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John Brown's Body

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Elephant Paperbacks: 1990

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2296439

ISBN: 092958726X

Condition: Good


General wear to wrappers, page ridges lightly toned. 1990 Trade Paperback. xv, 336 pp. One of the most widely read poems of our time, John Brown's Body is Stephen Vincent Benét's masterful retelling of the Civil War. A book of great energy and sweep, it swings into view the entire course of that terrible and decisive war, lighting up the lives of soldiers, leaders, and civilians, North and South, amidst the conflict. Generations of readers have found the book a compelling and moving experience. View more info

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Medieval Europe: A Short History

By: Bennett, Judith M.; Hollister, C. Warren

Price: $7.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 2006

Seller ID: 2274378

ISBN: 0072955155

Condition: Very Good


Ink stamp on front wrapper and half-title page, sticker adhesive on rear wrapper. 2006 Trade Paperback. xxvi, 383 pp. [G-10, C-6, A-2, P-1, I-38] Marked by C. Warren Hollister's clear historical vision and engaging teaching style, this classic text has been judiciously revised by Judith Bennett; the tenth edition includes greater coverage of Byzantium and Islam, a revised map program, a new essay program on medieval myths, and more. In his preface to the eighth edition, Professor Hollister wrote of his realization, while in college, that our world today is a product of the medieval past. Medie... View more info

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Fighting Techniques of the Medieval World AD 500 - AD 1500: Equipment, Combat Skills, and Tactics

By: Bennett, Matthew; Bradbury, Jim; DeVries, Kelly; Dickie, Iain; Jestice, Phyllis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293061

ISBN: 0312348207

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minimal wear to corners. 2006 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Numerous color and black-and-white illustrations, including quite a few of siege engines and the fortifications they were designed to overcome. Fighting Techniques of the Medieval World describes the fighting techniques of soldiers in Europe and the Near East in an age before the widepsread use of gunpowder. The book explores the unique tactics required to win battles with the technology available, and demonstrates how little has changed in some respects of the art of war. The book is divided into five chapters covering the ... View more info

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The Great Revival in The Southern Armies

By: Bennett, W.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sprinkle Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 2206585

Condition: Very Good


Lacks jacket, tiny smudge to front endpaper. 1989 Hard Cover. Author was a Confederate Chaplain; record of waves of spiritual awakening among the ordinary soldiers and high ranking officers during the Civil War. View more info

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Sixty Days that Shook the West: The Fall of France: 1940

By: Benoist-Mechin, Jacques; Falls, Cyril

Price: $8.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205759

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Owner's stamp to front endpaper, page ridges lightly foxed, faint smudge to bottom page ridge.Jacket rubbed, two quarter-inch tears to jacket spine-head, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket toned. 1963 Hard Cover. 559 pp. ...the first definitive history of the fall of France in the late spring and early summer of 1940. Written with clarity, scope and a rigorous attention to detail by an experienced military historian, it ranks as the classic account of that devastating campaign: covering in detail all military and political developments of each of its sixty days, from May 9t... View more info

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38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End

By: Berg, Scott, W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275499

ISBN: 0307377245

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Remainder mark, ink mark on rear jacket panel. A very nice copy. 2012 Hard Cover. xiii, 363 pp. In August 1862, after decades of broken treaties, increasing hardship, and relentless encroachment on their lands, a group of Dakota warriors convened a council at the tepee of their leader, Little Crow. Knowing the strength and resilience of the young American nation, Little Crow counseled caution, but anger won the day. Forced to either lead his warriors in a war he knew they could not win or leave them to their fates, he declared, “[Little Crow] is not a coward: he will die with ... View more info

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Harvest of Despair: Life and Death in Ukraine Under Nazi Rule

By: Berkhoff, Karel C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285910

ISBN: 0674013131

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2004 Hard Cover. xiii, 463 pp. If I find a Ukrainian who is worthy of sitting at the same table with me, I must have him shot, declared Nazi commissar Erich Koch. To the Nazi leaders, the Ukrainians were Untermenschen—subhumans. But the rich land was deemed prime territory for Lebensraum expansion. Once the Germans rid the country of Jews, Roma, and Bolsheviks, the Ukrainians would be used to harvest the land for the master race. Karel Berkhoff provides a searing portrait of life in the Third Reich's largest colony. Under the Nazis, a blend of German nationalism... View more info

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The Cobbler of Normandy: A Novel

By: Berliner, Otto A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Otto A. Berliner: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202747

ISBN: 1419668404

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by author: To Preston Faulkner with the very best wishes. Otto A. Berliner. Edges rubbed. 2007 Trade Paperback. 594 pp. Passionate, immense and deeply moving, The Cobbler of Normandy by Otto A. Berliner is set in the midst of forecasting Overlord, code-word for the invasion of Normandy, the largest sea born invasion in history. With so much at risk, five must prove their true patriotism and valor as they maneuver enemy lines in the name of sacrifice, duty, and survival. Historical Fiction Winner of NBR.org's Best Book of 2007 Award.Keywords: OTTO BERLINER CO... View more info

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The Invisible Wall

By: Bernstein, Harry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2201982

ISBN: 0345496108

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2008 Trade Paperback. xi, 321 pp. “There are places that I have never forgotten. A little cobbled street in a smoky mill town in the North of England has haunted me for the greater part of my life. It was inevitable that I should write about it and the people who lived on both sides of its ‘Invisible Wall.’ ”The narrow street where Harry Bernstein grew up, in a small English mill town, was seemingly unremarkable. It was identical to countless other streets in countless other working-class neighborhoods of the early 1900s, except for the “invisible wall” that ran down i... View more info

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All that Makes a Man: Love and Ambition in the Civil War South

By: Berry, Stephen W., II

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2183728

Condition: Very Good


First Edition. Edge wear.Very Good. 2003 Hard Cover. In May 1861, Jefferson Davis issued a general call for volunteers for the Confederate Army. Men responded in such numbers that 200,000 had to be turned away. Few of these men would have attributed their zeal to the cause of states' rights or slavery. As All That Makes a Man: Love and Ambition in the Civil War South makes clear, most southern men saw the war more simply as a test of their manhood, a chance to defend the honor of their sweethearts, fiancés, and wives back home. View more info

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The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945

By: Beschloss, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2003

Seller ID: 2113285

Condition: Good


Ink marginalia. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. A New York Times bestseller, The Conquerors reveals how Franklin Roosevelt's and Harry Truman's private struggles with their aides and Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin affected the unfolding of the Holocaust and the fate of vanquished Nazi Germany. View more info

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The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany 1941-1945

By: Beschloss, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271380

ISBN: 0684810271

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to lower jacket. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 375 pp. Several pages of photographs. From one of America's most respected historians, The Conquerors reveals one of the most important stories of World War II. As Allied soldiers fought the Nazis, Franklin Roosevelt and, later, Harry Truman fought in private with Churchill and Stalin over how to ensure that Germany could never threaten the world again. Eleven years in the writing, drawing on newly opened American, Soviet and British documents as well as private diaries, letters and secre... View more info

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Mayday: Eisenhower, Khrushchev, and the U-2 Affair

By: Beschloss, Michael R.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2291683

ISBN: 0060155655

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light edge wear to jacket. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Uncovers the story of Francis Gary Powers's flight in a CIA U-2 spy plane into Soviet airspace two weeks before a vital Paris summit meeting in 1960 between Eisenhower and Khrushchev. View more info

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It Happened in Italy: Untold Stories of How the People of Italy Defied the Horrors of the Holocaust

By: Bettina, Elizabeth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 2011

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2260799

ISBN: 1595553215

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. An exceptional copy. 2011 Trade Paperback. IMAGINE ELIZABETH BETTINA’S SURPRISE when she discovered that her grandmother’s village had a secret: over a half century ago, many of Campagna’s residents defied the Nazis and risked their lives to shelter and save hundreds of Jews during the Holocaust. What followed her discovery became an adventure as she uncovered fascinating untold stories of Jews in Italy during World War II and the many Italians who risked everything to save them. View more info

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Deeds of Valor: How America's Civil War Heroes Won the Congressional Medal of Honor

By: Beyer, W.F.; Keydel, G.F.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Longmeadow Press: 1992

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2197263

Condition: Near Fine


Spine slightly cocked, pages very lightly foxed. 1992 Hard Cover. 558 pp. 1992 reissue of the 1903 original. Over 500 illustrations. ...a compendium of the personal reminiscences and records of the Civil War soldiers who were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. ...filled with action-packed accounts and vivid firsthand descriptions of the harrowing exploits of men and women under almost unimaginable wartime stress. This book recounts 293 of the most incredible war stories in American history. View more info

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Campaigns in the Eastern Theatre, in Six Volumes: Campaigns in South-East Asia, 1941-42; Retreat from Burma, 1941-42; Arakan Operations, 1942-45; Reconquest of Burma Volume I: June 1942 - June 1944; Reconquest of Burma Volume II: June 1944 - August 1945; Post-War Occupation Forces: Japan and South-East Asia (The Official History of the Indian Armed Forces in World War II)

By: Bhargava, K.D.; Sastri, K.N.V.; Prasad, Bisheshwar; Madan, N.N.; Prasad, Sri N.; Khera, P.N.; Singh, Rajendra

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Combined Inter-Services Historical Section / Orient Longmans / Job Press Private Limited: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204371

Condition: Very Good


First editions. Two volumes are former library copies with a few associated marks, three volumes include original jackets. Volume 6 jacket toned. 1960 Hard Cover. Complete in six volumes. 8vo. A history of the Indian forces on the Eastern front during World War II, including information on Southeast Asia, Burma, Arakan operations, and Japan. Illustrated with fold-out maps. View more info

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The Beleaguered City: Richmond, 1861-1865

By: Bill, Alfred Hoyt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Borzoi Books: 1946

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2283582

Condition: Fair


2nd printing. Edge wear to jacket with a few chips and tears, stain along top and bottom edges. 1946 Hard Cover. xiv, [2], 313, [1], xviii, [2] pp. 8vo. The rich and stirring saga of the Capital of the Confederacy, of her heroes, her gallant women, her wounded, her traitors, her prisoners, throughout the war years. View more info

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Hardtack and Coffee, or The Unwritten Story of Army Life (Collector's Library of the Civil War)

By: Billings, John D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time Life Books: 1983

Seller ID: 2195029

Condition: Very Good


Some loss of gilt to spine. 1983 Hard Cover. Most histories of the Civil War focus on battles and top brass. Hardtack and Coffee is one of the few to give a vivid, detailed picture of what ordinary soldiers endured every day—in camp, on the march, at the edge of a booming, smoking hell. John D. Billings of Massachusetts enlisted in the Army of the Potomac and curvived the conditions he recorded. The authenticity of his book is heightened by the many drawings that a comrade, Charles W. Reed, made in the field. View more info

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Attack on Quebec: The American Invasion of Canada, 1775-1776

By: Bird, Harrison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294643

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top edge of rear jacket panel very faintly foxed. 1968 Hard Cover. 255 pp. Endpapers illustrated with a map of British Canada after the Quebec Act, 1774, showing invasion routes taken by Brig. Gen. Montgomery and Col. Arnold, Sept.-Nov. 1775. For this dramatic re-creation of an American Revolutionary campaign, Harrison Bird has assembled his cast with a practiced hand. It includes Arnold's colorful captains, one of whom was the redoubtable Daniel Morgan from Virginia; Aaron Bur; the exquisite Lieutenant John Andre; George Washington; General Philip Schuyler; and Joseph Brant, th... View more info

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American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

By: Bird, Kai & Sherwin, Martin J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281571

ISBN: 0375412026

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 2005 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 721, [1] pp. 8vo. American Prometheus is a rich evocation of America at midcentury, a new and compelling portrait of a brilliant, ambitious, complex and flawed man profoundly connected to its major events–the Depression, World War II and the Cold War. It is at once biography and history, and essential to our understanding of our recent past–and of our choices for the future. View more info

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Their Finest Hour: The Story of the Battle of Britain, 1940 (Ballantine's Illustrated History of World War II)

By: Bishop, Edward

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine: 1968

Seller ID: 2267551

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 1968 Trade Paperback. A concise history of the one the turning points of WWII. View more info

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War and the World: Military Power and the Fate of Continents, 1450-2000

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294525

ISBN: 0300072023

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Page edges very faintly toned, otherwise in excellent condition. 1998 Large Hardcover. 334 pp. In this brilliant history of warfare, Jeremy Black is the first to approach the entire modern era from a comprehensive global perspective. He provides a wide-ranging account of the nature, purpose, and experience of war over the past half-millennium and argues the importance of viewing the rise of European power within a wider international context. Investigating both land and sea warfare, Black examines weaponry, tactics, strategy, and resources as well as the political, social, and c... View more info

Jane's Fighting Ships, 1972-73

By: Blackman, Raymond V. B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sampson Low: 1973

Seller ID: 2296530

ISBN: 0070321612

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Bottom edge of front board bumped, smudges on front board and page ridges, pencil mark on both paste-down endpapers. 1973 Large Hardcover. 745 pp. 75th Year of Issue. Includes all European countries, United Kingdom and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, United States of America, Philippines, South Korea, South Vietnam and Taiwan China, Other Countries, and Naval Aircraft and Missiles. ORDER OF CONTENTS: Alphabetical List of Advertisers; Classified List of Advertisers; Frontispiece; Contents List; Introduction by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Radar I... View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1958-59: Sixty-First Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1959

Seller ID: 2287496

Condition: Very Good


Jacket foxed and lightly toned, bottom corner lightly bumped. 1959 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 64, xxvi, 446 pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

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Jane's Fighting Ships, 1965-66: Sixty-Eighth Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1966

Seller ID: 2287497

Condition: Very Good


A bit musty, jacket lightly foxed, 1/2 inch chip from top jacket corner, ink stamp on front jacket panel. 1966 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 60, vi-vii, 461, xvi pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

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The Secret Road to World War II: Soviet Versus Western Intelligence, 1921-1939

By: Blackstock, Paul W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Quadrangle Books: 1969

Seller ID: 2289269

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket spine and bottom edge of panels lightly toned, jacket very lightly rubbed, very minor tear along top edge of front jacket panel. 1969 Hard Cover. 384 pp. In this extraordinary book, Paul Blackstock, a former intelligence research specialist, reveals the story of a covert struggle between espionage agencies of Russia and the West in the years between the two world wars. Using original sources from diplomatic archives and personal papers, Mr. Blackstock traces the highlights of this secret war which culminated in the Great Purges, decimated the Soviet military command, and left Stalin in ... View more info

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Hitler's U-Boat War, in Two Volumes: The Hunters, 1939-1942; The Hunted, 1942-1945

By: Blair, Clay

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Random House: 1996

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2285061

Condition: Near Fine


Book club editions. Ink name and date on front endpaper of each volume. 1996 Hard Cover. xviii, [14], 809; xvi, [16], 909 pp. 8vo. The Hunters: Clay Blair's best-selling naval classic Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan, is regarded as the definitive account of that decisive phase of the war in the Pacific. Nine years in the making, Hitler's U-boat War is destined to become the definitive account of the German submarine war against the Allies, or The Battle of the Atlantic. It is an epic sea story, the most arduous and prolonged naval battle in all history. For a period of n... View more info

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Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan

By: Blair, Clay, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281647

ISBN: 0553010506

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned. 1976 Trade Paperback. 1072 pp. A reconstruction of United States submarine activity in the Pacific during World War II assesses the submarine's role in the overall War. View more info

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The American Revolution, Including Also the Beauties of American History.

By: Blake, J.L.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Derby & Jackson: 1856

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2292194

Condition: Very Good


First thus (Sabin 5783). Edges rubbed with minimal loss from corners, 1 inch internal closed tear to spine cloth, tide mark to bottom margin of first and last few pages. 1856 Hard Cover. 252, viii, 9-252 pp. 8vo. Two books in one volume. Engraved frontispieces for both works, engraved title page and cuts for 'Beauties'. Only 9 copies of 1856 printing - which was the first to include Beauties of American History - in OCLC. Includes biographical sketches of Daniel Boone, Samuel Adams, Abigail Adams, General Robert E. Lee, Martha Washington, and the Marquis de Lafayette, as well as accounts of fa... View more info

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They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War

By: Blanton, DeAnne; Cook, Lauren M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage Civil War Library: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266415

ISBN: 1400033152

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Faint smudge on front wrapper, spine lightly creased and lightly rubbed. 2003 Trade Paperback. xiii, 277 pp. “Albert Cashier” served three years in the Union Army and passed successfully as a man until 1911 when the aging veteran was revealed to be a woman named Jennie Hodgers. Frances Clayton kept fighting even after her husband was gunned down in front of her at the Battle of Murfreesboro. And more than one soldier astonished “his” comrades-in-arms by giving birth in camp. This lively and authoritative book opens a hitherto neglected chapter of Civil War history, tell... View more info