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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

Political Military Systems

By: Kelleher, Catherine McArdle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc: 1974

Seller ID: 33320

ISBN: 0803904142

Condition: Good


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 299 pages; HC is snugly bound and generally clean, but with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Tight and fresh; graded down for institutional ownership indications but generally quite VG. G+ thus View more info

Who Would Not Be a Soldier

By: Kellner, Margaret W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Spencerport, NY, Heirloom Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 50-K0LQ-FN7Q

ISBN: 0965700925


Map, facsimile letters; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages; 1998 Heirloom Publishing in pictorial covers. New copy. Ships 1st class View more info

The Hessian View of America, 1776-1783

By: Kipping, Ernst

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Monmouth Beach NJ, Phillip Freneau Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38923

ISBN: 0912480068

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Revolutionary War Bicentennial; B&W Photos, reproductions; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages; Oversize 4to HC in original blue cloth with pictorial title design in gilt to cover and titles at spine. Soundly bound and clean; gift inscription penned to front endpage pastedown. Mild shelf rubbing to board edges. Issued without dst wrapper. Illustrated with b&w photos and reproductions. VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Japanese Intelligence in World War II

By: Kotani, Ken

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Oxford & New York, Osprey Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38712

ISBN: 1846034256

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 232 pages; Tightly bound and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to jacket extremities. Illustrated with some b&w photos. About as new. F/NF View more info

Once a Commissar

By: Koudrey, Vladimir

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18985

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages; A neat, square, solid copy. Prior owner's name penciled neatly in blue to front endpage. Very light foxing to front and rear endpages. Front page block mildly fox spotted. Two small superficial abrasions to the front board. Jacket moderately toned and foxed with visible tape repairs to bottom spine end and rear panel. Top jacket spne end and corners mildly chipped. Very slightly spinecocked. VG/G+ View more info

Dying, We Live: the Personal Chronicle of a Young Freedom Fighter in Warsaw, 1939-1945

By: Kulski, Julian Eugene

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Holt Rinehart And Winston: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: Alibris.0004668

ISBN: 0030409012

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 304 pages; 1979 Holt, Rinehart & Winston. [SIGNED] 1st Edition HC/DJ. Author inscribed on half title page. A very tight and clean copy. DJ has a couple of micro closed edge tears. Otherwise a very nice copy. NF/VG+. Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Signed by Author View more info

Hitler's Monsters; A Supernatural History of the Third Reich

By: Kurlander, Eric

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35046

ISBN: 0300189451

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 448 pages; Stout HC/DJ. 1st edition, 1st printing. Snugly bound and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Light shelf evidence to jacket edges; front flap fold a little loose from being used a s abook mark. Illustrated with b&w photographs. NF/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Russian Army and the Japanese War, Vol. 1 of 2 (Only) Being Historical and Critical Comments on the Military Policy and Power of Russia and on the Campaign in the Far East

By: Kuropatkin, General & A. B. Lindsay (Trans. ) & Major E. D. Swinton (Intro. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1909

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 35221

Condition: Good+


Maps, b&w photo portraits; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 309 pages; HC 1st American edition. Volume 1 only of 2. Soundly bound in original mustard yellow cloth with titles and heraldic crest in dark brown to cover and titles in brown to spine. Cloth lightly crimped and rubbed at spine ends; mild fading to title lettering on cover. Tipped in frontis leaf with tissue guard has been reattched with archival pcv. Text clean and unmarked, though prior owner was a bit liberal with the use of his personal name (Preston Russell) blind stamp to the top edge of some 20 or so of the pages. Illustrated... View more info

The Crime of 1812 and Its Retribution

By: Labaume, Eugene; Pillans, T. Dundas (trans.); Stead, W. T. (intro)

Price: $69.50

Publisher: New York, McBride, Nast & Company: 1912

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19346

Condition: Near Fine


Map, folding; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 296 pages; Snugly bound in uniformly bright red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine and small eagle design in gilt to cover. Top edge gilt. Folding map at front. Just superficial crimping of cloth at spine ends; trace foxing to endpages. Expected mild toning to page stock. A bright and sharp copy, uncommon in such a nicely preserved example. NF ... Stout book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Vietnam; La Guerre, La Terre, Et Les Hommes. Photographies

By: Labbe, Jean Claude and Jean Lacouture (Introduction)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, Chene: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14056

Condition: Very Good-


French Edition; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 110 pages; Large paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Primarily a book of photographs of the latter days of the Vietnam War and the early days of its aftermath. Some rubbing to covers at edges and surfaces. Binding sound; contents neat. Text in French. VG- View more info

The Secret Road.

By: Lancaster, Bruce

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Perma Books: 1955

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: Alibris.0003214

Condition: Near Fine


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 209 pages; Superb unread copy; bright fresh and unrubbed. No marks. NF View more info

Italian Volunteers of the Waffen-SS 24. Waffen-Gebirgs - Division Der SS and 29. Waffen-Grenadier-Division Der SS (Italienische Nr. 1)

By: Landwehr, Richard.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Glendale, OR, Richard Landwehr: 1987

Seller ID: 38943

Condition: Very Good+


Karstjaeger; B&W Photos; maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 30 pages; Oversize paperback in pictorial covers and saddle stapled binding. Illustrated throughout with reproductions of b&w photos. Just trace shelf evidence to cover edges. VG+ View more info

Shot Down Over Italy; A True Story of Courage and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Italy During World War II

By: Lanza, John W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Caldwell, NJ, Bright Spot Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30517

ISBN: 0982752903

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 354 pages; HC in glossy illustrated boards. Tight bright and fresh. Signed by the author with an inscription of several lines to the half title page. Illustrated with b&w photographs and maps. Includes supplement and bookmark. Crisp unmarked copy feels and appears unread and as new. Issued without dust jacket. Fine. ; Signed by Author View more info

Battle of Antietam; The Official History by the Antietam Battlefield Board

By: Large, George R. & Joe A. Swisher

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Shippensburg, PA, Burd Street Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 25490

ISBN: 1572491027

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Photographs and maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages; Paperback. Tight and bright in glossy pictorial covers. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to cover surfaces. Illustrated with B/W photographs and maps. Signed by author to title page. Text clean and unmarked. About Fine; Signed by Author View more info

A Minstrel In France

By: Lauder, Harry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hearst's International Library Co: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29017

Condition: Good+


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 338 pages; 1st US edition and printing. Soundly bound in original thatched red cloth with title design in gilt to cover and spine. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front pastedown. Mounted to the front endpage is the pictorial bookplate of noted bibliophile and onetime Dean of Haverford College, Henry Tatnall Brown, Jr. Binding a bit shaken in the spine; cloth lightly sunned to spine and gilt a bit dulled. A pair of superficial gaps between signatures mid-book. Boards lightly shelf-soiled. Sound and decent signed 1st edition, uncommon thus. G++;... View more info

Operation Lifeline; History and Development of the Naval Air Transport Service [Limited Edition; Signed by Forrestal, Nimitz, Radford & Reeves]

By: Lee, James & Joe Rosenthal (Photographs)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Chicago, Ziff-Davis Publishing Co: 1947

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 35307

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 171 pages; [SIGNED] 1947 Ziff-Davis Publishing Co. Signed, limited edition; #703 of 1000 copies issued. Signed on limitation page by James Forrestal, Admiral Nimitz, Vice Admiral A. W. Radford & Rear Admiral J. W. Reeves, Jr. Soundly bound copy in original padded, dark blue cloth with embossed gilt insignia and titles to cover and spine respectively. All page block edges gilt. Ex-library copy with minimal institutional indications limited to a gift book plate to the verso of the blank flyleaf, remants of a call slip and a small bar code label to re... View more info

International Auschwitz Committee Anthology: Vol I, Parts 1 & 2, Inhuman Medicine; Vol II, Parts 2 & 3, in Hell They Preserved Human Dignity; Vol III, Parts 1 & 2, it Did Not End in Forty-Five

By: Lekarski, Przeglad (Ed. )

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Warsaw, International Auschwitz Committee: 1970

Edition: Text in English

Seller ID: Alibris.0004558

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; Six of seven volumes of the original serially published volumes. Missing only Vol II, Part 1. All volumes generally neat, but most with a shallow damp/tide line along the cover edges and the page block top and bottom edges. No visible damp evidence to contents though some mild wave to the pages of 2 of the six volumes. No marks. Solid still and snug with external damp staining but clean neat internals. Single issues uncommon; scarce in this near complete set. G+ 6 of the 7 volumes published. 274; 261; xxx; 227; 222; 211; 262 pp. ... Oversize book/set will require add... View more info