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Conscription, 1917

By: Berger, Carl

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 18421


Slight wear, previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A bright, solid book. This scholarly work is fully footnoted. ; Canadian historical readings #8; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 77 pages; This is a group of four essays plus an Introduction. The Introduction is by Carl Berger followed by; Conscription 1917: A Brief for the Defence by A.M. Willms; Dafoe, Laurier, and the Formation of Union Government by Ramsay Cook; The Methodist Church and World War I by J.M. Bliss; Registration, ... View more info

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Voices from the Past: Canadian Letters from the First World War

By: Chase, Geraldine & Bill Beswetherick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Kingston ON, Allan Graphics: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18847


Very light shelf wear and small crease at bottom front. ; A bright, solid book. Colour map inside front cover. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 296 pages; This started out as a memorial to the soldiers of Gananoque, Ontario, using the letters to preserve their words for historical purposes but as they continued their research they discovered letters from soldiers in other parts of Canada. So, they expanded their focus. Along with the letters, the auth... View more info

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At the Sharp End Volume One Canadians Fighting the Great War 1914-1916

By: Cook, Tim

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Toronto, Viking Canada: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18663


Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations and Maps; 9.10 X 7 X 2 inches; 600 pages; "At the Sharp End covers the harrowing early battles of World War One, when tens of thousands, then hundreds of thousands, died, before the generals and soldiers found ways to break the terrible stalemate of the front. It provides both an intimate look at the Canadian men in the trenches and an authoritative account of the slow evoluti... View more info

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Fighting Men

By: Frost, Leslie M

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Co. Ltd.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18187


DJ shows shelf wear, with small tears and light scuffing. Gift inscription on FFEP. ; A tight, solid book Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages; Leslie Frost, former Premier of Ontario, was born in Orillia Ontario in 1895. "During World War I, he was an officer with "C"Company 157th Battalion (Simcoe Foresters), CEF, and served with the 20th Battalion, Queen's York Rangers in France and Be... View more info

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The Battle of the Somme The Heroism and Horror of War

By: Gilbert, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2006

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17627


Only slight wear top edge of DJ ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs, Maps; 9.20 X 6 X 1.20 inches; 332 pages; A history of the Battle of the Somme, where 310,000 troops from German, French, British and Canadian armies died during just 138 days of battle. "Every July 1, while Canadians celebrate what they have, Newfoundlanders remember what they have lost: on 1 July 1916, on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 733 of 801 me... View more info

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Massacre At Beaumont Hamel

By: Horwood, Joan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland, Avalon Publications: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18909


Card covers show very light shelf wear, soil and corner curl.; A tight solid book, stapled wraps. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 52 pages; This was written in honour of the Newfoundland Regiment who served on Gallipoli and suffered great losses at Beaumont Hamel (Battle of the Somme 1916). View more info

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Passchendaele Canada's Triumph and Tragedy on the Fields of Flanders

By: Leach, Norman

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Regina, SK, Coteau Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18070


Only slight wear; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar.; B&W and Colour Illustrations, Maps; 48 pages; "During WWI, the battle for the tiny Belgium town Passchendaele was one of the most significant tests of Canadian courage and expertise. British Commander-in-Chief General Douglas Haig had devised one of the most controversial stratagems of the entire war: Allied forces would attack headlong into the heavily fortified German entrenchments, capture the town of ... View more info

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Curse of the Narrows The Halifax Explosion 1917

By: MacDonald, Laura M.

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Harpercollins Canada: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15891


Light wear to dust jacket, trace of previous owner's stamp on front free end paper, light damage from removal of sticker on FFEP ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 346 pages; "The events of the horrific Halifax explosion are well documented: on December 6, 1917, the French munitions ship Mont Blanc and the Belgian relief ship Imo collide in the Halifax harbour. Nearly 2,000 people are killed; over 9,000... View more info

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Curse of the Narrows The Halifax Explosion 1917

By: MacDonald, Laura M.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Harpercollins Canada: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16896


Only slight wear to book and dustjacket ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 346 pages; "The events of the horrific Halifax explosion are well documented: on December 6, 1917, the French munitions ship Mont Blanc and the Belgian relief ship Imo collide in the Halifax harbour. Nearly 2,000 people are killed; over 9,000 more are injured. The story of one of the world’s worst non-natural disasters has been ... View more info

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Three Times and Out; A Canadian Boy's Experience in Germany

By: McClung, Nellie L. and Private Mervin C. Simmons

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Thomas Allen/ Houghton Mifflin: 1918

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 18873


Blue cloth boards show some shelf wear, with some soiling. Missing FFEP.; A tight solid book, hinges intact. B&W frontispiece with tissue guard.; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 247 pages; After a conversation with a returned Canadian soldier during WWI, Nellie McClung determined that she would tell his story. Simmons narrated his experiences and she put it into a format that interested readers could appreciate. View more info

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Canada's Sons in the World War A complete and authentic history of the commanding part played by Canada and the British Empire in the World's Greatest War

By: Nasmith, Col. George G.

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Toronto, The John C. Winston Co.: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18598


Blue cloth boards show some shelf wear, light soiling. previous owner's name on FFEP. ; A tight solid book. Insignia giltstamped on front board with titles in gilt on spine. Introduction by General Currie ; Volume 2; B&W Photographs and maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 344 pages; Volume 2 only. This volume starts with Passchendale, the US entry in the war and the Russian Revolution. View more info

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Umty-iddy-umty The story of a Canadian signaller in the First World War

By: Ogilvie, William G

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Erin, ON, Boston Mills Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17961


Card covers show shelf wear, with scuff marks and some creasing. Sun-faded on spine. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 59 pages; This is a personal account, written in later years by Ogilvie who signed up at age 17 in 1916. He came from small town Ontario where he had lived a sheltered life but soon found himself in a very different world. Ogilvie saw action at Passchendaele and Amiens before being discharged in 1919. View more info

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Death So Noble Memory, Meaning, and the First World War

By: Vance, Jonathan Franklin Willia

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, UBC Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18408


Light creasing of DJ ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 9.06 X 6.06 X 1.18 inches; 319 pages; "This text examines the myriad ways in which Canadians remembered and celebrated their participation in the Great War. Collectively these memories offered explanations and consolations to Canadians and instilled in them the hope that a new sense of national identity could be born out of war." View more info

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Death So Noble Memory, Meaning, and the First World War

By: Vance, Jonathan Franklin William

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, University of British Columbia Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18860


A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 9.06 X 6.06 X 1.18 inches; 319 pages; "This text examines the myriad ways in which Canadians remembered and celebrated their participation in the Great War. Collectively these memories offered explanations and consolations to Canadians and instilled in them the hope that a new sense of national identity could be born out of war." View more info

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Georges Vanier Soldier: The Wartime Letters and Diaries, 1915-1919

By: Vanier, Georges & Deborah Cowley (editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Toronto, Dundurn Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15745


Signed by Editor; Light edgewear to book and dust jacket. ; Inscribed by the editor on the front free end paper. A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; B&W Photographs; 9.28 X 6.28 X 1.07 inches; 240 pages; "Georges Vanier, who served as Governor General of Canada from 1959-1967, was 26 when he became one of the the first men to join the newly established Royal 22nd Regiment - known as the "Van Doos". He was in his second year in the Montreal firm as Dessaules a... View more info

Vimy

By: Wood, Herbert Fairlie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, MacMillan: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15316


Dust jacket has several tears, light chipping. ; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 186 pages View more info