FOR SALE – Books

This page lists books for sale by Colin MacGregor Stevens. There is a separate page for manuals.

CAUTION: Postage in/from Canada is more expensive than in the USA, but then again, the U.S. dollar is worth about $1.25 Canadian. Prices are in Canadian dollars. In simple terms, if a book is prices at $100, that is about $75 U.S.

SECTIONS:

  1. BOOKS ABOUT AIRBORNE  UNITS & FORMATIONS
  2. JEEP BOOKS
  3. OTHER BOOKS

BOOKS ABOUT AIRBORNE  UNITS & FORMATIONS

PHOTOSDESCRIPTION
Book Dropzone Normandy
Book Dropzone Normandy

Book Dropzone Normandy
Book Dropzone Normandy
DROPZONE NORMANDY by Napier Crookenden re D-Day UK 6th, US 82 and US 101 Airborne Divisions. 1976 304 pp Illus. Hard-cover. Dust-jacket. Archival cover. Inscription from a former owner. $10 CAD
Book THE RED BERET
Book THE RED BERET

Book THE RED BERET
Book THE RED BERET
THE RED BERET The Story of the Parachute Regiment at war 1940-1945. 4th Printing 1951 336 pp Illus. Hard cover, no dust-jacket. Inscribed by a former owner. $25 CAD
BY AIR TO BATTLE
BY AIR TO BATTLE

BY AIR TO BATTLE
BY AIR TO BATTLE

BY AIR TO BATTLE
BY AIR TO BATTLE
BY AIR TO BATTLE - THE OFFICIAL ACCOUNT OF THE BRITISH AIRBORNE DIVISIONS 1945. Softcover. RARE. $50
GO TO IT The Illustrated History of the 6th Airborne Division
GO TO IT The Illustrated History of the 6th Airborne Division

GO TO IT The Illustrated History of the 6th Airborne Division
GO TO IT The Illustrated History of the 6th Airborne Division

GO TO IT The Illustrated History of the 6th Airborne Division
GO TO IT The Illustrated History of the 6th Airborne Division
GO TO IT! The illustrated history of the 6th Airborne Division by Peter Harclerode 1990 Hard cover with dust-jacket. Illus. $60 CAD
When Dragons Flew
When Dragons Flew
WHEN DRAGONS FLEW - An illustrated history of The 1st Battalion The Border Regiment 1939-45 by Stuart Eastwood, Charles Gray & Alan Green. Signed by Eastwood. 1994. ARIBORNE SICILY , ARNHEM etc. Hardcover with dust jacket. 232 pp. Profusely illustrated. Bn Roll of Honour. Awards. $50
Off At Last History of KSOB 1939-1945
Off At Last History of KSOB 1939-1945
"OFF AT LAST - An Illustrated History of the 7th (Galloway) Battalion, The King's Own Scottish Borderers 1939-1945. Softcover. Excellent condition. Covers the Battle of Arnhem. $50
By Land Sea and Air
By Land Sea and Air
BY LAND, SEA AND AIR - An Illustrated History of the 2nd Battalion The South Staffordshire Regiment 1940-1945 fROM OFFICIAL RECORDS AND PERSONAL ACCOUNTS. Bay Alexander Junier and Bart Smulders with Jaap Korsloot.. Hardcover, with dust-jacket. 223 pp. Profusely illustrated. AIRBORNE ARNHEM. $75
Arnhem guidebook
Arnhem guidebook
MARKET GARDEN - ARNHEM - The Landing Grounds and Oosterbeek. By Frank Steer. Battleground Europe series. Battlefield Guide. 144 pp. Well illustrated. Soft-cover. $20
"FORGOTTEN WINGS" Gliders in Normandy and Southern France by Philippe Esvelin 2006 in English. Many illustrations. 176 pp Like new. SCARCE Book, hardcover. $25
Book - THE RED DEVILS  The story of the British Airborne Forces by G. G. Norton
Book - THE RED DEVILS The story of the British Airborne Forces by G. G. Norton
"THE RED DEVILS" - The Story of the British Airborne Forces by G.G. Norton Eed by Lt-General Sir Brian Horrocks. 1971 (2nd impression) 260 pp illus. Hardcover with dust jacket. VG condition. $45
Book IT WAS LIKE THIS   Oosterbeek 17th of September 1944 by Brigadier C. B. MacKenzie DSO, OBE Principal Staff Officer 1st Airborne Division Holland 1981
Book IT WAS LIKE THIS Oosterbeek 17th of September 1944 by Brigadier C. B. MacKenzie DSO, OBE Principal Staff Officer 1st Airborne Division Holland 1981
"IT WAS LIKE THIS!" A Short Factual Account of the Battle of Arnhem and Oosterbeek" by Brigadier C. B. MacKenzie, DSO, OBE, Principal General Staff Officer of the 1st Airborne Division. Foreword by Maj-Gen Urquhart. 13th Edition 1981 Softcover, 84 pp Illus., Printed in Holland. A scarce book. $5
Book THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE - 50 Years of Para Rescue in Canada by The Para Rescue Association of Canada
Book THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE - 50 Years of Para Rescue in Canada by The Para Rescue Association of Canada
"THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE - 50 years of Para Rescue in Canada 1944-1994 by The Para Rescue Association of Canada 323 pp. Illus. Autographed Nominal Roll. MANY signatures of the jumpers. RARE BOOK. Hardcover with dust jacket. $85
1 Can Para Bn War Diary (reprint of archival documents) $35
British Parachute Forces 1040-45 bt Ho=ward P. Davies Key Uniform Guides 2 32 pp illus. Softcover $5
Special Air Service - Outlines UN1 by Pete Saunders 32 pp. illus. Scarce reference book. $8
THIS IS THE SAS A Pictorial History of the Special Air Service Regiment by Tony Geraghty 1982. Hardcover, no dust-jacket. $7.50
ASSAULT FROM THE SKY A History of Airboprne Warfare by John Weeks 1978 Hardcover with dust jacket $5
LION WITH BLUE WINGS The STory of the Glider Pilot Regiment 1942-1945 by Ronald Seth 1955. Hardcover with dustjacket $20
PEGASUS BRIDGE JUNE 6, 1944 by Stephen Ambrose 1985 Hardcover with dustjacket. $8
LUCKY SIGNALLR by Michael Hancock1998. SIGNED by author. with 1 Airborne Division to Norway etc. Hard cover with dust jacket $10
I WAS A STRANGER - John Winthrop Hackett Arnhem and escape. 1944 Hardcover with dust jacket. $10
HET POLSTEN KONON Story in Dutch (with English translation) of the two 20mm AA guns taken to Arnhem September 1944. $5

JEEP BOOKS

The Jeep by Jeudy - Cover
The Jeep by Jeudy - Cover
JEEP BOOKS - SEE ALSO MY PAGE OF "FOR SALE - MANUALS" I sold my ex-army jeeps and now I am selling the reference books and manuals.
The Jeep Olyslager - Bart Vanderveen - Cover
The Jeep Olyslager - Bart Vanderveen - Cover
THE JEEP Olyslager Auto Library WARNE written by Bart Vanderveen Hard cover. Illus. 64 pp. SCARCE $20
caption id="attachment_8457" align="aligncenter" width="256"]Hail to the Jeep by A Wade Wells 1946 - Cover Hail to the Jeep by A Wade Wells 1946 - Cover[/caption]HAIL TO THE JEEP by A. Wade Wells 1946 RARE FIRST EDITION hardcover. No dust jacket. 120 pp Illus. >> >LISTED ON eBAY 2017-11-21 <<<
The Jeep by Jeudy - Cover
The Jeep by Jeudy - Cover
THE JEEP by J-G Jeudy and M Tararrine A classic. Hardcover with dust jacket. 272 pp Illus. With notations. $40
RIFKIND REPORT 1943 - Cover
RIFKIND REPORT 1943 - Cover
AUTHOR U.S. QUARTERMASTER TITLE: THE JEEP PLACE WASHINGTON D.C. DATE 1943. Facsimile reprint 1987 (RARE) 199 pp. A few poor quality illustrations. Important for jeep researchers! $30
JEEP by 4x4 magazine Japan - cover
JEEP by 4x4 magazine Japan - cover
"Jeep Truck 1/4 Ton 4x4 Utility by 4x4 Magazine in Japan. Military and civilian jeeps. Hard cover. 128 pp. Text in Japanese. Illus. Rare book. $30
Jeep by David Fetherston (1) cover
Jeep by David Fetherston (1) cover
"JEEP" by David Fetherston 1995. Softcover. Military and civilian jeeps. 128 pp. Illus. Lots of colour photos. Damage to spine at top for 1 inch.
The Jeep - Heimdal (1) - cover
The Jeep - Heimdal (1) - cover
"THE JEEP IN EVERY POSSIBLE CONDITION" "LAS JEEP DANS TOUR SES ETATS" Heimdal. 2008. Hardcover. Bi-lingual French and English. Many colour photos. Technical repairs, then historical photos and travelling in North Africa in a jeep. $20
ORD 9 SNL G-503 REPRINT (2)  - upper part of cover
ORD 9 SNL G-503 REPRINT (2) - upper part of cover
REPRINT of ORD 9 SNL G-503 15 February 1945. Used. Pages complete but loose. 283 pages. 8-1/2 x 11" Looks original so is good for display with a jeep. $20
Rare WW2 Jeep MB-TUG and Half-track
Rare WW2 Jeep MB-TUG and Half-track
RARE WW2 JEEP PHOTO ARCHIVE Following on No. 1 The Willys T-28 Half-Track & 6x6 MT-TUG by Mark Askew. Fred Smith's restoration of these two vehicles etc. 2003. Signed by Fred Smith. $30
Pre-standardized jeep Walk Around cover
Pre-standardized jeep Walk Around cover
PRE-STANDARDIZED JEEP Walk Around Color Series Squadron Signal # 5711 80 pp. Illus. $15
ALL AMERICAN WONDER Vol 1 by Ray Cowdery. VERY well used hardcover.
ALL AMERICAN WONDER Vol. 2 by Ray Cowdery Soft cover.

OTHER BOOKS

 

PHOTOSDESCRIPTION
BEFORE ENDEAVOURS FADE by Rose B. Coombs, MBE A Guide to the Battlefields of the First World War. She was formerly the Special Collections Officer at the Imperial War Museum. 1983. Hardcover. 164 pp. Maps, many, many photos. Hardcover, with dust-jacket. Archival clear cover for dust-jacket. Excellent condition! As of 2015-08-28 none were listed on AbeBooks which shows its rarity. $75 CAD
Selling 2015-05 016
Selling 2015-05 017
ANTI-TANK WEAPONS WW2 Fact Files. By Peter Chamberlain and Terry Gander. 64 pp. Softcover. $10 CAD
The Ferret Scout Car in Canadian Service by Colin M Stevens
The Ferret Scout Car in Canadian Service by Colin M Stevens
THE FERRET SCOUT CAR IN CANADIAN SERVICE (Service Publications 2009) Written by me, Colin MacGregor Stevens. 24 pp. Softcover. Illustrated. Signed copies are available. New, unread copy $14 SIGNED & POSTPAID
015IAN FLEMING'S COMMANDOS - THE STORY OF 30 ASSAULT UNIT IN WWII by Nicholas Rankin. James Bond 007 creator's wartime unit. Like new. Book hardcover with dust-jacket $15 CAD
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DIEPPE THROUGH THE LENS OF THE GERMAN WAR PHOTOGRAPHER by Hugh G. Henry Jr & Jean Paul Pallud After the Battle Hardcover with dustjacket.64 pp illus. Excellent book! $40 CAD
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Journal - ARMS COLLECTING Vol 28 No. 1 $2 CAD
049Journal - ARMS COLLECTING Vol 29 No. 3 $2 CAD
047Journal - ARMS COLLECTING Vol 29 No. 2 $2 CAD
046Journal - ARMS COLLECTING Vol 30 No. 2 $2 CAD
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Journal - ARMS COLLECTING Vol 31 No. 1
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AIR SURVEY REVIEW JUNE 1943 - MAY 1945 Rare WWII unit history of special unit for map making, 1 CDN FD (AIR) SVY COY RCE Sep 44 - May 45; 4 CDNFD SVY COY RCE Jun 43 - Sep 44 First Canadian Army RARE Sample original over printed map in back. Smallsection of back cover missing, Softcover. $40 CAD
DEVASTATED HALIFAX Published by Gerald E. Wier. 1917. "Views of the Greatest Disaster in the history of the American Contenent caused by the explosion that followed the collision of the French Munition Ship 'Mont Blanc' and the Belgian Relief Ship "Imo" in Halifax Harbour. December 6th 1917. " 32 pages of photo published immediately after the explosion. These are uncesnsored and there are photos of bodies etc. that will not appear in modern books. My Latin teacher, Vaila Mowat (married name) survived this explosion. I lived in Dartmouth as a teenager so this was a meaningful disaster. I found this copy in California. This is a RARE BOOKLET and on Abe Books it is listed for $974 CAD signed by a famous author, $260 CAD and $175 CAD. My price is $150 CAD
Vimy
Vimy
"VIMY" by Pierre Berton. Paperback. Some highlighting and notations. 336 pp $2.00 CAD
Fighting For Canada
Fighting For Canada

Fighting For Canada
Fighting For Canada


Fighting For Canada
Fighting For Canada
"FIGHTING FOR CANADA - Chinese and Japanese Canadians in Military Service" published by Department of National Defence. 2003 English and French $5 CAD
Book In Retreat
Book In Retreat
"IN RETREAT - The Canadian Forces in the Trudeau Years." Circa 1979 Inscription from previous owner. Hard cover, with dust-jacket. $5 CAD
Book Victory Through Air Power
Book Victory Through Air Power

Book Victory Through Air Power
Book Victory Through Air Power


Book Victory Through Air Power
Book Victory Through Air Power

Book Victory Through Air Power
Book Victory Through Air Power
"VICTORY THROUGH AIRPOWER" by Major Alexander P. DeSeversky 1942 354 pp Hardcover, no dust-jacket. $5 CAD
Book Memoirs of a Psychic Sp
Book Memoirs of a Psychic Sp
"MEMOIRS OF A PSYCHIC SPY 2006 Softcover. $5 CAD
Pioneer Journalist
Pioneer Journalist

Pioneer Journalist
Pioneer Journalist
"TALES OF A PIONEER JOURNALIST - From Gold Rush to Government Street in 19th Century Victoria" by David Williams Higgins 192 pp. Illus. Soft-cover $5 CAD
Book Biggles Defends the Desert
Book Biggles Defends the Desert
"BIGGLES DEFENDS THE DESERT" by Captain W.E. Johns 1942 (2003) Paperback, reprint. $4 CAD
WINSTON CHURCHILL'S TOY SHOP The Invention and Making of England's Secret Weapons by Stuart McCrae. Narked up copy. 1971Ink address stamp from a previous owner. 228 pp Illus. Hardcover with dust-jacket and cover. $10 CAD
Book THE WHITE RABBIT
Book THE WHITE RABBIT

Book THE WHITE RABBIT
Book THE WHITE RABBIT
THE WHITE RABBIT by Bruce Marshall 1956 About SOE agent Wing Commander Yeo-Thomas 262 pp illus. Hard cover. No dust-jacket. $10 CAD
"HALF-TRACKS" by Bart Vanderveen
"HALF-TRACKS" by Bart Vanderveen


"HALF-TRACKS" by Bart Vanderveen
"HALF-TRACKS" by Bart Vanderveen
HALF-TRACKS by Bart Vanderveen 1974 $15 CAD
THE MAKING OF A SECRET AGENT
THE MAKING OF A SECRET AGENT
THE MAKING OF A SECRET AGENT - The Pickersgill Letters (Canadian SOE agent in France, executed) 1978 Softcover. $6 CAD
ARMOUR IN PROFILE Number 11 LIGHT TANK
ARMOUR IN PROFILE Number 11 LIGHT TANK
ARMOUR IN PROFILE Number 11 Light Tank MK. VII TETRARCH (British tank used by Airborne) 1967 $5 CAD
BELLONA MILITARY VEHICLE DATA NUMBER THIRTEEN
BELLONA MILITARY VEHICLE DATA NUMBER THIRTEEN
BELLONA Military Vehicle Data Series Thirteen (13) $5 CAD
INDESTRUCTIBLE JEEP D Denfield M Fry
INDESTRUCTIBLE JEEP D Denfield M Fry

INDESTRUCTIBLE JEEP D Denfield M Fry
INDESTRUCTIBLE JEEP D Denfield M Fry


INDESTRUCTIBLE JEEP D Denfield M Fry
INDESTRUCTIBLE JEEP D Denfield M Fry
INDESTRUCTIBLE JEEP by D. Denfield and M. Fry. Ballantine's Illustrated History of the Violent Century Weapons Book No,. 36 RARE as far fewer of these were published than other titles. A classic. Many photos. 160 pp Condition - Good except as is common the glue binding is letting go. Complete. $45 CAD
THE GAUNTLET RCAC
THE GAUNTLET RCAC

THE GAUNTLET RCAC
THE GAUNTLET RCAC
THE GAUNTLET The Royal Canadian Armoured Corps School COTC 57 (Canadian Officer Training Corps 1957) 107 pp illus. RARE Includes nominal roll with names and addresses in the back. $30 CAD
"VINTAGE CANADA - The National Association of Antique Automobile Clubs of Canada large coverage of Canadian WWII military vehicles. LRDG Chevrolet in drawing on cover . 44 pp. Illus. Scarce. $15 CAD
Research report HET POLSTEN KANON (THE POLSTEN CANNON) by Philip Reinders 1995. 6pp, Illus. Two of these guns were taken into Arnhem battle. One was damaged on landing, the other ended up near the Hartenstein Hotel. [I also have some 20mm shell casings from the one for sale.] Document in Dutch but there is an English translation included. $20
"Military Uniforms - Uniforms militaires" by David Ross. 1980. Excellent reference on early Canadian uniforms. Hard to find. Excellent condition,. 87 pp. Illustrated. $15
"THE WESTMINSTER REGIMENT (M.G.), C.A.S.F. 1940 RARE! Photos of EVERY man in the regiment ibncluiding future Victoria Cross winner :ieut J. K. Maahony (he pronounced his last name as MAW-KNEE). ALL men are identified with their photo! $50
"SHOTS OF WAR - 150 Years of Dramatic Photography from the Battlefield" by Paul Brewer. 400 pages Extensive illustrations. Large book. CMS2539
"THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE - 50 Years of Para Rescue in Canada" by the Para REscue Association of Canada $85 Hardcover with dust jacket. Lots of illustrations. Nominal roll autographed by 13 of those on the list. 323 pages.
"CANADIAN BADGES 1920-1950" Revised Edition by Daniel Mazeas This is one of the classic references. NEW UNREAD COPY. Softcover. Hundreds of accurate line drawings. 144 pp.
"OVER THERE - Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain, 1942" REPRINT by Bodleian Library, University of Oxford. 16 pp. circa 1999. $1

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