"Worthy" A Biography of Major-General F. F. Worthington

Worthington, Larry

Published by MacMillan of Canada., 1961
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DJ with small edge fragments missing, light soil and shelf wear. Book has bookstore small label fep. Else basically clean, tiight copy. DJ in mylar. ; Biography of General Worthington. Prepared by his wife, Clara, with the support of the general. Fought in the Mexican War and in wars in South American. In England, for WWI, he joined the Black Watch. After the war, he was sent back to Canada and participated in WWII, on behalf of Canada. Often decorated and honored. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pp pages. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: "Worthy" A Biography of Major-General F. F. ...
Publisher: MacMillan of Canada.
Publication Date: 1961
Binding: \Hardcover/Tsn/red
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Ed.

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Worthington, Larry
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Book Description Macmillan, Toronto, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good/Good. First Edition. SIGNED and dated ( Jan 24, 1961) by General Worthington on the epigraph page. Very light wear to book, unpriceclipped jacket worn with tears and chips. 236 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 31497

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WORTHINGTON, Larry
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Book Description Macmillan, Toronto, 1961. Hardcover. First Edition. Beige cloth. [pp 236 + frontispiece portrait. Front cover has small corner bruise, tiny spots to top page edges, else fine. Jacket has horizontal tear with paper loss to spine, two inch tear to lower inner corner of rear panel, internally repaired with clear archival paper tape. The General served in WWI and trained the 4th Canadian Armoured Division during WWII. Written by his wife. Bookseller Inventory # 9086

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Book Description Toronto MacMillan Company of Canada 1961, 1961. Book Condition: fine. 1st edition. 236pp. Octavo. Illustrated with portrait frontispiece. Original tan cloth with red lettering on spine in orange pictorial dust jacket. Minor chipping to head and tail, corners on dust jacket. fine The incredible true story of Major-General Frederic Franklin Worthington, as written by his wife. More along the lines of "Swash-buckling Romance" than military biography, Worthington was destined to become a soldier of fortune at the age of 12 when he was orphaned in Mexico. He fought Nicaraguan Army in the war against San Salvador and Honduras, ran guns in Cuba sided with Francisco Madero's revolutionaries in the Mexican Civil War. At the outbreak of the First World War, he returned to England and joined the Black Watch. He later served with the Canadian Machine Gun Corps where he would earn an MM for his actions near Vimy Ridge. As a commander he was a proponent of mechanization, and organized the 1st Canadian Tank Brigade in 1940, serving until 1944 when he was relieved of his command and eventually forced into retirement. Bookseller Inventory # 108921

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Book Description Macmillan Company of Canada, Toronto. 1961. (Hardcover) Very good in good to very good dust jacket. 236pp. Photographic frontispiece. The dust jacket has minor edgewear including closed tears and is lightly faded N the spine. Book about F.F. Worthington. (Military--Canada, Military--Canada). Bookseller Inventory # 143598

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WORTHINGTON, Larry [Clara E. Worthington]
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Book Description Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1961. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: VG+. First Edition. Biography of Major-General Frederic Franklin Worthington, 1889-1967, by his wife. Worthington was orphaned in Mexico at the age of 12. He fought the war against San Salvador and Honduras, was a gun-runner in Cuba & sided with Francisco Madero's revolutionaries in the Mexican Civil War. In the First World War he joined the Black Watch in England and later served with the Canadian Machine Gun Corps. He won the MM at Vimy Ridge. Later, as a commander he supported mechanization, and organized the 1st Canadian Tank Brigade in 1940. In 1944 he was relieved of his command because of his advanced age. 236 pages, photo frontis; 23 cm. Signed by the subject at the foot of his photo portrait/frontis, and by the author on the title page. Book is very bright and clean and is unmarked. Binding is tight and square and there is no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is bright and clean but shows some light edge wear and a closed, top edge 2cm tear to the front panel. Weight, 465g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author and Subject. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 1435

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Book Description Macmillan Co of Canada, Toronto, 1961. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First. very nice copy; signed by author and signed presentation by Major General Worthington to General Paul Johnson. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 007571

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Book Description Toronto MacMillan Company of Canada Limited 1961, 1961. Book Condition: fine. 1st Edition. [x],236pp. Octavo in original beige cloth and dust jacket with frontispiece portrait by Karsh, signed in lower margin by F.F. Worthington. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper to Col. M. H. 'Bomber' Bateman by the author with an additional signed manuscript note on printed note paper laid in loose. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. fine The incredible true story of Major-General Frederic Franklin Worthington, as written by his wife. More along the lines of "Swash-buckling Romance" than military biography, Worthington was destined to become a soldier of fortune at the age of 12 when he was orphaned in Mexico. He fought Nicaraguan Army in the war against San Salvador and Honduras, ran guns in Cuba sided with Francisco Madero's revolutionaries in the Mexican Civil War. At the outbreak of the First World War, he returned to England and joined the Black Watch. He later served with the Canadian Machine Gun Corps where he would earn an MM for his actions near Vimy Ridge. As a commander he was a proponent of mechanization, and organized the 1st Canadian Tank Brigade in 1940, serving until 1944 when he was relieved of his command and eventually forced into retirement. Bookseller Inventory # 106060

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