Our Books - Military

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

Artillery. Over 300 of the World’s Finest Artillery Pieces from 1914 to the Present Day
Chant, Chris

Amber Books, London, 2005, First Edition. Quarto (12”); pictorial hardcover in dustjacket; Fine. 256 pp.; photographs and drawings (most b&w) throughout; Glossary. Index. From the Field Guns... [read more] | $15.00

The Second World War : The Gathering Storm. Their Finest Hour. The Grand Alliance. The Hinge of Fate. Closing the Ring. Triumph and Tragedy.
Churchill, Winston S.

Houhgton Mifflin, Octavo. Cloth. About Fine / Very Good - ; 1948 to 1953. Churchill's brilliant history of the Second World War; book club editions, issued simultaneously with the regular issue and using... [read more] | $80.00

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

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 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

Vancouver Defended: A History of the Men and Guns of the Lower Mainland Defences, 1859-1949.
Moogk, Peter N

Surrey B.C.: Antonson Publishing Ltd., 1978. Octavo (9"). Cloth. Fine / Near Fine. [6] 7-128 pp.; photographs; frontis two-page drawing of gun emplacement; notes, index, chronological list of artillery... [read more] | $35.00

The Boer War
Pakenham, Thomas

Random House, New York, 1979. First Edition. A Near Fine copy (underlining to two lines of Historical Note) in Fine dust jacket. Pp. [xxix], [2, map] + 718; photographs; 9 maps; illustrated endpapers;... [read more] | $20.00

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 History of the 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (MG).
Ross, Lieutenant Colonel Richard M., O.B.E.

n.d. (but 1946), Ottawa, privately printed. Regimental Tartan cloth-covered boards, issued without dw. 96 pp.; [3, Roll of Honour], [3, blank]. Frontis port. Of His Majesty King George VI, with penned... [read more] | $100.00

Above the Trenches. A Complete Record of the Fighter Aces and Units of the British Empire Air Forces 1915-1920.
Shores, Christopher, Norman Franks & Russell Guest

Fortress Publications, Ontario, 1990. 4to; 392 + [5] pp.; internal maps; photographs, charts, statistics and biographical notes. F/F Now out of print, this is simply the best collection of reference... [read more] | $40.00

A City Goes to War
Stevens, G. R., O.B.E.

Alberta: Self Published, 1964. First Edition. Royal Octavo (10" x 6 3/4"). Cloth. Near Fine 431 pp.; frontis port. Major-General the Hon. William Antrobus Griesbach; illustrated; fold-out maps... [read more] | $40.00

Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry
Williams, Jeffery

Leo Cooper Ltd., London,1972, First Edition; Near Fine, with pon on fpd, in Near Fine, price-clipped dj. 110 pp., illustrated. Part of this publisher’s ‘Famous Regiments’ series under... [read more] | $15.00