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University of Toronto Roll of Service 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xlviii+603pp. Univ. of Toronto Press. 1921  #54395
[HLMainPic] Contains obits of around 750 who fell & service details of another 5250 members in the forces during the war. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, sp. rubbed o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £60
BANK OF MONTREAL: Memorial of the Great War 1914-1918 Bank of Montreal: A Record of Service. 1st Ed., 261pp., portraits. Montreal: The Bank. 1921  #57788
[HLMainPic] Scarce & attractive roll: obits. with portraits of 230 who fell; services of hundreds more. Orig. paper covd. boards, VG & rare. See illustrations on our website.   £125
BUTLER (Lt.-Col. Lewis) The Annals of the King's Royal Rifle Corps. Vol. III: xxviii+334pp., 8 portraits, 6 maps. Murray. 1926  #28213
This useful volume covers the period 1830-1873 inc. Sikh & Kaffir Wars, Indian Mutiny (at Meerut, Delhi &c.), China 1860 & Red River Expedition. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG with rather clumsily pasted in bookplate of Sir Percival Scrope Marling, VC, CB, sometime of the regiment.   £50
BUTLER (Lt.-Col. Lewis) The Annals of the King's Royal Rifle Corps. Vol. III: 1st Ed., xxviii+334pp., 8 portraits, 6 maps. Murray. 1926  #56210
[HLMainPic] This useful volume covers the period 1830-1873 inc. Sikh & Kaffir Wars, Indian Mutiny (at Meerut, Delhi &c.), China 1860 & Red River Expedition. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
CHAMBERS (Capt. E.J.) The 5th Regiment Royal Scots of Canada Highlanders: A Regimental History. 1st Ed., 90pp. + adverts. at end, 4to, portrait frontis., num. portraits & groups. Montreal: Guertin Ptg. Co. nd (1904). 1904  #48226
[HLMainPic] Includes Fenian Raids 1870, roll of of members who served with Canadian Contingent in the Boer War & some of their services. Orig. brown cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
CHAMBERS (Capt. E.J.) The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada. A History of a Splendid Regiment's Origin, Development & Services, Including A Story of Patriotic Duties Well Performed in Three Campaigns. 1st Ed., 156pp. + lixpp. adverts. at end, 4to, col. portrait frontis., num. photos. Toronto: Ruddy. 1901  #47290
Includes Canadian Rebellions, Fenian Raid 1886 & some Boer War content. Details of officers' service. "very readable & full of references to officers & their individual aervices." - Perkins 147. Orig. green cloth, gilt, leather backstrip (but lacking spine).   £25
DAWSON (Coningsby) Khaki Courage: Letters in War-Time by Coningsby Dawson, Novelist & Soldier. With an Intro. by His Father, W.J. Dawson. 3rd Ed., [v]+185pp., portrait frontis. VG in dw (chipped with small loss at top of front panel). Bodley Head. 1917  #46708
[HLMainPic] Uplifting, patriotic & irrepressably optimistic propagandist work (although "quite disillusioned about the splendour of war" having seen the the Somme in 1916); Dawson served with the artillery in 1st & 4th Canadian Divisions & was wounded. He survived to make his living as a successful writer. VG & scarce in dw (chipped with small loss at top of front panel). See illustration on our website.   £32
DINESEN (Lt. T., VC) Merry Hell! A Dane with the Canadians. 1st Eng. Ed., 254pp., 15 plates. Jarrolds. 1929  #56787
[HLMainPic] Author reached Canada in 1917 & enlisted in the Royal Highlanders of Canada (Black Watch), arrived at the Western Front in March 1918 & won the VC in the Battle of Amiens (the only Danish holder of the award), also the Croix de Guerre & a commission. Informative account of training & active service with the Canadians. Orig. cloth, minor wear, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £65
DREW (Lt.-Col. G.A.) Canada's Fighting Airmen. 1st Ed., viii+305pp., 28 plates. Toronto: Maclean. 1930  #45413
Biographies of 12 Canadian pilots & much of interest. Sp. rubbed & worn o/w VG.   £14
DREW (Lt.-Col. G.A.) Canada's Fighting Airmen. 1st Ed., viii+305pp., 28 plates. VG in sl. chipped dw. Toronto: Maclean. 1930  #55283
[HLMainPic] Biographies of 12 Canadian pilots & much else of interest. VG & scarce in dw. See illustration on our website.   £45

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