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The Machine Gun: Design Analysis of Automatic Firing Mechanisms and Related Components [Volume IV, Parts X and XI]

By: Chinn, George M.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., GPO for Bureau of Ordnance, Dept. of the Navy: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049109

ISBN: B000JX5F5S

Condition: Near Fine


Blue leatherette, lettered in gilt. Slight wear, text block edges slightly foxed, otherwise nearly as issued. Vol. IV, Parts X-XI. xxiii,638 pp., b&w plates. View more info

The Alpha Story: 50 Years of an American Military Clothing Company [Alternate Title: Alpha Industries Inc.: A 50 Year History of an American Military Clothing Contractor]

By: Cirker, Alan D.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Chantilly, VA, Baker Hill Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036334

ISBN: 0615291813

Condition: Fine


Dark gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in copper foil. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extrremities, otherwise as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 135 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. Scarce. An essential reference for collectors of 20th-century militaria. View more info

The Alpha Story: 50 Years of an American Military Clothing Company [Alternate Title: Alpha Industries Inc.: A 50 Year History of an American Military Clothing Contractor]

By: Cirker, Alan D.

Price: $235.00

Publisher: Chantilly, VA, Baker Hill Publishing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036588

ISBN: 0615291813

Condition: Fine


Dark gray cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in copper foil. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extrremities, otherwise as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows a few slight surface scratches, virtually as issued, now in mylar. 135 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. Scarce. An essential reference for collectors of 20th-century militaria. View more info

Death of the Wehrmacht: The German Campaigns of 1942 [Modern War Studies]

By: Citino, Robert M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lawrence, KS, University Press of Kansas: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041153

ISBN: 0700617914

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. As issued. xiv,431 pp., illus. w/ maps. View more info

Battles on the Eastern Front 1914-18: Suicide of the Empires [Great Battles]

By: Clark, Alan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gloucestershire, U.K., Windrush Press: 1999

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 038910

ISBN: 1900624230

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Light shelf wear with light crease to bottom front corner. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xi,111 pp., illus. View more info

Barbarossa: The Russian-German Conflict 1941-45

By: Clark, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048881

ISBN: B00FCD408S

Condition: Near Fine


Red-orange 1/2 cloth, gray paper covered boards, lettered in black. Slightly sunned along edges. Former owner's signature/date inked on upper half-title, otherwise unmarked. Dust jacket shows minor loss at head of spine and a few small edge chips and closed tears, red spine lettering sunned, now in mylar. xxii,522 pp. View more info

Road to Rome: Salerno - Naples - Volturno - Cassino - Anzio - Rome

By: Clark, Lieut. Gen. Mark W., Commanding General, Fifth Army (fwd.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO for the Fifth Army, Dept. of the Army: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045670

ISBN: B00BAXLPBO

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, color illus. wraps. Modest shelf/handling wear with a few thumbing creases to covers, stress creasing along binding fold, vertical crease to one interior leaf. 56 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

The Fire This Time: U.S. War Crimes In The Gulf

By: Clark, Ramsey

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, NY, International Action Center: 2002

Seller ID: 019441

ISBN: 0965691683

Condition: Near Fine


Color pictorial wraps. 3rd printing, with additional material. Slight lean to an otherwise uncreased, intact binding, former owner's signature inside front cover, otherwise nearly as issued. xlviii,325 pp. View more info

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania in the World War

By: Clifford, E. L.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Pottsville, PA, Press of J. H. Zerbey Newspapers, Inc.:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021837

Condition: Good


Red cloth, lettered in gilt. Moderate wear, with cloth somewhat soiled, rubbing evident at spine extremities, minor exposure at corners. Library call labels mounted at base of spine, lower front cover, and rear flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Former owner signature on front flyleaf. 303 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Front hinge repaired, binding firm, contents clean. No date of publication, ca. late 1920s to early 1930s. Very scarce. View more info

The French Revolution: Voices from a Momentous Epoch 1789-1795

By: Cobb, Richard, and Colin Jones (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Simon and Schuster: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010143

ISBN: 0671699253

Condition: Fine


Rust-orange paper over boards, as issued. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, slightly bumped at top corners. 256 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Nine Months to Gettysburg: Stannard's Vermonters and the Repulse of Pickett's Charge [INSCRIBED]

By: Coffin, Howard; Edwin Bearss (fwd.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Woodstock, VT, Countryman Press: 1997

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 033309

ISBN: 0881504009

Condition: Fine


Dark blue 1/4 cloth, dark blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xxi,314 pp., illus. Inscribed by author on half-title: "To Gerry, / A fellow lover of / history. / All best, / Howard Coffin," dated 2000. View more info

Deutsche Flugzeuge bis 1945: Geschichte, Technik und Standorte von 2500 erhaltenen historischen Flugzeugen

By: Cohausz, Peter W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oberhaching, Germany, Aviatic Verlag: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 022287

ISBN: 3925505474

Condition: Near Fine


Color laminated pictorial boards. Slight binding lean, former owner address stamp on lower title page. One page (79) shows highlighting of 3 words only, otherwise unmarked. Text in German. View more info

East Wind Rain: A Pictorial History of the Pearl Harbor Attack

By: Cohen, Stan

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Pictorial Histories Publishing Company: 1981

Seller ID: 033899

ISBN: 0933126158

Condition: VG+


Color illus. stiff wraps. Mild shelf wear, modest binding lean (firm and uncreased), slightly thumbed. 11th ptg.: Apr. 1986. x,182 pp., illus. w/ photographs. View more info

Days of Siege: A Journal of the Siege of Fort Stanwix in 1777

By: Colbrath, William; Larry Lowenthal (editor, commentary)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Eastern Acorn Press: 1983

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 017936

ISBN: 0915992264

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Booklet, squarish format. 64 pp., illus. Slight handling wear, almost as issued. 2nd ptg.: 1995. This printing features a color front cover illus. by Clyde Risley rather than the b&w sketch on the 2nd ptg. cover. View more info

Civil War Artillery at Gettysburg: Organization, Equipment, Ammunition, and Operations [INSCRIBED]

By: Cole, Philip M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Orrtanna, PA, Colecraft Industries: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 039982

ISBN: 0977712508

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight handling wear with one slight thumbing divot to front cover, nearly as issued. 2nd edition, 1st ptg. 320 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Inscribed by author on half-title, full signature, with generic "Happy Fathers Day" salutation, dated 23 May 2009. View more info

D-Day: June 6, 1944 - The Normandy Landings

By: Collier, Richard; John Kalbian (photography)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Orion Publishing Group: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 031353

ISBN: 029784346X

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear. 224 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Call Out the Guard!: The Story of Lieutenant General John B. Conaway and the Modern Day National Guard [SIGNED]

By: Conaway, Lt. Gen. John B.; Nelligan, Jeff

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paducah, KY, Turner Publishing Co.: 1997

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 035374

ISBN: 1563113724

Condition: Fine


Laminated color pictorial paper covered boards. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket with light shelf wear, now in archival mylar. Book plate signed by author, specific to this printing, mounted on front flyleaf, specifying this as 1st edition, 1st printing (indicated as "Limited Edition" on copyright page). 360 pp., illus. View more info

Himmler's War

By: Conroy, Robert

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Riverdale, NY, Baen Publishing Enterprises: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046591

ISBN: 1451637616

Condition: New


Black paper covered boards, lettered in red foil. Brand new, as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. vi,368 pp. View more info

While the Banshee Cried: The Demise of the Irish Brigade in the American Civil War [INSCRIBED]

By: Conway, Cyril Francis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Williamsport, PA, Emerald Isle Publishers: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: SBS71

Condition: VG-


Color illus. wraps. Significant binding lean, slightly curled, otherwise only mild edge wear. Inscribed by author on blank verso of front cover. iii,518 pp. View more info

The Irish Brigade and Its Campaigns

By: Conyngham, David Power; Lawrence Frederick Kohl (editor, intro.)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Fordham University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017972

ISBN: 0823215784

Condition: Fine


Dark green polished cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Bottom front corner slightly bumped, else as issued. xxx,616 pp. Facsimile reprint of the 1867 edition, published by William McSorley and Co., New York. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. View more info

The Irish Brigade and Its Campaigns

By: Conyngham, David Power; Lawrence Frederick Kohl (editor, intro.)

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Fordham University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039525

ISBN: 0823215784

Condition: Fine


Dark green polished cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As ssued. xxx,616 pp. Facsimile reprint of the 1867 edition, published by William McSorley and Co., New York. Dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 2nd ptg. thus. View more info

The American Home Front, 1941-1942

By: Cooke, Alistair

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 047408

ISBN: 0802143326

Condition: New


Stiff pictorial wraps. As issued. xx,327 pp., illus. 1st softcover ptg. View more info

Case Studies in the Achievement of Air Superiority

By: Cooling, Benjamin Franklin (editor)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO for Air Force History and Museums Program: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 035897

ISBN: 0912799633

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Light shelf/handling wear, a bit of rubbing evident to covers. Square, uncreased binding. xvii,678 pp., illus. View more info

Ding Hao: America's Air War in China, 1937-1945

By: Cornelius, Wanda, and Thayne Short

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gretna, LA, Pelican Publishing Co.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046802

ISBN: 0882892533

Condition: Fine


Blue leatherette, spine panel lettered in gold foil. 1st edition. Slight foxing along edges of front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows 1/2" closed tear with associated crease along top front edge, small chip along top rear edge, modest edge wear, now in mylar. x,502 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Cutting Edge: A History of Fort Detrick, Maryland 1943-1993

By: Covert, Norman M.; Merle J. Snyder (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fort Detrick, MD, Headquarters U.S. Army Garrison: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 030205

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy buckram, lettered in gold foil. Occasional underlining in pencil through text, otherwise as issued. xi,125 pp., pictorial endpapers, b&w photographs. On the lower copyright page, the "1" in the number line has been struck through and the "2" bolded, which we assume designates a 2nd ptg. though we have never previously encountered this method. View more info