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Terrify & Destroy: Story of the 10Th Armored Division. GI Stories Series.

By: 10Th Armored Division.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris & Germany, USFET; Orientation Branch: 1945

Seller ID: 39288

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs; Square 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 34 pages; 34 page booklet - a brief history of the campaign of the 10th Armored from D-Day forward. Presumably produced for Division members to send home - with a notice inside the front cover - "Passed by Censor for Mailing Home." Small format paperback with side stapled binding. Illustrated with photos and maps. Rubbing and light stressing to cover edges and surfaces. G+ View more info

Hitler's defeat in Russia

By: Anders, Wladyslaw; Truman Smith (Foreword)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, H. Regnery Co: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12054

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Maps (fold-out); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 267 pages; 1953 Regnery HC/DJ 1st ed. Square snug and neat in original boldly graphic dust jacket. Large fold-out map in pocket at rear of the book is in perfect condition. Several in text single page maps. Dust jacket neat and clean with just trace rub at spine ends and tips. Superficial sunning to spine panel. NF/VG+ View more info

Must it be War?

By: Angell, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Labour Book Service: 1939

Seller ID: 27445

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; HC in original red cloth with block areas of cover and spine in black with black title and pictorial vignette designs to cover and spine. Soundly bound and clean; cloth crimped and lightly rubbed at spine ends; front corners a little bumped and bruised. Cloth and title design a little dulled at spine. Expected light toning to page stock. G++ to VG- View more info

Soviet Partisans in World War II

By: Armstrong, John Alexander (Ed. ) and Philip E. Mosely (Foreword)

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32624

ISBN: 0299030601

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B & W Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 792 pages; Soundly bound in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed at edges and to surfaces with a few short closed edge tears. Binding of this stout book is a little shaken in the spine; light shelf soiling/foxing to the page block edges. Contents clean and unmarked; solid copy. G++/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Pictorial Review 73rd Field Artillery Brigade Army of the United States; Camp Shelby, MS 1941

By: Army Of The United States

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Army Navy Publishers: 1941

Seller ID: 39901

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 126 pages; Oversize HC year book style format. Soundly bound copy, a record of the training camp for the 141st, 166th and 190th Field Artillery Units under the 73rd Brigade. Profusely illustrated with photos of offices and enlisted men. Light to moderate shelf rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corner tips. Mild dulling and soiling to boards. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Chemical Handling and Loading Equipment. TM 3-255. Restricted.

By: Army., US

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington DC, GPO: 1943

Seller ID: 36004

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages; Trade sized paperback in title lettered covers' spine unlettered, as issued. Snugly bound and very neat with just trace shelf evidence to cover edges. Expected general light toning to war time paper stock. Illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Uncommon technical manual on US preparations for using chemical arms. VG+ View more info

A Yankee Flier over Berlin. (No. 13 Yankee Flier)

By: Avery, Al & Paul Laune (Illust. )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32991

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright, color pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacketrear panel lists 5 Avery Yankke Flier books ending with the previous #12 title "In Italy." Green tweed patterned paper covered board lettered in dark green. No marks of any kind. Dust jacket with just a whisper of shelf evidence to edges. Expected and usual general light toning to wartime paper stock. A very handsome and well preserved copy. NF/NF View more info

Uncle Sam's Army; How it Fights

By: Avison, George

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35836

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Drawings; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 40 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Bound in army tan cloth with titles in black to cover; spine unlettered as issued. Pictorial dust jacket is toned and tanned at spine and edges. Small chips to unlettered jacket spine panel and lower front corner with a short closed tear from the bottom edge of the rear panel. Illustrated with large drawings on each page, depicting the numerous Army specialist jobs described in the text. VG+/VG- View more info

The Caissons Roll; A Military Survey of Europe

By: Baldwin, Hanson W.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28582

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


folding map; tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 323 pages; Square, snug and very neat in original title lettered dust jacket with publisher's $2.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket just slightly sunned at spine with mild shelf rub to edges. Folding map at front; several tables in text. A substanial study of the armed forces of Europe and possible war scenarios published on the eve of WWII. Handsome copy; uncommon thus. NF/VG View more info

Concord Publications U-Boat War 1939-45

By: Baxter, Ian

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Hong Kong, Concord Publications: 2011

Seller ID: 38694

ISBN: 9623611757

Condition: Near Fine


Armor At War Series; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 72 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, tight and fresh; just a whisper of shelf evidence to cover edges. Illustrated with b&w photos throughout. NF View more info

Till I Come Back to You; A Novel

By: Bell, Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Editions for the Armed Services: 1943

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 17692

Condition: Very Good+


Armed Services Editions #1020; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 192 pages; Oblong format paperback in pictorial covers. Published for the reading enjoyment of soldiers and military persons during WWII. The complete work, unabridged. Square and sound; no marks. Just trace storage rub to edges and expected mild toning to war time page stock. VG++ View more info

New Illustrated Edition - Do or Die; a Manual on Individual Combat

By: Biddle, Colonel A. J. D.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washingon, DC, The Leatherneck Association: 1944

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 35693

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages; 2nd edition, revised and enlarged with b&w photographs. Soundly bound with original pictorial dust jacket. Publisher's red cloth with title lettering in orange to cover. Pictorial dust jacket is worn and rubbed at edges with small nicks and chips and some short closed tears. Furring and partial separation along the flap folds has been mended with archival japanese tissue paper applied to the blank reverse side of the jacket. Bit of superficial mottling to the color of the cloth cover board. Contents clean and neat; illustrated throughout w... View more info

Fire in the Night; Wingate of Burma, Ethiopia, and Zion

By: Bierman, John & Colin Smith

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38500

ISBN: 0375500618

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 448 pages; Snugly bound and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $29.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Handsome fresh copy just about as new. NF/NF View more info

Ridgway's Paratroopers; The American Airborne in World War II

By: Blair, Clay

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 30955

ISBN: 0385278888

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 588 pages; Stout HC/DJ. Snugly bound and neat in clean crisp edged, pictorial dust jacket with $19.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just light shelf/handling wear to jacket edges and superficial toning to white areas of jacket design. Binding just slightly shaken in the spine. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Solid unmarked copy. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Paratrooper; the Life of Gen James M Gavin

By: Booth, T. Michael and Duncan Spencer

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19729

ISBN: 0671732269

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs and maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 494 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket w/ $27.50 issue price intact on unclipped front flap. Remainder mark to bottom edge. Otherwise superb. Illustrated with B&W photographs. A lovely copy. NF/F. View more info

Dave Dawson in Libya

By: Bowen, R. Sidney

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Akron Ohio, Saalfield: 1941

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 32988

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; Snugly bound and neat in original color pictorial dust jacket. Early reprint of the Crown published original. Light gray cloth with pictorial title esign in black. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at extremities with superficial shallow chipping at spine ends. Expected light general toning to the lower grade of paper generally used by Saalfield. VG/VG View more info

Dave Dawson on Guadalcanal (Dave Dawson #12)

By: Bowen, Sidney R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers Inc.: 1943

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32990

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 246 pages; Tightly bound and very neat in original color pictorial dust jacket. Front jacket flap lists 11 Dawson stories; rear flap lists 12 with Guadalcanal the final title listed, in a slightly different font used with the preceding titles. Tight copy bound in light gray and light blue tweed patterned paper covered boards. Dust jacket just lightly shelf rubbed at edges and spine ends and with trace sunning to spine panel. Text fresh and unmarked. A very well preserved example. 246 pp with an unnumbered page contianing text from the next book in the series ... View more info

Airplane Structure [Air Scouting Merit Badge Book] - "Proof Edition"

By: Boy Scouts Of America & James E West (Chief Scout Exec)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Boy Scouts of America: 1942

Edition: First Edition; Proof edition

Seller ID: 31395

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; "Proof Edition". Paperback of 32 pages with a single saddle staple binding pictorial wraps. Merit Badge book for advancing as an Air Scout. WWII era scouting book is uncommon. Illustrated with photographs, diagrams of military aircraft. Spine edge rubbed and a little furred; mild rubbing to cover edges and a faint drink ring to the cover. A couple of pages have tiny spots of soiling, probably a little rubber cement on the scout's fingers while he complete his projects. Scarce. G++ View more info

World War II; a Photographic History [The Easton Press]

By: Boyle, David

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 2000

Seller ID: 25461

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 600 pages; Oversize full leather. Tightly bound in full blue leather with hubbed spine; all edges gilt. Decorative pictorial title design to cover and spine brightly in gilt. Slight scratch mark to gilt at bottom edge. No marks or bookplate. Feels and appears unread. Illustrated profusely with B/W photographs. Handsome copy. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Male Call; 112 of the GI Comic Strips By That Name

By: Caniff, Milton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1945

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 28213

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Comic strips b&w; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize oblong HC/DJ. 3rd printing. Snug, bright and very neat in a crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Bound in illustrated, paper covered boards that match the dust jacket design with a thin cloth backed spine, as issued. Board edges are sharp and unrubbed. Contents fresh and neat.. Dust jacket with ! Dollar issue price intact to unclipped front flap is a superb example with just a whisper of shelf rub to spine ends. The nicest copy we have seen of many we have handled. This book is notoriously fragile and prone to se... View more info