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The Military Classics Collection (Ten Volumes)

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 2003

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 16816


Ten volumes in slipcase. Titles include Full Circle by J. E. Johnson, Kamikaze by Raymond Lamont-Brown, The Dambuster's Raid by John Sweetman, The Battle of Britain by John Ray, The Small Back Room by Nigel Balchin, Military Errors of World War Two by Kenneth Macksey, Last Days of the Reich by James Lucas, Against All Odds! by Bryan Perrett, Goshawk Squadron by Derek Robinson, and Military Mavericks by David Rooney. Publisher's glossy wraps. . All ten volumes are in ex... View more info

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Digging Into Custer's Last Stand

By: Barnard, Sandy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Terra Haute, Indiana, AST Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27072


Publisher's glossy photographic stapled wraps. Illustrated with numerous B&W photographs. . Former owner's signature on fep, otherwise the volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unread, tight, square and clean. NEAR FINE.. B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 68 pp View more info

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The League of Peace and a Free Sea

By: Corbett, Sir Julian Stafford

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, George H. Doran Company: 1917

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 24278


Publisher's printed wraps. Sir Julian Stafford Corbett (1854-1922) was a prominent British naval historian and geostrategist of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, whose works helped shape the Royal Navy's reforms of that era. One of his most famous works is Some Principles of Maritime Strategy, which remains a classic among students of naval warfare. Corbett was a good friend and ally of naval reformer Admiral John "Jackie" Fisher, the First Sea Lord. He wa... View more info

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The British Workman Defends his Home

By: Crooks, Will

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, The Whitwell Press: 1917

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24282


Publisher's pictorial wraps. William (Will) Crooks (1852-1921) was a noted trade unionist and politician from Poplar, London, and a member of the Fabian Society. He is particularly remembered for his campaigning work against poverty and inequality. On 18 September 1914 at the outbreak of World War One, Crooks led the House of Commons in singing the national anthem. He was one of the Labour MPs to form part of the executive of Viscount Milner's British Workers National ... View more info

Fatal Decision: Anzio and the Battle for Rome

By: D'Este, Carlo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 1991

Edition: Book Club Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19158


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over black boards, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with 74 B&W photographs and 16 maps and battle plans. Includes several Appendices, extensive Notes, Bibliography, and detailed Index. "Fatal Decision" is one of the best histories ever written of a World War II military campaign. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square, and clean. Very small closed tear at top of dust jacket, slight... View more info

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Warfare in Antiquity

By: Delbruck, Hans

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press: 1990

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 738


Publisher's glossy illustrated wraps. 8vo. 604, (1) pp. This is Volume One in the series "History of the Art of War." This is an unopened, unmarked copy, AN. This book is in perfect , pristine condition, AN . History of the Art of War Series. Vol. 1. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 604, (1) pp View more info

They Fought With What They Had The Story of the Army Air Forces in the Southwest Pacific, 1941-1942

By: Edmonds, Walter D.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1951

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 14440


Publisher's full blue cloth, silver lettering on spine, maps on endpapers. Illustrated with maps by the author. Introduction by General George C. Kenney, USAF. Includes Postscript, Appendix, Notes, List of Sources, List of Abbreviations, and Index. . Boards lightly shelf-worn and soiled, spine mildly sunned; unmarked, tight and square. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xxiii, (ii), 532 pp View more info

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ALEXANDER THE GREAT AND THE LOGISTICS OF THE MACEDONIAN ARMY

By: Engels, Donald W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 1978

Edition: First Paperback Edition. 1

Seller ID: 4143


Publisher's glossy wraps. Illustrated with 16 maps, in addition to numerous tables and charts. A detailed study of Alexander the Great's Macedonian Army and its logistical operations and management.. Former owner's name neatly stamped on half-title, else fine. VERY GOOD. . B&W Charts and Maps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xiv, 194 pp View more info

Two Views of Gettysburg

By: Fremantle, Sir Arthur J. L.; Frank A. Haskell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Lakeside Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 12218


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover, fore-edge deckle, t.e.g. Illustrated with maps and photographs.. The volume is slightly cocked, else as new; unmarked, unread, tight, and clean. VERY GOOD+. . The Lakeside Classics Series. Vol. 62. Maps and Photographs. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. xl, 264 pp View more info

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Great Generals of the Ancient World: The Personality, Intellectual and Leadership Traits that made them Great

By: Gabriel, Richard A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Pen & Sword Military: 2017

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 26884


Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with maps and tables. Includes Selected Bibliography and Index. Of the thousands of commanders who served in history's armies, why is it that only a few are remembered as great leaders of men in battle? What combination of personal and circumstantial influences conspire to produce great commanders? What makes a great leader great? Richard A Gabriel analyses the biographies of ten great generals who live... View more info

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Peace: How to Get and Keep It

By: Gosling, Harry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, George H. Doran Company: (1917)

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24279


Publisher's printed wraps. Harry Gosling CH (1861-1930) was a British Labour Party politician and trade union leader. Gosling was President of the British Trade Union Congress in 1916, and in 1917 he was President of the Transport Workers' Federation. During the First World War Gosling was a member of the Port and Transit Executive, the body charged with organising imports and exports by sea. At the end of hostilities he was appointed to the Imperial War Graves Commi... View more info

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To End a War

By: Holbrook, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1998

Edition: First Edition Thus. Second Printing

Seller ID: 19065


AS NEW/NEAR FINE.. B&W Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xx, 408 pp View more info

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Weapons of Mass Destruction and Terrorism

By: Howard, Russell D.; James J.F. Forest; Ambassador Michael Sheehan (Foreword)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Mcgraw-Hill: 2007

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24777


Publisher's glossy wraps. In WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION AND TERRORISM, Brigadier General (Retired) Russell Howard and Dr. James Forest have collected original and previously published seminal articles and essays by scientists, academics, government officials, and members of the nation’s security and intelligence communities. The editors and several of the authors write from practical field experience in nonproliferation and counterterrorism efforts. Others have had s... View more info

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Reports On British Prison-Camps in India and Burma: Visited by the International Red Cross Committee in February, March and April 1917

By: International Red Cross

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran: 1918

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24187


Paperbound 63 pages. Camps were visited by International Red Cross Committee in 1917 . Paperbound beige cloth. Enclosed is a loose paper from the desk of a professor from the Universty of Glascow. . Small tears at top and bottom of spine, else fine. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 63 pp View more info

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FIELDS OF BATTLE. The Wars for North America

By: Keegan, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 16863


B & W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. xii,350 pp View more info

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Lifeline In The Sky: The Story of the U.S. Military Air Transport Service

By: Knight, Clayton

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Company: 1957

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 12486


Publisher's full blue cloth, blue lettering on spine and cover, along with depiction of a plane and hangar in blue on cover. Illustrated with 72 drawings and 2 full color paintings.. Book is in very good condition, tightly bound, well colored and bright illusrations, dust jacket is slightly torn, else fine. VERY GOOD. . B&W & color illustrations. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. (x), 264, (1) pp View more info

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The Crusades: Iron Men and Saints

By: Lamb, Harold

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, Long Island, NY, International Collectors Library: 1931

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 27159


Publisher's full brown leatherette, spine in six compartments separated by gilt decoration, gilt lettering in two compartments, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt borders and tooling on cover, printed endpapers, t.e.g., fore-edge deckle, ribbon marker bound in. Illustrated with B&W frontispiece. International Collectors Library brochure laid in. . This volume is in excellent condition, with very slight shelf-wear, spine slightly darkened; else as new; unmarked, unread, ... View more info

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The Outlaw Sea A World of Freedom, Chaos, and Crime

By: Langewiesche, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, North Point Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 8507


The author explores the various enterprises, both licit and illicit, that flourish in the vast international waters of the oceans.. Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket are in perfect, pristine condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Maps. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 239 pp View more info

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Revolt in the Desert

By: Lawrence, T. E. (Lawrence of Arabia)

Price: $80.00

Publisher: NY, George H. Doran Company: 1927

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 2937


First American Edition (stated, "First Printing in America, March, 1927"). "B" on copyright page. Publisher's full brick cloth, black lettering and decoration on spine and cover, fore-edge deckle, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with 16 B&W portraits and drawings, as well as large fold-out map tipped-in at rear.. Spine lightly darkened, slightly spotted with one tiny puncture, head and heel mildly worn with small tear at head, covers lightly rubbed, s... View more info

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Great Commanders and Their Battles

By: Livesey, Anthony

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Courage Books / Running Press: 1993

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 740


First Printing (stated). Publisher's full black cloth, gilt lettering on spine and cover, red endpapers. Filio. 200 pp. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of color drawings, maps and photographs. This is an unmarked, unread copy. Both the volume and the dust jacket are in virtually perfect condition. AN/AN. ; one corner of book slightly bumped, else AN. . B&W&Color photos,illus. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 200 pp View more info