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21 Evans, A. Margaret and Barker, C.A.V. CENTURY ONE: A HISTORY OF THE ONTARIO VETERINARY ASSOCIATION, 1874-1974.
Guelph, Ontario Self-published 1976 0969069000 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
516 pp, 9 1/4" H. Pictorial endpapers, b&w photographs. "Few people appreciate the significant contribution made by veterinarians to the economic importance of the livestock industry, the quality of small animals and the control of diseases affecting public health throughout Canada. The increasing value of such work is largely due to the efforts of the profession itself, particularly in the province of Ontario. Human survival still depends on animals and animal products. To that close relationship the veterinarian brings the benefits of modern science; his professional skill and integrity today defend the economic and physical well-being of all citizens. In a fast-flowing but detailed narrative, the authors review the early years of the O.V.A., its emphasis on high ethical and scientific standards and a long struggle for adequate statutory recognition. These advances have been closely linked to the remarkable role of the Ontario Veterinary College throughout the century. The book also traces the rise of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association to its position of national influence. In Canada, the profession is unique in that close collaboration with all levels of government is constantly required. The control and suppression of rabies is only one example - perhaps the best know to the public." Dust jacket has tiny tear/wrinkling at top of front hinge - archivally taped, minor soiling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
RICHTHOFEN., Ferko, A.E.  Foreword by J.M. Bruce.
22 Ferko, A.E. Foreword by J.M. Bruce. RICHTHOFEN.
Berkhamsted Albatros 1995 0948414840 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
80 pp, 11 11/16" H, stapled in wraps. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, 2 pages of colour aircraft profiles. "Few fighting men of any nation, indeed of any modern war, have attained the near legendary status of Germany's WWI 'ace of aces' Rittmeister Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen. Who has not heard of 'The Red Baron' and his equally famous Fokker Triplane? In this candid reassessment of the man, respected WWI aviation writer A E Ferko separates facts from fiction, offering fresh insights into von Richthofen's character as well as presenting many accepted facts about the airman's life and career in a completely new light. The author supports the narrative with over 200 photographs from his own extensive archive and while some are familiar, others published for the first time will surprise even the most informed followers of the von Richthofen story. To complement the contents there are detailed color plates depicting a selection of aeroplanes flown by von Richthofen, several of which have never been illustrated before. The result of many years' study of original German documents and personal correspondence, (this) is an important and valuable addition to WWI aviation literature ." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light edge wear, minor rubbing. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  WINTER, 1968.  VOL. XLVI.  NO. 188., Flint-Shipman, G.J., Major, ed.  (Major N.P. Dawnay, Robert L. Yaple, W.Y. Carman, Mrs. Hiley Addington, Major A. McK. Annand, Richard L. Blanco, J.P. Entract, A.J. Farrington, Major G. Tylden, Viscount Sidmouth, A.W. Haarmann, et al.)
23 Flint-Shipman, G.J., Major, ed. (Major N.P. Dawnay, Robert L. Yaple, W.Y. Carman, Mrs. Hiley Addington, Major A. McK. Annand, Richard L. Blanco, J.P. Entract, A.J. Farrington, Major G. Tylden, Viscount Sidmouth, A.W. Haarmann, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. WINTER, 1968. VOL. XLVI. NO. 188.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1968. 
Paging runs 191 - 254, 10" H, soft cover. One colour plate, 10 pages sepiatone illustrations. Contents include: The Expedition to the Helder, 1799; Braddock's Defeat: The Theories and a Reconsideration; The Dress of Erle's Regiment in 1704 and 170 9; The Crimean and Indian Mutiny Letters of the Hon. Charles John Addington, 38th Regiment (continued); Charles, 5th Duke of Richmond, and his Charger "Busaco"; Army Recruiting Reforms, 1861-1867; The Tramore and Kinsale Tragedies, 30th Jan u a r y , 1 8 1 6; 'Colonel' Paul Gasherie: An Adventurer on St. Helena; Mounted Infantry and the Burma Pony / Notes: Sir Barry Close, Baronet, 1756-1813; Captain William Stewart's Troop of Provincial Light Dragoons, 1779-1782; An Officer of a Rifl e Co mp an y i n a Re giment of Bengal Native Infantry; etc. / Questions; Replies; Index. Interior - bump/crease to top corner of textblock, minor browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light to m od era te edg e we ar /w rin kling, small corner crease on front cover, light browning, issue number written in ink on spine. Very Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
24 Gandy, M., editor. (Aidan Lawes, Jean Haynes, Carolynn Boucher, Else Churchill, Sharon Hintze.) GENEALOGISTS' MAGAZINE. SEPTEMBER 2003. VOL. 27 NO. 11. JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS.
Society of Genealogists, London, 2003. 
Paging runs 481 - 528, + 36 pp insert: 'Society of Genealogists' News', 9 5/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: The Dissolution of the Monasteries and Chantries - Sources in the National Archives; Obituary - David W illiamson FSA FSG; The Family of John Keats; Patrons of the Church of England, 1831; History Detectives Reveal Story of Fatal Shot; Registration Review - Next Steps; Visit to St Andrew's Church, Holborn, to Mark SoG's New Indexing Project; B e h i n d t h e Scenes at Hays Information Management Services (IMS); Who are we? Member Survey Results; Annual General Meeting 2003; From the Chairman; Deaths; Readers' Queries; Correspondence; Book Reviews. Interior - very small crease/curl a t b ot to m co rn e r of pages - more at rear of book, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, very small bump at top corner of book, light rubbing on rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
25 Gandy, M., editor. (Peter Elliott, Andrea Tanner, Gillian Clark, Margaret Belcher, Merle Grinly, Bernard Aspinwall, Pamela Horn, Else Churchill.) GENEALOGISTS' MAGAZINE. MARCH 2002. VOL. 27 NO. 5. JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS.
Society of Genealogists, London, 2002. 
Paging runs 197 - 244, 9 5/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: Interpreting Records of Service for Great War Airmen; The Best Laid Plans: Peter le Neve and his Misappropriated Manuscripts; Records of Thomas Coram's F oundling Hospital; Transmission of Real Estate by Death in Queensland; North Ayrshire Lithuanians; Migratory Maids and the National Vigilance Association; Library Searches at the SoG; Correspondence; Readers' queries; Deaths; Book reviews. I n t e r i o r - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, tiny bump at bottom of spine, a few soft creases on front cover, minor rubbing on rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
LETTERS HOME:  THE WARTIME CORRESPONDENCE AND DIARY OF JOHN EDWIN GARDINER RCAF (1919-1942)., Gardiner, John Edwin.  Edited by David E. Smith.
26 Gardiner, John Edwin. Edited by David E. Smith. LETTERS HOME: THE WARTIME CORRESPONDENCE AND DIARY OF JOHN EDWIN GARDINER RCAF (1919-1942).
University of Regina / Canadian Plains Research Center, Regina, Saskatchewan, 2004. 
197 pp, 8vo (9" H), soft cover. ISBN 088977157X B&w photographs. "John Edwin Gardiner was the eldest son of James 'Jimmy' Gardiner, the most prominent Liberal politician of his day in western Canada. Edwin was called up by the RCAF in November 1 940, received his Wings in October 1941, and travelled to England in early November 1941. On August 18, 1942, on the eve of the Dieppe Raid, Edwin wrote to his father: 'At long last we're going to take part in something big which you will r e a d a l l about in the papers long before you get this letter'. Edwin Gardiner was killed when his plane went down on the following day. James Gardiner, who had lost two brothers in the First World War, had now lost his son to war. His wife , Vi ol et , f ou nd the grief unbearable and took her own life in October 1944, yet another casualty of war. Gardiner kept all of Edwin's letters to the family. He investigated the circumstances of his son's death, visiting the graveyard at St. A ubi n L e C au f o n s eve r al occasions and writing a thorough record of his findings. To the end of his life, he maintained contact with the family of the Canadian pilot who died at the same time as Edwin and with the French family who cared for the ir g rave s. Joh n Ed win Ga rdiner's voice in 'Letters Home' is engaging, humorous, and intelligent. Like so many others of his generation, he exudes confidence and optimism despite the dangers of his situation. Perhaps most striking, a nd m ost t ouchi ng, h owe ver, is th e ge nui ne family affection that pervades these letters." Fine 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
SLIGHTLY CHIPPED:  FOOTNOTES IN BOOKLORE., Goldstone, Lawrence and Goldstone, Nancy.
27 Goldstone, Lawrence and Goldstone, Nancy. SLIGHTLY CHIPPED: FOOTNOTES IN BOOKLORE.
New York St. Martin's 1999 0312205872 / 9780312205874 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
213 pp, 8 1/2" H. "(A) companion piece for 'Used and Rare', (this book) details the warm and witty story of the (authors') further explorations into the curious world of books. The Goldstones get hooked on the writing, correspondence, and couplings of the Bloomsbury group; they track down Bram Stoker's earliest notes for 'Dracula'; they set their sights on a single lot of 128 leather-bound books at Sotheby's auction of the Paris home of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor; they try out book collecting on the Internet; and they are introduced to hypermoderns. 'Slighty Chipped' is filled with anecdotes, esoterica, and fun facts about the world of book collecting. The Goldstones have discovered new places to buy rare tomes and new eccentric personalities along the way." Slight bump to top/bottom of spine, minor lean to spine. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very small tear at bottom of front flap-folds - archivally taped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE BOOK OF WAR LETTERS:  100 YEARS OF PRIVATE CANADIAN CORRESPONDENCE., Grescoe, Audrey and Grescoe, Paul, editors.
28 Grescoe, Audrey and Grescoe, Paul, editors. THE BOOK OF WAR LETTERS: 100 YEARS OF PRIVATE CANADIAN CORRESPONDENCE.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 2003 1551991055 / 9781551991054 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine 
455 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). "(I)ncludes private correspondence from the battle and home fronts during a century of war and peacekeeping, from South Africa in 1899 to Afghanistan in 2002. These are letters that truly illuminate - that explore the deepest feelings and frankest opinions and describe the bitter reality of battle and the often appalling conditions of combat zones. They are the authentic voices of soldiers, sailors, and air crew; privates and generals; military doctors and nurses; heroic warriors and courageous prisoners of war; and their loved ones who wrote from home. This is some of the most powerful writing that Canadians have ever committed to the page." Small pen notation in margin of page 315, slight fading to bottom edge of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
TAPESTRY OF WAR:  A PRIVATE VIEW OF CANADIANS IN THE GREAT WAR., Gwyn, Sandra.
29 Gwyn, Sandra. TAPESTRY OF WAR: A PRIVATE VIEW OF CANADIANS IN THE GREAT WAR.
Toronto HarperCollins 1992 000215787X / 9780002157872 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
552 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "For some, like the aging man-about-town Agar Adamson, and the promising politician Talbot Papineau, the war was both the climax and the denouement of their careers. For others, like Harold Innis, just off an Ontario farm, the horror of the trenches changed the direction and purpose of their lives. For Vancouver secretary Grace MacPherson, war was a great adventure; for Ottawa socialite Ethel Chadwick, it was a wave that pushed her aside and left her stranded for life. For Max Aitken, better known as Lord Beaverbrook, it was an opportunity to be exploited. For Newfoundlander Owen Steele, it was an heroic duty that ended in a rain of bullets at Beaumont-Hamel. Sandra Gwyn has woven the intimate threads of these lives into a composite portrait that is overwhelming in its power." Minor wrinkle at top of hinges. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, tiny scuff on front panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE KEYES PAPERS:  SELECTIONS FROM THE PRIVATE AND OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE OF ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET BARON KEYES OF ZEEBRUGGE.  VOLUME II. 1919-1938., Halpern, Paul, G., editor.  (Admiral Keyes.)
30 Halpern, Paul, G., editor. (Admiral Keyes.) THE KEYES PAPERS: SELECTIONS FROM THE PRIVATE AND OFFICIAL CORRESPONDENCE OF ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET BARON KEYES OF ZEEBRUGGE. VOLUME II. 1919-1938.
George Allen & Unwin / Navy Records Society, London, 1980, first edition. 
468 pp, 8vo (9" H), hard cover in dust jacket. VOLUME II ONLY. ISBN 0049421654 B&w frontispiece, 2 maps. "Admiral Keyes's correspondence with leading naval personalities sheds light on a variety of naval, military and diplomatic problems during the inter-war period. These include the struggle over control of the Fleet Air Arm, the Jutland Controversy, the Invergordon Mutiny and its aftermath, and both the Washington Naval Conference and the Lausanne Conference. There are interesting lett ers to Keyes from friends describing the situation in the Baltic, 1919-20, and China in the 1920s. Of particular interest is an interview with President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1934; an account of a naval exercise in the Mediterranean si m u l a t i n g t he reinforcement of Singapore in the event of war with Japan; and a contingency plan for forcing the Dardenelles in the event of war with Turkey over the Mosul question. There are discussions of the writing of the official histor ie s of t he w ar , l et ters from a former Austrian naval officer on Adriatic matters and, of course, lots of revealing comments on the personalities (and feuds) of leaders of the time: Churchill, Trenchard, Beatty, Jellicoe, Chatfield and others . Th e l ett ers ar e a s fa sci nating to the general reader as they are essential to the student of the period...." Very light erased pencil marks on free front endpaper; minor mark on bottom of textblock; very light dampstain along bottom of fr on t b oard , at bot tom of r ea r h inge and a small area at top of both boards; light liquid stain on top of textblock; very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine; slight minor bump at corners. Dust jacket has discoloration/damp marks at edges , h eavy fadi ng to spin e, l ight fai ding on p arts of panels, 2" closed tear archivally taped - two other small tears, light rubbing, light wear at top of spine and flap-folds. Good/Fair 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
LETTERS OF DONALD HANKEY.  "A STUDENT IN ARMS"., Hankey, Donald.  ("Student in Arms").  Introduction and notes by Edward Miller.
31 Hankey, Donald. ("Student in Arms"). Introduction and notes by Edward Miller. LETTERS OF DONALD HANKEY. "A STUDENT IN ARMS".
Fleming H. Revell, New York, 1920. 
356 pp, 8vo (8 3/16" H), hard cover (maroon cloth with gold lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. B&w photographs, drawings. Contents: The Subaltern (1904-1906) - En route for Mauritius, Mauritius, Illness and Return; The Undergraduate (1907-1910) - In Relief of Doubt, Sympathy, Various; The Traveller (July 1910-July 1912) - Outward Bound, British East Africa, Madagascar, Mauritius Revisited, Italy and France; The Emigrant (1912-13) - Steerage to Australia, In the Bush, Homeward; O n e o f t h e Immortal Hundred Thousand (1914-1916) - Sergeant Hankey, "The Happy Warrior", Wounded, The Beloved Captain, Second Lieutenant, The "Student in Arms", The Last Lap. Browning to endpapers, tiny soiling specks on endpapers (mainly at to p o f re a r gu tt e r) and on some preliminary pages. pages browning lightly, book slightly cracked in a few places, edges of textblock browned - top darkened, light edge wear, slight fading to spine color, light rubbing and faint discoloration on bo ar ds , s ma ll li ght s tain on front board, light wear wrinkling at atop/bottom of spine, one small corner bump. Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
32 Harris, Joseph and Anderson, Samuel. Edited and with introduction by C. Ian Jackson, technical appendix by Louis M. Sebert. LETTERS FROM THE 49TH PARALLEL, 1857-1873: SELECTED CORRESPONDENCE OF JOSEPH HARRIS AND SAMUEL ANDERSON.
Champlain Society, Toronto, 2000, one of an edition of 820 copies - unnumbered. 
477 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover (bright red cloth with gold lettering and emblem on spine - no dust jacket. B&w photos, maps, figures. Selected letters of Joseph Harris (serving the U.S. government) and Samuel Anderson (serving the British government) during the Boundary Survey from Point Roberts to the Rockies (1857-62) and from the Lake of the Woods to the Rockies (1872-74). Interior - two tiny corner creases, tiny crease at top edge of pages 290-360, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - two tiny faint marks on fore-edge of textblock. NF 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
33 Harris, R. Cole and Phillips, Elizabeth, edited by. LETTERS FROM WINDERMERE, 1912-1914.
University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, (1991), reprint. 
243 pp, 8vo (9" H), soft cover. B&w photos. "Written primarily by Daisy Phillips, with a few by her husband Jack, to her family in England, these letters describe the creation of a shortlived English home in the Windermere Valley of southwestern B ritish Columbia. From Daisy's frank descriptions we learn of the experiences of the Phillips and their neighbours in settling the newly opened land and of their attempts to grow fruit in an area of limited agricultural potential....Between her first request for a pamphlet on laundering handkerchiefs and her departure less than three years later, (Daisy) learned to cook on a wood stove, sew, clean house, and wash clothes without running water or servants. Gradually, the cultural barriers were breaking down as the Phillips became more involved in sharing the experience of being pioneer Canadians..." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny corner creases, light rubbing, minor edge wear, very small scuff at top of spine, spine flat and uncreased. Very Good 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
A GENTLEMAN VOLUNTEER: THE LETTERS OF GEORGE HENNELL FROM THE PENINSULAR WAR, 1812-1813., Hennell, George.  Edited by Michael Glover.
34 Hennell, George. Edited by Michael Glover. A GENTLEMAN VOLUNTEER: THE LETTERS OF GEORGE HENNELL FROM THE PENINSULAR WAR, 1812-1813.
Heinemann, London, (1979), first edition. 
181 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w reproductions, maps, battle plans. "George Hennell, born about 1785 the son of a Coventry ribbon manufacturer and tradesman, joined Wellington's army in the Peninsula as a Volunteer, was commissioned in the field in the Forty-third Light Infantry, and served through the campaigns of 1812-13. Of his letters home twenty-six (all but two of them unpublished) survive, and these have been edited by the historian Michael Glover with a ge neral introduction, summaries of the events in the campaign covered by the letters, notes and appendices. The discovery of the letters represents a considerable find. Hennell is particularly good at conveying the detail of everyday life i n t h e f i e ld and camp and from his vivid pen the reader can gain a first-hand impression of what it was like to be a young officer on active service more than a century and a half ago. He is exceptional as a reporter because he not only rec ou nt s e ve nt s a s th ey happen but tries to analyse his own reactions to the dangers and horrors through which he is passing. He sometimes illustrated his letters with diagrams and fluent sketches, several of which are reproduced in this book . Hen ne ll' s s tor y beg in s d ramatically in the thick of the action when as a raw recruit armed only with a letter of introduction to General Picton he joins the British camp just two days before the bloody storming of the citadel of Badajoz. It end s w ith the vict or ious ar my d escending the Pyrenees to invade the soil of France shortly before the fall of Napoleon." Previous owners small stamp and small bookstore label on front pastedown, light edge wear and wrinkling at top/botto m o f spi ne, very lig ht we ar at co rner s. D ust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling. VG/VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
MORE SOURCES OF WORLD WAR I ARMY ANCESTRY., Holding, Norman H.
35 Holding, Norman H. MORE SOURCES OF WORLD WAR I ARMY ANCESTRY.
Federation of Family History Societies, Birmingham, 1987, reprint. 
92 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs, reproductions, drawings. Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; The First Steps; The British Army Before and After 1914; Regimental Numbers; Army Discharge Papers 1901-1913; Lette rs and Postcards; The Bantams; Regimental and Battalion Names; Electoral Rolls; Military Museums; Medical Records; The Surrey Recruiting Registers; Photographs; Army Administration; Local Libraries and County Record Offices; Lists of Men; R e f e r e n c e Section. The chapter on Photographs gives information on badges, insignia and uniform/equipment details which may help with dating/identification. Interior - previous owner's stamp/name/date on first page, heavy bump to top corn er o f te xt bl oc k, o t herwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - heavy bump to top corner of covers, minor soiling. Good+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
THE MILITARY CORRESPONDENCE OF FIELD MARSHAL SIR HENRY WILSON 1918-1922.  PUBLICATIONS OF THE ARMY RECORDS SOCIETY VOL. I., Jeffery, Keith, editor.  Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson.
36 Jeffery, Keith, editor. Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson. THE MILITARY CORRESPONDENCE OF FIELD MARSHAL SIR HENRY WILSON 1918-1922. PUBLICATIONS OF THE ARMY RECORDS SOCIETY VOL. I.
Bodley Head / Army Records Society, London, 1985, first edition. 
438 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 037030683X Two b&w maps. "Among the papers of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson in the Imperial War Museum are some 300 letters dating from his time as professional head of the British Army. W ilson was Chief of the Imperial General Staff, February 1918 to February 1922, and the correspondence selected for this Army Records Society volume reflects all the principal military concerns of the period. During the last nine months of th e F i r s t World War the great German spring offensive, the Allied successes in the late summer and autumn, and final victory in November dominate the letters. Post-war problems of demobilisation and army re-building were followed by the difficu lt i es o f me et ing wide-range military commitments throughout the world. At home domestic revolution necessitated that the army prepare for operations in aid of the civil power. Abroad military action had to be co-ordinated with the French in ord er to en fo rce th e peace treaty with Germany and support Allied policy in Eastern Europe. Further demands were made on the army by calls to repress nationalist unrest in Ireland, Egypt, Indian and Mesopotamia (Iraq), together with communal vio len ce i n Pa les tine . A ll these topics are covered in the correspondence, which in particular demonstrates Wilson's growing disillusionment with the government's Irish policy. Wilson was himself an Irishman with strong Unionist sympathies whic h ma teria lly c ontr ibute d to his assassination by Irish nationalists just a few months after retiring from the War Office." Previous owner's small stamp on front pastedown, two very tiny corner bumps, tiny bump at bottom of rear hinge, mi nor wr inkli ng at top of spin e, sm all b ump at bottom edge of rear board, tiny dint at top edge of rear board. Dust jacket has very light edge wear/wrinkling, very small closed tear at bottom of rear flap with soft crease. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 36.00 USD
 
 
THE FIRST AIR WAR 1914-1918., Kennett, Lee.
37 Kennett, Lee. THE FIRST AIR WAR 1914-1918.
Free Press, New York, 1991, book club edition. 
275 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0029173019 B&w photographs. "(T)ells the complete story of the Great War's air battles, from eastern and western front, from the skies and seas of Europe to those of the Middle East a nd Africa. Based on exhaustive research - official records, scholarly works, diaries, correspondence, memoirs, and oral history transcripts - (this) unique history traces the airplane's prewar debut and development and its appeal to all bell i g e r e n t s large and small, who raced to develop their own designs, strategies and tactics. Kennett shows how the plane, used first as a frail 'flying observation platform', evolved into a weapon of destruction and death whose power was made i nc on tr ov er ti bl e by 1916 at the great battle of Verdun. While he chronicles the struggle for dominance in the air, the author also provides insight into the role of flying weaponry in the great land battles. As the combat role of these amazi ng mac hin es bec ame mo re defined, their use became more diverse, as witnessed by the development of massed fighters, the emergence of close air support, strategic bombing, and anti-aircraft defenses, and the introduction escort and patrol work a nd anti subm ari ne w arfa re a t sea. Here, to, are the daring men who volunteered to pilot these newfangled machines. Following them through flight school and into fighting units, Kennett dramatically recreates both the dangers of airborne comba t a nd th e boi ster ous, roman tic w orld of the squadron on the ground." Book lightly cocked in one illustration section. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of hinges and flap-folds, corner crease on rear flap. Very Good/Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
38 Leeson, F.L., editor. (Brenda M Cook; David T Hawkings, Bridget Howlett, John M Pollock, Terence Lee, Dr. Razzell.) GENEALOGISTS' MAGAZINE. JUNE 1999. VOL. 26 NO. 6. JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS.
Society of Genealogists, London, 1999. 
Paging runs 205 - 244 + ads, 9 5/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Contents: Abelard and Heloise - Some notes towards a family tree; Little used sources and new discoveries - 2. Silver Plate Tax and Carriage Tax; Records of nurses and nursing - Resources in London Metropolitan Archieves; Ephemera - the Editor's jottings; Presenting the 1901 census; Gipsy genealogy - A study of name changing and other anomalies; Child mortality - A new appeal from Dr Razzell; Correspondence; Notes and news insert; Book reviews; Deaths; Readers' queries; Library update; Additions to the library and documents collection; Federation News. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear/wrinkling, t i n y s o i l ing mark on front bottom edge. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
39 Leeson, F.L., editor. (Cliff Webb, Antony Shearman, John M Clarke, M L Bierbrier.) GENEALOGISTS' MAGAZINE. MARCH 1998. VOL. 26 NO. 1. JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS.
Society of Genealogists, London, 1998. 
40pp + ads, 9 5/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Contents: City of London apprenticeship and livery company records; 'Old Philip Rundell, the great jeweller'; The development of London cemeteries; Ephemera - the Editor's jottings; Retirement of Mr Anthony Camp; Medieval and royal genealogy update; Correspondence; Federation News; Deaths; Book reviews; Notes and news insert; Obituary; Readers' queries; Library update; Additions to the library and documents collection. Interior - c l e a n a n d tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, very small bump at top of rear cover. Very Good 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
40 Leeson, F.L., editor. (Gordon Casely, Joy Forster, Peter Wilson Coldham, Colin C Bendall, Keith Giles, M L Bierbrier. GENEALOGISTS' MAGAZINE. MARCH 2000. VOL. 26 NO. 9. JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS.
Society of Genealogists, London, 2000. 
Paging runs 329 - 376 + ads, 9 5/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Contents: What makes a Scot?; The lost children of Bedfordshire's Pilgrim Fathers; Oxfordshire prisoners Part I: 1753-69; Success in parenthood; Early NZ births revealed in the 1 881 British Census; Medieval and royal genealogy update; Ephemera - the Editor's jottings; Correspondence; Book reviews; Readers' queries; Deaths; Obituary; Federation news; Library update; Notes and news insert; Additions to the library a n d d o c u m ents collection; Society of Genealogists Enterprises LimiteInterior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear at top of spine, small soft corner crease on front cover. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
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