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Sixty Strange Days An Experience in Words and Pictures

By: Rapoport, I.C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: VA, Community Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29361

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in yellow paper covered boards with black titles. It shows light handling soil, 122 p matte text in fine form tells in words and pictures the eight weeks of army boot camp soldiers underwent at Fort Dix in the 1960's. Super photography showing might and strength, as well as hurt and agony. View more info

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Spies and Traitors Tales of The Revolutionary and Civil Wars

By: Raskin, Joseph & Edith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29964

ISBN: 0688517307

Condition: Very Good


1st edition exlib hardcover in mustard buckram boards with rep removed, price clipped dj in mylar displays well. 144 p text clean. This is a great book for youngsters with 11 stories about "the amazing exploits of young men and women spies of two very important wars. Persons mentioned include: Lydia Darragh, Thomas Nelson Conrad, Elizabeth Van Lew, etc. Reference sources included. Many b/w illus. View more info

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Pickett's Charge In History & Memory SIGNED

By: Reardon, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NC, The University of North Carolina Press: 1997

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45658

ISBN: 0807823791

Condition: Fine


3rd printing hardcover in burgundy cloth with bright gilt titles. 285 p text as new. Signed by author on half title page. 23 b/w illustrations. Unclipped (and unpriced) dj in new mylar looks fab. In this book, Reardon shows that the story told today of Pickett's Charge is really an amalgam of history and memory. The evolution of that mix, she concludes, tells us much about how we come to understand our nation's past. View more info

Guns for General Washington A Story of the American Revolution

By: Reit, Seymour

Price: $8.00

Publisher: FL, Gulliver Books/ Harcourt Brace & Co.: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 26682

ISBN: 0152994661

Condition: Very Good


1st edition exlib hardcover with both endpps removed, else tight and bright w/few exlib markings. 98 pp. Young adult fiction. Frustrated with life under siege in General Washington's army, nineteen-year-old Will Knox and his brother, Colonel Henry Knox, undertake the task of moving 183 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston in the dead of winter. View more info

Tears and Ashes and Blood Civilian Lives In An Uncivil War Southern Rockingham County, VA Research & Associates Tourbook

By: Rhodes, David S.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: VA, Privately Printed: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41001

Condition: Near Fine


Well illustrated 24pp glossy cover magazine size tourbook with descriptive biographies of the stops along the way. Based on volumes I & IIIUnionists and the Civil War Experience In The Shenandoah Valley by Rodes, Wenger & Bittinger. Includes Valey Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center/ 1829 House, John Brunk (Civil War) Samuel Weaver Home/ Peter & Elizabeth Coffman Burkholder House/ Weavers Church/ Henry H. and Margaret Heatwole Rhodes Place/ Benjamin Wenger Place/ Mole Hil... View more info

Khomeini's Incorporation of the Iranian Military McNair Paper 48

By: Roberts, Mark J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DC, National Defence University Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25687

ISBN: 0010717552

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback in fine condition. 107 p crisp and unmarked. Gift quality volume includes: History, Pre-Revolutionary Iran, The Shah's Departure, Purge of the Monarchists, Ideological Purge, The Iran-Iraq War, Conclusion, Chronology of Selected Events, Bibliography, About the Author. View more info

Leavenworth Papers Counterattack on the Naktong, 1950

By: Robertson, Dr. William Glenn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: KA, Combat Studies Institute: 1985

Seller Id: 38350

Condition: Very Good


Exlib hardcover in brown leatherette with cream paste on title page is lightly soiled and has a small area which is peeled from a sticker being pulled. Several ex-lib marks and stickers through-out the 135 tight pages with crisp text and no tears. Includes several large fold out maps in the rear. The careful study of any battle or campaign yields lessons from the past that can light our way, however dimly, into the future. The First Battle of the Naktong Bulge is no ex... View more info

Orange on Top Dutch Post-War Recovery

By: Royalton-Kisch, A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: A. W. Sijthoff's Publishing Company: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 9982

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition in stiff green card cover sunned at periphery, 70 pg text tight, possible missing end papers as paste downs are light green. Colorful dj in new mylar with 1/8" loss at head of spine and few closed tears but displays very well. 29 b/w photo illustrations within. Consists of letters written in 1946 by the author after her visit to the Netherlands. The letters are written to a soldier, a member of Parliament, a town planner, a farmer, and an industrialis... View more info

Leander A Civil War and Reconstruction Novel

By: Scalf, Robert and Mary Lee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: VA, Gauley Mount Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33710

ISBN: 0962821845

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in fine shape. 211 p text crisp and unmarked. DJ in new mylar slightly sunned on backstrip and 3/4" closed tear at foot of rear panel and 1/4 closed tear at head of same. This is the story of part of the Civil War as seen through the eyes to a young man who served as a volunteer in the Union Army. View more info

The Role Of Federal Military Forces In Domestic Disorders 1945-1992 Army Historical Series

By: Scheips, Paul J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: DC, Center of Military History: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30868

Condition: As New


Brilliant, gift quality 1st edition hardcover in burgundy cloth with bright gilt titles, no dj as issued. 512 p. text is crisp and unmarked. Rare and collectible hardcover copy appears unread. Covers the institutional changes that took place during the early postwar years and through the civil rights revolution, the disturbances that accompanied the Vietnam War, and the controversies surrounding the Army's role at Wounded Knee in 1973. It ends with a brief account of... View more info

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Tomorrow's War The Threat of High-Technology Weapons

By: Schukman, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace & Co.: 1996

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 16950

ISBN: 0151001987

Condition: As New


1st US edition hardcover as new. 272 p. text likewise. Gift quality book in unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. "Alarming, fascinating, disturbing, and hypnotic, David Shukman's authoritative account offers a wonderfully readable, thoroughly intriguing portrait of a new strain of technology elegant in its capabilities and frightful in its implications." - Daniel P. Bolger, author of Savage Peace: Americans at War in the 1990s. View more info

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Submarines Science Service Program

By: Science Service

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Nelson Doubleday, Inc: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 39867

Condition: Very Good +


Very good vintage booklet complete w/unused stickers. 1st edition illustrated paperback with light color loss at periphery from storage. 64 pg informative book put out by the Science Service Science Program. Number on rear cover is 753o. Includes two leaves of original sticker plates that one can affix to spaces provided inside. Bit of paper adhered to back of a few stamps. View more info

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The Day I Owned The Sky

By: Scott, Robert Lee, Jr. Brigadier General, USAF (Retired)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 16951

ISBN: 0553052489

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover signed on fep by Scott, name only, not dedicated to anyone in particular. 238 p. text has light foxing on edge of page block and a some browning on endpprs, else fine. Price clipped dj shows negligible wrinkle at upper board fore edge, displays beautifully in new mylar. Not exlib. The author of God Is My Co-Pilot, continuously in print since 1947 and an inspiration to generations of flyers - writes a firecracker of an autobiography, a story aliv... View more info

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On Democracy and Freedom SIGNED

By: Seely, Charles S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Philosophical Library: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 15435

Condition: Fine


Lovely, crisp book dedicated by author on fep in unclipped dj with very light edgewear. 97 pp. 1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. This book is an explanation of the over-all world situation with special emphasis on the effort man is now making to obtain democracy and freedom. It explains the struggle between progress and reaction, which through inadvertence has become deeply interwoven in an ever-widening "cold war." It explains how and why t... View more info

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Yankee Doodle

By: Shackburg, Dr. Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 29051

ISBN: 0671885596

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in near fine condition. This 32 pg version of the song popularized during the Revolution features woodcuts of the American and British armies. View more info

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A Chronicle of Principal Events Relating to Peace and Security in Asia 1945-1954

By: Shihchieh Chihshih

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Peking, Shihchieh Chihshih: 1954

Seller Id: 9544

Condition: Near Fine


Light edge wear, tiny number written faintly in upper corner of cover, else fine. 58 pp. Publisher's name means World Culture. This chronicle is translated from a special supplement to the April 20, 1954 issue (No.8) of Shihchieh Chihshih, a chinese language fourtnightly published in Peking. View more info

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The Persian Gulf At The Millennium: Essays In Politics, Economy, Security, and Religion

By: Sick, Gary G.; Potter, Lawrence G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44773

ISBN: 0312175671

Condition: Fine


1st edition glossy paperback with some highlighting in first half of text. No names or tears. 345 pp plus index. In The Persian Gulf at the Millennium, the most prominent Gulf specialists from both the Western world and the Persian Gulf are brought together to look at this extraordinarily active and influential part of the world. The scholars identify and examine the issues that have the potential to affect future developments in the region, including ongoing rapid de... View more info

Nato's Future: Beyond Collective Defense McNair Paper 46

By: Sloan, Stanley R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DC, National Defence University Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 25688

ISBN: 0010717552

Condition: As New


1st edition paperback in fine shape. 73 p text crisp and unmarked. Includes: Acknowledgments, Conclusions: An Outline For a New Transatlantic Bargain, Premises: NATO in the Post-Cold War World, Perspectives: Which NATO?, Parameters: The Context For Change, Proposals: Beyond Collective Defense, Appendix A: NATO's Day-to-Day Operation: From Deterrence To Peace Support Operations, Appendix B: The North Atlantic Treaty, Appendix C: The Alliance's Strategic Concept,... View more info

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The Spirit of Semper Fidelis Reflections From the Bottom of an Old Canteen Cup SIGNED

By: Spooner, Major Rick, USMC Ret.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: NJ, Phillips Publishing: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 45615

ISBN: 0932572448

Condition: Fine


Mint condition 2nd edition hardcover in like unclipped dj in new mylar. Signed on presentation page provided to Dan R. Durham. 404 pp text is crisp and unmarked. First pub. in 2004, this is the 2nd Edition in red leather boards with red ribbon marker sewn in. World War II Marine Corps war stories re: Saipan, Tinian & Okinawa. View more info

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South by Thunderbird

By: Strode, Hudson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Harcourt Brace & Co.: 1945

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 45664

Condition: Very Good


Revised hardcover in kelly green cloth with bright gilt airplane on frt board and gilt titles on spine. 27 b/w illustrations. 428 p text flawless. No names, tears or soil. 1/4" closed tear in cloth at head of spine, else vg. View more info