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Image for Air Forces of The World An Illustrated Directory of all The World's Military Air Powers

Air Forces of The World An Illustrated Directory of all The World's Military Air Powers

By: Hewish, Mark; Sweetman, Bill, Wheeler, Barry C., Gunston, Bill; Taylor, John W.R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 28106

ISBN: 0671250868

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in near fine dj showing light crinkle at head of frt panel, else fine. Oversized, too large for flat rate envelope. 264 pages. Surveys 125 air forces, revealing details about their role, composition, deployment, & potential effectiveness. Appears to focus on the planes, with 330+ color photos & a technical directory of the major military aircraft. Also includes a panoramic 8-page fold-out containing full-color maps. View more info

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My Daddy is an Airman

By: Hilbrecht, Kirk & Sharron

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CT, New Canaan Publishing Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40918

ISBN: 1889658359

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback. 32 pages. Text is tight & bright with no writing, soil, tears or blemishes. A young boys description of his dads job. View more info

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Baxie Randall and the Blue Raiders

By: Hodges, Carl G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, The Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45896

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in blue paper covered boards with red quarter-bound cloth spine. Solid exlib working copy with color loss along lower board edges from shelf wear, tape marks on endpps, pocket present, paper pull on rear cover. Price clipped dust jacket is also corner clipped on rear flap taking some of the story summary printed there. Still displays well. Fictional tale of the civil war. View more info

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Naval Leadership

By: Holloway, Rear Admiral J. L.

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, United States Naval Institute: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43539

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, second impression. 324 pp. Exceedingly rare volume. Some foxing on endpps, no tears or soil. No names. A newly revised text on the principles of and the psychological basis for leadership skills in the US Navy, succeeding L. H. Thebaud's 1924 text, 'Memorandum For All Officers'. With a Forward by Rear Admiral J. L. Holloway, Jr., Superintendent, View more info

Image for How to Navigate Over Land  Part Two Chapbert 8-12 For the Advanced Navigaor LN Training Manual Based Upon Extensive U.S. Army Research

How to Navigate Over Land Part Two Chapbert 8-12 For the Advanced Navigaor LN Training Manual Based Upon Extensive U.S. Army Research

By: Hotchkiss, Noel J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: MA, Stocker & Yale, Inc: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15693

Condition: Near Fine


Approx 200 pgs with 5 chapters plus appendixes including Terrain Analysis, Interpreting the Map, Navigating Over Land, Navigating in Special Circumstances, Using Various Maps, Aerial Photographs & Overlays. Fine blue three ring binder with photographed front cover page slipped into clear plastic overlay. First page has some adherence to opposing plastic paper sleeve, taking a ghosting of the words opposite. not a big deal, can still read bottom of first page. View more info

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The New Imperial War Museum

By: Imperial War Museum

Price: $7.00

Publisher: England, The Imperial War Museum: 1992

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 45764

ISBN: 090162750X

Condition: Very Good


Revised catalog of the museum exhibits and offerings. Shows miniscule color loss on black background paper covers. 48 pp text is tight, bright and unmarked with glossy wrappers that have some curl to the tips. View more info

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National Aviation Hall of Fame Enshrinee Album "The First Twenty-One Years

By: Jacobs, James W.; Chairman Emeritus National Aviation Hall of Fame

Price: $15.00

Publisher: OH, National Aviation Hall of Fame: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46167

Condition: Very Good +


First edition hardcover in illustrated glossy paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Light color loss along board feet. 230 pp. text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows color loss at tips, one 1/2" closed tear at head of frt panel. Displays very well. A record of the inductees to the National Aviation Hall of Fame. Includes many full page b/w portraits. View more info

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A Soldier In Washington's Army People of The Past

By: James, Leonard F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, Oxford University Press: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 40698

Condition: Very Good


Crisp 1st edition soft cover with cloth outer layer (mustard yellow) covers. 32 p text crisp and unmarked. School stamp on inside of both covers, no other library marks. Presentable copy #F.5 of the People of the Past series. Well illustrated in b/w throughout. Interesting little book. View more info

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A Guide to the Study and Use of Military History

By: Jessup, John Jr.; Coakley, Robert W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, Center of Military History: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45893

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing paperback in buff illustrated card covers with curl to tips of cover and 1/4" closed tear to head of cover near spine edge. No names, tears or soil. 507 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Includes: Military History. Its Nature and Use, Bibliographical Guide, Army Programs, Activities and Uses, History Outside the US Army, Appendices: 1. Reference Works: A Select List, 2. Historical Journals and Societies, Index. View more info

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Welcome Aboard A Service Manual for the Naval Officer's Wife

By: Johnson, Florence Ridgely

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, United States Naval Institute: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46126

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in blue cloth boards with bright gilt titles, Tips sharp, spine ends bumped, endpapers age-toned. 243 pp text is crisp and unmakred. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows a sunned spine (with text visible) and watermarked panels. Light soil and a stray marker line on rear dj panel. Covers everything including: What official and Legal Papers should I have with me at all times? Can I Use: Naval Hospitals, Doctors, Dentists? Service Ashore, At Dinners, Luncheons, Cocktail Parties, At Change of Duty, Traveling with Children, What Furniture Should I Take?, In Accident ... View more info

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Riding Into War The Memoir of a Horse Transport Driver 1916-1919

By: Johnston, James Robert; Edited by Brett Wilson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Goose Lane Editions/ NBMHP: 2004

Seller Id: 45132

ISBN: 0864924127

Condition: New


Fine condition 2nd printing 103 pp paperback. The New Brunswick Military Heritage Series, Volume 4. "The popular image of the Great War is of the trenches, but Jimmie Johnston experienced the triumph of Vimy and the hell ofPasschendaele from a saddle. A horse driver in the transport section of theCanadian Machine Gun Corps, he hauled machine guns and ammunition to the front lines through shellfire, darkness, driving rain, and suffocating mud."- from the rear cover. View more info

Image for The Artilleryman Fall 1986 Vol 7, No. 4   ...dedicated to the advancement of safety and skill in the exhibition and competition shooting of muzzleloading cannon and mortar.

The Artilleryman Fall 1986 Vol 7, No. 4 ...dedicated to the advancement of safety and skill in the exhibition and competition shooting of muzzleloading cannon and mortar.

By: Jorgensen, C. Peter Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Cutter & Locke Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41852

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 1st edition magazine size stapled booklet of 36 quality stock pages. Small smudge near price on cover from sticker removal, one coffee dot near foot of frt cover, internally crisp and clean. Inside this issue: Gun Drill on the U.S.S. Constitution at Boston Historic Park/ Muzzleloading cannon at the German Naval Academy/ 3rd Midwest Artillery Show at Detroit's Fort Wayne/ Artillery at 125th Manassas Battle Reenactment/ Confederate armor punching projectiles. View more info

Image for The Artilleryman Winter 1986  Vol 8 No.1   ...dedicated to the advancement of safety and skill in the exhibition and competition shooting of muzzleloading cannon and mortar.

The Artilleryman Winter 1986 Vol 8 No.1 ...dedicated to the advancement of safety and skill in the exhibition and competition shooting of muzzleloading cannon and mortar.

By: Jorgensen, C. Peter Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Cutter & Locke Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41853

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 1st edition magazine size stapled paperback with slight smudge near price on cover from sticker removal. 32 pp crisp and clean. 8.5 x 11" stapled magazine. Inside this issue: Development of Army's 24 pdr. Coehorn Mortar, M. 1841/ A Confederate Artilleryman At Manassas Reenactment/ Places To Visit: Fort McHenry in Baltimore, MD/ Cannon Markings: Engraved or Stamped?/ Conversion of 10-Inch Rodmans To Rifles/ Long Confederate Naval Fuzes. View more info

Image for The Artilleryman Spring 1986  Vol 7. No 2  ...dedicated to the advancement of safety and skill in the exhibition and competition shooting of muzzleloading cannon and mortar.

The Artilleryman Spring 1986 Vol 7. No 2 ...dedicated to the advancement of safety and skill in the exhibition and competition shooting of muzzleloading cannon and mortar.

By: Jorgensen, C. Peter Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Cutter & Locke Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41854

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 1st edition stapled paperback of 44 quality stock leaves. Small sticker pull near price on cover, internally crisp and clean. Included in this Issue: Cannon Safety: Pipe-Cored Tube Defects, Substandard Sand-Cored Tube/ Artillery History: Smugglers' Cannon in California, California's Spanish Artillery/ Guns of Interest: History of the Napoleon, Unusual Gun in Virginia/ Places To Visit: Old Ft. Niagra. View more info

Image for The Artilleryman Summer 1986. Vol 7. No 3  ...dedicated to the advancement of safety and skill in the exhibition and competition shooting of muzzleloading cannon and mortar.

The Artilleryman Summer 1986. Vol 7. No 3 ...dedicated to the advancement of safety and skill in the exhibition and competition shooting of muzzleloading cannon and mortar.

By: Jorgensen, C. Peter Editor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MA, Cutter & Locke Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41855

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 1st edition stapled magazine size book of 36 p. Small sticker pull near price on cover, internally crisp and clean. Includes: Guns Of Interest: Thunder Mugs, 12 Pdr. Mountain Howitzer/ Artillery History: Tidball on Civil War/ Places To Visit: H.M.S. Rose, Castillo De San Marcos. View more info

Image for NATO After Forty Years  1949 -1989

NATO After Forty Years 1949 -1989

By: Kaplan, Lawrence S.; Papacosma, S. Victor; Rubin, Mark R.; Young, Ruth V.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: DE, Scholarly Resources Inc: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29476

ISBN: 0842023674

Condition: As New


Fine, 1st edition uncreased, unread glossy paperback. 293 p. The conditions existing in 1949 that made the Atlantic Alliance necessary have changed dramatically over the forty years since. Then, it seemed that only American power could shelter Europe, devastated by World War II, from the grasp of the Soviet Union; Communism appears on the brink of sweeping all of the Continent. Today, the Soviet Union not only has lost control of the Eastern bloc but also is shifting itself toward a free market economy and Western-style democracy. If East-West tension was the cement that held NATO together, w... View more info

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Decisions for Defense Prospects for a New Order

By: Kaufmann, William W. And Steinbruner, John D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: DC, The Brookings Institution: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37872

ISBN: 081574885X

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback with negligible wear. 78 pages of tight & bright text with no writing, tears, soil or blemishes. Kaufmann and Steinbruner question the assumptions on which defense policy is based. They argue not only that the Pentagon has overstated the potential military threats of the future, but also that Defense can reduce its forces and investments below what its spokesmen have described as "an irreducible minimum. View more info

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Best Little Stories from World War II SIGNED

By: Kelly, C. Brian

Price: $8.00

Publisher: VA, Montpelier Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 33810

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition paperback. Author's presentation copy and signed on fep. 215 p. This journalistic history of World War II contains more than 101 vignettes reflecting the war's humor and pathos, triumph and tragedy. Here are stories of how the war affected soldiers and civilians, leaders and common folk alike -- real people who bravely endured the times. View more info

Image for Beyond Fantasy  Story of War and Sex  SIGNED

Beyond Fantasy Story of War and Sex SIGNED

By: King, Ernest C.; Edited By William M. Merrill Ph.D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: KS, King Publishing Co.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 37113

Condition: Near Fine


Signed 1st edition hardcover in beige cloth boards with sharp tips and spine ends, black titles on cover & backstrip. Matching unclipped dj in new mylar shows light sunning along backstrip, and very faint soil spot on foot of frt panel. No chips or tears, displays very well. Internally as new save for light foxing on edge of page block and author's presentation and signature on fep. An exceedingly rare book of World War II exploits of a young man from an average American family and a small town who enlisted in the United States Air Force Army and trained, loved and fought his way through Wor... View more info

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Allied Participation in Vietnam, Vietnam Studies

By: Larson, Lieutenant General Stanley Robert; Collins, Brigadier General James Lawton Jr.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: DC, Deptartment of the Army: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43254

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback in yellow mildly surface soiled card covers. 189 pp crisp and unmarked. Includes: The Background 1961-1966, Thailand, The Philippines/ Australia and New Zealand, The Republic of China, The Republic of Korea, Nonmilitary Aid to Vietnam, Appendiz A: Leaflet addressed to the Vietnamese People, Glossary, Index. View more info