FOR SALE – Manuals

TM9-803 1-4 Ton Willys MB and Ford GPW 1944-1947 - cover
TM9-803 1-4 Ton Willys MB and Ford GPW 1944-1947 – cover

Old manuals for sale by Colin MacGregor Stevens. Books are listed on another page.

These manuals are originals, unless specified otherwise. Postage from Richmond, British Columbia, Canada is extra. 

The manuals are grouped below as:

  1. Canadian and British manuals

  2. American manuals

  3. German manuals

  4. Australian manuals

  5. French manuals

1. MANUALS – CANADIAN & BRITISH 

Note that Canada often reprinted British manuals as they fought alongside each other and the training was the same for many years.

PHOTODESCRIPTION
>>> CANADIAN <<<
Canadian Army Training and Qual Drivers and Driver Mechanics
Canadian Army Training and Qual Drivers and Driver Mechanics
$10 “The Training and Qualification of DRIVERS and DRIVER MECHANICS” Canadian Army 1942. 5-1/2” x 7-3/4” 13 pp. NO illus. Issue marked to 59th Battery RCA. Original manual
The Canadian Navy List July 1955
The Canadian Navy List July 1955
$20 The Canadian Navy List July 1955. 532 pp. 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” Lists EVERY officer in the RCN, the ships and which officers are on them, shore establishments, seniority list, retired list, University Naval Training Division Cadets, etc. Great for researching medals, uniforms, ships, veterans etc.
Listing of Officers on the General and Special Lists 1 Jan 1960 RCN & RCNR
Listing of Officers on the General and Special Lists 1 Jan 1960 RCN & RCNR
$20 Listing of Officers on the General and Special Lists RCN and RCN® as of 1 December 1959. 6” x 8-1/2”x ½” Lists officers, with seniority, Regular and Reserve. Also Commonwealth and Foreign Officers serving with RCN
The Canadian Navy List Oct 1965
The Canadian Navy List Oct 1965
$20 The Canadian Navy List Oct. 1965. 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” Lists EVERY officer in the RCN, the ships and which officers are on them, shore establishments, regular and reserve seniority list, retired list, etc. Great for researching medals, uniforms, ships, veterans etc. Great for researching medals, uniforms, ships, veterans etc.
Manual Auxilliary Police Manual Air Raid Precautions Vancouver BC WWII
Manual Auxilliary Police Manual Air Raid Precautions Vancouver BC WWII
$10 Auxiliary Police Manual -Civilian Protection Air Raid Precautions Vancouver BC Canada. WWII 112 pp. Names of officers inside. 4-1/4” x 6-1/2”
BasicTraining 1942 Canadian Army Sylabus
BasicTraining 1942 Canadian Army Sylabus
$5 The Standard Syllabus for BASIC TRAINING 1942 (Canadian Army) 20 pp 5-1/4" x 8" x 1/16"
SAT Vol 1 No13 GRENADE 1937 Canadian Army printing 1940
SAT Vol 1 No13 GRENADE 1937 Canadian Army printing 1940
$10 TIRE MAINTENANCE Canadian Army 1942 illus. 16 pp. 5” x 8” Includes the tire pressures for various sizes of tires, rotation, damage. Name inside: K738682 Sgt. Geo. Sawley. Good condition. Original.
SAT Vol 1 No13 GRENADE 1937 Canadian Army printing 1940
SAT Vol 1 No13 GRENADE 1937 Canadian Army printing 1940
$25 Small Arms Training (SAT) Volume I Pamphlet No. 13 GRENADE 1937 (Canadian Army printing 1940) 5" x 7-1/4" 49 pp Illus. Covers No. 36 M Mk. I (WWII version of the WWI "Mills Bomb"), Grenade Launching Cup. Original.
CAMT 2-3 CEREMONIAL 1950
CAMT 2-3 CEREMONIAL 1950
$2 CAMT 2-3 CEREMONIAL Canadian Army 1950 including amendments 1 & 2 Reprinted from W. O. Code 8470 which superseded the 1935 manual.
CAMT 5-32 Mines Individual Mechanisms 1947
CAMT 5-32 Mines Individual Mechanisms 1947
$25 CAMT 5-32 Canadian Army Mines - Individual Mechanisms 1947 with Amendments 1, 2 & 3. 87 pp. Lots of illustrations.
$15 CAMT 7-5 MANUAL GRENADES (Revised) 1956 reprinted with Amendment No. 1 (156. 58 pp Illus. $15.00
Two copies available.
1. Clean $15
2. Stamped 5th (BC) Field Battery R.C.A. and named by SGT DALPE on cover.
Sten Manual Modern copy (1)
Sten Manual Modern copy (1)

Sten Manual Modern copy (2)
Sten Manual Modern copy (2)
$5 CAMT 7-10 REPRINT (modern) of manual THE MACHINE CARBINE (STEN) 1953 CAMT 7-10 15pp
Manual Rocket Launcher M20 3-5 inch (1)
Manual Rocket Launcher M20 3-5 inch (1)

Manual Rocket Launcher M20 3-5 inch (2)
Manual Rocket Launcher M20 3-5 inch (2)
$20 CAMT 7-12 (ex-CATP 11-7) RARE - ROCKET LAUNCHER 3.5 Inch M20 (1952) Korean War manual. Crew also armed with U.S. M3A1 SMG "Grease Gun" as Canada, for a brief time, was looking at adopting all American small arms. $20
Selling 2015-05 011
Selling 2015-05 012 - Copy
$10 CAMT 7-45 Canadian Army Infantry Section Leading and Platoon Tactics 1954 132 pp MANUAL, ORIGINAL OBSOLETE.
Two avaialable.
1. Excellent condition with Amendment 1$10
2. Good. Name on front, spine tear upper 1 inch. $8
Manual CAMT 7-46 Rocket Launcher 3.2 CDN (1)
Manual CAMT 7-46 Rocket Launcher 3.2 CDN (1)

Manual CAMT 7-46 Rocket Launcher 3.2 CDN (2)
Manual CAMT 7-46 Rocket Launcher 3.2 CDN (2)
$35 CAMT 7-46 RARE manual LAUNCHER ROCKET A tk 3.2 inch, CDN (Provisional) 1956 76 pp. 5" x 7" Illus.
MT Driver Regs Sawley
MT Driver Regs Sawley


MT Driver Regs Sawley
MT Driver Regs Sawley
$15 M.T. DRIVERS' REGULATIONS 1942. ID card for Mechanical Transport Drivers inside cover and another form inside. Named for K-73682 Bombadier SAWLEY, G. Cover detached and very worn (carried is wet pocket apparently)
Manual Aide Memoire C-42 (1)
Manual Aide Memoire C-42 (1)

Manual Aide Memoire C-42 (2)
Manual Aide Memoire C-42 (2)
$5 AIDE-MEMOIRE Radio Set C-42 January 1970 (Pacific Region I Staff) Pocket booklet. $5
Manual Aide Memoire TA-43PT (1)
Manual Aide Memoire TA-43PT (1)

Manual Aide Memoire TA-43PT (2)
Manual Aide Memoire TA-43PT (2)
$5 Aide Memoire Telephone TA-43/PT Canadian 1970.
$5 ELEMENTARY DRILL MANUAL - University of Toronto COTC Canadian Officers Training Corps 1942
Good for WWII re-enactors. $5
Manual Regulations Drivers CDN 1944 (1)
Manual Regulations Drivers CDN 1944 (1)

Manual Regulations Drivers CDN 1944 (2)
Manual Regulations Drivers CDN 1944 (2)
$20 REGULATIONS FOR DRIVERS OF M.T. VEHICLES AND UNIVERSAL CARRIERS AND MOTORCYCLISTS 1944 (not applicable to Armoured Fighting Vehicles_ Small, to fit in with pay book. Form filled out for GALWAY W. (?) S. , Canadian Armoured Corps 1944
Drill Manual Air Cadets 2002
Drill Manual Air Cadets 2002
$2 DRILL MANUAL Royal Canadian Air Cadets 2002. 80 pp.
Drill Manual Royal Canadian Air cadets pre-2000
Drill Manual Royal Canadian Air cadets pre-2000
$2 DRILL MANUAL Royal Canadian Air Cadets pre-2000 94 pp
Customs & Traditions Rifle Regts W WPG R
Customs & Traditions Rifle Regts W WPG R
$3 Booklet - Customs and Traditions of Rifle Regiments Published by the Royal Winnipeg Rifles sometime after 1980 12 pp
Principles and Methods of Instruction 1963
Principles and Methods of Instruction 1963
$3 CAMT 2-38 Princples and Methods of Instruction 1963 Name on cover Lt. Col. Stevens (RCAMC) 141 pp.
CATM No 37 1944 APR
CATM No 37 1944 APR


ATM No 37 1940 BRITISH
ATM No 37 1940 BRITISH
$10 British Army Training Memorandum (ATM) No. 37 1940 27 pp Marked on cover for "C.S.A.T.C. Long Branch D J H Turner" Reprinted in Canada 1941.
CATM No 28 Supplement
CATM No 28 Supplement
$10 CATM Special Supplement to C.A.T.M. No. 28 cancels Appendix VII to CATM No. 4 Aug 1941 20 pp
CATM No 29 1943 AUG
CATM No 29 1943 AUG
$10 CATM No. 29 August 1943 42 pp
CATM No 38 1944 MAY
CATM No 38 1944 MAY


CATM No 30 1943 SEPT
CATM No 30 1943 SEPT
$10 CATM No. 30 September 1943 47 pp
CATM No 31 1943 OCT
CATM No 31 1943 OCT
$10 CATM No. 31 Oct 1943 55pp
CATM No 33 1943 DEC
CATM No 33 1943 DEC
$10 CATM No. 33 DEC 1944 52 pp
CATM No 33 1943 DEC
CATM No 33 1943 DEC


CATM No 34 1944 JAN
CATM No 34 1944 JAN
$10 CATM No. 34 January 1944 48 pp
CATM No 35 1944 FEB
CATM No 35 1944 FEB
$10 CATM No. 35 February 1944 48 pp Introducing Japanese 6.5 (.256-in) "Type 96" (1936) Model (Bren Type) LMG; Japanese tactics, Japanese booby traps.
CATM No 36 1944 MARCH
CATM No 36 1944 MARCH
$10 CATM No. 36 March 1944 48 pp Japanese 81mm Small Mortar Type 99; training courses; camouflage; jungle training
CATM No 37 1944 APR
CATM No 37 1944 APR
$10 CATM No. 37 April 1944 56 pp Japanese NAMBU 6.5 mm LMG Model 11 (1922) ; D. Mk. V Telephone; camouflage - personal concealment
CATM No 38 1944 MAY
CATM No 38 1944 MAY
$10 CATM No. 38 May 1944 48 pp MG34; Elephants; Jungle Warfare; concealment of infantry positions
CATM No 40 1944 JULY Paratroopers article
CATM No 40 1944 JULY Paratroopers article

CATM No 40 1944 JULY Paratroopers article
CATM No 40 1944 JULY Paratroopers article
$25 CATM No. 40 July 1944 48 pp Cover THE ARMOURED CORPS Article on"Paratroopers"; Fighting in Italy
>>> BRITISH <<<
Lysander III and IIIA Pilot's Notes REPRINT (2)
Lysander III and IIIA Pilot's Notes REPRINT (2)

Lysander III and IIIA Pilot's Notes REPRINT (1)
Lysander III and IIIA Pilot's Notes REPRINT (1)


Lysander III and IIIA Pilot's Notes REPRINT (4)
Lysander III and IIIA Pilot's Notes REPRINT (4)
$25 Pilot’s Notes LYSANDER III and IIIA Aeroplanes Mercury XX Engine. 5” x 7-1/2” x 1/8” Illus with photos. WWII. Type of aircraft used for artillery spotting and later for taking secret agents in and out of France. Air Publication 1582 C MUSEUM QUALITY REPRINT.
Driver's Handbook Excelsior Welbike 100-EMI REPRINT
Driver's Handbook Excelsior Welbike 100-EMI REPRINT
$15 Driver's Handbook for EXCELSIOR 98 cc "WELBIKE" Book No. 100/EMI 33 pp 5-7/8" x 8-1/4" 1995 REPRINT. Sold new for $29.95. Very good condition.
Anti-Aircraft LMG WO Code 8683 1951
Anti-Aircraft LMG WO Code 8683 1951
$20 WO Code No. 8683 1951 ANTI-AIRCRAFT LMG Infantry Training Vol. 1 Infantry Platoon Weapons Pamphlet No. 6 The Light Machine Gun [Bren Gun] Supplement No. 1. Korean War. 11 pp. 4-3/4” x 7” NO illus. Amendment pages No. 1 and No. 2 included (loose). Canadian issue marked. Scarce original manual.
Ground - Air Recognition and Identification 1943
Ground - Air Recognition and Identification 1943
$15 Manual "Interservice Instructions for Ground/Air Recognition and Identification 1943 58 pp Canadian 1944 printing
Good Instruction - Part 1
Good Instruction - Part 1
$2 Manual, British "Good Instructions Part 1 for Officers and NCO Instructors" Feb 1947 WO 8162. 98 pp $1 (2 copies available)
Manual DEMS Gunner (1)
Manual DEMS Gunner (1)

Manual DEMS Gunner (2)
Manual DEMS Gunner (2)


Manual DEMS Gunner (3)
Manual DEMS Gunner (3)


Manual DEMS Gunner (4)
Manual DEMS Gunner (4)


Manual DEMS Gunner (6)
Manual DEMS Gunner (6)
$100 B.R. 282 D.E.M.S. POCKET BOOK 1942 - Very rare manual for the Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships. Inscribed with seaman's name Leading Seaman 226 pages, Cover detached. Insert paper "Index to numbered keys. Robert C, Smith, ship SS Crystal Park etc. Action Stations Standing Orders (3 pages, legal sized 8-1/2 x 14" Covers BL Guns, QF Guns (12 Pr & 3 Pr..); Oerlikon Gun (20-MM); Hispano Gun (20-MM); Lewis LMG; Savage Lewis Gun; Hotchkiss Gun, Marlin Gun, Holman Projector; Rocket Projectors (various); Depth Charges; Smoke Floats; Does NOT cover the ASLG (Automatic Ship's Lewis Gun) which came out by the Summer of 1944. $100
$3 HOW TO STUDY AND WRITE EXAMS 1966 by BC District I Staff, Victoria, BC. Some yellow highlighting. 37 pages. $3
Manual Maint of Army Vehicles 1940 (1)
Manual Maint of Army Vehicles 1940 (1)

Manual Maint of Army Vehicles 1940 (2)
Manual Maint of Army Vehicles 1940 (2)
$5 INSPECTION, MAINTENANCE AND CARE of ARMY VEHICLES (Wheeled) 11 Nov. 1940 Small pocket manual. Top corner of cover cut away, presumably to remove soldier's name. $5
Infantry Training Vol 1 TRAINING 1926 British (1)
Infantry Training Vol 1 TRAINING 1926 British (1)

Infantry Training Vol 1 TRAINING 1926 British (2)
Infantry Training Vol 1 TRAINING 1926 British (2)

Infantry Training Vol 1 TRAINING 1926 British (3)
Infantry Training Vol 1 TRAINING 1926 British (3)

Infantry Training Vol 1 TRAINING 1926 British (4)
Infantry Training Vol 1 TRAINING 1926 British (4)
$10 INFANTRY TRAINING Vol. 1 TRAINING 1926 H.M.S.O. Little red hard cover manual. Covers drill formations, saluting, rifle exercises, drills for all levels of command up to division; feu-de-joie, funerals etc. Over 300 pp. Lots of diagrams for drill. Some amendments added. Loose advertisement page at beginning.
Notes No 16 NORTH AFRICA 1943 Oct 1943
Notes No 16 NORTH AFRICA 1943 Oct 1943
$25 Notes from Theatres of War No. 16 NIORTH AFRICA November 1942 - May 1943 144 pp. Some fold out maps.
FSPB 1932 (1)
FSPB 1932 (1)

FSPB 1932 (2)
FSPB 1932 (2)


FSPB 1932 (3)
FSPB 1932 (3)


FSPB 1932 (4)
FSPB 1932 (4)
$30 Field Service Pocket Book 1932 & London UNDERGROUND map. F.S.P.B. Corrected to December, 1931 H.M.S.O. Named to a Canadian in 77th Field Battery R.C.A. who went overseas in WWII. Handy reference for officers. An aide memoire on many topics (organization, map reading, movement, accommodation, weapons, supply, medical service, veterinary, abbreviated titles, weights & measures etc. ALSO an original London Blitz period map of the Underground dated Number 3 1939. Complete map, but well used and tears along some of the folds. This was there! Great reference for writers about the Blitz.
FSPB 1938
FSPB 1938
$35 Field Service Pocket Book 1938. Named to NCO in 77th Field Artillery R.C.A. who went overseas at the beginning of WWII. Later he was with the 25th Canadian Field Regiment R.C.A. (RCA). By this time the F.S.P.B. consisted of lots of amll manuals that could be added or changed out without having to change the entire book. These were usually tied in a a shoe lace (not present on this one). Thirteen (13) separate manuals. Number/year/topic follow. Some numbers had the topic changed as the war progressed. For sale as a set only.
# 1 Defences 1940
# 1 Military Terms 1944
# 2 Demolitions & mining (including WWI type dug outs) 1940
# 3 Roads 1940
# 4 Accommodations 1940
# 6 Intelligence 1944
# 6A Military Symbols
# 7 Field Engineering 1944
# 9 Supply in the field 1939
# 10 Medical Service 1939
# 10- Gas 1943
# 12 - Tables & Data 1939
# 13 Office work, pay & Burial Parties
All of the above are loose in an original red hard cover.

2. MANUALS – AMERICAN

PHOTOSPRICE AND DESCRIPTION
Manual M1917 Enfield Rifle
Manual M1917 Enfield Rifle
M1917 Enfield Rifle. 80 pp. 6” x 9” x ¼” Illus. with fold out charts and detailed drawings. This is the Model of 1917 in .30/06. The information also applies generally to the Pattern 1914 rifle which was in .303 and had minor differences (mainly calibre and sights). This is an old reprint (1970s?) by The Combat Bookshelf. Cover has been laminated by a previous owner.
TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (1)
TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (1)

TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (9)
TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (9)


TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (8)
TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (8)


TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (7)
TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (7)


TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (6)
TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (6)


TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (5)
TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (5)


TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (4)
TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (4)


TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (3)
TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (3)


TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (2)
TM 30-410 1942 Handbook on the British Army and RAF (2)
$200 HANDBOOK ON THE BRITISH ARMY WITH SUPPLEMENTS ON THE ROYAL AIR FORCE AND CIVILIAN DEFENCE ORGANIZATIONS SEPTEMBER 30, 1942. U.S. Manual on the British Army 1942. Explains British weapons, uniforms, equipment, rank, structure etc. RARE ORIGINAL.
Rifle Cal. .30 M1918A2 publish3ed in 1961. 244 pages. Illustrated/ ORIGINAL manual. (CMS2345)
$15 Handbook of the Thompson Sub-machine Gun Model 0f 1928 by Auto-Ordnance Corportation Edition of 1940. REPRINT BY RICK LANDERS, AUSTRALIA. Excellent condition. $15
TM9-803 1-4 Ton Willys MB and Ford GPW 1944-1947 - cover
TM9-803 1-4 Ton Willys MB and Ford GPW 1944-1947 - cover

TM9-803 1-4 Ton Willys MB and Ford GPW 1944-1947 - Controls
TM9-803 1-4 Ton Willys MB and Ford GPW 1944-1947 - Controls


TM9-803 1-4 Ton Willys MB and Ford GPW 1944-1947 (3)
TM9-803 1-4 Ton Willys MB and Ford GPW 1944-1947 - illustration
$150 TM9-803 original manual 1/4 Ton Willys MB and Ford GPW. 22 February 1944 (1947 U.S. Government printing ) 242 pp. Illus. Very good condition. SCARCE as much in demand by military vehicle owners.

3. MANUALS – GERMAN

PHOTOSPRICE AND DESCRIPTION
MG 08-15 original manual 1931 - cover
MG 08-15 original manual 1931 - cover

MG 08-15 original manual 1931 - title page
MG 08-15 original manual 1931 - title page


MG 08-15 original manual 1931 - preparing to move forward
MG 08-15 original manual 1931 - preparing to move forward


MG 08-15 original manual 1931 - working with the belt, likely removal.
MG 08-15 original manual 1931 - working with the belt, likely removal.


MG 08-15 original manual 1931
MG 08-15 original manual 1931
$200 Original German manual for the M.G. 08/15 Light Machine Gun. 1931.

4. MANUALS – AUSTRALIAN

PHOTOSPRICE AND DESCRIPTION
$15 Sub-Machine Guns (Austen - Owen - Thompson) AUSTRALIA 1943 64 pp illus. >>> REPRINT <<< (very good facsimile)

5. MANUALS – FRANCE

PHOTO PRICE AND DESCRIPTION
French manual on Pistolet Automatique de 9mm MODELE 1950
French manual on Pistolet Automatique de 9mm MODELE 1950 - Cover

French manual 1950 for HILLER 360 helicopter as used in French Indo-China.
French manual 1950 for HILLER 360 helicopter as used in French Indo-China.


French manual on Pistolet Automatique de 9mm MODELE 1950
French manual on Pistolet Automatique de 9mm MODELE 1950


French manual 1950 for HILLER 360 helicopter as used in French Indo-China.
French manual 1950 for HILLER 360 helicopter as used in French Indo-China.
$10 French manual on Model 1950 Semi-automatic pistol. In French. "Guide Technique Sommaire du Pistolet Automatique de 9mm Modele 1950. Edition No 7 1970 19 pp $10