Category: Military History


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Washington DC Salutes Andrews AFB: a Guide to Andrews Air Force Base

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington DC, C. F. Boone Nationwide Publications: N.D.

Edition: [no date] circa 1962-65

Seller ID: Alibris.0003633

Condition: Near Fine

BW Photographs; Thin 4to 11" - 13" tall; 68 pages; Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Guide book issued to newly arrived Pilots and Serviceman. Magazine size format in color pictorial cover with side staple binding. 44 pages of history, background and guide to services and facilities. Large fold-out map nid book. 22 pages of yellow pages at rear. Black & white photography throughout. Bright clean and neat. NF View more info

Exercice Pour Les Compagnies Franches De La Marine

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Salem, MA, New England & Virginia Co: 1995

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 14954

Condition: Very Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 24 pages; Facsimile reproduction in printed card stock covers with side sewn binding. No date given, but presumably printed in the 1990's for the Museum trade. Very thin band of smoke toning along the top edge. Otherwise bright and fresh. VG View more info

Terrify & Destroy: Story of the 10Th Armored Division. GI Stories Series.

By: 10Th Armored Division.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paris & Germany, USFET; Orientation Branch: 1945

Seller ID: 39288

Condition: Good+

B&W Photographs; Square 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 34 pages; 34 page booklet - a brief history of the campaign of the 10th Armored from D-Day forward. Presumably produced for Division members to send home - with a notice inside the front cover - "Passed by Censor for Mailing Home." Small format paperback with side stapled binding. Illustrated with photos and maps. Rubbing and light stressing to cover edges and surfaces. G+ View more info

The History of Napoleon Bonaparte, in Four Volumes

By: Abbott, John S. C.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1883

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: 38468

Condition: Very Good-

New Edition; Maps, woodcuts, frontis portraits; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1276 pages; 1883 copyright; circa 1920. HC 4 volume set, complete. Soundly bound in uniform blue cloth with decorative titles to spine and rules to boards in darker blue. Cloth lightly toned and faded to spines; light crimping to cloth at spine ends. Bindings are snugh and contents very neat. No marks. Superficial shelf soiliing to cloth boards. Illustrated with tissue guarded frontis portrait in each volume, maps and woodcut scenes throughout. VG- to VG. ... Oversize book will require additional charges for most... View more info

Ordnance Replacement Training Center; October 1953

By: Aberdeen Proving Ground

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Army & Navy Publishing Co: 1953

Seller ID: 28708

Condition: Very Good-

4to 11" - 13" tall; Large format HC in textired maroon cloth with title design in yellow and black to cover; spine unlettered as issued. Essentially a training camp year book with Company group photos and individual head shots, along with history and some editorial content. Solid copy; original owner has placed small pen checkmarks adjacent to a small number of photo portraits, presumably of friends and mates. Soild and decent. VG- thus. ... Oversize set may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Genesis of the American First Army

By: Adams, E. S. (Ed. )

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., United States Government Printing Office: 1938

Seller ID: 23863

Condition: Fine

Map; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 82 pages; HC. Snug, solid and neat in original tan cloth with title-lettered in dark brown to cover and spine. Contents bright and fresh. Illustrated with B/W map. About Fine View more info

A. Woollcott, His Life and His World

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Armed Services Edition: 1945

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: Alibris.0001359

Condition: Very Good-

Armed Services Edition # 931; Oblong 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 479 pages; Original pictorial oblong stiff wraps. Published in 1944-45 for the reading enjoyment of soldiers and military persons during WWII. The complete novel, unabridged. Square and sound; no marks. Mild surface and edge rubbing to unlaminated covers; mild reader crease spine light stress crease to upper corner of bothe covers. This title, uncommon in Armed Services editions, is a clean neat copy: VG-to VG View more info

Recollections of a Military Life

By: Adye, General Sir John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan & Company , Ltd.: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38922

Condition: Good+

B&W Plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 382 pages; Original blue cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spine. Ex-library copy with expected attachments and stamps. Endpage hinges with partial splitting. Text block sound and clean. Illustrated. Good only thus View more info

Flying for 1936: The Official Junior Aircraft Year Book, Volume Three

By: Aeronautical Chamber Of Commerce Of America

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce of America: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30832

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Photographs & diagrams; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 254 pages; Soundly bound in original pebbled blue cloth with title lettering brightly in orange to cover board. In original pictorial dust jacket that is lightly shelf soilied with some shallow small chips missing along edges and a larger bottle cap sized chip missing along the top edge of the rear panel. Prior owner placed a short length of transparetn tape across the base of the spine panel to reinforce a short closed tear. Profusely illustrated with photographs of 1936 era aircraft and engines along with profile diagrams and dimensions. ... View more info

Too Young for a Forgettable War

By: Alli, William Edward

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Xlibris, Corp.: 2009

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14693

ISBN: 1441510788

Condition: Fine

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Superb unread copy. Tight, bright and fresh. Feels and appears as new. Fine View more info

The Book of Psalms: Translated out of the Original Hebrew [WWI] Army & Navy Edition

By: American Bible Society.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, American Bible Society.: 1918

Seller ID: 37974

Condition: Good+

32mo 4" - 5" tall; 133 pages; Small pocket sized Psal Book printed for use by service members during WWI. Bound in tan flexible oil cloth with saddle stapled binding; Titles and "Army and Navy Edition" lettered in brown to cover. Publisher provided spaces for owner's name and service inside the front cover have been filled out by prior owner, Michael H. Pletcher, Infantry, from Centre County PA. Covers a little grubby with some light fraying to oilcloth at edges. Here and there some pencil marks in the text. Blank area of the last leaf torn away and some penciled ruminations o... View more info

Ordnance : Land, Sea Air, Volume XXXIX No. 205 Long-Range Artillery - 1954, July-August 1954

By: American Ordnance Association

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washingon, DC, American Ordnance Association: 1954

Seller ID: 29593

Condition: Very Good-

B&W Photographs and Color Advertisement; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 168 pages; American Ordnance Association ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Hitler's defeat in Russia

By: Anders, Wladyslaw; Truman Smith (Foreword)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, H. Regnery Co: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12054

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket

Maps (fold-out); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 267 pages; 1953 Regnery HC/DJ 1st ed. Square snug and neat in original boldly graphic dust jacket. Large fold-out map in pocket at rear of the book is in perfect condition. Several in text single page maps. Dust jacket neat and clean with just trace rub at spine ends and tips. Superficial sunning to spine panel. NF/VG+ View more info

A Record of the Officers, Enlisted Men and Nurses of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in the World War, 1917-1918

By: Apple, Henry H. (Chairman) and Select Committee

Price: $45.00

Publisher: [Lancaster], Select Committee of Lancaster: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25126

Condition: Very Good

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 297 pages; Published and prepared by a select committe of Lancaster County citizens appointed at a public meeting. Original edition. Soundly bound in title lettered card stock covers. Expected light toning to cover and page stock. Light to moderate reader creasing to spine and mild handling tub to covers at edges. Rather uncommon in the original edition. VG- View more info

Jane's Infantry Weapons 1976

By: Archer, Dennis H. R. (Ed. )

Price: $37.00

Publisher: London, Jane's Yearbooks & Franklin Watts: 1976

Seller ID: 35699

ISBN: 0354005316

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 850 pages; Stout, massive oversize HC in original dust jacket. Generall neat and attractive but with a split in the rear hinge // lining page gutters exposing the crash. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Dust jacket generally bright and clean. G+/VG+ ... Oversize book will require additional charges for most shipping methods. View more info

Soviet Partisans in World War II

By: Armstrong, John Alexander (Ed. ) and Philip E. Mosely (Foreword)

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32624

ISBN: 0299030601

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

B & W Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 792 pages; Soundly bound in original pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed at edges and to surfaces with a few short closed edge tears. Binding of this stout book is a little shaken in the spine; light shelf soiling/foxing to the page block edges. Contents clean and unmarked; solid copy. G++/VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Chemical Handling and Loading Equipment. TM 3-255. Restricted.

By: Army., US

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington DC, GPO: 1943

Seller ID: 36004

Condition: Very Good+

B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages; Trade sized paperback in title lettered covers' spine unlettered, as issued. Snugly bound and very neat with just trace shelf evidence to cover edges. Expected general light toning to war time paper stock. Illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Uncommon technical manual on US preparations for using chemical arms. VG+ View more info

Global Mission

By: Arnold, Henry Harley

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13162

Condition: Good+

Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 626 pages; 1949 Harper & Bros. HC. 1st edition, stated. Original black cloth with title field in gilt to spine a bit rubbed and fading. Binding snug and contents neat. No marks. Illustrated with historical photographs. Solid clean copy with fading titles at spine and lacking dust jacket. G+ View more info

Uncle Sam's Army; How it Fights

By: Avison, George

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35836

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

B&W Drawings; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 40 pages; Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Bound in army tan cloth with titles in black to cover; spine unlettered as issued. Pictorial dust jacket is toned and tanned at spine and edges. Small chips to unlettered jacket spine panel and lower front corner with a short closed tear from the bottom edge of the rear panel. Illustrated with large drawings on each page, depicting the numerous Army specialist jobs described in the text. VG+/VG- View more info

La Vie Militaire Sous L'Ancien Regime Tome 1. Les Soldats

By: Babeau, Albert Arsene

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie De Firmin-Didot: 1889

Seller ID: 33317

Condition: Fair

8vo 8" - 9" tall; 384 pages; Volume 1 of 2, only - "Les Soldats" ... This copy from the de Peyster collection of Napoleonic and 19th century European military history. Ex-library copy from de Peyster's collection donated to establish Franklin & Marshall college library in the late 19th C. Trimmed original wraps mounted to leaves and bound inside Heavy blue cloth covered boards. Library binder's attempts to mount the first several leaves to stubs have not succeeded and the first few leaves are cracked in the margins and are laid in at front. The text block is soundly bound and... View more info