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61 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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62 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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63 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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64 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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65 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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66 Gannes, Harry and Theodore Reppard Spain in Revolt
New York Alfred Knopf 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; HC in gray cloth with decorative title deign in maroon. 1st edition. Square sound and clean; no marks. Usual light toning to page stock. Light sunning halo to spine and lower edge of boards. Tiny nick to the cloth at the base of the spine. Solid clean copy. Lacking dust jacket but otherwise near VG 
Price: 15.00 USD
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67 Gilpatric, Guy Mr. Glencannon Ignores the War
NY E. P. Dutton 1944 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157 pages; 1944 Dutton HC/DJ 2nd printing. Square sound copy; dust jacket clean with light handling rub edges. Prior owner's private library stamp base of title page. Else unmarked and neat. VG/VG New mylar cover added to preserve DJ condition. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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68 Gollomb, Joseph Armies of Spies
New York The Macmillan Co 1939 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 213 pages; 1939 Macmillan HC/DJ 3rd printing. Square sound copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Book is solid and clean; prior owner bookplate inside front cover. Lower edge of dust jacket both front and rear panels has moderate damp evidence; ripple and slight color fade. Only a hint of damp evidence to cloth of front board and none at rear. No effects to text. VG+/G+ 
Price: 16.50 USD
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69 Graydon, Alexander, And John S. Littell (Editor) Memoirs of His Own Time, With Reminiscences of the Men and Events of the Revolution
Philadelphia Lindsay & Blakiston 1846 First Edition Thus Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 504 pages; 1st edition of this revised edition with notes by John Littell (after the 1811 Harrisburg Ed. ) In publisher's trade cloth with floral borders stamped in the cloth at board edges and titles brightly in gilt to spine. Cloth has shallow chipping at spine ends and is bumped at corners with mild rub-through at the tips. A closed crack in the cloth across the spine. Contents soundly bound; moderate foxing scattered throughout. Armorial bookplate (hand colored) of well known bibliophile, author and long time head of Dickinson Univ. Library - Charles Coleman Sellers. A highlight of 1st person Revolutionary War autobiographies. G++ . ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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70 Grubb, Davis A Dream of Kings
NY Scribners 1955 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages; 1955 Scribners HC/DJ Apparent 2nd printing w/ 1955 on title page but no "A" on verso. Tight clean copy in original red cloth. Original dust jacket lightly rubbed surfaces with a shallow chip base of spine and sticker scar top of rear panel. Civil War novel. NF/VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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71 Grumbine, Amos An Ordinary Amos's Life
New York Carlton Press 1992 0806242507 / 9780806242507 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pages; 1992 Carlton Press. HC/DJ 1st edition; signed by author. Handsome clean copy in a bright fresh dust jacket. Author recounts his experiences serving in the 30th Infantry Div in WWII and his experiences coming home. A plainly spoken but quite interesting WWII narrative. Author signed. illustrated by the author;s snapshots while serving. Solid and neat. VG+/VG+; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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72 Hallahan, William H. The Day The American Revolution Began; 19 April 1775
New York William Morrow 2000 0380976161 / 9780380976164 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 328 pages; HC/DJ. Tight bright and fresh in clean crisp-edged dust jacket. Fresh unmarked copy feels and appears unread and as new. F/F 
Price: 11.50 USD
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73 Hamilton-Williams, David The Fall of Napoleon; The Final Betrayal
New York John Wiley and Sons 1994 0471118621 / 9780471118626 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
B&W Drawings and Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 352 pages; Bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Illustrated with B&W drawings and maps. Handsome copy. F/F. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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74 Harper, F. Mikell The Second Georgia Infantry Regiment 1861-1865
Henchard Press, Ltd. 2005 0976287536 / 9780976287537 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages; Oversize oblong format HC/DJ. Inscribed by Harper to the great grand-son of Henry Clay Harper. Solid clean copy has a short closed tear and and stress scrunch to lower corner of the front panel, tape repaired to blank reverse surface. Illustrated with maps and photos. VG++/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 22.50 USD
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75 Hart, Harold (Ed. ) Top Stuff; A Collection of Jokes, Games, Puzzles, Etc.
New York Armed Services Editions 1945 Wraps Good+ 
Armed Services Editions #1171; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 384 pages; Oblong format mass market paperback in pictorial wraps. Sound clean copy with edge rub and cover wear/stress from pocket storage. Front cover has several stress creases and kinked at lower front corner. Still a solid, complete example of this uncommon ASE volume. G++ to VG- 
Price: 20.00 USD
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76 Hatch, Alden General Ike, A Biography Of Dwight D. Eisenhower [Signed by Eisenhower]
Chicago, IL Consolidated Book Publishers 1944 reprint Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 258 pages; "People's Book Club" edition. Signed by Eisenhower on the title page. Book is square sound and clean, lacking dust jacket. Eisenhower's signature is imperfect and appears to have been done with the book held out to him and not on a flat surface. Prior owner nameplate to pictorial front endpage and her name in manuscrip on the blank front endpage verso. Solid copy. Signed by Eisenhower. VG- 
Price: 325.00 USD
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77 Headley, J. T. The Second War with England, [ in Two Volumes, Complete]
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1853 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Woodcuts, 1 folding; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 674 pages; HC original 1853 edition, indicated by the publisher as the "Fourth Thousand" on the title page. Complete in two uniformly bound volumes. Soundly bound and clean in original ribbed brown cloth with decorative patterned borders in blind to sides and pictorial title designs in gilt to spines. Shallow chipping and nicks to cloth at spine ends; board corners tapped with mild abrasion to cloth at tips. Light foxing to front and rear endpages, but text pages bright and clean with a few period pencil annotations observed. Illustrated with woodcut plates, one folding plan of Dartmoor Prison. Overall sound and decent. Arhchival heavy mylar covers laid/folded over to preserve condition. G++ 
Price: 110.00 USD
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78 Headley, P. C. The Life of General Lafayette
Boston Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1902 reprint Hardcover Very Good+ 
Engraved frontis; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 380 pages; 1902 Lothrop Lee Shepard. HC. Reissue of the mid 19th century biography by Headley. Original heavy green linen covered boards with titles decoratively in black. Square, snug and neat. Just mildly shelf soiled cloth. Prior ownership in manuscript to the front endpage. Corners and edges sharp. A nice copy. VG+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
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79 Herbert Ward Mr. Poilu Notes and Sketches With the Fighting French
London & New York Hodder & Stoughton 1916 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Tipped in plates; color and b&w; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages; 1916 Hodder & Stoughton. HC 1st edition. Beige linen backstrip and beige paper covered boards. Printed paper title labels to cover and spine. Binding sound and contents clean. Some light foxing to the pagestock, a bit heavier to the first few leaves at front and rear. Boards rubbed at edges; spine label slightly chipped at one corner. Paper over rear board has surface scars. Illustrations from drawings and paintings by Ward are tipped in; about 50 in total. G+ 
Price: 39.50 USD
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80 Herbert, Henry William The Captains of the Old World: As Compared with the Great Modern Strategists
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1851 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 364 pages; Bound in publisher's decoratively patterned and ruled cloth; gilt titles and designs to spine just a little dulled. Illustrated with engraved vignette title page and three plates. Binding snug. Mild fray to cloth at lower front corner and a short, open, surface scrape to the topmost 1/2" of the front spine edge. Cloth lightly crimped and nicked at spine ends. Moderate foxing confined to the first and last few leaves. Solid copy. BAL 8127. G+ to VG- 
Price: 95.00 USD
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