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Original 1918 World War I Poster: Lend - the way they Fight; Buy Liberty Bonds to your Utmost

By: Ashe, E.M.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: W.F. Powers Co.: 1918

Seller ID: 2274854

Condition: Very Good


A couple light creases along top edge, two closed tears to border, main image is excellent. Shrink-wrapped over foam core. 1918 Poster. 26 x 38. A full color lithographed poster printed during World War I to promote liberty bonds, illustrated by E.M. Ashe. This poster shows a dynamic scene of a U.S. soldier throwing a grenade into an enemy trench. Borkan 102. Rawls 264. Biblio Magazine Feb. 1997, Vol. 2, p. 22. View more info

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The Genesis of the War

By: Asquith, Herbert Henry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290344

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Front hinge broken, rear hinge starting, ink name on front endpaper. 1923 Hard Cover. ix, 405 pp. CONTENTS: Introduction; The Early Years--1888-1900; The Chancellorship of Bulow; The End of Bulow Regime; The Encirclement of Germany; Bethmann-Hollweg--1909-1917; Development and Working of the Entente; The Part of Great Britain in the Entente; Naval Expansion; Morocco; The Haldane Mission--1912; Three German Ambassadors; Pre-War Preparations--Part I: The Financial Aspect; Pre-War Preparations--Part II: Committee of Defence; Pre-War Preparations--Part III: The Dominions ... View more info

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The Right to Fight: A History of African-Americans in the Military

By: Astor, Gerald

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1719206

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. 1988 Large Softcover. 529pp. From the birth of the United States, African American men and women have fought and died in defense of a nation that has often denied them many fundamental rights of citizenship. Now Gerald Astor has chronicled their efforts and accomplishments in this critically acclaimed survey. From Crispus Attucks, the first casualty of the American Revolution, to fighters on both sides of the Civil War, Astor moves to the postwar Indian campaigns and the infamous Brownsville riot. He also documents the prejudices and grievous wrongs that have kept Afr... View more info

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Wings of Gold: The U.S. Naval Air Campaign in World War II

By: Astor, Gerald

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281576

ISBN: 0891418539

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear to jacket. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. From critically acclaimed military historian Gerald Astor comes Wings of Gold, the first account of how the airplane transformed the U.S. Navy and paved the way to victory in the Pacific in World War II. Astor tracks that fateful journey from its humble beginnings in 1910 when Eugene Ely flew the very first plane off the deck of a U.S. Navy ship to the unprecedented air combat missions that helped defeat the Japanese. View more info

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The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966

By: Atkinson, Rick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263561

ISBN: 0395480086

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Near fine in good jacket. Light stain on rear jacket panel and flap. 1989 Hard Cover. xiii, 592 pp. This is the story of the twenty-five-year adventure of the generation of officers who fought in Vietnam. With novelistic detail, Atkinson tells the story of West Point's Class of 1966 primarily through the experiences of three classmates and the women they loved--from the boisterous cadet years and youthful romances to the fires of Vietnam, where dozens of their classmates died and hundreds more grew disillusioned, to the hard peace and family adjustments that followed. The rich c... View more info

Image for The Liberation Trilogy: Volume One - An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943; Volume Two - The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944; Volume Three - The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945

The Liberation Trilogy: Volume One - An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943; Volume Two - The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943-1944; Volume Three - The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945

By: Atkinson, Rick

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2014

Seller ID: 2292341

ISBN: 1627790594

Condition: Near Fine


No slipcase. Volume one - First edition. Volumes two and three - reprints. Smudges on bottom edge of volume one. 2014 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 681; xiii, 791; xiii, 877 pp. Three volume set. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and black-and-white maps. From the War in North Africa to the Invasion of Normandy, the Liberation Trilogy recounts the hard fought battles that led to Allied victory in Second World War. Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times bestselling author Rick Atkinson brings great drama and exquisite detail to the retelling of th... View more info

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World War II International Aircraft Recognition Manual

By: Aviation Publications

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Aviation Publications: 1973

Seller ID: 2194623

Condition: Very Good


1973 Small Softcover. Unpaginated. Illustrations, silhouettes, and technical information on WWII military aircraft. View more info

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alpha Books: 1998

Seller ID: 2206391

Condition: Near Fine


Light general wear. 1998 Soft Cover. xxiv, 407 pp. ...a comprehensive overview of America's bloodiest war. From the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox, this book offers fascinating stories of the men and women who fought bravely and often died for a cause they believed in. The book features a clear chronology of major events, detailed explanations of key battles such as Gettysburg, Chattanooga, and Chancellorsville. Author Alan Axelrod offers intimate impressions and anecdotes from generals and soldiers alike, and strategies of war leaders such as Sherman, Lee, a... View more info

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The Real History of the Vietnam War: A New Look at the Past

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sterling: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285682

ISBN: 1402790252

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2013 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 369 pp. Released in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the escalation of the Vietnam War, this fifth volume in the Real History series draws parallels between contemporary international conflicts and what occurred in Vietnam half a century ago. Events since 2001 suggest that the agonizing lessons Vietnam should have taught us about armed enterprises in remote lands have gone unlearned. In examining questions about that tumultuous era—including the complex political manipulations that led... View more info

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Flying Furies [The Story of the Fighter Plane]

By: Ayling, Keith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1719708

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Edge wear. 1942 Large Hardcover. 44 pp. Blue cloth spine, color pictorial paper over boards. Several full-page illustrations by Wallis Rigby of various fighter planes, endpapers depict 24 varieties of combat aircraft. Five pages of text redacted by publisher due to government censorship (several words blacked out for security purposes). View more info

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Orphan Hero: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Babb, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Yucca: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2157294

ISBN: 1631580493

Condition: Fine


First Edition. An exceptional copy. Fine. 2015 Hard Cover. 443 pp. Told by his stepmother that he alone had been responsible for the death of his mother, abandoned by the earlier departure of his father for the California 1849 goldfields, and threatened with being locked in a cage with his stepmother’s psychotic brother, eight-year-old Benjamin Franklin “B .F.” Windes decides to abandon home and trail his father’s path. Thus begins a trip of constant struggle with disease, severe weather, hardship, Indian attack, and death on his lone journey across much of what is now the United State... View more info

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Pimpernel Gold: How Norway Foiled the Nazis

By: Baden-Powell, Dorothy; Collier, Sir Laurence

Price: $50.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press / Robert Hale Limited: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204565

ISBN: 0709167482

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1978 Hard Cover. 207 pp. With a foreword by Sir Laurence Collier. When the Germans landed in Norway, King Haakon VII went into hiding and began a cross-country trek to meet up with Allied ships on the north coast which would take him to safety in England. Less safe was the gold of the Bank of Norway, bullion which had to be preserved if the country was ever to recover once the war ended. The Germans, of course, were eager to pounce on the gold, but quick, independent thinking by Norwegian officers got the bullion into some 30 lorries and vehicles and into te... View more info

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Faith in God and Generals: An Anthology of Faith, Hope, and Love in the American Civil War

By: Baehr, Ted; Wales, Susan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Broadman & Holman Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2172707

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 2003 Hard Cover. Ron Maxwell, producer of the acclaimed movie Gettysburg and director of Gods & Generals, has encouraged the creation of this anthology that captures and explores one of the major themes of Gods & Generals—devout, godly men and women on both sides of the Civil War fervently believed that their cause was not only just but that they enjoyed God's favor. View more info

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The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Bahr, Howard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Picador: 1997

Seller ID: 2206464

ISBN: 0312265077

Condition: Near Fine


Light sticker adhesive to rear wrapper. 1997 Trade Paperback. 266 pp. The Black Flower is the gripping Story of a young Confederate rifleman named Bushrod Carter. When Bushrod is wounded, he is taken to a makeshift hospital where he comes under the care of Anna, who has already lost two potential romances to battle. Bushrod and Anna's attempt to forge a bond n the midst of pathos and horror is a powerful reminder that the war that divided America will not vanish quietly into pages of history.Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY CIVIL WAR HISTORICAL FICTION View more info

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The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Bahr, Howard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America: 2012

Seller ID: 2206465

ISBN: 1877853747

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker to rear wrapper. 2012 Trade Paperback. 266 pp. This powerful story of a young rifleman's agony during the Battle of Franklin in 1864 ranks with the foremost novels of the Civil War. It has already won praise for it's originality and power in the New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Southern Living and many other journals. The black flower symbolizes the rifleman's sense of doom in the midst of Union cannons firing upon John Bell Hood's Army of Tennessee. That army literally disappears in a hail of rifle and cannon fire from the Union entrenchments. Bushr... View more info

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The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2000-2001: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2287157

ISBN: 1557501971

Condition: Near Fine


2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [1], 1107, [5] pp. This biennially updated reference on the world's naval and paranaval forces presents accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of about 180 countries and territories, as well as information about coast guards and other armed maritime government services. It contains not only details about the characteristics and capabilities of ships and craft ranging from giant aircraft carriers and ballistic missile submarines to small tugboats and launches, but... View more info

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The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2002-2003: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2287158

ISBN: 1557502420

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded. 2002 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [1], 1129, [9] pp. This popular navy guide is internationally acknowledged as the world's leading one-volume reference to the world's naval and paranaval forces. Comprehensive, authoritative and affordable, it is updated biennially to include accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of more than one hundred eighty countries and territories, including coast guards and other armed maritime government services. Both major fleets like those of the United St... View more info

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The United States Secret Service in the Late War, Comprising the Author's Introduction to the Leading Men at Washington, with the Origin and Organization of the United States Secret Service Bureau, and a Graphic History of Rich and Exciting Experiences, North and South...

By: Baker, La Fayette C.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: T.A. Langan & Brother: 1889

Seller ID: 2275501

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed with some loss of gilt, ages toned, one illustration loose, hinges weakening, frontispiece foxed. 1889 Hard Cover. 398 pp. Grey cloth, gilt titles, elaborate gilt, red, & silver design on spine & front board, floral decorated endpapers. A firsthand account of the formation and development of the United States Secret Service during the American Civil War, with -- in the words of the publisher -- 'a profuse galaxy of magnificent full-page illustrations of exquisite beauty'. Some of these plates are full color, others two-tone (blue ink on pink background). View more info

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Selected Papers on British Warship Design in World War II

By: Baker, R. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289922

ISBN: 0870219219

Condition: Very Good


Reissule. Jacket toned. 1983 Hard Cover. In 1947 the quarterly Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects included a set of papers written by the Admiralty Naval Construction officials responsible for various types of warships. These selections from the report include a wealth of information on the design of warships during WWII. View more info

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The Sweet Hell Inside: A Family History

By: Ball, Edward

Price: $8.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194689

Condition: Good


First edition. Spine cocked, ink name and date on front endpaper, remainder mark.Very Good. 2001 Hard Cover. xv, 384 pp. 'The Sweet Hell Inside' recounts the lives of the Harleston family of South Carolina, the progeny of a Southern gentleman and his slave who cast off their blemished roots and achieved affluence in part through a surprisingly successful funeral parlor business. Their wealth afforded the Harlestons the comfort of chauffeurs, tailored clothes, and servants whose skin was darker than theirs. It also launched the family into a generation of glory as painters, performers, and phot... View more info

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A Long Shadow: Jefferson Davis and the Final Days of the Confederacy

By: Ballard, Michael B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203426

ISBN: 087805295X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 1986 Hard Cover. xi, 200 pp. A Long Shadow is a fascinating narrative account of the fall of the Confederacy told from the perspective of Jefferson Davis, his official entourage, and his family as they tried to hold the government together while staying one step ahead of their Union Army pursuers.The martyred Davis is one of the most enduring symbols of the Lost Cause of the Confederacy. Michael B. Ballard maintains that this image began to take form during the last days of Davis's presidency as the doomed leader rose nobly to adversity, handling sensitive poli... View more info

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The Battle: A New History of Waterloo

By: Barbero, Alessandro

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Walker: 2006

Seller ID: 2208405

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2006 Trade Paperback. Italian historian Alessandro Barbero's majestic new account stands apart from previous British and French histories by giving voice to all the nationalities that took part. Invoking the memories of British, French, and Prussian soldiers, Barbero meticulously re-creates the conflict as it unfolded, from General Reille's early afternoon assault on the chateau of Hougoumont, to the desperate last charge of Napoleon's Imperial Guard as evening settled in. From privates to generals, Barbero recounts individual miracles and tragedies, moments of courage and... View more info

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Long Range Guns, Close Quarter Combat: The Third United States Artillery Regiment in the War of 1812

By: Barbuto, Richard V.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Old Fort Niagara Association: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281318

ISBN: 094196728X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2010 Trade Paperback. 144 pp. A study of the 3rd U.S. Artillery in the War of 1812, illustrated with photographs, historical illustrations, and maps. Rich Barbuto is professor of history and has served as the deputy director of the Department of Military History at the US Army Command & General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas since 2004. A 1971 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, he served for twenty-three years as an armor officer with tours of duty in Germany, Korea, and Canada. He also served as exchange instructor at the Cana... View more info

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A History of Ulster

By: Bardon, Jonathan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Blackstaff Press: 1992

Seller ID: 2294546

ISBN: 0856404764

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker on rear wrapper. 1992 Trade Paperback. x, 914 pp. Volatile and dynamic, Ulster has for centuries been at the eye of the storm between Ireland and Britain, the complexity of its history embroiling its people and baffling the outside world. comprehensive account of the province, spanning nine thousand years of social, political and economic life: the early settlements; the Viking and Norman invasions; the plantations and the Penal Laws; the rise of the United Irishmen and Orangeism; the Act of Union; emigration and the Great Famine; the linen industry and shipbuilding; the Home Rule cris... View more info

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Solidarnosc: From Gdansk to Military Repression

By: Barker, Colin; Weber, Kara

Price: $3.00

Publisher: International Socialism: 1982

Seller ID: 1736274

Condition: Very Good


1982 Trade Paperback. Colin Barker (b. 1939) is a British sociologist as well as a Marxist historian and writer. A long-standing member of the Socialist Workers Party in Manchester, he is the author of numerous articles and works on Marxism, including a history of the Polish trade union Solidarity, Festival of the Oppressed. A Trotskyist, Barker was a member of the International Socialism Group in Oxford and Manchester from 1962. He was a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University from 1967 to 2002 and an organiser of the periodic International Conference on Alternative... View more info

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History of the Rhode Island Combat Units in the Civil War (1861-1865)

By: Barker, Harold R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2185079

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket rubbed.Very Good. 1964 Hard Cover. A history of all active units based out of Rhode Island during the Civil War. View more info

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Fort Sumter: National Monument South Carolina

By: Barnes, Frank

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S. Park Service: 1962

Seller ID: 1718276

Condition: Very Good


1962 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. A history of Fort Sumter from its construction to its role in the Civil War. View more info

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The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. (1861-65.). Part I. Volume II. Surgical History.

By: Barnes, Joseph K.; Otis, George A.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278330

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards a bit rubbed with minimal loss along rear spine edge. Binding tight, pages clean. 1870 Full-Leather. clv, [1], 650, xiv pp. Illustrated with plates (some color) and engraved cuts. Includes a prefatory note by the surgeon general with circular letters, an introduction by the editor with examples of contemporary medical forms and a chronological summary of engagements and battles (with an index thereto), and the following chapters: Wounds and Injuries of the Head; Wounds and Injuries of the Face; Wounds and Injuries of the Spine; Wounds and Injuries of the Chest. Many speci... View more info

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Pendulum of War: The Three Battles of El Alamein

By: Barr, Niall

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Overlook Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2279121

ISBN: 1585677388

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. xliii, 531 pp. Based on extensive original research, Pendulum of War looks at the arguments behind the change in fortunes of Britain’s desert army in 1942. Barr provides a vivid picture of the fighting at el Alamein from the early desperate days of July to the final costly victory in Novembe A compelling new history of a crucial turning point in the Second World War, and a detailed picture of the British Army at a critical stage in its fight against Hitler’s Germany. In June 1942, following the fall of Tobruk, the defeated British Ei... View more info

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The Medieval Papacy (Library of World Civilization)

By: Barraclough, Geoffrey

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company: 1979

Seller ID: 2269914

ISBN: 0393951006

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, pages very faintly toned. 1979 Trade Paperback. 216 pp. The medieval papacy is treated as a historical phenomenon developing and changing in response to changing historical circumstances. The author seeks to show how its success in building up its authority and its legal and administrative machinery militated against its claim to spiritual leadership, and how an institution which rose through furthering the cause of reform later became an obstacle to reform and itself in need of reformation. In other words, he is concerned with the great dichotomies - to say nothing of... View more info