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HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, Aldrich, M. Almy
1 Aldrich, M. Almy HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
Boston Henry L. Shepard & Co. 1875 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Spotting to boards. Front hinge started. Bookseller's sticker to front pastedown ; History of the Marine Corps from the beginning in 1775 through the early 1870s. Rare; 8vo; 257 pages 
Price: 250.00 USD
 
 
DER GELBE KRIEG Ein Selbstschriften-Album Hervorragender Männer Der Gegenwart Über Die Ereignisse Und Kämpfe in China, Anonymous
2 Anonymous DER GELBE KRIEG Ein Selbstschriften-Album Hervorragender Männer Der Gegenwart Über Die Ereignisse Und Kämpfe in China
Leipzig Karl Minde N.D. Hardcover Very Good 
4to 11" - 13" tall; NP pages 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
 
3 Arthur, George Sir LIFE OF LORD KITCHENER [3 VOLUME SET-VOLUME 3 ONLY]
New York Macmillan 1920 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Vol three hinges started and slight wear to extremities. Corners significantly bumped, causing creasing to pages within ; Dark red boards with gilt spine lettering. Tissue guarded frontispiece. Biography of English military man ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 419 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
ALPINI IN RUSSIA SUL DON 1942-1943, Barilli, Manlio
4 Barilli, Manlio ALPINI IN RUSSIA SUL DON 1942-1943
Milano Edizioni Ciarrocca 1954 Hardcover Very Good 
Boards are not flat due to a binding error. Pages a bit browned. ; Rebound in green leather with decorative blindstamped pattern. Gilt spine lettering, gilt spine design and three raised bands. New marbled endpapers. Nicely INSCRIBED in blue ink by someone in the rank of "Gen. Col. Degli Alpini" on front endpaper. INSCRIBED to Juan Peron when president of Argentina (December 1954) ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 229 pages 
Price: 750.00 USD
 
 
A TIME FOR ANGELS A Tragicomic History of the League of Nations, Bendiner, Elmer
5 Bendiner, Elmer A TIME FOR ANGELS A Tragicomic History of the League of Nations
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1975 0-394-48183-6 / 9780394481838 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ shows slight wear and slight dampstaining which bleeds through to the front board a little, not affecting text ; The ultimately dashed dream of US President Woodrow Wilson. stated first edition ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 441,xviii pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
HOSPITAL HEROES, Black, Elizabeth Walker
6 Black, Elizabeth Walker HOSPITAL HEROES
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1919 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Spine faded. Slight wear to extremities. Binding not tight; Mobile and temporary hospitals during the fierce fighting during World War I ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 223 pages 
Price: 48.94 USD
 
 
YOUR KIDS AND MINE, Brown, Joe E.
7 Brown, Joe E. YOUR KIDS AND MINE
Garden City Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. 1944 Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
SIGNED by author, the noted comedian, to verso of front free endpaper. During WWII, Joe E. Brown candidly talks of the tragic loss of his older son and of the actions of other soldiers in the conflict as he traversed the Pacific entertaining; B&W Illustrations; 12mo; 192 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY, Burt, Kendal; Leasor, James
8 Burt, Kendal; Leasor, James THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY
New York Random House 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ with very light rubbing to extremities ; Novel set during WWII; 8vo; 292 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
A NEW SYSTEM OF SWORD EXERCISE FOR INFANTRY, Burton, Richard F.
9 Burton, Richard F. A NEW SYSTEM OF SWORD EXERCISE FOR INFANTRY
London William Clowes and Sons 1876 Hardcover Very Good- 
Boards lightly worn and with light waterstains. Front hinge started and with binding not tight. Small stamp on title page ; The rarest Burton! ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 59 pages 
Price: 6467.99 USD
 
 
10 Byrnes, James F. SPEAKING FRANKLY
New York Harper & Brothers 1947 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Slight wear to top & bottom of spine. Binding not tight; An important advisor to President Roosevelt, later a Supreme Court Justice, still later Secretary of State under Truman, James Byrnes had a ringside seat for some of the most important events of the twentieth century. He witnessed the rise of Hitler in 1930s Germany, was present at Potsdam and Yalta, and represented the US during peace negotiations following World War II ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 324 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
WINGS OF GOLD The Story of United States Naval Aviation, Caras, Roger A.
11 Caras, Roger A. WINGS OF GOLD The Story of United States Naval Aviation
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ nicely tape repaired and with light rubbing to extremities; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 240 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
12 Churchill, Allen OVER HERE! An Informal Re-Creation of the Home Front in World War I
New York Dodd, Mead & Co 1968 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear and foxing to DJ; The effects of WWI on domestic life in America ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 240 pages 
Price: 16.58 USD
 
 
THE SECOND WORLD WAR [SIX VOLUME SET], Churchill, Winston
13 Churchill, Winston THE SECOND WORLD WAR [SIX VOLUME SET]
London Cassell & Company, Limited 1948-54 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Volumes show light wear to extremities and with gilt spine lettering a bit faded. Some title pages lightly creased. Edges a bit browned and with few dampstains; 8vo 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
PATHS OF GLORY, Cobb, Irvin S.
14 Cobb, Irvin S. PATHS OF GLORY
New York George H Doran Company 1915 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities. Binding could be tighter. Dampstaining to rear endpaper ; Author Cobb's impressions of the beginning of WWI while in Europe; 8vo; 414 pages 
Price: 174.81 USD
 
 
FROM ARROW TO ATOM BOMB A History of Warfare from Earliest Times to the Present, Coblentz, Stanton A.
15 Coblentz, Stanton A. FROM ARROW TO ATOM BOMB A History of Warfare from Earliest Times to the Present
New York The Beechhurst Press 1953 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Chipping & small open tears to DJ. Browning to endpapers; Author Coblentz theorizes that, far from being a natural impulse, warmongering is a result of centuries of conditioning and indoctrination; 8vo; 539 pages 
Price: 30.96 USD
 
 
16 Connell, Evan SON OF THE MORNING STAR Custer and the Little Bighorn
San Francisco North Point Press 1984 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Slight wrinkling to DJ ; The human story of the battle of Little BIghorn, from the perspective of Custer and his men as well as their native adversaries; 8vo; 441 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
SON OF THE MORNING STAR Custer and the Little Bighorn, Connell, Evan S.
17 Connell, Evan S. SON OF THE MORNING STAR Custer and the Little Bighorn
San Francisco North Point Press 1984 0-86547-160-6 / 9780865471603 Hardcover; Third Printing Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Slight wear to DJ; The usurpation of Indian lands during westward expansion and the obliteration of Custer's Seventh Cavalry at the battle of Little Bighorn forged national attitudes that resonate even today; 8vo; 441 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
BITTER VICTORY The Battle for Sicily, 1943, D'Este, Carlo
18 D'Este, Carlo BITTER VICTORY The Battle for Sicily, 1943
New York E. P. Dutton 1988 0-525-244-71-9 / 9780525244714 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
The island of Sicily was an important vanguard in the drive to defeat the Axis; largely forgotten today, this epic battle of WWII is finely detailed for the military history buff and the more casual reader alike ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 666 pages 
Price: 16.58 USD
 
 
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF ADMIRAL DEWEY, Dewey, Adelbert M.
19 Dewey, Adelbert M. THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF ADMIRAL DEWEY
New York The Woolfall Company 1899 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities. Bookplate to front pastedown; Life and letters of the naval officer; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 559 pages 
Price: 84.90 USD
 
 
DIMITROFF'S LETTERS FROM PRISON, Dimitroff, Georgi
20 Dimitroff, Georgi DIMITROFF'S LETTERS FROM PRISON
New York International Publishers 1935 Hardcover; Second Printing Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Wear & small open tears to DJ; Accused with two others of setting the notorious Reichstag fire in 1933, this collection of letters sent from prison by suspect Dimitroff shows that he used the occasion of the trial to denounce German fascism. He was acquitted. ; 8vo; 160 pages 
Price: 27.37 USD
 
 
UP THE SEINE TO THE BATTLEFIELDS, Dodd, Anna Bowman
21 Dodd, Anna Bowman UP THE SEINE TO THE BATTLEFIELDS
New York Harper & Brothers 1920 Hardcover Very Good 
Front pastedown starting to seperate from board. Ex-lib with bookplate in front pastedown. Ink stamp to title page and verso of the ffep. Binding a bit loose in spots; Not quite as much about battlefields as the title would indicate; still, much about the river towns of France and some of the battles fought therein ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 394 pages 
Price: 30.96 USD
 
 
ARMIES IN REVOLUTION, Ellis, John
22 Ellis, John ARMIES IN REVOLUTION
New York Oxford University Press 1974 0-19-519751-8 / 9780195197518 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Light wear to DJ; Revolutionary armies are different--they are motivated by ideology or money, they are amateurs possibly lacking in military discipline. This book examines these troops along those lines, postulating the only Mao Tse-Tung was able to maintain such an army over an extended period of time ; 8vo; 278 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
OPERATION SEA LION The Projected Invasion of England in 1940--An Account of the German Preparations and the British Countermeasures., Fleming, Peter
23 Fleming, Peter OPERATION SEA LION The Projected Invasion of England in 1940--An Account of the German Preparations and the British Countermeasures.
New York Simon & Schuster 1957 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ with very small chips and light foxing to back DJ; Book Club Edition; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 323 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
LESLIE'S PHOTOGRAPHIC REVIEW OF THE GREAT WAR, Forbes, Edgar Allen
24 Forbes, Edgar Allen LESLIE'S PHOTOGRAPHIC REVIEW OF THE GREAT WAR
New York Leslie-Judge Company 1921 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities. Top corners bumped ; Lavishly illustrated look at WWI, with battlefront photos and other types of illustrations as well ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 
Price: 66.92 USD
 
 
DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE U.S.A., Fuller, J. F. C.
25 Fuller, J. F. C. DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE U.S.A.
New York Beechhurst Press 1953 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
Large open tears to DJ; Originally published in 1942, this volume focuses mainly on battles in the American Revolution, the Civil War, and WWI ; 8vo; 416 pages 
Price: 30.96 USD
 
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