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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.
61 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. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
62 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 wrinkling at top of spine. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing. 
Price: 37.50 USD
 
 
JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH.  JUNE, 1956.  VOL. XXXIV.  NO. 138., McGuffie, T.H., ed.  (W.Y. Carman, T.H. McGuffie, Major G. Tylden, Lt-Col. H.L. Boultbee, C.T. Atkinson, Major H.P.E. Pereira, Lt.-Col. Peter Young, Captain P.E. Abbott, P.R. Cadell, G.O. Rickword, Major H.G. Parkyn, E. Pye, et al.)
63 McGuffie, T.H., ed. (W.Y. Carman, T.H. McGuffie, Major G. Tylden, Lt-Col. H.L. Boultbee, C.T. Atkinson, Major H.P.E. Pereira, Lt.-Col. Peter Young, Captain P.E. Abbott, P.R. Cadell, G.O. Rickword, Major H.G. Parkyn, E. Pye, et al.) JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR ARMY HISTORICAL RESEARCH. JUNE, 1956. VOL. XXXIV. NO. 138.
Society for Army Historical Research, London, 1956. 
Paging runs 47 - 94, 10" H, soft cover. Colour frontispiece, 6 pages sepiatone illustrations, 1 map, 1 b&w drawing. Contents include: The Scots Fusilier Guards, 1838; Recruiting the Ranks of the Regular British Army during the French Wars; The Ro yal Canadian Rifle Regiment, 1840 to 1870; The Uganda Rifles and Major Martyr's Nile Expedition of 1898; Four Indian Army Panormas; A Light Dragoon in the Peninsula / Notes: The "Lambton Cap" of the 68th Foot; Lieutenant Thomas Abbott, 96th R e g i m e n t of Foot; Uniform of the 3rd West Riding of Yorkshire Rifle Volunteer Corps, 1873-1875; The 11th Foot at Roucoux, 11th October, 1746; Billeting in Inns in the Eighteenth Century; Sir T. Livingstone Mitchell, D.C.L., F.R.G.S.; The Br i ti sh a t Br ih ue ga ; Colours for Great War Units; etc. Questions; Replies. Museum Supplement No. 27 June, 1956 laid in. Interior - minor browning to pages, bump at top of page gutters, book cracked at two places, otherwise clean and tight w it h n o o the r own ers hip ma rks. Exterior - light edge wear, moderate edge wrinkling, small tear across spine and small tear at top of front hinge, minor soiling, soft crease down rear cover, large corner crease on front cover, very light brow nin g - dark er o n spin e an d on rea r cover, bump to top of spine, two small light stains on rear cover, issue number written in ink on spine. Good- 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
LION-HUNTING IN SOMALILAND.  ALSO AN ACCOUNT OF "PIGSTICKING" THE AFRICAN WART-HOG., Melliss, C.J., Captain.
64 Melliss, C.J., Captain. LION-HUNTING IN SOMALILAND. ALSO AN ACCOUNT OF "PIGSTICKING" THE AFRICAN WART-HOG.
St. Martin's Press, New York, (1991), Ist edition thus - reprint of the original edition with editor's note. 
186 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0312054637 From the Peter Capstick Library - reprints of hunting and adventure classics. B&w frontis by Cecil Aldin, b&w photos. "A captain in the 9th Bombay Infantry, C.J. Melliss was a pi oneer of those professional soldiers of the Thin Red Line of Empire on Indian duty who found new areas of sport (in Somaliland). Ranging well inland (M)elliss was able to hunt lions and 'pigstick' warhogs, replacing the Indian sport of tiger and w ild boar hunting. He tells in this book of a day long gone when gentlemen holding the King's commission could pit their rifles against lions in the most primitive conditions, as well as their hand at warthogs with a bamboo and steel lance." Tiny b ump on top edge of rear board and at bottom of spine, light fading to top/bottom edges of boards. Dust jacket has very minor wrinkle at top of spine. Very good+/Near fine 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
MARCHING TO ARMAGEDDON:  CANADIANS AND THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1919., Morton, Desmond and Granatstein, J.L.
65 Morton, Desmond and Granatstein, J.L. MARCHING TO ARMAGEDDON: CANADIANS AND THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1919.
Toronto Lester & Orpen Dennys 1989 0886192099 / 9780886192099 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good - 
288 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans, colour plates. "Much more than a military history, (this book) evocatively recreates the effect of the war years on ordinary Canadians. All the facets of the war - the blunders, the heroism, the battles and the suffering - are vividly brought home by action pictures of the day, by poster and war art, and by the incisive text of two of Canada's most highly regarded and popular historians." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small tape repair at top of rear flap-fold. 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
MARCHING TO ARMAGEDDON:  CANADIANS AND THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1919., Morton, Desmond and Granatstein, J.L.
66 Morton, Desmond and Granatstein, J.L. MARCHING TO ARMAGEDDON: CANADIANS AND THE GREAT WAR, 1914-1919.
Toronto Lester & Orpen Dennys 1989 0886192099 / 9780886192099 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ 
288 pp, small 4to (10 1/4" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, reproductions, maps/battle plans, colour plates. "Much more than a military history, (this book) evocatively recreates the effect of the war years on ordinary Canadians. All the facets of the war - the blunders, the heroism, the battles and the suffering - are vividly brought home by action pictures of the day, by poster and war art, and by the incisive text of two of Canada's most highly regarded and popular historians." Book is Near Fine. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, minor browning at top edge of flaps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
67 Mosier, John. THE MYTH OF THE GREAT WAR: A NEW MILITARY HISTORY OF WORLD WAR I
New York HarperCollins 2001 0060196769 / 9780060196769 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
381 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). B&w maps. "Based on a decade of research into previously unused French and German sources, (this book) shows what actually happened at the front as the participants perceived it at the time, as opposed to what French and British commanders and governments claimed. John Mosier, who visited all the major battlefields, describes and analyzes campaigns that are routinely neglected or ignored and shows why conventional accounts of such major battles as Verdun are incorrect. He explains how German tactics, weapons, training and leadership were consistently superior, and why the endless, ineffective attacks of the French and British with inferior weapons and battle tactics of the previous century resulted in mindless slaughter and defeat. Mosier also discusses the major military leaders on both sides - including Joffre, Petain, Foch, Gallieni, French, Haig, Wilson, Moltke, Ludendorff, Falkenhayn, Mudra, and Pershing. The French and British military controlled, suppressed, and manipulated all battlefield reports. German losses were magnified; failures became successes, defeats victories. Allied intelligence was grossly inaccurate and inadequate, and the result was a distorted picture of what was really happening. Absorbing and persuasive, 'The Myth of the Great War' is a striking new assessment of the military realities of World War I." Light wrinkling at bottom of spine, faint finger print at fore-edge of free front endpaper. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top edge, minor rubbing. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
THE BRITISH INFANTRY 1660-1945., Myatt, Frederick.  Foreword by Major-General P.F.A. Sibbald.
68 Myatt, Frederick. Foreword by Major-General P.F.A. Sibbald. THE BRITISH INFANTRY 1660-1945.
Poole Blandford Press 1983 0713713925 / 9780713713923 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 
227 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). "(T)here is an essential uniformity of armament, organization, tactics and purpose without which individual battalions could not act together effectively. It is this aspect (of the British Infantry) with which Frederick Myatt is most concerned. The English Civil War saw the first formation of a professional standing army in Britain. This book chronicles 300 years of the major campaigns, successes and failures of the British Infantry and also charts the organizational and tactical changes that the Infantry underwent. The Seven Years War, the Peninsular War, the South African War and the two World Wars are described in considerable detail. A recurring theme is the running down of the Infantry after each campaign, often leaving it unable to cope with the demands of an expanding Empire and the threats to its security. The author also highlights the importance of the American War of Independence, the various colonial wars of the nineteenth century and the South African War - wars fought against unconventional enemies and requiring radical changes in tactics and regimental structure. Another important aspect in the Infantry's development was the systematic introduction of its weapons - the bayonet, the flintlock musket, the rifle, the machine gun and the mortar. These changed the shape of the Infantry, eventually producing one of the finest fighting corps in the world." Place, date and initials written in ink on front free endpaper; minor soiling on top of text block and at top of front pastedown; light waviness to fore-edge of text block; tiny bump at top of spine. Dust jacket has been price-clipped, has light rubbing, small dent on spine, a series of light line indentations on front panel, very light edge wrinkling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
TEE EMM.  NUMBER 11.  FEBRUARY, 1942.  (R.A.F. TRAINING MEMORANDUM / MEMORANDA.), N/A.
69 N/A. TEE EMM. NUMBER 11. FEBRUARY, 1942. (R.A.F. TRAINING MEMORANDUM / MEMORANDA.)
Department of the Air Member for Training, Air Ministry, London, 1942. 
24 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). B&w illustrations, including Pilot-Officer Prune cartoons by W. Hooper. Contents: Tee Emm For February; The Swift Training Rifle; The Military Grid; Keeping Fit in Hot Climates; Ten Little Bomber Bo ys; Coriolis; "The Pilot is Beyond the Reach of a Court-Martial"; The Shuftiscope; This Month's Anniversary; The Parable of the Wise and Foolish Lecturers. Interior - cigarette odor, small bump to top corner of pages (and covers), minor br o w n i n g , o therwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very light browning - light on spine, very light rubbing on rear cover, minor edge wear - light on spine, a few tiny scuffs and "T3" written in dark pencil on front c ov er . V er y G oo d- 
Price: 20.00 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.
70 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
 
 
BRASSEY'S INFANTRY WEAPONS OF THE NATO ARMIES:  INFANTRY WEAPONS, INCLUDING INFANTRY SUPPORT VEHICLES, AND COMBAT AIDS IN CURRENT USE BY THE REGULAR AND RESERVE FORCES., Owen, John, Major-General, ed.  Comilers: Jimmy Barker, Sandy Cormack, Brian Edwards, John Marriott, John Simpson, Stanley Parr, John Weeks, Toby Wrigley.
71 Owen, John, Major-General, ed. Comilers: Jimmy Barker, Sandy Cormack, Brian Edwards, John Marriott, John Simpson, Stanley Parr, John Weeks, Toby Wrigley. BRASSEY'S INFANTRY WEAPONS OF THE NATO ARMIES: INFANTRY WEAPONS, INCLUDING INFANTRY SUPPORT VEHICLES, AND COMBAT AIDS IN CURRENT USE BY THE REGULAR AND RESERVE FORCES.
Brassey's, London, 1979, second edition. 
192 pp, 4to (12 1/6" H), soft cover. ISBN 0904609340 Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, diagrams. Contents: Introduction; Small arms not yet in service; Pistols and Revolvers; Sub Machine Guns; Rifles and Carbines; Machine Guns; Missile s and Rockets; Mortars; Grenades; Grenade Launchers; Mines; Combat Aids - Intruder alarms, Mine detectors, Optical devices, Radar; Infantry Support Vehicles; Glossary and Abbreviations; Index. Interior - soft creases at top corner of most p a g e s , o t herwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - bump at top/bottom of spine - heavier at top rear, a few small soft creases on covers, small bump to top of rear cover - migrates into several pages, short line din t o n re ar p an e l, s cattered very small foxing marks on edges of textblock. Good+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
 
 
72 Pegler, Martin. Series editor, Lee Johnson. BRITISH TOMMY 1914-18. OSPREY MILITARY WARRIOR SERIES 16.
London Osprey 1996 1855325411 / 9781855325418 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good+ Colour Plates By Mike Chappell. 
64 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photos, 12 pages of color plates showing uniform studies, weapons, equipment. Contents: Introduction; Historical Background; Chronology; Enlistment; Training; Uniform and Equipment; Weapons; Active Service; Food; Relaxation and Leave; Discipline; Combat and Tactics; Casualties; On Campaign; Visiting the Battlefield. "The definitive source of information on the weapons, armour, tactics and motiviation of history's fighting men. Each 'Warrior' title combines an analysis of the soldier's skills with details of the equipment he carried into battle. The text is complemented by 12 colour plates. Highly detailed cutaways and exploded artwork of the weaponry and armour, combined with scenes showing the tactics used in action. 'Warrior' gives the reader a unique insight into the life of the soldier." Interior - previous owner's ink name stamp on inside of front cover, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very soft small crease at top corner of front cover. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
OUR LITTLE ARMY IN THE FIELD:  THE CANADIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902., Reid, Brian A.
73 Reid, Brian A. OUR LITTLE ARMY IN THE FIELD: THE CANADIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902.
St. Catharines, Ontario Vanwell 1996 1551250241 / 9781551250243 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 
206 pp, large 8vo (10" H). B&w photographs, maps. "The Boer War, 1899-1902, saw the first Canadian troops sent overseas to fight. Many units of the present Canadian army first distinguished themselves in South Africa, and still proudly bear the Battle Honours earned there. This is the story of the Canadian soldiers in the Boer War, how they overcame the limitations of the old-style British army, and how they defeated very tough, unconventional warriors. (This book) uses extensive archival research to shed new light on some of the failures and controversies, as well as the obvious successes, of the Canadians in South Africa." 
Price: 27.50 USD
 
 
OUR LITTLE ARMY IN THE FIELD:  THE CANADIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902., Reid, Brian A.
74 Reid, Brian A. OUR LITTLE ARMY IN THE FIELD: THE CANADIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1899-1902.
St. Catharines, Ontario Vanwell 1996 1551250241 / 9781551250243 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
206 pp, large 8vo (10" H). B&w photographs, maps. "The Boer War, 1899-1902, saw the first Canadian troops sent overseas to fight. Many units of the present Canadian army first distinguished themselves in South Africa, and still proudly bear the Battle Honours earned there. This is the story of the Canadian soldiers in the Boer War, how they overcame the limitations of the old-style British army, and how they defeated very tough, unconventional warriors. (This book) uses extensive archival research to shed new light on some of the failures and controversies, as well as the obvious successes, of the Canadians in South Africa." Book is Fine. Dust jacket has very minor rubbing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
75 Ryan, Riley. THE DAKOTA DEAL. LION BOOKS 187.
Lion Books, New York, 1954 (A Lion Original). 
128 pp, mass market paperback. "They rode by night, surrounded his place, poked their gleaming rifles at him. They tied him to a fencepost. And then, the torchlight throwing long twisting shadows over the land, he watched them take Beth, throw he r to the ground, and - And rape her. There wasn't much that Johnny Burr remembered after that. Not that it mattered. There wasn't much to remember. Just one man's face. A man named Zack. He would find Zack, trail him a thousand mile s i f h e h ad to, but find him. And when he did - And when he did, he'd beat the man to death.... But when he did find Zack, Zack was a smiling man who walked easy and carried two guns. And Zack had a hundred men behind him. But worst of a ll , h is na me wa sn't Zack - and Johnny wasn't sure. He wasn't sure this man he had come so far to kill was the right man. And so he waited, the vengeance gorging him, turning him sick with rage. And while he waited, Zack coolly plotted John ny' s dea th. " I nte r ior - light to moderate browning to pages, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - edges of textblock browned, book is cocked, very light edge wear - more on spine edges, slight fading to color on sp ine/ rear h inge . G oo d 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
76 Scobie, Ian H. Mackay, Major, editor. (Captain D.R. Stirling-Stuart, Major I. H. Mackay Scobie, C.A. Malcolm, Warrant-Officer-Instructor A. Oakman, Oswald Dallas, Major J.R. Peploe, J. Paine, Major A.F. Macgillivray, Captain Philippe Durand.) THE SCOTTISH REGIMENTS OF THE BRITISH ARMY.
Edinburgh Oliver and Boyd 1943 Second (corrected) Impression. Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 
112 pp, 7 1/2" H. Contents: Introduction; The Royal Scots Greys; Scots Guards; The Royal Scots; The Royal Scots Fusiliers; The King's Own Scottish Borderers; The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles); The Black Watch; The Highland Light Infantry; The Seaforth Highlanders; The Gordon Highlanders; The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders; The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Tiny corner bumps, small bumps to top edge of rear board, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling with several small tears archivally taped, light rubbing/soiling. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
BRITAIN'S BRIGADE OF GURKHAS (THE 2nd K.E.O. GOORKHA RIFLES; THE 6th Q.E.O. GURKHA RIFLES; THE 7th D.E.O. GURKHA RIFLES; THE 10th P.M.O. GURKHA RIFLES).  FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES., Smith, E.D.  Introduction by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks.
77 Smith, E.D. Introduction by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks. BRITAIN'S BRIGADE OF GURKHAS (THE 2nd K.E.O. GOORKHA RIFLES; THE 6th Q.E.O. GURKHA RIFLES; THE 7th D.E.O. GURKHA RIFLES; THE 10th P.M.O. GURKHA RIFLES). FAMOUS REGIMENTS SERIES.
Leo Cooper, London, 1973. 
176 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. Ex-library. ISBN 085521130 B&w plates. "To find the origin of the Gurkha soldier we must go back to the year 1814 - a year in which the British Army fought a war agaisnt one of the toughest enem ies it had ever encountered, before or since: the Gurkhas. Since that year, when they were finally forced to unwilling subjection, the Gurkhas have been 'on our side' in every war fought by Great Britain. One regiment of Gurkhas became te n , a n d i n the latter part of the nineteenth century they fought shoulder to shoulder with British soldiers at Bhurtpore, in the Sikh War, in the Indian Mutiny and the Afghan War. In the First World War, Gurkha battalions were to be found wh er ev e r th e f ig ht ing was most deadly: in France, at Gallipoli, in Palestine and Mesopotamia. For Gurkha regiments there was no 'peacetime' in its literal sense between the two world wars, for they constantly stood watch on India's North-West Fro nti er . An d in th e S econd World War Nepal sent nearly a quarter of a million men to fight against Germany and Japan. The end of the war against Japan brought no peace to the Far East; it also produced the partition of India and the inevit able run dow n of t he In dian Arm y Gurkha regiments. Great Britain retained the 2nd, 6th, 7th and 10th Gurkha Rifles, while the remaining six regiments remained in the newly consituted Indian Army. Brigadier 'Birdie' Smith - himself a distin guish ed an d mu ch deco rat ed G urkha offi cer - tells the story of these four regiments, now known as Britain's Brigade of Gurkhas. It is a story of gallantry in battle, of unswerving loyalty and fortitude." Ex-college library copy with old t ape ma rks on boar ds and li ght old t ape ma rks on free endpapers/adjacent pages, presentation label tipped in on free front endpaper, three college stamps inside, light edge wear, two small corner bumps, bump at top of rear hinge/rear board, sl ight bu mp on t op edg e o f front boa rd, li ght bro wning a nd light water marks on top of textblock, slight fading to spine and top/bottom edges of boards. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling, small piece of old tape and small tape mark on in side, pl ain whit e label on spine (c overs old la bel mark ). Good reading copy only. 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
MODERN AND ANTIQUE FIREARMS, MILITARIA AND EDGED WEAPONS.  INCLUDING THE PROPERTY OF COUNTESS MATHIESEN, R.W. WARMAN, ESQ., DR. T.L. FRANK, G.V. HOARE, ESQ., DR. A.R.H. MILLS, DEC'D. AND VARIOUS OTHER OWNERS., Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co.
78 Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co. MODERN AND ANTIQUE FIREARMS, MILITARIA AND EDGED WEAPONS. INCLUDING THE PROPERTY OF COUNTESS MATHIESEN, R.W. WARMAN, ESQ., DR. T.L. FRANK, G.V. HOARE, ESQ., DR. A.R.H. MILLS, DEC'D. AND VARIOUS OTHER OWNERS.
Sotheby's, London, 1978. 
51 pp, 9 5/8" H, soft cover (stapled in wraps). Estimates and Price Lists laid in. 17 pages of b&w photographs. An auction catalog. Interior - faint erased pencil marks on first page. Exterior - minor rubbing, small corner crease on front cover , soft wrinkling on covers. VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
CIVIL WAR.  DORLING KINDERSLEY EYEWITNESS BOOKS SERIES., Stanchak, John.
79 Stanchak, John. CIVIL WAR. DORLING KINDERSLEY EYEWITNESS BOOKS SERIES.
Dorling Kindersley, New York, 2000, 4th printing. 
65 pp, 11 1/4" H, hard cover with pictorial boards - no dust jacket. ISBN 0789463024 Map endpapers. Written for the younger reader, but gives a good overview of the military, social and political history of the war. "Here is a dramatic, photo-fi lled guide to the war that split the Union. Eyewitness 'Civil War' includes everything from the issues that divided the country, to the battles that shaped the conflict, to the birth of the reunited states. Rich, full-color photographs of r a r e d o c uments, powerful weapons, and priceless artifacts plus stunning images of legendary commanders, unsung heroes, and memorable heroines combine with stories of courage, adventure, and defiance to paint an unforgettable portrait of the Ame ri ca n C iv il W ar." Minor wear at top of spine and at some corners, faint line indentation across front board, minor rubbing. Very Good+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
80 Stewart, Robert. SAM STEELE: LION OF THE FRONTIER.
Toronto Doubleday Canada 1979 038513598X / 9780385135986 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair Inscribed By Author
303 pp, 8 3/8" H. Map endpapers, b&w photographs. Inscribed on title page: "To Mr. Walter Loudon / an old Nor'Wester / Robert Stewart". "Young Sam Steele joined the North-West Mounted Police at its founding in the spring of 1873. His physical strength, skill with a horse, and determined character made him an ideal recruit for the fledgling force faced with the task of policing an area the size of Western Europe. Those first Mounties, ill-equipped and undermanned as they were, managed to bring order to a vast frontier and made possible the preservation of the fragile Canadian confederation. As he rose through the ranks, (he) took part in the great and small events of the opening of the Canadian West. Whether dealing with the refugee Sioux Chief Sitting Bull or tracking down cattle rustlers and murderers - and then dispensing justice in a tent courtroom - Steele displayed a combination of bravery, commonsense, fairness, and ingenuity. Thanks to Sam and the thirty men under him, not a mile of the Canadian Pacific Railway was lost to lawlessness during its construction through the prairies. Durng the gold rush of '98, he gained the respect of the roughnecks and dance hall girls alike in Dawson City, becoming known as the Lion of the Yukon. As commander of Lord Strathcona's Horse in the Boer War, Fighting Sam and his Big Stirrups rode the veldt as they had the Canadian prairie. This is a rich and exciting biography of the most famous Mounted Policeman of his day; it is also the story of a fascinating and formative period in Canadian history." Slight wrinkling at bottom of spine, tiny scuff on front board, one tiny corner bump, a few tiny bumps on bottom edge of front board, two ssmall scuffs to fore-edge of text block. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has several tiny chips and small tears archivally taped, small edge creases, light soiling on rear panel, light liquid stain at bottom of rear flap-fold, two 3" tears on front panel with old tape on inside, slight browning. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
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