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ARNOLD'S MARCH FROM CAMBRIDGE TO QUEBEC: A CRITICAL STUDY, TOGETHER WITH A REPRINT OF ARNOLD'S JOURNAL.

by Smith, Justin H.

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Published
1903
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1903. 498 pp, 8 1/4" H. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Tissue-covered map frontispiece plus 17 additional maps/diagrams - all present. A history of the American invasion of Canada in 1775/76. Chapter headings: Introduction; The Route before Arnold; The Witnesses; From Cambridge to Gardinerston; Gardinerston to Fort Western;… Read more
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THE IRISHMAN IN CANADA.

by Davin, Nicholas Flood.

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Published
1877
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First Edition
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London / Toronto: Samson Low, Marston / Maclear , 1877. 692 pp + (4) pp publisher's advertisement, 8 3/4" H. Green cloth with gilt & black lettering & decoration on spine and front board, blind stamped decoration on rear board - bevelled boards. Chapter headings: Motive of the "Irishman in Canada"; Antecedents of the Irishman in Canada; Antecedents… Read more
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WARSHIPS OF THE GREAT LAKES 1754-1834.

by Malcomson, Robert.

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2003
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Reprint
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9781840675351
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London: Caxton, 2003. 160 pp, small 4to (10 3/8" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w reproductions, maps, ship/fort plans, colour plates. "While the great fleets battled for international domination on the oceanseas, the age of fighting sail also evolved in the interior of North America. For eighty years (roughly 1754-1834) freshwater was the home to warships that ranged in… Read more
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ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY. PAPERS AND RECORDS. VOL.VIII.

by Cruickshank, E., Lt.-Col.; Gardiner, H.F; Bruce, G.W., Lt.-Col.; Mills; G.K.; Rogers, R.V.; Ellis, W.S.; McMorine, Rev.; Machar, Agnes Maule; Cumberland, Barlow; MacKenzie, Charles; Gilkison, Augusta Isabella Grant; Carnochan, Janet.

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Published
1907
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Toronto: Ontario Historical Society, 1907. 228 pp, 9 7/8" H. B&w illustrations. Contents: The Insurrection in the Short Hills in 1838; The Hamiltons of Queenston, Kingston and Hamilton; The Petuns; The Nottawasaga River Route; The First Commission of the Peace for the District of Mecklenburg; Some Events in the History of Kingston; Early History of the Anglican Church… Read more
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THE INVASION OF CANADA, 1812-1813.

by Berton, Pierre.

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Published
1980
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Near Fine
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Limited First Edition, Specially Bound.
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9780771012358
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1980. 363 pp, 9 3/4" H. Pictorial endpapers, maps/battle plans. Blue (faux?) leather spine with gilt lettering & decoration, gray boards with blue decoration on front board. "This first edition copy - is one of a limited number (unspecified) which have been specially bound and slipcased" from the copyright page. " To America's leaders… Read more
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THE NAVAL HISTORY OF GREAT BRITAIN, FROM THE DECLARATION OF WAR BY FRANCE IN 1793 TO THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE IV. 6 VOLUME SET.

by James, William.

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Published
1859
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Good
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New Edition with Additions and Notes.
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London: Richard Bentley, 1859. 6 volume set - 7 1/8" H, half leather (leather spines with 5 raised bands, gilt lettering/banding, leather corners), marbled paper covered boards, red speckled textblock edges. 6 b&w frontispiece portraits, 40 diagrams, 28 folding tables. After introductory information, the volumes follow a year-by-year format from the First French Revolutionary War (1792) to the Battle… Read more
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ONTARIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY. PAPERS AND RECORDS, VOL. X..

by Macdonell, J.A.; Thwaites, Reuben Gold; Severance, Frank H.; Cole, Lieut.-Col.; Buell, W.S., Lieut.-Col.; Cleary, Francis; Shortt, Adam.

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1913
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Toronto: Ontario Historical Society, 1913. 85 pp, 9 5/8" H. Contents: Major-General Sir Isaac Brock; Romantic Elements in the History of the Mississippi Valley; Collections of Historical Material Relating to the War of 1812; Despatch from Colonel Lethbridge to Major-General Isaac Brock; Military Movements in Eastern Ontario during the War of 1812; Defence of Essex during the War of… Read more
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LAURA SECORD: THE LEGEND AND THE LADY.

by McKenzie, Ruth.

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780771058196
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1971. 142 pp, 8 3/4" H. Illustration section on thick yellow stock. "(In the 1930s) skeptical historians began 'investigating' the account of the young Queenston housewife who undertook to walk twenty miles through the woods to warn a British officer of an impending American attack. Doubts were raised as to the validity of the… Read more
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THE KING'S BREAD, 2d RISING: COOKING IN NIAGARA 1726-1815.

by Farmer, Dennis and Farmer, Carol.

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Published
1989
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780941967099
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Youngstown, New York : Old Fort Niagara Association, 1989. 112 pp, 8 1/2" H, soft cover. B&w drawings. Contents: An Introduction; Baking the King's Bread; Eighteenth Century Cooking Techniques; To Provide the King's Bread: Logistics at Fort Niagara; Cuisine a la Canadienne, 1726-1759; The Manner of Victualing the Men, 1759-1775; The King's Bread at Niagara, 1775-1796; To Feed… Read more
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image of IN THE WAKE OF THE EIGHTEEN-TWELVERS:  FIGHTS & FLIGHTS OF FRIGATES & FORE-'N'-AFTERS IN THE WAR OF 1812-1815 ON THE GREAT LAKES.

IN THE WAKE OF THE EIGHTEEN-TWELVERS: FIGHTS & FLIGHTS OF FRIGATES & FORE-'N'-AFTERS IN THE WAR OF 1812-1815 ON THE GREAT LAKES.

by Snider, C.H.J.

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Published
1913
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1913. 292 pp + 24 pp publisher's list, 7 3/4" H. Bright red cloth with gilt lettering/banding on spine, gilt lettering/decoration and blind borders on front board. Comes with what appears to be an early facsimile dust jacket in b&w with no publisher noted. Although chipped, creased and much taped on… Read more
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THE GLORIOUS "SHANNON'S" OLD BLUE DUSTER AND OTHER FADED FLAGS OF FADELESS FAME.

by Snider, C.H.J. Foreword by Rt. Hon. William Thomas White, K.C.M.G.

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Published
1923
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1923. 430 pp, 9 1/8" H. Blue cloth with faded gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/banding and black decoration on front board. Pictorial endpapers, six colour plates (including frontispiece - collated), plus many b&w illustrations through text. Tales of naval combat between Great Britain and the United States during the War of 1812, by… Read more
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WARSHIPS OF THE GREAT LAKES 1754-1834.

by Malcomson, Robert.

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2003
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Reprint
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9781840675351
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London: Caxton, 2003. 160 pp, small 4to (10 3/8" H). Profusely illustrated with b&w reproductions, maps, ship/fort plans, color plates. "While the great fleets battled for international domination on the oceanseas, the age of fighting sail also evolved in the interior of North America. For eighty years (roughly 1754-1834) freshwater was the home to warships that ranged… Read more
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THE BLESSED TRADE.

by Ward, Marjorie.

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Michael Joseph, 1971. 300 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H). B&w drawings, map endpapers. "(T)he story of the British soldier in the age of fighting as a profession, from Anglo-Saxon times to the French Revolution. It is not the history of campaigns and regiments but of the men who went to war: their story told in their… Read more
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SHIPWRECKS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY & NAPOLEONIC ERAS.

by Grocott, Terence.

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2002
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Reprint
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9781840671643
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London: Caxton, 2002. 430 pp, 9 1/2" H. "(A) chronicle of shipping disasters during the last great war of the age of sail, based almost exclusively on the reporting of the time. Listed are some fifteen hundred ships, vessels naval and mercantile, of many nations whose tribulations were covered in the national and local newspapers as well as… Read more
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LOYALISTS AND LAYABOUTS. THE RAPID RISE AND FASTER FALL OF SHELBURNE, NOVA SCOTIA: 1783-1792.

by Kimber, Stephen.

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Published
2008
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Very Good
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First Edition
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9780385661720
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Doubleday Canada, 2008. 335 pp, large 8vo (9 1/2" H). "The few hundred Loyalists who gathered at Roubalet's Tavern in New York one night in 1782 shared a nightmare of the past and a dream for the future. In the aftermath of the American Revolution, they found themselves abandoned by the king to whom they had promised their… Read more
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CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY. WINTER 2009. VOLUME 18, NUMBER 1.

by Sarty, Roger, editor. Terry Copp; John Maker; Patrick Dennis; Gareth Newfield; Laura Brandon; J.L. Granatstein; Sean M. Maloney; Ken Reynolds.

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2009
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Waterloo, Ontario: Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2009. 80 pp, 11" H (magazine format). B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. Contents: To the Last Canadian?: Casualties in 21st Army Group; The Essex Scottish Regiment in Operation Atlantic: What went Wrong?; A Canadian Conscript Goes to War - August 1918: Old Myths Re-examined; Naval… Read more
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CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY. WINTER 2008. VOLUME 17, NUMBER 1.

by Sarty, Roger, editor. Geoff Jackson; Andrew B. Godefroy; Paul Dickson; Gareth A. Newfield; Sean M. Maloney; Ken Reynolds.

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2008
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Waterloo, Ontario: Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2008. 80 pp, 11" H (magazine format). B&w photographs, maps, reproductions. Contents: "Anything but Lovely": The Canadian Corps at Lens in the summer of 1917; Canadian Soldiers in West African Conflicts, 1885-1905; Harry Crerar and an Army for Strategic Effect; Medical Care of American… Read more
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CANADA'S GLORY: BATTLES THAT FORGED A NATION.

by Bishop, Arthur. Foreword Hon. Hartland de M. Molson.

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Published
1996
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Very Good-
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First Printing
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9780075528098
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Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1996. 309 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). B&w maps, photographs, reproductions. "Spanning over 200 years of Canadian history and over 30 major battles, (this book) includes: The War of 1812, when Upper Canada and Lower Canada united to defeat the American threat, giving Canadians a true sense of nationalism for the first time; The Boer… Read more
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THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH AMERICA 1775-1783. REVISED EDITION. OSPREY MILITARY MEN-AT-ARMS 39.

by May, Robin and Embleton, Gerry. New colour plates and text revision by Gerry Embleton. Series editor: Lee Johnson.

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Published
1997
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Very Good+
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Revised Edition
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9781855327351
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London: Osprey, 1997. 48 pp, 9 3/4" H. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, drawings, 8 pages of colour uniform studies. Section headings: Introduction; Raising an Army; The Redcoats' War; A Diary of the American Revolution; The Royal Warrant of 1768 for Infantry Clothing, Colours, &c.; The Plates. Interior - faint cigarette odour, otherwise clean and tight with no… Read more
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WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY. OLIVER HAZARD PERRY: WILDERNESS COMMODORE.

by Dillon, Richard.

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Published
1978
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9780070169876
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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978. 231 pp, large 8vo (9 1/4" H). Map. "Perry fought perhaps the most perfect single battle in American naval history. More - he insured the success of William Henry Harrison's Northwest Territory campaign, in which he soldiered as a volunteer aide to General Harrison. He ended Tecumseh's plans for an Indian Confederation. He dashed forever… Read more
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