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The Two-Headed Eagle A Novel

By: Biggins, John

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, St Martins Press: 1996

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 18622


Light shelfwear, a couple of short tears on DJ.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Otto Prohaska #3; 8.30 X 5.60 X 1.40 inches; 367 pages; Otto Prohaska, a lieutenant in the Austro-Hungarian navy during World War I, is temporarily assigned to the Flying Service as an officer observer. Working under an incompetent commanding officer who is afraid to fly, Prohaska risks his life to increase his squadron's "miles flown" statistics and deliver a... View more info

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A Very Private War

By: Cleary, Jon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1980

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16180


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; This is a fictionalized representation of the activities of the Coastwatchers who were active during World War II, keeping an eye on the Japanese movements and feeding the information to the Allied forces in the Pacific theater. View more info

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Sharpe's Escape Richard Sharpe and the Bussaco Campaign, 1810

By: Cornwell, Bernard

Price: $24.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17998


Signed by Author; Only slight wear.; Inscribed by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 7.95 X 5.35 X 1.26 inches; 351 pages; "The twentieth instalment in the bestselling Sharpe series. Sharpe's Escape takes place in the summer of 1810, once again in the Peninsular War. The French are mounting their third and most dangerous invasion of Portugal. Captain Richard Sharpe with his company of redcoats and riflemen meets t... View more info

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Squadron

By: Dunmore, Spencer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 1991

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 15353


Light edge wear, light crease front flap ; A bright, solid book DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 330 pages; Spencer Dunmore’s first foray into non-fiction writing, in 1991, resulted in the critically acclaimed bestseller Reap the Whirlwind: The Untold Story of 6 Group, Canada’s Bomber Force of World War II, which he co-wrote with William Carter, Ph.D. This was followed in 1994 by the equally successful Wings for Victory: The Remarkable Story of the Britis... View more info

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The Wars

By: Findley, Timothy

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Irwin Publishing: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 16721


Only light wear to price clipped DJ. Remainder mark on top of page edges. ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages; A reprint of the 1977 edition. "The year is 1915. Robert Ross, a young Canadian, enlists as an officer. He is not yet twenty as we follow him from his cloistered home in Toronto across the Atlantic to Ypres and the horrors of the battlefield. He finds himself in a nightmare world of trench w... View more info

Flashman and the Tiger, and Other Extracts From The Flashman Papers

By: Fraser, George MacDonald

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14610


Closed tear bottom fore edge, some wear top spine ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; 1.4 x 8.6 x 5.6 Inches; 319 pages; "Now in addition to the other famous adventures of Flash Harry, come three new episodes in the career of this eminent if disreputable adventurer." View more info

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ROADS OF PEACE

By: Ganpat (Martin Louis Gompertz)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1933

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 3225


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; Blue cloth boards have some soiling, wear to bottom edges and corners, corners bumped. PON on blank page facing half title. Stamp of the library of Canadian Knights of Columbus War Service. A sticker has been pulled from the front pastedown with resulting damage to the map end paper. The author has fictionalized an account of his own experiences of as a soldier, born in India, who served in northern India on the border with Afghanistan. View more info

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Through the Storm

By: Gibbs, Philip

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ryerson Press: 1945

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 18566


Blue cloth boards have some shelf wear.; A tight solid book, titles in yellow front and spine. Hinges intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages; "Sir Philip Armand Hamilton Gibbs (1 May 1877 – 10 March 1962) was an English journalist and prolific author of books who served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War." He also served as a war correspondent during WWII. Because of this experience his wartime novels are particularly r... View more info

Harkaway's Sixth Column; a Novel of the Somaliland Campaigns

By: Harris, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1983

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 11931


Light chipping of extremities; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 285 pages; WWII Africa is the site of this action packed novel. An explosive action-packed war drama: four British soldiers are cut off behind enemy lines in British Somaliland and when they decide to utilise a secret arms dump in the Bur Yi hills and fight a rearguard action, an unlikely alliance is sought between two local warring tribes. What fol... View more info

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Hostages

By: Heym, Stefan

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Garden City, Sun Dial Press: 1943

Edition: PhotoPlay Edition

Seller ID: 17248


Green cloth boards show light edge wear, DJ is creased, scuffed, chipped with tape repair at bottom fore edge. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. Front cover shows a movie still of Luise Rainer and Paul Lukas from the movie of the same name. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 362 pages; This novel was written by the author in 1942, after the occupation of Czechoslovakia by the Nazis. It was quickly transformed into a screenplay and filmed by Paramou... View more info

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Me Too

By: Jack, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Quartet Books: 1984

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 14364


DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book ; Bandy Papers #5; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 398 pages; This fifth book in the Bandy series followed the Canadian first by a year. "After his post-war adventures in movies in New York (see Me Bandy, You Cissie) our hero returns to his Ottawa Valley home in 1923. Through a series of misunderstandings Bandy becomes the official Liberal candidate in a by-election and to the horror of the Liberal Party lead... View more info

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Me So Far

By: Jack, Donald

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, Doubleday: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18221


Dust jacket a little worn at extremities,book a little worn base of spine, remainder mark bottom page edges . ; A bright, solid book, DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; The Bandy Papers, Vol. 7; 9 X 6.20 X 1.50 inches; 346 pages; "With this volume, Canadian novelist Jack wraps up the humorous fictional memoirs of Bartholomew Bandy, whose madcap adventures cover the decade between 1916 and 1926. Here Bandy is off to India to establish an air force for the Mah... View more info

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The Hess Assault

By: Kessler, Leo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Century: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18011


DJ shows very light shelf wear, tanning of pages.; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Wotan #5; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; A fictional account of what may have happened when Rudolf Hess flew to Scotland supposedly to arrange a peace between Britain and Nazi Germany. View more info

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This Above All

By: Knight, Eric

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Musson: 1941

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 12203


DJ is missing top third of front panel, heavily chipped elswhere, worn, creased, tear top back panel. Previous owner's name on front free end paper ; A tight solid book. DJ stabilized in Mylar, fore & bottom edges untrimmed ; An inspirational novel set after Dunkirk during WWII View more info

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Der Kommandeur

By: Laar, Clemens

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kornett Verlag: 1954

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 18290


Beige dust jacket shows light chipping head and tail of spine, pages browned. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt design on front and gilt titles on spine. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. Text in German. Only date seen is 1952 but pencilled notation of a price and 54 on back pastedown. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 236 pages; The first edition appeared of this appeared under the title 'Der Funfte Reiter' or 'The Fifth Rider'. Laars describes in this book the eve... View more info

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Rendezvous at Dieppe

By: Langford, Ernest

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Madeira Park, BC, Harbour: 1992

Seller ID: 14452


Light wear and scuffing of card covers ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 0.6 x 8.4 x 5.5 Inches; 172 pages; As a young man living in England at the time of the Allied Landing at Dieppe, Canadian novelist and screenwriter Ernest Langford acquired a special affection for the Canadian soldiers who fought so valiantly and suffered so harshly in the ill-fated raid. On August 19,1942, Major-General J. M. Roberts led 5000 troops of the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division in Operati... View more info

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The Sword of the Carews and Other Stories

By: McClaren, Duncan; Gillie, E. A.; Going, L. V.; Lyall, C. H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John F. Shaw & Co.: 1904

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 17425


Decorated red cloth boards with gilt title on front and spine. Sun-faded on spine, with some staining and shelfwear evident. Some foxing evident on FFEP. Gift notation from Chistmas 1904 on inside of front board. ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Illustrations; 192 pages; Military short fiction from the turn of the 20th century. View more info

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Sound the Last Bugle

By: Mullins, Richard

Price: $16.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14724


DJ chipped at extremities, light creasing, a couple of short tears ; A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; 191 pages; Mullins creates a story about soldiers anywhere, set in December 1944 but these soldiers could be in any war, any army, the relationship between officers and the men who serve under them. View more info

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Richard Temple

By: O'Brian, Patrick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Harpercollins: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11631


Only slight wear, remainder mark bottom page edges; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright solid, book. This is the 1st British edition. ; 1.1 x 8.43 x 5.59 Inches; 250 pages; This is the story of Richard Temple - prisoner of war, sometime adventurer, lover and artist - told with insight, empathy and drama by one of the world's master storytellers.Captive in a brutal German prison towards the end of World War II, Richard Temple has been stripped of everythin... View more info

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The Stonewall Brigade

By: Slaughter, Frank G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1976

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 12401


DJ a little creased with a few short tears, book has light lean ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A tight solid book. ; 352 pages; A fictional study of General Stonewall Jackson through the eyes of a medical officer who served in his brigade. View more info