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CANADA'S FIGHTING PILOTS

by Cosgrove, Edmund (preface by Air Marshal Hugh L. Campbell)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Printing
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Toronto: Clarke Irwin, 1969. (ix) 173 pp. Clarke Irwin Book CI-21. Edge and corner wear with a crease on the front hinge and some creasing on the spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: The Background; The Greatest of Them All - Bill Barker; Four Canadians Called Mac - Don MacLaren; G.E.H. McElroy; Alan McLeod; and Andrew… Read more
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BRAZEN CHARIOTS - An Account of Tank Warfare in the Western Desert - November December 1941

by Crisp, Robert (foreword by Field Marshal Lord Harding)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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London: Corgi Books, 1966. 172 pp. Corgi Book GB7427. Light edge and corner wear with a faint crease on the spine; no interior markings. The story of the British tank regiment that blazed its way into battle against Rommel's Afrika Korps. Illustrated with a map.. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good.
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ESCAPE - OR DIE - Authentic Escape Stories of the R.A.F. Escaping Society

by Brickhill, Paul (introduction by H. E. Bates) (foreword by Air Chief Marshal Sir Basil Embry)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1962
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
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London: Pan Books, 1962. 190 pp. New Edition - Pan Book G532. Light edgewear with some creasing on the corners and spine; no interior markings. This collection contains: Island of Resistance; The Women Who Took a Hand; The Men Who Would Not Die; Miracle in the Desert; The Man Who Went Prepared; He Rode with the Cossacks;… Read more
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COURAGE AT SEA - Canada's Military Heritage Volume iii

by Bishop, Arthur (foreword by Vice-Admiral D. N. Mainguy)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780075516408
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$14.95

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Toronto: McGraw Hill Ryerson, 1995. (xi) 191 pp. Blue boards lettered in silver on the spine; blue endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs. Lightly rubbed on the corners; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: (foreword by Vice-Admiral D. N. Mainguy; The Indian Mutiny; The Royal Canadian Navy in World War I; The RCN… Read more
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FAMOUS WELSH BATTLES

by Warner, Philip

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780006341512
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London: Fontana Books - Collins, 1977. 160 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; some darkening inside but no interior markings. Illustrated with maps. The Contents are: Introduction; Battles of Pre-History; The Battles Against the Romans; The Battles for Supremacy; The Battles Against the Normans; The Battles of Owen Gwynedd; The Battles… Read more
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COUNT 5 AND DIE

by Wynne, Barry (introduction by General Bill Donovan) (afterword by Charles V. P. von Luttichau)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Ballantine Books, 1959. 152 pp. Ballantine Book 278K. Edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; some minor discolouration on the upper right corners of the pages; no other interior markings. The Chapters are: Algiers; The Check-back; The Stage Is Set; In Contact; The Bait Is Taken; Moon Drop; The Big Plan; Wardour… Read more
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THROUGH A CANADIAN PERISCOPE - The Story of the Canadian Submarine Service

by Ferguson, Julie H.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781550022179
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$19.95

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Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1995. (xv) 364 pp. Green boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs and maps. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. The Contents are: Foreword by Vice-Admiral Peter W. Cairns; Preface; Part One: 1914 - 1918; Part Two: 1939 - 1946; Part… Read more
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SPITFIRE RCW - The Wartime Exploits of Wing Commander Royce Clifford Wilkinson

by Nelson, Kenneth James

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Canada: Private Printing, 1994. (xvi) 156 pp. Personalized inscription by Kenneth James Nelson on the title page. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; headband. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. The Contents are: Foreword by Air Chief Marshal Sir Christopher… Read more
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CANADIAN RAILWAY TROOPS DURING WORLD WAR I - 1st Battalion - Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps November 1917 - April 1918

by Wilson, Peter (editor)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780969897903
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$49.95

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Campbellford, Ontario: Wilson's Publishing Company, 1995. Unpaginated. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and documents. The Contents are: Organization of Canadian Overseas Railway Construction Corps; and Official War Diaries of the 1st Battalion Canadian Railway Troops from November 1917 through to April… Read more
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GRAF SPEE - The Life and Death of a Raider

by Pope, Dudley

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Printing
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New York: Berkley Books, 1957. (v) 246 pp. Berkley Book BG-82. Light edgewear with some creasing on the lower right corner of the front cover; minor creasing on the spine; previous owner's name inside. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Published in England as The Battle of the River Plate, this was filmed by the Rank… Read more
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SOLDIER - The British Army Magazine - Volume 11, number 6 - August 1955

by Anonymous (editor)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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$14.95

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London: The War Office, 1955. 39 pp. Light but general wear. Illustrated with black and white and colour photographs. This issue contains: A Gesture to the Germans; Soldier to Soldier; The Men on the Skysweepers; He Goes by Bubble; All This and a Urial Too; Infantrymen of Malta; New Tanks for Old; Last Performance in This… Read more
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SOLDIER - The British Army Magazine - Volume 11, number 2 - April 1955

by Anonymous (editor)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: The War Office, 1955. 39 pp. Light but general wear. Illustrated with black and white and colour photographs. This issue contains: And Now the First Corps for Nuclear War; Building a Simpler Swifter Army; The Facts of Army Life; One Sip from Venus's Bath - Middle East Special; This Slit Trench Stretched Eighteen Miles; The Great… Read more
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SOLDIER - The British Army Magazine - Volume 9, number 5 - July 1953

by Anonymous (editor)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Edition
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London: The War Office, 1953. 39 pp. Light but general wear. Illustrated with black and white and colour photographs. This issue contains: Introducing the Bat; Introducing a New Battle Wagon; Soldier to Soldier; Barney Stood for Battle; Soldier Humour; Manna Falls Again in Sinai; Looking for a Battle; The Queen We Serve Is Crowned; The Queen's Men… Read more
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T. E. LAWRENCE - The Selected Letters

by Lawrence, T. E. (edited by Malcolm Brown)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780393026849
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$14.95

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New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1989. (xxxi) 568 pp. Quarter-bound in blue cloth on beige boards; beige endpapers; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with maps. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The life of Thomas Edward Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, has assumed mythic proportions. … Read more
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WITH LAWRENCE IN ARABIA

by Thomas, Lowell

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Book Club Edition
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$18.95

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New York: Doubleday and Company, 1967. (xxx) 320 pp. Enlarged and revised edition. Beige boards lettered in black on the spine; beige endpapers; headband; illustrated with black and white photographs by Lowell Thomas and H. A. Chase. Dustjacket painting by M. de V. Lee. Chipping on the corners of the dustjacket with a few nicks and… Read more
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THE SHADOW OF STALINGRAD - being the Diary of Temptation

by von Einsiedel, Count Heinrich (translated by Tania Alexander)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good-
Edition
First Translated Edition
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London: Alan Wingate, 1953. 254 pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Edge and corner wear on the dustjacket with a more wear at the head and foot of the spine; price intact; previous owner's name on the front free endpaper; some aging in the text block. Dustjacket by A. L. C. Savory. Count… Read more
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UNCONVENTIONAL VOYAGES

by Lower, Arthur R. M.

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$39.95

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Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1953. (xii) 156 pp. Light brown cloth with a Navy blue pictorial and Navy blue lettering on the front panel; Navy blue lettering and pictorial on the spine. Light wear on the corners of the dustjacket with a few small nicks and chips around the edges; some fading on the spine; previous owner's name… Read more
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T. E. LAWRENCE - The Selected Letters

by Lawrence, T. E. (edited by Malcolm Brown)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1989
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9780393026849
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$14.95

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New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1989. (xxxi) 568 pp. Quarter-bound in blue cloth on beige boards; beige endpapers; lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with maps. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The life of Thomas Edward Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, has assumed mythic proportions. … Read more
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THE LETTERS OF T. E. LAWRENCE

by Lawrence, T. E. (edited by David Garnett)

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$24.95

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New York: Doubleday Doran, 1939. 896 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; blue upper edge; headband; cream-coloured endpapers; illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Dj portrait by Augustus John. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket with a bit of rubbing on the spine; price clipped; no interior markings. These… Read more
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T. E. LAWRENCE - A Biography

by Yardley, Michael

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W. Fraser Sandercombe
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing - First Thus
ISBN
9780815410546
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$14.95

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New York: Cooper Square Press, 2000. 267 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed at the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. The life of Thomas Edward Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia, has assumed mythic proportions. A popular hero for his role in the 1916 Arab rebellion against… Read more
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