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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

Image for Alexander's Battle  The Children's Art Series

Alexander's Battle The Children's Art Series

By: Altdorfer, Albrecht; Barokas, Bernard; Comtempre, Yvette; Leonard, Claire

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NJ, Silver Burdett Ginn: 1979

Seller Id: 42859

ISBN: 0382063287

Condition: Near Fine


Illust hardcover with lightly bumped (not rubbed) tips, faint color loss from a formerly placed price sticker on upper tip of frt cover, internally crisp and unmarked. 25 pp. Uses details from the 16th-century painting by Albrecht Altdorfer to recount the battle between the Greeks, led by Alexander, and the Persians, led by Darius. View more info

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The Reluctant Hero and the Massachusetts 54th Colored Regiment SIGNED

By: Andersen, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tn, Winston-Derek Publishers, Inc: 1991

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38173

ISBN: 1555233929

Condition: Very Good


1st printing illustrated paperback has color loss along edges, a small crease along gutter and a small crease along front edge otherwise shows well. 'For Henry, A Distant Mirror! Richard' is signed on title page. 174 pages of crisp text with no tears or writing. You know the story of Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Colored Regiment from the motion picture, Glory - now read what the film did not reveal. View more info

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

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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Nostalgia Spotlight on the Thirties

By: Anglo, Michael

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Universal Books: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 28104

ISBN: 0904041484

Condition: Near Fine


Stunning copy in black boards with bright gilt titles in unclipped dj in mylar. 144 pgs of pictorial history. Nostalgia Series captures the essence of each decade in a compelling and lively way by spotlighting the people and events, the fashions and enthusiasms unique to the period. This one (first published 1976) focuses on the Depression, prelude to war, Hollywood, big bands, the Mafia, Spanish Civil War. View more info

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Leopard The Story of my Horse.

By: Ansell, Col. Sir Michael, C.B.E., D.S.O., Foreword by H.R.H. Prince Clarles, Prince of Wales, K.G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: England, Quartilles International Ltd.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45436

ISBN: 090302117X

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in dk green leatherette boards with bright gilt titles. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. 125 pp plus Epilogue & Glossary in rear. 29 illustrations. No names, tears or soil. Cover art from the painting "Cooling Streams" by the late Gilbert Holiday plus 28 b/w photos and line drawings throughout. Conveys in detail what it felt like to be a Cavalryman before the regiments were mechanized, and how that legendary life of hunting, steeplechasing, show-jumping and even trick riding, proved to be a perfect school for those who would soon have to lead their men in wa... 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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Great American Cavalrymen

By: Army Times Editors

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1964

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 26717

Condition: Near Fine


Tight bright 1st edition exlib with all pages and pocket present. 156 p. This account takes the reader from the American Revolution to the last charges and patrols, in the Philippines and northern Italy in WWII. View more info

Image for Everyman's Battle  Winning the War on Sexual Temptation One Victory at a Time

Everyman's Battle Winning the War on Sexual Temptation One Victory at a Time

By: Arterburn, Stephen; Stoeker, Fred; with Mike Yorkey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: CO, Waterbrook Press: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 41508

ISBN: 1578563682

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint paperback showing a touch of curl on upper cover tip. 235 pp text is crisp and unmarked. View more info

Image for Crossroads   A Novel of the Twentieth Century South  SIGNED

Crossroads A Novel of the Twentieth Century South SIGNED

By: Beaty, John

Price: $17.00

Publisher: TX, Wilkinson Publishing Co.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36701

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright 1st edition exlib hardcover with pocket and all pages present. 356 pp. Mapped endpapers w/yellow tape stains. Second fep has dedication bookplate signed by the John Beaty Family donating this book in the name of C. A. Utz to the Orange, VA Library. Also has a ink note at head of same page that states: "Given in affectionate memory of C. A. Utz by The John Beaty Family Feb 29th 1972". This page is torn from spine 3" up from foot but remains tightly bound. "A group of young people struggle with their emotions, their problems of love and marriage, in the shadow of o... View more info

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Brothers At War

By: Blair, Margaret Whitman

Price: $7.00

Publisher: PA, White Mane Publishing Company, Inc.: 1997

Seller Id: 46130

ISBN: 1572490497

Condition: Very Good


Nice straight sharp paperback with lightly brushed tips, small crease on rear cover upper tip. 145 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Rob and Jamie, brothers who are opposites and who both involved in a Civil War reenactment, find themselves transported back in time to the actual Antietam Campaign in 1862. View more info

Image for They Fought Like Demons  Women Soldiers in the Civil War

They Fought Like Demons Women Soldiers in the Civil War

By: Blanton, DeAnne; Cook, Lauren M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: LA, Louisianna State University Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 43608

ISBN: 0807128066

Condition: As New


Gorgeous, crisp, unread copy. 177 pp tight and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. "Albert Cashier" served three years in the Union Army and passed successfully as a man until 1911 when the aging veteran was revealed to be a woman named Jennie Hodgers. Frances Clayton kept fighting even after her husband was gunned down in front of her at the Battle of Murfreesboro. And more than one soldier astonished "his" comrades-in-arms by giving birth in camp. This lively and authoritative book opens a hitherto neglected chapter of Civil War history, telling the stories of hund... View more info

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Henrietta World War II Hen Being a True Story

By: Brigham, Anthea

Price: $45.00

Publisher: MA, Whale's Jaw Publishing: 2008

Seller Id: 38319

ISBN: 0974077828

Condition: Fine


Bright yellow pictorial paperback has negligible wear. 28 pp illustrated text is crisp with no tears or blemishes. A unique look at war through the eyes of a hen. View more info

Image for Daughters of the Cause  Women of the Civil War

Daughters of the Cause Women of the Civil War

By: Broadwater, Robert P.; Edited By Campbell, Joseph T.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PA, Daisy Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33533

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback with one tiny soil spot on cover. 45 pp text as new. View more info

Image for War Paint  An Indian Pony

War Paint An Indian Pony

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Seller Id: 46011

Condition: Good


Reprint of the first edition with letter A and L-12.66 [MH] on copyright page. Solid exlib hardcover in taupe colored cloth boards with reddish- brown illustration of Indian and horse on cover, same color titles on backstrip. No call tags or exlib marks on spine of book (but there is a capital letter J on the backstrip of the dj, that matches the J written in pencil above the Price Hill school stamp on copyright page. Board tips and spine ends are bumped with shelf wear on all 6 surfaces (4 tips, 2 spine ends). Internally the only thing visible pertaining to its former library life is th... View more info

Image for War Paint  An Indian Pony

War Paint An Indian Pony

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $85.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46303

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first printing hardcover in illustrated yellow cloth boards with a red illustration of a Native American and his horse on frt cover, backstrip ends are bumped but not rubbed and have matching red titles. Internally, the book is fabulous. Hinge papers are fine, 96 page text is of heavier gauge paper and is clean, has no tears, chips or names. Original, unclipped dust jacket ($2.00) has a repaired chip at the head of frt panel next to the dj flap fold, small chips and color loss at spine ends, triangular chip at head of rear gutter that starts at head of spine and goes round t... View more info

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Counteroffensive: U.S Marines from Pohang to No Name Line

By: Brown, Ronald J., Lt Col, USMCR, Retired

Price: $8.00

Publisher: DC, U.S. Marine Corps Historical Center: 2001

Seller Id: 33650

Condition: Near Fine


Pictorial paperback in near fine condion. Front and rear cover corners slightly bumped. Light surface wear from storage. 69 pgs. Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series. View more info

The Children's Village The Village of Peace

By: Buchanan, Mary; Foreword by Walter Robert Corti, Intro by H. J. Alexander

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1959

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller Id: 46086

Condition: Very Good


Fourth edition hardcover in medium blue paper covered boards with gilt title spine. One small soil dot to each board, spine ends bumped, tips remain sharp. Very light sunning at upper edges of boards. Unclipped, Priced 8/6 net dj shows tiny bits of loss at tips, and a smidge of color loss along dj backstrip. Front end paper has small rectangle clipped out of upper corner, bit of foxing on endpprs, else crisp and clean. 40 pp of text followed by 32 pp of b/w photographs. The village was created as a place for children in war-torn countries to come and live to help them put the war, their l... View more info

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Knights and Castles and Feudal Life

By: Buehr, Walter

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1957

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 26716

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright exlib with all pages and pocket present. Few taped tears in text, occasional smudge or mark not obscuring text. Interesting, well illustrated book. View more info

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Both Sides of The Canvas SIGNED

By: Burgess, Mary Hayden

Price: $28.00

Publisher: IN, Authorhouse: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36636

ISBN: 1418475734

Condition: Fine


1st edition paperback signed by author on title page: "To Susan, Best wishes, Mary Burgess". 256 pg memoir illustrated in b/w tells of the life story of the young daughter of the last American vice governor general of The Philippines who grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. During WWII she volunteered with the American Red Cross, then after the war, moved to Wyoming to raise a family and take up painting. Her husband died from Alzheimer's disease. "A heartfelt memoir, and paintings that lead you into ethereal Wyoming skies". View more info