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161 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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162 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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163 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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164 Sargent, Winthrop (ed.) The History of An Expedition against Fort Du Quesne, in 1755; under, Major- General Edward Braddock
Philadelphia Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1855 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Publications of the Pennsylvania Historical Society; Maps and plans, folding; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 423 pages; 1855 Lippincott, Grambo & Company. HC 1st edition. Original brown cloth textured and bordered in blind. Binding snug and contents complete and generally clean. About 1/3 of the cloth at spine is missing with the raminder split and chipped. Sewn spine sound; no loose pages or plates. Prior ownership indications of an old PA University library; small ink stamp to pastedown, a small pressure stamp in blind to the margin of the title page and the remnant of a card pocket at rear. All 11 plates present, including several folding maps and plans. Frontis has light damp line in margins; here and there some similar shallow damp line at the top edges. Should be rebacked but retians the larger lettered part of the spine cloth. Contents near VG. Howes S-112. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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165 Sarmiento, Marcel P. General Joan of Arc
New York Carlton Press Corporation 1981 0806207256 / 9780806207254 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; Bright, snug and very neat in a crisp-edged pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Light foxing to the top edge. Mild halo toning to the jacket's front panel. Jacket price-clipped to the top corner of the front flap. Scarce, especially in this condition. NF/VG++ 
Price: 40.00 USD
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166 Scahill, Jeremy Dirty Wars The World Is A Battlefield
New York Nation Books 2013 156858671X / 9781568586717 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 642 pages; 1st printing. Stout volume is snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with $29.99 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. "Billy, / In truth & justice / peace / [signed]" Dust jacket with just a whisper of shelf evidence to corner tips and a tiny (almost imperceptible) surface abrasion that blends in to the pictorial design. Handsome copy. NF/VG++; Signed by Author 
Price: 65.00 USD
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167 Schurmann, Franz And Reginald E. Zelnik The Politics of Escalation in Vietnam
Boston Beacon Press 1966 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; 1966 Beacon Press; HC/DJ 1st edition. Unbelievably fresh copy of this important early text questioning the US role in Vietnam. As new. F/F 
Price: 22.00 USD
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168 Scott, Henry Lee Military Dictionary, Comprising Technical Definitions; Information on Raising and Keeping Troops; Actual Service, Including Makeshifts and Improved ... Relating to Land Forces
New York D. Van Nostrand 1864 early printing Hardcover Good 
O; Classic Reprint; Woodcut figures, maps; tables; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 674 pages; Stout large 8vo HC in original light red cloth with pictorial and decorative elements in blind and with quarter binding red leather spine with titles tooled brigtly in gilt. Page block edges marbled. Decent sound copy is ex-library with call label base of spine and expected instutional attachments to endpages. Leather chipped at spine ends; heavy, acid free mylar tape applied over the whole spine as library reinforcement. Linen tape reinforcement to marbled endpaer joint at rear and to a gap between the copyright and reface pages at front. Several signatures mid-book starting but still soundly bound. Profusely illustrated with woodcuts figures, maps and some tables. A wide ranging reference on Civil War era strategy, logistics, planning and law related matters of a standing army. Sound decent reference copy; much more satisfying in the original laid type and engraved illustrated edition than in the washed out and grim - photo reproduced POD editions. Good only ... Versize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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169 Seguin, Marilyn Dogs of War: And Stories of Other Beasts of Battle in the Civil War
Brookline Village, MA Branden Books 1998 0828320314 / 9780828320313 Paperback 
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 155 pages; 1998 Branden Books trade pbck in glossy illstd covers. New copy 
Price: 8.75 USD
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170 Selby, John E. & Donald Higginbotham (Foreword) Revolution in Virginia, 1775 - 1783
Charlottesville & Williamsburg University of Virginia Press 2007 0879352337 / 9780879352332 Paperback Near Fine 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 456 pages; Stout 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: 15.00 USD
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171 Seth, Ronald SECRET SERVANTS: A History of Japanese Espionage
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1957 First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages; 1957 Farrar Straus Cudahy HC/DJ 1st printing. Square, snug and neat. Original pictorial dust jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners. Light shelf soiling to DJ whites. Prior owner's inked name stamp on front endpage. VG+/VG 
Price: 12.50 USD
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172 Simpson, Brooks D. Ulysses S. Grant; Triumph Over Adversity, 1822-1865
New York Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000 0395659949 / 9780395659946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs and Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 560 pages; Tight, bright and neat in original crisp edged, pictorial dust jacket. Light dust spotting to top edge of page block. Binder's flaw with a signature of page miscut at the bottom edge, mid-book. Illustrated with B/W photographs and reproductions. No marks. VG+/F 
Price: 29.00 USD
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173 Sloan, Charles The War Virgins
Baltimore Publishamerica 2002 1588518949 / 9781588518941 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Fine 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 660 pages; Stout paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright tight and fresh. Feels and appears unread. About Fine ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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174 Smith, Charles R and United States Marine Corps; History and Museums Division US Marines in Vietnam: High Mobility and Standdown: 1969
Washington, DC Govt Print. Off. [For] US Marine Corps, History and Museums Division 1978 First Edition Paperback Very Good- 
Photographs and maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 403 pages; Oversize soft cover in illustrated covers. Square, snug and sound. Prior owner's notation of rank and unit bottom edge and a lengthier ownership notation including Company and Regiment inside front cover. Short informational inscription on title page. Light rub to spine edges and corners. A few lines in the foreword are highlighted. Xiii, 261p. : ill. , maps; 27 cm. Includes: Illustrations, Maps. Solid copy. About VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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175 Society Of The Army Of The Potomac. Society of the Army of the Potomac: Reports of the Annual Re-Union: 33rd to 38th, 1902 - 1908
New York MacGowan & Slipper, Printers 1902 First Edition 1/2 leather Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; Bound volume of the 33rd to 38th reports for the annual reunions of the Society of the Army of the Potomac. Years 1902 - 1908. Original chromolithograph printed cover wraps bound in. In 1/2 leather over marbled paper boards. Boards detached. Marbled endpages intact. All edges marbled. More than half of the leather spine is missing. Contents trimmed a little for the binding but with still decent margins. Front wrap of the 1902 annual has a small closed edge tear. Contents are soundly bound, clean and neat. Should be rebacked and restored. Numerous photo illustrations/portraits. Good thus only. .. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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176 Sokoloff, Boris Napoleon, A Doctor's Biography
New York Prentice-Hall 1937 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 292 pages; Square, sound and clean in original title lettered dust jacket. No marks. Expected light toning to page stock. Dust jacket lightly shelf-soiled and with light rubbing and several tiny chips and nicks at edges. $3.25 publisher issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Illustrated with B&W drawings and reproductions of period paintings. NF/VG 
Price: 45.00 USD
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177 Staecker, Del The Lady Gangster; A Sailor's Memoir
Brule, WI Cable Publishing 2009 1934980218 / 9781934980217 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 173 pages; Bright, tight and fresh. Illustrated with B&W photographs and maps. Feels and appears unread. Signed by author. F/F.; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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178 Stanton, Paul The Gun Garden
New York William Morrow 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 181 pages; 1965 Morrow HC/DJ 1st edition. Square snug and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacket has several short closed tears to edges and some shelf rubbing to the flap folds and tips. Title lettering at spine of jacket a little sunned but still bold. VG+/VG- WWII Novel 
Price: 15.00 USD
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179 Stickney, Joseph L. Admiral Dewey At Manila, And the Complete Story of the Philippines
Philadelphia Elliott Publishing Company 1899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 432 pages; HC in publisher's decorative pictorial binding with glossy illustration mounted within gilt border to front cover. Title lettering in gilt to front cover and spine. A neat, solid copy. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage. A trace of foxing to page edges. Gilt to spine dulled but readily legible. A hint of shelfwear to externals. Expected toning to endpages; Contents bright and fresh. Illustrated. A solid and handsome copy of a notoriously fragile edition. VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 29.50 USD
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180 Stone, John Military Strategy; The Politics and Technique of War
London Continuum 2011 1441166475 / 9781441166470 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 200 pages; HC in original black cloth with title lettering in silver to spine. Tight bright and fresh. Spine ends just slightly bumped. Issued without dust jacket. Crisp unmarkeed copy feels and appears unread and not far from as new. VG++ to NF 
Price: 60.00 USD
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