Our Books - Military

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

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

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

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 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

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

MI6: The Real James Bonds 1909-39
Smith, Michael

Dialogue Publishing, London, 2011, First Edition. 469 pp. ,extensive Bibliography, Notes and Index; illustrated. The true story of MI6 leading up to the Second World War “using material from archives... [read more] | $15.00