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BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE.  VOLUME SEVEN (7):  JAMES KIRKE PAULDING TO FRANK RICHARD STOCKTON., Blanck, Jacob, compiler.  Edited and completed by Virginia L. Smyers and Michael Winship.
1 Blanck, Jacob, compiler. Edited and completed by Virginia L. Smyers and Michael Winship. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE. VOLUME SEVEN (7): JAMES KIRKE PAULDING TO FRANK RICHARD STOCKTON.
New Haven Yale University Press 1983 0300026366 / 9780300026368 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
(xxxii), 685 pp, 10 1/4" H. Black cloth with red title block/gilt lettering and crest on spine. B&w illustrations. Contents: Authors in Volume Seven; Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; General References; Principal Periodicals Consulted; Location Symbols; Bibliography of American Literature; Initials, Pseudonyms, and Anonyms. Very small bump to three corners of boards, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 65.00 USD
 
 
THE BOY SCOUTS ON WAR TRAILS IN BELGIUM OR CAUGHT BETWEEN HOSTILE ARMIES., Carter, Herbert.
2 Carter, Herbert. THE BOY SCOUTS ON WAR TRAILS IN BELGIUM OR CAUGHT BETWEEN HOSTILE ARMIES.
A.L. Burt, New York, c1916. 
252 pp + ads, small 8vo (7 9/16" H), hard cover with pictorial front board and spine - no dust jacket. B&w frontispiece and b&w drawings on title page. Part of the 'Boy Scouts' series, this one sees the Scouts traveling across Belgium in the early days of the First World War. Light browning to edges of text block, light soiling marks on boards, moderate browning on spine, small liquid splash mark at bottom of spine, very small bump at corners, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
MILITARIA MAGAZINE.  NO. 19.  SEPTEMBER 1995.  (ENGLISH EDITION.), Constant, David, ed.  (Yves Buffetaut, Jean Restayn, Ed Storey, Jonathan Gawne, Louis Delperier, Bertrand Malvaux, Philippe Charbonnier, Jocelyn Garnier, Christopher Allenby, Robert F Stedman, Martin Brayley.)
3 Constant, David, ed. (Yves Buffetaut, Jean Restayn, Ed Storey, Jonathan Gawne, Louis Delperier, Bertrand Malvaux, Philippe Charbonnier, Jocelyn Garnier, Christopher Allenby, Robert F Stedman, Martin Brayley.) MILITARIA MAGAZINE. NO. 19. SEPTEMBER 1995. (ENGLISH EDITION.)
London Collectors Press. 1995 Soft Cover Very Good 
50 pp, 11 11/16" H, stapled in wraps (magazine format). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, profiles. Contents: The Canadian War Museum; Close-Up: British Infantryman, Normandy 1944; The Helmets of the French Cuirassiers and Dra gons, 1914-1915; Close-Up: DP-28 Assistant Gunner, Byelorussia 1944; Luftwaffe Combined Pilot's and Observer's Badges; Mine Detectors of the U.S. Army, 1941-1945; Uniforms of the Provisional Reichswehr, 1919-1921; The Italian Semovente; The Black Wa tch of Canada during the Great War: Uniforms and insignia of the 13th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force - Part 2. 1916-1918. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor wear on spine, light rubbing on rear cover, small old price label and one tiny corner crease on front cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE VALLEY OF THE SIX NATIONS:  A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS ON THE INDIAN LANDS OF THE GRAND RIVER., Johnston, Charles M, edited and with introduction by.
4 Johnston, Charles M, edited and with introduction by. THE VALLEY OF THE SIX NATIONS: A COLLECTION OF DOCUMENTS ON THE INDIAN LANDS OF THE GRAND RIVER.
Toronto The Champlain Society 1964 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
344 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2"). Red cloth with gilt lettering/banding on spine. Colour frontispiece, b&w photographs/reproductions, maps (two fold-out). "In the Introduction and the Documents that follow, an attempt has been made to illumine several facets of the history and in the process some of the Six Nations' social, military, and political affairs in old Ontario. The record is brought up to the mid-nineteenth century when the last sizable tracts of the original grant of 1784 were conveyed to white purchasers and the present reserve assumed its definitive form." Contents: Introduction; Documents - The People of the Island; The Exodus to the Grand River; A Disputed Title; The White Man's Frontier; The War Path - 1812 and 1837; Christianity in the Longhouse; A Stock-taking; Bibliography. 10% of text block edges are lightly browned. Dust jacket has minor edge wear/wrinkling, light rubbing, small tear archivally taped, some waviness on spine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THERE SHALL BE WINGS:  A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE., Roberts, Leslie.
5 Roberts, Leslie. THERE SHALL BE WINGS: A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE.
Toronto Clarke, Irwin 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Good- Fair 
290 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "Leslie Roberts begins his history of the RCAF with an account of (the first flight in Canada on Baddeck Bay in 1909). Five and one-half years later the first World War broke out and (he) records the exploits in that conflict of the Canadians who took to the air in such numbers that in 1918 they constituted more than fifty percent of the flying personnel of the RAF. He describes the protracted and painful birth of the RCAF, its struggles for survival during its early days, when to justify its existence a succession of economy-minded governments assigned it such employment as flying fire-spotting patrols, carrying out search-and-rescue and mercy missions in the North, timber cruising for the provinces and photography and mapping tasks in the high Arctic. When a second World War broke out (these airmen) passed on their accumulated knowledge and experience to the young Canadians who, with their colleagues from the other Commonwealth countries, met and turned back the challenge of Hitler's Luftwaffe and shattered the wall of his European Fortress. (Roberts includes an) account of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan; of the RCAF 's participation in the Korean conflict; its contribution to NATO and the United Nations Emergency Force; and its present status as guardian of Canada's three shorelines, and our first line of defence. (A)n excellent record of flight in Canada, and of the dedicated service of the RCAF to its country in the cause of freedom." Light to moderate creases at fore-edge of approx. pages 16 to 38 - mostly on pages 17 to 20 - with small tear archivally taped, very light soiling in margin of page 16, very light browning to top and fore-edge of textblock, slight wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, slight fading to top of front board. Dust jacket has moderate edge creasing and wear, several tears archivally taped, light rubbing, 1" chip and several small chips, light fading to spine color. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THERE SHALL BE WINGS:  A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE., Roberts, Leslie.
6 Roberts, Leslie. THERE SHALL BE WINGS: A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FORCE.
Toronto Clarke, Irwin 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Fair 
290 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs. "Leslie Roberts begins his history of the RCAF with an account of (the first flight in Canada on Baddeck Bay in 1909). Five and one-half years later the first World War broke out and (he) records the exploits in that conflict of the Canadians who took to the air in such numbers that in 1918 they constituted more than fifty percent of the flying personnel of the RAF. He describes the protracted and painful birth of the RCAF, its struggles for survival during its early days, when to justify its existence a succession of economy-minded governments assigned it such employment as flying fire-spotting patrols, carrying out search-and-rescue and mercy missions in the North, timber cruising for the provinces and photography and mapping tasks in the high Arctic. When a second World War broke out (these airmen) passed on their accumulated knowledge and experience to the young Canadians who, with their colleagues from the other Commonwealth countries, met and turned back the challenge of Hitler's Luftwaffe and shattered the wall of his European Fortress. (Roberts includes an) account of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan; of the RCAF 's participation in the Korean conflict; its contribution to NATO and the United Nations Emergency Force; and its present status as guardian of Canada's three shorelines, and our first line of defence. (A)n excellent record of flight in Canada, and of the dedicated service of the RCAF to its country in the cause of freedom." Previous owner's name in ink on front pastedown, bump at top corner of front board - migrates lightly into first 150 pages, bump at top corner of rear board - migrates slightly into last few pages, light fading to top of spine and top of boards - also to bottom edge of spine, two very small foxing marks on front free endpaper, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, some darkening to edges of text block. Dust jacket has edge wear, creasing, tears and chips; fading to spine colour - lettering still legible; protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
FRICOURT-MAMETZ.  BATTLEGROUND EUROPE SERIES - SOMME., Stedman, Michael.
7 Stedman, Michael. FRICOURT-MAMETZ. BATTLEGROUND EUROPE SERIES - SOMME.
Leo Cooper, London, (1997), Ist edition. 
168 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in b&w with photos, maps, reproductions. "The fighting at Fricourt and Mametz was frequently punctured by the detonation of mines. These have left visible scars and the sites of Bois Francais and the Triple Tambour are well known to visitors as places where the impact is still visible. But even more apparent are the cemeteries; so many that it almost defies belief that such enormous numbers of men were killed during the fighting for this relatively small tract of territory." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing. NF 
Price: 16.95 USD
 
 
GUILLEMONT.  BATTLEGROUND EUROPE SERIES - SOMME., Stedman, Michael.
8 Stedman, Michael. GUILLEMONT. BATTLEGROUND EUROPE SERIES - SOMME.
Leo Cooper, (Barnsley, 1998), Ist edition. 
160 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in b&w with photos, maps. "For nine weeks of July, August and early September Guillemont, on the German main second position, withstood all that the British Army could throw against its fortifications. By the time Guillemont fell to the 20th Division, the notoriety of this village was assured. This guide also encompasses Bernafay and Trones Woods as well as Waterlot, Maltz Horn and Falfemont Farms." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing. NF 
Price: 16.95 USD
 
 
LA BOISSELLE, OVILLERS/CONTALMAISON.  BATTLEGROUND EUROPE SERIES - SOMME., Stedman, Michael.
9 Stedman, Michael. LA BOISSELLE, OVILLERS/CONTALMAISON. BATTLEGROUND EUROPE SERIES - SOMME.
Leo Cooper, London, (1997), Ist edition. 
167 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in b&w with photos, maps, reproductions. "La Boiselle and the nearby villages of Ovillers and Contalmaison encompass a great wealth of history encapsulating the bravery, sacrifice and endurance which have become bywords for the soldiers' experience during the 1916 Battle of the Somme. The author...places the reader in the thick of the fighting on this particular section of the battlefield of the Great War." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light rubbing, one tiny corner crease. VG+ 
Price: 16.95 USD
 
 
THIEPVAL.  BATTLEGROUND EUROPE SERIES - SOMME., Stedman, Michael.
10 Stedman, Michael. THIEPVAL. BATTLEGROUND EUROPE SERIES - SOMME.
Leo Cooper, London, (1995), Ist edition. 
192 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), soft cover. Profusely illustrated in b&w with photos, maps, reproductions. Contents: Our designated area today; The German positions; The British perspective to July 1916; Further events along Thiepval Ridge during the summer and autumn of 1916; Brothers in Arms; The cemeteries and memorials; Four tours of the area. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light rubbing, very minor edge wear. VG+ 
Price: 16.95 USD
 


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