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The History of Landmines

By: Croll, Mike

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Barnsley, U.K., Leo Cooper/Pen and Sword Books Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033113

ISBN: 0850526280

Condition: Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket slightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities. xi,164 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, drawings. View more info

A Brass Hat in No Man's Land

By: Crozier, Brig.-Gen. F. P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Jonathan Cape/Harrison Smith: 1930

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 027134

Condition: Fair


Light brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight loss at top corner of front flyleaf, interior and text block otherwise fully intact. 254 pp. Rear hinge shows evidence of neat repair to mend split paper, otherwise firm. However, the binding shows loss of approx. 1"-wide strip of cloth along the bottom edge of both boards and clear evidence of chewing (by, we hope, a canine or feline rather than a past reader of this copy), with consequently mangled edges and lower spine panel (text block completely unaffected). Scarce original dust jacket is somewhat toned by age with modest edge chipping ... View more info

One to Count Cadence

By: Crumley, James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041749

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in silver foil. Cloth slightly sunned along edges, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows light surface rubbing, price-clipped front flap, minor wear, now in mylar. Author's first book. A well-preserved copy with only minor faults. View more info

The Battle of Gettysburg: From the History of the Civil War in America

By: d'Orleans, Louis Philippe Albert, The Comte de Paris; Richard Sauers (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Butternut and Blue: 1987

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035760

ISBN: 0935523138

Condition: Fine


Green illus. wraps. Essentially as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. ix,315 pp., illus. including folding maps. Facsimile reprint of original 1886 Porter & Coates edition, with additional material. View more info

The Unresolved Past: A Debate in German History - A Conference Sponsored by the Wheatland Foundation

By: Dahrendorf, Ralf (chair, intro.); Gina Thomas (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: RS254

ISBN: 0312057962

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Exterior presents as issued. Date received stamp on front pastedown, with date, price, and what may be a library partial call number on main title in ink, absolutely no other marks or stamps, and no wear. Dust jacket shows mildly sunned spine panel, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. xiv,138 pp. Almost new copy with only slight defects, exceptionally scarce. View more info

U-Boote, 1935-1945: The History of the Kriegsmarine U-Boats

By: Dallies-Labourdette, Jean-Philippe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Histoire & Collections: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049115

ISBN: 2908182424

Condition: As New


Glossy pictorial boards. New/as issued. 144 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Text in English. View more info

Blood Stripes: The Grunt's View of the War in Iraq [SIGNED]

By: Danelo, David J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037496

ISBN: 0811701646

Condition: Near Fine


Red and black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slight shelf wear, with light moisture contact evident on front flyleaf only. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, wrinkling from moisture to front flap only. Signed by author on main title page, full signature, no inscription or date. xii,340 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, maps. View more info

To the Beat of a Different Drummer: A Decade in the Life of a World War II Conscientious Objector [INSCRIBED]

By: Dasenbrock, J. Henry

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Winona, MN, Northland Press of Winona: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 041085

ISBN: 1882021258

Condition: Very Good


Stiff white wraps, lettered and illus. in black and blue. Modest shelf wear with a few stress creases to binding, light surface rubbing to covers, light foxing to top text block edge. viii,247 pp. Inscribed by author on dedication page, full signature, personalized. View more info

America, the Vietnam War, and the World: Comparative and International Perspectives

By: Daum, Andreas W., Lloyd C. Gardner, and Wilfried Mausbach (editors)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C./Cambridge and New York, German Historical Institute/Cambridge University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019327

ISBN: 052100876X

Condition: Fine


Green pictorial wraps. Remainder mark on bottom text block edge, otherwise as issued. xii,371 pp. View more info

Secrets of the Vietnam War

By: Davidson, Lt. Gen. Phillip B., USA (Ret.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Novato, CA, Presidio Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038166

ISBN: 0891413820

Condition: Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, crease to top front flap corner. x,214 pp. View more info

Secrets of the Vietnam War

By: Davidson, Lt. Gen. Phillip B., USA (Ret.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Novato, CA, Presidio Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038167

ISBN: 0891413820

Condition: Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, crease to top front flap corner. x,214 pp. View more info

Jeb Stuart: The Last Cavalier [SIGNED]

By: Davis, Burke

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart and Co.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017572

Condition: Near Fine


Putty cloth, lettered in black on spine panel. Slightly rubbed at head of spine, with just a bit of soiling to bottom text block corner and fore-edge, otherwise virtually as issued. Former owner's signature and date on front flyleaf. Signed by author on tipped-in leaf inserted before listing of his other books, preceding main title. 462 pp., illus. w/ maps. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild rubbing at corners, with light soiling to white portions of rear panel, short (approx. 1/2") closed tear through "s" and "t" in "Stuart" on spine panel, now in mylar. Overall, ... View more info

Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting a Transcript of the Official Army Register [33d Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives Ex. Doc. No. 58

By: Davis, Jefferson

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034701

Condition: Very Good


Original edition, lacking wraps, otherwise complete. 55 pp. Light handling wear, some age toning to rear blank. View more info

U.S.S. Forrestal CVA 59: 1957 First Cruise

By: Dawson, Lt. John F. (editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hannibal, MO, American Yearbook Co.: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044242

Condition: Good


Dark blue leatherette cloth, embossed gray illus. and lettering. Mild rubbing to corners and spine extremities, covers a bit soiled. 256 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Complimentary copy with Capt. W. E. Ellis's presentation card mounted on verso of front flyleaf. Moisture contact to along upper text block fore-edge has resulted in a minor waviness to paper throughout, with actual dampstaining confined to the first 40 or so pages (minor after p. 20), and corners of some late leaves. Technically only Good thus, but still a decent enough reading/browsing copy. Scarce. View more info

A Volunteer's Adventures: A Union Captain's Record of the Civil War

By: de Forest, John William; James H. Croushore (editor, notes); Stanley T. Williams (intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036387

Condition: Good


Gray cloth, lettered in dark blue. Moderate shelf/handling wear, cloth soiled on back cover, several moisture rings to front cover cloth, toned/foxed spine panel. xviii,237 pp. Acceptable reading copy, elusive first edition with matching dates. View more info

The Brazilian Expeditionary Force by Its Commander [Translated from 2nd Edition, Revised and Enlarged]

By: de Moraes, Mashal J. B. Mascarenhas

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO: 1966

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 032411

Condition: Near Fine


Tan buckram, lettered in burgundy. Light shelf wear. Firm binding, clean interior. xxi,279 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, multiple folding maps. Scarce. View more info

Three Years' War [Boer War]

By: de Wet, Christiaan Rudolf

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031053

Condition: VG+


Brown cloth, lettered in gilt, top text block edge dyed orange, deckled edges. Cloth shows a few mild scratches/abrasions to upper front cover that slightly affect gilt lettering, slight flecking along bottom front edge, otherwise only slight shelf wear. Top text block edge mildly spotted. Firm, square binding, clean interior. Ownership stamps to both sets of endpapers, otherwise unmarked. x,448 pp., illus. w/ maps, folding map at rear (fully intact). 1st edition: Dec. 1902. Uncommon in this condition, solid Near Fine downgraded due only to the purely cosmetic defect of the light cover ... View more info

Ten Commando, 1942-1945

By: Dear, Ian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 033753

ISBN: 0312034385

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows the slightest bit of shelf wear, virtually as issued. xi,208 pp., maps, b&w photographs. View more info

Sabotage & Subversion: Stories from the Files of the SOE and OSS

By: Dear, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour Press-Cassell Group: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039703

ISBN: 185409260X

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued. 224 pp., maps, b&w photographs. View more info

Spearhead for Blitzkrieg: Luftwaffe Operations in Support of the Army, 1939-1945

By: Deichmann, Paul, General der Flieger; Alfred Price (editor, intro.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and Mechanicsburg, PA, Greenhill Books/Stackpole Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036393

ISBN: 1853672416

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows mere hints of shelf wear, essentially as issued. 159 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

Battle of Britain

By: Deighton, Len

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Coward, McCann, & Geoghegan: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 046384

ISBN: 0698110331

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows mere traces of shelf wear, essentially as issued, now in mylar. 224 pp., illus., some color. 1st American edition. View more info

The Blue Devils in Italy: A History of the 88th Infantry Division in World War II [Revised Edition]

By: Delaney, John P.; Lester J. King (fwd.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, 88th Infantry Division Association: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041156

Condition: VG+


Stiff light blue wraps, lettered/illus. in dark blue. Reprint, revised, of the original 1947 edition, issued ca. 1968 according to internal content. Approx.1" closed tears (mended) to both joints at head of spine, also 1" closed tear (mended) to lower front joint at heel. Firm binding, clean interior. [xvi],358,[60] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Rear appendix: "Santa Maria Infante, 351st Infantry, 11-14 May 1944." View more info

The Archeology of the Atomic Bomb: A Submerged Cultural Resources Assessment of the Sunken Fleet of Operation Crossroads at Bikini and Kwajalein Atoll Lagoons, Republic of the Marshall Islands [Southwest Cultural Resources Center Professional Papers No. 37]

By: Delgado, James P., Daniel J. Lenihan, and Larry E. Murphy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Submerged Cultural Resources Unit, National Maritime Initiative, U. S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039955

Condition: Good


Stiff illus. wraps, lettered in red. Covers are moderately soiled, with rubbing at corners and along edges, former owner's embossed address stamp on lower front cover, crease to top rear cover corner, 1 1/2" surface paper loss at heel of spine, with clear binding tape repair. Firm binding, clean interior. xii,208 pp., illus. Cosmetically lacking, but a still useful reference copy. View more info

The Vaagso Raid: The Commando Attack That Changed the Course of World War II [INSCRIBED]

By: Devins, Joseph H., Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Book Co.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 033286

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in red. Text block edges a bit toned by age, otherwise essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows modest rubbing along edges with several tape repairs to short closed tears, modest surface rubbing, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. 222 pp. Inscribed by author on half-title: "To Joan and Jim / from your cousin, the / well-known unknown / author. / Fondly, / Hoey / Ft. Leavenworth / 25/12/68" (Devins was stationed at Fort Leavenworth in 1968 when this book was published). View more info

Hitler

By: Dietrich, Otto; Richard and Clara Winston (transl.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Regnery Co.: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037537

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Several leaves (pp. 11-22) show light creasing to bottom corner margins, a very minor blemish, otherwise essentially as issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows modest surface rubbing, several short (1/4" or less) closed tears, mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities, now in mylar. 1st edition w/ no additional printings indicated. ix,277 pp. View more info