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121 Jones, Ken, editor. MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 27 NO. 18 1997
Hemel Hempstead Nexus 1997 00264083 Stapled in Wraps Very Good+ 
66 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: Medieval Halberdier: A slight variation to Border Miniatures' 80mm figure kit; Mandan Warrior: Painting the Poste Militaire bust; Mameluke Officer: Assembling and painting Le Cimier's 90mm kit; Belgian Battlewagon: Building the A1-By 1:35 scale Renault ACG-1 tank kit; Smoke 'O': British Long Range Desert Group figure conversion in 120mm; Kulmbach Goes Round: New 'ronde-bosse' competition at Germany's top flats show; Academy's Warrior: Building and updating the 1:35 scale Academy plastic kit with Cromwell Models resin part; Notice Board: All the latest news for military modellers; Observation Post: The monthly news column for wargarmers; On Parade!: Books Reviewed; Soldier Box: A monthly column for collectors of toy soldiers; Small Scale Scene: Monthly column for military vehicle modellers; Despatch: Readers' letters; "ATTEN-SHUN!": New products reviewed. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, very light wear on spine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
122 Jones, Ken, editor. MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 27 NO. 6 1997
Hemel Hempstead Nexus 1997 008198277 Stapled in Wraps Very Good 
66 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: Cleaning Up 'A' Gun: Scratch built Royal Navy warship gun crew diorama; Modelling a Toy Soldier: The first part of a trilogy on producing miniature figures at home; The Second Battle Group: German WWII historical re-enactors; Did Somebody Call?: Figure conversion - a 120mm WWI German telephone linesman; The Tank Modelling Course: Cromwell Models' A10 Cruiser - part two; IFOR Armour in Bosnia: Second part of a three-part feature on AFVs of the International Force; Britain's Red Navy: Uniforms of William IV's Royal Navy; 'Accurizing' Testor's/Italeri LAV-AD: Making changes to the 1:35 scale plastic kit; The CDC Armour Collection: News of a range of new diecast model armoured vehicles; Euro's Flat Figure Classes: A resume of last year's Euro Militaire competition; Notice Board: All the latest news for military modellers; Observation Post: The monthly news column for wargarmers; On Parade!: Books Reviewed; Soldier Box: A monthly column for collectors of toy soldiers; Readers' Models: A chance to see your model in colour in the world's leading military modelling magazine; Despatch: Readers' letters; Small Scale Scene: Monthly column for military vehicle modellers; "ATTEN-SHUN!": New products reviewed. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, minor soiling on rear cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
USN AIRCRAFT CARRIER AIR UNITS.  VOLUME 2.  1957-1963., Kasulka, Duane.  Illustrated by Don Creer.
123 Kasulka, Duane. Illustrated by Don Creer. USN AIRCRAFT CARRIER AIR UNITS. VOLUME 2. 1957-1963.
Squadron/Signal, Carrollton, Texas, 1985. 
64 pp, 11" H, soft cover (staples in wraps). ISBN 0897471725 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, color profiles. Contents: USN Aircraft Carrier Air Units 1957-1963; Carriers, Carrier Air Groups; Aircraft Colors; Berlin Crisis; Carrier Air group Commander (CAG); Marine Corps Squadrons; Attack Carrier Squadrons; Fighter and Attack Aircraft; Heavy Attack; Special Purpose Carrier Squadron; Carrier All-Weather Fighter; Carrier All-Weather Attack; Carrier Airborne Early Warning; Figh t e r P h otographic; Heavy Photographic; Helicopter Utility; Replacement Attack Carrier Squadrons; ASW Carrier Squadrons; Carrier Anti-Submarine; Helicopter Anti-Submarine; Replacement Anti-Submarine Carrier Squadrons; Electronic Countermeasure / Fl ee t A ir R econnaisance; Guided Missile Units; Air Development; Military Aircraft Redesignation; Glossary of Abbreviations. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, light browning on spine, very li ght r ub bin g, faint ghost sticker mark on front cover, brken scratch line down rear cover. Very Good- 
Price: 25.00 USD
THE STORY OF FITCH LOVELL, 1784-1970., Keevil, Ambrose.
124 Keevil, Ambrose. THE STORY OF FITCH LOVELL, 1784-1970.
Phillimore, (Chichester, 1972), first edition. 
304 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Map endpapers, b&w plates. "Company histories are often as dull and stale as a collection of old annual reports, having been dutifully compiled by a professional author from official records. Rarely is a major company fortunate enough to have an ex-Chairman who, after a lifetime in the business, is both willing and able to put pen to paper and record the events, recount the anecdotes and recall the excitement of its beginnings, its growth and its success. Sir Ambrose Keevil has done just this for the Fitch Lovell Group - company by company, from their beginnings as small family businesses in the 18th and 19th centuries, through to the period of vigorous growth and eventua l merger within his own lifetime. He has provided a highly readable and entertaining account of an important piece of London's commercial history, and of the history of the provisions trade. It is also a vivid and moving human story of the ordinary (and extraordinary) men who built up the several components, now united in the highly successful group of companies that plays such a powerful part in the contemporary food industry." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket is price clipped, has old price sticker on front flap, minor edge wear/wrinkling, soiling around edge of laminate. NF/VG- 
Price: 25.00 USD
Toronto Second Story Graphics 1979 Soft Cover Very Good Nancy Jackson. 
96 pp, 7 3/8" H. B&w drawings. A group of short stories on the themes of elves, stars, eagles, insects, princesses, etc. The author was born on Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Contents: Against the Grain; Thane and the Sheepdogs; A Dream of the Insect; The Boy and the Eagle; The Old Man; The Little Star That Came to Earth. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light soiling on covers, small sticker mark (residue) on rear cover, tiny dent on front edge of spine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
126 Klinck, Carl F., general editor. Alfred G. Bailey, Claude Bissell, Roy Daniells, Northrop Frye, Desmond Pacey, editors. Victor G. Hopwood, Fred Cogswell, Munro Beattie, Gordon Roper, Elizabeth Waterston, Edith Fowke, Frank W. Watt, Michael Tait, et al. LITERARY HISTORY OF CANADA: CANADIAN LITERATURE IN ENGLISH.
Toronto University of Toronto Press 1973 0802051472 / 9780802051479 Reprinted with Corrections Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
945 pp, 9 1/2" H. "This major effort of a large group of scholars working in the field of Canadian literature provides a comprehensive, up-to-date reference work on the English literary history of Canada. It will be invaluable as a source of information on authors, genres, and literary trends and influences. It is also a fascinating account, lively and well written, of the ways in which writers have over the centuries striven to record reactions to a powerful natural environment and to their society against the background of other literary traditions in English. This volume represents a positive attempt to give a history of Canada in terms of writings which deserve attention because of significant thought, form, and use of language; it also aims to contribute to criticism by offering reasons for singling out those works regarded as the best." Very minor edge wear to boards. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has light edge wear/wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, slight fading to spine color, light rubbing on spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, 1996. 
148 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0813119618 "At first there were just a few, a scant seven Americans who in 1940 volunteered for the Royal Air Force in time to fly and fight in the Battle of Britain. One of them, a Mi nnesota farm boy named Art Donahue, lived long enough to write about it, and with his 1941 account ('Tally-Ho! Yankee in a Spitfire') began a series of memoirs that now number in the hundreds. (This book) examines more than one hundred narrativ e a c counts of the air war over Europe written since 1941 by American flyers. The experience of combat inspired these men to combine exquisite descriptions with probing thoughtfulness. But the differences in their roles in the war, whether hotsh ot fi gh ters or beleaguered bomber crew members, affects how they tell their stories. (The author) weaves these individual accounts into a tightly drawn, highly readable book while letting the flyers speak in their own words." Tiny stain at bott om o f b oth front endpapers, minor edge wear, book slightly cocked. Very Good+/Fine 
Price: 15.00 USD
Samuel Stevens / Hakkert, Toronto, 1977, Ist edition. 
255 pp + errata page at rear, 4to (12 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0888665776 Profusely illutrated in b&w. "From a small beginning of fewer than two thousand, the Royal Canadian Air Force expanded to a magnificent force of over two hu ndred thousand in the Second World War. Their accomplishments in that war, and in the peacetime years that followed are recorded here - the squadrons and their commanders, the squadron aces and squadron victories, the aircraft they flew a n d t h e b a ses they flew from . A narrative account of Canadian military aviation from its beginnings to 1968 provides a framework for the detailed presentation of squadron histories, with their wealth of information on badges, chronology, com ma nd e rs , hi g he r formations and squadron locations, representative aircraft and operational history. The 460 photographs of R.C.A.F. aircraft from its beginnings to 1968 show the actual aircraft flown by each squadron." Previous owner's book pla te an d f ai nt gl ue re sidue on free front endpaper, very light browning to edges of textblock, minor edge wear. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, moderate wrinkling along top edge, light rubbing, very light browning. Very Good/Very Good- 
Price: 55.00 USD
Chancellor, London, 2000, reprint. 
194 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0753703629 B&w photographs, reproductions. "During the Second World War a number of daring military actions were carried out by Allied and Axis land, sea and air forces against targets carefully selected for their strategic or propaganda values. These raids were as individual in character as the men who carried them out and equally unique in their objectives. (The author) relates more than twenty such operations mounted b y B r i t ish, German, American, Australian, Italian and Canadian forces. Raiding appealed to British military men's psyche - and on the whole, they were good at it. Therefore, 'Raiders' emphasizes attacks mounted by the British because they we re i n vo lv ed i n more theatres of war than any other combatant. (Laffin) examines the qualities of successful raiders, as well as their selection and training, before looking in detail at individual missions. The exploits recorded here range fro m a B rit ish co mma ndo strike against Rommel's supposed HQ in the North African desert in 1941, to the daring surveys of the Normandy beaches in preparation for Operation 'Overlord'; from the German glider-borne assault on the great Belgian fort ress of Ebe n Em ael in 1 940, to SS Colonel Otto Skorzeny's dramatic mission to snatch Mussolini from imprisonment on an Italian mountaintop in 1943. Here are the Gironde river exploit of the Special Boat Service in 1942 when frogmen comman dos c aused ser ious damag e to four large enemy ships, and Operation 'Jericho' in 1944 when a low-level attack by RAF Mosquito bombers blasted a huge hole in the wall of a Gestapo prison in France." Faint erased pencil marks on free front end p aper, book c racke d at pages 80/81 - pag es holding firmly. Dust jacket has minor rubbing, very minor wrinkling at top of spine. Very Good/Near Fine 
Price: 12.00 USD
130 Laing, G. Blair. MEMOIRS OF AN ART DEALER 2.
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1982 0771045719 / 9780771045714 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ 
213 pp, small 4to (10 3/8" H), dark blue cloth with gold lettering on spine - no dust jacket (as issued) - dark blue slipcase with gold lettering and pastedown. VOLUME 2 ONLY. Profusely illustrated with tipped-in colour plates. Contents: Preface; Governor Simpson's Missing Paul Kanes; Cornelius Krieghoff - Some Friends and Early Patrons; The Bishop's Journal; Drawings and Other Works from Canada's Early Days; The Purloined Rembrandt; Some Artists and Collectors in the Thirties; Art Dealing During and After World War II; The Beginnings of the Great Art Boom; In the Studios of Some Great Sculptors; Reflections on a Career. Just removed from publisher's shrinkwrap for cataloguing. Very light wear at top/bottom of hinges and at corners, one or two tiny scuffs at edges. Slipcase has very light wear at corners, area of very faint color variance on rear panel. 
Price: 47.50 USD
CANADIAN FORCES MEDICAL SERVICE: INTRODUCTION TO ITS HISTORY & HERITAGE.  SERVICE DE SANTE DES FORCES CANADIENNES: INTRODUCTION A SON HISTOIRE & A SON PATRIMOINE., Lanoue, Carole, editor.  Colonel (Rtd) Peter Green; Colonel (Rtd) Frank Kellerman; Lt-Col. (Rtd) Christianne Charron; Chief Warrant Officer Michael McBride.
131 Lanoue, Carole, editor. Colonel (Rtd) Peter Green; Colonel (Rtd) Frank Kellerman; Lt-Col. (Rtd) Christianne Charron; Chief Warrant Officer Michael McBride. CANADIAN FORCES MEDICAL SERVICE: INTRODUCTION TO ITS HISTORY & HERITAGE. SERVICE DE SANTE DES FORCES CANADIENNES: INTRODUCTION A SON HISTOIRE & A SON PATRIMOINE.
Ottawa Director General Health Service, Canadian Forces Medical Group 2003 0662663977 / 9780662663973 Second Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
87 pp (English text), 89 pp (French text), 9" H. B&w and colour illustrations. Bilingual text sections. Contents: Foreword; Origins and Development of the Canadian Forces Medical Service; Medicine on the Battlefield; Vision, Mission, Values - Director General Health Service; Military Medical Ethics; Military Doctrine; The Geneva Conventions: The Laws of Armed Conflict; Military Life: Standards of Conduct; Medical Heritage; Military Traditions; Dress and Deportment; Symbols of Service; Home Station; Doctor and Poet; On the Battlefields of Spain and China; The Father of Aviation Medicine; The Inventor of the Anti-Gravity Flight Suit; The Hospital Orderly; A Colonel Commandant's Story; Prisoners of War in Hong Kong; Recipients of the Victoria Cross; For the Bravest: The Queen's Scarf; What's In a Name?: Annexes: Chronological Highlights; CFMS Military Occupations; Decorations and Degrees; Suggested Reading and Websites. Interior - gift inscription on first page, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
THE STRATHCONIAN: JOURNAL OF LORD STRATHCONA'S HORSE (ROYAL CANADIANS), ALLIED WITH THE 17/21st LANCERS.  1971 EDITION., Lawrence, R.N., Captain, editor.  Major C.W. Hale, editor-in-chief.
132 Lawrence, R.N., Captain, editor. Major C.W. Hale, editor-in-chief. THE STRATHCONIAN: JOURNAL OF LORD STRATHCONA'S HORSE (ROYAL CANADIANS), ALLIED WITH THE 17/21st LANCERS. 1971 EDITION.
The Regiment, Calgary, Alberta, (1972). 
52 pp + ads, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs. Contents: Letter from the Colonel; Commanding Officer's Address; Seventy Years Ago; "Strathcona's Horse" & The Queen's South Africa Medal; Korea: The UN Police Action; Recce Sqn L dSH(RC) UNEF - Egypt 1963-64; Change of Command; Moreuil Wood Day; Visit of Lord Strathcona; Strathcona Day; 1 Combat Group Track and Field Meet; Training Report; "A" Squadron; "B" Squadron; "C" Squadron; Headquarters Squadron; Exchange Officer' s R e port; No Snow For Ex New Viking; Officers' Mess Report; WOs' & Sgts' Mess Report; Junior Ranks Club; LdSH(RC) Association News; Trail Dust; LdSH(RC) Riding Troop; Regimental Band; Regimental Museum and Archives; Ladies' Auxiliary; 1292 LdSH(R C) Ca de t Corps; Where Are They Now?; Pictorial Review. Interior - light waviness and very faint water stain along bottom of text block, soft bump to top corner of text block, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - s oft cre ase long bottom edge of front cover, 3" corner crease on rear cover, soft creases at top corner of covers, light browning to edges of covers and on spine. Good+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
Vancouver University of British Columbia Press 1981 0774801360 / 9780774801362 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ William G.R. Hind 
121 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w and colour illustrations - reproductions, photographs, map. "Spurred on by reports of gold in the Cariboo, adventurers from all over the world descended on British Columbia in the mid-1800s. Among them were ambitious easterners who accepted the challenge of the shorter but more arduous overland route across the prairies and the Rockies. One such man determined to find his fortune in the West was Thomas McMicking - destined to lead the largest and best organized group of 'Overlanders' into British Columbia. His record of their epic journey is a valuable historical document that possesses the universal appeal of an adventure story." Minor wrinkle at top of spine. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
FRONTLINE AIRLINE:  TROOP CARRIER PILOT IN WORLD WAR II., Lester, John R. (Bob), Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret.)
134 Lester, John R. (Bob), Lieutenant Colonel, USAF (Ret.) FRONTLINE AIRLINE: TROOP CARRIER PILOT IN WORLD WAR II.
Sunflower University Press, Manhattan, KS, 1994. 
192 pp, 8vo (8 15/16" H), soft cover. ISBN 0897451791 B&w photographs. "John R. Lester describes his work as a reminiscence - after 50 years - of being 19- or 20-something, with wings, in the whirlwind of war. His narrative reflects the innocent optimism, the adventure, and the youthful sense of immortality of the time - from induction through Cadet training to become a pilot. This is a personal odyssey into combat in a Troop Carrier Group of the 5th Air Force, from New Guinea to J a p a n . Troop Carrier, says the author, 'was a different breed of cat'. Although they hauled 'everything imaginable', their primary purpose was to put paratroopers and gliders into combat behind enemy lines and to maintain a conduit of supply fo r co mb at s i tutations, initially using the C-47 Skytrain and then the C-46 Commando." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - book is slightly cocked, very light edge wear, small area of surface paper loss o n f ro nt cov er due t o sticker removal. Very Good- 
Price: 15.00 USD
ROSSANO: A VALLEY IN FLAMES.  A STORY OF THE ITALIAN RESISTANCE., Lett, Gordon, Major.  Introduction by James Holland.  Forewords by Brian Lett & Freya Stark.
135 Lett, Gordon, Major. Introduction by James Holland. Forewords by Brian Lett & Freya Stark. ROSSANO: A VALLEY IN FLAMES. A STORY OF THE ITALIAN RESISTANCE.
Barnsley, South Yorkshire Frontline 2011 1848326211 / 9781848326217 Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ 
205 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, map. "In July 1942, Major Gordon Lett was taken prisoner at the fall of Tobruk. After fourteen months in the notorious prison camps at Bari and Chieti, he escaped at the Armistice of September 1943 from the camp at Veano and took to the mountains above the Cisa Pass. Rather than return to England, he founded and led an entirely non-political band of highly-successful partisans, the Battaglione Internazionale. The group fought and harassed the Brigate Nere and the Germans along the Magra Valley from north of Pontremoli to La Spezia for eighteen months. They were so influential to the success of the Allied advance that permanent lines of communication with the Allies were established, supplies dropped by air and, later, SAS troops sent in to assist the Battalion. 500 Allied troops escaped to safety via Rossano." Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, minor rubbing, tiny dent on rear hinge 
Price: 15.00 USD
THE TOM THOMSON MYSTERY., Little, William T.  Foreword by W.J. Eastaugh.
136 Little, William T. Foreword by W.J. Eastaugh. THE TOM THOMSON MYSTERY.
Toronto McGraw-Hill 1970 0070926557 / 9780070926554 Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 
239 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w photographs, reproductions, map. "In 1956, nearly forty years after the death of Canadian artist, Tom Thomson, William T. Little and three companions set themselves to a macabre task. Ever since July 16, 1917, when the artist's badly decomposed body was found floating in the waters of Canoe Lake, controversy and conjecture hovered over the matter of how Tom Thomson really met his death. It was as a result of this prolonged uncertainty that the four men began digging in the little cemetery in Algonquin Park where Thomson was supposedly buried. They were determined to solve, if only for themselves, part of the mystery that surrounded the name of Tom Thomson. What they discovered only confirmed their suspicion that the full story of Thomson's untimely death was not in fact as history had recorded it. The lack of sound and conclusive evidence from earlier investigations set William Little into action. Meticulously he pieced together everything that had ever been written, documented, speculated, or theorized about Thomson during the artist's lengthy periods in Algonquin Park - with special emphasis on those strange events which occurred prior to and after his 'accidental death by drowning'. On the one hand William Little has been able to give us a fuller understanding of both Thomson's personality and his instincts as a painter. On the other, he has amassed considerable evidence that suggests a murder, a suspect, and a motive." Large diagonal creasing on page leaf xiii/xiv, small light stain on fore-edge of text block. Dust jacket has light browning at edges and on spine/flap-folds, several very small edge tears and one small 'v' tear on front hinge - all archivally taped, light rubbing/soiling, large corner crease on front flap. 
Price: 17.50 USD
Toronto NC Press 1974 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 
253 pp, 11" H. Profusely illustrated in b&w and colour. Contents: Introduction: Toward a People's Art; Painting of the Native Peoples; Painting in Quebec: French and British Regimes (The art of the church and the art of the people / Social classes in Quebec: A portrait of Quebec society / Interlude: An American paints the conquest of Quebec); Canadian Painting: The British Regime (The struggle for the landscape / A nation of Canadians / Imperialism and the art schools in Paris The Group of Seven: A national landscape art); Painting in the Age of U.S. Imperialism (Repression and revolt in Quebec / Canadian painting: The struggle to paint our people); Conclusion: Toward a People's Art. Very minor edge wear. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has very minor edge wear/wrinkling at bottom of spine, a few tiny tears (archivally taped) and areas of light creasing at top edge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Sphere, London, 1985. 
186 pp, mass market paperback. ISBN 0722156294 "The Nazi campaign against the might of Soviet Russia was on a scale that befitted so vast a country. There was no fixed front - attackers broke through, were repelled, suddenly found themselves cut off behind the enemy's forward surge. Those who fell in battle vanished swiftly from sight, shrouded in snow driven before the freezing East wind. Everywhere the hulks of blackened rusting vehicles stood isolated against the all-pervading whitenes s. Somewhere in that icebound wilderness were the survivors of the 320th Infantry Division, caught deep behind enemy lines as surely as any wolf in a hunter's trap. Casualties were high, supplies almost exhausted. The Germans needed eve r y m a n t h e y could get - and so the men of Battle Group Peiper were despatched to rescue the 320th, before they in turn fell victim to the bitter vengeance of the Red Guard and the merciless savagery of the Russian winter...." Interior - ve ry s m al l li g ht f ox ing mark at bottom edge of first page and inside front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear, faint crease on spine and also at bottom of front hinge. VG+ 
Price: 29.95 USD
Rigel, London, 2004, reprint. 
192 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1898800081 B&w photographs, maps. "The German army in the Second World War sought to fight and win swift, decisive victories in a succession of short campaigns - blitzkrieg, or lightning war . Flexibility was as essential as the will to win. Battle groups - or shock troops - were created from miscellaneous, and often disparate, military units to undertake a specific local operation; it was the army's skill in combining superior n u m b e r s, aggressive tactics and the battle group commander's ability to exploit the changing situation on the ground which brought success on every battlefield. The actions described here by James Lucas, the military historian known for his c lo se s tu di es of the German soldier, cover all theatres of the war, and include battle groups large and small, deployed usually to smash a breach in the enemy line or seal off an enemy penentration. Many of the accounts demonstrate the autonom y g ive n t o a co mma nder of relatively low rank and the use he made of his powers. The battle groups' contribution to Wehrmacht fortunes offers powerful lessons in the tactics of battle management." Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/ bott om o f sp ine and flap -folds. Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
Chatto & Windus, London, 1986, first edition. 
276 pp, large 8vo (9 7/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 070112847X B&w photographs, maps, family trees. " 'It seems that our generation at Balliol is doomed', Patrick Shaw Stewart wrote to Lady Desborough from Gallipoli. 'If I live throug h this war I shall be almost without friends'. He was in fact the last to die of the close-knit, brilliantly clever and engagingly vivacious group that included Raymond Asquith, Julian and Billy Grenfell, Edward Horner, Charles Lister, Ego a n d Y v o Charteris. Children of the Souls, the bright collection of late Victorian aristocrats, these young men were brought up together at Eton and Oxford; with such friends as Winston Churchill, Edward Marsh, Duff Cooper, John Buchan, Diana Co op er an d Ru p ert Brooke, they were becoming part of the Edwardian elite, moving from one fashionable ball or country house party to the next, meeting politicians and poets and beginning careers in the City, in the law and public service. In thi s m ovi n g g ro up po rtrait, which is based on many unpublished letters, both to and about each other, Jeanne MacKenzie tells of a happy youth and blighted manhood which epitomises the epic tragedy of the twentieth century. It is a story of ruin ous roma nt icis m w hos e i m plications stretch far beyond the brief lives of this 'lost generation'." Light to moderate browning to pages, one or two pages with tiny foxing marks, moderate browning to edges of textblock, very light wrinkl i ng at top /bott om of sp ine, tin y te ar and crease at top edg of page 109 - archivally taped, tiny dint on bottom edge of rear board, tiny gold offset on rear board. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top of sp in e and flap- folds. V ery Go od-/V ery G ood 
Price: 85.00 USD
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