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CARRYING PLACE., Mowat, Angus.
201 Mowat, Angus. CARRYING PLACE.
Toronto S.J. Reginald Saunders 1944 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Good 
318 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). The author was the father of Farley Mowat and brings references to Prince Edward County and the Hasty P's into his novel. "From the moment this story opens, in the dim light of the study of an old rectory in an old town (Trenton, Ontario), you are caught up in the secret of a man's life; not the secret of what became of him physically, but the real and inner mystery of youth growing into maturity, of hope growing into surety and waning into doubt and blazing forth at the last into the final certainty. It is the story of Eric Dalton and Mona Crozier. The story of a boy who fell in love with a young girl one tender summer evening on the lonely island called Carrying Place (Prince Edward County, Ontario); and of the man who bitterly renounced her in a quiet haven beside the English Channel, only to find that his life was forever bound to hers. He was never to be free from her, through years of peace and of war, through romance and heartbreak, passion and despair, to the final night of decision and beyond - ." Very light edge wear, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, tiny light foxing marks on top of textblock, a few faint marks on title page and one on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, a few small chips and tears (some with creases) - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, red colored section at bottom of spine has faded to white. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MY FATHER'S SON: MEMORIES OF WAR AND PEACE., Mowat, Farley
202 Mowat, Farley MY FATHER'S SON: MEMORIES OF WAR AND PEACE.
Toronto Key Porter 1992 1550134302 / 9781550134308 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
340 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w photographs, map. "In the summer of 1943, a young Farley Mowat landed on the beaches of Sicily with the First Canadian Infantry division as part of the initial Allied assault on western Europe. For a year and a half his division fought its way up the Italian 'boot' in a series of savage and bloody battles, driving the German army slowly northwards. As (he) saw his comrades killed and wounded in battle, his courage and convictions were constantly tested. His spirit was sustained, in part, by his strong relationship with his parents, especially his father. Angus Mowat, a wounded veteran of the Great War, was only able to re-enlist for home service. His many letters to his son combined idealism and his belief in the power of the written word with an enormous zest for life and instinctive irreverence for authority. 'My Father's Son' begins where Farley Mowat's earlier book about his war experiences, 'And No Birds Sang', ended, recreating the later years of the Italian campaign with its devastating effects on the young men who bore the brunt of it." Book is Near Fine. Dust jacket minor edge wear, minor rubbing, small crease at top of both hinges, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT 1694-1990.  "NEVER FEARED A FOE OF ANY KIND - THE GLOSTERS, 1694-1991"., N/A
203 N/A A SHORT HISTORY OF THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT 1694-1990. "NEVER FEARED A FOE OF ANY KIND - THE GLOSTERS, 1694-1991".
Printed by John Jennings, Gloucester, 1991. 
73 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover. B&w and colour illustrations. Contents: The Raising of the Regiment; Early Years of the Regiment; The Conquest of Canada; The West Indies, the American War of Independence, early years of the 61st Regiment; The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 1793-1815; India and the Sikh Wars; The Crimean War; The Indian Mutiny; The South African War; The First World War; Between the Wars; The Second World War; Amalgamation of the 1st (28th) and 2nd (61st) Battalions; T he War in Korea; Keeping the Peace; Appendices: The Regimental Family Tree; Where the Regular Battalions have served in Peace and War; Colonels & Commanding Officers; The Regimental Calendar; Victoria and George Crosses; Brief Accounts of F a m o u s B a t tles; The Regimental Colours; Regimental Traditions; Regimental Nicknames; Sporting Successes of the Regiment; The Regimental Association. Light cigarette odor, minor wear at top of spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE ROYAL SCOTS (THE ROYAL REGIMENT):  HER MAJESTY'S FIRST REGIMENT OF FOOT.  AN ACCOUNT OF THE ROYAL SCOTS REGIMENTAL MUSEUM IN EDINBURGH CASTLE AND A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE REGIMENT., N/A
204 N/A THE ROYAL SCOTS (THE ROYAL REGIMENT): HER MAJESTY'S FIRST REGIMENT OF FOOT. AN ACCOUNT OF THE ROYAL SCOTS REGIMENTAL MUSEUM IN EDINBURGH CASTLE AND A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE REGIMENT.
Pilgrim Press, n.p., 1976. 
Unpaginated (approx. 16 pp.), oblong (5 1/2" H x 7 15/16" D), soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations. Contents: An Account of the Museum; A short history of The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) by The Colonel of The Regiment (including Nomenclature and Regimental Marches); Battle Honours; Conclusion. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear - light on spine. Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
BADGES OF THE CANADIAN FORCES / INSIGNES DES FORCES CANADIENNES.  CFP 267 / PFC 267., N/A.
205 N/A. BADGES OF THE CANADIAN FORCES / INSIGNES DES FORCES CANADIENNES. CFP 267 / PFC 267.
Supply and Services Canada, Ottawa, 1977. 
Unpaginated, 10 3/4" H x 9 1/8" D x 1 1/4" W, soft cover with plasticized tabs. Bilingual text (English/French). Colour and b&w illustrations. Chapter Headings: Part 1. Canadian Forces Badges; Command and Formation Badges; Base and Station Badges ; Regular Force Unit Badges (HMCS Ships/Submarines - Flying Squadrons - Radar Squadrons - Armoured Regiments - Artillery Regiment - Infantry Regiments); Groups; Establishments; Training - Colleges and Schools; Miscellaneous Units; Branch Badges. Part 2. Reserve Force Unit Badges (Sea; Air; Land; Armoured; Infantry). Interior - faint pencil erasure marks on first page, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - light wrinkling and creasing to edges of covers, light rubbing, light edge wear, one small closed tear archivally taped, very small tear and creases at bottom of spine - re-glued. Very Good 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
THE ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS - 23rd FOOT., N/A.
206 N/A. THE ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS - 23rd FOOT.
Pitkin Pictorials, London, 1969. 
24 pp, 9" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs and reproductions. "The Regiment is the oldest infantry regiment of Wales and this brief account tells something of its history and of its customs and traditions so long cherished and jealously preserved...." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - a few small soft creases on front cover, very light rubbing on rear cover, light wear on spine. Very G o o d 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
207 Neillands, Robin. THE OLD CONTEMPTIBLES: THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, 1914.
London John Murray 2004 0719556465 / 9780719556463 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
362 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H). B&w photographs, maps. "On 19 August, 1914, the German Kaiser, Wilhelm II, wrote a letter to the First Army commander, General von Kluck: 'It is my Royal and Imperial Command that you concentrate your energies and the valour of my soldiers to exterminate the treacherous English and walk over General French's contemptible little army.' (This book) chronicles that little army, the British Regular Army of 1914: how it came to be in France at all, the long years of intrigue and preparation that preceded its departure, and what happened to it in four short months of total war. Robin Neillands uses a wealth of first-hand accounts, and his great experience in bringing military history alive, to take the reader on a gripping and horrific journey to the battlefields of First World War France." Light browning to edges of textblock, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight cigarette odor. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wrinkling/creases, very light rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
A MORE UNBENDING BATTLE:  THE HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS' STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM IN WWI AND EQUALITY AT HOME., Nelson, Peter N.
208 Nelson, Peter N. A MORE UNBENDING BATTLE: THE HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS' STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM IN WWI AND EQUALITY AT HOME.
New York BasicCivitas 2009 0465003176 / 9780465003174 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
291 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). "The 369th Infantry Regiment was the first African American regiment mustered to fight in World War I. In a war where the vast majority of black soldiers served in the Service of Supply, unloading ships and building roads and railroads, the men of the 369th trained and fought side by side with the French at the front (America's segregation policy prohibited them from serving together with white American soldiers) and ultimately spent more days in the trenches than any other American unit. They went to war in defense of a country afflicted by segregation, Jim Crow laws, lynchings, and racial violence, but a country they believed in all the same. Despite extraordinary odds, the 369th became one of the most successful - and feared - regiments of the war. The Harlem Hellfighters, as their enemies named them, showed extraordinary valor on the battlefield, with many soldiers winning the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honor, and were the first Allied unit to reach the Rhine River. A riveting depiction of both social triumph and battlefield heroism." Tiny bump at top of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE LONDON REGIMENT:  PRESENTATION OF COLOURS BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF YORK CVO ADC AT DUKE OF YORK'S HEADQUARTERS, CHELSEA, FRIDAY 25th JULY 1997 - COMMEMMORATIVE PROGRAMME., Newall, Paul, Colonel Sir, Introduction.
209 Newall, Paul, Colonel Sir, Introduction. THE LONDON REGIMENT: PRESENTATION OF COLOURS BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF YORK CVO ADC AT DUKE OF YORK'S HEADQUARTERS, CHELSEA, FRIDAY 25th JULY 1997 - COMMEMMORATIVE PROGRAMME.
The Regiment 1997 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
48 pp, 11 3/4" H. B&w and colour photographs, reproductions. Contents include: History of Colours; The London Regiment's Colours; The London Regiment; Headquarter (Anzio) Company; Anzio; Order of Ceremony & Programme of Music; Presentation of the Colours; A (London Scottish) Company; B (The Queen's Regiment) Company; C (City of London Fusiliers) Company; D (London Irish Rifles) Company; The Drums and Pipes of the London Regiment; The Pipes and Drums of the London Scottish; Ditto The London Irish Rifles Association; The Significance of Minden; Ancestry of the London Regiment; Antecedent Regiments and Associations; Affiliated Units of the Army Cadet Force; Origins of Music Played on the Parade; The Victoria Cross; History of Duke of York's Headquarters; etc. 80 pp, 7 1/4" H. Sepiatone photographs, maps. Contents: Introduction; Early Years; India - On Northern Plains; India - West and South; From Burma to Malaya; China; Japan and Korea; Africa and Elsewhere; Among the Children; Medical Treatment; Conclusion; Appendices: The Mission to Lepers - Its Objects and Methods; How Supported; Its Fields and Stations. Interior - very light toning in margins of pages, small minor crease at fore-edge of first few pages. Exterior - slight toning to spine and edges of covers, small soft crease at fore-edge of front cover, soft wrinkling/bump at bottom of spine - migrates into pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
210 Nicholson, G.W.L., Colonel. THE GUNNERS OF CANADA: THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY. VOLUME I. 1534-1919.
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 
478 pp, large 8vo (9 13/16" H). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans, fold-out colour maps. "Volume I of Colonel Nicholson's definitive work traces the story of Canadian gunners from the days when the French used transformed naval guns against hostile natives to the intricately planned artillery barrages of the First World War. Having provided some fascinating back-ground information on the development of guns and gunners, the story moves through four vividly depicted centuries of military history - the period of the Ancien Regime, the American War of Inde-pendence, the War of 1812, the Fenian Raids, and the Boer War to the climatic, tragic years of the Great War. (T)he text is greatly enhanced by many lively first-hand quotations from letters, documents and diaries. The author also provides a comprehensive list of the valiant individuals who created the distinguished record of the Royal Canadian Artillery up until 1918." Light wrinkling at bottom of spine and on rear hinge, light browning to edges of text block, light soiling on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear - mainly on spine and flap-folds, several small tears (archivally taped) and chips, light rubbing, wrinkling and slight fading on spine. 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
THE GUNNERS OF CANADA:  THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY.  VOLUME I. 1534-1919., Nicholson, G.W.L., Colonel.
211 Nicholson, G.W.L., Colonel. THE GUNNERS OF CANADA: THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF CANADIAN ARTILLERY. VOLUME I. 1534-1919.
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good - Fair 
478 pp, large 8vo (9 13/16" H). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans, fold-out colour maps. "Volume I of Colonel Nicholson's definitive work traces the story of Canadian gunners from the days when the French used transformed naval guns against hostile natives to the intricately planned artillery barrages of the First World War. Having provided some fascinating back-ground information on the development of guns and gunners, the story moves through four vividly depicted centuries of military history - the period of the Ancien Regime, the American War of Inde-pendence, the War of 1812, the Fenian Raids, and the Boer War to the climatic, tragic years of the Great War. (T)he text is greatly enhanced by many lively first-hand quotations from letters, documents and diaries. The author also provides a comprehensive list of the valiant individuals who created the distinguished record of the Royal Canadian Artillery up until 1918." Book spine has light lean, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, bump at top corner of rear board - migrates into all pages - more at the rear than the front, minor bump to other corners of boards with slight migration into pages, a few light rub marks on rear board. Dust jacket has creasing/wrinkling/wear at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light to moderate edge wear elsewhere, light rubbing and few tiny scuffs, several edge tears with old tape repairs at the top/bottom inside edges. 
Price: 67.50 USD
 
 
212 Noble, Ronnie. SHOOT FIRST! ASSIGNMENTS OF A NEWSREEL CAMERAMAN.
George G. Harrap, London, (1955), first edition. 
271 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover (purple cloth with gold lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. B&w photographs. The story of a news cameraman in World War II, the Middle East and the Korean War. Contents: Small Beginnings; The Fall of France; " On the Beaches...In the Streets..."; Middle East Meanderings; Dud Shells and Ignorance; I Meet the Japanese; To Death for the Emperor; The Newsreel War; At the Building of Zion; Scoops and Scuffles; Television and the Land of Morning Calm; The Glorious Gloucesters; The Wreckage of War; Tanks for the Memory; Pressmen and Tactics; Swords into Ploughshares; Red Frontiers; On the Home Beat. Very small star stamp on rear pastedown, light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor soiling to edges of textblock, a few small areas of darkening to color on boards, very light rubbing. VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE RED DEVILS: FROM BRUNEVAL TO THE FALKLANDS.  (NEW EDITION).  FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES., Norton, G.G.  Introduction by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks.
213 Norton, G.G. Introduction by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks. THE RED DEVILS: FROM BRUNEVAL TO THE FALKLANDS. (NEW EDITION). FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES.
Leo Cooper, London, 1984, 2nd edition. 
310 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0436315254 B&w photographs, maps/battle plans. "From Bruneval to North Africa, from Normandy to Suez, by parachute and glider the men of the Airborne Forces have gone by air to battle. But their activities have by no means been confined to purely airborne operations - the Special Air Service performed prodigies of valour behind the German Lines in the Western Desert and Italy; the Glider Pilot Regiment fought beside their infantry com rades in Normandy, at Arnhem and across the Rhine. Their post-war successors, maintaining these traditions, have stood between Jew and Arab in Palestine; fought and sweltered in the jungles of Malaya and Borneo; sweated in the Persian Gulf a n d t h e Radfan; choked on the summer dust of Cypriot roads; tasted the grit and sand of Egypt and Jordan in their mess tins; spent more than a deade facing terroritst ambush, bombs and bullets in Northern Ireland; exprienced the subzero temperat ur es an d bi t ing actic winds of the South Atlantic and 'tabbed' across the Falklands to spearhead victory in 1982. Nor should the aircrews who flew them be forgotten, or the air supply despatchers who maintained them, and the units who supporte d t hem . W it h w el l over 100 photographs and illustrations this book is a comprehensive single-volume history of the Airborne Forces. Accounts are given of the airborne actions fought by the British Army, whilst the development of the parachu te a ssau lt and th e us e o f glider-borne troops can be followed from their infancy to the massive 'coup de main' technique employed in the Rhine crossing." Minor wrinkle at top of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has light wrinkling alon g top ed ge, m inor rubb ing/ soiling. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
I SERVE:  REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE 3RD CARABINIERS (PRINCE OF WALES'S DRAGOON GUARDS)., Oatts, L.B., Lieutenant-Colonel.
214 Oatts, L.B., Lieutenant-Colonel. I SERVE: REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE 3RD CARABINIERS (PRINCE OF WALES'S DRAGOON GUARDS).
Self-published, 1966. 
333 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H), hard cover (red cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold badge represented on front board) - no dust jacket. Color plates, b&w photographs, fold-out maps. Contents: Sedgemoor to the Treaty of Utrecht, 1685-1714; Th e Jacobite Rebellions and the Seven Years' War, 1715-1789; The Napoleonic Wars and Their Aftermath, 1799-1830; Industrial Troubles, The Crimean War and the Consolidation of the British Empire, 1831-1899; The South African War to the Outbrea k o f t h e First World War, 1899-1914; The First World War, 1914-1918; Amalgamation, Mechanisation, The Second World War, and Postscript, 1919-1965; Appendices: The 25th Dragoons; The Natal Carbineers; The Windsor Regiment (Royal Canadian Armour ed Co rp s ); C ol o nels of the Regiment; Lieutenant-Colonels in Command; Uniforms and the Standard; Regimental Music; Casualties, Honours and Awards; Regimental Collect. Minor browning to edges of pages and edges of textblock, light shelf soil ing on bot to m o f t ext bl ock, slight cigarette odor, light edge wear, light wrinkling to bottom of spine. Very Good 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
EMPEROR'S CHAMBERMAIDS: THE STORY OF THE 14th/20th KING'S HUSSARS., Oatts, L.B., Lt.-Colonel.  Foreword by M.R.D. Foot.
215 Oatts, L.B., Lt.-Colonel. Foreword by M.R.D. Foot. EMPEROR'S CHAMBERMAIDS: THE STORY OF THE 14th/20th KING'S HUSSARS.
Ward Lock, London, 1973. 
518 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 706310012 B&w photographs, reproductions, maps, colour plates. "....the story of two Cavalry regiments, the 14th and 20th Light Dragoons, which were eventually amalgamated after the First World War to form the 14th/20th King's Hussars. Colonel Oatts has written a fascinating and often amusing story of the two Regiments in peace and war, deftly intertwined, and presented against a background of the history of Europe and the dev elopment of the British Empire. He takes us from the Jacobite Rebellions through the long struggle with Napoleon, the Indian Wars, with both Regiments fighting the Boers in South Africa at the turn of the nineteenth century. The horrors a n d d i s c o m forts of the Great War in France and Mesopotamia are fully described. With the rise of Hitler's Germany the horse gave way to the tank and the amalgamated Regiment went through its frustrating period of the Second World War and t he p os t -w ar p er io d as part of the Royal Armoured Corps. The Author takes us up to 1970, with the first visit to the Regiment of the newly appointed Colonel-in-Chief, H.R.H. The Princess Anne. Part of the Regiment was shortly destined to s erv e, for t he fir st tim e, in the Far East and after 1971 play its part in turbulent Ulster....The title of the book is the nickname of the 14th dating from 1813 when the Regiment captured the silver chamber-pot, originally owned by Napoleon, f rom Kin g Jo sep h B onap art e's car ria ge after the battle of Vittoria. It has since been a valued possession of the Officers' Mess." Cigarette odor, minor browning in page margins, very light browning to edges of textblock, light wrinkling at top/ bott om of spi ne, very ligh t ed ge w ear, light fading to top 1" of boards and spine, small corner bumps on boards, minor soiling to bottom of textblock. Dust jacket has been lined with stiff paper (glued on), light browning to edges and s pine, mode rate e dge w ear/ wrink ling, a fe w sma ll te ars/creases. Good+/Fair 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
GREEN HELL: THE BATTLE FOR GUADALCANAL., Owens, William J.
216 Owens, William J. GREEN HELL: THE BATTLE FOR GUADALCANAL.
Hellgate Press, Central Point, Oregon, 1999, first edition. 
276 pp, small 4to (10" H), soft cover. ISBN 1555714986 "On 7 August 1942, the amphibious assault on Tulagi and Guadalcanal was the first American offensive in World War II against the rampaging forces of the Empire of Japan. The enemy retaliatio n - from the sea, air and on land - was swift, fierce and bloody. Yet many soldiers contend the greatest struggle of all was confronting the 'Green Hell' - a reeking, rotting and malaria-infested jungle that tested any soldier's strength and c o u r a g e. Against all odds, the young and inadequately trained and supplied 1st Marine Division, commanded by Lt. General Archer Vandergrift and the Army's equally inexperienced 164th Infantry Regiment held onto Guadalcanal for four awesome m o nt hs a ga in st the best trained and seasoned forces that Japan sent in. Every aspect of the battle remains impressive. From the assistance of the Australian Coastwatchers who hid away in dangerous observation points along the Solomon's chain o f i sla nds to th e A rmy and 2nd Marine Division's actions in the last two months of the campaign." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear, one light crease down spine, slight curl at for e-e dge of c over s. Very Goo d 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FOLLOWING THE DRUM: WOMEN IN WELLINGTON'S WARS., Page, F.C.G., Brigadier.  Foreword by Elizabeth Longford.
217 Page, F.C.G., Brigadier. Foreword by Elizabeth Longford. FOLLOWING THE DRUM: WOMEN IN WELLINGTON'S WARS.
Andre Deutsch, London, 1986, first edition. 
150 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0233979603 B&w illustrations. "Although the Duke of Wellington's Peninsular War and Waterloo campaigns (1808-15) have been well documented by the great military historians, biographers and diarists of the period, many general readers are unaware that it was the custom of each regiment to be accompanied by a number of wives when it left England to go to war. Now Brigadier Page has unearthed a wealth of fascinating detail a b o u t t h ese dedicated women, who made a contribution to morale, and hence to victory, that has never before been fully acknowledged. In an elegant and lively style, he describes the selection process whereby wives drew 'To-Go' of 'Not-to-Go' t ic ke ts o u t of a hat, their life on the troopships and their semi-official role as cooks and washerwomen to the invading army. He also recounts the experiences of the large entourage of Spanish, Portuguese and French women who shared the suffe rin g a nd dan ge rs en dured by their English admirers until the fighting was over, and were very often abandoned when the troops returned home. Many of the women were faithful, courageous and hardworking, others flighty and lacking in discipline , bu t th ey all cop ed with incredible harship in order to keep their families together and to bring some light and comfort into the brutal lives of the fighting soldiers. (This book weaves) authentic historical detail in accounts of individual h erois m, tr age dy a nd c ome dy, a ll of which are tremendously engaging and very well told. Culled from diaries and memoirs of the men who fought in Wellington's campaigns, and enhanced by contemporary illustrations, these stories make a genuine contri bution to schol arshi p an d prov ide a lasting tribute to the women who followed the drum." Dust jacket has been price clipped, minor wrinkle at top of spine, minor rubbing, wrinkle in laminate on rear panel. Very Good+/Very Good 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
LITTLE BIG HORN 1876:  CUSTER'S LAST STAND.  OSPREY MILITARY CAMPAIGN SERIES 39., Panzeri, Peter F.  Consultant editor, David G. Chandler.
218 Panzeri, Peter F. Consultant editor, David G. Chandler. LITTLE BIG HORN 1876: CUSTER'S LAST STAND. OSPREY MILITARY CAMPAIGN SERIES 39.
(Osprey, Oxford, 1998), reprint. 
96 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in color and b&w with photos, reproductions, maps, battle plans, uniform studies. "The death of George Armstrong Custer, and over half of his now immortal 7th Cavalry Regiment in the valley of the Little Big Horn on 25 June 1876, has become the most celebrated battle of the Indian wars. It was the greatest, and the last, victory of the American Indians over the United States military. The largest concentration of warriors the North American continent had ever seen united under the spiritual leadership of Sitting Bull, and on a hillside in southern Montana Custer's Luck finally ran out." "The Osprey Campaign Series presents concise, authoritative account s of the great conflicts of history. Each volume begins with an assessment of each commander's campaign strategy, 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 - minor soiling on bottom of textblock, otherwise clean and bright, flat uncreased spine. NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
FOOD FOR POWDER.  A TALE OF THE LIGHT DRAGOONS., Parry, D.H.
219 Parry, D.H. FOOD FOR POWDER. A TALE OF THE LIGHT DRAGOONS.
London Ernest Nister Hard Cover Good G.C. Glover. 
256 pp + (8) pp publisher's advertising, 7 3/8" H. No date (c1900). Light green cloth with gilt & black lettering, black/red/ white/blue illustrations on spine/front board. Colour frontispiece, b&w illustrations. Jerry Baskerville appears to be an orphan, surviving in a brutal boarding school. But an encounter with a highwayman and experiences with the Light Dragoons in Revolutionary France help unravel the mystery of his past. New front endpapers. Light to moderate browning to pages, several separations between page gatherings but pages are still holding firmly, browning to edges of text block, light edge wear - moderate at bottom corners, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, light soiling to boards, light browning to spine, book is slightly cocked, small ghost sticker mark on front board, light foxing to rear endpapers. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
AH-64A APACHE ATTACK HELICOPTER.  LOCK ON NO. 13 AIRCRAFT PHOTO FILE., Peeters, Willy.  Foreword by Ltc Patrick J. Sheahan and Cpt Scott B. Thompson.
220 Peeters, Willy. Foreword by Ltc Patrick J. Sheahan and Cpt Scott B. Thompson. AH-64A APACHE ATTACK HELICOPTER. LOCK ON NO. 13 AIRCRAFT PHOTO FILE.
VLS Corporation, O'Fallon, MO, 1991. 
36 pp, 8 5/8" H x 9 3/8" D, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Profusely illustrated with colour photographs, b&w drawings/diagrams. A detailed look at the 'Apache Attack Helicopter' - particularly useful to modelers. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor rubbing. Near Fine 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
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