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141 Packwood, Norval Eugene Leatherhead; The Story of Marine Corps Boot Camp
Quantico, VA Marine Corps Association 1951 Fourth Printing Paperback Good+ 
B&W cartoons; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages; Paperback in pictorial wraps with saddle stapled binding. 4th printing. Wraps a bit rubbed at edges with furring and a short mended tear along the spine at the lower edge. Mild toning to covers and page stock. Light shelf soiling to covers. Primarily a collection of single panel cartoons recalling the experiences of a Marine boot camp survivor. G+ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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142 Palmer, Frederick America in France
New York Dodd, Mead & Co. 1918 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 479 pages; Snug and solid in original title-lettered dust jacket. Text clean and unmarked. Light toning to DJ spine panel and light general shelf soiling to jacket surfaces. Superficial nicks and tears to DJ corners and edges; small open tear to DJ spine edge. VG/VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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143 Patton, Robert H. The Pattons; A Personal History of an American Family
New York Crown Publishers 1994 0517590689 / 9780517590683 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 320 pages; 1st printing. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page and dated 9/22/94. Tightly bound and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $25 issue price intact to the unclipped front flap. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Handsome fresh copy is about as new. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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144 Paul, Elliot The Last Time I Saw Paris
New York Armed Services Edition 1942 First Edition Thus Paperback Very Good 
Armed Services Edition # 927; Oblong 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 384 pages; Oblong mass-market format paperback in pictorial covers. Square, sound and clean. No marks. Just mild sunning to spine and expected light toning to wartime paper stock. VG to VG+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
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145 Pergrin, Colonel David E. First Across the Rhine The 291st Engineer Combat Battalion in France, Belgium, and Germany
Zenith Press 2006 0760324085 / 9780760324080 Paperback Near Fine 
Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 368 pages; Larger trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Feels and appears unread. Tight, bright and fresh.Abouts as new. NF 
Price: 11.00 USD
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146 Pernikoff, Ossip Alexandre Joseph "Bushido"; The Anatomy of Terror
New York Liveright Publishing Corporation 1943 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284 pages; HC/DJ. Soundly bound and neat in glossy illustrated dust jacket. Light general shelf/handling wear to jacket with mild crimping at edges and superficial rub to surfaces. Trace sunning to jacket at spine. Binding just a little shaken in the spine. Period book store label mounted to gutter of rear endpage. Solid unmarked copy. VG+/VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
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147 Pocock, Chris The U-2 Spyplane Toward the Unknown - A New History of the Early Years
Atglen, PA Schiffer Publishing 2000 0764311131 / 9780764311130 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Photographs, maps and diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original color photo illustrated dust jacket. Just a very slight shelf cock in the spine and a mild vertical stress crease to the edge of the front flap. Otherwise exceptionally fresh and neat. Illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams. NF/NF 
Price: 23.50 USD
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148 Potter, E. B. & Chester W. Nimitz (Eds. ) The Great Sea War; The Dramatic Story of Naval Action in World War II
Englewood Cliffs, N. J. Prentice Hall 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 468 pages; Bright, snug copy in original pictorial dust jacket. A mild shelf bump to the top front corner of the text block jas left a shallow stress crease to the top front corner of 20 or so pages. Dust jacket clean and generally bright but with a short closed tear at the crown of the spine panel and light shaelf rubbing at edges. Mild sticker scar to base of rear panel. Illustrated with numerous maps. VG/VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
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149 Prelini, Charles Dredges and Dredging
New York D. Van Nostrand 1912 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations and Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages; Bright, tight, and very fresh in publisher's blue cloth with title lettered brightly in gilt to spine. Just trace shelf wear to spine ends. From the library of Lieut. J. O. Fisher, a 1902 graduate of Annapolis and member of the Bureau of Steam Engineering. Apparently he was on board the U. S. S. Dolphin at the time that he acquired this book. Fisher later took command of the submarine K-6 when it was launched in 1914. In WWI he took the sub on patrol in the Azore Islands, seeking out U-boats and surface raiders. Glossy pages feature 82 B&W illustrations. Appears generally unread. Notable prior ownership. Attractive and neat. NF; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated 
Price: 125.00 USD
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150 Prior, Robin Gallipoli; The End of the Myth
New Haven Yale University Press 2009 0300149956 / 9780300149951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs and Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 288 pages; HC with black cloth and title lettering in gilt to the spine. Lacking dust jacket. Tightly bound and neat. Illustrated with b&w photographs and maps. Though lacking the dust jacket , this crisp unmarked copy feels and appears otherwise not far from as new. VG++ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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151 Puleston, William Dilworth High Command in the World War
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 331 pages; Snug, solid and neat in original pictorial, map illustrated dust jacket. Dust jacket spine moderately toned and faded but with titles still readily legible. Jacket edges lightly rubbed with small, shallow chips at spine ends and upper front corner; prior owner's minimal reinforcement to spine ends with archival japanese paper. Small, faint drip outline to jacket mid-spine. Light binder's glue offsetting as usually found in books printed in the 1930's. Prior owner name and Fort benning address penned neatly to front endpaper. Cloth slightly rubbed and pulled at spine ends. Illustrated with B/W reproductions of military plans and maps. VG++/VG- 
Price: 40.00 USD
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152 Punka, George & John Lowe & Don Greer Heinkel He 111 In Action; Aircraft No. 184
Carrollton, TX Squadron/Signal Publications 2002 0897474465 / 9780897474467 Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 58 pages; Oblong paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Soundly bound birght and neat. Just light general shelf/reading wear to cover surfaces and edges. Profusely illustrated with b&w historical photographs. Soilid unmarked copy. VG+ 
Price: 19.50 USD
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153 Ransom, John L. John Ransom's Andersonville Diary
Middlebury Paul S Eriksson 1986 0839743009 / 9780839743002 reprint Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 281 pages; Reprints the text of the 1881 original with added introduction by Catton. Soundly bound in original dustjacket. Jacket lightly shelf rubbed at edges. Light to moderate foxing/spotting to the page block edges and reverse blanks durface of the jacket. VG-/VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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154 Rathbone, Julian Wellington's War; His Peninsular Dispatches
London Michael Joseph 1994 0718138414 / 9780718138417 Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations and Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 340 pages; Papeback in glossy pictorial covers. A square, sound and clean copy; no marks. Expected mild toning to page stock. Trace reader creasing to the spine. Illustrated with B&W drawings and maps. VG+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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155 Ricks, Thomas E. The Gamble; General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008 [SIGNED by David Petraeus]
New York Penguin Press 2009 1594201978 / 9781594201974 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 394 pages; 1st printing. Tightly bound and exceptionally fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright color pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $27.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Inscribed and signed by Petraeus on the front flyleaf. Aside from Petraeus inscription the book feels and appears about as new. NF/F; Signed by Biographee 
Price: 75.00 USD
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156 Roberts, James A. ; Office Of The State Comptroller New York in the Revolution As Colony and State; Volumes 1 and 2 [I and II], With Supplement
Albany, NY J. B. Lyon Company 1904 reprint Hardcover Very Good+ 
Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Facsimile documents; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize 2 volume set in matching bindings of pebbled green cloth. Vol I with pictorial panel to cover in six colors. Title lettering and borders to cover in burgundy and in gilt to spine of vol I to spine and gilt to Vol II. Bright, snug copies with mild crimping and superficial fray to cloth at spine ends and mild bumping to corners. Short tear to binding cloth along the front spine edge of Vol I. Endpages intact in the joints but tender in both Vols. Illustrated with facsimile documents reproduced on glossy plates. Bright and attractive copies. VG+ "[Vol. 1] was the roll-call of the officers and men who served in the war. [Vol. 2] gives in a condensed form the history of the war as shown by the documents." --Vol. 2, p. [4]. ... Oversize book/set may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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157 Rosenfeld, Alvin H Imagining Hitler
Bloomington Indiana University Press 1985 0253139600 / 9780253139603 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 121 pages; Snugly bound and neat in crisp-edged dust jacket. A touch of shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges with just light rub and shelf soiling to surfaces. Solid unmarked copy. VG++/VG+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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158 Ross, Sir John Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord De Saumarez: from Original Papers in Possession of the Family. Volume 1
London Richard Bentley 1838 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
engraved frontis & 3 plates and 2 charts/diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 440 pages; Volume 1 only, of 2. Publisher's original green cloth with decorative arabesque design stamped in blind to boards and with title lettering to spine bright and clear at spine. Pages unopened at top edge. Binding snug with just suggestion of splits in the internal hinges. Mild sunning to green cloth at spine. Top front corners bumped but not abraded. Illustrated with 4 finely engraved plates and 2 engraved maps/charts. A quite attractive example of this 1st of two volumes. Near VG 
Price: 145.00 USD
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159 Royal Armoured Corps Tank Museum Tanks of Other Nations: Germany
Wareham, Dorset The Tank Museum 1973 090350300X / 9780903503006 Second Revised Edition Paperback Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages; Paperback in saddles stapled binding. Sound and clean; no marks. Mild furring to the spine edge. Illustrated with photographs; includes tables of technical specs. VG- 
Price: 9.50 USD
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160 Sandler, Stanley L. (ed.) Ground Warfare: An International Encyclopedia 3 volume set
Santa Barbara ABC-CLIO 2002 1576073440 / 9781576073445 Hardcover Very Good 
Maps, photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1067 pages; 3 volume set in original, glossy, color illustrated boards. Bright, tight and fresh with just superficial indications of prior library ownership. Bookplate to front endpage and small barcode label to rear pastedown. Otherwise essentially as new. Illustrated throughout with maps, diagrams and photographs. Graded down to VG to reflect superficial evidence of prior institutional ownership. ... Oversize book will require additional charges for most shipping methods. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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