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The Mexican War

By: Singletary, Otis A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition. Later Printing

Seller ID: 16874

ISBN: 0226760618

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps. Otis Singletary's concise, dramatic account of the war that won the Southwest and California for the United States is designed to evoke in modern readers a fresh appreciation of one of the most colorful but neglected episodes in American military affairs—and certainly one of the most significant. Victory in this "military exercise" turned our attention to the Far West, made possible the Gold Rush of '49, and brought vast new territories and new peoples into the Union—altering the face of the nation and greatly influencing its future course. Mr. Singletar... View more info

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General Smuts's Message to South Wales: Speech Delivered at Tonypandy, Rhondda, on October 29, 1917

By: Smuts, Jan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, George H. Doran Company: 1918

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 24276

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's printed wraps. Compliments card of Prof. W. Macneile Dixon, University of Glasgow, laid in. Jan Christiaan Smuts, OM, CH, ED, KC, FRS, PC (1870-1950) was a prominent South African and British Commonwealth statesman, military leader and philosopher. In addition to holding various cabinet posts, he served as prime minister of the Union of South Africa from 1919 until 1924 and from 1939 until 1948. He led the Boer Commando in the Second Boer War for the Transvaal. During the First World War, he led the armies of South Africa against Germany, capturing German South-West Africa and co... View more info

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Lightning Out of Israel The Arab-Israeli Conflict by The Associated Press

By: The Associated Press.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Prentice Hall: 1967

Edition: Commemorative Edition. 1

Seller ID: 15693

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD.. B & W and color photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 158 pp View more info

Image for Big Red: Three Months on Board a Trident Nuclear Submarine

Big Red: Three Months on Board a Trident Nuclear Submarine

By: Waller, Douglas C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 2001

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 8505

ISBN: 0060194847

Condition: As New in Near Fine dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over black boards, silver lettering on spine. Illustrated with B&W photographs.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket shows slight shelf-wear along the top edge only. AS NEW/NEAR FINE. . B&W Photographs. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 352 pp View more info

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Liberty's Victorious Conflict A Photographic History of the World War

By: Woman's Weekly

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Magazine Circulation Co.: 1918

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 14614

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's brown cloth over paper-covered boards with B&W paste-on. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs of WWI. Oversize book. . Boards worn and rubbed, shadows of formerly laid in documents on endpapers, otherwise unmarked, tight, and square. GOOD. . B&W photographs and map. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 128 pp View more info

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The Great Battles of World War I: The War on Land, at Sea, and in the Air - Illustrated with 400 photographs, paintings, and maps

By: Wren, Jack

Price: $40.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8549

ISBN: 0448020378

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full brown faux-leather, gilt lettering on spine, maps on endpapers. Profusely illustrated with 400 color and B&W photographs, paintings and maps. . Former owner's printed bookplate on rep, otherwise unmarked, tight, square and clean; edges very lightly shelf-worn, else fine. The dust jacket is chipped along the top edge only, with some small closed tears. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. . Photographs, Paintings, and Maps. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 434 pp View more info

Stalingrad to Berlin: The German Defeat in the East

By: Ziemke, Earl F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Office of the Chief of Military History, United States Army: 1968

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26742

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full burgundy cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion of the seal of the United States on cover. Illustrated with 73 B&W photographs and 42 maps. Includes Footnotes, Appendices, Note on Sources, Glossary, Code Names, and Index. This is the official United States Army history of the defeat of Germany, by Russia, in the East during World War II. "Save for the introduction of nuclear weapons, the Soviet victory over Germany was the most fateful development of World War II. Both wrought changes and raised problems that have constantly preoccupied the world more than twenty... View more info

Lost in Shangri-La

By: Zuckoff, Mitchell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, HarperCollins: 2011

Edition: Stated First Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 21164

ISBN: 0061988340

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over blue boards, bronze lettering on spine, fore-edge deckle. On May 13, 1945, twenty-four American servicemen and WACs boarded a transport plane for a sightseeing trip over Shangri-La, a beautiful and mysterious valley deep within the jungle-covered mountains of Dutch New Guinea. Unlike the peaceful Tibetan monks of James Hiltons bestselling novel Lost Horizon, this Shangri-La was home to spear-carrying tribesmen, warriors rumored to be cannibals. But the pleasure tour became an unforgettable battle for survival when the plane crashed. Miraculously, ... View more info