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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

ISBN: 0785817840

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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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Nelson's Trafalgar: The Battle That Changed the World

By: Adkins, Roy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2004

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 25831

ISBN: 0670034487

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full black paper-covered boards, gilt lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W maps and reproductions.. The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Unclipped dust jacket shows only mild shelf-wear, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE.. Maps and Reproductions. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xxiii, 392 pp View more info

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The Wild Blue: The Men and Boys Who Flew the B-24s Over Germany 1944-45

By: Ambrose, Stephen E..

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Paperback Edition. Later Printing

Seller ID: 17000

ISBN: 0743223098

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


VERY GOOD.. B & W photos. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 304 pp 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

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


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

German War Aims

By: Bevan, Edwyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers: 1918

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 24181

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Signature above title..Stains on front cover . 71/2 x 41/2. 42 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

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


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

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


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

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


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

The Catcher was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg

By: Dawidoff, Nicholas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1995

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 16987

ISBN: 0679762892

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's glossy wraps. Moe Berg is the only major-league baseball player whose baseball card is on display at the headquarters of the CIA. For Berg was much more than a third-string catcher who played on several major league teams between 1923 and 1939. Educated at Princeton and the Sorbonne, he as reputed to speak a dozen languages (although it was also said he couldn't hit in any of them) and went on to become an OSS spy in Europe during World War II. As Nicholas D... 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

ISBN: 0-8032-9199-X

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0520042727

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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

ISBN: 1473859085

Condition: New in New dust jacket


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

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


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

ISBN: 037550057X

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


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

ISBN: 0073379700

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


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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The Voyage of the Armada: The Spanish Story

By: Howarth, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1981

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 25833

ISBN: 0670748285

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in black cloth over tan boards, gilt lettering on spine, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with B&W photographs and reproductions.. Former owner's name and address written on ffep, else fine. Unclipped dust jacket shows mild wear around head and heel of spine. NEAR FINE/NEAR FINE.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 256 pp View more info

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Trafalger: The Nelson Touch

By: Howarth, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Atheneum: 1969

Edition: First American Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 25834

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Quarter bound in blue cloth over tan boards, gilt lettering on spine, title blind-stamped on front cover, illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with B&W drawings, maps, and reproductions.. Former owner's name and address written on half-title page, else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket is lightly chipped and worn. NEAR FINE/VERY GOOD. . B&W Drawings, Maps, and Reproductions. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 254, (1) pp 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

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


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