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Making WAVES; Navy Women of World War II

By: Bachner, Evan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38706

ISBN: 0810995239

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Historical b&w photos; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 160 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Feels and appears unread. Lavishly illustrated with large size reproductions of historical b&w photographs. Just a trace short scrunch to 1 inch of jacket top edge front panel. Otherwise as new. F/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The History of the German Steel Helmet; 1916-1945

By: Baer, Ludwig & K. Daniel Dahl (Trans. )

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Jose, CA, R James Bender: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 38839

ISBN: 0912138319

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 448 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in publisher's glazed color pictorial boards. Bright, fresh and neat; no marks. Profusely illustrated with b&w photos. Just trace shelf evidence to board edges. Solid, clean and very neat. VG++ View more info

La Vie Quotidienne Dans Les Armées De Napoléon

By: BALDET, Marcel

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris, Hachette: 1964

Seller ID: 33318

Condition: Good


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 315 pages; Ex-library copy rebound in mustard yellow cloth. Soundly bound and clean, but with call label to spine and expected but light library attachments to endpages. G to G+ 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

Duty, Honor, and Country The Civil War Experiences of Captain William P. Black, Thirty-Seventh Illinois Infantry

By: Banasik, Michael E. (Ed. ) & William P. Black

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Iowa City, Camp Pope Bookshop: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39250

ISBN: 1929919107

Condition: Near Fine


Unwritten Chapters of the Civil War West of the River. Vol VI; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 511 pages; Stout trade sized paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, tight and fresh; feels and appears unread. About as new. NF View more info

Admiral George Dewey; A Sketch of the Man

By: Barrett, John

Price: $14.89

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17568

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 280 pages; HC in publisher's decorative blue cloth with title lettering in gilt to front cover and spine. 1st edition. Bright, snug and neat; no marks. Just trace shelf rub to cloth at tips. A superficial drip stain top edge, barely discernable "quareter" sized tide line in the top margin of some pages mid-book. Illustrated with photographs. VG to VG+ View more info

The Life of Richard Earl Howe ; Admiral of the Fleet, and General of Marines

By: Barrow, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35308

Condition: Good


Folding facsimile manuscript leaves; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pages; In original textured blue cloth with decorative patterns in blind and titles in gilt to spine. Ex-library copy with expected institutional attachments and indications. Cloth rubbed and fraying at spine ends. Small open scrape to cloth mid-spine. Scattered occasional underlining in old blue and red wax pencil and some in more recent ballpoint. Two leaf signature including title page and tissue guarded frontispiece is loose from the binding and laid in. Original edition in ex-lib copy decent reading or restoration copy. I... View more info

Vietnam in Verse: Reflections of a Soldier

By: Barton, Roger S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Walkersville, MD, Roger Barton (Self-Published): 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Alibris.0004742

Condition: Near Fine


Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Signed by author. ; 54 p. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages; Roger Barton (self-published) trade size paperback in glossy pictorial wraps. Spine unlettered, as issued. Signed by author on title page. Just superficial shelf evidence to externals. Excellent condition. NF; Signed by Author 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

Military Operations of Belgium in Defence of the Country and to Uphold Her Neutrality; The War of 1914

By: Belgium, Armee'

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, W. H. & L. Collingridge: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24994

Condition: Very Good-


Folded Maps; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 96 pages; Oblong format bound in original flexible blue cloth covered boards, with title lettering in white to cover subbed and partially effaced. Spine unlettered as issued. Soundly bound and clean. Illustrated with 11 folding maps bound into the text. Cloth with light shelf/handling rub at edges and light soiling to surface of lower board. Solid clean copy, uncommon in the otiginal edition. 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

When We Talk about War; Literary Portraits of Southeaster Pennsylvania Soldiers from 1941 to Present

By: Billings, Philip

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philip Billings (Self-): 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38643

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs;; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 130 pages; Self-published. Square format paperback in matte surface, title lettered wraps; spine unlettered, as issued. Signed by the author on the title page. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to cover edges. Illustrated with some b&w photos. VG++; ; Signed by Author View more info

U.S. Army Counterinsurgency and Contingency Operations Doctrine 1860-1941

By: Birtle, Andrew J.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Center of Military History: 2004

Seller ID: 22141

ISBN: 999735379X

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 319 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Used sticker to rear cover but feels and appears unread. Illustrated with B&W photographs. NF View more info

Napoleon and the Szlachta; East European Monographs, 497

By: Blackburn, Christopher A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, East European Monographs: 1998

Seller ID: 19501

ISBN: 0880333944

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pages; Bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Fine. View more info

Career and Triumphs of Admiral Dewey, Being a Complete Biography of the Hero of Manila;

By: Blagg, Robert L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Springfield, OH, The Crowell and Kirkpatrick Company: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17533

Condition: Very Good-


Farm and Fireside Library, No. 175; B&W Photographs and Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial wraps. 1st edition. Snugly bound and unmarked. First and last several pages have crescent shaped lard/oil stains to the front edge; they intrude on the frontis photo of Dewey but otherwise do not mar the text. Small chips to the cover stock at spine ends have been archivally reinforced with Japanese tissue paper. A few nicks and short tears to the covers at edges. Solid and generally neat. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. VG- 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

The Soldier Shop, Catalog Vol. 23, No. 1

By: Blum, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Soldier Shop: 1978

Seller ID: 29373

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 166 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Soundly bound and neat. Mild shelf/handling wear to covers at edges. Superficial toning to white areas of cover design. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Solid unmarked copy. VG or better....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

Pennsylvania At Antietam; Report of the Antietam Battlefield Memorial Commission of Pennsylvania

By: Bosbyshell, Oliver C. (Colonel)

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Harriburg, PA, Harrisburg Publishing Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28579

Condition: Very Good+


Color Map; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 260 pages; HC in original ribbed, dark blue cloth with title lettering in gilt to the spine. Snugly bound and very neat. Just mild crimping and rub to cloth at spine ends. Gilt title lettering at spine bright and fresh. PA House representative stamp to front endpage. A few superficial instances of evidence of page handling. Illustrated with photogravure plates showing monuments, battlefield views and important sites. Large folding color map at rear appears unviewed and fresh. Much nicer copy that usually seen. VG++ to NF View more info