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UH-1 Huey in Action [And] Gunslingers in Action

By: Mutza, Wayne & Lou Drendel

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Squadron/Signal Publications: 1986

Seller ID: 38938

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Photographs & Color plates; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 49 pages; Oversize, oblong format HC/DJ. Soundly bound and clean in original color illustrated dust jacket. Light shelf rubbing to jacket edges and a short, small open snag to the bottom edge of the rear panel and several short closed edge tears. Profusely illustrated with period b&w photos along with color paintings of designs, markings and specific choppers. VG/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Poles and Saxons of the Napoleonic Wars

By: Nafziger, George & Mariusz T. Wesolowski

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Emperor's Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19343

ISBN: 0962665525

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations and b/w photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 266 pages; Superb copy; bright tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Appears and feels unread. As new. F/F .... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France, from the Year 1807 to the Year 1914. Seven Volumes. From the Year 1807 to the Year 1814. (Six Volumes [Complete]. )

By: Napier, W. F. P. ; Sir William Francis Patrick Napier

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Thomas & William Boone: 1829

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 34573

Condition: Fair


Engraved maps and plans; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1829 - 1840. Mixed edition. Six volumes, complete. Thomas & William Boone, London. Vol I 1835 3rd edition, with "A reply to various opponents: Particularly to 'Strictures on Colonel Napier's History of the war in the Peninsula' ; together with observations illustrating Sir John Moore's campaigns" included as front matter. [v-vii], viii - xci, [1], 638 pp with publisher 16 pp catalog at rear. Vol II, 1829 (1st ed. ) ; Vol III, 1831 (1st ed. ) ; Vol IV, 1834 (1st ed. ) ; Vol V, 1836 (1st ed. ) Vol VI, 1840 (1st ed. ). Ex-library ... View more info

The Pennsylvania Militia; Defending the Commonwealth and the Nation, 1669-1870

By: Newland, Samuel J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Annville, PA, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Military and Veterans Affairs: 2002

Seller ID: 38650

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; b&w maps & photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 278 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy color illustrated covers. Bright, tight and fresh; feels and appears generally unread. Just trace shelf evidence to covers at edges. Illustrated with color plates; b&w maps and photographs. NF View more info

In Time Of War Hitler's Terrorist Attack On America

By: O'Donnell, Pierce & Anthony Lewis

Price: $10.89

Publisher: New York, New Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14881

ISBN: 1565849582

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 444 pages; HC/DJ. 1st printing. Bright tight and fresh in immaculate dust jacket. Appears unread. No marks. F/F Appears as new. View more info

The Brown Mare

By: Ollivant, Alfred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ny, NY, Alfred Knopf: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0004613

Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 145 pages; Knopf HC 1st edition. Original thatched brown cloth with titles stamped in green to cover and spine/ Spine titles rubbed and dulled. Binding snug and contents clean. Boards sharp at corners and spine ends. Solid clean copy just dulled a bit to spine. G++ to VG- View more info

Documents and Letters Intended to Illustrate the Revolutionary Incidents of Queens County, With Connecting Narratives, Explanatory Notes, and Additions

By: Onderdonk, Henry

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Port Washington, NY, Kennikat Press: 1970

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 38537

ISBN: 0871980746

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages; HC. Facsimile reprinting of the 1880 original. Snugly bound in original blue cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine. Text clean and unmarked. Issued without dust wrapper. VG+ View more info

The General

By: Opitz, Karlludwig; Constantine Fitzgibbon (Trans)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N. Y., John Day Company: 1957

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11773

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages; 1957 John Day Company. HC/DJ. 1st American edition and printing. Fresh, snug and very neat copy in original dust jacket. No marks. Tightly bound book. Just light shelf rub to dust jacket edges. Spine slightly cocked. Feels and appears unread and nearly as new. NF/NF View more info

Leatherhead; The Story of Marine Corps Boot Camp

By: Packwood, Norval Eugene

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Quantico, VA, Marine Corps Association: 1951

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 34304

Condition: Good+


B&W cartoons; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 96 pages; Paperback in pictorial wraps with saddle stapled binding. 4th printing. Wraps a bit rubbed at edges with furring and a short mended tear along the spine at the lower edge. Mild toning to covers and page stock. Light shelf soiling to covers. Primarily a collection of single panel cartoons recalling the experiences of a Marine boot camp survivor. G+ View more info

America in France

By: Palmer, Frederick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23861

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 479 pages; Snug and solid in original title-lettered dust jacket. Text clean and unmarked. Light toning to DJ spine panel and light general shelf soiling to jacket surfaces. Superficial nicks and tears to DJ corners and edges; small open tear to DJ spine edge. VG/VG- View more info

"Bushido"; The Anatomy of Terror

By: Pernikoff, Ossip Alexandre Joseph

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Liveright Publishing Corporation: 1943

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28016

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284 pages; HC/DJ. Soundly bound and neat in glossy illustrated dust jacket. Light general shelf/handling wear to jacket with mild crimping at edges and superficial rub to surfaces. Trace sunning to jacket at spine. Binding just a little shaken in the spine. Period book store label mounted to gutter of rear endpage. Solid unmarked copy. VG+/VG View more info

The U-2 Spyplane Toward the Unknown - A New History of the Early Years

By: Pocock, Chris

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Atglen, PA, Schiffer Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33168

ISBN: 0764311131

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Photographs, maps and diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original color photo illustrated dust jacket. Just a very slight shelf cock in the spine and a mild vertical stress crease to the edge of the front flap. Otherwise exceptionally fresh and neat. Illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams. NF/NF View more info

The Great Sea War; The Dramatic Story of Naval Action in World War II

By: Potter, E. B. & Chester W. Nimitz (Eds. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N. J., Prentice Hall: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34816

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 468 pages; Bright, snug copy in original pictorial dust jacket. A mild shelf bump to the top front corner of the text block jas left a shallow stress crease to the top front corner of 20 or so pages. Dust jacket clean and generally bright but with a short closed tear at the crown of the spine panel and light shaelf rubbing at edges. Mild sticker scar to base of rear panel. Illustrated with numerous maps. VG/VG View more info

Dredges and Dredging

By: Prelini, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, D. Van Nostrand: 1912

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 15187

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations and Diagrams; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages; Bright, tight, and very fresh in publisher's blue cloth with title lettered brightly in gilt to spine. Just trace shelf wear to spine ends. From the library of Lieut. J. O. Fisher, a 1902 graduate of Annapolis and member of the Bureau of Steam Engineering. Apparently he was on board the U. S. S. Dolphin at the time that he acquired this book. Fisher later took command of the submarine K-6 when it was launched in 1914. In WWI he took the sub on patrol in the Azore Islands, seeking out U-boats and surface raiders. Glossy pages... View more info

High Command in the World War

By: Puleston, William Dilworth

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23859

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 331 pages; Snug, solid and neat in original pictorial, map illustrated dust jacket. Dust jacket spine moderately toned and faded but with titles still readily legible. Jacket edges lightly rubbed with small, shallow chips at spine ends and upper front corner; prior owner's minimal reinforcement to spine ends with archival japanese paper. Small, faint drip outline to jacket mid-spine. Light binder's glue offsetting as usually found in books printed in the 1930's. Prior owner name and Fort benning address penned neatly to front endpaper. Cloth slightly rub... View more info

Wellington's War; His Peninsular Dispatches

By: Rathbone, Julian

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1994

Seller ID: 19467

ISBN: 0718138414

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations and Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 340 pages; Papeback in glossy pictorial covers. A square, sound and clean copy; no marks. Expected mild toning to page stock. Trace reader creasing to the spine. Illustrated with B&W drawings and maps. VG+ View more info

Torture and Democracy

By: Rejali, Darius

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton, Princeton University Press: 2007

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 37605

ISBN: 0691114226

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 880 pages; Stout HC/DJ 3rd printing. Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Text fresh and unmarked. Dust jacket lightly shelf rubbed to edges and surfaces. Superficial ripple to cloth at spine. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Gamble; General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008 [SIGNED by David Petraeus]

By: Ricks, Thomas E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 35385

ISBN: 1594201978

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 394 pages; 1st printing. Tightly bound and exceptionally fresh in crisp edged and uniformly bright color pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $27.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Inscribed and signed by Petraeus on the front flyleaf. Aside from Petraeus inscription the book feels and appears about as new. NF/F; Signed by Biographee View more info

For God's Sake, Forward! General John F. Reynolds

By: Riley, Michael A. & Alan T. Nolan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gettysburg, Farnsworth House Military Impressions: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35873

ISBN: 0964363232

Condition: Near Fine


Farnsworth House Civil War Commander Series; Maps & photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 64 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy pictorial wraps with saddle stapled binding. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Just trace shelf/handling evidence to covers. Illustrated with period photographs and several maps. NF or not far from as new; Signed by Author View more info

New York in the Revolution As Colony and State; Volumes 1 and 2 [I and II], With Supplement

By: Roberts, James A. ; Office Of The State Comptroller

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, J. B. Lyon Company: 1904

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 18161

Condition: Very Good+


Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Facsimile documents; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize 2 volume set in matching bindings of pebbled green cloth. Vol I with pictorial panel to cover in six colors. Title lettering and borders to cover in burgundy and in gilt to spine of vol I to spine and gilt to Vol II. Bright, snug copies with mild crimping and superficial fray to cloth at spine ends and mild bumping to corners. Short tear to binding cloth along the front spine edge of Vol I. Endpages intact in the joints but tender in both Vols. Illu... View more info