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Verdun - An Illustrated Historical Guide

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Frémont, Éditions Lorraines: N.D.

Seller ID: 7979

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Some edgewear to DJ, chipping head and tail of spine, previous owner's name of front panel of DJ. ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 157 pages; The book is a guide for those tourists interested in the battles of WWI. It gives maps, photos and brief histories of the various aspects of warfare in the Verdun area. Undated but circa 1930 View more info

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World War I in Photographs

By: Andriessen, J. H. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Netherlands, Rebo Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19087

ISBN: 9036618711

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Illustrated boards show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book, liberally illustrated with B&W photos ; B&W Illustrations; 11.7 X 8.4 X 1.9 inches; 600 pages; "Text and period photographs trace the history of the First World War, from its causes and campaigns to its long-term implications, in a visual study of a defining event in modern history." View more info

The Evidence in the Case; A discussion of the moral responsibility for the war of 1914, as disclosed by the diplomatic records of England, Germany, Russia, France, Austria, Italy and Belgium,

By: Beck, James M

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1915

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 9220

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ chipped and discolored, a few short tears, red cloth binding of book faded where DJ chipped. ; DJ in Mylar, hinges intact; 275 pages View more info

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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

ISBN: 0802016189

Condition: Very Good


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, Conscription, and Independent Labour Politics, 1916-1917 by Martin Robin. View more info

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How Germany Makes War

By: Bernhardi, Friedrich Von (1849-1930)

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, George Doran: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16958

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Black cloth covered boards with gilt titles front and spine show some dampstain bottom front and back boards, corners lightly bumped ; A tight solid book, hinges intact; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 263 pages; General von Bernhardi attempts to outline Germany's strategy for conducting a 'modern' war, this on the brink of the 'Great War'. View more info

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Winged Warfare

By: Bishop, William A. (Major)

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart: 1918

Seller ID: 17562

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Cloth boards show edge wear, with soiling and remainder mark of library label on leather spine. Corner pieces missing from BFEP and last two pages, but text present. Moisture stains throughout book, but no musty smell present. Usual library markings, card pockets have been removed. This was obviously read by many people - pages show soil and a few tears. This book was obviously rebound. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 272 pages; A recounting of Bishop`s personal experiences during the war as well as review of the state o... View more info

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The White Road to Verdun the Perfect Entente Cordiale

By: Burke, Kathleen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1916

Seller ID: 3559

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo; 168 pages; Blue cloth covered boards have some spotting, white print & decoration is a little worn, paste-on photo of Burke with General Nivelle intact. Hinges intact and solid. Facsimiles of some of her war-time mementoes reproduced on front & back end papers. Frontispiece of Burke missing. Some damage to pages including one tape repaired. View more info

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London 1914–17 The Zeppelin Menace

By: Castle, Ian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford, Osprey Publishing: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19142

ISBN: 1846032458

Condition: Very Good


Card covers show very light shelf wear, small crease on bottom forecorner. ; A bright, solid book.; Campaign #193; B&W and Colour Photographs, Maps; 9.7 X 7.4 X 0.7 inches; 96 pages; "Ian Castle tells the story of Germany's air offensive against Britain in World War I (1914-1918), in which, from May 1915 until October 1917, zeppelins dropped thousands of tons of bombs on London. Initially the city was woefully unprotected but an integrated air defense system was progressively developed in response to the early months' destruction and casualties. Over a year was to pass before the first ze... 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

ISBN: 0973646926

Condition: Very Good+


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 authors include some background of the action or battle in which the soldier was involved as well as some background about the so... 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

ISBN: 0670067342

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 evolution in tactics, weapons, and advancement. Featuring never-before-published photographs, letters, diaries, and maps, this recou... View more info

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Welcome to Flanders Fields the First Canadian Battle of the Great War Ypres, 1915

By: Dancocks, Daniel G.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19172

ISBN: 0771025459

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Previous owner's name in ink on map end papers. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; B&W Illustrations; 9.1 X 6.0 X 1.2 inches; 408 pages View more info

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The Pity Of War Explaining World War I

By: Ferguson, Niall

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Basic Books: 1999

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 17616

ISBN: 046505711X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only light wear to top edge of DJ ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 9.40 X 6.20 X 2 inches; 608 pages; From the front DJ flap:"For many Americans the First World War is the forgotten war: a war that seems to have fallen into an historical void between the Civil War and World War II. This is suprising given its profound significance to the United States. More than four million Americans were mobilized in 1917-18, of whom more than 100,000 were killed - double the number who died in Vietnam. This was the first, bloody step on the road to globalism ... View more info

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Arras to Cambrai Kitchener Battalions of the Royal Berkshire Regiment in 1917

By: Fox, Colin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, University of Reading: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17555

ISBN: 0704911612

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light scuffing, creasing.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 75 pages View more info

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On the Somme Kitchener Battalions of the Royal Berkshire Regiment in 1916

By: Fox, Colin & etc.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Reading: 1996

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 17554

ISBN: 0704911604

Condition: Very Good+


Blue card covers show light scuffing and edge wear. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs, Maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 94 pages View more info

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Their Duty Done Kitchener Battalions of the Royal Berkshire Regiment

By: Fox, Colin & John Chapman & Martin McIntyre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, University of Reading: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17556

ISBN: 0704911620

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show very light scuffing and edge wear.; A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 115 pages View more info

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Seventy Years After 1914-1984

By: Gardam, Colonel John

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Stittsville ON, Canada's Wings Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11486

ISBN: 0920002269

Condition: Very Good-


Signed by Author; A little creasing and wear to card covers, deep crease front card cover ; Author inscription on half title page ; Trade PB; 99 pages; "Colonel John Gardam has collected reminiscences of Canadians who fought in the First World War." View more info

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The First World War in Photographs

By: Gilbert, Adrian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Toronto, Prospero Books: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 17933

ISBN: 155267116X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear, short tear top back DJ.; A bright, solid book, Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages; This stunning book gives a visual overview of WWI from the eyes of a number of photographers. "it includes over 400 B&W images, including extensive rare material, providing a thorough visual coverage of the war.' "offers detailed accounts of the battles of the Western an Eastern fronts as well as Gallipoli and the less well known fronts, showing the effects of war on civillians and soldiers alike.' 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

ISBN: 0771035470

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 men in the 1st Newfoundland Regiment were killed.From their starting position in a British support trench, the Newfoundlanders ... View more info

Mons and the Retreat

By: Gordon, Captain G. S.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Hampton, UK, Publications of the Great War: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 7845

ISBN: 1902185056

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear.; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; Operations of the British Army in the Present War; 27 pages; This is a reprint of the 1918 booklet from Constable and Company. View more info

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Baptism of Fire : The Second Battle of Ypres and the Forging of Canada, April 1915

By: Greenfield, Nathan M.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Toronto, HarperCollins: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16245

ISBN: 0002007274

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Only slight wear; Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.20 X 1.70 inches; 474 pages View more info