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Mary Chestnut's Civil War

By: Woodward, C. Vann

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Quality Paperback Book Club: 1995

Seller ID: 2207196

Condition: Good


Sticker adhesive to rear wrapper, page corners lightly dog-eared. 1995 Trade Paperback. lviii, 886 pp. The cast of characters that her journals endowed with such vigorous life and reality includes slaves and brown half-brothers, poor whites and sandhillers, common soldiers and solid yeomen, as well as the elite of government, army, and society who thronged her drawing room daily. In Mary Chestnut's Civil War, C. Vann Woodward provides the first full and reliable edition of the journals, making use of surviving parts of four manuscript versions. He restores significant passages from the origin... View more info

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British Foreign Policy in the Second World War (History of the Second World War United Kingdom Military Series)

By: Woodward, Llewellyn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO): 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205547

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges slightly shaken. 1962 Hard Cover. lv, 592 pp. 8vo. An account of British foreign policy during World War II, issued as part of the official history of the United Kingdom in the conflict. View more info

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Meet General Grant

By: Woodward, W.E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Horace Liveright: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2187003

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Slight foxing, ink stamp on rear paste-down endpaper. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 512 pp. A biography of the Civil War general who later became a U.S. President. Frontispiece and 19 illustrations included. View more info

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Hospital Days: Reminiscence of a Civil War Nurse

By: Woolsey, Jane Stuart

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Edinborough Press: 2001

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2206399

ISBN: 1889020095

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Two ink stamps. 2001 Trade Paperback. 134 pp. The story of Jane Stuart Woolsey;s service as Superintendent of Nurses at the Fairfax Seminary Hospital during the Civil War offers insights into the role of women in our nation s greatest conflict and the beginnings of the nursing profession.Keywords: MILITARY AMERICAN CIVIL WAR UNITED STATES OF AMERICA BIOGRAPHY AUTOBIOGRAPHY MEMOIR NURSE MEDICAL MEDICINE FAIRFAX SEMINARY View more info

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Impact: The Army Air Forces' Confidential Picture History of World War II in Eight Books - Complete Set

By: World War II Leaders and Journalists

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Air Force Historical Foundation / James Parton and Company, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201679

Condition: Near Fine


First editions. Vol. 6 spine a bit toned, common with these volumes. Original receipts for each individual volume laid in, showing that the original owner purchased these for $13 each in the early 1980s (a total of over $300 in today's money). Complete in eight hardcover volumes. Black & white photographic covers. A detailed pictorial account of the aerial portion of World War II, based on declassified records. Includes fourteen retrospective essays by WWII leaders and journalists. View more info

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Impact: The Army Air Forces' Confidential Picture History of World War II in Eight Books - Complete Set

By: World War II Leaders and Journalists; McPherson, John B.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Air Force Historical Foundation / James Parton and Company, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291466

Condition: Near Fine


1980 Large Hardcover. Complete in eight hardcover volumes. Black-and-white photographic covers. A detailed pictorial account of the aerial portion of World War II, based on declassified records. Includes fourteen retrospective essays by WWII leaders and journalists. View more info

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The World's Work Second War Manual: The Conduct of War

By: World's Work Magazine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1774504

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1914 Hard Cover. 120 pp., plus numerous ads. 8vo. Red cloth, black titles, color picture plate of Lord Kitchener mounted on front board. CONTENTS: The Rush to Paris; The Russian Campaign; Tommy Atkins in the Field; England's Indian Army; With a Prussian Dragoon Regiment; The Men Behind the French Guns; Turcos and the Legion; Campaigning with the Russians; The Day's Work of a Soldier; Kitchener in Action; The System of the German Army; Atrocities in War; Kiao-Chau; Canada's Part in the War; England's Control of the Sea; What a Modern Sea Figh... View more info

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One of Jackson's Foot Cavalry (Collector's Library of the Civil War)

By: Worsham, John H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time Life Books: 1982

Seller ID: 2195022

Condition: Good


Small stain to front board, interior clean and bright. 1982 Hard Cover. Although written many years after the war ended, Worsham's story is beautifully written and imparts some of the immediacy, triumph and terror of fighting a war that was ultimately lost. Wounded at Winchester, Virginia in Sept. 1864, Worsham spends the remaining months of the war as an invalid. He witnesses the fall of Richmond and, years later, he fills in the combat details of his unit during the months he was absent. View more info

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The Timeline of the Civil War (World History Timeline)

By: Wright, John D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Amber: 2007

Seller ID: 2208668

ISBN: 1592237223

Condition: Very Good


Poster included. Jacket lightly rubbed. 2007 Hard Cover. The American Civil War remains to this day, one of the bloodiest battles ever waged — three million fought and 600,000 died. In the beginning, it split apart the country; in the end, it united it. Now armchair soldiers can explore this endlessly fascinating era in the Timeline of the Civil War. View more info

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General Scott (Great Commanders) [Winfield]

By: Wright, Marcus J.; Wilson, James Grant

Price: $50.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1894

Seller ID: 2282969

Condition: Very Good


Spine toned, minor loss from spine head, rear hinge just starting, ink name (Mortimer Adler) date (June '94) on front flyleaf (sadly, this is not THE Mortimer [J.] Adler; he was born eight years later). 1894 Hard Cover. xii, [2], 349, [7] pp. 8vo. Frontispiece of Winfield Scott, five battlefield maps in text. A biography of the military commander who served in the War of 1812, and as Commanding General of the United States Army during the Mexican War and the early days of the American Civil War. He was a presidential candidate for the Whig party in the 1850s, and the first to earn the rank lie... View more info

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Grandfather was Queer: Early American Wags And Eccentrics from Colonial Times To The Civil War

By: Wright, Richardson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2270153

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Multiple chips and tears along jacket edges, jacket previously mended with tape, front jacket flap price-clipped with price intact. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, pages faintly toned. 1939 Hard Cover. 358 pp. Not only was grandfather queer, but he consorted with the maddest, gayest, most ribald wags and eccentrics that ever lived. And Richardson Wright tells all about them. From old town histories and obscure country presses, he has gathered together an assortment of the odd sticks and merry wags who crowded the Early American scene. View more info

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Colonel Ephraim Williams: A Documentary Life

By: Wright, Wyllis E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkshire County Historical Society: 1970

Seller ID: 2276985

Condition: Near Fine


Sticker remains on jacket front, jacket edges rubbed, half-inch tear to top edge of rear jacket panel. Ink name on second blank. 1970 Hard Cover. xvi, 180 pp. Ephraim Williams Jr. (March 7, 1715 [O.S. February 24, 1714][1] – September 8, 1755) was a soldier, land owner, and slaveowner from the Province of Massachusetts Bay who was killed in the French and Indian War. He was the benefactor of Williams College, located in northwestern Massachusetts. The school's athletic programs, the Ephs (rhymes with chiefs), are named after Williams. View more info

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Field of Lost Shoes: A Living In Virginia Special (DVD)

By: WVPT

Price: $7.00

Publisher: WVPT:

Seller ID: 2195275

Condition: Very Good


Includes original box. Disc clean with no scratches. A documentary about the Virginia Military Institute cadets who fought under Major-General John C. Breckinridge. View more info

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Motor Transports in War (The Pocket Books, Illustrated)

By: Wyatt, Horace

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton: 1914

Seller ID: 2273808

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips. 1914 Hard Cover. vi, 192 pp. First published in 1914 as part of The Daily Telegraph War Books series. The author was advisor on heavy motors to The Autocar, consulting editor of Motor Traction, and Honorable Secretary of the Imperial Motor Transport Council. With an introduction by the editor of The Autocar and illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings. View more info

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Lewis Tappan and the Evangelical War Against Slavery

By: Wyatt-Brown, Bertram

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The Press of Case Western Reserve University: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194943

Condition: Good


First edition. Pages foxed, spine slightly cocked.Jacket spine toned. 1969 Hard Cover. xxi, 376 pp. Lewis Tappan (1788--1873), founder of the Journal of Commerce and the nation's first credit rating firm, is probably best known for his business accomplishments. His greatest achievement, however, was not finance but freedom. In the 1830s, he and his wealthy brother Arthur underwrote and inspired the Manhattan headquarters of the American Anti-Slavery Society and founded many other organizations to promote freedom, faith, and racial tolerance. As prominent historian Bertram Wyatt-Brown demonstra... View more info

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The Navy in Newport (Images of America)

By: Wyld, Lionel D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194932

ISBN: 0738535508

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. Known throughout the world as The City by the Sea, Newport, Rhode Island, has a long history of maritime activity. Since the Colonial period, Newport has been recognized as both an important seaport for the mercantile trade and a harbor of inestimable value for naval vessels. I n 1869, the U.S. Navy opened its pioneer site in the region, the Naval Torpedo station on Goat Island in Newport harbor. The Naval War College on Coasters Harbor Island and the Naval Training Station soon followed. The navy's pres... View more info

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366 Days in Abraham Lincoln's Presidency: The Private, Political, and Military Decisions of America's Greatest President

By: Wynalda, Stephen A.; Turtledove, Harry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing: 2010

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2208647

ISBN: 1602399948

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 2010 Hard Cover. xxvii, 590 pp. In a startlingly innovative format, journalist Stephen A. Wynalda has constructed a painstakingly detailed day-by-day breakdown of president Abraham Lincoln’s decisions in office—including his signing of the Homestead Act on May 20, 1862; his signing of the legislation enacting the first federal income tax on August 5, 1861; and more personal incidents like the day his eleven-year-old son, Willie, died. Revealed are Lincoln’s private frustrations on September 28, 1862, as he wrote to vice president Hannibal Hamlin,... View more info

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Prelude to Overlord

By: Wynn, Humphrey; Young, Susan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Persidio: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205236

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Jacket lightly toned, pencil mark over price on jacket front flap. 1983 Hard Cover. ix, 154 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. An account of the air operations which preceded and supported Operation Overlord, the Allied landings in Normandy on D-Day, 6th of June 1944.A full Order of Battle prior to D-Day is given, showing all the Allied and German air units involved. Luftwaffe, RAF and USAAF photographs illustrate some of the many types of aircraft employed in pre-Overlord operations, which are also depicted in a specially-prepared map. There is a full bi... View more info

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Prelude to Overlord

By: Wynn, Humphrey; Young, Susan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Presidio Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281573

ISBN: 0891412018

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on endpaper, faint edge wear. 1983 Hard Cover. ix, 154 pp. Includes black-and-white photographs. An account of the air operations which preceded and supported Operation Overlord, the Allied landings in Normandy. View more info

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A Voice of Thunder: A Black Soldier's Civil War

By: Yacovone, Donald

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Illinois: 1998

Seller ID: 2208678

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. George E. Stephens, the most important African-American war correspondent of his era, served in the famed black Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Regiment, subject of the film Glory. His letters from the front, published in the New York Weekly Anglo-African, brilliantly detail two wars: one against the Confederacy and one against the brutal, debilitating racism within his own Union Army. View more info

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The Czar's General: The Memoirs of a Russian General in the Napoleonic Wars

By: Yermolov, Alexey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ravenhall: 2006

Edition: First Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 2266930

ISBN: 1905043058

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear. 2006 Hard Cover. Yermolov is a legend in Russia. A man who rose from obscurity to command armies and conquer provinces, he was the epitome of a military man of action. To his enemies he was a byword for brutality, but, to his homeland, a hero. View more info

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The Czar's General: The Memoirs of a Russian General in the Napoleonic Wars

By: Yermolov, Alexey; Mikaberidze, Alexander

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ravenhall Books: 2005

Seller ID: 2283758

ISBN: 1905043058

Condition: Near Fine


2005 Hard Cover. 252 pp. 8vo. Yermolov is a legend in Russia. A man who rose from obscurity to command armies and conquer provinces, he was the epitome of a military man of action. To his enemies he was a byword for brutality, but, to his homeland, a hero. View more info

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Fortress Tobruk

By: Yindrich, Jan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Benn: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2076176

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket. 1951 Hard Cover. 214 pp. A history of a famous battle of the North African campaign of the Second World War.Keywords: MILITARY WORLD WAR II WWII View more info

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The Prince and the Page: A Story of the Last Crusade

By: Yonge, Charlotte M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286793

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. An excellent copy. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 246 pp. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles on spine. Color frontispiece. EXCERPT: A fine evening - six centuries ago - shed a bright parting light over Alton Wood, illuminating the gray lichens that clung to the rugged trunks of the old oak trees, and shining on the smoother bark of the graceful beech, with that sidelong light that, towards evening, gives an especial charm to woodland scenery. The long shadows lay across an open green glade, narrowing towards one end, where a path,... View more info

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What a Boy Saw in the Army: A Story of Sight-Seeing and Adventure in the War for the Union

By: Young, Jesse Bowman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York: Hunt & Eaton: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2150461

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges very faintly stained with slight bow to boards, ink name stamp on several pages. 1894 Hard Cover. 398, [1] pp. 8vo. 16 pages of endorsements from numerous military and political figures follow text. A boy's account of the American Civil War from the Union perspective. View more info

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The Story of Rome (Mediaeval Towns)

By: Young, Norwood; Erichsen, Nelly

Price: $7.00

Publisher: J.M. Dent & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 2206491

Condition: Very Good


Missing front endpaper, half-title page beginning to loosen from binding. 1901 Hard Cover. xi, 403 pp. CONTENTS: The Rise of Rome; The Triumphal Procession of the Trajan to the Capitol; Pagan and Christian; The Barbarians; The Pope; The Middle of the Middle Age; Roman Revolutions; Renaissance Rome; The Catholic Reaction; The Dome of St. Peter's; Appendix; Index. Includes illustrations. View more info

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India and Tibet

By: Younghusband, Francis; Lamb, Alastair

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2290350

ISBN: 0195839722

Condition: Very Good


First thus. 1985 reissue of 1910 original, with a new introduction by Alastair Lamb. Jacket edges rubbed, jacket spine bumped, minor surface tear on rear jacket panel. Board edges lightly rubbed, page ridges very faintly foxed. xvi, 455 pp. The British military and political expedition which, under the command of Francis Younghusband, entered Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, in August 1904, marked the culmination of Britain's attempts, over 140 years, to establish good relations with Tibet. A treaty was signed but, in 1910, Tibet was invaded by China. This book, first published in the year of the ... View more info

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Farewell Darkness: A Veteran's Triumph over Combat Trauma

By: Zaczek, Ron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2041255

ISBN: 1557509891

Condition: Very Good


First edition. 1/4 inch tear to jacket corner, owner bookplate with name inked out on front endpaper. 1994 Hard Cover. xiv, 344 pp. 8vo. From the jacket: ''I want to give something back,' the author insisted. His counselor at the Vet Center suggested, 'You can give the guys in treatment hope. You know what PTSD looks like from both sides. You can tell these guys what it's like, and what's different when you get beyond it.' Ron Zaczek had been a good crewchief. He was 'Zack' then: Marine Observation Squadron Three, '66-'68; Phu Bai, Dong Ha, Khe Sanh; 393 missions in Huey medevacs and gunships;... View more info

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French Tanks of World War II (1): Infantry and Battle Tanks

By: Zaloga, Steven J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Osprey: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2282502

ISBN: 1782003894

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 2014 Soft Cover. The first volume of this two part series will cover the infantry tanks and battle tanks that served in 1940. Starting with the Renault FT of World War I fame, it will cover the modernization of the FT in the inter-war years. The focus of the infantry tank section will be on the attempts to replace the FT with designs such as the Renault R-35, FCM-36, and the Hotchkiss H.38. Derivatives of these types will also be covered such as the R-40. France also had a separate family of battle tanks starting with the Renault D-1, Renault D-2, and finall... View more info

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Battleground: The Greatest Tank Duels in History

By: Zaloga, Steven J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Osprey: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267562

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear. 2011 Hard Cover. The invention of tanks in World War I brought a revolutionary new weapon to the battlefield, and the tank came of age in World War II at the cutting edge of Hitler's Blitzkreig. As the German Panzers threatened to overrun Europe, the Allies raced to give their own tanks ever better armament and protection, just as NATO vied with the Eastern Bloc for supremacy in the massive battleplans of the Cold War. What was it like to be a gunner in the Battle of the Bulge, the Eastern Front, the deserts of North Africa or the dusty plains of Iraq? From the ... View more info