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1 (King's Royal Rifle Corps King's Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle. 1904.
Warren and Son, Printers and Publishers, Winchester , 1905, 
(King's Royal Rifle Corps). The King's Royal Rifle Corps Chronicle. 1904. Committee : Colonel H.R. Mends, Lieut.-Colonel Sir Guy Campbell, Bart., Captain The Hon. R.M. Stuart Wortley, D.S.O. Honorary Secretary and Treasurer :Major T.M. Riley, Rifle Depot, Winchester. Winchester : Warren and Son, Pr inters and Publishers, 1905. Pp (8),[1]-159,(1), frontis + 19 leaves of plates. 8vo, green cloth, silver to front board and spine, all edges dyed red.Contents : The King's Royal Rifle Corps Calendar, 1905; List of Officers, 1904; List of Officers, 1804; List of Battalions and Their Stations from 1756 to 1904; Promotions, Appointments, etc.; Extracts from Garrison Order Book, Halifax, N.S. (pp 36-58); Regimental Records - 1st Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps - 2nd Battalion... - 3rd Battalion... - 4th Battalion...; Rifle Depot Records; Memoir of R. Ernest Reade, D.S.O.; Expedition to Khartoum; Three Months Leave in Ladakh; Trout Fishing in Canada (pp 119-121); Shooting - by H.A.V.; The Manoeuvres of 1904; The Canadian Military Institute; The Memorial Homes for Disabled Riflemen at St. Cross; List and Services ofOfficers who Died in 1904; Record of Service of the Harrington Family; Lis t of Past Officers; Notice to Correspondents. Ex-library (spine numbering, bookplate, blindstamps, discard stamp, penned accession number, rear pocket), wear to spine ends and corners, frontis and plate loose, foxing, else good. As is. 40.00

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2 63rd Halifax Rifles). Constitution and Bye-Laws of the Mayflower Company, Co. B, 63rd Halifax Rifles. H. Hechler, Captain.
T.C. Allen & Co / 63rd Halifax Rifles, Halifax, N.S, 1894, 
(63rd Halifax Rifles). Constitution and Bye-Laws of the Mayflower Company, Co. B, 63rd Halifax Rifles. H. Hechler, Captain. Halifax, N.S.: T.C. Allen & Co., 1894. Pp [1]-8. Small 8vo, pale green printed stitched wrappers. Rubbed, front wrapper faded to brown, else very good. 25.00

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3 63rd Halifax Rifles). Scottish Companies Sleigh-Drive and Dinner, Belle Vue Hotel, Bedford, January 30th, 1902.
63rd Halifax Rifles, 1902, 
(63rd Halifax Rifles). Scottish Companies Sleigh-Drive and Dinner, Belle Vue Hotel, Bedford, January 30th, 1902. 63rd Halifax Rifles, 1902. Pp (4). Small [3.25 by 4.25 inches] pale green folded sheet, opening to 6.5 by4.25 inches. Menu and programme for this event. Rubbed, else very good. 20 .00

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4 ABERT, James W., Lieut. GALVIN, John (edited by) Through the Country of the Comanche Indians in the Fall of the Year 1845. ltd ed repr in blank dj.
John Howell, San Francisco, CA, 1970, 
ABERT, James W., Lieut. Through the Country of the Comanche Indians in the Fall of the Year 1845 : The Journal of a U.S. Army Expedition led by Lieutenant James W. Abert of the Topographical Engineers, Artist Extraordinary whose paintings of Indians and Their Wild West illustrate this book ; edited by John Galvin. (San Francisco, CA): John Howell Books, 1970. Pp. 77, colour frontis., + 2 folding maps and 21 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 4to, cream cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Limited to 5000 copies.The journal of a U.S. Army exploratory expedition through Comanche territo ry (Mexico and the fringes of American territory) in the middle of the nineteenth century. Vg in chipped, spine sunned and dampspotted blank white dj.50.00

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5 ADAMS, Francis Songs of the Army of the Night and the Mass of Christ. rev ed.
Mitchell Kennerley, New York, 1910, 
ADAMS, Francis. Songs of the Army of the Night and the Mass of Christ . [Editor's note by Henry S. Salt]. New York: Mitchell Kennerley, 1919. New and revised edition. Pp. [1]-125,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Spine ends frayed, spine and part of rear board near spine sunned, light foxing to initial and final leaves, else vg. 25.00

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6 ADELMAN, Jonathan R. Prelude to the Cold War : The Tsarist, Soviet, and U.S. Armies in the Two World Wars. First Edition
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder & London, 1988, ISBN:1555871232 
ADELMAN, Jonathan R. Prelude to the Cold War : The Tsarist, Soviet, and U.S. Armies in the Two World Wars. Boulder & London : Lynne Rienner Publishers, (1988). First Edition. Pp (4),v-viii,1-287,(1). Index. 8vo, greenish-greycloth, lettered in maroon. Contents : 1. Introduction. Section 1 - World W ar I. 2. An Economic and Political Overview of World War I. 3. Russian and U.S. Armies in Battle. 4. Russian and U.S. Institutions in Wartime. Section2 - The Interwar Years, 1919-1939. 5. The Interwar Years. Section 3 - Prel ude to Goetterdaemmerung, June 1941 - June 1944. 6. A Military and Political Overview. 7. Soviet and U.S. Armies in Battle. Section 4 - The Soviet andU.S. Destruction of the Third Reich, June 1944 - May 1945. 8. Soviet and U .S. Armies in Battle. 9. Soviet and U.S. War Efforts. 10. Soviet and U.S. War Economies. 11. Conclusions. Very good. 50.00

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7 ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. ADKINS, Lesley NELSON, Horatio War for All the Oceans : From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. in dj.
Viking, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780670038660 
ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. The War for All the Oceans : From Nelson atthe Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. (New York) : Viking, (2007). First Print ing. Pp [i]-xxvi,[1]-534,+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "From its very first page, The War for All the Oceans is an adventure story—a superb account of the naval war thatlasted from Napoleon's seizure of power in 1798 to the War of 1811 with th e United States. Most naval histories stop at Nelson's death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.. Yet the Royal Navy took on almost every other nationthat had a rival fleet: the French, Spanish, Dutch, Danes, Russians, Turks and Ameri­cans. Shipping routes all over the world were guarded to ensure that trade with Britain was not interrupted, and, as Napoleon lost his empire, Britain formed solid, imperial foundations—all because the British navygained control of the oceans. Roy and Lesley Adkins bring this naval war t o life, writing about its heroes, ship maneuvers and shipboard life with equal relish. They paint a brilliant picture of the large fleet actions of the war, such as the battles of the Nile and Copenhagen; duels between pairs of ships, such as the HMS Shannon and USS Chesapeake; and combined naval and army operations like the disas­trous Walcheren expedition. They provide aringside seat to the earliest attacks with torpedoes and rock­ets and a fr esh look at our own country in a brilliant rendering of the War of 1811, fought in our nation's infancy. As in Nelson's Trafalgar, the Adkinses delight in the details, drawing vivid portraits of the sailors as well as the press-gangs, prostitutes and spies who populated this epic war." - from the dj. Underlining in pen on page 126, else very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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8 ALBERTA MILITARY INSTITUTE) Alberta Military Institute Journal 1945
Alberta Military Institiute, Calgary, Alberta, 1945, 
(ALBERTA MILITARY INSTITUTE). Alberta Military Institute Journal 1945. Calgary, Alberta : The Alberta Military Institiute, [1945]. Pp. [1]-172. Illustrated with some b&w photos, maps, &c. 8vo, red side-stapled cardcovers, blank spine. Contents : Message to First Canadian Army before launching of Operation "Overlord"; Portrait of General H. G. D. Crerar, C.H.. C.B., D.S.O.;Illustration—D-Day—A "Rhino Ferry" Approaching the Beach; Portrait of Lieu t.-General G. G. Simonds, C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O .; Illustration—"The Old TownThat Had Cost So Much Blood Was Itself a Shambles"; In Memoriam; Col. Snow Succeeds Brig. Harvey; A.M.I. Officers for 1946; President's Annual Addres s, 1945; Report of the Auditor; The Treasurer's Report; A.M.I. Library; Alberta Military Institute Cadets; The Canadian Legion Is on Guard, by J. W. Russell, Esq.; History Day by Day, by Major A. C. Ballantine, E.D., R.C.A.; In Canada's Mountain Parks, by Sydney Vallance, Esq.; Address—"Bombing Operations With the Maquis in France"—Flt.-Lt A. R. Smith, D.F.C.; "The Pipers Played On", by Lt.-Col. Donald MacLauchlan, D.S.O.; Address—The 6th Field Regime R.C.A. in Action—Major A. Maw, M.C.; Address—With the Recces. In Sicily and Italy—Lt.-Col. F. D. Adams, D.S.O.; Vimy Anniversary Dinner; Address—Japan's Abortive Attack on Ceylon—Major M. G. Dover, V.D.; Address—Argentina From Within—F/O Rev. V. S. Lord; With on Advanced Surgical Unit, by Major L. G. Alexander, M.B.E., M.C.; Address—Thp Wartime Internment Camp at Seebe—Lt.-Col. deN. Watson, O.B.E., E.D/; Map—Plan of "Neptune" Assaults; 'A Wall Is Breached"; Map—The Caen Area; Map—The Expansion of the Normandy Bridgehead; Map—The Falaise Area; Mop—Pursuit to Dieppe; Address—D-Day, Before and After—Major Henry S. Patterson; Address—The Campaign in North-West Europe—Brig. Churchill Mann, C.B.E., D.S.O.; Address—The Scientist and the Services—E. Llewellyn Davies, Esq., O.B.E.; The Annual General Meeting, 1945; The Alberta Military Institute Membership List; Index to Advertisers. Corners slightly bumped, covers rubbed else very good. 40.00

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9 ALBERTS, Robert C. STOBO, Robert Most Extraordinary Adventures of Major Robert Stobo.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston , 1965, 
ALBERTS, Robert C. The Most Extraordinary Adventures of Major Robert Stobo.Illustrated with photographs and with maps drawn by Samuel Hanks Bryant. B oston : Houghton Mifflin Company, (1965). Second Printing. Pp [i]-x,(4),[1]-421m(13)m+ 16 pp plates. Maps. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to black panel to spine. "Robert Stobo enters the pages of history on horseback, at the head of a company of provincial Virginia troops marching as reinforcements into Colonel George Washington.s encampment on the western frontier. He was involved in three famous battles of the French and Indian War. He served as an espionage agent for Washington behind French lines. Taken hostage, he was sentenced to death after a show trial that caused international controversy. He twice escaped from a Quebec prison, and twice was recaptured. He escaped a third time to lead a small band through 350 miles of enemy territory. He was hailed as a hero in Williamsburg and London. He was twice captured by pirates. He consorted on intimate terms with the great figures of his time. " - from the dj. Contents: 1. Return of a Hero. 2. The Journey Begins. 3. An Army Marches. 4. Alexandria to Wills Creek. 5. To the Great Meadows. 6. Advance and Retreat. 7. The Battle. 8. Fort Duquesne. 9. Aftermath. 10. Quebec. 11. Defeat and Discovery. 12. The Trial. 13. In Prison. 14. Preparations for Escape. 15. Flight Down the River. 16. The Battle of Chaleur Bay. 17. With the Mighty General. 18. Quebec to Crown Pint to Williamsburg. 19. The Fall of New France. 20. The English Captain. 21. The Last Chapter. Very good in lightly edgeworn, unclipped dustjacket. 28.00

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10 ALBION-MEEK, Peggy. ELLISON, William J. Great Adventurer. signed by author
Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, Toronto, 1957, 
ALBION-MEEK, Peggy. The Great Adventurer. Introduction, Notes and Exercisesby William J. Ellison, M.A., Head of the English Department, Weston Colleg iate and Vocational School. Authorized in the Province of Saskatchewan. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, (1957). Pp (4),v-viii,(2),1-154. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, decorated green paper covered boards (hardcover),black lettering to white labels to front board and spine. "The Great Adven turer is a fresh and lively narrative of the Trojan War, that conflict which was first recounted in the ancient Grecian mytns about the deeds of gods and heroes and men. Homer, the half-legendary poet ot the ninth century B.C., derived from these myths his vivid account, in The Iliad, of the long siege of Troy. In The Odyssey the poet told of the long wanderings of the Greek hero Odysseus in his attempt to reach home atter Troy had fallen. The Great Adventurer combines these stories in a single account. It follows Homersubstantially, apart from a number of details which the story-teller is en titled to follow her own fancy." (from the In troduction, p. v). Contents :1. Marriage of Helen and Menelaus. 2. Odysseus and Penelope. 3. Discoid Am ong the Gods. 4. The Fatal Decision of Paris. 5. Discord in Ithaca. 6. Odysseus Dishonours His Vow. 7. Disaster Pursues the Greeks. 8. Increasing Furyand Confusion. 9. Achilles Rejoins the Greeks. 10. Death of Achilles and P aris. 11. The Strategy of Odysseus. 12. The Fall of Troy. 13. Odysseus and His Victorious Army Embark for Greece. 14. Odysseus Lands on the Island of Circe. 15. Odysseus Meets and Conquers Circe. 16. Odysseus Sails to the Realm of the Dead. 17. Odysseus Passes Between ScylJa and Charvbdis. 18. The Rebellious Crew Force Odysseus to Land on Trinacria. 19. Odysseus is Cast Upon the Island of Calypso. 20. Nausicaa, Phaeacian Princess, Welcomes Odysseus to Corfu. 21. The Phaeacians Honour Odysseus. 22. The Wanderer Awakes inIthaca. 23. Odysseus, Disguised as a beggar, Enters His Palace. 24. Odysse us Slays the Suitors. 25. Peace and Order Restored to Ithaca. Proper Names and How to Pronounce Them. General Notes. Notes. Questions and Exercises. Books on Classical Mythology for Further Reference. Very good. Signed with inscription by the author. 30.00

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Pink and Scarlet , ALDERSON, E.A.H., Lt.-Colonel
11 ALDERSON, E.A.H., Lt.-Colonel Pink and Scarlet
ALDERSON, Lt.-Colonel E.A.H. Pink and Scarlet or Hunting as a School for Soldiering. L.: William Heinemann, 1900. Pp (6),[vii]xii,[1]-217,(1),(2,ads),[1]-32(cat dated 1900),+ 18 plates. 8vo, red and orange cloth. Bookplate, spotting to covers, endpapers foxed, else vg. 150.00

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12 ALEXANDER, Martin S. Republic in Danger : General Maurice Gamelin and the Politics of French Defence, 1933-1940. First Edition in dustjacket, signed by author
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1992, ISBN:0521372348 
ALEXANDER, Martin S. The Republic in Danger : General Maurice Gamelin and the Politics of French Defence, 1933-1940. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1992). First Edition. Pp (12),[xi]-xiv,1-573,(3). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This is the first full-length study in English of the career of one of France's most controversial military leaders, General Maurice Gamelin (1872-1958). Gamelin was reviled by many of his contemporaries and denigrated by historians as 'the man who lost the Battle of France'. Here Gamelin is re-appraised in the context of the unstable civil-military relations and national decline of the years 1933-40. Basing his account on hitherto inaccessible primary sources and on public and private archives. The evidence reviewed, including Gamelin's private headquarters' diary, provides the basis for a revision of the earlier hostile portraits of the general. The author argues that less attention should be paid to the campaign in France in 1940, by which time Gamelin's role was that of co-ordinator and adviser. Rather, he suggests that great credit is due to Gamelin for his success in holding together the pre-war civil-military consensus, and for re-arming France by 1939." Contents : Introduction : Maurice Gamelin,the defence of France and the decline of the Third Republic. 1. The making of a republican general; 2. Gamelin and the rebirth of German power; 3. Fi rst responses: defence versus détente in the Laval era; 4. The Popular Front, the army and politics; 5. The road to rearmament: Gamelin, Daladier and Popular Front defence policy; 6. Gamelin and air support of the army; 7. Gamelin, the Maginot Line and Belgium; 8. Gamelin, Yugoslavia and the easternalliances: assets or embarrassments?; 9. Men or material? Gamelin and Brit ish support for France; 10. Czechoslovakia, Poland, and Soviet Union: from appeasement to war; 11. Gamelin and the fall of Poland; 12. The Twilight War: military stagnation and political conflict; Conclusion; Appendices: (1) Diagrammatic organisation of the French high command. (2) Distribution of the four-year armaments programme of September 1936 (Le programme de 14 milliards). Very good in dustjacket. Signed with inscription by the author. 100.00

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13 ALEXANDER, Martin S., ed. GRAHAM, Helen, ed. French and Spanish Popular Fronts : Comparative Perspectives. First Edition in dustjacket, signed.
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1989, ISBN:0521350816 
ALEXANDER, Martin S. and Helen GRAHAM, eds. The French and Spanish Popular Fronts : Comparative Perspectives. Edited by Martin S. Alexander and Helen Graham. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1989). First Printing. Pp.(4),v-xiv,1-277,(5). 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The m enace of triumphant Nazism and fascism across Europe in the 1930s drove theleft into unity with liberals, in order to make common cause against the e xtremist right. Popular Front initiatives were a significant attempt to barthe way to further fascist victories. This collection of essays focuses sp ecifically on France and Spain as the only two countries where Popular Front coalitions won political power through the ballot box. From a comparativeperspective the volume gathers leading experts on the 1930s who travel bey ond the territory of orthodox political history. Taken together, their contributions provide the first multi-dimensional approach to the Front phenomenon. The Popular Fronts in France and Spain emerge here as more than elite political partnerships -- they were movements of the masses in search fo social, cultural and educational change." -from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Joel Cotton: "The formation of the French Popular Front, 1934-6"; 2. SantosJulia: "The origins and nature of the Spanish Popular Front"; 3. H. Haywoo d Hunt: "The French Radicals, Spain and the emergence of appeasement"; 4. Michael Alpert: "The Spanish army and the Popular Front"; 5. Martin S. Alexander: "Soldiers and Socialists: the French officer corps and leftist government, 1935-7"; 6. Mary Vincent: "The Spanish Church and the Popular Front: the experience of Salamanca province"; 7. James Steel: "'La main tendue', the French Communist Party and the Catholic Church, 1935-7"; 8. Tom Kemp: "Trotskyist and left-wing critics of the Popular Front"; 9. Paul Heywood: "The development of marxist theory in Spain and the Frente Popular"; 10. DavidBerry: "The other Popular Front: French anarchism and the Front Revolution naire"; 11. Alan Forrest: "The French Popular Front and the politics of Jacques Doriot"; 12. Adrian Rossiter: "The Blum government, the Consiel National Economique and economic policy"; 13. Jose Manuel Macarro Vera: "Social and economic policies of the Spanish left in theory and in practice"; 14. Sian Reynolds: "Women, men and the 1936 strikes in France"; 15. David A.L. Levy: "From clientelism to communism: the Marseille working class and the Popular Front"; 16. Adrian Shubert: "A reinterpretation of the Spanish PopularFront: the case of Asturias"; 17. Julian Jackson: "Le temps des loisirs: p opular tourism and mass leisure in the vision of the Front Populaire"; 18. Christopher Cobb: "The educational and cultural policy of the Popular Frontgovernment in Spain, 1936-9"; 19. Martin Stanton: "French intellectual gro ups and the Popular Front: traditional and innovative uses of the media". Very good in dustjacket. Signed, dated, and warmly inscribed by editor Martin S. Alexander, on the first page. 50.00

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14 ALEXIEV, Alexander RAND/R-3627-A Inside the Soviet Army in Afghanistan.
Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, CA, 1988, ISBN:0833008935 
ALEXIEV, Alexander. Inside the Soviet Army in Afghanistan. (Santa Monica, CA) : Th e Rand Corporation, May 1988. Prepared for the United States Army. Pp (2),iii-xvi,1-68. 8vo, grey stapled card covers, lettered in green. Contents : Preface; Summary; Glossary. Section I. Introduction. Section II. Force Strucrure and Characteristics : - Recruitment and Statiioning; - Training and Indoctrination; - Types of Units and Operations. Section III. Factrors Affecting Morale and Discipline : - Personnel Relations; - Quality of Life; - Drugs and Alcohol; - Theft and Corruption; - Looting and Atrocities. Section IV. Implications and Conclusions. Ex-library (spine label, inkstmps), else very good. 25.00

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15 ALI SHAH, Mahboob History of Khyber Rifles
Landi Kotal, Pakistan, 1987, 1987 
ALI SHAH, Mahboob, Lt. Col. History of Khyber Rifles. [Landi Kotal, Pakistan : the Author, 1987?]. First Edition. Pp (8),7-66,(6),+ folding map. Illustrated. 8vo, grey and red card covers, front cover lettered in black, with a blank white spine.

Contents :
1. Preface.
2. Introduction.
3. Important Features.
4. Special Measures of the British Reign.
5. Post Independence Period.
6. Historical Background of Khyber Rifles.
7. Operations and Expeditions.
8. Afridi Uprising — 1897.
9. History of the First Afridi Battalion (1942-46).
10. Rejuvenation of Khyber Rifles.
11. Kashmir Jehad.
12. Pandu Operation.
13. Additional Raising.
14. Indo-Pak War 1965.
15. Indo-Pak War 1971.
16. Visitors.
17. Commandants.

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16 ALISON, Archibald Military Life of John, Duke of Marlborough. US ed.
Harper & Brothers, 1855, 
ALISON, Archibald. The Military Life of John, Duke of Marlborough. NY: Harper & Brothers, 1855. Pp 410. 8vo, half calf. Heavily rubbed with wear to extremities, one-inch tape-repaired split to top outer hinge at rear, front inner hinge cracked, small puncture to spine, dampstain to top edge of text block throughout, light foxing throughout, else vg. As is. 50.00

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17 All-Slavonic Congress) Second All-Slavonic Meeting, Moscow, April 4 and 5, 1942
Foreign Languages Publishing House, Moscow, 1942, 
(All-Slavonic Congress). Second All-Slavonic Meeting, Moscow, April 4 and 5, 1942. Moscow : Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1942. Pp (6),7-[123],(1). Illustrated. 8vo, green and white wrappers, front cover lettered in white, spine blank. Cover title : Slavs to Arms! Contents : Introductory Note;Appeal to the Oppressed Fellow Slavs; Resolution of the Second All-Slavoni c Meeting on the Publication of a Monthly Journal of the All-Slavonic Committee; Resolution of the Second All-Slavonic Meeting on the Publication of the Proceedings of the Meeting; Opening Speech by Lt.-General Alexander Gcndorov, Chairman of the All-Slavonic Committee; Speech by Alexander Korniechuk, Ukrainian Writer, Member of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian S.S.R., Vice-Chairman of the All-Slavonic Committee; Speech by Yakub Kolas, Byelorussian Poet; Speech by Wanda Wasilewska, Polish Authoress, Member of the All-Slavonic Committee; Speech by Nikolai Derzhavin, Member of tie Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R.; Speech by Zdenek Nejedly, member of the Academy of Sciences of Czechoslovakia, Professor at Prague University, Vice-chairman of the All-Slavonic Committee; Speech by Prof. Bojidar Maslaric, Serbian Publicist, Vice-chairman of the All-Slavonic Committee; Speech by Col. Heliodor Pika of the Czechoslovakian Army; Speech by Stella Blagoyeva, Bulgarian Publicist; Speech by Ivan Regent, Slovenic Journalist, Member of the All-Slavonic Committee; Speech by Nikolai Tikhonov, Leningrad Writer; Seechin Verse by Radule Stijenski, Yugoslav Poet, Member of the All-Slavonic Co mmittee; Speech by Mikhail Grechukha, President of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian S.S.R.; Speech by Lt.-General Ivan Kamera, Representative of the Byelorussian People; Speech by Dmitri Shostakovich, Russian Composer; Speech by Marek Culen, Czechoslovak Political Leader, Deputy of the Czechoslovak Parliament, Member of the All-Slavonic Committee; Speech by Juno Salai, Croatian Publicist, Member of the All-Slavonic Committee; Speech by Alexander Joczys, Polish Worker; Speech by Ferdinand Kozovsky, Bulgarian Publicist; Speech by Johannes R. Becheb, German Poet; Greetings. Spine chipped and browned, margins browned, chipping to edges of front cover,else good. 50.00

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18 ALLEN, Ralph Canadian History Series Vol.5 Ordeal by Fire : Canada, 1910-1945. First Edition
Doubleday Canada Ltd, Toronto, 1961, 
ALLEN, Ralph. Ordeal by Fire : Canada, 1910-1945. Toronto : Doubleday Canada Ltd., 1961. First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(3),[1]-492. 8vo, grey cloth with green title block. Volume Five of the Canadian History Series. Naval, World War I and II references in the Index. Very good. 15.00

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19 ALLEN, Robert S. His Majesty's Indian Allies : British Indian Policy in The Defence of Canada, 1774-1815. Paperback, Signed.
Dundurn Press, Toronto & Oxford, 1992, ISBN:1550021842 
ALLEN, Robert S. His Majesty's Indian Allies : British Indian Policy in TheDefence of Canada, 1774-1815. Toronto & Oxford : Dundurn Press, 1992. Firs t Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),7-294,(2), including plates. Illustrated. 8vo, art illustrated green card covers with white lettering to front cover andspine. "Today the First Nations are demanding a new recognition of their p lace in Canada. For them this demand is a renewal of the historical relationship between themselves and the European newcomers, based on mutual respect and a separate but equal status in which neither side would interfere wihthe integrity of the other's culture, language, law, or religious and poli tical systems. 'His Majesty's Indian Allies' is a study of the roots of this relationship and an examination of British Indian policy in North Americafrom the time of the American Revolution to the end of the War of 1812, wi th particular focus on Canada. Remarkably little recognition has been givenot the vital military role of native people in the defence of Canada. More precisely, the long relationship between native people and thje crown in C anada, based on formal alliances, was instrumental in preserving and protecting the integrity of the territories that became Canada. The cohesive vehicle for implementing policy directives was the British Indian Department, the forerunner of the present Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada. Although plagued by a continuous struggle over land issues and native sovereignty, an enduring and symbiotic relationship evolved between the native people and the British Crown in Canada that was rooted in the mutual need and desire for protection and survival. In his conclusion, Allen argues that the historic chain of friendship between native people and the crown has been recast, but not particularly altered, in the contemporary world of government-native relations. In detailing and assessing these military alliances during the formative and critical years in the development of the nations in North America, Robert Allen has brought refreshing new insights intothe field of native history." - from rear. Very good. Signed, inscribed an d dated by the author on the title page. 25.00

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20 ALLMAND, Christopher, (ed.) Warfare in History series Society at War : The Experience of England and France during the Hundred Yeras War. New Edition in dustjacket
Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1998, ISBN:085115672x 
ALLMAND, Christopher, (ed.). Society at War : The Experience of England andFrance during the Hundred Yeras War. (Woodbridge) : The Boydell Press, (19 98). New Edition. Pp (4),v-xx,1-236. Index. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The impact of war on England and France in the late middle ages,and the reaction to the conflict between them, is fully explored through t he evidence and commentary presented here. The Hundred Years War forms the framework for the chosen documents, all from the fourteenth and fifteenth century. Extracts illuminate how men thought about war and how they faced upto it in practice, the problems of manpower, and the effects of the milita ry needs of the day on society. The importance of economic motives in goingto war is considered, together with the changing methods used in fighting the war and the role of the noncombatant who contributed financially, materially and morally towards his country's war effort. Finally, the attempts at peace-making are illustrated, showing how war did not end suddenly, sinceits effects - social, economic and political - were felt for many years af ter it was officially over." (rom the dj). Contents : Part I : LATE MEDIEVAL ATTITUDES TO WAR. 1. The justifications for war. 2. War and chivalry. 3. The professional attitude. 4. The opponents of war. 5. The judgement of God. Part II : ARMIES AND THEIR ORGANISATION. 1. The French army. 2. The English army. 3. Muster and review. 4. Non-military personnel and transport. 5. Weapons. 6. Provisions. 7. The navy. Part III : THE ENTICEMENTS OF WAR. 1. Wages. 2. Pillage and booty. 3. Prisoners and ransoms. 4. Appatis. 5. Land.6. The consequences of enticement. 7. Enticement, indiscipline and its sol utions. Part IV : THE PRACTICE OF WAR. 1. Training for war. 2. Declaration of war. 3. War on land. 4. War at sea. Part V : WAR AND THE CIVILIAN POPULATION. 1. Attitudes to the non-combatant. 2. Paying for war. 3. Involvement in war. 4. War and nationalism. 5. Profit and loss. Part VI DIPLOMACY, PEACE AND THEIR AFTERMATH. 1. Peacemaking. 2. The problems of peace. 3. Measures for economic revival. FINAL COMMENTS. APPENDIX : 'Battle Plan for the Agincourt campaign. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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