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The Unknown Gulag: The Lost World of Stalin's Special Settlements

By: Viola, Lynne

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oxford and New York, Oxford University Press: 2007

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 038978

ISBN: 0195187695

Condition: Fine


Dark gray paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear. xxv,278 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Gum Card Collectors Library, Vol. I: Horrors of War Portfolio [INSCRIBED]

By: Visalli, S. J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Waldwick, NJ, WTW Productions: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Editor/Compilor

Seller ID: 032414

Condition: Fine


INSCRIBED. Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps, oblong format. [48] pp., illus. w/ 24 full page color scenes selected from the 100-card series. As issued, with original publisher's insert/order form. Inscribed by author/publisher Visalli inside front cover, dated Dec. 1983. View more info

Secrets of the Balkans: Seven Years of a Diplomatist's Life in the Storm Centre of Europe

By: Vopcika, Charles J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally and Co.: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037549

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy ribbed cloth, lettered in gold foil. Mild shelf wear, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. xvi,330 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. First edition, no addt'l printings indicated. Author's address/phone written on copyright page, otherwise unmarked. View more info

The French and Indian War in Pennsylvania, 1753-1763: Fortification and Struggle

By: Waddell, Louis M., and Bomberger, Bruce D.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission [PHMC]: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038578

ISBN: 0892710578

Condition: Very Good


Stiff green color illus. wraps. Mild handling wear, diagonal crease across a portion of front cover. Firm, uncreased binding, clean interior. viii,112 pp., illus. Scarce. View more info

Corregidor: From Paradise to Hell [INSCRIBED]

By: Waldron, Ben D. and Emily M. Burneson

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Freeman, SD, Pine Hill Press: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 027107

ISBN: 0962238112

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color illus. wraps. Pronounced binding lean with several creases but firm and otherwise intact, with only light shelf wear. Inscribed by author on front flyleaf. xiii,243 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Please note that while the binding is intact with no loose or detached leaves, the binding on this issue seems to be notoriously weak, so we cannot guarantee how well it will hold up to a spirited reading! View more info

Campaigns of General Custer in the North-West, and the Final Surrender of Sitting Bull

By: Walker, Judson Elliott

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Promontory Press: 1966

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017669

Condition: Fine


Facsimile reprint of the original 1881 edition, from a copy in the New York Public Library. Dark rust cloth, lettered in black. Mere hints of rubbing at spine extremities, essentially as issued. Short gift inscription in pencil on front flyleaf. 135 pp., frontis. Dust jacket shows mild shelf wear, now in mylar. View more info

Navigator

By: Walker, Lt. Spencer W., U.S. Army Corps

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Thomas R. Walker: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046586

ISBN: 1367555078

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pale yellow pictorial wraps. Minor binding lean, diagonal front cover crease, mild shelf/handling wear. [ii],264 pp., illus. Stated 1st ptg.: June 2016. Scarce. View more info

Patton and his Third Army

By: Wallace, Brig. Gen. Brenton G.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Military Service Publishing Co. [MSP Co.]: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046815

ISBN: B06W2MHPNM

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. 5th ptg.: July 1951. Former owner's address inscription inked on front flyleaf, otherwise essentially as issued. Pictorial dust jacket is chipped and torn along top edges, with chipping mostly shallow but extending to 3/4" at head of spine (slightly affecting "Pa" in "Patton"), minor loss at several corners, now in mylar. [xi],231 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, rear folding map (fully intact). View more info

Country Boy Gone Soldiering [INSCRIBED]

By: Waple, George H., III

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Jones Harvest Publishing: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045539

ISBN: 1603880763

Condition: Very Good


INSCRIBED. Stiff color pictorial wraps. Mild wear to corners. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. Inscribed by author on secondary title page, dated Apr. 2009. Stated 4th ptg. x,319,[6] pp., illus. View more info

Army Life in the '90s

By: Warner, Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and New York, Country Life Books/Hamlyn Publishing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017612

ISBN: 0600302342

Condition: Near Fine


Rust-brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Very slightly rubbed edges, virtually as issued. 144 pp., illus. w/ sepia toned plates. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, almost as issued. View more info

The Art Life of Adolf Hitler

By: Warren, Mark

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mark Warren [Self-Published]: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039302

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff white wraps, lettered in black. Slight shelf wear with slight vertical crease to back cover and several light thumbing marks. [xiii],184,[9] pp. Very scarce. View more info

The Art Life of Adolf Hitler

By: Warren, Mark

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mark Warren [Self-Published]: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039303

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff white wraps, lettered in black. Slight shelf wear with slight crease to back cover and several light thumbing marks, light bump to heel of spine. [xiii],184,[9] pp. Very scarce. View more info

Wallenstein: Soldier under Saturn

By: Watson, Francis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and London, D. Appleton-Century Co.: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042185

ISBN: B00EHYQ9KU

Condition: Near Fine


Tan natural linen, lettered in burgundy and gilt on burgundy panels. Slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. Tipped in on front flyleaf is empty envelope addressed in author's hand, with his return address in New Delhi. xii,440 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, folding map at rear. No designation of edition/printing, but printed from British plates and thus likely not confirming to the standard use of (1) on final page of text to designate a first ptg. View more info

Crucial Moments of the Civil War

By: Webb, Willard (editor); Bruce Catton (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Fountainhead Publishers: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017574

Condition: Near Fine


Red 1/4 cloth, tan patterned paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil on spine panel. Mild binding lean, otherwise nearly as issued. Former owner's printed book plate mounted on front flyleaf, with embossed name stamp on half-title and rear flyleaf. 356 pp. Dust jacket lightly age-toned, with approx. 1" closed tear at top rear joint and associated crease extending across upper rear panel, a bit rubbed at corners, now in mylar. View more info

Silent Siege - II: Japanese Attacks on North America in World War II [#297/400, SIGNED]

By: Webber, Bert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Medford, OR, Webb Research Group: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 038909

ISBN: 093673826X

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy buckram, lettered in gold foil. Both boards lightly spotted, binding a bit cocked, with mild soiling/toning to text block edges, abrasion with 1" exposure along top rear edge. Dust jacket is quite soiled and shows dampstaining with edge wear, now in mylar. Dampstaining not evident on binding or interior of book beyond very slight rippling along fore-edge of the first several leaves and slight staining to top corner of final several leaves and rear endsheets. vi,vii-398 pp., illus. No. 297 of an edition limited to 400 copies, signed by author on main title, full signature with... View more info

A World At Arms: A Global History of World War II

By: Weinberg, Gerhard L.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York and Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 031452

ISBN: 0521558794

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 5th ptg.: 1999. As issued. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. View more info

The War in the Wards: Korea's Unknown Battle in a Prisoner-of-War Hospital Camp [INSCRIBED Presentation Copy]

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday and Co.: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 039249

Condition: Fine


Tan 1/4 cloth, dark rust cloth, lettered in brown. Slight binding lean, text block edges slightly toned by age, nearly as issued. Illus. dust jacket is lightly soiled, nicely preserved in mylar. [x],179 pp., illus. Inscribed by author in red ink to his aunt, signed as "Stan," dated 11 Sept. 1964 with publication date noted as 8 Oct. 1964, thus a pre-publication presentation copy. View more info

Reporters for the Union: How the Robust and Opinionated War Correspondent, Soldiering with the Civil War Armies, Got His News -- And Became a New American Character

By: Weisberger, Bernard A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little, Brown: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017571

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth shows very slight surface wear and slight indentations along edges (likely from twine), otherwise as issued. Former owner signature and date on front flyleaf. xiii,316 pp. Dust jacket shows light surface rubbing, a few closed tears at head of spine, now in mylar. View more info

Sisters in the Resistance: How Women Fought to Free France, 1940-45

By: Weitz, Margaret Collins

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044528

ISBN: 0471196983

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 1st edition (1995), not 1998 revised ed. xviii,350 pp., illus. Mildly bumped top corner, otherwise only slight wear, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. View more info

The Union Army, 1861-1865: Organization and Operations -- Volume I: The Eastern Theater

By: Welcher, Frank J.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017763

ISBN: 0253364531

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, gold foil on black title label on spine. Former owner's printed book plate mounted on front flyleaf, embossed name stamp on half-title and rear blank. xv,1065 pp. Minor highlighting on pp. 601 (2 lines), 602 (10 lines), 604 (3 lines), otherwise unmarked and presenting as issued. Dust jacket shows mild sunning on spine panel and portions of both covers, else as issued, now in mylar. View more info

Sword over Richmond: An Eyewitness History of McClellan's Peninsula Campaign [SIGNED]

By: Wheeler, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Fairfax Press: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 037588

ISBN: 0517680211

Condition: Near Fine


Brown polished paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Mildly rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, light vertical crease along spine panel, now in mylar. Signed by author on front flyleaf, full signature, no inscription or date, confirmed by "Autographed Copy" sticker on DJ front panel. xii,371 pp., illus. w/ maps, line drawings. Scarce signed copy. View more info

Witness to Gettysburg

By: Wheeler, Richard

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Harper and Row: 1987

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 046446

ISBN: 0060157607

Condition: Fine


Brown 1/4 cloth, light brown paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. x,273 pp. Illus. dust jacket as issued. BOMC ed., identical to the publisher's edition (1987 Harper & Row). View more info

Pictorial History of Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom: A Thrilling Account of the Land and Naval Operations of American Soldiers and Sailors in our War with Spain, and the Heroic Struggles of Cuban Patriots Against Spanish Tyranny.

By: White, Trumbull

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Freedom Publishing Co.: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019460

Condition: Near Fine


Original moss-green cloth, lettered in gilt, newly rebacked in dark brown cloth mounted over original embossed leather (with embossed pattern still partially visible) and lettered in gold foil on spine panel, with new endsheets, new head- and tail-bands, retaining original marbled text block edges. Mildly rubbed corners, otherwise presents nearly as issued. 595 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Interior clean, very slightly toned, all plates intact. First edition, not a modern-era reprint or facsimile, handsomely rebound to be durable for decades of future use. View more info

West Wall: The Battle for Hitler's Siegfried Line, September 1944 to March 1945 [The Spellmount Siegfried Line Series Vol. I]

By: Whiting, Charles

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Brimscombe Port, Stroud, Gloucestershire, Spellmount: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 033287

ISBN: 1862273936

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Former owner's signature/date inside front cover, otherwise as issued. xii,276 pp., maps, b&w plates. View more info

The Sacrificial Years: A Chronicle of Walt Whitman's Experiences in the Civil War

By: Whitman, Walt; McElroy, John Harmon (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R Godine: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015536

ISBN: 1567920799

Condition: Fine


Pale plum cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xix,168 pp., illus., illus. endpapers. View more info