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161 Smith, Digby George Napoleon's Regiments; Battle Histories of the Regiments of the French Army, 1792-1815
London Greenhill Books 2000 1853674133 / 9781853674136 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 327 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Feels and appears unread and as new. Illustrated withcolor pictorial endpages and a selection of b&w reproductions on glossy stock. F/F.... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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162 Smith, Samuel S. Battle of Brandywine Revolutionary War Bicentennial Series
Monmouth Beach, NJ Phillip Freneau Press 1976 0912480122 / 9780912480121 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
Philip Freneau Bicentennial Series on the American Revolution; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages; Oversize HC in publisher's olive green cloth with title lettering and pictorial design brightly in gilt to cover. Bright, snug and neat. No evidence of handling to contents or externals. Issued without dust jacket. Illustrated with two full page maps and several maps in text. Fine copy. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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163 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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164 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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165 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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166 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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167 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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168 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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169 Strickler, Daniel Bursk The Memoirs of Lieutenant Governor, Lieutenant General Daniel Bursk Strickler
Lancaster PA Printed for the Author By Forry & Hacker 1972 Limited Edition; First Printing Hard cover Very Good Signed by Author
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. ; Includes illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages; Hardcover printed for the author by Forry & Hacker. Limited edition of 200 copies; this example hand numbered and signed by the author; 52/200. Inscribed to Redmond C. Hager. HC in pebbled blue cloth with lettering in silver to spine and cover. Laid in at rear is a rarely seen 6 page addendum saddle stapled and with a typed note from the author paper clipped to the front. Scarce recollections of a prominent Lancaster PA military man who served in conflicts dating from 1916 Mexican border episodes through the Korean war. Figured in County and State politics. Solid and neat with no rub or wear. Small superficial stain to top edge of page block is not visible to page surfaces but with a few insignificant spots of foxing to the top edge of the glossy frontis portrait. Slightly sheken in the spine. VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 265.00 USD
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170 Strickler, Daniel Bursk The Memoirs of Lieutenant Governor, Lieutenant General Daniel Bursk Strickler
Lancaster PA Printed for the Author By Forry & Hacker 1972 Limited Edition; First Printing Hard cover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. ; Includes illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages; 1972 Hardcover printed for the author by Forry & Hacker. Limited edition of 200 copies; this example out of sequence and not numbered; signed by the author on the front flyleaf. Inscribed to Lavinia Hanke [? ] and dated 1988 by the author. HC in pebbled blue cloth with lettering in silver to spine and cover. Laid in at front is the uncommon 6 page addendum saddle stapled. Scarce recollections of a prominent Lancaster PA military man who served in conflicts dating from 1916 Mexican border episodes through the Korean war. Figured in County and State politics. Solid and neat with no rub or wear. VG++ to NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 225.00 USD
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171 Stuart-Fox, Martin The Murderous Revolution; Life and Death in Pol Pot's Kampuchea
Australia Alternative Publishing Coopeerative Limited 1985 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 203 pages; 1st edition trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers with many full-page illustrations. Very minor wear to edges and spine. Square, sound, and clean. VG+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
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172 Swayze, Nnathan L. Engraved Powder Horns; Of the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War Era
Yazoo City, MS Gun Hill Publishing Company 1978 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs and Ink Drawings; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 235 pages; Oversize oblong format HC in glossy pictorial covers. Snugly bound, bright and neat. Just trace shelf/handling rub to boards at edges and a whisper of hanlding evidence to text pages. Profusely illustrated with photographs and ink drawings. Handsome copy of this standard reference. VG++ to NF...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 172.50 USD
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173 Symonds, Craig L. Decision At Sea; Five Naval Battles that Shaped American History
New York Oxford University Press 2005 0195171454 / 9780195171457 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 378 pages; 1st edition, 1st printing. Signed by Symonds on the title page. Tightly bound and exceptionally fresh in ceisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $30 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to jacket at edges. Feels and appears unread and about as new. F/NF 
Price: 20.00 USD
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174 The Second Division Association; United States Army Commendations of Second Division American Expeditionary Forces France 1917-1919 Germany
Cologne The Second Division Association 1919 First Edition Wraps Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 61 pages; 1919 The Second Division Association. Paperback in pictorial, title lettered card stock covers. Saddle stapled binding. Contents clean and neat. Front cover had detached but is archivally mended with japanese tissue repair over the separation at the spine fold. Several small areas of chipping and loss to the front cover edges. Uncommon contemporary divisional publication recording the successes of the 2nd during WWI. Contents VG but with wear and chipping to the covers. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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175 The Second Division Association; United States Army Commendations of Second Division, American Expeditionary Forces: France - 1917-1919 - Germany
Cologne The Second Division Association 1919 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 61 pages; May 1919. Cologne. Published by The Second Division Association. Paperback in decoratively titled card stock wraps; saddle stapled binding. A bright clean copy; no marks. Mild shelf/storage evidence to covers at corners. Just very mild toning to the page stock. Terminal leaf of the book is a blank application sheet for membership in the Second Division Association. VG+ copy. Uncommon in general and scarce in condition. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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176 Thiers, Louis Adolphe The Consulate and the Empire of France under Napoleon; Complete in 5 Volumes
Philadelphia E Claxton & Co 1883 Hardcover Very Good 
Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 5 volume set, complete. Uniformly bound in pebbled brown cloth with decorative pictorial title designs to spines brightly in gilt. Externals bright and neat; light crimping and just superficial fray to cloth at spine ends. Text printed in double columns and in a rather small font. Page stock with usual, expected uniform toning. Illustrated with engraved plates, portraits. Solid complete set with a very handsome shelf presence. VG thus. ... Oversize set will ship at cheapest possible rate but will require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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177 Thomson, Jack Charleston At War; The Photographic Record, 1860-1865
Gettysburg, PA Thomas Publications 2000 1577470524 / 9781577470526 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Signed by Author
B&W Photographs and maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 222 pages; Oversize HC in glossy pictorial boards. 1st edition. Signed by author to title page. Bright, snug and clean. No marks. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of period photographs and maps. Feels and appears unread. About Fine ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 49.00 USD
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178 Times, The editors of The Army Times The Banners and the Glory; The Story of General MacArthur
New York G. P. Putnams Sons 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 189 pages; Large-format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Bright, snug and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Shallow chipping and nicks to the dust jacket at spine ends. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG+/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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179 Treece, Henry and Christine Price (Illust. ) The Bombard
London Bodley Head 1959 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages; Handsome copy is snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright, wraparound pictorial dust jacket. Jacket is price clipped from front flap's lower corner. In text illustrations and jacket art by Christine Price. Snug fresh copy appears not far from as new. NF/NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
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180 Tremain, Henry Edwin Last Hours of Sheridan's Cavalry, A Reprint of War Memoranda
New York Bonnell, Silver & Bowers 1904 First Edition Hardcover Good 
frontis portrait; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 563 pages; 1st edition. In original ribbed blue cloth with decorative pictorial title design; red and white standard to upper board with titles still brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Two leaves at front - including frontis portrait and title page - are losse from the binding and laid in. Insect predation with shallow loss to paper at top and bottom edges of these two leaves, with milder insect evidence to the following two or so leaves. A few signatures starting at front edge. Light shelf rub to cloth at spine ends and corners. Noatably with faults at front but complete and clean. Good only thus 
Price: 35.00 USD
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