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321 BRANDER, Michael. Scottish Highlanders and their Regiments. First Edition in dustjacket.
Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., London, 1971, ISBN:0854220127 
BRANDER, Michael. The Scottish Highlanders and their Regiments. London : Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., (1971). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-224, + 16 p. ofblack and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering t o spine. "The Scottish nation ceased to exist on 26 April, 1746, after a long and bloody persecution. That sad day saw the clan system broken for everas, tired, hungry, dispirited and ill-led, the great clans died before the muskets of Cumberland's army at Culloden. Yet had they but known the atroc ities that were to follow in the wake of the Army, they would cheerfully have turned again to the bayonets of the Redcoats. For forty-seven years after the battle the Highlanders suffered the indignities of a wandering race. Hanged for no reason, imprisoned and deported without trial, their music, weapons and dress forbidden on pain of death, the ancient culture crumbled and fell, and left the Highlands open for the tourist, the opportunist and the sheep. And yet, in the Highland regiments, we have a remarkable paradox,and the true proof of the effectiveness of the clan system. Bound on his s tainless honour to his regiment, the Highlander watched th destruction of his proud race by the barbarous and bigoted people he served, and yet continued to fight and die for causes not his own. Britain was the richer. As Michael Brander has so ably shown, it was in these same regiments that the Highland customs and manners survived, aided by few -- a very few -- compassionate and understanding people. And though the average tourist in Scotland may know of the Thin Red Line, and the Gordons' charge at Waterloo, and may have had a sticker in his car urging that the Argylls be saved, never let him stand by Rannoch and look down into Glencoe, and wonder why the glens are empty." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Formation; 2. Dress; 3. Recruiting; 4. Character and Discipline; 5. Religion and Sobriety; 6. Mutinies; 7. Pipes and Pipers; 8. Ships and Shipwrecks (pp. 95-105); 9. Medical and Surgical; 10. Second Sight; 11. Wives and Camp Followers; 12. Remarkable Characters; 13. Exceptional Battles; 14. In North America (pp. 161-172, with afew Nova Scotia references); 15. In the Near and Far East; 16. In Europe, Portugal and Spain. Appendices: A. The Cardwell Reforms and Effects; B. TheHighland Regiments; C. The Fencible Regiments. With bibliography and index . Name inked to flyleaf, else very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 40.00

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Discours sur les Colonels de l'Infanterie de France , BRANTÔME, Pierre) VAUCHERET, Étienne Publication du Centre d'Études de la Renaissance, 2) PIERRE de Bourdeille) VAUCHERET, Étienne (ed.)
322 BRANTÔME, Pierre) VAUCHERET, Étienne Publication du Centre d'Études de la Renaissance, 2) PIERRE de Bourdeille) VAUCHERET, Étienne (ed.) Discours sur les Colonels de l'Infanterie de France
Éditions Cosmos, Montreal, 1973, 
(BRANTÔME, Pierre) VAUCHERET, Étienne (ed.) Discours sur les Colonels de l'Infanterie de France . Édition Critique avec Introduction, Notes, Glossaire, Chronologie et Index. Édition étabile par Étienne Vaucheret. Préface par V.-L. Saulnier. Montreal: Éditions Cosmos, (1973). Pp. (1)-421,[3], including frontis. 8vo, printed grey card covers. Publication du Centre d'Études de la Renaissance, de l'Université de Sherbrooke, no. 2. Spine and edges browned, else vg. 50.00

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323 BRENNECKE, H.J. Ghost Cruiser H.K. 33. 1st UK in dj
Kimber, 1954, 
BRENNECKE, H.J. Ghost Cruiser H.K. 33. Written with the cooperation of survivors, including Lieutenant Helmut Hanefield, Assistant Ship's Surgeon Dr. Hasselmann and Chief Quartermaster Ernst Neumeister. L.: William Kimber, (1954). First Edition. Pp [1]-208,(8,ads). Illustrated. 8vo, navy cloth. Cloth waterstained, hinges shaky, name, else good in poor chipped and waterstained dj. As is. 15.00

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324 BRIDGE, T.D. (ed.). McGEOCH, Ian MUNDAY, Richard RAMSEY, Russell W. Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 120, No. 1, January 1990
West of England Press, Publishers, Tavistock, Devon, 1990, 
BRIDGE, T.D. (ed.). The Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 120, No. 1, January 1990. (Tavistock, Devon : Army Quarterly and Defence Journal, 1990). Pp (4),1-128,(4),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red printed card covers. Nautical content : Vice Admiral Sir Ian McGeoch's “U-Boats: the failure that nearly brought Britain to defeat” [German and British submarines: but the Germans almost won the undersea war] (pp 71-73). Other contents : Richard Munday's “Switzerland Without an Army?”; Lt. Col. Russell Ramsey's “Columbia's War: the Facts about her Army and her Allies”; Anoushiravan Ehteshami's “Iran's Revolution: Fewer Ploughshares, More Swords”; Christopher Hjelt's “The 'Ace' Regiment: a brief history of a Finnish fighting unit”; and much more. Library stamp, corner crease, holes from removed staples to front cover, else very good. 10.00

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325 BRIDGE, T.D. (ed.). McGEOCH, Ian REYNOLDS, Oliver THORNE, I.D.P. Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 120, No. 2, April 1990.
West of England Press, Publishers, Tavistock, Devon, 1990, 
BRIDGE, T.D. (ed.). The Army Quarterly and Defence Journal. Vol. 120, No. 2, April 1990. (Tavistock, Devon : Army Quarterly and Defence Journal, 1990). Pp (4),129-256,(4),+ 8 pp plates. 8vo, red printed card covers. Nautical content: Vice Admiral Sir Ian McGeoch's “NIMS' the word” [“How do Captains view the new prospect of seagoing WRNS?”] (pp 170-173). Contents : T.D. Bridge's “Brazil's army: green to cut costs”; Maj. Oliver Reynolds's "A Captain at large in the province: impressions of Northern Ireland 1968-9”; I.D.P.Thorne's “Jerusalem: a myth of 1917”; and much more. Library stamp, corner crease, holes from removed staples to front cover, tear to top spine, else very good. 10.00

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326 BRIDGMAN, Leonard (ed.) Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1945/6. A Reprint of the 1945/6 Edition of All the World's Aircraft. Founded by Fred T. Jane.
Arco Publishing Company, New York , 1970, 
BRIDGMAN, Leonard (ed.). Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1945/6. A Reprint of the 1945/6 Edition of All the World's Aircraft. Founded by Fred T. Jane.New York : Arco Publishing Company, Inc., (1970). Pp (6),1-146,(4),i-vi,1- 24,[1]-74,[1]-53,(1),[1]-315,(1),[1]-94. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : A. A Review of the World's Air Power during the Years 1944-45 (pp 74). B. A Review of the World's Civil Aviation 1944-45 (pp 53). C. All the World's Aeroplanes (pp 315). D. All the World's Aero-Engines (pp 94). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in tape-repaired dustjacket. 60.00

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327 BRINDLE, Sapper Walter. France & Flanders : Four Years Experience Told in Poem & Story
S.K. Smith, Sackville, NB, 1919, 
BRINDLE, Sapper W[alter]. France & Flanders : Four Years Experience Told in Poem & Story. With Souvenir Photographs of the Visit of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales to St.John, New Brunswick, August 15, 1919. St.John, N.B.: S.K. Smith, (1919). Pp (16),1-84,(4),frontispiece + 7 plates, all with captioned tissue guards. 8vo, green cloth with black decoration and lettering to front board, blank spine.
Title page has the ampersand, while the front cover has France and Flanders

Tennyson, The Canadian Experience of the Great War : A Guide to Memoirs 396, Watters p.25, Rhodenizer p.958.
"His verse may not always follow the rule of metre, but requires no apologist. The war, it has been said, failed signally to produce any great poems, with one or two striking exceptions, and these which follow in the pages of this book, many of them written on the battlefield within range of the enemy guns, have at least the virtue of being an attempt at portrayal of actual war scenes as witnessed by a grizzeled veteran doing his duty from day by day rather than mere poetic flights of fancy. [...] As for the prose, it deals with the accomplishments of the Canadian Overseas Rail way Construction Corps and the writer has performed a valuable service in thus putting on record the achievements of a unit which trained in St. John and which took such an important part in the winning of the war from the broad standpoint of the Allied cause." - from the publisher's preface.
Contents: 1. Fighting Myself; 2. Training and Work in England; 3. Our Corps; 4. Off to France; 5. Meeting Old Friends; 6. What Happened in Bergues; 7. On the Move; 8. Huns Driven Back; 9. Useless Destruction; 10. Peace and Plenty; 11. A Stirring Sight and After; 12. Sammy Puts One Over; 13. The Push; 14. The Huns' Worst; 15. Marking Time; 16. Canadians at Play and Work.
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328 BRINDLE, Sapper Walter. France & Flanders : Four Years Experience Told in Poem & Story. First Edition in dustjacket.
S.K. Smith, Sackville, NB, 1919, 
BRINDLE, Sapper W[alter]. France & Flanders : Four Years Experience Told inPoem & Story. With Souvenir Photographs of the Visit of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales to St. John, New Brunswick, August 15, 1919. St.John, N.B.: S.K. Smith, (1919). First Edition. Pp (16),1-84,(4), frontispiece + 7 plates, allwith captioned tissue guards. 8vo, green cloth with black decoration and l ettering to front board, blank spine. Title page has the ampersand, while the front cover and the dustjacket have France and Flanders Tennyson, The Canadian Experience of the Great War : A Guide to Memoirs 396, Watters p.25, Rhodenizer p.958. "His verse may not always follow the rule of metre, but requires no apologist. The war, it has been said, failed signally to produceany great poems, with one or two striking exceptions, and these which foll ow in the pages of this book, many of them written on the battlefield within range of the enemy guns, have at least the virtue of being an attempt at portrayal of actual war scenes as witnessed by a grizzeled veteran doing his duty from day by day rather than mere poetic flights of fancy. [...] As for the prose, it deals with the accomplishments of the Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps and the writer has performed a valuable service inthus putting on record the achievements of a unit which trained in St. Joh n and which took such an important part in the winning of the war from the broad standpoint of the Allied cause." - from the publisher's preface. Contents: 1. Fighting Myself; 2. Training and Work in England; 3. Our Corps; 4.Off to France; 5. Meeting Old Friends; 6. What Happened in Bergues; 7. On the Move; 8. Huns Driven Back; 9. Useless Destruction; 10. Peace and Plenty; 11. A Stirring Sight and After; 12. Sammy Puts One Over; 13. The Push; 14. The Huns' Worst; 15. Marking Time; 16. Canadians at Play and Work. Some light bumping to spine ends, else a very good, tight copy. 125.00

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329 BRINKLEY, George A. Volunteer Army and Allied Intervention in South Russia, 1917-1921 : A Studyin the Politics and Diplomacy of the Russian Civil War. First Edition in d ustjacket
University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1966, 
BRINKLEY, George A. The Volunteer Army and Allied Intervention in South Russia, 1917-1921 : A Study in the Politics and Diplomacy of the Russian CivilWar. (Notre Dame, Indiana) : University of Notre Dame Press, 1966. First E dition. Pp (8_,ix-xvii,(3),3-446. Map. Index,. 8vo, red cloth, black lettering to front board and spine, top edge dyed red. "The Russian Civil War andthe accompanying allied intervention from 1917- 1921 have long been recogn ized as major events in the great upheaval unleashed by World War I. Yet today, almost halt a centurv after these events, they remain less than fully analyzed or even chronicled. Dr. Brinkley's book, the first extensive studvin its field in over 30 years, fills this gap in historical literature by focusing attention on the activities of strong anti- Bolshevik forces in South Russia and their relations with non-Russian border countries and the Allies. The Volunteer Army demonstrates why the anti-Bolshevik revolt in South Russia and the resultant Allied intervention were both doomed to failure.It dissects the movements, policies, and reasons behind Allied interventio n, which was initially a continuation of the Allied war against Germany. Too exhausted to commit themselves to all-out military cooperation and unready to attempt top-level peace negotiations, the Allies folowed a vacillatingpolicy of intervention. The revolumary ideal, its perspective narrowed by private interests, political naivete, and Allied misunderstandings, missed universality by lack of appeal. The great adventure became a tragedy of errors." (from the dj). Contents : Part I - Russia and the World War. 1. The Disintegration of Russia. 2. The Impact of German Occupation. Part II - Allied Intervention in South Russia. 3. The Post-War Intervention. 4. The French and the Volunteers in Odessa. 5. Britain as a Buffer. Part III - The Riseand Fall of the Volunteer Army. 6. Denikin's Military and Political Strate gies. 7. Retreat and tho End of Allied Aid. 8. T he Crimean Epilogue. 9. Post Mortem. Very good in rubbed and nicked, spine-sunned, unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

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330 British Army Regulations for Supply, Transport, and Barrack Services. 1915.
Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to His Majesty, London, 1915, 
(British Army). Regulations for Supply, Transport, and Barrack Services. 1915. London : Harrison and Sons, Printers in Ordinary to His Majesty, 1915. Pp [2]12,[i]-viii,[1]-216,13-19. 8vo, printed brown card covers. A World War One era regulations book for the British Army. Name, else very good. 50.00

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331 British Army - War Office Booby Traps. Field Engineering and Mine Warfare, Pamphlet No. 7.
War Office, London, 1952, 
(War Office). Booby Traps. Field Engineering and Mine Warfare, Pamphlet No.7. [London] : War Office, 1952. Pp iii-v,(1),1-75,(1). Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated blue stapled 3-hole-punched card covers. Contents : Chapter 1 – General Considerations. 1. The aim and how it can be attained,. 2. Booby traps in operations. 3. Responsibilities of all arms. Chapter 2 – Individual Mechanisms. 4. General. 5. Standard British equipment. 6. Switch No. 4, Pull, Mark 1. 7. Switch No. 5, Pressure, Mark 1. 8. Switch No. 6, Release, Mark 1. 9. Switch No. 9, “L” Delay, Mark 1. 10. Switch (anti-lift) No. 12, Mark 1. 11. The Clam. 12. The Limpet, Mark 3. Chapter 3 – Detection and Clearance. 13. Introduction. 14. Where to look and what to look for. 15. Neutralizing and disarming. 16. Organization for searching and clearance. 17.General rules. Chapter 4 – Laying and Recording. 18. Planning. 19. The des ign and construction of traps. 20. Some typical booby traps. 21. Procedure for setting traps. 22. Recording. Appendices. Spine and edges browned, penned name, circular inkstamp, else good, with corrections scotch-taped to page 17. 40.00

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332 BRITISH ARMY] Trumpet and Bugle Sounds for the Army, 1909
HMSO, London, 1909, 
[BRITISH ARMY]. Trumpet and Bugle Sounds for the Army, 1909 : Instructions for the Training of Trumpeters and Buglers. L.: HMSO, 1909. Pp. 140. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A collection of songs for trumpet and bugle, grouped by Regimental Calls, War Calls For All Arms, Peace Calls For All Arms, and Field Calls For Cavalry, as well as a section of Instructions for Trumpeters and Buglers. Smoke damage to spine and bottom edge, dampstain to top right corner, else vg. 40.00

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333 British Army]. Brave British Soldiers and the Victoria Cross : A General Account of the Regiments and Men of the British Army, and Stories of the Brave Deeds which Won the Prize For Valour.
Ward, Lock & Co., London, 0, 
[British Army]. [Boy's Own Magazine]. Brave British Soldiers and the Victoria Cross : A General Account of the Regiments and Men of the British Army, and Stories of the Brave Deeds which Won the Prize "For Valour". London: Ward, Lock & Co., [n.d. - ca. 1880]. Pp. (4),[v]-viii,1-383,(1), frontispiece, + 5 leaves of plates, with more illustrations to text. 8vo, decorated green cloth with gilt title blocks to front board and spine. "This book is written for Boys. The majority of the articles were expressly prepared for theBoy's Own Magazine and the interest which their appearence excited, couple d with the favourable notices they won, encouraged the Editor to publish them in a connected form." - from the "To the Reader" note. Contents: Our Soldiers and the Victoria Cross; The Guards, or Household Troops in England; The Engineers; The Royal Welsh; Our Highland Regiments (5 parts); The Pipersof Our Highland Regiment; Colonel Bell and the Victoria Cross; Lieutenants Moore and Malcolmson and the Victoria Cross; Captain W.A. Kerr, South Mahr atta Horse, and the Victoria Cross; Private Henry Ward, V.C., 78th Highlanders; Lieutenant Andrew Cathcart Bogle, V.C., 78th Highlanders (now Captain 10th Foot); Dr. J. Jee, C.B., V.C., Surgeon, Assistant-Surgeon V.M. M'Master, V.C., and Lieutenant and Adjutant Herbert J. Macpherson, V.C.; "Lucknow"Kavanagh and the Victoria Cross; Lieutenant Butler and the Victoria Cross; Dr. Home and Dr. Bradshaw and the Victoria Cross; Ross L. Mangles, Esq., V .C., Bengal Civil Service Assistant-Magistrate at Patna; Captain Henry Evelyn Wood, 17th Lancers; Samuel Mitchell and the Victoria Cross, opr the GatePa at Tauranga; Ensign M'Kenna and the Victoria Cross; Sergeant Major Luca s, of the 40th Regiment, and the Victoria Cross; The Heroes of the VictoriaCross in New Zealand; The Naval Brigade in India (pp. 334-346); The Variou s Ranks in the British Army and how to distinguish them; A Grand Review; A Soldier's Funeral. Ex-library (stamps, pouch at rear, spine numbers, presentation bookplate), else a very good, tight copy. 50.00

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334 British Information Services Flying Bombs
United Kingdom Information Office, Ottawa, 1944, 
(British Information Services). Flying Bombs. Ottawa, 139½ Sparks Street : The United Kingdom Information Office, n.d. [1944]. Pp (2),3-(21,(3). Double column With 24 b&w photos. 8vo, stapled wraps with b&w photo on front, and exploded-view drawing on rear. 7 x 9 ". "This leaflet is produced by the Official Information Services of the United Kingdom Government (Agency in Canada : 139½ Sparks Street, Ottawa), and destributed in Canada on thie behalf by Empite Communication, 330 Bay Street, Toronto, Canada.". on front cover. "This monstrous machine that rides the skies beyond all human control seems to the people (of London) to have a power of evil greater than anything that has gone before. It has had an immeasurable effect upon their morale, but it is an effect quite different from that which the Germans intended.British people are fnghtened, but theirs are not present fears; they are f or the future. The possible future - or the absence of it — which the flying bomb portends. The first intimation of the next war may be an ultimatum or a threat that 'some of our cities will be blasted next morning' said General Sir Frederick Pile, chief of Britain's Anti-Aircraft Command, recently.'That is what the flying bomb has brought us to. It is the beginning of a new type of war.' That is what frightens the people of Britain — the beginning of a new type of war. It would indeed be a war to end all war, and possibly all human endeavor " - p 3. l Faint dampstain to lower margin, short tear and some insect damage to last leaf NOTE: Shipping will be less for this slim item. 50.00

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335 British Standards Institution British Standard Recommendations for Preservation and Packaging for Tropical Theatres of War. Supplement No. 2 to B.S. 1133 : 1943 (Superseding Supplement No. 1).
British Standards Institution, London , 1945, 
(British Standards Institution). British Standard Recommendations for Preservation and Packaging for Tropical Theatres of War. Supplement No. 2 to B.S. 1133 : 1943 (Superseding Supplement No. 1). London : British Standards Institution, (1945). Pp [1]-198,(2). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, maroon limp cloth, gilt lettering to front cover. A guide to packaging armaments, electrical and telecommunications equipment, optical equipment, mechanical equipment, medical and photographic equipment, leather, and textiles. Rubbed and edgeworn, else very good. 30.00

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336 British War Office Notes on Nuclear Warfare for Medical Officers. Restricted. WO Code No. 11934.
War Office, London, 1957, 
(War Office). Notes on Nuclear Warfare for Medical Officers. Restricted. WOCode No. 11934. [London] : War Office, 1957. Pp i-ii,[1]-52,(2). Illustrat ed. 8vo, brown printed card covers, bound with twine. Contents : 1. Description of effects of nuclear weapons. 2. Injuries due to blast. 3. Thermal effects of nuclear weapons. 4. Ionizing radiation injuries. 5. Prevention of radiation injuries. 6. Radiac instruments. 7. Casualty estimation and the use of the ready reckoner. 8. Training and planning. 9. Psychological problems in nuclear warfare. 10. Treatment of the individual casualty. Browned, smudged and creased covers, name, inkstamp, else very good, with replacementtable to page 13 pasted on. Scarce. 75.00

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337 BROCH, Theodor KENT, Rockwell Mountains Wait. signed 1st in poor dj.
Webb Book Publishing Company, Saint Paul, MN, 1942, 
BROCH, Theodor. The Mountains Wait . Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Saint Paul, MN: Webb Book Publishing Company, 1942. First US Printing. Pp. (10),1-325,(1). Illustrated with woodcuts from Kent, as well as a "scrapbook" of maps and images from the author's personal collection at rear (included in pagination). 8vo, light blue cloth with dark blue device to front, gilt lettered dark blue title block to spine. The memoirs of the former mayor of Narvik, Norway, detailing his arrival in the town in 1930 after having spent his formative years in Oslo; his building a home north of the Arctic Circle and eventually being elected mayor; finishing up with a gripping account of the arrival of the Germans in April 1940, and the subsequent occupation. Atthe time of this volume's publication, Broch was associated with the exile d Royal Norwegian Government. Slightly cocked, some wear to tail of spine and corners, else vg in rubbed, worn, chipped, browned, tape-repaired, and wholly mediocre dj. Signed by Broch on the ffep. 60.00

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338 BROCK, Isaac) FRASER, Alexander, ed Brock Centenary 1812-1912 : Account of the Celebration at Queenston Heights, Ontario, on the 12th October, 1912
William Briggs, Toronto , 1913, 
(BROCK, Isaac). Brock Centenary 1812-1912 : Account of the Celebration at Queenston Heights, Ontario, on the 12th October, 1912. Alexander Fraser, editor. Toronto : William Briggs, 1913. pp 96, port.frontis. + 18 leaves of plates. 8vo, red cloth with photo illustration on fr.bd. Watters p 500, Rhodenizer p 604. With programmes from : Canadian Militia Veteran Association, First Combined church service at St.James' Cathederal, Sunday, October 13th,1912 at 7 p.m.; Toronto Garrison Church parade, Massey Hall, Sunday, Octob er 13th, 1912, 3 p.m. Also a few clippings and a red printed souvenir ribbon. Spine faded, a few light stains, hinges cracked. aS IS. 50.00

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339 BROCK, Jeffry V. Dark Broad Seas. Volume I of With Many Voices : Memoirs of a Sailor.. First Edition in dustjacket
McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1981, ISBN:0771016239 
BROCK, Jeffry V. The Dark Broad Seas. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1981). First Printing. Pp (10),11-275,(1). 8vo, blue cloth spine with silver lettering. Law 1498, Spadoni & Donnelly 3221. Volume I of With Many Voices : Memoirs of a Sailor. "The Dark Broad Seas covers the period from 1939 to the end of the Korean War." - from the dj. The Dark Broad Seas is the first volume of With Many Voices , Brock's fascinating and richly anecdotal memoir, tracing the naval career of a determined young Canadian, which began in 1940 when Brock sailed England, on loan to the Royal Navy. With superb narrative skill and lively wit, the author describes his experiences as a commander of escort groups in the U-boat ridden Atlantic of World War II. Whether transporting explosives, dealing with drunken officers, navigating thgrough hurricanes, or coping with the naval hierarchy, he paints a vivid picture of men and ships on war-time seas. Woven through the high adventure ofcombat are encounters with colourful political and military figures [e.g. : Lord Louis Mountbatten and Field Marshal Montgomery.], and the feisty people of Britain. The Dark Broad Seas covers the period from 1939 to the end of the Korean War. It is both a aspirited retrospective on a climactic era and an outspoken memoir by a asingular Canadian. It sets the stage for the political drama which was to affect, undermine, and ultimately destroy the traditional foundations upon which the Royal Canadian navy was built." - from the dj flaps. Chapters : 1. Early Days of War; 2. First Command - The Violence of the Enemy; 3. Corvettes in the Royal Navy; 4. "The Milk Run"; 5. British Warship -Yankee Built [H.M.S. Cockburn]; 6. Ashore and Afloat with the 4th Escort Group; 7. The Continuing U-Boat Peril; 8. In Any Navy Forthwith Means Forthwith; 9. The Very last Convoy; 10. Unwinding a War; 11. Creative Activities of a Military Planner; 12. A Change in Status; 13. Canada Joins the Korean War; 14. "Tho' Much Is Taken, Much Abides"; 15. Tortuois Channel to Chinnampo; 16. Patrolling Feverish Seas; 17. No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy; 18. "The Long Day Wanes". Very good in nicked, price-clipped dustjacket. 20.00

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340 BROCK, Jeffry V. With Many Voices : Memoirs of a Sailor. Volume I : The Dark Broad Seas. Volume II : The Thunder and the Sunshine. Two Volumes in dustjackets.
McClelland & Stewart, 1981, 
BROCK, Jeffry V. With Many Voices : Memoirs of a Sailor. Volume I : The Dark Broad Seas. Volume II : The Thunder and the Sunshine. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart, (1981-1983). First Printings. Pp (10),11-275,(1); (10),11-384. 8vo, navy cloth spine (vol.1), maroon cloth (vol.2). "Witrh superb narrative skill and lively wit, the author describes his experiences as a commander of escort groups in the U-boat-ridden Atlantic of World War II. Whether transporting explosives, dealing with drunken officers, navigating through hurricanes, or coping with the naval hierarchy, he paints a vivid picture of men and ships on war-time seas. Woven through the high adventure of combat are encounters with colourful political and military figures, and the feisty people of Britain." -from the dustjacket. Very good in nicked, unclipped dustjackets. For the set. 40.00

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