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NO PRICE TOO HIGH:  CANADIANS AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR., Copp, Terry.
1 Copp, Terry. NO PRICE TOO HIGH: CANADIANS AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Toronto McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Toronto, (1996), Ist edition. 1996 0075527138 / 9780075527138 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
255 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Illustrated witrh b&w photographs and maps. "(D)raws on original sources - personal letters and diary entries, and powerful photographs - to evoke the mood of those momentous years. The thoughts, hopes, dreams, fears, and heartbreaks of the generations of Canadians who faced the war are captured." Minor edge wear, small bump at bottom of front hinge and spine, crease in paper down front board, light waviness to edges of text block. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light to moderate rubbing - no color loss, soft crease at top of rear panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE BRIGADE:  THE FIFTH CANADIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE, 1939-1945., Copp, Terry.
2 Copp, Terry. THE BRIGADE: THE FIFTH CANADIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE, 1939-1945.
Stoney Creek, Ontario Fortress Publications 1992 0919195164 / 9780919195165 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
208 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H). B&w photographs (including aerial) and maps. Contents: Mobilization; Preparation; Initiation; Verrieres; Falaise; Pursuit; October; Victory; Epilogue; Acknowledgements; Photo Credits; Bibliography; Index. A history of the Fifth Canadian Infantry Brigade in North-West Europe during World War II. Dust jacket has very minor rubbing, small slight dent on rear hinge. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE BRIGADE:  THE FIFTH CANADIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE, 1939-1945., Copp, Terry.
3 Copp, Terry. THE BRIGADE: THE FIFTH CANADIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE, 1939-1945.
Stoney Creek, Ontario Fortress Publications 1992 0919195164 / 9780919195165 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
208 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H). B&w photographs (including aerial) and maps. Contents: Mobilization; Preparation; Initiation; Verrieres; Falaise; Pursuit; October; Victory; Epilogue; Acknowledgements; Photo Credits; Bibliography; Index. A history of the Fifth Canadian Infantry Brigade in North-West Europe during World War II. Very light wear on bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling at top of spine, flap-folds and rear flap; very minor rubbing. 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
CAP OF HONOUR:  THE STORY OF THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT (THE 28th/61st FOOT) 1694-1950., Daniell, David Scott.  Material provided by Colonel R.M. Grazebrook.  Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester.
4 Daniell, David Scott. Material provided by Colonel R.M. Grazebrook. Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester. CAP OF HONOUR: THE STORY OF THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT (THE 28th/61st FOOT) 1694-1950.
George G. Harrap, London, 1951, first edition. 
344 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover (black cloth with gold lettering on spine, gold badge on front board) - no dust jacket. B&w photographs, drawings, reproductions, maps. Light browning to pages, small stain in gutter of pages 254 to 271, brownin g and light staining to edges of text block, light to moderate edge wear on boards, light fading to spine color, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor bump at corners. Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE PRICE OF COMMAND:  A BIOGRAPHY OF GENERAL GUY SIMONDS., Graham, Dominick.
5 Graham, Dominick. THE PRICE OF COMMAND: A BIOGRAPHY OF GENERAL GUY SIMONDS.
Toronto Stoddart 1993 0773726926 / 9780773726925 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
345 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). Map endpapers, b&w photographs, maps. "Lieutenant General Guy Granville Simonds was one of the Second World War's most dynamic strategists and commanded enormous respect from British generals such as Bernard Montgomery and Alan Brooke. (This book) tells the whole story for the first time, tracing Simonds's family origins and detailing his postwar career as Canada's top military man. The focus, though, is on Simonds's campaigns in World War II. Graham takes us from the rocky shores of Sicily to the fierce fighting in the Dutch polders, examining the military and political infighting that seemed to dog every hard-won mile of Simonds's successful march into the German Rhineland." Book has tiny bump at top of front hinge. Dust jacket has minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very minor rubbing. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
BY SEA AND LAND.  THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS:  A HISTORY, 1942-1982., Neillands, Robin.
6 Neillands, Robin. BY SEA AND LAND. THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS: A HISTORY, 1942-1982.
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1987 0297790641 / 9780297790648 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
269 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H). 16 pages of b&w photographs. "(R)ecounts the story of the Commando units of the Royal Marines, during the first forty years of their existence, from the bloody baptism of 40 Commando on the beaches of Dieppe, in 1942, to the day when 45 Commando yomped into Stanley at the end of the Falklands War, in May 1982. (T)he story of the Royal Marines Commandos is told in the words of the men who served in them, from brigadier to rifle troop marine. We see the battles and campaigns through their eyes, a view from the sharp end, much of it extraordinarily vivid." Pages lightly browned - mainly in margins, small tear with crease at bottom of gutter of pages 117-120, edges of textblock browned, small corner bump at bottom of rear board, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small tear at top/bottom of rear hinge, minor edge wear, light edge browning on rear panel minor edge wear, light rubbing. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BY SEA AND LAND.  THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS:  A HISTORY, 1942-1982., Neillands, Robin.
7 Neillands, Robin. BY SEA AND LAND. THE ROYAL MARINES COMMANDOS: A HISTORY, 1942-1982.
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1987 0297790641 / 9780297790648 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ 
269 pp, large 8vo (9 3/8" H). 16 pages of b&w photographs. "(R)ecounts the story of the Commando units of the Royal Marines, during the first forty years of their existence, from the bloody baptism of 40 Commando on the beaches of Dieppe, in 1942, to the day when 45 Commando yomped into Stanley at the end of the Falklands War, in May 1982. (T)he story of the Royal Marines Commandos is told in the words of the men who served in them, from brigadier to rifle troop marine. We see the battles and campaigns through their eyes, a view from the sharp end, much of it extraordinarily vivid." Very light toning in margins of pages and to edges of text block, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, one tiny corner bump. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
THE NINTH QUEEN'S ROYAL LANCERS 1715-1936., Sheppard, E.W., Major.
8 Sheppard, E.W., Major. THE NINTH QUEEN'S ROYAL LANCERS 1715-1936.
Gale & Polden, Aldershot, 1939. 
439 pp, small 4to (10" H), hard cover (dark blue cloth with gold lettering, banding, insignia) - no dust jacket. Integral red and gold ribbon bookmark. B&w and colour plates, b&w photographs, maps (several fold-out) - collated. Chapter headings: Rebellion in Great Britain; Birth of a Regiment; Sojourn in Ireland; Rebellion in Ireland; South American Fiasco; Low Countries Fiasco; Peninsular War, 1811-1813; Uneasy Peace; First Fighting in India; Conquest of the Punjab; Rebellion in India; Sta mping out Rebellion in India; War in Afghanistan; From Afghan War to Boer War; The Conquest of the Boer Republics; Guerilla Warfare on the Veldt; Between Two Great Wars; Open Warfare in France, 1914; Fighting in Flanders, 1914-1915; The Stabil i z e d F ront, 1915-1917; The Last Year, 1917-1918; "The Old Order Changeth"; Epilogue; Appendices: Details of the Services of the Officers who have Served in the 9th Lancers, Colonels of the Regiment; Roll of the Commanding Officers of the Regime nt ; Ro ll of the Adjutants; Roll of the Quartermasters; List of Places where the Regiment has been Quartered and on Service, 1715-1936; Alterations in Dress, Horse Furniture, etc., 1715-1902; List of Officers who Proceeded on Active Service with the 9 th Lan c ers , August, 1914; Recipients of the Victoria Cross; Roll of Honours Awarded to 9th Lancers during the Great War, 1914-1918; The Tribe Scandal; The Atu Case; The 9th Lancers' Allied Regiment; Polo / Racing and Horse Shows / Skill-at -Arm s / Sp orts a nd A thletics / Social; Bibliography; Index. Light cigarette odor, minor browning to pages, some light waviness to pages, two page leaves with small closed tear at top edge - archivally taped, light shelf soiling on bottom of t ext b lock , li ght b row ning to top and fore-edge of text block, very light soiling on boards, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very small bump at top corners of boards, light browning on spine. Very Good- 
Price: 350.00 USD
 
 
THE NETHERLANDS:  A STUDY OF SOME ASPECTS OF ART, COSTUME AND SOCIAL LIFE., Sitwell, Sacheverell.
9 Sitwell, Sacheverell. THE NETHERLANDS: A STUDY OF SOME ASPECTS OF ART, COSTUME AND SOCIAL LIFE.
London B.T. Batsford Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
168 pp, 8 3/4" H. Top edge orange. Pictorial endpapers, b&w drawings, b&w and colour plates, fold-out map at rear. Contents: Introduction; Dutch Water Towns (Delft, Dordrecht, Haarlem, Leyden, Utrecht); Amsterdam (Churches, Canals, Houses, and their Interiors); Villages of the Waterland (Broek, Koog aan de Zaan, Krommenie, Monnikendam, Edam, Volendam, Marken); The Hague and the Work of Daniel Marot; Noord Holland (Haarlem, Alkmaar, Hoorn, Enkhuizen, Medemblik); Friesland (Costume, Towns and Villages, Religious Sects); Two Excursions: Sunday at Staphorst / Weekday at Spakenburg; Dutch Gardens; Cornelis Troost and his Times; Zeeland (The Islands of Walcheren, Noord and Zuid Beveland, Schouwen and Tholen, Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen, Over Flakkee and Voorne; Index. Previous owner's name stamp on free front endpaper, minor edge wear, tiny bump at top of front hinge. Dust jacket has square clip at top of front flap - price is present; very light browning to spine, flap-folds, and some edges; very light edge wear/wrinkling, minor soiling. 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
10 Tingley, Ken, ed. Foreword by W. Bruce McGillivray. Preface by Maurice F.V. Doll. (David Bercuson, Harris Field, Jessie Morrison, Carrielynn Lamouche, James Dempsey, Phyllis Patterson, Rodney Pike, Stanley Reynolds, David Lewis, Reginald Roy, et al.) FOR KING AND COUNTRY: ALBERTA IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Edmonton Provincial Museum of Alberta / Reidmore Books 1995 1895073812 / 9781895073812 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
364 pp, 11 1/4" H. Pictorial endpaper, b&w photographs, maps, drawings, reproductions. A collection of articles illustrating the contributions of and effects to Albertans in World War II. Divided into two sections, Albertans Overseas and Albertans on the Home Front, the articles range from Dr. David Bercuson's "The Calgary Highlanders at the Walcheren Causeway, October, 1944" and Phyllis Patterson's "An Alberta Girl in the RCAF Women's Division" to Peter Melnycky's "Tears in the Garden: Alberta Ukranians During the Second World War" and Catherine Cole's "Every Kitchen is an Arsenal: Women's War on the Homefront in Northern Alberta". Very light wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, light edge wrinkling along top edge. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
11 Tingley, Ken, ed. Foreword by W. Bruce McGillivray. Preface by Maurice F.V. Doll. (David Bercuson, Harris Field, Jessie Morrison, Carrielynn Lamouche, James Dempsey, Phyllis Patterson, Rodney Pike, Stanley Reynolds, David Lewis, Reginald Roy, et al.) FOR KING AND COUNTRY: ALBERTA IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR.
Edmonton Provincial Museum of Alberta / Reidmore Books 1995 1895073812 / 9781895073812 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
364 pp, 11 1/4" H. Pictorial endpaper, b&w photographs, maps, drawings, reproductions. A collection of articles illustrating the contributions of and effects to Albertans in World War II. Divided into two sections, Albertans Overseas and Albertans on the Home Front, the articles range from Dr. David Bercuson's "The Calgary Highlanders at the Walcheren Causeway, October, 1944" and Phyllis Patterson's "An Alberta Girl in the RCAF Women's Division" to Peter Melnycky's "Tears in the Garden: Alberta Ukranians During the Second World War" and Catherine Cole's "Every Kitchen is an Arsenal: Women's War on the Homefront in Northern Alberta". Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of front hinge. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
TUG OF WAR:  THE ALLIED VICTORY THAT OPENED ANTWERP., Whitaker, W. Denis and Whitaker, Shelagh.
12 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
 


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