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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

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

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

The Khaki Boys Along the Rhine

By: Bates, Gordon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Cupples & Leon: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34274

Condition: Good+


frontis; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 210 pages; Uncommon final novel in the Khaki Boys series. Soundly bound in original yellow cloth with pictorial title design in brown to cover and spine. Cloth lightly crimped at spine ends and with mild fraying at base of spine and corner tips. Light shelf soiling to board surfaces. Pages 137 - 140 have a closed tear from the lower edge into the text block, mended archivaly with japanese tissue paper tape. Uncommon title. G+ View more info

Military Operations of Belgium in Defence of the Country and to Uphold Her Neutrality; The War of 1914

By: Belgium, Armee'

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, W. H. & L. Collingridge: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24994

Condition: Very Good-


Folded Maps; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 96 pages; Oblong format bound in original flexible blue cloth covered boards, with title lettering in white to cover subbed and partially effaced. Spine unlettered as issued. Soundly bound and clean. Illustrated with 11 folding maps bound into the text. Cloth with light shelf/handling rub at edges and light soiling to surface of lower board. Solid clean copy, uncommon in the otiginal edition. VG- View more info

I Met a Man

By: Blankfort, Michael

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs Merrill Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13848

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 277 pages; HC/DJ. 1st edition. Publisher's red cloth with bright gilt title lettering to front and spine. Original pictorial dust jacket has just mild rubbing and nicking to edges. Very slightly cocked in the spine. Trace soiling to front edge of page block; text unmarked. Snug and sound; a handsome copy of this uncommon WWI spy cum mystery novel. NF-/VG+ View more info

The Lost Purity Restored [WWI YMCA Tract]

By: Bushnell, Horace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Published for the National War Work Council of Young Men's Christian Associations By Association Press: 1918

Seller ID: 34303

Condition: Very Good-


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 33 pages; 1918 Published for the National War Work Council of Young Men's Christian Associations by Association Press. Slim small pamphlet in title lettered wraps with saddle stapled binding. Sound and decent copy. Prior owner name penned to cover and inside rear with Co. E 5 Battalion indicated at Camp Lee. Mild storage wave. Uncommon WWI pocket tract published by the YMCA. VG- View more info

The Soldiers' English and Italian Conversation Book, Containing Hundreds of Useful Sentences and Words, Enabling the American Soldier to Converse with the Italian Allies, with the Correct Pronunciation of Each Word

By: Gallichan, Walter M. ; Ida Dickinson (translator)

Price: $89.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, J B Lippincott & Co: 1918

Seller ID: 13664

Condition: Very Good-


For the Man Going to the Front; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 128 pages; 1918 Lippincott. Small, vest pocket sized book in green flexible cloth boards. Titles in black to cover; spine unlettered, as issued. Light surface and edge handling wear. Text clean and unmarked. Scarce WWI language book for the soldier in the trenches, with many phrases relating to close combat as well as more mundane and everyday events. VG- View more info

Delilah

By: Goodrich, Marcus

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, Time Life: 1965

Edition: reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 23120

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 478 pages; Paperback in stiff pictorial covers. 1st issue of this Time special edition. Inscribed and signed by Goodrich on the half-title page to Jere Real. "Who ever calls to mind the old Bersaglieri motto : 'it is better to live one day as a lion than a hundred days as a sheep!' Marcus Goodrich 1965". Square snug copy with light/moderate sunning to spine and light dust spotting to page block edges. Uncommon in signed examples. G++ to VG- ; Signed by Author View more info

The Western Front, A Little Calendar of the Great War

By: Gordon, Armistead Churchill

Price: $50.00

Publisher: n.p., Privately Issued: 1928

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19981

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages; [SIGNED] 1928 Privately printed. A limited edition of 150 copies, not numbered. Warmly inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpage, dated 1933. In brown paper boards with paper title label to spine, as issued. Square snug and neat. Mild rub to spine ends; spine label toned. Otherwise quite neat. Author was a prolific writer on matters of history, politics and poetry. Attractive copy. VG++; Signed by Author View more info

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

Churchill, the Great Game and Total War

By: Jablonsky, David and Caspar Weinburger

Price: $79.50

Publisher: London, Frank Cass: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23867

ISBN: 0714633674

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; Tight, bright and fresh in original pictorial dust jacket. A whisper of shelf evidence to jacket edges. Sharp, fresh copy; just about as new. F/NF 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

With Serbia Into Exile; An American's Adventures with the Army That Cannot Die

By: Jones, Fortier

Price: $47.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1916

Edition: early reprinting

Seller ID: 33475

Condition: Very Good


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 385 pages; Early reprinting circa 1917-1919. HC in pictorial cloth with illustrated title design in dark green and red to cover and spine. Snugly bound and clean with no marks. Just very mild fading to cloth colors at spine; trace shelf rub to cloth at spine ends. Illustrated with b&w photographs on glossy stock. A journalist's account of the Serbian's travails in WWI. VG to VG+ View more info

THE WAR AND BUSINESS Address before Merchants Association of New York, Friday, June 1, 1917

By: Kahn, Otto H

Price: $22.50

Publisher: [np], Privately Printed: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13435

Condition: Near Fine


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 21 pages; 1917 [privately printed]. Slim softcover in title lettered, blue card-stock covers. Bright clean copy; no marks. Uncommon in the original edition. Just superficial shelf evidence to edges. NF View more info

The Poison Growth Of Prussianism: "Oh, Land of Now, Oh, Land of Then" Address in Auditorium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 13, 1918

By: Kahn, Otto H

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Privately Printed: 1918

Seller ID: 29980

Condition: Very Good+


24mo 5" - 6" tall; 40 pages; Small format paperback in matte, title lettered wraps; saddle stapled binding - as issued. Bright clean and neat; no marks. With "Compliments of the author" card laid in at front. VG++ to NF View more info

Richthofen, Der Konig Der Lufte

By: Kohl, Hermann Von

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Rentlingen, Ensslin and Laiblin: 1937

Seller ID: 21993

Condition: Good+


Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 112 pages; HC in color pictorial paper boards over title lettered cream cloth spine. Soundly bound and unmakred copy; illustrated with several photographs on glossy stock. Top inch of the cloth spine appears pubby chewed/gnawed, with no significant damage to the contents nor the integrity of the binding but unsightly on the shelf. Thus good only. View more info

Fred og Fejde; Digte

By: Kvist, Anton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Eget Forlag: 1917

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 23924

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 97 pages; From a limited edition of 500 copies. Handsomely cased in 3/4 glazed linen over marbled paper covered boards. Bright morocco - gilt titled label to spine. Original red and black title lettered wraps bound in. From the libraries of Danish American bibliophiles J. Christian Bay and W. B Thorsen. Lengthy Danish language inscription to or from Bay on the verso of the front wrap. Thorsen's handsome pictorial bookplate mounted to the front pastedown. A poem in tribute to Kvist by August L. Bang, clipped from a Nebraska newspaper "Den Danske Pioneer" is mo... View more info

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

By: Lancaster

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Willow Bend Books: 2001

Seller ID: 38828

ISBN: 1585497398

Condition: Near Fine


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 297 pages; Bright, tight and fresh; feels and appears about as new. NF 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