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Mr. Poilu Notes and Sketches With the Fighting French

By: Herbert Ward

Price: $39.50

Publisher: London & New York, Hodder & Stoughton: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13283

Condition: Good+


Tipped in plates; color and b&w; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages; 1916 Hodder & Stoughton. HC 1st edition. Beige linen backstrip and beige paper covered boards. Printed paper title labels to cover and spine. Binding sound and contents clean. Some light foxing to the pagestock, a bit heavier to the first few leaves at front and rear. Boards rubbed at edges; spine label slightly chipped at one corner. Paper over rear board has surface scars. Illustrations from drawings and paintings by Ward are tipped in; about 50 in total. G+ View more info

The Captains of the Old World: As Compared with the Great Modern Strategists

By: Herbert, Henry William

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16168

Condition: Very Good-


Engravings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 364 pages; Bound in publisher's decoratively patterned and ruled cloth; gilt titles and designs to spine just a little dulled. Illustrated with engraved vignette title page and three plates. Binding snug. Mild fray to cloth at lower front corner and a short, open, surface scrape to the topmost 1/2" of the front spine edge. Cloth lightly crimped and nicked at spine ends. Moderate foxing confined to the first and last few leaves. Solid copy. BAL 8127. G+ to VG- View more info

The Story of the U. S. Cavalry, 1775-1942

By: Herr, John K

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 0527H944232

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 275 pages; 1953 Little Brown HC 1st edition stated. Blue cloth boards with titles stamped in yellow to spine. Square and sound; numerous ills from photo and engraving. Light to moderate rubbing spine ends and corners. Lower corners with some light rub through. Endpages and binding sound, but binding slightly shaken and not firm. Text unmarked. Sound clean 1st edition copy lacking DJ. VG- View more info

Selective Service in Peacetime; First Report of the Director of Selective Service 1940-41

By: Hershey, Lewis B.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Washington DC, US Government Printing Office: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35788

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 424 pages; Trade sized paperback in original pictorial, title lettered wraps. Soundly bound and clean with light shelf rubbing and wear to cover edges; mild fray / nick to paper at spine ends reinforced with judicious application of archival japanese tissue. Illustrated with b&w photos and diagrams, tables etc. VG- View more info

Corunna

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19500

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; 1st printing. Square, sound and neat. Prior owner's name and date to slightly toned front endpage. Rearmost several pages have trace foxing. Wraparound pictorial dust jacket is sharp and clean with just a few tiny nicks and spots of rub. Illustrated with B&W potraits, paintings and drawings. VG+/VG+ View more info

Destroyer Weapons of World War 2

By: Hodges, Peter and Norman Friedman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 29369

ISBN: 0870219294

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Historical Photographs and Diagrams; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 192 pages; Larger format HC/DJ. Snugly bound and very neat in clean crisp-edged pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf/handling wear to jacket at corners. . Profusely illustrated with b&w historical photographs and diagrams of ship board weapons. Handsome copy. NF/NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Every Soldier Has a Story; The Biography Of World War II Veteran Clarence R. Hibbs

By: Hokenbrough, Lincoln T.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NA, Self-Published: 2012

Seller ID: 34115

ISBN: 1300398337

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 225 pages; HC/DJ. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Prior owner's brief 2 line note on half-title page commends the quality of the book. Otherwise very nearly as new. NF/NF View more info

The Apaches; Men-At-Arms # 186

By: Hook, Jason and Richard Hook (Paintings)

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1989

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 12552

ISBN: 0850457386

Condition: Near Fine


Color Plates and Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages; Paperback in stiff color illustrated covers. This copy is new from unsold backstock at an out-of-business military antiques and bookstore, with store's adhesive price label inside the front cover. Just superficial shelf evidence at edges. Includes about 8 full color painted scenes showing Apache dress of the period. Excellent resource for model hobbyists and historians. NF View more info

A Marriage in Wartime: the World War II Letters of Howard and Doris Huddell

By: Huddell, Doris Bishop

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Eugene, OR, Self Published: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 13215

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 260 pages; SIGNED 1994 [self-published] Oversize paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Signed by the author on the title page. Bright tight copy with just a touch of shelf rub at edges. Illustrated with some photos in text. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author View more info

A Thousand Points of Truth

By: Hughes, V. P.

Price: $39.00

Publisher: XLIBRIS: 2016

Seller ID: 38414

ISBN: 152452719X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 777 pages; Stout HC/DJ. Bright, tight and fresh; an unread copy in immaculate condition. As new. F/F. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Can Do! -- The Story of the Seabees

By: Huie, William Bradford & Ben Moreel (Intro)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1945

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 35787

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Photographs, maps ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 250 pages; Bright, snug and neat in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $2.75 price intact to unclipped flap. Dust jacket lightly shelf rubbed and lightly stressed at edges with a few small nicks. Trace spotting/mottling to cloth along top edge of boards. Illustrated with an extensive section of plates and photographs at rear; pictorial map endpage. VG/VG- View more info

The Untold Story of Douglas Macarthur

By: HUNT, FRAZIER

Price: $12.39

Publisher: New York, The Devin-Adair Company: 1954

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 13629

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Map/s; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 533 pages; 1954 Devin Adair. HC/DJ 2nd printing. Sound clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket. Publisher's black cloth title lettered in red to spine. Pictorial dust jacket missing some small chips at spine ends; overall general light surface rubbing. $5 issue price intact on unclipped front flap. Sound clean copy. VG/VG- View more info

Breach of Security

By: Irving, David

Price: $69.50

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1968

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15051

ISBN: 0718301013

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages; HC/DJ 1st edition, 1st printing. Bright, tight and very attractive copy in immaculate dust jacket. Trace dust spotting top edge and expected mild toning to page stock. Very tight binding appears and feels unread. No marks. Illustrated with photographs. NF/F View more info

Convair B-36 A Comprehensive History of Americas "Big Stick"

By: Jacobsen, Meyers K.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39798

ISBN: 0764305301

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 400 pages; Stout oversize HC/DJ is snugly bound and clean in original color pictorial dust jacket. Mild shelf tapping to boards at corners; light shelf rub and wear to jacket edges with a few tiny nicks and stresses at edges including a short closed tear to the top edge front panel. Profusely illustrated with period photographs; some in color. VG++/VG. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Reminiscences of a Naval Surgeon

By: Jeans, Thomas Tendron

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33235

Condition: Good+


Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 310 pages; HC 1st edition. Large 8vo. Soundly bound copy with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Ex-library with catalog label base of spine and light attachments to endpages. Two small abrasions to front free endpage from what appers to have been the removal of a personal bookplate. Illustrated with photographs. G+ View more info

History of the War between the United States and Mexico From the Commencement of Hostilities to the Ratification of the Treaty of Peace

By: Jenkins, John S

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York, Derby & Miller: 1849

Seller ID: 14565

Condition: Good+


Woodcuts, engravings, maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 514 pages; Full polished calf leather binding with morocco leather title label at spine. Contents complete and binding sound. Leather splitting along the front external hings, but with boards still sound. Leather moderately surface and edge rubbed. Damp line along the top edge of the first and last 80 or so pages. Scattered mild foxing and toning to text, but considerably heavier to the engraved plates and adjoining pages. Pages a bit stiff from the effects of the damp/spill to the top edge. One signature starting mid book, but still well ... View more info

The Army of Northern Virginia Men-At-Arms No. 37

By: Katcher, Philip; Michael Youens

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Osprey Publishing: 1991

Seller ID: 11690

Condition: Near Fine


Colour plates; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 48 pages; Men at Arms #37. Larger format, thin paperback in stiff color illustrated covers. This copy is from "new' unsold backstock at an out-of-business military antiques and bookstore. Shop sticker inside front cover and just superficial shelf evidence at edges. Includes about 8 full color painted scenes showing Civil War era Army of N. VA uniforms. Excellent resource for model hobbyists and recreators. Nearly as new View more info

Annapolis Plebe

By: Keatley, John H.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21145

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages; Bright, snug and clean in uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Just trace shelf rub to the edges of the crisp jacket edges. Handsome copy. F/NF View more info

The Iron Game: a Tale of the War

By: Keenan, Henry Francis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ny, NY, D Appleton & Co: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0004557

Condition: Very Good+


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 405 pages; Appleton HC 1st edition. Original green cloth with gilt titling to cover and spine and a darker green stamped motif to cover board. Signed gift inscription of BJ McGrann, to whom the book is dedicated by the author. Gift recipient's manuscript bookplate to the front endpage. Binding snug and contents very neat. Just very mild soiling to boards and trace rubbing at tips and spine ends. VG to VG+; Signed by Dedicatee View more info

No Easy Days The Incredible Drama of Naval Aviation

By: Keeney, Douglas and William Butler

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Sunshine, FL, BKF (Butler, Keeney, Farmer): 1995

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 17795

ISBN: 1884532152

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 112 pages; Oversize oblong HC/DJ. 5th printing. Bright, snug and very neat in crisp clean dust jacket. Just trace browser evidence to contents. Profusely illustrated with documentary photographs of carrier located aviation mishaps and crashes. Handsome copy, and hard to find in such attractive condition. NF/NF View more info