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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

By: Larson, Erik

Price: $8.00

Publisher: B D W Y/Broadway Books: 2016

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268244

ISBN: 0307408876

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Ink initials on first page. 2016 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 452 pp. On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were surprisingly at ease, even though Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone. For months, German U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era’s great transatlantic “Gre... View more info

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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

By: Larson, Erik

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Crown Publishers: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2283610

ISBN: 080418819X

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription on front flyleaf. 2015 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool, carrying a record number of children and infants. The passengers were surprisingly at ease, even though Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone. For months, German U-boats had brought terror to the North Atlantic. But the Lusitania was one of the era’s great transatlantic “... View more info

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1914: The First Months of Fighting

By: Macdonald, Lyn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Atheneum: 1988

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2291616

ISBN: 0689120141

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Jacket edges rubbed, two 1/2 inch closed jacket tears, jacket reverse lightly foxed. 1988 Hard Cover. xiv, 446 pp. 8vo. This is an account of the first few months of the Great War, from the build-up of the fighting to the first Battle of Ypres, written by the author of Somme, They called it Passchendaele and The Roses of No Man's Land. View more info

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History of the World War: An Authentic Narrative of the World's Greatest War (Complete Edition, in Seven Volumes)

By: March, Francis A.; Beamish, Richard J.; March, Peyton C. (Introduction)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Leslie-Judge Company: 1918

Seller ID: 2289606

Condition: Very Good


No jackets. Hinges of volume one starting, small spot on front board of volume one. Hinge of volume two broken between pages 4-5. Some corners bumped. 1918 Hard Cover. Brown boards. Complete Edition in seven volumes. With exclusive photographs by James H. Hare and Donald Thompson. An extensive history of World War I from the perspective of the victors, published the year after the Armistice. View more info

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The American Heritage History of World War I

By: Marshall, S.L.A.; Stillman, Edmunc; Josephy, Alvin M., Jr.; Gardner, Joesph L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: American Heritage Publishing: 1964

Seller ID: 2292219

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket flaps clipped with price intact, jacket edges rubbed. 1964 Large Hardcover. 384 pp. Includes black-and-white and color illustrations. From the perspective of half a century, THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF WORLD WAR I, in one 160,000-word volume, describes and analyzes the origins, course, and immediate aftermath of the colossal conflict.--Front jacket flap View more info

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Statesmen of War

By: Martin, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Kennikat Press: 1970

Seller ID: 1718809

ISBN: 8046089893

Condition: Near Fine


1970 Hard Cover. 287 pp. 1970 reissue of 1928 original. Examines the world leaders who influenced the onset of World War I.Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY WWI View more info

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Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War

By: Massie, Robert K.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2286445

ISBN: 0345375564

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 1992 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xxxi, 1007 pp. With the biographer’s rare genius for expressing the essence of extraordinary lives, Massie brings to life a crowd of glittery figures: the single-minded Admiral von Tirpitz; the young, ambitious Winston Churchill; the ruthless, sycophantic Chancellor Bernhard von Bülow; Britain’s greatest twentieth-century foreign secretary, Sir Edward Grey; and Jacky Fisher, the eccentric admiral who revolutionized the British navy and brought forth the first true battleship, the H.M.S. Dreadnought. Their sto... View more info

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Doubleday, Page & Co's Geographical Manual and New Atlas [World War I Maps]

By: Mawson, C.O. Sylvester

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1917

Seller ID: 2262497

Condition: Near Fine


Corners lightly rubbed. 1917 Large Hardcover. xxxi, 392 pp. A detailed atlas, with an interesting note printed by the publisher on the title page: Maps of To-day, and To-morrow; New Maps will replace Old after the Great War. Mawson mentions the Kingdom of Hejaz, formerly part of Arabia, as an example of these changes in his preface, noting that this new country is shown within this atlas, despite only being formed a few months ago (today it has been subsumed into Saudi Arabia). The publisher also provides a page promising a new map of Europe to purchasers of this book, showing all changes in b... View more info

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Swan Song of a Rustic Moralist: Memoirs

By: Maxwell, George A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Exposition Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201722

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket price clipped, jacket rubbed. 1975 Hard Cover. 162 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece, black & white photographs. An autobiography by a soldier who enlisted in the Canadian army during World War I. View more info

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The Prisoner of War in Germany

By: McCarthy, Daniel. J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Moffat, Yard and Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286944

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Ink notes on front paste-down endpaper, pocket on rear paste-down endpaper. 1917 Hard Cover. 344 pp. The care and treatment of the prisoner of war with a history of the development of the principle of neutral inspection and control. View more info

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Best O'Luck: How a Fighting Kentuckian Won the Thanks of Britain's King

By: McClintock, Alexander

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CEF Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2006883

ISBN: 1896979343

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. Author's name written on title page. 2000 Trade Paperback. 100 pp. A reprint of the 1917 edition. McClintock was one of an estimated 40,000 Americans who served with the Canadians in the First World War. He enlisted with the 87th Battalion Grenadier Guards in Montreal, and served with them in France and Flanders from August 1916 until he was wounded on the Somme in November 1916. Interestingly McClintock was the soldier who escorted Canon Scott into No Man's Land to search for his son's body.It is a very detailed book as it mentions names, places and many ... View more info

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The United States in the World War, in Two Volumes: Volume I: 1914-1918; Volume II: 1918-1920

By: McMaster, John Bach

Price: $40.00

Publisher: D. Appleton: 1936

Seller ID: 2201729

Condition: Very Good


Include original jackets. Vol. II jacket very good, Vol. I jacket missing rear panel. Binding tight, pages clean.Good. 1936 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in two volumes. A comprehensive overview of the U.S. involvement in WWI. View more info

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Task of Gratitude: Canadian Battlefields of The Great War

By: Mills, Stephen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Vimy Ventures: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2013846

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 1997 Large Softcover. xii, 81 pp. Oblong, 8 1/2 x 11. From the back cover: 'Canadian Troops fought on the Western Front between January 1915 and November 1918 earning a very high military reputation. But the human cost was high; some 60,000, 1 in 10 of those who served, lost their lives. Their enduring presence is witnessed by the maple leaf emblem on the countless headstones in the Commonwealth cemeteries of France and Belgium or as names carved on memorials to the missing. This photographic evocation honours their achievement.' Bibliography follows text. View more info

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U.S. Official Pictures of the World War, Showing America's Participation, Selected from the Official Files of the War Department, with Unofficial Introductory Photographs [with] The United States Navy in the World War: Official Pictures, Selected from the Files of the Navy Department, the War Department and the United States Marine Corps, with Supplemental Photographs from Unofficial Sources

By: Moore, William E.; Russell, James C.; Denby, Edwin

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Pictorial Bureau / Eames-Luckett Corp.: 1920

Seller ID: 2293327

Condition: Good


Binding shaken, ink name and date on front endpaper. Properly recased, this would be an excellent copy. 1920 Large Hardcover. Two works in one volume: U.S. Official Pictures of the World War, Showing America's Participation; The United States Navy in the World War. 576, [34]; 320 pp. Debossed two-tone binding design showing a standing soldier firing a rifle with a fallen ally at his feet. A collection of sepia photographs depicting the United States military's role in World War I. View more info

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While the Gods were Sleeping

By: Mortier, Ewrin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Pushkin Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2204312

ISBN: 1782270795

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing. Page ridges toned. 2015 Trade Paperback. 364 pp. While the Gods Were Sleeping is a novel about the magnitude and impact of the First World War, the recollections of which are recorded in the notebooks of the elderly Helena. The young Helena is sent to her uncle’s country house before the war, and from here she witnesses scenes of indescribable horror. But it is also where she meets Matthew again, a British Army photographer who she goes on to marry. This is a story not about spectacular events; rather, Mortier is concerned with writing about war, history and the past with grea... View more info

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Manual of Military Training

By: Moss, James Alfred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: George Banta Publishing Company: 1917

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2272840

Condition: Very Good


Second revised edition, 3rd printing. Three fold-out maps included in rear pocket, ink name on front endpapers. 1917 Hard Cover. 666, [6] pp. 8vo. Originally published in 1914, and intended as a complete training guide for a company - the basic fighting tactical unit and foundation rock upon which an army is built. View more info

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The Great Air War: The Men, the Planes, the Saga of Military Aviation: 1914-1918

By: Norman, Aaron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287931

ISBN: 0025899201

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink name and date on front endpaper, minor general wear. 1968 Hard Cover. xi, 558 pp. The Great Air War is the first comprehensive account of the battle fliers, their planes, and their vital role in World War I. Aerial combat in the war to end war was an utterly unprecedented new chapter in military annals. When the war began, the military potential of the flying machine was unfathomed. It had been only a decade since Orville Wright made history's first successful airplane flight. High-ranking officers in all countries dismissed the use of the plane for any purpose except possib... View more info

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Versailles

By: Nowak, Karl Friedrich

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Payson and Clarke Ltd: 1929

Seller ID: 1719714

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Front hinge weak, jacket edges worn with some loss, jacket spine faded with stain at base, ink name on front endpaper. 1929 Hard Cover. 287 pp. 8vo. Original orange cloth. An analysis of the circumstances surrounding the Treaty of Versailles and other political considerations which arose at the end of World War I. Translated from the original German. View more info

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America at War

By: Osborne, W.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Musson: 1917

Seller ID: 1728756

Condition: Very Good


1917 Hard Cover. 196 pp. A scholarly perspective on America's entrance into the Great War.Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY WORLD WAR I WWI View more info

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Fighting Wings: A Pictorial History of Aerial Combat in World Wars I and II

By: Paust, Gilbert

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Essential Books Inc.: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194628

Condition: Good


First edition. Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips, jacket toned.Good. 1944 Hard Cover. 256 pp. 8vo. Photographs, stories, and technical information on the great military aircraft of the World Wars. View more info

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General Pershing's Official Story of the American Expeditionary Forces in France

By: Pershing, John J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Sun Sales Corporation: 1919

Seller ID: 2201879

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed & toned. 1919 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 36 pp., plus a page of war medals and two poems (In Flanders Fields by John McCrae and In Flanders Fields (An Answer) by R.W. Lillard). View more info

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Imperial Spies Invade Russia: The British Intelligence Interventions, 1918 (Contributions in Military Studies, Number 131)

By: Plotke, A.J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Greenwood Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289582

ISBN: 0313286116

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. An exceptional copy. 1993 Hard Cover. xiv, [2], 283, [7] pp. 8vo. This first history of British Imperial interventions in widely distant geographic areas in north and south Russia at the end of World War I describes the invention of a new kind of intelligence system. This careful study based on an extensive use of documents provides interesting lessons for dealing with Russia today at a similar turning point. Historians, Russian specialists, intelligence professionals, and others will find this a fascinating account of dirty deeds and a helpful analysis of intelligence planning ... View more info

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47th U.S. Infantry: A History, 1917-1918

By: Pollard, James E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Seemann & Peters: 1919

Seller ID: 2287986

Condition: Very Good


Two faint stains on front board, board corners bumped. 1919 Hard Cover. 183 pp. Includes three maps in rear pocket. A history of the 47th U.S. Infantry. CONTENTS: History - Formation and Early Training; Overseas and Final Training; In Action on the Ourcq and the Vesle; The Forty-seventh in the Argonne; The Watch on the Rhine; Supplement - Honors Won by the Regiment; Individual Honors; Officers of the Regiment; Casualties; Itinerary of the Regiment; Maps: Position Map of Action at Sergy, France, July 29-31, 1918; Position Map of Action at St. Thibaut, France, August 7-12, 1918; Position Map of ... View more info

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47th U.S. Infantry: A History, 1917-1918

By: Pollard, James E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Seemann & Peters: 1919

Seller ID: 2287987

Condition: Very Good


Front board lightly rubbed, ink name on front endpaper. 1919 Hard Cover. 183 pp. Includes three maps in rear pocket (pocket still sealed). A history of the 47th U.S. Infantry. CONTENTS: History - Formation and Early Training; Overseas and Final Training; In Action on the Ourcq and the Vesle; The Forty-seventh in the Argonne; The Watch on the Rhine; Supplement - Honors Won by the Regiment; Individual Honors; Officers of the Regiment; Casualties; Itinerary of the Regiment; Maps: Position Map of Action at Sergy, France, July 29-31, 1918; Position Map of Action at St. Thibaut, France, August 7-12,... View more info

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The Hatchet of the United States Ship George Washington

By: Pollock, Captain Edwin T.; Bloomhardt, Paul F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: J.J. Little & Ives, Co.: 1919

Seller ID: 2202696

Condition: Very Good


Ink note on front endpaper, pages toned. 1919 Large Hardcover. 274 pp. Includes black-and-white illustrations. SS George Washington was an ocean liner built in 1908 for the Bremen-based North German Lloyd and was named after George Washington, the first President of the United States. The ship was also known as USS George Washington (ID-3018) and USAT George Washington in service of the United States Navy and United States Army, respectively, during World War I. In the interwar period, she reverted to her original name of SS George Washington. During World War II, the ship was known as both US... View more info

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The Spirit of Democracy (Patriotism Through Literature)

By: Powell, Lyman P. & Gertrude W. (Editors); Wilson, Woodrow; Emerson, Ralph Waldo; Roosevelt, Theodore; Lincoln, Abraham; Scott, Walter; Tennyson, Alfred; Service, Robert W.; van Dyke, Henry; Key, Francis Scott; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth; Bryant, William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rand McNally & Company: 1918

Seller ID: 1807361

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge just starting, front free endpaper removed, pencil name on page ridges. 1918 Hard Cover. xvi, 272 pp. Original red cloth, black titles. Includes contributions by Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, etc. in support of patriotism during World War I. View more info

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From Upton to the Meuse with the Three Hundred and Seventh Infantry: A Brief History of Its Life and of the Part It Played in the Great War [307th]

By: Rainsford, W. Kerr

Price: $60.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289639

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed and a bit soiled. 1920 Hard Cover. xxix, [3], 297, [3] pp. 8vo. Plates throughout include black-and-white photographs, maps, and illustrations. View more info

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Army Boys on German Soil: Our Doughboys Quelling the Mobs (Army Boys Series No. 3)

By: Randall, Homer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Saalfield Publishing Co. / George Sully & Company: 1920

Seller ID: 2267699

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Pages a bit toned, two 2 inch closed tears on front jacket corners, jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from top edge. 1920 Hard Cover. 214, [2] pp. 8vo. A historical novel of World War I written for a juvenile audience, focusing on battles in Germany. View more info

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Wake Up, America!: World War I and the American Poster

By: Rawls, Walton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 2001

Seller ID: 2205252

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by author. Lacks jacket. Ex-library. 2001 Large Hardcover. The War to End All Wars did not begin as a popular cause. Americans were reluctant to get involved in what they viewed as Europe's war and reelected Woodrow Wilson on his promise to keep this nation out of it. When war became inevitable, public opinion had to be turned around. To do this, the government mobilized the talents of an incredible cadre of artists to create pictorial publicity for all aspects of the war effort - from recruiting to war relief to food and fuel conservation. Artists of the calibre of James Montgomery Fla... View more info