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1 GRANT, Vicki PILSWORTH, Graham Halifax Citadel : The Dreadful Truth : Halifax on 12 a day. First Edition,
Formac Publishing Company Limited, Halifax, 2003, ISBN:088780599x 
GRANT, Vicki. The Halifax Citadel : The Dreadful Truth : Halifax on 12 a day. Illustrations by Graham Pilsworth. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2003). First Edition. Pp. (2),3-80. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated red cardcovers. Written for younger readers, this is a history of the conditions of the soldiers stationed at Citadel Hill, Halifax. "Just who would choose to march around Citadel Hill wearing a kilt, in the middle of winter? This book tells you why, 150 years ago, British soldiers preferred the icy breezes of Halifax to the palm trees and sunshine of the Bahamas. This is the first history book to explain how rank-and-file soldiers lived on 12 cents a day and an endless diet of boiled beef and bread. It exposes the officers' antics: they had so much status and fun, they fell flaton their faces after dinner." - from the rear cover. Chapters: 1. The Town ; 2. Demon Rum; 3. The City and the Garrison; 4. A Soldier's Salary; 5. Home Sweet Home; 6. Men in Uniform; 7. Meal Time; 8. Crime & Punishment; 9. DoWhat You're Told. Very good. 7.00

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2 GRANT, Vicki PILSWORTH, Graham Halifax Citadel : The Dreadful Truth : Halifax on 12 a day. First Edition,Signed.
Formac Publishing Company Limited, Halifax, 2003, ISBN:088780599x 
GRANT, Vicki. The Halifax Citadel : The Dreadful Truth : Halifax on 12 a day. Illustrations by Graham Pilsworth. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2003). First Edition. Pp. (2),3-80. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated red cardcovers. Written for younger readers, this is a history of the conditions of the soldiers stationed at Citadel Hill, Halifax. "Just who would choose to march around Citadel Hill wearing a kilt, in the middle of winter? This book tells you why, 150 years ago, British soldiers preferred the icy breezes of Halifax to the palm trees and sunshine of the Bahamas. This is the first history book to explain how rank-and-file soldiers lived on 12 cents a day and an endless diet of boiled beef and bread. It exposes the officers' antics: they had so much status and fun, they fell flaton their faces after dinner." - from the rear cover. Chapters: 1. The Town ; 2. Demon Rum; 3. The City and the Garrison; 4. A Soldier's Salary; 5. Home Sweet Home; 6. Men in Uniform; 7. Meal Time; 8. Crime & Punishment; 9. DoWhat You're Told. Very good. Signed without inscription by Grant on the ti tle page. 9.00

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