
7 Whitaker, W. Denis and Whitaker, Shelagh. RHINELAND: THE BATTLE TO END THE WAR. SECOND EDITION WITH NEW AFTERWORD.
Stoddart, (Toronto, 2000), 2nd edition. 
432 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0773732578 B & w photos. The first major comprehensive history of the dramatic battle that put the Allies over the Rhine and into the heartland of Germany. It not only puts the reader on the front line, but it also takes them behind the scenes, revealing the hopes and fears, the moments of humor and times of despair of the ordinary soldier. Dust jacket has very minor rubbing, tiny scuff on rear flap-fold. Fine/Near F i n e 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
TUG OF WAR:  THE ALLIED VICTORY THAT OPENED ANTWERP., Whitaker, W. Denis and Whitaker, Shelagh.
8 Whitaker, W. Denis and Whitaker, Shelagh. TUG OF WAR: THE ALLIED VICTORY THAT OPENED ANTWERP.
Toronto Stoddart 2000 0773732268 / 9780773732261 Second Edition, revised. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
470 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs and maps/battle plans. "Antwerp, Leopold Canal, Woensdrecht, Breskens Pocket, Walcheren Island - these place names live on in the memories of World War Two veterans of Canadian infantry and armoured divisions who fought in the mud and wet against an unbending enemy. It was 1944 and the Canadian army, with divisions from the U.K., U.S., and Poland, had been given the difficult task of liberating the port of Antwerp and clearing both banks of the Scheldt River. The bitter Battle of the Scheldt lasted 86 days, and took the lives of more than 12,000 Allied soldiers. Brigadier General Denis Whitaker was a lieutenant-colonel in that battle, commanding the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry. For this book, he interviewed more than 150 men who fought alongside him on the Dutch polders. Meticulously researched in Europe and Canada, (this book) does not tread lightly on accepted notions of military historians. Revised with a new afterword, this important true story of nineteen- and twenty-year-old soldiers, many of whom died miserably on the sodden polders of Zeeland, deserves to be read again and again." One small corner bump. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at bottom of rear flap-fold. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
9 Young, Cecil J. "Cy". OAKVILLE'S 100 YEARS, 1857-1957. CENTENNIAL SOUVENIR BROCHURE.
Town of Oakville, (Oakville, Ontario, c1957). 
48 pp, 8vo, card covers. B&w photos, drawings. A local history of Oakville, Ontario covering the its first one hundred years - shops, houses, businesses, transportation, mayors, schools, churches, etc. etc. Interior - small name stamp on free fro nt endpaper and inside of rear cover, a few tiny light foxing spots, pages browning lightly at edges - otherwise clean and tight. Exterior - covers browning lightly at edges, very light pen mark on rear cover. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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