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121 MacReady, General The Rt Hon Sir Nevil Annals of an Active Life; Volumes I and II
London Hutchinson & Company 1924 First Edition Hardcover Good 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 694 pages; [1924] Hutchinson & Company. HC 2 volumes, complete. 1st edition. In matched, original blue cloth bindings with titles in gilt to spines. Ex-library copy with expected institutional indications and attachments: catalog labels to spines, bookplates to front pastedowns and check-out attachments at rear. Cloth sunned and moderately faded at spines. Front corners lightly bruised with mild abrasions and rub through to the cloth over corners. Occasional cursory pencil bracket or marginalia observed in the text; bindings a little shaken with occasional mild gapping between signatures. Photo plates complete. Sound decent reading copy suitabole for restoration or rebacking if so desired. G+ only thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 265.00 USD
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122 Mansfield, Edward D. The Life of General Winfield Scott
New York A. S. Barnes 1846 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
steel plate frontis; woodcut maps and scenes; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 366 pages; Soundly bound and generally clean. Cloth with some light fraying to spine ends and corner tips with boards peeking through at front corners. Scattered light to moderate foxing. A few pages with a corner turned down to mark place Illustrated with tissue guarded, steel plate frontis and woodcut scenes and maps. G+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
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123 Marshall, S. L. A. The fields of bamboo; Dong Tre, Trung Luong, and Hoa Hoi, three battles just beyond the South China Sea
The Dial Press 1972 Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
1971 Dial Press HC/DJ 1st printing. Tight bright and very neat. Brief gift inscription ins cvr and prior owner's decorative ownership stamp. Else unmarked, DJ bright and neat, price clipped with just a hint of shelf evidence edges. NF-/NF 
Price: 17.50 USD
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124 Martyn, Charles The Life of Artemas Ward; The First Commander-In-Chief of the American Revolution
New York Artemas Ward 1921 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Photographs and Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages; Snug and solid in maroon cloth with title-lettering in gilt to front cover and spine, although minimal ex-library indications include a painted catalog number at spine and large bequest bookplate to front endpaper and remnants of a card pocket at rear. Slight shelf wear to tips and spine ends. Illustrated with B/W, tissue-guarded lithograph portrait, photographs, maps and facsimile documents. Text clean and unmarked. G++ to VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
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125 Masefield, John Gallipoli
London William Heinemann 1916 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Folding map and B&W photographs and illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pages; HC in original red cloth with title lettering in black. Light toning and rubbing to the spine; lower inch of cloth at tail spine has a light damp stain, not affecting any of the book's contents. Mild crimping to cloth at spine ends and just light bumping at corners. Light shelf soiling to cloth boards. Prior owner's name penned to front end page. Illustrated with B&W photographs and maps including a fold out map. Solid decent copy. VG- 
Price: 25.00 USD
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126 Mauldin, Bill Up Front; Fiftieth Anniversary Edition
Norwalk, Connecticut Easton Press 2000 First Edition Thus Hardcover Fine 
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 226 pages; HC. Tightly bound in full green 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 throughout with B/W artwork. Fine copy; as new. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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127 McClellan, George B. The Armies of Europe, Comprising Descriptions in Detail Military Systems of England, France, Russia, Prussia, Austra, and Sardinia
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1861 First Edition Hardcover Good 
Woodcut figures, diagrams and plans; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 499 pages; Soundly bound in original textured purple cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Ex-library copy with shadow of catalog label base of spine over a slim painted call number. Expected institutional ownership indications including bookplate to front pastedown and attachments at rear. Shallow fray to cloth at crown and less so at tail of spine. Some unsightly damp mottling to cloth of the lower third of the birds, heavier at rear - but with negligible effect to any pages, just very mild damp evidence to front and rear endpages. Contents snug and clean; profusely illustrated with woodcut figures, diagrams of battlefield formations and maps. One signature starting a little mid-book. Decent copy is a good candidate for rebinding. Good only thus 
Price: 110.00 USD
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128 McCollom, Herb F. Jr. Bombardier's Diary
Bloomington, IN 1st Books Library 1999 1585005657 / 9781585005659 Paperback Very Good+ Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and neat copy. Slightly cocked in the spine. Inscribed and signed by author to the half title page. VG+; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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129 McConnell, James R. Flying for France, With the American Escadrille At Verdun
Garden City, N. Y. Doubleday, Page & Company 1917 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157 pages; HC 1st edition. Soundly bound in original red cloth with pictorial design in black and white to cover. Soundly bound copy with fading to the red cloth at spine. Cloth rubbed and thin at spine ends. Mild foxing to endpages. Illustrated with b&w photographs. G++ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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130 McLean, Donald B. The Plumber's Kitchen; The Secret Story of American Spy Weapons [The Combat Bookshelf]
Wickenburg, Arizona Normount Technical Publications 1975 0879472030 / 9780879472030 Hardcover Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations and Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 282 pages; Tight and neat in heavy black cloth with title-lettering in white to spine. The original paperback edition has been bound sturdily in cloth by the original owner. Illustrated with B/W photographs and drawings. Tight and very neat. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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131 Melton, H. Keith and William Colby (Foreword) OSS Special Weapons and Equipment; Spy Devices of WWII
New York Sterling Pub Co Inc 1991 0806982381 / 9780806982380 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs and Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages; HC/DJ. Tight, bright and fresh in pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of wear to jacket corners and spine ends. Light soiling to book bottom edge and to front endpaper. Spine ends slightly worn. Illustrated with B/W photographs and drawings. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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132 Merson, John War Lessons; How I Fought to Be a Hero and Learned That War Is Terror
Berkeley, CA North Atlantic Books 2008 1583942092 / 9781583942093 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages; Trade paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Tight bright and fresh. Signed with inscription of a few lines by the author on the title page. Just mild shelf/handling evidence to cover edges. Neat unmarked copy. VG++; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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133 Middleton, Richard The Bells of Victory; The Pitt-Newcastle Ministry and Conduct of the Seven Years' War 1757-1762
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2002 0521521327 / 9780521521321 Paperback Near Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 251 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, tight and fresh; feels and appears unread. Superficial curl to cover at front edges. About as new. NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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134 Miller, Francis Trevelyan (Ed. ) & Robert S. Lanier & James Barnes; Et. Al. The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes; Semi-Centennial Memorial Edition. [9 of 10 Volumes] Deluxe Binding
New York Review of Reviews Company 1912 Second Edition 3/4 leather Near Fine 
Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 2nd edition. In the deluxe binding of 3/4 dark blue morocco leather over light blue, thatched pattern linen boards. 9 of the 10 volumes, missing only Vol 8, "Soldier Life/Secret Service." Though lacking a volume this set is dignified by its especially nice condition and the deluxe binding format. Textured dark blue leather spines and corners with gilt rules at cloth and leather seams, triple gilt tules at spine ends, and gilt struck titles at spine. A few volumes with a nick or tiny chip to the leather at the cloth leather seams of the boards. Top edges gilt. Contents bright and fresh; bindings snug. Commanding shelf presence with immaculate spine surfaces. Prior owner's very tiny 4 numeral catalog number penned to the top gutter corner of the front flyleaf of each volume. Vol 8 not present, but otherwise an exceptional set of books profusely illustrated with Brady & Co photos. NF thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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135 Moore, John Norton Law and the Indo-China War
Princeton NJ Princeton University Press 1972 0691030898 / 9780691030890 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 794 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original title lettered dust jacket. Bright, clean and very neat. Binding a little shaken in the spine. Jacket price clipped from top corner of front flap and just a little sunned handled at edges. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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136 Nafziger, George & Mariusz T. Wesolowski The Poles and Saxons of the Napoleonic Wars
Chicago Emperor's Press 1991 0962665525 / 9780962665523 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Color Illustrations and b/w photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 266 pages; Superb copy; bright tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Appears and feels unread. As new. F/F .... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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137 Napier, W. F. P. ; Sir William Francis Patrick Napier History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the Year 1807 to the Year 1914. Seven Volumes. From the Year 1807 to the Year 1814. (Six Volumes [Complete]. )
London Thomas & William Boone 1829 Third Edition Hardcover Fair 
Engraved maps and plans; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1829 - 1840. Mixed edition. Six volumes, complete. Thomas & William Boone, London. Vol I 1835 3rd edition, with "A reply to various opponents: Particularly to 'Strictures on Colonel Napier's History of the war in the Peninsula' ; together with observations illustrating Sir John Moore's campaigns" included as front matter. [v-vii], viii - xci, [1], 638 pp with publisher 16 pp catalog at rear. Vol II, 1829 (1st ed. ) ; Vol III, 1831 (1st ed. ) ; Vol IV, 1834 (1st ed. ) ; Vol V, 1836 (1st ed. ) Vol VI, 1840 (1st ed. ). Ex-library copy. Volumes I - V bound in original blue 1/4 cloth and drab paper covered boards with paper title labels to spine; Vol VI with heavy library cloth tape spine over original boards. Plates collated complete but bound variouly from volume to volume; in sone bound in at rear and in others placed throughout the volume. Plates foxed. Bindings fragile and worn . Heavy mylar library tape over the spine of Vol I. Fraying and short tears to 1/4 cloth of most volumes. Library bookplates and labels. Vol VI is well shaken with internal splits and binding cords severed. Early copy for reading or reference or for restoration. With all faults. Fair to Good only. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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138 O'Donnell, Pierce & Anthony Lewis In Time Of War Hitler's Terrorist Attack On America
New York New Press 2005 1565849582 / 9781565849587 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 444 pages; HC/DJ. 1st printing. Bright tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Appears unread. No marks. F/F Appears as new. 
Price: 10.89 USD
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139 Ollivant, Alfred The Brown Mare
Ny, NY Alfred Knopf 1916 First Edition Hard cover Very Good- 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 145 pages; Knopf HC 1st edition. Original thatched brown cloth with titles stamped in green to cover and spine/ Spine titles rubbed and dulled. Binding snug and contents clean. Boards sharp at corners and spine ends. Solid clean copy just dulled a bit to spine. G++ to VG- 
Price: 30.00 USD
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140 Opitz, Karlludwig; Constantine Fitzgibbon (Trans) The General
N. Y. John Day Company 1957 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages; 1957 John Day Company. HC/DJ. 1st American edition and printing. Fresh, snug and very neat copy in original dust jacket. No marks. Tightly bound book. Just light shelf rub to dust jacket edges. Spine slightly cocked. Feels and appears unread and nearly as new. NF/NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
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