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1 Exercice Pour Les Compagnies Franches De La Marine
Salem, MA New England & Virginia Co 1995 Facsimile Wraps Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; Facsimile reproduction in printed card stock covers with side sewn binding. No date given, but presumably printed in the 1990's for the Museum trade. Very thin band of smoke toning along the top edge. Otherwise bright and fresh. VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Washington DC Salutes Andrews AFB: a Guide to Andrews Air Force Base
Washington DC C. F. Boone Nationwide Publications N.D. [no date] circa 1962-65 Trade paperback Near Fine 
BW Photographs; Thin 4to 11" - 13" tall; 68 pages; Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Guide book issued to newly arrived Pilots and Serviceman. Magazine size format in color pictorial cover with side staple binding. 44 pages of history, background and guide to services and facilities. Large fold-out map nid book. 22 pages of yellow pages at rear. Black & white photography throughout. Bright clean and neat. NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Aberdeen Proving Ground Ordnance Replacement Training Center; October 1953
Baton Rouge Army & Navy Publishing Co 1953 Hardcover Very Good- 
4to 11" - 13" tall; Large format HC in textired maroon cloth with title design in yellow and black to cover; spine unlettered as issued. Essentially a training camp year book with Company group photos and individual head shots, along with history and some editorial content. Solid copy; original owner has placed small pen checkmarks adjacent to a small number of photo portraits, presumably of friends and mates. Soild and decent. VG- thus. ... Oversize set may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Adams, E. S. (Ed. ) The Genesis of the American First Army
Washington, D. C. United States Government Printing Office 1938 Hardcover Fine 
Map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82 pages; HC. Snug, solid and neat in original tan cloth with title-lettered in dark brown to cover and spine. Contents bright and fresh. Illustrated with B/W map. About Fine 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Adams, Samuel Hopkins A. Woollcott, His Life and His World
New York Armed Services Edition 1945 First Edition Thus Vintage mass market paperback Very Good- 
Armed Services Edition # 931; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 479 pages; Original pictorial oblong stiff wraps. Published in 1944-45 for the reading enjoyment of soldiers and military persons during WWII. The complete novel, unabridged. Square and sound; no marks. Mild surface and edge rubbing to unlaminated covers; mild reader crease spine light stress crease to upper corner of bothe covers. This title, uncommon in Armed Services editions, is a clean neat copy: VG-to VG 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Aeronautical Chamber Of Commerce Of America Flying for 1936: The Official Junior Aircraft Year Book, Volume Three
New York Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Photographs & diagrams; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 254 pages; Soundly bound in original pebbled blue cloth with title lettering brightly in orange to cover board. In original pictorial dust jacket that is lightly shelf soilied with some shallow small chips missing along edges and a larger bottle cap sized chip missing along the top edge of the rear panel. Prior owner placed a short length of transparetn tape across the base of the spine panel to reinforce a short closed tear. Profusely illustrated with photographs of 1936 era aircraft and engines along with profile diagrams and dimensions. Prior owner name and rank dated 1943 at Roosevelt Airfield. Solid clean copy. VG+/G++ 
Price: 13.50 USD
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7 Alli, William Edward Too Young for a Forgettable War
Xlibris, Corp. 2009 1441510788 / 9781441510785 First Edition; First Printing Trade paperback Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Superb unread copy. Tight, bright and fresh. Feels and appears as new. Fine 
Price: 11.00 USD
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8 Ambrose, Stephen E. Citizen Soldiers; Signed Collector's Edition
Norwalk, Connecticut The Easton Press 1997 Leather Fine Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 528 pages; Full leather, limited, signed edition. Tightly bound in full blue leather with hubbed spine; all edges gilt. Decorative pictorial title design to cover and spine brightly in gilt. No marks or bookplate. Feels and appears unread. Illustrated with B/W photographs. Signed by author to front endpaper. "Certificate of Authenticity" signed and dated by Ambrose laid in to front endpaper. A fine copy, as new. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 142.50 USD
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9 American Ordnance Association Ordnance : Land, Sea Air, Volume XXXIX No. 205 Long-Range Artillery - 1954, July-August 1954
Washingon, DC American Ordnance Association 1954 Paperback Very Good- 
B&W Photographs and Color Advertisement; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 168 pages; American Ordnance Association ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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10 Anders, Wladyslaw; Truman Smith (Foreword) Hitler's defeat in Russia
Chicago H. Regnery Co 1953 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Maps (fold-out); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 267 pages; 1953 Regnery HC/DJ 1st ed. Square snug and neat in original boldly graphic dust jacket. Large fold-out map in pocket at rear of the book is in perfect condition. Several in text single page maps. Dust jacket neat and clean with just trace rub at spine ends and tips. Superficial sunning to spine panel. NF/VG+ 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 Apple, Henry H. (Chairman) and Select Committee A Record of the Officers, Enlisted Men and Nurses of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in the World War, 1917-1918
[Lancaster] Select Committee of Lancaster 1932 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 297 pages; Published and prepared by a select committe of Lancaster County citizens appointed at a public meeting. Original edition. Soundly bound in title lettered card stock covers. Expected light toning to cover and page stock. Light to moderate reader creasing to spine and mild handling tub to covers at edges. Rather uncommon in the original edition. VG- 
Price: 65.00 USD
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12 Archer, Dennis H. R. (Ed. ) Jane's Infantry Weapons 1976
London Jane's Yearbooks & Franklin Watts 1976 0354005316 / 9780354005319 Hardcover Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 850 pages; Stout, massive oversize HC in original dust jacket. Generall neat and attractive but with a split in the rear hinge // lining page gutters exposing the crash. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Dust jacket generally bright and clean. G+/VG+ ... Oversize book will require additional charges for most shipping methods. 
Price: 37.00 USD
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13 Armstrong, John Alexander (Ed. ) and Philip E. Mosely (Foreword) Soviet Partisans in World War II
Madison, WI University of Wisconsin Press 1964 0299030601 / 9780299030605 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
B & W Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 792 pages; Soundly bound in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed at edges and to surfaces with a few short closed edge tears. Binding of this stout book is a little shaken in the spine; light shelf soiling/foxing to the page block edges. Contents clean and unmarked; solid copy. G++/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 42.50 USD
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14 Army., US Chemical Handling and Loading Equipment. TM 3-255. Restricted.
Washington DC GPO 1943 Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages; Trade sized paperback in title lettered covers' spine unlettered, as issued. Snugly bound and very neat with just trace shelf evidence to cover edges. Expected general light toning to war time paper stock. Illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Uncommon technical manual on US preparations for using chemical arms. VG+ 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Arnold, Henry Harley Global Mission
New York Harper & Brothers 1949 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 626 pages; 1949 Harper & Bros. HC. 1st edition, stated. Original black cloth with title field in gilt to spine a bit rubbed and fading. Binding snug and contents neat. No marks. Illustrated with historical photographs. Solid clean copy with fading titles at spine and lacking dust jacket. G+ 
Price: 14.00 USD
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16 Atkinson, Rick Crusade; The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War
New York Houghton Mifflin Company 1993 0395602904 / 9780395602904 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Photographs and maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 575 pages; [SIGNED] Stout HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing, with complete number line. Superb copy is tightly bound and remarkably fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $24.95 issue price intact on unclipped front flap. Signed by Atkinson on the title page and dated 4 Oct 2003. Archival mylar cover (removable) added to preserve the superb condition of the dust jacket. NF/F ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 110.00 USD
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17 Avison, George Uncle Sam's Army; How it Fights
New York Macmillan Company 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W Drawings; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 40 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Bound in army tan cloth with titles in black to cover; spine unlettered as issued. Pictorial dust jacket is toned and tanned at spine and edges. Small chips to unlettered jacket spine panel and lower front corner with a short closed tear from the bottom edge of the rear panel. Illustrated with large drawings on each page, depicting the numerous Army specialist jobs described in the text. VG+/VG- 
Price: 19.50 USD
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18 Babeau, Albert Arsene La Vie Militaire Sous L'Ancien Regime Tome 1. Les Soldats
Paris Librairie De Firmin-Didot 1889 Hardcover Fair 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages; Volume 1 of 2, only - "Les Soldats" ... This copy from the de Peyster collection of Napoleonic and 19th century European military history. Ex-library copy from de Peyster's collection donated to establish Franklin & Marshall college library in the late 19th C. Trimmed original wraps mounted to leaves and bound inside Heavy blue cloth covered boards. Library binder's attempts to mount the first several leaves to stubs have not succeeded and the first few leaves are cracked in the margins and are laid in at front. The text block is soundly bound and clean though with general toning to page stock. A few pages with chips and nicks from edges. With faults. Fair to Good only 
Price: 50.00 USD
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19 BALDET, Marcel La Vie Quotidienne Dans Les Armées De Napoléon
Paris Hachette 1964 Hardcover Good 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 315 pages; Ex-library copy rebound in mustard yellow cloth. Soundly bound and clean, but with call label to spine and expected but light library attachments to endpages. G to G+ 
Price: 12.00 USD
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20 Baldwin, Hanson W. The Caissons Roll; A Military Survey of Europe
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1938 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
folding map; tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 323 pages; Square, snug and very neat in original title lettered dust jacket with publisher's $2.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket just slightly sunned at spine with mild shelf rub to edges. Folding map at front; several tables in text. A substanial study of the armed forces of Europe and possible war scenarios published on the eve of WWII. Handsome copy; uncommon thus. NF/VG 
Price: 17.50 USD
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