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1 BYERS, R.B. and Colin S. GRAY GRAY, Colin S. Wellesley Paper, 2, February 1973 Canadian Military Professionalism : The search for identity
Canadian Institute of International Affairs, Toronto, 1973, 
BYERS, R.B. and Colin S. GRAY. Canadian Military Professionalism : The search for identity . Edited by R.B. Byers and Colin S. Gray. (Toronto): Canadian Institute of International Affairs, February 1973. Pp. (6),[7]-84. 8vo, stapled printed white card covers. Wellesley Paper number 2, February 1973.Spine very slightly browned, else vg. 25.00

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Canada's Navy : The First Century. Second Edition, paperback, MILNER, Marc
2 MILNER, Marc Canada's Navy : The First Century. Second Edition, paperback
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2010, ISBN:9780802096043 2010 0802096042 / 9780802096043 
MILNER, Marc. Canada's Navy : The First Century. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, (2010). Second Edition. Pp. (8),[ix]-xvii,(7),[3]-391,(1) + 56-page central section of b&w photos. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue and grey card covers with dark blue lettering to front cover and white lettering to spine.

Joseph Marc Milner (b. April 12, 1954, Sackville, New Brunswick), noted Canadian military and naval historian.

"From its eighteenth-century roots in exploration and trade, to the major conflicts of the First and Second World Wars, through to current roles in multinational operations with United Nations and NATO forces, Canada's navy - now celebrating its one hundredth anniversary - has been an expression of Canadian nationhood and a catalyst in the complex process of national unity.

In the second edition of Canada's Navy, Marc Milner brings his classic work up to date and looks back at one hundred years of the Navy in Canada. With supplementary photographs, updated sources, a new preface and epilogue, and an additional chapter on the Navy's global reach from 1991 to 2010, this edition carries Canadian Naval history into the twenty-first century. Milner brings effortless prose and exacting detail to discussions about topics as diverse as Arctic sovereignty, fishing wars, and interantional piracy. Comprehensive and accessible, Canada's Navy will continue to provoke discussion about the past and future of the country's naval forces and their evolving role in the interwoven issues of maritime politics and economics, defence and strategy, and national and foreign policy." - from the introductory preamble - p.[i].

Preface to the Second Edition;
Preface to the First Edition;

Part I. The Orphan Service.
1. Nobody's Baby;
2. Hove To, 1910-1914;
3. The Not-So-Great-War, 1914-1918;
4. The Lean Years, 1919-1939.

Part II. Finding a Role.
5. Building a Fleet and Finding a Role, 1939-1941;
6. Taking a Hit for the Team, 1942;
7. The Politics of Ambition, 1943;
8. Forging a Tradition and a Postwar Fleet, 1943-1945;
9. Towards a National Navy, 1945-1948;
10. A 'Made in Canada' Navy, 1947-1950.

Part III. Securing a Place.
11. The Halcyon Days, 1950-1958;
12. Uncharted Waters, 1958-1964;
13. Hard Lying, 1964-1968;
14. The Locust Years, 1968-1980;
15. Renaissance, 1980-1991;
16. Global Reach, 1991-2010.
Epilogue.
With notes, select bibliography, and index.

Five lines of the Preface to the Second Edition are highlighted in yellow, else very good. 18.00


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3 Public Archives of Nova Scotia TUPPER, Charles Report of the Board of Trustees of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia, For the Year 1966
Queen's Printer, Halifax , 1967, 
(Public Archives of Nova Scotia). Report of the Board of Trustees of the Public Archives of Nova Scotia, For the Year 1970. Halifax : (Queen's Printer, 1971). Pp (4),5-26,(2). 8vo, blue card covers. Includes Appendix B : The address of His Majesty's Council and the House of Assembly of Nova Scotia to the Prince Regent in 1819 in regard to the Convention of 1818 with the United States (pp 19-23) Appendix C. : A letter from Sir Charles Tupper to G.Fred Pearson dated 1910 (pp 24-26). Staples rusted, penned name, else very good. NOTE: Shipping should be less for this slim item. 35.00

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