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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

The Military Opinions of General Sir John Fox Burgoyne.

By: Burgoyne, John Fox & George Wrottesley (Ed. )

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33226

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 479 pages; Rebound in heavy red library buckram cloth with titles stamped in white to spine. Snugly bound, ex-library copy has some several ex-lib indications and attachments. Some mild pencil bracketing scattered in the margisn of the 1st half of the text. Solid and generally neat in library binding. Good only thus View more info

Regimental Strengths and Losses At Gettysburg

By: Busey, John W & David G. Martin

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Hightstown NJ, Longstreet House: 2005

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 39016

ISBN: 0944413676

Condition: Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 678 pages; Stout HC in original navy blue cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine and cover. Binding tight and contents neat. Shelf bump to crown with a short closed rupture to the cloth at the crown. Otherwise very neat. G++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Engineers in Theater Operations Engineers of the Southwest Pacific 1941-1945, Volume I

By: Casey, Hugh J., Major General

Price: $95.00

Publisher: US Government Printing Office: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13608

Condition: Very Good+


Maps, some folding; photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 375 pages; 1947 US GPO. Oversize HC in publisher's heavy brick red cloth. Titles stamped in gilt to spine with pictorial emblem in gilt to cover. Gilt titling at spine slightly dulled. Binding sound; contents clean and neat. No marks. Profusely illustrated with maps and historical photograps. Many maps are fold-outs. Fascinating and thorough history of Corp of Engineers efforts in the Pacific Campaigns. VG to VG+ ... Oversize book willrequire additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Essays in Modern Military Biography Reprinted Chiefly from the Edinburgh Review

By: Chesney, Charles Cornwallis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Company: 1874

Seller ID: 33219

Condition: Fair


414 pages; In original terra cotta colored cloth boards with title lettering in gitl to spine. Ex-library copy with rmanants of repair tape that was applied to strengthn the rear joint, of which the cloth is completely separated and the board tenuously attached by cords. Prior ownership of John Watts de Peyster, noted military historian, social and policy pioneer. This volume was among several thousand on military history to the library he established at Franklin and Marshall College. An exhaustive list of his honors and services is mounted to the verso of the title page and his bookplate to t... View more info

The Russo-Turkish Campaigns of 1828 and 1829; with a View of the Present State of Affairs in the East

By: Chesney, Colonel

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Redfield: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25912

Condition: Good


Partial maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 360 pages; Bound in original green cloth with borders in blind to boards and titles in gilt to spine. Light general mottling to cloth boards; boards rubbed at corners and spine ends with mild rub through at tips and modest fray at spine ends. Both folding maps missing large prtions with only partial single page stubs remaining. Split to the rear endpage joing; front free endpage appears to have been removed - liekely to excise ownership or gift inscription/ Text complete and generally clean with only modest foxing and light soiling to endpages and light... View more info

Battle Ready

By: Clancy, Tom

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29817

ISBN: 0399151761

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Study in Command; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 464 pages; 1st printing with complete 1-10 # code on copyright and publisher's original $28.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Signed without inscription by both Clancy and Zinni on the half-title page. Book is tightly bound and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. F/F; Signed by All Authors View more info

Son of the Morning Star : Part 2 of 2; Audiobook

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Santa Ana, CA, Books on Tape, Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 10839

ISBN: 0736610537

Condition: Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Set of 7 cassettes in clam shell case - part 2 of 2. Cassettes appear very fresh; from the prior owner the statemnt that he listened to them once only. Case immaculate. Appears as new ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Secret War: the Spy Game in the Middle East

By: Dan & Ben-Porat

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Sabra Books: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0001300

ISBN: 0876310439

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 243 pages; Square sound and clean in heavy beige cloth. Original dust jacket edge rubbed at fore edge flap folds, spine ends etc. Solid neat copy in somehat worn original DJ. VG+/VG-Translation of Poker d'espions. View more info

A Journal Containing an Accurate and Interesting Account of the Hardships, Sufferings, Battles, Defeat, and Captivity, of Those Heroic Kentucky Volunteers and Regulars, Commanded by General Winchester, in the Years 1812-13, A. Also Two Narratives.

By: Darnell, Elias

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Company: 1854

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 20580

Condition: Very Good-


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 98 pages; Hardcover in original cloth backed title lettered, paper covered boards. 4th edition. Sound, solid copy with the publisher's trade binding. Brown cloth spine with 4 horizontal rules in gilt; unlettered, as issued. Light general toning and light soiling to decorative title lettered boards. Short, mild scrapes to board edges; corners lightly bumped. A small gouge to the lower edge of the rear board. Missing the front free endpage, the book opens to the title page. Some foxing scattered in text; generally light but heavier to the first 10 or so leaves. Three ... View more info

Tm 30-303, Italian Language Guide; (1943)

By: Dept., U.S. War

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Washington D. C., U. S. War Dept.: 1943

Seller ID: 16053

Condition: Very Good


Line drawings; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 61 pages; Small, pocket sized paperback in lettered, green card stock covers. Solid and clean with just light shelf rub to spine edge and expected mild toning to page stock. VG View more info

The Douglas Diary; Student days at Franklin and Marshall College, 1856-1858

By: Douglas, Henry Kyd, Frederic S. Klein, and Florence Starr Taylor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Franklin and Marshall College: 1973

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 29263

ISBN: 0910626006

Condition: Very Good+


Drawings and Photographs; Square Small 8vo 7½" - 8; 192 pages; HC in publisher's faux leather-style cloth over boards; evokes appearance of the original journal. Title lettering in gilt to spine. Bright, sound and clean; no marks. A hint of fading to gilt. Binding slightly shelf cocked. Illustrated with period photographs and modern drawings illustrating sections of text. A handsome copy. VG+ View more info

The Douglas Diary; Student days at Franklin and Marshall College, 1856-1858

By: Douglas, Henry Kyd, Frederic S. Klein, and Florence Starr Taylor (Illust. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Franklin and Marshall College: 1973

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35872

ISBN: 0910626006

Condition: Very Good+


Drawings and Photographs; Square Small 8vo 7½" - 8; 192 pages; HC in publisher's faux leather-style cloth over boards; evokes appearance of the original journal. Title lettering in gilt to spine. Bright, sound and clean; no marks. A hint of fading to gilt at spine. Inscribed and signed on the half-title page by the editor, historian Frederic Klein. Laid in at front is a program for the Nevonian Society Luncheon of 1982 at F&M. Illustrated with period photographs and modern drawings illustrating sections of text. A handsome copy. VG+; Signed by Author View more info

The Douglas Diary; Student days at Franklin and Marshall College, 1856-1858

By: Douglas, Henry Kyd, Frederic S. Klein, and Florence Starr Taylor (Illust. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lancaster, PA, Franklin and Marshall College: 1973

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 37798

ISBN: 0910626006

Condition: Very Good


Drawings and Photographs; Square Small 8vo 7½" - 8; 192 pages; HC in publisher's faux leather-style cloth over boards; evokes appearance of the original journal. Title lettering in much faded gilt to spine. Bright, sound and clean; no marks. Usual fading to gilt at spine. Illustrated with period photographs and modern drawings illustrating sections of text. A handsome copy. VG View more info

Bugles Blow No More

By: Dowdey, Clifford

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1937

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 26711

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 497 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original wraparound pictorial dust jacket. Gray cloth with title lettering in red to cover and spine. Dust jacket is rubbed at edges with small chips missing from flap corners; several closed edges tears have been mended and reinforced with period tape on the blank reverse surface. Price clipped from top corner of front flap; mild sunfading to jacket's spine panel. Jacket states 4th printing but book indicates 5th. Binding a little shaken in the spine. Early printing, uncommon in original dust jacket. VG-/G++ View more info

Rear-Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont, United States Navy: a Biography

By: Du Pont, H. A.

Price: $27.95

Publisher: New York, National Americana Society: 1926

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14855

Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; Handsomely bound in ribbed blue cloth with borders and patterned design blind stamped with rope, shell and star designs. Titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Dust jacket with identical desing to boards patterned and lettered in blue to a white background. Jacket is well worn at edges and has separated at spine edge and one flap fold. We have preserved the jacket by reattaching the joints with application of archival paper tape to the reverse surface and then placed a fresh mylar cover over the dust cover. Illustrated with tissue guarded portraits, p... View more info

National History of the War for the Union; Civil, Military and Naval - in Three Volumes

By: Duyckinck, Evert A. ; Alonzo Chappel & Thomas Nast (Illust. )

Price: $465.00

Publisher: New York, Johnson, Fry and Company: 1865

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36985

Condition: Very Good


Steel engraved plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1922 pages; 3 volumes complete. 1st edition thus. 620; 660; 642 pp. Uniformly and handsomely bound in 3/4 burgundy colored morocco over pebbled red cloth boards. Titles and ruling brightly in gilt to spines; tooled decorative ruling to leather and cloth seams. Decorative pictorial seals to cover boards in gilt. Bindings sound, though there are partial splits to the endpapers in the inner hinges of Vols II & III. Mild shelf scuffing to leather at corners; light silverfish patchiness to cloth of board surfaces. Profusely illustrated with tissue... View more info

General Gordon's Khartoum Journal

By: Elton, Lord (Ed. ) & Charles Gordon

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Vanguard Press: 1963

Seller ID: 38146

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 244 pages; Presumed 1st edition. Soundly bound in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $6.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Dust jacket has light general toning and some light foxing to panels; lightly edge rubbed and with a small sticker abrasion/scar to spine panel. Light soiling to page block front edge and mild dustiness top edge. Pictorial map endpages. VG-/VG- View more info