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The Mutiny of the Bounty: An Illustrated Edition of Sir John Barrow's Original Account

By: Barrow, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: David R. Godine: 1980

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2204438

Condition: Very Good


1st thus. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1980 Hard Cover. In December 1787, the Bounty sailed from Spithead for the South Seas. In April 1789, her crew mutinied near the Friendly Islands and set the commander, William Bligh, and several companions adrift on the ocean in an open boat. The mutineers took Tahitian wives and settled on an uninhabited and virtually unknown island where twenty years later one survivor and many of their descendents were discovered. Bligh, himself, safely navigated his boat-load of starving shipmates thousands of miles across the ocean to Timor. View more info

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The Zulu War: A Pictorial History

By: Barthorp, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1991

Seller ID: 2281581

ISBN: 0713714697

Condition: Very Good


Faint edge wear. 1991 Soft Cover. A pictorial history of the 1879 war, Text and photographs depict scenes from the Zulu War and discuss the causes of the war, opposing forces, and the course of the campaign,including the battles at Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift, and many others.Chapters include The coming of the war. Britons, Boers and Bantus --The opposing forces --The plans --The first invastion. Isandhlwana -- Rorke's drift --Eshowe and Gingindhlovu -- Hlovane and Kambula --The second invasion. Preliminaries --Misbehavior before the enemy -- Ulundi --Aftermath -British regiments and corps of... View more info

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The Boyd-Parker Story: Groveland Ambuscade, September 1779 - An Incident of the Sullivan Expedition, September - 1779

By: Bartlett, Charles E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Castile Historical Society / Maxon Print: 1956

Seller ID: 2279575

Condition: Near Fine


Faint mark on front wrapper. 1956 Stapled Binding. 12 pp. Fold-out map of Groveland Ambuscade follows text. A brief account of the ambush of Boyd and Parker during the Sullivan Expedition of 1779, in which they were overrun by Loyalists and Seneca Indians. A monument marks the site of the attack, and Boyd and his men are now buried at Mount Hope Cemetery in Rochester, New York. View more info

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Iwo Jima: Amphibious Epic

By: Bartley, Whitman S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Battery Press, Inc.: 1997

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291142

ISBN: 0898392756

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1997 Large Hardcover. vi, 253, [plus 21 pages of maps], pp. On 19 February 1945, elements of the V Marine Amphibious Corps began their assault on the island of Iwo Jima. Opposing the men of the 3rd, 4th and 5th Marine Divisions was a force of more than 20,000 well-disposed and deeply entrenched Japanese troops. In the next 36 days, the amphibious doctrine, techniques, weapons and equipment of the U.S. Marine Corps received a supreme test. It was a bitter struggle in which 6,821 Marines, soldiers and sailors lost their lives and over 17,000 were wounded. ...Iwo Jima... View more info

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Step-by-Step Finishing German Armor: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Painting and Finishing Armor Models (Series 1)

By: Bartolotti, Glenn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Robertson Publishing: 2010

Seller ID: 2288342

ISBN: 1611700027

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2010 Large Softcover. 77 pp. A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Painting and Finishing Armor Models. Steps for Painting and Weathering 7 different World War II German Armored Vehicles. This guide includes over 190 full color images. View more info

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The Bulletproof George Washington: An Account of God's Providential Care

By: Barton, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: WallBuilder Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2203905

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker to rear wrapper. 2000 Trade Paperback. 59 pp. This thrilling account of God's care of Washington during the French and Indian War is a story that once appeared in many history textbooks. You'll learn of Washington's character, God's miraculous protection of him in battle, and of Washington's open gratitude for God's intervention. Containing maps and illustrations, this is an encouraging story of God's preservation of the Father of Our Country.Keywords: DAVID BARTON BULLETPROOF GEORGE WASHINGTON ACCOUNT GOD'S PROVIDENTIAL CARE AMERICAN PRESIDENTS AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY FRENCH INDIAN ... View more info

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Waldheim and Austria

By: Bassett, Richard

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1989

Seller ID: 1297929

Condition: Very Good


Light wear, pages toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. 240 pp. Includes several photos throughout text. This is an account of the 'Waldheim Affair', which for six months in 1986 cast a spotlight on the small, neutral republic of Austria. As Kurt Waldheim, former Secretary-General of the United Nations ran for President, so fragments of his hitherto undisclosed wartime career in the German army came to light, bringing with them strongly denied allegations that he had been involved in atrocities carried out against civilians and prisoners of war in the Balkans. In this book Richard Bassett, Central Euro... View more info

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Artillery

By: Batchelor, John; Hogg, Ian

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1973

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2295101

ISBN: 0345234995

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Bottom corner of front wrapper creased. 1973 Large Softcover. 158 pp. From the earliest cannon to the latest recoilless weapon, the development of the big gun has been of abiding interest in the technology of warfare. This book, written by a Master Gunner and illustrated by one of the finest technical artists working today, unfolds the story of artillery from its beginnings in the 14th century to the radical changes of the last century. View more info

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The Divided Union: The Story of the Great American War 1861-65

By: Batty, Peter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Salem House: 1987

Seller ID: 2283560

ISBN: 0881622346

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1987 Hard Cover. Offers a fresh look at the Civil War, discusses the social, economic, and political aspects of the war, and assesses its influences in modern America. View more info

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A History of the Holocaust

By: Bauer, Yehuda

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Watts: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2265674

ISBN: 0531056414

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1982 Trade Paperback. 398pp. The author traces the roots of anti-Semitism that burgeoned through the ages and provides a comprehensive description of how and why the Holocaust occurred. View more info

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The British Invasion from the North. The Campaigns of Generals Carleton and Burgoyne from Canada, 1776-1777, with the Journal of Lieut. William Digby, of the 53D, or Shropshire Regiment of Foot. Illustrated with Historical Notes

By: Baxter, James Phinney

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Joel Munsell's Sons: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1978453

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Boards and frontispiece lightly foxed, spine toned, spine label rubbed. 1887 Hard Cover. viii, 412 pp. 4to. Original beige cloth, paper spine label, deckle edge. Includes portraits of John Burgoyne and Horatio Gates, and images of the grave of Adams and Culbertson, and the burial of General Fraser. An account of the British invasion from Canada into the colonies during the American Revolution, focusing on the campaigns of General Guy Carleton and General John Burgoyne. Also includes the journal of Lieutenant William Digby, an officer under Carleton's command, which provides inva... View more info

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The Life of George Dashiell Bayard, Late Captain, U.S.A., and Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Killed in the Battle of Independence, Dec. 1862.

By: Bayard, Samuel J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260977

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges reinforced with cloth tape, minor loss from spine head, boards rubbed, single page in appendix loosening. 1874 Hard Cover. ix, 337 pp. 8vo. A biography of a West Point graduate and career soldier who served as a brigadier general in the American Civil War. Bayard died from an injury sustained from Confederate artillery shrapnel during the Battle of Fredericksburg. This account of his early life, education, and military career was written by his father, who survived him. View more info

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Maps of War

By: Baynton-Williams, Ashley & Miles

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Quercus: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283153

ISBN: 1847242073

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom edge of rear board bumped. 2007 Large Hardcover. 223 pp. A lavish collection of 150 contemporary maps of the world's greatest battles. Gaze across history's bloodiest battlefields, as beautifully realized by the cartographers of the time. From the depiction of the battle of Pinkie Cleugh between England and Scotland in 1547—the earliest map printed in the British Isles—to chartings of the American War of Independence, and from plans of the advance of the British fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar to the trench maps of World War I, this unique collection highlights the e... View more info

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Ethnic Utica and the Great War (1914-19)

By: Bean, Philip A.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Utica Public Library: 1993

Seller ID: 1834459

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1993 Stapled Binding. 22 pp. Stapled binding. Front wrapper shows Howard Chandler Christy's 'Americans All!' poster for the Victory Liberty Loan. Several other wartime posters pictured throughout text. Black & white photographs. A brief account of Utica's role in World War I. View more info

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The Coast Guard

By: Beard, Tom; Hanson, Jose; Scotti, Paul C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Foundation for Coast Guard History / Beaux Arts Editions: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2105724

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top corner faintly bumped, rear board lightly spotted. 2004 Large Hardcover. 367 pp. An illustrated history and tribute to the United States Coast Guard, from its foundation in 1790 to the date of publication. Color and black & white photographs and reproductions of historical illustrations throughout. View more info

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Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil War

By: Bearss, Edwin C.; McPherson, James (Introduction)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: National Geographic, Washington D.C.: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2186982

ISBN: 1426200935

Condition: Fine


2007 Trade Paperback. xvii, 448 pp. Illustrated with detailed maps and archival images, this 448-page volume presents a unique narrative of the Civil War's most critical battles, translating Bearss' inimitable delivery into print. As he guides readers from the first shots at Fort Sumter to Gettysburg's bloody fields to the dignified surrender at Appomattox, his engagingly plainspoken but expert account demonstrates why he stands beside Shelby Foote, James McPherson, and Ken Burns in the front rank of modern chroniclers of the Civil War, as the Pulitzer Prize-winning McPherson himself points ou... View more info

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Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil War

By: Bearss, Edwin C.; McPherson, James (Introduction)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 2006

Seller ID: 2283567

ISBN: 0792275683

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2006 Hard Cover. Few historians have ever captured the drama, excitement, and tragedy of the War Between the States quite like Edwin Bearss. The acclaimed Homer of the Civil War, has won a huge, devoted following with his extraordinary battlefield tours and eloquent soliloquies about the heroes, scoundrels, and little-known moments of a conflict that still fascinates America. Antietam, Shiloh, Chickamauga, Gettysburg: these hallowed battles and more than a dozen more come alive as never before, rich with human interest and colorful detail culled from a lifetime of study. View more info

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Brandy Station 1863: First Step Towards Gettysburg (Osprey Campaign Series 201)

By: Beattie, Dan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 2197944

ISBN: 1846033047

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. 2008 Trade Paperback. 96 pp. The road to Gettysburg began at Brandy Station on June 9, 1863 during the American Civil War (1861-1865). However, the cavalry clash in Culpeper County, Virginia, counts for more than just the opening round of Lee's second invasion of the North. The battle showed both sides that the Federal cavalry had now come of age, that Blue and Gray horsemen were now equal in ability. Early in the morning on June 9, Pleasanton launched his men, split into two divisions, across the Rappahannock at Beverley's Ford to the north of Brandy Station and Kelly's Ford to... View more info

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May I Quote You, General Chamberlain?: Observations & Utterances of the North's Great Generals

By: Bedwell, Randall

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Cumberland House: 1998

Seller ID: 2166789

ISBN: 1888952962

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. A collection of quotations by Joshua L. Chamberlain, the highly respected Union general from Maine who relinquished a peaceful life as a college professor to become a leader of men in battle. View more info

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General Lee and Santa Claus: An Adaptation

By: Bedwell, Randall

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Spiridon Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288056

ISBN: 1889709018

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. An excellent copy. 1997 Small Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 35 pp. Three young girls in the rebel South worry that Santa Claus doesn't really love them, since he has not visited them in four years, and they write a letter to General Robert E. Lee, asking his opinion. View more info

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Very Special Intelligence: The Story of the Admiralty's Operational Intelligence Centre, 1939-1945

By: Beesly, Patrick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205753

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Owner's stamp to front endpaper, top page ridge lightly foxed.Jacket lightly rubbed and lightly toned. 1978 Hard Cover. xxv, 262 pp. Called by many the best work available on British naval intelligence in World War II, this book tells how the intelligence was gathered and how it was used. The Operational Intelligence Centre (OIC) was the nerve center of the British Admiralty and collected, analyzed, and disseminated information from every possible source on the intentions and movements of German naval and maritime forces. Personally responsible for hunting down Hitler’s surfac... View more info

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D-Day: The Battle for Normandy

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2009

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2284749

ISBN: 0670021199

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Smudge on bottom page ridge. 2009 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 591 pp. From critically acclaimed world historian, Antony Beevor, this is the first major account in more than twenty years to cover the whole invasion from June 6, 1944, right up to the liberation of Paris on August 25. It is the first book to describe not only the experiences of the American, British, Canadian, and German soldiers, but also the terrible suffering of the French caught up in the fighting. More French civilians were killed by Allied bombing and shelling than British c... View more info

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Ardennes, 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Viking: 2015

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2285430

ISBN: 0670025313

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2015 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxii, 451 pp. On December 16, 1944, Hitler launched his ‘last gamble’ in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes in Belgium, believing he could split the Allies by driving all the way to Antwerp and forcing the Canadians and the British out of the war. Although his generals were doubtful of success, younger officers and NCOs were desperate to believe that their homes and families could be saved from the vengeful Red Army approaching from the east. Many were exultant at the prospect of striking back... View more info

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The Fall of Berlin, 1945

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2002

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2287992

ISBN: 0670030414

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly bumped. Minor water damage along top page ridge and last quarter of book. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxvii, 489 pp. Acclaimed for his vivid re-creations of some of the twentieth century's most significant battles, Antony Beevor is one of the best known and respected military historians writing today. He now offers readers a gripping, street-level portrait of the harrowing days of January 1945 in Berlin when the vengeful Red Army and beleaguered Nazi forces clashed for a final time. The result was the most gruesome display of brutality i... View more info

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The Second World War

By: Beevor, Antony

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2012

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2287993

ISBN: 0316023744

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine base bumped. Light smudge on bottom page ridge. 2012 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 863 pp. Over the past two decades, Antony Beevor has established himself as one of the world's premier historians of WWII. His multi-award winning books have included Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1945. Now, in his newest and most ambitious book, he turns his focus to one of the bloodiest and most tragic events of the twentieth century, the Second World War. In this searing narrative that takes us from Hitler's invasion of Poland on September 1st, 1939 to V-J day... View more info

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So Fell the Angels

By: Belden, Thomas Graham and Marva Robins

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1956

Seller ID: 2295944

Condition: Very Good


Light stain on jacket rear panel, jacket rubbed. 1956 Hard Cover. 401 pp. The story of Chase, Lincoln's ambitious Chief Justice, his bold designing daughter, and the husband who could finance her plans. View more info

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Gone for a Soldier: The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard

By: Bellard, Alfred; Donald, David Herbert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2174207

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Edge wear to jacket.Good. 1975 Hard Cover. This memoir of the Civil War is written by a private soldier who was both an adept primitive artist and a natural writer. The document is illustrated with drawings by the author and was found in a Pennsylvania attic in 1963, along with a companion volume of letters written by the same man. At the age of 15 he enlisted in the Fifth New Jersey Infantry, saw action in many of the important Virginian campaigns with the Army of the Potomac and was wounded at Chancellorsville. View more info

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House to House: A Soldier's Memoir

By: Bellavia, David; Bruning, John R.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2287710

ISBN: 1416546979

Condition: Near Fine


Minor general wear. 2008 Trade Paperback. xiii, 347 pp. One of the great heroes of the Iraq War, Staff Sergeant David Bellavia captures the brutal action and raw intensity of leading his Third Platoon, Alpha Company, into a lethally choreographed kill zone—the booby-trapped, explosive-laden houses of Fallujah’s militant insurgents—in this stunning war memoir. Bringing to searing life the terrifying intimacy of hand-to-hand infantry combat, House to House is far more than just another war story. Populated by an indelibly drawn cast of characters, it develops the intensely close relationsh... View more info

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House to House: A Soldier's Memoir

By: Bellavia, David; Bruning, John R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2008

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2292466

ISBN: 1416546979

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED by author. Author bio laid in. An exceptional copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. xiii, 347 pp. One of the great heroes of the Iraq War, Staff Sergeant David Bellavia captures the brutal action and raw intensity of leading his Third Platoon, Alpha Company, into a lethally choreographed kill zone—the booby-trapped, explosive-laden houses of Fallujah’s militant insurgents—in this stunning war memoir. Bringing to searing life the terrifying intimacy of hand-to-hand infantry combat, House to House is far more than just another war story. Populated by an indelibly drawn cast of characters, it ... View more info

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Medical Practices in the Civil War

By: Beller, Susan Provost

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Betterway Books: 1992

Seller ID: 2206405

ISBN: 1558702644

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 1992 Trade Paperback. 96 pp. Discusses medical care during the Civil War, focusing on disease, wounds, medical personnel, instruments, surgery and anesthesia, recovery, and changes in medicine during the war.Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY AMERICAN CIVIL WAR MEDICAL MEDICINE View more info