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

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

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

So Far from God: The U.S. War with Mexico 1846-1848.
Eisenhower, John S.D.

New York: Random House, 1989. First Edition. Octavo. Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. [xxvi] + 426 pp.; map endpapers; internal maps; extensive bibliography; index. A lovely copy in like dustjacket. James... [read more] | $25.00

Bayonets to Lhasa: The First Full Account of the British Invasion of Tibet in 1904
Fleming, Peter

Military History by the brother of Ian Fleming Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1961. A Near Fine second impression showing minor edge wear in a VG, unclipped dj with wrap-around archival photograph of the... [read more] | $40.00

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

Revolt in the Desert
Lawrence, T. E.

The Folio Society, London, 1986, reprint 2006. Royal octavo Illustrated cover in publisher’s slipcase, with Introduction by Raleigh Trevelyan, photographs include some by Lawrence himself, and Sketches... [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

Pandora's Box: A History of the First World War
Leonhard, Jorn

Published by HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, Cambridge and London, 2018. A Fine copy in NF dj. Translated from the German, this is the result of a lifetime of research and writing: a massive 1,087 pages with... [read more] | $25.00

Five Days in London: May 1940
Lukacs, John

Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1999. 236 pp., illustrated; Bibliography, Index. A Fine copy in like dj. The author of many works, notably, for this volume The Hitler of History. This... [read more] | $15.00

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 Secret Life of Fighter Command: The Men and Women who beat the Luftwaffe
McKay, Sinclair

Aurum Press, London, 2015, First Edition. 345 pp., Photographs, Endnotes, Index and suggested ‘Further Reading’ List. An unblemished copy in like dust jacket. From the history of the development... [read more] | $15.00

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