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An Act to regulate the Militia of this Province, and to repeal the Acts now in force for that purpose. Assented to 19th May, 1855. [Statutes of the Province of Canada.Part Second. From 23rd February, 1855]. His Excellency Sir Edmund Walker Head, Baronet, Governor General.]
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Quebec. Printed by Stewart Derbyshire & George Desbarats, Law Printer to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty. 1855., 23cm, pp.271-291, detached, in plain new wrappers, fine. (s8) A Militia Act to regulate the Provincial Militia, both Sedentary and Active, on the uniting of the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada.
$50.00 Book Number: 30524 Order / Enquire
CASGRAIN, Henri R.
Table Analytique de la Collection des Manuscrits du Marchal de Levis. [Collection des Manuscrits du Marchal de Levis. Vol. 12].
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Quebec. Imprimerie de L.-J. Demers & Frere. 1895., 4to, 27.5cm, 151p., indexes, grey printed wraps, wraps slightly dust worn else near fine (s8) The final volume of a 12 volume series; an analytical indexes grouped by originators of correspondence-Levis, Bourlamaque, Montcalm, Vaudreuil, Bigot. The complete set was collected and edited by Abbe H.R. Casgrain. An important reference of New France during the period of the French and Indian War.
$200.00 Book Number: 25864 Order / Enquire
DENISON, George T.
The Struggle for Imperial Unity. Recollections& Experiences.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. & Toronto. Macmillan and Co. & Macmillan Co ofCanada. 1909., 8vo, first edition, x,422p., frontis portrait, foldingfacsimile, appendices, index, bound in half calf, gilt ruled raisedbands, full gilt decorations and borders in the panels, double crushedmorocco labels, gilt titles, cloth boards, t.e.g., smoke staied on theboards, endpapers and the untrimmed (deckled) fore-edge, a very goodworking (mt) ~ Among other things Denison was the commander of theToronto calvary, which his grandfather had started in 1839 as DenisonHorse. He was senior police magistrate from 1877 to 1923. Denison's viewson military matters were widely respected and his books were translatedinto Russian and Germany. The British army did not adopt these ideasuntil their worth was demonstrated by the disasters brought about duringthe South African War by blind adherence to older methods. (Storyp209).
$50.00 Book Number: 33730 Order / Enquire
A Rattle of Pebbles The First World War Diaries of Two Canadian Airmen.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. Directorate of History, Monograph No. 4. 1987., tall8vo, 25cm, 366p., maps and illustrations, stiff printed wraps, (trade paperback), fine (s8).
$12.50 Book Number: 29592 Order / Enquire
No. 242 Squadron. The Canadian Years. The Storyof the RAF's All-Canadian" Fighter Squadron.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Stittsville. Canada'sWings, Inc. 1981., 23cm, 177p., numerous photos, 5 maps, diagrams,appendices, bibliography, index, blue cloth, gilt spine titles, signedby the author, fine in fine illustrated jacket. (cmt) The fightersquadron fought in the Battle of France and the Battle of Britain. Withrolls of aircrew personnel and Canadian groundcrew.
$30.00 Book Number: 32205 Order / Enquire
The Tumbling Sky.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Stittsville. Canada'sWings. 1978., 23cm, 324p., illustrations from photographs, appendix,index, blue cloth, signed by the author, a fine copy in fine jacket.(cmt)
$25.00 Book Number: 32206 Order / Enquire
HITSMAN, J. Mackay]
Canadian Militia Prior to Confederation.(Report No. 6). Militia of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince EdwardIsland. (Report No. 7)
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. Directorate of History. 1966, 4to. 28cm,112,42pp. (single-sided), typescript, reference notes, mimeographed leavesbound in brown cloth, gilt spine title, fine. (cmt) Two reports preparedby the senior historian with Canadian Forces Directorate of History. Dr.Hitsman writes of Canadian defense policy from the British Conquest to thewithdrawal of the British garrison.
$249.99 Book Number: 32365 Order / Enquire
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, 1914-1919. VOLUME TWO. The Roll of Honour and Appendices.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London and Toronto. Hodder and Stoughton. 1923., 8vo. 22cm, [i],391p., tipped in colour frontis, original wine cloth, black leather label, gilt titles, slight damp stain on the top freedge corner otherwise very good to fine copy (s8) Volume two contains mainly the Nominal Roll, pp69-377, appendices, and the index to volume 1.
$100.00 Book Number: 29034 Order / Enquire
KENNEDY, J. de N.
History of the Department of Munitions andSupply. Canada in the Second World War. Volume I. Production Branches andCrown Companies. (Vol. 1 only).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. King's Printer. 1950., sm4to,25cm, xviii,520pp, frontis portrait, one large folding chart, originaltan buckram, black title panels, gilt titles and crests, fine(gar)
$50.00 Book Number: 35256 Order / Enquire
KIMBLE, George H.
Canadian Military Geography.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. Department of National Defence (Army) 1949., Sm4to. 25.5cm x,196p., with 21 maps including frontis, red cloth, gilt titles & Canadian Army crest on front, fine (s8). - A handbook issued by The Directorate of Military Training for the use by The Canadian Officers Training Corps. A general overview of Canadian geography covering physical features, climate, biology, agriculture, natural resources, manufacturing, trade, transportation and population. The author was Chairman, Department of Geography, McGill University.
$15.00 Book Number: 23184 Order / Enquire
Military Engineering (Vol. IV). Demolitions and Mining. 1934.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Ottawa. Army Headquarters. 1940., 8vo, 21.5cm, 289p., with 86 plates, illustrations & charts, index, quarter green cloth backed printed paper over boards, very good to fine (s8). - A World War Two Canadian reprint of the original British War Office edition of 1934.
$20.00 Book Number: 27327 Order / Enquire
Banshees of the Royal Canadian Navy.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Willowdale. Banshee Publication. 1991., folio, 30.5cm, 306, (14)pp., over 400 photo plates and illustrations including many in colour, diagrams, indexes, blue cloth, gilt titles, free fly inscribed by the author else fine in fine jacket (s8) A Canadian Naval aviation history based on 550 personal reminiscences and stories. The Royal Canadian Navy used the McDonnel F2H-3 Banshee figher jet from 1955 to 1966.
$65.00 Book Number: 23990 Order / Enquire
Colonel Anthony van Egmond. From Napoleon and Waterloo to Mackenzie and Rebellion.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. Burns & MacEachern. 1956., 21cm, [vi],61p., with 11 plates and illustrations (inc., portraits and one facsimile), green cloth, fine copy in frayed jacket (s8).
$21.00 Book Number: 6430 Order / Enquire
A Children's Teeth are Set on Edge. With: A New Canadian. (2 Volumes).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Brockville. Norwood Publishing. 1996-1998., 4to, 28cm, 269 & 177p., with 15 drawings by author including self-portrait, 3 photographs, genealogical chart, cloth backed printed stiff wraps, fine, Inscribed to his friend and editorial assistant, historian Brereton Greenhous. (s8ds). - Volume One: Autobiography: from birth in Maldon, Essex, through World War Two with the Rifle Brigade, service in the Special Service (T.A.) And eventual emigration to Canada in 1954. Part Two: From immigration to Canada in 1954, service in the Royal Canadian Signal Corps in Kingston, Camp Gagetown and Gaza, and post-service career as an antique dealer.
$25.00 Book Number: 25568 Order / Enquire
ROY, Reginald H.
The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada, 1919-1965.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Vancouver. The Regiment. 1969., thick8vo., 23.5cm, xxiv,559,p., with 8 folding maps, with 57 plates and illustrations (including 2 colour plates), many portraits, appendices (inc. nominal rolls), green cloth, fine in fine jacket. (CMT) The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada was initially formed in 1910 and saw action in WWI. This book covers the period between the world wars, WWII and a short section on the post war period.
$150.00 Book Number: 37217 Order / Enquire