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41 Connell, Evan S. Son of the Morning Star : Part 2 of 2; Audiobook
Santa Ana, CA Books on Tape, Inc. 1986 0736610537 / 9780736610537 Audiobook cassette Fine 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; Set of 7 cassettes in clam shell case - part 2 of 2. Cassettes appear very fresh; from the prior owner the statemnt that he listened to them once only. Case immaculate. Appears as new ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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42 Dan & Ben-Porat The Secret War: the Spy Game in the Middle East
New York Sabra Books 1971 0876310439 / 9780876310434 First Edition Hard cover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 243 pages; Square sound and clean in heavy beige cloth. Original dust jacket edge rubbed at fore edge flap folds, spine ends etc. Solid neat copy in somehat worn original DJ. VG+/VG-Translation of Poker d'espions. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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43 Darnell, Elias A Journal Containing an Accurate and Interesting Account of the Hardships, Sufferings, Battles, Defeat, and Captivity, of Those Heroic Kentucky Volunteers and Regulars, Commanded by General Winchester, in the Years 1812-13, A. Also Two Narratives.
Philadelphia Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 98 pages; Hardcover in original cloth backed title lettered, paper covered boards. 4th edition. Sound, solid copy with the publisher's trade binding. Brown cloth spine with 4 horizontal rules in gilt; unlettered, as issued. Light general toning and light soiling to decorative title lettered boards. Short, mild scrapes to board edges; corners lightly bumped. A small gouge to the lower edge of the rear board. Missing the front free endpage, the book opens to the title page. Some foxing scattered in text; generally light but heavier to the first 10 or so leaves. Three or four pages with evidence of a folded corner. The first page of Davenport's Narrative has been corner creased with some stress and two short tears to the page tip. Overall a solid and neat copy in better condition than usually found of this important set of primary accounts of western actions in the war of 1812. The 4th edition, after the very scarce 1812, 1813 and 1834 edition. This example has a several page catalog of Lippincott Grambo titles appended at rear; paged 29 - 36. Howes D73; Sabin 18602. VG- 
Price: 325.00 USD
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44 Department, U. S. War FM 21-25: Elementary Map and Aerial Photograph Reading [With] Revision Pamphlets FM 21-25 C1, C2 and C3]
Washington D. C. Government Printing Office 1941 Paperback Very Good 
Basic Field Manual; Maps, folding; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 100 pages; Small format paperback in lettered card stock covers. Included are three revision booklets in saddle stapled bindings; FM 21-25 C1, C2 and C3. Mild stree to covers of the Field Manual, light rubbing and storage rub to revision booklets at edges and a University Library stamp to the center of the front cover. VG copy with several of the later revision publications. 
Price: 12.95 USD
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45 Dept., U.S. War Tm 30-303, Italian Language Guide; (1943)
Washington D. C. U. S. War Dept. 1943 Paperback Very Good 
Line drawings; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 61 pages; Small, pocket sized paperback in lettered, green card stock covers. Solid and clean with just light shelf rub to spine edge and expected mild toning to page stock. VG 
Price: 14.50 USD
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46 Derek Wood and Derek Dempster The Narrow Margin, The Battle of Britatin and the Rise of Air Power 1930-40
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1961 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
B & W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 536 pages; Snugly bound in original blue cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Mild crimping to cloth at spine ends; light soiling to the spine surface. Pages are bright and unmarked. Solid and clean. Illustrated with maps and historical photographs. VG- 
Price: 12.50 USD
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47 Dos Passos, John (Ed) Life's Picture History of World War II
New York Time Life 1950 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Photographs; Folio 13" - 23" tall; Massive, oversize in original heavy cloth with paper title label to front board. Profusely illustrated with historical photos printed on heavy coated paper stock. Solid and clean; no marks. A bright fresh copy with just mild shelf rubbing to cloth at spine ends. VG+... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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48 Douglas, Henry Kyd, Frederic S. Klein, and Florence Starr Taylor The Douglas Diary; Student days at Franklin and Marshall College, 1856-1858
Lancaster, PA Franklin and Marshall College 1973 0910626006 / 9780910626002 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good+ 
Drawings and Photographs; Square Small 8vo 7" - 8; 192 pages; HC in publisher's faux leather-style cloth over boards; evokes appearance of the original journal. Title lettering in gilt to spine. Bright, sound and clean; no marks. A hint of fading to gilt. Binding slightly shelf cocked. Illustrated with period photographs and modern drawings illustrating sections of text. A handsome copy. VG+ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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49 Dowdey, Clifford Bugles Blow No More
Boston Little, Brown & Company 1937 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 497 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original wraparound pictorial dust jacket. Gray cloth with title lettering in red to cover and spine. Dust jacket is rubbed at edges with small chips missing from flap corners; several closed edges tears have been mended and reinforced with period tape on the blank reverse surface. Price clipped from top corner of front flap; mild sunfading to jacket's spine panel. Jacket states 4th printing but book indicates 5th. Binding a little shaken in the spine. Early printing, uncommon in original dust jacket. VG-/G++ 
Price: 35.00 USD
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50 Du Pont, H. A. Rear-Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont, United States Navy: a Biography
New York National Americana Society 1926 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; Handsomely bound in ribbed blue cloth with borders and patterned design blind stamped with rope, shell and star designs. Titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Dust jacket with identical desing to boards patterned and lettered in blue to a white background. Jacket is well worn at edges and has separated at spine edge and one flap fold. We have preserved the jacket by reattaching the joints with application of archival paper tape to the reverse surface and then placed a fresh mylar cover over the dust cover. Illustrated with tissue guarded portraits, plates of period paintings etc. Book is in attractive NF condition but jacket good only at best. NF/G 
Price: 27.95 USD
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51 Farge, Oliver La The Eagle in the Egg
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co 1949 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; 1949 Houghton Mifflin. HC/DJ 2nd or early printing, lacking printing year on title page. Square, solid and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Pictorial map endsheets. Dust jacket with a few short closed tears and small chips; sunned at spine with moderate fading of the background but with titles bright and undimmed. VG+/VG- 
Price: 12.50 USD
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52 Farmer, John L. A Surgeon's Duty; The World War II Memoir of John L. Farmer, M.D.
Richmond, VA A.H. Farmer 2004 0974496006 / 9780974496009 First Edition Paperback Near Fine Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 155 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, sound, and clean. Signed by author to the title page. Text unmarked. Front corners gently bumped; mild shelf evidence to cover surfaces. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG++; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.50 USD
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53 Firth, Charles & Godfrey Davies The Regimental History Of Cromwell's Army; 2-volume Set
Oxford Oxford University Press 1991 0198212178 / 9780198212171 reprint Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 768 pages; HC 2 volume set. Reissue. Snugly bound in original blue cloth with title lettering boldly in gilt to spines. Publisher's clear mylar dust jackets are fresh and neat. Handsome clean copies; Vol I has a whisper of shelf soiling to the front edge of the page block. NF/NF ... Oversize book set may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping 
Price: 105.00 USD
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54 Forbes, Archibald The Black Watch The Record of an Historic Regiment
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1897 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages; 1897 Scribners. HC 1st US edition. Original ribbed dark blue cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Pictorial design of a Highlander in uniform is stamped brightly in gilt to cover board. Binding snug and contents neat. Tiny nick to cloth at crown of spine; mild shelf rub at spine ends and tips. Tissue guarded frontis. Prior owner's (Redmond Conyngham) attractive bookplate, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. Solid bright copy. VG or a little better. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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55 Ford, Dan GI Europe : a Pocket Guide to Shoestring Furloughs
[germany] GI Europe Publications 1959 First Edition (?) Wraps Very Good- 
Oblong Small 8vo 7" - 8; 125 pages; 1959 GI Europe Publications. Oblong paperback in illustrated wraps. Sound clean copy of this exceptionally uncommon guide book to Europe written for US GI's stationed in Europe. Illustrated with cartoons by Jack Niles and Jim Dye, "stolen" from their collections, "Mox Nix" and "More Mox Nix." Expected light toning to page stock; laminate lifting over spine with a partial split to the laminated at the crown of the spine. A practical but humorous guide to most major European destinations, done specifically for the post-war European GI. Only 1 copy located in Library or public collections. VG- ... Scarce 
Price: 50.00 USD
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56 Foss, Christopher F. (Edited) Janes's Armour And Artillery 1979-80
New York Janes' Yearbooks/ Franklin Watts 1979 0531039161 / 9780531039168 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 669 pages; 1979 Franklin Watts/Jane's. Oversize HC/DJ Massive volume in publisher issued royal navy cloth with title lettering brightly in silver to cover and spine. In original glossy title lettered dust jacket. Snug solid and neat. No marks. Dust jacket modestly sunned at spine and just a little shelf rubbed at edges. Profusely illustrated in b&w photography; numerous weapons systems and maker ads. Handsome solid copy. NF/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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57 Fry, J. Reese. Life of Gen. Zachary Taylor, Comprising a Narrative of Events Connected with His Professional Career.
Philadelphia Grigg, Elliot & Co 1848 Hardcover Good 
Engravings; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 332 pages; Hardcover in publisher's original brown cloth with title lettering and pictorial vignette brightly in gilt to spine. Complete copy including original endpages and all engraved illustrations. Corners bumped with rubbing thorugh to boards; rubbed and nicked at spine ends. Foxing and staining scattered throughout, sometime a bit heavily so. Several signature starting, two or three more significantly so. Still a complete and sound copy and a decent reader or filler copy. Good only 
Price: 40.00 USD
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58 G., H. R. A. F. Occasions
London The Cresset Press 1941 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
16mo 6" - 7" tall; 301 pages; HC in beige cloth with titles in red to spine. 1st edition. Snugly bound copy with shelf soiling to boards and toning to spine. Gift inscription to prior owner penned to front endpage; otherwise unmarked. Pagestock lightly toned as expected. Slightly spine-cocked. Back strip sunned. Covers moderately soiled. G+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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59 Gabrewski, Francis and Carl Molesworth, Gabby; A Fighter Pilot's Life
New York Orion Books 1991 0517578018 / 9780517578018 Third Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 277 pages; HC/DJ. Tight bright and fresh in clean crisp-edged dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf/handling evidence to jacket edges. Fresh unmarked copy feels and appears just about as new. NF/NF 
Price: 15.00 USD
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60 Gallichan, Walter M. ; Ida Dickinson (translator) The Soldiers' English and Italian Conversation Book, Containing Hundreds of Useful Sentences and Words, Enabling the American Soldier to Converse with the Italian Allies, with the Correct Pronunciation of Each Word
Philadelphia J B Lippincott & Co 1918 Flexible cloth Very Good- 
For the Man Going to the Front; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 128 pages; 1918 Lippincott. Small, vest pocket sized book in green flexible cloth boards. Titles in black to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. Light surface and edge handling wear. Text clean and unmarked. Scarce WWI language book for the soldier in the trenches, with many phrases relating to close combat as well as more mundane and everyday events. VG- 
Price: 89.50 USD
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