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1 GILLIS, G.H., Capt (ed.) FORTIER, L.M. SPARLING, H.C. MacMECHAN, Archibald 1930 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. Third Year. Volume Three
United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., 1930, 
GILLIS, G.H., Capt (ed.). 1930 Annual Journal of The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia. Third Year. Volume Three. Halifax, N.S.: United Services Institute of Nova Scotia, 1930. Pp 1-180. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, red printed card covers. Articles of nautical interest : “The Navy at the Dardanelles” by Lieut.-Cm. F.L. Houghton, RCN (pp 43-57) and “The Freedom of the Seas” by Dr. H.F. Munro (pp 76-87). Other articles : “The Ancient Fort at Annapolis Royal, Now Called Fort Anne” by L.M. Fortier (pp 23-29); “The Siege and Fall of Kut” by Lt. Col. R.E.G. Roome (pp 30-42); “The land Operations at Gallipoli” by Lt. Col. H.C. Sparling (pp 58-75); “The Campaign of Minas 1747” by Dr. Archibald MacMechan (pp 88-106); “The Strategy in East Prussiain 1914” by Lt. Col. G.R.Pearkes (pp 107-114,+ map); “The Medical Arrangem ents at Gallipoli” by Lt. Col. R.M. Gorrsline (pp 115-126); “Bombing Operations in 1918” by Capt. G.H. Gillis (pp 127-137); “The Western Front in 1917” by Lt. Col. H.C. Sparling (pp 138-154,+ fldg map); “Ten Eventful Years 1860-1870” by Lt. Col. D.W.B. Spry (pp 155-171). The United Services Institute of Nova Scotia (incorporated 1928) originated from a proposal in the fallof 1927 “that some steps be taken to form the officers, past and present, of all the Services, into an organization for mutual instruction and socialintercourse.” Spine ends nicked, covers faded, waterstain to top edge of f ront cover, inkstamped date, penned name, a couple of penned notes, else good to very good. 135.00

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2 FORTIER, L.M., (ed.) Book of Remembrance of the Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, A.D.1921. First Edition
University of Toronto Press, 1921, 
FORTIER, L.M. (ed.). The Book of Remembrance of the Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, A.D.1921. [Toronto] : 'Printed for the Association by the University of Toronto Press", (1921). First Edition. Pp. (9),10-93,(1),(2, index),(1, announcement about "All remaining copies of the Calnek-SavaryHistory of Annapolis" ),(1) including frontispiece, + 7 leaves of plates ( including photos of commemorative tablets and a portrait of Thomas ChandlerHaliburton). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering. Limited to 300 numbered c opies, the number of each being indicated on p.[7] in the Prefatory Note. Loftus Morton Fortier (b, 1858 in Kingston, Ontario) was for many years as voluntary curator at Fort Anne. "It is felt that the Historical Association of Annapolis Royal will not have done its full duty until the more important things resulting from its activities in the year 1921 are recorded in some permanent form. The incorporation of the Association by Act of the Legislature, a successful petition for the revived use of the ancient Arms of Nova Scotia, the erection of no less than five memorial tablets, and, above all, the celebration which took place in old Fort Anne on the last day of August, make the year a notable one and are events which merit a place in a special book of remembrance. Hence this volume." - Prefatory Note. Some contents: "The Great Celebration August 31 - September 1, 1921", the unveiling of tablets (including commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of the arrival of Haliburton in Annapolis Royal) with accompanying remarks, "The Royal Charter of 1621" by Colonel Alexander Fraser, LL.D., Archivist of Ontario, and Secretary to the Lieutenant-Governor of that Province (pp.40-52, on Sir William Alexander, &c); "The Courts and the Commonwealth" by Charles Morse, K.C., D.C.L., Registrar of the Exchequer Court of Canada (pp.52-77); "Address on the Relations between the British Dominion of Virginia and the Dominion of Canada" by Dr. J. Murray Clark, K.C., M.A., LL.B., of Toronto, Canada (pp.77-92). Light edgewear, else a very good copy (no. 99). With a tipped-in penned note : "With the Editor's compliments + kind regards. Nov. 17, 1923." 50.00

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3 FORTIER, L.M. (ed.) Book of Remembrance of the Historical Association of Annapolis Royal, A.D.1921. First Edition
University of Toronto Press, 1921, 
FORTIER, L.M., (ed.). The Book of Remembrance of the Historical Associationof Annapolis Royal, A.D.1921. [Toronto] : 'Printed for the Association by the University of Toronto Press", (1921). First Edition. Pp. (9),10-93,(1),(2, index),(1, announcement about "All remaining copies of the Calnek-Savary History of Annapolis" ),(1) including frontispiece, + 7 leaves of plates (including photos of commemorative tablets and a portrait of Thomas Chandler Haliburton). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering. Limited to 300 numbered copies, the number of each being indicated on p.[7] in the Prefatory Note. Loftus Morton Fortier (b, 1858 in Kingston, Ontario) was for many years as voluntary curator at Fort Anne. "It is felt that the Historical Associationof Annapolis Royal will not have done its full duty until the more importa nt things resulting from its activities in the year 1921 are recorded in some permanent form. The incorporation of the Association by Act of the Legislature, a successful petition for the revived use of the ancient Arms of Nova Scotia, the erection of no less than five memorial tablets, and, above all, the celebration which took place in old Fort Anne on the last day of August, make the year a notable one and are events which merit a place in a special book of remembrance. Hence this volume." - Prefatory Note. Some contents: "The Great Celebration August 31 - September 1, 1921", the unveiling of tablets (including commemorating the one hundredth anniversary of the arrival of Haliburton in Annapolis Royal) with accompanying remarks, "The Royal Charter of 1621" by Colonel Alexander Fraser, LL.D., Archivist of Ontario, and Secretary to the Lieutenant-Governor of that Province (pp.40-52, on Sir William Alexander, &c); "The Courts and the Commonwealth" by Charles Morse, K.C., D.C.L., Registrar of the Exchequer Court of Canada (pp.52-77); "Address on the Relations between the British Dominion of Virginia and the Dominion of Canada" by Dr. J. Murray Clark, K.C., M.A., LL.B., of Toronto, Canada (pp.77-92). Occasional light foxing, else a very good copy (no. 53). 45.00

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