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Sherman: Soldier - Realist - American

By: Liddell Hart, B H

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, Frederick A Praeger: 1958

Edition: Reissue; Third Printing

Seller ID: 31269

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 456 pages; Reprint of the classic Sherman study - 1st issued in 1929. Solid clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $7.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket lightly toned to the whites of the design, moreso to the spine surface. Jacklet lightly edge rubbed with several short closed tears and tiny chips. Illustrated with maps. Solid unmarked copy in jacket. Somewhat uncommon thus. VG++/VG- View more info

History of the 316th Infantry. Vol. III, [3]

By: Lisle, Clifton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Tracy Press: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35785

Condition: Good+


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1443 pages; Stout oversize HC in origianl blue cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Soundly bound with light shelf rubbing to cloth at spine ends and corners. Foxing, somewhat heavy, to top edge of page block; lighter to front edge. Illustrated with b&w plates. G++ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Unlikely Warriors; The Army Security Agency's Secret War in Vietnam 1961-1973

By: Long, Lonnie M. & Gary B. Blackburn

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Iuniverse: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34815

ISBN: 1475990588

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 473 pages; Bright, tight and very neat in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to jacket externals. Feels and appears unread. NF/NF View more info

Dark and Bloody Ground; a Guerilla Diary of the Spanish Civil War

By: Lopez, F. Perez & Joseph D. Harris

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown and Company: 1972

Edition: First English Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20839

ISBN: 0316699268

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages; Soundly bound and clean in uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Mild dust spotting to top edge. Slightly spine cocked. Trace shelfrub to the jacket edges. VG+/VG+ View more info

Do Not Go Gentle A Novel of the Marines in the Second World War

By: MacCuish, David

Price: $89.50

Publisher: New York, Doubleday & Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15031

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Dust jacket art; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 472 pages; 1st edition, stated. Very tightly bound copy; obviously unread. No marks. Wraparound illustrated dust jacket (from a painting by Arthur Shilstone) is crisp edged and uniformly bright. A tiny closed tear top edge of front panel and a trivial spot of rub to the lower corner of the front panel. F/NF Superbly preserved example of this uncommon WWII novel. View more info

The Cruel Hunters; SS-Sonderkommando Dirlewanger: Hitler's Most Notorious Anti-Partisan Unit

By: MacLean, French L.

Price: $18.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31244

ISBN: 0764304836

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 303 pages; Soundly bound and very neat in uniformly bright and clean dust jacket. Just mild shelf/handling rub to jacket edges and surfaces. Binding with the feel of a single careful read; not tight but still snug. Illustrated with photographs; contents printed on high quality glossy stock paper. VG+/VG+ View more info

Annals of an Active Life; Volumes I and II

By: MacReady, General The Rt Hon Sir Nevil

Price: $265.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35310

Condition: Good


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 694 pages; [1924] Hutchinson & Company. HC 2 volumes, complete. 1st edition. In matched, original blue cloth bindings with titles in gilt to spines. Ex-library copy with expected institutional indications and attachments: catalog labels to spines, bookplates to front pastedowns and check-out attachments at rear. Cloth sunned and moderately faded at spines. Front corners lightly bruised with mild abrasions and rub through to the cloth over corners. Occasional cursory pencil bracket or marginalia observed in the text; bindings a little shaken with occa... View more info

Cook's Workbook, TM10-405A

By: Manual, Army Technical

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Department of the Army: 1951

Seller ID: 38874

Condition: Very Good-


B&W drawings and figures; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 122 pages; Oversize paperback in printed title lettered wraps and saddle stapled binding. Sound clean copy; no marks. Some several of the latter 20 or so pages with a minor diagonal stress crease across the lower front corner. Illustrated with b&w drawings and diagrams. VG- View more info

The fields of bamboo; Dong Tre, Trung Luong, and Hoa Hoi, three battles just beyond the South China Sea

By: Marshall, S. L. A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1972

Seller ID: 0818L396606

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


1971 Dial Press HC/DJ 1st printing. Tight bright and very neat. Brief gift inscription ins cvr and prior owner's decorative ownership stamp. Else unmarked, DJ bright and neat, price clipped with just a hint of shelf evidence edges. NF-/NF View more info

Gallipoli

By: Masefield, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26839

Condition: Very Good-


Folding map and B&W photographs and illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 183 pages; HC in original red cloth with title lettering in black. Light toning and rubbing to the spine; lower inch of cloth at tail spine has a light damp stain, not affecting any of the book's contents. Mild crimping to cloth at spine ends and just light bumping at corners. Light shelf soiling to cloth boards. Prior owner's name penned to front end page. Illustrated with B&W photographs and maps including a fold out map. Solid decent copy. VG- View more info

The Armies of Europe, Comprising Descriptions in Detail Military Systems of England, France, Russia, Prussia, Austra, and Sardinia

By: McClellan, George B.

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33932

Condition: Good


Woodcut figures, diagrams and plans; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 499 pages; Soundly bound in original textured purple cloth with titles in gilt to spine. Ex-library copy with shadow of catalog label base of spine over a slim painted call number. Expected institutional ownership indications including bookplate to front pastedown and attachments at rear. Shallow fray to cloth at crown and less so at tail of spine. Some unsightly damp mottling to cloth of the lower third of the birds, heavier at rear - but with negligible effect to any pages, just very mild damp evidence to front and rear e... View more info

Bombardier's Diary

By: McCollom, Herb F. Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, 1st Books Library: 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19112

ISBN: 1585005657

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and neat copy. Slightly cocked in the spine. Inscribed and signed by author to the half title page. VG+; Signed by Author View more info

Flying for France, With the American Escadrille At Verdun

By: McConnell, James R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, Page & Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35257

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157 pages; HC 1st edition. Soundly bound in original red cloth with pictorial design in black and white to cover. Soundly bound copy with fading to the red cloth at spine. Cloth rubbed and thin at spine ends. Mild foxing to endpages. Illustrated with b&w photographs. G++ View more info

The Plumber's Kitchen; The Secret Story of American Spy Weapons [The Combat Bookshelf]

By: McLean, Donald B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wickenburg, Arizona, Normount Technical Publications: 1975

Seller ID: 24987

ISBN: 0879472030

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations and Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 282 pages; Tight and neat in heavy black cloth with title-lettering in white to spine. The original paperback edition has been bound sturdily in cloth by the original owner. Illustrated with B/W photographs and drawings. Tight and very neat. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

War Lessons; How I Fought to Be a Hero and Learned That War Is Terror

By: Merson, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, North Atlantic Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30887

ISBN: 1583942092

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages; Trade paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Tight bright and fresh. Signed with inscription of a few lines by the author on the title page. Just mild shelf/handling evidence to cover edges. Neat unmarked copy. VG++; Signed by Author View more info

The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes; Semi-Centennial Memorial Edition. [9 of 10 Volumes] Deluxe Binding

By: Miller, Francis Trevelyan (Ed. ) & Robert S. Lanier & James Barnes; Et. Al.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: New York, Review of Reviews Company: 1912

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19134

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 2nd edition. In the deluxe binding of 3/4 dark blue morocco leather over light blue, thatched pattern linen boards. 9 of the 10 volumes, missing only Vol 8, "Soldier Life/Secret Service." Though lacking a volume this set is dignified by its especially nice condition and the deluxe binding format. Textured dark blue leather spines and corners with gilt rules at cloth and leather seams, triple gilt tules at spine ends, and gilt struck titles at spine. A few volumes with a nick or tiny chip to the leather at the cloth leather seams of the boa... View more info

Dangerous Guests Enemy Captives and Revolutionary Communities During the War for Independence

By: Miller, Ken

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Ithaca, Cornell University Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39098

ISBN: 0801450551

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 247 pages; Bright, tight and fresh in crisp edged pictorial dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf evidence to jacket edges; otherwise as new. F/NF View more info

The U-Boat Hunters; The Royal Canadian Navy and the Offensive Against Germany's Submarines

By: Milner, Marc

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Naval Institute Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 38563

ISBN: 1557508542

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Maps and photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 326 pages; 1st printing. Tightly bound and fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright pictorial dust jacket. Feels and appears as new. F/F View more info

Law and the Indo-China War

By: Moore, John Norton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton NJ, Princeton University Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34222

ISBN: 0691030898

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 794 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original title lettered dust jacket. Bright, clean and very neat. Binding a little shaken in the spine. Jacket price clipped from top corner of front flap and just a little sunned handled at edges. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Fremont Rifles

By: Mullins, Michael A.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Wilmington, NC, Broadfoot Publishing Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39246

ISBN: 0916107817

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 516 pages; Signed by the author on the title page and dated 1991. Soundly bound with original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket rubbed and worn at edges with a quarter sized chip and short closed tears to bottom edge of rear panel; light shelf soiling to jacket at front flap fold. Binding a touch cocked in the spine. VG/G+; Signed by Author View more info