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101 Kelleher, Catherine McArdle Political Military Systems
SAGE Publications, Inc 1974 0803904142 / 9780803904149 Hardcover Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 299 pages; HC is snugly bound and generally clean, but with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus 
Price: 10.00 USD
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102 Kellner, Margaret W. Who Would Not Be a Soldier
Spencerport, NY Heirloom Publishing 1998 0965700925 / 9780965700924 Paperback 
Map, facsimile letters; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages; 1998 Heirloom Publishing in pictorial covers. New copy. Ships 1st class 
Price: 15.00 USD
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103 Killens, John Oliver And Then We Heard the Thunder
London Jonathan Cape 1963 0394415213 / 9780394415215 First English Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 485 pages; 1964 Jonathan Cape HC/DJ 1st UK edition. Sound clean copy with prior owner's name neatly pencilled front free endpg. Wraparound pictorial dustjacket is edge worn with a few modest edge tears and tiny edge chips. Front flap is price clipped. Binding firm but spine slightly off square. Prior seller has penned a $3 price on the spine panel of the DJ. Not overly obtrusive. African American WWII combat novel. Uncommon in early HC printing. VG-/VG- 
Price: 40.00 USD
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104 Kirk, Lt. Charles H. & Historical Committee Of The 15th Pa Clavalry. History of the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, Which Was Recruited & Known As the Anderson Cavalry, 1862-1865.
Philadelphia Society of the Fifteenth Pennsylvannia Cavalry 1906 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
folding map; photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 784 pages; HC in original pebbled green cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine and 15th pictorial emblem in gilt to cover board. Text block sond and clean; binding shaken with internal front hinge ruptured in the endpage joint - crash exposed between pastedown and flyleaf. Shallow chip and loss of cloth at crown of the spine; a short inch or so tear in the cloth along the front external hinge. Folding map is crisp and clean and included in the publisher's cloth pocket at rear. A mild damp occurrence top edge of the text block has resulted in a very superficial damp ripple along the top edge of the page block. Prior ownership of Hugh J. Logan JR [Phila] with a gift inscription boldly penned from his father, dated 1907, to the recto of the frontis. Logan's pictorial bookplate to front pastedown and small ink ownership stamp to top corner of title page. Decent copy with expected mild toning to page stock and a somewhat fragile and shaken binding. G+ only thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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105 Koudrey, Vladimir Once a Commissar
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1937 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages; A neat, square, solid copy. Prior owner's name penciled neatly in blue to front endpage. Very light foxing to front and rear endpages. Front page block mildly fox spotted. Two small superficial abrasions to the front board. Jacket moderately toned and foxed with visible tape repairs to bottom spine end and rear panel. Top jacket spne end and corners mildly chipped. Very slightly spinecocked. VG/G+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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106 Kulski, Julian Eugene Dying, We Live: the Personal Chronicle of a Young Freedom Fighter in Warsaw, 1939-1945
New York Holt Rinehart And Winston 1979 0030409012 / 9780030409011 First Edition Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 304 pages; 1979 Holt, Rinehart & Winston. [SIGNED] 1st Edition HC/DJ. Author inscribed on half title page. A very tight and clean copy. DJ has a couple of micro closed edge tears. Otherwise a very nice copy. NF/VG+. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 60.00 USD
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107 Kurlander, Eric Hitler's Monsters; A Supernatural History of the Third Reich
New Haven Yale University Press 2017 0300189451 / 9780300189452 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 448 pages; Stout HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Light shelf evidence to jacket edges; front flap fold a little loose from being used a s abook mark. Illustrated with b&w photographs. NF/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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108 Kuropatkin, General & A. B. Lindsay (Trans. ) & Major E. D. Swinton (Intro. ) The Russian Army and the Japanese War, Vol. 1 of 2 (Only) Being Historical and Critical Comments on the Military Policy and Power of Russia and on the Campaign in the Far East
New York E. P. Dutton 1909 First American Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Maps, b&w photo portraits; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 309 pages; HC 1st American edition. Volume 1 only of 2. Soundly bound in original mustard yellow cloth with titles and heraldic crest in dark brown to cover and titles in brown to spine. Cloth lightly crimped and rubbed at spine ends; mild fading to title lettering on cover. Tipped in frontis leaf with tissue guard has been reattched with archival pcv. Text clean and unmarked, though prior owner was a bit liberal with the use of his personal name (Preston Russell) blind stamp to the top edge of some 20 or so of the pages. Illustrated with maps and b&w photo portraits. G++ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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109 Labaume, Eugene; Pillans, T. Dundas (trans.); Stead, W. T. (intro) The Crime of 1812 and Its Retribution
New York McBride, Nast & Company 1912 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine 
Map, folding; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages; Snugly bound in uniformly bright red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine and small eagle design in gilt to cover. Top edge gilt. Folding map at front. Just superficial crimping of cloth at spine ends; trace foxing to endpages. Expected mild toning to page stock. A bright and sharp copy, uncommon in such a nicely preserved example. NF ... Stout book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 69.50 USD
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110 Labbe, Jean Claude and Jean Lacouture (Introduction) Vietnam; La Guerre, La Terre, Et Les Hommes. Photographies
Paris Chene 1977 First Edition Paperback Very Good- 
French Edition; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 110 pages; Large paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Primarily a book of photographs of the latter days of the Vietnam War and the early days of its aftermath. Some rubbing to covers at edges and surfaces. Binding sound; contents neat. Text in French. VG- 
Price: 30.00 USD
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111 Lancaster, Bruce The Secret Road.
NY Perma Books 1955 First Printing Mass-market paperback Near Fine 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 209 pages; Superb unread copy; bright fresh and unrubbed. No marks. NF 
Price: 7.00 USD
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112 Langer, William L. & S. Everett Gleason The Undeclared War 1940-1941; The World Crisis and American Foreign Policy
New York Harper & Brothers 1953 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 965 pages; Stout HC/DJ. Sound, fresh and neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket with publisher's $10 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Mild dusting top edge of the page block; bindomg just a little shaken in the spine. Superficial shelf rubbing to jacket at spine ends and a tiny closed tear top edge of the rear panel. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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113 Lanza, John W. Shot Down Over Italy; A True Story of Courage and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Italy During World War II
Caldwell, NJ Bright Spot Books 2010 0982752903 / 9780982752906 First Edition Hardcover Fine with No dust jacket as issued Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 354 pages; HC in glossy illustrated boards. Tight bright and fresh. Signed by the author with an inscription of several lines to the half title page. Illustrated with b&w photographs and maps. Includes supplement and bookmark. Crisp unmarked copy feels and appears unread and as new. Issued without dust jacket. Fine. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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114 Large, George R. & Joe A. Swisher Battle of Antietam; The Official History by the Antietam Battlefield Board
Shippensburg, PA Burd Street Press 1998 1572491027 / 9781572491021 First Edition Paperback Near Fine Signed by Author
B&W Photographs and maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages; Paperback. Tight and bright in glossy pictorial covers. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to cover surfaces. Illustrated with B/W photographs and maps. Signed by author to title page. Text clean and unmarked. About Fine; Signed by Author 
Price: 23.50 USD
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115 Lauder, Harry A Minstrel In France
New York Hearst's International Library Co 1918 First Edition Hardcover Good+ Signed by Author
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 338 pages; 1st US edition and printing. Soundly bound in original thatched red cloth with title design in gilt to cover and spine. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front pastedown. Mounted to the front endpage is the pictorial bookplate of noted bibliophile and onetime Dean of Haverford College, Henry Tatnall Brown, Jr. Binding a bit shaken in the spine; cloth lightly sunned to spine and gilt a bit dulled. A pair of superficial gaps between signatures mid-book. Boards lightly shelf-soiled. Sound and decent signed 1st edition, uncommon thus. G++; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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116 Lee, James & Joe Rosenthal (Photographs) Operation Lifeline; History and Development of the Naval Air Transport Service [Limited Edition; Signed by Forrestal, Nimitz, Radford & Reeves]
Chicago Ziff-Davis Publishing Co 1947 First Edition; Limited edtion Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 171 pages; [SIGNED] 1947 Ziff-Davis Publishing Co. Signed, limited edition; #703 of 1000 copies issued. Signed on limitation page by James Forrestal, Admiral Nimitz, Vice Admiral A. W. Radford & Rear Admiral J. W. Reeves, Jr. Soundly bound copy in original padded, dark blue cloth with embossed gilt insignia and titles to cover and spine respectively. All page block edges gilt. Ex-library copy with minimal institutional indications limited to a gift book plate to the verso of the blank flyleaf, remants of a call slip and a small bar code label to rear pastedown. Limited edition issued without dust jacket. Sound and decent with some shelf rubbing to cloth at corners and spine ends. Publisher's descriptive card stock announcement of the limited edition is attached to the front pictorial map endpage. Illustrated throughout with b&w photographs and several in color. G+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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117 Lekarski, Przeglad (Ed. ) International Auschwitz Committee Anthology: Vol I, Parts 1 & 2, Inhuman Medicine; Vol II, Parts 2 & 3, in Hell They Preserved Human Dignity; Vol III, Parts 1 & 2, it Did Not End in Forty-Five
Warsaw International Auschwitz Committee 1970 Text in English Wraps Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; Six of seven volumes of the original serially published volumes. Missing only Vol II, Part 1. All volumes generally neat, but most with a shallow damp/tide line along the cover edges and the page block top and bottom edges. No visible damp evidence to contents though some mild wave to the pages of 2 of the six volumes. No marks. Solid still and snug with external damp staining but clean neat internals. Single issues uncommon; scarce in this near complete set. G+ 6 of the 7 volumes published. 274; 261; xxx; 227; 222; 211; 262 pp. ... Oversize book/set will require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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118 Liddell Hart, B H Sherman: Soldier - Realist - American
New York Frederick A Praeger 1958 Reissue; Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 456 pages; Reprint of the classic Sherman study - 1st issued in 1929. Solid clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $7.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket lightly toned to the whites of the design, moreso to the spine surface. Jacklet lightly edge rubbed with several short closed tears and tiny chips. Illustrated with maps. Solid unmarked copy in jacket. Somewhat uncommon thus. VG++/VG- 
Price: 49.50 USD
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119 Lisle, Clifton History of the 316th Infantry. Vol. III, [3]
Philadelphia Tracy Press 1951 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1443 pages; Stout oversize HC in origianl blue cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Soundly bound with light shelf rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corners. Foxing, somewhat heavy, to top edge of page block; lighter to front edge. Illustrated with b&w plates. G++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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120 Long, Lonnie M. & Gary B. Blackburn Unlikely Warriors; The Army Security Agency's Secret War in Vietnam 1961-1973
Iuniverse 2013 1475990588 / 9781475990584 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 473 pages; Bright, tight and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to jacket externals. Feels and appears unread. NF/NF 
Price: 37.50 USD
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