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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

Significant Air Mobility Events of the Korean Conflict 1950-1953

By: Wilcoxson, Kathryn A.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Scott Air Force Base, IL, Office of History, Air Mobility Command: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027870

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. New, as issued. [ii],iv,48 pp., illus. 1st? ptg.: June 2000. View more info

Edged Weapons

By: Wilkinson, Frederick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Guinness Signatures: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042152

ISBN: 0851121713

Condition: Fine


Light gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Lacking dust jacket, otherwise only slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. [viii],256,xiv pp., illus. w/ 218 figures, including color plates. View more info

Explosives in History

By: Wilkinson, Norman B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE, The Hagley Museum: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044873

ISBN: B0007FV6EC

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff pictorial wraps. 3rd ptg.: 1983. Light shelf wear. 63 pp., illus. View more info

O. N. I. 54-R: U. S. Naval Ships and Aircraft

By: Wilkinson, T. S. (fwd.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Navy Dept., Office of the Chief of Naval Operations: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048730

ISBN: B001IZ92PA

Condition: Good


Stiff blue wraps, cord binding, oblong format. 1st edition, with Wilkinson's cover letter dated 9 June 1942. Covers rubbed at corners, text block edges somewhat toned by age. Scattered minor interior soiling. Illus. throughout. Sections on battleship, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, submarines, auxiliaries, aircraft. View more info

The Patriot's Progress, Being the Vicissitudes of Pte. John Bullock

By: Williamson, Henry; William Kermode (illus.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1930

Seller ID: 026787

Condition: VG-


Blue moire cloth, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, spine panel discolored, front cover lettering partially rubbed. Endpapers and text block somewhat toned by age, but otherwise intact. [vii],196 pp., w/ woodcut-type illus. by Kermode. No statement of edition or printing, thus not first, but clearly an early reprint. WWI. View more info

In Exile: Essays, Reflections and Letters, 1933-1947

By: Willy Brandt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 047432

ISBN: 0812276426

Condition: Fine


Green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. As issued. 1st American ed.: 1971. Dust jacket shows 2" separation along lower front flap fold, several short closed tears, minor surface rubbing, minor chip to top rear edge, now in mylar. View more info

Manassas (Bull Run) National Battlefield Park, Virginia [with Associated Publications]

By: Wilshin, Francis F.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Park Service: 1961

Seller ID: 009986

Condition: Near Fine


National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 15, 1961 reprint, originally issued 1953. Booklet, illus. wraps. [iv],48 pp., illus., maps. Lightly soiled. Accompanied by a Manassas (Bull Run) National Battlefield Park booklet, 4 pp., and 2 copies of a color foldout map of the Battle of 2nd Manassas, 29 Aug. 1862, issued by the Civil War Preservation Trust. View more info

Rare and Unseen: Original Documents of Harrisburg and the Cumberland Valley in the Civil War [SIGNED]

By: Wingert, Cooper H. (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Camp Hill, PA, Cooper H. Wingert: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 046385

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Booklet, tan wraps, lettered in black. As issued. 52 pp., illus. Signed by editor/publisher on lower main title. View more info

Shakespeare's England

By: Winter, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Moffat, Yard and Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019104

Condition: Good


Dark blue cloth, elaborately decorated and lettered in gilt, with lighter blue-green title cartouche on front cover. The larger and relatively scarce royal 8vo edition. Chipped with exposure at head of spine, corners, and 3/4" section of bottom front edge. Front hinge starting but firm. Wedding day gift inscription dated 24 Feb. 1916 occupies most of front flyleaf, with former owner's book plate on front pastedown. 344 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, some gatherings unopened (uncut). Cosmetically a bit shabby, thus Good, but with clean VG to Near Fine interior. View more info

Warship Pictorial No. 16: USS New Jersey BB-62

By: Wiper, Steve

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Classic Warships Publishing: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: RS428

ISBN: 0971068755

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. Minor handling wear, nearly as issued. 64 pp., illus. w/ b&w photos. View more info

The Long Arm of Lee: The History of the Artillery of the Army of Northern Virginia

By: Wise, Jennings Cropper; L. Van Loan Naisawald (fwd.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041086

Condition: Very Good


Light gray cloth. Modest shelf wear with some flecking to cover cloth in several areas and spine panel toned to light brown. Text block edges mildly toned. Firm binding, clean interior. 995 pp. View more info

A Military and Navy Dictionary.Containing Authentic and Plainly-Worded Definitions of All Terms Used in the Military and Naval Services, and Brief but Comprehensive Definitions of the Powers Appertaining to Each Department of the U.S. Government.

By: Wisser, Maj. John P., and H. C. Gauss

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, L. R. Hamersly Company: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017767

Condition: Good


Navy blue 1/4 cloth, blue paper covered boards, paper title label mounted on upper front cover. Considerable wear, with exposure along edges and chipped/rounded corners, frayed spine extremities. Former owner's address inscription on front flyleaf. Front hinge split, but binding firm. 175 pp. Scarce. Original edition, not a modern-era reprint. View more info

The Battle of Monroe's Crossroads and the Civil War's Final Campaign [INSCRIBED]

By: Wittenberg, Eric J.; Mark L. Bradley (fwd.)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Savas Beatie: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 041051

ISBN: 1932714170

Condition: Very Good


INSCRIBED. Dark gray paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped, but virtually without wear other than slight tape ghosting on covers where mylar had been anchored. Inscribed by author on half-title, full signature, personalized (deaccession stamp on same page). xxiv,336 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Color illus. dust jacket shows library stickers on lower spine and upper back cover but is otherwise without wear, in mylar. View more info

The United States Armored Forces Monument: Forging the Thunderbolt

By: Wolf, Col. Duquesne A., with Francis N. Magliozzi, Ellen Banker, and Judith D. Willard (editors); Gen. Bruce Palmer, Jr. (fwd.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fort Knox, KY, Armored Forces Monument Committee/Armor Magazine: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036124

Condition: VG+


Green leatherette, lettered in gold foil. Light shelf wear with a bit of rubbing at corners and spine extremities. Area of dried glue residue on upper front pastedown appears to have resulted from removal of presentation sticker or book plate, interior otherwise unmarked and intact. 250 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. View more info

Aircraft Nose Art: 80 Years of Aviation Artwork

By: Wood, J. P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Crescent Books: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 032401

ISBN: 0517069520

Condition: Fine


White cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil outline. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows 1 1/2" closed tear at head of front joint, otherwise only slight shelf wear, now in mylar. 144 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. View more info

Ramsay at War: The Fighting Life of Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay

By: Woodward, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038168

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightly rubbed extremities, with former owner's book plate mounted on front flyleaf, slight toning to endpapers. Illus. dust jacket shows chipping, tearing and creasing along top edges with a few areas of loss, rubbing to joints and flap folds, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. "Admiral Ramsay was responsible for the planning and execution of all great amphibious operations in European and North African waters from Dunkirk to D-Day," in advance of which he had been appointed Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief. Scarce. View more info

The Secret Raiders: The Story of the German Armed Merchant Raiders in the Second World War

By: Woodward, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Co.: 1955

Seller ID: 045989

ISBN: B0007DL19Y

Condition: Fine


Light blue cloth-effect paper covered boards. Text block edges a bit toned by age. Former owner's signature/date inked along top edge of front fixed endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Illus. dust jacket shows a few short closed edge tears, one with associated creasing along top front edge, now in mylar. 288 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Possible 1st, but no statement of edition/ptg., with priced DJ flap, so a publisher's edition. View more info

The Bird Dogs' Tale: The Combat Service of the Cessna O-1 Aircraft Within Southeast Asia, 1962-1972

By: Woolley, Bobby Jack

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA et al., Peanut Butter Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034027

ISBN: 1598491075

Condition: Fine


Laminated pictorial boards. Mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued. xi,400 pp., illus. w/ maps, b&w photographs, section of color plates, color pictorial endpapers. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

Battles of the English Civil War: Marston Moor - Naseby - Preston

By: Woolrych, Austin

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1961

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 046307

ISBN: B0000CL931

Condition: Very Good


Royal blue cloth, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Front cover cloth spotted toward edges, otherwise only minor wear. Illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear, now in mylar. 200 pp., illus. View more info

2d Infantry Brigade: Ready Now - Fort Devens, Mass. 1960-1961 [2nd/Second Infantry Brigade]

By: Yancey, Thomas R. (fwd.)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Norfolk, VA, Tiffany Publshers/Colley at Westover: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: RS236

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue polished leatherette cloth, lettered/illus. in black and white. Mild binding lean, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. Illus. throughout w/ b&w photographs. View more info

American Colonial Ranger: The Northern Colonies 1724-64 [Warrior 85]

By: Zaboly, Gary

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Osprey Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042845

ISBN: 1841766496

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. 64 pp., b&w illus., 8 color plates. As issued. 1st ptg. w/ complete number line. View more info