Rare and Used Books

Due to unusual sizes and weights, many books require additional info to calculate shipping. Click the link at the end of the book description to contact us or call directly: 1-613-823-7000

Blahs- 001) THE GREAT WAR AS I SAW IT by Can Frederick George Scott, CMG, DSO. F.D. Goodchild & Co 1922; 1st Edition; HC; G; 328 pg. Memoir of fantastic detail, and covers the Canadians from 1914-1918 by the heart & soul of the Corps, Canon Frederick Scott. RARE; SIGNED & DEDICATED COPY. $245. [More Info]

Blahs – 002) THE FIGHTING NEWFOUNDLANDER; A History of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment by G.W.L. Nicholson. 1st Edition, Government of Newfoundland 1964. HC; DJ; VG;614 pg. Exceptional history of the Newfoundland Regiment in the Great War from recruiting, and all their infamous battles: Gallipoli, Beaumont-Hamel, Guedecourt, Monchy, Cambrai, etc. Contains Roll of Honour and Honours & Awards.‘THE’ reference book for the Newfoundlanders in the Great War. Great book. $125. [More Info]

Blahs – 003) The 24th BATTALION, CEF, VICTORIA RIFLES OF CANADA, 1914-1919 by R.C. Fetherstonhaugh.. Gazette Printing Company, 1930. HC; VG; 319 pg. Official history of the 24th Battalion, 5th Brigade, 2nd Division. One of the better ones. Contains great maps, Roll of Honour, Honours & Awards, etc. $220. [More Info]

Blahs – 004) GHOSTS HAVE WARM HANDS by Will R. Bird. Clark, Iwin & Co. 1968. 1st Edition; HC; DJ; VG; 255 pg. The classic Canadian memoir of the Great War. A nice copy of an exceptional book. $75. [More Info]

Blahs – 005) ORDINARY HEROES; Eastern Ontario’s 21st Battalion, C.E.F. by Stephen Nicol. The definitive history of the 21st Battalion, C.E.F., including Nominal Roll, Wounded , Roll of Honour, Honour & Awards. RARE. SIGNED. $225. [More Info]

Blahs – 006) UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO ROLL OF SERVICE 1914-1918. University of Toronto Press, 1921. HC; G; No DJ; 603 pg. Great reference for detailed service for all U of T students/ Grads or Professors. A must reference. $60. [More Info]

Blahs – 007) NEW BRUNSWICK’S FIGHTING 26th; A History of the 26th New Brunwick Battalion, CEF by MacGowan, Heckbert 7 O’Leary. Neptune Publishing, 1994. HC; VG; DJ; 428 pg. Definitive history of the 26th; illustrated, great maps; Honours & Awards, Roll of Honour, Wounded, Nominal Roll. $225. [More Info]

Blahs – 008) CANADIAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, 1914-1919; Nicholson, G.W.L. (Reprint of Queen’s Printer, Ottawa, Canada) ; SB; VG; 621pp. The Official History of the Canadian Army in the First World War. Here is related the story of the building of the famous Canadian Corps into a first-class fighting machine whose efficiency and prowess were unsurpassed by any other formation in the Allied armies. $75. [More Info]

Blahs – 009) A BATTALION OF OUR OWN; The 113th Overses Battalion, CEF (The Lethbridge Highlanders) by Brett Clifton.Lethbridge Historical Society, 2014. SC; VG; 64 pg. History of the Men of the 113th Battalion, Lethbridge Highlanders. Nominal Roll, Casualties, etc. $50. [More Info]

Blahs – 010) TRINITY WAR BOOK; A Recital of Service and Sacrifice in the Great War. Trinity Methodist Church, 1921. Classic memoir to those who fought and died in the Great War. Good reference. $30. [More Info]

Blahs – 011) THE HON. SIR SAM HUGHES, KCB, MP; CANADA’S WAR MINISTER, 1911-16 by Brig. General Charles F. Blahs. MacMillan, 1931. HC; G (some minor Library stamps in interior); 182 pg. Great, if a bit biased, bio of the Man who made the Canadian Corps (then almost destroyed it!). He was an irrational, patriotic, dogged individual to whom thousands of Canadians owe their lives. $45. [More Info]

Blahs – 012) THE INTELLIGENCE SERVICE WITHIN THE CANADIAN CORPS, 1914-18 by Major J. E. Hahn, DSO, MC. MacMillan, 1930. HC; G (water damage on outside boards, interior solid on SIGNED Copy); 263 pg. Fascinating study of how intelligence worked in the trenches; raids, communications, etc. A really interesting book. $75. RARE SIGNED copy. $175. [More Info]

Blahs – 13) THE AUSTRALIAN VICTORIES IN FRANCE IN 1918, by Lieut.-General Sir John Monash. E.P.Dutton, NY. John Monash served from 1914 with the Australian Imperial Force. He took command of the Australian Corps in 1918, and this is his version of events; Hamel; Villers Bretoneux, Amiens, etc. He was considered to be Arthur Currie’s competitor.. $100. [More Info]

Blahs – 014) THE REAL WINNIE; A One of a Kind Bear by Val Shushkewich. Natural Heritage Books, 2003. SC; VG; 86 pg. The story of the famous Winnipeg Bear. Well illustrated. $15. [More Info]

Blahs – 015) COURAGE REMEMBERED by Ward and Gibson. McClelland & Stewart, 1989. HC; VG; DJ; 282 pg. Best telling of the birth and development of the Imperial War Graves Commission (later Commonwealth), with great side stories and statistics. Intro by Fred Tilston VC. $25. [More Info]

Blahs – 016) CANADA’S SONS ON KOPJE AND VELDT; A Historical Account of the Canadian Contingents by T.G. Marquis. The Canada’s Sons Publishing, 1900. HC; VG; 490 pg. Excellent account of the Canadian Contingents in the Boer War; the Capture of Pretoria and relief of Mefeking. Includes list of Men in the First and second Contingents. $30. [More Info]

Blahs – 017) THE LIGHT TRACK FROM ARRAS by T.R.Heritage. Plateway Press, 2nd Edition, 1999. SC; VG; 79 pg. Study of the systems, equipment, men who operated the light railways. Canada had 13 Battalions of Railway Troops. Great photos. $65. [More Info]