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A Century of War (1815-1914) ; A Precis of the World's Campaigns.

By: Stevenson, G. De St. C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Hugh Rees: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 37601

Condition: Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 133 pages; 1st edition, hardcover in original gray cloth with titles in black to cover and spine. Tipped on to the title page is the author's CDV, at the top edge of which is penned "with the author's compliments: " Small area of mottling to the cloth along the lower board, spine edge; mild toning to cloth at spine and light general shelf soiling to boards. Binding sound and contents clean. G++ to VG-; Signed by Author View more info

Admiral Dewey At Manila, And the Complete Story of the Philippines

By: Stickney, Joseph L.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Elliott Publishing Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17530

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 432 pages; HC in publisher's decorative pictorial binding with glossy illustration mounted within gilt border to front cover. Title lettering in gilt to front cover and spine. A neat, solid copy. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage. A trace of foxing to page edges. Gilt to spine dulled but readily legible. A hint of shelfwear to externals. Expected toning to endpages; Contents bright and fresh. Illustrated. A solid and handsome copy of a notoriously fragile edition. VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedit... View more info

The Memoirs of Lieutenant Governor, Lieutenant General Daniel Bursk Strickler

By: Strickler, Daniel Bursk

Price: $265.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Printed for the Author By Forry & Hacker: 1972

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 27766

Condition: Very Good


Fine. No dust jacket as issued. ; Includes illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages; Hardcover printed for the author by Forry & Hacker. Limited edition of 200 copies; this example hand numbered and signed by the author; 52/200. Inscribed to Redmond C. Hager. HC in pebbled blue cloth with lettering in silver to spine and cover. Laid in at rear is a rarely seen 6 page addendum saddle stapled and with a typed note from the author paper clipped to the front. Scarce recollections of a prominent Lancaster PA military man who served in conflicts dating from 1916 Mexican border episodes ... View more info

The Memoirs of Lieutenant Governor, Lieutenant General Daniel Bursk Strickler

By: Strickler, Daniel Bursk

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Printed for the Author By Forry & Hacker: 1972

Edition: Limited Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32411

Condition: Very Good+


Fine. No dust jacket as issued. ; Includes illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages; 1972 Hardcover printed for the author by Forry & Hacker. Limited edition of 200 copies; this example out of sequence and not numbered; signed by the author on the front flyleaf. Inscribed to Lavinia Hanke [? ] and dated 1988 by the author. HC in pebbled blue cloth with lettering in silver to spine and cover. Laid in at front is the uncommon 6 page addendum saddle stapled. Scarce recollections of a prominent Lancaster PA military man who served in conflicts dating from 1916 Mexican border episodes ... View more info

The Murderous Revolution; Life and Death in Pol Pot's Kampuchea

By: Stuart-Fox, Martin

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, Alternative Publishing Coopeerative Limited: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14044

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 203 pages; 1st edition trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers with many full-page illustrations. Very minor wear to edges and spine. Square, sound, and clean. VG+ View more info

A Youth's History of the Rebellion, From the Bombardment of Fort Sumter to the Capture of Roanoke Island

By: Thayer, William M.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, John W. Lowell: 1890

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 36914

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 347 pages; Circa 1890 John W. Lowell. Reprint of the 1864 edition. Snugly bound in original decorative red cloth with ornate decorative elements in black, gilt and blind to cover and spine. Cloth just very slightly faded at spine; superficial rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corners. Trace silverfish evidence to cloth rear board. Expected mild toning to page stock. Illustrated with several full page pictorial plates from engravings. VG View more info

A Youth's History of the Rebellion, From the Massacre At Fort Pillow to the End

By: Thayer, William M.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, John W. Lowell: 1890

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 36915

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; Circa 1890 John W. Lowell. Reprint of the 1865 edition. Snugly bound in original decorative red cloth with ornate decorative elements in black, gilt and blind to cover and spine. Cloth just very slightly faded at spine; superficial rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corners. Trace silverfish evidence to page block edges and a pair of small moisture drip fades to cloth of the lower board. Expected mild toning to page stock. Illustrated with several full page pictorial plates from engravings. VG View more info

Commendations of Second Division American Expeditionary Forces France 1917-1919 Germany

By: The Second Division Association; United States Army

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cologne, The Second Division Association: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13395

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 61 pages; 1919 The Second Division Association. Paperback in pictorial, title lettered card stock covers. Saddle stapled binding. Contents clean and neat. Front cover had detached but is archivally mended with japanese tissue repair over the separation at the spine fold. Several small areas of chipping and loss to the front cover edges. Uncommon contemporary divisional publication recording the successes of the 2nd during WWI. Contents VG but with wear and chipping to the covers. View more info

Commendations of Second Division, American Expeditionary Forces: France - 1917-1919 - Germany

By: The Second Division Association; United States Army

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Cologne, The Second Division Association: 1919

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 21088

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 61 pages; May 1919. Cologne. Published by The Second Division Association. Paperback in decoratively titled card stock wraps; saddle stapled binding. A bright clean copy; no marks. Mild shelf/storage evidence to covers at corners. Just very mild toning to the page stock. Terminal leaf of the book is a blank application sheet for membership in the Second Division Association. VG+ copy. Uncommon in general and scarce in condition. View more info

The Consulate and the Empire of France under Napoleon; Complete in 5 Volumes

By: Thiers, Louis Adolphe

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, E Claxton & Co: 1883

Seller ID: 29711

Condition: Very Good


Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 5 volume set, complete. Uniformly bound in pebbled brown cloth with decorative pictorial title designs to spines brightly in gilt. Externals bright and neat; light crimping and just superficial fray to cloth at spine ends. Text printed in double columns and in a rather small font. Page stock with usual, expected uniform toning. Illustrated with engraved plates, portraits. Solid complete set with a very handsome shelf presence. VG thus. ... Oversize set will ship at cheapest possible rate but will require additional charges for expedited or international s... View more info

Charleston At War; The Photographic Record, 1860-1865

By: Thomson, Jack

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Gettysburg, PA, Thomas Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22098

ISBN: 1577470524

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs and maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 222 pages; Oversize HC in glossy pictorial boards. 1st edition. Signed by author to title page. Bright, snug and clean. No marks. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of period photographs and maps. Feels and appears unread. About Fine ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author View more info

The Banners and the Glory; The Story of General MacArthur

By: Times, The editors of The Army Times

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnams Sons: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21657

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 189 pages; Large-format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Bright, snug and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Shallow chipping and nicks to the dust jacket at spine ends. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG+/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Bombard

By: Treece, Henry and Christine Price (Illust. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Bodley Head: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29028

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages; Handsome copy is snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright, wraparound pictorial dust jacket. Jacket is price clipped from front flap's lower corner. In text illustrations and jacket art by Christine Price. Snug fresh copy appears not far from as new. NF/NF View more info

Last Hours of Sheridan's Cavalry, A Reprint of War Memoranda

By: Tremain, Henry Edwin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Bonnell, Silver & Bowers: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34414

Condition: Good


frontis portrait; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 563 pages; 1st edition. In original ribbed blue cloth with decorative pictorial title design; red and white standard to upper board with titles still brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Two leaves at front - including frontis portrait and title page - are losse from the binding and laid in. Insect predation with shallow loss to paper at top and bottom edges of these two leaves, with milder insect evidence to the following two or so leaves. A few signatures starting at front edge. Light shelf rub to cloth at spine ends and corners. Noatably with fau... View more info

The Pennsylvania Line; Regimental Organization and Operations, 1775-1783

By: Trussell, John B.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission: 1993

Seller ID: 38792

ISBN: 0892710535

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations & Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tight, bright and neat with just a whisper of shelf evidence to edges. VG++ to NF. View more info

Pawns of Liberty; a Story of Fighting Yesterdays in the Balkans

By: Tsanoff, R. A. and S. Corrinne

Price: $239.00

Publisher: New York, Outing Publishing Company: 1914

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11682

Condition: Very Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 424 pages; 1914 Outing Publishing Co. HC 1st American edition and printing. Original ribbed blue cloth. Titles very boldly stamped in white to cover and spine. Binding sound; contents clean and unmarked, Rear hinge a little shaken; just mild bumping at corners. A handsome and clean example of this scarce WWI era fictional treatment of the Balkan conflicts. VG View more info

Text-Book of Ordnance and Gunnery

By: Tschappat, Lt. Col. William Harvey

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33707

Condition: Fair


Photographs, diagrams, gravure ; formulae; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 705 pages; HC 1st edition. Text block soundly bound and generally clean. In original red cloth with title lettering in gilt to spine. Ex-library copy with catalog label to spine and expected attachments to endpages. Cloth rubbed and moderately frayed at spine ends; corners lightly bumped. Rear endpages split in the hinge. Prior owner name penned to front endpages. Profusely illustrated with figures, diagrams, gravure plates and photographs and a large folding plate of the Lewis .30 machine gun. A bit shabby and shaken... View more info

The Military Policy of the United States

By: Upton, Emory

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Government Printing Office: 1917

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 14577

Condition: Good+


War Department. Document 290; Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 495 pages; Bound in printed card stock covers. Shelf soiling to cover stock. Weakness to cover joints reinforced with archival paper tape. Prior owner's handlettered titles to spine. Binding sound but a little shaken. Good copy only View more info

Wings For The Fleet

By: Van Deurs, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17153

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket


Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 175 pages; Large format HC/DJ. 1st edition. Bright, snug and neat in original photo illustrated dust jacket. Light shelf rub to jacket surfaces and several mild sets of drink ring ripples. Book itself bright, snug and unmarked. Profusely illustrated with period photographs. NF/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Black Jack, the Life and Times of John J. Pershing, Vol. 2, [Volume Two]

By: Vandiver, Frank E.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas A & M University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35478

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 583 pages; Volume 2 only of the 2 volume work. 1st edition, 1st printing. Snugly bound and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners with a few tiny closed edge tears and nicks. Superficial shelf bump to for edge of page block. Illustrated with b&w photos on plates. Solid, clean and neat. VG++/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info