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81 Hook, Jason and Richard Hook (Paintings) The Apaches; Men-At-Arms # 186
London Osprey Publishing 1989 0850457386 / 9780850457384 reprint Paperback Near Fine 
Color Plates and Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; Paperback in stiff color illustrated covers. This copy is new from unsold backstock at an out-of-business military antiques and bookstore, with store's adhesive price label inside the front cover. Just superficial shelf evidence at edges. Includes about 8 full color painted scenes showing Apache dress of the period. Excellent resource for model hobbyists and historians. NF 
Price: 8.95 USD
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82 Huddell, Doris Bishop A Marriage in Wartime: the World War II Letters of Howard and Doris Huddell
Eugene, OR Self Published 1994 Paperback Near Fine Signed by Author
Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 260 pages; SIGNED 1994 [self-published] Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Signed by the author on the title page. Bright tight copy with just a touch of shelf rub at edges. Illustrated with some photos in text. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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83 HUNT, FRAZIER The Untold Story of Douglas Macarthur
New York The Devin-Adair Company 1954 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Map/s; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 533 pages; 1954 Devin Adair. HC/DJ 2nd printing. Sound clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Publisher's black cloth title lettered in red to spine. Pictorial dust jacket missing some small chips at spine ends; overall general light surface rubbing. $5 issue price intact on unclipped front flap. Sound clean copy. VG/VG- 
Price: 12.39 USD
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84 Irving, David Breach of Security
London William Kimber 1968 0718301013 / 9780718301019 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; HC/DJ 1st edition, 1st printing. Bright, tight and very attractive copy in immaculate dust jacket. Trace dust spotting top edge and expected mild toning to page stock. Very tight binding appears and feels unread. No marks. Illustrated with photographs. NF/F 
Price: 69.50 USD
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85 Jeans, Thomas Tendron Reminiscences of a Naval Surgeon
London Sampson Low, Marston & Company 1927 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 310 pages; HC 1st edition. Large 8vo. Soundly bound copy with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Ex-library with catalog label base of spine and light attachments to endpages. Two small abrasions to front free endpage from what appers to have been the removal of a personal bookplate. Illustrated with photographs. G+ 
Price: 22.50 USD
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86 Jenkins, John S History of the War between the United States and Mexico From the Commencement of Hostilities to the Ratification of the Treaty of Peace
New York Derby & Miller 1849 Leather Good+ 
Woodcuts, engravings, maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 514 pages; Full polished calf leather binding with morocco leather title label at spine. Contents complete and binding sound. Leather splitting along the front external hings, but with boards still sound. Leather moderately surface and edge rubbed. Damp line along the top edge of the first and last 80 or so pages. Scattered mild foxing and toning to text, but considerably heavier to the engraved plates and adjoining pages. Pages a bit stiff from the effects of the damp/spill to the top edge. One signature starting mid book, but still well bound. Illustrated throughout with woodcut portraits, scenes and maps. In condition ready for reading but would be improved with an eventual rebacking restoration. G+ 
Price: 135.00 USD
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87 Judge, Joseph, and Monahan, John P (Introduction by) Season of Fire: the Confederate Strike on Washington
Berryville, VA Rockbridge Publishing Co. 1994 1883522005 / 9781883522001 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Tennery, Katherine Signed by Author
Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. ; 300 p. ; Maps, B&W Plates and Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 300 pages; HC/DJ Bright, tight and very neat. Inscribed on the title page by the author and dated 1995. Crisp clean dust jacket. F/F Splendid copy; Signed by Author 
Price: 32.00 USD
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88 Kase, Toshikazu and David Nelson Rowe (Ed. and Foreword) Journey to the "Missouri"
New Haven Yale University Press 1950 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Photo frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 282 pages; HC/DJ 2nd printing of the original edition. Sound unmarked copy in original photo illustrated dust jacket. Text clean and unmarked. Mild shelf bump top front corner. Mild foxing to endpages. Dust jacket is a little ratty at the edges with nicks and small chips. Small damp stain at base of spine leaves a superficial red offset stain base of rear cover but is not apparent to boards or contents. Uncommon, especially in dust jacket. VG/G+ 
Price: 60.00 USD
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89 Katcher, Philip; Michael Youens The Army of Northern Virginia Men-At-Arms No. 37
London, England Osprey Publishing 1991 Paperback Near Fine Illustrated by Michael Youens 
Colour plates; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 48 pages; Men at Arms #37. Larger format, thin paperback in stiff color illustrated covers. This copy is from "new' unsold backstock at an out-of-business military antiques and bookstore. Shop sticker inside front cover and just superficial shelf evidence at edges. Includes about 8 full color painted scenes showing Civil War era Army of N. VA uniforms. Excellent resource for model hobbyists and recreators. Nearly as new 
Price: 8.50 USD
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90 Keatley, John H. Annapolis Plebe
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1957 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages; Bright, snug and clean in uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Just trace shelf rub to the edges of the crisp jacket edges. Handsome copy. F/NF 
Price: 27.50 USD
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91 Keenan, Henry Francis The Iron Game: a Tale of the War
Ny, NY D Appleton & Co 1891 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 405 pages; Appleton HC 1st edition. Original green cloth with gilt titling to cover and spine and a darker green stamped motif to cover board. Signed gift inscription of BJ McGrann, to whom the book is dedicated by the author. Gift recipient's manuscript bookplate to the front endpage. Binding snug and contents very neat. Just very mild soiling to boards and trace rubbing at tips and spine ends. VG to VG+; Signed by Dedicatee 
Price: 40.00 USD
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92 Keeney, Douglas and William Butler No Easy Days The Incredible Drama of Naval Aviation
Sunshine, FL BKF (Butler, Keeney, Farmer) 1995 1884532152 / 9781884532153 Fifth Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages; Oversize oblong HC/DJ. 5th printing. Bright, snug and very neat in crisp clean dust jacket. Just trace browser evidence to contents. Profusely illustrated with documentary photographs of carrier located aviation mishaps and crashes. Handsome copy, and hard to find in such attractive condition. NF/NF 
Price: 125.00 USD
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93 Kelleher, Catherine McArdle Political Military Systems
SAGE Publications, Inc 1974 0803904142 / 9780803904149 Hardcover Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 299 pages; HC is snugly bound and generally clean, but with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus 
Price: 10.00 USD
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94 Kellner, Margaret W. Who Would Not Be a Soldier
Spencerport, NY Heirloom Publishing 1998 0965700925 / 9780965700924 Paperback 
Map, facsimile letters; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages; 1998 Heirloom Publishing in pictorial covers. New copy. Ships 1st class 
Price: 15.00 USD
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95 Killens, John Oliver And Then We Heard the Thunder
London Jonathan Cape 1963 0394415213 / 9780394415215 First English Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 485 pages; 1964 Jonathan Cape HC/DJ 1st UK edition. Sound clean copy with prior owner's name neatly pencilled front free endpg. Wraparound pictorial dustjacket is edge worn with a few modest edge tears and tiny edge chips. Front flap is price clipped. Binding firm but spine slightly off square. Prior seller has penned a $3 price on the spine panel of the DJ. Not overly obtrusive. African American WWII combat novel. Uncommon in early HC printing. VG-/VG- 
Price: 40.00 USD
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96 Kirk, Lt. Charles H. & Historical Committee Of The 15th Pa Clavalry. History of the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, Which Was Recruited & Known As the Anderson Cavalry, 1862-1865.
Philadelphia Society of the Fifteenth Pennsylvannia Cavalry 1906 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
folding map; photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 784 pages; HC in original pebbled green cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine and 15th pictorial emblem in gilt to cover board. Text block sond and clean; binding shaken with internal front hinge ruptured in the endpage joint - crash exposed between pastedown and flyleaf. Shallow chip and loss of cloth at crown of the spine; a short inch or so tear in the cloth along the front external hinge. Folding map is crisp and clean and included in the publisher's cloth pocket at rear. A mild damp occurrence top edge of the text block has resulted in a very superficial damp ripple along the top edge of the page block. Prior ownership of Hugh J. Logan JR [Phila] with a gift inscription boldly penned from his father, dated 1907, to the recto of the frontis. Logan's pictorial bookplate to front pastedown and small ink ownership stamp to top corner of title page. Decent copy with expected mild toning to page stock and a somewhat fragile and shaken binding. G+ only thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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97 Knappe, Siegfried & Ted Brusaw Soldat; Reflections of a German Soldier, 1936-49
New York Orion Books 1992 0517588951 / 9780517588956 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 384 pages; 2nd printing. Signed by Knapp on the verso of the half-title, facing the title page. Short unrelated gift inscription to the blank front flyleaf. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $23 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just trace, superficial shelf evidence to jacket at edges. Bookstore (Dalton) "Autographed copy" label to front jacket panel. Illustrated with b&w photographs. VG++/VG++; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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98 Kopp, Raymond S. Thunder in the Night; A Sailor's Perspective on Vietnam
Binghamton, NY Brundage Publishing 2004 189245128x / 9781892451286 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 179 pages; HC in black cloth with titles in silver to front cover and spine. 1st edition. Signed by author to the verso of the front endpage. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Just trace storage evidence to the boards. Illustrated with B&W photographs. Lacking dust jacket but otherwise NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 50.00 USD
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99 Koudrey, Vladimir Once a Commissar
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1937 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages; A neat, square, solid copy. Prior owner's name penciled neatly in blue to front endpage. Very light foxing to front and rear endpages. Front page block mildly fox spotted. Two small superficial abrasions to the front board. Jacket moderately toned and foxed with visible tape repairs to bottom spine end and rear panel. Top jacket spne end and corners mildly chipped. Very slightly spinecocked. VG/G+ 
Price: 20.00 USD
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100 Kulski, Julian Eugene Dying, We Live: the Personal Chronicle of a Young Freedom Fighter in Warsaw, 1939-1945
New York Holt Rinehart And Winston 1979 0030409012 / 9780030409011 First Edition Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 304 pages; 1979 Holt, Rinehart & Winston. [SIGNED] 1st Edition HC/DJ. Author inscribed on half title page. A very tight and clean copy. DJ has a couple of micro closed edge tears. Otherwise a very nice copy. NF/VG+. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author 
Price: 60.00 USD
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