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The Black Watch The Record of an Historic Regiment

By: Forbes, Archibald

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1897

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 12810

Condition: Very Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages; 1897 Scribners. HC 1st US edition. Original ribbed dark blue cloth with titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Pictorial design of a Highlander in uniform is stamped brightly in gilt to cover board. Binding snug and contents neat. Tiny nick to cloth at crown of spine; mild shelf rub at spine ends and tips. Tissue guarded frontis. Prior owner's (Redmond Conyngham) attractive bookplate, designed and engraved by noted historian of American printmaking, David McNeely Stauffer. Solid bright copy. VG or a little better. View more info

GI Europe : a Pocket Guide to Shoestring Furloughs

By: Ford, Dan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: [germany], GI Europe Publications: 1959

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 13194

Condition: Very Good-

Oblong Small 8vo 7½" - 8; 125 pages; 1959 GI Europe Publications. Oblong paperback in illustrated wraps. Sound clean copy of this exceptionally uncommon guide book to Europe written for US GI's stationed in Europe. Illustrated with cartoons by Jack Niles and Jim Dye, "stolen" from their collections, "Mox Nix" and "More Mox Nix." Expected light toning to page stock; laminate lifting over spine with a partial split to the laminated at the crown of the spine. A practical but humorous guide to most major European destinations, done specifically for the post-war Europe... View more info

Janes's Armour And Artillery 1979-80

By: Foss, Christopher F. (Edited)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, Janes' Yearbooks/ Franklin Watts: 1979

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 13605

ISBN: 0531039161

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket

4to 11" - 13" tall; 669 pages; 1979 Franklin Watts/Jane's. Oversize HC/DJ Massive volume in publisher issued royal navy cloth with title lettering brightly in silver to cover and spine. In original glossy title lettered dust jacket. Snug solid and neat. No marks. Dust jacket modestly sunned at spine and just a little shelf rubbed at edges. Profusely illustrated in b&w photography; numerous weapons systems and maker ads. Handsome solid copy. NF/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Life of Gen. Zachary Taylor, Comprising a Narrative of Events Connected with His Professional Career.

By: Fry, J. Reese.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Grigg, Elliot & Co: 1848

Seller ID: 21995

Condition: Good

Engravings; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 332 pages; Hardcover in publisher's original brown cloth with title lettering and pictorial vignette brightly in gilt to spine. Complete copy including original endpages and all engraved illustrations. Corners bumped with rubbing thorugh to boards; rubbed and nicked at spine ends. Foxing and staining scattered throughout, sometime a bit heavily so. Several signature starting, two or three more significantly so. Still a complete and sound copy and a decent reader or filler copy. Good only View more info

R. A. F. Occasions

By: G., H.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, The Cresset Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21681

Condition: Good+

16mo 6" - 7" tall; 301 pages; HC in beige cloth with titles in red to spine. 1st edition. Snugly bound copy with shelf soiling to boards and toning to spine. Gift inscription to prior owner penned to front endpage; otherwise unmarked. Pagestock lightly toned as expected. Slightly spine-cocked. Back strip sunned. Covers moderately soiled. G+ View more info

The Soldiers' English and Italian Conversation Book, Containing Hundreds of Useful Sentences and Words, Enabling the American Soldier to Converse with the Italian Allies, with the Correct Pronunciation of Each Word

By: Gallichan, Walter M. ; Ida Dickinson (translator)

Price: $89.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, J B Lippincott & Co: 1918

Seller ID: 13664

Condition: Very Good-

For the Man Going to the Front; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 128 pages; 1918 Lippincott. Small, vest pocket sized book in green flexible cloth boards. Titles in black to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. Light surface and edge handling wear. Text clean and unmarked. Scarce WWI language book for the soldier in the trenches, with many phrases relating to close combat as well as more mundane and everyday events. VG- View more info

The Gallant Seventy-Eighth; Colonel William Sirwell and the Pennsylvania Seventy-Eighth, Stones River to Pickett's Mill

By: Gancas, Ron

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Plum Boro, PA, Mark V Enterprises: 1997

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 38819

ISBN: 0964495260

Condition: Very Good+

B&W maps and illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 393 pages; Stout trade sized paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Snugly bound and neat; no marks. Just trace shelf evidence to cover edges and superficial impressions to cover. Illustrated with maps and figures/reproductions. VG+ View more info

Spain in Revolt

By: Gannes, Harry and Theodore Reppard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred Knopf: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22593

Condition: Very Good-

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pages; HC in gray cloth with decorative title deign in maroon. 1st edition. Square sound and clean; no marks. Usual light toning to page stock. Light sunning halo to spine and lower edge of boards. Tiny nick to the cloth at the base of the spine. Solid clean copy. Lacking dust jacket but otherwise near VG View more info

Mr. Glencannon Ignores the War

By: Gilpatric, Guy

Price: $19.50

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1944

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 0607F566670

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157 pages; 1944 Dutton HC/DJ 2nd printing. Square sound copy; dust jacket clean with light handling rub edges. Prior owner's private library stamp base of title page. Else unmarked and neat. VG/VG New mylar cover added to preserve DJ condition. View more info

We Own the Night : a Special Salute to the Men and Women of Team Stealth

By: Goff, Thomas J. (Ed. ) & Lockheed Corporation

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Calabasas, CA, Lockheed Co: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38498

Condition: Good

Lockheed Horizons, Issue 30; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 60 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy color illustrated covers with saddle stapled binding. Uncommon company history of F-117 and early Stealth testing and production. This copy subject to a spill or damp incident with moderate ripple to the front edge of the book's pages and a mild damp line along the front edge/margin of pages. Light shelf wear to cover edges. No damage or stuc pages from damp incident. Uncommon primary history of the F-117 testing and manufacture. With flaws as described. Good only View more info

Armies of Spies

By: Gollomb, Joseph

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co: 1939

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: SD-ST3L-BFN4

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 213 pages; 1939 Macmillan HC/DJ 3rd printing. Square sound copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Book is solid and clean; prior owner bookplate inside front cover. Lower edge of dust jacket both front and rear panels has moderate damp evidence; ripple and slight color fade. Only a hint of damp evidence to cloth of front board and none at rear. No effects to text. VG+/G+ View more info

Memoirs of His Own Time, With Reminiscences of the Men and Events of the Revolution

By: Graydon, Alexander, And John S. Littell (Editor)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lindsay & Blakiston: 1846

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 33147

Condition: Good+

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 504 pages; 1st edition of this revised edition with notes by John Littell (after the 1811 Harrisburg Ed. ) In publisher's trade cloth with floral borders stamped in the cloth at board edges and titles brightly in gilt to spine. Cloth has shallow chipping at spine ends and is bumped at corners with mild rub-through at the tips. A closed crack in the cloth across the spine. Contents soundly bound; moderate foxing scattered throughout. Armorial bookplate (hand colored) of well known bibliophile, author and long time head of Dickinson Univ. Library - Charles Coleman Sell... View more info

The Battle of Barrosa, 1811; Forgotten Battle of the Peninsular War

By: Grehan, John & Martin MacE

Price: $20.00

Publisher: South Yorkshire, UK, Pen & Sword Military: 2012

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 37430

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

B&W Photographs; maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 212 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Feels and appears unread and as new. F/F View more info

A Dream of Kings

By: Grubb, Davis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Scribners: 1955

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 00-KC1C-0FJ3

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages; 1955 Scribners HC/DJ Apparent 2nd printing w/ 1955 on title page but no "A" on verso. Tight clean copy in original red cloth. Original dust jacket lightly rubbed surfaces with a shallow chip base of spine and sticker scar top of rear panel. Civil War novel. NF/VG- View more info

The Day The American Revolution Began; 19 April 1775

By: Hallahan, William H.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29524

ISBN: 0380976161

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

B&W Illustrations. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 328 pages; HC/DJ. Tight bright and fresh in clean crisp-edged dust jacket. Fresh unmarked copy feels and appears unread and as new. F/F View more info

The Fall of Napoleon; The Final Betrayal

By: Hamilton-Williams, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley and Sons: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19378

ISBN: 0471118621

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

B&W Drawings and Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 352 pages; Bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Illustrated with B&W drawings and maps. Handsome copy. F/F. View more info

The Second Georgia Infantry Regiment 1861-1865

By: Harper, F. Mikell

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Henchard Press, Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 32090

ISBN: 0976287536

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages; Oversize oblong format HC/DJ. Inscribed by Harper to the great grand-son of Henry Clay Harper. Solid clean copy has a short closed tear and and stress scrunch to lower corner of the front panel, tape repaired to blank reverse surface. Illustrated with maps and photos. VG++/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author View more info

Top Stuff; A Collection of Jokes, Games, Puzzles, Etc.

By: Hart, Harold (Ed. )

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Armed Services Editions: 1945

Seller ID: 17691

Condition: Good+

Armed Services Editions #1171; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 384 pages; Oblong format mass market paperback in pictorial wraps. Sound clean copy with edge rub and cover wear/stress from pocket storage. Front cover has several stress creases and kinked at lower front corner. Still a solid, complete example of this uncommon ASE volume. G++ to VG- View more info

Aeronautics in the Union and Confederate Armies with a Survey of Military Aeronautics Prior to 1861 - Vol. 1 (All Published)

By: Haydon, F. Stansbury

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Baltimore MD, The Johns Hopkins Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39079

Condition: Good+

45 b&w plates on glossy stock; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 421 pages; 1st edition. Volume I the only volume published. Soundly bound in original blue cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine. Prior ownership of a local Historical Society library with catalog label to base of spine and a few cursory ownership marks to leaves. Snugly bound with bright clean contents. Illustrated with 45 b&w plate on glossy stock at rear of book. Aside from library tag to spine a VG or better copy but graded to G+ for ex-lib indications. View more info

The Second War with England, [ in Two Volumes, Complete]

By: Headley, J. T.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32783

Condition: Good+

Woodcuts, 1 folding; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 674 pages; HC original 1853 edition, indicated by the publisher as the "Fourth Thousand" on the title page. Complete in two uniformly bound volumes. Soundly bound and clean in original ribbed brown cloth with decorative patterned borders in blind to sides and pictorial title designs in gilt to spines. Shallow chipping and nicks to cloth at spine ends; board corners tapped with mild abrasion to cloth at tips. Light foxing to front and rear endpages, but text pages bright and clean with a few period pencil annotations observed. Illu... View more info