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Only This A War Retrospect, 1917-1918

By: Pedley, James H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Cef BOOKS: 1999

Seller ID: 17156

ISBN: 1896979262

Condition: Near Fine

Only slight wear to card covers; A bright, solid book ; Maps and B&W photos; 9 X 6 X 0.70 inches; 235 pages; ".. a memoir of Lieutenant James Pedley of the 4th Canadian Infantry Battalion. He fought in France 1917-19, was wounded and was awarded the Military Cross. Pedley joined the Battalion shortly after Passchendaele and served valiantly in the numerous actions which followed. View more info

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Wearing Spurs

By: Reith, John (Lord)

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1966

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18879

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket

DJ shows some shelf wear with short tears and chipping. A few pages have small (what appear to be) coffee stains. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages; This book, which received critical acclaim upon publication, was written after the WWI but was tucked away, unpublished for 30 years. John Reith was a junior officer in the 5th Scottish Rifles. After a relatively minor injury he transferred to the Royal Engineers and finished up the war as an engineer in the Royal Marine Engineers. Lord Reith later went on to be hired by the newly formed ... View more info