Book, Lithos, Maps and Photos

Books

  • The North-West Rebellion of 1885, Origin and Progress of the War of the Various Engagement with the Indians and Half Breeds of the Heroic Deeds Performed By Officers and Men, and of Touching Scenes in the Field, the Camp, and the Cabin, by Charles Pelham Mulvaney, 1st edition published in 1885 by A.H. Hovey of Toronto, hard cover, vg.+ $50.00 
  • La Bataille de Batoche, une petite guerre Britanique contre les Métis retranchés, by W. Hildebrandt, published in 1985 by Parc canada, softcover, vg.+ $15.00 
  • The Story of South Africa; An Account of the Historical Transformation of the Dark Continent by the European Powers and the Culminating Contest between Great Britain and the South African Republic in the Transvaal War J.C. Ridpath and E.S. Ellis, 1st edition published in 1899 by Oceanic Publishing Company, Sydney, 1016 pages with nominal list of all canadian units and contingents, list of casualties, hard cover, vg.+ $250.00 
  • Canada's Sons of Kopje and Veldt, a historical Account of the Canadian Contingents, by T.G. Marquis, published in 1900 by the Canada's Sons Publishing Co. of Toronto, hardcover, vg.+ $40.00  
  • Histoire de la Milice Canadienne Française 1760-1897, by Benjanin Sulte, published in 1897 by Desbarats & Cie, original 1st edition not a copy, very rare, hard cover, vg.+ $200.00 
  • Histoire du 65ème Régiment Carabiniers Mont-Royal, by Captain E.J. Chambers, published 1916 by Guertin of Montreal, softcover, vg. $150.00 
  • Dress Regulations for the Army 1911, reprint in 1970 and published by Latimer Trend & Co. of Kent, hardcover, vg.+ $70.00 
  • Dress Regulations for the Army 1911, original 1st edition printed in 1911 by His Majesty's Stationery Office of London, hardcover, vg.+ $125.00  
  • Military Uniforms in canada 1665-1970, by J.L. Summers and R. Chartrand, illustrated by R.J. Marrion, published in 1981, Canadian War Museum Publication No.16, hard cover, vg.+ $15.00 
  • Officers of the Imperial Black Watch 1725 to 1952 (Revised Edition), a roll of long service Regular Officers of the Black Watch, published in 1952 by Thomas Hunter & Sons, Ltd of Perth, hardcover, vg.+ $40.00
  • Officers of the Imperial Black Watch, volume 2, book records the services of all other officers of the Black watch who can be traced, published in 1952 by Thomas Hunter & Sons, Ltd of Perth, hardcover, vg.+ $40.00 
  • Historical Record of The Black Watch (42nd Royal Highlanders) from 1729 to 1881, Part 3 being the portion of The Scottish Highlands, Highlands Clans and Highlands Regiments, published in 1887 by T.C. Jack of Edimburg, hardcover, vg.+ $75.00 
  • University of Toronto Roll of Service, by G. Oswald Smith, printed in 1921 by the University of Toronto, this is an original 1st edition not a copy, very rare, vg.+ $250.00                
  • The 2nd Canadian Heavy Battery in the World War 1914 to 1919, Record of the Battery from the mobilization in 19114 to demobilization in 1919 including Battle engagements and Battery positions, Chronology of World War 1914 to 1919 and miscellaneous information, the C.B.H. Old Boys', association, constitution and nominal roll, also maps of the Western front and Mons proclamation, 117 pages, soft cover, vg.+ $75.00 
  • From The Rideau to The Rhine and Back, the 6th Field Company and Battalion canadian engineers in the Great War, by K. Weatherbe and publisshed in 1928 by The Hunter RoseCo. Ltd. of Toronto, hardcover, vg.+ $20.00 
  • A short History of The Royal Canadian Dragoons, by R.C. Fetherstonhaugh, published in 1932 by the Southam Press of Toronto, softcover, vg.+ $40.00 
  • Records of the 4th Canadian Infantry Battalion in the Great War 1914-1918, by W.L. Gibson and printed in 1924 by The Maclean Publishing Co. Ltd of Toronto.274 pages, 7 chapters (FORMATION; ITINERARY; COMMANDING OFFICERS; NOMINAL ROLL OF OFFICERS WHO SERVED WITH WITH THE FOURTH CANADIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, CANADIAN EXPENDITIONARY FORCE; ATTACHED OFFICERS; NOMINAL ROLL OF WARRANT OFFICERS, NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN WHO SERVED WITH THE FOURTH CANADIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, CANDIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE; DECORATIONS AND AWARDS - FOURTH CANADIAN INFANTRY BATALLION) plus list of abbreviations, 17 illustrations on plates including frontispiece. hardcover, vg.+ $200.00 
  • Gallant Canadians, The Story of the 10th Canadian Infabtry Battalion 1914-1919, by Daniel Dancocks, published in 1994 by The Calgary Highlanders Regimental Funds Foundation, softcover, vg.+ $30.00 
  • The 13th Battalion, Royal Highlanders of Canada 1914-1919, by R.C. Fetherstonhaugh, 1st edition published in 1925 by the 13th Battalion Royal Highlanders of Canada, hardcover, vg.+ $200.00 
  • The Royal Montreal Regiment, 14th Battalion C.E.F., by R.C. Fetherstonhaugh, first edition published in 1927 by the Gazette Printing Co. of Montreal, hardcover, vg.+ $125.00 
  • 14th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Royal Montreal Regiment Roll of honour 1914-1922, softcover, exc. $20.00 
  • The Red Watch, with the 1st Canadian Division in Flanders, 15th Battalion C.E.F., (48th Highlanders of Canada) by Colonel J.A. Currie M.P., 2nd edition published in November 1916 by McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart Publishers of Toronto, hardcover, vg.+ $40.00 
  • 16th Battalion C.E.F., The Canadian Scottish Regiment, 5 in. by 7 1/4 in. 91 pages, hardcover, vg.+ $75.00 
  • Histoire du 22ème Bataillon Canadien-Français 1914-1919, by Joseph Chaballe and published in 1952 by Les Éditions Chantecler of Saint-Lambert, softcover, vg.+ $20.00 v
  • Deux du 22ème Bataillon, by J.F. Simon, published in 1929 by Imprimeries de Lasalle of Montréal, softcover, vg.+ $15.00
  • "New Brunswick Fighting 26th", a History of the 26th New Brunswick Battalion C.E.F. 1914-1919, by S. D. MacGowan, Harry Hecbert and B.E. O'Leary, published in 1994 by the Neptune Publishing Co. of New-Brunwick, exc. $175.00 
  • The 42nd Battalion, C.E.F. Royal Highlanders of Canada, by C. Beresford Topp, 1st edition published in 1931 by the Gazette Printing Co. of Montreal, hardcover, vg.+ $150.00 
  • The Irish-Canadian Rangers, 199th Battalion C.E.F., published in 1916 by the Gazette Printing Co. of Montreal, hardcover, vg.+ $200.00 
  • The Naval Service of Canada, Its Official History, Volume 1: Origins and Early Years, by G.N. Tucker, published in 1952 by The Minister of National Defence, hardcover, vg.+$15.00 
  • A History of Camp Valcartier 1647-1957, by H.M. Carthcart, published in 1957, softcover, vg.+ $20.00
  • L'Histoire du Camp valcartier 1647-1957, by H.M. Carthcart, published in 1957, softcover, vg.+ $20.00
  • Bairnsfather, a Few Fragments From His Life, collected by a friend, published for "The Bystander" by Hodder and Stoughton in 1917, 1st edition, hardcover, vg.+ $40.00 
  • Bairnsfather, a Few Fragments From His Life, collected by a friend, published for "The Bystander" by Hodder and Stoughton in 1917, 1st edition with 96 pages, hardcover, vg.+ $40.00 
  • Canada in Khaki, A Tribute to the Officers and Men now serving in the Canadian Expeditionary Force, original 1st edition printed in 1917, vg. $30.00 
  • Puch Cartoons of the Great War, 1st edition published in 1915 by G.H. Doran Co. of New York, hardcover, vg.+ $40.00 
  • With The First Canadian Contingent, published in 1915 on behalf of the Canadian Field Comforts Commission by Hodder & Stoughton of Toronto, in 8 volumes with 300 pages, softcover, vg. $90.00 
  • The Peaople's War Book and Pictural Atlas of the World, autograph edition signed by Billy Bishop, by Miller, Canfield and Plewman, published in 1920 by Imperial of Canada, hardcover, vg.+ $100.00 
  • Report of the Ministry, Overseas Military Forces of Canada 1918, published in 1919 by the Overseas Military Forces of Canada, hardcover, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Their Glory Can Not fade, a souvenir pamphlet published by the Canadian Pacific Railways in Christmas 1918, 6 1/2 in. by 9 in., 16 pages with 10 being all in colour, hats, ranks, badges, decorations, etc. of the C.E.F.  vg.+ $50.00 
  • The Illustrated London News, Silver Jubilee Record Number, King George V and Queen Mary 1910-1935, published in 1935 by the Illustrated London News, hardcover, vg.+ $75.00 Sunbeam Bristol, SE5, 
  • Celebrity of the Army, edited by Commander Chas. N. Robinson R.N., published in 1900 by G. Newnes Ltd. hardcover, vg. $40.00 

Training Manuals

  • Pilots Flying Book (Army Book 425) to 2nd Lieutenant Frank Letzel RFC, 1st entry 20/11/17 last entry 03/05/19, flew on DH26, Avro, S.Pup, Dolphin, mainly training flights saw some action in 11/18, vg.+ $100.00 
  • Ross rifle handbook 1907, printed by Labroquerie Taché of Ottawa in 1917, 17 pages with 5 large plate, original 1917 edition not a reprint, vg.+ $125.00 
  • Military Engineering Part V Miscellanous, printed by General Staff War Office London in 191497 pages with 62 paltes, covering Camps and Bivouacs, Huts, Supply and Water, Wells, Bring, Levelling, etc., vg.+ $20.00
  • Standing Orders for Defence Against Gas, 9 pages, printed in France by Army and Stationery Services in October 1917, vg.+ $20.00 
  • Identification of Points on a Map. Explanation of the French Method, Issued by the gGeneral Staff in 08/18, 4 pages with 2 figures, vg.+ $10.00 

Lithographs

CANADIAN AT YPRES after W. B. Wollen painting, coloured lithograph measuring 15 in. by 22 in. on a mount measuring 19 in. by 26 in., left bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed From the original painting of W.B. Wollen RI ROI”, in the middle is inscribed “Canadian At Ypres” and under “The Canadians Save the Situation War Office Report April 24th 1915”,  right bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed Copyright Gt. Britian & Wal.A. Thos. Forman & Sons Nottingham & London”, professionaly mounted and frame using acid free backing, exc. $450.00 NEW

Lord Beaverbrook established the Canadian War Memorials Fund in 1916 to commission official war artists to paint the Canadian war effort. The official war art program would eventually employ close to 120 artists, most of them British or Canadian created nearly 1,000 works of art. The following are all originals Canadian War Memorials Funds Historical War Painting lithographs from the Burling House London exhibition of 1919. More Information

CANADA ANSWER after Norman Wilkinson painting, coloured lithograph  measuring 11 in. by 19 in. on a mount measuring 20 in. by 25 in., left bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright by the Canadian War Memorials Fund", right bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright Entered in the Library of Congress Washington, D.C., U.S.A.", left bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed in England for the Canadian War Memorials Record Office, Picture No.1", the right bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed for the Canadian War Record Office by the Medeci Modern Art Society (England) Ltd., Sale Trade Agents, Canada Excluded”, exc. $200.00 NEW

THE NIGHT PATROL – CANADIAN MOTOR LAUCH BOATS ENTERING DOVER  after Julius Olsson A.R.A. painting, coloured lithograph  measuring 11 in. by 19 in. on a mount measuring 20 in. by 25 in., left bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright by the Canadian War Memorials Fund", right bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright Entered in the Library of Congress Washington, D.C., U.S.A.", left bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed in England for the Canadian War Memorials Record Office, Picture No.2", the right bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed for the Canadian War Record Office by the Medeci Modern Art Society (England) Ltd., Sale Trade Agents, Canada Excluded”,exc. $200.00 NEW

THIRD CANADIAN STATIONARY HOSPITAL, FRANCE, after Gerald E. Moira painting, coloured lithograph measuring 9 5/8 in. by 23 1/2 in. on a mount measuring 19 in. by 30 in., left bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright by the Canadian War Memorials Fund", right bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright Entered in the Library of Congress Washington, D.C., U.S.A.", left bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed in England for the Canadian War Memorials Record Office, Picture No.3", the right bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed for the Canadian War Record Office by the Medeci Modern Art Society (England) Ltd., Sale Trade Agents, Canada Excluded”, exc. $200.00 NEW

THE SECOND BATTLE OF YPRES after Richard Jack A.R.A. painting, coloured lithograph measuring 15 in. by 22 in. on a mount measuring 23in. by 30 in., left bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright by the Canadian War Memorials Fund", right bottom side of the lithographyis inscribed "Copyright Entered in the Library of Congress Washington, D.C., U.S.A.", left bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed in England for the Canadian War Memorials Record Office, Picture No.4", the right bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed for the Canadian War Record Office by the Medeci Modern Art Society (England) Ltd., Sale Trade Agents, Canada Excluded”, exc. $200.00 NEW

THE BATTLE OF VIMY RIDGE after Richard Jack A.R.A. painting, coloured lithograph measuring 13 3/4 in. by 22 1/2 in. on a mount measuring 23 in. by 30 in.,left bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright by the Canadian War Memorials Fund", right bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright Entered in the Library of Congress Washington, D.C., U.S.A.", left bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed in England for the Canadian War Memorials Record Office, Picture No.5", the right bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed for the Canadian War Record Office by the Medeci Modern Art Society (England) Ltd., Sale Trade Agents, Canada Excluded”, exc. $250.00 NEW

 THE CLOTH HALL, YPRES after J. Keer Lawson painting, coloured lithograph measuring 15 3/4  in. by 22 in. on a mount measuring 25 in. by 30 in., left bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright by the Canadian War Memorials Fund", right bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright Entered in the Library of Congress Washington, D.C., U.S.A.", left bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed in England for the Canadian War Memorials Record Office, Picture No.6", the right bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed for the Canadian War Record Office by the Medeci Modern Art Society (England) Ltd., Sale Trade Agents, Canada Excluded”, exc. $200.00 NEW

YPRES FROM KEMMEL after D.Y. Cameron A.R.A. painting, coloured lithograph measuring 14in. by 22 in. on a mount measuring 23 in. by 30 in., left bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright by the Canadian War Memorials Fund", right bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright Entered in the Library of Congress Washington, D.C., U.S.A.", left bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed in England for the Canadian War Memorials Record Office, Picture No.7", the right bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed for the Canadian War Record Office by the Medeci Modern Art Society (England) Ltd., Sale Trade Agents, Canada Excluded”, exc. $200.00 NEW

THE LANDING OF THE FIRST CANADIAN DIVISION AT ST. NAZAIRE 1915 after Edgar Bundy A.R.A. painting, coloured lithograph measuring 11 3/8 in. by 19 in. on a mount measuring 20 in. by 25 in., left bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright by the Canadian War Memorials Fund", right bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright Entered in the Library of Congress Washington, D.C., U.S.A.", left bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed in England for the Canadian War Memorials Record Office, Picture No.8", the right bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed for the Canadian War Record Office by the Medeci Modern Art Society (England) Ltd., Sale Trade Agents, Canada Excluded”, exc. $200.00 NEW

THE WAR IN THE AIR after C.R.W. Nevinson A.R.A. painting,tlithograph measuring 20 in. by 25 in. on a mount measuring 23 in. by 30 in., left bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright by the Canadian War Memorials Fund", right bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright Entered in the Library of Congress Washington, D.C., U.S.A.", left bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed in England for the Canadian War Memorials Record Office, Picture No.9", the right bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed for the Canadian War Record Office by the Medeci Modern Art Society (England) Ltd., Sale Trade Agents, Canada Excluded”, exc. $400.00 NEW

THE FLAG after Byam Shaw A.R.A. painting, coloured lithograph measuring 11 in. by 19 in. on a mount measuring 19 in. by 25 in., left bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright by the Canadian War Memorials Fund", right bottom side of the lithograph is inscribed "Copyright Entered in the Library of Congress Washington, D.C., U.S.A.", left bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed in England for the Canadian War Memorials Record Office, Picture No.10", the right bottom side of the mount is inscribed "Printed for the Canadian War Record Office by the Medeci Modern Art Society (England) Ltd., Sale Trade Agents, Canada Excluded”, exc. $200.00 NEW

Maps

  • Berthen & Meteren trench map, scale 1:20,000, R.E. Survay 11-5-18, showing Coq de Paille, Monts de Cats, La Montagne, Mt Kokereele, Vlenvickhoke and Western Molen sectors, vg. $100.00 
  • Mont Des Cats (Prover, Watou, Steenvoorde), secret army administrative situation linen map, scale 1:40,000, dated 1.3.18, vg.+ $125.00
  • Passchendaele Ridge, secret army administrative situation linen map, scale 1:40,000, dated 10.3.18, vg.+ $125.00 
  • Mont des Chats, secret army railway paper map, scale 1;40,000, dated 16.6.18, vg. $75.00 
  • Fifth Army Area (B), paper map showing HINDENBURG LINE (QUEANT) from latest available photos, scale 1:40,000, dated 6/3/17, vg.+ $50.00  
  • Belgium sheet 5A, Hazebrouck - Ypres, scale 1:100,000, dated 1916, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium sheet 11 S.E., Oost and Dunkerke, scale 1:20,000, dated 12-1916, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium sheet 11 S.E. 4, Furnes, scale 1:10,000, dated 06-1917, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium trench map, sheet 12 S.W., Niewport - Westende, scale 1:20,000, dated 06-1917, vg.+ $100.00
  • Belgium sheet 19, Dunkerque - Furnes, scale 1:40,000, dated 10-1917, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium sheet 19 N.E., Furnes, scale 1:20,000, dated 1915, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium trench map, sheet 20 N.W., Dixmude, scale 1:20,000, dated 06-1917, vg. $90.00 
  • Belgium sheet 21, Thielt, scale 1:40,000, dated 08-1917, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium sheet 21 N.W., Swevezeele - Wynghene, scale 1:20,000, dated 05-1917, vg.+ $50.00
  • Belgium sheet 27, Cassel - Hazebrouck, scale 1:40,000, dated 10-1917, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium sheet 27 S.E., Hazebrouck, scale 1:20,000, dated 1915, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium sheet 28, Ypres, scale 1:40,000, dated 01-1915, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium trench map, sheet 28 S.W., Messines, Bailleul 1:20,000, dated 04-1917, vg.+ $100.00 
  • Belgium trench map, sheet 28 N.W., Ypres - Poperingue, 1:20,000, dated 07-1917, vg.+ $100.00 
  • Belgium sheet 29, Courtrai, scale 1:40,000, dated 05-1917, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium sheet 29 N.W., Courtrai, scale 1:20,000, dated 1916, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium sheet 36, Armentières - Lille, 1:40,000, dated 04-1917, vg.+ $50.00 
  • Belgium sheet 62C, Péronne, scale 1:40,000, dated 1916, vg.+ $50.00 
  • French trench map, sheet 36c S.W., Vimy - Lens, scale 1:20,000, dated 09/16, vg.+ $125.00 

Papers

  • Document signed by General Sir Henry Seymour Rawlinson, Commander of the 4th British Army, dated 20/9/17, to T/32683 Corporal J.M. Conroy Army Service Corps, I congratulate you on the gallant act by which you have won the Military Medal, measuring 6 in. by 8 in., vg.+ $50.00 
  • Certificate "Canadian Millitary School Shorncliffe Officers' Course" to Captain H.W. Black 104th Battalion C.E.F., dated 2/1/17 for Ractics, Topography, Law, Administration, Organization, Engineering and Drill, also use of grenades. machine guns tactics and musketry, measuring8 1/4 in. by 11 in., vg.+ $20.00     
  • Particulars of family of an Officer or man Enlisted in C.E.F., 4 page document measuring 8 1/4 in. by 13 1/4 in., vg.+ $10.00   
  • Canadian Expeditionary Force Discharge Certificate, linen type paper, original, blank, exc. $25.00  

Photographs 

  • Edourad VIII original photograph by Hugh Cecil, measuring  12 in. by 15 in. by itself and 16 in. by 19 in. with the mount.. The King is wearing his Welsh Guard uniform and he signed it ‘Edouard RI’. Has Hugh Cecil London signature in block letters on its mount and on the back is a paper tag with the following inscrition on it ‘Hugh Cecil, London, 8 Grafton Street, Bond Street, W.I. No:11,393F', very rare, exc. $2000.00 
  • Vincent Massey original photograph by Yousuf Karsh, measuring10 in. by 12 3/4 in. by itself and 13 5/8in. by 16 5/8 in. with the mount. Massey is wearing his Governor General uniform, signed and dated 1954 on the mount. Also signed by Kirsh on the mount, exc. $350.00 
  • Georges Vanier original photograph by Yousuf Karsh, measuring10 in. by 12 3/4 in. by itself and 13 5/8in. by 16 5/8 in. with the mount. Vanier is wearing his Governor General uniform, signed and dated 1961 on the mount. Also signed by Kirsh on the mount, exc. $350.00 
  • Georges and Pauline Vanier original photograph by Yousuf Karsh, measuring10 in. by 12 3/4 in. by itself and 13 5/8in. by 16 5/8 in. with the mount. Vanier is wearing his Governor General uniform, signed and dated 1964 on the mount. Also signed by Kirsh on the mount, exc. $350.00 

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