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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

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

The Bayles Brothers of Middle Island: 1839 - 1930 [Including] Civil War Letters Written by Albert & Edward Bayles

By: Bayles, Donald M.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Southold, NY, Self-Published: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39687

Condition: Very Good


4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages; 1990 (self-published) Sohtold, NY. Oversize paperback in commercial document binder. Printed single (recto) side only by mimeo. Unpaged; approximatley 120 pgs. Includes b&w maps and illustration reproductions. A brief history of the Bayles family of Long Island, but by far the majority of the book is the reproduction of Civil War letters written by Albert & Edward Bayles Aug 1862 to May 1864. Both brothers died in action June 2 during a charge on Confederate works near Jamestown. Not found in any Worldcat collection, though the author did include the Civ... 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

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

Sherman and His Campaigns: a Military Biography

By: Bowman, S. M. and R. B. Irwin.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles B. Richardson: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35180

Condition: Good


Maps and engraved portraits; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 512 pages; 1st edition. In original green cloth with decorative stippling, multiple decorative ruling and devices in blind to surfaces and titles in gilt to spine. Cloth fraying over the joints and spine ends. Binding with internal split between the copyright notice and the preface page. Text block sopundly bound with complete complement of engraved maps and portraits. But in a shabby binding and split. A rebacking candidate. Good only thus. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Hurrah for the Artillery! Knap's Independent Battery "E", Pennsylvania Light Artillery

By: Brady, James P.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Gettysburg, Thomas Publications: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38460

ISBN: 093963144X

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 456 pages; HC in publisher's original glazed pictorial boards. Issued without dust wrapper. Inscribed and signed by the author to the verso of the front flyleaf and dated 1992. Short 2nd party gift inscription below the author's signature. Mild shelf rubbing to glossy board covering at corner tips and spine ends. Trace foxing to top edge. Illustrated with b&w photos, maps. VG; Signed by Author View more info

Submarine Commander

By: Bryant, Ben

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, Ballantine: 1960

Edition: First edition. Ballantine F 447 K; 50cent cover price

Seller ID: Alibris.0003213

Condition: Near Fine


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 224 pages; 1st US edition reprints the UK edition titled "One Man Band" Unread copy; tight bright and unrubbed. Usual mod toning to paper stock. All elseNF View more info

Reverend James Caldwell, Patriot, 1734-1781

By: Brydon, Norman F

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Caldwell NJ, Caldwell Bicentennial Committee: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39423

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 95 pages; 1st edition. Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Just mild shelf rub to jacket edges. Illustrated with b&w reproductions. VG++/VG View more info