Our Books - Military

Scenes and Incidents in Irish Life.
An Irishman [F. H. Clayton].

Montreal: John Lovell & Son, 1884. First Canadian Edition. 12mo (7.5"). Cloth. Very Good + Green cloth with beveled edges; border thick single rule in blind; gilt harp motif repeated with titles... [read more] | $55.00

Forty Years After: The Story of the Franco-German War, 1870
Bailey, H. C.

With an Introduction by W. L. Courtney, LL.D. Hodder and Stoughton; London, New York and Toronto; 1914. 12mo (17 cm) in red cloth with silhouette of soldier in black on front cover; 192 pp. with frontispiece... [read more] | $40.00

War Below Zero: The Battle for Greenland
Balchen, Colonel Bernt, and Major Corey Ford & Major Oliver LaFarge

Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1944, printed at the Riverside Press Cambridge; Near Fine 12 mo. in cloth with dj; 127 pp., photographs, map endpapers. A little known part of the Atlantic Theater of Operations;... [read more] | $30.00

The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada 1860-1960
Barnard, Lieutenant-Colonel W. T.

Don Mills, ON: The Ontario Publishing Company, 1960. First Edition. Octavo. Cloth. Near Fine pp. [xiii] [2] 398. Map endpapers; + 16 maps in text and fold-out [all maps present as called for]; frontis... [read more] | $70.00

Ardennes 1944: Hitler’s Last Gamble
Beevor, Antony

Viking (Penguin Random House), New York, 2015; First Edition. Pp. [xxi] [2] + 451; 48 illustrations; 19 maps, including end papers; Glosssary; Table of Military Ranks; Order of Battle; Notes; Bibliography... [read more] | $20.00

U333. The Story of a U-Boat Ace
Cremer, Peter

The Bodley Head, London, 1984. A First Edition copy, Fine in dj. xii, 244 pp.; Illustrated (35 plates); Index; Bibliography and Listing of U-Boat Casualties in World War II. Translated from the German. The... [read more] | $40.00

The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History
Dennis, Peter et al.

Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 1995. First Edition. Royal Octavo (9.5"). Cloth. Near Fine / Fine. [xxi] + [1]-692 pp.; photographs, over 30 maps in text. Light rubbing at the bottom edges, Else... [read more] | $35.00

Bombers versus Battleships. The Struggle Between Ships and Aircraft for the Control of the Surface of the Sea
Hamer, David

London: Allen & Unwin, 1998. First Edition. Octavo. Soft Cover. Near Fine Internal maps, photographs, table of weights and measures; extensive bibliography and index. 399 pp. The author, a specialist... [read more] | $20.00

The Codebreakers: The Story of Secret Writing
Kahn, David

Scribner, New York, 1996. [xviii] + 1,181 pp. Bibliography, extensive Notes; Index; Illustrated. One short note on the ffep; tender signature at p. 492-3, though binding still tight, firm and square;... [read more] | $50.00

La Companie Irlandaise. Reminiscences of the Franco-German War.
Kirwan, M[artin] W[aters]

Montreal: Dawson Bros., 1878. First Canadian Edition. 12mo (18cm). Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Pp. 293 + [4]. From the Preface: "This book pretends to have no merit but its truthfulness."... [read more] | $225.00

Seven Pillars of Wisdom: a triumph
Lawrence, T. E.

Lawrence of ArabiaFirst American Trade Edition Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.; MCMXXXV; 672 pp.; frontis portrait; quarto in buckram, lacking uncommon dustjacket. First published in 1926, A. W.... [read more] | $60.00

The New York Volunteers in California: With Stevenson to California 1846-1848, together with Stevenson’s Regiment in California
Lynch, James together with Francis Clark

The American War with Mexico The Rio Grande Press, Inc., Glorieta, New Mexio, 1970; First Edition Thus. Publisher’s Preface by Robert B. McCoy; Introduction by D. E. Livingston-Little, Professor... [read more] | $30.00

The Royal Canadian Armoured Corps: An Illustrated History
Marteinson, John & Michael R. McNorgan

The Royal Canadian armoured Corps Association in cooperation with the Canadian War Museum; Toronto, 2000. A Fine quarto in dust jacket, red cloth with insignia in gilt on front boards; 446 pp.; illustrated... [read more] | $100.00

The Suicide Battalion
McWilliams, James L. and R. James Steel

Vanwell Publishing, St. Catherines, Ontario, 1990. Paperback original. 221 + [5] pp.; bibliography, index; double-page map; list of men appearing by name in the text. The story of the Canadian Army,... [read more] | $20.00

Korea: Canada’s Forgotten War
Melady, John

Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1983. A Fine copy in Very Good dust jacket. [viii] + 219 pp,, including 3 leaves of b&w photographs; map endpapers; Notes, Bibliography and Index. The Appendices comprise... [read more] | $25.00

The War at Sea 1939-1945. Volume III. The Offensive. Part I: 1st June 1943 – 31st May 1944
Roskill, Captain S. W., D.S.C., R.N.

Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 1960. Near Fine – minor edge-wear - in (uncommon) dustwrapper. pp. [xv] [4] 5-413; 10 Appendices; 21 Maps – all collated and present, and Fine;... [read more] | $60.00

The Cambodian Campaign. The 1970 Offensive and America’s Viet Nam War
Shaw, John M.

University Press of Kansas, 2005. A Fine copy in dj. Pp. [xiv] + 222, including Index, Photographs; 8 maps (none fold-out); 2 Figures; 2 Tables. From the dj: “Most histories of the Vietnam War... [read more] | $15.00

The Canadian Military Atlas. The Nation’s Battlefields from the French and Indian Wars to Kosovo.
Zuehlke, Mark

Stoddart Publishing, Toronto, 2001. First Edition, Folio (12”); Fine in like dust jacket. Pp. [xi] + 228; Bibliography, Index. With more than 80 maps by C. Stuart Daniel, 50+ photographs, and... [read more] | $40.00

They Led Us to Victory. Grand Pictorial Souvenir 1945 together with The Maple Leaf Scrapbook Edition Belgique No. 3

Published by Bear, Hudson Ltd in London, 1945, The Souvenir was printed to celebrate the defeat of Nazi Germany, and featured full-page portraits of Churchill, Eisenhower, Roosevelt, Patton and Leigh-Mallory,... [read more] | $85.00

The Fall of Toulon: The Last Opportunity to Defeat the French Revolution.
[Napoleon] [French Revolution] Ireland, Bernard.

Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2005. First Edition. A Fine copy in dustjackdet. 319 pp., maps, bibliography, 16 illustrations and Index. Although primarily a study of the British capture of the... [read more] | $20.00