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181 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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182 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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183 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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184 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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185 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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186 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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187 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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188 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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189 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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190 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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191 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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192 Tsanoff, R. A. and S. Corrinne Pawns of Liberty; a Story of Fighting Yesterdays in the Balkans
New York Outing Publishing Company 1914 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 424 pages; 1914 Outing Publishing Co. HC 1st American edition and printing. Original ribbed blue cloth. Titles very boldly stamped in white to cover and spine. Binding sound; contents clean and unmarked, Rear hinge a little shaken; just mild bumping at corners. A handsome and clean example of this scarce WWI era fictional treatment of the Balkan conflicts. VG 
Price: 239.00 USD
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193 Tschappat, Lt. Col. William Harvey Text-Book of Ordnance and Gunnery
New York John Wiley & Sons 1917 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Photographs, diagrams, gravure ; formulae; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 705 pages; HC 1st edition. Text block soundly bound and generally clean. In original red cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Ex-library copy with catalog label to spine and expected attachments to endpages. Cloth rubbed and moderately frayed at spine ends; corners lightly bumped. Rear endpages split in the hinge. Prior owner name penned to front endpages. Profusely illustrated with figures, diagrams, gravure plates and photographs and a large folding plate of the Lewis .30 machine gun. A bit shabby and shaken but could be recased or rebacked. Complete and generally clean. Fair to Good only. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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194 Tsouras, Peter Battle of the Bulge Hitler's Alternate Scenarios
London Greenhill Books 2006 1853676071 / 9781853676079 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Bright tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket. Feels and appears generally unread and about as new. No marks. Illustrated with b&w photos on glossy stock. Handsome copy. F/NF ; Photographs & maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 256 pages; Bright tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright dust jacket. Feels and appears generally unread and about as new. No marks. Illustrated with maps and with b&w photos on glossy stock. Handsome copy. F/NF 
Price: 13.00 USD
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195 Upton, Emory The Military Policy of the United States
Washington D. C. Government Printing Office 1917 Fourth Printing Wraps Good+ 
War Department. Document 290; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 495 pages; Bound in printed card stock covers. Shelf soiling to cover stock. Weakness to cover joints reinforced with archival paper tape. Prior owner's handlettered titles to spine. Binding sound but a little shaken. Good copy only 
Price: 12.00 USD
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196 Van Deurs, George Wings For The Fleet
Annapolis, MD Naval Institute Press 1966 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 175 pages; Large format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Bright, snug and neat in original photo illustrated dust jacket. Light shelf rub to jacket surfaces and several mild sets of drink ring ripples. Book itself bright, snug and unmarked. Profusely illustrated with period photographs. NF/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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197 Vandiver, Frank E. Black Jack, the Life and Times of John J. Pershing, Vol. 2, [Volume Two]
College Station Texas A & M University Press 1977 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 583 pages; Volume 2 only of the 2 volume work. 1st edition, 1st printing. Snugly bound and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners with a few tiny closed edge tears and nicks. Superficial shelf bump to for edge of page block. Illustrated with b&w photos on plates. Solid, clean and neat. VG++/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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198 Verbruggen, J. F The Art of Warfare In Western Europe During the Middle Ages; From the Eighth Century to 1340
Amsterdam & New York North-Hoilland Publishing Company 1977 0720490065 / 9780720490060 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good 
B&W Maps and Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages; HC in original glossy grass green cloth with title lettering in white. Soundly bound and clean. Just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges. Two short pen strokes to cloth front boardand a few tiny dings to surface of rear board. Binding just a little shaken in the spine. Illustrated with 5 b&w plates and a few maps. Solid unmarked copy. VG 
Price: 60.00 USD
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199 Von Richthofen, Kunigunde Mein Kriegstagebuch; Die Erinnerungen der Mutter des roten Kampffliegers
Berlin, Germany Ullstein 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; C in beige cloth with titles and rules stamped in black and red to front cover and spine; iron cross stamped in red to the front cover. 1st edition. Solid clean copy; prior owner's name and 1939 date in red pencil to front endpage. First and last several pages with mild foxing. Spine slightly cocked. Illustrated with B&W historical photographs. Uncommon. VG- 
Price: 49.50 USD
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200 Vosjoli, P. L. Thyraud De Lamia
Boston Little Brown and Co. 1970 First Edition 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 344 pages; 1970 Little Brown HC/DJ 1st edition. Unread copy; tight bright and fresh in near immaculate dust jacket. F/NF Nearly as new 
Price: 8.50 USD
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