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The Roll of Honour of Ontario Teachers Who Served in The Great War. 1st Ed., 72pp. Toronto: Minister of Education. [1922]  #58035
[HLMainPic] Brief service details of around 800, plus separate Roll of Hon., awards, roll of returning servicemen who then qualified as teachers, &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
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
[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 with rather clumsily pasted in bookplate of Sir Percival Scrope Marling, VC, CB, sometime of the regiment. See illustration on our website.   £50
CARNEGIE (David, CBE &c.) The History of Munitions Supply in Canada 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xxvii+336pp., 53 illus. Longmans. 1925  #60530
[HLMainPic] Detailed account of organisation & implementation of fuze & shell manufacture, &c., by a member of the Shell Committee & Imperial Munitions Board. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG ex-lib. with minor markings. See illustration on our website.   £65
DINESON (Lt. Thomas, VC) Merry Hell! A Dane with the Canadians. 1st Eng. Ed., 254pp., 15 plates. VG in chipped dw. Jarrolds. 1929  #60654
[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. rust cloth, titled in black, VG in chipped & neatly repaired but scarce & attractive dw. See illustration on our website.   £225
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
FETHERSTONHAUGH (R.C.) The 13th Battalion Royal Highlanders of Canada 1914-1919. 1st Ed., xv+344pp., frontis. + 9 plates, 3 fldg. maps. Published by the Regiment. 1925  #63157
[HLMainPic] Fine record of service on the Western Front being: "A substantial & detailed account of the Battalion's movements & battles between Feb. 1915 & Nov. 1918... includes quotations from operational orders & as expected from this author, the entire work is lucid & authoritative." - Perkins. Includes Ypres 1915, Festubert, Givenchy, Ploegsteert, Vimy Ridge 1915-16 & again in 1917, Somme, Passchendaele, Amiens 1918, Final Advance &c. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt to sp. & front, covers stained & worn but sound & complete. See illustration on our website.   £75
IRVING (L.H.) Comp. Officers of the British Forces in Canada during the War of 1812-15. Facsimile reprint of 1908 Ed., ix+309pp. Western Canadian Distributors Ltd. 1992  #44744
Regimental listings with details of services & nominal index. VG.   £10
JAMES (Fred) Canada's Triumph: Amiens-Arras-Cambrai, August-September-October 1918. 1st Ed., 63pp., 8 photos., 3 maps. Canadian War Records Office. nd (c.1918).  #60829
[HLMainPic] Useful brief history of Canadians in the final advance 1918 by Official Correspondent to the Overseas Ministry of Canada. Orig. dec. brown wraps., VG. See illustration on our website.   £30
WINEGARD (Timothy C.) Indigenous Peoples of the British Dominions & the First World War. 1st Ed., xiv+312pp., 20 illus., 4 maps, 10 tables. VG in dw. Cambridge Univ. Press. 2012  #61838
[HLMainPic] The peoples of Canada, Australia, Newfoundland, NZ & South Africa, whom, it is demonstrated, "responded with patriotism & enthusiasm both on the battlefield & the home front & shared equally in the horrors & burdens of the First World War." - sleeve notes. Rare original hardback edition, VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £45

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