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SEMPER PARATUS:  THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL HAMILTON LIGHT INFANTRY (WENTWORTH REGIMENT) 1862-1977., Greenhous, Brereton (ed.) and Brown, Kingsley.
41 Greenhous, Brereton (ed.) and Brown, Kingsley. SEMPER PARATUS: THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL HAMILTON LIGHT INFANTRY (WENTWORTH REGIMENT) 1862-1977.
Hamilton The RHLI Historical Association 1977 0969075405 / 9780969075400 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
446 pp, 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w photographs, maps, color plates (including uniforms), map endpapers. Contents: The First Mess Dinner; Early Days; A Change of Command; On Active Service; Ridgeway; Lessons Learned; The Late Victorian Years; Th e South African War; The Twentieth Century; The Great War; An 'In-Between' Time; The Second World War; Operation Jubilee; The End of Jubilee; The Return to Europe; Verrieres Ridge; Back to Dieppe; Dieppe to Woensdrecht; South Beveland and the Watch on the Maas; The Drive to the Rhine; Xanten - The Last Battle; Forty Years On. Tiny bump at bottom corner of boards, very light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, tiny tear at top of rear hinge. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
THE WORLD'S GREAT ARTILLERY:  FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO THE PRESENT DAY., Halberstadt, Hans.
42 Halberstadt, Hans. THE WORLD'S GREAT ARTILLERY: FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO THE PRESENT DAY.
Hoo, Kent Grange 2002 184013478X / 9781840134780 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ 
176 pp, 12 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, drawings, reproductions. "(B)egins with the earliest pieces of Western artillery that were little more than iron tubes firing stone shot. Over the next few centuries the guns became more mobile and more powerful, influencing the course of the battles in which they were involved. Muzzle loaders reached their apogee in the Napoleonic wars and the American Civil War during the nineteenth century. By the outbreak of World War I in 1914, breech-loaded guns were the standard, and weapons of such large calibres were being constructed that they needed to be mounted on rail wagons to give them any form of mobility. Artillery played a significant role in shaping how that conflict was fought, and it was to play an equally signifi-cant role in World War II. Only now, in the twenty-first century, is the supremacy of artillery on the battlefield being challenged by air-dropped precision-guided weapons, but the arm is fighting back with sophisticated new munitions becoming available which will ensure that artillery has a part to play on the modern battlefield for the forseeable future." Chapter headings: Sighting Shots; The American Civil War; Storm of Steel, 1900-1935; Master of the Battlefield, 1936-1945; Cold War Killers; Glossary; Index. Book is fine. Dust jacket minor edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE WORLD WAR ONE SOURCE BOOK., Haythornthwaite, Philip J.
43 Haythornthwaite, Philip J. THE WORLD WAR ONE SOURCE BOOK.
London Arms and Armour 1994 1854091026 / 9781854091024 Reprint. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
412 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H). "(P)rovides a unique, single-volume reference source on the armies, battles, weapons and leaders of the first of the great wars that shook Europe and the World during the twentieth-century. (It) presents in encyclopedic detail a wide range of information, facilitating rapid access to the essential facts and figures of the First World War. After a brief analysis of the causes of the Great War in the tumultuous Balkans up to 1914, the historical section charts the progress of the war, year by year and in all theatres and with clear, informative maps of important battles and offensives from Flanders to Mesopotamia. Haythornthwaite then records the nature of the war at sea and in the air before offering a detailed chronology of the war years and a meticulously researched record of the Weapons and Tactics of the war - everything from the basic rifles, trench construction, naval armour and mines to flame-throwers, artillery and trench communications. Further sections cover every combatant nation; the nature of their government and all active armed forces deployed, as well as a biographical chapter of the leading, notable and important personalities; a fascinating and revealing section of source material, documents and records; and an invaluable glossary and miscellaneous chapter which explains terminology, colloquialisms and obscurities rarely listed. Throughout the book there are fascinating, brief anecdotal selections which bring the dramatic struggle vividly to life, together with more than 250 contemporary photographs and engravings; clear maps illustrate the principal battles and campaigns." Cigarette odour, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, several tiny dints on bottom edge of boards, light short scuff on rear board, remainder mark on bottom of text block. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top edge, light rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
THE STORY OF THE GUN., Hogg, Ian V.
44 Hogg, Ian V. THE STORY OF THE GUN.
St. Martin's, New York, 1996. 
192 pp, large 8vo (9 15/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 031214895X Profusely illustrated with b&w and colour photographs, reproductions. "(T)races the evolution of firearms from the earliest medieval 'hand cannons' to the high technology weapons of today. From matchlock and flintlock to the caseless cartridge; from muzzle-loading to multiple-barreled machine guns; from powder and ball to the modern self-contained cartridge, every major milestone is discussed and illustrated. All t he key inventions that changed the face of warfare, and therefore of the world, are featured here and graphics used to demonstrate how they function. Every major inventor from Puckle and Ferguson, through Pauly, Colt, Mauser, Luger, Browning a n d G a rand has his place in this story and the importance of their contributions to history are highlighted." Small remainder mark on bottom of text block, tiny dint on bettom edge of boards. Dust jacket has light wrinkling along top edge - m od er at e a t top edge of rear flap, tiny dint on front hinge, very light rubbing. Near Fine/Very Good+ 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
45 Howard, Gordon T.; Purdon, Charles J.; Belton, John A. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ARMS COLLECTING. VOL. 1, NO. 1.
Mont Royal, Quebec Canadian Journal of Arms Collecting 1965 Soft Cover Good+ 
24 pp, 10 5/16" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illus. Contents: Chief's Gun...Or What?; Firearms of Canada's Mounties; The .600 Nitro-Express Cartridge; Two Experimental Pattern-14 Enfield Rifles of Note; The Irish Duel Code of Honor. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor rubbing, three small light stains on rear cover, remains of label and glue on front cover, two small creases at fore-edge of book, a few tiny indentations on covers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
GLASGOW AT WAR.  VOLUME ONE., Hume, John and Moss, Michael.
46 Hume, John and Moss, Michael. GLASGOW AT WAR. VOLUME ONE.
Hendon, Hendon Mill, 1977. 
1 pp. Introduction + 45 pp. b&w photographs, oblong (7" x 8 1/2"), soft cover (stapled in wraps). ISBN 0860670317 A pictorial overview of Glasgow's participation in the Empire's wars from India and South Africa to the Second World War, in foreign fields and on the homefront. Interior - faint cigarette odor, light wrinkling at bottom and in middle of pages at spine. Exterior - wrinkling at bottom and in middle of spine, light browning to edges of textblock, light browning on covers near fore-edge. VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
A THING TO LOVE., Huxley, Elspeth.
47 Huxley, Elspeth. A THING TO LOVE.
Chatto & Windus, London, 1954, first edition. 
256 pp, 8vo (8" H), hard cover (red cloth with gold lettering on spine) - no dust jacket. A novel set in Kenya during the Mau Mau Uprising. Slight bump to top corner of approx. first 50 pages, tiny chip and light stain at fore-edge of page 69/70 - slight stain offset on adjacent pages, small bump at top corner of front board, light to moderate rubbing to boards and edges, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Good+ reading copy only. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE GREAT BADGE COLLECTION OF THE REGIMENTS AND CORPS OF THE CANADIAN ARMY.  VOLUME I., Irwin, Arthur Bruce.  Foreword by General J.A. Dextraze.  Introduction by Colonel  N.A. Buckingham.
48 Irwin, Arthur Bruce. Foreword by General J.A. Dextraze. Introduction by Colonel N.A. Buckingham. THE GREAT BADGE COLLECTION OF THE REGIMENTS AND CORPS OF THE CANADIAN ARMY. VOLUME I.
Scarborough, Ontario Military Badge Collections Inc. 1973 Heavy Card Good 
Three folding boards (12 1/2" H x 11" W), housing 60 facsimile cap badges of Canadian Army Regiments and Corps. The centre section contains stapled booklet (glued to the board by rear cover) with a foreword and introduction, followed by short histories of the Regiments/Corps - unpaginated (24 pp including both covers) - with b&w and colour illustrations, including centrefold showing badges included in Volume II). "This present volume, which is concerned exclusively with Armoured and Infantry Regiments contains replica badges of 60 units which were involved as a whole in active combat during the Second World War. (They) have been arranged in rows of five in order of precedence starting at the top row and reading from left to right. Although many of the Regiments and Corps whose badges appear here have either been amalgamated with other units or disbanded entirely, their badges have been accorded the precedence to which they would be entitled were they in existence." The badges included are: The Royal Canadian Dragoons; Lord Strathcona's Horse; 8th Canadian Hussars; The Governor General's Horse Guards; 4th Princess Louise Dragoon Guards; The Ontario Regiment; Sherbrooke Fusilier Regiment; Le Regiment de Trois-Rivieres; 1st Hussars; 17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars; The British Columbia Regiment; 12th Manitoba Dragoons; South Alberta Regiment; 8th. (Reserve) Reconnaissance Regiment (14th. Canadian Hussars); Calgary Regiment; The British Columbia Dragoons; The Fort Garry Horse; The Royal Canadian Regiment; Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry; Royal 22e Regiment; Governor General's Foot Guards; The Canadian Grenadier Guards; The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada; The Black Watch of Canada; The Royal Rifles of Canada; The Royal Regiment of Canada; The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry; The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment; The Lincoln and Welland Regiment; Perth Regiment; The Highland Light Infantry of Canada; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Highlanders; Le Regiment de la Chaudiere; Les Fusiliers Mont-Royal; The Princess Louise Fusiliers; Carleton and York Regiment; South Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment; The West Nova Scotia Regiment; North Nova Scotia Highlanders; Cape Breton Highlanders; Le Regiment de Maisonneuve; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa; The Royal Winnipeg Rifles; The Essex and Kent Scottish; 48th Highlanders of Canada; The Algonquin Regiment; The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada; Lake Superior Regiment; Saskatoon Light Infantry; The Regina Rifle Regiment; The South Saskatchewan Regiment; The Loyal Edmonton Regiment; The Winnipeg Grenadiers; The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada; The Westminster Regiment; The Calgary Highlanders; The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada; The Canadian Scottish Regiment; The Irish Regiment of Canada; The Toronto Scottish Regiment. **Volume I Only.** Very light browning in margins of pages, small corner crease on front cover, text block is loose in covers as staple have become detached. fron covers. Folding boards have browning to edges and surfaces, moderate external edge wear, an area of scuffing at top inside of front board, several very small scuffs and two small dents on inside folded board. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
CATALOG 16:  THE BEN AMES WILLIAMS COLLECTION., Jackson Arms, Antique and Collectors' Guns.
49 Jackson Arms, Antique and Collectors' Guns. CATALOG 16: THE BEN AMES WILLIAMS COLLECTION.
Jackson Arms, Dallas, Texas, n.d. 
Unpaginated, 11" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w photographs. A catalog of 699 items (guns and gun-related) including the collection of Ben Ames Williams which contained many Colt items. Interior - clean and tight. Exterior - heavy rubbing and moderate soiling, light wear at top/bottom of spine, thumbing soiling to fore-edge of textblock. Good reference copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
ARMY DIARY 1974., Johnson, F.P., Colonel, editor.
50 Johnson, F.P., Colonel, editor. ARMY DIARY 1974.
Method, Golspie, Scotland, 1973. 
Unpaginated, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover (imitation red leather with gold lettering on spine and front board), integral ribbon bookmark, dust jacket. Photographs, reproductions. As well as blank diary areas, the book includes: Regimental, Corps and Battery Days; Battle Anniversaries of the British Army; Forecast of Main Ceremonial Events; Army Sports Fixtures and Records; Army Museums; Army Charities; Royal Colonels, etc. - An Historical Footnote for Every Weekday. Illustrated Feature s f o r t his year: The Reconnaissance to Saran Sar: An Incident in the Tirah Campaign of 1897; The Beginnings of Telegraphy: The Development of Army Signalling from 1750 to 1910; The 6th Rajputana Rifles: One of the Great Infantry Regiments of th e o ld I nd i an Army; Kneller Hall: The Story of the Royal Military School of Music; "Beneath the White Cross": A Short History of the Army Nursing Services; Soldier Sailors: A look at H.M. Army Vessels and the Soldier-Seamen Who Man Them; "The V an do os" : T he Fa mou s French-Canadian Royal 22e Regiment; The Battle of Assaye 1803; The Rescue of Colonel Cameron: Abyssinia 1868 - A Masterpiece of Administrative Military Planning; Special Correspondent: The Story of the Larger-Than-Life 19th Ce ntu ry W ar C orr esp onde nts; Chetshwayo: The Last of the Great Zulu Kings - A Reluctant but Formidable Enemy. Cigarette odor, light browning to edges of text block, wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wear - moderate at bot tom edge with a fe w sm all t ears, browning at top edge, very light rubbing. Very Good-/Good+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
51 Jones, Ken, editor. MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 26 NO. 12. DECEMBER 1996.
Hemel Hempstead Nexus 1996 00264083 Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
74 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, drawings. Contents: Early Americans: Two easy miniature figure conversions; La Haie Saint: Building the famous French farmhouse for the latest Sharpe TV series; Two Ravens and Four Bears: Scratch build a Plains Indian figure; A Polished Diamond: Assembling Scale Model Accessories 1:35 scale Diamond-T tank transporter kit; Swords of the Scottish Highlanders: The history of claymores and basket-hilted broadswords; Bersaglieri: Build a 120mm Italian Bersaglieri officer using Verlinden Productions miniature academy figure; Spanish Knight: An easy 120mm figure conversion to the Verlinden Productions figure; The International Model Show: Military competition classes and entry form; Notice Board: All the latest news for military modellers; Despatch: Readers' letters; Readers' Models: A chance to see your model in colour in the world's leading military modelling magazine; 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; "ATTEN-SHUN!": New products reviewed. Interior - clean and tight. Exterior - minor edge wear, two very small edge tears on covers that migrate into a few pages - archivally taped. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
52 Jones, Ken, editor. MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 26 NO. 4. APRIL 1996.
Hemel Hempstead Nexus 1996 00264083 Stapled in Wraps Very Good - 
66 pp, 11 5/8" H. Profusely illustrated in colour and b&w with photographs and drawings. Contents: Sharpe's Rifles, the 4th Series: News about the forthcoming made for TV films; Military History in Flat Figurines: The life and times of Frederick the Great; Trench Bound Legionnaire: Modelling a 120mm figure of a French Foreign Legionnaire in a WWI scenic setting; Big 1:12 Scale Churchill: Scratch building a large scale tank of the British WWII infantry tank; Prince John of Eltham: Painting the 54mm Pegaso figure of Prince John, son of King Edward II; The 1871 Pattern Yeomanry Officers' Helmet: The first of a three-part, detailed in-depth study; Notice Board: All the latest news for military modellers; Soldier Box: A monthly column for collectors of toy soldiers; Small Scale Scene: Monthly column for military vehicle modellers; On Parade: Books reviewed; Observation Post: The monthly news column for wargamers; Readers' Models: A chance to see your model in colour in the world's leading military modelling magazine: Despatch: Readers' letters; "Atten-shun!"; New products reviewed. Interior - soft wrinkling at top corner of pages, very small bump to bottom corner of pages, tiny bump/tear at top edge of first few pages - archivally taped. Exterior - minor edge wear, soft corner creases, tiny tear at top edge of front cover - archivally taped. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
53 Jones, Ken, editor. MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 27 NO. 15 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: US Infantry BAR Team: Modelling a WWI Browning Automatic Rifle team; Karabiners 1815: Dutch-Belgian heavy cavalry at Waterloo; The Devil's Breath: Modelling a WWII US Marine flame thrower; Cast It!: Concluding our feature on making moulds and casting at home; Kamikaze!: Building a large 1:12 scale Japanese Ohka suicide aircraft and pilot; Reconnoitre This One!: Building Accurate Armour's Morris Reconnaissance car kit; Victoria's Glory: Re-enacting Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee; Sherman Calliope: Building and correcting the Italeri kit; Notice Board: All the latest news for military modellers; Observation Post: The monthly news column for wargarmers; 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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
54 Jones, Ken, editor. MILITARY MODELLING. VOLUME 27 NO. 3 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: L'Emperor: Painting Le Cimier's 90mm mounted figure of Napoleon; Vive La France: Verlinden Productions' Figure conversion - French Gulf War soldier; Gravesham: Photo report on the Gravesham Model Soldier Society's annual comps.; Frederick II King of Sweden: Putting Pegaso's foot figure onto a horse; A Lesson in Obsession: Concluding the feature on super detailing Dragon's T-80UB kit; The Return of Sharpe: News on the new Carlton TV series on the adventures of Richard Sharpe; Russian KV-1 Heavy Tank: Large 1:9 scale model built with interior detail; Napoleon's Firemen: The story of the Sapeurs du Genie de la Garde; The Tank Modelling Course: Building your first resin kit;; Notice Board: All the latest news for military modellers; Despatch: Readers' letters; Readers' Models: A chance to see your model in colour in the world's leading military modelling magazine; 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; "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
 
 
NATIONAL SERVICE LIBRARY.  5 VOLUME SET.  ONE: UNIVERSAL MILITARY TRAINING.  TWO: MILITARY STRENGTH AND RESOURCES OF THE UNITED STATES.  THREE: PRINCIPLES OF MILITARY TRAINING.  FOUR: RUDIMENTS OF DRILL MOBILE ARMY TROOPS.  FIVE: WARFARE OF THE FUTURE., Kilbourne, Charles E., Major, Editor-in-chief.  Major General Leonard Wood, Lieut. Col. Dwight E. Aultman, Major Frank R. McCoy, Captain William T. Carpenter, Lieut. Col. Henry Jervey.
55 Kilbourne, Charles E., Major, Editor-in-chief. Major General Leonard Wood, Lieut. Col. Dwight E. Aultman, Major Frank R. McCoy, Captain William T. Carpenter, Lieut. Col. Henry Jervey. NATIONAL SERVICE LIBRARY. 5 VOLUME SET. ONE: UNIVERSAL MILITARY TRAINING. TWO: MILITARY STRENGTH AND RESOURCES OF THE UNITED STATES. THREE: PRINCIPLES OF MILITARY TRAINING. FOUR: RUDIMENTS OF DRILL MOBILE ARMY TROOPS. FIVE: WARFARE OF THE FUTURE.
P.F. Collier & Son 1917 Hard Cover Good- 
382 pp, 384 pp, 381 pp, 512 pp, 384 pp, 6 3/4" H. Bound in khaki cloth with maroon leather title labels on spine, gold lettering. Each volume has color pictorial endpapers and a color frontispiece - volumes 4 & 5 contain b&w drawings. Volume One Contents: Preparedness; A Glance at Our Military History; Arbitration and Avoidance of War - Some Effects of War; Time Necessary to Train Men; Duties of Parents; Boy Scouts; Volunteers and Militia; Universal Military Service; Changes in Organization Resulting From the Present War; Special Training and Additional Training; General Staff Corps; The System of Military Education in the United States; Standardization and Coordination of Instruction and Training; The Plattsburg Idea - United States Military Training Camp; Service Schools and Educational Institutions Giving Military Training in The United States Army; American Armies; Asiatic Armies; European Armies; Appendixes. Volume Two Contents: Introduction; Geographical Situation; Resources of the United States; The Regular Army; Reserves; The National Guard; The Militia System; A Proper Organization; Organization of Resources; Mobilization; Bibliography; Appendixes. Volume Three Contents: Introduction; Rules Governing Discipline; Care of Health in Garrison and Field; The Rifle; March Discipline; Clothing; Guard Duty; Patrolling; Camp Expedients; The Newly Commissioned Officer; Routine Duties of Officers; The Development of a Military Policy; Suggestions for Tactical Training; Special Training; A System of Intensive Training; Appendixes. Volume Four Contents: General Definitions; Duties, Responsibilities, and Training of Officers and Noncommissioned Officers; School of the Soldier; Infantry; Cavalry; Field Artillery; Engineer Troops and Military Field Engineering; Signal Corps and Signaling; List of Books and Periodicals; Appendix. Volume Five Contents: Introduction; Preparations for War; Organization for War; Invasion from Oversea; Invasion by the Frontier; Information in Time of War; Security; Offensive in Maneuver Campaign; The Offensive in Trench Warfare; The Defensive; Marches and Convoys; Shelter in War; Administration in War; The Service of the Theater of Operations; Zone of the Line of Communcations; Orders; Appendixes. All volumes have slight variations in the color of the cloth on boards, heavy browning to edges of text block and to spine, several small light stains and light soiling, small soft bumps to most corners - vol. III has large bump to rear bottom corner, light wear to corners, some cracking of spines - pages holding firmly, some tiny and small pieces missing from spine labels; vol. I has two page leaves with large corner crease, vol. IV has small crease at top corner of pages 413 to 428, 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
AMERICAN GUN:  A HISTORY OF THE U.S. IN TEN FIREARMS., Kyle, Chris.  With William Doyle.  Editorial contributions by Jim Defelice.  Foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle.
56 Kyle, Chris. With William Doyle. Editorial contributions by Jim Defelice. Foreword and afterword by Taya Kyle. AMERICAN GUN: A HISTORY OF THE U.S. IN TEN FIREARMS.
New York William Morrow 2013 0062242717 / 9780062242716 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
302 pp, 9 1/4" H. Pictorial endpapers, b&w illustrations. "Drawing on his unmatched firearms knowledge and combat experience, Kyle carefully chose ten guns to help tell (American history): the American long rifle, Spencer repeater, Colt. 45 revolver, Winchester rifle, Springfield 1903 rifle, Thompson submachine gun, 1911 pistol, M1 Garand, .38 Special police revolver, and the M16 rifle platform Kyle himself used as a SEAL. Through them, he revisits thrilling turning points in American history, including the single sniper shot that turned the tide of the Revolutionary War, the firearms designs that proved decisive at Gettsyburg, the 'gun that won the West', and the weapons that gave U.S. soldiers an edge in the world wars and beyond. This is also the story of how firearms innovation, creativity, and industrial genius has constantly pushed American history - and power - forward." Light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
MY LIFE STORY.  Plus: THE BRIGADE OF GURKHAS.  Plus: CARD., Limbu, Rambahadur, Lieutenant, VC - as told to Warrant Officer Class II Kulbahadur Rai.  Introduction by Major C.E. Maunsell.
57 Limbu, Rambahadur, Lieutenant, VC - as told to Warrant Officer Class II Kulbahadur Rai. Introduction by Major C.E. Maunsell. MY LIFE STORY. Plus: THE BRIGADE OF GURKHAS. Plus: CARD.
London The GURKHA WELFARE TRUSTS Stapled in Wraps Very Good Signed by Author
Unpaginated (20 pp), undated (c1978), 10" H. Signed on title page: "R B Limbu V.C. 12 Aug 78" then, in other hands: "Pipe Major 10 GR J. B. Rai / Pipe Major Yom Bahadur Gurung (QGE)". (GR = Gurkha Rifles / QGE = Queen's Gurkha Engineers.) B&w photographs. A short biography of Rambahadur Limbu's life before and during his time with the Gurkha Rifles, including the text of the Official Citation detailing how he came to be awarded the Victoria Cross. Also included: a pamphlet, 9" H, stapled in wraps, with colour and b&w photographs, "The Brigade of Gurkhas", with Foreword by Major General D G T Horsford, CBE DSO, Major General, The Brigade of Gurhkas, containing: Gurkha Origin and History; The Gurkha's Background; Gurkha recruitment and training; The Brigade of Gurhkas; The Brigade of Gurkhas Band Contingent 1971; The Gurkhas, Bravest of the Brave, by Sir Arthur Bryant; Gurkha VC's (up to 1945); Legendary - But true stories; The Pensioner's Song; Return to Civilian Life: The Gurkha Welfare Appeal. Plus: A colour card (6 1/16" H x 5 1/16" W) "6th Gurkha Rifles" after a water colour by Major A.C. Lovett, 1910 - signed on back: "Rambahadur Limbu V.C. / Capt Kaman Sing Gurung / Kesar Limbu". An interesting grouping of three items in total. Interiors - 'The Brigade of Gurkhas' has a faint dampness mark at bottom edge of last two pages and rear cover. Exteriors - 'My Life Story' has light soiling/rubbing on rear cover and very light edge wear, 'The Brigade of Gurkhas' has very light rubbing, very light tiny foxing marks and a few very small stains on front cover, very light edge wear, a few light wrinkles at bottom edge of rear cover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
ONE SOLDIER'S STORY 1939-1945: FROM THE FALL OF HONG KONG TO THE DEFEAT OF JAPAN., MacDonell, George S.  Foreword by Vice-Admiral (retired) Larry Murray.
58 MacDonell, George S. Foreword by Vice-Admiral (retired) Larry Murray. ONE SOLDIER'S STORY 1939-1945: FROM THE FALL OF HONG KONG TO THE DEFEAT OF JAPAN.
Toronto Dundurn 2002 1550024086 / 9781550024081 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
202 pp, 9" H. B&w photographs, map. "This is the story of a seventeen-year-old boy who ran away from home to join the Canadian Army at the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939. It describes the fateful adventures of two regiments dispatched to the Pacific to face the Japanese, and the courage of two thousand young soldiers who, when faced with an impossible task thousands of miles from home, behaved with honour and distinction. Though they lost the battle of Hong Kong, they succeeded in showing the world the mettle of which they were made." Interior - previous owner's small label and a gift inscription in ink on half-title page; place date and initials in ink on title page; one dog-ear crease; otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
59 Marrion, R.J. and Fosten, D.S.V. THE TRADITION BOOK OF THE GURKHAS.
Belmont-Maitland, London, n.d. 
40 pp + 6 color plates, 4to (11 7/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with b&w drawings, photographs, color plates (uniform studies). Contents: Introduction; The Ist King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment); The 2nd King Edward VII's Own Goorkhas (The Sirmoor Rifles); The 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles; The 4th Prince of Wales's Own Gurkha Rifles; The 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles (Frontier Force); The 6th Queen Elizabeth's Own Gurkha Rifles; The 7th Duke of Edinburgh's Own Gurkha Rifles; The 8th Gurkha Rifles; The 9th Gurkha Rifles; The 10th Princess Mary's Own Gurkha Rifles; The Kukri. Very light edge wear, slight bump to top of front hinge area, a few soft wrinkles on pages 13 to 20, slight curvature to boards. Dust jacket has light edge wear/wrinkling, small chip on front panel, several small tears - some with creases, moderate rubbing/soiling to rear panel. VG/G 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
WE STAND ON GUARD:  AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN ARMY., Marteinson, John.  With Brereton Greenhous, Stephen J. Harris, Norman Hillmer, William Johnston and William Rawling.  Foreword by General A.J.C.D. de Chastelain.
60 Marteinson, John. With Brereton Greenhous, Stephen J. Harris, Norman Hillmer, William Johnston and William Rawling. Foreword by General A.J.C.D. de Chastelain. WE STAND ON GUARD: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN ARMY.
Montreal Ovale 1992 2894290438 / 9782894290439 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 
511 pp, 4to (11 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "This book is the first to trace the development and actions of the Canadian Army in a completely illustrated colour format. In vivid narratives, in carefully selected photographs, in some of the best paintings and drawings from the finest war art collections in the world, in maps of important campaigns and battles, and in illustrations of the decorations, medals and badges worn by our soldiers, (it) portrays the military contribution of Canadians over the past three centuries." Light waviness to edges of text block, light wear on bottom edge of boards, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, very light rubbing. 
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