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Image for DER GELBE KRIEG Ein Selbstschriften-Album Hervorragender Männer Der Gegenwart Über Die Ereignisse Und Kämpfe in China

DER GELBE KRIEG Ein Selbstschriften-Album Hervorragender Männer Der Gegenwart Über Die Ereignisse Und Kämpfe in China

By: Anonymous

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Minde: N.D.

Order Number: 17453


4to 11" - 13" tall; NP pages View more info

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LIFE OF LORD KITCHENER [VOLUME 3 ONLY]

By: Arthur, George Sir

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19


Light bumping to corners. Boards with light wear to extremities. Hinges started ; Dark red boards with gilt spine lettering. Tissue guarded frontispiece. Biography of English military man ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 419 pages View more info

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ALPINI IN RUSSIA SUL DON 1942-1943

By: Barilli, Manlio

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Milano, Edizioni Ciarrocca: 1954

Order Number: 6975


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 View more info

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A TIME FOR ANGELS A Tragicomic History of the League of Nations

By: Bendiner, Elmer

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16438


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; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 441,xviii pages View more info

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HOSPITAL HEROES

By: Black, Elizabeth Walker

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14164


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 View more info

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YOUR KIDS AND MINE

By: Brown, Joe E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc.: 1944

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 2511


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 View more info

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THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY

By: Burt, Kendal; Leasor, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7244


DJ with very light rubbing to extremities ; Novel set during WWII; 8vo; 292 pages View more info

Image for A NEW SYSTEM OF SWORD EXERCISE FOR INFANTRY

A NEW SYSTEM OF SWORD EXERCISE FOR INFANTRY

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $9,000.00

Publisher: London, William Clowes and Sons: 1876

Order Number: 10264


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 View more info

SPEAKING FRANKLY

By: Byrnes, James F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1947

Order Number: 6002


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 View more info

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WINGS OF GOLD The Story of United States Naval Aviation

By: Caras, Roger A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 10179


DJ nicely tape repaired and with light rubbing to extremities; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 240 pages View more info

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THE SECRET WAR AGAINST HITLER

By: Casey, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Regnery Gateway: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17857


B&W Photographs; 8vo; 304 pages View more info

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OVER HERE! An Informal Re-Creation of the Home Front in World War I

By: Churchill, Allen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1968

Order Number: 11565


Wear and foxing to DJ; The effects of WWI on domestic life in America ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 240 pages View more info

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PATHS OF GLORY

By: Cobb, Irvin S.

Price: $174.81

Publisher: New York, George H Doran Company: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12584


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 View more info

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FROM ARROW TO ATOM BOMB A History of Warfare from Earliest Times to the Present

By: Coblentz, Stanton A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Beechhurst Press: 1953

Order Number: 11242


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 View more info

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SON OF THE MORNING STAR Custer and the Little Bighorn

By: Connell, Evan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1984

Order Number: 3298


Slight wrinkling to DJ. Book a bit warped; 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 View more info

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SON OF THE MORNING STAR Custer and the Little Bighorn

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, North Point Press: 1984

Order Number: 15447


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 View more info

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BITTER VICTORY The Battle for Sicily, 1943

By: D'Este, Carlo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 16671


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 View more info

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THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF ADMIRAL DEWEY

By: Dewey, Adelbert M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Woolfall Company: 1899

Order Number: 11275


Wear to extremities. Light soiling to front board. Bookplate. ; Life and letters of the naval officer; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 559 pages View more info

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DIMITROFF'S LETTERS FROM PRISON

By: Dimitroff, Georgi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, International Publishers: 1935

Order Number: 13647


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 View more info

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UP THE SEINE TO THE BATTLEFIELDS

By: Dodd, Anna Bowman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1920

Order Number: 10201


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 View more info

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ARMIES IN REVOLUTION

By: Ellis, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1974

Order Number: 15328


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 View more info

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OPERATION SEA LION The Projected Invasion of England in 1940--An Account of the German Preparations and the British Countermeasures.

By: Fleming, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1957

Order Number: 17289


DJ with very small chips and light foxing to back DJ; Book Club Edition; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 323 pages View more info

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LESLIE'S PHOTOGRAPHIC REVIEW OF THE GREAT WAR

By: Forbes, Edgar Allen

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Leslie-Judge Company: 1921

Order Number: 16151


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 View more info

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DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE U.S.A.

By: Fuller, J. F. C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Beechhurst Press: 1953

Order Number: 13919


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 View more info

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WHY WE WENT TO WAR

By: Gauss, Christian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1919

Order Number: 15271


Wear to spine ends. Previous owner's info to front endpaper; A detailed look at the run-up to hostilities in the First World War ; 8vo; 291 pages View more info