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Image for How To Live In Vietnam for Less Than 10c a Day  and Other Glimpses of the Lighter Side of War

How To Live In Vietnam for Less Than 10c a Day and Other Glimpses of the Lighter Side of War

By: Abood, Ken

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Tokyo, The Wayward Press: 1968

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 36878

Condition: Very Good


Rare paperback with a dust jacket format. Illustrated glossy tan wrappers show a vertical crease on frt panel, sunned along spine, three tiny bits of cello tape over backstrip. 104 pg ext tight with light fingermarks on blank fep, else clean. Well illustrated book of military humor. View more info

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The Complete Book of Jets And Rockets SIGNED

By: Ahnstrom, D.N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The World Publishing Co: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36920

Condition: Very Good +


Nice, tight straight revised edition hardcover in illustrated white background boards with lightly bumped tips. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON FEP: To the peer of the pro's - Dave Thomas from an admiring learner. D.N. Ahnstrom. Unclipped dj in new mylar has closed tears and small chips but displays well. 184 pp. The book is handsomely illustrated with over 100 photographs and diagrams. Published in 1957, this book was the up-to-the-minute picture story of advances in aviation including the discovery of jet propulsion, patterns and problems of propulsion, flying a jet, and rockets from the perspective of... View more info

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AU-2: Guidelines For Command, A Handbook On the Leadership of People For Air Force Commanders and Supervisors

By: Air Command and Staff College Maxwell Air Force Base

Price: $8.00

Publisher: AL, Air University Press: 1992

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller Id: 30916

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 10th edition soft cover with light color loss on cover from storage, 107 pg text appears unread. Chapters include: Preface/ Taking Command/ Leadership - The Key to Mission Accomplishment/ People Leadership Programs - Military/ People Leadership Programs - Civilians/ Using Local Assistance/ Unit and Self-Evaluation/ Appendix/ Critique Form. View more info

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Geneva and the Drift to War Lectures Delivered at the Geneva Institute of International Relations August 1937. Problems of Peace Twelfth Series

By: Angell, Sir Norman; Condliffe, J.B.; Davis, Malcolm; Gooch, G.P. Et al

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37707

Condition: Fine


1sr edition hardcover in brilliant blue cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles and sharp tips. Price clipped dj in mylar shows light age-toning on spine, one micro closed tear at head of rear panel, else displays beautifully. 234 pp. This volume, the twelfth in the annual series, contains the papers read at the Geneva Institute of International Relations in August of 1937. The most conspicuous international event that happened in 1937-38 was the Spanish Civil War; and the most solid contribution to the volume is appropriately Mr. Edgar Mowrer's paper on it. View more info

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A Coloring Book of the Civil War

By: Archambault, Alan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: CA, Bellerophon Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40058

ISBN: 0883880474

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback w/ light edgewear. 52 p text with full page illustrations by Alan Archambault. A coloring book with suggested colors of the various uniforms worn by both the northern and southern military. One page very neatly started. View more info

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Commanding Generals and Chiefs Of Staff 1775-1987 Portraits & Biographical Sketches of the United States Army's Senior Officer

By: Bell, William Gerdner

Price: $16.00

Publisher: DC, Center of Military History: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30902

Condition: As New


Brilliant copy in red buckram boards with bright gilt titles on cover and title spine. Slightly sprung front board, else as new unread copy inside and out. No names, tears or soil. 186 glossy pages illustrated in b/w and color. Collectible copy. View more info

Image for The Golden Horseshoe  Extracts from the letters of Captain H. L. Herndon of the 21st U.S. Infantry, on duty in the Philippine Islands, and Lieutenant Lawrence Gill, A.D.C. to the Military Governor of Puerto Rico. With a post-script by J. Sherman, Private, Co. D, 21st Infantry.

The Golden Horseshoe Extracts from the letters of Captain H. L. Herndon of the 21st U.S. Infantry, on duty in the Philippine Islands, and Lieutenant Lawrence Gill, A.D.C. to the Military Governor of Puerto Rico. With a post-script by J. Sherman, Private, Co. D, 21st Infantry.

By: Bonsal, Stephen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43792

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in illustrated tan cloth with decorative entwined vines, horseshoe and writing pen on cover. Some foxing on pastedowns and endpps, 316 p. text tight and bright. View more info

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What Horse For The Cavalry?

By: Borden, Spencer

Price: $175.00

Publisher: MA, J. H. Franklin Co.: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43980

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing 1912. Green cloth boards with spotting on upper board tip and color loss at fairly sharp tips and bumped spine ends. No title on backstrip. Frt board has a complete b/w photo framed in gilt of an arab looking horse complete with fancy arab decorative bridle, tassels and long shanked dbl bridle. Bright gilt title on frt board, tidy name and sticker pull abrasion on tip of age toned fep. Tissue guarded glossy frontis shows light foxing as does title page which also has a smaller b/w photo of a man mounted on an Arabian type horse, and is imprinted with "Many i... View more info

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International Law For Seagoing Officers Fifth Edition SIGNED

By: Brittin, Burdick H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: MD, Naval Institute Press: 1986

Edition: Fifth Edition

Inscription: Author's Presentation Copy

Seller Id: 43885

ISBN: 0870213059

Condition: Fine


Authors presentation copy signed on title page: Bob & Bev, If you think for one minute that it is with great pleasure that I deliver this copy of my 5th edition to you - you are right. Cheerio, Bert Brittin Nov 1989. Green cloth boards with sharp tips and spine ends, light blue title on backstrip, negligible color loss to tips, no rubbing. 503 pp text flawless, crisp and unmarked. View more info

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Insignia of The Services

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37181

Condition: Very Good


1st edition, 1st printing in aqua floral buckram exlib binding. All pages and pocket present. Tips bumped but not rubbed, hinges fine, text tight and bright w/occasional light finger mark and two pages with 1/2" closed tears at bottom. Unpaginated - 62 pages. The purpose of this book is to enable civilians to tell the rank or grade and branch of a man in uniform. It is not a book of uniform regulations. While the ranks, grades and branches will doubtless remain the same it is probable that minor changes in the wearing of braids, insignia, etc., will be ordered. Also bear in mind that c... View more info

Image for Silver Schoolbells  A History of USDESEA and A Tribute To Those Who Have Made It What It Is. 1946-1971

Silver Schoolbells A History of USDESEA and A Tribute To Those Who Have Made It What It Is. 1946-1971

By: Carlson, Warren

Price: $25.00

Publisher: MO, Margaret A. Sanders: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 38127

Condition: Fine


Dark grey patterned leatherette hardcover with a silver blind-stamped bell on front cover shows no wear. 108 pages of crisp & bright text with no tears or blemishes. Mapped endpprs. This book captures something of the spirit that has made USDESEA a great school system; it illustrates significant events of the past as well as many of the instructional programs which have advanced us to the forefront of American education. View more info

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Puppy Stakes

By: Cavanna, Betty

Price: $28.00

Publisher: PA, The Westminster Press: 1943

Seller Id: 31499

Condition: Good +


Tight bright copy in slightly soiled peach cloth with black cocker spaniel on frt board. Tips and spine ends bumped but not severely rubbed, text tight. NOT exlib. Illustrated by Paul Brown although not credited to him. Spine cracked at half title page, page block tight and going nowhere. A dog lover's dream of a tale about a young girl unhappily ensconced at her aunt's country home while her mother joins her father at his military base in California. Just when Janey is at her lowest ebb a litter of rambunctious cocker spaniels is born and Janey gets one of her own to train. The tiny town of H... View more info

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Land Forces of the World

By: Chant, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Crescent Books: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller Id: 33689

ISBN: 0517691280

Condition: Very Good


Color loss from shelf wear, spine ends bumped, text is tight and bright. Two 3/4" closed tears at outer edges at head of front panel of dj, now in new mylar and looks great. 240 p. includes index. Land Forces of the World is a comprehensive, up-to-date and illuminating handbook of the world's land weapons, from single-shot rocket launchers to the technological giant of the battlefield, the main battle tank, with full technological specifications and explanations of their development. This book provides a unique reference work for both the professional student and casual observer. View more info

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War Department Basic Field Manual FM 21-25 Elementary Map and Aerial Photograph Reading

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1944

Seller Id: 34897

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with name at head of cover, maintenance div stamped also. Includes laid in brochure 379-C1 A Guide For The Preparation Of A Field Exercise. 116 pages unmarked, holding fine. All there but not pretty. Looks like it begins with 20 pp of revisions, then goes on to Include: Why Learn to Read a Map?/ What is a Map?/ What is on a Map?/ How High is It?/ How Far is It?/ Where is It?/ Which Way is it?/ Two Ways to Line Up Your Map with the Ground/ Your Map and Compass Go to Work/ On the Road/ Aerial Photographs and Photo-maps/ The Army on the Map/ Taking Ca... View more info

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War Department Field Manual FM 2-5 Cavalry Drill Regulations, Horse

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1944

Seller Id: 34896

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with names on cover. 191 pp plus index watermarked at outer edge but holding fine. All there but not pretty. Includes: Individual Instruction/ Drill/ Ceremonies and Inspections/ Appendix: Organizational charts/ Index. View more info

Image for War Department  Basic Field Manual  Animal Transport

War Department Basic Field Manual Animal Transport

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1938

Seller Id: 34895

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with name at head of cover, starting at foot of spine. 223 pages unmarked, holding fine. All there but not pretty. Includes: Horsemanship/ Remount Training/ Animal Management/ Wagon Transportation/ Pack Transportation/ Index. View more info

Image for Cavalry Field Manual FM 2-15  Employment of Cavalry April 8, 1941

Cavalry Field Manual FM 2-15 Employment of Cavalry April 8, 1941

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1938

Seller Id: 34894

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and with name at head of cover. 230 pages show foxing but are holding fine, Errata slip laid in. All there but not pretty. Includes: General/ Offensive Combat/ Defensive Combat/ Reconnaissance/ Security/ Movements and Shelter/ Supply/ Evacuation/ Glossary. View more info

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Cavalry Field Manual Horse Cavalry

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1938

Seller Id: 34893

Condition: Good


Beige paperback cover soiled, creased and detached 1/2 inch at head of frt cover. 299 pages include several fold out maps, they are unmarked, holding fine, All there but not pretty. Includes: Mounted Drill/ Fundamentals/ Commands/ Signals/ Manual of Arms for the Rifle, Mounted/ Rifle Squad/ Rifle Platoon/ Light Machine-gun Squad/ Light Machine-gun Platoon/ Rifle Troop/ Heavy Machine-gun Squad/ Heavy Machine-gun Section/ Heavy Machine-gun Platoon/ Heavy Machine-gun Troop/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun Squad/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun Section/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun Platoon/ 60-mm Mortar Squad/ 60-... View more info

Image for Cavalry Field Manual Horse Cavalry  FM 2-5

Cavalry Field Manual Horse Cavalry FM 2-5

By: Chief of Cavalry

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Government Printing Office: 1940

Seller Id: 34892

Condition: Fair


Beige paperback has 2 pencil names on taped on, abraded frt cover, 302 pages with fold out maps, spine cracked but all pages holding fine. Rear paper cover missing. Still, remains usable, all there but not pretty. Includes: Mounted Drill/ Fundamentals/ Commands/ Signals/ Manual of Arms for the Rifle, Mounted/ Rifle Squad/ Rifle Platoon/ Light Machine-gun Squad/ Light Machine-gun Platoon/ Rifle Troop/ Heavy Machine-gun Squad/ Heavy Machine-gun Section/ Heavy Machine-gun Platoon/ Heavy Machine-gun Troop/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun Squad/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun Section/ Caliber .50 Machine-gun P... View more info

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Cross-Saddle & Side-Saddle Modern Riding for Men & Women

By: Christy, E.V.A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Seely, Service & Co. Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 24321

Condition: Good


1st edition exlib hardcover in dark green textured cloth quarter bound with dark green leather and gilt spine title. Boards bumped at extremities showing color loss.. 250 pp, heavyweight text tight and bright, hinges solid, spine slightly cocked. Glue residue from removed card pocket and few exlib stamps on frt pastedown and fep. Professionally reproduced dj shows loss at periphery but displays OK in new mylar. Wonderful, profusely illustrated compendium on both forms of riding with approx 1/3 of the text devoted to side saddle riding. The author was appointed Military Riding Instructor d... View more info