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  • MASEFIELD, John and Edward Seago
    A GENERATION RISEN

    Edition: First US edition

    New York: Macmillan, 1943. Quarto, cream cloth. Creases to lower inner corner of text leaves from bruising but foot of spine scarcely shows the bruise, else fine. Jacket has rubbing, small chips, nicks to spine tips; dust soiling to white rear panel; fingernail size chip and four inch tear to front panel; both corners of front flap clipped with a rubber stamped price of $1.69; good. World War II poetry by the English Poet Laureate, with black and white reproductions of war art by the noted British ar tist Edward Seago.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 8599
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  • FALLS, Cyril
    A HUNDRED YEARS OF WAR. With 20 maps by B.G. Lewis

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Duckworth, 1953. Black cloth. pp 419. Maps in text, index. Ink owner name at front, yellowing to page edges, else fine. Pink dust jacket has nicks and small corner chip at ends of lightly sunned spine, nicks to rear panel, label of US distributor on front flap,, VG otherwise. Quite a nice copy of this survey of 20th century warfare by the noted military historian.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43896
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  • A Man Worth Knowing: The Memoirs of Hans-Georg Neumann. Foreword by Desmond Morton by Neumann, Hans-Georg
    Neumann, Hans-Georg
    A Man Worth Knowing: The Memoirs of Hans-Georg Neumann. Foreword by Desmond Morton

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Natural Heritage / Natural History, 1996. Card covers. pp 192. Photos, index. Fine copy. Neuman was a signals officer with Rommel and who was captured in 1941. He wound up in a POW camp in Gravenhurst, Ontario, where he helped create a farm which fed the prisoners. He settled in Canada in 1950.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 48411
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  • FISHER, David E.
    A RACE ON THE EDGE OF TIME. Radar - The Decisive Weapon of World War II.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988. Red boards. (xii), 371 pp + photo plates. Fine in jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 13754
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  • Robertson. Heather
    A Terrible Beauty: The Art of Canada at War

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto/Oshawa/Ottawa: James Lorimer / The Robert McLaughlin Gallery / National Museum of Man, 1977. Beige cloth. pp (240). Colour reproductions. Ink owner name at front, else fine in VG jacket. 104 works plus text by ordinary servicemen. 1.5 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47784
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  • COZZENS, James Gould
    A Time of War: Air Force Diaries and Pentagon Memos, 1943-45

    Edition: First printing

    Columbia, South Carolina: Bruccoli-Clark Layman, 1984. Quarto, cloth and boards. Tidy ink owner name at top margin of front free endpaper, with ink date and place on the other side, else fine. Dust jacket has short tears and some rubbing, about VG. 2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 34928
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  • AN AIRMAN'S LETTER. With drawings by Thomas Derrick

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1940. 12mo, blue cloth. pp [2], (28), [2]. 6 line drawings in text by the noted illustrator. Fine copy. Cream dust jacket has a chip to head of spine and adjacent corners of panels, light soiling to rear panel, VG otherwise. A letter to his mother by an anonymouse RAF airman found among his effects after his death, it was originally published in the London Times 18 June, 1940. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 43997
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  • NESBIT, Roy Conyers
    AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE RAF: Battle of Britain 50th anniversary edition

    Godalming, Surrey, UK: Colour Library Books, 2004. 4th edition. Glossy pictorial boards. pp 320. Colour and b&w photos. Ink owner name at front, else fine in fine jacket. Note: Note: 3 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48628
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  • COMFORT, Charles Fraser
    ARTIST AT WAR

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Ryerson, 1956. Blue cloth. xvii, 187 pp + color frontispiece and 12 monochrome plates. Ink owner name, else fine in lightly used VG jacket. Memoirs of the Second World War by the man who is, next to Alex Colville, probably Canada's most famous war artist. .

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48174
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  • Young, Peter, Brigadier, editor
    Atlas of the Second World War

    Edition: First US issue

    New York: Putnam's, 1974. Green cloth, red endpapers. pp 288; index, many maps, photos. Near fine in near fine price-clipped jacket. 2 kg parcel

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 48662
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  • MENDELSOHN, Jr., Felix
    BARNEY CROME

    Edition: First printing

    Beverley Hills, CA: Book Company of America, 1965. Mass market paperback original. Rubber stamped price to top and to bottom page edges, 1 cm tear to rear cover, VG otherwise. A comic and raunchy WWII novel by one who was three years in the Army Signal Corps. Scarce. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Condition: Binding: Mass Market Paperback

    Book ID: 40930
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  • PRATT, E.J.
    BEHIND THE LOG: drawings by Grant Macdonald

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Macmillan, 1947. Red cloth. pp (xvi), 47. Floral bookplate inside front cover; horizontal crease through page xvi (seems to be a production flaw), else fine. Dust jacket has small tears and tiny chips, VG otherwise. A poem about the first grappling of the North Atlantic convoys with Nazi submarines. Signed by the author.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42185
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  • JELLISON, Charles A.
    BESIEGED: the World War II ordeal of Malta, 1940-1942

    Edition: First printing

    Hanover, New Hampshire: University Press of New England, for the University of New Hampshire, 1984. Octavo, black cloth. pp xii. 288, [2]. Endpaper maps, photos in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket is VG, with one nick, slight rubbing at spine ends.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40175
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  • HARDY, RenĂ© (Galway Kinnell)
    BITTER VICTORY (Amere Victoire). Translated by Galway Kinnell.

    Edition: First US printing

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1956. Khaki cloth. Evidence of removed label from front free endpaper, else fine in near fine jacket. A World War II novel of "a patrol lost in the Sahara and its desperate march to safety". Hardy was a successful saboteur with the French Resistance. This is poet Kinnell's third "book", if a translation may be so termed.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 4286
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  • Probert, Henry
    Bomber Harris: His Life and Times: The Biography of Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Harris

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 2001. Black boards. pp 432 + plates; indexed. Fine in VG+ jacket.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 47651
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  • MOYES, Philip
    BOMBER SQUADRONS OF THE R.A.F. and their aircraft

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Macdonald, 1964. Blue cloth. 384 pp. Many photos and illustrations, tables, index. Ink inscription and small name label at front, else fine in very nearly fine price-clipped jacket. "This book presents together for the first time, details of the histories of all the RAF's bomber squadrons formed since the First World War, including those having their beginnings in the RFC or RNAS and those formed from Allied and Dominions personnel during the Second World War. The main section of the book is devoted to concise histories of approximately 180 Bomber Squadrons, giving details of their origins, movements, equipment and memorable achievements, together with illustrations of their aircraft past and present - the 'pick' of a unique collection of…

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    London: Macdonald, 1964. Blue cloth. 384 pp. Many photos and illustrations, tables, index. Ink inscription and small name label at front, else fine in very nearly fine price-clipped jacket. "This book presents together for the first time, details of the histories of all the RAF's bomber squadrons formed since the First World War, including those having their beginnings in the RFC or RNAS and those formed from Allied and Dominions personnel during the Second World War. The main section of the book is devoted to concise histories of approximately 180 Bomber Squadrons, giving details of their origins, movements, equipment and memorable achievements, together with illustrations of their aircraft past and present - the 'pick' of a unique collection of official and private sources by the author over the last two decades. Squadron badges are also shown, their origins explained and full heraldic descriptions given. Altogether this book presents the most complete and detailed account of the RAF's bomber squadrons that has yet been published.." - jacket. 2 kg parcel

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 50491
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  • HAMER, David
    BOMBERS VERSUS BATTLESHIPS. The struggle between ships and aircraft for the control of the surface of the sea.

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Conway Maritime Press, 1999. Black boards. (xvi), 399 pp, index, photos & maps in text. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has a tiny chip at head of spine, else fine. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 21118
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  • Neillands, Robin Hunter
    By Sea and Land: The Royal Marines Commandos, a History, 1942-1982

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987. Dark blue boards. pp xviii, (269) + plates. Text paper toned, a fine copy, no owner names, in fine jacket.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Dust Jacket: Fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 28586
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  • GREENHOUS, Brereton
    "C" FORCE TO HONG KONG: a Canadian catastrophe 1941-1945

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Dundern Press, 1997. Octavo, red boards, endpaper maps. pp (viii), 160 + plates. Fine copy, no owner names. Jacket has short tears and rubbing at head of spine, VG otherwise. Story of the poorly trained and equipped Canadian contribution to the defense of Hong Kong. They arrived just 3 week before the Japanese launched a massive attack. They fought well, but were overwhelmed. Those not bayonetted lying wounded or already killed were taken prisonser and treated in the horrible way the Japanese treated all POWs.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 40989
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  • BARNES, Leslie W.C.S.
    CANADA AND THE SCIENCE OF BALLISTICS 1914-1945

    Ottawa: National Museum of Canada, 1985. Large quarto. pp (4), (viii), 87, stapled, in glossy card covers. Well illustrated. Glossary. Ink owner name at front, some tidy yellow highlighting in text; near fine otherwise.

    Condition: Binding: Softcover

    Book ID: 43865
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