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81 Herr, John K The Story of the U. S. Cavalry, 1775-1942
Boston Little, Brown 1953 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 275 pages; 1953 Little Brown HC 1st edition stated. Blue cloth boards with titles stamped in yellow to spine. Square and sound; numerous ills from photo and engraving. Light to moderate rubbing spine ends and corners. Lower corners with some light rub through. Endpages and binding sound, but binding slightly shaken and not firm. Text unmarked. Sound clean 1st edition copy lacking DJ. VG- 
Price: 21.95 USD
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82 Hershey, Lewis B. Selective Service in Peacetime; First Report of the Director of Selective Service 1940-41
Washington DC US Government Printing Office 1942 First Edition Paperback Very Good- 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 424 pages; Trade sized paperback in original pictorial, title lettered wraps. Soundly bound and clean with light shelf rubbing and wear to cover edges; mild fray / nick to paper at spine ends reinforced with judicious application of archival japanese tissue. Illustrated with b&w photos and diagrams, tables etc. VG- 
Price: 17.50 USD
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83 Hibbert, Christopher Corunna
New York Macmillan Company 1961 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; 1st printing. Square, sound and neat. Prior owner's name and date to slightly toned front endpage. Rearmost several pages have trace foxing. Wraparound pictorial dust jacket is sharp and clean with just a few tiny nicks and spots of rub. Illustrated with B&W potraits, paintings and drawings. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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84 Hodges, Peter and Norman Friedman Destroyer Weapons of World War 2
Annapolis Naval Institute Press 1979 0870219294 / 9780870219290 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Historical Photographs and Diagrams; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 192 pages; Larger format HC/DJ. Snugly bound and very neat in clean crisp-edged pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf/handling wear to jacket at corners. . Profusely illustrated with b&w historical photographs and diagrams of ship board weapons. Handsome copy. NF/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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85 Hokenbrough, Lincoln T. Every Soldier Has a Story; The Biography Of World War II Veteran Clarence R. Hibbs
NA Self-Published 2012 1300398337 / 9781300398332 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 225 pages; HC/DJ. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Prior owner's brief 2 line note on half-title page commends the quality of the book. Otherwise very nearly as new. NF/NF 
Price: 45.00 USD
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86 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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87 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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88 Hughes, V. P. A Thousand Points of Truth
XLIBRIS 2016 1524527181 / 9781524527181 Paperback Fine 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 792 pages; Stout trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright, tight and fresh; an unread copy in immaculate condition. As new 
Price: 20.00 USD
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89 Huie, William Bradford & Ben Moreel (Intro) Can Do! -- The Story of the Seabees
New York E. P. Dutton 1945 Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
B&W Photographs, maps ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages; Bright, snug and neat in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $2.75 price intact to unclipped flap. Dust jacket lightly shelf rubbed and lightly stressed at edges with a few small nicks. Trace spotting/mottling to cloth along top edge of boards. Illustrated with an extensive section of plates and photographs at rear; pictorial map endpage. VG/VG- 
Price: 15.00 USD
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90 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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91 International Military Tribunal Trial of the Major War Criminals Before the International Military Tribunal Nuremberg: 14 November 1945 - 1 October 1946. 42 Volumes
Nuremberg International Military Tribunal 1948 First Edition Hardcover Good 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 volumes, complete set of all published volumes. "Official Text in the English Language" Vol I & III rebound in library buckram; otherwise uniform in blue cloth with titles in silver. Vol I a summary volume with charging documents, findings and summaries. Vol 2 - 22, a chronological record of the Proceedings; Vol 23 & 24 are indices by name, subject & document and include errata. Vol 25 - 42 collect documented evidence - usually in the original German. Includes some graphic and photographic evidence. Vols 2 & 4 are somewhat rough in the bindings - shaken with partial splitting in the joints. Post War paper and cloth of somewhat lower quality; some fraying to cloth over joints; boards scraped at some front edges and rubbed through to some corners. Paper quality of Vols 25-42 is of lower quality than the first 24 vols and here and there is considerably toned. Vol 28 has some loss to the top edge of about 8-10 pages - apparently from a binder's flaw; there is some loss of text on these pages. Decent reference/research copy. Good only. 3 box shipment of 42 volumes 3 box shipment of 42 volumes will require additonal funds for most shipping methods.. 
Price: 465.00 USD
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92 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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93 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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94 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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95 Johnston, General Johseph E. Narrative of Military Operations, Directed, During the Late War between the States,
New York D. Appleton & Company 1874 First Edition Leather Good 
Steel plate engravings; maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 602 pages; Leather bound. Front board detached; leather at spine perishing. Black leather title label remains bright and is complete. Page block edges marbled; marbled, coated endsheets. Illustrated with tissue guarded steel plate engraved portraits; maps, one fold-out. Illustrations complete and clean, though one plate is missing the tissue guard. A few pages obseved with a pencil check mark in the margin. This copy is a prime candidated for rebacking restoration. Good only thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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96 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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97 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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98 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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99 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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100 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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