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  • Jack, Donald
    ME BANDY, YOU CISSIE. The Journals of Bartholomew Bandy.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto / Garden City, New York: Doubleday Canada / Doubleday, 1979. The fourth volume in this popular series about the comic doings of World War I flying ace Batholomew Bandy. Cloth and boards. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42727
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  • MEMOIRS OF AN INFANTRY OFFICER. by SASSOON, Siegfried
    SASSOON, Siegfried
    MEMOIRS OF AN INFANTRY OFFICER.

    Edition: First printing

    London: Faber, 1930. The trade issue. Blue cloth, variant with all edges trimmed. Light yellowing to free endpapers, spine very lightly darkened, red top page edges sunned to pink, else a fine copy. The cream dust jacket has nicks and tiny chips at head of very lightly darkened spine; front flap generously price-clipped; front panel has a tiny nick top top edge and a very small chip to upper outer corner; near fine otherwise, much better than usual (light colour). The second volume of the George Sherston trilogy, Sassoon's fictionalized autobiography of the years just before, during, and after the Great War. This is the book that covers his time in the military and it is a WWI classic.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49717
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  • REED, Kenneth
    MENNONITE SOLDIER

    Edition: First edition

    Scottsdale, PA / Kitchener, ON: Herald Press, 1974. Yellow cloth, lime endpapers. pp (520). Tidy ink owner name at front, else fiune. Thin jacket is chipped and torn, just good. A World War I novel about Mennonite brothers, one who is faithful and resists the military, the other who goes to war in France. US Mennonite author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50206
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  • BIRNEY, Earle
    NOW IS TIME

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1945. Light green boards. Yellowing to page edges, small soft bruise to lower edge of front cover, else fine. Light green jacket has the usual spine yellowing, small soft crease in bottom margin of front panel, else fine. Author's second regularly published book, the winner of the 1945 Governor-General's Award for poetry. Poetry informed by his experiences of WWII. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43747
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  • Hais-Týnecký, Josef (1885-1964)
    Osudy legionára / Jozef Hais-Týnecký ; pre slovenskú mládez prelozil Ján Kvietok

    Edition: First Slovakian edition

    Trnava: Fr. Urbánek, 1923. Small octavo, pp (131). Rebound in plain navy cloth. Text paper yellowed and brittle. VG clean, tight and unworn copy. First published in Czech in Prague in 1919. I believe this is a World War I novel.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41872
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  • Graves, Robert
    POEMS ABOUT WAR

    London: Cassell, 1988. Second printing, same year as the first. Grey boards. pp 91, [3]. Fine copy. Dust jacket has light rubbing to the surface gloss, else fine. Graves served with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers during WWI and was invalided out owing to shell shock. He made his poetic reputation with poems based on his war experiences but after 1927 he didn't allow them to be republished. This posthumous volume collects those poems, some previously unpublished, and contains an Introduction by his son William as well as 'Poetry of World War I', a three page essay by Robert Graves, and extensive bibliographical notes at the rear. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43998
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  • CUNLIFFE, J.W., selector
    POEMS OF THE GREAT WAR

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Macmillan, 1916. Brown cloth. pp (iii)-(xxii), 297 + ads. Lacking the half-title leaf, new front free endpaper, else a good, clean, unworn copy.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 51167
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  • Poëtes Prisonniers. Cahiers spécial de poésie 43. Tome I

    Paris: Seghers, 1943. "Huitième mille". Paper covers, pp (119). Soft corner creases to covers, text paper tanned, else a VG unopened copy. A collection of poetry by French prisoners of war in German concentration camps. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47606
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  • Poëtes Prisonniers. Cahiers spécial de poésie 44. Tome II

    Paris: Seghers, 1944. Paper covers, pp (4), (145), [3]. Small corner tear at foot of spine, yellowing to spine and front cover, tanning to margins of rear cover, text paper tanned, else a VG unopened copy. A collection of poetry by French prisoners of war in German concentration camps. Note: lighter parcel, any default shipping price may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 47557
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  • LINKLATER, Eric
    PRIVATE ANGELO

    Edition: First Canadian edition

    Toronto: Cape, 1946. Beige cloth. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Orange portion of jacket spine very lightly sunned, minor rubbing at edges, else fine. A humorous picaresque WWII novel about an Italian soldier, by the noted Scottish writer.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40960
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  • LINKLATER, Eric
    PRIVATE ANGELO

    Edition: First Canadian edition

    Toronto: Cape, 1946. Advance uncorrected proof in plain buff card covers. Very light yellowing to page edges, small soft crease to upper outer corner of first few leaves, else fine. Very scarce.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 40961
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  • BENJAMIN, René
    PRIVATE GASPARD: soldier of France

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: Brentano's, 1916. Light brown cloth stamped in red, white, and blue. pp 300. Ink owner name, small ink date and price in corner of front free endpaper, page edges slightly yellowed, just a little leaned, else fine. Translated from the French by Selmer Fougner, this World War I novel won a Prix Goncourt.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48183
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  • SHOW ME DEATH ! by DENT, W. Redvers, (Raymond Knister)
    DENT, W. Redvers, (Raymond Knister)
    SHOW ME DEATH !

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1930. Original red cloth with gilt panels to spine and front cover, pale grey patterned endpapers, green top page edges. pp (viii), 375. Some rubbing to the gilt panels; lightly darkened spine; a few small damp spots to covers; some fading & rubbing to the green top edges; Nov, 1930, ink name inside front cover; one inch abrasion to top edge of front cover; VG otherwise. The book was ghost-written by noted but minor Canadian author Raymond Knister. Fairly autobiographical. Walter Redvers Dent (1900-63) enlisted at age 16 and saw action on the Somme, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, and Siberia. He was wounded on the Somme and again in Siberia. Re re-upped in the RCAF during WWII. Watters…

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    Toronto: Macmillan, 1930. Original red cloth with gilt panels to spine and front cover, pale grey patterned endpapers, green top page edges. pp (viii), 375. Some rubbing to the gilt panels; lightly darkened spine; a few small damp spots to covers; some fading & rubbing to the green top edges; Nov, 1930, ink name inside front cover; one inch abrasion to top edge of front cover; VG otherwise. The book was ghost-written by noted but minor Canadian author Raymond Knister. Fairly autobiographical. Walter Redvers Dent (1900-63) enlisted at age 16 and saw action on the Somme, Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, and Siberia. He was wounded on the Somme and again in Siberia. Re re-upped in the RCAF during WWII. Watters p. 275. Made from sheets of the NY: Harper, 1930, first edition. Uncommon in any condition.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 48487
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  • ALDRIDGE, James
    SIGNED WITH THEIR HONOUR

    Edition: First US edition

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1942. Octavo, blue cloth. Vertical crease to front free endpaper, yellowing to page edges, VG otherwise, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has short tears, rubbing, slight spine sunning, good. "Probably the first novel to deal with air power in action in the Second World War." - from the jacket of the UK edition. Australian author's first novel, published at age 23.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 36534
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  • MANGAN, Joan Helen
    SILVER WINGS

    Edition: First Edition

    Boston: Bruce Humphries, 1946. Maroon cloth lettered in silver. pp 48 + frontispiece portrait and 2 other plates . Small bruise to upper outer corners of covers, else fine. Dust jacket has nicks to head of spine and upper inner corner of front panel, VG+ otherwise. Patriotic World War II verse by a mother dedicated to her son Lt. Dan Mangan, A.C. who was killed in action Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43994
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  • FENTON, Edward (1917-1996)
    SOLDIERS AND STRANGERS: poems

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Macmillan, 1945. Grey cloth. pp viii, 68. Page edges and endpapers lightly yellowed, else fine. Jacket chipped and torn, good. Some of these World War II poems had been published in The New Yorker and the Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, and The Saturday Review of Literature. Fenton ran the Delaware Bookshop in New Hope, Pennsylvania. In 1942 he enlisted in the American Field Service to drive an ambulance with the British Army and later joined the Eighth Army in the fight for North Africa. Most of the poems concern WWII. Fenton settled in Greece in 1963. He wrote novels and short stories for adults but the bulk of his work was children's books. "The Phantom of Walkaway Hill"…

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    New York: Macmillan, 1945. Grey cloth. pp viii, 68. Page edges and endpapers lightly yellowed, else fine. Jacket chipped and torn, good. Some of these World War II poems had been published in The New Yorker and the Atlantic Monthly, Harper's, and The Saturday Review of Literature. Fenton ran the Delaware Bookshop in New Hope, Pennsylvania. In 1942 he enlisted in the American Field Service to drive an ambulance with the British Army and later joined the Eighth Army in the fight for North Africa. Most of the poems concern WWII. Fenton settled in Greece in 1963. He wrote novels and short stories for adults but the bulk of his work was children's books. "The Phantom of Walkaway Hill" received an Edgar award from the Mystery Writers of America as the best juvenile book of 1961. "The Refugee Summer," a childhood idyll set against the background of Greece's invasion of Asia Minor in World War I, was nominated for an American Book Award in 1982. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43990
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  • THOMAS, Hartley Munro
    SONGS OF AN AIRMAN and Other Poems. With an Introduction by S.W. Dyde...

    Edition: First edition.

    Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart, 1918. Blue cloth. (102), [2] pp + frontispiece portrait. Thumbnail-size chip to fore margin of pp 15-16 from careless opening (no text lost), very small chip and tear to fore margin of preceding leaf, spine sunned, soil spots on spine and rear cover; else a VG clean and tight copy, no owner names. Canadian World War I verse by a Vancouver author who served in France with the Royal Flying Corps.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 26115
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  • CLEARY, Jon
    THE CLIMATE OF COURAGE

    Edition: First printing

    London: Collins, 1954. Dark pink cloth. 320 pp. Yellowing to page edges and lightly to inner margins of free endpapers, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has a two inch creased tear to rear panel internally tape repaied; small chips to spine tips; generally VG otherwise, colours bright. Export issue jacket, with no printed flap price. "12/6" lightly rubber stamped on front free endpaper. A novel of WWII Australian soldiers.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 24859
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  • THE DESERTER by LE PAN, Douglas
    LE PAN, Douglas
    THE DESERTER

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1964. Brown boards. Light yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has a short creased tear and small; corner chip at head of spine, minor rubbing and nicks, VG. A WWII novel and a winner of a Governor-General's Award.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 49043
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  • THE END OF THE BATTLE by WAUGH, Evelyn
    WAUGH, Evelyn
    THE END OF THE BATTLE

    Edition: First US edition

    Boston: Little, Brown, 1961. Black cloth. Spine gilt a mite dulled, else a fine copy, no owner names. Orange dust jacket has a bit of spine sunning; ink price on front flap; small hole to lower spine, else fine, flap price intact. UK title: UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER. Sword of Honour #3.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 46810
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